Beginning in 2009, graduate students at Minnesota State University, Mankato could elect to have their alternative plan paper, thesis, or dissertation made available online through a digital collection platform provided by Library Services. In 2014, these electronic submissions or ETDs were transferred into the Theses, Dissertations, and Other Capstone Projects collection in Cornerstone, the University's new institutional repository.

The development of this collection is ongoing as graduate students continue to elect to provide digital copies of their graduate theses, dissertations or other capstone projects to Cornerstone. If you are a former Minnesota State University, Mankato graduate student and wish to include your work in Cornerstone, please contact us .

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Documents From 2021

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Identity Change Strategies: How People Exit Stigmatized Identities, Mercy N. Adams

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Safety and Efficacy of Bioidentical Hormone Therapy in Menopause: A Literature Review, Kathryn Akre

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Student-Parenting During a Global Pandemic: A Phenomenological Exploration of the Impact of COVID-19 on the Experience of Community College Student-Parents, Malinde Althaus

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Analyzing the Use of a Montessori-Based Activity & Its Effect on Engagement & Affect in Persons with Dementia: A Replication Study, Emilee J. Andersen

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Investigation of Fermentation Efficiency in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Through Telomere Integrity and Maltase Expression, Dana Bennett

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Sexual Assault in the News, Sydney Blair

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The Impact of Professional Perspectives on Team Participation and Satisfaction on Intent to Implement Interventions Determined by Multidisciplinary Teams, Julieanna Bowen

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Supporting Resilience in Reserve Component Spouses During Deployment: The Impact of Family Life Cycle Phase and Deployment History on Social Support Needs, Jennifer L. Ceminsky

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Academic Writing Challenges Experienced by International Students in a Midwest U.S. University: A Phenomenological Inquiry, Padam B. Chauhan

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Advance Care Planning and Palliative Care in Heart Failure: A Literature Review, Laura Dack

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Reclaim, Harris Benjamin Deno

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The Impact of Social Isolation and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults: A Systematic Literature Review, Jody L. Doll-Wilhelm

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Perspectivas sociolingüísticas y culturales en la conservación lingüística del wayuunaiki, Andrés Gabriel Espejel Fuentes

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Reducing Disease Exacerbation in Women with Confirmed COPD: A Systematic Literature Review, Jill Essay

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Caregiver Knowledge and Perceptions of Dementia-Specific Nutritional Approaches, Danielle Freitag

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Socioeconomic and Other Dynamics in the Geographical Distribution of Success in the English F.A. Cup, Edward Genereux

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Replicant, John Grabko

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Why End-of-Life Discussion Matters: A Systematic Literature Review, Emily Grandson

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The Effects of Therapist Expertise and Concerns of Involuntary Hospitalization on the Disclosure of Suicidal Ideations and Behavior, Zane Hensel

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Classification of Chess Games: An Exploration of Classifiers for Anomaly Detection in Chess, Masudul Hoque

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Factors Influencing Contraception Use in Sexual Minority Women: A Systematic Literature Review, Grace M. Hudson

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The Creation of the Role of Edward Ferrars in Sense and Sensibility, Ty Hudson

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Contraceptive Accessibility and Reproductive Outcomes in Adolescents Seeking Care at School-Based Health Centers: A Systematic Review, Jamie Jenkins

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Reducing Polypharmacy in Older Adults at End of Life: The Outcome on Quality of Life, Melissa Jenson

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Mythology of Uncertainty, Connor Johanson

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Directing Atreus: Re-Envisioning Classic Greek Theatre, Yaureybo Jordán Salivia

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Providing Hispanic Immigrant and Migrant Health Care in America: Could NPs be the Answer?, Hamabwe Kabwe

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Cannabis as a Prescription Opioid Substitute for Adults with Chronic Pain: A Systematic Literature Review, Lani Kranz

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Assessment of Perceived Levels of Stress and Coping Mechanism Use Among Elementary School Teachers, Lauren Larson

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Impact of Telemedicine on Heart Failure Readmissions and Mortality: A Literature Review, Stephanie R. Ledvina

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Risk Communication and COVID-19: An Exploration of Best Practices, Allie Martens

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Paternal Postpartum Depression Screening: A Critical Measurement that is Long Overdue, Nicholas C. McClellan

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Creating the Role of Crissy in Hair, Yu Miao

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Treatment of Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Systematic Literature Review, Bethanie M. Miller

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Novice Professional School Counselor Development: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Supports and Resources, Lynn M. O'Brien

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The Power of Perserverance: Creating the Roles of Hippodamia and Pythia in Atreus, Lindsey L. Oetken

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Proposed Data Governance Framework for Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), Rejoice Okoro

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Comparing the Acceptability of Treatment Rationales for Two Psychotherapies, Marin Gail Olson

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Understanding the Implications of HPV Infection: Does Parental Education Impact HPV Vaccination Completion Rates?, Heather A. Pederson

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The Impact of Social Media on Teenage Females Self-Esteem, Amanda C. Perkovich

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Redefiniendo la Protesta Indígena en los Andes: Representaciones en (y a Través de) la Literatura y los Medios Audiovisuales, Adriana Milena Rojas Castro

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The Primary Care Provider’s Role in Screening and Intervening in the Human Trafficking of Adolescents: A Systematic Literature Review, Brittany Schmid

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Aquatic Macrophyte Communities in Five Sibley County (Minnesota) Lakes and the Factors that Affect their Distribution, Samuel A. Schmid

