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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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The implication of rapid technologies on the design process, Esra'a Abdel-All

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Design, construction, and performance of heated concrete pavements system, Hesham Abdualla

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Multi-omics reveal nuanced pathways in placental development, Majd Abdulghani

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Chimpanzees as ecosystem service providers: Seed dispersal of an economically important plant resource at Fongoli, Senegal, William Aguado

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Characterization of lithium thiosilicophosphate glasses prepared by high energy ball milling, Mark Anthony Paul Aguilar

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Graduate recital in piano, Mariya Akhadjanova Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Surface energy balance partitioning in tilled and non-tilled bare soils, Ohene Akuoko

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A sustainable campus for the higher education institutions in the U.S., Md Imtiajul Alam

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Investigating immunological responses of WC1+ gamma delta T cells in cattle naturally infected with mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP), Saleh Mohammed Albarrak

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An integrated model for the probabilistic prediction of yield strength in electron-beam additively manufactured Ti-6Al-4V, Thomas Kiel Ales

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The girl who lost her shadow: A collection of short fiction, Paola Alfano Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Voltage regulation of unbalanced distribution network with distributed generators through genetic algorithm, Islam Ali Open Access Dissertation

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Instructors' attitudes and perceptions toward critical thinking: A case study of interior design instructors in Saudi Arabia, Afnan Al Ramis Open Access Thesis

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The effectiveness of a "patient discharge information" booklet in patient education programs in Saudi Arabia, Amani Mohammed Al Rebeh Open Access Dissertation

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Exploring the academic, social, and cultural experiences of English language learners from Saudi Arabia at a Midwest university in the U.S., Sukainah A. Al Subia Open Access Dissertation

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Adopting and incorporating crowdsourced traffic data in advanced transportation management systems, Mostafa Amin-Naseri

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Development of high performance liquid chromatography compatible microextraction techniques using ionic liquids as extraction solvents, Jiwoo An

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Energy and food security in the context of biomass, crop production and soil quality in Uganda, Nataliya Apanovich

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Training reduces the drawing detriments associated with categorical perception, Larissa F. Arnold

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Using values to communicate agricultural science: An Elaboration Likelihood Model approach, Allison Arp

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Affective risk perception in automotive environments, Dane Atkins Open Access Thesis

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An FPGA-based hardware accelerator for iris segmentation, Joseph Avey

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Racial threat: The effect of racial and economic demographics on police spending, Julianne Bacon

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The role of personality in successful aging, Yousun Baek

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Meme as a rhetorical concept for digital media genres, Thomas Ballard

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Refinement and utilization of the marine climate proxy Arctica islandica: An ideal replication strategy for stable isotope studies and an investigation into the shell growth and hydrographic variability of Georges Bank (Northwestern Atlantic), Jared Daniel Brenzink Ballew

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Automated plant phenotyping using 3D machine vision and robotics, Yin Bao

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The effects of mycorrhizal inoculant and micronutrients on early plant establshment during a tallgrass prairie reconstruction, Christopher L. Barber Open Access Thesis

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Molecular mechanisms governing plant parasitic nematode signaling and host parasitism, Stacey Nicola Barnes

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Integrated project delivery for industrial projects, Philip James Barutha

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Who votes for Islamists? A cross-national study of 10 Muslim-majority countries, Ahmed Barziq

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Evolution of Tektin and ODF3 family genes and the role of gene duplication in the specialization of motile ciliary structures in the polychaete Platynereis dumerilii, Benjamin Bastin

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Techno-economic analysis of biochemicals and biofuels production via thermal and electrochemical processes, Denis Bbosa

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Sediment and phosphorus dynamics within the channel and floodplain of Walnut Creek, Iowa, William Beck

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Disrupting diffusion: Critical nodes in network, Preeti Bhardwaj

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GET – Get Together, Get Along., Muhammad Bilawal

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Analysis of high temperature effects on piezoelectric based ultrasonic transducers, Prathamesh Bilgunde

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Development of a novel anti-infectivity platform for the treatment of neglected tropical and infectious diseases, Andrea Marie Binnebose

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Milkweed patch size effects on monarch butterfly oviposition within Iowa prairies and roadsides, Teresa Rose Blader

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Analyzing how we think about gender: Reevaluating the categories of transgender and cisgender in society, Anna M. Blaho Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Effects of a neuromuscular facilitation intervention on an excessive q-angle, Steven Blair Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Fulfillment of the employee psychological contract in a healthcare system: Does it drive employee engagement and reduce turnover intention?, Jennifer C. Bonilla

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Tuning of environmental probes, Paige Bouc

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Solvent liquefaction of waste materials, Joel Braden

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Virtual ICS test bed, Roxanne Brooks

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Experiences of Black faculty members within agricultural education departments at predominantly White institutions, Zachary Brown

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Villains, victims, and virgins: Asexuality in the films of Alfred Hitchcock, Erick Burdock

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Undergraduate research training environments: Impact on research self-efficacy, perceived utility of research, and willingness to engage in research post-graduation, Kaitlyn Burke

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Graduate recital in violin, Naima Burrs Open Access Thesis

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The effects of teacher-focused science content courses on preservice elementary teachers' outcome expectancy, Mark Robert Busch Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Blood coagulation properties in hibernating and non-hibernating American bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus), Stephen Cain Open Access Thesis

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Investigation of driver behavior during crash and near-crash events using naturalistic driving data, Qiuqi Cai

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Fumonisin B1 in Bt and non-Bt maize: A meta-analysis, Kayla Cappelle

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The power of belief: Implementing self-efficacy in the studio and the classroom, Taylor M. Carlson

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The Great Game’s new player: China’s Belt and Road strategy for Central Asia, Darrell James Carter

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Longitudinal monitoring of various indicators of performance throughout a season for a NCAA Division I women's volleyball team, Mathieu Castello Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Evaluating the effectiveness of two training formats for grain dust explosion prevention, Wesley Tzungju Chang

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Income inequality in China by industry, Yun Chang

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An application of fuzzy logic to prospect theory, Jorge Omar Chavez Salas

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Impact of implementing national minimum wage on the Malaysian hotel employees, Nur Hidayah Che Ahmat

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Faculty to faculty incivility in Iowa nursing education programs, Candace Chihak Open Access Dissertation

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Food security and the effects of climatic factors on livestock reproduction, Josue Chinchilla- Vargas

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Modeling and control of complex building energy systems, Venkatesh Chinde

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Korean fashion media, beauty ideals, and colorism: Examining the prominence of whiteness between 2013 and 2017 in Céci magazine, Eunji Choi

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Liquid-phase diffusion bonding and the development of a Cu-Ni/Sn composite solder paste for high temperature lead-free electrical connections, Stephanie Michele Choquette

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The effects of brand involvement and message strategy on user responses on Facebook brand pages, Su Yeon Cho

