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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Petrogenesis of Enriched and Intermediate Poikilitic Shergottites: From Magmatic Source to Emplacement, Rachel Rahib

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A Machine Learning Approach to Predict First-Year Student Retention Rates at University Of Nevada, Las Vegas, Aditya Rajuladevi

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Dissolution Rates of Allophane, Fe-Allophane, and Hisingerite and Implications for Aqueous Alteration on Mars and in Potential Returned Martian Samples, S. J. Ralston

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Boys to Men: Masculinity, Victimization, and Offending, Shon Michael Reed

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A Novel Approach to Analyzing Strain Heterogeneity in Polycrystalline Quartz Specimens Deformed at High Pressure and Temperature, Nolan Ambrose Regis

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The Impacts of Acculturation Patterns and Processes on Immigrants' Success in Higher Education: A Multiple Case Study of 1.25-Generation Third-Wave Iranian Immigrants to the United States, Fereshteh Rezaeian

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Primordial Black Holes in the Cosmological Context and Transient Electromagnetic Signatures from Merging Black Hole Binaries, Jared Robert Rice

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Use of Sodium Bismuthate Chromatography for Separation of Americium from Curium and Other Elements in Spent Nuclear Fuel, Jason Michael Richards

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A Descriptive Exploration of a Self-Directed Professional Development Approach, Derek R. Riddle

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Disastrous Voting, Moritz Peter Rissmann

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Prostate Cancer Survival among Hispanics: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Population-Based Cohort Study, David Rivas

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The Importance of Cultural Competence: The Defining Characteristic Separating Veteran Treatment Courts from Other Specialized Dockets, Kyle Nathan Rodgers

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A Qualitative Multiple Case Study of the Transition Experiences of Parents and Service Providers of Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (Idd) in a Postsecondary Educational Program, Rebecca S. Rogers

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Solvent Extraction and Extraction Chromatography of Homologs and Pseudohomologs of Rutherfordium Using TEHA and TEHP, Jeffrey Rolfes

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Conformal Mapping Improvement of the Boundary Element Method Solution for Underground Water Flow in a Domain with a Very Singular Boundary, Megan Romero

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The Structure of Psychopathology and Its Relationship to Personality and EEG, Vincent Rozalski

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On the Development of Computational Methods to Help in Performing Medical Physics Tasks Leveragin the Portal Dosimetry Application, Enea Rrokaj

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Electronic Health Record Instruction in First-Semester Nursing Students: A Comparative Study, Angela Ruckdeschel

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Prokaryotic Diversity and Aqueous Geochemistry of Subsurface Environments of the Death Valley Regional Flow System, Joshua David Sackett

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Effect of Curing Conditions on Mechanical Properties and Durability of Concrete, Edgar Lazaro Salas-Borrero

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A Qualitative Study of School Psychologists' Perception and Interpretation of Their Professional Identity, Elizabeth A. Sanders

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A Quantitative Study of Mitigating Resistance to Change through a Neuro Linguistic Approach: With the Use of Narratives and a Neuro Linguistic Pattern, Mary J. Sanders

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Calculation of Access Charge for High Speed Rail XpressWest of Nevada, Sameeksha Sapkota

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The Acute Effects of Cupping Therapy on Hamstring Range of Motion Compared to Sham, Matthew Schafer

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Evaluation of a Brief “Surf the Urge” Intervention, Kimberly N. Schubert

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Studies of Inner-Shell Chemistry of Mercury Based Compounds at Extreme Conditions, Sarah Schyck

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Examination of a Screening Tool for Athletes’ Mental Health and its Direct Implications to Sport Training and Competition, Jesse Scott

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Envisioning Shadows in Romantic Ekphrasis and Early Photography, Joseph Kevin Tuvera Sebastian

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Application of Machine Learning Techniques in Credit Card Fraud Detection, Ronish Shakya

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Design and Analysis of First and Second Order K-Delta-1-Sigma Modulators in Multiple Fabrication Processes, Shada Sharif

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Applications of Nanoporous Materials in Gas Separation and Storage, Amit Sharma

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Identifying the Molecular Functions of the C-Terminal Region of the Human Proteins, Surbhi Sharma

