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  • Aaron Burr: villain to hero upgrade 

    Pralat, Barbara (2018-05)
    The research project explores the historiography surrounding Aaron Burr. For most of United States history, he has been vilified as a traitor to the nation and the murderer of Alexander Hamilton. However, Aaron Burr’s ...
  • Abstracture, The Abstraction Of Architecture And Space: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    Long, Brooke (2016-05)
    If a room or space can alter how we feel, if our feelings are affected by the color of the walls, the shape of a door, the design of the wallpaper, what will happen to us in places we experience or inhabit?
  • 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 ...
  • Actions and Responses: MFA Thesis - Painting 

    O'Hara, Colleen (2016-05)
    My process in the studio challenges notions of control versus chance. I work with fluid acrylic paint and inks applied to paper through pouring, throwing and dripping. I do this to maximize the spontaneity of the material ...
  • Adjustment Challenges for East Asian International Students 

    Wang, Mian (2011-08-31)
    The process of adjusting to a new cultural environment is often considered to be quite stressful. International students of East Asian backgrounds sometimes experience even greater adjustment challenges (e.g., language ...
  • Age-Related Stigma and the Golden Section Hypothesis 

    Widrick, Rebekah M. (2010-03-18)
    The present study used the golden section hypothesis to examine age-related identities. The golden section hypothesis predicts that people will organize incoming information in a ratio-type pattern. When rating phenomena ...
  • AlterPieces: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Williams, Amy (2014-05)
    Focusing on the intertwining themes of fantasy, identity, and value, this thesis uses jewelry to explore the role of the alter ego. Participants were invited to share stories and descriptions of alternate identities arising ...
  • Ambiguous Loss: A Critical Review of Current Research 

    Purcell, Jessica (2010-03-18)
    This paper reviews past and current literature pertaining to Ambiguous Loss (AL), provides critique of current research, outlines possible directions for future research, and evaluates the most effective practices for ...
  • Animal protagonists in children’s literature 

    Zito, Jessica (2018-05)
    Animal protagonists, although a rare sight in adult novels, have been a staple in the childhood literary canon for centuries. A majority of the all-time bestselling books for children in both early and middle childhood ...
  • 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 ...
  • Are cognitive processes affected by evolutionary precepts? Iconic memory and mating strategies 

    Earl, Nathan B. (2013)
    Evolutionary psychologists criticize cognitive psychology for using arbitrary stimuli that ignore presumed evolutionary constraints on cognition. In two experiments, we explored how the Sperling paradigm in iconic memory ...
  • Asiaticoside : MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    An, Junmo (2014-05)
    I am wandering around the things that intrigue me, the beginning of maturation, the remains of life—such as ashes and bones, the objects that link our lives with our deaths. I walk on, like a column of ants. I feel something ...
  • Becoming. Transformations within the Maternal Exchange: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Jaehnert, Tina (2016-05)
    Entering into a parenting role awakens unexpected concerns, fears, joys, and anticipations. Instincts go into overdrive as life’s main purpose shifts from self-preservation to protection and nurturing our child or children. ...
  • The benefits of pet companionship in emerging adults 

    DeMarco, Leighann (2012-06-28)
    The present study examines the benefits associated with pet companionship in emerging adults. Past research suggests that pet companionship can have many positive impacts on individuals’ lives; however, little research ...
  • The benefits of summer camps for youth at risk: a circle of courage framework 

    Klee, Allison (2018-05)
    In our ever-growing and fast-paced world, there are fewer and fewer spaces where children are afforded the opportunities to simply play. Schools and other child-centered spaces where children are supposed to be able to ...
  • Beyond Our Ideal Wonderland - Curioser and Curioser! : MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Kweon, Se Ra (2016-05)
    Currently unsatisfying reality makes us want to imagine living in our daydreams. Daydreams may even be more than just wishful explorations; they may be pricelessly useful. They are our rehearsals for future actions (Singer ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Body in Question: MFA Thesis- Sculpture 

    Gounaris, Eleni (2016-05)
    Disillusion only begins to scrape the surface of the ways in which we regard our relationships with others of a sentient nature. Our values of life are blatantly torn from their inherent jouissance by a repulsive irreverence. ...
  • Brain MRI landmark identification and detection 

    Asaei, Ali (2015-12)
    Knowledge of the location of anatomical landmarks on the brain is important in neuroimaging. Applications include landmark-based image registration, segmentation of brain structures, electrode placement in deep brain ...