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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Mental Accounting and Unplanned Purchases in Online Booking: The Role of Discount, Impulse Buying, and Thinking Style, Esther L. Kim

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Effect of Bundled Payments as a Care Improvement Initiative on Hospital Care of Total Joint and Sepsis: A Perspective on Organizational Effectiveness, Pearl Kim

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The Historical and Cultural Influences of Gagok 가곡 (Korean Art Song): A Musical Guide, Sarah Kim

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Prevalence of Aggregatibacter Actinomycetemcomitans and Fusobacterium Nucleatum among Clinical Orthodontic Saliva Samples, Jason Robert Klingler

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Petrogenesis of the El Rechuelos Rhyolite, Jemez Mountains Volcanic Field, New Mexico, USA, Kelsy Jo Konkright

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Exploring the Pristine Inner Experience of Individuals in Psychotherapy, Alek Emily Krumm

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Attitudes toward Marijuana Legalization: Temporal and Thematic Trends, Daniel James Krystosek

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The Effects of Problems Attributed to Culture on the Mental Health of Athletes, Corey Rae Kuhn

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Modeling Driver-Pedestrian-Infrastructure Interactions at Signalized Midblock Crosswalks, Boniphace Kutela

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Police Use of Force and Officer Injury: A Closer Examination of the Impact of Taser Deployment and Contextual Factors, Jason Kuzik

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A Video Game as a Pedagogical Tool for Pre-Service Teachers to Learn About Bullying Prevention and Intervention in School Contexts, Jeffrey Robert Laferriere

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Private Group Communication in Blockchain Based on Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange, Zachary Steven Laney

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Lifting The Veil: Do Health Care Price Transparency Laws Actually Lower Costs?, Nora Michelle Irene Langendorf

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Multimethod Investigation of Pristine Inner Experience, Leiszle Rae Lapping-Carr

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Health Literacy Intervention for Low Income Uninsured Population, Laura Larson

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Generalized and Higher Dimensional Apollonian Packings, Daniel Lautzenheiser

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A Binding Sisterhood of Transnational Feminism: A Close Look at Iran and Argentina, Bernadette Mary Lazar

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Visual Attention and Emotion Regulation in Schizophrenia, Bern Lee

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A Guide for a Shared Governance Program, Lydia Joan Lefchuck

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Cultural Competence of Athletic Training Clinical Preceptors and Their Preparedness to Address those Concepts with Students, Elizabeth Leon

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Queering Utopia: ACT UP and the Disruption of Heteronormativity, Nicholas Lepp

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Intra- and Inter-rater Reliability of a Ballet-Based Dance Technique Screening Instrument, Jessie Lesar, Zachary Shaver, and Ivetta Lassey

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States, Satellites, and International Crisis Behavior, Roman Lewis

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Discovering Motor Phenotypes in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Cross-Syndrome Approach, Daniel Edwin Lidstone

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Specific Heat, Magnetic Susceptibility, and the Effect of Pressure on Structural Properties and Valence Of EuMn2Si2, EuCo2Si2, and Eu5In2Sb6, Brian Edward Light

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Stone Bouquets, Angelo Santino Ligori

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Beyond Right or Wrong: The Influences of Thinking Disposition And Item Difficulty on Student Behavior During High-Stakes Testing, Kristina Lindquist

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Adolescent Pregnancy: A Clinical Guideline for School Nurses in New Mexico, Karin Ludi

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Moisture Dynamics of a Near-Surface Desert Soil, Yuan Luo

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ACR Accreditation for Utah Valley Hospital’s Radiation Oncology Center, Remy Manigold

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Motivation and Online Information Literacy Instruction: A Self-Determination Theory Approach, Francesca Marineo

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Improving Community College Students' Interest, Utility-Value, and Performance: How Does Future Time Persective Influence a Utility-Value Intervention?, Elsa Maria Mason

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On Algebraic Structures and Automaton for Optimal Computer Network Design and Performance Study, Xiangrong Ma

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Exploring Mathematics Anxiety of Students At-Risk for Mathematics Difficulties, Sarah Mccarthy

