The collection includes undergraduate theses written by students in the University Honors College.

Further University Honors College work is available in the Anthós undergraduate journal.

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Theses from 2021

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Understanding Ransomware Trajectory to Create an Informed Prediction, Jacob D. Klusnick

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The Diminishing Power and Democracy of Hong Kong: An Analysis of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement and the Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement, Xiao Lin Kuang

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The Band Chervona: Russian Musical Traditions in the Portland Diaspora, Zoe Landi Fontana

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Addressing and Supporting Mental Health Today--Society-Wide and in Hospital Emergency Departments, Kira La Sage

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The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and its Reauthorization as the Improving America's Schools Act (IASA) with its Impact on Funding, Education Policy, and Supporting the Change for Improvement of Student Achievement, Kaylee LaTocha

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"The Caucasian Persuasion Here in the 'Dale": Othering, White Normality, and Post-Racialism in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Isaiah Lee

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How Indigenous-Language Court Interpreters and Clients Navigate the U.S. Court System Under Strict Court-Interpreting Guidelines, Ashten Lehwalder

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Fostering Connectedness Amidst Crisis: LGBTQ Communities in 2020, Daniel Leister-Gray

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Black Gold, White Gold, and the Bear's Influence Over Central Asian Economies, Jennifer Leo

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Virology: Mutagenizing the Proteolytic Cleavage Site in the Major Capsid Protein in SSV1, Thejanee Liyanaarachchi

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Boy: Creation in a Void, Archer Long

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The Role of Native Lens α-crystallin in Amyloid Suppression Using β-amyloid as a Model Amyloid Client, Leilani Lopes

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Testing for Cognitive Deficits after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury using the Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metric and Dual-Task Assessments, Jasmin Mabry

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High-Stakes Education: Dual Language Immersion in Portland, Oregon, Andrew MacLean

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An Instructional Guide to Environmental Campaigns for K-12 Schools, Erin McCarty

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Romans, Religion, and the Aid of the Gods: An Exploration of the Pontifex Maximus in Roman Society, Gregory Meade

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Potential Therapeutic Effects of Snake Venom Components on Pain Management in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients, Maggie Metzger

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Burnt Out: Encouraging Breaks and Lessening Burnout Symptoms in a Digital Landscape, Maria Miranda

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Evaluation of Sex Education Curriculum and Policy Related to the Needs of LGBTQ+ Latinx Youth, Olivia Nayler

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Mutual Aid as Spiritual Tacit Knowledge Within Doukhobor Epistemology, Rachel L. Neubuhr Torres

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Self-Perception of Stuttering Frequency Across the Lifespan: A Pilot Study, Natalia C. Newton

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The Usage of Resveratrol for Eye Pain after Refractive Surgery, Dennis Nguyen

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Opportunities for Vietnam's Footwear Industry After the 2019-2020 Pandemic to Achieve Competitive Advantage, Thuan Nguyen

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Gender Deviants: Subverting Regulatory Power in Medical Institutions, Ursa Nuffer-Rodriguez Mx.

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Self-Contained Photon Coincidence Counting with NI myRIO Ecosystem, Georges Oates Larsen and Andres H. La Rosa

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Group Theory Visualized Through the Rubik's Cube, Ashlyn Okamoto

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Police Union Contracts and Impediments to Accountability: A Case Study Analysis of PPA Bargaining Agreements, Elizabeth Ott

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Expanding Temperature Sensing for the Orion BMS 2, Samuel J. Parker

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The Psychedelic Renaissance: a Convergence of Indigenous Knowledge and Science, Ronan Peck

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Mapping the Case Study Houses: Translating History via Design, Samuel L. Person

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Black Magic & White Supremacy: Witchcraft as an Allegory for Race and Power, Nicholas Charles Peters

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Vestiges of Propaganda: Postage Stamps Issued by the Third Reich in Poland and the Netherlands During the Second World War, Olivia Phillips

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Street Art: the Gallery of the City, Mia Pinzelik

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Soft Lithographic Replication of High Length-Scale Micropillars From Laser-Ablated Fused-Silica Templates, Jason Pitts

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An Economic and Political Lens into the Lives of Undocumented Migrant Female-Headed Households, Fátima V. Preciado Mendoza

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Roman Law and Magic, Abigail Preston

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How to Effectively Manage Virtual Teams Created Due to COVID-19?, Aakanksha Santosh Rane

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Teen Dating Violence Prevention for Queer and Questioning Youth, Whitney Reek

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Engaging Ecological Narratives: An Inquiry into Place-Based Knowledge and Disaster Risk Reduction in Gozo, Malta, Ella S. Richmond

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Migrant Success: Sanctuary Law and Resources for Migrants in Portland, Oregon, Jessica Risney

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The Outriders, Zak Rodgers

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The Development of Community Relations with Low-Socioeconomic Status, Black Communities and Provisional Equity of Fire and Emergency Medical Services, Claire R. Rutgers

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Do Secondary Cyclones Increase the Category Scale of Atmospheric Rivers?, Edgar Sanchez Fausto

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What is the Impact of Economic Stimulus Measures on COVID-19 Mortality Rates?, Stephanie C. Santaguida

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Crime Patterns in Bend, Oregon Over a Twenty-Year Period, Holly Schorr

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Beaver Reintroduction and Its Potential as an Ecological Conservation Measure for At-Risk Amphibian Species in the Pacific Northwest, Danielle S. Schwantes

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Connecting the Fossil Fuel and Tobacco Industries Through Dependency and Denialism, Alyssa M. Shea

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Parent Concerns are Associated with Early Intervention Outcomes, Mohadeseh Solgi

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Reclaiming the "I": Memoir Writing as Feminist Activism, Michela Sottura

