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  • Asymptotic behaviors and application of nonlinear networks 

    Evans, Simone (2019-05)
    We study the asymptotic behavior of networks with discrete quadratic dynamics. While single-map complex quadratic iterations have been studied over the past century, considering ensembles of such functions, organized as ...
  • Baseball: truly an all-American sport 

    Courtney, India (2019-05)
    Baseball is recognized as an “All-American sport” specific to the United States, but in reality it's a transnational game that is imbedded into the cultures of several nations all over the world. It was used as a vehicle ...
  • Becoming a music therapist: professional and personal growth of a master’s student 

    Maher, Alyssa (2019-05)
    To honor and integrate what I have learned in graduate school, this paper presents an exploration of my clinical foundations, professional development, and paths for future growth as a music therapist. As I have traditionally ...
  • 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 ...
  • Beyond the music: an artist's road to release 

    McCabe, Jordan (2019-05)
    True artists are able to show who they are and what they stand for in every aspect of their process — not just when they are writing songs. In 2019, artists must do so much more than create music in order for it to be ...
  • 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 ...
  • Black mental health matters: an afrocentric analysis of the modern epidemic of black students' well-being at predominantly white institutions 

    Patterson, Terrance John (2019-05)
    The study of the mental well-being of Black students at predominantly white colleges addresses issues of core theoretical and empirical concern to the discipline. This review summarizes current knowledge about Black mental ...
  • 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 ...
  • Building a performance: the art of creating a puppet 

    Allen, Emma (2019-05)
    Building a puppet requires both research and physical labor- the same pieces that go into creating a performance. There are many intricate details that require long hours, undivided attention, and pricked fingertips. ...
  • Building Prayers: MFA Thesis - Painting & Drawing 

    Ward, Hannah (2018-05)
    ​I view my drawings as ceremonial narratives, told for the purpose of confronting mortality. I am interested in the visceral nature of religious phenomena in relation to the natural world and the act of creating. These ...
  • 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 ...
  • Chariots of the anthropocene: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Munford, David (2019-05)
    This series of prints begins a body of work that addresses the subject of climate change, including man's role in accelerating it and exacerbating its effects. I chose the medium of monotype because it is a painterly ...