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76 Burt, ZacharyThe 1968 election and the birth of the contemporary presidential nomination processThe 1968 election was a landmark election in American political history. In the summer of 1968, Vice President Hubert Humphrey was nominated by the Democratic Party. This nomination was controversial, and the Democrats' summer convention was chaotic and infamous. Humphrey gained the nomination due t...Democratic National Convention - 19682012-05
77 Jarvis, ThomasWelfare in the United States: its current State and future directionsPublic policy experts have proposed numerous combinations of liberal and conservative welfare policies in an attempt to capture the positive aspects of each and create a more efficient and equitable approach to welfare. In these times of economic turbulence it is paramount to understand where welfar...Political Science2012-05
78 Johnston, Jessica FaithFrom nanoscience to astrophysics: using high-resolution microscopy and spectroscopy of carbonaceous chondrites to understand planet formationIn the field of astrophysics, there currently exists an outstanding gap of knowledge in understanding planet formation dynamics. At the formation scale ranging from millimeters to meters, astrophysicists debate as to how solar nebulae form larger masses-planets and other kilometer-sized bodies-from ...Physics & Astronomy2012-05
79 Johnson, RhiannonThermal modulation of the semicircular canal afferent response in the oyster toadfish, opsanus tauCurrent cochlear implant devices provide limited hearing ability to the deaf through electrical stimulation of the auditory nerve. Recent studies have shown that pulsed infrared (IR) radiation can also be used to stimulate the inner ear neurons and has the potential to be used in prostheses to help ...Biomedical Engineering2012-05
80 Hoffman, Haley, Coleman, James; Turrill, Jonna; Medeiros-Ward, Nate; Strayer, DavidThe effect of technology use on distraction and safety in high school student pedestriansThe use of handheld technology in this country has grown at an exponential rate, and as a consequence younger generations are using these devices, often without the necessary precautions. Past research has shown that technology use presents an obvious distraction to drivers and pedestrians and poses...Technology - Safety measures; Adolescent behavior2012-05
81 Shapiro, DarienActivation of transient receptor potential ankyrin-1 by wood smoke particulate materialExposure to wood smoke particulate matter (WSPM) has been linked to exacerbation of pre-existing respiratory conditions such as asthma, development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and premature deaths. While it is clear that WSPM exposure is hazardous to human health, the molecular ...Smoke - Physiological effect2012-05
82 Miller, MeganTransforming spaces: Women's use of communication technology in the Middle East and North AfricaThis paper deals with the use of communication technology by women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and how it relates to concepts of private and public space, i.e., gendered spatial segregation. Using available scholarship and data on female Internet usage in the MENA region as well as se...Communication technology - Social aspects - Middle East; Communication technology - Social aspects - North Africa2012-06
83 Kopcrak, GinaUnearthing Hamlet in UlyssesAlthough Ulysses is a complex work, it is possible to discover aspects of it by close reading and analyzing specific aspects of particular episodes. I use a variety of critics of Ulysses to discover aspects of Shakespeare's play Hamlet in the Scylla and Charybdis episode, the ninth episode of Ulysse...Hamlet (Legendary character) - Examination; Joyce, James, 1882 -1941. Ulysses - Examination; Shakespeare criticism2012-07
84 Carroll, Steven MichaelHigh-frequency trading: a survey of market impactThe May 6th "flash crash," the result of an overly large sell order in "e-mini" futures on the S&P 500 index, caused American share and future indices to drop approximately 10% in a matter of minutes, only to recover most of the loss by the end of the trading day. At the time, market volatility was ...High-frequency trading; Financial market - United States2012-08
85 Jones, Hannah LisbethWeighing iconography of love in classical and early hellenistic art: considering allusions and metraphor in images of aphrodite balancing EROSThough images of Eros and Aphrodite are prolific, appearing in many material and literary sources, scenes of erotostasia, or the weighing of Eros by Aphrodite, are rare and have been historically overlooked in the study of Greek art. However, the four cataloged scenes of Aphrodite raising a balance ...Art/Art History2012-08
86 Parnell, Alycia M.Finding home: discovering place in a changing worldIn spring of 2010, I took a class called Global Environmental Issues from a professor in the biology department named Fred Montague, who had achieved a somewhat legendary status as a lecturer. He taught us science, the grim outlook of the environment, and the convoluted policies working against chan...2012-08
87 Franklin, JacobRunning forwardFounded in 2009 by Jacob Franklin and John Asher, Running Forward, is a non-profit organization that encourages healthy lifestyle choices in elementary school aged boys and girls by emphasizing nutrition, physical fitness, and personal growth through a mentality of empowerment. Running is the primar...Running for children; Success - Psychological aspects2012-12
88 Downs, MelindaModeling conductivity as a function of temperature for CZTS and CZTSe thin film solar cell absorber layersThe goat of this project was to develop an accurate model for the temperature dependent conductivity of CU2ZnSnS4 (elTS) and CU2ZnSnSe4 {ClTSe} thin film solar cell absorber layers. Mathematical models of conductivity and resistivity were derived from both parallel and series combinations of tempera...Solar cells; Thin films2013
