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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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A master's recital in voice, Haley L. Steele Open Access Thesis

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Evaluating Pollinator Responses to Grassland Management Techniques, David Stein

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Quantifying methods to improve statistical power in grassland and passerine bird nesting studies, Matthew Douglas Stephenson

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Career development and trajectories: Women in senior-level management positions in nonprofit organizations and government agencies, Jennifer Diane Stevens Open Access Thesis

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Active shooter simulations: An agent-based model of civilian response strategy, Alexandria Stewart

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Causes and consequences of immune activation and its effect on metabolic and energetic status in production animals, Sara Kay Stoakes Kvidera

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Computational methods and software for the design of inertial microfluidic flow sculpting devices, Daniel James Stoecklein

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Psychometric evaluation of the Simulator Sickness Questionnaire as a measure of cybersickness, William B. Stone Iii

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Graduate voice recital: Rachel Storlie, soprano & Robin Guy, piano, Rachel Storlie Open Access Thesis

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Master's recital in jazz pedagogy: A demonstration of proficiency on rhythm section instruments, compositions, and arrangements by Sam Stranz, Sam Stranz Open Access Thesis

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Providing knowledge and support to caregivers of older adults: Investigation of two programs, Lauren Stratton

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Psychoeducational module to promote knowledge and reduce stigma towards recreational marijuana users, Stephanie J. Strong Open Access Thesis 2018 Award

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Tackling the ‘right’ problem: Investigating cognitive strategies used in understanding design problems, Jaryn Studer

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Algorithmic randomness and analysis, Donald M. Stull

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Metabolic engineering strategies for high-level production of aromatic amino acid pathway derivatives in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Jose Miguel Suastegui Pastrana

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A study of consistency in design selection and the rank ordering of alternatives using a value driven design approach, Tenkasi R. Subramanian

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#NotIowaNice: Guerrilla design tactics and addressing nitrate pollution, Heather V. Sumners-Purdy

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Graduate recital in viola, Isaak Walter Sund Open Access Thesis

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Effects of graphical cues during information processing in a social science context, Jingru Sun

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Statistical methods in modeling disease surveillance data with misclassification, Yaxuan Sun

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Trading cookies with a random walk, Yiyi Sun

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Impact of intergenerational programs on older adults' psychological well-being: A meta-analysis, Yan Su

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Using MAP-Works to explore early credit enrollment in high school and the impact on students’ academic self-efficacy and academic resiliency, Linda Jean Garbisch Svenson

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Amphibian occupancy and effects of habitat use on pesticide exposure in Iowa agricultural wetlands, Jennifer Elaine Swanson

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An investigation of the assessment practices of elementary general music teachers in Iowa, Michelle Linn Hyde Swanson Open Access Thesis

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Development and calibration of discrete element method inputs to mechanical responses of granular materials, Zamir Imtiyaz Syed

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Spider walk in a random environment, Tetiana Takhistova

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Fine-Grained Access Control with Attribute Based Cache Coherency for IoT with application to Healthcare, Piranava Tamilselvan

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Identifying opportunities for latino bi-cultural entrepreneurship in Iowa: A community capitals approach to economic development, Hui Siang Tan

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Linear scheduling and procurement tools to manage geotechnical risk in design-build construction projects, Ricardo M. Tapia

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The effects of Adlerian play therapy on adopted children's externalizing behaviors: A single case design, Sunnycho S. Teeling Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Outcomes, perceptions, and experiences in one CPED-aligned educational doctorate (EdD) program, Jolene Kay Farley Teske Open Access Dissertation

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Impact of nutrition of food animals on quality of animal products, Eric David Testroet

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Supplementation of two novel probiotics in the diet of lactating dairy cows, Ashley Dawn Thomas

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Examining corridor-level crash rates in consideration of access point density and spacing, Iftin Thompson

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Development of a framework to compare the cost-effectiveness of traffic crash countermeasures, Patricia Anne Thompson

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Smart Autonomous Grain Carts Towards a Solution to Harvesting-on-Demand, Yan Tian

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Photostability studies of retinyl palmitate entrapped in policosanol oleogel matrices, Yixing Tian

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How to engage European-American participants in racial dialogue: The role of dialogue structure and mixed race groups, Meredith Tittler

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The design and implementation of Candoia: A platform for building and sharing mining software repositories tools as apps, Nitin Mukesh Tiwari

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How does inclusion of weather forecasting impact in-season crop model predictions?, Kaitlin Togliatti

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Metaphoric language in a dictator’s discourse: Rhetorical analysis of three speeches by Augusto Pinochet, Carlos G. Toledo-Parada

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Learning Markov Logic Network Structure by Template Constructing, Yingbei Tong

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The debt prison: The effect of court-ordered monetary sanctions on recidivism, Jennifer Jewel Tostlebe

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Defining and modulating the butyrate-producing microbial community in the swine gut, Julian Michael Trachsel

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Precise control over morphology and density of metal and transition metal nanostructures for sensing and energy related applications, Minh Hoang Tran

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Comparison of design/analysis methods for pile reinforced slopes, Yuderka Trinidad Gonzalez

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Nonparametric regression models with and without measurement error in the covariates, for univariate and vector responses: a Bayesian approach, Eduardo Antonio Trujillo-Rivera

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Simple and accurate quantification of odorous volatile organic compounds in air with solid phase microextraction and gas chromatography - mass spectrometry, Madina Tursumbayeva

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Creating a Binary-Free World: H.G. Wells and Disability Studies, Brenda Tyrrell

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Factors related to superintendent retention and turnover, Jesse Dean Ulrich

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Scaling approach to microbial interactions in soil across three bioenergy cropping systems, Racheal Nichole Upton(Erb)

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Installation guidance for centerline and edgeline rumble strips in narrow pavements, Bijan Vafaei

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Promotion of student engagement by online community college faculty, Alicia Vance Aguiar

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A qualitative comparison of general chemistry and advanced placement chemistry students' misconceptions regarding solution chemistry, Megan J. Vandersee Open Access Thesis

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Closing the achievement gap through parent education and quantitative linguistic feedback: The use of LENA Start to improve the home linguistic environment and parental knowledge of child development, Craig Van Pay

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Two drivers of acute phase response variation in free-living passerines, Grace Vaziri

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Numerical analysis of the internal and external dynamics of a fluidic oscillator, Chelsea Velasquez

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Value-based model and analysis of autonomous unmanned aircraft systems based on operational scenario, Akash Vidyadharan

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Non-contact method to assess the surface roughness of metal castings by 3D laser scanning, Jaipravin Vijayarangan

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Techniques to identify physical sources of aerodynamically generated sound, Vishal T. Vijay

