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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Using Positive Self-Talk and Goal-Oriented Thinking to Improve Behavioral Outcomes for Students with Learning Disabilities, Danielle M. Feeney

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The Effects of Sex Role Stereotype Endorsement and Work-Family Conflict on Emerging Adult Aspirations, Andrea Fink-Armold

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Improving OCR Post Processing with Machine Learning Tools, Jorge Ramon Fonseca Cacho

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The Effects of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor on the Characteristics of Pluripotent Dental Pulp Stem Cells, Cale Forgues

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Public Exposure to Outdoor Bioaerosols in Particulate Matter in Las Vegas: Daily and Seasonal Variations, Karey Renee Fortier

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Infection Control: The Nurse's Responsibility, Marisa Francis

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Applied Symmetry for Crystal Structure Prediction, Scott William Fredericks

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Super Rapid Crystal Growth and Quench of Monoclinic Bi-II* During Dynamic Compression, Zachary Allen Fussell

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The Retrospective Analysis of Radionuclides in Banded Coral from the Bikini Atoll, Athena Marie Gallardo

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Machine Learning Classification of Primary Tissue Origin of Cancer from DNA Methylation Markers, Sravani Gannavarapu Surya Naga

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Empirical Justification for Supportive Other Involvement in Collegiate Athletes’ Mental Health Intervention, Elena Gavrilova

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A Controlled Examination of Motivational Strategies: Reviewing Positive Consequences for Goal Achievement, Negative Consequences for Undesired Behavior, and a Relaxation Exercise, Yulia Gavrilova

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Community Exposure to Particulate Matter and Its Impact for Students and Residents Near a Construction Asphalt Plant: A Case Study, Aman Gebremariam Gebreselassie

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Mojave Desert Plant Community Long-Term Response to Disturbance, Dominic M. Gentilcore

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Examining the Effectiveness of a 4D Schedule and a Virtual Reality Model on a Modular Project: UNLV Solar Decathlon Case, Rajarshi Ghimire

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Telomeres, Nutrition and Mortality: Risk Factors for the Rate of Telomere Length Decline and the Associations Between Telomere Length, Nutrition and Mortality, Saruna Ghimire

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Analysis of Bitcoin Cryptocurrency and Its Mining Techniques, Suman Ghimire

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Schools and Crime: An Empirical Analysis of School Safety Measures, Heather Gilmore

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Evaluating Parents Sociodemographic Factors and Childhood Vaccine Decisions, Mehret Girmay

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Rural Or Underserved Practice Interest Among Doctor Of Physical Therapy Students. Do Clinical Education Experiences Change Opinions?, Brandon Godin, Trenton Poulson, Mac Neil Moresca, and Tyler Satoshige

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Mozart's "Mezzos": A Comparative Study Between Castrato and Female Roles in Mozart's Operas, Erin Gonzalez

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Disparities in Administrative Pediatric Asthma Prevalence in Clark County, Aaliyah Goodie

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Equation of State of H2O Ice Using Melt-Recrystallization, Zachary Michael Grande

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Comparison of Zero Valent Iron (ZVI) and ZVI+Sludge for the Removal of High Levels of Hexavalent Chromium and Chlorate from Waters, Kenneth R. Greenhalgh

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Evidence-Based Practice Guide and Workflows: Improving Hospital Throughput and Reducing Emergency Department Overcrowding, Maulah Halley

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Implications of an Iterative Design Experiment in Transcendental and Polynomial Functions Within a Flipped Classroom, Aaron Boyd Harris

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Encyclopedia of My Body, Alice Hastings

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Exploring Preservice Teacher Agency Influencing Power Relationships with Teacher Educators: A Multiple Case Study, Steve Hayden

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Torrente and Manjón: The Visionary-Producers of the Latin Fire Follies, Olivia Hernando

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Uncovering New Mechanisms of Cdc34 and Cullin-Ring Activity, Spencer Hill

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Numerical Analysis and Fluid Flow Modeling of Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations, Tahj Hill

