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    • From Civil Defense to Homeland Security: An Analysis of Emergency Management in an Age of Terror 

      Kralicek, Joseph (Oklahoma State University, 2009-04-01)
      Emergency Management as a field has evolved out of the old civil defense programs from the early twentieth century. However, the Twenty-First Century brings with it a vast number of new problems beyond the scope of traditional ...
    • Implementing a Writer's Notebook into the Secondary Classroom 

      Wilson, McCall (Oklahoma State University, 2013-12-05)
      Implementing a journal, or writer's notebook, into the Secondary Classroom is more beneficial now than ever. A writer's notebook is an academic journal that bridges the gap between formal and informal writing. Common Core ...
    • Senior Recital 

      Ferguson, Victoria; Chiang, Pi-Ju (Oklahoma State University, 2015-03-11)
      Bohuslav Martino (1890-1959), "Arlette"
    • Antagonistic interactions between Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from different age groups of cystic fibrosis patients 

      Wright, Anna (Oklahoma State University, 2015-03-27)
      Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic human pathogen affecting cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and immunocompromised individuals contributing significantly to morbidity and mortality. Once infected with P. aeruginosa, ...
    • Fashioning The 1920�s: Factors Shaping A Distinct Style Of Women�s Clothing 

      Corbin, Christine (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-22)
      The 1920�s are often considered a decade of immense liberation for women. The iconic flapper is the image most associated with this decade, when the post-war economy was burgeoning and many new types of industry were taking ...
    • Eagle Chat 

      Meadors, Chase; Ward, Kevin; Bretz, Sam; Slaughter, Cris (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-23)
      EagleChat is a small peripheral device that connects via USB to Android smartphones, which act as the interface and controller for the device. Whenever EagleChat devices are powered on, they act as routers and form an ...
    • Effects of Hormonal Imbalance Due to Obesity on Human Behavior 

      Slattery, Jaclyn (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-23)
      The prevalence of obesity is on the rise. Obesity results from the interplay of many physiological systems. Although researchers seem to have developed ideas for how obesity arises, the effect of obesity on human behavior ...
    • Nelson-Siegel-Svensson Model for U.S. Treasury Securities and Its Interpretation 

      Patrick, Lisa (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-23)
      Whether you are an investor in equities, bonds, real estate, or other financial securities, the U.S. Treasury yield curve can be an important tool for the evaluation of investment decisions. As an indicator of market ...
    • Congruent Number Problem and Elliptic Curves 

      Schroeder, Harrison (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-24)
      This paper explores the congruent number problem, which asks which rational numbers are areas of triangles with rational side lengths. We de?ne a rational non-zero number that is the area of a rational triangle as a congruent ...
    • Bayesian Analysis of Carbon Dioxide Emissions in States Under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative 

      Wietelman, Derek (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-24)
      In the field of environmental economics, cap and trade systems are an attempt at using a marketplace with as little government restriction as possible in order to reduce emissions of an undesirable pollutant. A hard cap ...
    • Social Values and Fashion Innovativeness 

      Garrison, Jeremy (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-24)
      This study was designed to explain the motivations of fashion innovators by providing further clarification of the relationship between social values and fashion innovativeness. Schwartz�s theory of basic human values was ...
    • Hormonal Response to Partner Exposure in Female-Female, Female-Male, and Male-Male Romantic Partnerships 

      Rogers, Forrest (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-24)
      Love and affection have long been the subjects of human fascination. We posit that these feelings of love and affection are the cumulative manifestations of biological responses to prospective and current romantic partners. ...
    • Bio-Shield Medical Waste Processing Unit 

      Nelson, Kathleen; Artmayer, Danielle; Harrison, Spot; Long, Stephen; Wood, Stuart (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-24)
      Medical waste processors are large pieces of machinery which sterilize medical waste so that it may then be disposed of as non-hazardous waste. The primary components include grinders, conveyors, autoclave, steam generation, ...
    • Senior Design - Speedfest 

      Ruhlmann, Eric; Westbrook, Erin; Maples, Chris; Anderson, Jay; Etier, Zach; King, Jarrett; Allison, Jared; Baird, Bradey; Kuhlman, Jacob; Moseley, Gloria; Petrin, Chris; Pollock, Bobby; Dhakal, Sudarshan; Estrada, JJ; Martin, Arron; Matson, Zac; Richardson, Harley; Strawn, David; Turpin, Wes (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-25)
      For my Honors Thesis, I participated in the Aerospace Engineering Capstone senior design project, less formally known as Speedfest. Speedfest is an annual design competition hosted by the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering ...
    • Emergency Shower Trailer Configuration and Design Software 

      White, Philip; Cole, Andrew; Martin, Alexandra; Ridgway, Alan (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-27)
      In the situation of a work site located away from civilization where workers could be exposed to hazardous chemicals, it would be ideal to have an emergency shower to give the workers the safety that they need. For this ...
    • Women clean the House...and the Senate 

      McRae, Megan (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-28)
      Various researchers have argued that women govern in such a way that may decrease the presence of corruption; specifically, women are more likely to value transparent and honest governing (Dollar et al. 2001), are more ...
    • Betti Numbers of Edge Ideals of Cyclic Graphs 

      Gipson, Martha (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-28)
      The goal of this Honors thesis is to analyze the Betti numbers of the edge ideals of cyclic graphs. In particular, our aim is to prove the values of the Betti numbers corresponding to the minimal linear first syzygies and ...
    • Investigation of the Factors Causing the Complexity of the Ongoing West African Ebola Virus Epidemic 

      Burgard, Emily (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-29)
      Ebola virus disease is a hemorrhagic fever characterized by flu-like symptoms, internal and external bleeding, and quick onset of death in many victims. It was first identified in simultaneous outbreaks in Sudan and Zaire ...
    • Effect of Crossover Symmetry versus Jaeger J-Bands on shoulder strengthening 

      Sims, Matthew (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-29)
      Shoulder injuries are common in baseball due to the rotator cuff�s repetitive eccentric contractions through the deceleration phase. Shoulder strengthening programs are crucial in overhead throwing athletes to strengthen ...
    • MAE 3723 Lab Project 

      Freberg, Andy; Jefferson, Collin; McClure, Mac; McKee, Jordan; Proffitt, Jason (Oklahoma State University, 2015-04-29)
      MAE 3723 Systems I has just added a Lab Section where students can have a hands on experience with concepts of system design. The objective of our project is to develop a set of physical systems that can be used in the MAE ...