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Magnetic ionic liquids in bioanalytical chemistry, Kevin Clark

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Self-exciting spatio-temporal statistical models for count data with applications to modeling the spread of violence, Nicholas John Clark

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Science learning opportunities and the Project Approach in preschool classrooms, Melissa Clucas

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Rapport: A system designed to limit digital distraction within romantic relationships, Alexandria Collins

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Barriers to seeking psychological help among Iowa's registered sex offenders, Sage Comstock Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Soybean nitrogen dynamics: Nitrogen fixation, yield, and residue decomposition, S Carolina Cordova Martinez

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A study of high school dropout rates in a Midwestern community, Shinita Irene Crawley Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Effects of flanking DNA and a transcriptional activator on the histone acetyltransferase activity of the SAGA complex, Sannie J. Culbertson

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Mixed glass former effect in borate and thioborate sodium-ion conducting glass systems, Brittany Curtis

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On exponential domination of graphs, Michael Dairyko

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Xenophobia and its implications for refugee policies: A cross-national study, Elisa A. D'Amico

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Greenhouse gas emissions from saturated riparian buffers and woodchip bioreactors, Morgan Davis

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Can multiple-choice testing potentiate new learning for text passages? A meta-cognitive approach to understanding the forward testing effect, Sara Dawn Davis

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Predictive analytics in agribusiness industries, Fatemeh Davoudi Kakhki

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Host transcriptomic response to Newcastle disease virus in relatively resistant and susceptible inbred chicken lines, Melissa Deist

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State space models for partially observed biological and agricultural data, Gabriel Demuth

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Femur/femoral neck load estimation during stair navigation, Chen Deng

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Traces: A farm in eastern Iowa, Rachel Deutmeyer

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Forensic analysis of DWR data for effective prediction of highway production rates, Vijay Devaguptapu

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The influence of economic hardship on emerging adult binge drinking: Testing the family stress model over time, Olivia N. Diggs

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A theoretical consideration: Understanding primate polyspecific associations through current literature of primate predation and communication, Kaelyn Melinne Dobson

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The promise of biochar: From lab experiment to national scale impacts, Hamze Dokoohaki

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Sensing skin for the structural health monitoring of mesoscale structures, Austin Robert Johnson Downey

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Ring-necked Pheasant responses to wind energy in Iowa, James N. Dupuie

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Investigation into factors potentially influencing the success of laparoscopic artificial insemination in sheep, Benjamin James Duran

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3D printed relief valve analysis and validation, John Anthony Dutcher III Open Access Thesis

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The problem with homesickness: A new way of coming home, Carolyn Jean Duven

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Investigating the impacts of human decision-making and climate change on hydrologic response in an agricultural watershed, David Dziubanski

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Germination, survivorship and growth of an invasive desert grass, Schismus arabicus, under varied shade, moisture and soil-nitrogen regimes, Sarah Elizabeth Emeterio

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Interpersonal suicide risk for Latino/a Americans: Investigating thwarted belongingness, perceived burdensomeness, and cultural factors of relevance, Kelsey E. Engel

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Dumb and dumber: Stereotype perceptions at the intersection of race and athletic status, Caitlin Erdman

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An examination of ash elutriation from a fluidized bed regenerator, Dane Erickson

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Development of a 3D conceptual design environment using a commodity head mounted display virtual reality system, Gabriel Evans

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Revisiting delivery in the basic course, Caleb B. Evers

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Elucidating how N-glycosylation impacts immunoglobulin G Fc structure and receptor binding, Daniel Falconer

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Transformations in genre: An examination of visualizations of the Zika Virus, Shannon N. Fanning

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A design anthropology approach to understanding human wildlife relationships: Monkeys, local development and participant conservation in southest Costa Rica, Yibo Fan

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Critical race theoretical composition pedagogy and its effects, Paula Fender

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Development of methods to improve the accuracy and efficiency of unsteady incompressible flow simulation, Matthew Vincent Fischels

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A changing arctic atmospheric circulation in response to global change, and its influence on future extreme weather and convective potential, Brandon Joshua Fisel

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How the clinical settings of radiography programs affect learning perceptions, Peggy Fortsch Open Access Dissertation

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Work-Homes, Satya Charan Ganesuni

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Infiltrating the hive mind: Immune and viral effects on behavior of the honey bee (Apis mellifera), Amy C. Geffre

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Characterization of a Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I and GalNAc Transferase deficiency double knockout mouse, Karan Gera

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Evaluation of consumer perceptions and acceptance of sustainable fashion products made of bacterial cellulose, Armine Ghalachyan

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A data-driven situation-aware framework for predictive analysis in smart environments, Hoda Gholami

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Production of solubilized carbohydrates from lignocellulosic biomass using solvent liquefaction, Arpa Ghosh

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The horticultural potential of wastewater-grown algae fertilizers, J Austin Gimondo

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Detection of chemical nutrients in water using a fluidic microplasma chip with enhanced optical collection efficiency, Shenmin Gong

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Novel and native community assembly, maintenance and legacy in perennial grasslands, Kaitlin Marissa Goodale

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Precision radio-frequency and microwave dielectric spectroscopy and characterization of ionic aqueous solutions, Amin Gorji-Bandpy

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A mixed-methods longitudinal study of new graduate teaching assistants’ commenting beliefs and practices, Jillian I. B. Grauman

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Graduate voice recital: Megan Grey, mezzo soprano & Dr. Korey Barrett, piano, Megan Grey Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Nitrate removal in both traditional and saturated riparian buffers, Tyler Groh

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The systematic subjugation of women and the environment in The Hunger Games and The Windup Girl, Rachel Grotzke

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Prosocial aggression: Validation of a behavioral measure and model, Christopher Lee Groves

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Effects of initial GnRH removal from 5-d CO-Synch + CIDR protocol on ovarian parameters and fixed timed artificial insemination pregnancy rates in beef cattle, Tyler Grussing

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Effectiveness of classification approach in recovering pairwise causal relations from data., Kristima Guha Thakurta

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Solution methods and bounds for two-stage risk-neutral and multistage risk-averse stochastic mixed-integer programs with applications in energy and manufacturing, Ge Guo

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Evaluating manufacturing energy consumption for a part using geometry, Alicia M. Guzman Gutierrez

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Evaluating native bee community responses to tallgrass prairie habitat restorations, Hilary Haley

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The use of bioinformatics and current genome editing tools in investigating zebrafish RB1-deficient brain tumors, Jeffrey Allen Haltom

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VHDL auto-generation tool for optimized hardware acceleration of convolutional neural networks on FPGA (VGT), Muhammad K A Hamdan

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Investigation of drivers speed selection behavior: A naturalistic driving approach, Raha Hamzeie

