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Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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WhyTry? A Program Evaluation, Tammie Knick

Coordination of an Adult Protection Team, Amber Koester

Surveying Special Education Teachers about Pre-service Training in Response to Intervention, Aimee L. Kotten, Jessica A. Day, Isaiah F. Biesanz, Brittany A. Foster, and Carissa A. Borchardt

The Effect of Teaching Study Skills and Strategies to Children with ADD/ADHD, Amber L. Koziolek

Surveying Case Managers about Current Practices Regarding Foster Youth, Jacy Kraayenbrink and Michael Hamilton

Women Athletes and the Media: A Look at Unequal Coverage, Social Stereotypes, and Issues Facing Women Athletes, Ashley Krohn

Examining the Relationships between Self-esteem Variables and Mental Health in Young Girls, Rachel Kruger

Design and Development of a Turbocharged Flexible Fuel Engine for Motorcycle Street Use, Derek Kvenvold and Brent Bennett

Why are Multiple Placements for Children in Foster Care High in a Southern Minnesota County and What are Some Strategies for Limiting Multiple Placements?, Sheryl Larsen

Optimizing Air Flow on a Restricted KTM 525 Engine, Paul LaSorsa and Devin Danielson

Effect of Temperature on Polyglutamine Tract Rate in Bacteria, Han Lee

Developmental Disability waiver satisfaction survey done at the Southern Minnesota County, Hyojin Lee

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The Impacts of a Project-Based Research Course: A Mixed Method Survey of Students, Alumni, and Teachers in Li-Shan High School, Taipei, Taiwan, Peiyu Lee

Charlotte Smith - A Revolutionary Female Romantic Poet, Brittaney Lettow

Identification of Polynomial Combinations of Operators, Tova Lindberg

Fostering Teacher Understanding of Dakota and Lakota Education Experiences: Past, Present, and Future, Maggie Looft and Kiley Theede

The Effects of Population Models on the Giant Panda, Ashley Maher

Obesity Among Latino Adolescents: The Role of Acculturation, Paulina Manzo

Perceptions of N1H1, Samuel Martin

Improvements to UHMWPE, Brooke McKelvogue

An Automatic Dialog System for Student Advising, Brian McMahan

Are Fall Leaves a Viable Feedstock for the Production of Cellulosic Ethanol?, Nicholas A. Menne

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Stigma Reduction Techniques/Campaigns for Practitioners in a Rural Community Mental Health Practice, Becky Mensing

The Effectiveness of Monitored Antabuse Treatment, Katie Meuwissen

Gender Representations on the Cover of ESPN the Magazine, 1998-Present, Igne E. Milius

Analysis of the CAG Trinucleotide Repeat in the Novel Polyglutamine Protein KIAA1946- Exclusion of this Genetic Locus as a Candidate Gene for Neurodegenerative Disease, Eric Miller and Travis Mrkvicka

Decision Making and Personality, Margaret Moe and Natasha Olson

Wellness Behaviors of College Students: Connecting Implicit and Explicit Measures, Jessica M. Morales

Gender Identity and the Gym, Jacob Mulcahy

Determining the Utility of Wildlife Underpasses in Minnesota, Donald J. Nelsen

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Assessing Gaps in Services for Geriatric Patients with Mental Health Needs, Angela Nelson

Crossing Borders: Fatih Akin's Transnational Purpose, Drew Nelson

Methods of Detecting Injury in Bacillus Cereus, Adeline Ngum

A Review of Referral Results to the Interagency Early Intervention Center, Heather Nielsen

The Use of a Paper and Pencil Analogue Task to Measure Ageism, Cassie Nieman

Expression of Lipoxygenase Isoforms in Wounded Pea Leaves, Ifedi Obidiegwu

Purification and isolation of components of Vernonia amygdalina extracts demonstrating antioxidant activity and flavonoid content, Cybill E. Okitikpi

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The Subtle Arbitrios of Cervantes: Don Quijote as a Cautionary Tale for Leaders, Jonathan Edwin Olson

Effects of Reduced Aldosterone on Organ Damage in Hypertensive and Normotensive Rats, Yusaf Opakunle

Clarity of OTC Mark on Northern Pike Otoliths Using Different Microscope Filters, Merissa Oswald

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Independent Living Outcomes Evaluation Project, Craig J. Padgett

Pro-Choice and Pro-Life Contemporary Ideologies and Conflicts: Finding a Site for Common Ground, Savanna Peterson-Wahl

Patrons and Pilgrims of Sanchi: A Universal Site for a Universal Audience, Amber E. Phillips

Investigation of cis- and trans- Chromium(III) Chloride Aquation, Marjorie J. Ploeger

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Filling the Gap in Crisis Intervention: Horizon Homes, Inc. Proposal for SCCBI Crisis Services, Ricki Pribyl

Hip-Hop Feminism: A Look at Women, Words and Wisdom in Hip-Hop, Angela Proehl

Measuring Low Levels of 14 N Using the 14 N(d,n)15 O Reaction, Christopher Prokop, John Clymer, Nick Compton, Adam Hanson, and Henry Dam

Development of a Multiplex DNA Typing Method, Mohammad A. Ranginwala

Selective Language Skills of an Individual with Moebius Syndrome, Mary Richter

Spirituality and Pediatric End-of-Life Care, Janet Elizabeth Rother

Advanced Care Planning: Preferences for Care at End of Life, Maria Ruschmeyer

Supervised Visitation Center for Human Services of Faribault and Martin Counties, Alyssa Sanchez

