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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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The immediate effects of thearapeutic taping on musculoskeletal pain, Aaron Michael Krejci Open Access Thesis

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Investigation of the gallbladder host environment and small RNAs in the pathobiology of Campylobacter jejuni sheep abortion clone IA 3902, Amanda Jo Kreuder

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Secrecy-preserving reasoning in simple description logic knowledge bases, Gopalakrishnan Krishnasamy Sivaprakasam

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Accessible Remote Testbed for Cyber-Physical Systems Security of the Smart Grid, Sujatha Krishnaswamy

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An equitable alternative to conventional agriculture? Discourses of whiteness and color-blind racism in local foods systems, Ahna Kruzic

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Structure, function, and regulation of bacterial efflux pumps, Nitin Kumar

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Graph Data Modeling for Political Communication on Twitter, Prashant Kumar

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Relationships of brassinosteroid signaling with knox and wab1 genes on maize plant architecture, Andree Sunanjaya Kusnandar

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Surface analysis of model systems: from a metal-graphite interface to an intermetallic catalyst, Emma J. Kwolek

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Dialectical relationship thinking: examination of partner evaluation and partner knowledge organization across cultures, Chun Pan Lam

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High-dimensional hierarchical models and massively parallel computing, William Michael Landau

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Tough tobacco transitions, Joshua Glen Lang

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Reducing barriers to psychotherapy via an online self-affirmation intervention, Daniel G. Lannin

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Investigation of a mouse and a sheep model to study pathogenic mechanisms of Campylobacter jejuni fetoplacental infection, Victoria Dale Lashley

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Spatially consistent corn yield variability on the Loess Hills of Northwest Iowa: a critical look, Thomas J. Lawler

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Biochar for sustainable advances in agriculture and environmental remediation, Michael Lawrinenko

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Butterflies and bow echoes: addressing poor forecasts with ensemble simulations, John Lawson

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Comparison of whole genome sequencing to restriction endonuclease analysis and gel diffusion precipitin test of Pasteurella multocida, Karen Jeanne Lecount

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Transfer from ESL academic writing to first year composition and other disciplinary courses: An assessment perspective, Jooyoung Lee

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An examination of the decision-making process for utilization of mobile applications in the MICE industry, Ka Eun Lee

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The influence of health and psychosocial resources on retirement adjustment, Kyuho Lee

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Female bike riders’ clothing needs with the incorporation of wearable technology: Design and evaluation of wearers’ perception of smart clothing within the cradle-to-cradle design framework, Kyung Eun Lee

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High-throughput phenotyping of above and below ground elements of plants using feature detection, extraction and image analysis techniques, Nigel Lee

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Campus recreation and its impact on grade point average and retention rates, Kristina M. Leen Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Essays on the demand for ethanol in the United States: willingness to pay for E85, Kenneth Liao

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Three essays on agriculture economics, Chao Li

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Improving performance and sustainability of unpaved roads: Stabilization and testing, Cheng Li

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Degausser and other stories, Jake Limburg Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effect of intermittent pneumatic compression on the management of pain associated with delayed onset muscle soreness, Ashley Kay Lindahl Open Access Thesis

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PaniniJ: adding the capsule programming abstraction to Java to provide linguistic support for modular reasoning in concurrent program design, Eric Lin

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Framing China's National Image through Film: Chinese Political Films in the 1980s and the 2000s, Ruiqi Lin

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How parent-child financial exchange influences adult children's Depressive Symptoms, Pinding Li

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Shadow Education in China: What is the relationship between private tutoring and students’ National College Entrance Examination (Gaokao) Performance?, Ran Li

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Classification of tweets into policy agenda topics, Rihui Li

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Compaction Quality Assessment and Soil-cement Stabilization for Iowa Embankment Construction, Shengting Li

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Theoretical development and first-principles analysis of strongly correlated systems, Chen Liu

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Financial Incentives and the Adaptive Reuse of Historic Interiors: Three Case Studies from Iowa, Chunyao Liu

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Computational Study on the Protein Conformational Transitions and Their Pathways, Jie Liu

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Designing intelligent language tutoring system for learning Chinese characters, Jingyu Liu

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Small punch test simulation of laminated magnesium alloy composite with aluminum/silicon carbide pattern-reinforcement, Miao Liu

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Three essays in dynamic macroeconomics, Pan Liu

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Micro-electro-opto-fluidic systems for biomedical drug screening and electromagnetic filtering and cloaking applications, Peng Liu

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Mr. Acephalous: The procedure of the individual stop-motion animation, Xin Liu

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Experimental Investigations on Transient Surface Water Transport and Ice Accreting Processes Pertinent to Aircraft Icing Phenomena, Yang Liu

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A fundamental investigation of scaling up turbulent liquid-phase vortex reactor using experimentally validated CFD models, Zhenping Liu

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Improving bio-oil quality and stability based on capping reactions, Wenqi Li

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Active sites engineering of metal-organic frameworks for heterogeneous catalysis, Xinle Li

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The effects of control threat on women's acceptance of benevolent sexism and traditional gender roles, Zheng Li Open Access Thesis

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Statistical methods in sports with a focus on win probability and performance evaluation, Dennis Lock

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Neutrophil extracellular traps in canine immune-mediated hemolytic anemia, Unity Beatrice Locke

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A Study of the Performance of the Topological Clustering and Anti-kT Algorithms Using Graphical Processing Units, Matthew Joseph Lockner

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An analysis of student persuasive impromptu speeches: A systemic functional linguistic approach, Jeremy Lockwood

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Feasibility of the SWITCH classroom module and its effect on classroom engagement, Katharine N. Long

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Consideration behavior and design decision making, Minhua Long

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Formal foundations for hybrid effect analysis, Yuheng Long

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Scottish kiltmaking: Knowledge, practice, and potential for Protected Geographic Indication, David Paul Loranger

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Deep Learning for Decision Making and Autonomous Complex Systems, Kin Gwn Lore

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Media Representation of Barack Obama: A Pre- and Post-Election Comparison, Jeannice L. Louine

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Dropwise condensation detection in a single image, Tarik Loukili

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Aligning carbon nanofibers in PCL microfibers using microfluidic method: An approach to efficiently improve electrical conductivity and mechanical strength, Mingchang Lu

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The lived experiences of college students with a learning disability and/or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Sarah Jean Lux

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Ratios and benchmarks as tools for local food hub decision-making: a comparative case study, Savanna May Lyons

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A translational investigation into the role of dietary fatty acids in modulating endotoxemia and associated inflammation, Joshua Mark Lyte

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Bovine CD4 T cell memory subsets and immunological markers in Mycobacterium bovis infection and vaccination, Mayara Fernanda Maggioli

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Developing and evaluating a pattern grammar inspired CALL tool: PAT GRAM, Hong Ma