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Volumetric yield sensing in a combine harvester, Michael Hanigan

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Cross-plane thermal transport in graphene-based structures, Meng Han

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Online communities of practice as a strategy for staff involvement in SWITCH, Rebecca Harken

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The moral motivations of negative attitudes toward transgender people, Hailey Annette Hatch Open Access Thesis

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Association between vitamin D and metabolic syndrome in older adults, Allison Ann Hedges

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Leveraging genetic time series data to improve detection of natural selection, Luvenia Nicole Hellams

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Impact of Lawsonia intracellularis and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae on pig performance and metabolism, Emma Helm

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Civic engagement in young adulthood: Social capital and the mediating effects of postsecondary educational attainment, Kevin M. Hemer

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Banging spinning hallelujahs, Moriah Henkelman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A framework for isogeometric-analysis-based design and optimization of wind turbine blades, Austin Herrema

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Designing and evaluating personalized lifestyle blog using Wordpress, Sijia He

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Three essays on regression discontinuity design and partial identification, Yang He

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Genetic and environmental control of lignin biosynthesis and C emission from crop stover, Sarah Hill-Skinner

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Evaluation of nitrogen and potassium interactions in corn, Jackson Hirniak

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An evaluation of the Microsoft HoloLens for a manufacturing-guided assembly task, Melynda Hoover

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Performance and stability of perovskite solar cells, S M Istiaque Hossain

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Optimization of job shop scheduling with material handling by automated guided vehicle, Shiyang Huang

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The influence of beta-mannan and xylose on energy metabolism in the pig, Nichole F. Huntley

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Biological roles of small RNAs expressed during infection of barley by the obligate fungal biotroph, Blumeria graminis f. sp. hordei, Matthew Robert Hunt

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Explaining the difference in freeze-thaw resistance of two similar “high-quality” limestone aggregates, Evelyn Hussey

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Enhancing bridge construction and fiscal efficiency, Phil Iekel

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The Growing Together Project: Understanding impacts on field day attendees and Iowa Master Gardeners, Laura Irish

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It starts with "F": A collection of short fiction, Arielle Irvine Open Access Thesis

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Reducing labeling complexity in streaming data mining, Yesdaulet Izenov

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Evaluation of rural intersection treatments in Iowa, Jevan J. James

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Gerotranscendence, personality, and social support among unmarried older adults, Angelica Marie Jasper

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Structural and magnetic studies on SrCo2As2 and Ca(Co1−xFex)yAs2 compounds using x-ray and neutron scattering, Wageesha Tharuki Jayasekara

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Spatial disparities and socio-economic conditions: A food desert analysis of greater Des Moines, Iowa, David Jensen Open Access Thesis

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Invariant-region-preserving discontinuous Galerkin methods for systems of hyperbolic conservation laws, Yi Jiang

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Distributed optimization for control and learning, Zhanhong Jiang

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Swagger like us: Black millennials’ perceptions of 1990s urban brands, Courtney Danielle Johnson

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The influence of multiple herbicide resistance on growth and development of Amaranthus tuberculatus and the efficacy of the very long chain fatty acid-inhibiting herbicides on multiple herbicide-resistant Amaranthus tuberculatus; Investigating a putative 4-hydroxylphenylpyruvate dioxygenase-inhibiti, Eric Alexander Lyle Jones

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Impacts of decreased female fidelity on male behavior and stress physiology in feral horses: Implications for contraception management, Maggie Marie Jones

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A qualitative and quantitative examination of factors underlying safety climate, Jon Lewis Patrick Judge

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Pressure effects on magnetism and superconductivity, Udhara Sampath Kaluarachchi

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Food safety policies and procedures for student-led food events at colleges and universities in the United States, Sangwook Kang

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The effect of delivery mode on L2 students' listening comprehension skills: Context versus animated videos, Leyla Karatay

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Women in STEM:, Alba Karuni Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Exploration of Alnico permanent magnet microstructure and processing for near final shape magnets with solid-state grain alignment for improved properties, Aaron Gregory Kassen

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Waiting for the mail: A collection of short stories, James Matthew Keane Open Access Thesis

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Soil carbon sequestration potential of tree windbreaks in the U.S. Great Plains, Ala Ali Khaleel

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Optimal resource scheduling for energy-efficient next generation wireless networks, Taewoon Kim

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Effects of overstory tree species and seed trap design on seed rain in a tropical rainforest, Bridgette Kirk

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An analysis of the crash risk and likelihood of engaging in a distraction while driving using naturalistic, time-series data, Trevor Joseph Kirsch

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Toward a definition of moral decorum: Understanding the Pennsylvania Hall Address as an ethical response to the constraints of public expectations through Angelina Grimke’s use of sacred kairos and Biblical allusion, Krista Klocke

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Effect of soybean sudden death syndrome on seed quality and agronomic trait QTLs, Josh Knight

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Transfer matrix modelling of double Helmholtz resonator arrays as sound insulating double panel partitions, Sanvisna Kogelen

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The effects of book club participation on reading comprehension in children with disabilities, Elizabeth Ann Kosmicki Open Access Thesis

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Real options models and analyses for energy transportation systems with jump and diffusion processes: Electric power transmission planning and fuel-carrying ship design, Fikri Kucuksayacigil

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Phenotypic and genomic selection for multi-trait improvement in soybean line and variety development, Andreomar Kurek

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Genetically engineered crops: Consumers’ acceptance and farmers’ adoption, Katherine M. Lacy

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Evaluation of a high school nutrition education curriculum for the FCS classroom, Julia Rose Michelle Lavallee

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All-in-one driver: What do groups 11 and 16 have in common?, Jiyoung Lee

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They that go down to the sea in ships: Richard Henry Dana, Jr.'s Two Years Before the Mast and the sublime, Laurie Anne Lee Open Access Thesis

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Biomechanical analysis of bovine lamina, Ray Jeffrey Lee

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Leia Lensing, graduate voice recital, Leia Mae Lensing Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Master's recital in jazz pedagogy: A performance-demonstration of rhythm section instruments, compositions and arrangements by Nicholas Leo, Nicholas Leo Open Access Thesis

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Biosurveillance utilizing engorged ticks as phlebotomists for xenodiagnosis, Charles Elliott Lewis

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Ferrite percentage prediction of duplex stainless steels as a function of cooling rates, Longlong Liao

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Opportunity to learn informational text and literary text and their relations with student reading achievement: An examination with the PIRLS 2011 and the NAEP 2011 reading assessments, Dan Li

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The Echoes of Buddha, Jesus Christ, and Fredrich Nietzsche in Cormac McCarthy’s The Sunset Limited, Hee-Seong Lim

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Generating branding buzz on social media for a pop-up store: Focused on brand experience, Huiwon Lim

