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Advertising

Zhenning Shi

Measuring Effectiveness of a Buzz Marketing Public Health Campaign in Nebraska High Schools

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Agronomy & Horticulture

Alex Peyton

Screening of a mutagenized population of B73 maize mutants for altered kernel texture and improved protein composition

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Sarah Blecha

Leaf re-greening of Plectranthus parviflorus after macroelement deficiencies

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Mackenzie Irvine

Elucidating Sub1A-Mediated Submergence Tolerance using Transgenic Approaches

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Kenneth McFarland

Elucidating Sub1A-Mediated Submergence Tolerance using Transgenic Approaches

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Ashley Spilker

Horizontal Gene Transfer in Plantago Species

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Emily Stine

Developing Management Protocols for Limiting Blossom End Rot in Select Tomato Cultivars

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Alec Kollman

Shading Influence on Diurnal Patterns of Carbohyate Metabolism and Gene Expression in Zea mays Seedlings

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Alison Siekman

Shading Influence on Diurnal Patterns of Carbohyate Metabolism and Gene Expression in Zea mays Seedlings

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Adelle Smith-Eskridge

The Detrimental Affects of ought on Early Wheat Growth in Nebraska

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Jason Thomas

Applying tissue culture technologies on Pomegranate plants

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Salvador Lindquist

Recycled Crushed Brick in Green Roof Soil Substrate

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James Reece

Improving the Release and Distribution of Permanganate from Slow-Release Permanganate Candles (SRPC) for Groundwater Remediation

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Animal Science

Brizett Cole

Effects of Anostenedione levels in follicular fluid on vascular development in bovine ovarian cortex and how this correlates with follicular development and fertility

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Rebecca Vinton

Effects of different steroidogenic follicular environments on expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A isoforms in bovine ovarian cortex

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Katie Bidne

Tissue-specific and GnRH-II induced activity of the GnRH-II receptor gene promoter in vivo

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Cameron Menard

Post-transcriptional regulation of the GnRH-II receptor gene

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Emily Davis

Identifying genetic factors associated with sow age at puberty and reproductive longevity

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Elizabeth Keuter

Identifying genetic factors associated with sow age at puberty and reproductive longevity

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Eric Miller

Equivalency of Natural Nitrite Sources to Sodium Nitrite

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Shelby Gardine

Harvest Time Effect on Digestibility and Nutrients of Whole Corn Plant

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Jenna Rifer

Impact of Diet-Induced Obesity on Oocyte Quality after the Ovulatory LH Surge

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Hilary Wolf

Regulation of PPAR gamma expression during development in an obese in utero environment

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Mary Klosterman

Gut Microbe and Mammal Host Co-Evolution

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Ashley Bigge

Effects of Laying Hen Housing System and Lighting on Aggressive Behavior and Dominance Hierarchy

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Anna Steiner

Effect of laying hens' housing system on behavior and welfare

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Talia Everding

How do you feed a sick pig?

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Holly Fujan

How do you feed a sick pig?

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Mackenzie Schneekloth

How do you feed a sick pig?

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Anthropology

Bailey Lathrop

Digital Homesteading: Intergenerational Fitness and Kin Selection

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John Wagoner

Digital Homesteading--Intergenerational Fitness and Kin Selection Phase I

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Samantha Corr

The Great Plains Data Human Resiliency Project

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Lauren Walkling

Digital Homesteading - Material Culture as Signals Phase I

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Renee Donner

Traditional Dental Hygiene Practices: The Impact on Health and Well Being in Highland Ethiopia

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Kristina Whitney

Medieval Pottery Analysis in Nemea, Greece

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Justin King

Measuring human ranging behavior through the quantification of cortical surface area: Experimental Replication and Archaeological Applications

