Hicks, Scott

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Mutations in Nuclear Fictions: Atomic Age to the 21st Century 2016 732 This project examines how nuclear fiction influenced popular culture during the 1950-1970s, the height of U.S.-Soviet tensions during the Cold War and the peak of what will be hereafter referred to as the Atomic Age. Nuclear fiction is loosely define...
Mutations in Nuclear Fiction: Atomic Age to the 21st Century 2016 732 This project examines how nuclear fiction influenced popular culture during the 1950-1970s, the height of U.S.-Soviet tensions during the Cold War and the peak of what will be hereafter referred to as the Atomic Age. Nuclear fiction is loosely define...
The Plight of Bats in North America: Modifying Habitat to Improve Bat Diversity 2017 428 Worldwide bats play an essential role in the ecosystems they inhabit. The use of pesticides, large scale wind power plants, and habitat degradation has all led to a decline in native bat populations (Jones et al. 93). As natural roosting locations co...
"There and Back Again:" The Importance of a Study Abroad Experience 2016 76 During the fall semester of 2014 I studied at Bangor University in Wales. From all possible perspectives- academic, cultural, personal, social- it was the single most beneficial semester of my academic career. My study abroad adviser, Dr. Laura Dobso...
The Impact of Fake News on Perceptions of Candidates Among Millennial Voters in the 2016 Election 2017 69 The internet is continuing to become a critical factor in political election cycles. Information about candidates is published on news websites and social media platforms. Given the vast nature of the internet and the great number of users who have a...
First-Year Students, Pen Pals, and Educational Transitions: A Service-Learning Project 2019 31 Throughout the academic career of a student, many important transitions occur. One of the most important transitions is that from high school to college made by first-year university students. This project takes a close look at this transition throug...
More Than Medicine: The Power of Mind, Emotion, and Spirit to Human Health 2021 28 Featuring scholarly articles by Emily Berdal, Alyssa Montanez, Courtney Phillips, and Cameron Scroggs, More Than Medicine: The Power of Mind, Emotion, and Spirit to Human Health presents knowledge on the impact of stress on individuals diagnosed with...