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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Spanning Trees of Complete Graphs and Cycles, Minjin Enkhjargal

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Remote Data Collection: How Broadband Connectivity Affected the Conversion of Physical Performance Testing to the Remote Setting During COVID-19: A Research Assistant's Assessment, Ramyar Eslami

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Examination of Exhaustion in Larval Pacific Lamprey (Entosphenus Tridentatus) Through Variations of Temperature, Flow, and Cover, Jessica Falcon

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Preparing to Perform: Brillance, by Ida Gotkovsky, Connor Fast

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A Study of Stable Isotopes in Snow on Mt. Hood, Oregon, Maya Felix

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Rapid Method for Consistency and Concentration Reporting of Cannabidiol Using 1H-NMR and Computer-Assisted Chemical Software, Michael A. Fernando

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What's Important to You? A Look into the Historical and Social Significance of Buttons, Hope JE Ferns

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The Transition of American Theatre Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic from March 2020-May 2021, Taylor Fischer

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Optimization of 3D Printed Mold Performance for Injection Molding via Hollow Infill Patterns, Alan Fong

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Plastic-Eating Microbes: a New Potential Solution to Waste Mitigation?, Megan Forbes

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How Can Portland's Urban Landscape Better Utilize Stormwater?, Joni Frame

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Portland Park Signage: an Exploration into Reimaging Placemaking, Samuel Garcia

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How Transitional, Restorative, and Transformative Justice Will Address Racial Injustice, Isabelle Garnand

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A Student Led Assessment of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Environmental Science and Management Department at Portland State University, Aneesha Gharpurey

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Dual Panics: A Media Analysis of Narratives on the Role of Unauthorized Migration in America's Overdose Crisis, Morgan Godvin

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Relationships Between Coping Mechanisms and Perceived Stress of Portland State University Community Members Amidst COVID-19, Julie Goldman

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Human Impact on Pacific Harbor Seals in Urban Southern Puget Sound, Washington, Vicky Gomez

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Reducing Stigma Associated with Growing Up Poor: How to Create a More Equitable Future for Working Class Adolescents, Jessica Goodpaster

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CONNECTION, COMPASSION, and HONESTY: Using Picture Books to Help Build a Healthier Relationship to Death in a Death-Denying Culture, Kami Sahalie Upshaw Gould

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The Community Case for Violence: Toward a Materialist Perspective on Community Work, Aven Handley-Merk

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How to Decide Whether and How to Sell a Small Family Business, Gabriel Harlow

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How Has Cultural Marxism Been Used as a Political Tactic in Order to Decrease Trust in Higher Education?, Drew Havnaer

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Density of Free-Roaming Cats Related to Feeding Stations on Hayden Island, Oregon, Olivia Helback and Joe Liebezeit

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Automated Decision Making and Machine Learning: Regulatory Alternatives for Autonomous Settings, Alyssa Heminger

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The Role of Cognitive Load and Individual Differences When Interpreting Human-Resource Data Visualizations, Zachary Hesson

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Partizan: Separating the Human from Propaganda with Film, Raymond Hill

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All Changelings Have Autism: How to Make a Better Book for Autistic Children, Nadia L. Hitchcock

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Comparing Instruments for Measuring Runoff from Experimental Ecoroof Platforms: A Case Study on Test Plots at Portland State University, Chance F. Hodges

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The Meghan Markle Effect: An Analysis of a 21st Century Celebrity through a Veblenian Perspective, Lucy Jensen

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A Corpus Approach Study on the Manzanar Free Press, Danielle Jochums

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Literature Review: Pollutant Removal Efficacy of Floating Treatment Wetlands Across Water Bodies, Sophie Johnson

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Exploring Connections Between Food Sovereignty, Cultural Food Access and Urban Health Promotion: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Stephanie L. Kenyon

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Functional Role of the N-terminal Domain in Connexin 46/50 by in silico Mutagenesis and Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Umair Khan

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Colorism in Mexico: An Examination of Inequality and the Psychological Impact in the Form of Depression, Ana K. Kinzie

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Queer: A 25 Year History, A Blooming Identity, Greer Klepacki

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Understanding Ransomware Trajectory to Create an Informed Prediction, J. 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 K. 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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Genome-Wide Sequencing in Clinical Genetic Counseling, Sydney Schulz

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