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    • C.caretta Nesting Habitat and Hatch Rate Success 

      Wakefield, Katie (University of the South, 2013-04)
      Because the beaches of St. Catherines Island, Georgia are not manipulated and maintained like beaches of tourist destinations, the loggerhead sea turtles that come to nest on this island have to contend with a relatively ...
    • Cantilevers 

      Talley, Trey (University of the South, 2013-04)
      Cantilevers can be found all around us, and they include objects such as signs, diving boards, and horizontal flagpoles. The cantilever beam is a key concept in civil engineering, and it is used in the construction of ...
    • Carryover effects of wastewater treatment reduce anuran success 

      Zeitler, Emma; Cecala, Kristen; McGrath, Deborah (University of the South, 2020)
      Constructed wetlands are a potential solution for wetland mitigation and wastewater treatment due to their ability to simultaneously support native species and provide tertiary wastewater treatment. However, they can expose ...
    • Challenges and Resources of Survivors of Domestic Violence 

      Clark, Sarah; Hamby, Sherry (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      Advocacy for battered women often focuses on physical danger, but more attention needs to be paid to other familial, financial, and emotional risks. Research to date has likewise paid little attention to victims’ strengths ...
    • The Changing Histories of Childhood Through Imagery 

      Grabarz, Faith (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      Histories of childhood have insisted upon a dramatic shift in the way in which children are represented in art from roughly 1700 to 1900. My project seeks to better understand this shift by analyzing paintings produced in ...
    • Characterization and Imaging by Transmission Spectroscopy 

      DiNella, Vincent (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      I have constructed an array of LEDs of various wavelengths in order to measure the transmission spectra of materials. I used an Arduino to activate each LED individually to measure the transmittance of the particular ...
    • Charles Cheston and the King Farm: An Individual's Impact on Ecosystem Change 

      Chee-Awai, Elisabeth; Dr. Evans; Dr. Willis (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      Human beings are altering landscapes at high rates. When we think of who is causing these irreversible and enduring changes to the environment, we think of large scale industrial decision makers in agriculture and real ...
    • The Christian Right and State Legislatures: The New Battleground for ‘Family Values’ 

      Culicchia, Catherine (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      The Christian Right has recently re-emerged on the federal level with the election of President Donald Trump and the prioritization of culture war issues, in particular LGBTQ Rights. This re-emergence has been especially ...
    • Churches that Look Like Churches: Traditionalism in Recent Catholic Church Architecture 

      Nielsen, Emily (University of thge South, 2011-04-29)
      This paper examines the traditionalist movement in Catholic church architecture in the U.S. over the past two decades. Taking into account the reasons for discontent with churches built in the Modernist style, this paper ...
    • Comfort Seeking: Validation of a new measure and its association with GPA 

      Bardi, C. Albert; Brady, Michael F.; Kravitz, Rachel A.; Magrath, Elizabeth R.; Thomasson, Ann L.B. (2009-04-16)
      Comfort seeking is defined as the pursuit of physical, mental and social ease. A measure of comfort seeking would theoretically correlate positively with measures of dependent personality traits (Dependent Personal ...
    • Community Perceptions of Aid to the Informal Economy: A Comparison of Cases in Rural Haiti and Cameroon 

      Leveque, Bernice; Ngo, Crystal; McGrath, Deborah; Monteil, Marc (University of the South, 2020)
      The informal economy consists of economic activity not regulated nor protected by a state entity. It plays a vital role in reducing unemployment and stimulating the economies of many countries in the Global South. In ...
    • Comparison of organic matter treatment on a previously graveled site 

      Mayfield, Lee (University of the South, 2021-05-07)
      The Lake Cheston study site is a previously graveled parking lot that was converted into green space. In summer 2017, gravel was dug from the site, and replaced with mostly subsoil from a strip mining operation, along with ...
    • A Comparison of Pelagic Invertebrate Communities in Vernal Pools and Lakes Around Sewanee, Tennessee 

      Loria, Stephanie; Donnell, Sarah; Hassell, Daven; Taylor, Jon (2010-04-15)
      Vernal pools are seasonally filled and therefore provide a predator free habitat for a diversity of invertebrates, such as salamanders and crustaceans that are normally consumed by fish in aquatic habitats such as lakes. ...
    • Computational Array of Ferromagnetic Effect “Ising Model” 

      Lee, Minju (University of the South, 2020)
      Using Ising model to compute complex magnetic interaction.
    • Condensed Phase Engineering: From Molecular Structure to Physical Properties 

      Dauer, Helen B.; Barker, Daniella M.; Bachman, Robert E. (2008-04-17)
      The observed physical properties of all materials are tied intimately to the underlying "molecular" and "supramolecular" structures - that is the arrangement of atoms into molecules and the arrangement of molecules into ...
    • Conditioned Place Preference for a Possible Cocaine Antagonist 

      Dueñas-Pincay, Daniela; Pusok, Anna (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      Cocaine use and addiction are common and problematic. Within the past year, 1.3M people had a cocaine use disorder and 20,000 people died of cocaine overdose (NSDUH 2020). The present study had three goals. First, the same ...
    • Contract Year Phenomenon: NFL Quarterbacks 

      Brodsky, Zachary; Demkowicz, Jared; Kerr, James (University of the South, 2020)
      Athletes may decide, consciously or unconsciously, to perform at their peak capabilities the year preceding their free agency—their contract year—to ensure the greatest opportunity of earning the best possible contract. ...
    • Coon's Labyrinth Cave Biological Survey 

      Steinmann, Hali (University of the South, 2015-04-24)
      Caves present a challenge for researchers interested in quantifying biodiversity. Cave fauna are mostly small and inconspicuous, occupying habitats that are difficult and sometimes impossible for humans to access. Additionally, ...
    • Creating Smoke-free Campuses: A Comprehensive Research Manual for The University of the South 

      Sweetin, Caroline (University of the South, 2020)
      This presentation identifies the existing need for smoke and tobacco-related policies and resources at Sewanee: The University of the South. Research has continued to demonstrate the harmful health effects of using tobacco ...
    • Critical Fail: The Effects of Error Management Training on Critical Thinking 

      Carlson, Britta (University of the South, 2015-04-24)
      This research project looks at the effectiveness of error management training (EMT) on critical thinking skills. EMT is a technique that explicitly encourages learners to make errors under the assumption that students learn ...