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Potential Fossil Yield Classification (PFYC) Survey of Nevada Surficial Geology, and a Multi-Sensor, Remote Sensing, Change-Detection Study of Land-Use/Land-Cover Urbanization Impacting the Las Vegas Formation Located in Northwestern Las Vegas Valley, John Jayson Medema

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Utility of Bench Scale Sand Tank Experiments at Assessing Permeable Reactive Barrier Design, Brandon Meier

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From Deviant Symbol to Cultural Icon? Understanding Pit Bull Stigma, Genevieve Minter

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Utilization of Remote Sensing Data for Estimation of the Groundwater Storage Variation, Gaurang Mistry

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Nonstate Actors and International Law: Just War Theory or the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?, Jason Lee Mitchell

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Multi-Polygenic Risk Score Prediction Model for Bipolar Disorder, Travis Mize

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Stop Running in LAPs: Evaluating the Lethality Assessment Program's Effectiveness in Reducing Repeat Intimate Partner Violence, Dory A. Mizrachi

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Is Easier, Better? A Reevaluation of the Use of Non-Remodeled Bone as a Histological Predictor of Age-at-Death From the Femoral Midshaft Using GIS Software, Mariah Elaine Moe

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Validating Empathy as Captured by the Meanness in Psychopathy-Self Report, Stephanie Marie Molina

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How to Break Your Own Heart, Ryan Molloy

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Wearable Technology Devices: Heart Rate and Step Count Analysis, Jeffrey Montes

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Implementing a Heart Failure Education Program for Bedside Nurses in the Acute Care Setting, David L. Morrow

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Design of Efficient Carbon-Based Adsorbents for the Removal of Organic and Inorganic Water Contaminants, Sayedeh Soroosh Mortazavian Dehkordi

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Development of Natural Perlite Based Concrete for Sustainable Construction, Seyedmahmoud Motaharikarein

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A Highly-Sensitive Global-Shutter CMOS Image Sensor with On-Chip Memory For Hundreds of Kilo-Frames Per Second Scientific Experiments, Konstantinos Moutafis

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The Effects of Background, Classroom Assessment Competence, Self-Efficacy, and Self-Perceived Assessment Skills on Classroom Assessment Practices of Teachers in India, Manognya Murukutla

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The Effect of Pleistocene Glacial - Interglacial Cycles on Patterns of Genetic Diversity and Differentiation of Populations of Leptodactylus Albilabris (White-Lipped Frog) in the Puerto Rican Bank, Andre Nguyen

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Health Care-Associated Infection Prevention Outcomes: Evaluating the Link Between Infection Prevention Practices in Healthcare Facilities and their Health Care-Associated Infection Rates, Chidinma Veronica Njoku

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The Post-Soviet Voter: Evidence From The Caucasus, Rafael Oganesyan

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Sizing a New Bike Sharing System for the University Of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nesley Orochena

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The Bioarchaeology of Instability: Violence and Environmental Stress During the Late Fort Ancient (AD 1425 - 1635) Occupations of Hardin Village, Amber Elaine Osterholt

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Irredenta, Oscar Oswald

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Words as Weapons and Wisdom, Barbara Paige

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Opportunities and Challenges of Modular Construction in a Hospitality Centric Environment, Shreyansh Paliwal

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Effect of Common Oxidative Water Treatments on Acanthamoeba Internalized Legionella, James Park

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On Action Quality Assessment, Paritosh Parmar

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Delineation of Events in Centripetal Migration During Drosophila Oogenesis, Travis Tait Parsons

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Effects of Creativity Instruction in Science on Creative Thinking and Science Achievement in Chinese Students, Yun Peng

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Prevalence and Use of High-Fidelity Simulation in Family Nurse Practitioner Programs, Christina Rosa Pendrak Pepin

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Long-Term Monitoring of Rare Gypsum Communities in the Eastern Mojave Desert: A Study in Science and Art, Tiffany Jane-Marie Pereira

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A Guide for Outcomes Evaluation and Sustainability of a Dedicated Education Unit within an Academic-Practice Partnership, Jennifer Pfannes

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Centering Preservice Teachers of Color Through Culturally Relevant Critical Teacher Care: A Critical Race Transformative Convergent Mixed-Methods Analysis, Tara Joann Plachowski

