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Anthony Orlando

Mechanics of Wax-based Gels with varying Polymer Concentration: An Overview Wax-based polymer gels have the potential to vastly improve the shelf life of transdermal drug patches. It can be ...

April Hurlock

Effect of Self-Oxidation on Deposited Cigarette Smoke Composition and Third-Hand Smoke While the implications of first-hand and second-hand tobacco smoke have been thoroughly studied, much less is known about the effects ...

Ben Travis

Investigating Maternal Blood Loss Measurement Methods and Risk Factors Associated with Postpartum Hemorrhages ...

Cameron Hong

Assessing Solvent Viscosity Impact on the Physical Characteristics of Polymeric Organogels Traditionally, studies of polymeric organogels focus on the impact of polymer factors on the gels’ mechanical and transport properties. Alternatively, ...

Caroline Eckert

A Qualitative Study of Danish Mothers' Beliefs on Religion & Parenting This study investigated Danish mothers’ beliefs about parenting and the role of religion in family practices and discussions. Denmark ...

Catherine MacKay and Brooke Echnat

The Show Must Go On! The Theatre and Dance Department periodically awards the honor of an Individual Production Project to seniors who have demonstrated advanced work and a deep commitment to ...

Claire Marino

Solanum 'Deaf Adder', a New Bush Tomato Species from the Australian Monsoon Tropics Australia is a unique island continent with many endemic species. Ongoing research and estimates suggest that over ...

Colette Sachs

The Psychological Impacts of COVID-19 and Social Distancing During the period of March to August of 2020, college students across the country were asked to stay in place due to the ...

Diamanda Zizis

What happens when you cross plant species with two distinct sexual systems? An ex situ hybridization approach The transitions from the hermaphroditic sexual system to the andromonoecious and dioecious sexual systems ...

Ella Carlander & Michael Bolish

How to Code a Simulation with LAMMPS We discuss how to use the computer program LAMMPS to build and run a molecular dynamics computer simulation. We provide general steps in ...

Emily Brandes

To Believe or Not to Believe: A Closer Look at the Impact of Sexual Assault in Politics Since the viral 2017 #MeToo movement, public opinion on cases of sexual misconduct has ...

Emily Haas

Evaluating the Impact of Stream Restoration Techniques on Bank Erosion, Stream Morphology, and Soil Carbon at an Unnamed Tributary of Pine Creek near Woodward, central Pennsylvania Live staking is a stream ...

Emily Tully

Location Dependent Mechanical Behavior of Aponeurosis Tissue Under Uniaxial Tensile Stretch Aponeurosis is a connective tissue that serves as an extension of tendon, attaching to muscle fibers that do not fully ...

Gari Eberly

Synthesis Synthesis is a collection of poetry that explores how gender relations and race amalgamate to impact the maturation of an individual. These poems are scientifically-aware and influenced by my concurrent education in both Creative ...

Ian Coates

Assessing the Impact of Block-Selective Homopolymers on the Diffusion of Payloads Through Polymeric Gels The goal of this project is to investigate the impact of a gel-miscible polymer additive on gel ...

Jaden Lee

Using Finite Element Modeling to Investigate the Effect of Mechanical Loading on Muscle Microstructure Clinical treatments for muscle conditions such as muscle atrophy and cerebral palsy require an understanding of the ...

Jake Schaefer

The Mechanical Properties of Ramming Animal Horn Shapes One of the most common, yet very dangerous injuries in the world of sports are concussions, which are caused by brain cavity accelerations. ...

John Mirsky

Housing Illness in a PA Mushroom Town The relatively small PA town of Kennett Square produces half of the fresh mushrooms for the entire United States. To accomplish this feat, the ...

Julia Tokish

Uncovering South Asian American Playwrights American theatre is a discipline heavily dominated by white playwrights, while other races remain disproportionately underrepresented. This includes South Asian American playwrights, who are not only ...

Julian Cohen

Estimating the Pressure and Temperature of Metamorphism of ca. 1.4 Ga Metapelitic Rocks from the Sierra Estrella Range, Phoenix, Arizona USA Meijer (2019) reported what is likely the first known occurrence ...