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Architecture

Philip Claghorn

Creative and Collaborative Space Making

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Micah Davis

FACT _Fabrication And Construction Team: Salina Art Center

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Nanette Heimes

The success of design thinking in the College of Architecture

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Lyle Janicek

Designing Civic Engagement and Public Participation Process

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Matthew Kreutzer

Creative and Collaborative Space Making

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Emily Goans

Architecture in the Humanities

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Andrew Younker

The Experience of Architectural Space in Film

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Matthew Macchietto

Lead Bioremediation in Omaha, Nebraska

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Kevin Bukowski

Modern Craft 2.0

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Jenna Krueger

Historical Population Shifts and Architectural Implications

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Kylie Kusleika

Historical Population Shifts and Architectural Implications

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Brianna Murphy

Historical Population Shifts and Architectural Implications

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Gregory Preston

Habitat House

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Art & Art History

Phoebe Little

Culture Study in India

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Nicole Roberts

Art Conservation

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Thomas Bolin

Sculpture and Surface in Narrative Ceramics

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Elizabeth Katt

Developing layered imagery in ceramics

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Ashley Ryba

Finding Focus Through A Show at the Rotunda Gallery

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Phalin Strong

Forty Rings

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Emma deVries

Participatory Museum: Creating Valuable Family Experiences at the Sheldon Museum of Art

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Sara McDonald

Participatory Museum: Creating Valuable Family Experiences at the Sheldon Museum of Art

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Alex Bridgman

Ecotone

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Olivia Leblanc

Ecotone

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Biochemistry

Joshua Floth

Cysteine-less Proline Utilization A (PutA)

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Linkai Mei

Genetic Improvement of Camelina seed protein

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Amanda Hare

Splice Variants of HARE

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Mason Mabin

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Haley Haskett

AtDJ1C Interacting Proteins in Chloroplast Biogensis

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Tyler Wahl

Effects of altered hyaluronan processing and increased cell migration on desmosome assembly and dynamics

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Alyssa Yeates

Role of UGDH in Prostate Cancer Cells and There Treatment

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Wei Wen Chong

Characterization and isotopic effect studies of TWO primary photosynthetic enzymes in Switchgrass cultivars

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Tyler Chonis

Taxonomic diversity and characterization of the enzyme PPDK in cultivars of switch grass

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Jai Mediratta

Characterization of DNA binding by E. Coli oxidative stress response protein YaaA

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Sara Christianson

Role of the mitochonial protease Oma1 in mitochonial protein homeostasis and stress protection

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Garrett Donaldson

Functional Interactions of the Mitochonial Metalloprotease Oma1

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Sachi Mistry

Fatty Acid Trafficking: Defining the Lipid Profile of Knockout Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Strains Deficient in Fatty Acid Transport

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Andrew Blazek

Development of the CRISPR/Cas9 system for gene knockout in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

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Stevi Johnson

Synthetic Heparin Binding and Endocytosis by Stabilin Receptors

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Biological Sciences

Jessica Powell

The Effect of Exogenous Hormone Contaminants on Fish Behavior

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Carissa Vinovskis

Identification of RNAi components in Arabidopsis

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Bradley Bartholomai

Targeting and Localization of dUTPase in Dictyostelium discoideum

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Ashley Stelling

The Role of IRF-3 in Immune Response to Infection

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Ethan Monhollon

Activation and Response of Heat Shock Proteins in Terrapene ornata

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Reed Brodersen

Integrating Short and Long Term Effects of Climate Change on Predator-Prey Interactions

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Bethanne Schmid

Integrating Short and Long Term Effects of Climate Change on Predator-Prey Interactions

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Dylan Carter

Studying Interspecies and Intraspecies variation in Flavone and Flavonoid Production in Iochroma

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Arthur Burtch

The role of HIV on the transmission of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus

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Brandan Dinkelman

Determining the Evolutionary History of Red Flower Species in Solanaceae

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Valerie Eckrich

Continuation of Uranium-Induced Stress Responses in Metallosphaera sedula

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Katherine Connell

B cell abnormality in response to HIV-1 infection

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Taylor Schelstraete

The Early Events of HIV-1 Infection of Foreskin

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Laura Armitage

The visual world of a reptile: Terrapene ornata

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Patrick Nitchals

The effects of temperature on individual growth rates of Gammarus pseudolimnaeus

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Abigail Wegehaupt

Female Assessment of the Reliability of Male Mating Signals in the Common Field Cricket

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Melissa Wilkinson

Regulation of fatty acid composition and content in yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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Dillon Clarey

Molecular and Structural Analysis of Hemoglobin's Affinity for Oxygen

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Ryan Tompkins

The effects of abiotic soil characters on plant species and trait composition in a central Nebraska prairie complex

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Rachel Pahlke

Leaf Protein Concentrations and Relationships

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Biological Systems Engineering