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Analysis of procaine penicillin G and ampicillin trihydrate residue depletion profiles in tissues and alternative matrices of cull sows, Christine Ellen Mainquist-Whigham

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Self-Construal and Forgiveness Revisited: Examining the Motivations for Forgiving Others, Jennifer L. L. Major

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Platelets in bleeding and thrombosis, Kelly M. Makielski

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The effect of macrophage phenotype and surface modification of liposomes on internalization, Lilusi Ma

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Evaluation of resultant pellet quality and low temperature closed-cycle grain drying system, Mingjun Ma

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An effective method to reduce smearing in machining of metallic foams using ice as an infiltrant, Vishal Vijaykumar Mane

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Single molecule bond mechanics of cadherin cell adhesion proteins, Kristine Manibog

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Device fingerprinting identification and authentication: A two-fold use in multi-factor access control schemes, Paul Eugene Manning

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Antimicrobial Activity of Cinnamaldehyde or Geraniol alone or Combined with High Pressure Processing to Destroy Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in Juices, David Kareem Manu

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America's Progressive Army: How the National Guard grew out of Progressive Era Reforms, Matthew Margis

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An examination of online ratings on hotel performance indicators: An analysis of the Boston hotel market, Suzanne Dawn Markham-Bagnera

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Investigation of germination, growth, sporulation, and host-induced RNA interference in Fusarium virguliforme, Jill Marshall

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Evaluation of a commercial real-time multiplex PCR assay for the detection of bovine mastitis pathogens directly from milk, Lacey Marshall Lund

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Mycoplasma hyorhinis disease model, proteomics, and vaccine efficacy, Brian Thomas Martinson

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Analysis of the spatiotemporal dynamics of the active wildfire events in the Arctic tundra biome using MODIS data (2001-2015), Arif Masrur Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Mental Health Stigma in Religious Communities: Development of a Quantitative Measure, Lily A. Mathison

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Dynamic self-assembling DNA nanosystems: design and engineering, Divita Mathur

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The development of tools for transposon somatic mutagenesis in zebrafish, Joshua Mauldin

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Distributed approaches for solving non-convex optimizations under strong duality, Xu Ma

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The effects of different exercise regimens on body water compartments in younger and older adults, Lauren Maze

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Essays on business cycles with liquidity constraints and firm entry-exit dynamics under incomplete information, Zhixia Ma

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From soprano to barking dog : John Cage, the avant garde, and the counterculture, 1940-1975, Heather M. McAlpine Open Access Thesis

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Identification and characterization of brown stem rot resistance in soybean, Chantal Elaine McCabe

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Servants of the rice, Audrey McCombs

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Humanizing advanced communication online writing instruction: developing social presence to communicate, collaborate, and connect, Lynn Beth McCool

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Team-based learning in an undergraduate capstone course: Examining the effectiveness of a learner-centered instructional method for farm management and operation students, Op Mccubbins

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Genomic Selection with Deep Neural Networks, Riley Mitchell Mcdowell

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Equivalency of near infrared transmission instruments for grain analyzers, Samantha Elizabeth McGinnis

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Analysis of gas-solid flow using particle-resolved direct numerical simulation: flow physics and modeling, Mohammad Mehrabadi

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Molten pool modeling, microstructure and grain refinement in Ti-alloys, Michael Yesid Mendoza Londono

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Targeted mutagenesis in the tetraploid switchgrass cultivar 'Alamo' using CRISPR-Cas9, Paul Britten Merrick

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Death in the age of eternity: How Facebook users cope with personal loss, Eric Palmer Meyer

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A master's recital in piano, Kathleen A. Meyer Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Bayesian models and inferential methods for forecasting disease outbreak severity, Nicholas Lorenz Michaud

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Design and implementation of an FPGA-based piecewise affine Kalman Filter for Cyber-Physical Systems, Aaron Mills

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Factors affecting mercury concentrations in Iowa fishes, Nathan Taylor Mills

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Structure and function of the Plasmodium falciparum apicoplast DNA polymerase: the first look at an "atypical" A-family polymerase and its potential in antimalarial drug discovery, Morgan Eilise Milton

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Predicting and assessing college students' mental health, Joshua J. Mitchell

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Hybrid simulation modeling for regional food systems, Anuj Mittal

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Use of animated videos through mobile phones to enhance agricultural knowledge among bean farmers in Gurue District Mozambique, Sostino J. Mocumbe

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Some convergence properties of Minkowski functionals given by polytopes, Jesse Moeller Open Access Thesis

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Genome-wide association and epistasis studies of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum resistance in soybean, Tara Catherine Moellers

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Graduate recital in voice, Michelle J. Monroe Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Supported by Nickel Nanotube Array as Supercapacitor Electrode with Improved Rate Capability, Hosein Monshat

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Evaluation of CRP contour buffer and filter strips as habitat for native bees and predatory ground beetles, Amy Lynn Moorhouse

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The phenology of cyanobacteria blooms and carbon cycling in eutrophic lake ecosystems, Ana Melinda Morales-Williams

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Autophagy- and RNS2-mediated mechanism of ribosomal RNA degradation in Arabidopsis thaliana, Stephanie C. Morriss

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A new mixed basis Navier-Stokes formulation for simulating wind turbines on complex terrain, Avinaash Murali

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Hardware architecture support for mixed criticality and real-time systems, Chetan Kumar Nagamangala Govindaiah

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Detecting SQLIA using execution plans, Sriram Nagarajan

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Normal mode computations and applications, Hyuntae Na

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Image analysis and machine learning based methods for disease detection in soybeans, Hsiang Sing Naik

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Modeling technologies and methods for DNA origami, Brian Thomas Nakayama

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Variable Spurious Noise Mitigation Techniques in Hysteretic Buck Converters, Mina Nashed

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Seismic performance of unbonded post-tensioned precast wall systems subjected to shake table testing, Maryam Nazari

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Seismic performance of unbonded post-tensioned precast wall systems subjected to shake table testing, Maryam Nazari

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Measuring swallow speed in healthy young adults during repetitive water and saliva swallowing conditions, Glendolyn Neely Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Belief and practice: A self-study, Jamie Marie Nelson Open Access Thesis

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Implementation and evaluation of a software defined radio based radiometer, Matthew Erik Nelson

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Catalytic upgrading of phenolic compounds using ceria-based materials, Nicholas Nelson

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The Effects of an Integrated Rhythmic and Literacy Intervention on the Development of Phonological Awareness and Rhythm Skills of Preschoolers, Sara D. Nelson

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Exploring regularities in software with statistical models and their applications, Anh Tuan Nguyen

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Cross-language program analysis for dynamic web applications, Hung Viet Nguyen

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Reducing Herbicide Use Through Cropping System Diversification: A Case Study at the Iowa State University Marsden Farm, and Some Recommendations for the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, Huong Nguyen

