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    • Acquisition of Theta Roles in Deaf Children with Cochlear Implants 

      Taylor, Lauren (2013-05-23)
      Deaf children with cochlear implants often display delayed language acquisition. As a result, researchers refer to “hearing age,” the time elapsed since the implantation of hearing aids, in addition to chronological age, ...
    • Against All Odds : A Comparative Study Of Student Success In Four Schools In Rural Western Kenya 

      Adams, Lindsay (2016-08-08)
      In a Kenyan student’s life, poverty often brings with it malnutrition, disease, death of parents, and poor education. This study compared four primary schools in rural Kenya, one scoring an average of 492 out of 500 on the ...
    • All the Living and the Dead 

      Neathery, Thomas
      During Easter Week of 1916, Dublin was caught off guard when nationalist militants barricaded themselves within key buildings throughout the city. Although the British military crushed this rising, the memory of what would ...
    • All's Fair in Love and Gore 

      Adkison, Stephen (2017-05-24)
      Through stories, humans deal with their fears. Horror stories in particular confront the darkest aspects of humanity head-on and attempt to understand them. In my screenplay, All's Fair In Love and Gore, I examine the ...
    • Around the Color Wheel 

      Lill, Avery (2016-08-10)
      This children’s story tells about adventures of a young girl who goes on a hot air balloon adventure to find colors, which disappeared from the world five years ago. In addition to the creative work, which is the primary ...
    • Around the Color Wheel 

      Lill, Avery (2016-08-10)
      This children’s story tells about adventures of a young girl who goes on a hot air balloon adventure to find colors, which disappeared from the world five years ago. In addition to the creative work, which is the primary ...
    • Avalon Burning 

      Bright, Hamilton (2017-05-24)
      This short novel is the story of a boy and a girl who discover the magical island of Avalon and accidentally destroy it. Yet as with many stories, that is only the surface. Underneath the magic and monsters lies a simple ...
    • Awake and Blind: A Novella 

      Mims, Elizabeth (2013-05-24)
      In my thesis, a fictional narrative, I have created a fantasy story that explores the philosophies of Descartes, Hobbes, and Plato with regard to the question of reality. Awake and Blind follows Liam through a journey when ...
    • Benefits of Physical Activity Interventions for Asthmatic Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review 

      Haffey, Meghan (2016-08-09)
      As an asthma patient since age 3, I have witnessed the effectiveness and importance of physical activity as an aid in asthma management and control. However, despite the extensive research supporting the physiological, ...
    • Boys, Girls, and Monsters: Regulation of Normative Gender in Supernatural 

      Genovese, Megan
      Supernatural, a cult phenomenon currently in its tenth season on the CW, is about Sam and Dean Winchester and their heroic journey across a Gothic horror landscape of things that go bump in the night; as Dean puts it, ...
    • C.S. LEWIS AND THE CONVERSION OF THE AENEAS STORY IN THE "RANSOM TRILOGY" 

      Hornell, Katherine (2016-08-04)
      Many readers of C. S. Lewis’s writing consider his science fiction trilogy an odd divergence from his expected repertoire. Though Lewis’ "Ransom Trilogy" proves distinctive among his works, the books grow from the same ...
    • Catholic Libertarianism? 

      McMillan, Garrett (2016-08-10)
      What are the similarities and difference between Catholic political thought and Libertarian political thought? What are the chief principles of libertarianism, and is it a self-sufficient political philosophy? What are the ...
    • Catiline the Mad: An Excursion into the Ancient Sources 

      Beck, Wesley (2016-08-08)
      One of the most fascinating and beweildering incidents in history is the Catilinarian Consporiacy, an attempted overthrow of the Roman republic by Lucius Sergius Catilina that was foiled by the decisive action of the consul ...
    • Censorship and Freedom: American Libraries and the World Wars 

      Stone, Nadine (2016-08-11)
      In the First World War, almost all American libraries embraced censorship in the name of patriotism and paternalism. By the time America entered the Second World War, however, the majority of librarians had notably ...
    • Commissioning the Front-End Electronics for the CMS Hadron Calorimeter Upgrade 

      Smith, Adryanna (2017-05-23)
      In the spring of 2015, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN outside Geneva, Switzerland, began a new era of operation at a proton-proton collision energy of 13~TeV. To optimize the data gathered from collisions at higher ...
    • The Communal Conscience of William Langland's Piers Plowman 

      Renz, Megan
      William Langland’s Piers Plowman personifies theological, moral, and psychological faculties, one of which is conscience, within a series of poetic dream visions. The semantic field of conscience evolved considerably between ...
    • Constructing a Catholic Political Economy; The Christian Anthropology and Market Capitalism 

      Ha, Oliver (2016-08-09)
      In this thesis, I will argue that the vision of the human person implicit within market capitalism differs from the anthropology outlined and interpreted through Catholic Social Teaching; the anthropology of each posits ...
    • Creatures of the Triumvirs: A Study of the Patron-Client Relationship in the Late Roman Republic 

      Cormack, Mallory (2016-08-08)
      Dr. Erich S. Gruen’s article “P. Clodius: Instrument or Independent Agent?” addressed for the first time the problems inherent to viewing the clients of the Late Roman Republic as merely the puppets of their patrons. This ...
    • A Cross-Sectional Study of the Effects of Goat Milk on Malnourished Children in a Community-Based Program 

      Gross, Andrew (2014-05-02)
      In May-July of 2013, a cross-sectional research project was undertaken in rural western Kenya on the Nyakach Plateau in the Nyanza Province examining the effects of goat milk consumption on long-term and short-term growth ...
    • Deciphering Aristotle's Physics 

      Rohrman, Wilson
      Aristotle’s Physics has long been held to be the seminal work on physics as physics progressed from philosophy to science. This thesis unravels certain elements of Aristotle’s Physics and gives helpful analysis and ...