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Evaluating the in vivo immune response to Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in naive and vaccinated calves, Tracy Lindquist

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Proportion and performance evaluation of fly ash-based geopolymer and its application in engineered composites, Yifeng Ling

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Three essays on crash frequency analysis, Chenhui Liu

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An analysis of driver behavior in response to warning beacon installations on stop signs, Qilin Liu

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A gendered perspective of local news: NewsStyle analysis of 2016 presidential campaign coverage in the Des Moines Register, Yao Liu

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Evaluation of an innovative joint design for the adjacent box beam bridges, Zhengyu Liu

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Investigating the development of the bioproducts production platform from a techno-economic and environmental perspective, Wenqin Li

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Investment decision-making in clean energy under uncertainties: A real options approach, Yihua Li

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Investigations into the function of common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) in the agricultural landscape, Sydney Lizotte-Hall

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Choreography and interior design; using performance terminology to describe interior experience, Maricel Lloyd

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Using genomic and gene expression methods to understand the phenotypic response of soybean to sudden death syndrome caused by Fusarium virguliforme, Alexander Stephen Luckew

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What Airbnb Reviews can Tell us? An Advanced Latent Aspect Rating Analysis Approach, Yi Luo

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First-order methods of solving nonconvex optimization problems: Algorithms, convergence, and optimality, Songtao Lu

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Investigating the use of Bayesian networks for small dataset problems, Anastacia Maria Macallister

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Large-scale study of substitutability in the presence of effects, Jackson Lowell Maddox

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Development of a split mold for internal consolidated undrained isotropic compression (CUIC) testing of low effective-stress soils from slurry, Adam Maher

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From Bosnia to Waterloo, Iowa: Bosnian refugee and immigrant experiences, 1996-2017, Zijad Mahmutovic Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Adult- and peer-created motivational climates in sport and injury rehabilitation, Rachel Majewski Open Access Dissertation

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Perceived causes and methods of examination malpractice in the Malawian education system: A case study of secondary schools in South East Education Division (SEED), Fiddelis Blessings Makaula Open Access Dissertation

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Interplay between mitochondrial dysfunction and epigenetic alterations in environmental linked Parkinson's Disease, Adhithiya Charli Manohar Charle

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Topics in matrix completion and genomic prediction, Xiaojun Mao

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Cover crop effects on maize productivity: Insights from statistical and process-based models, Guillermo Marcillo

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Sandinistas and prostitutas: Reeducation and rehabilitation of prostitutes in revolutionary Nicaragua, 1980-1987, Sydney Marshall

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The genetic basis of feed efficiency in swine divergently selected for residual feed intake, Emily Mauch

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The effects of running speed, form, and fatigue on intervertebral disc pressures at L5/S1: A developmental musculoskeletal and finite element modeling approach, Jeffrey Ray Mcclellan

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Survival, space use, and radio telemetry accuracy of white-tailed deer fawns in central Iowa, Patrick Mcgovern

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Auxinic herbicide residue impact on soybean [Glycine max (L.) merr.] growth and yield, Kevin Ross Mcgregor

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Tangible augmented reality intervention for a product dissection task, Chloe Mcpherson

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Direct analysis of solid samples by electrospray laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry imaging: From plants to pharmaceuticals, Patrick Alden Mcvey

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An examination of the safety of signalized intersections in consideration of nearby access points, Megat Usamah Bin Megat Johari

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Physical activity and sarcopenia in older adults, Nathan Frederick Meier

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Aging perceptions: Investigation of differences at three decades, Naomi Rose Meinertz

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Citing your sources: How community journalists use social media for story content generation, Jared Charles Meisinger

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Coloring problems in graph theory, Kacy Messerschmidt

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Influence of human disturbance on Western Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) nesting behavior in a savanna mosaic habitat, southeastern Senegal, Kristine Micheletti

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Developing general procedure to quantitatively analyze boom height control performance on self-propelled agricultural sprayers, Lucas Miles

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Processing characteristics and rheological properties of mechanically separated chicken and chicken breast meat, Danika Kay Miller

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Genome size evolution and domestication in Gossypium, Emma Ruth Miller

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Broadly defined synthesis and properties of phase change materials, Bokki Min

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Determining indicators of deception in computer mediated communication using eye tracking, Akmal Mirsadikov

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Interactions of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae with extracellular traps, Clair Mitzelfeldt

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Aerodynamic performance analysis and inverse design of horizontal axis wind turbines, Behnam Moghadassian

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Exploring the causes of conflict in franchised restaurant industry: Evidences from the court records, Siti Nurhayati Khairatun Mohd Sharif

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Turnaround leadership: A case study of principal leadership practices in a persistently low-achieving school during the turnaround process, Stephanie N. Mohorne Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Examining the relationship between social ties and perceived effect of stress on health among employees, Demi Marie Monaghan Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Effects of income and education levels on diurnal cortisol in Black and White American youth transitioning into adulthood, Shannin Nicole Moody

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Rapid bridge deck joint repair investigation - Phase III, David Andres Morandeira-Alonso

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Belief perseverance: The staying power of confession evidence, Curt More

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A comparison of child and adult health: Traditional vs. Western medicine and the application of Gris-Gris, Moriah Rose Morgan

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Saltwater: A novel in verse, Ebonesiah Morrow

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Improved triangle counting in graph streams: Neighborhood multi-sampling, Kiana Mousavi Hanjani

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The effects of massage therapy on delayed onset muscle soreness, Carli Mueller Open Access Thesis

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User-packaging interaction (UPI): A comprehensive research platform and techniques for improvement, evaluation, and design, Ahmad Abdelhafiz Mumani

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Accelerating structured light surface reconstruction with motion analysis, Quinn Murphy

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Older adults’ use of various types of technology: A typology approach, Sangbo Nam

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Stability analysis and robust control of power networks in stochastic environment, Sai Pushpak Nandanoori

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Graph accessibility and comprehension for the blind: A challenge of its own kind, Ashley Nichole Nashleanas

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Exploring the experiences of adolescent students attending a virtual school, Allan G. Nelson Open Access Dissertation

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Multiple hypothesis testing and RNA-seq differential expression analysis accounting for dependence and relevant covariates, Yet Nguyen

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Experimental investigations on the aerodynamic and aeroacoustic characteristics of small UAS propellers, Zhe Ning

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Live thy neighbor, Milica Njezic Open Access Thesis

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Perceptions of middle, high school and community college agricultural teachers in Iowa regarding agricultural awareness concepts and activities in the middle school curriculum: Grades 7-9, Abisoye Oyeyinka Odubanjo

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Investigating methods of evaluating swine feed additives: Phytase and alternatives to antibiotic growth promoters, Kristin Olsen

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Graphene-based flexible sensors towards electronic wearables, Seval Oren