Mallory Morton

Climate variability effects on surface water resources in Nebraska

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Daniel Rico

Streamflow Sensitivity to Changes in Temperature on the Platte River Basin

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Tasneem Bouzid

Effects of Blood Flow Velocity on Balance Measures

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Emily Harrison

Middle Cerebral Artery Blood Flow Velocity Measurement of Stroke Patients Undergoing Rehabilitative Care

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Marissa McCormick

The Use of Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound with Small Animals

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Kathryn Conroy

Validation of a Machine Vision System for Plant Species Identification

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Rudolph Lackner

Microscopic Raman Imaging to Characterize Peripheral Arterial Disease

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Natalie Howery

Economic Benefits of Variable Rate Irrigation to Reduce Nitrate Leaching

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Nikolai Reitz

Student Interest in Engineering

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Aaron Matzke

Modeling Improvements and Experimental Validation of Microwave Heating in Lasagna

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Jeremy Payne

Finding a Universal, Reliable Procedure for Regenerating Bone/Cartilage Tissue

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Matthew Hedrick

Research to Advance Application of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Agriculture and Natural Resources through Flight Laboratory Development

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Center for Science, Math & Computer Education

Marina Bradaric

Science Outreach Presentations in Astronomy

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Jordan Fountain

AU Astronomy Demonstration Videos

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Center on Children, Youth, Family & Schools

Rebekah Whitham

CSI: Coaching Science Inquiry in Rural Schools

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April Riggs

Influences on Student Outcomes/Attitudes in the Context of Science Inquiry

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Caitlin Eis

Parent-Child Activities for Preschool Chilen with Developmental Concerns

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Janeigh Castillo-Barraza

Efficacy of the Getting Ready Intervention: Enhancing Young Chilen's Behaviors in the Home Setting

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Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Jared Beyersdorf

Screening of Pharmacological Agents for Ability to Enhance Nonviral Gene Delivery to Mammalian Cells

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Lindsey Trejo

Modifying Alginate Hyogels for Columnar Arrangement of Neonatal Mouse Growth Plate Chonocytes

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Gayathiri Virena Kumar

Enzymatic Conversion of High Free Fatty Acid Feedstock to Biodiesel

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Ryan Wood Enzymatic

Conversion of High Free Fatty Acid Feedstock to Biodiesel

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Dorothy Chen

Effects of Varying Surface Topographies on Tumor Progression

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Allison Drain

Co-culture of Breast Cancer and Stromal Cells as an In Vitro Breast Tumor Model

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Chemistry

Robert Nickel

Unnatural Amino Acids

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John Burke

Catalytic Conversion of Cellulosic Biomass into Glucose and Saccharides

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Ivan Moreno-Hernandez

Cerium Oxide Nanorods for Visually Detecting Toxic Environmental Contaminants

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Kate Sonnenfeld

Catalytic Conversion of Cellulosic Biomass into Glucose and Saccharides

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David Szalewski

Development of a Direct Activity Sensor for LRRK2 Kinase and the Process of Validation and Selective Inhibition of LRRK2 Activity

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Quyen Vu

Engineering Split-ERK Fragments for Direct Control of Cell Growth and Survival Signaling

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John-Emmett Mahon

Genotyping the FMR1 Gene Through the Use of Mass Spectrometry in Order to Detect Fragile X Syndrome, Fragile X Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome,and Fragile X Associated Primary Ovarian Insufficiency

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Hope Npimnee

Protein Labeling Through the Use of a Photo-Controlled Bioorthangonal Chemical Reaction

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Dake Wang

The selective formation of heteroleptic and homoleptic metal complexes via self-discrimination of chiral bisoxazoline recemates and pseudoracemates

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Tyler Reeson

Design and Synthesis of Novel Porphyrin Based Metal-Organic Frameworks

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Michael Kellar

Zinc Palladium Oxide Solid Solutions

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Pruthil Patel

Electrochemical DNA Sensor Optimization: The Effect of Capture and Signaling Probe Coverage on Sensor Specificity

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Eric Berglund

Tunable Electronic Properties in Graphene Nanoribbons

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Alex Boson

Graphene-Based Chemical Sensors

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Child, Youth & Family Studies

Lee Kreimer

Social Contexts of Sex Trafficked Women in Mumbai

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Civil Engineering

Julia Burchell

An Innovative Graphene Oxide Filter for inking Water Contaminants Removal

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Amanda Dunekacke

Troubleshooting Water Distribution Systems with Geographic Information Systems

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Classics & Religious Studies

Michaela Montgomery

Religious Philosophies in Politics: How Philosophic Writings Altered the Course of History