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Impact of Design Cost Percentage on Cost Growth, Schedule Growth, and Construction Intensity of Road Construction Projects, Elina Prajapati

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Static Malware Detection using Deep Neural Networks on Portable Executables, Piyush Aniruddha Puranik

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The Effects of Ventilation on Trihalomethanes Removal by Spray Aeration, Alicia Qiu Cheung

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Assessing Minimal-Input Restoration Strategies for Desert Soil and Vegetation Restoration, Audrey Jean Rader

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Carbon Management and Volatile Fatty Acid Production in Primary Clarifiers at a Wastewater Treatment Plant, Brittany Nicole Radke

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Performance Comparison of Message Queue Methods, Sanika Raje

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Numerical Study in the Conservative Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian (ALE) Method for an Unsteady Stokes/Parabolic Interface Problem with Jump Coefficients and a Moving Interface, Michael Joseph Ramirez

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Benson’s Relaxation Response: Psychological and Physiological Responses Among Patients with COPD, Crista Reaves

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In Pursuit of Social Justice at the Postmodern Turn: Intersectional Activism through the Lens of the Ecosexual Movement, Jennifer Jean Reed

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Examination of Maskelynite through Static Recompression and Dynamic Compression, Justin James Reppart

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An Application of Conformal Mapping to the Boundary Element Method for Unconfined Steady Seepage with a Phreatic Surface, Jorge Eduardo Reyes

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The Timing of Dynamical Interactions between Planets in Exoplanetary Systems, David Robert Rice

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Laughter, Discomfort, and the Mechanics of Subversion: How Amy Schumer Uses Comedy and Performance to Change the Way We Think About Women a Thematic Analysis of Amy Schumer, Stephanie Rosauri

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Chatting Online: An Ethnographic Case Study of Educator Discourse on Social Media, Lindsay J. Russell

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Casting for Success: Building Teams for Regional Operatic Productions, Keri Rusthoi

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Application of Data-Driven and Process-Based Modeling Approaches for Water Quality Simulation in Lakes and Freshwater Reservoirs, Ali Saber Sichani

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An Evaluation of Factors Associated with the Perceptions of Diabetes in a Filipino American Sample Residing in Clark County, Nevada, Lawrence Nartatez Sagadraca

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Benchmarking Permutation Flow Shop Problem: Adaptive and Enumerative Approaches Implementations via Novel Threading Techniques, Hari Prasad Sapkota

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CFD Simulation Investigating the Effects of Groove Geometry on Heat Transfer for Internally Grooved Tubes, Richard Zaven Saroukhanoff

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A Group Development Program Based on Transformational Leadership to Improve Team Performance, Anne-Marie Schenk

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The Pleasures of Conversation: Samuel Johnson's Social Epistemology, Brandon Schneeberger

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A Community of Care: Patterns of Pathology and Trauma with a Focus on the Bioarchaeology of Care at Carrier Mills, IL (10,000 – 1000 BP), Alecia Schrenk

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Cesium Platinum Iodide Perovskite Synthesis, Development and Application in Photovoltaic Devices, Dakota Schwartz

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Development of a Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Toolkit, Lauren Elaine Scott

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Factors Associated with Food Insecurity among Individuals, Aged Sixty and Older, in Clark County, NV, Lisa M. Segler

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Estimation of Stage-Area-Storage Relationships in Reservoirs and Stage-Discharge Relationships in Rivers Using Remotely Sensed Data, Sailuj Shakya

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Breaking Free from the Snake Strangling America, Kate Marjorie Shapiro

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Trends in the Rate of Inpatient Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis between 1996 and 2015, Samantha Sherwood

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Elucidating the Lasting Influence of Early Pubertal Timing on Disordered Eating Symptoms, Megan Marie Shope

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Neural Network in Hardware, Jiong Si

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Living on the Move: the Digital Nomad Mobile Phenomenon Identity and Practice, Virginia Rachele Smercina

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Ambient Temperature Dependence of Air-cooled Condenser Performance and Parameters, Alexander Darr Smith

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Assessing Factors of Physical Risk-Taking in a Novel Behavioral Measure, Edward A. Smith

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Creative Self-Efficacy: Students in General Education, with Learning Disabilities, and with Gifts and Talents, Jennifer Elaine Smith