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UW-La Crosse JUR, Volume III (2000)

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Departments

Art Biology / Microbiology Chemistry Clinical Science
Communication Studies English History Mathematics
Occupational Therapy Philosophy Physical Therapy Physics
Psychology Sociology & Archaeology Women's Studies  

College of Liberal Arts

Art

Author Advisor Title
Katie MacDonald Fiorini A Study of Laminations Used in Jewelry Pieces that are Expressive of the Art Nouveau Style

Communication Studies

Author Advisor Title
Jessica McNaughton Niedzwiecki Gender Differences in Parent Child Communication Patterns

English

Author Advisor Title
Betsy Wheeler Oness A Study of the Art of the Book-A Melding of Experience, Tradition and Aesthetics

History

Author Advisor Title
Jeffrey J. Kollath Lee The Environmental History of the Upper Mississippi River at Trempealeau, WI

Philosophy

Author Advisor Title
Whitney Strub Miller Refracting the Enlightenment: An Exploration and Critique of PostModernism

Psychology

Author Advisor Title
Denise C. Brandt, Karen J. Pierce VanVoorhis When is Verbal Abuse Serious? The Impact of Relationship Variables on Perceptions of Severity

Sociology and Archaeology

Author Advisor Title
Minda J. Hernke Reese-Taylor Settlement Patterns West of Ma'ax Na, Belize
Emily G. Willis Reese-Taylor The Iguana Group: A Late Classic Maya Site

Women's Studies

Author Advisor Title
Jessica McNaughton Niedzwiecki Gender Differences in Parent Child Communication Patterns

College of Science and Allied Health

Biology and Microbiology

Author Advisor Title
Brianne M. Brandt Abler Introduction of Insect Antifreeze Protein Genes into the Model Plant Arabidopsis thaliana
Jenny Fiedler Ruhser A Breeding Bird Survey of Myrick Marsh and Hixon Forest
Timothy S. Gomez Schwan Construction of Staphylococcus aureus Proline Transport Gene Recombinant Plasmids
Lisa (Jodarski) Helmrick and Charity Reiser Maher and Monte Aphrodisiac Properties of Turnera Diffusa
Joshua M. Kapfer Sutherland Larval trematodes in the Upper Midwest and the Pacific Northwest which are known to induce skeletal malformations in anurans
Farrah Lenard Schwan The Effect of Environmental Conditions on the Regulation of fimB Involved in Type 1 Pilus Expression
Andrea Lindo Ruhser Digestive Efficiency and Energy Requirements of Captive-reared Common Loons (Gavia immer)
Laura Pabian Rott Ultraviolet Light Mutagenesis of Rhondobacter sphaeriodes
Aaron Reynolds Abler Creating Mutations in Plant Pathogen Resistance Genes
Jason Vollenweider and Vincente Trussoni Bratina The Search for Microbial Manganese Reduction in Two Antarctic Lakes, Lake Hoare and Lake Fryxell
Meggin Weinandt Ruhser Mercury deposition in nine designated feather regions of eight captive raised, dose response Common Loons (Gavia immer)
Kurt S. Willkomm, Laureano Camancho, Laura A. Wong, Timothy D. Walston, Mary Wolf Cooper Conversion of the Heparin Binding Domain in Human Antithrombin to Resemble that of protein C inhibitor
Laura A. Wong, Laureano Camancho, and Kurt S. Willkomm Cooper Alteration of the Positively Charged, D-Helix in Human Antithrombin
Elena B. Wurzel Bratina The Reduction of Particulate Manganese Oxides by Carnobacteria in Lake Mendota, Wisconsin

Chemistry

Author Advisor Title
Paul M. Evans Monte Design and Synthesis of Novel 5-HT Receptor Agonists
Jennifer A. Prescher Monte Design and Synthesis of Substituted Dihydrofuranochromans as New Serotonergic Molecular Probes
Lisa (Jodarski) Helmrick and Charity Reiser Maher and Monte Aphrodisiac Properties of Turnera Diffusa

Clinical Science

Author Advisor Title
Katy George, Erin Foley Martin, Dougherty-Harris A Collaborative Approach of Occupational and Lovaas Therapies for Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Amy E. Green, Melissa L. Boeldt Uphoff Characterization of Mutations in hpmB of the Proteus mirabilis Hemolysin System that Result in Altered Activation and Secretion Functions of the Hemolysin (HpmA)
Katie Koecher and Debra Krenke Uphoff A Comparative Study of the Immediate Effects of a Triclosan Antibacterial, Chloroxylenol Antibacterial and Lotion Soap

Mathematics

Author Advisor Title
Audrey M. Bindl Hoar Optimal Travel Path
Kelly Hasler Hoar An Adaptive Stencil Linear Deviation Method for Wave Equations
James Murray Elfessi Measurement of Computing Services Effectiveness for the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Nicholas G. Roland Kelly Fourier and Wavelet Representations of Function
Jason Wampfler Skala, O'Brien, Elfessiz Winona ORC Transition Program Analysis

Occupational Therapy

Author Advisor Title
Katy George, Erin Foley Martin, Dougherty-Harris A Collaborative Approach of Occupational and Lovaas Therapies for Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Jamie Amundson, Amy Brunner, Mary Ewers Huffman FIM Scores as an Indicator of Length of Stay and Discharge Destination in CVA Patients: A Retroactive Outcomes Study
Sarah Baier, Kim Mertes, and LuAnn Maternoski Huffman A Client Satisfaction Survey at a Large Rural Medical Facility
Dana Bloedel, Sara Baumgarten, Nancy Bores, and Kari Fanetti Huffman Gardening and the elderly: A study involving the effects on purpose of life and activity involvement
Elizabeth Smejkal, Megan Wissestad, and Melissa Wood Huffman, Kernozek The Relationship Between Peak Seat Interface Pressures and the Braden Scale
Lori Hellickson, Dawn Knapp, and Stephanie Ritter Martin Comparison of Job Satisfaction in Occupational Therapy Settings
Amy Forsyth, Rebecca Hiler, Jessica Michels, and David Rezin Kernozek, McCannon Electromyography (EMG) of the Trapezius Muscles during Clerical Work

Physical Therapy

Author Advisor Title
Mani Bidar, J.W. Matheson Ragan, Kernozek Finite Element Calculation of Seat-Interface Pressures for Various Wheelchair Cushion Thickness
Amy Forsyth, Rebecca Hiler, Jessica Michels, and David Rezin Kernozek, McCannon Electromyography (EMG) of the Trapezius Muscles during Clerical Work
Kristine Nielsen Kernozek The Relationship between Plantar Loading and Rearfoot Motion during Walking
Elizabeth Smejkal, Megan Wissestad, and Melissa Wood Huffman, Kernozek The Relationship Between Peak Seat Interface Pressures and the Braden Scale

Physics

Author Advisor Title
Mani Bidar, J.W. Matheson Ragan, Kernozek Finite Element Calculation of Seat-Interface Pressures for Various Wheelchair Cushion Thickness
Brian A. Kinder Ragan Finding the Most Efficient Way to stop Percolation through the use of a Firewall in the Forest Fire Model