Recent Research Examples:
|Understanding Why: A Creative Analysis of Four Social Media Content Producers and
How Company Values Distinguish Their Unique Video Style and Tone
- Bruno Rosa '18, "Quantum Computing: The Catalyst of a Computing Revolution."
- Diana Langer '17, "Beautiful Suffering: Structuring our vision of refugees as the other through winning
Pulitzer Prize images in 2016."
- Brittany Mlynek '17, "Establishing an online presence for a rural business: Creating a congruency between
Internet strategies and brand to enhance audience reach."
- Morgan Horell '17, "Understanding Why: A Creative Analysis of Four Social Media Content Producers and
How Company Values Distinguish Their Unique Video Style and Tone."
- Stephanie Njeru '17, "How do Kenyan women living in diaspora shape their sexual reproductive health through
- Alexis Hadden '15, "Can You Be Fat and Feminine? A Content Analysis of the Language Used in Continuing
the Stigmatization of 'Fat' in American Culture."
- Jeanine Haizlip '15, "Narrowing the Divide: Power of Politics or Power to the People?"
- Kelsey Livoti '15, "Social Media and Rural Healthcare: A Data Analysis of it's Relevancy and the Role
in a Small Community."
- Haley Schneider '15, "The Capacity of the Visual Arts to Destroy Cultural and Generation Compartmentalization:
An Alternative to Verbal Language, Which Induces 'The Negative'."
- Heidi Kleber '15, "Call Me Ganymede: A Feminist Critique Using Bormann's Fantasy Theme Analysis of
Shakespeare's As You Like It."
- Taylor Whetsel '15, "Does 'IT' Still Matter: A Narrative Approach Exploring the Dynamic Definition of
Virginity in the Formation of Women's Sexual Identity."
- Matthias Guenzel '15, "Keeping a Cool Head: Using Bitzer's Rhetorical Situation to Analyze the 'Ice Bucket
Challenge' as an Effective Viral Phenomenon."
- Haley Schneider '15, "Competing Parasites: A Cluster-Agon Analysis of Grover Norquist's Political Speech."
- Tobias Krebs '14, "The Violence of 9/11: A Comparison Between the Documentary 9/11 and the Fictional Movie, World Trade Center in the Day That Changed Our Lives Forever."
- Allison Blumling '14, "Identity and Agency: A Pentadic Examination of Cancer Survivorship."
- Christing J. Briggs '14, "Creating a Digital Identity: Developing the Integrated Media Arts presence.
- Elise A. Mihranian '14, "America the Be-You-Tiful: A Content Analysis of Advertising & The Ideal Face of
- Samantha Ringer '14, "A Frame-Analysis of 'Alternative Medicine' in the New York Times (2005-2010)."
- Brea Neri '15, "The 'I' of Malala: A Cluster-Agon Analysis of Malala Yousafzai as an Activist for
the Education of Young Girls."
- Catherine Scholl '14, "A Fantasy Theme Analysis of Crisis Communication Management in Social Media: How
Joining the Conversation Saved the Reputations of the Red Cross and FedEx."
- Ellen Santa Maria ’12, “Playing With Fire: How Customizing Human Life is Our Modern Day Pandora’s Box”
- Alex Loughran ’12, “Video Games: The Future of Storytelling”
- Thomas Eck ’12, “Hot or Not?: Identifying Differences in Facial Attractiveness Perception Between
Groups and Individuals”
- Sara Bean ’11, “Slick but Substantive: An Audience-Focused Redesign of an Admissions Magazine”
and “Touch & Juniata’s Basketball Teams”
- Lauren Cline ’11, “Storytellers of the Future”
- Blake Colaianne ’11, “Tips from Edward Tufte: Displaying Technical Information in a Non-Technical Way”
- Kelsey Deck ’11, “Verbal Aggression in “Hannah Montana”: An Exploration of Young Girl Identity Construction
Through A Cultural Studies Approach”
- Benjamin DeHass ’11, “ESL Students’ Views of Friendship with US Students: A Qualitative Approach to the
Difficulties of Developing Intercultural Friendships”
- Erik Dulick ’11, “An analysis of mythological archetypes and their influence on reality television:
A closer look at the Hero’s Journey and mythic structures present in the reality show
- Kristyn Ginter ’11, “The Gestures of Memory”
- Erica Harp ’11, “The Problem with Pink: Ideology and Impact of the Breast Cancer Brand”
- Sergio Lopez ’11, “Social Networking in Communication”
- Samantha Morgan ’11, “Sensitivity in Recognizing Universal and Blended Facial Expressions of Emotions”
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