Recent Submissions

  • In Between: MFA Thesis - Ceramics 

    Oh, Eunyoung (2017-05)
    My work reconstructs my childhood memories of longing to value moments of the past. I investigate the intersection of my heritage, yearnings, and life in the present. I build clay sculptural forms, using Korean methods of ...
  • How Small Pieces Become: MFA Thesis- Metal 

    Martin, Lydia (2017-05)
    Within this body of work entitled how small pieces become, I ask my audience to experience with me objects of adornment that are subtle and meaningful by means of traditional making processes. how small pieces become is ...
  • Moments Materialized: MFA Thesis-Ceramics 

    Morton, Rebecca (2017-05)
    Through movement, I am aware that my mind quickens my body and my body invigorates my mind. Movement, for me, is a response to a particular place in time similar to an improvisational dance. I’m interested in large amounts ...
  • Things Left: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Hunter, Julianne (2017-05)
    The spaces we occupy and the objects we value vary in degrees of importance at different times. The idea of “home” often encompasses a certain feeling of ambiguity and temporality that is always in flux. For some, home ...
  • How culture informs hospice music therapy: a critical interpretive synthesis 

    DeFeo, Nicholas J. (2017-05)
    This systematic review investigates hospice music therapy and the role culture plays in informing clinical practice. Due to the emphasis on cultural, contextual understanding in this review, the exploration of end-of-life ...
  • Catch Me If You Can: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Hyein, Cho (2017-05)
    “Kidult” is a newly coined word for an adult who indulges in the culture of children. Kidult started the idea that people could escape from hard and boring lives. I thought of my childhood moment when I passed by an ...
  • Four: MFA Thesis- Printmaking 

    Mino, Nicholas J. (2017-05)
    Employing the characteristics associated with the imagery of The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, I interrogate the status of our current environment. Focusing on recognizable motifs that represent our interconnected ...
  • Oh, Wonder! Votives of the Anthropocene: MFA Thesis Metal 

    ; Chandler, Emma Olivia (2017-05)
    My research occurs in biological and archeological texts, as well as in mythological realms. The twin tracks of scientific investigation and folklore illuminate a wide range of relationships between that which we imagine ...
  • Feast: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

    Zhang, Mingqiu (2017-05)
    I am exploring how humans balance positive desire and the avariciousness in our everyday lives. My work reveals the excess desire that will lead to human extinction. My inspiration begins with a famous ancient Chinese ...
  • Symbioses, Recollect: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Christie, Kimberly (2017-05)
    ‘Symbioses: Recollect’ focuses on themes of memory and relationship. Symbolic ceramic sculptures join dreamy relief prints in simplifying the complexities of these ideas. The word ‘symbiosis’ translates to ‘living together’. ...
  • Callous Mind: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Lane, Christopher (2017-05)
    Post-traumatic stress disorder is a life altering condition that impacts millions. It changes the way we think, see, feel, act and live our lives. Witnessing those suffering from this mental disease that often goes untreated ...
  • Seams: The wall, The body, The land, MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    Ozeri, Michal (2017-05)
    The world is full of seams. Seams that split and bind our society, open and stitch up gaps between us. Borders that are transient and enduring, able to be minimized and expanded, mobile and static. They can be ripped, ...
  • Honesty: MFA Thesis - Painting 

    Lee, Geuryung (2017-05)
    The subject of my work is spatial relationships. As an abstract painter, I use marks, symbols, gestures, color, texture, shape, and value to convey situations, context, and emotional states of being. Through my current ...
  • Heart Math: MFA Thesis - Painting 

    Pacione, Andrea (2017-05)
    Pacione is a Hudson Valley native artist best known for oil paintings described as Abstract-Surrealism, or Surrealist-Abstraction, as well as surrealist and stream-of-consciousness poetry performance. Internal landscapes ...
  • Edge detection using parallel ant colony optimization with Hadoop MapReduce: implementation and scalability 

    Papesca, Michael (2017-05)
    The Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) is a popular optimization algorithm that finds use in multiple application areas. Though not among the common uses of this algorithm, edge detection in image analysis is a very functional ...
  • Why do you run? Comparing identified and intrinsic motivation in runners 

    Cousineau, Kassandra A (2017-05)
    Considering only half of the United States population engages in the recommended amount of exercise (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014), and the dangerous implications of a sedentary lifestyle (Ekelund et ...
  • Simulation of the Manufacturing Process of Foamed Cement 

    Chipkin, Julian (2017-05-10)
    Foamed cement has been used widely by the petroleum industry as a high-stress resistant, low-density material to withstand extreme downhole environments inherent to offshore wellbores. A lack of understanding regarding how ...
  • Use of Digital Image Correlation to Find Compressive Material Properties of Carbon Fiber Composites 

    Zoeger, Christian (2017-05-10)
    Composite materials are being used due to the fact that they are lightweight and their properties can be tailored to maximize the overall structural performance. As such, the testing of these materials is of major importance. ...
  • Effects of common print parameters on the mechanical properties of the produced parts 

    Yang, Jack (2017-05-10)
    3D printers are employed by most major industries as a rapid prototyping tool, used to test fit and form before going into full production. In order to make the leap from prototyping tool to manufacturing technology, the ...
  • Comparison of Mechanical Performance of 3D Printed Polymers to Injection Molding 

    Huang, Jeffrey (2017-03-20)
    As 3D printing continues to grow as a viable manufacturing process, quantification of the processing options and parameters will allow for better design and modeling of printed parts, or at least clearly define the trade-offs ...

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