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Quantitative models for supply chain risk analysis from a firm’s perspective, Arun Vinayak

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Heating up after the Cold War: The effect the Cold War had on military interventions, Johnathan Robert Vonderhaar

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Young children, computer coding, and story creation: An examination of first- and second-grade children’s multimodal stories and literacy practices when engaged with a multimedia coding application, Sam Robert Von Gillern

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Rural revitalization throughout the midwest: Preserving our past to create a sustainable future, Mackenzie Rebekka Waddell

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A mass balance based model to evaluate the impact of amino acid profiles on the feeding and processed value of soybeans, Kortney Paige Wagner

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SIMPAL: A Compositional Reasoning Framework for Imperative Programs, Lucas G. Wagner

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Exploring dependence in binary Markov random field models, Kenneth William Wakeland

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Evaluation of pig and cattle performance under small scale farmers’ management conditions, Muhammed Walugembe

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A geometric framework for immersogeometric analysis, Chenglong Wang

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Computational modeling of impact and deformation, Feifei Wang

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Probing breast cancer cell contact guidance in organized collagen environments, Juan Wang

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MEMS tunable infrared metamaterial and mechanical sensors, Qiugu Wang

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On free quasigroups and quasigroup representations, Stefanie Grace Wang

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A low offset dynamic comparator with morphing amplifier, Xilu Wang

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Effects of nanoparticles on the properties of cement-based materials, Xin Wang

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How packaging characteristics change the perception of product net weight, Zhonglun Wang

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Numerical methods in soil hydrology: TDR waveform analysis and water vapor diode simulation, Zhuangji Wang

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A master's recital in flute, Azeem Zakiyy Ward Open Access Thesis

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Quantifying the impacts of a winter cereal rye cover crop and no-till on soil moisture, soil temperature, and nitrate loss via subsurface drainage, Emily Rose Waring

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Methods for improving diagnostic techniques used for the identification and isolation of Brachyspira species from swine, Hallie Warneke

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Occupancy forecasting methods and the use of expert judgement in hotel revenue management, Rex Nelson Warren

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Utilization of polyanhydride nanoparticle encapsulated fungicide seed treatments against seedborne and soilborne Fusarium graminearum on maize, Lauren Alicia Washington

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Monitoring of antibiotics and Atrazine in tile drained Landscapes., Maurice Taylor Washington

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Rainbow paths and trees in properly-colored graphs, Isaac Clarence Wass

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Mixed glass former effect of 0.5 Na2S + 0.5[xSiS2 + (1-x) PS5/2] and 0.67 Na2S + 0.33[xSiS2 + (1-x) PS5/2] glass systems, Deborah Watson

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Curbside recycling as a public service: Evidence from Tipton, Iowa, Miranda Lyn Wehde

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A novel ex vivo model of equine corneal wound healing, Rita Fay Wehrman

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The impact of xylanase and body weight, and their interaction, on the utilization of dietary components in swine, Sarah A. Weiland

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Low-cost methods of on-demand fluid flow, nematode egg separation and counting, Matthew Philip Weinstein

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Production, perceptions and limitations of organic small grains in Iowa, David Weisberger

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Measuring system value in the Ares 1 rocket using an uncertainty-based coupling analysis approach, Christopher Wenger

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“Where the west began: Environment, transportation, and capitalism in Marion County, Indiana, 1820-1860”, Kelly Stephen Wenig

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Platyhelminth drug targets: Identification, annotation, and validation, Nicolas James Wheeler

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Local health departments in Iowa: Are they keeping up with the shift from communicable to chronic disease?, Jeremy M. Whitaker Open Access Dissertation

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Exploring the relationship between beginning science teachers’ practices, institutional constraints, and adult development, Jesse Wilcox

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Methods to enhance embryo quality and recovery rates in superovulated beef cows, Caitlin Elizabeth Wiley

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Methods for extracting data from the Internet, Joel Willers

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Evaluation of a SoC for Real-time 3D SLAM, Benjamin Williams

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First-generation community college students and their sense of place: An opportunity to succeed; an opportunity to belong, Cheryl J. Williams

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Late Pleistocene extinction of the flat-headed peccary on the Ozark Plateau: Paleozoological insights from Peccary Cave, Arkansas, Kurt M. Wilson

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Hydrogeological and Geochemical Investigation of Recharge (Leakage) through Till Aquitards to Buried-Valley Aquifers in Central and Northeastern Minnesota, Alyssa Witt

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Code of conduct, Kathryn Keene Wohlpart Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Fats, oils, and oleogels: Their significance in and impacts on comminuted meat products, Taylor Wolfer

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Developing specialty corn for niche markets in the public sector: A story of tradition and innovation, Hannah Worral

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Magically modified Grimm’s: Storytelling in the agricultural classroom, Adam Blake Wright

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Constructing identities in the West Branch landscape: Herbert Hoover's life and legacy as a common man, 1935-1992, Ryan Lucas Wurtz Open Access Thesis

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Towards predicting dry cable galloping using detached eddy simulation, Xingeng Wu

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Age-related impact of proteobacteria colonization on mucosal homeostasis and the microbial community in gastrointestinal health and disease, Meghan Joyce Wymore Brand

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Thermal transport in carbon materials: Effect of low temperature and nanostructures, Yangsu Xie

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CRISPR-mediated adaptive immune system in E. coli, Chaoyou Xue

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Thermochemical conversion of organic and plastic waste materials through pyrolysis, Yuan Xue

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The effects of website quality on customer satisfaction, use intention, and purchase intention: A comparison among three types of booking channels, Xiaowei Xu

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A dynamic taint forensic analysis tool for Android apps, Zhen Xu

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Adolescent frugality and perseverance as functional extensions of personality, Zhengzheng Xu

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Execution and authentication of function queries, Guolei Yang

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A situation-centric, knowledge-driven requirements elicitation approach, Jingwei Yang

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Factors influencing Kosher food purchase intention: An investigation on non-Jewish customers, Qian Yang

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A resource allocation model for deep uncertainty (RAM-DU) with application to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Lei Yao

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Efficient Parallel All-Pairs Computation Framework: using Computation - Communication Overlap, Venkata Kasi Viswanath Yeleswarapu

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Acculturative stress, meaning-in-life, collectivistic coping, and subjective well-being among Chinese international students: A moderated mediation model, Fei Yi

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The self-distracting mind in the digital age: Investigating the influence of a brief mindfulness intervention on mind wandering, Caglar Yildirim

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Adaptive Detached Eddy Simulation and Passive Scalar Transport Modeling for Hybrid RANS/LES, Zifei Yin

