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Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Velocity distribution of dark Matter halos: A critical test for the Λ cold dark matter model, Robert Jo Thompson

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Optimal design of vehicle with internal space frame structure subjected to high impact load, Jagadeep Thota

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Petrogenesis of the Greenwater Range: Comparison to the Crater Flat volcanic field and implications for hazard assessment, Ashley Kaye Tibbetts

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Technology enhancement in hotel guestroom, Chee Wah Peter Too

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Emergent literacy skills of young children with autism: A Comparison of teacher-led and computer-assisted instruction, Jason Christopher Travers

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The Effects of cultural experience and subdivision on tapping to slow tempi, Sangeeta Ullal

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Physiological implications of natural versus induced arousal from torpor, Jenifer C. Utz

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Field measurement & verification of residential duct leakage methods and CFD analysis of HVAC mixing box, Uday Vadlamani

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Political and civic engagement attitudes among Asian American college students, Matthew Vanada

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Selling knowledge: A sociological analysis of attorney advertisement in Las Vegas, Giselle Velasquez

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Cloud storage and online bin packing, Swathi Venigella

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Production, purification and crystallization of membrane integrated multimeric Bax, Adelbert Mark Villoso

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I am journalism (and so can you!): Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, and the role of the journalist, Eugene Wagner

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Re-entry African American male high school dropouts through the lens of critical race theory with content analysis of the case studies, Robert Paul Walker

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Atomic governance: Militarism, secrecy, and science in post-war America, 1945-1958, Mary D. Wammack

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An Investigation and analysis of U.S. restaurant tipping practices and the relationship to service quality with recommendations for field application, Lei Wang

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Environmental Influence on Brain, Behavior, and Gene Expression in Drosophila, Xia Wang

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The Determinants of colorectal cancer survival disparities in Nevada, Lucas N. Wassira

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African American and Caucasian males' evaluation of racialized female facial averages, Rhea M. Watson

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Transforming space into place: Development, rock climbing, and interpretation in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, 1960-2010, Megan Sharp Weatherly

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The Relationship of a long-term exercise program and selected coronary risk factors, Maryse Wells

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Retrofitting existing commercial buildings in the desert southwest to be energy efficient, Andrea Lee Wilkins

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When is a good deal bad for business? An exploratory study of room rates highlighting the practice and effects of discounting room rates, Gwen Williams

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An Implementation guide for strategic meeting management programs in small to mid-size meeting firms, Monique Williams

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Development of hydrogen direct injection for conversion of internal combustion engines, Maxwell A. Wilson

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Negotiating the integration of new literacies in math and science content: The lived experience of classroom teachers, Jennifer Joy Wimmer

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Is there a suitable CRM framework to evaluate the effectiveness of CRM practices in the Singapore hotel industry?, Janet Wong

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Age and petrogenesis of the Roaring Mountain rhyolites, Yellowstone Volcanic Field, Wyoming, Kathleen Marie Wooton

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Evaluation of safety impact of access management in urban areas, Xuecai Xu

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Development of software to estimate pressures on the residual limbs of amputees by means of a pylon mounted transducer, Malli K. Yalamanchili

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Synthesis, characterization and simulation of optical and Raman properties of metal nanoparticles, Sriteja Yamparala

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An Investigation of exemplary teaching practices of teachers of Native American students, William M. Young

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The Crooked median, Monica Zarazua

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Rare earth element transport in the Yucca Mountain region, Liqiong Zhang

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The Gap of event markets between the US and China — Exploring application prospect of event software in China’s hospitality and tourism market, Ying Zhao

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The Discussion of first mover advantage in the Chinese hotel industry, Yuheng Zheng

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Processor allocator for chip multiprocessors, Dawid Maksymilian Zydek

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Estimating the indirect contribution of sports books: Sports wagering as a driver of other in-house revenues, Brett L.L. Abarbanel

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A Comparison of face-to-face and online learning environments to prepare teachers to use technology, Ashley Janel Addis

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The role of larval fat cells in starvation resistance and reproduction in adult Drosophila melanogaster, Jerell Roland Aguila

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Legal regulations of tip pooling and tip sharing in the United States hospitality industry, Rebecca Ahmed

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The effect of concurrent cell phone use and walking on gait characteristics, Jennifer Marie Aldridge

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Protection of macrophages J774A.1 by purine nucleoside analogues from Bacillus anthracis mediated necrosis, Zadkiel R. Alvarez

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'So manie gallant gentlemen': Imperial humanists and Tudor imperial identity, Karin Alana Amundsen

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An Evaluation of group differences in mentoring programs' perceived outcomes, Jennifer Sue Anderson

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AC susceptibility and heat capacity studies of the geometrically frustrated pyrochlores terbium titanium tin oxides and holmium titanates, Daniel Antonio

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Nonprofits in crisis: How to retain employees in the nonprofit sector, Liz Armstrong, Jocelyn Bluitt-Fisher, Lori Lopez-Newman, Diana R. Paul, and Keith R. Paul

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The Olympic Singer: Integrating Pilates Training Into the Voice Studio, Veera Khare Asher

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The GED and alternative learning center diploma as a factor in post-secondary persistence and success, Michael C. Autenrieth

