University of Tampa Institutional Repository: Recent submissions

  • Thomas, Stacey; Schuler, Simon; Fernanda Martinez, Cintia; Cunha, Katia; Smith, Verne V. (Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics, College of Natural and Health Sciences, The University of Tampa, 2019)
    KIC 8462852 is a star of interest due to it’s unusual flux phenomena. Although there is now a better understanding of the star’s photometric fluctuations, the star has yet to be fully characterized. Our research focuses ...
  • Stadler, Caroline; Miller, Jessalyn; Aguado Loi, Claudia X. (Department of Public Health and the Department of Biology, College of Natural and Health Sciences, The University of Tampa, 2019)
    Student influenza vaccine uptake on campus is significantly below national goals set by Healthy People 2020 and the American College Health Association. Students commonly view the flu vaccine as ineffective due to ...
  • Rodriguez, Omar; Schuler, Simon (Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics, College of Natural and Health Sciences, The University of Tampa, 2019)
    Using high-resolution, high-signal-to-noise ratio Keck/HIRES spectra, we have derived the temperature and pressure structure, and elemental abundances of the atmosphere of six stars believed to be in the galactic open ...
  • Johnson, Heather; Froeschke, Bridgette; Waggett, Rebecca (Department of Biology, College of Natural and Health Sciences, The University of Tampa, 2019)
    Vibrio is a genus of bacteria whose species naturally inhabit warm, marine waters throughout the world. Many of these species are pathogenic to humans, which makes predicting outbreaks of vital importance. Considerable ...
  • Heller, Lynn; Belfiore, Natalia (Department of Biology, College of Natural and Health Sciences, The University of Tampa, 2019)
    As with most wading birds in North America, the true conservation status of the Little Blue Heron, (Egretta caerulea) is unknown. Even though wading bird census is still improving, it has been evident that populations ...
  • Gardner, Michaela; Schuler, Simon (Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics, College of Natural and Health Sciences, The University of Tampa, 2019)
    Gaia is a European satellite mission recording positional and radial velocity measurements for about a billion stars in order to create a three-dimensional map of the Milky Way Galaxy. Stars form in groups within giant ...
  • Carpenter, Jenna; Sierra, Brianna; Masonjones, Heather (Department of Biology, College of Natural and Health Sciences, The University of Tampa, 2019)
    There has been increasing concern among biologists about whether or not microplastics are affecting the health of marine organisms and humans. While some studies have shown microplastic effects on juvenile Crassostrea ...
  • Taylor, Alexander (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2020-01-09)
    This collection of essays travels a path from working in restaurants, and studying abroad in Florence, to dealing with death and obsessively researching a chilling crime in Kalamazoo—all along the author’s route to ...
  • McMahon, Dawn (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2020-01-09)
  • Liska, Ann (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2020-01-09)
  • Herzog, Justin Mark (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2020-01-09)
    The Midnight Mirrors is a 97,000 fiction novel which tells the story of Augustus Lyre, a penmaker who wakes up the day after his wife’s funeral to discover that no one remembers her. The novel is constructed using the ...
  • Duarte, Marilyn (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2020-01-09)
    Born in Toronto to Portuguese-Canadian immigrants, Duarte explores crucial moments in her life in which an absent, abusive father’s reach impacts her childhood and extends through to her adulthood. Duarte details how ...
  • Delehunt, William (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2020-01-09)
    The Fish with a Limp is a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel set in the near future. The inciting incident is a supernova close enough to Earth which causes sterility in all the male great apes, including humans, ...
  • Barron, Brittany (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2020-01-09)
    Like a Body in the Forest follows the speaker through what they think is the fall of their life. With feelings and emotions that change like the leaves, it is a collection of poetry about death, and also about love: two ...
  • Wilson, Dr. Matthew (2020-01)
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  • Wilson, Dr. Matthew (2020-01)
  • Yurovchak, Kristen (Department of Film, Animation and New Media (FMX), The University of Tampa, 2019-12-04)
    Created for FMX460 under the direction of Professor Dana Plays.
  • Yost, Julianna (Department of Film, Animation and New Media (FMX), The University of Tampa, 2019-12-08)
    Created for FMX460 under the direction of Professor Dana Plays.