The Senior Honors Project allows undergraduate students to pursue independent research, scholarship, and creative work under the guidance of a faculty sponsor. It culminates in the production and presentation of the student's own substantial creative work.

To submit an electronic thesis, click the Submit Research link in the sidebar or here. View summarized submission instructions (PDF).

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Manuscripts from 2016

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Closing the Achievement Gap: Assessing Best Practices in Rhode Island After-School Programs, Joseph Korzeb

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SSRI Use in Pregnancy and Congenital Heart Defects: A Meta-Analysis of Population Based Cohort Studies, Elizabeth A. Kowalik

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Investigating Oral Health Disparities in Individuals with Neurological Disorders, Julia A. Lafen

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Forget The Bank: The Future is Peer-to-Peer Lending, Nicholas K. Lemieux

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The Complicated Process of Disenfranchised Grief While In College, Daniella Markowski

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Effects of Environmental Factors on the Abundance of Blacklegged Ticks, Jasmine L. Miller, Roger A. LeBrun, and Howard S. Ginsberg

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Bleeding Keaney Blue: An Analysis of Sports Fandom and the Supporters of URI Basketball, Lia M. Moceri

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Maritime Paraphernalia: Weights, Bells, and Rings, Ali Morrow

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Spring 2016 Advanced Practice Nursing Forum, Alexa Munoz

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Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression During Spermatogenesis, Karishma Nayak

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Relationships Between Social Media Exposure & Levels of Body Dissatisfaction, Helen Nguyen and Andrea L. Paiva

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Illustrations of Child Anxiety, Erica G. O'Connell

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Social and Scientific Implications of Genetic Testing in the Digital Age, Yaruska A. Ordinola

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Environmental Impacts on the Success of Bermuda's Inhabitants, Alyssa V. Pietraszek

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Aesthetic Sport Pressures For Men Of Suicidal Minds, Keilani-Lyn R. Rudderham

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Impact of Pornography Use in Adolescent Boys: Boys’ Self-Reports on Their Use of Pornography, Sarah R. Sangeado

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Norm Mispercetion Among College Students at the University of Rhode Island, Kelly Serna and Lindsey R Anderson

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Inequality and Financialization, Oscar C. Soons

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Exercise Is Medicine, Colby A. Sousa

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Intercultural Communication within a Multigenerational Afghan Family, Sarah Sultan

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"Paying for Success": Structuring Reimbursement of Free Healthcare for Pre-insured Patients Using the Social Equity Bond Model, Nikkole Turgeon

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Becoming a Bridge, Elizabeth Tutu

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Implementation of Exercise is Medicine On Campus at URI, Gabrielle E. Tyer

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Cultural Competence in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Taylor Vetrano

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Predicting Depression in Older Adults: Community vs. Nursing Home, Hannah Vitello and Skye Leedahl

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Nasty People: An Illustrated Guide to Understanding Sex, Sophia Weaver

Manuscripts from 2015

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Risk Perception of Developing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Healthcare Related Majors at the University of Rhode Island, Iman Aberra

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Cultural Humility: A Lifelong Process for Professional Nurses, Jenny Adelstein

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Embracing the ASSET of Cultural Identity for URI Nursing Students, Janelle Amoako

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Internship Impact in Early Intervention, Morgan E. Anderson

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A Survey of Horse Training in New England, Shelby C. Ashworth and W. Michael Sullivan

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Examining the role of consciousness and the Absurd in suicide, Alexandra R. Azevedo

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Diurnal Variation of Testosterone in Beluga Whale Blow, Renee Bakker

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Phenotyping Cesa4KO Mutants in P. patens, Kristina Bischak

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Herbivore Impacts on the Invasive Marine Alga Grateloupia turuturu, Emily Bishop and Carol Thornber

Herbivore Impacts on the Invasive Marine Alga Grateloupia turuturu, Emily Bishop and Carol Thornber

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The Major Dilemma, Erin Bohan

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Impact of Prior Healthcare Experience on Self-Reported Confidence and Competency Among Third Year Clinical Nursing Students, Conrad N. Bukoski and Jennifer Fuvich

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The Woods Ate Them, Amanda J. Burgess

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Pairing Technology with Effective Literacy Strategies, Alexis L. Carlson

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Periodontal disease: molecular visualization through computer modeling and 3D printing, Catherine Chatowsky

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The Purchasing Power of Tomorrow: An Analysis of the Buying Habits of Children Ages 6-15, Peter Collins

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The dangers of the 'no pain, no gain' mentality in modern exercise., Allison B. Costa

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The Psychology of Cyberbullying as Seen Through the University of Rhode Island, Meaghan Rose Costello

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Is America Still Free?, Connor P. Daigle

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The Square of Opposition: Innovations in Teaching Logic, Marc R. DiMartino

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Significance of mentoring students in public schools: A literature review and naturalistic observation of academic & socio-emotional implications, Brittney A. Easter

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Associations between family functioning and adolescent health behaviors, Megan S. Fleming

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Mala Lā’au Lapa’au: Preserving the Hawaiian ‘Āina and Mo’omehue, Sandra Fogg

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The Financial Lives of Low-Income Rhode Islanders: Challenges and Opportunities, Keegan Glennon

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Walking Alone At Night, Amanda L. Grattan

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Combating infectious diseases in aquaculture with an original probiotic product, Meagan Hamblin, Saebom Sohn, Christine Ahn Dao, Marta Gomez-Chiarri, David R. Nelson, David Worthen, and David Rowley

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The autistic child: developmental diversity in the early childcare classroom., Olivia J. Harrison

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Manipulating the Mass Distribution of a Golf Putter, Paul J. Hessler Jr.

