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    • Nanosensor for detecting trace pesticides in water 

      Pichetsurnthorn, Pie (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
      Atrazine is a pesticide commonly used in agricultural crops. Its runoff into local water systems and later into larger water systems raises environmental and health concerns. Some studies show Atrazine may cause impaired ...
    • NORDAM: part tracking and data collectors 

      Oney, Brian (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
      The NORDAM Group Inc.'s Wichita facility produces business jet interiors and they expect eighty percent growth in demand over the next two years. NORDAM uses tracking cards to track individual parts and collect data ...
    • Our infinite capabilities 

      Pflumm, A. J. (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
      This abstract is a solo dance. We struggle constantly with no gain and with no end in sight. The reason for this is that all we see of ourselves is our body. We ignore that which gives us substance, life, vitality, and ...
    • Patterns and levels of intensity in young children with autism spectrum disorder 

      Carley, Katie (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      This study explored how young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) use speech intensity (perceived as loudness) when they produce words and sounds during communication with clinicians and the children's parents. ...
    • Pedestrian detection in a night time driving and texting task 

      Turner, Colton (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
      The dangers of texting and driving have become the focal point of driving research in recent years. Most of this research has been directed at examining the dangers distracted drivers present to other motorists. However, ...
    • Petrographic comparison and contrast of 290–million-year-old fluvial and deltaic 

      Obrist, Jonathan (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
      Microscopic petrography of fluvial and deltaic sandstones in the Oread Cyclothem, NE Oklahoma, links their characteristics to depositional environments. Texture and composition of 50 framework grains in each sandstone ...
    • Phonological awareness and early intervention 

      Glaser, Sharon (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
      Studies have shown that the explicit instruction of phonological awareness (PA), an individual's ability to attend to and manipulate the sound structure of a spoken word, significantly influences later literacy. Current ...
    • Polymer-coated carbon nanotubes for enhanced detection of biomarkers 

      Kellerman, Mary Beth (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
      The objective of our study is to identify the role in arraying in creating nanostructures with nanospaces that can be leveraged for enhanced detection. The idea behind the experiment is that the nanoweb of polystyrene-coated ...
    • Preparation of 2,2' - bipyrazine and 5,5' - dimethyl - 2,2'‐bipyrazine 

      Liyanage, Pithma (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
      Procedures to maximize the product yields in the preparation of the title compounds were investigated. The general preparative procedures for 2,2' - bipyrazine (bpz) and 5,5' - dimethyl - 2,2' - bipyrazine (Me2bpz) was ...
    • Prioritizing mental health throughout campus 

      Muma, Richard D.; Lefever, Shirley (Wichita State University, 2021-01-28)
      At the beginning of spring semester 2021, Interim President Muma and Interim Provost Lefever remind students and faculty about importance of maintaining a good mental health during COVID-19 and provide information on WSU ...
    • Production of the red pigment prodigiosin in Serratia marcescens using fed-batch bioreactors 

      Gomes, Anosh (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
      Prodigiosin is a red, linear tripyrrole compound that is produced as a secondary metabolite by several families of bacterial species including some strains of Serratia marcescens (S. Marcescens). Prodigiosin was first ...
    • Promoting children's social emotional development through classroom consultation 

      Davidson, Clara (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
      Setting up and executing effective interventions is important to the advancement of a classroom of children, particularly those who are at risk. The DECA-P2 was administered as a screening tool to five classrooms at community ...
    • Proposal to include infertility information in the state of Kansas' human health and sexuality curricula 

      Fowler, Amy (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
      Although education on human health and sexuality is a compulsory part of Kansas public high school curricula, at least one component is missing: instruction on abnormal reproductive system processes. Some of the more common ...
    • Provost letter to Academic Affairs, March 15, 2020 

      Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University, 2020-03-15)
      Provost Muma letter to faculty, administrators and staff of Academic Affairs that informs them about cancellation of in-person classes due to COVID-19 pandemic and transition of all educational activities to online and/or ...
    • Provost letter to Academic Affairs, March 16, 2020 

      Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University, 2020-03-16)
      In his letter, Provost Muma informs Academic Affairs' faculty, administrators, and staff that due to COVID-19 pandemic, the university has made the decision to continue online and/or remote instruction till the end of ...
    • Provost Rick Muma updates faculty on COVID-19, March 27, 2020 

      Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University, 2020-03-27)
      Provost Muma addresses WSU faculty before they start teaching classes from their homes on March 30, 2020 just a week after Kansas State issued an emergency mandatory Stay at Home Order to help combat the coronavirus pandemic.
    • Quality of life, nutrition, and respiratory health in older adults 

      Hess, Sean (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
      Whether aging in a healthy manner or experiencing disease, all older adults (65+years) are at risk for swallowing difficulties (dysphagia) and thus disrupted hydration, nutrition, and lung function. Such disruptions can ...
    • Quantification of arterial electromagnetic properties for peripheral artery disease screening 

      Rogers, Jerad (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
      Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a slowly progressive vascular disease characterized by abnormal narrowing of peripheral arteries through atherosclerosis. PAD often goes unnoticed and is heavily underdiagnosed due to its ...
    • Reducing medication administration errors in emergency medical services through the implementation of a verbal verification method 

      Madi, Maha (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
      Healthcare reform is a reoccurring issue that is common to legislatures across the country. Policy changes to healthcare affect everyone and in order to better provide for the citizens of the State agreements must be made ...
    • The relationship between breast cancer treatment choice & decisional difficulty 

      Jacobelli, Jillian (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
      A study of 200 Wichita women was conducted to see if the addition of testimonials to a video decision aid would affect their treatment choice for breast cancer. Participants were asked to imagine that they had just been ...