Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

 

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Submissions from 2017

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Intergenerational Living between College Students and Senior Housing Residents: A Framework, Laura Allen

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Finding a Link Between Circadian Rhythms and the Immune System of Captive Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia Guttata), Amber Bishop

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Storm Chasing Across the Plains: An Experience Portfolio, Isaac Bowers

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Nutritional and Behavioral Repercussions of Food Insecurity and the Impact of Nutrition Education, Kelly Burgess

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Detection of Tetracyclines in an Anaerobic Waste Digester Using Solid Phase Extraction and High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry, Courtney Cruse

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Cytotoxicity of Platinum Anticancer Drugs in Mammalian Cell Lines of Metastatic Cancer, Hosannah Evie

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The Transformation of Gender and Sexuality in 1920s America: A Literary Interpretation, Taylor Gilkison

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An Approach to Identify Mycobacteriophage Diversity Prior to DNA Sequencing, Charles Gregory

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Assessment of Endpoint Criteria and Perceived Barriers During Maximal Cardiorespiratory Testing Among Pregnant Women, Caitlin Hesse

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Fostering Forever Families: Implementing Trauma-Based Interventions in Diverse Settings, Natalie Higgs

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Keeping Love Alive: Communication Modes, Relational Satisfaction and Communication Satisfaction in Long-Distance Dating Relationships, Taylor Hillard

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The Financial Exploitation and Abuse of the Elderly, Christopher Hodges

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Investigating the Synergistic Effects of Cisplatin and Two Curcuminoid Compounds on Cancer, Denis Hodzic

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Hidden WKU: Abstract Photography as a Tool for Discovery, Logan Houchens

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Growth and Survival of Salamanders Exposed to Different Formulations of Glyphosate-Based Herbicide, Jessica Johnson

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The Effects of Sexuality and Gender Norm Conformation on the Male Drive for Thinness and Drive for Muscularity, Merry Krueger

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Comparing Building Modeling Software to the Energy Record of a Preexisting Structure, Nathan Lasley

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Geekreformation.com, Jacob Leonhardt

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Age-Related Differences in Context-Specificity Benefits Ambiguous Predictive Learning, Catherine Luna

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An Investigation of the Accuracy of Parallel Analysis for Determining the Number of Factors in a Factor Analysis, Mandy Matsumoto

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Redefining the Roles of Women and Sexual Ethics in the Roman Catholic Church, Kenneth Nauert

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Letters to Mei Lanfang, Alexandra Dare Norman

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The Menstrual Taboo and Modern Indian Identity, Jessie Norris

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Thicker than Blood, Kendall Norwood

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Game Specific Approaches to Monte Carlo Tree Search for Dots and Boxes, Jared Prince

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Evolution of the Cello in Music, Joshua Propst

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Academic Freedom as a Human Right: The Problem of Confucius Institutes, Jay Todd Richey

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The Validity of Submaximal Exercise Testing in Obese Women, Gabrielle Ringenberg

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Evaluating the Social Behavior and Activity Patterns of Clouded Leopards (Neofelis nebulosa) at the Nashville Zoo: Research and Literature Review, Meghan Ryckeley

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Shaking up Shakespeare: Teaching for the Contemporary High School English Classroom, Megan Sampson

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Solving the Aperture Problem: Perception of Coherent Motion, Lindsey Shain

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#ReviewBowlingGreen: Food and Attractions Guide for International Students, Kanyawee Skulsillapakorn

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Prison Programming and Recidivism as a Method of Social Bond Theory: A Meta-Analysis of Research from 2000-2015, Madalyn Smith

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Stitched Past, Sawyer Smith

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Numerically Solving a System of PDEs Modeling Chronic Wounds Treated with Oxygen Therapy, Stefan Stryker

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Dante and the “Dead White Dude” Dilemma: Exploring the Complexities of Diversity and Controversy in Medieval Literature, Grace Therrell

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Functions, Forms, and Accessibility of English as a Second Language Courses in South-Central Kentucky, Mollie Todd

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Effect Assessment of TiO2 Nanoparticles Exposure on Medicago by Monitoring Morphophysiology, Charles Towey

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Taiwanese Perceptions of Refugees: Results of an Experimental Survey, Stella Treumann

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Analysis of Population Structure in a California Newt (Taricha torosa) Metapopulation, Jessica Vincent

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An Evidence-Based Approach to Designing Low-Income Housing Communities, Kaitlin Ward

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A Wood-Powered Lawn Mower: Separating the Rules of Thumb from Engineering Design, William White

Submissions from 2016

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Incorporating Exponential Functions into an Optimal Control Model for a Chronic Wound, Peter Agaba

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Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Physical Therapy, Greg Austin

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Parental Sensitivity Predicted by Parent Personality and Infant Temperament, Lauren Bailes

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A Classification of the Intersections Between Regions and their Topical Transitions, Kathleen Bell

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Southern Distinctiveness: Is the South Still Unique?, Erika BInnix

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Cultural Diversity and the Impact of Acculturation and Personal Experience on Perceptions of Suicide, Susan Breidenich

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The Rise of Nuclear Energy in Arab States: Future Impacts, Brittany Broder

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Toward Autonomous Multi-Rotor Indoor Aerial Vehicles, Connor Brooks

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Maternal Sleep Loss During Fetal Development Alters Offspring Endocrine Responses to Stress Throughout Life, Audrey Brown

