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  • 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 ...
  • Weak State caused long duration of insurgency between 1995 to 2016 

    Abukosi, Vincent (2017-12)
    Saddam Hussein’s government and the Taliban regime were both toppled in the early months of U.S. invasion. Nevertheless, the U.S. and coalitions’ supported government in both Iraq and Afghanistan have been battling ...
  • Three sides to a story: different perspectives toward the deaf community 

    Quinlan, Jada (2017-12)
    When looking into Deafness the medical perspective and the perspective of those in the Deaf community are taken into account. However there is also a societal aspect to Deafness that should be taken into account. This study ...
  • 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 ...
  • English literacy in deaf education 

    Ackerman, Celina (2018-01)
    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the factors influencing the English literacy development of signing deaf children. The literacy rates of deaf high school graduates have been consistently reported as equivalent to ...
  • Climate change and childhood communication disorders: a literature and policy analysis 

    Dittus, Andrew (2018-05)
    In conclusion, climate change and its threats are becoming and increasingly impending problem for everyone on earth. All professional disciplines will have to come to terms with such problems, as they will affect aspects ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Engineering with a purpose: nontraditional perspectives 

    Gangewere, Megan (2018-05)
    In this thesis, a short film titled “Engineering with a Purpose: Nontraditional Perspectives” is produced. A film written, edited, and produced by a mechanical engineering undergraduate was something outside of the norm ...
  • 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 ...
  • Answers in the abstract 

    Carpentieri, Austin (2018-05)
    Answers in the Abstract (AiA) is an unfinished work of fiction by Austin Carpentieri. AiA is a work of fiction which aims to put on display the inner minds of the characters. The story centers around a group of friends ...
  • Trumponomics in post-industrial America: understanding the causes of deindustrialization and its role in the emergence of right-wing populist economics 

    Greenman, David A. (2018-05)
    Since 2001, the American economy has swiftly shed over six million manufacturing jobs. To this day, large swaths of the American rural working class are left struggling to compete with domestic and external forces that ...
  • 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 ...
  • Strangers in a strange land: visualizing Syrian refugees in U.S., Canadian, and Lebanese newspapers 

    Dellas, Mary (2018-05)
    Although news photographs of refugees are often perceived as objective representations of reality, they are actually the product of subjective decisions made by photographers and editors. These subjective realities are ...
  • The appeal of the radical-right: authoritarian attitudes of the “Democratic” voter 

    Enia, Peter R. (2018-05)
    As the 21st century progresses, we are experiencing a revival in radical right-wing parties in the western world. Generally, we only refer this term to European politics; however, with the rise of the Tea Party and the ...
  • The farming chronicles: a guide to agriculture and your food 

    Falco, Victoria (2018-05)
    Food is fundamental for survival. It is important for us to be conscious of the choices that we make on what is consumed. The Farming Chronicles is an education workbook that was created for children to talk about what ...
  • Second language acquisition in immigrant groups in Germany 

    Cagar, Nicole (2018-05)
    After the fall of the Nazi regime, Germany’s immigration policy drastically changed. The need for guest workers (Gastarbeiter) was high in order to rebuild German infrastructure, with a majority of the guest workers coming ...
  • 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, ...
  • Drift 

    Epstein, Dani (2018-05)
    By altering the form and function of traditional objects, I create a looser interpretation of familiar forms. The resulting objects propose to shift and change with the user’s needs; this constant engagement is meant to ...