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Magnetic sensors based on topological insulators, Yan Ni

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Behavioral Assays with Smart Worm Recognition Programs Applied to Plant-parasitic and Human-parasitic Nematodes, Zachery Njus

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Safety performance measures of bridges on county roads in Iowa, Emmanuel C. Nketah Jr

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Who is not at the table: Land deal negotiations in Southwestern Cameroon, Juliana Maloa Nnoko-Mewanu

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In situ and ex situ catalysis in biomass fast pyrolysis, Michael Nolte

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Stream channel erosion as a source of sediment and phosphorus in a central Iowa stream, Brian John Noonan

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On the molecular biology and evolution of plant parasitism by nematodes, Jason Brett Noon

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Development of a swarm control platform for educational and research applications, Justin Noronha

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Probabilistic insertion, deletion and substitution error correction using Markov inference in next generation sequencing reads, Vahid Noroozi

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The effect of whole egg on DNA hypomethylation and disruption of one-carbon metabolism in insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, Benjamin Sanders Nusbaum

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Major and trace element chemistry of zincian spinels as an exploration guide for metamorphosed massive sulfide deposits, Joshua Joseph O'Brien

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The strategic use of The Face of Apartheid: examining Mondoweiss blog activists’ claims-making and protest activities over the Scarlett Johansson and SodaStream controversy, Divinity Bridget O'connor-De Losrios

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The Meaning of Type 2 Diabetes to a Sample of African American Adults and Their Adult Children, Margaret Cathryn O'Connor

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Preservice and practicing teacher science inquiry projects: An analysis of their understanding of the inquiry process, Benjamin D. Olsen Open Access Dissertation

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Performance analysis and acceleration of nuclear physics application on high-performance computing platforms using GPGPUs and topology-aware mapping techniques, Dossay Oryspayev

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20-20 listening: a sound documentary dedicated to the study of listening experiences in acoustic environments, Julian Andres Osorio

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Nitrogen pools and fluxes in diversified cropping systems, William Robert Osterholz

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Novel Functions of the Survival Motor Neuron Protein, Eric William Ottesen

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Understanding biofuel production systems from an economic and environmental perspective, Longwen Ou

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Oxidation of zirconium diboride based and molybdenum based ultra-high temperature ceramics, Gaoyuan Ouyang

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Evaluation of physiochemical properties and applications of grain flour, Chinwendu Felicia Ozoh

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The role of Fyn kinase in mediating microglial pro-inflammatory responses in Parkinson's disease, Nikhil S. Panicker

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Inheritance and fitness costs Of field-derived resistance To Cry3Bb1 corn by western corn rootworm, Aubrey Rose Paolino

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The role of rhythm step on pro-agility test performance in Division I football players, Panayiotis Papadopoulos Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A study of healthcare websites' visual information in service design, Hye Jeong Park

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Secure hardware design against side-channel attacks, Jungmin Park

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Quantitative trail loci mapping of seed protein and oil composition in a diverse soybean recombinant inbred line population, Kyle Parmley

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Rye cover crop biomass, nutrient composition and crop management practices to enhance corn yield, Swetabh Patel

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Exploring the effectiveness of non-territorial workspace at alternate workplaces, Tina Patel

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Assessment of consumers' perceptions, preferences, behaviors and values with fluid milk packaging, code date and new product concepts, Molly E. Paterson

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Design administration in DB projects, Rande Nicole Patterson

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Local and landscape effects on population dynamics of birds and butterflies in Iowa, Shane Shaffer Patterson

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Molecular level structure in water-alcohol mixtures; from shots to pints: L'Chaim!, Carrie Patz

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A Hopf-Cole transformation based asymptotic method for kinetic equations with a BGK collision operator in the large scale hyperbolic limit, Nicholas Anthony Payne

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Analysis of trans-epithelial electrical resistance (TEER) in organ-on-chips to study the functions of human placenta, Rajeendra Lakruwan Pemathilaka

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Genetically engineered varieties in the U.S. maize and soybean seed markets: Production impacts, environmental implications, and welfare effects, Edward Perry

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Career Decision-Making within the College Social Microcosm: Social Value Determinants, Self-Enhancement Bias, and Psychological Needs, Kathryn M. Pesch

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Longitudinal validity of the FNPA screening tool to predict changes in weight status in children, Karissa Lyn Peyer

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Social support of romantic partners moderates cortisol response to stress, Jenny Mai Phan

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Numerical modeling and characterization of blast waves for application in blast-induced mild traumatic brain injury research, Michael Phillips

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The effect of fungicides and pod removal alone or in combination on green stem disorder of soybean and further investigation of genetic components, Xavier Phillips

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Lanthanide alkyl and silyl compounds: synthesis, reactivity and catalysts for green chemistry, Aradhana Pindwal

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Autonomous optimal trajectory design employing convex optimization for powered descent on an asteroid, Robin Marie Pinson

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Acceleration of percolation for cementitious sensors using conductive paint filler, Irvin Jude Joseph Pinto

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Stereotyping Femininity in Disembodied Virtual Assistants, Allison M. Piper

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Molecular evolution of opsins, a gene responsible for sensing light, in scallops (Bivalvia: Pectinidae), Anita J. Porath-Krause

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Ab initio nuclear structure calculations with GPU acceleration, Hugh Potter

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Analyzing present and future climatic trends on the thermal energy performance of attic structures, Kahntinetta Monique Pr'Out

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Performance evaluation of continuity connections for use in modular construction, Andrew J. Putz

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Electrocatalysts design for selective oxidation of organic molecules in high-performance fuel cell, Ji Qi

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Linguistic competency of bonobos (Pan paniscus) raised in a language-enriched environment, Andrea Rabinowitz

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Structure, function and regulation of integral membrane transport proteins, Abhijith Kumar Radhakrishnan Pattathil Santha

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Three essays on multi-level optimization models and applications, Mohammad Rahdar

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Phosphorus forms, transformation, sorption, and release in sediments of Walnut Creek watershed, Iowa, Suroso Rahutomo

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Investigation of the simple mattress suturing technique, Krishna Leela Rajana

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Experimental investigation of multiphase flow: Mass transfer and fluid flow in Taylor-Couette reactor and velocity field of train of particles in a square duct, Mahdi Ramezani

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Monitoring voltage stability margin across several transmission lines using synchrophasor measurements, Lina Marcela Ramirez Arbelaez

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Supervised agricultural experience instruction in agricultural teacher education: A national descriptive study, Bryan Dean Rank

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Reverse micelles: Functionalizing, cross-linking, entrapment and applications, Premkumar Rathinam Arivalagan

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The Theory of Planned Behavior: Understanding Consumer Intentions to Purchase Local Food in Iowa, Andrea D. Raygor