89 Oritt, MadeleineAccessibility to HIV/AIDS medications in resource-limited countriesThis research examines the impact of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) on accessibility to HIV/AIDS medications for populations in resource-limited countries. This World Trade Organization agreement created provisions by which these countries can obtain o...2013
90 Lewis, AlexJournaling as a central focus in the secondary classroomFor my thesis project, I have studied the role of journaling into a secondary language arts classroom. Everyone can learn about themselves through writing, and I have explored this idea further. We can learn a lot when we simply put our pens to paper and write what we already have within our minds,...Diaries - Authorship - Study and teaching (Secondary); Creative writing (Secondary education)2013-04
91 Lei, Jeffrey KaChonIncreased gluti expression in mouse cardiomyocytes preserves mitochondrial function but is insufficient to attenuate pressure overload-induced contractile dysfunctionLifelong over-expression of GLUT1 transporter in the heart has been shown to preserve contractile function after aortic constriction. However it is unclear whether this protective effect is due to GLUT1 overexpression itself or due to reprogramming of heart metabolism as a result of long-term increa...Bioengineering2013-04
92 Hill, AlexGlobalization and the new leadership approach: an in-depth analysis of globalization's affect on corrorations and the leadership styles employed from withinWith our world now fully engulfed in the 21st century, we find ourselves living, working, and communicating on a more globalized scale than ever before. This massive movement toward globalization has transcended beyond just our daily activities; it has proven to have major implications on our world ...Globalization - 21st century; Globalization - Economic aspects; Globalization - Political aspects - Congresses; Globalization - Social aspects; Corporations - growth; Small businesses2013-04
93 Abraham, Jacob Isaac KalunakaaheleOptimization of hydraylic fracturing of tight gas formations in horizontal wellsThe discoveries of significant resources of oil and gas in the Barnett, Bakken, Marcellus, and other shale formations have presented an opportunity for national petroleum independence and possible export in the relatively near future. These formations are considered to be "unconventional" resources ...Hydraulic fracturing2013-04
94 Scott, IsabelleTropical analog to the log canonical thresholdIn algebraic geometry, the log canonical threshold is a property of singularities of planar curves. While singularities have multiplicities, the log canonical threshold can be a more telling invariant. It helps to classify curves beyond what the multiplicity indicates by examining how quickly the in...Geometry, Algebraic2013-04
95 Mendenhall, MorganThe preparedness of college and university counseling centers in meeting the needs of student veteransThe current study assesses counseling centers on college and university campuses in their dealings with student veteran clients in a national sample (N=33) of college center directors. The National Center for Veterans Studies sponsored the study, and a total of 200 counseling center directors were a...Counseling in higher education - United States; Veterans - Counseling - United States2013-04
96 Wilbur, LindseyThe effects of color on food preferenceColor has an influence on our perception of food and affects the food choices we make. In this study, images of food were used to test the effect of dish color on food preferences. Pairs of various food images were shown to 96 college students. One image in each pair displayed the food on a white di...Color - Psychological aspects; Food presentation2013-04
97 Thompson, Geneva EBA history of interest covergence in University of Utah diversity related policies and programsThis paper will look at the history of interest convergence of the University of Utah Administration hi the implementation of diversity related programs and policies. Diversity programs and policies, especially with the pending ruling on Affirmative Action from the Supreme Court, are continuously un...University of Utah - Faculty; University of Utah - Students; Affirmative action program in education - Utah - Salt Lake City; Minorities - Education (Higher) - Utah - Salt Lake City2013-04
98 Trakhimets, AlesiaPre-clinical trials of anti-neoplastic drugs using zebrafish with T-cell cancerNote: To agree with NCBI nomenclature guidelines, human gene abbreviations are italicized and capitalized; human protein abbreviations are non-italicized and capitalized, and zebrafish gene abbreviations are italicized in lowercase. T lymphocytes, or T-cells, are blood cells that normally fight vira...Antineoplastic agents - Testing; Zebra danio2013-04
99 Shackelford, Daniel T.The first servant of the nation : an in-depth analysis of how Jimmy Carter's religion influenced his presidencyMitt Romney's recent run to become the nation's first Mormon president has made many Americans question what role religion plays in the presidency. While some fervent Romney supporters saw him as man chosen by God for the White House, opponents saw his overt commitment to his religion as a dangerous...Carter, Jimmy, 1924 - Religion; Christianity and politics - United States - History - 20th century2013-05
100 Rose, StevenBiofuel cells for self powered arsenic detectionResearch in the Minteer group has centered on procedures for immobilizing enzymes and organelles on carbon electrodes for use in sensory and fuel cell applications. Similar strategies have been used to prepare a series of electrodes capable of pyruvate oxidation which, in the presence of arsenic, wi...Fuel cells; Arsenic - Detection2013-05
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