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Submissions from 2014

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Identifying Merchants in the Early Bronze Age City of Tell es-Safi. Isotopic Analysis of a Sacrificial Ass, Lindsay E. Babcock and Elizabeth R. Arnold

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Sex and Age Differences in Bone Density in the Palatal Region, Analyzed using CT Scans to Aid in Oral Mini-Implant Success, Alicia P. Flores and James Christopher Reed

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Belief Change and Memory for Previous Beliefs after Comprehension of Contentious Scientific Information, John K. Hessler, Isaac D. Simon, Michael B. Wolfe, and Todd J. Williams

A Fight So Impassioned: The Struggle Over School Consolidation in Michigan, 1950-1970, Ray Jeroso

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Identifying the Characteristics of an Ideal Reading Intervention Program for Teen Mothers, Kevin Joffre

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Reconsidering Revolutions: The Impact of Breakthrough Elections on Democratization in Croatia, Serbia, Moldova, and Georgia, Chelsea Kendziorski and Heather L. Tafel

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An Investigation of the Intrinsic and Extrinsic Influences on the Aggressive Behavior of Crayfish, Edwin J. Klein and Daniel A. Bergman

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How Does BBr3 Cyclize o-Alkynylanisoles to Form Benzofurans?, Talon M. Kosak, Andrew L. Korich, and Richard L. Lord

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Quantification of Light and Gravity on the Giant Internodal Cells of Chara, Barrett Kyle and Mark Staves

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Growth Rates and Climate Influences on Neonatal Eastern Box Turtles after Egress Following Their First Overwintering, Kirk Luca and Jennifer Moore

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Barx2 is Sufficient to Drive the Expression of Cadherin-6 in the Developing Nervous System, Katherine McGuire

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Spatial Patterns of Fish Communities in Lake Michigan Tributaries, Samantha M. P. Morsches, David J. Janetski, and Carl R. Ruetz III

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Structural and Functional Studies of GDP-6-Deoxy-Talose and GDP-Rhamnose Biosynthetic Enzymes, Benjamin E. Nicholson and Paul D. Cook

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The Evaluation of Essential Oils for Antimicrobial Activity, Dallas Rohraff and Roderick Morgan

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Reducing the Impact Bias in Colorectal Cancer Screening Expectations, Megan E. Wertheimer

Submissions from 2013

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Crayfish Cerebral Ganglia Preservation and Sectioning for an Assessment of Exercise Induced Neurogenesis, Abigail K. Carlson and Daniel A. Bergman

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Exploring the Impact of German-American Heritage and the Musical Works of William Henry Pommer, Holly Cassell

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Geomorphic History of the Grand River and Grand River Valley: Natural and Anthropomorphic Hydraulic Controls, Christopher E. Churches and Peter J. Wampler

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Acyl-intermediate Structures of an Extended Spectrum Clinically-Derived Class D β-lactamase Variant, OXA-160, in Complex with Cefotaxime, Ceftazidime, and Aztreonam, Jozlyn R. Clasman, Joshua M. Mitchell, Kip-Chumba J. Kaitany, Neil V. Klinger, Vincent L. Baggett, Rachel A. Powers, and David A. Leonard

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Assessing the Light Requirements for E3 Complex Assembly in Arabidopsis thaliana, Jacob Dec and Matthew J. Christians

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Effect of Telomerase Inhibitors on Malignant Breast Cancer Cells, Alexander J. Fisch and Osman V. Patel

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Detecting Deletions in the Hdc Gene Generated by Minos Transposon Excision in Drosophila melanogaster, Vincent Gasparotto and Martin Burg

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A Study of Oboe Reeds, Julia Gjebic

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DDS/DGEBA Epoxy Used as a Model for Studying Polymer Confinement in Polymer Nanocomposites, Danielle Harris and Richard S. Vallery

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Den Site Characteristics and Kit Survival of American Marten in Manistee National Forest Michigan, Rachel Hughart, Joe Jacquot, and Paul Keenlance

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Creating a Modern Performance Edition of Sousa Operetta, Lisa Keeney

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TOC, C/N, δ13C, and δ15N of Shales from the Mississippian Michigan Formation, Western Michigan, Kayla A. Lockmiller

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A Comparative Analysis of the Tibia of Paralouatta varonai, an Extinct Cuban Primate, Andrea Morrow

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The Role of CBL10 in Stamen Development in Arabidopsis thaliana, Mitch Roth and Margaret Dietrich

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Identification of a Potent Inhibitor for the Extended Spectrum Class C Beta-Lactamase, ADC-7, Hollister C. Swanson, Rachel Powers, and Bradley Wallar