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Strength, durability, and application of grouted couplers for integral abutments in accelerated bridge construction projects, Samuel Carey Redd

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Harry Potter's heroics: crossing the thresholds of home, away, and the spaces in-between, Mary D. Reding

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Aerodynamic shape optimization by multi-fidelity modeling and manifold mapping, Jie Ren

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Experimental investigation of oxygen quenching in jet fuel fluorescence for liquid-vapor discrimination, Benjamin Jordan Reuter

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Investigating child care food safety culture and barriers & motivators to safe food handling practices, Joel Reynolds

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Not all word stress errors are created equal: Validating an English Word Stress Error Gravity Hierarchy, Monica Grace Richards

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Risk Management Framework 2.0, Brent F. Richey

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Soils of Iowa: An examination of three pedological assumptions, Jenny Richter

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Density and diversity of bees in the Midwestern agricultural landscape: Influence of surrounding agricultural land use and local plant community characteristics, Andrew J. Ridgway Open Access Thesis

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Effects of predator satiation on seed predation in new roadside prairie plantings, Jessica Riebkes Open Access Thesis

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Exploring genetic-based metabolic and morphological diversity of Arabidopsis thaliana ecotypes influenced by the environment, Jennifer R. Robinson

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Community college academic advisors and the challenge of access in the age of completion, Wendy Sue Robinson

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Biomass sorghum and maize have similar water-use-efficiency under non-drought conditions in the rain-fed, Midwest US, Matthew Roby

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(Mis)representation at the movies: film, pedagogy, and postcolonial theory in the secondary English classroom, Lucas Alan Rodewald

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Agricultural transformations: climate change adaptation and farmer decision making, Gabrielle Elan Roesch-Mcnally

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Antibody response of mice and rabbits targeting HIV-1 using global panel DNA and SOSIP gp140 protein, Kari Loni Rohl

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Privatizing prisons: Assessing the claims, James Michael Roller

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Synthesis of triacetic acid lactone Mannich bases and their inhibition of corrosion, John Rey Apostol Romal

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Laser cutting and etching textiles and apparel design: an experimental study on the implementation and documentation of laser cutting and etching in the apparel design creative process, Whitney Marie Rorah

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A Computational Analysis of Wind Turbine and Wind Farm Aerodynamics with a Focus on Dual Rotor Wind Turbines, Aaron John Rosenberg

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Effect of Female Flight Activity on Reproduction in the Navel Orangeworm (Amyelois transitella), Angela Rovnyak

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Reducing risk of foodborne illness in older adults: interventions targeting at-home and foodservice handling behaviors, Amber Lynn Roy

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TNO1 & VPS45: SNARE-associated proteins required for plant growth, Rahul Roy

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Determining optimum speed limit reduction in freeway work zones, Sneha Roy

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Essays on Optimal Efforts, Costs and Rewards, Soumyadip Roy

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Labeling of religious non-believers: The effect of the "atheist" title on moral judgments about non-theists, Brock C. Rozich Open Access Thesis

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Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity project selection framework using stochastic techniques, Jorge Andres Rueda Benavides

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Breeding Ecology of the Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) in Phillips County, Montana, Zachary John Ruff

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Biomechanical differences in the weightlifting snatch between successful and unsuccessful lifts, Jack Rummells Open Access Thesis

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A risk assessment model to measure the difference in worker injury risk between corn and biofuel switchgrass production systems, Saxon James Ryan

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Analysis and design of lean direct injection fuel nozzles by eddy resolved turbulence simulation, Jason Allen Ryon

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Intimidating exemplars: the deterrent effect of excellent women in office, Madeline Onute Salucka

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Knowledge-based approaches for understanding structure-dynamics-function relationship in proteins, Kannan Sankar

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Isomorphism of uniform algebras on the 2-torus, Preechaya Sanyatit

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A coupled aero-structural model of a HAWT blade for dynamic load and response prediction in time-domain for health monitoring applications, Heather Scot Sauder

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Learning transfer from the business communication classroom to the workplace, Danica L. Schieber

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Application of active device authentication mechanisms in the human-machine interface of SCADA networks, Matthew Jeffrey Schlue

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Constraints that Bind? A Comparison of Ruler Longevity in Merit and Feudal Institutions, Cody Schmidt

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Place and Adoption, Erin E. Schmiel

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ARCTiC LawE: armed robotic control for training in civilian law enforcement, Thomas Michael Schnieders

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Ability of an acoustic Doppler current profiler to measure turbulence and mixing, Lauren Elise Schwab

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Digital badge adoption: earner's perceived educational value, Sandra Jean Schwarz

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The use of a self-affirmation intervention to increase the psychological help-seeking behavior of student Veterans, Andrew Seidman

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Development of buckling-controlled braced frames for seismic design of steel buildings, Onur Seker

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Functional characterization of dASCIZ in gene expression and development in Drosophila melanogaster, Saheli Sengupta

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Developmental antecedents of second generation family stress processes: family-of-origin and individual differences, Jennifer Marie Senia

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A study on interaction-driven comparison between analog and digital gaming control interface on smartphone, Sang-Duck Seo

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Flow mediated vasodilation changes in older and younger adult groups after 4 weeks of low intensity hand grip isometric training with vascular occlusion, Michael Jon Severin

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Development of a mobile robotic phenotyping system for growth chamber-based studies of genotype x environment interactions, Dylan Shah

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BIM Framework for Energy and Maintenance Performance Assessment for Facility Management, Firas Adnan Al Shalabi

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A close reading and concept-oriented rhetorical and literary analysis of Margaret Sanger's eugenics-based discourse, Leslie Mary Shapy

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Microfluidic Fiber Fabrication and its Application in Neural Tissue Engineering, Farrokh Sharifi

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Using node ordering to improve Structure MCMC for Bayesian Model Averaging, Abhineet Sharma

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Enhancing nerve regeneration in the peripheral nervous system using polymeric scaffolds, stem cell engineering and nanoparticle delivery system, Anup Dutt Sharma

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Amylolysis of eight different starches with four different species of alpha-amylase, Robert Leonard Sheets

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The role of fit information in consumer online reviews and individual characteristics in consumer's online purchase decisions, Eonyou Shin

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Epidemic and risk communication: an analysis of strategic and graphic characteristics of infographics, Haejung Shin

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Data analytics and visualization for enhanced highway construction cost indexes and as-built schedules, Krishna Prasad Shrestha

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Interfacing R with Web Technologies for Interactive Statistical Graphics and Computing with Data, Carson Sievert

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The impact of cognitive map quality and expert testimony on juror decisions and perceived credibility of eyewitnesses, Justin Parker Simmons Open Access Thesis

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The use of MAP-Works to examine adjustment and retention in undergraduate international students, Lindsay Anne Simpson

