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    • Scale implications for confidence elicitation 

      Schultz, Tara (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
      Confidence judgments are important in applications such as medical diagnosis and eyewitness identification, where we are interested in a person's certainty of making the correct choice. A common finding in confidence ...
    • Selections from J.S. Bach's violin partita no. 1 in B minor, performed on marimba 

      Karnes, Benjamin (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
      This performance will feature three movements of J.S. Bach's Violin Partita No 1 in B minor, that the performer has adapted for marimba, an instrument, which has its origins in traditional African and Latin American music. ...
    • Shockers United: The plan to slowly allow more people on campus 

      Golden, Jay S.; Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University, 2020-05-07)
      Wichita State President and Provost introduce the Shockers United plan developed by seven working groups across campus, each comprised of students, faculty and staff, and each tasked with examining a different facet of ...
    • Signs and wonders: evangelist symbols and the development of early Christian orthodoxy 

      Harries, Ruth (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
      The early development of evangelist symbols is a subject that raises interesting points about the maturation of Christian iconography in the late antique and early medieval periods. Regarding this topic, it is important ...
    • Spirituality/Religiousness and the general well-being of older adults 

      McCoy, Susan P. (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
      Spirituality is an important resource for older adults in terms of an intra-psychic means of coping and adaptation with issues of daily life, loss, and death. However, little is known about impact of spirituality/religiousness ...
    • Sports playing to improve visual functions 

      Ha, Kelly (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
      Visual and motor skills are essential for our daily tasks, including driving and playing sports. Previous research (e.g. Paul et al., 2011) has mainly focused on the relationship between visual functions and performance ...
    • Static MRI measurement and analysis of the healthy levator muscle in ths soft palate 

      Mostrom, Gabi (Wichita State University, 2018-04-06)
      Cleft palate deformity is one of the most common birth defects in the US and 25% of cleft palate repair surgeries fail for unknown reasons. Computational modeling of muscles in the soft palate would allow for better insight ...
    • Stay Home Order: What faculty and students should know. A letter from the Provost, March 24, 2020 

      Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University, 2020-03-24)
      A Provost’s letter detail the temporary emergency changes that allow the university to teach students remotely during Stay at Home Order issued by State of Kansas on March 25th 2020.
    • Structure and fragmentation behavior of metal-cationized phosphopeptides 

      Young, Sarah M.; Molesworth, Samuel P.; Dain, Ryan P.; Oomens, Jos; Steill, Jeffrey D.; Groenewold, Gary S.; Van Stipdonk, Michael J. (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
      In this study the metal-binding tendency and fragmentation patterns of phosphoserine and a series of model phosphopeptides was investigated. The goal was to elucidate the fragmentation patterns for the phosphopeptides, and ...
    • Students’ use of an objective protocol to measure swallowing: accuracy and implications 

      Bragg, Cliff (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
      Inter-rater reliability remains disappointingly low when clinicians evaluate filmed evaluations of persons with swallowing disorders. To address this concern, investigators have developed two protocols - one which measures ...
    • Study of biocompatibility and biomechanical properties of composite scaffolds for bone repair 

      Nagaraj, Sushrutha (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
      Bone repair is interrupted or stalled in nonunion fractures or bone void formation due to removal of bone tumor. The use of bone cements to anchor the free spaces between the bones to restore bone volume and promote bone ...
    • Supramolecular Mg phthalocyanine – fullerene and Mg naphthalocyanine – fullerene 

      Jacobs, Rachel (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
      Photosynthesis, the process of converting light energy into chemical energy, involves two major steps, viz., absorption and transportation of light energy of appropriate wavelength by the antenna light harvesting molecules ...
    • Synthesis of a new class of cationic water soluble porphyrins 

      Reine, Nola (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
      In recent years water soluble cationic porphyrins have gained increased attention based on their wide range of applications that include telomerase inhibition, DNA binding, and cleavage, photodynamic therapy of cancer, ...
    • Synthesis of phosphatidylglycerol receptor: precursor preparation 

      Ahsan, Mahreen (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      With the emergence of an alarming amount of multidrug resistant bacteria, there has been a growing interest in antimicrobial peptides as potential antibiotics to combat this issue in the medical community. Antimicrobial ...
    • The colonization of Native American reservations in 'Tracks' and in 21st century America 

      Lubbers-Payne, Mercedes (Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)
      This study is a comparative analysis of the novel Tracks by Louise Erdrich to events surrounding the current Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) project at the edge of Tribal reservation land, which has spawned the NODAPL movement ...
    • The effects of mental illness and substance abuse amongst homeless veterans 

      Hodges, Raven (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      This paper explores how mental illness and substance abuse correlate, to cause an increase in the homeless veteran population. The specific mental illnesses that will be explored is posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); ...
    • The first Americans: Native American voting behavior today 

      Matta, Emily (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
      Among the most critically neglected ethnicities when studying political behavior, Native Americans are often lumped into the ‘Other’ category in national surveys and resulting datasets. Composing a rather small but unarguably ...
    • The impact of religion on democracy, transparency, and gender equality 

      Gering, Donald (Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)
      How does religion influence secular values and modernization? I test several models where religious identity is examined as a possible predictor to support for secular values and modernization. Using a dataset I built in ...
    • The relationship between eating behavior and self-perception 

      Ramirez, Elizabeth (Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)
      Eating behaviors and self-perception affect a wide variety of people. Does a person's eating behavior reflect on one's self-image? By exploring one's eating behaviors and self-perception, a potential link between eating ...
    • The role of skin complexion on African American emerging adults 

      Bey, Alissa N. (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
      Past literature exploring the role of skin complexion within the African American community has produced conflicting results (Maxwell, Brevard, Abrams, Belgrave; 2015). The current study uses a mixed-method approach to ...