Endeavor was the electronic journal of undergraduate RSCA (Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Published by the Office of Grants and Research in 2005-2006, the intent of this journal was to provide a vehicle for the publication of original work by undergraduate students of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Recent Submissions

  • Design and synthesis of TRPV1 antagonists: probing the D-Region binding site using Amidoalkyl substituents 

    Held, Victoria (University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 2006-02)
    Transient receptor potential vanilloid subfamily 1 (TRPV1) is a membrane bound ion channel that mediates the pain response elicited by capsaicin, resiniferatoxin, and similar drugs. Structure activity studies of compounds ...
  • Differences in profitability among higher debt AgFA dairy farms 2003 

    Arnold, Elsa; Hadley, Gregg (University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 2006-02)
    Debt can be an effective tool to improve dairy farm businesses? profitability. Over time, farmers and lenders perceptions of acceptable debt loads have changed. In today?s dairy business expansions, it is not uncommon ...
  • Residents of the republic: missing lands and fingers 

    Albert, Leila (University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 2006-02)
    This paper will demonstrate the damage that the practices of North American companies have caused the nations of Central America while conducting business abroad. Beginning in the 1870s international fruit companies exploited ...
  • Using Geographic Information Systems to determine potential Bald Eagle nesting sites in Washington County, MN 

    Nelson, Zachary (University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 2005-05)
    In North America, there is only one native eagle, the bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalis). The bald eagle population in the lower 48 states of the United States of America has declined dramatically. The population was ...
  • Hosoya Index, Lucas Numbers and QSPR 

    McLaughlin, Kevin; Westerberg, Tina; Dawson, Kevin (University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 2005-05)
    The 2-methyl alkanes, the cyclic alkanes, and the 1-methyl bicyclo[X.1.0] alkanes are shown to possess identical values for the Hosoya index. For these specific molecular graphs, this topological index generates the integer ...