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Tragedy and The Vicious: Moral Education in Aristotle’s Poetics and Future Applications to Contemporary Art, Erika Brown

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Tipping The Scales: Is Right-To-Work Legislation On The Path to Prosperity?, Jessica Canada

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An Assessment of Scholastic Basketball Programs: Administration, Facilities, and Support, Leah Cannady

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Optimizing an Organizational Program for Halton Company, Chandler Clark

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Effects of an Electronic, Motion-Activated Scarecrow on Foraging Time in Nocturnal Vertebrate Crop Pets in South Africa, Mallory Clouse

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Sound Data Collection and Transmission Noise Reduction, Bradley Cockrel

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Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Suicidal Behaviors, And Body Investment in Heterosexual and Sexual Minority Young Adults, Emily Cox

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Stigmatization fo HIV/AIDS: A Cross-Cultural Analysis, Jamie Doctrow

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A Study of Chemistry: For Wind Ensemble, Morgan Duff

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Toxicity of Platinum Containing Compounds with Variable Leaving Ligands on Cancer Cells, Brooke Duke

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Immigration After Mckinley: How A President’s Death Breathed Life into Immigration Policy, Carolyn Evans

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The Lagging State of Renewable Energy in Kentucky, John Evans

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Extracurricular Involvement and Anxiety in Relation to Suicide Ideation among College Students, Paula Floyd

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How Best to Study for a Test: A Comparison of Practice Retrieval and Self-Explanation, Casey Fortney

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Outcomes of Speech and Language Pilot Program for International Students, Kelly Fussman

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Do Ask, Do Tell: The Exclusion of Gay Men from Universal Male Conscription in the Republic of Turkey, Barrett Greenwell

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Contribution of a Putative UP Element DNA Sequence to the Activity of a Newly Identified Phage Promoter, Courtney Hamilton

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Get in the Zone: A survey of Dental Professionals' Knowledge of Ozone Therapy, Emily Hannah

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Cross-Cultural Comparison of Credit Transfer Practices, Lending and Financial Inclusions in North America, Europe and the Middle East, Jessica B. Henao

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Transforming the Office of Sustainability's Front Yard into an Edible Landscape, Alexandra Hezik

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Organizational Justice and Social Media in the Employee Selection Process, Hayden Hickey

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Association of Body Weight with Athletic Success and the Occurrence of Female Athlete Triad in Cross Country Athletes, Lindsey Hinken

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Tutor in a Bag: Reaching Struggling Readers, Lillian Hoskinson

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Testing the Effects of Professional Development on Elementary Pre-Service Teachers’ Beliefs about Mathematics Inquiry Instruction, Courtney Inabnitt

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Western's New Deal: The Shaping of College Heights during The Great Depression, Sean Jacobson

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Language Proficiency Benefits of an Arabic Language Immersion House, Bailey John

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The Language of Fashion: Communication, Conceptual Clothing, and The Runway Performance, Jarred Johnson

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Designing and Building an Automatic Chamfer Grinder, William Johnson

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The Effects of Community-Building on Achievement, Motivation, and Engagement in Undergraduate Mathematics, Hannak Keith

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The Debussy Problem: Debussy the Impressionist, the Neo-Impressionist, the Symbolist, Katherine Knight

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A Quantitative Analysis Of Hugelkultur And Its Potential Application On Karst Rocky Desertified Areas In China, Megan Laffoon

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The Effect of Prescribed Fires on Vernal Herbs, Janis Lemaster

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Bethlehem Chapel: How a Place Can be Reinterpreted by Government, Maya LeMaster

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Muscle Dysmorphia and Athletic Identity, Taylor McGohan

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Case Study from Inside A Presidential Campaign in the 100th New Hampshire Primary, Christopher McKenna

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Case Study from Inside a Presidential Campaign in the 100th New Hampshire Primary: Analyzing the Hillary for New Hampshire Field Organization, Christopher McKenna

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Voter Turnout in a Low Interest, Off-Year Election: A Field Experiment, Zachary Miller

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Exercise to the Rescue: An Analysis of Altered Metabolic Gene Regulation Post-exercise in Lean and Obese Individuals, Brandon Mudd

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Dependency Theory Reloaded: Exploring Baseball in the Dominican Republic, Sarah Nass

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Predictive Abilities of Past Performance Versus Self-efficacy, Across Contexts and Goal Types, Alexandra Oldham

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More than Cookies: A Study of Trends and Promising Practices in Programming for Older Girl Scouts, Jennifer Ottersbach

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Benefits of a Flexitarian Diet: Educating College Students of Lifestyle Approaches to Reduce the Risk of Developing Breast and Prostate Cancer, Abbigail Pace

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Student Perceptions of Services for Veterans and Military Personnel, Philip Parsons

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An Engineering Approach to Industrial Research and Development of Pillows, Wesley Patterson

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Fluency: A Steady Beat in the Making, Nicole Patton

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Steps in Time: An Exploration of Tap Dance Education, Sara Pecina

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27 Floors of Support: Effectively Advertising Campus Resources to College Students, Amanda Peerce

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To Cheat or Not to Cheat: Impacts of Learning Disability Status and Impulsivity on Cheating, McKenzie Perdew

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Gender Role Identification, Sexual Orientation, and Disordered Eating in Young Adults, Natalie Perkins