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  • The Garden House 

    Warren, Margaret (2024)
    The Garden House is a collection of poems on love, loss, and toads. Three main sections explore the primary speaker’s journey through “The Real World,” “Frog Fortunes + Toad Tellings,” and “Garden House.” “The Real World” ...
  • To Fremont: A Collection of Stories 

    Schroeder, Elizabeth (2024)
    This short story collection is predominantly a vehicle to examine relationships, from romantic to platonic to familial, diving into ideas of intimacy, commitment, confinement, complacency, and being trapped by circumstance. ...
  • And now for something completely different 

    Loughran, Todd (2024)
    This multi-genre thesis has been split into three parts. The first consists of nonfiction works that focus on moments in his life that had the biggest impact such as the birth of his two nieces. The second consists of at ...
  • A decoupled scheme for a single-phase model in ferrohydrodynamics 

    Delibas, Lucas (2024)
    In this Ph.D. research, we propose numerical approximations of a simplified model for single phase ferrofluid flow, which consists of the Navier–Stokes equations coupled with the Poisson equation. Using several spatial and ...
  • Methamphetamine, Interleukin-6 and Perineuronal Nets in Synaptic Plasticity 

    Essel, Leslie Brian (2024)
    The proper functioning of the central nervous system (CNS) is dependent on the strength and integrity of neurons and their synaptic connections. Neuronal synapses allow for the flow of information that enhances cellular ...
  • What Kind Of Love Do Disabled Girls Deserve? And Other Essays 

    Higgins, Molly (2024)
    This collection of essays centers around the title essay, “What Kind Of Love Do Disabled Girls Deserve?” in which the ensuing nonfiction essays attempt to answer that very question through my experiences with family, ...
  • Three deaths 

    Zheng, Xu (2024)
    Three Deaths is composed for flute, French horn, detuned-cello, and percussion, comprised of three movements, each dedicated to a specific death in chronological order. These three tragic stories are all associated with ...
  • A normal interaction 

    Harper, Zoë Rhiannon (2024)
    A Normal Interaction is a hybrid collection of poetry and essays that grapple with themes of anxiety, consumption of the body, and relationships. Each section of this collection focuses on different kinds of relationships ...
  • A study of homological invariants modulo an exact zero divisor 

    Sireeshan, Deepak (2024)
    Let Q be a commutative local ring and R a quotient ring of Q by an ideal generated by an exact zero divisor. We use differential graded structures to describe a construction that produces a minimal free resolution of an ...
  • Ensuring equitable opportunities to learn: examining factors related to teachers’ curriculum engagement and enactment 

    Millar, Chelsea, 1990- (2024)
    This non-experimental, quantitative study explored how factors related to teachers’ beliefs, curricular orientation, training and support received, and their identity and background experiences are associated with their ...
  • Detransition emergence 

    Maragos, Amy Caponetto (2024)
    Much research has been conducted on the experiences of transgender and gender expansive people who transition; however, minimal research has examined the experiences of people who stop gender affirming medicine and then ...
  • Tour of my bedside cabinet 

    Benevento, Claire (2024)
    This thesis, Tour of my Bedside Cabinet, is a collection of poems about the speaker’s relationship with religion, queer identities, and sex/BDSM. The collection is split into sections, each of which begin with a retelling ...
  • Investigating changes of summer urban heat island in Kansas City from 2000 to 2023 with remote sensing 

    Barnes, William David (2024)
    Rising average temperatures are having multiple effects on humans both financially and in healthcare. These temperatures are exacerbated within urban areas where the materials comprising the urban landscape absorb more ...
  • The relationship between participation in a first-year seminar and student self-efficacy 

    Portmann, Brianna K. (2024)
    The transition to college can be challenging for first-year students, impacting their academic performance and overall well-being. One strategy employed to ease the college transition is the first-year seminar, designed ...
  • SWELLING RATIO DETERMINATION OF PDMS POLYMERS: CLASSIC METHOD VERSUS A SWELLING RATIO INSTRUMENT 

    Saenz, Peony Ume (2024)
    Polymer swelling ratios have been employed as a means of characterizing a set of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS; “silicone”) polymer samples. Swelling ratio studies offer significant insights on the interactions between the ...
  • The Lamb 

    Ingle, John (2024)
    The Lamb is a feature length screenplay about a teenage boy named Eddie Bluth who lives with his mother Janie Flores in a small Missouri town. He often visits his father Bobby Bluth who lives nearby and runs a small-time ...
  • Experiments 

    Casey, Chloé Danielle (2024)
    This master’s thesis is a speculative young adult novel that explores what you are willing to risk for success, for your tribe. I wrote Experiments to explore the lines between science and supernatural. To see how far one ...
  • The Impact of Agricultural Ammonia on Fine Particulate Matter Burden over the Midwestern United States 

    Vo, Toan (2024)
    Ammonia (NH3) emissions, a critical precursor for PM2.5 formation, have increased in the highly agricultural Midwestern United States (MWUS) in recent decades. NH3 emissions are not regulated at the federal level, and the ...
  • Experiments 

    Casey, Chloé (2024)
    This master’s thesis is a speculative young adult novel that explores what you are willing to risk for success, for your tribe. I wrote Experiments to explore the lines between science and supernatural. To see how far one ...
  • The Impact of Agricultural Ammonia on Fine Particulate Matter Burden over the Midwestern United States 

    Vo, Toan (2024)
    Ammonia (NH3) emissions, a critical precursor for PM2.5 formation, have increased in the highly agricultural Midwestern United States (MWUS) in recent decades. NH3 emissions are not regulated at the federal level, and the ...