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Intergenerational relationships of Korean older adults and implications for their health and well-being: Co-residence and grandchild care, Jaeeon Yoo

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Efficient cloud computing system operation strategies, Min Sang Yoon

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Development of a multifunctional photovoltaic integrated insulated concrete sandwich panel, Mostafa Yossef

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Multi-level voxel representation for GPU-accelerated solid modeling, Gavin Young

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Mixed methods assessment of project-based learning in a senior-level highway design course, Steven Kurtis Younkin

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The new North: Patents and knowledge economy analysis in Alaska, Salma Zbeed Open Access Thesis

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Computational investigation of effects of crosswinds on detailed locomotive geometry with rotating wheels and moving ground plane, Ryan Christopher Zehr

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Efficacy of a trickling system for ammonia, particulate matter, and odor removal from livestock production buildings, Yatong Zeng

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Graduate recital in saxophone, Cehuai Zhang Open Access Thesis

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A graduate's recital in piano, Huajun Zhang Open Access Thesis

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Device physics of perovskite solar cells, Liang Zhang

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Demand forecasting and decision making under uncertainty for long-term production planning in aviation industry, Minxiang Zhang

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Techno-Economic Analysis (TEA) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of corn biorefinery and bioprocessing operation, Weitao Zhang

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A study of sensor movement and selection strategies for strong barrier coverage, Xiaoyun Zhang

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Clubs’ environmentally responsible behavior: The perspectives of club managers in North America, Xingyi Zhang

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Addressing variability as an expansion of naturalistic lighting theory for user wellbeing, Zhenru Zhang

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Exploring the production of high-value compounds in plant Catharanthus roseus hairy roots and yeast Yarrowia lipolytica, Le Zhao

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Novel biomarker assays based on photothermal effects and nanophotonics, Yunfei Zhao

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How anti-corruption policy of mainland China affects Macau gaming industry, Fanli Zhou

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Accurate and robust spectral testing with relaxed instrumentation requirements, Yuming Zhuang

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Functional metal carbide nano structures with unique thermal and electrical chemical properties, Huazhang Zhu

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pH responsive gels that deliver anti-inflammatory drugs, Lida Zhu

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Mobile robotic network deployment for intruder detection and tracking, Rui Zou

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Distributed optimization of multi-agent systems: Framework, local optimizer, and applications, Yue Zu

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Factors affecting expression of soybean sudden death syndrome: Flooding, oxygen level, and ethylene hormone, Noor Abdelsamad

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Catalytic enantioselective α,β,γ-trioxygenation and anti-1,2-diol from α-oxyaldehydes and its application in total synthesis of oxylipins isolated from Dracontium loretense, Gayan Aruna Abeykoon

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International Students’ Decision to Attend a Small, Rural Community College in Iowa, Sarah Ellen Adams

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Focusing immune response on key neutralizing epitopes of HIV- 1 through immune complex vaccination, Aditi Agrawal

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Syntax errors identification from compiler error messages using ML techniques, Shubham K. Agrawal

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Bridging the skills gap and the rise of the short-term certificate: A case study of a short-term manufacturing certificate at a mid-size comprehensive community college, Valentina Ahedo

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Understanding the geological basis of the Iowa Pore Index, Muhammad Firdaus Ahmad Ridzuan

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A cross-disciplinary study of stance markers in research articles written by students and experts, Secil Akinci

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Impacts of the amount of hybrid cattail (Typha x glauca) litter on abiotic and biotic conditions in prairie pothole wetlands, Andrew J. Albertsen

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Civic engagement with traditional government and mobile government: comparing rural to urban citizens in Saudi Arabia, Abdulmohsen Saud Albesher

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Preservice special education teachers' perceptions of their knowledge and skills of augmentative and alternative communication, Rashed A. Aldabas Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Single-Mother Families: An Interactionist Perspective to Examine Cognitive Functioning in Middle Childhood, Lailatul Ali Husin

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Using Contents and Containers to investigate problem solving strategies among toddlers, Zaid Alkouri Open Access Dissertation

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The effects of moral disengagement and avatar identification on player experience of guilt, Johnie Joe Allen

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Saudi Arabian mothers of children with sickle cell disease as givers of social support, Fatimah Sameer Alrubh Open Access Thesis

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Investigating impacts of altered central metabolism on ovarian function, Ahmad Abdulrahman Al-Shaibi

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Women's representation in majlis al shura in Oman: how do gender ideology, Islam, and tribalism matter?, Ahlam Khalfan Al Subhi

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Restoration of the forest herbaceous layer: genetic differentiation, phenotypic plasticity, and opportunities for conservation and nursery professionals, Emily Anne Altrichter

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Boundaries and political agency of Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, Zeinab Amiri

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Multi-objective optimization of transonic airfoils using variable-fidelity models, co-kriging surrogates, and design space reduction, Anand Amrit

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An economic comparison of high moisture feedstock biofuel production, Mitchell J. Amundson

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Conceptualization and practice of information literacy instruction in community colleges, April Lynne Anderson

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I can so I will, now we must: a creative response to selfie culture, Eric Andren

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Model-to-Model Interface for Multiscale Materials Modeling, Perry Antonelli

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Under what conditions, if any, should be abortion legally permissible, Eleni Apostolaki

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Cover crop options and mixes for upper Midwest corn-soybean systems, Seth R. Appelgate

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Examining Student Metacognition when Self-Evaluating Public Speaking, Amanda Arp

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Molecular Characterization of Short and Long Term Iron Stress Responses in Soybean, Leorrie Ann Atencio

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The relationship between congruent dimensions of the self and nostalgia, Adrienne Austin

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Translational drug discovery approaches targeting the PKD1 signaling in Parkinson's disease, Muhammet Ay

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Sedge meadow response to various experimental treatments, Mitchell Austin Baalman

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Efficacy of buffered propionic acid against Salmonella Typhimurium in ground pork stored at 4°C and 10°C and inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes by buffered dry vinegar in ready-to-eat uncured turkey stored at 4°C, Mani Kumar Badvela

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Toward a Concurrent Programming Model with Modular Reasoning, Mehdi Bagherzadeh

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Investigation of momentum exchange term closures for the Eulerian-Eulerian model applied to bubbly flows, Hao Bai

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Integration of lifetime-balancing schemes in wireless sensor networks, Rui Bai

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School fitness assessment and promotion: state and national evaluations with FITNESSGRAM, Yang Bai

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Relation of Reinforcement Sensitivity on Vocational Interest and Self-Efficacy, Dustin Forrest Baker

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Waiting to become: A descriptive phenomenology of adjunct faculty experiences at multi-campus community colleges, Amanda Lynn Bakley

