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  • Rachel Lally (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    While efforts to reduce U.S. school drop-out rates have met with some success in recent years, a significant number of adolescents continue to leave school prematurely. My project explores the relationship of students? ...
  • Nicole Stevens (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    A true understanding of science does not come from a lecture or a textbook, but from being actively engaged in scientific and engineering design processes. While teaching science using scientific and engineering design ...
  • Christina G Connor; Margaret J. Maloy (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Breast and other cancer cells greatly rely on the supply of fatty acids to grow and divide rapidly, and also to support energy needs. Healthy cells, on the other hand, generally get enough fatty acids from the diet to ...
  • Reuben Lyons (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    The purpose of this study is to<strong> </strong>describe the relationship between task-efficacy, coping-efficacy and rehab-adherence. The secondary aim is to determine if an athlete?s role within their team also relates ...
  • Sarah Bruno (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    This research study conducts an ideological rhetorical criticism of Apple?s famous ?Think Different? commercial that aired on television in 1997. I argue that the commercial persuades viewers to believe in ideologies of ...
  • Robert F Rein (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    The goal of this project is to implement a method for the separation and measurement of inorganic ions using an analytical technique called Capillary Electrophoresis. Environmental and biological research often requires ...
  • Alison Argiro (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Ski resorts are an important part of many local economies, and every year they must determine what price they are going to charge for lift tickets. There is substantial price variation across ski resorts in the US, and ...
  • Alyssa Valladares (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    A quartic equation is one of the form ax4+bx3+cx2+dx+e=0. There is a formula that will give the solutions to this equation in terms of a, b, c, d, and e, but it is very cumbersome to use. This talk will present a method ...
  • Corrina A Nickerson (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    The use of self-focused and other-focused sports imagery was studied as a function of two possible determinants; source of motivation (intrinsic/well internalized vs. extrinsic/other-dependent), and early attachment ...
  • Evan M Dunkley (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    There are multiple types of cancer that depend on a constant supply of fatty acids made by an enzyme known as Fatty Acid Synthase (FAS). It has been proposed that preventing FAS from making fatty acids could be useful in ...
  • Meghan Jenks (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    The Global Engagement course is an essential part of an Honors student's experience. It gives them the opportunity to expand their world view and cultural understanding not only of nations abroad but also of the United ...
  • Lisa A Charland (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Supermarket Hand Baskets...Helping or "Hurting" Business By: Lisa CharlandMentor: Yun SunThe design of supermarket hand baskets may adversely affect guest comfort and the store's bottom line. Hand basket use is popular, ...
  • Lauren Roche; Brooke Bell (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    This presentation will address two current issues in elementary school classrooms explored during student teaching placements, including noise level and repeated absences. Both projects addressed supporting students in ...
  • James Shannon (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Fatty Acid synthase (FASN) is an enzyme that catalyzes the production of fatty acids. It has been observed that this enzyme is elevated in cancer cells, since fatty acids are required as both a fuel source and for the ...
  • Jessica M Comeau (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Thiosemicarbazones are a general class of organic molecules with the ability to bind to a metal. The objective of the study was to systematically synthesize a number of novel thiosemicarbazones and analyze how the structural ...
  • Elizabeth McGurk (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    The goal of this project is to prepare a molecule that could potentially block the autoagglutination process of Vibrio cholerae. It has been proposed that preventing this process could be a novel way to treat a V. cholerae ...
  • Richard R Rousseau (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    The purpose of this paper is to determine whether personal wealth is correlated to the amount of campaign contributions a candidate receives other than self-funding. Senate Financial Disclosure forms from the 2016 Senate ...
  • Lottie R Page; Lindsey C Heath; Daija R Germain; Ciara Sikorski; Madison Richardson (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    In today's diverse school settings, learning environments at all grade levels play a pivotal role in student academic, social, and emotional success. Through our exploration of research on various school settings, domestic ...
  • Mitchell Salisbury; Hersch Rothmel; Marion Pagios; Philippa Naugle; Devin Martin; Avery Mansfield; Sean Knox (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    African American athletes occupy various social and cultural spaces within American imagination. Our research explores careers and configurations of African American athletes drawn from American sports. Identifying patterns ...
  • Heather M Paight (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    The arithmetic derivative of a natural number n , denoted n? , is defined as follows: If n is prime then n?=1 and for natural numbers a and b, then (ab)?=ab?+ba?. This rule for (ab)? has the same form as the Leibniz Rule ...

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