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Mesoscale convective complexes in regional climate modeling and increased extreme precipitation due to agricultural landuse change over the central U.S., Taleena Rae Sines

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Electron transfer and redox chemistry in hexa-coordinate hemoglobins, Navjot Singh

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Bayesian integration of spatial navigation cues, Lori Ann Sjolund

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Pictures, not merely photographs: authenticity, performance and the Hopi in Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian, Heather Lin Skeens

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Does access to external storage lead to less emphasis on learning?, Anna Slavina

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Rotating disk atomization of Gd and Gd-Y for hydrogen liquefaction via magnetocaloric cooling, Tyler J. Slinger

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Dancing my adoptive identity : An autoethnographic analysis of adoption narratives and performance of identity, Montana Jean Smith Open Access Thesis

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Investigating the effects of different force fields on spring-based normal mode analysis, Jaekyun Song

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Rheology and filtration of mono- and bi-disperse settling suspensions, Tejaswi Soori

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Couples’ financial management and marital quality: A phenomenological inquiry, Emily Sorenson

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Chemical constituency and odor of semiochemicals: Studying the chemical composition and odor of volatile organic compounds of great cat marking fluid in an effort to aid tiger and lion conservation, Simone Bianca Soso

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Rheological and physical characteristics of bio-derived block co-polymers for adhesive applications, Zahra Sotoodeh Nia

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Comparative kinetic analysis of anaerobic nitrite metabolism in phytoglobins, Ashley Rose Spooner

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Scalable and reproducible genome analysis in the age of next-generation genome sequencing, Daniel Scott Standage

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Co-evaporated perovskite solar cells, Sabrina Stark

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Effects of recurrent selection for yield on plant growth across planting densities in maize (Zea mays L.), Michael Jonathan Stein

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Pristine nocturnal convective initiation: a climatology and preliminary examination of predictability, Sean Andrew Stelten

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Improving rural business development, one firm at a time: A look at the effects of the USDA's Value-Added Producer Grant on firm survival, Marcie Elaine Stevenson

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Development and validation of an objective swine feet and leg conformation procedure using digital imagery, Joseph Daniel Stock

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Iowa Handgun Permits, Charles Richard Stockner

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The present status of women's and gender studies programs at community colleges, Alissa Kristine Stoehr

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Analysis of the STEBI-B instrument as it is used to predict the science teaching self-efficacy beliefs of preservice elementary teachers, Martha Alice Stone Open Access Thesis

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Website gender perceptions: effects and recommendations for gender inclusivity, Jacklin Hope Stonewall

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Effects of stereotypical media representations of American Indians on implicit and explicit bias: the power of Pocahontas, Haley A. Strass

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Enhanced feature mining and classifier models to predict customer churn for an e-retailer, Karthik B. Subramanya

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Exploring the experience of academic suspension and subsequent academic resilience for college students who were reinstated to the institution: A phenomenological analysis, Jennifer Jill Suchan

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Pilot-scale continuous-flow hydrothermal liquefaction of filamentous fungi cultivated in thin stillage, Andrew R. Suesse

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Assessing and controlling bio-deterioration of maize in Tanzania, Rashid Ali Suleiman

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Asian Carp population characteristics and dynamics in the Mississippi River watershed, Christopher Jerod Sullivan

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Modeling heat and mass transfer in reacting gas-solid flow using particle-resolved direct numerical simulation, Bo Sun

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Effects of land use and invasive fishes on prairie pothole wetland condition, Michael David Sundberg

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Essays on climate change and resource economics, Jae-Hoon Sung

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Strategies for including cloud-computing into an engineering modeling workflow, Sunil Suram

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Neuronal pentraxin 2, brain atrophy and cognitive decline, Ashley Swanson

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Spatial and temporal dynamics of receptor for advanced glycation endproducts, integrins, and actin cytoskeleton as probed with fluorescence-based imaging techniques, Aleem Syed

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Evidence-enabled verification for the Linux kernel, Ahmed Yousef Tamrawi

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Benchmarking Graph Databases with Cyclone Benchmark, Yuanyuan Tang

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An implementation of the relativistic hydrodynamic equations in conservative form using Dogpack, Milo Thomas Taylor

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Social comparison: dimensional influences on academic and cccupational choice, Elizabeth M. TenBrook

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Self VS. Digital Self, Glenn Allen Terpstra

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From metal-organic frameworks to porous carbons: heterogeneous catalysis by carbon-supported Pd nanoparticles, Daniel Tesfagaber

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Evaluation of conditions affecting Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation of soybean (Glycine max L.) and common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.), Amber Lynn Testroet

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Surrogate-based design optimization of dual-rotor wind turbines using steady RANS equations, Andrew Scott Thelen

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Understanding catalytic pyrolysis of biomass for production of biofuels, Chamila Rajeeva Thilakaratne

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Microscopic characterization of a transposon-induced male-sterile, female-sterile mutant in Glycine max L., Katherine A. Thilges

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Microscopic characterization of a transposon-induced male-sterile, female-sterile mutant in Glycine max L., Katherine A. Thilges

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Examining teachers' experiences in a professional learning community focused on integrating technology into literacy instruction, Jennifer Marie Thoma

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Erratics: a collection of linked stories, Dana L. Thomann

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Effect of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus infectious doses on infection outcomes in naïve conventional neonatal and weaned pigs, Joseph Tighe Thomas

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Phase III biotransformation enzyme involvement in the ovarian response to ovotoxic environmental exposures, Porsha Q. Thomas

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Digital textile printing: colorfastness of reactive inks versus pigment inks, Katherine L. Thompson

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Synthesis and modification of ternary and quaternary chalcogenide nanocrystals, Michelle J. Thompson

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Up close and personal : Examining the role race plays in public perceptions of law enforcement, Olivia K. Thompson Open Access Thesis

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Testing Non-termination in Multi-threaded programs, Priyanka Thyagarajan

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Inclusive jet production in proton-proton and copper-gold collisions at sqrt(s_{NN}) = 200 GeV, Arbin Timilsina

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Computing SpMV on FPGAs, Kevin Rice Townsend

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View factors for circular air ducts in attics: fast and accurate approximations, Hiep Tran

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Modeling cohesion change in group psychotherapy: the influence of group leader behaviors and client characteristics, Jeritt Ross Tucker

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Mothers-to-mothers health promotion model: Evaluating long-term impact of a cascading approach to health promotion in Mozambique, Halkeno Terfasa Tura Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Comparison of the Kinetics and Spectral Properties of AuCl4- Binding by Methanobactins from Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b and Methylocystis Strain SB2: Evidence of Exciton Disruption between Intramolecular Chromophores, Erick Turpin

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Lights out game with cellular automation, Naoya Uematsu Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Design, modeling, and control of a two degree of freedom pendulum on an omnidirectional robot, Paul Frederick Uhing