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Evaluating alternative macroinvertebrate sampling methodologies in wetlands: Influence of sieve mesh size on relationships between environmental and assemblage variables, Ryan Baldwin

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Modified milk protein concentrates in high-protein nutrition bars, Justin Charles Banach

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Repetitive saliva and water swallowing frequency counts in healthy young adults, Joanna Baranska Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A study of teaching methods to enhance creativity and critical thinking in graphic design, Samantha Colleen Barbour

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A framework for value for money assessment on public private partnership mega-projects, Philip J. Barutha

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Kernel deconvolution density estimation, Guillermo Basulto-Elias

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Toward Comprehension: Improving Informed Consent in Behavioral Genetic Research, Zachary Robert Batchelder

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A Mixed Methods Study of the Effects of Clicker Use on Math Anxiety and Achievement in Mathematics, John Herbert Batchelor

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A mixed methods study of the effects of clicker use on math anxiety and achievement in mathematics, John Herbert Batchelor

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The fictional sob sisters: narrative construction of women journalists in popular literature, Kelsey Batschelet

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Laboratory and field-scale studies of corn stover degradation, and implications for feedstock cost to lignocellulosic biorefineries, Rachel Anne Bearden

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The Central Iowa Expo site pavement foundation stabilization and paving project: an investigation into the influence of pavement foundation stiffness on pavement design, construction, and performance, Peter Jacob Becker

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Massive Model Visualization: A Practical Solution, Jeremy S. Bennett

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Charleston merchants 1790-1819: the structure of a profession, Aaron Michael Benson

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International student-athlete experiences at the NCAA Division I level, Eric Ryan Bentzinger

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The edit distance function: Forbidding induced powers of cycles and other questions, Zhanar Berikkyzy

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Using one-to-one computing for differentiated instruction in Iowa: An investigation of the impact of teachers' perceptions of teaching and learning, Jodi A. Bermel Open Access Dissertation

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Development of a remote sensing protocol for inventorying cover crop adoptions, Carolina Bermudez

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Using quantum chemistry muscle to flex massive systems: How to respond to something perturbing, Colleen Bertoni

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Kairos in the Let’s Move! Campaign: Crafting Moments of Change through Humanistic Rhetoric, Brittany Betzer

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Ecosystem-level evaluation of Iowa's lake restoration program, Matthew Christian Bevil

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A game theory approach to negotiations in defense acquisitions in the context of value-driven design: an aircraft system case study, Garima Vinay Bhatia

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Automatic generation of augmented reality guided assembly instructions using expert demonstration, Bhaskar Bhattacharya

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A Longitudinal Evaluation of Risk and Resiliency on Alcohol Use from Adolescence through Adulthood, Sarah Elizabeth Bickelhaupt

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High rate anaerobic digestion of primary and secondary sludge using the static granular bed reactor (SGBR), Tyler J. Biese

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The Giver as content-based reading instruction: Student beliefs about using literature for ESL, Hannah Vaughn Bingham Brunner

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Trans*forming understanding of sexual orientation and gender variant minorities: Testing the minority stress model with a diverse sample, Karen Elaine Bittner

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Retention and persistence through the lens of four Black women community college students, Glennda M. Bivens

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Alternatives in beef nutrition: Use of alternative forages and the improvement of feed efficiency on meat tenderness attributes, Christopher Peter Blank

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Jordan Boehm in recital, Jordan Boehm Open Access Thesis

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Academic and social experiences of female community college transfer students in engineering fields at Midwestern University, Darryle D. Bohanna

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Place-based communities and neoliberalism: a study of the artisanal fishing community of Chorrillos, Peru, Héctor Andrés Bombiella Medina

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The year of and A statement: two plays, William Joseph Bonfiglio

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Shifting intersections: Fluidity of gender and race in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah, Mary Margaret Bonvillain

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The effects of blended learning on critical thinking in a high school Earth Science class, Renee Nicole Borglum Open Access Thesis

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Mixed mode transition to turbulence in boundary layers, Rikhi Bose

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Comparison of three base stealing techniques in Division I collegiate baseball players, Sean Boss Open Access Thesis

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Growth, productivity, and utilization of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.): A promising fiber and fuel crop for Iowa, Marie Bourguignon

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Differences in landing impulses between the traditional and swing blocking style in volleyball, Jana Geertruida Braakhuis Open Access Thesis

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Evaluating the ability of a synthetic model knee to mimic varying degrees of anterior cruciate ligament integrity, Megan P. Brady Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Visualizing belonging : Deliberation and identification in the Vestavia Hills mascot controversy, Scott Neil Bredman Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2017 Award

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Designing for Comprehension: A Comparison of Interactive and Non-Interactive Textbooks, Kayla Brown

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Graduate recital in voice, Melissa Kay Brown Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of heat stress on mitochondrial function and autophagy in skeletal muscle, Alexandra Jeanette Brownstein

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Implementation of lean operational controls for a corn stover biomass feedstock supply chain, Jeremy Brue

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Carbon and nitrogen stabilization across a reconstructed prairie chronosequence at Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge, Shane Michael Bugeja

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Quantifying senescence-mediated nutrient loss processes in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) biomass, Ruth Helen Burke

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Predicting loyalty in clubs through motivation, perceived value, satisfaction, and place attachment, James Edward Butler

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Altering macrophage and fibroblast responses with biomaterials for drug delivery, wound healing, and tissue engineering, Hannah Bygd

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A user driven cloud based multisystem malware detection system, Brian Steven Cain

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Analysis of mesoscale convective system initiations in the United States Corn Belt in the warm season of the years 1979 to 2013, Elisabeth Callen

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Asian Carp reproductive ecology along the Upper Mississippi River invasion front, Carlos Antonio Camacho

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Characterization of novel variable friction device and development of data driven controller in intelligent semi-active control system for multi-hazard mitigation capabilities, Liang Cao

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Analysis of post-harvest handling of corn stover and corn, Xiong Cao

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Introducing memory versatility to enhance memory system performance, energy efficiency and reliability, Yanan Cao

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Utilizing microfluidic technology to replicate placental functions in a drug testing model, Jeremy D. Caplin

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Development of an enzymatic glucose biosensor for applications in wearable sweat-based sensing, Allison Anne Cargill

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Finding the spark: Predicting hypergolicity in ionic liquids, Caleb Michael Carlin

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Proteomic features associated with tenderness of aged pork loins, Kelsey BreAnn Carlson

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Outlaws: A tale of two histories, William Carlton

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A teacher development program on CALL materials evaluation: teachers' knowledge and attitudes toward technology, Corry Caromawati

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Interpersonal risk factors, shame, and depression among Asian Americans: A longitudinal study of perfectionistic family discrepancy and self-compassion as moderators, Stephanie Carrera

