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  • Mighty Ducts: Final Report 

    Vaught, J.B.; Lohmann, Landon (Oklahoma State University, 2018-09-04)
    Mechanical engineering undergraduate education traditionally included a substantial amount of experimental work. However, a shift of focus towards a more theory based curriculum ledto a loss of practical "gut feeling"-type ...
  • Are the Services Provided by the United Way of Payne County Partner Agencies Accessible to Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Speakers? 

    Carey, Mekaila (Oklahoma State University, 2018-08-05)
    A Limited English Proficient (LEP) individual is someone who does not speak English as their primary language and has limited ability to read, speak, write, or understand English. According to Executive Order (EO) 13166, ...
  • Using Twitter Data to Predict Violent Events 

    Hull, Kelsea (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-27)
    With the popularity of social media, platforms such as Twitter have become the perfect place for extremist groups to espouse ideas and recruit members. The goal of this project was to determine if the frequency of use of ...
  • Translation of Alain Robert Non-Standard Analysis Article from French to English 

    Robert, Alain (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-25)
    Dans le domaine des mathématiques, le but est toujours de répondre aux questions difficiles. Il y a des questions fameuses dans ce domaine où, si quelqu’un pouvait trouver une preuve ou poser une solution, on recevrait ...
  • CE18-Bullet: Candidate Engine for a Next Generation Supersonic Transport 

    Behymer, Brady; Disque, Brendan; Foster, Garett; Green, Collin; Niles, Jacob; Stapp, Blake; Thiam, Mouhamed; Trenary, Schuyler; Valenzuela, Bret; Wilson, Jordan (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-18)
    This report details the cycle and component design of a gas turbine engine to be used on a 100 passenger supersonic transport. The engine, CE18-Bullet, is a mixed-flow, low-bypass ratio turbofan with a max diameter at the ...
  • Does More-Expensive College Serve as a Disincentive for High School Graduation? 

    Eisenmenger, Grant T. (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-18)
    This paper analyzes the impact of college cost on graduation rates in secondary education. I hypothesize that college cost is a salient factor in individuals’ evaluations of the option value of a high school degree. I find ...
  • Economic Effects of Labor Unions 

    Bibelheimer, Henry (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-15)
    To analyze the economic impacts of labor unions I chose GDP, Unemployment, Poverty, and Income Inequality to use as my economic variables to measure the impacts of the changes in the labor union participation. I chose to ...
  • Food Insecurity and Volunteerism in a College Town 

    Corbin, Rebecca (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    This report was done to help Our Daily Bread (ODB), a Food and Resource Center (FRC) in Stillwater, OK, understand their volunteer demographics. This Food and Resource Center was started to help serve Payne County and ...
  • Pride Week, an Honors Thesis 

    Kerstin, Minton (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Each year during the spring semester, Oklahoma State University celebrates their students who belong to the LGBTQ community. This celebration, entitled Pride Week, highlights various reasons to be proud to belong to this ...
  • Food Culture of the International Students at Oklahoma State University 

    Strawn, Allison (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Background: The purpose of this research was to gain a better understanding of international university students and their food ways when they enter the United States and the barriers they face when it comes to accessibility ...
  • SOX Effects on Audit Fees 

    Edwards, Nathaniel (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Audit fees change year to year based off of fee models audit firms implement, and a large factor is the auditor effort and assumed liability of taking on a client. As the Big Four and Non Big Four firms take on clients, ...
  • Italian Ryegrass Management in Oklahoma Winter Wheat 

    Ogden, Grace K. (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Two field and greenhouse studies were conducted to evaluate Italian ryegrass management in Oklahoma winter wheat. Herbicide treatments included flufenacet + metribuzin, metribuzin, pinoxaden, and pyroxasulfone applied very ...
  • Classification of Elizabethkingia anophelis Resistance Mechanisms and Characterization of Novel Beta-Lactamase Genes 

    Purcell, Lindsey (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Due to the cause of recent outbreaks within regions of the United States and other parts of the world, the study of Elizabethkingia anophelis has been of great interest due to high mortality and presence of multiple ...
  • Structural Investigation of the Male European Corn Borer's Pheromone Binding Protein-3 

    Bishop, Benton Miller (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    European Corn Borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) is an economically impacting moth of the North American agricultural community. First introduced to the United States in 1917, Ostrinia nubilalis now causes a yearly sum of approximately ...
  • Ethanol-Selected Staphylococcus Aureus Small Colony Variants 

    Peterson, Whitney (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Staphylococcus aureus has been shown to have the ability to display a small colony variant (SCV) phenotype, which is associated with persistent infections caused by acquisition of various degrees of resistance from ...
  • Who Rules the Rulings? Disputant Strength and Legal Preparedness in World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Proceedings 

    Todd, Taylor (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    The World Trade Organization's Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) offers member states a legal mechanism by which they can arbitrate trade disputes. The DSB has the potential to promote equality and justice in the international ...
  • Campus Culture Impacts on Student Success 

    Purvis, Brandon (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    This study using college students at a midwestern large university attempted to find a link between acculturation of the students and their academic success, GPA. 190 students were asked a range of questions pertaining to ...
  • Utilizing Large Ribosomal Subunit Protein L3 for Phylogenetic Identification of Novel Bacterial Lineages in Zodletone Spring 

    Kimbrough, Sam (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Zodletone Spring is a sulfur and sulfide rich anoxic spring in southwestern Oklahoma characterized by a high level of phylogenetic diversity. We utilized a genome-resolved metagenomics approach to recover genomes of ...
  • Investigating Molecular Mechanisms of Calcium Signaling in Bacterial Pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa 

    Rogers, Rendi (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a human pathogen that, along with causing other various types of infections, is the leading cause of death in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Research in Patrauchan's lab has shown that increased ...
  • Efficacy of Natural Repellents in Ticks 

    Eastep, Jessica (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-13)
    Ticks carry diseases and can be harmful to animals and humans. The Amblyonna americanum species, or the Lone Star tick, is a commonly found tick in the United States and is a particularly aggressive species. There are many ...

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