Honors Theses and Capstones

Honors Theses and Capstones

 
This collection of UNH undergraduate honors theses has been created by the University Library in collaboration with the University Honors Program. To add your thesis, please click the "Submit Research" link on the left sidebar. If you are unable to contribute your entire thesis, you may also submit just an abstract by either entering it into the submission form or uploading a document.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Impact of an Educational Module on Female Collegiate Athlete Knowledge Regarding the Female Athlete Triad, Cayla Marie Barretto

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Can Nurses Predict Transitions of Care in Assisted Living?, Emma M. Blair

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Injectable Gelatin-Silk Fibroin Composite Hydrogels for In Situ Cell Encapsulation, Ryann D. Boudreau

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Reconstructing the Black Family: How the Freedmen’s Bureau Sought to Shape Black Family Structures After Emancipation, Megan R. Busby

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“We Do Not Believe Him to be Sick… but Completely Worthless:” Victorian Character, Self-Mastery, and Pension Outcomes for Disabled Union Veterans, Matthew L. Castagna

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Weather Effects on Stock Market Returns in the United States, Maria Virginia Chandra

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Ethical Use of Beauty in Advertising, Koca Chan

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Before and After the #MeToo Movement: Investigating how the Media Discusses Male Perpetrated Sexual Harassment, Maya Rose Coykendall

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Thermally Driven Topology and the Topological Hall Effect in Chiral Magnets, Tan Dao

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Evaluating the Relationship Between Confidence and Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Althea M. Devereux

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COVID-19’s Impact on Human Trafficking: The Invisible Industry in New Hampshire, Brittany Dunkle

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Healthcare and Substance Use Service Accessibility and Barriers for Syringe Service Program (SSP) Participants in Manchester, NH, Faith Mackenzie Farnham

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Cross-Model Parameter Estimation in Epidemiology, Julia R. Fitzgibbons

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Development and Implementation of a Pressure-Temperature Control System for the Physical Vapor Deposition of Copper and Niobium from a Molybdenum Filament in the Development of Superconducting 3D Printed RF Cavity Particle Accelerators, Chandler J. Fleuette

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Care Ethics, Disability, and Public Policy, Piper Gibson

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A Comparison of Health Habits Between Nursing and Non Nursing Majors, Reilly K. Gilmour

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Are there Differences in Music Preferences Following Major Events?, Ian A. Grant

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Predicting College Enrollment During A Global Crisis, Jake Colin Hewins

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The Future of Auditing: An Analysis of AI Implementation in the Big Four Accounting Firms, Alexander Michael Heye

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Understanding the Factors that Influence Tweet Popularity, Kyle A. Jalbert

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Business Risk and Attest Service Fees: Understanding the Effect of Low Fed Interest Rates on Bank Audit Fees, Lucas Erik Jones

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Engineering thermostable regulators for inducible gene expression in thermophiles, Connor M. Joyce

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Nurses’ Perceptions of Caring for Patients in the Prone Position, Brianna Jean Judkins

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How Can an Economic Analysis Affect the Understanding of a Court’s Decision?, Yanni N. Kakouris

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Stressful Life Events and Postpartum Depression, Madison E. Laurent

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Impromptune: Symbolic Music Generation with Relative Attention Mechanisms, Connor J. Lennox

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Increment and Decrement Effects in Motion Induced Blindness, Sofia C. Lombardo

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Consumer Preferences of Solar Systems in Boston and Atlanta: A Choice Experiment, Sam Mabile

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The Role of Caregiving Sensitivity and Play Behavior in a Children's Museum Context, Jennika M. Mannesto

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Uses Unaddressed: How Social Technologies Tacitly Allow Gender-Based Violence, Brooke J. Marston

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Does the emigration of skilled labor from Hungary merit being called a brain drain?, Alexa Marie Mayo

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The Role of Tax Incentives on Business Location and Economic Growth, Sadie Xi Rose Mazzola

