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Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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The right attitude: gender, conservatism, and career choice, Megan Norene Callahan

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Evaluating the ability of the NE system to predict growth performance and energy utilization of growing pigs, Jesus Alberto Acosta Camargo

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Perceptions of bibliotherapy: a survey of undergraduate students, Randie D. Camp

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Hardware Trojan vulnerability, Xing Cao

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Development of an improved production method, determination of protein composition, and potency characterization of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis purified protein derivative, Randal T. Capsel

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Case study: a sustainable livelihoods analysis of a non-governmental organization working with quinoa producers in the province of Chimborazo, Ecuador, Sumac Elisa Cárdenas Oleas

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Engaging developers in open source software projects: harnessing social and technical data mining to improve software development, Patrick Eric Carlson

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“We love this land, and we want to take care of this land”: Iowa women farmland owners constructing and contesting narratives, Angie Carter

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Prediction of user action in moving-target selection tasks, Juan Sebastián Casallas

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Evaluation of titanium carbide metal matrix composites deposited via laser cladding, Daniel Thomas Cavanaugh

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Testing ratings of violent video games: how well do they measure up?, Katherine Elizabeth Center

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An analysis of travel behavior of university population consisting of students, faculty and staff at Iowa State University, Meghna Chakraborty

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Biblical literalism and the acceptance of biological evolution in Christian university students, Heather N. Chamberlain Open Access Thesis

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Vacuum insulation panel core materials and modelling the thermal conductivity of granular materials, Boyce Sek Koon Chang

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Cultural differences in the context of fast food website design: a comparison of Taiwan and the United States, Yin-Sin Chang

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Exploring the relationship between attitude towards collaborative learning and sense of community among college students in online learning environments: a correlational study, Ritushree Chatterjee

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Functional analysis of Rev binding region 2, a structural element of the EIAV Rev responsive element, Jerald Rudy Chavez

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Effective movie title sequence: a challenge to Chinese designers, Bo Chen

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Assessment of embankment construction QC/QA procedures in Iowa, Chao Chen

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Dual-frequency single-inductor multiple-output (DF-SIMO) power converter topology for SoC applications, Chih-Wei Chen

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Ternary alloy material prediction using genetic algorithm and cluster expansion, Chong Chen

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Rheological performance evaluation of asphalt modified with bio-based polymers, Conglin Chen

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Interactive visualization for missing values, time series, and areal data, Xiaoyue Cheng

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Seismic performance of accelerated bridge construction (ABC) precast bulb-tee girder-to-bent cap connection, Zhao Cheng

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Temperature-dependent thermal and electrical conduction in metallic nanostructures, Zhe Cheng

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Framing identity in social movements: the identity and the Chinese government interpretation of the Tibet Separatists, Jie Chen

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Development and applications of single particle orientation and rotational tracking in dynamic systems, Kuangcai Chen

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Fault tolerant indoor localization using Wi-Fi, Anusha Chennaka

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The development and implementation of a reverse engineering method for near net shape parts, Niechen Chen

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An empirical study of communication media and issues in globally distributed software development, Ya Chen

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A study of carboxylic ester hydrolases: structural classification, properties, and database, Yingfei Chen

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An implantable sustained-release chemotherapy delivery system for the treatment of breast cancer, Yunqing Chen

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Spectral diffusion map approach for structural health monitoring of wind turbine blades using distributed sensors, Venkatesh Chinde

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Development of smartphone-based spectroscopy instruments for diagnostic test analysis, Benjamin Jin Seong Ch'ng

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Computational prediction, experiment design and statistical validations of non-coding regulatory RNA, Hyejin Cho

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A manipulation of pyrolysis reaction pathways for selective bio-oil composition, Yongsuck Choi

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Teacher perceptions of pedagogical change in 1:1 laptop classrooms, Jessie Marie Christensen

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Resource distribution, accessibility, and health equity: from global analyses to the Cuban case, Isaac Zvi Christiansen

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A comparative framing analysis of Edward Snowden’s coverage in The New York Times and People's Daily, Wentao Chu

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Combinatorial innovation, evidence from patent data, and mandated innovation, Matthew S. Clancy

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Racism in contemporary American institutions: a critical, color-blind discourse analysis of sport, Brandon Lamar Clark

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Analyzing agricultural education student teachers' critical thinking skills through blogs in an online community of practice, Taylorann Kalin Clark

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Predictors of mother-infant interaction quality: the role of parental social cognitions and parenting stress, Melissa E. Clucas

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A technical method for the high school string classroom: priorities and presentation of essential skills, Nicole Elizabeth Cody Open Access Thesis

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The Younkers Tea Room: A case study for businesses to exemplify characteristics of a third place, Emily Elizabeth Cokeley

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High resolution mass spectrometry for molecular characterization of pyrolysis products and kinetics, Daniel Paul Cole

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Reconciling the two cultures : A case study of the University of Northern Iowa, Elizabeth Ann Collins Open Access Thesis

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Swine feed efficiency: implications for swine behavior, physiology and welfare, Jessica Diane Colpoys

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The transition to kindergarten: factors associated with a positive adjustment, Abby Marie Copeman Petig

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Phenotypic innovation and repeatability in turtles, Gerardo Antonio Cordero

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Ordered and partially-ordered variants of Ramsey's theorem, Christopher Orlan Cox

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A framework for estimating preconstruction service costs at the functional level for highway construction projects, Emily K. Craigie

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A formal evaluation of Iowa Department of Natural Resource's Iowa Habitat and Access Program: an insight into hunter landowner relations in Iowa, James Michael Crain

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Conservatism, Burke, and durable independence, Cory Cramer

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The acute effects of multiple resisted sled-pull loads on subsequent sprint-running performances, Carl Stephen Crouse Open Access Thesis

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Energy efficiency in cognitive radio network: study of cooperative sensing using different channel sensing methods, Chenxuan Cui

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Crystallization dynamics in glass-forming systems, Timothy Edward Cullinan

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A cruel angel's thesis: a quantitative study of online privacy values dependent on social factors, Arielle Elyse Czalbowski

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Dielectric properties and degradation monitoring in polymer-matrix structural composites, Connor Daily

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Citizen competence and its effect on citizen satisfaction with normative ideals in American democracy, Brett M. Daley

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An integrated theory of prejudice reduction through service learning: college students' interactions with immigrant children, Carolyn Elizabeth Dallinger

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The influence of gender ideologies on individual knowledge construction in the face of neoliberalism: the case of mommy bloggers involved in the GMO labeling movement, Tamera Lynn Dandachi

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Changes in extreme precipitation events over the central United States in AOGCM-driven regional climate model simulations, Ariele Rhiane Daniel