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Bryophyte Ecosystem Services: How Bryophytes Impact Ecosystem Processes and Their Use in Urban Systems, Keila Spangler

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The Void Luminous and Exploratory Auteurship, Matthew J. Spencer

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Experiences of Shame, Exclusion, & Appropriation in Mindfulness-based Wellness Culture, Charlotte Grace Starling

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Where to Draw the Line: Evaluating Visuospatial and Attentional Processing in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Alisha Steigerwald

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Virtual Community for Fat People in Outdoor Recreation, Amber C. Stephens

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Science in Service of Man: Towards an Understanding of Medicine as an Institution of Control, Amanda M. Strother

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Situating HIV/AIDS Humanitarian Film in the National Cinema Culture of Mozambique: Historical, Contemporary and Feminist Perspectives, Sebastián Andrés Suárez Hode

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BAKENEKO: a Look into the Origins of Japan's Supernatural Cats, Cedar Taulbee

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Three Loveless Romances: Lust, Music, and Frogs, Tia "Theo" I. Thompson

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When I Was a Young Girl: Gender and Race in The Life Archives of Criminal Transportation, Nick Townsend

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Linguistic Discrimination in Higher Education in Vietnam, Y Dang Nhu Tran

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COVID-19 and Palliative Care Through the Provider Perspective, Michaelyn V. Truong

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Treatment Satisfaction and Self-Efficacy in Hispanic Diabetes Patients at a Free Clinic Setting, Lhanze Tum

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Homeless Students' Barriers to Education: Before and After COVID-19, Linda M. Twidwell

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The Current Language Crisis in Siberia, Emma L. Vandehey

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A Novel in vitro Method for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in PCOS Women, Ruben Vila

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The Prevalence of Mental Health Disorders and Deficits in Individuals With and Without Siblings, Samantha Villanueva

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Roles and Regulation of Satellite Cells in Skeletal Muscle Regeneration, Sydney Vlasman

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Music Education, Child Development, and Academic Achievement: A Review of Recent Literature, Connor M. Welsh

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Fandom in the Digital Age: Examining Parasocial Relationships Between Fans and Music Artists on Instagram, Brittani Wert

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South of Loveland: A Collection of Short Stories, Benny White

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The Effect of a Ferrite-Core Relay Vs. an Air-Core Relay on the Output Power Characteristics of a Three-Coil Wireless Power Transfer System, Jakob L. White

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Connected Care: the Relationship Between Infant-Caregiver Interaction & Preterm Infant Development, Amelia G. Williams

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Constructing a Contemporary Mythology: Zardulu's Viral Art in the Post-Truth Age, Grace Wolfe

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Discrimination Against People of Color in America’s Cash Bail System, Dolores Yanez

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Case Study of Scrum Methodology as Used by a Capstone Team, Lilly I. Yeaton

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The Semiconductor Shortage: an Analysis of Potential and Ongoing Remediation Efforts and their Implications on the Industry & Macroeconomy, Carter Young

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Understanding the Taboo of Incest in the American South through Analysis of Southern Gothic Literature, Grace Young

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Colorful, Weird, and Wonderful: the Influences of Subculture on the Fashion of the 1960s, Gianna M. Zanzi

Theses from 2020

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Palisadia: a Novel Byte, Gretchen Amanda Adams

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Iron-Deficiency Anaemia (IDA): Socio-Cultural Misconceptions Intersect the Health of Vulnerable Populations in Developing Countries, Samantha G. Alarcon Basurto

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Weaving Urban Webs: Representations of Urban Space in the First Four Issues of Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man, Cordelia Albertson

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The Performativity and Dynamics of H.P. Grice's "Logic and Conversation": an Interdisciplinary Re-conceptualization, Linnea Alexander

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Post-Fire Changes in Interior Alaska's Vegetation Composition, Jannike E. Allen

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Greening Inequality: How Urban Sustainable Development Fails Under Neoliberalism, Josie R. Allison

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Screening for Candidate Genes Involved in Opioid Addiction in Reduced Complexity Cross Between B6J and B6NJ, Jeya Aishwarya Anandakumar

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Portland’s I-5 Expansion: Evaluating the Environmental and Cultural Impact of ODOT's Rose Quarter Improvement Plan, Mason Ashmore

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Autistic Representation in Television, Sarah E. Audley

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Importance of Interpersonal Relationships in CBGT, Alexxa Badley

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A New Perspective on Blue-Collar Work: Examining the Relevance of Common Career Development Theories for Blue-Collar Workers in Manufacturing, Sarah J. Barber

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Exploring Telepractice for Stuttering: a Case Study, Yatta D. Barnett

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The Effects of Instagram Influencers and Appearance Comparisons on Body Appreciation, Internalization of Beauty Ideals and Self Esteem in Women, Juliane K. Bauer

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Social Media in Business-to-Business Marketing and Sales: Review of Literature & Research Recommendations, Daniel Bello Manjarrez

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"Good For Rosetta" : The Fugitive Slave Law and the Case of Rosetta Armstead in Ohio, 1855, Alexandra A. Berg

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Genetic Diversity Correlates with Morphological Diversity Among Populations of Achyrachaena mollis, Rachel S. Bice

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Effect of Parasitic Orobanche uniflora on Sedum Plants and the Potential Implications for Urban Green Roofs, Jessica Bigger

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Oregonian Holocaust Memory: Creating a Portal to the Past for Oregonians, Max Blust

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Combat Exposure and Mental Health in the Military: the Role of Collective Identity, Philip G. Bouleh

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The Potential of Solidarity in Existential Feminist Discursive Methods, Bella Brown

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Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) Investigation of Morphology Changes in the Reduction of Silica Nanoparticles to Elemental Silicon, Allison M. Cairns

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The Role of Marketing Education in Reactions to Advocacy Advertising, Tobin Carlberg