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  • Fire and ice: a memoir on grief and self-discovery 

    Cassone, Kelsea (2018-05)
    A collection of poems and nonfiction combined in three parts that work to understand the grief that comes with losing my father to suicide and how to overcome it. Separated in three parts, the first part works to define ...
  • A growing American identity within a Jewish community: Kingston, New York, 1880-1960 

    Ehrlich, Miriam (2018-05)
    In the 19th and 20th centuries, many Jewish people immigrated to America to escape anti-semitism in Eastern Europe. Frank Reher was one of these immigrants. He opened up a successful Jewish bakery in Kingston, New York, ...
  • Hawk Dogs: a business venture 

    Barqawi, Abdelrahman G. (2018-05)
    Being a student of the business school at SUNY New Paltz has provided many experiences and knowledge which not only has helped develop skills as a student, but also as a entrepreneur. As an entrepreneur, the eye is trained ...
  • Heterogeneous implementation of an artificial neural network 

    Carvino, Anthony; Coppola, Thomas (2018-05)
    Reconfigurable logic devices, such as Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA), offer ideal platforms for the dynamic implementation of embedded, low power, massively parallel neuromorphic computing systems. Though somewhat ...
  • How did we get here? A systems thinking approach to meritocracy and neoliberalism in schooling 

    Greco, Jaclyn (2018-05)
    The ideological underpinnings of educational policy mirror the socio-politics of the time in which the policy was implemented. In current educational debates, neoliberal ideals of rolling back government involvement and ...
  • How film and literature influence the ways in which East Asian American identity is formed 

    Macci, Allyson (2018-05)
    This paper looks at the ways in which East Asian Americans sense of identity is formed through the representations of them and their culture in American film and literature. I will discuss through an analysis of rhetoric, ...
  • The inadequacies of the Psychopath Checklist Revised (PCL-R) 

    Horowitz, Eli (2018-05)
    I propose that the current criteria for diagnosing Psychopathy, the Psychopath Checklist Revised (PCL-R), is biased towards criminal and antisocial tendencies. While it may be an accurate screening method and means of ...
  • An injection of truth: an exploration of public health inequalities concerning vaccinations during outbreaks 

    Scarimbolo, Laura (2018-05)
    The inequalities in vaccine uptake can lead to outbreaks that further exploit the differences in health. Public health initiatives in the United States attempt to provide better vaccination coverage and awareness in response, ...
  • I’m bad at math! A study of statistical anxiety and attitudes across majors 

    Alacam, Egamaria (2018-05)
    The purpose of this research is to assess statistical anxiety and attitudes of students. This includes gender differences within specific majors, as well as differences across majors. Past research has shown significantly ...
  • The keeper of the belt: exploring objects, family, and the Russian diaspora 

    Kohn, Carina (2018-05)
    My project consists of a collection of short stories which explore material culture through the lens of the Russian diaspora. Each piece gives voice to Russian immigrants who have experienced what it feels like to uproot ...
  • The latest fashion trend: water sustainability and social ethics 

    Mahoney, Musa (2018-05)
    This thesis seeks to present the current state of the fast fashion industry, focusing on water and social ethics to discuss the various health effects and environmental implications stimulated by global fashion trade, while ...
  • Living Strange, a novel 

    Giese, Allison (2018-05)
    Living Strange is about a young webcomic artist, Aaron Bateson, as he survives a suicide attempt and must begin the arduous process of recovery. However, a muddled and strained family situation, along with the fact that ...
  • Love Canal: community vulnerability and human-induced environmental disaster 

    Goldstein, Hana (2018-05)
    This case study paper will examine the causes and effects of the human-induced environmental disaster at Love Canal. It will specifically highlight the significant impact it had on a lower income, working class neighborhood. ...
  • Manic? : a play in two acts 

    Rausch, Zachary (2017-12)
    This thesis is about the power of story. All medical systems throughout the world are based upon specific stories which they believe about the nature of human existence. Oftentimes, it is easy to lose ourselves in the ...
  • Neuroplasticity: the impact of age and injury 

    Celentano, Alexis M. (2017-12)
    Background: Neuroplasticity is an ongoing process of the brain that allows for learning, changing, and adapting to every day changes as well as to trauma. As we age, the rate of neuroplasticity (that combats the ramifications ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...