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    • Developing a targeting system for bacterial membranes 

      Thacker, Christopher (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
      An ammonium picket porphyrin that targets bacterial membranes has been prepared and shown to bind to phosphatidylglycerol (PG), a bacterial lipid, when the lipid was in solution, contained within synthetic membrane vesicles, ...
    • Development of biocompatible and PH responsive catatonic vesicles for drug delivery 

      Pankratz, Daniel M. (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
      Our current research investigates a class of vesicles known in the literature as “catanionic” vesicles. Catanionic vesicles form from mixtures of cations and anions. They are distinctly different from phospholipid vesicles ...
    • Diagnostic aids and overall physician ratings 

      Karnopp, Kelsey; Morrison, Heather; Shaffer, Victoria A. (Wichita State University, 2008-04-25)
      Previous research has shown that physicians who are described as using a computer‐based decision aid during the diagnostic process are given lower ratings of overall satisfaction, diagnostic ability and professionalism ...
    • Different spirituality and social support between White and African American older adults 

      Smart, Sarah; Owens, Cassandra; Wilder, Emily; Miller, Brenna (Wichita State University, 2011-04-05)
      Purpose: Spirituality and social support can be important factors in the elderly population. This study examines 121 older adult Caucasian and African American participants who are 65 years old or over. The objective of ...
    • Doubly rebellious: swashbuckling women in the golden age of piracy 

      Page, Kate (Wichita State University, 2009-05-01)
      Women in history are often forgotten and overlooked. Often women who challenged social norms were romanticized and turned into fanciful stories making finding out who these women really are a challenge. This fact was ...
    • Eating behaviors and attitudes 

      Jacobelli, Jillian (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
      An exploratory study at a Midwestern university examined the relationships between disordered eating behaviors and attitudes and psychological flexibility, experiential avoidance, perceptions of social pressure, and personal ...
    • Effectiveness of anti-slip patch to assess lingual performance in use with the IOPI device 

      Apartment, Lucy Cook (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      The Iowa Oral Performance Instrument (IOPI) is known as the standardized instrument used to measure tongue strength and endurance. A common complaint, however, is that the bulb may move from its intended tongue placement ...
    • Effects of fire on forb germination and survival in a south-central Kansas tallgrass prairie 

      Smith, Jennifer (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
      Prescribed burning is an important tool for the conservation, restoration, and management of prairies, but, how fire impacts seeds in the year of the fire is poorly understood. For example, prairie burns can result in ...
    • Electromagnetic resonant sensor for bone health diagnostics 

      Aldrich, Jessica (Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)
      With an increasing aging population and the continual need for advancements in rural medicine, a simple way to diagnose degenerative bone diseases that affect approximately 30% of postmenopausal women in the United States ...
    • Electromagnetic resonant sensor patch for detection of fluid volume shifts within intracranial space 

      Eckerman, Brandon (Wichita State University, 2017-04-04)
      Elevations in intracranial pressure (ICP) can result in a number of neurological complications and even death in patients who have had stroke, traumatic brain injury, or have undergone neurosurgical or neurological treatments. ...
    • Evaluating the effectiveness of program delivery of leadership training 

      Radley, Katelyn (Wichita State University, 2018-04-06)
      The purpose of this evaluative descriptive research will be to understand how the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) can improve in both program delivery and the evaluation of trainings. Using existing quantitative and qualitative ...
    • Examination of the effect of Allicin on the growth of Staphylococcus aureus in culture 

      Nguyen, Thao (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
      In order to explore the effectiveness of the garlic-derived chemical Allicin, we conducted inhibition assays on bacteriological plates using a commercially derived source of the chemical and also a freshly prepared solution. ...
    • Exploring the antimicrobial effects of neem and cranberry in a liquid-based assay system 

      Oshakuade, Ricky; McDonald, J. David; Prince, Alisha (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      This study was conducted to explore the antimicrobial effects of neem, an extract from an evergreen tree native to India, and cranberry in preventing the formation of biofilm on the surface of the tooth that leads to the ...
    • Female tricksters in the Old Testament 

      Herda, Holly (Wichita State University, 2019-04-19)
      The trickster is a character found in stories from virtually all cultures. The trickster can be male or female, malevolent, humorous, or both. They exist on the fringes of society, being different or disenfranchised in ...
    • Follicle-stimulating hormone receptor binding by glycoforms 

      Rose, Emily (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
      Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) functions to stimulate ovarian follicle development in the ovaries in females, which is essential for oocyte maturation. In males, FSH regulates Sertoli cell function in the testis. Human ...
    • Fourier transform infrared spectral biomakers of muscle degeneration 

      Howard, Kaitlyn (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
      Peripheral artery disease (PAD), characterized by blockages of the arteries to the legs, affects approximately 8 million lives in the United States. This injury includes altered metabolic processes, damaged organelles, and ...
    • The framework for course delivery in fall 2020 

      Shockers United Curriculum Subcommittee (Wichita State University, 2020-05-15)
    • From dropped out to checked in: a snapshot of alternative education 

      Williams, Monica (Wichita State University, 2013-04-09)
      Many high schools today employ a conventional model of schooling for students in grades 9-12. This model includes traditional, lecture-style classes that follow a typical schedule of two semesters (four, nine-week terms), ...
    • From the President 

      Golden, Jay S. (Wichita State University, 2020-07-17)
      In his letter to Shocker Nation, President Golden expressed his support of the federal government’s decision to rescind previously issued Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) guidelines regarding international ...
    • Gender differences: bereavement, social support, and depression of assisted living elders 

      Parks, Fallon (Wichita State University, 2010-04-23)
      Purpose: The older generation is often overlooked by society today. It is easy to forget about their quality of life. This study was important to find out how that population can best be served. Also, the “Baby-boomers” ...