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The dynamical system of iterated Cevian Tribbles, Emily Ann Carroll

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Talus, Corrina Carter

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Mutual dimension, data processing inequalities, and randomness, Adam Case

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Geotechnical risk decision tools for alternative project delivery method selection, Ivan Gilberto Castro-Nova

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Trumpism: How agenda setting in the media drove a movement, Angela Jean Caulk

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Green cooperative spectrum sensing and scheduling in heterogeneous cognitive radio networks, Abdulkadir Celik

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Synergy among Business Processes: The Construct, Drivers, Consequences and Managerial Implications, Linlin Chai

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Usage and refactoring studies of python regular expressions, Carl Allen Chapman

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Synthesis and conformational analysis of 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl piperdine masked 1,2- diols: Synthesis of oxylipins from Dracontium lortense, Shreyosree Chatterjee

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Synthesis of high surface area nanomaterials and their application in catalysis, Umesh Chaudhary

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Bacteriophages on paper for the colorimetric detection of Escherichia coli in lake water, Miguel Israel Chavez-Santoscoy

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A Bayesian network approach to county-level corn yield prediction using historical data and expert knowledge, Vikas Chawla

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The function and regulation of CIA5/CCM1 in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, Bo Chen

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Applications of Optimization Under Uncertainty Methods on Power System Planning Problems, Bokan Chen

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On the Doi-Onsager Model of Rigid Rod-Like Polymers, Tyler Chenhall

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Boundary integral equation method for electromagnetic and elastic waves, Kun Chen

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Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in the United States: Cell culture isolation, genetic phylogeny, pathogenesis, and immunity, Qi Chen

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Structure Discovery in Bayesian Networks: Algorithms and Applications, Yetian Chen

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Microfluidic devices for droplet sorting, on-line sensing, and microwinery, Yuncong Chen

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Momentum: Stories, Cody Michael Chesmore Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Moving target defense for securing smart grid communications: Architectural design, implementation and evaluation, Aswin Chidambaram Pappa

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Graduate recital in conducting, John Chiles Open Access Thesis

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Limits on fine texture discrimination in humans and the role of friction, Geetha Pravallika Chimata

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The idenification of the GLOSSY1-Like gene family and their involvement in Zea mays surface lipid production, Jennifer Chmielowski

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Optically accessible bench-scale fast pyrolysis reactor for in-situ analysis using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, Eric Kok Hsien Chon

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Genetic variation in freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) and its implications for species delineation and conservation, Jer Pin Chong

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Molecular determinants regulating Bruton’s tyrosine kinase activity and their mechanism: a combined computational and experimental approach, Nikita Chopra

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A study on creating a user-centered wellness design evaluation tool for healthcare design: focusing on the analysis of user’s experience in the main lobby of a healthcare facility, Yongyeon Cho

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Understanding the relationship between signage and mobile map for indoor wayfinding, Young Ju Cho

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Topics in Data Stream Sampling and Insider Threat Detection, Yung-Yu Chung

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Salt over the shoulder: a guide to the supernatural in the modern world, Chloe N. Clark

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Modification of flow structures associated with broadband trailing edge noise, Hephzibah Clemons

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Place-bo-burbi-agri-culture to Place-ive-ianure Methods for place making: Increasing value with representation, Clark Andrew Colby

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Still in the fight: The struggle for community in the Upper Midwest for African American Civil War Veterans, Dwain Conrad Coleman

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Gasification of liquid sprays in an entrained flow gasifier, Nicholas Ryan Creager

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Letting gendered spaces go: striving toward gender and nature balance through bonding in Disney's Frozen and Maleficent, Sarah Chase Crosby

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Lifetime performance prediction of reinforced concrete structures in multi-threat areas, Zhen Cui

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An examination of epidemiological study designs in veterinary science, Jonah Nelson Cullen

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Exploring school foodservice directors' intentions to implement farm-to-school procurement methods considering food safety practices, Sandra Chapman Curwood

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The effect of participating on service trips on community engagement and student development, Kristofer M. Czerwiec Open Access Thesis

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Pedogenesis of outwash derived soils on terraces of the Des Moines River, Ethan Matthew Dahlhauser

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The cultural and rhetorical elements of American picaresque, Cory James Dahlstrom Open Access Thesis

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Iridium porphyrin synthesis, reactivity and catalysis, and the nanogold-catalyzed synthesis of lactams, Taiwo Olawale Dairo

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Female athletes' perceptions towards alcohol and performance: a psychological approach, Stephanie Dalmacio Open Access Thesis

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Who decides what and why: Deciphering Iowa county zoning policies, professionals and politicians, Hannah C. Dankbar

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An investigation of skin tribology phenomena involved in tactile communication through braille and its associated psychophysical response during task-based discrimination, Matthew Aguirre Darden

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Dying to live forever Sophia Harris journal 1860 to 1861, Shirley Ilene Davis Open Access Thesis

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A study of how culture, collaboration, and advocacy influence data-driven decision making at community colleges, Marvin Leo Dejear

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Case Manager Communication Patterns & Foster Parent Satisfaction, Melissa Marie Denlinger

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Understanding energy transfer in aeroelastic flutter and exploiting free-play induced flutter for energy harvesting, Prachi Deepak Deshpande

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Biomechanical Analysis of the Transition from Cycling to Running for Triathletes, Katherine Meade Desimone

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Polymer based microscale and nanoscale technologies for optical and biomedical application, Rabin Dhakal

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Music as a means of connecting, understanding, and being understood, Michael Chase Dickerson Open Access Thesis

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Fabrication and characterization of novel polymer-matrix nanocomposites and their constituents, Rui Ding

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Design for Manufacturability in Advanced Lithography Technologies, Yixiao Ding

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Evaluating the Effects of Food Aid on Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Disaggregate Approach, Elizabeth Christine Dippold

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Identifying the Optimal Combination of Hotel Room Distribution Channels: A DEA Analysis with a Balanced Scorecard Approach, Mary Jo Dolasinski

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Synthesis of natural product analogs as small molecule inhibitors, Pengfei Dong

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The use of genetic information to predict the relative maturity of soybeans, Tracy William Doubler

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Application of the family stress model in populations of rural Latina mothers, Kimberly Dawn Doudna

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The effect of ice bag application on musculoskeletal pain during application, Daniel John Drees Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Three men in the wilderness: Ideas and concepts of nature during the Progressive Era with Theodore Roosevelt, Gifford Pinchot and John Muir, Jeffrey A. Duke Open Access Thesis

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Effects of diversity on beneficial and pest arthropods, Mike W. Dunbar

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The impacts of taxes on firm entry rates along state borders, Kevin D. Duncan