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Communication Studies

Hillary Naumann

Coping Methods: Communication Techniques Associated with Families of Registered Sex Offenders

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Computer Science & Engineering

Jacob Greenwood

AquaNode Motor Controller Board

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Daniel Geschwender

Machine Learning Techniques for Constraint Processing

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Joseph Lunde

Image Analysis for Archival Discovery: Poetic Content in Historic Newspapers

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Libin Jia

Computation of Phenotypes for Rice Plants from Germination to Senescence

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Dentistry

Linda Nguyen

Signal Transduction Pathways that Regulate the Cellular Responses to DNA Damage and Repair

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Durham School

Timothy Adams

Recognizing Construction Equipment Activity using a Smartphone as a Multi-Sensor Hub

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Joshua Wilson

The Effect of Vignetting on High Dynamic Range Images as a Luminance Measurement Tool

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Katherine Fickle

Void Detection in Stone Blocks for Collapsed Temple Project

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Kristin Hanna

Time-Variance of Musical Instrument Directivity

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Earth Sciences

Shelby Chandler

Paleo-karst surfaces within the Persian Gulf, Offshore Iran

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Eric Reiss

The three-dimensional modelling of subsurface geology of the Upper Cretaceous succession in the Henry Mountains Syncline, southern Utah

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Jacob Petr

Measuring Climate Change Resilience in Developing Nations Using the Community Capitals Framework

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Bryan Hermosillo

Biostratigraphic Representation of Oceanic Anoxic Event 3 During Late Creataceous

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Justin Elwonger

Regional Differences in Perceptions of Volcanoes and Earthquakes

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Levi Boggs

Associations between Lightning Occurrence, Storm Precipitation Processes, and Operational Radar Data: A Unified Approach Focusing on Three Modes of Convection in the Tropics and Midlatitudes

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Nicholas Humrich

Associations between Lightning Occurrence, Storm Precipitation Processes, and Operational Radar Data: A Unified Approach Focusing on Three Modes of Convection in the Tropics and Midlatitudes

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Kun-Yuan Lee

Associations between Lightning Occurrence, Storm Precipitation Processes, and Operational Radar Data: A Unified Approach Focusing on Three Modes of Convection in the Tropics and Midlatitudes

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Economics

Tucker Johnson

Determinants of Agency Work and the Pros and Cons of Profit Sharing

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William Wasserburger

Economic Forecasting: An Analysis of the Survey of Professional Forecasters

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Educational Psychology

Jayden Nord

Moderating effects of the classroom on literacy outcomes for at-risk preschoolers

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Electrical Engineering

Miles Wynn

Wave Energy Conversion

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Keith Murray

A Linguistics Approach to Analyzing Genetic Information in Bioinformatics

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Steven Parkison

Application of Simultaneous Localization and Mapping for Autonomous Micro Air Vehicles

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Sinan Sayood

A Silicon Lab-on-a-Chip for Detecting the Presence of Bacteria

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Xi He

Maximum Power Point Tracking for Wind Turbine generator with Buck-Boost Converter (Wind/Solar Hybrid Power System)

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English

Morgan Hough

New Perspectives on George Eliot with Digital Humanities

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Michelle Carpenter

The Role of Writing in the Rehabilitation of Injured Student-Athletes

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Kelsey Comfort

Uncovering The Masque of Blackness

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Kirsten Clawson

The Walt Whitman Archive: A Case Study for Analyzing Digital Literary Archives, Electronic Publishing, and Scholarly Communication in the Twenty-first Century

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Vince Moran

Walt Whitman's 'New York Dissected' and New Information Architecture for Publishing Edited Texts

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Grace Thomas

Image Analysis for Archival Discovery: Poetic Content in Historic Newspapers

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Emily Burns

Alice and The Victorian Culture Wars

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Dillon Jones

In Pursuit of Postmodern Signifiers: A Computational Analysis of Postmodern Literary Texts

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Heather Barnes

Women in/and Comics: Their Lives and Representations

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Entomology

Kody Nelson

Development of Methods for the Analysis of Fingerprint DNA

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Alex Hansen

Sexual Dimorphism in the Forelegs of Schizocosa Wolf Spiders

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Emma Erickson

Measuring Genetic Variation Between Soybean Aphid Populations

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Rebecca Osborn

Microsatellite Variation in the Soybean Aphid

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Danielle Dewees

Designing STEM Clothing and Integrated Technology

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Finance

Yuen Sue Chin

Reinsurance Networks and Their Impact on Reinsurance Decisions:Theory and Empirical Evidence