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The role of soul: Stax Records and the civil rights movement in Memphis, Tennessee, Jason Danielson

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Collective world: interdisciplinary collaboration and communication in the visual arts, Stefanie Kim Yoshiko Dao

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The physiological effects of the seed treatment Stamina on maize seedling length, ADP:O ratios, and respiration rates, Katy Lynn Darrah-Wiedemeier

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Automated blackbox GUI specifications enhancement and test data generation, Mohammad Ali Darvish Darab

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Monitoring of single and multiple line outages with synchrophasors in areas of the power system, Atena Darvishi

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African American mother's socialization of daughter's dress and consumption of appearance-related products, LaPorchia C. Davis

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The effects of medial and lateral wedges on iliotibial band strain during overground running, Evan M. Day

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Man-machine partial program analysis for malware detection, Thomas Norman Deering

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Engineering Cry4Aa for toxicity against the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines Matsumura, Benjamin Robert Deist

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Microbial decomposition of corn residue in two Iowa Mollisols, Omar de Kok-Mercado

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Improvements to the maize (Zea mays L.) in vivo maternal doubled haploid system, Gerald Neil De La Fuente

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Production of activated carbon from fast pyrolysis biochar and the detoxification of pyrolytic sugars for ethanol fermentation, Bernardo Gusman del Campo

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Screening of herbicides for selective weed control in African marigold (Tagetes erecta), Katie Jean Demers

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Shock wave induced freeform technique (SWIFT) for manufacturing of diamond micro-tools, Cheng Deng

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Hydrological impacts of microwatersheds in the Des Moines Lobe, Ligia De Oliveira Serrano

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Effects of tissue fixation on Raman spectroscopic characterization of retina, Shaowei Ding

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Digital classrooms, public profiles, Sara C. Doan

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Academic engagement of international students at community colleges: a culturally sensitive measurement model, Elena Nefedova Dodge

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Reproductive effects of pyrethroid use in beef cattle, Tyler Dohlman

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Different levels of negative emotions and their impact on prosocial behavior, Tsamchoe Dolma Open Access Thesis

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City of voices: a novel about ancient Tikal, Michelle Donahue

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Super-resolution and super-localization microscopy: a novel tool for imaging chemical and biological processes, Bin Dong

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Structural mechanisms of bacterial multidrug efflux pumps, their regulation, and implications for future research in silico, Sylvia Vu Do

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Designing for interactive eBooks: an evaluation of effective interaction elements in children’s eBooks, Karen Marie Doty

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A graduate recital in voice, Sarah Draffen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Rational design and characterization of electron-deficient heterocycles for organic photovoltaic materials, Dana Lynn Drochner

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Application of analytic tools for materials selection, Pallavi Dubey

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Sociocultural influences, body dissatisfaction, and disordered eating among European American and Chinese female college students, Yi Du

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Development of an online food safety training and pilot study for employees of university farms and school gardens, John Michael Dzubak

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The impact of student organizations on the development of core competencies, Stanley Somtochukwu Ebede Open Access Thesis

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Molecular characterization of human, bovine, and dolphin parainfluenza viruses: viral genome sequencing and epithelial cell signaling responses following in vitro infection, Kirsten Charlotte Eberle

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Rate control of a queue with quality-of-service constraint under bounded and unbounded action spaces, Abdolghani Ebrahimi

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Implementation of the environmental issues instruction model by elementary teachers, Barbara Ann Ehlers Open Access Dissertation

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Injunctive and descriptive norms effect on physical activity, Monica Lynn Ehn Open Access Thesis

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Danish Cedar Falls : The immigrant experience, Carrie L. Eilderts Open Access Thesis

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Effects of alloying elements on the microstructure and fatigue properties of cast iron for internal combustion engine exhaust manifolds, David Jon Eisenmann

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Positivity in function algebras, Jason Ekstrand

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The variation of center of mass excursion within and between innings and its relationship to pitched ball velocity in collegiate softball players, Leah Renee Embrey Open Access Thesis

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Gametophytic cross-incompatibility in maize: resequencing the Ga1 locus, Marianne Lynn Emery

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The effects of non-viscous, fermentable fibers on appetite and food intake in healthy adults, Christine Hutchison Emilien

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Effects of high and low velocity muscle contraction on myosin heavy chain mRNA and protein expression in conjunction with muscle performance in the elderly, Davis Englund

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Small area prediction based on unit level models when the covariate mean is measured with error, Andreea Luisa Erciulescu

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Source credibility and race: Black viewers’ responses to television news anchors, Pauli (Mayfield) Escobedo

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Textual silences and the (re)presentation of black undergraduate women in higher education journals: a critical discourse analysis, Kimberly Deion Everett

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Evaluation and optimization of photovoltaic cells comprised from benzodifuran and benzobisoxazole based polymers, Monique Donica Ewan

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Bison-mediated seed dispersal in a tallgrass prairie reconstruction, Peter Gregory Eyheralde

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The CO2 concentrating mechanism and nitrogen starvation effects under photoautotrophic culture conditions of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii studied by high throughput DNA sequencing technology, Wei Fang

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A multi-criteria decision framework for unstructured complex problem: a strategy for biofuel production, Mostafa Fady Fawzy

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Cellular changes in lipid metabolism in response to altered energy balance and heat stress in lactating dairy cows, Ma. Pia Pagkaliwagan Faylon

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Modeling and simulations of strain-induced phase transformations in materials under compression and compression-torsion in traditional and rotational diamond anvil cells, Biao Feng

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Designing, implementing, and evaluating an automated writing evaluation tool for improving EFL graduate students’ abstract writing: a case in Taiwan, Hui-Hsien Feng

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Self-assembly of biomineralization protein Mms6 and its function as a ferric iron reductase that associates with lipid membranes, Shuren Feng

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Use of NGS for discovery of viruses in the soybean aphid, Ying Feng

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Ancestral ties, civic structure and health in the United States, John Ferrell

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Biochar properties and impact on soil CO2 and N2O emissions, Rivka Brandt Fidel

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Supported metal complexes: From mesoporous silica to 3D printed polymers, Jacob Fleckenstein

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The impact of self-efficacy, stigma, subjective distress, and practical factors affecting clients' intent to "no-show", Kaitlyn J. Florer

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Analysis of the role of RNS2 and autophagy in the turnover of ribosomal RNA in Arabidopsis thaliana, Brice Edward Floyd

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Contributions to modeling spatially indexed functional data using a reproducing kernel Hilbert space framework, Daniel Clayton Fortin

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Analysis of co-crystallized free phytosterols with triacylglycerols as a functional food ingredient, Danielle Franchetti

