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    • Mathematics for Social Justice 

      Fisher, Elizabeth; Day, Corinne (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2021-04)
      This research project shares findings from my study of Social Justice Mathematics (SJM), which is mathematics that focuses on promoting equity within the mathematics classroom, but also on empowering students to understand ...
    • "Idiots and Distracted Persons:" Shifting Views on Mental Health in Eighteenth Century Colonial America 

      Tiry, Jessica; Arendt, Emily (Montana State University Billings, 2021-04)
      With research deriving from many historians, and the help of Dr. Arendt, this project explores the eighteenth-century colonial period’s shifting views of mental health. These views during this time period were not solely ...
    • Relationship between Language Patterns and Antisocial Personality Disorder 

      Goettlich, Kiah; McMullen, Matthew (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2021-04)
      Background:Presently the diagnosis of personality disorders, particularly those that are concerned with manipulative traits such as those associated with Antisocial Personality Disorder, are extremely time consuming and ...
    • Sustainability Perspectives Among Montana State University Billings Students 

      Dilley, Shaylyn; Gilbertz, Susan (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2021-04)
      The Honors Inquiry and Research class at Montana State University Billings set out to conduct a survey about sustainability amongst their fellow peers. The goal of this survey was to determine the knowledge and efficacy ...
    • A Crisis Like Never Before: The Economic and Ideological Divide of the Colonists and Britain, 1763-1769 

      Tecca, Lauryn; Arendt, Emily (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2021-04)
      This research seeks to prove that the debt crisis in Britain following the Seven Years’ War manifested itself as an economic and ideological crisis for colonial America. It seeks to examine the shockwaves that follow the ...
    • Introduction to Intersex and Intersexuality 

      Hostman, Seth; McNeill, Vanessa (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2021-04)
      There is an extraordinarily special moment in life for many couples--the magical day when they welcome a newborn child into the word. Everyone is excited for the pink or blue, male or female baby that is being brought into ...
    • An Exploration into Social Media Sentiment 

      Pratt, Ashley; McMullen, Matthew (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2020-04)
      Background:International and United States-specific media outlets cover the same news, but do not always utilize the same language. The COVID-19 Outbreak is an opportunity to analyze the sentiments being utilized to convey ...
    • Food Insecurity: Hunger Amongst Senior Citizens in Our Community 

      Dawes, Alyssa; Kurkoski, Taylor; Mook, Kimber; Robertus, Sari; Mermel, Virginia (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2020-04)
      The Honors Capstone course, Honors 499, has been taught approximately every other year for the past six years. The course focuses on ways to help fight food insecurity among people in our community. Each class chooses to ...
    • Police Stops Analysis Within the Montana State 2009-2016 

      Mazel, Jeannine; McMullen, Matthew (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2020-04)
      The purpose of this analysis was to uncover multiple correlations in Montana police stops occurring between the years 2009-2016. Data on the Montana police stops was obtained from The Standford Policing Project. The program ...
    • Trend of Internet Searches Related to "Coronavirus" 

      Hughes, Emily; McMullen, Matthew (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2020-04)
      Very evidently, the coronavirus has become a worldwide issue that has sparked panic across many nations. This project examines how Google searches related to coronavirus have spiked and fallen within the last few months ...
    • Successful Growth of RIL Arabidopsis thalianaOffspring Based on Traits Shared with Parent Plants 

      Herriford, Cailen; Comer, Jason (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2020-04)
      This study was primarily focused on phenotypic observation of Arabidopsis thaliana offspring from the parent cross of varieties Columbia (CS933) and Landsberg (CS20). Arabidopsis was an ideal organism to use in this study ...
    • Can a Conventional Deadlift Exercise Reduce Low Back Pain in Physical Therapy Patients? 

      Cole, Alyssa; Shafer, Alex (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2020-04)
      Low back pain is a common health condition affecting 50-80% of American adults. Traditional rehabilitation of the low back includes hip mobility/flexibility and core strengthening/stabilizing exercises. A conventional ...
    • Walking Does Not Significantly Improve Word Recall or State Anxiety in a Single Session: A Pilot Study 

      Brandon, Connor; McMullen, Matthew (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2020-04)
      Research suggests that exercise can improve memory ability (Labban & Etnier, 2011; Martins et al., 2013; Shih, 2017; Standage, 2010) and decrease anxiety (Blacklock et al., 2010; Knapens et al., 2009). The current study ...
    • Comparing Influenza vaccination rates before and after the H1N1 pandemic 

      Brandon, Connor; McMullen, Matthew (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2020-04)
      Immunizations are an important public health concern in order to help control the spread of diseases. Influenza is a particularly important seasonal vaccine, as it is updated every year and recommended that all people ...
    • Studying and Teaching the Ethical Dilemma of Emily Dickinson 

      Barron, Brienna; Nurmi, Thomas (Faculty Mentor) (Montana State University Billings, 2020-04)
      This essay focuses on the ethical dilemma of studying and teaching the work of American poet Emily Dickinson. Because her work was found and published after her death, studying Dickinson’s works can be viewed as an intrusion ...
    • Who Reads More?: Comparing Book Consumption Between Various Groups 

      Donnelly, Andrew J. (Montana State University Billings, 2020-05)
      In the Pew Research Center (2019) Core Trends Survey for Internet & Tech, one item asked respondents how many books they consumed during the past 12 months. Based on this data, the present research addresses five questions. ...
    • State Death Penalty Analysis 

      Loy, Katherine; Dr. McMullen, Matthew (Faculty Advisor) (Montana State University Billings, 2020-04)
      The United States has used capital punishment since colonization. Over time some states have abolished it and others have not. There are many databases that have collected information on each state’s policy for the death ...
    • Propensity Score-Matching Methods for Observational Studies: An Application to Stat 216 Data 

      Theobold, Allison (2016-04)
      Many fields of science are faced with the inability to perform randomized experiments, but wish to have the ability to estimate a treatment effect and make causal inference. Propensity score matching is a method that can ...
    • Bulk optical characterization of dissolved organic matter from semiarid wheat-based cropping systems 

      Romero, Carlos M.; Engel, Richard E.; D'Andrilli, Juliana; Chen, Cheng-Sao; Zabinski, Catherine A.; Miller, Perry R.; Wallander, R. (2017-11)
      Dissolved organic matter (DOM) plays a critical role in the cycling of nutrients and long-term agricultural sustainability. The composition of DOM in soil is likely altered due to management, yet there is limited knowledge ...
    • Leveraging Innovation in Family Startups: A Stewardship Approach 

      Mori, Patricio (Academic OASIS, 2014)
      Family firms are often criticized for failing to seek new ventures, being conservative and resisting change. On the other hand, researchers believe that certain characteristics in family relationship can foster strategic ...

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