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    • Global Gene Expression in Cyanobacterial Electron Transfer Mutants 

      Short, Kraig; Weir IV, George L. (2009-11)
      In photosynthesis, microalgae such as cyanobacteria capture enormous amounts of solar energy and convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into biopolymers that support life on earth and hold great potential for production of carbon-neutral ...
    • Global Capitalism in Oryx and Crake 

      Irwin, Beth (2009-11)
      In her speculative fiction novel Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood follows emerging global capitalism to its possible ends. As a response to our own world, her novel provides us with an opportunity to examine our global state ...
    • The Power Complex: The WSU System's Response to Dissent in the Late 1960s 

      Pietsch, Anthony (2009-11)
      In the late 1960s, liberal and radical students enrolled in the Wisconsin State University (WSU) System coalesced into organizations to challenge the policies of the System's administration. One of these liberal-left ...
    • Confidence and Legitimization: The Role of the Protestant Church in Fostering Opposition in the GDR 

      Lakatos, Craig (2009-11)
      The purpose of this paper is to pursue the answer to a perplexing question in German history; namely, how did serious domestic opposition to the East German state develop in the 1980s given the extremely oppressive nature ...
    • The Early Black Press and Social Obligation to Abolish Slavery 

      Hernandez, Amanda (2009-11)
      The creation of the black press was spurred by the growing abolitionist sentiment of the antebellum period in America. The growing press developed different methods to reach free blacks and encourage them to join the ...
    • Karl Liebknecht, Willy Brandt, and German Socialism 

      Breunig, Seth (2009-11)
      The Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) has a history that is as turbulent as that of the country itself. From persecution during the rule of the Kaiser and the Fuhrer to its current status as one of the two premier ...
    • The Internet as Utopia: Reality, Virtuality, and Politics 

      Cowles, Joshua (2009-11)
      Literary utopias have the important function of social critique. They point out flaws in society by way of implicit comparison to an imaginary ideal place and society and help to create a desire for change. Like most ...
    • Oshkosh Scholar 

      Cowling, Audrey; Schuhart, Hope; Gearhart, Amy; Daron, Derek; Kuchera, Anthony; Hathaway, Chris; Mischler, Steven; Stroik, Jared; Ruff, Chelsea; Sanchez Vinueza, Dayana J. (2010-12)
      You might not know that the tagline for Oshkosh Scholar is "A journal of undergraduate discoveries." The editorial team is lucky to share in these discoveries each year, and we're excited to bring them to you today. Allow ...
    • Gender Quotas: The Right Idea for Argentina, a Good Idea for Latin America 

      Gearhart, Amy (2010-12)
      The recent election cycles of Latin American parliaments have seen increased women's representation in some states and a stalemate or even reduction in others. Argentina consistently has among the highest legislative ...
    • Trade and Poverty in the Developing World 

      Sanchez Vinueza, Dayana J. (2010-12)
      Globalization brings progress to a nation as well as rapid economic growth. It also helps increase gross domestic product and, most importantly, makes part of the population more prosperous by increasing living standards ...
    • The Benefits and Limitations of Pet Therapy for People with Dementia 

      Cowling, Audrey (2010-12)
      Evidence of a human-animal bond goes back to the origins of man. More recently, therapy that utilizes animals has been implemented in long-term care facilities to aid in the well-being of people with dementia. Pet therapy, ...
    • Healing the Feminine Mind/Body Split through Spiritual Performance 

      Ruff, Chelsea (2010-12)
      In Nalo Hopkinson's novels Brown Girl in the Ring and Midnight Robber, the female protagonists, Ti-Jeanne and Tan-Tan, are forced by the patriarchy to live in uncivilized areas. The danger of living in such areas requires ...
    • Plato, the Other, and the Freedom to Love 

      Mischler, Steven (2010-12)
      Plato's Symposium is divided into several speeches; two, by Aristophanes and Socrates, are considered here. These classic views on love extend into the modern era by way of philosophers such as Jean-Paul Sartre and Bertrand ...
    • The Massacre at Acre--Mark of a Blood-thirsty King? 

      Stroik, Jared (2010-12)
      The Crusades began in 1095 as an effort to resist the spread of Muslim forces into Asia Minor, present-day Turkey, and to prevent Muslims from moving into Christian Europe. The Third Crusade, during the end of the twelfth ...
    • Human Rights as Presidential Success: The Truman Era 

      Schuhart, Hope (2010-12)
      Political success has traditionally been defined in terms of glory in battle and control over access to resources. This definition continues to be reflected in modern rankings of American presidents, which often measure ...
    • James Madison: A Tale of Two Presidencies 

      Daron, Derek (2010-12)
      James Madison was one of the most influential figures in American politics and is known for his role in the ratification of the Constitution, but he is relatively unknown for his role as president. This essay reevaluates ...
    • Studying Complex Star-Forming Fields: Rosette Nebula and Monoceros Loop 

      Hathaway, Chris; Kuchera, Anthony (2010-12)
      An investigation that presents a new analysis of the structure of the Northern Monoceros field was recently completed at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UW Oshkosh. Northern Monoceros is arguably the most complex ...
    • Oshkosh Scholar 

      Beaupre, Michael; Willkomm, Sara; Stupka, Rebecca; Haegele, Jennifer; Tempas, Chris; Selenka, Nicole; Moebius, Matthew Alexander (2011-12)
      Contents: Clerical Conceptions of Magic and the Stereotype of the Female Witch; Theology, Psychology, and Politics : The Holy Trinity in Morrison's Beloved; The Pursuit of True Freedom : School Desegregation in Racine, ...
    • A Movement Without a Face: Anonymity and the Push for Women's Rights in 1800s America 

      Willkomm, Sara (2011-12)
      Despite the plethora of research compiled regarding the beginning of the women's rights movement in America in the mid-1800s, only a small number of historians have looked beyond the convention held in Seneca Falls, New ...
    • Post-Event Urban Flood Mapping by Amateur Aerial Photography and Assessment of Potential Damage: Case of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 

      Haegele, Jennifer (2011-12)
      Several communities are so focused on the positive benefits of a rising economy that they ignore the negative effects of the urbanization process, such as the exacerbation of flooding by increasing impermeable surfaces. ...