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 2014

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THE YIELD CURVE AS A LEADING INDICATOR ACROSS COUNTRIES AND TIME: THE EUROPEAN CASE, Tuan M. Nguyen

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Do Flame Retardants Promote Vitamin D Deficiency?, Audrey Petteruti

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From Subject to Citizen and From Slave to Freedman: Labor Contracts at Two Moments of American Transition, Rose Julia Phipps

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El uso del quechua en el Perú: Una investigación de identidad y performance cultural, Theresa A. Renker

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The Cold Surrender of Midnight's Passing, Dana Marie Roach

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How Teacher Beliefs About Mathematics Affect Student Beliefs About Mathematics, Kelly Smith

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Instilling Diet and Exercise Confidence: Influence of Nurse Body Size, Erin Murdock Spaulding

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Insights from Project FeederWatch: Changes in the abundance and occurrence of birds in New Hampshire over the past 24 years, Lee A. Sutcliffe

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Kingswood Lake Management Plan, Sarah Martina Tierney

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The Pleiotropic Effects of Beneficial Mutations of Adapted Escherichia coli Populations, Brian Scott Van Dam

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PCAOB Inspections and Market Repercussions; Is There A Relationship?, Casey J. Wade

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The Examination of Organizational Respect in Relation to Organizational Culture, Amanda N. Walker

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Investigating the Interactions Between Cyanobacteria and Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Caroline E. Ward

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Sexual Violence and Relationship Abuse among College Students: The Bystander Intervention Process, Elizabeth J. Wible

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Forcing Mutual Coherence in Diode Laser Stacks, Jonathan R. Wurtz

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Married Coal Gasification and Biomass Pyrolysis, Michael Balch

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The Effect of a Barefoot Running Training Program on Running Economy and Performance, Neil James Baroody

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Learning to Play - Playing to Learn, Lauren Barton

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Wireless Water Flow Meter Network in the Great Bay, Braden S. Blanchette

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Without Looking Up, Gone, Lynsey K. Burke

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Examing Academic-Athletic Support and Academic Success of Student Athletes, Joshua Butterworth and Joe Rich

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What are the relations among stress perception, health perception and activity participation in school-aged children?, Allison Caplin

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Abnormal Sexual Assault Situations and Its Influence on Rape Myth Acceptance, Amber Carlson

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Between Wind and Water: Experiences of Mothers of Adolescents with Autism During the Post-High School Transition, Devon R. Casey

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Sensitivity Analysis of a Proposed Model for Removal Efficiency of Trihalomethanes (THMs) Using Spray Aeration, Aidan Cecchetti

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NASA Magnetospheric MultiScale Mission TableSat 1C, Joshua Chabot, Joseph Kelley, and Michael Johnson

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The Personal, Political, and the Virtual? Redefining Female Success and Empowerment in a Post-feminist Landscape, Linda Elizabeth Chardon

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Octanol/Water Partitioning Coefficients of PCB Mixtures for Environmental Fate and Transport, Phylicia Cicilio

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The Investigation of Microbe-Nematode Interactions, Chelsea K. Crepeau

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Will the exploratory behavior of lobsters decrease as they become familiar with their environment?, Marissa Cuda

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The Digital Divide: Broadband Accessibility in Northern New Hampshire, Nicole M. D'Alessio

Terrorism Endgame: Understanding Exogenous and Endogenous Viability Breakdown in European Terrorist Organizations, Patricia Donahoe

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An Innocent Victim?: The Portrayal of Anne Boleyn in French Drama, Art, and Literature of the 1830s, Molly Driscoll

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The Quest for Alternatives to U.S. Education Reform, William B. Dyke

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Comparison of Biomass to Bio-oils Reactor Systems: Direct Conversion vs. Companion Coal Gasification, Alexandra Eicher

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Norepinephrine Involvement in the Intermittent Swim Stress-Induced Deficit in Spatial Learning and Memory, Emily Elgert

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Perception of Disease Risk and Vulnerability as a Function of Proximity to National Park Boundaries in East Africa, Irene Bridget Feretti

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Investing In Sustainability: Making Portsmouth, New Hampshire a Sustainable City, David Freeman

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Economic Effects of Successful Sports Franchises on Local Economies, Joshua Goodrich

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Nursing Simulation Experience: Self-Efficacy, State Anxiety, Locus of Control, and Simulation Effectiveness, Ashley M. Gosselin

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QUALITY OF OLIVE OILS AVAILABLE LOCALLY: CHEMICAL, SENSORY AND MARKET INVESTIGATIONS, Madeleine M. Gould

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Justice across the Hemispheres: The effect of the Pinochet arrest on domestic courts in Chile and Spain, Audrey A. Hansen

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Exploring the Importance of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms of HSPA9 in DNA of Sarcoma Patients, Christine M. Hebert

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Farm to Table: A look into who supports it and its significance in America today, Marissa Iacono

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The Progression of Financial Restatements: Causes and Market Reaction, Kimberly M. Jarry

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The Art of Adaptation, Katharine E. Jordan

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Correlates of Help-Seeking Following Stalking Victimization: A Study of College Women, Saige E. Jutras, Katie Edwards, and Kateryna Sylaska

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Multimedia Use in Small News Organizations, Robyn K. Keriazes

