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 2018

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I Skate Therefore I Am: Athletic Identity Amongst Collegiate Level Hockey Players, Rachel E. Berg

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Using contingent valuation to measure the economic impact of climate change on hiker recreation during New England peak foliage, Marina J. Bowie

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Flight to Quality in Cryptocurrencies, Scott Brockelbank Jr.

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Sex Differences in Internalizing and Externalizing Behaviors in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Caroline C. Cherry

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Comparing the effects of monensin and sodium butyrate on coccidia in post-weaned heifers, Hannah R. Coffin

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The Impact of Academic Self-Efficacy on the Occupation of Education in College Athletes Who Experience Concussion, Samantha Colaw

Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Study of Peptide-template Melanins, Daniel Courter, Olivia Rossi, and Zhen Tian

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Effects of the Mortalin Inhibitor MKT-077 on the Tumor Suppressor p53 in Neuroblastoma IMR-32 Cells, Yusuf Ebrahim

Teaching and Learning from Culturally Diverse Literature, Andrea E. Engen

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Sports Celebrity Influence on the Behavioral Intentions of Generation Z, Kayla M. Farren

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Sensitivity of Black Phosphorus to O2 and Atmosphere Measured by Macroscopic Four-Point Probe, Cameron Flynn

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Labor Migration and Wage Effect on English Players, Matthew D. French

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Wine About It: How Climate Change is Affecting International Wine Markets, Krysta Suzanne Gingue

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Current Trends in Same-Sex Couples in the United States: How Race and Gender Affect Education, Income Levels, and Urban Living, Emily Lane Haley

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An American Hugo Chávez? Investigating the Comparisons between Donald Trump and Latin American Populists, Charlotte Blair Harris

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Evaluation of Cracking Indices for Asphalt Mixtures Using SCB Tests at Different Temperatures and Loading Rates, Katie E. Haslett

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Exploring the Past, Present, and Future of Romanticism: Analyses with Brief Biographies of Works Performed in a Senior Recital, Jordan Langberg Hastings

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The Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule: How Will it Affect Financial Advisors and Their Clients?, Claire Hawkes

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The Damsel Can Rescue Herself: Subverting Common Literary Tropes of the Fantasy Genre, Melissa N. Hurlburt

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Friend from France: The Popular Image of the Marquis de Lafayette in Early America, Elisabeth Iacono

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Understanding Self-Reported Sexual Violence Perpetration: Correlates and Prevention Participation, Jacqueline F. Klatt

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A Tropic Understanding of Street Art as Political and Social Advocacy, Lindsay K. Kosel

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Exclusive Production of Phi Vector Meson During HERA-II, Brent Lawson

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Preferences for local and organic food: A comparison of New Hampshire and Vermont, Victoria Smith Lorvig

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Relationship between Interplanetary Conditions and Changes in the Geomagnetic Field to Understand the Causes of Geomagnetically Induced Currents, Cameron P. Maillet

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Changing Attitudes: The Impact of a Disability Awareness Class, Christine Ann Masci

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Characterization of Palmitoyltransferase Proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana, Danielle McGinty

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Data Breaches in Higher Education Institutions, Samantha Mello

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Brand & Celebrity Associations: An Investigation into Brand & Celebrity Trait Congruence and the Potential for Trait Transference, Pamela S. Merriman

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Tracing Writing Techniques from High School to College: Writing as Discussion for Students from Low-Income Backgrounds, Connor Mullins

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Microfinance and Women's Empowerment: An Empirical Evidence in Vietnam, Anh Phuoc Thien Nguyen

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EEG and EMG Sensorimotor Measurements to Assess Proprioception Following ACL Reconstruction, Teagan Frances Northrup

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Modeling Momentum-Diffusion in the Solar Wind, Evin C. O'Shea

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Modeling Momentum-Diffusion in the Solar Wind, Evin C. O'Shea

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Tracking the Evolution of the Companionate Marriage Ideal in Early Modern Comedies, Madison L. Pierce

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The Effect of Remittance Inflows to India: An Empirical Analysis, Justin Poisson

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Predictive Analytics for Fantasy Football: Predicting Player Performance Across the NFL, Jack W. Porter

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Do hotel guests act according to their intentions as it relates to sustainability in a hotel setting?, Heather A. Price

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Social Work Education and Mental Health Stigma, Dana K. Prisloe

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Girls Just Wanna Have Funds, Caley Prunier

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Masterpieces or Simply Wedding Cakes? Exploring the Boundaries of Freedom of Speech through United States Supreme Court Case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, Margaret McLean Quick

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Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi in historic tick samples and its relevance to the white-tailed deer population in New Hampshire, Tasya Rakasiwi

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Supporting Children who are Homeless in the Classroom, Elizabeth Mary Ryan

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A Nutritional Analysis of Food Menus Offered at Local Older Adult Assisted Living Facilities, Chloe R. Schmir

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The Molecular Analysis of Hawaiian Bird Diets, Alissa C. Scinto

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Alternative Energy: An Examination of Costs, Safety, and Potential, Evan Searles

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The Perceived Influence of Ethics Education in Business, Jessica Selensky

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Why Do Makers Make? Examining Designer Motivations on Thingiverse.com, Courtney H. Shaw

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Reflection and Evaluation of the “Healthy Me, Healthy Earth” After-School Program, Mary K. Sherman

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Do President Trump’s Tweets Increase Uncertainty in the US Economy?, Michael Simpson

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The Hamilton Effect: How One Musical Made the Founding Fathers Cool, and What it Means for Historic Sites and the Academic World, Charlotte Skala

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No Laughing Matter: Failures of Satire During the 2016 Presidential Election, Jamie Noelle Smith