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Fandom and fiction: adolescent literature and online communities, Samantha Dunn

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Investigating effects of product visual designs on consumer judgments with the aid of eye-tracking, Ping Du

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Casey Land rambles, Alexis Dwyer

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Comparison of features, usability, and load carrying design of recreational and travel backpacks when considering travel applications, Zoe Eagle

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A method for fixturing, scanning, and reorienting an additively manufactured part in preparation for subsequent machining, Kiersten Erin Eberhart

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Early-stage techno-economic analysis of renewable diesel production via hydrothermal liquefaction of filamentous fungi, Kowshik Viswanath Moorthy Eggoni

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Adolescents' self-disclosure and risk-taking online, Rachel Ellingson Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Developing Interactive Learning for Environmental Issues, Meriesa C. Elliott

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Evaluating the microbial safety status of products from sustainable organic agriculture, Sai Deepikaa Elumalai

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Characterization of the molecular mechanisms underlying neutralization, immune escape, and inhibition of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus, Alyssa Bennett Evans

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Are We Done Yet?: A study of the effects of defined goals and progressive feedback on task performance and perceptions', Colten Wayne Fales

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Hiding Traffic Patterns in VoIP Communication, Jialue Fang

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The obligated bystander: An analysis of factors which influence teacher intervention in school bullying, Jennifer Farley

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Technological development of high-performance MALDI mass spectrometry imaging for the study of metabolic biology, Adam D. Feenstra

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Rapid detection of theophylline using an aptamer-based nanopore thin film sensor, Silu Feng

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Identification and characterization of off-odor and off-taste compounds in irradiated ready-to-eat (RTE) cooked meat products, Xi Feng

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Fracture and toughening of soft elastic composite, Xiangchao Feng

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Law, politics, and the creation of public policy: How the two can come together and create better public policy, Jefferson William Fink

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A novel resource sharing algorithm based on distributed construction, Peter Samuel Broen Finzell

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Examination of the genomic architecture of divergent poultry populations that underlies adaptation, tolerance, and resilience to environmental stressors, Damarius Shaperio Fleming

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Examining aided input intervention in a classroom setting for children labeled with significant disabilities, Jennifer L. Flores Open Access Dissertation

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Exploring the genetic redundancy of Zea mays fatty acid elongase (FAE), Kayla S. Flyckt

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A Novel Bridge Information Modeling (BrIM) Based Framework for Bridge Inspections, Abhimanu Fnu

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Bayesian contributions to the modeling of multivariate macroeconomic data, Lendie Ruth Follett

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Analyzing the characteristics of contaminant transport using the Perron-Frobenius operator in indoor building environments, Anthony David Fontanini

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Biomolecules that impact phenotypic transitions in fibroblasts and macrophages, Kiva Diane Forsmark

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A master's recital in clarinet, Stacia Kay Fortune Open Access Thesis

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Topics in empirical Bayesian analysis, Robert Christian Foster

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Recycling wind turbine blade composite material as aggregate in concrete, Tyler Robert Fox

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Analyzing winter migration fidelity and movement of the wild Taimyr reindeer herd, Rangifer T. tarandus, Emily T. Francis Open Access Thesis

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Mechanisms of communication in the filarial worm, Brugia malayi, at the mosquito vector-mammalian host interface, Lisa Marie Fraser

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Romantic melancholy: European post-Enlightenment protest in the Age of Reason, Erin Renee Frink Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Organic matter in Holocene paleosols in the US Mid-Continent, Llewin Hugh Froome

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Analysis and design of two-device sensors with high-gain feedback enforced matching and linear digital output, Leandro Fuentes

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Effects of prior aerobic exercise on high-fat meal-induced inflammation, Kelly Nicole Zender Fuller

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Organic solar cells: Degradation processes and approaches to enhance performance, Fadzai Fungura

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The introduction of smartphones as a tool for agricultural extension in rural Uganda: A three-phase study, Laura Ruth Funk Kopecky

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Subdivision, Samantha Futhey

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The formation of a rectilinear ridge network, Múlajökull, Iceland, Geoffrey Thomas Gadd

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Plants Detection, Localization and Discrimination using 3D Machine Vision for Robotic Intra-row Weed Control, Jingyao Gai

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Ecology and evolution of physiological phenotypes in garter snakes (Thamnophis spp.), Eric Joseph Gangloff

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Solid phase synthesis strategies for generating novel chromatin model systems, Margaret K. Gannon

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The effects of an irregular surface on contact geometry, shock attenuation and metabolic cost during running, Alyssa M. Gantz

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The use of mobile phones in the context of a guanxi system, Lijing Gao

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Advanced CFD model of multiphase photobioreactors for microalgal derived biomass production, Xi Gao

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An investigation of prosocial and health risk behaviors as predictors of academic motivation, Tess Garceau Open Access Thesis

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A follow-up of patient reported outcomes in chronic plantar heel pain participants treated with Graston Technique: A mixed methods approach, Troy Richard Garrett Open Access Dissertation

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Numerical modeling of atomization in compressible flow, Daniel Paul Garrick

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Hair and beauty choices of African American women during the Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1974, Ashley R. Garrin

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Church dress: Oral narratives of African American women, Beverly Ann Kemp Gatterson

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Experimental and theoretical investigations of charge generation and transport in thin film photovoltaics, Ryan Scott Gebhardt

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Catalytic methods for the synthesis of spirooxindoles, pyrroloindolines, and flavanones, Anthony Gerten

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Transition Metal-Catalyzed Alkene Hydroacylation as a Platform for Enantioselective Synthesis of Polycyclic Nitrogen Heterocycles, Avipsa Ghosh

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Skin maps, Elizabeth Giorgi

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A qualitative study of the perceptions of public school teachers and administrators on the teachers' association and the collective bargaining process in an Iowa urban school setting, Eric J. Gjerde Open Access Dissertation

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Improved production systems for common bean in south-central Uganda: I. Liddugavu soil, II. Limyufumyufu soil, Lance Henry Goettsch

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Optimal population value selection: A population-based selection strategy for genomic selection, Matthew Daniel Goiffon

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Perturbation theory calculations of model pair potential systems, Jianwu Gong

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Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and the development of an ELISA for the detection of ApxIV antibody in swine oral fluids, Wendy Mecía González Guzmán

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Three essays on environmental economics and intra-household decision making, Maria Jimena Gonzalez Ramirez

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Targeted nanovaccines against respiratory pathogens, Jonathan Tate Goodman

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The development of the designer children's wear industry, 1920-1969, Jennifer Farley Gordon

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Environmental factors affecting the residence time distribution dynamics of constructed agricultural wetlands, David Immanuel Green

