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    • The 1950s: A Decade of Intensive Forest Management on the Domain 

      Brooks, Jase; Nunley, Nicole (University of the South, 2013-04)
      The objective of this semester long Independent Study was to gain GIS skills and to create maps and imagery of harvests that occurred throughout the 1950s. All of this Domain harvest contracts in this important decade ...
    • Acute exposure of Roundup is sufficient to induce behavioral changes in larval stream salamanders 

      Bratton, Catherine; Cecala, Kristen (University of the South, 2021-05-07)
      Glyphosate is a commonly used agricultural pesticide that can have non-target effects on a wide range of organisms. Although directly applied to agricultural fields, runoff during rainfall introduces the chemical into ...
    • Age and Gender Patterns in Strengths and Their Association with Trauma Symptoms 

      de Wetter, Elizabeth; Taylor, Elizabeth; Dr. Sherry Hamby (University of the South, 2021-05-07)
      Objective: To examine age and gender patterns in three strengths (community support, endurance, religious meaning making), and to explore whether the protective effects of strengths on trauma symptoms varies by age and ...
    • Air Cannon Physics: Approaching the Sound Barrier 

      Graham, Hugh (University of the South, 2022-04-27)
      A ping-pong ball “cannon” was built and tested, first with the usual air, and then with single composition gases, such as helium and argon. A plastic tube (the canon) containing a ping pong ball snugly fitted inside the ...
    • Air pollution may exacerbate neurodegenerative disease risk by enhancing proteostasis decline in Caenorhabditis elegans 

      Garcia Manriquez, Bailey (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an age-dependent neurodegenerative disease that degrades cognitive function resulting in memory loss, difficulty in completing daily tasks and dementia. Both endogenous and external factors can ...
    • Analysis of the Interlayer Force in Graphite by the Thomas-Fermi-Dirac Method and Kirzhnits Correction 

      Atwater, Henry (University of the South, 2021-05)
      Density functional theory is an approach to mathematically model and interpret complex many-atom systems by expressing the energy of the system as a functional of electron density. There are many variations of density ...
    • Ancient Diversity and Genetics in Roman Britain 

      Graf, Paige (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      What do you picture when you think of an ancient Roman? What is their gender? How old are they? What is their race? These questions are difficult ones, as just five years ago in 2017, a controversy occurred over a historical ...
    • Anti-tumorigenic properties of HDAC inhibition on mammary tumorigenesis 

      Philpott, Sydney; De Freitas, Angelica; Brown, Sarah; Summers, Alyssa (University of the South, 2015-04-24)
      Histone deacetylases (HDACs) are enzymes that epigenetically modify nucleosomes repressing the transcription of certain genes. HDACs can also modify non-histone target proteins altering their function. Understanding the ...
    • Archaeological Testing of Two Late 19th-Early 20th Century Rural Farmsteads on the Domain 

      Niquette, Mason (University of the South, 2013-04)
      Across the Domain are rock features composed of loose, native stone thought to be anthropogenic in origin (chimney falls, field clearance, rock cairns, or potential graves). In an effort to understand the variability and ...
    • Ash Inventory and Management Options for Emerald Ash Borer Response 

      Muth, Adam; Edwards, Graham; Mainolfi, Andrew; Kuers, Dr. Karen (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      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. ...
    • The Association Between Fracking and Crime Rates in U.S. Counties 

      Campbell, Jackson; Tan, Chengyuan; Shapard, William (University of the South, 2020)
      The natural gas boom in the United States had positive impacts on counties located above these critical shale layers. These positive impacts include potential increases in wages, decreases in unemployment rates, and increases ...
    • Basquiat’s Fame: How Style and Warhol Helped Mask Race 

      Langston, Catherine (University of the South, 2022-04-22)
      My project is about Jean-Michel Basquiat’s artwork and the collaboration between Andy Warhol and Basquiat in the mid-1980s. Jean-Michel Basquiat was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 22, 1960, to a Puerto Rican mother ...
    • Being constrain'd with dreadful circumstance: The Violence of Identity in Shakespeare's The Rape of Lucrece 

      Nelson, Amy (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
      In the catalogue of William Shakespeare’ s female characters, one critical attribute (perhaps surprisingly) can be found among nearly all of them: a consistent identity (Paulina’ s assertive determination and Desdemona’ s ...
    • Best of the Best: Differentiators in Outcomes of Selective Private Business Schools 

      Crumly, Jonathan; Barry, Michael; Falk, Carter (University of the South, 2020)
      This study investigates the impact of a variety of factors on outcomes for graduates of elite private business schools in the United States from 2015-2019. Results show that tuition, class size, and age, all have a ...
    • Beta Particles and Internal Conversion 

      Lotz, Christopher (University of the South, 2020)
      Beta particle spectroscopy is and interesting and curious phenomenon, because unlike alpha particles or gamma particles, betas do not have a set energy. The energy is distributed between three particles upon decay. With ...
    • Black Soldier Fly Larvae as a Compost Accelerant 

      Flaig, Gretchen (University of the South, 2020)
      Black Soldier Fly Larvae as a Compost Accelerant Greta Flaig Hemetia illucens, Black soldier fly (BSF), are flies native to Tennessee that can be utilized in a closed-loop, compost accelerant system. In the summer of ...
    • 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 ...