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1 Johnson, Valerie E.Spiritualism in Salt Lake City newspapers from 1920 to 1930After World War I, a religious fervor known as Spiritualism spread across Europe and America. Spiritualism was characterized by the use of seances, psychics, automatic writing, mediums, and spirit photographs to prove the existence of spirits and the afterlife. It was especially popular with soldier...Communication2013-05
2 Hadfield, NicholasHuman pathways to the Great Salt LakeHow is the Great Salt Lake connected to our sense of place as residents of the Salt Lake Valley? This thesis seeks to explore the Great Salt Lake's spiritual, environmental, and economic importance to past, present, and future inhabitants of the Salt Lake Valley. To do so, the paper explores differ...City planning - Utah; Great Salt Lake (Utah)2016-04
3 Pacholarz, NataliaThe Great Salt Lake: drought, pollution, and economic impactsThis thesis analyzes the causes which are leading the Great Salt Lake to dry up and decrease in size. Furthermore, it examines the environmental implications of this trend, in particular looking at the impacts for air quality and pollution. This paper also discusses the economic impacts from these e...2021
4 Stephan, ChandlerFamily and Urban Structures as Determinants of Income Mobility Differences in Salt LakeIncome mobility is the measure of the difference between a child's income and their parent's income. A higher rate of mobility is indicative of a greater ability to positively change income over generations while a lower rate means there is less mobility. A higher rate of mobility can reduce the amo...2017
5 Thorne, SamantaEffects of Bribery and Terrorism to 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics' ProfitabilityThe purpose of this paper is to analyze effects that bribery and the 9/11 terrorist attacks had on the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic games' profitability. More specifically in terms of the Salt Lake Olympic Committee's (SLOC) operating budget and how the two events affected committee actions to...2019
6 Quackenbush, CameronThe Great Salt Dustbowl: the Impacts of a Drying EcosystemThe Salt Lake Valley faces a dire environmental situation: the drying of the Great Salt Lake (GSL). As state and local water authorities push forward with plans to further dam and divert the single largest input to the GSL, it is crucial to acknowledge the implications of a drying lake bed for the W...2019
7 Johnson, ChristiannaDiverse Neighborhoods, Food Access, and Urban Agriculture: a Case Study of Four Community Gardens in Salt Lake CityCommunity gardens have been shown to increase food security as well as develop social capital in an urban setting. Several socioeconomic factors (including age, education, annual household income, and more) have been demonstrated to substantially affect perceptions of benefits from participating in ...Food access; Community gardens; Urban agriculture; Planning
8 Blanton, NatalieFemale inmate sexual health literacy and disparities in the Salt Lake County jailThe rates of women interacting with the criminal justice system are increasing steadily­ yet little is known about the experiences of these women within the system as well as the latent effects that follow them throughout their lives. With a sociological perspective, one comes to understand the imm...Incarcerated women; Sexual health; Reproductive health; Contraception; Women's experiences; Health literacy2014-05
9 Alder, IsabellaCreating community: Facilitating an engaged resettlement process for refugee status families in the Salt Lake Valley to promote greater self-relianceThere are approximately 12 million refugees in the world today and roughly 50,000 of these individuals have resettled to the Salt Lake Valley. Upon their arrival to Utah, families with refugee status are paired with one of a small number of organizations to assist them in the process of resettlemen...Refugees -- Utah -- Salt Lake Valley Resettlement2014-05
10 Gilbert, HenryDevelopment of a Power over Ethernet (POE) Airu SensorPoor air quality has been linked to both health and economic concerns, and is a growing research topic in Salt Lake City. The AQ&U program at the University of Utah strives to develop a large network of low-cost air quality sensors (AirU's) to study air pollution throughout the Salt Lake valley. Man...2020
11 Mailoux, SavannahMapping Vitality in Utah's Salt Lake CountyThe term vitality within the field of psychology is related to someone's energy or spirit as they move through different experiences in life. Most often, the term is associated with a sense of liveliness if someone were to possess high vitality, or a sense of dullness if someone were to possess low ...2019
12 Longino, ErikaField guide for the inquisitive urban ecologistThis thesis consists of an independent mixed-media publication, or zine, which explores five specific case studies that demonstrate urban ecology. These projects exemplify urban ecological thinking and can be used as a field guide to understanding the urban landscape in Salt Lake City, Utah. These ...Urban ecology (Sociology); City planning - Environmental aspects2014-12
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14 Cordova, Lauren A.Associations Between Race, Education Level, Socioeconomic Status and Contraceptive Disontinucation after 1 year of Free Contraceptives in Salt Lake countyUnplanned pregnancies make up nearly half of all pregnancies. This prompted the HER Salt Lake Project to offer free contraceptives to women in Salt Lake County, Utah. Discontinuation or switching of free contraceptives is linked to race, education level, socioeconomic status, and the choice of contr...2020
15 Gappmaier, AndreaRestorative justice: Refocusing the lens on the American criminal justice systemThe traditional punitive justice system has failed American citizens. The United States has over 25 percent of the world's prison population and when released, three in four offenders will be back in prison within five years of their release date. High costs, estranging members of society, and rac...Criminal justice, Administration of - United States2016-05
16 Safiullah, SamahThe Social and Historical Reproduction of Japantown/Nihonmachi in Salt Lake City, UtahMy honors thesis is a historical, theoretical, and methodological approach to understanding the social and physical formation of Japantown and Japantown Street in Salt Lake City. I am interested in the formation of a specific ethnic enclave and micro-neighborhood which once existed. My thesis will a...
