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  • Acoustical test chamber 

    Cabuk, Cansu (2018-05)
    The purpose of this project is to create an acoustical test chamber for use by students and faculty of the Division of Engineering Programs at SUNY New Paltz. An acoustical test chamber is a controlled environment that ...
  • After the tipping point: investigating visuals of transgender bodies in magazine media 

    Manzella, Samantha L. (2018-08)
    How do we trouble cisnormativity in a world that relies so heavily on gender identity? From the clothes we wear to the language we use, gender markers shape how we experience the world and engage with others. Too often, ...
  • Answers in the abstract 

    Carpentieri, Austin (2018-05)
    Answers in the Abstract (AiA) is an unfinished work of fiction by Austin Carpentieri. AiA is a work of fiction which aims to put on display the inner minds of the characters. The story centers around a group of friends ...
  • The appeal of the radical-right: authoritarian attitudes of the “Democratic” voter 

    Enia, Peter R. (2018-05)
    As the 21st century progresses, we are experiencing a revival in radical right-wing parties in the western world. Generally, we only refer this term to European politics; however, with the rise of the Tea Party and the ...
  • Bilingual language acquisition & development and how bilingualism is addressed in the American school system 

    Hartop, Nora Elizabeth (2018-05)
    In this paper I will define the various types of bilingualism in the specific contexts of Spanish-English bilingualism in the United States. I will discuss the benefits of a bilingual education. I will explore theories ...
  • Climate change and childhood communication disorders: a literature and policy analysis 

    Dittus, Andrew (2018-05)
    In conclusion, climate change and its threats are becoming and increasingly impending problem for everyone on earth. All professional disciplines will have to come to terms with such problems, as they will affect aspects ...
  • Constructing Jewish bodies in Germany through physical culture and racial pseudo-science 

    Alperin, Marissa (2018-05)
    As industrialization heightened in Europe, so did science and technological innovation. The expanded focus on human biology, evolution and genetics coincided with the growth of racism in Europe. In Germany, one group of ...
  • Drift 

    Epstein, Dani (2018-05)
    By altering the form and function of traditional objects, I create a looser interpretation of familiar forms. The resulting objects propose to shift and change with the user’s needs; this constant engagement is meant to ...
  • Engineering with a purpose: nontraditional perspectives 

    Gangewere, Megan (2018-05)
    In this thesis, a short film titled “Engineering with a Purpose: Nontraditional Perspectives” is produced. A film written, edited, and produced by a mechanical engineering undergraduate was something outside of the norm ...
  • English literacy in deaf education 

    Ackerman, Celina (2018-01)
    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the factors influencing the English literacy development of signing deaf children. The literacy rates of deaf high school graduates have been consistently reported as equivalent to ...
  • Facilitating post traumatic growth in survivors of disasters 

    Schrufer, Jessica L. (2018-05)
    Natural and man-made disasters can be typified by loss and destruction. There is a need for mechanisms to promote positive outcomes to such events. Means aiming towards goals of Posttraumatic Growth can lead to successful ...
  • The farming chronicles: a guide to agriculture and your food 

    Falco, Victoria (2018-05)
    Food is fundamental for survival. It is important for us to be conscious of the choices that we make on what is consumed. The Farming Chronicles is an education workbook that was created for children to talk about what ...
  • Fire and ice: a memoir on grief and self-discovery 

    Cassone, Kelsea (2018-05)
    A collection of poems and nonfiction combined in three parts that work to understand the grief that comes with losing my father to suicide and how to overcome it. Separated in three parts, the first part works to define ...
  • A growing American identity within a Jewish community: Kingston, New York, 1880-1960 

    Ehrlich, Miriam (2018-05)
    In the 19th and 20th centuries, many Jewish people immigrated to America to escape anti-semitism in Eastern Europe. Frank Reher was one of these immigrants. He opened up a successful Jewish bakery in Kingston, New York, ...
  • Hawk Dogs: a business venture 

    Barqawi, Abdelrahman G. (2018-05)
    Being a student of the business school at SUNY New Paltz has provided many experiences and knowledge which not only has helped develop skills as a student, but also as a entrepreneur. As an entrepreneur, the eye is trained ...
  • Heterogeneous implementation of an artificial neural network 

    Carvino, Anthony; Coppola, Thomas (2018-05)
    Reconfigurable logic devices, such as Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA), offer ideal platforms for the dynamic implementation of embedded, low power, massively parallel neuromorphic computing systems. Though somewhat ...
  • How did we get here? A systems thinking approach to meritocracy and neoliberalism in schooling 

    Greco, Jaclyn (2018-05)
    The ideological underpinnings of educational policy mirror the socio-politics of the time in which the policy was implemented. In current educational debates, neoliberal ideals of rolling back government involvement and ...
  • I’m bad at math! A study of statistical anxiety and attitudes across majors 

    Alacam, Egamaria (2018-05)
    The purpose of this research is to assess statistical anxiety and attitudes of students. This includes gender differences within specific majors, as well as differences across majors. Past research has shown significantly ...
  • Living Strange, a novel 

    Giese, Allison (2018-05)
    Living Strange is about a young webcomic artist, Aaron Bateson, as he survives a suicide attempt and must begin the arduous process of recovery. However, a muddled and strained family situation, along with the fact that ...
  • Love Canal: community vulnerability and human-induced environmental disaster 

    Goldstein, Hana (2018-05)
    This case study paper will examine the causes and effects of the human-induced environmental disaster at Love Canal. It will specifically highlight the significant impact it had on a lower income, working class neighborhood. ...