Graduate Capstones and Terminal Projects

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  • Jorge Manuel, Briceño González (University of Oregon, 2020-05)
    Although academic papers and dissertations on Costa Rican music are not completely uncommon, only a handful focus on piano music. The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the sonata genre in the Costa Rican ...
  • Hengyue, Lin (2020-12-07)
    The purpose of the paper is to explore Schubert’s “Wanderer” Fantasy for solo piano in relation to the song “Der Wanderer.” I will discuss the technical challenges posed by this great piano masterpiece, incorporating the ...
  • Xu, Yunhan (University of Oregon, 2020-08)
    The purpose of the document is to provide a thorough analysis of Ni Hongjin and Chen Qigang`s solo piano compositions Four Qupai Piano Etudes and Instants d'un Opéra de Pékin in order to create a better understanding of ...
  • Ebersole, Jeremy (University of Oregon, 2020-06)
    Few elements of the twentieth century built environment have historically stirred as much optimism, ire, or nostalgia as neon signs. Despite a growing appreciation for its value by both municipalities and the general ...
  • Rhodeland, Amelia; Boone, Jake; Fields, Katie; Mason, Kelly (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2020)
    In the fall of 2019, the Oregon Policy Lab and the Wayne Morse Center (both part of the University of Oregon) worked with the Lane County government to plan and facilitate two meetings to discuss the need for resiliency ...
  • Frisius, Meredith; O'Connor, Kerry; Reiter, Sarah; Wood, Laney (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2020)
    This research project is the result of a partnership between the City of Eugene and the University of Oregon’s School of Planning, Public Policy, and Management. The first objective of this project was to identify best ...
  • Matonte, Jay; Cobb, Arron; Burdette, Eric; Ang, Stanley (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2020)
    Air pollution events have the potential to disrupt daily life and lead to health impacts on the population. Current projections estimate a four- to five-fold increase in the incidence of wildfires, as well as increased ...
  • Helmer, Charlotte M. (University of Oregon, 2020)
    There is a common misperception that historic sites cannot be maintained once they are included in a wilderness designation. This conflict ultimately does a disservice to both heritage and wilderness resources. To that ...
  • Zou, Yu (University of Oregon, 2020)
    The RESURGENCE collection assists the athletes through their rehab training with the extra comfort and protection that they need after a major injury. While wearing these shoes during rehab training, the athletes can be ...
  • Anderson, Carly (University of Oregon, 2020)
  • Li, Shawn (University of Oregon, 2020)
  • Klecker, Sarah (University of Oregon, 2020)
    Paralympic athletes have long been marginalized and fought to have their athletic pursuits recognized as equal to traditional sport. These groups have consistently been left out of marketing and advertising images, as ...
  • Brazo, Max (University of Oregon, 2020)
  • AIRBENDER 
    Bartoszek, Oli (University of Oregon, 2020)
    The starting target market for the Airbender is both males and females between the ages of 20 - 30. It is targeted at endurance athletes, but more specifically sub-elite distance runners who train 4-6 times a week primarily ...
  • Roese, Nate (University of Oregon, 2020)
    Understanding the physics and biomechanics behind high jump is crucial to designing an improved pair of new high jump spikes. Nate's biomechanical interest will play a big role in his ideation process and ultimately his ...
  • Silbert, Jessie (University of Oregon, 2020)
    The intended outcome of this capstone is to create a line of athletic maternity garments that will address woman’s needs as both athlete and mother throughout her pregnancy. With the current state of the environment, it ...
  • Taylor, Jessamy (University of Oregon, 2020)
    EVEN KEEL CONCEPT STATEMENT: Even Keel is the crash pad that provides superior cushioning under almost any boulder problem. In highball mode, Even Keel combines airbag-like cushioning with structured stability. For ...
  • Null, Jennifer (University of Oregon, 2020)
    Women have been unofficial employees of the National Park Service from its foundation in 1916. Two short years later, in 1918, the first female ranger was hired. Outfitting the female rangers, however, has a been a rough ...
  • Bettencourt, Chrissy (University of Oregon, 2020)
    The goal of this project is to design road and trail running shoes for plus-size women. The three main focus points for the project will be on fit, underfoot cushioning, and aesthetic appearance. The research will begin ...
  • Brogan, Brendan (University of Oregon, 2020)
    BINGO Components is a bicycle accessories brand established by Brendon Brogan that is reminiscent of a time in the 1980s and ‘90s when a dedicated community of weirdos, kooks and forward thinking entrepreneurs were ...

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