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Evaluation of BDE-47 and -99 lipid modulating effects in HepG2 human carcinoma cells, Eileen A. Holovac

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Dysarthria: A Study of Effects on Communication, Casey Johnsen

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Are Cycling and Running Comparable Metabolic Physical Activities?, Stacey L. Joubert

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Marriage and Gender: A History Through Letters, Victoria Kern

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Bridging the Generational Gap: Where We Were, Where We Are, and Where We are Going, Lauren E. Kidd

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Persister Cell Control Mechanisms in Uropathogenic Escherichia coli, William H. Law III

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Examination of Polymorphism in the Serine Proteinase Inhibitor Gene in the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica., Aine Lehane

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Identifying the Education Needs and Conveying Related Information on Nutrition Topics for Pre-School Age Children by Educating Parents Through Writing and Media Communication., Melissa E. Lichtman

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Chemical Warfare in Narragansett Bay: Determining the Allelopathic Effects of Ulva, Fiona P. MacKechnie, Lindsay A. Green, and Carol S. Thornber

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Experts as teachers: Can we Abate the Disconnect between Expert and Student?, Bailey Mallon

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The Weight of Gender, Bintou Marong

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The Effects of Discrimination in Public Goods Games, Melinda Maroto

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The Effects of Rhein and Thymoquinone on Obesity and Diabetes in Diet-induced Obese Mice., Emily Martell

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Thriving, Not Just Surviving, on Food Stamps, Sam L. McCaughey

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English National Identity in English Colonial and Imperial Literature and Undergraduate Publication Research, Megan A. Medeiros

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Improving Rhode Island’s health care system: lessons from the Cuban model, Sarah R. Moffitt

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The Cost of Caring: Compassion Fatigue in Hospice Nursing, Stephanie O'Neil

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Cars for a Cause, Lauren Pagani

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Understanding the Construction of Difference: Cultural Competency as a Tool of Consciousness and Social Justice, Kevin Pajaro

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A Critical Analysis: Infusion of Social Media and Traditional Media Strategies and Tactics in the Recipe for Success for Local, Main Street USA Restaurants, Tori Partykevich

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HumAn: A Cat Dissection Tutorial, Sean P. Pierel

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The Role of Safety Net Clinics After the Implementation of Obamacare, Jenn Pigoga

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The Theology and Agency of Love as the Substance of Kingian Non-Violent Philosophy and Activism., Matthew Quainoo

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Small Business Transformation: Making Entrepreneurial Ventures Profitable, Alexis Quiterio

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How has the domestication of dogs impacted native North American culture and way of life?, Mikaela E. Reisman

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The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA): Breast and Ovarian Cancers, Laura Ann Riccio

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The Learning Landscape: An assessment of state science standards and application in a URI Outreach Center youth education program, Sarah A. Robinson

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Setting Fires: Literary Women Blazing Trails for Contemporary Women, Laura Salinas

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History and Recent Advances of Stem Cell Biology and the Implications for Human Health, Hanaa Shihadeh

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Cloning of the SOX2 gene from Diplosoma listerianum, Jessica M. Simonelli and Steven Q. Irvine

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Elucidation of the Microbial Consortium of the Ubiquitous Shore Sponge, Tedania ignis, Clarisse Sullivan

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Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Post- Conflict Northern Uganda, Emily Thomesen

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They Tried to Make Me Go To Rehab: A Study of Rehabilitation in United States Corrections, Kayla J. Toole

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Clinical Judgment of Differentiating the Diagnosis and Treatment of Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder, Arjun Ughreja and Chloe Hwang

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Effect of an Exercise and Dietary Intervention on Cognitive Function in Obese Older Women, Kathleen Mae Uy

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An Investigation of Correlates to Compliant Sex in College Students, Elizabeth-Ann R. Viscione

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Propagation Methods for Growing Spartina alterniflora for Salt Marsh Restoration, Samantha Walker

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Beginner’s Luck: Visual longform storytelling and documentation from the Brooks Glacier, Ryan P. Wichelns

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Development of an In Vivo Exsheathment Assay of Infective L3 Haemonchus contortus Larvae in Fistualated Sheep, Holly N. Williams, Katherine Petersson, and Carly Barone

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Diplomatic Normalization between the US and Cuba in Light of Recent Changes in US Foreign Policy More Generally, Ethan Zawatsky and Ashley Gemma

Manuscripts from 2014

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Working Memory, Sonya Badigian

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The Effects of Silicon Applications on Wear and Drought Stress of Cool Season Turfgrass, Mike J. Badzmierowski and W. Michael Sullivan

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Bullying: Prevention/ intervention strategies with high school students, Chloe Blau

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A Continuous Learning Strategy for Self-Organizing Maps Based on Convergence Windows, Gregory T. Breard

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Competency-based Education in Public High Schools, Angus M. Cantwell

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Retrospective Writing, Melissa B. Cavaliero