Kaelyn Long

My Experiences Re-immersing into Introduction to Mathematical Thought Throughout college, most students only have the opportunity to engage with course material once. As a senior, this past fall semester I had ...

Keith Grega

Impact of Screw Type on Torque During Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Screw Removal Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) is a disorder that occurs in adolescents in which the femoral head slips ...

Kyle Ferguson

Noise-driven aggregation of swimmers in the Kolmogorov flow We investigate theoretically the dynamics of ellipsoidal microswimmers in an externally imposed, laminar Kolmogorov flow. Through a phase-space analysis of the dynamics without ...

Lucas Rankin

Establishing Independent Tunability of the Mechanical and Transport Properties of Polymer Gels Polymer gels can be used in the fabrication of materials for filtering liquid and gaseous media, solid-state electrolytes, and ...

Mackenzie Flynn and Bree McCullough

Little Arnot Run: An Evaluation of Groundwater-Surface Water Interactions with Regard to Hyporheic Exchange and Temperature Little Arnot Run is a second-order stream in the Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania. In many ...

Maya Freeman

Fluoroquinolone-based therapy and onset of functional gastrointestinal disorders in human subjects Fluoroquinolones (FQs) are a broad class of antibiotics typically prescribed for several infectious diseases, including common infections for which ...

Meg MacNeille

What's Out There? Investigating Online Teacher Created Activites Despite the popularity of online teacher-created resource-sharing sites, little is known about the scope and quality of elementary mathematics activities from these sites. Our ...

Michael Duncan

Title: Gas-Phase Chemical Ionization Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry Michael Duncan Advisor: Douglas B. Collins The most common method of analysis for trace gases in air employs chemical ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry (CI-TOF-MS). Transportable ...

Nicholas Passantino

Domain Adaptation in Machine Learning for Medical Imaging​ Machine learning models do well in learning to classify images, but can undesirably learn features unique to the specific dataset they were trained ...

Olivia Dyer

Visual Characterization of Aponeurosis Microstructure Aponeurosis is a tendinous sheath-like tissue found in many muscle-tendon units, and the muscle-aponeurosis junction is poorly understood. We want to determine the structure of the ...

Philip Onffroy

Ray’cycle Initiative: Characterizing and Productizing Community-Sourced Plastics Certain everyday plastic product waste ranging from grocery bags to bottle caps and single-use coffee pods cannot typically be recycled in the United States ...

Ryan Bremer

BRAKHAGE’S ADJACENTS The goal of BRAKHAGE’S ADJACENTS is to better understand the working methods and aesthetic decision making of the avant-garde filmmaker Stan Brakhage (1933-2003). By focusing upon his use of ...

Shane Kozick

Measuring Concordance of Subtype Sulcogryral Patterns in Monozygotic and Dizygotic Twin Pairs The brain’s surface is made up of sulci (grooves) and gyri (ridges) that together create the distinct folded (sulcogryal) ...

Thomas Matsumura

Title: Measuring Lower Limb Muscle Activity and Kinematics in Variable Foot Strike Gaits Abstract: Anterior knee pain affects roughly a quarter of the population, and many cases go untreated. Joint pain ...

Tung Tran

Bayesian Optimization of 2D Echocardiography Segmentation Bayesian Optimization (BO) is a well-studied hyperparameter tuning technique that is more efficient than grid search for high-cost, high-parameter machine learning problems. Echocardiography is a ...

Valerie Justice

U-Pb Isotope Dating of Monazite from the Sierra Estrella Mountains of Arizona: Evidence for ca. 1.4 Billion Year Old Metamorphism and Deformation. U-Pb isotope dating of monazite from the Sierra Estrella ...

Wutt Kyi

Effect of White Matter Stimulation on Clinical Outcomes in Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Essential Tremor Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure where electrodes are implanted in the brain ...

Yida Chen

Assessing the generalizability of temporally-coherent echocardiography video segmentation Existing deep-learning methods achieve state-of-art segmentation of multiple heart substructures from 2D echocardiography videos, an important step in the diagnosis and management of ...