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2006 Senior Honors Projects

University Scholars’ senior honors projects represent advanced work in their individual majors and engage in reflections on their faith and learning. These are the projects of the 2006 University Scholars.

Kristen Braman — Memory and Wholeness in Toni Morrison’s Beloved

Joshua Peter Dougherty — Neo-Colonialism and American Foreign Policy: A Comparative Study of the Vietnam and Iraq Wars and Their Colonial Antecedents

Mike Frentz — Solid Rock or Shifting Sand? Godel’s Incompleteness Theorem and Christian Mathematical Thought

Julianne Gibson — The Membership of One Another: Healing and Reconnection in Wendell Berry’s Remembering

Allison Hedges — The Physics of Pole Vault

Kyle Igarashi — Physics for the People

Stephanie Jhung — Fall Prevention in Older Adults through Muscle Strengthening

Sara Joynes — Prospects for Retail Expansion in Moscow, Russia

Rebecca Knox — Sensory Integration Dysfunction in the Classroom

S. Charles Musser — Merritt Coil System: Development and Characterization

Nicole Noteboom — Natural Law and Constitutional Jurisprudence

Hillary Prag — Empowering Uganda: A Sociological Investigation of Empowerment Strategies for Western Faith-Based NGO’s in Uganda

David Rither — The Other Shore

Bethany Samuelson — Hepatitis C: an Epidemiological Profile and Suggestions for Prevention and Management

Dave Stalsbroten — The Question of Race and Racialization in Christian Rhetorical Forms

Nicole Steinke — To the Mathematics Teacher

Sara Lynn Van Hofwegen — Addressing Inequality: A Comparative Investigation of Social Factors Leading to Women’s Political Leadership in the Global Context