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  • Undergraduate Research Journal for the Humanities, Volume 1, Spring 2016 

    Pine, Savannah; Bertels, Ellen; Dunn, Matt; Sanchez, Sandra; Clough, Matthew; Bernauer, Clara; Burbank, Jesse (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
  • Discrepant Oppression: Lesbian Women's Existence During the National Socialist Period in Germany 

    Painter, Korbin (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
    This research focuses on the oppression and existence of lesbian women during the National Socialist period of German history. This research also places emphasis on the importance of incorporating a lens of gender and ...
  • Disaster's Face: What Human Bodies Reveal About Catastrophe 

    Sanders, Trent (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
    The global mass media in general depicts disasters as a spectacle for an audience of consumers. As a result, the individuals depicted effectively become generic victims, not fully developed human beings with distinct needs ...
  • A Comparative Study of Rio de Janeiro and Johannesburg: Urbanization and the Social Class 

    Sanchez, Sandra Siomara (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
    In the early twentieth century, two cities exhibited social unrest and social conflict. In Johannesburg, South Africa, the seeds for apartheid were sewn as an influx of workers came to nourish the country's mines. In Rio ...
  • Conscription, Citizenship, and French Algeria 

    Pine, Savannah (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
    This paper questions why the Third Republic of France imposed conscription on Muslim Algerians in 1912. This action is peculiar because conscription was a tenant of French citizenship, which the French thought that Muslim ...
  • Religious Liberty in Xinjiang: Terrorism, Repression, and Identity 

    Paisley, James (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
    Xinjiang Province, the far western province of China, has noted an increase in domestic terrorism as a result Uighurs that are radicalized through feelings of religious and ethnic oppression. China is also not evenly ...
  • Soviet Leap: Oppression, Defection, and Re-Envisioning Ballet 

    Martin, Grace Kathryn (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
    Throughout the Cold War, Soviet ballet dancers defected to America in hopes of finding artistic freedom. After their defections they played a critical role in shaping what can be considered today’s American ballet. By ...
  • Inhibition of Runx by Ro5-3335 Affects Nematostella Regeneration 

    Tran, Christina (2016-01-25)
    The sea anemone, Nematostella vectensis, has the ability to fully regenerate amputated body parts. We hypothesize that Runx, a transcription factor, controls the cellular processes for regeneration, specifically the ...
  • Image of Research 2016 -- Open for Collaboration Award 

    Young, Jackson (2016)
    Author's statement: A picture of another undergraduate I spent the summer with. Alejandro Carlo was an 18 year old aspiring particle physicist from the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez and was one of the many students ...
  • Image of Research 2016 -- Story of Research Award 

    Norris, Amber (2016)
    Author's statement: Tysabri, one of few treatment drugs approved to treat relapsing and remitting Multiple Sclerosis, has helped me keep the majority of my flare ups in remission for the past two years through monthly ...
  • Image of Research 2016 -- Vision Award 

    Tappan, Bryce (2016)
    Author's statement: This image was captured in the Barybin Lab of KU. Our research centers around azulene, a naturally occurring hydrocarbon that effuses a deep blue-azure color, for which it is named. In the Barybin Group, ...
  • Image of Research 2016 -- Research Is a Process Award 

    Bloom, Mackenzie (2016)
    Author's statement: Image 1: “Paraffin embedded mice colon and intestinal tissue for my undergraduate research project on colon cancer!” Image 2: “Sectioning my tissue samples on the microtome, delightfully ...
  • Image of Research 2016 -- Grand Prize 

    Petz, Austin (2016)
    Author's statement: Algae is grown to be converted into biocrude oil via hydrothermal liquefaction (pressure cooking). Oil composition is researched with respect to changing algae compositions.
  • Image of Research 2015 -- Connection Award 

    Slater, Shelby (2015)
    Author's statement: Just another view of the study on indoor tanning. Selection of tanning lotions, bronzers, tanning goggles, heat and other tanning-related stimuli. Monitor is equipped with standard LED lights in order ...
  • Image of Research 2015 -- Social Impact Award 

    Bobo, Caleb (2015)
    Author's statement: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world" ~Nelson Mandela Earlier this year I had the pleasure of presenting my research at the Kansas State Capital to administers ...
  • Image of Research 2015 -- Visual Impact Award 

    Suzuki, Keiko (2015)
    Author's statement: Our lab incorporates a fundamental approach in pro-life regenerative medicine using stem cells. These stem cells which maintain homeostasis are abundantly available in almost every part of our living ...
  • Image of Research 2015 -- Originality Award 

    McGuire, Austen (2015)
    Author's statement: Keep your eyes peeled for my research about how we perceive approaching objects at the undergraduate research symposium!
  • Image of Research 2015 -- Grand Prize 

    Marceaux, Kaytlynn (2015)
    Author's statement: Mendel's research inspired my thoughts on the causes and consequences in seed morphology. Come to the undergraduate symposium next Saturday and I'll discuss how wrinkled and round seed may have ...
  • Journal of Undergraduate Research, Fall 2015: End Matter 

    Unknown author (University of Kansas, 2015-10-01)
  • “Strong Female Characters” An Analytical Look at Representation in Moffat-Era Doctor Who 

    Flynn, Nichole (University of Kansas, 2015-10-01)
    The current era of Doctor Who, beginning in 2010, under showrunner Steven Moffat has presented a downward trend in the representation of nuanced female characters, as well as racial and sexual minorities. This essay will ...

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