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Implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act among fruit and vegetable processors in the North Central Region, Jacques Ludwig Alexander Overdiep Iii

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Landscape and climate drivers of harmful algal blooms in Iowa, Aaron Padilla Open Access Thesis

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Socio-ecological barriers and motivators to dry pulse consumption among low-income women in Iowa, Shelly Marie Palmer

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Learning algorithms for forensic science applications, Soyoung Park

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Modern American populism: Analyzing the economics behind the Silent Majority, the Tea Party and Trumpism, Willis Patenaude

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Novel observations of peroxiredoxin-2 profile and protein oxidation in skeletal muscle from pigs of differing residual feed intake and health status, Brian Michael Patterson

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Master's recital: Chase Pebworth, tuba, Chase Pebworth Open Access Thesis

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Predictive computational tools for biomass fast pyrolysis in fluidized-bed reactors using particle-resolved direct numerical simulation of reacting gas-solid flow, Cheng Peng

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Impact of energy restriction during late gestation on muscle and blood transcriptome of beef calves, Leticia Maria Pereira Sanglard

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On the use of fictionality for persuasion and pedagogy, Victor Robert Perry

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Manipulation within the language of love: Politeness theory, abuse, and Woody Allen’s Match Point, Stacy Petersen

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An asymptotic-preserving spectral method based on the radon transform for the PN approximation of radiative transfer, Lindsey M. Peterson

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Christopher Phalen, graduate conducting recital abstract, Christopher Richard Phalen Open Access Thesis

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Generalized weighting for bagged ensembles, Hieu Trung Pham

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You want me to do what? How Iowa’s secondary school principals are adjusting to their new roles in light of the Teacher Leadership Initiative, Lori Phillips

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Integration of refugees from Burma in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in Iowa, Christopher J. Pierce Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Synthesis of ionic liquids and magnetic ionic liquids and their application in dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction, Stephen Andrew Pierson

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Engineering in the elementary science classroom: Teachers' knowledge and practice of the nature of engineering, Jacob Pleasants

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Monarch butterfly preference and use of nine Midwestern milkweed species, Victoria Marie Pocius

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Data augmentation for supervised learning with generative adversarial networks, Manaswi Podduturi

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Analysis of wind turbine wake characteristics in atmospheric boundary layer winds, Pavithra Dhanuka Premaratne

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Penalized b-splines and their application with an in depth look at the bivariate tensor product penalized b-spline, Michael Price

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Evaluation of statistical and process-based models as nitrogen recommendation tools in maize production systems, Laila Alejandra Puntel

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Three essays on the economics of U.S. water policy, Xianjun Qiu

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The effects of predisposition and direction on ankle sprain risk predictive factors during jump landing, Caleb R. Radley

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Graph compression using heuristic-based reordering, Pavithra Rajarathinam

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Laboratory study of parameters influencing tornado flow field and tornado loading on low-rise buildings, Alireza Razavi

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Hotspot characterization and detonation initiation in thermally stratified reactive mixtures, Fynn Reinbacher

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Synthesis and reactivity of paramagnetic late transition metal complexes supported by tris(oxazolinyl)phenylborate, Regina Reinig

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Model-based compositional verification approaches and tools development for cyber-physical systems, Hao Ren

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Synthesis of some biobased surfactants, and their functionalities as emulsifiers and antimicrobial agents., Kangzi Ren

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In search of new rare-earth rich intermetallics, Melissa Rhodehouse

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Left/over objects, Kristina Rice

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Gender differences in perceived stigma among sexual minorities and their related health practices, Sara Kay Richardson Open Access Thesis

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Evaluation of fueling our future program: Consumer acceptance of biofuels in Iowa, Willine Richardson

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Fate and transport of manure associated microbial constituents in agroecosystems, Elizabeth Luby Rieke

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The role of biosolids-derived dissolved organic matter on the interaction of selected endocrine-disrupting chemicals with two alluvial soils, Fritzie Rivas

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Affects and abscences: Public memory at the Oklahoma City National Memorial, Jeremy Roberts Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Direct and inverse problems for a Schrödinger-Steklov eigenproblem on different domains and spectral geometry for the first normalized Steklov eigenvalue on domains with one hole, Leoncio Rodriguez-Quinones

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Teachers' pedagogical practices, shift, and professional growth in online courses, Maryam Rod Szabo Open Access Dissertation

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Family systems associations with obesogenic behaviors among rural Latino and White families, Brianna Routh

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Fathers in home visiting: An examination of father participation in Iowa MIECHV, Neil Alan Rowe

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The effects of nutrient resorption, photosynthetic rate, and leaf longevity on the success of Typhya × glauca, Clarissa Marie Ruiz Open Access Thesis

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Khana khanu bhayo (Have you eaten)? Traditional rice varieties, land tenure, and social structure in Nepal’s mid-hills, Marie Louise Ryan

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Random forest robustness, variable importance, and tree aggregation, Andrew Sage

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An exploration of teacher dispositions: Expectation of potential, Kathleen Louise Saleh Open Access Dissertation

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Neoliberal effects as seen in village health dispensaries within the Kedougou Region of Southeast Senegal, Samantha Salter

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Acquisition and analysis of steady-state and time-resolved fluorescence data for applications in materials science, bioanalytical chemistry, and super-resolution microscopy, Kalyan Santra

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Studies of spin dynamics in 122 transition metal arsenides using inelastic neutron scattering technique, Aashish Sapkota

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Cyber attack-defense analysis for automatic generation control with renewable energy sources, Srikrishna Sarangan

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Tightening the large diameter anchor bolts of sign, signal, and luminaire structures, Connor Schaeffer

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Remote maintenance assistance using real-time augmented reality authoring, Jonathan A. Schlueter

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Mental health literacy: The knowledge of mental health literacy and help-seeking attitudes among NCAA Division I student-athletes and non-athletes, Danielle E. Schuck Open Access Thesis

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Using zebrafish to elucidate the epigenetic mechanisms controlling neurogenesis and brain tumorigenesis, Laura Schultz

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Conservation genetics of the Sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus), Sara Margaret Schwarz

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Amino acid requirements of health challenged pigs, Wesley Schweer

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Graduate recital in voice, Emily Secor Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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La trenza de las fronterizas: The cultural worlds first-generation women navigate to access college, Katherine Cameron Seifert

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Using Google Cardboard to perform a visual field screening test, Dhanraj Selvaraj

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Intentional Electromagnetic Interference Attack on Sensors and Actuators, Jayaprakash Selvaraj

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Effect of increased ratio of butyrate to physiological concentrations of acetate and propionate on intestinal integrity and IL-8 secretion in Caco-2 cells, Nidhi Shah

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Investigating degradation pathways in organic solar cell materials, Satvik Shah