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Geological, mineralogical, and geochemical studies of the Paleoproterozoic base metal Stollberg ore field, Bergslagen, Sweden, Katherine Suzanne Frank

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A longitudinal panel study of participants' attitudes and behaviors towards transdisciplinary science, Laura M. Frescoln

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artIfacs, Nicki Dean Friess

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Coaching for independence, self-regulation, and transfer: A qualitative journey of an elementary literacy coach's practice, Staci Kim Friest Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Flammable deserts: understanding the impacts of fire on southwestern desert ecosystems of USA, Andres Hernan Fuentes Ramirez

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Power conversion techniques in nanometer CMOS for low-power applications, Wei Fu

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The effects of metacognitive strategy training on ESL learners' self-directed use of TED Talk videos for second language listening, Kelsey Gagen-Lanning

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Improving the quality of high alloy CA6NM stainless steel castings, Rubesh Ganesan

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Hybrid classification approach for imbalanced datasets, Tianxiang Gao

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Applying artificial neural networks to top-down construction cost estimating of highway projects at the conceptual stage, Brendon Joseph Gardner

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An initial matching and mapping for dense 3D object tracking in augmented reality applications, Timothy Daniel Garrett

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A graduate recital in voice, JoAnna V. Geffert Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Effects of excess dietary protein on ovarian function of beef cows, Taylor Clair Geppert

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Validation and application of close-range photogrammetry to quantify ephemeral gully erosion, Karl Richard Gesch

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A bypass transition model based on the intermittency function, Xuan Ge

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Raffaelea spp. from five ambrosia beetles in the genera Xyleborinus and Cyclorhipidion (Coleoptera: Curcurlionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborini), Yeganeh Gharabigloozare

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Improving the prediction of time-dependent effects on prestressed concrete bridges, Ebadollah Honarvar Gheitanbaf

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Model of distributed software development using system dynamics, Sourajit Ghosh Dastidar

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Does health-related fitness influence health status?, Hannah Marie Gibbs

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Genetic and physiologic analyses of soybean grain yields in water limited environments, Dawn Gibson

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Countering the parking lot attack: employing monopulse radar methods to detect and geo-locate RF targets operating in the 2.4 GHz ISM band, Daniel James Gieseman

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Organizational culture and personality type: relationship with person-organization fit and turnover intention, Ryan Giffen

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From international deployments to an Iowa community college: experiences of veterans who have made the transition, Seth David Gilbert

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The middle of somewhere: an exploration of rural women, communities of place, and college-going, Kathleen Erin Gillon

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Meeting student expectations in a quantity food production lab/simulated restaurant environment, Kathrine Marie Ginapp

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A numerical approach to the simulation of granular and multiphase flows, Ryan John Goetsch

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The identification of effectors of retinal cell fate determination through single cell transcriptomics, Jillian JoAnne Goetz

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Value-Driven Design of non-commercial systems through bargain modeling, Erik Daniel Goetzke

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Investigating relationships between educational technology use and other instructional elements using "big data" in higher education, Karly Good

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Development of light- and chemo-sensitive probes for biochemical methods, Pratik Pran Goswami

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Safety evaluation of roadway segments provided with Safety Edge in Iowa, Amrita Goswamy

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Biodiversity and ecosystem function and the design of tallgrass restorations for biomass production, Dustin Robert Jon Graham Open Access Thesis

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Anuran occupancy dynamics and an assessment of floodplain wetland distribution and hydrology in a Missouri River floodplain, Tyler John Grant

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Factors associated with puberty onset and reproductive performance of gilts, Kody Lane Graves

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Touch-screen tablet navigation and older adults: an investigation into the perceptions and opinions of baby boomers on long, scrolling home pages and the "hamburger icon", Linda Litchfield Griffen

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Development and optimization of biofilm based algal cultivation, Martin Anthony Gross

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Child nutrition program practices and self-efficacy of menu planners associated with meals for children with food allergy in California schools, Lynnelle J. Grumbles

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Diagram-based intelligent tutoring systems, Enruo Guo

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Labor supply and expenditures: econometric estimation from Chinese household data, Zizhen Guo

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Information systems in the 21st century: culture, agility and big data, Manjul Gupta

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Quantification of digestive utilization of dietary fiber from corn co-products in growing pigs, Néstor Augusto Gutiérrez Céspedes

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Factors that impact agricultural extension training programs for smallholder women farmers in Njombe District, Tanzania, Furaha Aydan Gwivaha

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Factors supporting teacher resilience in a charter school serving high-risk students: A research proposal, Molly M. Hackett Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Teacher perception of and experience with state mandated implementation of multi-tiered systems of support/response to intervention, Marcy Rose Hahn

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Understanding the use of tablet devices in the classroom when teaching a group of learners diagnosed with autism, Andrea Lynn Halabi

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Influence of heterocycle substitution in π-functional materials for organic photovoltaics, Benjamin James Hale

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Impact of historical science short stories on students’ attitudes and NOS understanding, Garrett Taylor Hall

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Impediments of implementing computer-based training for employees: perceptions of restaurant owners in a quick service restaurant (QSR) chain using a mixed methods approach, Richard E. Hall II

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Assessment of VLSI resources requirement for a sliced trusted platform module, Hala Mohammad Hamadeh

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Development of the Help-Seeker Stereotype Scale, Joseph Hugh Hammer

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A psychophysical study on the effect protective equipment has on contact sport athletes, Morgan Leigh Hampel

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Supplementation of laying-hen feed with annatto tocotrienols and impact of α-tocopherol on tocotrienol transfer to egg yolk and tocopherol and annatto tocotrienol distribution analysis in laying-hen body, Hannah Elisabeth Hansen

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Engineering properties of saturated and biogas desaturated sand, Seth Hansen

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A graduate recital in voice, Branden D.S. Haralson Open Access Thesis

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Peace talks and two-level games, Iman Hasan

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On the determinants of internal armed conflict, Nicholas James Hasty

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Polyanhydride nanovaccine platform against bacterial pathogens, Shannon Lee Haughney

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The chronicles of agrimusic, Seth Hedquist

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Metabolic response of barley to drought stress, Jordan Andrew Hein Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Studies on electric power markets: preparing for the penetration of renewable resources, Deung-Yong Yong Heo

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Successes and challenges in the developmemt of baculovirus-based vaccines for swine influenza and porcine circovirus type 2b, Luis Alejandro Hernandez

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MEMS-compatible processes for fabricating nanostructures and their applications, Yuan He

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Quantifying residual forest structures following retention harvesting in northeast Minnesota using Landsat sensor data, Louis Hilgemann

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Synoptic analysis techniques for intrusion detection in wireless networks, Deanna Therese Hlavacek