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An Examination of Sport Identity Amongst Youth Soccer Participants and the Implications for MLS Marketing, Emmanuel Ayim

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The relationship between benefit satisfaction and intent to leave: A study of finance departments in Las Vegas, Jung-in Bae

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Midlife career change and women: A phenomenological examination of the process of change, Terry Ann Bahr

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The Use of policy analysis in southern Nevada planning and development departments, Dawn Barlow, Shane Dillon, Lynn Hunsinger, Ted Lendis, Neo Vidal, and Wendy Yada

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A Case study to examine the application of food cost theories in menu pricing and cost control management within a new restaurant operation, Mark W. Barnard

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Evaluation of rapid electric battery charging techniques, Ronald Baroody

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Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Ilene Bautista

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An Assessment of proposed sex offender mobility and residency restrictions in Nevada, Samantha Dawn Beecher

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The Influence of Carbon Source Types and Nitrate on the Performance of the Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal Systems, Shamim Ara Begum

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Neurocognitive deficits and functional outcome in bipolar disorder, Danielle T. Bello

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City of Las Vegas Detention and Enforcement accreditation evaluation program, Daniel Bennett

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Descriptive experience sampling interactive multimedia training tool, Arva Bensaheb

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Exploring erotic plasticity as an individual difference variable: Theory and measurement, Lorraine Benuto

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Illegal immigration and worldview defense: Distaste for human migration in the context of TMT, John Matthew Bergen

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Flowing Toward Sustainability: Two Stream Adjudications Analyzed Under the IAD Framework, Nancye Lou Bethurem

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Getting on track: Consolidating and streamlining positions at Clark County, Elaina Bhattacharyya, Kevin Cerny, Craig Christiansen, and Elizabeth Muto

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Analysis and design of low power CMOS ultra wideband receiver, Abdul Bhuiyan

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Manganese oxide mineral phases produced at room temperature under acidic conditions investigated with XRD, TEM, SEM, EDS, and BET, Nancy R. Birkner

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Teacher and student perceptions of self-determination, Jennifer L. Black

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Photochemical delivery of bleomycin in malignant glioma cells, Joseph William Blickenstaff III

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Race stereotypic crimes and juror decision making: Hispanic, black, and white defendants, Joseph Francis Boetcher

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Eminent domain: The unintended consequences of Kelo, Tracy Lynn Bower

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Using Thermoluminescent Dosimeters to Measure the Dose From High and Low Energy X-Ray Sources, Wesley Leon Boyd

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Focus of attention on movement technique acquisition of a Pilates roll-up, Kristine M. Bragg

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Studying Personality In Juvenile Prostitutes: Aren't All Delinquents The Same?, Nina S. Brathwaite

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Governor James G. Scrugham and the search for economic prosperity for Nevada, 1923--1927, Paul Robert Bruno

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Ralph Vaughan William's the Pilgrim's Progress: Problems and Solutions for Future Performances, Richard Brandon Brunson

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The Casaloma, Justin P. Burnside

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Adult ESL student perceptions on computer assisted language learning, Jillian Burrus

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Substituent effect on the electronic and assembling properties of asymmetric phenazine derivatives, Bin Cao

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Leadership assessment: A tool for developing future hospitality leaders, Sam Carlton

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Hierarchical routing in MANETs using simple clustering, Adam Carnine

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Asthma severity in school-children and the quality of life of their parents, Noelle S. Cerdan

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Taiwanese gambling behaviors, perceptions, and attitudes, Che Hao Chang

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The Luxury casino hotel dynamic price strategy practices for the FIT customer segment, Lei Chen

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Perspectives on timeshare ownership: An exploratory study of markets in China, Kai-Li Chi

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Americans abroad: International hospitality careers, Julienne Chranowski

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Passage and initial implementation of the supplemental educational services element of the No Child Left Behind Act: An historical inquiry study, Brad D. Christensen

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Chinese transnationalism and the creation of a liberal public sphere, Lanelle Elizabeth Christman

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The impact of leadership and culture on student achievement: A case study of a successful rural school district, Donald Jay Clark

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Design and fabrication of a small prototype airframe structure, Kimberly Lynn Clark

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Wraith Walking, Jason Coley

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Investigation of plant water use in the Great Basin, NV, Benjamin Conrad

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Increasing skill performances of problem-solving in students with intellectual disabilities, Debra Lynn Cote

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An evaluation of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus survival on five environmental surfaces under two different humidities, with and without the addition of bovine serum albumin, Courtney Ann Coughenour

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The Role of tuition in financing higher education, Jay Craddock, Amjad Kisswani, Krista Kurvers, Hillery Leslie, Kumiko Primm, and Abigal Sills

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Integrated responses of crustaceans inhabiting estuaries to the challenges of feeding and digestion in low salinity, Daniel Luke Curtis

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Diversity issues in recruitment and retention of clients for parenting classes, Rachel Elizabeth Davis

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Program evaluation of help Las Vegas Genesis Apartments, Shauna Davis, Bristol Ellington, Alexis Mussi, and Jason LaMarr Wasden

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AAA Five Diamond Designation: Is it worthwhile to convert?, Jayme Elizabeth Deck Weight

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The Role of cultural and change during mergers and acquisitions: Bringing the pride back, Geoffrey W. Denight Jr