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The impact of predictive analytics based advising on the selection and change of major among first-year, first-term students in engineering, Sylvester Charles Upah

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The physical, chemical and microbial effects of supplemental sodium nitrate on cured meat products, Emily Louise Usinger

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Repetitive Finger Movement, Buttoning and Purdue Pegboard Tasks in People with Parkinson’s Disease, Jennifer Uzochukwu

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Effects of including crossbred relative records on estimated breeding value prediction accuracies and selection decisions in swine, Denise Lois Van De Stroet

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The genomics of heat stress and immune response in chickens, Angelica Grace Van Goor

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Effects of outsole shoe patterns on athletic performance, Daniel Jay Van Groningen

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Dissecting adaptation through the exploration of flowering time in maize (Zea mays L.), Adam Edward Vanous

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Hackerville: A laboratory environment for security literacy, John Gerrit Van Roekel

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Exploring Palladium Catalysis: From N-tert-prenylation to green chemistry, Ryan Van Zeeland

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Evaluation of Computer Workstation Standards, Midhun Vasan

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Fast calculation of Thévenin equivalents for real-time steady state voltage stability estimation, Jorge Alberto Vélez Vásquez

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Forwarding loop attacks and counter measures in content centric networks, S Sarat Chandra Velijala

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Leveraging a Geographic Information System in Co-optimized Generation and Transmission Expansion Planning for Iowa, Abhinav Venkatraman

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Pride and motivational tendencies in Division I athletes after injury, Andrew George Vereen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Evolution and characteristics of Madden-Julian Oscillation convection and clouds during DYNAMO, Cora Lynn Virgei

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Inverse Turbulence Modeling of channel flow using Continuous Adjoint method, Kumar Vishal

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Quantitative surface inspection methods for metal castings, Michelle M. Voelker

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Limit theorems for persistent random walks in cookie environments, Zachary David Voller

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Early chronology of heat stress-induced alterations in skeletal muscle, Olga Volodina

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Predictive modeling of human placement decisions in an English Writing Placement Test, Ngan Hoa Vu

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Positional behavior of black-handed spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi), including a one-armed individual, at El Zota Biological Field Station, Costa Rica, Nicole Wackerly

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Stories of sky and sea: Storying the generational divide at Cape Muroto, Eric James Waite

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Educating the enemy: Chinese students and the Sino-American Cold War, 1948-1955, Nick Waldrop

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Sulfur-induced structural motifs on copper and gold surfaces, Holly Walen

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Why is SMOS dry compared to soil moisture observed by the South Fork in situ soil moisture network?, Victoria A. Walker

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Computational methods for integrated analysis of omics and pathway data, Jesse R. Walsh

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Carrying asymmetric loads during different walking conditions, Junsig Wang

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Augmented UAS navigation in GPS denied terrain environments using synthetic vision, Teng Wang

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Development of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) in PreK-6 teacher preparation programs, Wei Wang

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Using reconfigurable computing technology to accelerate matrix decomposition and applications, Xinying Wang

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Ultra-small low power temperature-to-digital converter and verification methods of analog circuit with Trojan states, Yen-Ting Wang

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Understanding the reactivity of triacetic acid lactone, Umayangani Kumari Wanninayake

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Role of Non-catalytic Ligands in Macromolecule Function, Muneaki Watanabe

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A high-fidelity approach to conceptual design, John Thomas Watson

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The effect of athletic identity, occupational decision-making self-efficacy on academic motivation among revenue- and nonrevenue-status sport NCAA Division II student-athletes, Mark Alan Weatherly

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Evaluation of an optimal aerocapture guidance algorithm for human Mars missions, Kyle Dean Webb

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Repeated Anonymous Behavior, Taylor Weidman

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A content analysis of guilt appeals in animal welfare campaigns, Tianxin Wen

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Perfectionism and fear of failure in relation to injury occurence and rehabilitation behaviors, Pamela Jean Westendorf Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Homocysteine and CSRP-3 protein in migrating neural crest cells: A quantitative and qualitative confocal microscopy study, Allysan R. White Open Access Thesis

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Theory and experiments on flows containing surfactant-laden drops using experimentally determined surfactant transport parameters, Andrew Ryan White

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Biological diversity in the biology classroom: teachers' approaches, attitudes, and knowledge, Krystal Rachelle Wikstrom

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Temporal reference and intergenerational timescales of agricultural conservation under variable climate, Adam Wilke

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"Rock against Reagan": The punk movement, cultural hegemony, and Reaganism in the eighties, Johnathan Kyle Williams Open Access Thesis 2017 Award

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How Mexican immigrant adults in a new destination community experience educational aspiration: a phenomenological inquiry, Jennifer Susan Wilson

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Perceptions and effects concerning the Reading for Meaning strategy among sixth and eighth grade readers at-risk, Patrice Winkel Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Exploring how first-year experiences in higher education influence student acceptance of biological evolutionary theory, Lauren A. Winter Open Access Thesis

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Displaced heroism in 18th and 19th century American literature, Imelda Corazon Wistey

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The effects of feeding prebiotics, antibiotics, and alternative proteins during the preweaning period to dairy calves on growth, health, and the gastrointestinal microbiota, Tricia Lee Wolfswinkel

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An examination of teachers' planning processes as they seek to integrate technology into literacy instruction, Lindsay Woodward

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The Seed Speaker, Adam Blake Wright

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Long term effect of poultry manure application on water quality, yield under a corn-corn system in Iowa, Chenkai Wu

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Genetic variation in native populations of the laurel wilt pathogen, Raffaelea lauricola, in Taiwan and Japan and the introduced population in the USA, Caroline Elizabeth Wuest

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Physical design algorithms for asynchronous circuits, Gang Wu

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The theory of eddy current nondestructive evaluation by using the volume integral equation method, Tao Wu

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A new framework of decentralized social networks, Ting Wu

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Electronic properties of novel topological quantum materials studied by angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES), Yun Wu

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Three essays on an event-driven investment strategy: Dividend adjustments, share repurchases, and market timing, Jun Xiang

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Intrusion detection using probabilistic graphical models, Liyuan Xiao

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Is it funny because it's not true? Chinese people's perceptions of aggressive female characters in Asian comedies, Yin Xia

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Observing muon neutrino to electron neutrino oscillations in the NOvA Experiment, Tian Xin

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The Dreamer: An Examination of Chinese Philosophical Concepts and Audience through Animation, Fei Xue

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Accurate spectral testing without accurate instrumentation, Li Xu

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Neuroprotective effects of epigallocatechin gallate in cell culture and animal models of Parkinson’s disease, Qi Xu

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Selected topics in measurement error and functional data analysis, Yuhang Xu

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Starch structures and properties affected by genetics and by environment, Hanyu Yangcheng