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Pei Jun Tan

Managing Defined Benefit Pension Plans in the Enterprise Risk Management Framework

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Ali Britzman

Executive Compensation in the Electric Utility Industry

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Food Science & Technology

Quinn Le Frois

Production of Mozzarella Cheese Added with Probiotic Cultures

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Erica Pribil

Reducing Oil Absorption during Frying with Sorghum Tannins

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Lauren Wilson

Gluten Contamination: Are Inherently Gluten Free Grains and Flours Really Gluten Free

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Katherine Hilgren

Risk Evaluation of Soy Commodity Contamination in Corn and Wheat Products

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Justin Bakke

Determination of optimal extraction methods of phenolic compounds from great northern beans based upon their ability to activate / inhibit anti-oxidative or oxidative cellular enzymes

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Courtney Brozek

Determination of optimal extraction methods of phenolic antioxidants from red kidney and great northern / kidney cross using a surface response approach

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Justin Byers

Finding the Particle Sizes of Samples Prepared (by spray ying) with Different Starch to Pectin Ratio Samples

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History

Adam Lambert

Civil War Washington: Hospitals and Medical Care

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Brittny Ofstedal

Catherine of Aragon's Spanish Ladies-in-Waiting

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Brian Barmettler

The University in Exile- The Alvin Saunders Johnson Papers at UNL

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Matthew Dussault

Reconstructing Fort Stanwix

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Markus Schoof

The Herero and Namaqua Genocide 1904-1907

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Ian Francis

Decolonization: The Decline and Fall of Empires since World War I

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TylerAnn Hayes

Decolonization: The Decline and Fall of Empires Since World War I

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Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film

Bryan Howard

A Look at the Evolution of Women Seeking Revenge through Ancient Greek, English Renaissance, and Contemporary Theatre

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Ethan Seagren

Visual Effects: Advanced Compositing Techniques and Continued Pipeline Development

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Drake Tucker

Laurence: Post-Production of a Feature-Length Film

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Katherine Davis

Costume Design and Construction

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Journalism

Jenna Jaynes

Native Daughters 2: Oklahoma Past, Present, Future

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Shelby Friesz

Scholastic Journalism Institute - Moving Beyond the White Paper

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Frances Sprouls

Air Schooner

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Math

Joseph Becker

The Roller-Coaster Conjecture

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Aubrey Thompson

Examining and Modeling Trial-to-Trial Variability in Neural Codes

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Michael Niemeier

Semigroups Generated By Idemponent Matrices

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Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Alex Drozda

Development of Power Scavenging System within the Gastrointestinal Tract

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Alfred Tsubaki

Noninvasice, Ambulatory, Long-term Robotic Biosensor and Implanter

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Mary Hernandez

Arm rehabilitation device for cerebral palsy

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David Pacheco

Optimization of a Robotic ivetrain

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Evan Brown

Two-Phase Heat Transfer From Multiscale Functionalized Nano/Micro Structured Surfaces

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Anton Hassebrook

Two-phase heat transfer from multiscale functionalized nano/micro structured surfaces

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Mitchell Faltin

Finding Organic Alternatives for Ferroelectric Materials

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Hillary Stoll

Mechanical Cell Stretching for Directing Stem Cell Fate

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Erik Petersen

Preparing Microstructured Polymeric Materials with Fast, Reversible, Homogeneous Switchable Patterns for Use as Responsive Materials

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John Jasa

Nanoscale Modeling Fracture of Amorphous Glassy Polymers

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Allison Miller

Vision Camera for Small In-Vivo Surgical Robots

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Nathan Van Loon

Two-phase heat transfer from multiscale functionalized nano/micro structured surfaces

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Piotr Slawinski

A Novel In Vitro Simulator for Evaluation and Development of Robotic Capsule Endoscopes

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Joseph Tran

Study of Power Consumption in Robotic Obstacle Traversal Using Arduino

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Jennifer Markt

Application of Pyroelectric Polymer for Thermal Energy Harvest

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Modern Languages & Literature

Alana Tucker

The Story Maze: Investigating Corrective Feedback in a Psycholinguistic Computer Assisted Language Learning Task