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COVID-19 and The Effects on World's Most Admired Companies, Justin P. Mooney

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What is the Effect of the CAREs Act on Public Companies’ Pension Plan Contributions?, Kyle Joseph Norman

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Pediatric Emergency Department Nurse’s Knowledge and Attitudes of Pediatric Fluid Resuscitation, Tannah Kimberly O'Brien; Kerry Nolte PhD, FNP-C; Denise Downey MSN, RN-BC, CPEN; Debra Lajoie JD, PhD, MSN, RN, Esq.; Allison Ivers MSN, RN, CNL; and Kathleen Sultan BSN, RN, CPEN

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COVID-19’s Impact on the United States Labor Market, Sean Patrick Orr

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The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Issuance of Going Concern Opinions and Financial Restatements, Jessica Oswald

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Developing a Forward-Looking Strategy for the Music Industry, Matthew G. Paolucci

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Effects of the Air Quality in Equine Stable Environments on the Respiratory Health and Allergy Response of Human Personnel: A Review, Maeve Hannah Perrin

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Understanding Secret Consumer Purchases and Their Effects on Brands, Jenna M. Peterson

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Individualized Coaching to Improve Pre-School Quality: Perception of Teachers and Administrators, Danielle Anna Picot

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A Survey of Opportunistic Fungi in the Portsmouth, NH Region, Chloe E. Richard

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PCAOB Inspection Reports and Perceived Audit Quality, Coleman Michael Russell

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Presidents and the U.S. Constitution: The Executive’s Role in Interpreting the Supreme Law of the Land, Mitchell Scacchi

Living through a pandemic: A study on the social interactions of college students during COVID-19, Kristin Nicole Short

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A Critical Review of Apraxia of Speech and Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Madison Joan Smith

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Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate and the Racial Multiplier: Clinical Implications and Current Attitudes, Brittney A. Spooner

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Changing Representations of the Second World War: Why We Fight, Victory at Sea, and The World at War, Maiah Vorce

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Member Perceptions of an Online Community-Based Program for Adults with Brain Injury, Krysten Elizabeth Walker

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Income Inequality and Workplace Mobility During the COVID-19 Pandemic, John Washburn

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An In-Depth Analysis of the Data Analytics Job Market, Dagny Elaine Wilkins

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The Effect of Politicians, Racism, and Corporations on the Opioid Epidemic in New Hampshire, Rachel E. Young

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Nineteenth-Century Female Protagonists Resisting Architectural Confinement, Taylor R. Alcorn

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The Cholera Crisis in Yemen: Case Studies on Vulnerability and Resilience in Sana'a, Al Hudaydah, and Ma'areb, Noor Albannein A. Al-Saad

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Tick-borne Infections in New Hampshire: An Evaluation of the Diagnostic Process in a Local Patient Population, Katherine Anderson

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Airline Fare Competition in the Post-Merger Era, Parker Michael Armstrong

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Current Dog Breeding Practices Impacts on Health and Preservation of Purebred Dogs, Bridget E. Baker

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IT Security Policy Compliance: A University Perspective, Jack D. Barnes

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Identifying RPA-Dependent Epigenetic modifications influencing Arabidopsis thaliana flowering time, Emily S. Berry

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An Exploration of the Use of the Fibonacci Sequence in Unrelated Mathematics Disciplines, Molly E. Boodey

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The Future of Actively Managed Funds, Oliver M. Botthof

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Just Post It: A Critical Discourse Analysis on Nike’s Instagram, Jillian Cataldo

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Analysis of Jamie Dimon: Impact of Leadership and Culture at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Abigail Elisabeth Chapman

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Counterfactuals and Prefactuals in Shakespeare: Understanding the Human Mind and Human Behavior Through the Literary Analysis of Conditional Mental Simulation Thoughts in the Narratives of Plays, Cierra R. Cowan