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Mitigating User Frustration through Adaptive Feedback based on Human-Automation Etiquette Strategies, Euijung Yang

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Integration of a web-based rating system with an oral proficiency interview test: argument-based approach to validation, Hye Jin Yang

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Analysis study of whole stillage, thin stillage and syrup, Lu Yang

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Analysis of the induction of autophagy during ER stress and the vesicle fusion machinery at the trans-Golgi network in Arabidopsis thaliana, Xiaochen Yang

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Effects of precautionary principle on risk perception about cell phone radiation, Yang Yang

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To deny or to confess: An interrogation decision-making model, Yueran Yang

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Structure architecture and property relation of hyperbranched polymer produced from triglyceride via RAFT polymerization, Mengguo Yan

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Evaluation of a SNAP-Ed program for older adults, Le Lee Yap

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Mechanical Behavior of Nanotwinned Materials-Experimental and Computational Approaches, Hakan Yavas

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Determination of stiffness reduction factor for U-shaped reinforced concrete shear walls under bi-axial loading, Sai Krishna Yemmaleni

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Probabilistic methods for quality improvement in high-throughput sequencing data, Xin Yin

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Corn stover biochar in gypsum board: Empirical analysis of thermal conductivity and flexural strength, Albena Yordanova Open Access Dissertation

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On quantum computation capabilities in an information assurance context, Garrett Ridge Yord

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Quantifying the bioefficacy of β-carotene-biofortified sorghum, Hong You

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Introducing multiple sites of acetylation to histone H3 via nonsense suppression, Isaac Young

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Effects of soil type and plant diversity on soil respiration and litter decomposition in a tallgrass prairie biofuel production system, Jordan Lee Young Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Development of durable superhydrophobic materials for ice- and snow-free airport concrete pavements, Therin Jamal Young

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"Joy for what it is": Narratives of two mothers on raising their children with disabilities, Zeina H. Yousof Open Access Dissertation

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Development and utilization of ionic liquid-based materials in microextraction techniques, Honglian Yu

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Material removal modeling and life expectancy of electroplated CBN grinding wheel and paired polishing, Tianyu Yu

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Comparative validity of measures of implicit exercise associations, Zachary Zenko

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Protein wild-type and mutant ensemble database, Ce Zhang

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Development of ionic liquid-based materials in gas chromatographic separations and microextraction techniques, Cheng Zhang

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Processes involving forms of parental control and child internalizing and externalizing behavior, Dong Zhang

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Bioinspired synthesis and self-assembly of hybrid organic–inorganic nanomaterials, Honghu Zhang

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Reducing uncertainty in wind turbine blade health inspection with image processing techniques, Huiyi Zhang

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Data access pattern protection in cloud storage, Jinsheng Zhang

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From Chinese painting to wearable art: the development of wearable art design process model and evaluation methods for wearable art designers, Ling Zhang

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Inference based on data from superpositions of identical renewal processes, Wei Zhang

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Assessing Seasonal Performance, Stiffness, and Support Conditions of Pavement Foundations, Yang Zhang

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CoolCloud: improving energy efficiency in virtualized data centers, Zhiming Zhang

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Laser waterjet heat treatment on super-hard materials, Jingnan Zhao

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Structure-based drug discovery of Asu-ACR-16 agonists and allosteric modulators, Fudan Zheng

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Low energy LED lighting heat gain distribution in buildings, Zhikun Zhong

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Novel cooling strategies for improved protection of gas turbine blades, Wenwu Zhou

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New models to estimate costs of US farm programs, Xiaohong Zhu

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Investigation of SNARE mediated membrane fusion and its regulation by optimized single molecule method, Yicheng Zhu

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Micro-cantilever based biosensor for electrical actuation and detecting molecular interactions, Zhichen Zhu

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A GPU-accelerated high-order multiphase computational tool for asteroid fragmentation and pulverization modeling, Ben James Zimmerman

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Exploration of Ion Species in Agricultural Subsurface Drainage Waters, Brett Zimmerman

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“They Don’t Get the Respect they Should”: An Examination of Visual Communication Disciplinary Practices in Composition and the Biological Sciences, Erin Bethany Zimmerman

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Production and marketing innovations in Fair Trade and organic coffee cooperatives in the Córdoba-Huatusco corridor in Veracruz, Mexico, Saul Julian Abarca-Orozco

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Food allergy accommodation policies in colleges and universities: an investigation using organizational culture as a theoretical framework, Kelly Nicole Abdelmassih

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The utility of high-diversity prairie mixtures as bioenergy feedstocks, Jessica E. Abernathy Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Effects of heat stress or ketosis on metabolism and inflammatory biomarkers in ruminants and monogastrics, Mohannad Khaled Ali Abuajamieh

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3G UMTS man in the middle attacks and policy reform considerations, Jennifer Lynn Adesso

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Modeling fan broadband noise from jet engines and rod-airfoil benchmark case for broadband noise prediction, Bharat Raj Agrawal

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Photophysical and photochemical analysis and synthesis of biological imaging tools, Toshia Renee Albright

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Biological validation of ELISA results for the detection of Cry proteins, Vurtice Carroll Albright III

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Quantifying road roughness: multiresolution and near real-time analysis, Ahmad Abdulraheem Alhasan

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"Were you just Catfished?" : rationales and outcomes of deception in Catfish: The TV Show, Nicole Marie Allaire Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A comparative framing analysis of ISIL in the online coverage of CNN and Al-Jazeera, Talal Alshathry

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Understanding the reactivity of molecular precursors to colloidal nanocrystals, Samuel Ralph Alvarado

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Identifying challenges for the software industry development in Jordan, Raed Alwaqfi Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Managing supply chain disruptions: role of firm resilience and strategic focus on innovation, Saurabh Sanjay Ambulkar

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Cognitive work analysis and simulation (CWAS): practical use of cognitive work analysis in system design, Mostafa Amin-Naseri

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Assessing the energy and financial viability of heated pavement systems for airports, Pritha Anand

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Overprivileged, self-absorbed, dumb jocks: exploration of stereotypes of student-athletes, Caitlin Caprice Anderson

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The effects of high power ultrasonic energy on milk plasmin activity, Cindu Annandarajah

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A group of subject-verb agreements: finding quantity in group and number, Samuel Drew Ascoli

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Nonlinear analysis of a two- and three-degree-of-freedom aeroelastic system with rotational stiffness free-play, David C. Asjes

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Phylogenetics, systematics and evolution of the temperate woody bamboos with an emphasis on the Kuruna clade, Lakshmi Ruwani Attigala

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Determination of the gelation mechanism of freeze-thawed hen egg yolk, Carmen Au

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Optical responses at the nanoparticle-biological interface with an introduction to optical microscopy in undergraduate analytical chemistry curriculum, Ashley Elizabeth Augspurger

