Recent Submissions

  • Constantinople: the modernization of warfare in the 15th century 

    Author(s):Armstrong, David
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events); posters
    This research focuses on the military aspect of the fall of Constantinople on May 29, 1453. The intention of this research is to highlight why the Ottomans were successful in the 53-day siege of Constantinople against the ...
  • American intervention in Laos: a conflict in the shadow of Vietnam 

    Author(s):Armstrong, David
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events); posters
    This research focuses on American aid to the Royal Lao Government from 1955 to 1975. The intention of this research is to highlight the little, or unknown, endeavors of the American government during the Vietnam conflict ...
  • SINV induces oxidative stress in baby hamster kidney host cells 

    Author(s):Rodriguez, Juan Luis; Steel, J. Jordan
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; Student works; articles
    Alphaviruses belong to the Togaviridae family who has a species of virus known as the Sindbis virus. Sindbis virus shares characteristics with other alphaviruses that are currently causing worldwide infection and disease ...
  • Effects of political rhetoric on refugee policy and communities in the United States and Germany 

    Author(s):Taylor, Eliana Marie
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; Student works; articles
    International events today put into light the role of rhetoric and the impact on the development of government policies. One of the most prevalent international focuses on policies are those that deal with refugees. This ...
  • Prevalence of West Nile Virus antibodies in blood samples from song birds collected from the Fountain Creek Region of Colorado 

    Author(s):Steel, J. Jordan; Torres, Alyssa Rae; Varian-Ramos, Claire W.
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; Student works; articles
    West Nile Virus (WNV) is a positive strand RNA virus (Flaviviridae) that is transmitted by mosquitoes (Culex species). The virus is normally maintained and amplified in avian reservoir hosts, but infected mosquitoes also ...
  • Loathsome insects and the glistening webs: reflections of God's character and religious authority in natural imagery in early American literature 

    Author(s):Loriz, Kaela Sue
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; Student works; articles
    This paper examines the shift in views toward God and religious authority in Colonial America via a corresponding change in the use of natural imagery in literature. Between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, there ...
  • Dynamicity of Hamlet through Hegel’s philosophy of dialectics and the epistemological dilemma in Hamlet’s “antic disposition” 

    Author(s):Lowe, Ashley Suzanne
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; Student works; articles
    Many of the characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet seem to toggle with this idea of seeming and being. We see contradictory themes of skepticism and belief which rely on each other and develop throughout the play, as characters ...
  • Ritual killing in ancient Rome: homicide and Roman superiority 

    Author(s):Carver, Dawn F.; Watson, Jasmine; Curtiss, Jason Jr.
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; Student works; articles
    The ancient Romans outlawed human sacrifice in 97 BCE after increasing discomfort with the practice, but ritual killing still occurred because it was justified in a way that preserved Roman superiority. The ancient Romans ...
  • El Río: A Student Research Journal 

    Author(s):Carver, Dawn F.; Watson, Jasmine; Curtiss, Jason Jr.; Loriz, Kaela Sue; Lowe, Ashley Suzanne; Rodriguez, Juan Luis; Steel, J. Jordan; Taylor, Eliana Marie; Torres, Alyssa Rae; Varian-Ramos, Claire W.
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; Student works; journals (periodicals)
    CSU-Pueblo's open access, peer-reviewed journal of student research.
  • Detecting and treating hypopituitarism secondary to traumatic brain injury (TBI) 

    Author(s):Stancill, Stacey G; Gallant, Vanessa; Lollar, Heather; Derrera, Stacy
    Date Issued:2018-04-15
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events); posters
    The purpose of this study was to determine if adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI) could have improved QoL using evidence-based practice guidelines (EBPGs) for hypopituitarism-testing and treatment during outpatient ...
  • Heuristic-Based Review of the Usability of the OSHA Website with respect to Communication Tower Hazards, A 

    Author(s):Al-Allaq, Aiman H.
    Date:2018-04-06
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events)
    A heuristic review of the usability of the OSHA website with respect to OSHA regulations and other information on Communication Tower Hazards was completed. The heuristics employed in this analysis were Jakob Nielsen’s ...
  • Theory and computer implementation of station keeping feedback and optimal control methods for halo orbits 

    Author(s):Bahid, Yassin
    Date:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events); posters
  • Nanotechnology electrospinning experiment 

    Author(s):Wolfram, Marcus; Daniel, D. Mike; Vigil, Joey; Ansaf, Bahaa; DePalma, Jude; Duong, Trung; Jaksic, Nebojsa I.
    Date:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events); posters
    Electrospinning is a technique which has been used in order to successfully create polymer nanofibers. In this process, a charged polymer jet is collected on a grounded collection plate. A polymer jet is formed when an ...
  • Ionic polymer metal composites used as an actuator 

    Author(s):Al-Allaq, Aiman H.; DeHerrera, Brandon; Ansaf, Bahaa; DePalma, Jude; Duong, Trung; Jaksic, Nebojsa I.; Li, Boyan
    Date:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events); posters
    Ionic Polymer Metal Composites (IPMC) are synthetic composite nanomaterials which can exhibit large dynamic deformation under a low electric field. The applications of these artificial muscles range from biomedical to ...
  • 3-D printing metal objects project 

    Author(s):Armijo, James; Daniel, D. Mike; Ansaf, Bahaa; DePalma, Jude; Duong, Trung; Jaksic, Nebojsa I.
    Date:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events); posters
    Existing machines capable of 3D printing metal objects can cost in the range of millions of dollars and the process can be dangerous. It is desirable to develop a process that is inexpensive, safe, and open source based. ...
  • Comparison of nitrous oxide and epidural analgesia: safety matters 

    Author(s):McCulley, Zolanye; Seminoff, Maggie; Ackley, Claire; Mathis, Trisha; Chambers, Terra; McCue, Stacie Gray
    Date:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events); posters
    Laboring mothers have many options for pain control during their labor. In the U.S., the epidural is commonly used for pain control. Historically, many countries use a 50/50 mix of nitrous oxide and oxygen ("nitrous oxide") ...
  • From pictures to practice: the abuse of the black female body 

    Author(s):Sapp, Hannah
    Date:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events); posters
    This presentation explores the connections between 1) the hyper-sexual nature of African-American women represented in American media, 2) the endorsement of those stereotypes by African-American men and, 3) the leading ...
  • Statistical analysis of pavement system in the United States 

    Author(s):Rivera, Jill; Islam, M.R.; Mincic, Mike
    Date:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events); posters
    Although asphalt and concrete are the primary materials for pavement construction, the statistical data of these two pavements are not readily available. This study explores the updated literature and analyzed the statistics ...
  • Comparison of extraction methods on the quantification of cannabinoids in hemp 

    Author(s):Arellano, Collin; Seifried, Dustin; Kinney, Chad A.
    Date:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events); posters
    Senate bill 241 classifies industrial hemp as having no more than 0.3% Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). This project focuses on a comparison of extraction methods on the quantity of reported cannabinoids in industrial hemp. ...
  • Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus 

    Author(s):Lorenzo, Claire; Velez, Keane; Vigil, Alexis; Maes, Destiny; Chavez, Cheyenne; Nitka, Matthew
    Date:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works; presentations (communicative events); posters
    This analysis was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness and potential adverse outcomes related to utilizing contact precautions versus standard precautions for the prevention of Methicillin- Resistant Staphylococcus ...

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