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    • A Discovery of Witches: Sorcery, Courtly Love, Heresy, and the Divine in the Middle Ages 

      Schmidt, Taylor (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2024-05-03)
      The modern recounting of witch trials tend to focus on the implausibility of the supernatural. This disdain for witchcraft as a concept has seeped through the documentation of its history. Whether through the soaring heights ...
    • “Childish Things” — Narnia, Susan Pevensie, and the Nature of Adulthood 

      Schmidt, Taylor (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2024-05-03)
      Many have spoken about the “Problem of Susan”-- arguments spanning the full range of reactions to her permanent ejection from Narnia, from frustration with C.S. Lewis’s cruelty to certainty that Susan must have deserved ...
    • Perpetuation of Heteronormativity in E.M. Forster’s Maurice 

      Biever, Paige (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2024-05-03)
      This project explores both the external and internal factors which contribute to the continuation of heteronormative standards within middle-upper class English society, as illustrated by the character of Clive Durham. ...
    • The Effects of Fear: Club Disney and the Privatization of Recreation 

      Antos, Joshua (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2024-05-03)
      This research explores the history of how fear has shaped public and private recreational facilities and how Club Disney is a prime example of this fear in effect. The late 1800s and early 1900s saw a rise in public parks ...
    • A Search for Suitable Water-Splitting Electrodes Using SEAL and HARPOON 

      Brodie, Dustin K. (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2024-05-03)
      The search for suitable electrodes for photoelectrochemical water splitting extends across the periodic table. While III-V semiconductors exhibit superior light gathering properties, metal oxide semiconductors generally ...
    • Collegiate Stigmas: Attitudes, Beliefs, and Opinions on Mental Illness 

      Pingel, Nicole (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2024-05-03)
      Historically, individuals diagnosed with a mental illness were often met with disgust and judgement, resulting in institutionalization with potentially atrocious conditions and outcomes. Today, mental healthcare has improved ...
    • Comparative Research on American & South Korean Feminism 

      Cronce, Isabella (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2024-05-03)
      As the use of technology changes how we interact with social movements, the 4B Movement of South Korea has spread widely through digital spaces. This recent radical women’s movement utilizes four key tenets to push for ...
    • Living Legacy of Camp Pattison: Civilian Conservation Corps at Pattison State Park, 1935-1942 

      Hunter, Ella (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2024-05-03)
      This research examines the history of the involvement of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) at Pattison State Park. Often overlooked were the lives of the men in Company 3663 and how living and working at Camp Pattison ...
    • Pasīpahkīhnen: Stories of Survivance 

      Abbs, Meredith; Antos, Josh; Beirne, Quinn; Brigham, Jill; Burns, Kristy; DeLain, Maverick; Doherty, Shannon; Eager, Clinton; Frost, MacKenzie; Heiden, Rheya; Holz, Mason; Jenks, Maddie; Johnson, Bailey; Johnson, Lauren; Jones, Mackenzie; Jones, Monica; Krause, Jack; Lanik, Nadia; Mclean, Sophia; Moegenburg, Chad; Montzka, Sarah; Rogers, Matthew; Ryan, Jeremy; Schmit, Aurora; Stennett, Crysta; Turner, Claire (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2022)
      These panels share stories from within an hour’s drive of Stevens Point. As white settlement transformed the landscape, native people defied demands that they leave. They established places to live, ways of making a living, ...
    • ¡El hambre no espera!: The Role of Radical Food Sovereignty Movements in Reshaping our Food Systems 

      Boyd, Zoe (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2023-05-05)
      Food sovereignty movements have emerged worldwide in response to social, economic, and environmental crises brought on by the dominant corporate food regime. One especially important moment was the 2007-2008 world food ...
    • How the Bridgetown Initiative is Changing the Way we Fight Climate Change 

      Mikkonen, Kalli (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2023-05-05)
      This project examines the Bridgetown Initiative, a policy designed to fight climate change and the debt crisis introduced by Mia Motley, the Prime Minister of Barbados at COP 27 in November 2022 (pictured in Figure 1). ...
    • Holodomor Famine Commemoration and the Challenges of Developing a Shared National Identity in Post-Soviet Ukraine (1991-2023) 

      Makaryk, Lucas (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2023-05-05)
      In this research project, I examine Ukraine’s struggle to develop a shared national identity after the fall of the Soviet Union. This project addresses Holodomor, an artificial famine from 1932-1933 that devastated Soviet ...
    • Integer Linear Programming for Class Scheduling at Gdańsk University of Technology 

      Gańcza, Artur; Gdowik, Seweryn; Baziak, Wiktoria; Falęcki, Dorian (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2023-05-05)
      Students studying under UWSP Department of Mathematical Sciences Prof. Andy Felt will show their progress in creating an integer linear programming model for class scheduling based on the requirements of the Faculty of ...
    • Aspects of a Dynamic Neighborhood: Shorewood v Bayview 

      Bagatta, Ryan (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2023-05-05)
      My neighborhood research paper was written about the many differences between the Shorewood and Bay View neighborhoods in the city of Milwaukee. In this research paper I discussed and provided facts about the differences ...
    • Collective Trauma and Victim Activism in Japan from the Aum Shinrikyo Sarin Gas Attacks of 1995 

      Bittner, Holly (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2023-05-05)
      In this research project, I examine the cultural and political effects of the 1995 Tokyo sarin gas attacks, both in shaping victim activism and the experience of collective trauma in Japan. In 1995, the new religious ...
    • Impact of ACEs on Children’s Behavioral Mental Health 

      Van De Hey, Madeline (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2023-05-05)
      The purpose of this research is to prove the causal relationship between having four or more adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and developing an externalizing mental health condition in later childhood to early adolescence. ...
    • Fire, Flowers, and Franquismo: Self-Commemoration of the Valencian Identity in the Fallas Festival (1939-2023) 

      Cronce, Isabella (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2023-05-05)
      I examine the cultural significance of the Fallas Festival in Valencia, Spain and how Valencians annually deconstruct and reconstruct their collective identity through the festival. Valencian culture and festivities ...
    • Anesthesia Response in Handled and Non-Handled Laboratory Rats 

      Lynch, Katie; Meunier, Lauren (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2023-05-05)
      The goal for these species is to reduce the stress the rats may be exposed to in order to obtain improved physiologic results prior to and during sedation. Assessing anesthesia risks and identifying potential problems is ...
    • Using SEAL and HARPOON to Find Potential Water Splitting Oxide Semiconductor Electrodes 

      Lindstrom, Spencer E. (College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2023-05-05)
      The search for suitable electrodes for photoelectrochemical water splitting extends across the periodic table. While III-V semiconductors exhibit superior light gathering properties, metal oxide semiconductors generally ...
    • Statistical Sampling in a Library: The Unexpected Challenges of Data Collection 

      Pulvermacher, Kyle (36th annual St. Norbert College Pi Mu Epsilon Undergraduate Regional Conference, De Pere, Wisconsin, 2022-11-05)
      In a world increasingly focused on data-driven decision-making, our techniques for statistical analysis depend on the reliability of data collection itself. However, as I found out while analyzing fiction and nonfiction ...