"The Senior Honors Thesis or Project is the major culminating experience for graduating with Departmental Honors. All Departmental Honors students must complete a Senior Honors Thesis." (The Honors College at Eastern Michigan University Student Handbook )

Honors Theses completed during 2004 or later are available through DigitalCommons@EMU.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Examination of behavioral lateralizations in juvenile tarantulas in the presence of prey odors, Matthew Angelosanto (Biology)

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On the syntax of resultatives, Marley S. Beaver (English Language and Literature)

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Understanding the role of Atg7 and Atg14 in autophagy, Ronith Chakraborty (Chemistry)

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The European and American immigration struggle: How two continents endeavor to solve the immigration question, Austin Creal (Political Science)

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What's in a name: Obamacare v. the Affordable Care Act in the 2016 election, Connor De Haan (English Language and Literature)

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Memorialization & legitimization in the United States: Case studies of the Holocaust and Civil Rights, Savannah C. Ferrante (Political Science)

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Characterization of the histone binding properties of the epigenetic reader protein UHRF2 to H3 in PHD domain, Marisa Gilliam (Chemistry)

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Increasing communication through improved nursing education: The histories, policies, and manufacturing process of vaccines, Alyssa R. Gruich (Nursing)

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Characterization of reproductive tumors in caenorhabditis elegans, Shanti Nicole Gunda Bernstein (Biology)

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For your consumption: Curating and exhibition, Sasha Guo (Art)

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Attitudes, beliefs, and changing trends of cannabis usage among college students, Addison L. Jendza (Health Promotion and Human Performance)

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Health outcomes for low-income older adults with diabetes who receive services from Meals on Wheels, Monyca Johnson (College of Health and Human Services)

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Understanding the experiences of school social workers in the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan: Adolescent mental health and suicidality, Paige Lancour (Social Work)

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Orthorexia nervosa among college students: Associations with restrictive eating, excessive exercise, and psychological distress, Alyssa Lawson (Psychology)

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Studying the binding mechanics of autophagy-related protein Atg11 by use of yeast-2-hybrid screen, Mitchell Meyer (Chemistry)

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Imagining queer futures to ensure queer survival, Leah A. Minadeo (Women's and Gender Studies)

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With regard to programmatic advertising, are Lewis' findings on cultural dimensions still valid for millennials in the 21st century?, Robert Niemi (Marketing)

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Colombia's post conflict: A grassroots approach to the implementation of the peace accords as a necessary element to build a long lasting peace, Maria Paula Perdomo Garcia (Political Science)

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An investigation of the nature of plasminogen activator inhibitor type-I (PAI-I) to improve upon known small molecule inhibitors, Justin A. Powers (Chemistry)

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Analyzing counter improvised explosive device equipment for effectiveness in preventing casualty, Roxanne Reinhardt (Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology)

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Women rising: The American Revolution and evangelical thought, Roxanne Reinhardt (History and Philosophy)

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Coaggregation patterns and surface characteristics of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG under varying nutrient conditions, Amanda Rielinger (Biology)

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The effect of mild cognitive impairment on anxiety in older adults in American and Ukraine, Eleanor Ryan (Psychology)

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Mindfulness-based meditation and its effects on college students, Jordan Sieja (Psychology)

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On the necessity of the humanities, Blake Trinske (History and Philosophy)