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  • Observations from MSU - Interview with Dr. John Marszalek 

    Thomas, Maggie (WMSV Mississippi State UniversityUniversity LibrariesWMSV, 2019-05-01)
    Maggie Thomas interviews Dr. John Marszalek, co-author of <em>Hold On with a Bulldog Grip: A Short Study of Ulysses S. Grant</em>, which was selected as the 2019 Maroon Edition book.
  • Undergraduate Research Symposium Spring 2019 

    Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2019-04-16)
    Abstract Booklet from the 2019 Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • Influence of pH on bile sensitivity among various strains of Listeria monocytogenes under aerobic and anaerobic· conditions 

    Rands, Gabrielle; White, Sally J. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Biological SciencesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium that causes the food-borne disease listeriosis and survives the body's natural defenses within the digestive tract, including the acidic conditions and bile. Limited information is ...
  • Measurement of Material Thickness Using X-ray Attenuation 

    Travis, Holly; Gaerlan, Oliver Mikhail H. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Physics and AstronomyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    The experiment will measure the thickness of a thin aluminum foil by sending a beam of x-rays through the foil. The thickness of the foil is related to the difference in the intensity of x-rays that pass through the aluminum ...
  • Out of Place: Stories 

    Parker III, Zane D.; Beckwith, Molly (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of EnglishJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
  • Media Multitasking in Relation to Cognition and Socioemotional Well-being: A Literature Review 

    May, Kaitlyn; May, Kaitlyn (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    With the rapid expansion of media use by children and adults, media multitasking (engaging in more than one media activity at a time) has rapidly become a lifestyle for American youth (Roberts, Foehr, & Rideout, 2005). The ...
  • Decoding the contents of working memory using EEG provides evidence for the sensory recruitment hypothesis 

    Laudadio, Tony; Brungung, Allison (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    Recent fMRI studies have shown that the contents of visual working memory can be decoded from early visual areas, including V1. This result has been interpreted as support for the sensory recruitment hypothesis: the idea ...
  • Why do we laugh when we should cry?...ls it only here in this sad island?: Gender, Affect, and Empire in Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea and Johnston's Fool's Sanctuary 

    Johnson, Ariel; Dennis, Kylie (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of EnglishJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    British colonial literature has produced no shortage of the silent woman: she has surfaced in a variety of disguises as the domestic wife, the colonial woman, and the mysterious, exoticized other. For contemporary women ...
  • Acceptance of Marginalized Couples 

    Hargrove, Shaquela; Hargrove, Shaquela (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    Marginalized couples (i.e., those seen as dissimilar from the socialized standard) are still not completely accepted (Lehmiller & Agnew, 2006). Almost 50% of Americans still disapprove of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual (LGB) ...
  • Factors impacting retention among African American students at Mississippi State University 

    Fitchie, Theresa; Johnson, Ariel (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Anthropology and Middle Eastern CulturesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    African American retention is low at the college level, especially at Predominantly White Institutions. Factors such as resources, support systems, aggressions, and racism impact African American enrollment and graduation. ...
  • The Impact of Public Defense Spending and Caseload on Jury Trial Rates 

    Cuny, Zachary G.; Travis, Holly (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Effective Tax Rates: Higher Ratings, Lower Rates 

    Buchanan, A. Zachary; Parker III, Zane D. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeRichard C. Adkerson School of AccountancyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of BusinessHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    In recent years, it has become popular for firms to engage in socially responsible and ethical activities, whether through charitable donations or fair business and employment policy. However, perhaps never before in the ...
  • "Make Margaret Atwood Fiction Again:" Burke's Perspective by Incongruity and the Shifting Image of the Handmaid 

    Brungung, Allison; Hydrick, Morgan (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of CommunicationDepartment of EnglishJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale has been a source of inspiration and warning for readers since the 1980s. However, the novel itself never garnered the kind of attention Bruce Miller's Hulu adaptation has. In ...
  • Microscopic analysis of Rickettsial co-infection in the Gulf Coast tick, Amblyomma maculatum 

    Both, Andries Pieter; Harper, Amanda Benton (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Basic SciencesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
    Ticks can pass a variety of organisms to humans, resulting in mild flu-like illnesses or more severe diseases that may be fatal if not treated. One group of tick-borne organisms of interest to us are rickettsiae, which ...
  • Characterization of Pyridostatin and its Interactions with c-MYC G-Quadruplexes 

    Gaerlan, Oliver Mikhail H.; Cuny, Zachary G. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
  • Determining the photometric capabilities of the CTIO 0.9-m telescope 

    Madsen, John K.; Clarke, Cameron (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Physics and AstronomyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
    Exoplanet detections are becoming more and more frequent as our ability to detect transits and Doppler shifted stellar spectra improves. Here, we report on eight observing nights at the SMARTS 0.9m telescope in Chile at ...
  • The in vitro effects of glucosamine on equine and canine platelet aggregation and thromboxane synthesis 

    Williams, Ryan; Rands, Gabrielle (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Biological SciencesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
    Citrated blood samples were collected via jugular venipuncture and used to create platelet-rich plasma (PRP). PRP samples were incubated for 5 minutes with four concentrations of glucosamine: 0 �g/ml (control), 10 �g/ml, ...
  • Impact of single amino acid mutations in the rhomboid protease Pcp1p on Pcp1p catalytic activity, cellular respiration, mitochondrial morphology, and mitochondrial DNA maintenance 

    Van Geel, Lien; Both, Andries Pieter (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant PathologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
    Pcp1p is a rhomboid protease in the inner mitochondrial membrane of S. cerevisiae that processes Mgm1p, a protein required for mitochondrial fusion. In this study, five previously generated pcp1 mutant strains were analyzed ...
  • Phase Space Simulation of Relativistic Twisted Electron Mott Scattering 

    Kilgore, Jenna; Madsen, John K. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Physics and AstronomyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
    The question of how the spin of the proton and neutron arise from the angular momentum of the constituent partons is very pressing in the study of nuclear structure. As of yet, there has been no experimental method able ...
  • Test-Retest Reliability of Self-Reported Lifetime History of Aggression: A Unique Longitudinal Assessment Over One Year Using Mechanical Turk 

    Harper, Amanda Benton; Kilgore, Jenna (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)

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