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    • Fate of Farmland and Forest in Rural Tennessee 

      Gray, Mary Bruce; Hinkle, Megan; Merrill, Haley; McGrath, Deborah; Smith, Ken; Willis, Kevin (2006-04-28)
      Dunlap, TN is located in the Sequatchie Valley (Figure 1), and mining, timbering, and farming once sustained its economy. Currently, the townspeople actively recruit industry to boost employment and revenue. Recently, ...
    • Fire as a Management tool for Oak Hickory Regeneration 

      Nugent, Elizabeth; Vaughan, Will; Jenkins, William; Harris, Mason (University of the South, 2013-04)
      The former pasture that is now Compartment 50 is a naturally regenerated mixture of hardwood and pine species located on the Domain of Sewanee: University of the South at the end of Breakfield Road. The site was reforested ...
    • Fire on the Mountain 

      Ward, Bestor; Hogsette, Forrest; Schutte, Clay (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      In 2010, prescribed fire was used following tree thinning at two sites on the Domain in an effort to promote oak regeneration. In compartment 46, fire was applied to the site in April and May 2010 and post-treatment seedling ...
    • Flaubert's Language: Limits and Trancendence 

      Nielsen, Emily (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      This presentation, the culmination of an independent study in French literary analysis, examines the presentation of language in the work of the 19th-century novelist Gustave Flaubert. It draws on his novel Madame Bovary ...
    • Forest dynamics on the hickory ridge of St. Catherine's Island 

      Keith-Lucas, Alastair; Smith, Ken (University of the South, 2013-04)
      The Hickory Ridge of the Georgia barrier island, St. Catherine’s Island, stands as one of the few remaining of its kind and recently received its own habitat designation by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. While ...
    • Forest Restoration at Sewanee 

      Jeffers, Johnson; Smith, Ken (2010-04-15)
      Two methods used to restore oak-hickory forests include prescribed burning and the removal of non-native tree species. The objective of this study was to restore a 30-acre stand in Sewanee, Tennessee by removing non-native ...
    • Fracking and the Housing Market: A Texas Case Study 

      Broeksmit, Henry M.; Jackson, Samuel P.; Shill, Robert D. (University of the South, 2020)
      The Permian Basin is one of the most significant oil and natural gas production basins in the world. With a surge in production in the last decade, the economic impact of oil and gas development in the basin has prompted ...
    • Fracture Characterization of McMurdo Dry Valley Sandstones with Ilastik Machine Learning Image Segmentation Software 

      Gulick, Brian; Dahlquist, Dr. Max (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      Subcritical fracturing, or fracturing driven by stresses below the failure strength of a material, is increasingly recognized as one of the most important processes in rock weathering. Most environmental stresses, such as ...
    • Gamma Gamma Coincidence 

      Kerrigan, David (University of the South, 2020)
      Gamma gamma coincidences occur from radioactive materials decaying into more stable nuclei and can only be seen with specific lab equipment. These coincidences are interactions between various particles, like electrons, ...
    • Gender and Power in Kahlo’s Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair (1940) 

      Szurop, Szonja (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      Observing the popular media of our present day, the phenomenon of “breakup haircut” emerges as a cliché ingrained in our culture. While this trend traces back to the world of celebrities and the fashion industry, it also ...
    • Glowing Gels: The Exploratory Synthesis of Glutamate-derived Rylene Organogelators 

      Denham, Rachel (University of the South, 2013-04)
      Perylenediimides and related molecules are well known for their optical properties, which included intense photoluminescence. Low molecular mass organogels offer a unique method for preparing responsive nanoscale materials. ...
    • The Hall Effect in N and P-Type Semiconductors 

      Talley, Trey (University of the South, 2013-04)
      Many important conduction properties of semiconductors can be obtained through the Hall Effect. The Hall Effect can be clearly observed in n and p type semiconductors when a current is flowing through the conductor with a ...
    • The Hat Trick: The Fluid Symbol of the Hat in James Joyce's Ulysses 

      Faison, Elisa (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      The Trade paperback edition of Ulysses, published by Vintage Books in 1990, features no cover illustration except for a large black hat and pair of glasses, which seem to be worn by the word “Ulysses” itself. Though Joyce ...
    • How do males choose a mate in the Mangrove Rivulus? 

      Newton, Merrit; Guerra, Jeffrey; Nicotera, Cassie; McGhee, Dr. Katie (University of the South, 2022-04-07)
      Females often use male coloration, courtship displays, body size and armaments in their mate choice decisions in order to choose the highest quality mate. Although less often studied, males also show mate choice and often ...
    • "How Does a Player's Draft Position and Compensation Affect Rookie Performance in the NFL?" An Economic Analysis of the Various Factors That Directly Influence Player Performance 

      Pignocco, Justin; Romano, Nicole (University of the South, 2020)
      We analyze the impact of draft status and rookie contract value on ranked performance for NFL rookies in their first season. Examining the position groups: quarterbacks, wide receivers, and defensive-backs/corner-backs, ...
    • The Impact of Casinos on a County's Crime Rates 

      Maloney, Callie; Griffin, Bennett (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      Since the mid-nineties, eighteen states have passed laws that allow traditional casino establishments within specific, if not all, counties. Although several economic benefits are associated with the casino industry, many ...
    • The Impact of Immigration on Employment 

      Kujbus, Brigitta (University of the South, 2020)
      This paper examines the economic impact of Hispanic immigration on two major metropolitan areas: Miami and Los Angeles. More specifically, I examine the effect of Hispanic immigrants on the employment of African American ...
    • The Impact of Mexican Immigration on United States' Native Workers 

      Williams, Elizabeth; Bedell, Mallory (University of the South, 2021-05-07)
      Previous studies by Borjas (2007), Ottaviano and Peri (2008), and Card (2001) focus on the impact Mexican immigration has on the U.S. labor market. Specifically, whether immigration has a direct effect on natives’ wages ...
    • Impacts of Summer Olympics on GDP and Tourism 

      Myers, Mary Kate; Czura, Ellie; Vaeth, Ben (University of the South, 2020)
      It is commonly believed that hosting the Olympic Games generates substantial revenue and has a significant positive effect on a country's economy. In this paper, we examine the long-run economic impact (GDP and Tourism) ...
    • Incarceration Effects on Voter Turnout 

      Pichardo, Bianca; Kebede, Samuel; Huerta, Edgar (University of the South, 2021-05-07)
      The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world and disproportionately imprisons minorities, particularly African-Americans. Research shows that incarceration has many impacts on the individuals and ...