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  • Novation : MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Van Atta, Paul (2015-05)
    The resulting thesis derives from studying the local ecology of the Hudson River and relating traditions of cultures affected by electronic waste into a starting point for discussion within an interconnected world. The ...
  • A novel experience: how writing my own novel prepared me for a job in publishing 

    Mason, Amber (2018-05)
    In order to understand the editing process more intimately, I decided to write a speculative/dystopian novel under the guidance of Professor Carr, whose extensive experience in the publishing industry makes him the perfect ...
  • Nudes: recontextualizing the female nude in contemporary art 

    Monsour, Leah (2018-05)
    In this paper I will discuss my photographic project titled “Nudes”; the research that lead to its conception, and the process in its various iterations. This project is a visual response to the male gaze. How we are trained ...
  • Obscura: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

    Mattison, Sarah Reese (2014-12)
    From the architectural element to Microsoft, windows are analogous to notions of the portal, the frame, and the screens of film, television, the computer and mobile phone. They represent a passage to other worlds, new ways ...
  • 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 ...
  • One EPIC Place website scheduler 

    Agneta, Nicholas (2018-12)
    One EPIC Place is a coworking space rental service located in New Paltz, New York. The co-founders Julie Robbins and Nicole Langlois rent out space in several different buildings to provide offices for individuals, groups, ...
  • Onward and tally-ho: MFA Thesis - Printmaking  

    Hale, B Jensen (2019-05)
    Like many people, I am tired. Tired of the tension that seems to drive our society, tired of self-imposed echo chambers, and tired of feeling like I have so little power to help. How can such problems be approached? I ...
  • The origins of spoken language 

    Terwilliger, Megan (2018-05)
    Research regarding the origins of spoken language is extremely broad and considers many different topics in academia. These topics include: biology and anthropology, as well as anatomy, non-linguistic neurological foundations, ...
  • Painting Parallels: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    Kovacevski, Olivia (2014-05)
    I cut and collage shapes to locate parallel meanings. I trust in the directness of mark making and deploy a formal vocabulary to reveal the structure of my thoughts. The artwork originates in the freedom of play and retains ...
  • Partner insurance : women may have backup romantic partners as a mating strategy 

    Wedberg, Nicole A. (2016-05)
    The science behind reproductive success is arguably the most prominent area of study within evolutionary psychology. Humans utilize a variety of mating strategies as a result of strategic pluralism (Gangestad & Simpson, ...
  • Passively powered pH sensor for study of gastric disorders 

    Piaquadio, Nicholas; Hart, Kevin; Hart, Sean; Lundgren, Tucker (2019-05)
    A fully passive wireless implantable pH sensor that is implantable in an animate silicone stomach environment has been developed for the study of gastric disorders. The system has applications in medical training and ...
  • Patterns of past and present body esteem: do they matter? 

    Fish, Jennaleigh (2013-06-25)
    The present study examined the relationship between patterns of perceptions of body image/esteem (past and present) and sexual behavior in young women during emerging adulthood. One hundred and forty-eight participants ...
  • Peeling: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Zhang, Sihui (2017-05)
    Curiosity is a natural instinct. We are easily attracted to things that are unfamiliar, yet we long for a tangible connection. Ultimately, we desire warmth, intimacy, and things that bear similarity to ourselves. I am ...
  • Perceptions of People Who Use Non-Heterosexist Language by People of Different Sexual Orientations 

    Reisner, Michael (2008-04-02)
    One hundred fifty participants who self-identified as heterosexual and 152 participants who self-identified as queer were asked to read a vignette containing a character who used either heterosexist or non-heterosexist ...
  • Performative radicalism: Hea(l/r)ing the Latinx historia 

    Arcos-Pangione, Lua (2018-05)
    This 45 minute staged reading, Performative Radicalism Hea(l/r)ing the Latinx Historia, follows the narratives of 10 Latinx people living in the US today. It encompasses the hard and beautiful realities of being Latinx by ...
  • Perpetually Fleeting: MFA Thesis - Ceramics 

    McCullough, Allora J. (2015-12)
    I am approaching a representation of the ethereal body. I am exploring the sculptural figure as both a body and as a vessel for the physical body. By forming metaphorical vessels for the spirit through visceral abstract ...
  • A personal construct psychology perspective on sexual identity 

    Morano, Laurie Ann (2008-05-13)
    This paper examines four of the most widely known homosexual identity development models, as well as some of the literature that explores sexual identity as a fluid process. The suggestion is made that sexual identity can ...
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders: A Golden Section Study 

    Davison, Mitzie (2010-03-18)
    Objectives. Pervasive developmental disability theories are combined with golden section research in an effort to understand how people organize and process interpersonal/social information. In order to comprehend theories ...
  • The phenomenon of hearing aid stigma: the shadows of having a hearing loss, creating a possibility to end the stigma 

    Santana, Maria (2019-05)
    Approximately 40 million Americans have been diagnosed with a unilateral or bilateral hearing loss, but only 25% of them wear hearing aids. People hesitate getting hearing devices due to the fear of being perceived as ...
  • Poetry its impact on art and the modern world 

    Sulayman, Halimat (2019-05)