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Invirsa Agreement Allows Student To Conduct Preclinical Drug Testing, Mark D. Weinstein 2019 Cedarville University

Invirsa Agreement Allows Student To Conduct Preclinical Drug Testing, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University’s School of Pharmacy and Invirsa Inc. of Columbus are partnering on testing lead compounds for enhancing the innate human immune system. This work may help reduce topical viral infections while supporting the body’s wound healing response.


#Whyididntreport: Using Social Media Analysis To Inform Issues With Sexual Assault Reporting, Jordyn Warren 2019 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

#Whyididntreport: Using Social Media Analysis To Inform Issues With Sexual Assault Reporting, Jordyn Warren

LSU Master's Theses

The #MeToo movement allowed victims of sexual assault to go public with their stories. When Dr. Christine Blasey Ford came forward with allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in September of 2018, she was scrutinized by President Trump for not reporting the incident to authorities “when it happened nearly 30 years ago.” Promptly, #WhyIDidntReport came to fruition on Twitter, uncovering the shame victims feel and the complexities behind why so many individuals didn’t and still don’t report their assaults. Victim-service agencies “provide victims with support and services to facilitate their physical and emotional recovery, offer protection from ...


New Master In Nursing Tracks Offered This Fall, Mark D. Weinstein 2019 Cedarville University

New Master In Nursing Tracks Offered This Fall, Mark D. Weinstein

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Starting fall 2019, Cedarville University's School of Nursing will add two specializations to its Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program. The new specializations are nursing leadership in healthcare improvement (NLHI) and pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP).


Event Planning As A Means Of Applying Transferable Skills: The Planning Of The 2019 Communication Studies Banquet, Kylie E. Clark 2019 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Event Planning As A Means Of Applying Transferable Skills: The Planning Of The 2019 Communication Studies Banquet, Kylie E. Clark

Communication Studies

Though an annual event, The Communication Studies Banquet has had low attendance in the past and was seen as formal and expensive. This year’s event was revamped in order to make the banquet more fun, accessible, and affordable. The planning and enhancement of this event required several transferable skills which can be applied not only to event planning, but also to many other careers. These skills include organization, communication, negotiation, creativity, financial management, and resourcefulness. This paper examines the utility of transferable skills, including how they are acquired and why they are valuable, and explains how these skills were ...


Engaging High School Students Towards A Career In Cybersecurity, Caroline Rose Ster 2019 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Engaging High School Students Towards A Career In Cybersecurity, Caroline Rose Ster

Journalism

The following study acknowledges the numerous jobs available in cybersecurity and searches for ways to use public relations efforts to engage high school students towards a career in cybersecurity. While the field of cybersecurity is growing and the amount of jobs are increasing, there is currently not enough people pursuing a career in cybersecurity. This lack of professionals is dangerous because there are simply not enough professionals that are seeking to progress the field, and there’s not enough people to fight the increasing number of cyberattacks. The main goal for this project was to discover public relations tactics that ...


Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - June 2019, Raj Soin College of Business 2019 Wright State University

Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - June 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business

Raj Soin College of Business Newsletter

A thirteen page newsletter created by the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University documenting current affairs of the college.


How To Organize Conferences: Systems Approach, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich 2019 University of Texas at El Paso

How To Organize Conferences: Systems Approach, Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich

Departmental Technical Reports (CS)

Research conferences are often organized by volunteers, namely, by people who are specialists in research but not in conference organization. As a result, some conferences are very successful, while some are not very successful. It is therefore desirable to provide newbie conference organizers with helpful recommendations. In this article, based on the experience of a successful recent conference, we provide the corresponding basic recommendations -- as well as their general-system explanation.


Princeton Professor Of Law To Speak At Bioethics Conference, Mark D. Weinstein 2019 Cedarville University

Princeton Professor Of Law To Speak At Bioethics Conference, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University’s Center for Bioethics and Center for Political Studies will hold the Clinical Ethics and Conscience Rights Conference June 6-8. Cost for the event, which will take place in the Stevens Student Center, is $50.


Illness And The American Workplace: Issues And Implications For Employers And Employees, Victoria R. Dolan 2019 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Illness And The American Workplace: Issues And Implications For Employers And Employees, Victoria R. Dolan

Student Theses

This project aims to identify American employee experiences and existing workplace policies and cultures surrounding illness, disability, and sick leave. This approach was taken in order to closely examine what looks to be working well for companies and workers, and what could benefit from a more human centric approach in regards to workplace policy and employee support programs. The study of employee experiences in particular represents a gap in the current scholarly literature regarding illness and illness policy in the American workplace, and more accurately represents the experiences for both employees and employers. Furthermore, it assists with distinguishing the types ...


Sex Sells: How Advertising Agencies' Commodification Of Image Affects Older Women In Advertising, Diane Fittipaldi 2019 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Sex Sells: How Advertising Agencies' Commodification Of Image Affects Older Women In Advertising, Diane Fittipaldi

Diane Fittipaldi

The purpose of this study was to understand how advertising agency culture affects the long-term careers of women account executives as they age. The primary research questions were: 1) How do self-image and cultural stereotypes affect the decision to enter the advertising business; 2) How do women navigate the male-dominated culture of the ad agency; 3) What strategies do women use to get ahead in advertising; 4) How do women survive long term in a culture that favors youth? Qualitative data was collected via unstructured, one-on-one, in-depth interviews with a nationally sourced sample 15 female advertising account executives aged 40 ...