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Economic Context and Civic Engagement: the Effects of ‘Localism’ in Four Michigan Cities, Marissa Swartz

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Do We Need to Analyze Spectra by Hand?, Adam M. Terwilliger and Richard L. Lord

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Antibiotic Resistance Enzyme OXA-24 β-lactamase: Expression, Purification, and Optimization of Crystallization Conditions, Josephine P. Werner, Neil V. Klinger, and Rachel A. Powers

Submissions from 2012

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Using DNA Barcoding for Plant Identification in a Long-term Prairie Restoration Study, Tami E. Brown, Laurelin M. Martin, Timothy M. Evans, and Neil W. MacDonald

Generation of Diffraction Gratings Using Photographic Film, Brittany Cooke and Richard S. Vallery

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Probing the Role of Asn 152 in the Class C β-lactamase AmpC, Brianne Docter, Mujahid Anwar, David Leonard, Rachel Powers, and Bradley Wallar

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The Effectiveness of Constructed Wetlands, Jessica L. Franks, Eric B. Snyder, and Megan M. Woller-Skar

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Using Artificial Breeding of Eurasian and Northern Watermilfoils to Study the Evolutionary Ecology of Herbicide Resistance, Danielle Grimm

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The Young Lords in Lincoln Park, José Jiménez

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Screening the Effects of Gene Overexpression on Markers of Neural Progenitor Differentiation in the Developing Chick Spinal Cord., Joshua Lee and Merritt Taylor

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Effects of Self-affirmation on Coping and Motivational Systems, Jackie Main and Amanda Dillard

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Explorations in Sonoluminescence, Jeremy Peshl

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Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of Anthranilic Acid Derivatives, Christopher Stretton

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Characterizing Protein-protein Interactions for Accurate Cell Division in Fission Yeast, Jessica Thoe and Dawn Clifford Hart

Putting Michiganese on the Map: A Study in Perceptual Dialectology, Angela Tramontelli

Germline Clone Analysis of the PKN gene in Drosophila, Sarah VanOeveren and Georgette Sass

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Nonylphenol Effects on Chemosensory Orientation Behavior of the Crayfish, Orconectes Propinquus, William Waalkes and Daniel Bergman Ph.D.

Submissions from 2011

The Sincerity of Reform: Henry Ford's Five-Dollar Day and the Ideological Underpinnings of Progressive Era Reform, Eric Baumgarten and Matthew Daley

The Electric Bass: Its Origins and Influence on the Evolution of Jazz and the Development of Contemporary Music, Megan DeKievit and Tim Froncek

Por la Patria y la Revolución: Sifting Guatemala Military Archival Materials, Heidi Fegel and Andrew Schlewitz

Do You Speak Chemistry? Assessing the Degree of Inconsistency Between Expert and Novice Interpretations of Exam questions, Eliscia Fought and Nathan Barrows

Bone Densities of the Frontal and Maxillary Sinuses, Determined by CT Scans to Aid in Limiting Complications of Endonasal Sinus Surgery (ESS), Megan Glazier and James C. Reed

Identification of the LEA Gene Family in the Orchidaceae, Timothy Godfrey, Sheila Blackman, and Pei-Lan Tsou

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Don’t Spray the Wasps! Using Polistes Paper Wasps for Pest Management in the Home Garden, Laura Goldsmith and Michael Henshaw

Using Crayfish to Control Zebra Mussel Populations, Paige Goote and Daniell Bergman

Regulation of the Scaffolding Protein Mid1 in Fission Yeast Cell Division, Justin Hackett and Dawn Clifford Hart

Comparing Two Common Methods of Estimating Stream Fish Abundance, Brandon Harris and Carl Ruetz

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Food Webs and Rivers: Importance of Contiguous Habitat Interactions, Noah Jansen-Yee and Eric Snyder

Identification of Tissue-Specific mRNA Expression from the Hdc gene of Drosophila melanogaster, Amy Jenkins and Martin Burg

Mapping the Floorplate Region in the Chick Midbrain, Elizabeth King and Merritt Taylor

Resonance and the Carbon - Silicon Double Bond, Greg Kortman and Randy Winchester

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Modified Chromenes as Precursors to TAAR Regulators, Jonathan Lehmann and Matthew Hart

Bobo Stenson’s Song of Ruth, Kája Lill and Kurt Ellenburg

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A Landscape Perspective on Bird Beak Deformity: An Epizootic of Unknown Etiology, Rachelle McLaughlin and Shaily Menon

Understanding Archimedes' heuristics in the Method, proposition 14, Drake Parker and David Austin

Ancient Mitochondrial DNA From the North Pontic Steppe Spanning the Transition From Farming to Pastoralism, Jessica Riley and Alexey Nikitin

