Utah Valley University Student Theses Collection
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Obesity in Children --...
Asher, Christopher K.
Bailey, Jodi R.
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One Cause or Many
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes;
The author points out that many American students today do not know the real reasons why the country got in to the American Civil War. The thesis explores the many complicated reasons for the war, which...
Small business; Family-owned business enterprises;
The author has researched the corporate structure and overall attitude of the employees and owners of a particular family-owned business. By conducting surveys and other research, he has identified certain...
Argentine and British Relations
Falkland Islands War, 1982; Argentina--Foreign relations--Great Britain; Great Britain--Foreign relations--Argentina;
This paper endeavors to answer the questions as to what the relationshop between Britain and Argentina is, and why anyone in Great Britain would be concerned with the state of affairs in Argentina. Historically,...
Wage Earning Potential and Prosperity of Immigrants to the United States and its effect on the United States Economy and Society
Immigrants--Employments--Economic Aspects--United States; Minimum wage--United States;
This paper shows that Spansh-speaking immigrants, while they form a huge population of workers in the United States, are also among the lowest paid, and have little prospect for better employment or wages....
The Affects of Realistic Optimism on Sales Agents
The author focuses on how the attitude of a sales agent, regardless of the skills and abilities or how well he or she is trained, is the key factor to the success of the agent.
Tobacco the Silent Killing Machine
Smoking; Tobacco use;
The ill effects of tobacco are well known, but people continue to smoke. The author tries to examines the reasons for this, and what more, if anything, can be done to persuade people not to smoke.
Physical Education in Elementary Schools: The Solution to Adolescent Obesity or a Distraction from Core Curriculum?
Exercise for children--Health aspects;
The goal of this thesis, the author states, is to raise awareness in the public school system of how the lack of physical exercise and fitness among elementary students affects everything else in their...
Alzheimer's disease--Age factors; Alzheimer's disease; Alzheimer's disease--Patients--Care;
The purpose of this thesis is to provide a better understanding of what Alzheimer's Disease is, what the symptoms are, what the implications are for care givers and for medical professionals, and possible...
Toxic Waste on the Border
Offshore assembly industry--Environmental aspects--Mexican-American Border Region;
This thesis focuses on the toxic waste and environmental degradation along the U.S. and Mexico border, caused by the industrial factories, or maquiladoras. Along with defining the causes, the paper also...
Education, Foreign Policy, and the Cycle of Terror: Observations and Potential Solutions
Terrorism--Prevention; International relations and terrorism;
The author explores the problem of terrorism--where it comes from and why, how it is perpetuated, and why it can't be curbed by war. He posits that the only real solution to terrorism is for wealthy countries...
Shielding Children Against the Storm of Marketers
Child consumers--United States; Advertising and children--United States;
This thesis looks at the power of marketing aimed at children and how parents can protect their children from it. The evoution of childrens' economic power is examined, as are the negative effects of targeting...
Why My Lai?
My Lai Massacre, Vietnam, 1968;
This paper looks at the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam War, and tries to explain what causes such actions, and why some soldiers participated and other did not.
Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus
Pompey, the Great, 106-48 B.C.;
Gnaeus Pompeiu Magnus, or Pompey the Great, was a great military and political adversary of Julius Caesar, but much less is written about him, according ot the author. She outlines his life and accomplishments...
Accounting in the World of Business
Accounting--Moral and ethical aspects; Corporations--Accounting; Enron Corp.--Accounting--Corrupt practices; WorldCom (Firm)--Accounting;
The author, an academic advisor for accounting students, asks some difficult questions about the accounting profession in this thesis in light of the Enron and World Com scandals. In these cases, the accounting...
The Chef: Artistic Expression through Food Mediums
Cooks; Food presentation; Cooking--History;
Food and food preparation as forms of art and artistic expression is discussed in this thesis. The author traces the history of and development of restaurants, cafes, and other eating establishments, which...
Economic Morality: A Critique of Capitalism and Contemporary Political Philosophy
Capitalism--Moral and ethical aspects; Common good--Economic aspects;
This thesis looks at some of the negative aspects of capitalism as it is practiced as an economic and political system in the United States.
Marketing in the Media and Air Pollution
Automobiles--Motors--Exhaust gas--Environmental aspects; Automobiles--Marketing;
After a career in the auto industry, the author has a growing concern regarding the air pollution caused by the internal combustion engine, from automobiles in particular, and worries that the media markets...
Advertising Effectively Has Changed, Have You?
This thesis explores the various techniques of advertising and how it has changed, and describes the most effective means for different situations in today's market.
Improving the ESL Program at UVSC by Integrating More ESL Software
English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers--Software;
This project looks at the English as a Second Language (ESL) program at Utah Valley State College (UVSC) and whether it could be improved by integrating more ESL software that could help students learn...
The Environmental Impact of the Military: the Incinerator at the Deseret Chemical Depot
Dugway Proving Ground (Utah); Deseret Chemical Depot (U.S.); Chemical weapons disposal--United States;
The author traces the history of the military in Utah, in particular, military chemical experiments and depots. He outlines some of the environmental and health hazards and tolls that these endeavors have...
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