Stop The Bleed Training Open To Community, Mark D. Weinstein 2019 Cedarville University

Stop The Bleed Training Open To Community, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University's School of Pharmacy will offer its Stop the Bleed program on Thursday, May 30 from 6-7:30 pm at Cedar Care Village Pharmacy. The event is free of charge and open to the public.


Image Repair In Ncaa Division I Athletics, Joseph J. Martinelli 2019 Seton Hall University

Image Repair In Ncaa Division I Athletics, Joseph J. Martinelli

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

NCAA Division I universities are constantly under a threat of image loss due to both internal and external factors. The purpose of this study was to examine past image repair campaigns executed after a crisis by the following NCAA Division I member universities: Ohio State University, Louisville University, and the University of Maryland. A problem-oriented case study was completed on the media coverage of these situations, which evaluated the effectiveness of the strategies chosen by each respective university. Results revealed the best practices for public relations practitioners to repair and maintain a positive image in the collegiate landscape.


Empowering The Plus Size Body Using Dance As Therapy, Ashley Sampson 2019 Lesley University

Empowering The Plus Size Body Using Dance As Therapy, Ashley Sampson

Expressive Therapies Capstone Theses

In Western society, having the “ideal” body image and size is a societal issue. It is advertised throughout media outlets that the “ideal” body is what should be desired, and any other body type is “abnormal”. This capstone thesis focused on the effectiveness of dance as therapy and changing the perspectives of all body types, to support and empower all bodies including plus-sized bodies. The use of individual interviews, in an open dialogue model, with a select few members (3) of Soul thru Sole, including the CEO of the dance company; which focuses on empowering women no matter their age ...


Prestigious Walmart Scholars Programs Picks Local Student And Alumna, Mark D. Weinstein 2019 Cedarville University

Prestigious Walmart Scholars Programs Picks Local Student And Alumna, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Jessica Ward, a fourth-year professional pharmacy major from Gallipolis, Ohio, has been accepted into the prestigious Walmart Scholars Program for students considering a career in academic pharmacy.


The Impact Of Bureaucracy, Power, And Structure On The Black Graduate Student Experience, Demetria Scherell Green 2019 Missouri State University

The Impact Of Bureaucracy, Power, And Structure On The Black Graduate Student Experience, Demetria Scherell Green

MSU Graduate Theses

This thesis utilizes muted group theory to understand the impact bureaucratic structure has on Black graduate students at predominantly white institutions. Muted group theory is used to inform individuals of the impact power functions have on both verbal and nonverbal communication. The premises of the theory focus on the lack of underrepresented voices present in policies, structures, and organizations. In order to gain clarity on the experiences of Black graduate students in particular, the use of qualitative data gathering provided unique insights to answer the research questions guiding this study. A focus group was first used to generate key themes ...


Trustees Focus On Mission, Comprehensive Campaign, And New Physician Assistant Program, Mark D. Weinstein 2019 Cedarville University

Trustees Focus On Mission, Comprehensive Campaign, And New Physician Assistant Program, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Advancing the institution and expanding graduate programs were the focus of the Cedarville University Board of Trustees at its annual spring meeting May 3, 2019. Trustees approved new mission and vision statements, five new graduate programs and 10 faculty members, while also moving forward on a comprehensive fundraising initiative that would expand the university’s infrastructure, fund scholarships, and advance academic and student life initiatives.


Family Nurse Practitioner Program Ranked 8th In Nation, Mark D. Weinstein 2019 Cedarville University

Family Nurse Practitioner Program Ranked 8th In Nation, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University’s Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program is one of the leading programs in the United States, according to OnlineCollegePlan. In its most recent ranking, OnlineCollegePlan ranked Cedarville’s FNP program No. 8 in the United States.


Molecular Biology Campers Arrive June 3-7, Mark D. Weinstein 2019 Cedarville University

Molecular Biology Campers Arrive June 3-7, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

This summer, Cedarville University will host high school students and incoming college freshmen for the first Molecular Biology Camp June 3-7. The $400 camp registration fee includes all meals, housing, activities, supplies and a T-shirt.


Packaging Hope: Senior Project Sends Medical Care, Mark D. Weinstein 2019 Cedarville University

Packaging Hope: Senior Project Sends Medical Care, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Backpacks and coolers are staples of college life. But combining the two to save lives in developing nations? Welcome to Rose Thompson’s senior capstone project.


Ouachita’S Academic Awards Banquet Honors Student Achievements, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau 2019 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita’S Academic Awards Banquet Honors Student Achievements, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University recently honored students at its 2019 Academic Awards Banquet. The event recognized various academic and leadership achievements by students throughout the 2018-2019 academic year. The annual banquet is sponsored by Ouachita’s Student Senate.


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