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  • Honorstudent, Jane (2014-02-19)
    There is just nothing like being an Honors College Student. Case study methodology was used to explore this experience in more detail. Interviews were conducted with current and former Honors College students.
  • Honorstudent, John (2014-02-19)
    A survey was developed to distribute to Honors College students at ECU. One hundred students responded. Life is good.
  • Hampton, Leana Morgan (2014-12)
    Purpose: To examine and explore the concept of maternal-infant attachment and to raise awareness of maternal-infant attachment through reading. Study Design and Methods: This study was a program evaluation composed of ...
  • McEarl, Amanda L. (2014-12)
    A leading cause of impairment in elderly individuals is sarcopenia, the progressive deterioration of muscle size and strength, which ultimately limits muscle functionality. The loss of muscular strength is directly correlated ...
  • Patel, Axita (2014-12)
    Background: Injuries among high school athletes are an important health concern as it could lead to serious issues later on in life such as chronic injuries, depression, anxiety or death. We hypothesize that contact male ...
  • Spencer, Cody (2014-12)
    Depression is a mental condition of dejection and can limit one’s energy and motivation to engage in life. The purpose of this Senior Honors Project is to develop a concept of happiness so that a better understanding of ...
  • Kerschner, Kelly (2014-12)
    Maize inflorescences are essential for reproduction and also produce seeds that are consumed as food. To understand the genetics pathways that control normal inflorescence development, we study mutants with abnormal ...
  • Watson, Emily (2014-12)
    Medication administration for children is an important role for parents and requires a basic understanding of medication use by parents. The purpose of this senior honors project was to examine the health literacy of a ...
  • Potter, Hannah M. (2014-12-10)
    The prominence of Sufism throughout West Africa has provided leadership roles for women not usually granted through their societies or other more orthodox forms of Islam. More specifically, the Tijaniyya order, primarily ...
  • Pollard, Rachel M. (2014-12-10)
    The southern African beetle genus Onymacris (family Tenebrionidae) comprises 14 species, six of which are polytypic. Despite longstanding research on the physiological and behavioral adaptations of these desert beetles, ...
  • Braun, Kaitlyn J (2014)
    Childhood obesity is considered an epidemic with the percentage of obesity among children in the United States more than tripling in the past 30 years (Institute of Medicine, 2012). Many factors in the environment contribute ...
  • Chirico, Jessica, L. (2014)
    The nature of the public library is evolving with the continuous rise of new technologies. The purpose of this research is to analyze the current usage of new technologies in the Sheppard Memorial public library system in ...
  • Biller, Jessica, J (2014)
    Salvia miltiorrhiza, also known as Danshen, is an herb commonly used in Chinese medicine to treat cardiovascular and other diseases. As it has recently gained more recognition, this herb is currently being investigated for ...
  • Daniel, Julie, M (2014)
    The Child Life Council Mission statement highlights the role of a child life specialist as supporting children in stressful or traumatic life situations. Child life specialists are professionals who have an important role ...
  • Caudell, Ethan, K (2014)
    The SNF2 families of ATP-dependent helicases are the central catalytic subunits for chromatin remodeling complexes. The most widely studied is the multisubunit SWI/SNF complex, which has been found in plants, yeast, and ...
  • Whitman, Erin, S. (2014)
    This article explores the need for evidence based practice in the fields of Recreational Therapy and Occupational Therapy. Through the use of various evidence based articles the author explores current research in both ...
  • Wenzel, Kelsey A (2014)
    Sustainability is achieved when social, environmental, and economic functions are operating in unity at maximum efficiency. This study takes a closer look at the sustainable knowledge of students at East Carolina University. ...
  • Tcherkezian, Kathleen, B (2014)
    Thesis: Women have played a vital role in this country's defense relations throughout the past century and into the present. This paper will explore how women's efforts and roles have evolved from the start of the United ...
  • Wright, Cori, N (2014)
    In the United States, falls are a significant cause of morbidity, mortality, and loss of independence in the older adult population. One third of adults, age 65 years and older, fall each year (Centers for Disease Control ...
  • Sweet, Lyndsey A. (2014)
    The Battle of Antietam was the single bloodiest day of the American Civil War and is considered one of the major turning points of the war. This battle was the first of two attempts by Robert E. Lee to go on the offensive ...

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