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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cyberbullying: The New Way to Bully 

    Clark, Sarah; Dashiell, Caroline; Ferrell, Elly; Lambert, Catherine; Logan, Laura; McManus, Johanna; McNaughton, Caitlin; Rolfe, Matney; Hamby, Sherry (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    : To identify up-to-date trends in cyber-bullying and highlight the risks, consequences and contexts of cyberbullying in 2011. METHOD: We held four focus groups lasting approximately one hour each. A total of 45 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...