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Mechanochemical synthesis of hydrogen-storage materials based on aluminum, magnesium and their compounds, Ihor Z. Hlova

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Butterfly and floral community dynamics at a native prairie agrofuel research site, Benjamin J. Hoksch Open Access Thesis

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The effects of intersection collision warning systems on gap selection and stopping characteristics, Mitchell Lee Holtzman

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Essays on natural resources and labor economics, Mohammad Mainul Hoque

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An investigation of freeway standstill distance, headway, and time gap data in heterogeneous traffic in Iowa, Andrew Jeremy Houchin

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Computing axes of rotation for 4-axis CNC milling machine by calculating global visibility map from slice geometry, Guangyu Hou

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English as a Second Language courses: a path to college? A study of noncredit ESL students and their patterns of matriculation to community college, Anne Marie Howsare Boyens

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Development of a radioimmunoassay for screening of prion diseases, Kuei-Pin Huang

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Sol-gel based fabrication methods for photonic crystals, Yin Huang

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Three studies on applying Positive Mathematical Programming and Bayesian Analysis to model US crop supply, Michael Hudak

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Short-term scheduling of a combined natural gas and electric power system with wind energy, Dan Hu

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Exploring learner perceptions of and interaction behaviors using the Research Writing Tutor for research article Introduction section draft analysis, Sarah Rebecca Huffman

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Ribosomal frameshifting directed by a potyvirid sequence motif in diverse translation systems, Alice Y. Hui

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Dyslexic edge: designing an awareness campaign to foster wider understanding of dyslexia, Laura Anne Huisinga

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Nondestructive field assessment of flexible pavement and foundation layers, Jinhui Hu

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Phase selection and microstructure in directional solidification of glass forming Pd-Si-Cu alloys, Yang Huo

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Techno-economic, uncertainty, and optimization analysis of commodity product production from biomass fast pyrolysis and bio-oil upgrading, Wenhao Hu

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Some methods for handling missing data in surveys, Jongho Im

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Utilization of pork and pork by-products for nutritional and behavioral management of captive exotic felids, Cayla Jo Iske

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Tailoring device-scale properties in organic electronics: morphological, optical and electrode-interface related approaches, Moneim Reda Ismail

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Diagnostic studies of ion beam formation in inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry with the collision reaction interface, Jeneé L. Jacobs

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The efficient classroom: how team-based learning and lecture video acceleration affect the learning efficiency and effectiveness of a first-year engineering course, Benjamin Paul Jacobson

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Development and application of numerical models for simulating bio-oil gasification, Arian Jafari

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Spatiotemporal visualization of unit prices of major cost items of transportation projects across Iowa using geographic information systems (GIS), Deepanshi Jain

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Forecasting obsolescence risk and product lifecycle with machine learning, Connor Patrick Jennings

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Culturing benthic foraminifera to understand the effects of changing seawater chemistry and temperature on foraminiferal shell chemistry, Deserae Jennings

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A formal language towards the unification of model checking and performance evaluation, Yaping Jing

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Positive behavior supports in high schools, Molly Nicole Johansen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Examining resources and their influence on developmental health outcomes in older African Americans, Meneka Johnson

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An investigation of railroad-highway grade crossing consolidation rating in Iowa, Patrick Michael Johnson

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A ten year retrospective longitudinal quantitative study of the University of Northern Iowa Classic Upward Bound program, Wilfred M. Johnson Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Women in Iran: ancient history to modern times, and back, Rahele Jomepour

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A clade-specific Arabidopsis gene connects primary metabolism and senescence, Dallas Christopher Jones

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STEM aspiration: the influence of social capital and chilly climate on female community college students, John Richard Jorstad

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Computer aided process planning for multi-axis CNC machining using feature free polygonal CAD models, Ashish Mukund Joshi

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The disintegration of Yugoslavia and football, Adnan Kajtezović Open Access Thesis

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Environmental stewardship by microalgae: air and water, Juhyon Kang

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A study of four galactic small H II regions: searching for spontaneous and sequential star formation scenarios, Sung-Ju Kang

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An MDO augmented value-based systems engineering approach to holistic design decision-making: a satellite system case study, Hanumanthrao Kannan

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Path planning and energy management of solar-powered unmanned ground vehicles, Adam Kaplan

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Agenda detector: labeling tweets with political policy agenda, Sheetal Kaul

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Investigation of AASHTOWare Pavement ME Design/Darwin-ME™ Performance Prediction Models for Iowa Pavement Analysis and Design, Orhan Kaya

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Place as a positive reflection of self, Cynthia A. Kelly

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Permeability and lateral earth pressure in granular backfill against bridge abutments, Lance David Keltner

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Development of a gray iron alloy for improved thermo-mechanical fatigue life in a cylinder head for diesel engine applications, Jeremy M. Kessens Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2017 Award

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An automated approach to program repair with semantic code search, Yalin Ke

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Hybrid robust and stochastic optimization for closed-loop supply chain network design using accelerated Benders decomposition, Esmaeil Keyvanshokooh

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An experimental study on the near wake characteristics of a wind turbine model subjected to surge, pitch, and heave motions, Morteza Khosravi

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Architecture and place: a critical look at how they interact and influence each other through definition, creation, and representation, Elizabeth Kief

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Flex fuel polygeneration: integrating renewable natural gas, Matthew M. Kieffer

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Live load distribution factors for multi-span girder bridges with plank decking subjected to farm vehicles, Chandra Teja Kilaru

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An assessment of the factors that impact the level of success of farmers field school training in Tanzania: a descriptive study, Upendo Kalist Kimati

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Learning dispatching rules via an association rule mining approach, Dongwook Kim

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Computational design of new scintillator chemistries and defect structures, Hyung jin Kim

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What drives mergers and acquisitions in the restaurant industry?, Jewoo Kim

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Understanding the thermochemical conversion of biomass to overcome biomass recalcitrance, Kwang Ho Kim

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Sedentary lifestyle and obesity in adults, Youngwon Kim

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Essays on firm location decisions, regional development and choices under risk, Younjun Kim

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Skew propagation time, Nicole F. Kingsley

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Development of 4-H youth leadership skills: a retrospective approach with emerging adults, Ashley Nicole Kinkade

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Regulation of shoot development in maize via brassinosteroid signaling, Gokhan Kir

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Advancements in mass spectrometry for biological samples: Protein chemical cross-linking and metabolite analysis of plant tissues, Adam T. Klein

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The dual role of self-enhancement : protection and stigma, Corina Evelyn Klein Open Access Thesis

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Impacts of poultry manure application on bacteria and phosphorus in soils and drainage tile-waters, Claire Elise Klimala Hruby

