After completing my student teaching in a second and third grade classroom in an inner-city elementary school in Chicago, Illinois, I developed many questions about the complexities of teaching poor, urban minority students.
The work of the early fifteenth-century artists collectively called “the Limbourg Brothers” is neither unknown to scholars of medieval history nor fully understood by them.
Since the euro debuted, the value of the dollar has had a varied history in the world market. This presentation examines work in progress on a study of how world oil production affects the U.S. dollar’s exchange rate.
The image of the female heroine in early modern art is one that varies greatly depending upon the artist portraying her. However, some of these works move beyond simple variation and into the exception.
Within the local density approximation (LDA) the electronic structure of LuSb was calculated using the full potential linear augmented plane wave method in order to determine the kz coordinate of photoemission spectra from a sample of LuSb.
The evolution of mass media and the constant display of ordinary people on television have revolutionized the programs that we now watch. Most of us question the “reality” of these programs, but we do not argue their entertainment values; this project examines the popular phenomenon of reality TV as a genre in popular culture.
This presentation details the various projects and relief efforts conducted during my internship with the United Nations World Food Programme in Cochabamba, Bolivia, during the month of February, 2008.
Polyoxometalates (POMs) are unique metal-oxide clusters that are of particular interest due to their wide array of applications including medicine, oxidation catalysis, magnetic materials, and nanotechnology.
In the field of health psychology it has been well documented that experiences with discrimination, whether blatant or furtive, can result in negative physical and psychological reactions such as increased blood pressure, heart rate, susceptibility to illness, low self-esteem, and depression.
A group of 15 students and one staff member from Cornell College headed to New York City for a week long service project to help the homeless.
HDL is the major carrier in reverse cholesterol transport (RCT). Low plasma HDL and cardiovascular disease are strongly associated.