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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Calabash Series: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Qu, Mengnan (2015-05)
    In recent decades, the structure of the Chinese family has been transformed by the government’s One Child Policy. Urbanization and industrialization have further complicated the social shifts that have resulted in rapid ...
  • 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 ...
  • Captain's proLOGue : MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    Weaver, Jana K (2014-05)
    By developing a greater awareness of the subtle changes outside and inside of myself, can I come to better understand my interdependence with all humans, flora and fauna? Developing a practice that incorporates these ...
  • The caregiver experience : the impact of environmental music therapy in the surgical intensive care unit 

    Millstein, Allison (2016-12)
    This study examines the effects of an Environmental Music Therapy (EMT) protocol on the caregiver experience in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU). For the purpose of this study, EMT may be understood as a music therapy ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cherished Cavities & Intimate Hollows: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

    Itter, Katy (2015-05)
    I am interested in the way we form relationships in a current digitally enhanced society and what those relationships mean to us. I use casts from my own body as well as digital media in my work to create spaces that ask ...
  • Climate of sight : MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Zitzow, Kim (2014-05)
    Climate of sight is an archive that performs the question "what does rust want?" Transformed from a prompt generated by a proclivity toward the material itself, the aesthetic investigation began permeating other materials, ...
  • The cognitive effort of lying 

    Altebrando, Geena (2015-07)
    Being able to directly measure if an individual is lying or not can have many advantages. The current study set out to determine if there were differences in cognitive effort when lying and telling the truth. Participants ...
  • A collaborative autoethnographic exploration of experiences of three international music therapy interns during their clinical training 

    Zhang, Xiyu; Shi, Rongrong; Hsu, WanLing (2016-04)
    There has been little written about the experiences and concerns of music therapy students during their clinical training. Even more scarce are studies examining the experiences and concerns of international music therapy ...
  • Collection/Dissection, a Cutaneous Autobiography: MFA Thesis - Painting & Drawing 

    Rigden, Maria (2015-05)
    Masters in Fine Art Thesis for Artist Maria Vonn. This is a body of work that uses contemporary digital processes in both painting and printmaking to create a body of work reflecting the relationship of the individual to ...
  • A comparison of mainstream and evolutionarily informed physical fitness 

    Fell, Jessica (2014-05)
    This study aimed to explore the health and fitness activities, perceptions, expectations, motivations, and outcomes of Gold’s Gym members (representative of a mainstream gym experience) and CrossFit members (representative ...
  • 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 ...
  • Conceptualizing and defining romantic love 

    Krass, Justin K. (2008-04-09)
    Two studies investigated how individuals conceptualize romantic love using the Love Word Conceptualization Survey to examine how strongly 119 emotions, behaviors, and attitudes were associated with romantic love. Study 1 ...
  • Connect: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Drexel, Anna (2015-05)
    "This work explores feelings of intimacy and vulnerability through device­like objects that explore varying degrees of intense physical contact. With the act of contact comes the risk of collision, and with collision ...