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Electron Monte Carlo Dose Calculation Model Dependency on Optional Applicator Specific 1D Profiles, Ryan Sharp

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College is for Everyone: Examination of Family Support for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Transitioning to Postsecondary School, Allison Simpson

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Efficacy of Combined 5-Fluorouracil and Photodynamic Therapy in Glioma Spheroids, Karanjit Singh

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Milk Teeth and Other Stories, Timea Sipos

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Measuring Implementation Success of Pay Structures and the Role of Human Resources in Higher Education, Derek Spencer Smith

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Beyond All of This, Jack Stilwell

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Social Media Influencer Endorsement and Events: An Integrated Framework of Congruence, Jie Sun

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Cocoa, Postprandial Lipoproteins, And Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes: A Secondary Data Analysis, Rickelle Tallent

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Prevalence of Cariogenic Microbial Flora among Scardovia wiggsiae-Positive and Negative Patients, Amy Tam

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Secure Device and Knowledge Discovery in Internet of Things, Shahab Taregh Tayeb

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Surface Resistivity for Concrete Quality Assurance, Stanley Tat

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Case Study: Armenian and Cuban Ethnic Interest Groups in American Foreign Policy, Harry H. Terzian

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Beyond the Bench and the Bedside: Examining Women’s Success in STEM via Active Learning Projects, Sarah E. Thoman

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Cohousing Design Strategies for Active Aging, Marisela Thompson

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Estimation of the Parameters in a Spatial Regressive-Autoregressive Model Using Ord's Eigenvalue Method, Sajib Mahmud Mahmud Tonmoy

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An Examination of the Community and Environmental Impact of a Las Vegas Convention Food Rescue Program, Samantha H. To

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Comprehensive Study of Spray-Painting and 3d Printing Fabrication Methods for Nafion® and Nafion® Equivalents in Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators and Sensors, Sarah Trabia

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The Caspase Cascade during Hibernation in the Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel, Spermophilus lateralis, Michael David Treat

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Notes on Linear Divisible Sequences and Their Construction: A Computational Approach, Sean Trendell

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Channel Estimation and ICI Cancelation in Vehicular Channels of OFDM Wireless Communication Systems, Vahid Vahidi

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Investigations into the Airside Cooling of a Heat Exchanger, David Vallet

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Predictors of Child and Adolescent Bias and Flexibility in the Attractiveness Domain, Stephanie Verba

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Analysis and Design of Analog Front-end Circuitry for Avalanche Photodiodes (APD) and Silicon Photo-multipliers (SiPM) in Time-of-flight Applications, Vikas Vinayaka

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Hearts and Minds: An Analysis of Checks and Safeguards, Monitoring, and Performance Review of Executive Boards and Their Executive Directors within Select Nonprofit Corporations., John Michael Wagner

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Purchase Behavior: The Moderating Role of Self-Presentation, Mandy May Walsh

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The New Cambrian Children, Shin Watanabe

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Levels of Interleukin-1β and Interleukin-17 in the Tension and Compression Sites of Teeth during Orthodontic Movement, Suzanne Wen

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The Effects of Physical Attractiveness in the Health Care Industry, Richard Shane Westfall

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The Life of a Marimba Master: Zeferino Nandayapa Ralda; Composer, Band Leader, Soloist, Lindsay Michelle Whelan

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Screening for the Novel Cariogenic Pathogen Scardovia Wiggsiae among Orthodontic Patients, Adam Whiteley

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Hallucination Machines, Autumn Widdoes

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Cosmic Valentine, Gabrielle Faith Williams

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College Access and African American Males: An Instrumental Case Study on the Impact of Postsecondary Educators and Educational Leaders on Secondary Students with Postsecondary Educational Aspirations, Kimberly L. Williams

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A Middle Pueblo II Production Zone for Shivwits Ware Ceramics: Implications for Understanding Settlement Patterns and Socio-Environmental Responses on the Shivwits Plateau, William Morrow Willis

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Investigating the Use of an Emotional Intelligence Intervention with Young Elementary Students Receiving Services in a Self-contained Setting for Students with Emotional Disturbance, Kristin Lian Withey

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Does Distance Climbed in a 30-S Maximal Effort Test on a Simulated Climbing Machine Correlate with Wingate Variables?, Kayla Wright