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Using a pen pal program to assess student learning through culture and school gardens, Samantha Kae Green

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Promoting bullying prevention and intervention through forgiveness education, Amy Gregory Open Access Thesis

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Material state tracking by nondestructive evaluation data, Elizabeth Dimmitt Gregory

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Sex and political participation on Facebook, Rachel Gregory Open Access Thesis

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The pursuit of happiness: the shifting narrative of suburbia and the American Dream, Kristen Ann Greteman

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A recompilation and instrumentation-free monitoring architecture for detecting heap memory errors and exploits, Alex Ross Grieve

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Potassium and sulfur availability and lime potential of ash co-product of corn cellulosic ethanol processing, Samuel Groenenboom

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Selection for prolificacy and the economic impact of sow retention in the breeding herd, Tasha R. Gruhot

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Strong and selective biomimetic receptors for water-soluble guests through cooperative enhancement and molecular imprinting, Roshan Wajira Gunasekara

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A Framework for Selecting the Minimal Set of Preferred Responses to Counter Detected Intrusions, Maheedhar Gunasekharan

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A cross-cultural comparison of responses to true accusations and the role of honor values, Ceren Gunsoy

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Civil integrated management and the implementation of CIM-related technologies in the transportation industry, Fangyu Guo

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The effects of biophilic design in interior environments on noise perception: Designing a person-centered biophilic space for older adults, Jingfen Guo

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An Icon Preferences Study on Colors, Qing Guo

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An icon recognition study on different simplicity levels, Qing Guo

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The effects of exposure to the environmental neurotoxicant manganese on α-synuclein and its cell-to-cell transmission via exosomes, Dilshan Shanaka Gurunnaselage Don

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An investigative analysis of an advanced trim and respond control strategy for variable air volume HVAC systems, Nicholas Haberl

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Multi-stage stochastic and robust optimization for closed-loop supply chain design, Seyyedali Haddadsisakht

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The emergence and evolution of trans-corporeality in Charles Darwin's On The Origin of Species and Henry David Thoreau's Walden and "Walking", Adam Frederick Haenlein

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

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Science writers: How they keep up, Brandon Hallmark

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Adaptation of a GPU simulator for modern architectures, Piriya Kristofer Hall

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The effect of seed mix additions on emergent community composition with implications for Iowa CREP wetland restorations, KristiLee Elizabeth Halpin

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The interrelationships between speed limits, geometry, and driver behavior: a proof-of-concept study utilizing naturalistic driving data, Raha Hamzeie

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Tunable External Cavity Ring Laser with Wavelength Selective Elements, Zhi Han

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The genetic basis and improvement of feed efficiency in lactating Holstein dairy cattle, Lydia Hardie

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Discouraging discourse: Mommy War rhetoric in the digital age, Jamie Dale Harsha

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Engineering leadership: important themes identified by recruiters of entry-level engineers, Beth Lin Hartmann

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Political Participation in Kosovo, Alisa Hasani

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Civil War determinants: The case of Iraq and Syria's civil war and the rise of Islamic State (ISIS), Goran Kamal Hassan

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Designing Infographics to support teaching complex science subject: A comparison between static and animated Infographics, Hesham Galal Hassan

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An experimental study on solvent liquefaction, Martin Robert Haverly

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Life-cycle assessment, techno-economic analysis, and statistical modeling of bio-based materials and processes, Randall A. Haylock

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Genomic prediction using haplotypes in New Zealand dairy cattle, Melanie Kate Hayr

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Identity theft education: Comparison of text-based and game-based learning, Susan Helser

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A rapid tooling method using ultrasonic welding and machining, Nicholas James Hennessy

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Fourier series for singular measures and the Kaczmarz algorithm, John Edward Herr

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Genetic and biological factors influencing host response to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in growing pigs, Andrew Stephen Hess

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Estimation of physical activity intensity using triaxial ActiGraph accelerometers in youth populations: Impact of data type, attachment site, and modeling approach, including adaptations of the Sojourn method for varied use in youth, Paul Hibbing

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Tokens of kindness: explorations in design as a bridge for societal gaps, Calee Himes

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Aggressiveness and sleep: People with quick tempers and less anger control have objectively worse sleep quality, Garrett Hisler

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Syntactic structures in dialogue: The role of influence, Brenda Ellen Hite Open Access Thesis

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Random and deterministic versions of extremal poset problems, Kirsten Ann Hogenson

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Impact of super-dosing phytase on growth performance, energy and nutrient utilization, and phytate breakdown, Cassie Holloway

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Impact of super-dosing phytase on growth performance, energy and nutrient utilization, and phytate breakdown, Cassie Holloway

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Dynamic Volume Rendering of Functional Medical Data on Dissimilar Hardware Platforms, Joseph Scott Holub

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Ion transport in ionomeric polymers for ionic electroactive polymer devices, Wangyujue Hong

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Self-management of cognitive load in children: Exploring effective strategies by manipulating informational text, Marcus J. Hora Open Access Thesis

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Evaluation of Parametric and Nonparametric Statistical Methods in Genomic Prediction, Reka Howard

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Information transfer for characterizing conformation dynamics in network of coupled oscillators, Bowen Huang

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Studies of Dirac and Weyl fermions by angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy, Lunan Huang

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Gender framing in political advertising during the 2014 United States senate election in North Carolina, Louisiana, Iowa and Kentucky, Yiting Huang

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Xocolat: Community and Cacao, Ryan Jess Hubbard

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Phase II Double-blinded Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of Chondroitinase ABC by Intraspinal Injection for Treatment of Severe Chronic Spinal Cord Injury in 60 Pet Dogs, Hilary Hu

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Analysis of a second order discontinuous Galerkin finite element method for the Allen-Cahn equation, Junzhao Hu

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Subtracting Starlight: A Spitzer Search for Substellar... Sidekicks?, Alan Hulsebus

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Why cyberbullies choose cyberspace: From the perspective of uses and gratifications, Sisi Hu

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Brassinosteroid and gibberellin control of plant height in maize (Zea mays. L), Songlin Hu

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Challenges of accrediting distance education allied health programs with clinical components, Auburne Kay Deming Hutchins

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A multiphysics phase field model on melting and kinetic superheating of aluminum nanolayer and nanoparticle, Yong Seok Hwang

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Metrics for Secrecy and Resilience in Cyber-Physical-Systems, Mariam Wajdi Ibrahim

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Evaluation and prediction of hydrology and nitrate-nitrogen transport in tile-drained watersheds, Charles David Ikenberry

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Evaluating temperate and tropical corn for biomass production in central Iowa, Pedro Alexander Infante-Posada

