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Meaning of Food Insecurity in Eau Claire County
The purpose of this study was to explore the extent and impact of food insecurity from perspectives of parents with young children experiencing hunger and agency staff working with families in Eau Claire County.
Can Exergaming with the Xbox Kinect Meet Guidelines for Exercise Intensity?
Exergaming, a new form of video game, is being promoted as an alternative form of enjoyable exercise to increase physical activity. The purpose of this study was to determine if the Xbox Kinect "Your Shape Fitness Evolved ...
Developing Geospatial Connections : Collaborative Mentoring between UWEC Geography,Wildlands School and Beaver Creek Reserve
The purpose of this study was two-fold. The first goal was to develop a collaboration between UW-Eau Claire Department of Geography and Anthropology, Wildlands School and Beaver Creek Reserve to advance geospatial knowledge ...
Great Recession in California and Nevada : Comparing Employment Effects in Two Neighboring Western States
The economic downturn that began at the end of 2008 has become known as the Great Recession and by most accounts the economy has been slow to recover from this hit. The standard way of judging the severity of a recession ...
Comparing Stock Market Performance : Tracking the Eau Claire Stock Basket vs. the Dogs of the Dow
The Chippewa Valley Center for Economic Research and Development (CVCERD) collects and maintains a variety of stock market and investment data. In particular, the CVCERD tracks the stock performance for a list of publicly-owned ...
Geospatial Investigation of Fort Ord Dunes State Park : Ground Penetrating Radar
The recently developed Fort Ord Dunes State Park, located north of Monterey Bay, California, has a coastal dune complex along with an abandoned military base. The purpose of this study was to better understand the internal ...
Sympathetic Activation and Circadian Clock Resetting in Mice
Mice are nocturnal animals that exhibit predictable activity patterns controlled by their internal (circadian) clock. It has been demonstrated that a mouse's circadian clock can be reset 1-3 hours earlier by various ...
Datazone Biodiversity Project : Research Dissemination and Science Outreach in the Galapagos Islands
The Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) is an international organization founded in 1959 to conduct scientific research in the Galapagos Islands. The CDF operates the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS), based out of Santa ...
Effects of Relative Cane Hardness on Oboe Reeds
Oboists rely heavily on the quality of their reeds; therefore, consistency in reed making is crucial. The purpose of this study was to investigate if the relative can hardness affects the outcome of a finished oboe reed.
Microwave-assisted Synthesis of Triangular Silver Nanoplates : Influence of Seed Clusters
The purpose of this study was to produce silver nanoparticles by an aqueous synthesis using a variable frequency microwave reactor system, where silver nitrate was reduced by polyvinylpyrrolidone, with no other reagent ...