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Browsing Dominican University Mazzuchelli Scholars Honors Program Distinction Projects by Title

Browsing Dominican University Mazzuchelli Scholars Honors Program Distinction Projects by Title

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  • Lorena, Loera (2017-04-21)
    The interest in alarm fatigue has increased in the last several years as it was identified as the causative agent for 98 alarm related events. 80 of these events resulted in patient deaths. With clinicians becoming ...
  • Richardson, Ashley (2012-05-10)
    When most people think of graphic design they think of web design, advertising, logos, or package design. However, when looking at the origin of graphic design, its essence is visual communication that can be utilized in ...
  • Kolek, Stanislaw (2015-05-04)
    This study examines the role that self-importance plays in reducing aggressive reactions to negative feedback. Verbal aggression in particular has spiked researchers’ interests due to the bullying epidemic in schools and ...
  • Garcia, Sandra (2012-03-13)
    The goal of the present study was to examine whether individuals primed with empathy would intervene more quickly in a mild emergency relative to those primed with apathy and whether women would be helped more quickly than ...
  • Cappiello, Stephanie (2014-03-12)
    The orientation of 150 gopher tortoise burrows was determined at five locations on Sanibel Island, Florida. Overall, at the five different gopher tortoise sites there were a significant number of burrows which faced North. ...
  • Grewal, Jeewanjot S. (2015-03-16)
    The Dingwall Lab studies a highly conserved group of proteins that form a complex called the COMPASS-like Complex whose main function is to regulate gene expression through direct effects on chromatin structure using the ...
  • Wojtach, Paulina (2016-04-27)
    There are a number of factors found to predict grade point average (GPA), including parental attachment, college self-efficacy, and ethnic background (Aguayo et al., 2011; Dennis et al., 2005; Vuong et al., 2010; Yazedijan ...
  • Leboulanger, Haley (2012-06-22)
    The Constellation is an undergraduate research journal at Dominican University. Haley was the co-editor-in-chief of the inaugural issue. The issue is not yet published. This paper contains her report on the journal creation ...
  • Fledderman, Nicole (2016-04-26)
    Previously known as manic depression, bipolar disorder was once thought to occur rarely in children and adolescents. However, between 1994 and 2003 there was a 40-fold increase in the number of U.S. children under the age ...
  • Kasprzyk, Lauren (2015-04-06)
    A study by Galinsky, Magee, Inesi & Gruenfeld (2006) found that participants who were primed to feel powerful are significantly more likely to adopt an egocentric perspective than those primed to feel less powerful. Although ...
  • Krause, Ernest (2012-05-02)
    Within this paper I explore the path through which cultural exchanges moved between the East and the West during the Era of the Crusades. Starting with the movement of material goods and societal changes brought about by ...
  • Nguyen, Christine (2014-03-10)
    Understanding the sense of smell is a fundamental question in neuroscience, and it is important to investigate the basis of olfaction in insects. In previous work, we analyzed behavior of mutants of two odor receptors, ...
  • Horvat, Monika (2014-06-02)
    The purpose of “Endangered” is to not only call attention to what some call a lost art, tatting, but also determine how I can incorporate my ability to tat into creating a business in the future. From this investigation ...
  • Puhr, Thomas (2013-02-25)
    An original television miniseries, entitled House of Blood. The project is a modern-day gangster story that is loosely based on Shakespeare’s tragedy, Macbeth. The five scripts are also heavily influenced by David Chase’s ...
  • Kmetty, Kaitlyn (2014-03-23)
    Book and photographs of a semester in South Africa. A project in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree with Distinction in Graphic Design.
  • Turner, Tyehimba (2015-05-05)
    The pathways involved in rebaudioside A metabolism in humans, bacteria, and fungi are both under researched and poorly understood. This hypothesizes that random transposon mutagenesis of soil microbes is an approach to ...
  • Bautista, Carlos Giovanni (2017-04-21)
    The Roman Catholic Mass is essential to the life of a Catholic. The Mass is where the bread and wine is consecrated into the body and blood of Jesus Christ. The Mass is where everyone gathers together to celebrate the ...
  • Kubicki, Amanda (2017-04-08)
    I explored an alternative to wound care interventions to address the common occurrence of wounds on the unit of a community hospital and its effect on cost management. The organic components of honey provide various ...
  • Watral, Breeanna (2015-04-21)
    Medieval literature exists in a multitude of forms; however, the medieval romance grew particularly popular. Originating in France in the twelfth century, it spread to the rest of Europe and prevailed as a literary form ...
  • Hunter, Rachel (2014-03-14)
    Objectification occurs any time that an individual’s physical features are viewed as more important than inner characteristics. Women may experience a negative mood when objectified, which is believed to interfere with ...

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