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Music

Lisabeth Wissink

Transforming a Life with Music: An Exploration of Music Camp International, a Chilen's Program

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Natural Resources

Emily Hoehn

An Analysis of the Temporal Persistence and Spatial Variation of Nitrogen Loading to Streams: A Comparison of the 1980's and 2012 Severe oughts

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Cain Silvey

Plant-mediated Methane Transport from Wetland Soils into the Atmosphere

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Lukas Mullins

2013 Wind Energy and Wildlife Project

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Dylan Maag

Thermal Discrimination during Prey Procurement and Strike Behavior of Venomous Snakes of the family Crotalidae

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Dylan Tegtmeier

The Impacts of Brine Contaminated Storm Water Runoff on Leopard Frog First Year Mortality Rates

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Jessica Hansen

Garden vegetable uptake of a pharmaceutical from recycled water

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Amanda Hefner

The impact of wildfire and stand density on soil health and erosion in ponderosa pine and eastern redcedar woodlands

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Victoria Simonsen

Examining the Benefits of Wheat as an Alternative Nesting Habitat

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Sarah Spier

How Squirrel Suseptibility to Predators is Affected by Urbanization

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Annie Larsen

Parasites, Diet and Medicines of 18th Century Lithuanian Nobility

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Nathaniel Niosco

Developmental rates of Lucilia sericata on water-submerged carcasses

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Ian Hoppe

Do you hear what I hear? The impacts of wind farm noise on vocalization patterns of the Greater Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido)

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Dylan Turner

Population connectivity of lage-river fishes

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William Avery

Land Use Effects on Vegetation Endemism in High-Elevation Ecosystems: A Comparison of Disturbed and Undisturbed Paramos

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Catherine Finkenbiner

Land-use Change Effects on Soil Organic Carbon Content in High-elevation, Tropical Ecosystems

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Ashley Peterson

Water Quality and Fish Community Changes along the Niobrara River in Response to the 2012 Forest Fires

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Jack Arterburn

The Impacts of Grazing and Wildfires on Nebraska Grasslands

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Nursing

Brittany Fett

HEART Camp (Heart Failure Exercise and Resistance Training)

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Elizabeth Ripa

HEART Camp: Promoting Adherence in Patients with Heart Failure

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Molly Peck

Evaluation of Caregiver Roles with Multiple Chronic Disease Patients

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Kristy Schmidt

Evaluation of Caregiver Roles with Multiple Chronic Disease Patients

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Abby Kallhoff

Physical Activity Telehealth Intervention after Percutaneous Coronary

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Nutrition & Health Sciences

Katharine Moustakes

The Economic Impact of Swedish, German, and Czech Festivals Held in Nebraska During the Year of 2013

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Keenan Fischman

Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) and Its Effect on Aerobic Performance

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Frances Hollinger

Enzyme function in the Mitochonia

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Sarah Jarecke

Investigation of Adipocyte Differentiation Regulation and Effects of Bioactive Compounds from Grape Leaf Extracts on Adipocyte Differentiation

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Physics & Astronomy

Seth Kurfman

Qualifying and Characterizing Computer Controlled Gantry System for Silicon Pixel Construction

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Davis Rempe

Qualifying and Characterizing Computer Controlled Gantry System for Silicon Pixel Construction

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Pierce Dageforde

Demonstration of the Magneto-Optic Faraday Effect

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Andrew O'Connell

Atmospheric Monitoring at the Pierre Auger Observatory

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Andrew Shultz

ARA experiment

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Celeste Labedz

Growth of High-Quality Organic Ferroelectric Thin Films

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Mitchell Schmidt

Examining the effects of Spin Coating on PVDF

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Yu Hang Ng

A Web-based Interactive Visualization System for Laser-Plasma Interaction

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Dominic Ryan

Characterization of Mott Scattering by Computer Simulation

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Jennifer Hamblin

Thermal Response of Ferroelectric Domain Walls in Nanoscale Crystalline Ferroelectric Polymer

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Plant Pathology

William Becker

Determine the role of superoxide dismutases in pathogenicity of Pseudomonas syringae

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Kathleen Higgins

The evaluation of varying nitrate conditions on chlorovirus yield

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Garrett Weber

Glycosylation of the ATCV-1 Major Capsid Protein

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Kathryn Cornwell

Generating Metabolic Mutants to Understand the Pathogenicity of Magnaporthe oryzae