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Developmental morphology, biomass yield and compositional differences among upland and lowland switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) ecotypes grown as a bioenergy feedstock crop, Muhammad Aurangzaib

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Performance-based design of reinforced concrete bridge piers subjected to vehicle collisions, Steven Joseph AuYeung

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Molecularly imprinted nanoparticles (MINPs) as antibody mimics, Joseph Khadori Awino

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Graph determined symbolic dynamics and hybrid systems, Kimberly Danielle Ayers

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The effects of pausing on comprehensibility, Rebecca M. Bae

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One-dimensional CFD model of a multiphase loop polymerization reactor, Michael Christopher Baker

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Horticultural potential of Nyssa biflora Walt. (swamp tupelo), Frank D. Balestri

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The role of systematic or critical reviews for interventions in veterinary medicine, Paige Baltzell

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Unpacking students' atomistic understanding of stoichiometry, John Ysrael Baluyut

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Design and evaluation of immunogens based on gp41 membrane-proximal external region for development of a vaccine against human immunodeficiency virus type 1, Saikat Banerjee

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Epideictic memories of war: reconceiving the classical funeral oration as exigence-driven discourse, John P. Banister

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Perceived relational evaluation : biological, psychological, and physical health correlates, Emily Christina Banitt Open Access Thesis

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Design and evaluation of feedback system in design for manufacturability, Prashant Barnawal

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Climate-smart agriculture in Midwest cropping systems: evaluating the benefits and tradeoffs of cover crops, Andrea Diane Basche

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Solvento iron(IV) oxo complexes in catalytic oxidations and electron transfer reactions, Hajem Bataineh

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Transmammary-delivered meloxicam in piglets undergoing castration and tail docking: impact on pharmacokinetics and pain biomarkers, Jessica Lea Bates

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Graduate recital abstract: Graduate recital in voice, Katherine Elizabeth Beane Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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August Becker and traditional vs. modern culture in the first decades of the twentieth century, Michelle Lea Becker Smith Open Access Thesis

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Tuition discounting at private higher education institutions and implications for revenue, Luke Behaunek

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Copper based catalysts in the selective dehydration of polyols, Anita Ntandoyenkosi Bejile

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Phenotypic and genetic variation in an Apios americana breeding collection; and characterization of the HD-Zip gene family, involved in abiotic stress responses in Glycine max, Vikas Belamkar

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Latin@ identity politics in higher education: unveiling representations of whiteness in Latin@ culture, Michael Benitez Jr.

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Sonic boom or bust?: application of high-power ultrasound for fluid milk processing, Lily Claire Benner

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Sociogenomics of social organization: mechanistic and evolutionary underpinnings of caste development and facial recognition in paper wasps, Ali Berens

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Immersive technology as a decision making tool for product design, Leif Peder Berg

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Trace metal analysis by laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry and x-ray K-edge densitometry of forensic samples, Jonna Elizabeth Berry

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Application of spectroscopy and super-resolution microscopy: excited state dynamics of relevant fluorescent dyes and nano-materials, characterization of solar cell materials and diagnosis of neuro-degenerative disease, Ujjal Bhattacharjee

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Preliminary investigation into the cause of pinhole porosity in aluminum metal castings from serpentine impurities in olivine sand, Brodie J. Biersner Open Access Thesis

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Rethinking the Conquest : an exploration of the similarities between pre-contact Spanish and Mexica society, culture, and royalty, Samantha Billing Open Access Thesis

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Social media in study abroad, Devon Kasey Bilsing

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The effect of blast chilling on fresh pork quality in cuts from the Longissimus dorsi, Psoas major, Semimembranosus, and Triceps brachii, Aaron M. Blakely

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Partnership: UNI tutors and families, Melissa Blohm Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Antibody enhanced intracellular killing of Leishmania amazonensis: the role of soluble immune complexes and their effect on autophagy, Marie Bockenstedt

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Inflatable castles, Nicholas Bogdanich

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A game-based learning approach to increase female participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, Desmond Carletus Bonner

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Analysis of supplier selection policies for regional food systems using multi-agent simulation, Hardik Dhansukhlal Bora

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Methods of magnetic field switching for biomedical and power applications, Narimdinda Robert Bouda

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Rearfoot, mid/forefoot, and barefoot running: biomechanical differences related to injury, Elizabeth Rose Boyer

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Mothers for Germany: a look at the ideal woman in Nazi propaganda, Karin Lynn Brashler

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Fundamental studies and practical catalytic applications of silica encapsulated alloys synthesized using the inorganic capping agent and water-in-oil microemulsion approaches, Kyle Brashler

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Design and simulation of a distortion masking control algorithm for a pneumatic cylinder, Gabriel Fernando Bravo Palacios

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Enabling broad use of genome modification technologies to solve real world problems: a specific application in peanut, Vincent Antonio Brazelton Jr.

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Adjustment to the dissolution of a romantic relationship: effects of ex-relationship specific thought content valence, Rachel E. Brenner

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All fortune is good fortune: the role of Fortuna in a monotheistic literary world, Kimberly Bridgewater Open Access Thesis

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Nucleic acid detection techniques for adventitious agent testing, Kaitlin Elizabeth Brien

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Droplet actuator system for molecular diagnostic applications, Riley Brien

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Evaluation of retinal function and structure in a Parkinson's disease murine model, Courtenay Michaela Brines

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Predictors of racial prejudice : a meta-analysis of the influence of religion and political orientation, Kristin Ann Broussard Open Access Thesis 2016 Award

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Animal people, Meghan Ann Brown

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Gender differences in social support during injury rehabilitation, Chelsey Ann Bruns Open Access Thesis

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The role of Fusarium mycotoxins in seedling infection of soybeans, wheat and maize, Tracy L. Bruns

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Age-associated adaptations in lower limb motor patterns during walking and cycling, Harsh Harish Buddhadev

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Influence of Bradyrhizobium inoculation and fungicide treatment on development and yield of selected pulse crops; Nutritional composition of pulse legume leaves and the impact of leaf removal on yield, Rosemary Bulyaba

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Motivational interviewing and social support to promote behavior change, Kathryn Ann Bus

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Farmers’ Knowledge, Perceptions, and Socioeconomic Factors Influencing Decision Making For Integrated Soil Fertility Management Practices in Masaka and Rakai Districts, Central Uganda, Naboth Bwambale

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Farmers’ Knowledge, Perceptions, and Socioeconomic Factors Influencing Decision Making For Integrated Soil Fertility Management Practices in Masaka and Rakai Districts, Central Uganda, Naboth Bwambale

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Analysis of cytokinin-induced maize leaf developmental changes and interacting genetic modifiers, James Francis Cahill

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Slew-rate enhancement and trojan state avoiding for fully-differential operational amplifier, Chongli Cai