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    • Active Channel Loss, Reed Canary Grass expansion, and Nutrient-Enriched Groundwater in the Lower Chippewa River in West-central Wisconsin 

      Moothart, Emily; Nesbit, Scott; Faulkner, Douglas (2017-02-27)
      Maps constructed from aerial photographs dating to 1938 along a 50-km section of the Lower Chippewa River (LCR) in western Wisconsin document a decline of active-channel area exceeding 25%. This loss in channel area has ...
    • ADA Compliance and Accessibility of Fitness Facilities in Western Wisonsin 

      Edwards, Katie J.; Finco, Kristi L.; Foss, Sadie E.; Stoelzle, Hannah Y.; Snyder, Jenna L. (2010-04)
      This project examined the accessibility of fitness facilities in Western Wisconsin. This was accomplished by direct observation and physical measurements taken during on-site visits to 16 fitness facilities in Western ...
    • Addressing Issues of Technique and Style in Tenor Trombone Repertoire 

      Brellenthin, Nicole M. (2011-05)
      This research project focused on the study of style and technique in two standard trombone solos, LaunyGr?ndahl?sConcerto for Trombone and Orchestra and Camille Saint-Saens Cavatinefor Trombone and Piano, Op. 144.
    • Adventures in Organophosphorus Chemistry 

      Dulaney, James W. (2015-04)
      Organophosphorus compounds have been an increasingly important part of organic synthesis since the discovery of the Arbuzov rearrangement in 1905. In the century that followed this discovery, the applications of phosphorus-based ...
    • Adventures with Fluorescent Compounds 

      Lewis, David E.; Njie, Fatou Bintou Kebbeh; Giebink, Anna K.Y. (2018-05)
      4-Amino-1,8-naphthalimide derivatives1 are highly fluorescent compounds whose relatively simple synthesis and high quantum yields have led to their widespread use, for example, as fluorescent sensors for metal ions and pH, ...
    • Aeolian Processes of the “Dead Dunes”, Nagliai Nature Reserve, Lithuania : A Ground Penetrating Radar Investigation 

      Drost, Eric; Bergevin, Logan L.; Beck, Joseph D.; Jol, Harry M. (2019-05)
      The Nagliai Nature Reserve protects a large aeolian (wind-blown) dune field known as the “Dead” dunes which over time has buried four villages and two old cemetery sites. Dead (Mirusios), or Gray (Pilkosios) dunes are large ...
    • After Dark. 

      Hanson, Jessica; Thelen, Andrea; Weise, Jonathan; French, Sarah; Busacker, Kristin; Sutton, Brittany; Geheran, Danielle (2009-04)
      The purpose of this research project is to explore and reveal unique individual safety techniques for securing personal safety amongst University of Wisconsin?Eau Claire (UWEC) students? on- and off-campus safety.
    • Again the Stallu Come : the Role of Folklore in the Resurgence of Traditional Sami Culture 

      Fuerstenberg, Eric (2011-05)
      Traditional Sami tales represent a rich history of storytelling and interpretation of the natural phenomena that surrounded the early inhabitants of northern Scandinavia. As such, they were a prized focus for restoration ...
    • Age of Onset as a Risk Factor in Non-Suicidal Self-Injury 

      Muehlenkamp, Jennifer J.; Xhunga, Nensi; Hipke, Sophia; Young, Krista; Dussl, Kati; Gustafson, Brady; Ottersen, Jacob; Faledas, Bram (2018-02-23)
      Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is an increasingly prevalent problem among adolescents and young adults, globally (Muehlenkamp et al., 2012). NSSI is most likely to emerge during early adolescence, although some report a ...
    • Age Preferences Across Sexual Orientations 

      Graham, Emily; Young, Tara (2014-04)
      Age preference research with gay men and lesbians suggests sex differences underlie mate preferences. Gay and heterosexual men prefer younger partners; an age gap that increases with men's age. Lesbian and heterosexual ...
    • Age Specific Behavioral Variability of Creek Chub Minnows after Exposure to Various Chemicals 

      Leiztke, Taren; Wold, Michael; Flynn, Mackenzie; Fischer, Andrew; Radeke, Leah; Lonzarich, David (2017-02-28)
      Fish of the superorder Ostariophysi contain alarm substances that elicit fear responses in neighboring conspecifics. Research over the past decade has revealed a strong ontogenetic component to the nature of this response ...
    • Age Variation in Mating Strategies and Mate Preferences Among College Students 

      Ryan, Danielle (2012-04)
      Past research has documented systematic similarities and differences in men's and women's mate preferences and mating orientation. However, one area of mating research that relationship scientists know little about is ...
    • Age Variation in Mating Strategies and Partner Preferences: Beliefs versus Reality. 

      VandenHeuvel, Bailey; Vander Wyst, Maria (2009-04)
      We conducted three studies to (1) investigate individuals' beliefs about change in mating desires over the course of emerging adulthood and (2) determine whether those beliefs reflect actual variation in mating desires ...
    • An Age-based Analysis of College-to-Career Path 

      Brisbin, Abra; Larson, Nicolas; Zheng, Chuqi (2018-05)
      A lot of students struggle deciding on their majors and understanding the career paths a specific major is connected to. We are looking to help students make more informed decisions on their choice of major. The question ...
    • Airborne Particulate Sampling using Direct Reading Instruments around Frac Sand Facilities 

      Kentnich, Jacob; Keenan, Ella; Pierce, Crispin (2017-03-27)
      The goal of our research is to identify any possible acute or chronic health outcomes from the inhalation of frac sand particulates. There are currently 135 sites in the state of Wisconsin collectively mining 30 million ...
    • Airborne Particulates Around Frac Sand Plants Using EPA-Certified Instruments 

      Fuhrman, Ethan; Kentnich, Jacob; Burns, Josh; Husnik, Peter; Cowart, Maryanne; Xiong-Yang, Pang; Brown, Hannah; Smith, Hannah; Keenan, Ella; Pierce, Crispin (2017-03-01)
      Environmental exposure to airborne pollutants, notably fine particulates (PM2.5 and smaller) and crystalline silica (quartz) is of growing concern in western Wisconsin due to the expansion of industrial sand mining for ...
    • Airborne Particulates Around Frac Sand Plants Using Handheld Instruments 

      Fuhrman, Ethan; Burns, Joshua; Pierce, Crispin (2017-03-02)
      Environmental exposure to airborne pollutants notably fine particulates (PM2.5) and crystalline silica (quartz) is of growing concern in western Wisconsin due to the expansion of industrial sand mining for hydraulic ...
    • Alcmaeonids and Their Role in the Battle of Marathon 

      Hansen, Jason (2011-05)
      This research addresses the question of whether or not the Alcmaeonidae (a leading family in ancient Athens) signaled the Persians in their attempted invasion of the city of Athens, following the Battle of Marathon in 490 BCE.
    • Alcohol is a metabolic bully. 

      Clements, Jeremy (2007-05-01)
      The purpose of this project was to review the literature on the metabolic effects of alcohol and synthesize the information into a message that is applicable to college students.
    • Alcohol Use and Quality of Life in Textile Handcrafters 

      Dakins, Breinn L. (2010-04)
      Textile handcrafts (e.g. knitting, crocheting, weaving, sewing) has increased following a long decline after the Industrial Revolution and the feminist movement. The overall purpose of this study was to investigate the ...