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The Relationship Between Social Media Engagement and Psychological Well-Being in College Students at The University of New Hampshire, Emily G. D'Antonio

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CSR Communication Strategies: How to Steer Away from Consumer Skepticism, Margaret M. Dauphinais

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Investigating the Role of Protein Phosphatase 2A in the Salt Stress Response in Arabidopsis thaliana, Daniel J. DiRocco

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Understanding the Importance and Impact of Technology in an Accounting Setting: Work Outcomes and Relationships with Clients, Megan Elwell

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The Effect of University Sales Education on the First After-College Sales Job, Ilya Feldman

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Analyzing the Social Media Presence of Nike, Adidas, and New Balance Using Social Listening, Sean P. Fontaine

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Understanding the Importance & Impact of Technology in an Accounting Setting, Catherine Ann Francis

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Impacts of Inappropriate Human Possession of Wildlife on the Animal’s Well-being, Anika Frink

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A Rush of Refugees: How the United States and Canada have Responded, Tayla A. George

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The Effect of Changes in Taxation on Earned Income, Kyle John Gourley

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President Trump’s Manipulation of Digital Rhetoric to Maintain His Presidential Status During the 2020 Election, Elena Renee Gregory

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Investigating the time scales of electromechanical motion in graphene drumheads using pump-probe spectroscopy with STM, Alana P. Gudinas

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Do Trellis Systems Modify Grape's Health Beneficial Properties?, Molly Hanlon

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PFAS Removals and Increases in the Effluent of Thirteen New Hampshire Wastewater Treatment Facilities Due to the Effects of Biological Treatment Processes, Zachary P. Harvell

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Exploring the Gender-Based Funding Gap in the Global Angel Investing Market, Annie V. Henry

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The Effect of Gender on Ethical Investing, Delaney J. Housley

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UNH STUDENTS’ ATTITUDES TOWARD UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE POLICE, Angela R. Hurley

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The Effects of CSR and Female Presence in Corporate Governance on Firm Tax Avoidance, Madeline Karlberg

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The Effect of Pensions on Fortune 500 Companies and the Market, Ivana Korusiakova

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The Transformation of Accounting Information Systems Curriculum in the Last Decade, Timothy Patrick Larkin

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Data Analytics in Top Accounting Programs in the US, Amanda Y. Lee

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Hybrid Rocket Engine Ignition and Control, Benjamin Letourneau, Trevor Blampied, Megan Johnson, and Thomas Pham

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Listening in: Investigating Social Media Activity in the Streaming Service Industry, Kara M. MacDonald

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Unless the Lord Build the House, Alicia L. Maimone

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Examining the Relationship between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Adolescents in New Hampshire, Riana S. Malik

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What Drives Prices in Financial Markets?, Sinead Brid McDonagh

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How Efficient is Market Pricing: Can Investors Beat the Market? Further, are Prices Always Right as Stated in the Efficient Market Hypothesis?, Porter M. McManus

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Price Prediction in the Sharing Economy: A Case Study with Airbnb data, Brandon McNeil

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Searching for the Common Suprathermal Power Law Tail in Parker Solar Probe's ISOIS Data, Asher S. Merrill

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Landing Throttleable Hybrid Rockets with Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning in a Simulated Environment, Francesco Alessandro Stefano Mikulis-Borsoi

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The Role of Socio-Economic Status on the Language Output of 3-6 year old's during a Naturalistic Museum Study, Serena K. Mueller

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Causes of Chaos: Understanding Economic Crises in Latin America, Kevin Murphy

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Atovaquone Targets STAT3 in Ovarian Cancer Spheroids, Kayli E. Neil

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Changes in Bone Health of Female College Students, Sarah E. Pogany, Jesse Morrell, Maggie Dylewski Begis, and Gretchen Arnold

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Tax in the 2020 Presidential Election, Ryan G. Quinn

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Quantifying Electron Precipitation in the Van Allen Radiation Belts, Timothy Raeder