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  • Fluid Contact Angle Assessment to Evaluate Wetting of Dental Materials 

    Abdelsalam, Rana (East Carolina University, 2017-04-27)
    Dental crowns account for a large percentage of restorative dental procedures, but the crown materials have been shown to cause wear on the natural opposing tooth. There is uncertainty regarding which mechanical or chemical ...
  • Fluorescent Derivatives of Prostamides: Tools for Studying Anti-Cancer Activity 

    Stanley, Jordan Lynne (East Carolina University, 2018-07-23)
    The endocannabinoid arachidonoyl ethanolamide (AEA) and prostaglandins derived from it selectively induce apoptosis in tumorigenic cell lines due to overexpression of COX-2. It is likely that a novel J-series prostamide, ...
  • Focusing on Strengths : How Body Image Influences Sexual Competence Among Emerging Adult Females 

    Coughlin, DeAnna (East Carolina University, 2012)
    The current study examines the impact of body image on sexually competent (responsible) behaviors within an emerging adult population utilizing a feminist perspective of Symbolic Interaction theory. The sample consisted ...
  • A Folkloric Study On Wide Sargasso Sea 

    Uzun, Esra (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This study aims to offer an alternative approach to analyze and understand literary texts through folklore. I focused on Jean Rhys's famous novel Wide Sargasso Sea, which has often been examined through a postcolonial ...
  • FOOD OPTION WITH A MORE NUTRIENT FAVORABLE PROFILE IN GROCERY STORES : BUYING HEALTHIER FOODS WITHOUT PAYING MORE. 

    Mammarella, Sarah (East Carolina University, 2010)
    Obesity is more prevalent in people of lower-socioeconomic status. Since over half of meals consumed are prepared in the home, grocery store purchases may be playing an important role in the obesity epidemic. The objective ...
  • For the Love of Profit : Examining Traditional Capitalism on Eagles Island, North Carolina 

    Minford, Robert J. (East Carolina University, 2012)
    As European colonists first arrived in the North American colonies, they brought with them the nascent principles of capitalism. Since then, the theories and practices regarding capitalism have changed, going through phases ...
  • For the Men on the Ground : An Examination of the Tuscaroras-Colonial Relations in North Carolina before and during the Tuscarora War 

    Esterline, Matthew Cameron (East Carolina University, 2014)
    Despite constant interactions with potential benefits to both Tuscaroras and colonial cultures, and knowledge of the issues plaguing local tribes, John Lawson, Baron Christopher Von Graffenreid, and other colonial leaders ...
  • Foraminifera as indicators of hypoxia off Southwest Pass, Mississippi Delta, Gulf of Mexico? 

    Tichenor, Hal Raymond, Jr. (East Carolina University, 2013)
    The continental shelf west of the Mississippi River Delta (the Louisiana Bight) experiences seasonal hypoxia that has been increasing in frequency since the second half of the 20th century due to anthropogenic influence. ...
  • Foraminiferal and Geochemical Evidence of Environmental Change in Response to Aquaculture in the Setiu Estuarine-Lagoonal System, Terengganu, Malaysia 

    Thornberg, Hanna (East Carolina University, 2013)
    In many coastal communities, aquaculture is an important part of the local economy, though fish and shrimp farms may threaten habitats in these coastal systems. Aquaculture was introduced to the Setiu estuarine-lagoonal ...
  • The foraminiferal signature of recent Gulf of Mexico hurricanes 

    Rabien, Katrina A. (East Carolina University, 2012)
    Down-core activities of ⁷Be, ²³⁴Th, and ²¹⁰Pb, as well as X-radiography, have indicated the existence of sediments deposited by hurricanes Ivan (2004), Katrina (2005), and Rita (2005) on the continental margin west of the ...
  • The Form of Healing Vibrations 

    Hall, Steven (East Carolina University, 2015)
    The focus of my research is the production of singing bowls to enhance my understanding of the healing art Reiki. By making singing bowls it is possible to form an awareness of non-visual energies that can be applied to ...
  • Formal Elements, Wearable Jewelry 

    Jovanovic, Dejan (East Carolina University, 2012)
    In my master's thesis and exhibition entitled Formal Elements, Wearable Jewelry, I explore the creative influences that inspire me to work in this medium. Texture, surface, line and movement contribute to a personal ...
  • Formal Model To Reduce the Risk Of Cloud Outages 

    Hotwani, Komal (East Carolina University, 2014)
    Cloud outages have become very common in recent years as many companies adopt hosted services. One of the major reasons for cloud outages is the service level for availability, reliability, security not being met as mentioned ...
  • Formed By Desire : An Investigation Of The Relationship Between Playfulness And Design 

    Garcia, Laritza (East Carolina University, 2012)
    My personal development and professional training have led me to believe that playful attitudes help people cope, problem-solve and can offer emotional lightness. The Formed by Desire collection is comprised of three ...
  • FOUR STORIES : A STUDY IN GENRE 

    Evans, Jeffrey L. (East Carolina University, 2010)
    Genre is a label of classification imposed on literary works, usually as a means to understand how to market a project. The traditional form - "literary fiction" - is the most common, but a visit to any bookstore will ...
  • Fourier Analysis on SU(2) 

    Leaser, Tyler (East Carolina University, 2012)
    The set SU(2) of 2x2 unitary matrices with determinant one forms a compact non-abelian Lie group diffeomorphic to the three dimensional sphere. This thesis surveys general theory concerning analysis on compact Lie groups ...
  • Fracture: Representing Identity 

    Harris, Katya J (East Carolina University, 2018-04-27)
    This document provides written support for the thesis exhibition, Fracture: Representing Identity. The body of work presented in the exhibition seeks to provide more accurate images of people, counter to the limiting ...
  • Fragile: Handle with Care 

    Rubio, Hosanna (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    Memory has always been dearly held in my family, and easily lost. I watched as my loved ones surrounded themselves with objects that acted as physical anchors to the full lives they had lived, the places they had been, and ...
  • FRAMEWORK FOR DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF BLOCKCHAIN APPLICATION USING SMART CONTRACTS 

    Kulkarni, Sumati (East Carolina University, 2020-06-22)
    There is a lot of excitement around Blockchain technology and its ability to disrupt many traditional industries and business practices. First invented as a part of Bitcoin’s underlying infrastructure, Blockchain technology ...
  • Frequency/Magnitude Analysis of Wave Events at Duck, North Carolina 

    Hill, Stephanie (East Carolina University, 2010)
    There is a great need for predicting shoreline and beach change due to storms. Firstly, shoreline erosion rates along the East Coast are as high as 70%. And more importantly, people live along the coast. Between 1980-2003 ...