Sciences

 

Recent Submissions

  • Sarah Croitoru (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    How do Americans decide whose life is sacred and whose life is not? Data from the 2012 General Social Survey (GSS) documents that a majority of Americans who oppose abortion for any reason also support capital punishment. ...
  • Sarah Croitoru (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    This research proposes policy changes for sexuality and relationship education in the United States. Whether or not sexuality and relationship education should be included in middle and high school curricula, and what ...
  • Katherine Wood; Varick Parizo; Lena Fontana (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    This study examines a bicycle and pedestrian trail between Keene and Walpole, NH that provides recreation opportunities for local residents and seasonal visitors. The trail accommodates a variety of activities throughout ...
  • Kaleb Lique Naitove (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    In the United States today, there are roughly 12 million undocumented immigrants. As a result of exploitation, limited rights, and cultural segregation, immigrant groups are pressuring government officials to pass legislation ...
  • Samantha Gaudette; Jack Lapsley; Justin Fournier; Mike Johnson (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Many commuters ride their bicycles to get their destinations. Rail-trails, former railroad beds converted to pedestrian and bicycle trails, may prove to be viable routes for bicycle commuters. With the collaboration of ...
  • Margaret Grayson (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    In this study, the relationship between three different forms of hopelessness (i.e. forsakenness, oppression, and limitedness) and their potential role in fostering aggressive tendencies will be explored. Both explicit ...
  • Paul Sehmel (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    We as people use computers to store important information because, unlike keeping knowledge in analog(ue) machines, digital computers make exact copies of our files when told to do so.But do they really? How do we even ...
  • Madison Smith (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    This study aims to investigate the relationship between attachment style, physiological responsivity and relationship satisfaction in dating and non-dating college students. Other than a requirement of 18 years of age, ...
  • Joshua Pritchett (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Over the last few years there has been a convergence of human activities using mobile computing with devices such as tablets or smartphones. This research will investigate one of the biggest criminal security threats called ...
  • Kegan Landfair (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Elliptic Curves will be explored from a mathematical perspective as well as from a cryptographic perspective, where they have important applications to modern information security. We will address what elliptic curves ...
  • Stephanie Varanay; Baylee Boulem; Patrick Williamson (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Since 2004, the NH Geographic Alliance has made a New Hampshire paper atlas and accompanying lesson plans available to teachers and students across the state. Each lesson plan goes along with one or more pages of the atlas ...
  • Michael Mozzar,; John Riordan; Ashley Joyal (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    This study used a mixed methods approach to examine the topic of public housing in Keene, New Hampshire, a small city in central New England. A Resident Satisfaction Survey was designed to inform Keene Housing about their ...
  • Rory Bogel (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Through the analysis of the Obama Administration?s public position taking on two controversial issues in public addresses, this paper will attempt to answer the question ?Is the President of the United States responsive ...
  • Katherine Marinoff (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Today?s education system puts a strong emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, often referred to as STEM subjects. However, despite the emphasis put on these fields for all students in higher education ...
  • Meegan Ellis (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    A repunit (a contraction of ?repeating units?) is a natural number in which every digit is a one. This talk will discuss two interesting properties that are related to repunits and prime numbers. The first property is the ...
  • Derek Blunt (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Given an area enclosed by a convex curve, the problem is to find the optimal arrangement of N points within the boundary such that the minimum distance between any two points is as large as possible. This particular problem ...
  • 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 ...
  • Megan Fisk (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    The fraction 16/64 has the unusual property that if one simplifies it to lowest terms the result is 1/4, which is also the result if one (illegitimately) cancels the 6's. This is an example of a weird fraction. Once a weird ...
  • Ryan Walsh; Cory Boule; Katelyn Andrews; Ian Ross (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Binary stars are two stars that are gravitationally bound in orbit about one another. In fact, the majority of stars in the universe belong to binary or multiple star systems. Studying binary stars is important because ...
  • Alexandra Haley (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    This study will examine possible relationships among life stress, competitive anxiety, and an athlete?s emotional state following competitive games. Examination of an intercorrleation matrix may suggest how these variables ...

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