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Riding My Bike in Paradise with Margaret Fuller: A Phenomenological Study, Nanette Rasband Hilton

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High-Pressure High-Temperature Exploration of Phase Boundaries Using Raman Spectroscopy, Jasmine Kashmir Hinton

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Optimizing Back Squat Performance, Arthur Hockwald

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Illuminating Unsung Americans Sung as a Musical Staple within American Culture, Richard Leon Hodges

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Governance Practices of a Private Non-Profit System of Higher Education, Taylor Hough

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“On the Altar of Sectarianism”: Orson Murray’s Anti-Biblical Thought and the American Anti-Slavery Society, 1833-1863, James Carson Howard

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International Faculty’s Lived Experience of Teaching: A Multiple-Case Study of Taiwanese Professors in the United States, Ching Hsu Kim

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Florence B. Price's Compositional Style to Song Settings of Paul Laurence Dunbar's Dialect Poetry: A Performance Guide, Daniel Joseph Hunter Jr

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Weighted Composition Operators on a Bergman-type Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Space, Ming Huo

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Factors Influencing Community College Students' Persistence in Completing an Associate of Applied Science Degree, Amy Hutchinson

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An Alternative Reading of Feminist Criticism on S. Weir Mitchell, Erika Hylton

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Effects of Ecological Restoration Techniques in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Simone Ka-Voka Jackson

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Physiotherapy is Associated with Improvements in Gait and Balance in Individuals with Cognitive Impairment: A Retrospective Analysis, Steven Jackson, Elbert Chen, and Jason Phan

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College Student Depression: An Examination of Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Gender and Sexual Orientation Diversity, and Help-Seeking Willingness, Sharon Jalene

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K-Tuple Sampling From Partially Rank-Ordered Sets, Marvin Javier

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The Relationship between Motivation to Use Airbnb and Guests’ Repurchase Intention: Moderating Effect of Consideration Set, Wen Jiang

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The Impact of Virtual Presence on Willingness to Book: The Moderating Role of Self-Construal and Gender, Sung Jun Joe

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Consequences of Math Anxiety and Stereotype Threat: An Intersectional Perspective, Jennifer E. John Buck

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Literal Dope, Frank Johnson

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The Moderation Effect of BDNF Genotype and Self-Reported Lifetime Physical Activity Habits on Postural Instability in Parkinson’s Disease, Samantha Johnson and Tyler Ormsby

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Coarse-Grained, Fine-Grained, and Lock-Free Concurrency Approaches for Self-Balancing B-Tree, Edward R. Jorgensen II

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Healthcare Access and Utilization by Transgender Populations: A United States Transgender Survey Study, Axenya Kachen

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An Introduction to the Exposition on Soundness, Completeness, and Decidability in Quantum Logic and Quantum Computation, Pushkin Kachroo

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Batching Problems with Constraints, Shradha Kapoor

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Health Disparities Among Sexual and Gender Minorities, Jennifer Keeley

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Patellar Tendon Morphology in Trans-Tibial Amputees Utilizing a Prosthesis with a Patellar-Tendon-Bearing Feature, Jessica Kellogg, Kelly Teter, and Michelle Evers

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Workload Position Evaluation to Determine Efficient Training Load for Optimal Competition Performance of Female Collegiate Soccer Players, Michaela Kelsey

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Policing Protests: An Exploratory Analysis of Crowd Management Policies, Logan P. Kennedy

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A Monolithic Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Finite Element Method for an Unsteady Stokes/Parabolic Interface Problem, Ian Kesler

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Examining the Role of Business Intelligence and Analytics in Hospitality Revenue Management, Anna I. Kharitonova

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Approximation Algorithms for Illuminating 1.5D Terrain, Jiwan Khatiwada

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Alkali-Silica Reactivity of Mortars Containing Natural Pozzolan, Arash Kian

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Reconsolidation: Unique Cognitive Process or State Dependent Learning?, Chris Kiley

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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