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CFD Modeling of Smoke Movement in an Atrium, Robin Wu

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Design & Delivery of Automated Winston-Lutz Test for Isocentric & Off-Axis Delivery Stability Utilizing Truebeam Developer Mode & Electronic Portal Imaging Device, Mahmoud Mohammad Yaqoub

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Study of Blockchain-as-a-Service Systems with a Case Study of Hyperledger Fabric Implementation on Kubernetes, Aniket Jalinder Yewale

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The Effect of Titanium Dioxide on Nucleate Pool Boiling Using an Aluminum Substrate, Kevin Yim

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Performance-Based Economical Seismic Design of Multistory Reinforced Concrete Frame Buildings and Reliability Assessment, Chunyu Zhang

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Acculturative Stress, English Proficiency, Social Support, and Coping Strategies Among Chinese International Students, Jiabao Zhang

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Design on High Performance Nanoscale CMOS Circuits with Low Temperature Sensitivity, Ming Zhu

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Development of the Emotional Verbal Learning Test - Spanish (EVLT-S), Davor Nicolas Zink

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Non-blocking Priority Queue based on Skiplists with Relaxed Semantics, Ashok Adhikari

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Upper Extremity Muscle Activity During Simulated Dryland Swimming While Wearing Wetsuit, Ciro J. Agnelli

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Are Universities Providing Non-STEM Students the Mathematics Preparation Required by Their Programs?: A Case Study of a Quantitative Literacy Pathway and Vertical Alignment from Remediation to Degree Completion, Charles Merritt Allen

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Stride Leg Ground Reaction Forces Pre- and Post-Fatigue in Collegiate Baseball Pitchers, Courtney Alley

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The Bioarchaeology of Inequality during the Middle Bronze Age in Central Anatolia, Cheryl Anderson

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The Impact of Visual Impairments on Mobility Performance in Community-Dwelling Older Adults, Lauren Andrew, Talia Davis, and Christian Johnson

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Competitive Power Down Methods in Green Computing, James Andro-Vasko

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True-self and the uses and gratifications of Instagram among college-aged females, Jocelyn Apodaca

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Impacts of Ozone Dose and Empty Bed Contact Time on Bulk Organic Removal and Disinfection Byproduct Mitigation in Ozone-Biofiltration Systems, Mayara Aquino

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Going Old School: Using Eighteenth Century Pedagogy Models to Foster Musical Skills and Creativity in Today's Students, Monique Arar

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Specification of Mixed Logit Models Using an Optimization Approach, Cristian David Arteaga Sanchez

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Practical Applications of Revenue Management in Full Service Restaurants, Sean Aten

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The Effects of Fatigue on Balance in Individuals with Parkinson's Disease: Influence of Medication and Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Genotype, Michael Baer, Bradley Klemetson, and Diana Scott

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Analysis of Human Movement Patterns during Endurance Running, Joshua Paul Bailey

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Instrumentation and Measurement of Thermoelectric and Structural Properties of Binary Chalcogenides and Half-Heusler Alloys at Extreme Conditions Using a Paris-Edinburgh Press, Jason Lee Baker

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High School Gardens Program across the Nation: Current Practices, Perceived Benefits, Barriers, and Resources, Noehealani Cierra Bareng- Antolin

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Reality and Nature in Robinson Jeffers, Joshua D. Bartee

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Phosphate Release: The Effect of Prebiotic Organic Compounds on Dissolution of Merrillite, Whitlockite, Chlorapatite, and Fluorapatite, Courtney Lea Bartlett

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Parent and Teacher Perspectives of the Social Competence of Dual Language Learners, Christine Baxter

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Remember the Country and the Age in Which We Live": The British Gothic Novel in the Age of Enlightenment, 1764-1798, Garland David Beasley

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Developing a Navajo Educational Media Guide: A Community Perspective, Shawna Lynn Begay

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EM Wave Interaction with a Bounded Plasma Column Supporting an Electron Beam, Asmelash Teshome Beshah

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Table of the Sun, Christine Bettis

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Preschool Teacher Knowledge and Skills: Phonemic Awareness and Instruction, Cecilia Anne Billow