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Soybean vein necrosis virus: impacts of infection on yield loss and seed quality and expansion of plant host range, Melissa Irizarry

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Transitory nature, Josianne Marie Ishikawa

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Magnetic mineralogy and fabrics of small-scale glacial flutes, Múlajökull and Breiðamerkurjökull, Iceland, Libby Rosa Woodford Ives

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Historical accuracy in costume design: experiences and perceptions of Broadway costume designers, Sara Jablon

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Who Supports Voter Identification?, Michael Roderick Jackson

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Improvement of numerical wind forecasts at wind turbine height for wind ramp events within the stable boundary layer, David E. Jahn

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Photonic molecules for subwavelength light confinement design and applications, Aditya Jain

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Characterization of a murine model of mucopolysaccharidosis type IIID: A knockout model, Maryam Jamil

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Top managers’ environmental values, leadership, and stakeholder engagement in promoting environmental sustainability in the restaurant, Yoon Jung Jang

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An evaluation of modern day kitchen knives: an ergonomic and biomechanical approach, Olivia Morgan Janusz

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Natural disasters and disaster preparedness at universities: A case study at the University of Northern Iowa, Garrett Edward Jepsen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Substrate promiscuity and functional plasticity investigations of class I diterpene synthases, Meirong Jia

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Microfluidic devices for high-throughput plant phenotyping and bioenergy harvesting from microbes and living plants, Huawei Jiang

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Properties of feed ingredients and extrudated products, Xin Jiang

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Dual-frequency dual-inductor multiple-outputs (DF-DIMO) buck converter topologies with fully-integrated output filters, Yongjie Jiang

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Synergistic internalization of pNIPAm modified particles by macrophages, Jie Jing

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Discovery of design strategies for enabling pyrolytic sugars tolerance and utilization by Escherichia coli, Tao Jin

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An empirical analysis on the rationalization of world development, Xiaochi Jin

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Lingual pressure generation in relation to saliva and water swallowing in healthy young adults, Anna Joerger Open Access Thesis

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Experimental approach to determine the efficacy of a tine mechanism for auto weeding machine, Jafni Bin Johari Jiken

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Strep-tag II fusion technology for the immobilization of lipase B from Candida antarctica, Sumreet Singh Johar

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Investigation of the anti-virC2 transcript in Agrobacterium tumefaciens, Abbagail Lauren Johnson

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Agricultural Labor in Midwestern United States specialty cropping systems, Anna Liora Johnson

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The "figuring world" of Blackness negotiated through rap music, Jovan Hendrix Johnson

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Transition metal-catalyzed C-N and C-C bond formation: N-tert-prenylation and alkene hydroacylation, Kirsten Faye Johnson

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Burst-mode laser particle image velocimetry with multi-time step processing for improved dynamic velocity range, Mark Jeffrey Johnson

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Exploration of grating-based surface plasmon resonance systems for wave vector matching to enhance plasmon modes and preliminary surface plasmon-enhanced fluorescence interrogation, Michael B. Johnson

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Organic no-till and strip-till systems for broccoli and pepper production, Dana Lipinski Jokela

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An examination of the complex ecological role of tall fescue in grassland restoration, Karin Joanne Jokela

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Influence of source and particle size of agricultural limestone on efficiency at increasing soil pH, John David Jones

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Understanding the photostability of perovskite solar cell, Pranav Hemanta Joshi

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Development of Novel Organic Materials with Stimuli-Responsive Applications, Mark James Juetten

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Post-conflict reintegration in Central Bosnia: current efforts and affairs, Drazen Juric

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Three essays on the battery management of automated guided vehicles, Qazi Shaheen Kabir

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Polyolefin/layered silicate nanocomposites via surface initiated ring opening metathesis polymerization, Sri Harsha Kalluru

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Optimization and cost analysis of lignocellulosic biomass feedstocks supply chains for biorefineries, Ambika Karkee

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Header height control of combine harvester via robust feedback linearization, Daniel Michael Kassen

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An application of proxemics to restaurant interiors: tabletop cooking and its implications for the millennial user, Joshua Edward Kassing

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Evaluation of regional, very heavy precipitation events in the upper Mississippi region using climate model ensembles, Sho Kawazoe

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Risk Consideration in Electricity Generation Unit Commitment under Supply and Demand Uncertainty, Narges Kazemzadeh

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Unions in Waterloo, Iowa: How organization, political activism, and community outreach led to the rise and fall of organized labor, 1947-1990, Dylan Christian Krauter Keller Open Access Thesis

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The WEAR Scale: Development of a measure of the social acceptability of a wearable device, Norene Kelly

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The WEAR Scale: Development of a measure of the social acceptability of a wearable device, Norene Kelly

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Virus protein transport across the gut epithelium of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Mariah Kemmerer

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Improved Design of Permanent Magnet Generators for Large Scale Wind Turbines, Helena Arifa Khazdozian

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How personality effects victim's response to cyberbullying, Nemisha Khosa

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Experimental investigations on the Aerodynamics and Aeromechanics of wind turbines for floating offshore applications, Morteza Khosravi

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Characterization of p73 and STAT5b genes that are susceptible to manganese exposure in dopaminergic neurons, Dongsuk Kim

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Understanding customer perception of restaurant innovativeness and customer value co-creation behavior, Eojina Kim

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Visitor Effects on Western Lowland Gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla), Alison Kirwen

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Impact of First-Robotics FIRST Tech Challenge participation on female college major selection, Anthony Jay Kisch Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effectiveness of a Sunshine Circle in a kindergarten classroom as a classroom based interactive play group, Emerald Kissinger Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate voice recital, Kayla Kjeldseth Open Access Thesis

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Efficient computation and communication management for all-pairs interactions, Cory James Kleinheksel

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Hydraulic system modeling and optimization to achieve performance characteristics, Kathryn Kline

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Fishing for answers: Isolating enteric neurons and identifying putative ENS mutants, Margaret Leigh Kline

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Modular and Robust Computation with Deterministic Chemical Reaction Networks, Titus Klinge

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An examination of the perceptions of the IEP process as a team plans for the potential reintegration of a student from an alternative setting to the resident district, Sarah J. Knudsen Open Access Dissertation

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Studies on cover crops and sudden death syndrome of soybean, Renan Kobayashi-Leonel

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A genetic and genomic study of resistance to 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD) inhibitor herbicides in Amaranthus tuberculatus (waterhemp), Daniel Robert Kohlhase

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Study of rare earth local moment magnetism and strongly correlated phenomena in various crystal structures, Tai Kong

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A graduate recital in piano, Melody Kosobucki Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Adaptive Latency-Aware Query Processing in IoT Networks, Reshma Kotamsetty