Assessing Activation in Memory for Positive and Negative Stereotypes, Amber Scheierl

Effect of the Group on Individual Choice in Extreme Geotaxis Response in Drosophila melanogaster, Derek Schelling, Nicole Gilbert, and Melissa Hanson

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Behavioral Health Self-Efficacy of Nurses in a Rural Emergency Department, Alyssa Schlager

The Limbo of Identity: Representations of Division in a Reunified Germany, Daniel Schmitt

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Investigating Compassion Fatigue and Burnout Rates Among Mental Health Professionals at Sioux Trails Mental Health Center, Lora Schoewe

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Expanding the SEA Program: Course Conception, Rationale and a Plan for Implementation, Michelle Schulz

58x Engine and Transmission Wiring Harness, Jeremy Schwanke

AIDS is Left in Africa: HIV/AIDS Behavioral Risk Factors Among Ethiopian and Eritrean Refugees Living in Minnesota, Betlehem A. Semahge

A Comparative Analysis of Clients Serviced Between the Salvation Army and Blue Earth County, Emily Shopek

Small Engine Blended Ethanol Tem, Matthew Shult and Andy Dick

The Impact of ‘Youth First Community of Promise’ and After School Programming on Young People, Ashley Skaalerud

Using Flow to Enhance the Experience of Working, Matthew S. Smith

Waste Water Treatment Evaluation for Effect of Antibiotics on Septic Systems, Carl J. Sorensen, Jacob D. Moser, Mark Origer, and Adam Nix

Comparative Analysis on Bereavement Services, Jennifer Sosebee

Love and War: Rubens and the Fusion of Venus, a Figure of Love, into a Personification of Peace, Margo Steck

Trust and Social Networking Behaviors in Virtual and Face-to-Face Teams, Lauren Stelten

A Simple Circuit Model of a Flash Memory Cell, Lindsay Stepan and Hojoon Lee

Simple Chemical Tests for Monitoring Home-Brewed Biodiesel Quality, Sandra Tambi and James Thorne

Antimutagenic Role of Cinnamaldehyde and Vanillin with Guanosine, Katelyn Taylor

Taste Perceptions of International Students, Derartu Teshite

Moving Clients from One Funding Stream to Another, Alicia Thorn

Revisiting the Assessment of Punitiveness amongst College Students: A Comparison of Law Enforcement Majors with Corrections Majors, Briana Threatt

The State of Black Criminology: A Focus Group of the Perspectives of African American Criminologists, Briana Threatt and Brooke Alexander

More Than a Guy Thing? Going Beyond Gender to Investigate the Influence of Sex Roles on Alcohol Attitudes and Consumption, Naomi Timm

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2010 Abstract Booklet, Undergraduate Research Center, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Empirical Analysis of Costless Merge Pairing Heaps, Joshua Vander Hook

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Anger Management for Adults: Developing an Evidence-Based Anger Management Program, Kari Velzke

Evaluating the effectiveness of the Second Step Violence Prevention Curriculum in the 5th Grade at Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Elementary School, Kristyn Vinkemeier

Examining the Influence of Framing and Personality Traits on Motivating Study Habits in College Students, Amanda Vonbergen

The Development and Characteristics of Collegiate Basketball Coaches’ Coaching Philosophies, Tony Vroman

Use of Q-PCR to Monitor Expression of Vegetative Lipoxygenase in Soybeans, Sarah Wageman

A New Approach to Music Education, Bemjamin Wagner and Samantha McCune

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Evidence-Based Strategies and Techniques for Children with ASD, Tanya Walerius

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Does Organizational Culture Affect Employee's Readiness to Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices?, Joseph Waller

Common Word Use in Adolescents with Williams Syndrome and their Typically Developing Peers, Emily Wallin and Jessica Wandrie

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic Complexes Involving Heavy Metals, Ciprofloxacin, and Phenolic Degradation Products: Potential Relevance in Groun and Waste Water Systems, Indumini A. Weeramantri, Trista L. Ayers, and Thomas G. Smith

Exploring the Possibility of Social Workers as Part of Hospitalist Teams at Immanuel-St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lacy A. Weidert

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A "Pawsitive" Influence of Animals in Long-Term Care Facilities: Animal-Assisted Therapy at St. Peter Regional Treatment Center, Hannah L. Winkler

Parenting Styles: Does Society Judge Men More Harshly than Women for the Same Parenting Mistakes?, Kimberly Woodgate

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Defining Exemplary Children's Mental Health Services in Minnesota's Rural Communities, Melanie Wurtzberger

Smart Car Hybrid Conversion, Samuel Yoder, Jeremy Rupp, and Phillip Wencel

Effects of Remote Alcohol Monitoring on Long-Term Alcohol Use, Whitney Zilles

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Innovative Mental Health Services in Rural Minnesota: Community-based Mobile Crisis Response Services, Rebecca A. Zuehlke

Events from 2009

Determination of the Minimum Concentrations of Ampicillin Needed to Inhibit the Growth of Gram- Negative Bacteria Recovered from Tributaries of the Minnesota River, Elias K. Abdi

Type II Diabetes in African-American Women, Farhia Abdulahi

School Connectedness, Shannon Abel

Design, Construction, and Testing of the 2009 FSAE Engine, Nick Adamini, Sarah Friesen, Daryl Green, Jordon Cachiaras, and Chris Borge

Flex Fuel Retrofit Device Research, Michael Adams, Alex Boser, Ross Haliburton, Keith Igoe, Kenton Johnson, Anton Nasledov, Alex Palamari, and Curtis Wilson