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The Importance of Transparency and Willingness to Share Personal Information, Drew D. Sullivan

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Effect of Word Choice on Comfort Level in Male Collegiate Hockey Players during Air Displacement Plethysmography Assessments, Elizabeth A. Suschana

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Comparing bird communities within shrubby transmission line rights-of-way managed by mowing or by selective herbicide application in Maine and New Hampshire, Kathleen P. Wadiak

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Algorithms and Automation: Fostering Trustworthiness in Artificial Intelligence, Andrew B. Ware

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Observations of Ion Density and Temperature around the International Space Station During two Geomagnetic Storms, Alex M. Wright

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Philosophy of Music Education, Mary Elizabeth Barba

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The German Hansa and King Richard II of England: A Nuanced and Evolving Relationship during the latter 14th Century, Charles-nicholas M. Beard

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Associations of suicidal ideation with opioid/prescription drug use, violence, food insecurity, and community factors among New Hampshire high school students, Emily R. Carbonara and Semra Aytur

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Radiation Therapy Medical Physics Review – Delivery, Interactions, Safety, Feasibility, and Head to Head Comparisons of the Leading Radiation Therapy Techniques, Cielle Collins

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IPO Ready? Illuminating the Dark Box of Private Equity, Tyler Gregory Cornellier

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Collaborative Practices Among Professionals in Special Education Workplaces, Shannon Lynne Coughlin

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Characterizing Food Insecurity at a Northeast Land-grant University, Alana Ruth Davidson

Promoting differentiation of stem cells through surface modification, Alison Deyett, Shujie Hou, and Salimah Hussien

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Bioremediation of lead using spore surface displayed proteins, Sofia M. Diaco

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State Funding and Its Impact On University Funding, Andrew Wolfgang Doppstadt

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Assessing Financial Reporting Quality of Early Stage Private Companies, Devereux D. Evans

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The Effect of Alcohol Prep Pads and Blood Drop Number On Capillary Blood Glucose Values, Joanna E. Foos

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A Changing Gulf of Maine: Investigating the Role of Benthic Water Temperature in Determining the Timing of Spiny Dogfish (Squalus acanthias) Arrival and Departure in the Gulf of Maine, Benjamin Donald Gallo

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Indian Microfinance Sector: A Case Study, Sean P. Gillon

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Making a Difference: the Impact of Corporate Ethical Behavior on Consumers in the Beauty Industry, Paige M. Gould

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Comparison of environmental supports to a healthy lifestyle on the UNH campus with student behaviors, Mary Hammar

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The relationship of life stage to daily social patterns of captive African elephants (Loxodonta africana) and the correlation of handler perceptions of elephant personality to demonstrated social behaviors, Alison Jeffrey

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Boldness and natural behaviors in the African lion (Panthera leo): How are they related?, Courtney M. Kamyk

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Gender Roles in Public Accounting and the Absence of Women in Upper Level Management, Sarah Elizabeth Keiran

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The effects of carboxylic acids in aluminum anodizing, Abby E. Koczera

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Gender Differences in Parents' Assessment of Language Development, Michelle LaCroix

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Veteran Care in New Hampshire: Analysis of Interest Group Theory, Samantha D. Leiper

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A Practical Approach to Constant Head Drip Chlorination Using an Outlet Controlled System, Joanna Marie Lewis

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The Effect of High School Accounting on the Selection of College Major, Performance, Satisfaction, and Retention, Gregory T. Marinaccio

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Baseball and the U.S.-Cuban Diplomatic Relationship: Why did baseball serve as an ineffective diplomatic tool for the United States and Cuba?, Abbygale Sarah Martinen

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More Than Food: An Analysis of Multidimensional Relationships in Our Food System, Jessica Erin Newnan

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Assessment of the Intake and Knowledge of Folate/Folic Acid Among UNH Students, Jessica Lee Pelletier, Ruth Reilly, and Sherman Bigornia

Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions Using Enzymes Immobilized on Non-spherical Particles, Alexander D. Redfearn

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Effects of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies on Equine Stress and Welfare, Sarah Jean Reega

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Synthesis of Copper Oxide Nanoparticles in Droplet Flow Reactors, Christopher Reilly

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Autonomous Driving Platform Performance Analysis, Charles R. Rickarby

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Amazon's Superior Innovation: A Study of Amazon's corporate structure, CEO, and reasons behind why it has become the most innovative company in today's market., Daniel J. Rivet

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Mandatory Audit Firm and Audit Partner Rotation, Qianwen Rong

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SOCIAL-PRAGMATIC COMMUNICATION IN WOMEN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER: A MULTIPLE CASE STUDY, Lacey W. Ryder

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Efficiency of the Parking Marketplace at the University of New Hampshire, Aaron Scheinman

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The Influence of Dietary Factors on Child Food Allergies, Jessica A. Shaw

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Predicting Yelp Food Establishment Ratings Based on Business Attributes, Peter Mark Shellenberger Jr.

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Flooding and Inundation Modeling in the Great Bay Estuary, Anna E. Simpson

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Effects of Silvopasture Establishment on Aqueous and Gaseous Soil N Losses at the University of New Hampshire Organic Dairy Research Farm, Kathryn Ann Slebodnik

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Sensor Characterization and Signal Fusion for InstantEye, Wyman T. Smith

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Masking Femininity: Women and Power in Shakespeare's Macbeth, As You Like It, and Titus Andronicus, Kelly Sorge

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Photocatalytic Decomposition of Phenol under Visible and UV Light Utilizing Titanium Dioxide Based Catalysts, Marjorie G. Steiner

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Localization of CCK(+) Neurons in the Sensory Pathways of Mus Musculis, Zachary Ryan Tepper