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Hayden Hopkins

The GOGAT Pathway's role in infection and metabolism of Magnaporthe Oryzae

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Political Science

Sophia Loveless

Women's Appointment to High Courts in Post-Conflict Africa

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Margo Berends

The Effectiveness of Official Developmental Aid in Benin

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Nicholas Cordonier

Changing Times: Population Movements and Education Quality

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Haley Keller

Domestic ones and Their Implications for the Fourth Amendment

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Kevin Adler

Being the Nicest Girl in School: Understanding Religion in Turkish Politics

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Amanda Karimi

Sufragio efectivo, sin reeleccion? Public Opinion in Mexico about Legislative Reelection

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Kianna Moore

Pre-Migratory Political Experiences: Looking into Democracy

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James Roberts

How Frozen Conflicts Affect Democratization

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How Frozen Conflicts Affect Democratization

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How Frozen Conflicts Affect Democratization

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Categorical Biases in Spatial Memory

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False Memories: Refining and Advancing the Conflicted Studies of the Phenomena

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False Memories: Refining and Advancing the Conflicted Studies of the Phenomena

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Decision Making For Discretionary Stops

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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Sexually Abused Youth and their Nonoffending Family Members: An Evaluation of Project SAFE Services

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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Sexually Abused Youth and their Nonoffending Family Members: An Evaluation of Project SAFE Services

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The Athletic Football Performance Study

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Athletic Football Performance Study

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Consenting to searches and the 4th Amendment: Situated social cognition within the "totality of circumstances" analysis

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Consenting to searches and the 4th Amendment: Situated social cognition within the "totality of circumstances" analysis

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Caching and Intertemporal Choice: the domain specificity of self-control in corvids

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The Best or Good Enough? How Achievement Strategies Influence Job Satisfaction

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Parent-Child Relations, Executive Control, and Behavioral and Academic Outcomes in the Transition to Elementary School

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Identifying the Neural Signatures of Inhibitory Control in 4 Year Olds

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Parent-Child Relations, Executive Control, and Behavioral and Academic Outcomes in the Transition to Elementary School

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Identifying the Neural Signatures of Inhibitory Control in 4 Year Olds

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Identifying the Neural Signatures of Inhibitory Control in 4 Year Olds

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Parent-Child Relations, Executive Control, and Behavioral and Academic Outcomes in the Transition to Elementary School

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Examining the Costs and Benefits of Visual Task Switching

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Determining the Value of Nicotine Reward Following Conditioning Training with Appetitive Stimulus Using Pavlovian to Instrumental Transfer Protocol

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Jurors' Understanding of Prison: The Effects of Jurors' Ideas of Prison on Jury Decisions

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The Interactive Influence of Genes and Objectification on Eating Behavior

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Behavioral Associations of Genetic Variation in FKBP5

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Behavioral Associations of Genetic Variation in FKBP5

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Behavioral Associations of Genetic Variation in FKBP5

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Sexual Objectification in the Workplace: The Effect of Varying Levels of Pervasiveness and Perspective on Sexual Harassment

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Max Reason

Omaha Family Stress and Health Study

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How Peer Pressure affects Risky Behavior and the Brain

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Middle School Youth Understanding of 'Biology of Humans'

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Correlates of Pregnancy in Indigenous Teenagers

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Development of a Communication Assessment for Earlier Identification for At-Risk Chilen

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Development of a Communication Assessment for Earlier Identification for At-Risk Chilen

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Development of a Communication Assessment for Earlier Identification for At-Risk Chilen

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Sway and Balance Errors in Concussed Collegiate Football Players

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The Effect of Peripheral Vestibular Pathologies on Adults

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Note-taking Skills of Undergraduate Students with and without Learning Disabilities

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Evidence-Based Clinical Resource Guide: Acquired Apraxia of Speech

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Developing and Assessing Structures

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Developing and Assessing Structures

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Acoustic Cues that Reduce Listener Fatigue

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Sentence Combining Summarization

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Classroom in rural Nicaragua: Improving learning conditions and teaching strategies applied in a developing country classroom

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Sentence Combining Summarization

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Teaching design concepts through visual feedback: An eye tracking perspective

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Ikat with Natural Dyes

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Understanding the Properties and Identifying Potential Applications of Components Extracted from Sorghum Distillers ied Grains

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School of Music Performance Archives and Digitization

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Digitizing the Rokahr Family Archives: An Exploration of Best Practices

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