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NURSING TEXTBOOKS: COMPARATIVE REPRESENTATION OF PHYSICIANS AND ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES, Kaitlin Kirby

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The Stage Through Slanted Eyes: An Examination of the Current State of Asian Americans in Theatre, Sara M. LaFlamme

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A statistical analysis of Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron (EMIC) waves and their correlation to the 11-year solar cycle, Erik A. Lindgren

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Sexual Iconoclasm in Early Modern Drama, Lynnette Macomber

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The Effect of Rider Level on Equine Mean Heart Rate at the Trot, Jacqueline Marinoff

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Female Authority in a Globalizing Market, Megan R. McCann

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Kinetics of Lipid Extraction from Microalgae, Brian McConnell

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The Possible Role of Extra-ocular Photoreceptors in the Entrainment of Lobster Circadian Rhythms to Light:Dark Cycles, Sara A. McKinney

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Leverage Buy-out Case Study, Binh Duc Nguyen

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Because I Said So: Constructing Identities in Argentina's Dirty War, Danielle N. Olean

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Caffeine Consumption Habits and Perceptions among University of New Hampshire Students, Nicole L. Olsen

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The Spirit of His Men: The Development of the Lord Nelson Legend, 1805-1905, Alexa M. Price

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New Hampshire College's World War I Training Camp: An Archaeological Investigation, Jillian M. Price

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Customer Age as a Predictor of Contact Volume, Tollan Renner

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An Investigation into Nosocomial Infection using Data Mining, Alexander Rocke

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Definitions in Mathematics: What do High School Students Know?, Julianne Sacco

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Analysis of Shear Lag in Steel Angle Connectors, Benjamin Sawyer

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The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs, Christopher Schwab

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The effects of mindfulness meditation on rumination in depressed people, Rachel A. Sluder

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I'm a Patient, Not a Problem: An Exploration into the Roles Assigned in the Doctor-Patient Relationship, Monica C. Stewart

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Dia-BEAT-it: An online game for children and teenagers with type 1 diabetes, Emily M. Stone

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American Consumer Confidence & Income: Relationship with the Stock Market, Caitlin C. Tappan

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Chosen Multiplication Algorithms and the Ability to Learn New Methods, Catherine A. Tarushka

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The Use of Twitter by Luxury and Midscale Hotels, Yolanda M. Tselepidakis

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Quantifying carbon allocation to mycorrhizal fungi by temperate forest tree species across a nitrogen availability gradient, Shersingh Joseph Tumber-Davila

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Between Locke’s Two Tracts and the Essay on Toleration: Religious Toleration and the Power of the Magistrate, Kevin W. Vansylyvong

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Cycling of Molecular Hydrogen in Subarctic Sweden, Victoria Ward

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Reflections on Bystander Intervention: Barriers and Facilitators in Sexual Assault Helping, Madeline C. Whitcomb

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A Morphological Study of Drug Brand Names, Celina M. Williamson

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Reactions of Generation Y to Luxury Hotel Twitter Promotions, Katherine M. Woods

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A Critique of the Free Will Defense, A Comprehensive Look at Alvin Plantinga’s Solution To the Problem of Evil., Justin Ykema

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Women in the Workforce: An In-Depth Analysis of Gender Roles and Compensation Inequity in the Modern Workplace, Rebecca L. Ziman

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Honor in the face of death: Hemingway’s moral code in Death in the Afternoon and For Whom the Bell Tolls, Nias Achorn

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Two Cultures of Caring: A Comparative Study, Lisa Armstrong and Chistina Polito

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Asset price bubble identification and response, Paul Atkinson

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Understanding Caregiver Factors Influencing Childhood Influenza Vaccination, Gianelle M. Avola and Jennifer A. Lyon

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From Forest to Freshet: The Development of the Upper Connecticut River Valley of New Hampshire, 1750-1820, Madeleine Beihl

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Pathogenesis, health consequences, and treatment of PCOS in relation to insulin resistance, Danielle Bernier

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Arched Bridges, Lily Beyer

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Authenticity and Identity-Making in a Globalized World: Capoeira in Boston and New York, Madeline L. Bishop

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The Beauty Industry's Influence on Women in Society, Ann Marie Britton

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A Comparative Study of Governing Board Composition and Financial Performace Measures in New Hampshire Hospitals, Heather C. Brooks

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The Effects of Cytokinin on the Transcriptional Regulation of PIN Expression in Arabidopsis thaliana, Elizabeth Burgess

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Creative Careers and Self-actualization, Kaitlyn T. Cameron

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Do you really love me?: An experimental investigation of reassurance seeking and interpersonal rejection, Kevin T. Cannon

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Estimating Connecticut Stream Temperatures Using Predictive Models, Erik Carlson

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Industry Comparison of Executive Compensation and Equity Considerations, Louis Chan

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Minireview: Protein Interactions, Jessica Child

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The Delicacy of Social Relationships: How Seemingly Small Choices In Formulating Talk Can Have Large Consequences For Relationships, Paige Clairmont

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Boats Against the Current: The American Dream as Death Denial in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, Patrice Comeau

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Impact of Visual Merchandising on University of New Hampshire Students, Bailey Comyns

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The individual voice: The expression of authority through dialects, idiolects, and borrowed terminology in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, Jacqueline Cordell