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    • Affect and achievement: creating an optimal learning experience in mathematics 

      Skousen, Elizabeth (7/14/2020)
      This paper is an analysis of cross-curricular studies about motivation, affect, and engagement in a classroom setting. We further determine appropriate tools for measuring student engagement and affect. Student self-efficacy ...
    • Bayesian learning on dependent features 

      Bengfort, Eric (2011-12-30)
      Bayesian Learning is a robust machine learning algorithm. In addition to working well with limited sample sizes, Bayesian Learning also provides a probabilistic categorization. The caveat of performing a Bayesian Analysis ...
    • The Color of Money: Pay Equity and Race 

      Legan, Nykieya; Lopez, Victoria C.; McIntosh, Nicholas C. (2021)
      In this paper, we plan to present statistical facts and figures on how money is given differently depending on who you are. We plan to engage in college degree rates based on women and women of color, the average white ...
    • Completion of the Real Numbers and Its Implications 

      Wilson, Madison (2021)
      The goal of this paper is to explore the completion of the set of real numbers and its overall importance as it pertains to teaching modern mathematics and real-world applications. Cauchy sequences and Dedekind cuts both ...
    • Disabled Students in STEM Field 

      Gordon, Grace; Guillen, Melissa; Gurung, Siddharth (2021)
      The goal of this paper is to expose our audience to the continuous problem in society: the difficulties disabled students go through with STEM education, while also expressing and portraying their own ideas. We will open ...
    • Dynamic and control of autoimmune disorder under radiation 

      Mirsaleh Kohan, Leila (6/6/2018)
      Autoimmune diseases can be developed by exposure to radiation. Ionizing radiation modifies the immune system and diminishing its normal ability to fight diseases. The extents of the modifications depend on the dose rate ...
    • Elliptic curves and cryptography 

      Win, Khing Zar (2015-12-30)
    • Euler's Rotation Theorem: Rotating objects in 3-space 

      Taylor, Kasie (2014-08)
      The purpose of this thesis is to explore Euler's Rotation Theorem as it applies to the rotation of objects along various paths. Matrices can be used to represent these rotations along with the equation for a specific sphere. ...
    • The Gendered Workforce: Ways to Improve 

      Bastida, Giselle; Rushing, Macie (2021)
      The goal of this paper is to have our audience ask themselves the question, “Do women need to put more effort in their jobs to get paid as much as their male colleagues or is it up to the employer to make a change in ...
    • How Different Minorities Are Viewed in Different STEM Fields 

      Giri, Alisha; Garza, Giselle (2021)
      The main aim of the research paper is to describe the importance of fair treatment of minorities in STEM thereby making STEM education more welcoming for underrepresented minorities.. The ratio of minorities is less than ...
    • How Lack of Representation in Medicine Harms Minority Communities 

      Smith, Mariel; Coleman, Daniyah; Soree, Matthew (2021)
      Medical Racism: How Lack of Representation in Medicine Harms Minority Communities Members: Daniyah Coleman, Mariel Smith, Matthew Soree Faculty Advisor: Dr. Junalyn Navarra-Madsen Our goal in this paper is to analyze ...
    • How Women Are Changing STEM Fields 

      Hernandez, Mireya; Hammond, Anna; Ilboudo, Gustave (2021)
      It is no secret that the STEM fields have always been dominated by men, where women only account for a small fraction of the entire field. The purpose of this study is to inform people about the importance of women in ...
    • The Importance of Women as Minorities in STEM Fields 

      Akingbade, Dora; Anderson, Deven (2021)
      The goal of this paper is to show our audience, along with opening up awareness, that women are considered minorities in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math). We will start by looking at the statistics of women ...
    • Investigation of instructional methods in a community college course 

      Gossett, Marsha K.; 0000-0002-5819-7913 (12/4/2017)
      Community colleges have an open-door policy. With this open-door policy, many students enter the college underprepared for college level courses and require college preparatory courses in reading, writing, and/or mathematics. ...
    • Male Surplus in the Computer Science Field: An Explanation 

      Reynolds-Maharg, Victoria; Simmons, Briyanah L.; Rocha, Miguel A. (2021)
      The goal of this paper is to explain and gain a deeper understanding of why the Computer Science field is so male-dominated, and why women are not as aggressive within specific fields. We assess these claims by analyzing ...
    • Mathematical modeling and control of MERS-CoV epidemics 

      Alshakhoury, Narjes S.; 0000-0002-9502-7171 (11/20/2017)
      Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is a viral infectious disease that can be transmitted to humans through interaction with infected animals or humans. In this thesis, we will investigate the basic ...
    • Mathematics behind Google's PageRank algorithm 

      Moor, Brian (8/28/2018)
      Google has become a name synonymous with web searching, to the point where Merriam Webster defines google as “verb: to use the Google search engine to obtain information about (someone or something) on the World Wide Web.” ...
    • Minoritys v. Stem 

      Orozco, Abner; Neupane, Sunil (2021)
      In this paper we will discuss the possible reasons why minorities are underrepresented in the STEM fields Additionally, we will describe what causes this, and what can be done in order for this problem to be resolved. ...
    • Modeling symbiosis by a Lotka-Volterra-type system of differential equations 

      Williams, Laney (2013-05)
      Biological symbiosis is necessary for life on earth. However, population based models of symbiosis are rare in literature. One problem is defining symbiosis, and whether is includes mutualism, commensalism and parasitism, ...
    • Progression of Minorities in STEM 

      Cornejo, Camille; Edsall, Tori; Dailey, Shelby; Daniels, Sydney (2021)
      The goal of this paper is to show readers how minority groups are growing in the STEM fields. This will be done by telling the history, challenges, and contributions of minorities in STEM fields with a focus on how gender ...