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    • Quantum Mechanics in Practice: Calculating the Ionization Energy of Helium 

      Walker, Bryan (University of the South, 2020)
      Quantum mechanics is a phenomenal tool for modeling the physical world; its predictive power is unparalleled among other quantitative theories in physics. However, the mathematical formalism is a painfully abstract beast ...
    • Reactions to the Campus Climate Survey: Policy Considerations for Multicultural Students at Sewanee 

      Jennings, Shameka; Nicholson, Emily; Pate, Miriam; Bardi, C. Albert (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      This study sought to explore and assess multicultural students' academic, social and personal experiences at the University of the South. The researchers conducted individual interviews with a standardized set of questions. ...
    • The Relationship between Range and Foraging Behavior of Free Ranging Supported Lemur Catta on St. Catherine's Island, GA 

      Ghandhi, Michelle; Keith-Lucas, Timothy (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      Lemur catta, commonly known as ring-tailed lemurs, inhabit Madagascar (where the species is endemic), feeding on a diet primarily composed of natural fruit such as tamarind (Jolly 2006). Previous research shows that a ...
    • Remittances and HDI 

      Olcoz-Amaya, Kevin (University of the South, 2020)
      ABSTRACT. This paper’s purpose is to evaluate how remittances compare to other sources of aid, namely foreign direct investment (FDI) and official developmental assistance (ODA), in its effect on the Human Development Index ...
    • A Review of Interventions That Promote Meaning in Life 

      Manco, Nicholas; Hamby, Sherry (University of the South, 2020)
      Increasing meaning in life in people undergoing various forms of trauma or adversity has shown promise as a means to improve well-being, coping mechanisms, and resilience. The purpose of this review was to characterize the ...
    • Ruby Fluorescence Spectroscopy 

      Garai, Máté; DiNella, Vincent; Thompson, Dr. Lily; Abdelhamid, Alaa (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      The interiors of terrestrial planets, satellites, and other celestial bodies may provide essential clues to a better understanding of the formation and evolution of our Solar System and other planetary systems throughout ...
    • Safety and Consent on College Campus 

      Kelly, Gracen; Fisher, Terri (University of the South, 2020)
      In this study I am taking a close look into how students feel regarding sexual assault, safety, and administrative policy on the Sewanee campus. Participants are provided an online survey consisting of 53 questions covering ...
    • Scholarship Sewanee 2011 Abstracts 

      University of the South (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    • Sedimentary Origins of an 8000 year-old Rock Shelter through Particle Size Analysis and X-Ray Diffraction of Clays 

      Donn, Leila; Shaver, Steve; Sherwood, Sarah; Smith, Ken (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      This geoarchaeological study was designed to determine the sedimentary and anthropogenic origin of an 8000 year-old Warren Point Sandstone rockshelter on the Domain of the University of the South following a 2.5 month ...
    • Selective Harvesting at Sewanee 

      Dyson, David; Ouzts, Jesse (2006-04-22)
      Logging damage to residual trees left after a harvest in mixed upland hardwoods on the Cumberland Plateau in Sewanee, TN can be both common and extensive. The extent (frequency and severity) of such damage and an assessment ...
    • Sexual Identification and the Effects on Ally Identity 

      Kelly, Gracen; Fisher, Terri (University of the South, 2020)
      In this study, I have examined whether the way someone is asked about their sexual orientation affects their subsequent answers regarding feelings about people in different minority groups. In an online study administered ...
    • Shortleaf Pine Restoration at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee 

      Rhinehardt, India; Smith, McRae (University of the South, 2020)
      In upland oak-pine systems in the eastern United States, mesophication is suppressing oak, hickory, and shortleaf pine regeneration. The forests on the Cumberland Plateau are historically a pyrogenic ecosystem, but due to ...
    • Silicon Photomultiplier as an Alternative to Traditional PMT 

      Haque, Ashraful (University of the South, 2021-05-04)
      Silicon photomultiplier is a cheaper and more efficient alternative to traditional PMTs. Advantages include low operating voltage, insensitivity to magnetic field and high photon sensitivity. We have used an SiPM coupled ...
    • Simulation of Shor’s Algorithm 

      Saling, Brennan (University of the South, 2020)
      A Quantum Computing simulation of the commonly cited Shor’s Algorithm. In order to have a better understanding of the inner workings of a Quantum Computer, it’s future applications, and the current and future limitations ...
    • Sub-solidus hydrothermal alteration in the Elberton & Stone Mountain granites, Georgia: Waves and Cat's Paws 

      Peel, Charles; Shaver, Steve (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      The Elberton granite is a fine-grained granite (1-2mm grain size) composed of 4-7% biotite, 30% quartz, 30-35% Na-rich plagioclase (An15-27), 30-35% K-feldspar, ~ 1% allanite, and lesser apatite, magnetite, sphene, and ...
    • Supreme Green: The Effect of LEED Certification Levels on Net and Gross Lease Rental Rates in Commercial Offices 

      Govett, Chase; Murray, Max; Cook, Jackson (University of the South, 2020)
      LEED certification has generated significant attention from owners and developers in the U.S. commercial real estate sector over the last decade as these entities look to improve the operational efficiency of their buildings ...
    • Swarm Dynamics and the Evolution of Antipredator Tactics 

      Cooper, Guy; Drinen, Douglas (2010-04-15)
      My work makes use of the Boids concept devised by Craig Reynolds in 1986. Boids is an artificial life algorithm that simulates the flocking or swarming behavior of certain species such as birds or fish. Each "boid" is ...
    • The Synthesis and Analysis of Metallic and Semiconducting Nanoparticles 

      Henry, Elizabeth; Miles, Deon T. (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      Monolayer-protected gold nanoparticles were prepared using several different synthetic methods. The prepared nanoparticles were characterized by UV-visible spectroscopy, cyclic voltammetry (CV), differential pulse voltammetry ...
    • Synthesis and Characterization of Bipyridine-Based Platinum (II) Mesogens 

      Fried, Sarah; Taliaferro, Annie; Brahm, Erin (2010-04-15)
      Platinum (II) diimine complexes display a wide array of interesting physical properties, including luminescence, photoredox chemistry, polymorphism and polychromism. By coupling these chromophores to Guerbet alcohols we ...
    • Synthesis and Characterization of Modified Carbon Dots to Investigate Fluorescence Sensing Properties 

      Miles, Deon; McKinnie, Hallie (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      Carbon-based nanoparticles, or carbon dots (CDs), were synthesized and modified using various starting materials. The CDs were characterized using UV-Vis, fluorescence, IR, and NMR spectroscopy to consider their structural ...