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    • 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 ...
    • There, Her 

      Ashbrook, Natalie (Wichita State University, 2018-04-06)
      This work is a choreographed dance duet. The premise of the work is the choreographer’s own struggle with an anxiety disorder, in a way to encompass the experience of someone with this mental health problem. This piece was ...
    • Tongue motion during speech in persons with Parkinson's disease: Effects of speech modifications 

      Nemeth, Chelsea (Wichita State University, 2014-04-08)
      Purpose: Parkinson's disease (PD) affects the ability to produce intelligible speech. Although speech characteristics of persons with PD are well-described in the literature (i.e., a soft-spoken voice, reduced speech ...
    • Too tight: Days of night 

      Vernon, Ruth (Wichita State University, 2018-04-06)
      This creative work is a selection of poetry on the theme of mental health. Mental health is something I am passionate about. I look to incorporate an aspect of confessional poetry without over-exploiting the form; I hope ...
    • Too tight: Days of night 

      Vernon, Ruth (Wichita State University, 2018-04-06)
      This creative work is a selection of poetry on the theme of mental health. Mental health is something I am passionate about. I look to incorporate an aspect of confessional poetry without over-exploiting the form; I hope ...
    • The true "Solomon": the ecclesiastical and political personas of Saint‐King Louis IX 

      Kramer, Sean (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
      In this project, I proposed to ascertain the relationship between the ecclesiastical nature of Saint Louis (King Louis IX of France) and his role as a political figure in history. I accomplished this through in depth ...
    • Update on reopening of the Wichita State campus 

      Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University, 2020-05-06)
      Provost Rick Muma's update on the key points and major steps on the way of the University gradual reopening after Memorial weekend.
    • Update to Wichita State faculty from provost and president, April 13, 2020 

      Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University, 2020-04-13)
    • Velocities 

      Mikelait, Joe (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
      Velocities is a solo marimba piece written by Joseph Schwantner. It will be me playing a four mallet solo for marimba, expressing the thoughts and emotions Schwantner wrote. It has a variety of different musical themes ...
    • Virtuosity and beauty 

      Chippeaux, Elizabeth (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
      Instrumental music is a form of communication that can communicate with all people no matter what their language. But just like learning a new language, mastering the skill of an instrument takes years of practice to gain ...
    • Welcome back from Provost Muma 

      Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University, 2020-08-17)
      Provost Muma welcomed faculty to the fall 2020 semester and updated them on progress made in strategic planning and priorities; introduced a new dean, Dr. Greg Hand, for the College of Health Professions; shared a good ...
    • What is a late talker: A case study of twin boys 

      Harms, Sara (Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)
      Present research is inconclusive on whether or not children who are nonverbal at 2½-years, considered late talkers, will catch up, or if their language development will remain behind that of peers causing them to become ...
    • What Wichita State employees can expect this fall 

      Golden, Jay S.; Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University, 2020-08-04)
      The President and the Executive Vice President and Provost provide employees with information they need to know prior to fall 2020/2021 semester to ensure safe and successful operations of the university during COVID-19 pandemics.
    • Wichita State announces temporary cost-saving measures 

      Golden, Jay S.; Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University, 2020-04-06)
      The University is beginning to review the financial impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the Wichita State FY 2020-2021. Reduction in state revenues from the loss of business activity and decreased enrollment are anticipated. ...
    • Wichita State planning further student financial assistance; considering budget reductions related to pandemic 

      Muma, Richard D. (Wichita State University, 2020-04-15)
      Provost Muma updates the University on additional financial assistance to students and possible budget reduction related to COVID-19 situation.