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Associations between the Family Nutrition and Physical Activity screening tool and the Youth Activity Profile, Kimberly Ann Klimesh

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Dynamics and statics of polymer nanocomposite self-assembly via molecular dynamics, Christopher Davis Knorowski

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Resistant starch: implications in kidney health and vitamin D homeostasis in diabetes mellitus, Gar Yee Koh

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Sensible heat balance method to determine rates of soil freezing and thawing, Yuki Kojima

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Study of transport properties and defect density profile in nanocrystalline silicon germanium devices, Siva Konduri

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Urban fisheries investigation: development of a site selection method for central Iowa's urban ponds, Steven J. Konrady

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In-plant validation of an ethanol yield prediction equation, Megan Korte

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Spaces of disadvantage, places of hope : women empowerment, economic emancipation and NGOs in Bogotá slums, Ekaterina Korzh Open Access Thesis

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The complexity of infectious laryngotracheitis virus: a focus on vaccination and challenge viruses, Danielle Mae Koski

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Comparison of piglet birth weight classes, parity of the dam, number born alive and the relationship with litter variation and piglet survival until weaning, Gregory Thomas Krahn

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“Our Navy” : women accepted for voluntary emergency service at Iowa State Teacher's College, 1942-1945, Marissa Krein Open Access Thesis

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A characterization of health, immunity, and intestinal microbial colonization in neonatal Holstein calves fed pasteurized whole milk and challenged with Mycobacterium avium, subsp. paratuberculosis, Lucas Adam Krueger

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The grace of their breakage, Claire Elizabeth Kruesel

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Bovine digital dermatitis: natural lesion development and experimental induction, Adam C. Krull

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Integration of summer and fall cover crops in vegetable cropping systems, Raymond Albert Kruse

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Development of dielectric spectroscopic sensor for contaminant detection in a hydraulic fluid and a compressed air stream, Safal Kshetri

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Do teacher judgment accuracy and teacher feedback predict student achievement in elementary and middle-school science?, Mason Albert Kuhn Open Access Dissertation 2017 Award

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Modification of egg albumen to improve thermal stability, Charlwit Kulchaiyawat

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Using speckle statistics to improve attenuation estimates for cervical assessment, Viksit Kumar

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Magic masala, Rohini Kummitha

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Socioeconomic geography of organic agriculture in the United States, 2007-2012, Hui-Ju Kuo

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Detection of sub-surface stresses in ferromagnetic materials using a new Barkhausen noise method, Orfeas Kypris

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Evaluation of dual purpose softball gloves, Heidi Laabs

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Characterization, fabrication, and analysis of soft dielectric elastomer actuators capable of complex 3D deformation, William Lai

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Beyond alkyl transfer: synthesis of main group metal (Mg, Ca, Zn) silyl and tris(oxazolinyl)borato complexes and their stoichiometric and catalytic reactions with borane Lewis acids and carbonyls, Nicole Lynn Lampland

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How does rescuer fitness affect the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation?, Gabe David Lancaster

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Analysis of adaptive capacity and governance surrounding an invasive pest, the Emerald Ash Borer, in Iowa, Justin T. Landhuis

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Use of social media in undergraduate communication classes, Aimee Nichole Langager

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Local prediction and classification techniques for machine learning and data mining, Cory Lee Lanker

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Taming the hashtag: universal sentiment, SPEQ-ing the truth, and structured opinion in social media, Ian La Vie

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Humanizing education: teacher leaders influencing pedagogical change, Lindsay Paige Law

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Parametric modeling for simulation based hypersonic vehicle design, Alexander David Lee

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Innovative assessment tasks for academic English proficiency: an integrated listening-speaking task vs. a multimedia-mediated speaking task, Hye Won Lee

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A study for increasing reusable cup consumption in the coffee industry: focused on behavior change with motivation, Joongsup Lee

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Changing perceptions and the impact of culture, Sodam Lee

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Functional analysis of the propanediol utilization microcompartment shell proteins PduB and PduB' in Salmonella enterica, Brent Lehman

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Algorithm Development of a Multi-Section Crop Detection System for a Corn Head, Keith Joseph Lensing

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Evaluation of some parameters influencing vibrothermographic crack heating, Tyler Joseph Lesthaeghe

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A content analysis on features of suspenseful commercials, Chen Liang

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Bacterial, particulate, and environmental factors driving E. coli attachment, Xiao Liang

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Confined concrete behavior in hollow columns, Xiao Liang

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Genetic factors driving attachment of bacteria to environmental particles, Chunyu Liao

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Extending the technology acceptance model: an investigation of factors affecting college students’ downloading of smartphone fitness applications, Yuting Liao

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Techno-economic and uncertainty analysis of fast pyrolysis and gasification for biofuel production, Boyan Li

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Material phase change under extreme domain confinement in laser material interaction, Chong Li

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Faculty preparedness for transition to teaching online courses in the Iowa Community College Online Consortium, David Muturia Lichoro

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Influence of corn seeding rate, soil attributes, and topographic characteristics on grain yield, yield components, and grain composition, Mark Allen Licht

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Development and assessment of visual-based training on Chinese-speaking foodservice workers in independently-owned Chinese restaurants, Dawei Li

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Effect of cryomilling on zinc sulfide effectiveness as antibacterial substance for burn wound healing, Jianqiang Li

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Three essays on crop yield, crop insurance and climate change, Lisha Li

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Development and evaluation of online pronunciation instruction for international teaching assistants’ comprehensibility, Edna de Freitas Lima

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Kinematics analysis and elevation control of a bi-directional VSAT antenna, Dao Yan Lim

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Functional silica-encapsulated photoactive nanocrystals, Chia-Cheng Lin

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Time-course study of retinal pathology in mice infected with scrapie, Melissa Lind

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Communicating distrust: three cases, Tom Lindsley

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Development of gold nanoparticle-based antigen delivery platform for vaccines against HIV-1, Feng Lin

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Foreign object detection (FOD) using multi-class classifier with single camera vs. distance map with stereo configuration, Haoyuan Lin

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Robot dexterity: from deformable grasping to impulsive manipulation, Huan Lin

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Development and validation of an automated essay scoring engine to assess students’ development across program levels, Stephanie Maranda Link

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High performance algorithms for large scale placement problem, Tao Lin

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Molecular dynamics simulation of Chlorotoxin, Peng Li

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Asymptotic preserving space-time discontinuous Galerkin methods for a class of relaxation systems, Anna Lischke

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A cross-national comparison of news coverage of Michelle Obama’s visit to China in American and Chinese media, Shuo Li

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Statistical methods in detecting differential expressed genes, analyzing insertion tolerance for genes and group selection for survival data, Fangfang Liu