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Point mutational examination of eukaryotic initiation factor 4E (eIF4E), inclusion bodies analysis, and Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) exonuclease resistant RNA structure mapping and prediction, Melissa Kathryn Sheber

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Computational characterization of shock wave - boundary layer Interactions on flat plates and compression ramps in laminar, hypersonic flow, Eli Ray Shellabarger

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The Food Babe fearmonger:, Abigail Shew Open Access Thesis

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Study of low dose nitrite stress on human mononuclear cells: An in-vitro case-control study on osteoarthritis, Junu Shrestha Open Access Dissertation

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Occurrence, abundance, and associations of Topeka Shiners and species of greatest conservation need in streams and oxbows of Iowa and Minnesota, Nicholas Simpson

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Investigating the sense of belonging of international students through a predictive model, Anupma Singh

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Information transfer in dynamical systems, Subhrajit Sinha

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Winter cereal rye and selected brassica cover crops for forage prior to soybeans, Timothy James Sklenar

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Note-taking and the decision to externalize memory, Anna Slavina

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Development of a mobile air filter testing laboratory and filter assessment procedure for pig production systems, Benjamin Carl Smith

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Desegregating the Stands: De facto segregation redrawn through social interaction and sports at the University of Mississippi in the 1970s, Nathan Robert Smith

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A computational framework for data-driven infrastructure engineering using advanced statistical learning, prediction, and curing, Ikkyun Song

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Reconstructing the phylogeny and characterizing the patterns of molecular evolution of the tetraploid freshwater suckers (cypriniformes: Catostomidae), Zachary Evan Sperstad Open Access Thesis

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Organizational perspectives on co-teaching triads participating in a science and engineering professional development program, Christopher Dwight Spinler

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Estimation of physical activity using accelerometry in adult populations: Using the Sensewear Armband and the ACT24 as comparison tools for the estimation of energy expenditure and physical activity intensity by the Sojourn method, Matthew Stewart

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Assessing hospitality industry employee perceptions of performance appraisals, James M. Storey

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Recidivism levels, unemployment programs, and the effects on different characteristics of criminal offenders, Colin Daniel Strickland

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Children with a cause: Training antebellum children for the abolition of slavery, Erik A. Stumpf

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The role of parental stigma on self-stigma and help-seeking intentions: Differences between Asian, Asian American, and Caucasian American populations, Spurty Surapaneni

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An empirical analysis of the effects of juvenile offender placement in adult facilities on recidivism rates, Heather Lorraine Swanson

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Nondestructive evaluation and in-situ monitoring for metal additive manufacturing, Hossein Taheri

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Feasibility test of autotrophic denitrification of industrial wastewater in sequencing batch and static granular bed reactors, Yuan Tan

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Lichen diversity and conservation of northeast Iowa: White Pine Hollow State Preserve and the lichen Lobaria pulmonaria, Kathleen M. Thompson

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Manipulating push-pull systems to probe biology and photochemistry, Andrea Thooft

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Antinuclear movements in the U.S. and Kazakhstan: A cross-cultural analysis of mass communication patterns, Bakyt Toptayeva

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Quantifying the effects of daily light integral or photoperiod on maize tassel morphology across developmental stages, Elizabeth Ann Trecker

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Network coding for function computation, Ardhendu Shekhar Tripathy

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Cumulative inequality and housing insecurity severity among renters in later life, Arielle True-Funk

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The Domain-Specific Risk-Taking Scale lacks convergence with alternative risk-taking propensity measures, Michael Tynan

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Collective program analysis, Ganesha Upadhyaya

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Migrating and breeding bird use of restored shallow lakes in Iowa, Rachel Vanausdall

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A master's recital in conducting, Logan Scott Vander Wiel Open Access Thesis

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An analysis of BMPs and their combined effectiveness at reducing nitrate-nitrogen export to the Black Hawk Lake Watershed, Iowa, Katherine Van Der Woude

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A worm's tale: An evaluation of the natural history and infectious dynamics of Parasitodiplogaster nematodes, Justin Michael Van Goor

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Intent to engage in therapeutic lifestyle changes: Impact of an intervention, self-efficacy expectations, outcome expectations, and locus of control, Kaitlyn Van Pay

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Utility of the handgrip and vertical jump assessments as fitness indicators in physical education, Jessica Ann Velthoff

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Detecting changes in soil health due to management in the context of landscape position, Elaine Vizka

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Cognitive skill degradation: Analysis and evaluation in flight planning, Katherine Mary Volz

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Redefining feminist rhetoric in stand-up comedy: Offering cultural critique through subversion and silence, Arline Karen Votruba

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Problems in extremal graphs and poset theory, Shanise Walker

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Individuality in the hive: Behavioral variation and its proximate causes in insect societies, Alexander Walton

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Evaluation of traffic speed control devices and its applications, Shefang Wang

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Thermal characterization of nm-thick black phosphorus based on Raman spectroscopy, Tianyu Wang

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Tourist-Technicians: Civilian Diplomacy, Tourism, and Development in Cold War Yucatán, Katherine Warming

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A master's recital in voice, Lara Elizabeth Wasserman Open Access Thesis

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Manufacturing the American way of farming: Agriculture, agribusiness, and marketing in the postwar period, Margaret Baker Weber

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The Power of GWAS: Leveraging Genome Wide Association Studies to identify novel regulators of autophagy in Drosophila melanogaster, Axelle Weeger

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Who I want you to be: Three portraits of culturally competent teachers improving the mental health of students, Jennifer L. Wells

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Search for new long-lived hadronically-decaying particles produced in association with a Z boson with the ATLAS detector at the LHC, Michael Werner

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Cogwheels of the fantastic: The mechanisms of medieval fantasy, Michael Joseph Wettengel

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Superintendents' perceptions of their instructional leadership in the Iowa Teacher Leadership and Compensation System (TLCS), Douglas Dean Wheeler

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Nuclear magnetic resonance studies of magnetic fluctuations and nematic order in iron-based superconductors, Paul Waymouth Wiecki

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Conservation genetics and habitat associations of Rhinichthys cataractae, a fish of conservation need in Iowa, Anna Constance Wieman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Quantification of leaflet flutter in bioprosthetic heart valves using fluid-structure interaction analysis, Nelson Michael Wiese

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Grateful/ungrateful, white/not-white, Asian/not-Asian: A study of East Asian transracial-transnational adoptees, Justin Paul Winkel

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Analysis of ambient particulate concentration near a coal storage pile, Jennifer Wittenburg Open Access Thesis

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Sand distribution effect on three dimensional printed sand properties, Kip Woods Open Access Thesis

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Customers’ perceptions of service quality, using an online reservation system, and online reviews affecting intention to use the system to book a hotel room, Mai Wu

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Investigating religious conversion among Chinese college students: Testing the expansion of the Lofland and Stark model and the impact of media, Haifan Xiao