Modeling Social Networks With Random and Fuzzy Graphs, David Schlueter and Jiyeon Suh

Development of Novel MRI Contrast Agents, Kirsten Tissue and Shannon Biros

The Role of CBL10 in the Development of Stamens in Arabidopsis thaliana, Misty Van Brocklin and Margaret Dietrich

Matter‐Antimatter Interactions in Gases, Jacob Voetberg and Richard S. Vallery

The Synthesis and Testing of GV-2 Chemical Derivatives for Antibacterial Activity, Brittany Wildgen, Roderick Morgan, and Robert Smart

Submissions from 2010

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Visual Learning and Discrimination of Abstract Visual Shapes by Crayfish, Matthew J. Boeve and Daniel A. Bergman

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Does Gender Still Matter?: Women Physicians’ Self-Reported Medical Education Experiences, Katherine M. Butler and Julia Mason

Serotonin and Histamine Localization in the Larval CNS of Drosophila Melanogaster, Kelsey Crowley and Martin Burg

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Mapping the Reactivity Surface of Metal-Olefin Reactions, Joshua Davis and Stephen A. Matchett

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Identity, Language Practices and Ideologies among Nepali-Bhutanese in West Michigan, Trevor DeWaard and Kathryn Remlinger

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The Edible Body, a Poetry Chapbook: Food and Sex as Pleasure, Disorder, and Commodity, Lena J. Drake and Kathleen Blumreich

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Development of Agroecology Based Garden System and Educational Program at Grand Valley State University, Kendall Gilbert and Edwin Joseph

Den Tree Characteristics and General Ecology of the Southern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys volans,) in Western Michigan, Tamara L. Hillman, Paul Keenlance, and Joseph Jacquot

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Hawthorn Extract - Viable Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease or Unscrupulous Herbal Supplement?, Andrea Lowing and Frank Sylvester

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Extraction of Pesticides from Contaminated Soil via Cyclodextrin Complexation, Bertil Nshime and Andrew Lantz

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A Chemical Genetics Approach to Elucidate Mechanisms of the Fission Yeast Polo Kinase in Cell Division, Jennifer Phelan and Dawn Clifford Hart

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Reducing Food Insecurity in Kent County: Assessing the Progress, Nichole Rydahl and Stephen Borders PhD, MSHP

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Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic and the Great Lakes: A Paradigm for Understanding the Morality of Aquatic Invasive Species Management, M. Andrew Sanford and John Uglietta, PhD

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Joint Consultations: Strategies for Integrating Two Consultants into a Writing Center Session, Jennifer Torreano and Ellen Schendel

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GV-1 Chemical Derivatives as Potential New Antibiotics, Julie Wesselink and Roderick Morgan

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S^3 Research: Wheelchair Trainer, Shawn Wright, Christopher Pung, and John Farris

Submissions from 2009

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Where Have All the Physical Educators Gone? Hint: It is not Higher Education, James E. Bozung, Colleen Lewis, and Mary Schutten

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Determining Personality in Sanctuary Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), Rebecca S.A. Brittain and Judith A. Corr

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Does the Mg/Ca in Foraminifera Tests Provide a Reliable Temperature Proxy?, Sarah Clark and Figen Mekik

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An Examination of Speciation, Extinction, and Evolutionary Relationships in Plants from Two Continents, Corey Davis and Timothy Evans

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Modeling Problem Solving: Creating and Evaluating, Kaitlin M. Downey and Nathan Barrows

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Progress Toward the Synthesis of a Truncated Ergoline, Ryan D. Enck and Matthew Hart

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Sublethal Exposure To Two Alkylphenolic Compounds and Their Influence on Development, Growth and Reproductive Behavior of Crayfish, Steven J. Gauthier and Daniel A. Bergman

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The Effect of Caffeine on the Bacterial Populations in a Freshwater Aquarium System, Adrienne M. Gibson, Roderick M. Morgan, and Alexey G. Nikitin

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Use of the chambira palm (Astrocaryum chambira) in rainforest communities of the Peruvian Amazon, Anel Guel and Jim Penn

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Sex Differences In Innate Immunity In Tree Swallows, Bradley J. Houdek, Michael P. Lombardo, and Patrick A. Thorpe

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Making the Writing Center a Writing Environment, Samantha A. Howard and Ellen Schendel

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Construction of a transgene to analyze the function of the 3’UTR of the Hdc gene on spatial expression of histidine decarboxylase in Drosophila melanogaster, Embriette Hyde and Martin G. Burg

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The Effectiveness of Individual Identification of Bobcats using Automatically Triggered Cameras in Michigan, Karen Ickes and Paul Keenlance