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Switched-compensation technique in switched-capacitor circuits for achieving fast settling performance, Jiaming Liu

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The influence of key socioeconomic and health factors on rural migrants' health satisfaction in China, Jingfeng Liu

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Bacterial wilt of cucurbits: impact of plant age on symptom progression and pathogen movement and locating genes associated with host preference and pathogenesis in E. tracheiphila, Qian Liu

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A graphical method for determining the uniqueness of operating points in self-biasing circuits, Shiya Liu

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Design and development of high-performance lead-free piezoelectric ceramics, Xiaoming Liu

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Optimal population and policy implications, Xiying Liu

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The crypto-aided physical layer integrity check in cooperative relaying communication, Xudong Liu

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Phenotypic plasticity and heterosis: Insights from sorghum flowering time and plant height, Xin Li

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Ab initio approach to quantum field theories on the light front, Yang Li

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Regulation of gene expression and chromatin structure by JIL-1 mediated histone H3 serine10 phosphorylation in Drosophila, Yeran Li

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An argument-based validation study of the English Placement Test (EPT) – Focusing on the inferences of extrapolation and ramification, Zhi Li

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2D measurements of turbulence & mixing driven by internal waves impinging on a slope, Zhimin Li

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Clinical field experiences: elementary classroom teachers' perceptions of the benefits and barriers of mentoring pre-service teachers in an elementary classroom, Amy Kathleen Lockhart Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Correctness results for on-line robust principal components analysis, Brian Thomas Lois

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Cover crop impacts on soil quality during Miscanthus x giganteus establishment in central Iowa, Joyce Y.J. Lok

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Impacts of riparian buffer vegetation on soil quality physical parameters, 20-23 years after initial riparian buffer establishment, Leigh Ann Marie Long

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Mechanistic insights into the regulation of neuronal SNAREs mediate membrane fusion: interplay between core fusion machinery and regulatory proteins, Xiaochu Lou

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The transition of an oral communication course from traditional face-to-face to the online format: A faculty perspective, Cydney A. Lovell Open Access Thesis

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The traumatic incursion of the Old South on gender and motherhood in William Faulkner's novels The sound and the fury, As I lay dying, and Light in August, Jordan Lea Ludwig Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2016 Award

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Development of a robotic platform for maize functional genomics research, Hang Lu

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Advancements in evaluation of air-coupled impact-echo test method, Ji Lu

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Changing distillers grains: implications for cattle performance and management, Erika Linn Lundy

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Portable canopy chamber measurements of evapotranspiration in corn, soybean and reconstructed prairie, Chenyi Luo

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Ultrafast terahertz electrodynamics of photonic and electronic nanostructures, Liang Luo

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The relevance of academic hospitality: an investigation of international higher education students' evaluation of quality of life in the U.S., Yi Luo

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Microbial community diversity in freshwater sponges from Lake Baikal/Protein size in three domains of life and examples of unusually large proteins in Porifera: A review, Katrina Agno Lutap

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Pathways to homelessness, and attitudes toward night shelter use for homeless men in Denver, Colorado, Thomas James Lux

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Investigating the roles of diterpenoids in rice-Xanthomonas oryzae interactions, Xuan Lu

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Natural user interfaces for interdisciplinary design review using the Microsoft Kinect, Anastacia Maria MacAllister

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Development and use of an integrated systems model to design technology strategies for energy services in rural developing communities, Nordica Ann MacCarty

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Assessment of dietary intakes, nutritional risk and whole grain behaviors of community-residing adults age 60+ years, Lindsay R. MacNab

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Dynamical systems analysis of electrostatic and aerodynamic forced vibrations of a thin flexible electrode, Sushma Bala Madanu

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Ready to say bad things about him in front of his face?: a symbolic interactionist study of private talks in public places, Fangheyue Ma

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Moisture content and bulk density prediction using dielectric properties for switchgrass and corn stover, Augusto César Magalhães De Souza

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Cross-protection in Fostera™ PRRS vaccinated nursery swine against contemporary, heterologous porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) field isolates from different lineages, Drew Robert Magstadt

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Usage of recycled asphalt pavement on Minnesota gravel roads: performance evaluation and analysis, Sunny Suresh Mahajan

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Light- and chemo-responsive organic molecules with biological application, Kaitlyn M. Mahoney

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Extension of the tripartite model of body influence: the role of materialism on body satisfaction and fashion involvement, Srikant Manchiraju

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Randomness in completeness and space-bounded computations, Debasis Mandal

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Impact of DDGS feeding on the composition of milk and baby Swiss cheese, Vaishnavi Manimanna Sankarlal

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Reconfigurable photonic crystal, Depeng Mao

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Experimental designs for multiple responses with different models, Wilmina Mary Marget

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The effects of scale on granular mixing in a double screw pyrolyzer, Breanna Lynn Marmur

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Perceived effects of family status changes on male collegiate outdoor recreation coordinators, Andrew K. Martin Open Access Dissertation

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Anticipating the New Woman figure through subversions of feminine identity: Rhoda Broughton, Ouida, and female sexuality, Caroline E. Martin

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Human factors and performance considerations of visual spatial skills in medical context tasks, Marisol Martinez Escobar

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Suitability of winter canola (Brassica napus) for enhancing summer annual crop rotations in Iowa, Rafael A. Martinez-Feria

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Modeling and controllability of a heat equation with a point mass, José de Jesús Martínez

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Assessing the ecohydrological impact of incorporating perennial vegetation into an agricultural watershed in Central Iowa, USA, Vilma Salome Mateos Remigio

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Assessment of a balloon-borne buoy based measurement system with co-located tower and lidar measurements, Gregory Thrasher Matson

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Applications of technology and large data in statistics education and statistical graphics, Karsten Tait Maurer

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Horticultural evaluation of soy-based bioplastics for container-crop production, Kenneth Gene McCabe

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Examination of the effects of external load, velocity, and center of gravity on weight estimation using a lifting linkage, Ryan McCleish

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Physical characteristics of drumlins, with implications for their formation, at an active drumlin field, Múlajökull, Iceland, Reba McCracken

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Development of a specialty crop harvesting system, Brian Joseph McEvoy

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Essays on climate change adaptation and biotechnologies in U.S. agriculture, Jonathan R. McFadden

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Elucidation of a bacteriophytochrome-regulated signal transduction pathway in Pseudomonas syringae that contributes to leaf colonization, virulence, and swarming motility, Regina S. McGrane

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Optimizing the value of soil compaction testing quality assurance and control using stochastic life cycle cost, comparative and statistical analysis, Kevin Wade McLain

