Baccalaureate Honors Program (BHP) Capstones

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Baccalaureate Honors Program (BHP) Capstones

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Effect of prey species and concentration on the feeding<br /><br />
rate of the dinoflagellate, Oxyrrhis marina
Phytoplankton are the basis of the marine food web, known to be the key producers contributing to primary production in the ocean. The microbial food web consists of phytoplankton (autotrophic producers) and the zooplankton who feed upon them…

The Effects of Bounded Self-Disclosure on In-Group Identification: A Vignette Study
Self-disclosure has been associated with positive group level benefits. Based on a Social Identity Theory of Information-Access Regulation (SITIAR), this study seeks to add to the existing literature on the benefits of self-disclosure in a group…

The Influence of Roadside Conditions on the Shoot Growth of Wisconsin Fast Plants (Brassica rapa)
Urban runoff from snowmelt and rain events is caused by impermeable surfaces such as roads and parking lots, and has the ability to carry an array of pollutants into roadside environments. Contaminants in runoff such as salt from road deicing…

The Interconnections and Effects of Intergenerational Trauma and ACEs on the Brain and Black Community
Intergenerational trauma is a concept that bears many names. Some call it transgenerational trauma, some call it multi-generational trauma, in communities of color it is sometimes called generational curses- the list of names can go on. Though it may…

A Review on the Etiology, Treatment, Administration, and Challenges of Neglected Tropical Diseases in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Onchocerciasis and Four Other NTDs treated by the United Front Against Riverblindness
There are a plethora of tropical diseases plaguing the Congo that are very serious for many reasons. With a health system that fails to reach out and treat, many are being left to die of their illnesses without ever knowing that there was ever a cure…

Use of Speech Techniques as an Intervention for Singers With Vocal Injury
The voice is a tool and instrument most taken for granted. From whispering in a library to singing in the shower, our voices are capable of more than we give them credit for, and thus are quite prone to injury. In order to help ourselves and our key…

An Exploration of Westminster Choir College:<br /><br />
a Written and Musical Analysis of its History and Personal Impacts
The need for this project, as originally envisioned, arose from the curious lack of music describing the history and impacts that Westminster Choir College has had on its community.The closest I was able to find were works such as Voices of Light,…

Social Media Effects on Mental Well-Being Among Generations and Motivations for Use
A large number of individuals use social networking sites (SNS). As of 2018, 45% of the world population was a member of at least one SNS (Mitev et al., 2021). Many different ages,genders, ethnicities, and cultures access the internet for a variety…

He Said, She Said: A Feminist Exploration of the Literary Canon
Introduction Centuries of writing have contributed to what academics and readers alike consider to be the English language literary canon—a collection of influential and well-read works agreed upon to be the most important pieces of writing. These…

High School Burnout: Assessing Causes and Consequences
Using literature on school burnout, this study will attempt to measure levels of burnout in adolescent high school students. Creating a stylistically new and unadapted measure of school burnout is imperative to this study to ensure that questions and…
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