Utah Valley University Student Theses Collection
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The Whirlwind Effect: Getting Through College with ADHD and the Integrated Studies Program
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults; College students with disabilities; Dissertations, Academic;
The author recounts his experiences as a college student with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and how it made it difficult for him to select and concentrate on a major course of study. He explans...
Needs, Facts, and Rights of Hispanics in the United States Real estate Industry
Real estate business; Hispanic American consumers;
The stated purpose of this paper is to pinpoint weaknesses in the system used to purchase real estate in the United States as they pertain to the Hispanic community. Language issues are a huge problem,...
Leadership, Not Advocacy, Training for the Deaf
Deaf culture; Leadership;
This paper aims to show how important leadership training, rather than advocacy training, is for the future leaders of the deaf community and for advocates of deaf rights. It specifically looks at the...
Corporate Health Programs
Employee health promotion--Economic aspects;
The stated purpose of this thesis is to identify various health programs sponsored and offered by corporations across the country, to determine the effect they have on the employees, and show how companies...
Consumer behavior; Advertising; Selling;
Many people strive to have the latest fashions or style, whether it be in clothes, sound equipment, or automobiles. The author examines the roles that advertising, marketing, and the media have in creating...
Viability of Alternative Fuel Sources
Hydrogen as fuel--Research; Alternative fuel vehicles;
This thesis explores what alternatives to petroleum fuels exist, such as hydrogen fuel cells, and how efficient, practical, and affordable they would be to develop.
Sex instruction for children--Law and legislation; Sex instruction for youth; Sex instruction for teenagers;
The author posits that sex education classes can be very beneficial for older elementary and secondary education students, and explores why sex education is important, the history of sex education, current...
Rape as a weapon of war; Former Yugoslav republics; Balkan Peninsula Politics and government 1989-; Balkan peninsula;
This thesis examines the systematic use of public rape during the Balkan wars as a means of terror, torture, and ethnic cleansing.
Adapting Public Relations to Small Businessess
Public relations; Customer relations; Small business;
The purpose of this project and thesis was to create a brochure that small businesses could use that would help them learn how to take advantage of public relations opportunities and resources.
Struggles of Career Women with Families
Working mothers ;
This thesis explores the difficulties modern women often have in balancing a successful career with a fulfilling family life.
Attention Deficit Disorder: The Effect of Physical Activity and Recreation in place of Medication
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder--Alternative treatment;
The purpose of this thesis is to provide evidentiary support for the theory that physical activity and recreation can be used as a treatment modality for children in place of medication.
Countdown to Extinction: Nuclear Waste in Skull Valley, Utah
Skull Valley (Utah); Radioactive wastes--Storage; Radioactive wastes--Utah--Management; Goshute Reservation (Nev. and Utah);
This thesis examines the many issues that have arisen over the agreement signed in 1998 between Private Fuel Storage (PFS) and the Goshute Indian Band of Skull Valley, Utah, to store nuclear waste on the...
Cost-benefit Analysis of Continued Federal Investment in Stem Cell Research
Stem cells--Research; Stem cells--Research--Government policy;
This thesis attempts to quantify the cost/benefits associated with the use of stem cells for treatment of Parkinson's Disease.
The Tylenol Poisonings, Johnson and Johnson, and Public Relations
Johnson & Johnson--Public relations;
Using the tragedy of the deaths of seven people from cyanide-laced Tylenol in 1982 as an example, the author examines how companies, such as Johnson and Johnson, the maker of Tylenol, have used media-based...
The Fears of Men: Draft and Draft Resistance During the Vietnam War
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Draft resisters--United States;
The author explores the moral and ethical dilemmas faced by draftees and draft dodgers during the Vietnam War as she struggles to come to her own conclusions about when breaking a law, such as the draft...
Truman Show vs. The Human Show
Truman show (Motion picture); Film criticism;
The author looks at the movie the Truman Show and leadership models that can be drawn from it--who are the leaders, how do they manipulate their public, and ion so doing, look at how movies manipulate...
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus among Hispanic Americans
Diabetes; Hispanic Americans--Diseases;
Hispanic Americans are 2-3 times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than non-Hispanic whites. The author looks at socio-cultural reasons why this is so, andif there are lifestyle changes that can be...
Is Welfare Helping or Hurting? A Pilot Study of Youth in Custody
Welfare and society;
Through personal interviews and interactions, the author examines how poverty, and the welfare system, have by and large not helped youth who have been in trouble and placed in custody. Welfare perpetuates...
A Question of Consciousness: Rosenthal's HOTs Theory and the Verbalization of Mental States
The author critically examines the model of consciousness put forth by Dr. David Rosenthal, known at the Higher-Order Thoughts (HOTs) model.
Grandpa is dying: What do we do?
Euthanasia; Living wills; Patient advocacy;
The questions and issues surrounding the use of euthanasia are explored in this thesis. A history of euthanasia is given, as well as a contrast between active and passive euthanasia, as well as suggestions...
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