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Immersogeometric analysis of compressible flows, Fei Xu

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High-throughput microfluidic assay devices for culturing of soybean and microalgae and microfluidic electrophoretic ion nutrient sensor, Zhen Xu

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Gellan gum based thiol-ene hydrogels with tunable properties for use as tissue engineering scaffolds, Zihao Xu

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Structures and dynamics investigation of phase selection in metallic alloy systems, Lin Yang

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) and techno-cconomic analysis (TEA) of biobased adhesive derived from glycerol, Minliang Yang

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Packaging design development for Taiwanese souvenirs, Wei-En Yang

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A computational framework for infrastructure performance predictions based on data, mechanics, and machine learning, Yicheng Yang

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Understanding critical thinking in American higher education: From Chinese international and domestic STEM students’ perspectives, Lu Yan

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Numerical analysis of a non-polymeric double-network composite, Qitong Yao

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Effects of larval density on dispersal and fecundity of western corn rootworm, Eric Yu Yu

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Geospatial methods for aquatic conservation: Topeka shiner restoration site selection and the development of an Iowa watershed health assessment, Courtney Lynn Zambory

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The effect of dehydration and rehydration with a high potassium beverage on muscular strength in collegiate males, Mitchell Zaplatosch

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Behavior of reinforced concrete walls with circular openings, Yinglong Zhang

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Estimation of the risk-neutral density function from option prices, Sen Zhou

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Thermal transport and thermal structural domain in microfibers, Bowen Zhu

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Two-photon laser-induced fluorescence in sodium-doped composite propellant flame, Keke Zhu

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Tools and metrics to characterize extreme climate events and evaluate climatic datasets over the Upper Colorado River Basin for societal applications, Abayomi Abiodun Abatan

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Safety analysis of interchange functional areas, Akinfolarin O. Abatan

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Data-driven algorithms for enhanced transportation infrastructure asset management, Ahmed Abdelaty

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Vapor grown Perovskite solar cells, Hisham Abdussamad Abbas

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Potential new drug targets and therapeutic approaches for parasitic nematode infections, Melanie Abongwa

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Examining early childhood special education teachers' practices for supporting children's social emotional competence, Suad Mohammed Abuzaid Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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The detection and quantification of aquatic reptilian environmental DNA, Clare Isabel Ming-Ch'eng Adams

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Ecocritical post-colonial studies on humans, land, and animals, Alia Afzal Open Access Thesis

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Subjective beliefs and decision making under uncertainty in the field, Sandip Kumar Agarwal

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Hierarchical feature extraction from spatiotemporal data for cyber-physical system analytics, Adedotun John Akintayo

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Distributed leadership for equity and excellence in mathematics: An elementary school case study, Comfort Enono Akwaji-Anderson

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Intergroup contact theory and global perspective in students who study abroad, Salomi Aladia Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Phytoglobin as catalytic enzyme for production of ammonia from hydroxylamine and hydrazine, Jagannathan Alagurajan

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A game-based design studio: An exploration of an interior design studio environment for implementing game-based learning, Zina Alaswad

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Intimate partner violence: Early adverse experiences in male offenders, Maria B. Alcivar-Zuniga

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RANS-SLFM and LES-SLFM numerical simulations of turbulent non-premixed oxy-fuel jet flames using CO2/O2 mixture, Adel Alghamdi

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Positive youth development programs build civically engaged leaders, Brenda S. Allen

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Scaling understanding of biochar aging impacts on soil water and crop yields, Deborah Marie Aller

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Motivations and intentions of tourists to visit dark tourism locations, Heather Renee Allman

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Examining the supportive employment practices used by Project SEARCH: A descriptive study, Saeed A. Almalki Open Access Dissertation

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Assessment of critical thinking skills in undergraduate animal science students and curriculum, Sarah Al-Mazroa

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Some contributions to k-means clustering problems, Israel A. Almodovar-Rivera

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Study of parameters dominating electromechanical and sensing response in ionic electroactive polymer (IEAP) transducers, Abdallah Mohammad Almomani

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Chronic wasting disease as a model for the development of risk communication using the mental models approach, Ann Jalynn Almond

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Online prediction of battery discharge and flight mission assessment for electrical rotorcraft, Abdullah Alnaqeb

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Current practices of co-teaching in an elementary inclusive school: Moving toward effective co-teaching relationship, Mona Nassir Al Nassir Open Access Dissertation

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L2 Learners’ Perceptions and Preferences of Automated Corrective Feedback, Nawaf Alsallami

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Food Pirates: An exploration of food, technology and the future through sequential art, Bridgette Alsbury

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Energy efficient planning and operation models for wireless cellular networks, Ahmad Alsharoa

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Bayesian analysis of high-dimensional count data, Ignacio Alvarez-Castro

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A Woman Lies Bleeding on the Ground: Prostitution and Underground Economy in Nineteenth Century Charleston, Sarah Pillman Amundson

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Productivity measures in beef cows and calves following a single subcutaneous injection of extended-release eprinomectin, Claire Andresen

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Black feminist criminology in action: A study of racial discrimination, ethnic-racial socialization, and offending among African American females, Alexia Angton

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Facebook: Help or hindrance? A study of the relationship between Facebook uses, gratifications, and depression symptoms in the older adult population, Katherine Michelle Anthony

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Analysis of four-point alternating current potential drop measurements on an anisotropic conductive half-space, Tyler Douglas Antony

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Vulnerability assessment of sign-support structures during transportation and in service, Saeed Arabi

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An experimental and statistical study of 2D hopper flow of binary mixtures, Ashton Rose Archer

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Studies on factors affecting the evolution of agroecosystems in the Dakotas, Gaurav Arora

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Examining the quality of special education pre-service teachers' co-planning and co-teaching, Ohoud M. Arrushaid Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Analyzing Rana Plaza crisis discourse from a postcolonial perspective: Implications for identity and crisis communication studies, Mir Ashfaquzzaman Open Access Thesis

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Attack-resilient state estimation and testbed-based evaluation of cyber security for wide-area protection and control, Aditya Ashok

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Numerical Simulation of Compressible Flows with Interfaces, Mohamad Aslani

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Rural quilt shop entrepreneurs in Iowa: Pull and push motivations, Jody Ann Aultman

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Challenges African-American Graduate Students Face at Iowa State University, Darryl Austin

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Use of praziquantel for treatment of flatworm parasites in centrarchid fish, Christopher Ryan Bader

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Development of an assessment tool to measure the Latino market nutrition environment, Jenny Lynne Baier

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Contextual information, answerability, and the logical construction of social how-to questions, Matthew John Baker

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Improving testing performance by dynamic prioritization of tests based on method invocation orders, Sriram Balasubramanian

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Methanobactin: Metal binding properties, physiological function and biosynthesis, Bipin Sharma Baral

