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Theses and Projects from 2017

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Effects of Political Issues on Voting, Alexander Henry (Political Science)

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Civil Engagement in Argentina After the Last Dictatorship, Emily Hoffer (Political Science)

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Examining Parent Information Needs in Pediatric Cancer, Katherine Inman (Psychology)

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Canton Gymnastics Academy, Melani Kieling (Management)

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The Effects that War Has on Children and Child Soldiers, Breanna V. Kingsley (Political Science)

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"We're Not Gonna Take It": An Examination of Congress and Controversial Music, Elizabeth Krochmalny (Political Science)

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Juvenile Delinquency and Cause of Death for Adolescents Between 13 and 17 Years in Detroit in 2015, Tao Lei (Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology)

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Impact of Sustainable Design Elements on Student Learning, Mary Levengood (Engineering Technology)

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The Influence of Age and Environmental Enrichment on Tarantula (Grammostola pulchripes) Behavior, Samantha Malley-Donato (Biology)

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Behavioral and Vocal Responses of the American Goldfinch (Carduelis Tristis) to Predatory Bird Calls, Kate Marsh (Biology)

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"Stereotypisch Deutsch": An Examination of Stereotypes of Germans and the Effects in the Business Environment, Alicia Marvinetz (World Languages)

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Long Term Negative Effects of Childhood Maltreatment, the Causes of the Growing Phenomena, and Ways to Help in Prevention, Lindsey McCarty (Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology)

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'A Merrier World:' Small Renaissances Engendered in J. R. R. Tolkien's Legendarium, Dominic DiCarlo Meo (English Language and Literature)

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Gender Differences in Populations with Substance Use Disorders: A Review of the Literature, Allante Moon (Social Work)

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The Relationship Between Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Depression in the General Population, Krystal Moroney (Psychology)

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Effect of CD40 Silencing in MAV-1 Infected MH-S Cells, Andre Obua (Biology)

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Analysis of Volcanic Ash, Conor O'Dowd (Geography and Geology)

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The Impact of Green Businesses on the Building of Sustainable Communities, Emily L. Plummer (Management)

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How Progressive Communication Methods and Impactful Leadership Styles Led to Success and Growth in EMU's Honors College Student Fellow Program, Lauren Renou (Communication, Media and Theatre Arts)

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Managing Suppy Chain Risk Through Collaboration, Alyssa Rollins (Marketing)

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Photovoice: Community-based Research in Bluefields, Jamaica, Renee Romer (Social Work)

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An Exploration of Musical Theatre Vocal Technique and Style 1950 - Present, Emily Slomovits (Communication, Media and Theatre Arts)

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Developing a Website for The Sword of the Spirit Using an Agile Development Approach, James Smith (Computer Information Systems)

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Environmental Degradation and the Progression of Inequality Between Urban and Rural China: A Literature Review, Summer Smith (Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology)

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Analysis of Variable Regions in Feline Leukemia Virus Envelope Sequences, Brianna Sohl (Chemistry)