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18 Rasmussen, KatieAwareness and Access to Support Resources Among Refugee Women in Salt Lake City Experiencing Sexual and Gender-Based ViolenceThis paper addresses the complex issue of refugee women and their susceptibility to sexual and gender-based violence. Refugees are more susceptible to this violence as a result of their increased vulnerability when they are displaced, as well as changing gender roles and environments as they are for...2018
19 Christian, Lauren PiperUtilizing feedback from Utah families with asthmatic children to mitigate air pollution health consequencesAir pollution is an ongoing public health threat in the US and in Utah. While air pollution triggers asthma, we know little about what parents of asthmatic children think about what schools, health care providers and policymakers should do to improve air quality and their children's health. Data to ...2022
20 Millar, ThomasCenter lines, turn lanes and bicycle infrastructure : bikeways in the United States and Salt Lake City's 1700 South corridorContinuous and well-designed bicycle infrastructure plays an essential role in encouraging people to see and use the bicycle as a legitimate form of transportation and not only for recreation. In Salt Lake City, a common roadway striping design end bicycle lanes prematurely, requiring bicyclists to ...Bicycle lanes - Utah - Salt Lake City; Bicycle lanes - United States2013-05
21 Hyde, Katie M.Bhutanese refugee women's lived reproductive health experience in Salt Lake City, UtahThis research project focused on family planning and reproductive health care access among Bhutanese refugees in Salt Lake City, Utah. Four questions guided this study: (1) What contraceptive methods do female Bhutanese refugees use to control fertility/space births? (2) What reproductive health car...Women refugees - Utah - Salt Lake City - Health and hygiene; Women refugees - Bhutan - Health and hygiene; Reproductive health services - Utah2014-05
22 Goates, ElizabethScrm at Intermountain Heathcare: Hurricane MariaOn September 20, 2017 Hurricane Maria struck the island of Puerto Rico. The effects of the hurricane halted production at Baxter Medical's three plants located on the island. This document takes a look at how Intermountain Healthcare, headquartered in Salt Lake City, dealt with the effects of the hu...2019
23 Edgette, AshleyIndividual, collective, and neighborhood political capital : relationships of change, power, and love in Salt Lake CityIn this study, I examine how three Latina community leaders from the Riverbrook neighborhood of Salt Lake City enact their political capital. My three measures of political capital are perceptions of individual power, community relationships, and influence in the larger school-community setting. Mot...Community leadership - Utah - Salt Lake City; Hispanic American mothers - Utah - Salt Lake City2013-08
24 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
25 Fernandez, FlorenceEvaluation of environmental education in high school science courses across Salt Lake City, UtahWhile the effects of pollution become Incredibly more evident in the air of the Salt Lake Valley, many Utah high school students still lack the knowledge and information necessary to take preventative and immediate actions to protect their health and their environment. In this study, the reasons for...Environmental education -- Utah -- Salt Lake City; Science -- Study and teaching -- Utah -- Salt Lake City; Air -- Pollution -- Utah -- Salt Lake City2015-05
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