Now showing items 1-10 of 57
Design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of dihydronaphthalene and chalcone-based anticancer agents inspired by the natural product combretastatin A-4.
Hallmarks of tumor progression include, abnormal tumor-associated vasculature, regions of hypoxia, and overexpressed proteins. These abnormalities provide opportunities for therapeutic intervention though various targeting ...
Resistance : its nature, virtues, and application to matters of faith.
There are many cries to resist particular objects (e.g. inequality in the workplace) but very little is said concerning the nature of resistance. As such, this project begins by mapping the concept of resistance. Next, I ...
The isolated presidency : the institutional logic of constitutional presidential power.
This dissertation argues that the presidency as created by the Constitution possesses an institutional logic which grants the president a unique perspective and provides the president with considerable power and agency in ...
Assessing perceived support and countersupport with remembered interactions : validation of the inventory of perceived support and countersupport interactions.
Existing measures of support assess schemas of support, but specific perceptions of support are theoretically distinct and consequential for affective coping. Moreover, such perceptions can be decomposed into two independent ...
Humor in video Bible stories : a study of humor and child development.
This study investigates the impact of the use of humor in religious stories on a child’s ability to remember, understand, and paraphrase content, as well as the overall enjoyment. This study also seeks to determine how age ...
Compartmentalization in the northern segment of the Brazos River Alluvium aquifer.
Alluvial aquifers such as the Brazos River Alluvium aquifer in central Texas can contain locally significant amounts of groundwater that may be used for irrigation, domestic supply, or to mitigate stress applied to other ...
Communio a meditation on the theological transformation of Dietrich Bonhoeffer in Harlem.
The following is a thesis outlining the creative influences, research, methodology, and resulting production of a short documentary entitled Communio about Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s theological transformation in Harlem.
Karl Barth's historical-critical exegesis of Romans 5:12-21 in Christ and Adam.
Karl Barth’s scriptural interpretation has often been criticized by biblical specialists as theologically-driven eisegesis. This is particularly true of the exposition of Rom 5:12–21 that Barth published in 1952 as Christ ...
Ghosts, ghouls, and the general election : horror framing in 21st century presidential campaign advertisements.
Horror is one of the dominant pop culture elements in the United States. Within this genre, two frames of horror are common: the classic and the conflicted. This work demonstrates how these generic frames are deployed by ...
The quantification and characterization of soil carbon pools in biofuel agriculture.
The shift toward renewable energy resources through agricultural biofuel production provides an opportunity to study and implement sustainable land management practices that improve soil health and a deeper understanding ...