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Improvements in non-aseptic methods for fungal cultivation on corn-ethanol thin stillage and continuous hydrothermal liquefaction of fungal biomass feedstock, Jeremiah John McMahon

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The use of an embedded microcomputer-based force plate system for accurate sow lameness identification, Brady Michael McNeil

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The marriage division: a case study on clerical dissension in the United Methodist Church, Erin E. Meek

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Identification of sluggish cognitive tempo by pre-service teachers, Rachel Elizabeth Meisinger Open Access Thesis 2016 Award

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Lasers processing of ultra-hard materials, Ammar Abdulghani Melaibari

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Understanding and identifying useful patterns in location-based software, Tianyu Meng

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Nitrogen mineralization in biofuel cropping systems in soils, Yili Meng

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Cellular level studies and coil system design for transcranial magnetic stimulation, Yiwen Meng

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Validation of Ndesign in Iowa, Marie Grace Joson Mercado

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Evaluation of creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera L.) responses to an amino acid containing co-product, Isaac Mertz

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Utilizing optical light filters and biofilm based cultivating to enhance microalgal growth, Clayton Isaac Michael

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A master of music recital in flute, Mara Nicole Miller Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Develop a social return on investment framework for Iowa rural bridge transportation asset management, Maria Catalina Miller

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The role of plant-derived quaternary ammonium compounds, including carnitine and choline-O-sulfate, on the biology of the plant pathogen Pseudomonas syringae and its interactions with the host species Phaseolus vulgaris, Michael David Millican

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A model for measuring the contribution of form to perception of biological sex in point-light actors, Michael Mintz Open Access Thesis

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Reimagining fitness practice in schools: an experimental study on self-perceptions and motivational outcomes in youth, Amanda Beth Mischo

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Differential demographic responses of two sympatric turtle species to anthropogenic disturbance, Sarah M. Mitchell

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Investigating the role of chromatin structure in modulating SAGA mediated nucleosomal acetylation, Chitvan Mittal

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Survivability and performance optimization in communication networks using network coding, Mirzad Mohandespour

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A diffuse interface approach to phase transformation via virtual melting, Kasra Momeni

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A unified design of capsules, Sean Lawrence Mooney

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Mechanisms and roles of the LuxS system, methyl recycling, and DNA methylation on the physiology of Campylobacter jejuni, Kathy T. Mou

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The ongoing faculty development system: A case study exploring content methods teacher education faculty technological, pedagogical, content knowledge development, Daniel James Mourlam Open Access Dissertation

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Pedology of corn productivity indices for selected parts of Southern Highland Zone of Tanzania, Johnson Godlove Mtama

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Constraints to leisure participation within the Bosnian population in a small Midwestern community, Aldin Muhamedagic Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Mining dense substructures from large deterministic and probabilistic graphs, Arko Provo Mukherjee

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Study of electronic characteristics of heterojunction with intrinsic thin-layer devices and defect density profile of nanocrystalline silicon germanium devices, Watson Paul Mulder

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The upper triangular algebra loop of degree 4, Michael Mbindyo Munywoki

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Efficacy of decreased nitrite concentrations on Clostridium perfringens outgrowth during an Appendix B cooling cycle for ready-to-eat meats, Megan Irene Myers

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Plant molecular farming for the production of industrial enzyme and vaccines, Hartinio N. Nahampun

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Evaluating the effect of SWITCH PE on physical activity and sedentary behavior in and out of physical education classes, Yoon Ho Nam

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Comparative state community college return on investment: state funding, local funding, tuition and graduation rates for community colleges, Christopher Neary

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An assessment of the Chesrow complex (older than Clovis?) in southeast Wisconsin, Matthew Allen Neff

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Analysis of fractionation in corn-to-ethanol plants, Camille Kelly Nelson

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An American's Paris: tourism and the American consumer, 1947-1961, Margaret Nervig Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in flute, Natalie Mahree Neshyba Open Access Thesis

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An exploratory case study of three scales of food pantries in Story County, Iowa, Jacqueline Ann Nester

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A comparison of the effects of burning, haying and mowing on plants and small mammals in a tallgrass prairie reconstruction, Ryan Allan Neuhaus Open Access Thesis

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Collegiate athletes' perceptions of social support and athletic trainer-coach conflict, Nathan Newman Open Access Dissertation

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Comprehensive study on the sustainable technology of asphalt rubber for hot mix asphalt binders and mixes, Ka Lai Nieve Ng Puga

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Investigating the use of in situ liquid cell scanning transmission electron microscopy to explore DNA-mediated gold nanoparticle growth, Amanda Nguy

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Analyzing repetitiveness in big code to support software maintenance and evolution, Hoan Anh Nguyen

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Local vs. systemic modifications of soybean (Glycine max) defense signals in response to soybean aphid (Aphis glycines Matsumura) infestation, Khoi Nguyen

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Scanning angle Raman spectroscopy in polymer thin film characterization, Vy H. T. Nguyen

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Analysis and characterization of oleogel consisting of beta-sistosterol and gamma-oryzanol in soybean oil, Zoey Quynh Nguyen

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Genomic epidemiology and characterization of neonatal meningitis Escherichia coli and their virulence plasmids, Bryon Alex Nicholson

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MetaRegionalism, Lyndsay Audra Nissen

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Partial geometric designs and difference families, Kathleen Elizabeth Nowak

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Understanding the role of the modality principle in multimedia learning environments, Amy Marie Oberfoell

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Emerging issues in the U.S. Corn Belt: infection of corn by Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. nebraskensis and use of foliar fungicides to protect yield, Salome Mallowa Obura

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Spacial analysis of foreclosure and neighborhood characteristics in Miami metropolitan area, Florida, Adejoh Emmanuel Ogbe Open Access Thesis

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Development and applications of various optimization algorithms for diesel engine combustion and emissions optimization, Ryan Michael Ogren

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Uncertainty in power system planning, Oluwaseyi Ayorinde Olatujoye

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The right fit: Contributing factors to the effectiveness of the dual role superintendent/principal model, Matthew Paul O'Loughlin Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Improvement of surgery duration estimation using statistical methods and analysis of scheduling policies using discrete event simulation, Alexandra Blake Olsen

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Development of rural curve driving models using lateral placement and prediction of lane departures using the SHRP 2 naturalistic driving data, Nicole Lynn Oneyear

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Applications of and extensions to state-space models, David Allen Osthus

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Genetic architecture and predictability of seedling root traits in maize (Zea mays L.), Jordon Michael Pace

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Unconventional elastomeric microsystems: fabrication and application, Jungwook Paek

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A fractional approach to minimum rank and zero forcing, Kevin Francis Palmowski

