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    • Preservation and Immortatlity: The Transition From Oral to Written Culture in Iceland. 

      Knitt, Joseph (2007-12-18)
      The following article comes from Dr. Barbara Crass’s Anthropology 300: The Viking World class during the Spring 2006 semester at UW Oshkosh. It is intended to provide insight on the transition from an oral to a written ...
    • Prolonging the War for a Permanent Peace: Wisconsin Soldiers and the 1864 Election. 

      Karel, Scott (2008-06-11)
      The main focus of this essay was to find out what the motivations were for Civil War soldiers from Wisconsin in their choice for president in the 1864 election. The decision was a difficult one: they could either stay ...
    • The Pursuit of True Freedom: School Desegregation in Racine, Wisconsin 

      Tempas, Chris (2011-12)
      Throughout its existence, the United States had been inundated by racial conflict. Following the 1954 Supreme Court ruling on Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka, school segregation became one of the most controversial ...
    • Reds and Patriots: The Alliance of the African National Congress and the South African Communist Party 

      Gauger, Christopher (University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Office of Student Research and Creative Activity, 2017-12)
      During the apartheid era in South Africa, the African National Congress (ANC) was allied with the South African Communist Party (SACP), presenting a united opposition to the white minority government. After apartheid was ...
    • Rieske Iron-Sulfur Isoforms in a Unicellular Cyanobacterium 

      Schettle, Sarah (2007-12-18)
      Rieske iron-sulfur proteins (ISPs) are integrally involved in photosynthetic electron transport chains and thus closely linked to energy production and its regulation in cyanobacteria and plant chloroplasts. The cyanobacterium ...
    • Robert Venturi and His Contributions to Postmodern Architecture. 

      Kahl, Douglas (2008-06-11)
      This paper examines the major contributions of architect Robert Venturi to the field of Postmodern architecture during the 1970s. Many of Venturi’s buildings were small in stature, designed for a specific location and ...
    • Self-Similarity of the 11-Regular Partition Function 

      Kopitzke, Grant (University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Office of Student Research and Creative Activity, 2017-12)
      The partition function counts the number of ways a positive integer can be written as the sum of a non-increasing sequence of positive integers. These sums are known as partitions. The famous mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan ...
    • The Significance of Community Capital in Generating and Upholding a Local Food Movement 

      Persson, Carly (2017-05-12)
      This study uses a qualitative approach to investigate factors motivating restaurant owners in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, to source their menu items locally and, secondly, farmers around Oshkosh to provide them with products. I ...
    • Single-Sex Education in Wisconsin 

      O'Connell, Sara (2012-12)
      Single-sex classes in America's K-12 public educational system have been on the rise in the past decade in an effort to close academic gaps between male and female achievement. Studies of single-sex classes in several ...
    • Stand Up and Speak Up: Effectiveness of Web-Based Bystander Intervention on a College Campus 

      Schumitsch-Jewell, Taylor (2017-05-12)
      The goal of bystander intervention is to provide college students with the necessary means to recognize an assaultive situation and gain the confidence to step in. The current study examined the effectiveness of a web-based ...
    • 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 ...
    • Synthesis of Pterocarpan Cabenegrin A-II. 

      Bodoh, Bruce (2007-12-18)
      Cabenegrin A-II is a molecule found in small quantities in the South American plant commonly called Portuguese Snake Herb, and is useful as a snake and spider anti-venom. Cabenegrin A-II occurs in these plants as a mixture ...
    • Theology, Psychology, and Politics: The Holy Trinity in Morrison's Beloved 

      Selenka, Nicole (2011-12)
      This essay dissects the previously unstudied allusion to the Catholic Holy Trinity in Toni Morrison's Beloved and explains how her purpose in using this allusion, like the Trinity itself, is threefold. Excerpts from the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Understanding Unemployment Rates in U.S. Metropolitan Areas 

      Newell, Krista (2009-08)
      By July 2009, the U.S. unemployment rate had increased to levels not seen in 26 years, leaving millions of Americans out of work. By looking at factors associated with unemployment in the past, we can gain greater insight ...
    • Use of Screen Real Estate on University Home Pages. 

      Zinoviev, Alexander (2008-06-11)
      In this project, the home pages of the 11 comprehensive universities in the University of Wisconsin System were analyzed and compared according to categories suggested by Jakob Nielsen. This research clearly defines eight ...
    • A War for Freedom: Slavery and the Emancipation Proclamation. 

      Freund, Heather (University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2006-05)
      This paper examines the real effects of the Emancipation Proclamation, as it technically freed no slaves. It explores the events and legislation that led up the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation as well as the ...
    • Without the Fairy Godmother 

      Morrow, Jackie (2012-12)
      Once upon a paradox . . . an opening more appropriate for the tale of Cinderella considering the difficult position she is in. Time and time again, Cinderella's transformational journey from maid to princess has been ...
    • Young Earth Creationism: An Evolution of Myth 

      Buskager, Kevin (2012-12)
      Creation myths are an integral part of every culture and religious tradition. To some extent, creationist could refer to any adherent who recognizes their particular creation story as true or finds the thesis that the ...