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  • Trisha Beringer (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Soap. It is used to wash our hands, wash our bodies, and clean almost everything. According to Tyler Durden, one of the main protagonists in Chuck Palahniuk?s Fight Club, soap is a bi-product of human sacrifice and ...
  • Emily A. Cackowski (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    In the eyes of many literary scholars, it seems that there are no two authors more politically and stylistically opposed to one another than Jane Austen and Mary Shelley. Yet two of their novels, which were composed at the ...
  • Valerie Carpentier (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    This poster presentation seeks to articulate the process of writing, illustrating, and self-publishing a bedtime story into a paperback book. Today, publication without the right connections is nearly unattainable, which ...
  • Nicole E Mowat (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    In an age when information can go viral instantaneously a company's reputation is at risk. Consumers place more weight on negative customer feedback than positive word-of-mouth feedback when evaluating a product online. ...
  • Julia Przekaza; Kayla Worrall; Adriana J DeLuca; Joseph M Cucchi (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Reading Black (LIFE) Narratives by Malcolm X, Anne Moody, Frederick Douglass, Ida B. Wells, Booker T. Washington and other African American writers, our panel from this section of an Honors "Humanities" course present ...
  • Sarah M O'Connell; Taryn J Caito; Dana N Falotico; Blaine W Lessard; Tyler B Harrington (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    We, the African American modernism class, will be presenting on our final projects on Black Literary works by writers such as Wideman, Larsen, Ellison, Reed, and Harper. Some of our works include: a comparison of novels ...
  • Tia J Auger; Emily Bingham; Kyle Carignan; Charlie Katz; Emily McIntyre (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    In this round table discussion ITW students will present their studies regarding Black music, and its influence on American Culture. Building upon foundations laid by LeRoi Jones' (Amiri Baraka) Blues People and Tricia ...
  • Nicole Baker (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    The current study examined the impact of three experimental conditions on women?s body satisfaction (BS), self-esteem (SE) and eating disorder symptomology (EDS). Specifically, participants were exposed to either underweight, ...
  • Makayla M Ferrick (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Boiled Frogs: Choreographic ProcessMakayla FerrickThe norms of society dictate how ?to be? humans; they influence our choices and they confine us. Boiled Frogs is an original work of contemporary choreography that introduces ...
  • Amanda Untracht (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    "Brink of Control" is a well- rounded dance piece performed by four talented dancers, Brooke Meehan, Jacob Chiza, Jordan Pierce, Sarah Zappone. They are accompanied by a recording of the song "Gene takes a drink" composed ...
  • Alexandra Pacifico (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    The purpose of this study is to observe how caffeine affects performance on a reading comprehension test within the college population. Volunteers will be given a comprehension test on two practice SAT reading comprehension ...
  • Mark T Keller; Sophia Freeman; Austin Kowalchek; Derek Fischer (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    The safety of faculty and students in educational facilities has been in the national spotlight after numerous active shooter events have occurred. The goal of this project is to assist the administration of the Antioch ...
  • Brooke M Hatanaka (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    In high school, every geometry student learns the Pythagorean Theorem, which states that a triangle ABC with sides a, b, and c is a right triangle if and only if a^2 + b^2 = c^2. A Pythagorean triple is a triple of three ...
  • Amanda R Petrow (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    A perfect parallelogram is defined as a parallelogram whose sides and diagonals are positive integers. We first look at three separate cases one of which is a general parallelogram where the sides and diagonals satisfy the ...
  • Haley Nickerson (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Many different species of microalgae live on the surface of eelgrass leaves and can limit the growth and survival of the eelgrass. Microalgae are single-celled photosynthetic organisms, and overgrowth by epiphytic algae ...
  • Joseph Jowett (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Abstract: This paper explores the French film movement, the New French Extremity, its place in contemporary global cinema, and how filmmaker Gaspar No? embodied the ideals of the movement. The New French Extremity was an ...
  • Makayla Clarke; Nicole Gindraux (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Muscular injuries are common when performing eccentric exercise. This contraction causes micro-damage to muscles, producing pain associated with delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS). The purpose of this study is to determine ...
  • Braeden T Cummings; Dustin Howe (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    In New England road salt is commonly applied to roads which has potential impacts to nearby ecosystems. Our study focused on the effects of road salt along route 123 in Hancock, NH in Hillsborough County. We measured water ...
  • Chelsea DeRoehn (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Mindfulness meditation practice has been shown to improve self-esteem, a widely-used indicator of mental well-being. Some psychologists argue that the current definition of self-esteem is incomplete and have proposed ...
  • Brooke M Hatanaka; Kathrine R Marinoff; Megan E Fisk; Amanda Petrow (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    When you add two positive integers, the sum is a positive integer. Every positive integer, except number one, is the sum of two positive integers, but which positive integer is the sum of two or more consecutive positive ...

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