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The manual disconnect: narratives in prose and verse, Brian Pals Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The relationship between perceived discrimination, economic pressure, depressive symptoms, and educational attainment of ethnic minority emerging adults: the moderating role of school connectedness during adolescence, Yuk Ching Pang

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Women in a box, Hua Pan

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Dynamic optimization based reactive power planning for improving short-term voltage performance, Magesh Kumar Paramasivam

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Is quality all the same? A comparative study of print and television coverage of the Syrian conflict, Tara Pardue Lackey

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Development and validation of virtual interactive tasks for an aviation English assessment, Moonyoung Park

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Between strangers, Sarah Pauls Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Three essays on biofuel, weather and corn yield, Yixing Peng

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Bowling alone but eating together: exploring the role of gathering places as community social capital in small towns, Crystal Elaine Peoples

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Working for justice: the life history reflections of privileged college student social justice allies, Timothy Packard Phillips

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Manipulation and regulation of post-weaning growth in the pig, Chad Michael Pilcher

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Selection of obsolescence resolution strategy based on a multi criteria decision model, Pratik Pingle

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Southeast Iowa lichen diversity and elemental analysis, Amy Lynn Podaril

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The development and use of a web-based assessment to measure students' use of representations in general chemistry, Jack Polifka

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Polymorphic computing abstraction for heterogeneous architectures, Swamy Dhoss Ponpandi

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Understanding the BASEs for catalysis in class II diterpene cyclases results in novel product chemistries, Kevin Charles Potter

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The testing effect in general chemistry: effects of repeated testing on student performance across different test modes, Anna Agripina Prisacari

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New developments in magneto-optic interferometric switching, John William Pritchard

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Graduate recital in viola, Nichelle Probst Open Access Thesis

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Science denial as intergroup conflict: using social identity theory, intergroup emotions theory and intergroup threat theory to explain angry denial of science, Sara Prot

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Suggestions for transgender inclusion in classical music: a mini-cycle, Xavia A. Publius Open Access Thesis

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CPS security testbed federation: architectural design, implementation and evaluation, Anirudh Pullela

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Beyond tenured: analysis of the influence of department chair role conflict, stress, job satisfaction and their likelihood to serve for another term, Agustina Veny Purnamasari

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Animal spirits and stock market dynamics, Dong-Jin Pyo

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Particulate matters: How trust and media use impact risk perceptions of air pollution in Beijing, Yue Qiu

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Biosynthetically produced amino acid byproducts can replace nitrogen fertilizers for corn production, Juan Carlos Quezada Rivera

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Duration of improved insulin sensitivity after high intensity exercise in young overweight men, Kelsey Quinn

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Studies on the causes and consequences of sex determination in turtles, Srihari Radhakrishnan

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Industrial looks at ways of manufacturing defects of fiber reinforced polymer composites., Lijin Kottayil Raghavan

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Pedagogical reasoning of pre-service teachers: Juggling priorities and managing resources, Jennifer Lynn Rasmussen Open Access Dissertation

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Hair stylists' reflections on their role as lay health educators: A qualitative analysis, Addie Jo Rasmusson Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Investigating thermal transport in isotope substituted nanomaterials using molecular simulations, Upamanyu Ray

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Analyzing the role of science practices in general chemistry courses and assessments, Jessica Jewett Reed

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Optimizing the value of manure nutrients through testing and treatment, Kelsey B. Regan

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Chemical and thermal stability of semiconductors, Malinda Denise Reichert

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Thermal behavior of the STM tip under laser irradiation, Christopher G. Reilly

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Computer model optimization within hidden constraints, Jostein Reiners

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Stars, stripes, and swastikas : the American Turners and national identity, 1935-1945, Amy Rekward Open Access Thesis

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Laboratory evaluation of freezing-thawing resistance of aggregate for concrete pavement using Iowa Pore Index Tests, Jiaxi Ren

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Multilevel sequence detection for dynamic mode atomic force microscopy, Yan Ren

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Investigating the aroma of marijuana, cocaine, and heroin for forensic applications using simultaneous multidimensional gas chromatography - mass spectrometry - olfactometry, Somchai Rice

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Economic and racial differences in women's infertility experiences, Adrienne Lynn Riegle

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On 8p-dimensional Hopf algebras with the Chevalley property, Jolie Dianna Roat

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The lens of empathy, Earle Howard Rock

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A lovely room of death, Tessia Laryn Rockey

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Estimating the number of covering relations in a formal concept lattice, Aaron Michael Rodriguez

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The role of compliance during in-season training on self-selected training intensity in Division-I FCS college football players, Frank Romanazzi Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Exploring the role of large-scale immersive computing environments in collaboration between engineering and design students, Meisha Nicole Rosenberg

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The farmer and farm networks: an examination of conservation adoption in the U.S. corn belt, Hanna Teresa Rosman

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Phase field approach for multiphase phase transformations, twinning, and variant-variant transformations in martensite, Arunabha Mohan Roy

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A new formulation for delayed detached eddy simulation based on the Smagorinsky LES model, Karthik Rudra Reddy

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Feed efficiency in beef cattle: relationship with digestibility, antioxidant activity, oxidative stress, growth performance, and carcass characteristics, Jason Ryan Russell

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Guidance on the application of cable median barrier: tradeoffs between crash frequency, crash severity, and agency costs, Brendan James Russo

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Analyses of diverse stresses, including hypoxia, cyanide, and hypergravity in Caenorhabditis elegans, Jenifer N. Saldanha

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Highly scalable bio-inspired soft elastomeric capacitor for structural health monitoring applications, Hussam Suhail Saleem

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English, Español, and "Academia": the crossover socialization of multilingual Latino male faculty in education, Cristóbal Salinas Jr.

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Device physics of organic and perovskite solar cells, Mehran Samiee Esfahani

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Novel approach to FM-based device free passive indoor localization through neural networks, Venkata Krishna Sangeetha

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Invariant and univariant eutectic solidification in ternary alloys, Irmak Sargin

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A systemic functional perspective on automated writing evaluation: formative feedback on causal discourse, Aysel Saricaoglu

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Impact of β-Galactomannan on health status and immune function in rats, LeeAnn Schalinske

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On body dumps : the rhetorics of corporeal narcoterrorism, Evan Mitchell Schares Open Access Thesis

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Winter rye cover crop effect on corn seedling pathogens, Lara Ann Schenck

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Predictors of job satisfaction and organizational commitment in a library employee survey, Brandon Heath Schipper Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Identifying relationships between systems engineering processes and project success in NASA complex projects and other organizations, Kathryne Angela Schomburg

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Effects of drainage water management in Southeast Iowa, Linda Rae Schott

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Agriculture spray wind velocity measurements and predictions, Matthew W. Schramm