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Examining the safety performance of intersections on arterial roadways and near service ramp terminals, Timothy P. Barrette

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Who commits what? An evaluation of offenders convicted of domestic violence and sexual abuse in Iowa, Taylor Jo Barry

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Control and manipulation of nanoparticles for fabrication of metal matrix composites, Mina Bastwros

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Computer detection of spatial visualization in a location-based task, Georgi Iliev Batinov

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Development of methods to study plant-parasitic nematode chemotaxis and the effect of ILeVO and VOTiVO seed treatments on the soybean cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines, Augustine Quirarte Beeman

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Characterization of ice adhesion strength over different surfaces pertinent to aircraft anti-/de-icing, Prashanth Sagar Reddy Beeram

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Graduate voice recital, Kelly Behling Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Soy Biocomposite Turfgrass Fertilizer, Jake Behrens

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Evaluation of aerogel as a material additive for the creation of synthetic defects in carbon fiber reinforced plastics, Zach Benedict

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Electrocatalytic conversion of biorenewable feedstocks for electricity and chemicals cogeneration in anion exchange membrane fuel cells, Neeva Benipal

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Valproic acid: A neural outgrowth model for the autism spectrum disorder, Hannah M. Bergan Open Access Thesis

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A preliminary trial of achieving change through values-based behavior for incarcerated intimate partner violence offenders, Meg Berta

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A "Little House on the Prairie" education: Creating a Wilder identity, Victoria Anez Bertelsen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Investigating the ovarian response to endotoxemia, Katie Lee Bidne

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The Transdifferentiation of brain derived neurotrophic factor secreting mesenchymal stem cells for neuroprotection, Metzere Bierlein De La Rosa

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Viride: An Iowa gothic, Rachel Iolene Bing Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Applicability of online education to large undergraduate engineering courses, Devayan Debashis Bir

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Rational design and validation of DNA fragments for gene assembly based on thermodynamics, Bhagyashree Shreekant Birla

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A User Configurable B-tree Implementation as a Utility, Sheng Bi

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From attitude to intent to action: Predictors of psychological help-seeking behavior among clinically distressed adults, Rachel Lori Bitman-Heinrichs

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An experimental study of non-metallic inclusions precipitation and its effect on impact toughness variations in low alloy steel subjected to complex deoxidation, Pavel Bizyukov Open Access Dissertation

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Saving local communities using scrip money to fight the Great Depression in north central Iowa, Bryan Carl Bjorklund Open Access Thesis

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Mining Creativity: Video Game Creativity Learning Effects, Jorge Alberto Blanco-Herrera

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Optical-based spectroscopic methods for measuring chemical, optical, and physical properties of thin polymer waveguide films, Jonathan M. Bobbitt

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Markov Chain analysis of packet sequence for intrusion detection, Chad Bockholt

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Geographic variation in nesting behavior and thermally-induced offspring phenotypes in a widespread reptile, Brooke Lee Bodensteiner

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Numerical Investigations of Bio-Inspired Blade Designs to Reduce Broadband Noise in Aircraft Engines and Wind Turbines, Andrew Lee Bodling

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Where to draw the line: Chasing energy extrapolations, cluster convergence, and molecular trajectories, Jeffery Boschen

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The impact of peer coaching on peer relationships and the distribution of knowledge in pre-service teachers, Kelsey J. Bowers Open Access Thesis

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Application of a satellite-derived potential evapotranspiration product for operational streamflow prediction, Angela Loraine Bowman

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An examination of front-line student services staff’s experience transitioning from a traditional to an integrated model of student service, Christopher David Bowser

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Differential gene expression analysis of metolachlor treated human liver cells by microarray, Navinder Paul Kaur Brar Open Access Thesis

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An instrumental case study of understanding familial communication in families with hearing parents and deaf children, Polly Brekke Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Evaluation of subsurface drainage on phosphorus losses and application of the SoilIceDB model in the Black Hawk Lake Watershed, Iowa, Conrad Brendel

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The distinct relationships of self-compassion and self-coldness with psychological distress and mental well-being, Rachel Elizabeth Brenner

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Iron absorption from a novel iron-enriched fungal fortificant in young women, Amanda E. Bries

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For two or two hundred: A workbook for making a difference, C. A. Brimmer Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Effect of converting row crop to prairie on nutrient concentration in shallow groundwater and soil properties, Bethany Brittenham

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Scoria: Poetry and Prose, Taylor Clinton Brorby

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Investigation of rice diterpenoid phytoalexin biosynthesis, Benjamin C. Brown

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"To Dress Against Nature and Reason": fashion and transgressive dressing in the mid-to-late eighteenth century British North Atlantic, Brenna Buchanan

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The Behavioral Wellness in Pregnancy Study: a theory-based multi-component intervention to promote appropriate weight gain and healthy lifestyle behaviors in previously sedentary pregnant women, Lyndi Marie Buckingham-Schutt

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Considering the Role of Relationship-Contingent Self-Esteem: Attachment Style, Conflict Behaviors, and Relationship Satisfaction, Amanda Katherine Buduris

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Measuring aggressive driving motivations: Instrument development and validation, Ashley Buller

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Bone strain change as a result of a long distance run modeled on a finite element tibia, Jenna Kirstin Burnett

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Systematic analysis of industry engagement activities on student learning in the undergraduate technology program, Caleb Burns

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Effect of Particle Packing on Flow Property and Strength of Concrete Mortar, Wenjing Cai

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The Positive and Negative Valence of Gender in Traditional and Non-Traditional Career Choices, Megan Norene Callahan

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The optimization of introgression projects for plant genetic improvement, John Nicholas Cameron

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Clinical management of infectious arthritis in growing swine: Tools for diagnosis and treatment implementation in the field setting, Paisley Canning

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A 3D maximum likelihood analysis for studying highly extended sources in VERITAS data, Joshua Cardenzana

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Aquatic managers of northeast Iowa : a description of current practices of staff training and implementation detailing competencies, frequency, and evaluation, Tracy N. Carey Open Access Thesis

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Food insecurity and the elder male: exploring the gap from needing food to the utilization of assistance programs, Gale Carlson Open Access Dissertation

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Evaluation of pre- and post-vaccination Influenza A Virus antibody responses in breeding age replacement gilts from twelve production systems in the United States, James Scott Carlson

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Prevalence of avian pathogenic Escherichia coli and antibiotic resistance of E. coli isolates from the ceca of poultry fed Original XPC, Jasmine Carroll

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The influence of college readiness and institutional intervention upon intention to persist among GED credentialed community college students, David Carson

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Novel gold intermetallics with unique properties and bonding patterns, Christopher R. Celania

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Gratifications associated with Snapchat usage among young people: Uses and gratifications analysis, Dina Chang