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    • Ash (Fraxinus sp.) Inventory and Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis F.) Treatment Options for Monteagle Sunday School Assembly 

      Muth, Adam; Edwards, Graham; Mainolfi, Andrew; Kuers, Karen (University of the South, 2022-04-28)
      The invasive emerald ash borer (EAB, Agrilus planipennis F.) has eradicated populations of ash (Fraxinus sp.) trees across the United States. The major response options include tree removal and stem chemical treatments. ...
    • Food Desert and Obesity Rates: Evidence from Washington D.C. 

      George, Francesca; Collins, Sallie (University of the South, 2023-04-24)
      The high financial and human costs of obesity create an urgency to combat this disease that has been increasing with unceasing relentlessness in the United States since the 1970s. This study investigates food deserts as ...
    • The roles of the ERK and HSP-60 in Tumorigenic Cancers: Discussing Potentially Novel Treatment Methods 

      Clate, Nicholas; Wilson, Mark; Montague, Charlotte; Trosch, William (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      Within the United States, tumorigenic cancers are currently a near-hopeless battle for families seeking treatment. Medulloblastoma and malignant neoplasms have a median survival rate among pediatric cases of only 3 years, ...
    • Synthesis, Purification, and Characterization of Mercaptosuccinic Acid-Carbon Quantum Dots 

      Miles, Deon; Nemcek, Rayna (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      Carbon quantum dots (CQDs) are carbon-based nanoparticles that are typically synthesized from citric acid (primary carbon source). In our research, we use alternative carbon sources, namely water-soluble thiols and ...
    • THE WORLD OF SKINCARE AND BEAUTY 

      Fisher, Elizabeth Wright; Khomenok, Angelina; Rosser, Hannah; Morgan, Leila; Mwansa, Chama; Quispe, Jennifer (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      The world of skincare and beauty is a creative and diverse space that changes almost every day with new innovations, trends in the market, and technological advancements. With this presentation, we will be looking at the ...
    • Yasumasa Morimura's Futago: An Exit and Re-entrance into the Canon of Art History 

      Wood, Anna (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      Yasumasa Morimura (b. 1951) is a Japanese artist who challenges the dominant paradigm of Euro- American artworks. His artworks express his subjective feelings of being stuck inside the realm of Japanese art history within ...
    • Subalpine forest mortality in the Colorado Rocky Mountains: assessing global change 

      Cleveland, Jewel; Carpenter, Ansley; Davis, Ben; Edwards, Tom; Kennedy, Annie; Ramsey, Will; McDurmon, Luke; Powell, Mary Thomas; Worsham, Marshall; Kueppers, Laura; Powell, Thomas (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      The Colorado river provides water directly to >40 million Americans in the southwest, and indirectly to millions more, including Sewanee students, through winter agriculture. The Colorado River obtains as much as 75% of ...
    • Mapping Soil Carbon with Farmers Who Practice Renegenerative Management 

      Willett, Caroline; Graf, Paige; Martin, Jennifer (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      Innovative farmers around Tennessee’s southern Cumberland Plateau are stewarding their lands in the hopes of increasing soil carbon levels by using regenerative practices, such as improved cover cropping and rotational ...
    • How to Maximize Your Return by Investing in the Pharmaceutical and Natural Resource Industries 

      Long, Charles; Nardella, Michael (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      In this paper, we will be discussing the five-year performance of five stocks that include two different sectors: natural resources and the pharmaceutical sector. We chose these sectors because of the positive returns on ...
    • The Art of Convergence: The Dichotomies of Zhang Hongtu 

      Perrone, Anna (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      “Daring to breed the horse with the cow,” Contemporary Chinese Artist Zhang Hongtu has coined himself this title as an experimental, satirical artist with multiple points of inspiration. Zhang’s works Guo Xi–Van Gogh (1998), ...
    • Using a Strategy Consisting of Market Capitalization and Moving Averages to Analyze the Performance of Three Investment Models for a 3-Month Period 

      English, Jackson; Barnett, Matthew (Matt) (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      Using three different models, Portfolio Theory, Capital Asset Pricing Model, and Fama French Three Factor Model, we invested in five stocks to maximize profits and minimize risk. We decided to invest in one stock with high ...
    • Identity and Belonging at Sewanee: The University of the South 

      de Wetter, Elizabeth; Williams, Makayla; Morgan, Katherine (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      sing qualitative research methods including a focus group, individual interviews, and auto-ethnographic insider-interviews, this study aimed to open the conversation surrounding topics like identity, belonging, and ...
    • Attachment as a Predictor for Leadership Style 

      Lorenzen, Margaret; Silver, Dr. Chris (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      The relationships of children to their caregivers are known to affect the way people continue to interact and engage with those they are in relationships with later in life. These early relationships can create positive, ...
    • Which Marie is Marie 

      May, Emmaline (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      This presentation explores the history of the study of the identity of anonymous 12th century French poet Marie de France, and how the historiography developed alongside greater trends in academia.
    • Analysis of heavy microplastics in five tributaries of the Danube River, Germany and the Cumberland River, Tennessee 

      Hudspeth, Virginia; Wolfe, Mitch (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      This study on five tributaries of the Danube River was conducted as part of the CLEANDANUBE project, which aims to characterize the water quality of the Danube River from the Black Forest of Germany to the Black Sea. Water ...
    • Finding the Resistivity of Graphene using the van der Pauw method 

      Graham, Hugh (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      Thin resistivities of conducting and semiconducting materials were measured. The samples are thin films between 15µm and 50m thick, including aluminum, copper, silicon, and graphene. These included rectangles and squares ...
    • Inwardly- Art Comp Thesis 

      Wiggins, Brionna-Joy (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      This thesis handles the duality that is present in the beginning and end of intrinsic change. By exploring these concepts with grayscale works and oil paintings, a juxtaposition appears: one that both denotes a reckoning ...
    • Overcoming the challenges of Human HSP60 and ERK5 inhibition in cancer through heterobifunctional degraders and improved analogs 

      Wilson, Mark; Clate, Nicholas; Trosch, Liam; Montague, Charlotte; Satin, Gary (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      Human Heat Shock Protein 60kDa (HSP60) and Human Extracellular Regulated Kinase 5 (ERK5) are two distinctly functional proteins that are present in a variety of cancers. Because of this, both proteins have become of recent ...
    • A Multi Temporal Landslide Inventory for Wetar Island, Indonesia 

      Spicer, Emma; Dahlquist, Max (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      Wetar is a ~2652 km2 island in the Inner Banda Arc in Eastern Indonesia. The Inner Banda Arc consists of volcanic islands, of which many, including Wetar, are being rapidly uplifted by arc-continent collision between ...
    • A plasmid-launched reverse genetics system for the human coronavirus HCoV-OC43 

      Somerville, Samuel; Smith, Professor Everett Clinton (University of the South, 2023-04-28)
      Coronaviruses (CoVs) are a large family of single-stranded, positive-sense RNA viruses that infect a wide range of vertebrate hosts. Along with SARS-CoV-2, the etiological agent of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are six other ...