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    • 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 ...
    • “That was the happiest time of my life”: Understanding Eco-Connections in Appalachian Communities 

      Montgomery, Katherine; Hamby, Lynnaya; Hamby, Sherry (University of the South, 2021-05-07)
      Objective: To further the psychological study of place and understand how eco-connections, the quality and strength of our relations to nature, can influence an individual’s wellbeing and impact their experience of ...
    • 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 ...
    • North Carolina Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs): The Implications of Swine Waste for Freshwater Ecosystems 

      Calhoun, Reid; Cecala, Kristen (University of the South, 2021-05-07)
      North Carolina is the second largest producer of swine in the United States where concentrated animal feeding operations provide economic benefits with significant environmental risks. Unfortunately, North Carolina ranks ...
    • Music therapy and the brain 

      Seegars, Jared; Ph.D Cammack, Kate (University of the South, 2021-05-07)
      The evolution of speech has coincided with the development of music over the course of human history. In spite of this research into the therapeutic potential of music has until recently been scarce. Only recently have ...
    • Testing the Effectiveness of Carbon Sequestration Credits on the Retention of Timberland Area 

      McMackin, John; Barze, Henry; Dinardo, Alex (University of the South, 2021-05)
      Carbon sequestration credits (CSCs) have increased in popularity as a tool to offset carbon emissions for large corporations. However, it is unclear if forest CSCs achieve the goal of increasing forest area retention, or ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Effects of COVID-19 on the Change in Real Estate Prices 

      Murphy, Alan; Ladson, William (University of the South, 2021-05)
      The Coronavirus pandemic disrupted the global economy as governments enacted stay-at-home orders and businesses shut down to combat the spread of the disease. These actions led to an increased prevalence of remote work in ...
    • Place-Based Strengths: Review & Assessment 

      Chen, Xiaodi; Hamby, Sherry (University of the South, 2021-05)
      This is the research project that I have done in my Independent study. The research evaluates and defines the main topics of psychology that relate to resilience and geography
    • 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 ...
    • Tunnel Diode Oscillators for Measuring the Critical Temperature of Superconductors 

      DiNella, Vincent (University of the South, 2021-05)
      Tunnel diode oscillators can be used to measure the critical temperature of a superconductor by monitoring the frequency of oscillation. In my experiment I have constructed an LC to be used in conjunction with a tunnel ...
    • 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 ...
    • "A Dream of Common Prayer"?: A Case Series of Eucharistic Prayers in Their Context 

      Zimbrick-Rogers, Emily L. (University of the South, 2021-05)
      The idea of common prayer has been a guiding framework since the first Book of Common Prayer in 1549. The emphasis on common, or standard, prayer has been affirmed to the present day, though the meaning of common has varied ...
    • "THE FORMATIONAL AND PASTORAL ASPECTS OF LITURGICAL CHANGE" 

      Johnstone, Elise Beaumont (University of the South, 2021-04)
      This project undertakes the premise that any liturgical change should be preceded by and accompanied with well-considered and thoughtful formation as well as a pastoral sensibility to those experiencing the change. A study ...
    • The Old Testament Shaping the Book of Revelation 

      Mweningoma, Jean Berchmans (University of the South, 2021-04)
      It would be inadequate to read the book of Revelation without considering the Old Testament traditions that influenced its content. As Revelation contains more Old Testament allusions than the rest of New Testament books, ...
    • Unsprung 

      Holbert, Gentry Lankewicz (University of the South, 2021-05)
      Unsprung is a collection of poetry threading themes of awakening, uncoiling, and unfolding as part of the transformative process of discovering poetic voice experienced in the School of Letters Program. The word “unsprung” ...
    • The Non-Kenotic Christology of William Porcher Dubose: A Response to Francis J. Hall 

      Daily, Teresa Wooten (University of the South, 2021-05)
      In the late nineteenth century, General Theological Seminary professor Francis J. Hall claimed that University of the South professor and fellow Anglican, William Porcher DuBose, subscribed to a kenotic Christology. The ...
    • THE DEVELOPMENT OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION AT SAINT JAMES SCHOOL OF MARYLAND 

      Montgomery, Brandt Leonard (University of the South, 2021-03)
      This project is a historical analysis of the development of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Saint James School, established in 1842 at "Fountain Rock'' plantation in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland. It starts ...
    • The Midrash of Law and Legend: Applying Jewish Interpretive Methods to Christian Preaching of the Hebrew Bible 

      Babcock, Jessica Harris (University of the South, 2021-03)
      Christian preachers often find the scriptures Jews and Christians hold in common difficult to preach on Sunday morning for many reasons. Whether they fear crossing over into supersessionism, believe that their congregants ...
    • Place, Palimpsest, and Memory in Willa Cather's My Antonio 

      Stewart, Jennifer (University of the South, 2020-05)
      Since its inception, ecocriticism has evolved into a multifaceted critical literary theory. Of those facets, place-studies has emerged as a unique critical lens with which to examine not only physical place but also intimate ...