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  • An Exploration of Inquiry Social Studies Education 

    Contributor:Good, Daniel
    Date:2019-06-14
    Exploration of Inquiry in Social Studies Education Daniel Good, Dr. Gabe Swarts Education UW Oral Honors Denver, Colorado The educational world is rapidly changing and growing. The way that learning is ...
  • Improving Neonatal Care in the Resource-Limited Setting of Rwanda 

    Contributor:Batenhorst, Sean
    Date:2019-05-24
    In the resource-limited setting, such as Rwanda, low doctor to patient ratios cause serious issues when providing care to high risk patients. These patients include neonates, babies born pre-term, whose deaths occur most ...
  • Ethical Implications for Autonomous Vehicles 

    Contributor:Tay, Kathryn
    Date:2019-05
    From Batman to Minority Report to Ender’s Game, autonomous vehicles have been a prominent feature of science fiction, representing a futuristic society that could occur only in one’s wildest imagination. However, that ...
  • Environmental Sampling Drone 

    Contributor:Perkins, Cody; Worden, Gavin; Klebba, Joseph; Jaworsky, Christopher
    Date:2019-05-23
    Large pits filled with contaminated water are a product of many mining operations. Collecting water samples from mine pits is a dangerous task that requires skill and caution as the body of water is surrounded by steep ...
  • The Rhetoric of Self-Harm 

    Contributor:Secher, Jordan
    Date:2019-05-23
    Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a perplexing and uncanny concept in which people engage in the practice of purposefully harming themselves without fatal intent. Though there are many actions classified as NSSI, this ...
  • Why Can't We Say "No"?? 

    Contributor:Burchi, Delta
    Date:2019-05
    The opioid epidemic is one of the largest problems America has ever faced. Opioid abuse has a significant fiscal and social burden, even though prescription rates have been steadily declining since 2012 (CDC, 2018). With ...
  • Compositional Techniques that Portray Characters, Ideas, or Emotions in Oboe and English Horn Repertoire 

    Contributor:Thayer, Kathryn
    Date:2019-05-17
    Using music to portray an idea or reflect on an emotion or character is a long-standing idea. An individual is capable of recognizing these qualities, even without being classically trained in music. In a movie, certain ...
  • Addressing Water Pollution: A Review of Zero Liquid Discharge Policy in Tirupur, India 

    Contributor:Hook, Savannah K; Patel, Ishan; Sivanpillai, Ramesh
    Date:2019-05-05
    Dyeing and bleaching in Tirupur, India both drives the economy and is a large source of pollution in the Noyyal River. As a result of direct discharge of bleach and dyes into water resources water quality below Tirupur is ...
  • North: Saxophone Quartet 

    Contributor:Poitras, Sam
    Date:2019-05-14
    North for saxophone quartet is an original piece of music for concert performance. The piece employs the virtuosic capabilities of the saxophone and techniques from impressionist and minimalistic styles as well as a modern ...
  • Distributing REDD+ Benefits Among Indigenous and Rural Citizens in the Peruvian and Brazilian Amazons 

    Contributor:Miller, Lauren
    Date:2019-05
    The Brazilian and Peruvian Amazon Rainforests host some of the most biodiverse habitats in the world which hold present and future monetary and intrinsic value to local and international communities. However, they are ...
  • Influence of pile length and body size on rates of heat loss in the bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, The 

    Contributor:Parsons, Zachary
    Date:2019-05-15
    Variation in bumble bee body size and pile length across environmental gradients has been addressed by a number of studies due to it’s presumed impact on cooling rate and, therefore, foraging success. However, very little ...
  • Implicit Bias Jury Instructions 

    Contributor:Lawson-Garcia, Alma
    Date:2019-05-14
    The Sixth Amendment guarantees a defendant the right to an impartial jury; however, studies have shown that members of the jury are often unknowingly influenced by biases that are present in our social and cultural norms. ...
  • Wyoming Politics: A Look Into the Effects of Conservative Political Traditions 

    Contributor:Bergman, Connor
    Date:2019-05-14
    For most of Wyoming’s statehood, Wyoming has been known as a conservative, Republican majority state. One of the core principles of conservatism is the value of tradition and the importance of sticking to the things that ...
  • Synthesis of Cellulose by Acetobacter Xylinum: A Comparison Vegan Leather to Animal and Imitation Leather 

    Contributor:Chong Liao, Carolina; Solatorio, Nikka
    Date:2019-05-14
    Acetobacter xylinum is a Gram-negative soil bacterium that synthesize and secrete cellulose during its metabolism of glucose (Cannon R.E, 2000). Bacterial cellulose (BC) can be made into fabric through a series of ...
  • Student Perceptions of the Purpose of First Year Seminars 

    Contributor:Foltz, Ashley
    Date:2019-05
    First Year Seminars (FYS) are an integral part of the First Year Experience (FYE) that is part of many college and university curriculums and degree programs. They are in place to help with retention and help at-risk ...
  • Examination of Sex Offense and Sex Offense Policies, An 

    Contributor:Horn, Ariel
    Date:2019-05
    The author examined resources and barriers that exist for the reintegration of sex offenders into the larger society, engaging in an explorative, qualitative analysis of existing literature. Subsequently, the researcher ...
  • Wyoming Rabies Control 

    Contributor:Hansen, Neta
    Date:2019
    Rabies is a viral disease affecting more than 60,000 people in the United States of America (USA) annually. If a victim does not receive post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) before the onset of rabies symptoms, it is nearly ...
  • Association between Weight Loss and Prediabetes Progression to Diabetes at Cheyenne UW Family Medicine: A Retrospective Cohort Study 

    Contributor:Ren, Sidney; Nguyen, Thanh-Nga
    Date:2018
    In 2015, one in three U.S. adults had prediabetes. Substantial evidence supports the use of lifestyle interventions in patients with prediabetes to prevent or delay the incidence of diabetes progression, with the primary ...
  • Wildfire’s Effects on California Chaparral and Management for the Future 

    Contributor:Swift, Mackensie
    Date:2019-05-13
    The main question, and the focus of this thesis is: “How do the natural and human systems related to California’s chaparral wildfire regimes influence ecological and social management decisions?” Due to the past management ...
  • Understanding iron regulation of Toxoplasma gondii dissemination during acute infection 

    Contributor:Arp, Allison
    Date:2019-05-16
    Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) is a highly prevalent protozoan present in 30% of people world-wide. This parasite is a serious health threat to developing fetuses and immunocompromised individuals. To date, there are no ...

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