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  • Adoption: A Literary Exploration 

    Kavanaugh, Claire (2008-11-03)
    Adoption is a legal process in which a child is raised by someone other than his or her biological parents and can be accomplished with varying degrees of openness. Adopted children often experience a period of grief at ...
  • Allegories of Vampire Cinema 

    Magnan, Jeremy (2008-11-03)
    Allegories of Vampire Cinema is a theoretical film essay involving the issue of spectator relations to vampire films before, during, and after viewings. The piece closely examines which character the spectators are truly ...
  • Barbara Kruger, Your Body is a Battleground 

    Calak, Katherine (2008-11-03)
    Barbara Kruger explores feminist theory through artistic expression. Her continued use of black and white imagery combined with red blocks of text derive from her background in art and design and her previous careers ...
  • Desktop Relational Search or One Way AI could save us from our Files 

    Schlegel, Daniel R. (2008-10-24)
    Herein a new system for the automatic organization of user files based on metadata is presented. The system is based on a new derivative of Kohonen’s Self-Organizing Map algorithm which is also discussed in detail. The ...
  • An Ethic of Care Critique 

    Hassan, Thea (2008-11-03)
    The foundation upon which ethics should be based is debatable in the field of philosophy. Nel Noddings proposes “An Ethic of Caring” which offers a feminist approach to ethics based on caring. Noddings’ ethic of care is ...
  • Evaluation of Persistent Contaminant Levels in Great Lakes Salmon Eggs 

    Alexander, Colleen M.; Pagano, James J. (2008-10-24)
    Chinook, coho, and steelhead eggs collected in 2006 from Lake Ontario, L. Erie, L. Michigan, and L. Superior were analyzed by gas chromatography for congener-specific polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polybrominated ...
  • Future of Retirement Benefits 

    Muniz, Marie (2008-11-03)
    Defined benefit plans were the main type of retirement plans offered by companies up until the mid 1980s. From the mid 1980s to the present there has been a dramatic increase in the number of defined contribution plans. ...
  • Green Oswego 

    Dorsey, Justin; Lee-Fang, Lee; Morris, Megan K. (2008-10-24)
    The purpose of this paper is to discuss environmental issues concerning Oswego State University. These issues include current commitments we are undertaking and changes that have already been made. It will also include ...
  • A GUI for Evolve ZAMS 

    Schlegel, Daniel R. (2008-10-24)
    Here the early work on a new user interface for the Evolve ZAMS stellar evolution code is presented. The initial goal of this project is to provide an easy way to generate and visualize stellar evolution tracks for use in ...
  • Heterozygosity of a Wood Turtle Population 

    Pursel, Kyle (2008-10-24)
    This presentation will report on the work and results of a genetic study on the wood turtle, Glyptemys insculpta, at two sites in Eastern Oswego County, NY for the Student/Faculty Challenge Grant. This study looked ...
  • Impact of New Product Development of Store Brands on Branded Manufacturers in the U.S. Grocery Industry 

    Leader, Nori G.; Cuthill, Ian (2008-10-24)
    Store brands of U.S. packaged food products have made considerable strides in the last 20 years. Readily available technology has enabled manufacturers and retailers to understand consumer trends and buying habits and ...
  • Lake-Effect Climatology Study 

    Aizer, Andrew; Letcher, Ted; Steiger, Scott (2008-10-24)
    Lake-effect weather can affect millions of lives in upstate New York every winter. A major field project aimed at studying lake-effect weather is currently in the planning stages. In order to assist the planning and ...
  • Longevity of the Northern Short-Tail Shrew 

    Sara Ressing (2008-10-24)
    Long-term longitudinal studies can provide information on habitat quality over time. The Short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda) is carnivorous, abundant in most habitats and lives 18 months or less. Ageing criteria based ...
  • Quest Proceedings 2008 

    Unknown author (2008-10-24)
    The Scholarly and Creative Activity Committee (SCAC) and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) are genuinely proud to present the first Quest Proceedings. For many years we have been thinking about publishing ...
  • Quest Proceedings 2010 

    Phoenix, Daniel; Wilcox, Ellen; Halsey, Jessica; Ruckel, Lindsay; Fancher, Hannah; Gardiner, Matthew; House, Hollie; Isbell, Kimberly; Knoop, Kelly; Monaghan, Kelly; Richwalder, Alex; Smith, Kristen; Kyunghye, Yoon (2011-04-27)
    The Quest Proceedings are papers presented at Quest, SUNY Oswego's annual symposium dedicated to sharing the scholarly and creative pursuits of faculty, staff, and students.
  • Reply to Ward Churchill 

    Feldheim, Andrew (2008-11-03)
    In this paper, I reply to Ward Churchill’s contention that, in struggles against tyrannical regimes and oppressive political systems, nonviolent resistance is ineffectual without either corresponding violence or the threat ...
  • Sketch UML: A Tablet PC-Based E-Learning Tool for UML Syntax Using a Minimalistic Interface 

    Tenbergen, Bastian; Buck, Rick; Lazarro, Lisa (2008-10-24)
    The Interactive Learning Technology Laboratory of the State University of New York at Oswego has developed a Tablet PC-based, ink-input enabled learning utility that will aid students in learning the UML syntax as well as ...
  • Sofonisba Anguissola: ATalent That Tells The Truth 

    Getz, Sara (2008-11-03)
    Due to scientific theories about reproduction, women during the sixteenth century were thought of as inferior to men, unable to create, and unequipped to create new and unique artwork (Jacobs, 1999). During the sixteenth ...
  • The Structural Development of the Kanmantoo Schist Based on FIAs from Samples at Petrel Cove and the Strathalbyn Anticline 

    Bianchi, Laura (2008-10-24)
    Inclusions within porphyroblasts from Petrel Cove and the Strathalbyn Anticline provide evidence for metamorphic events not previously recognized in the Delamerian orogen because they contain more than five foliations ...
  • Systematic Fracture Analysis Using High-resolution Imagery: Examples from the Hudson Highlands and the Lake Ontario Shore 

    Valentino, Joshua; Cuevas, Regina L.; Valentino, David W.; Gates, Alexander E. (2008-10-24)
    Detailed bedrock joint patterns were studied in two parts of NY, integrating outcrop data and analysis of high-resolution images obtained through the NYS GIS Clearinghouse and supported by The Institute for the Application ...