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    • WestConn Research Day, May 13, 2010 

      2010 WRD Committee (2011-03-16)
      WestConn Research Day, May 13, 2010
    • Gendered Expectations; Moderate Deviance in Georgian London 

      McDonald, Shannon (2011-05)
      The Duchess of Devonshire was a passionate participant in the Westminster Election of 1784. Her experience is an illustrious example of a woman in history who faced ridicule due to failure to comply to her gender and social ...
    • The Effect of Question Wording on the Resolution of Visual Ambiguity 

      Talibon, Meredithe (2011-05-14)
      Ambiguity is valuable because it can lead to new insights which arise from a shift in perspective. In order to evaluate how visual ambiguity is resolved, college students were shown an ambiguous picture and asked to respond ...
    • Cloning and Expression of a Haloacid Dehalogenase Enzyme 

      Van, Skyler (2011-05-14)
      The purpose of this research project is to clone the gene JHP1130 from Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). JHP1130 is a member of the Haloacid Dehalogenase (HAD) superfamily, which is characterized by a varied group including ...
    • Primary Culture of Brain Stem Cells 

      Fitzgerald, Mark P.; Fignar, Brittany E.; Dye, Frank J. (2011-05-14)
      Neurospheres are multicellular, spherical clusters of cells derived from brain tissue placed in cell culture. According to the literature, neurospheres are heterogeneous populations consisting of, at least, neural stem and ...
    • Evaluation of Stream Water Quality at the WCSU Westside Nature Preserve 

      Fitzgerald, Mark P.; Nevesky, Harry A.; Dye, Frank J. (2011-05-15)
      This study was conducted to evaluate the water quality of the stream on the Westside Nature Preserve (WNP) of Western Connecticut State University. Stream water quality at the WNP, since the construction of a new magnet ...
    • Nonlinear Optical Materials, Applications from the Science Building at WCSU 

      Litwin, Brandon M (2011-05-20)
      This presentation focuses on the applications of my research rather than on the science, the content is summarized as follows: Nonlinear optical materials are electromagnetic (i.e. light) frequency modulating compounds ...
    • Amelia & Leukemia 

      Robinson, Amy (2012-05-01)
      Thesis Abstract My thesis is a children's picture book titled Amelia & Leukemia. The book is based on the character Amelia Roberts and her experience with leukemia at the age of three and six. The book involves actual ...
    • Out of the Frying Pan 

      Giuliano, Michael (2013-12-12)
      My thesis is a short story about a man who is struggling to find his true calling in life. Tony Russo is stuck in a rut: he's been working at the same restaurant for twelve years; his co-workers disrespect him, and he finds ...
    • Corra 

      Silvia, Kristin (2013-12-12)
      In "Corra," readers will observe the destructive nature of a entropic child of local legend. At the request of his wife Dani, Jonah agrees to let his widowed mother-in-law, Vera, live with the couple. What began as a kind ...
    • Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow 

      Siebert, Matthew (2013-12-12)
      My thesis is a journalistic long-feature story. Otherwise known as, "Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow" it is an attempt to give the average person a glimpse into the gear head lifestyle. More than that, I hope someone who is ...
    • The Evil 

      Newman, Diana (2013-12-12)
      My final thesis project will is a collection of horror short stories all of which will be inter-related and take place in the same town with reoccurring characters in each story. These short stories are adapted from ...
    • Fast Food and Today's Culture 

      Yatsko, Christina (2013-12-12)
      This is a Journalistic long-feature story about fast food and how it has evolved from the 1950s until today. The feature discusses the history of fast food, the theology behind the menus, the economic boom in the fast food ...
    • Jonestown 

      Gagnier, Christian (2013-12-12)
      This screenplay, projected to be between 120-150 pages, chronicles Reverend Jim Jones' life from youth, adulthood, and eventual descent into madness, leading to the murder/suicide of over 900 People's Temple members. The ...
    • A Departed Mind Devoid of Infatuation 

      Bardelli, Kenneth Jr (2013-12-12)
      This is a short story about a young man's loss of his beloved girlfriend Kaitlin. Kaitlin acts as a stabilizer and female role model as well as a lover in this piece and after the loss the main character, Doug Fatima, ...
    • Monster Al and Friends 

      Sortor, Stanislava (2013-12-12)
      My Thesis writing project is a children's book with original photographs for ages 5 - 8.The story follows the main character, Monster Al, who is an extraterrestrial being from the planet Gliese 581g. Monster Al and his ...
    • Retrospect 

      Lopez-Gay, Jazmyn (2013-12-12)
      Retrospect is a collection of three creative non-fiction stories. Together they create one cumulative piece ending with an epilogue on the stories as a whole. Each of the stories is named for a man they revolve around; ...
    • Beautiful Oblivion 

      Menard, Amanda (2013-12-12)
      My thesis is a short story set in the fantastical world of Fraylonia. The world itself is breaking apart under the strain of the evil Matron, who seeks to reform the world in her image. The majestic colors and magical ...
    • The Progression of Innovation in the Event Marketing and Special Events Industry 

      Dominick, Lauren Alexa (2013-12-12)
      This public relations thesis provides an analysis of the current special events and event marketing industry. There is a common theme in the analysis, and it focuses on brands creating a story to share with their target ...
    • The Mechanical Man 

      Zinni, Miranda (2013-12-12)
      In a post-apocalyptic world, where the government is issuing population control devices to prevent the planet Earth from spiraling into a second fallout, Pete, a fourteen-year-old boy, tries to piece the mysteries of his ...