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    • Demonstration of a TAR-based coronavirus reverse genetics system for the generation of recombinant viruses 

      Sterling, Cade; Wilson, Natalie R; Harris, Debreiona Y; Smith, Everett Clinton (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      Coronaviruses (CoVs), like all viruses, are obligate intracellular parasites, meaning they rely on host molecular machinery (e.g., ribosomes), resources (e.g., nucleotides, amino acids, NTPs), and cellular environment in ...
    • Determining Presidential Greatness 

      Pearson, Jonesia (University of the South, 2014-04-25)
      Many scholars have argued that presidential greatness is both hard to determine and most likely impossible to determine, due to the many personal and institutional factors. Presidential greatness is hard to determine, but ...
    • Differences Between Male and Female Division III Athletes in Eating Attitudes, Body Perception, and Reason for Exercise 

      Hague, Christopher (2010-04-15)
      With the continual focus on achievement and large training volumes, researchers have labeled collegiate athletes as a high risk group for eating disorders. Most research to date, however, has centered solely on female ...
    • Dispersal of Light Pollution around Tennessee Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 

      Delong, Sarah; Pfeifer, Carson; Evans, John; Van de Ven, Chris (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      This study will involve using a light meter to measure the levels of light dispersal that surround various sources of human produced night lighting and GIS mapping these sources to form a light map of an area of the Sewanee ...
    • Do Florida and Belize populations of mangrove rivulus differ in aggression and fecundity? 

      Lopez, Jonathan; Barbosa, Angela; McGhee, Katie (University of the South, 2021-05)
      In many species, aggressive behaviors are crucial to determining the outcome of dominance interactions and to successfully defend a territory. However, being overly aggressive can be costly in terms of injury as well as ...
    • Documenting Victims of War Crimes: Ethical Considerations 

      Straessle, Abby (University of the South, 2020)
      Bombs explode as children scamper to school. Political prisoners escape torture and seek the safety of allies. All the while, Bashar al-Assad holds a death grip on Syria in a last gasp attempt to hold on to power. In the ...
    • Does an Apple a Day keep the Autism Away? The Effects of a Gluten-Free, Casein Free Diet 

      Hague, Chris; Volkmar, Fred (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      At the heart of this matter of how to cure autism is where does autism come from? There is no known cause but many theories. Lately in the news you may have heard that the vaccine theory has been debunked but people still ...
    • Does paying more for a college education produce a higher future wage? 

      Loeb, Hayden; Kunkel, Margaret; Brennan, Harriet (University of the South, 2020)
      Have you ever wondered if investing more of your time and money to attend a more prestigious institution makes for a better financial future? Our paper examines the long-term effects of college qualities on earnings of ...
    • Donation After Cardiac Death Liver Transplant with Steatotic Livers 

      Piatt, Jacob; Taner, C. Burcin; Mao, Shennen; Croome, Kristopher P. (University of the South, 2020)
      Background: The obesity epidemic has led to an increase in the frequency with which steatotic donor livers are encountered. The usage of steatotic livers from DCD donors has generally been avoided due to the potential for ...
    • Doran's Cove: Cultural Memory in the Landscape 

      Fowler, Rebecca (2010-04-15)
      This paper explores the vernacular architecture, genealogical landscapes, and community memories of Doran's Cove, a small rural settlement of southern Appalachia riding the state line between Alabama and Tennessee. Residents ...
    • The Economic Implications of Mexican Immigration in the United States 

      Sherrill, Annie; Shetler, David; Baker, Nicholas (University of the South, 2020)
      The Trump administration has put immigration reform at the forefront of its 2016 agenda. To protect American workers, this reform has reduced the number of Mexican Immigrants allowed into the United States. The purpose ...
    • The Effect of Age Dependency Ratios on Economic Growth 

      Acuff, Cameron; Oliver, Tommy (University of the South, 2020)
      In this paper, we study the effect of the Age Dependency Ratio of a country on that country’s economic growth using panel data regressed from 24 member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ...
    • Effect of Birth Order on Educational Attainment 

      Frank, Avery (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      In 2014, 79% of parents had two or more children, and a majority of parents would agree that they want success for all of their children (Livingston 2020). Educational attainment commonly proxies for success, and birth ...
    • The Effect of Broadband Internet on RGDP in OECD Countries 

      Simonin, Alexandra (University of the South, 2021-05-07)
      This paper aims to measure the impact of broadband internet access on economic growth in OECD countries. The data for this study were collected from OECD databases and Penn World Tables. With this, annual cross-sectional ...
    • The Effect of Diversity on Revenue in Major League Baseball 

      Smyth, Alexandra; Adams, Caroline; Butler, Mary (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      Major League Baseball’s popularity is decreasing and as such, the league seeks to diversify and increase viewership, especially among younger generations. There is not significant literature that measures the relationship ...
    • The Effect of Marijuana Decriminalization/Legalization on Crime Rates 

      Rolston, Thomas; Mata, Emmanuel; Tang, Mikaela (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      Marijuana has become one of the most used taboo substances in the United States in the past few decades. Recent literature, as well as literature dating back to the early 2000s, have looked at how marijuana legalization ...
    • The Effect of Marital Status on Income for Women in the United States 

      Sherrill, Anna; Larkin, Hannah (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      Research has found that marital status has many impacts on quality of life including health and life expectancy (Lawrence 2019; Maselko et al., 2009). Married women pay a marriage penalty when it comes to their own income ...
    • Effect of neurotransmitter antagonists on the sea urchin righting response and tube foot motility 

      McDonald, Morgan; Griffin, Natalie Paige; Shelley, Christopher (University of the South, 2020)
      The purple sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, has been extensively studied for its developmental and reproductive characteristics, but knowledge regarding the neurobiology of the adult sea urchin is lacking. ...
    • The Effect of Presidential Political Affiliation on Economic Conditions in the U.S. 

      Sipila, Alpo; Hawthorne, Dane (University of the South, 2020)
      The goal of this research is to examine the effect of presidential political affiliation on economic conditions in the US. Previous studies focus extensively on the effect of political affiliation on the stock market. We ...
    • The Effect of SAT Scores on Undergraduate Graduation Rate 

      Schorno, Alexis; Westerfeld, Elizabeth (University of the South, 2021-05)
      This paper studies the effect of SAT scores on college graduation. Due to college admissions placing heavy emphasis on these scores, high schools and families may channel resources towards SAT preparation, rather than other ...