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Aeolian Sand Stringers in the Upper Midwest, USA: Morphology, Stratigraphy, and Paleoenvironmental Significance, Kenzie L. Shandonay

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The Critical Need for a Culturally Sensitive Suicide Risk Assessment Instrument for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth, Courtney E. Shaw

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Xtreme-NoC: Extreme Gradient Boosting Based Latency Model for Network-on-Chip Architectures, Ilma Sheriff

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Effectiveness of Behavior-Based Counseling for Weight Loss Maintenance: A Systematic Literature Review, Jaime V. Stanczyk

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“Positive” Student Behavior: Investigating Educator Perceptions of Student Behavior in Terms of Willingness to Reward and Magnitude of Reward, Kelsey Stangler

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Estrategias para el uso efectivo de la tecnología y la inclusión de la cultura en clases en línea de español como lengua extranjera a nivel universitario en los Estados Unidos, Daniel Tamez

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Comparison of Sexual Risk Behaviors Between Junior Male and Female Students at Pierz High School, Sandy Tautges

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Perceived Barriers and Facilitators to Cervical Cancer Screening in Asian American Women, Bouathong Thepsombath

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Predicting Mental Health Counseling Professionals’ Willingness to Discuss Sexuality Issues with Clients, Becca L. Thompson

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Because Wonder Will Always Get Us There: Directing Lauren Gunderson’s Silent Sky, James C. Van Oort

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Understanding Resident-to-Resident Conflicts in Long Term Care Settings from the Perspective of Administrative Staff, John F. Walker

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Novaturient, Robert Tyler Willmore

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Cannabis Treatment of Autism in Children: A Literature Review, Mai Xiong

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Conflict Communication in Law Enforcement, Don Zheng

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The Impact of a Plant-based Diet on the Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Megan E. Ziola

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Choosing Between Medical Surveillance and Preventive Surgical Interventions Among Asymptomatic BRCA Positive Women, Hillary Zupan

Documents From 2020

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Comments, Gifts and Kudos: Community and Gift Economy in Harry Potter Fanfiction, Deanna Almquist

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Indoor Navigation for Visually Impaired Person Using Inertial and Geomagnetic Information, Jayanth Ammanabrolu

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Understanding Communication Dynamics in Group Home Setting, Jacinta O. Anyanwu

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“A Chilling Effect for Sexual Assault Survivors”: An Examination of Campus-Based Advocacy and the Proposals to Title IX Under the Trump Administration, Hunter J. Beckstrom

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Directing Nocturne, Trevor Belt

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Exploring Artificial Intelligence-Mediated Communication (AIMC) as a sub-field of Communication Studies. A Textual Examination, Md Nurul Karim Bhuiyan

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The Impact of Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act on Accessibility and Availability of Primary Health Care, Aaron Amaning Boaitey

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An Evaluation of a Brief Mindfulness and Values Training on Cyber Bullying Behavior in College Students, Emily M. Boduch

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Disparities Within School Discipline: An Examination of Race, English Language Learner Status, & Suspension, Serena Boyce

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Comparison of Minnesota Teachers’ Sex Education Instructional Practices with Professional Preparation and Development, Lisa Brichacek

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Higher Education and Police Officers: The Effects on Citizen Complaints, Evan D. Brown

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Screens, School District Employees, and Sleep: Is There a Relationship?, Mary Kay L. Bruihler

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Social Justice Scholarship Informing Visual Communication Practices, Alicia Campbell

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Disabled Women in a Dictatorial regime: Sexual Assault and Disability in Zimbabwe, Paidamoyo Chikate

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Performing the 2nd Witch’s Character in Macbeth, Martha Juliana Cubillos Caceres

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A Systematic Review of the Literature: Defining Child Sex Trafficking, Chelseanne Luella Davidson

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The Difference in Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Between Men and Women in the 45-55-Year Age Group, Maren Christina Davis

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Know Before You Play: Associations Between Race, Education, and HIV Susceptibility, Anfa Mohamed Diiriye

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A Four-Port Bidirectional DC-DC Converter for Renewable Energy System and Microgrid, Xia Du

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The Effects of Cognitive Training on Behavioral Functioning in Persons with Dementia, Abigail J. Dye

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Wired, Tianna Ebnet

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The Impact of Yoga on Symptom Management in Adults with Depression, Laura S. Eggen

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Evaluation of the Activity of Zn-65 Isotope and Radiation Dose Delivered to Drosophila melanogaster, Wasiu Ajani Erinoso

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Assessing the Perceived Effectiveness and Acceptability of Pre-Referral Intervention Team Procedures by School Teams: Continued Validation of the Pre-Referral Intervention Team, Lindsey A. Finch

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Alignment or Detachment: College Educators’ Perceptions of Experiential Learning Pedagogy, Wayne D. Finseth

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"The Cruelest of Ills": Irregular Practitioners, the Royal College of Physicians, and the "French Pox," c. 1550-1630, Sarah Fischer

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Patient Satisfaction with Telehealth Services Compared to In-Office Visits: A Systematic Literature Review, Crystal L. Fleischhacker

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The Effects of Positive and Negative Humor at Work, Trevor Frey

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The Effects of a Cognitive Training Program for Healthy Older Adults: A Program Evaluation Study, Jacklyn Gehling

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Queer Memory in Translation: The Work of Pedro Lemebel, Jordan GeRue

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The Surabhi Theatre–An Oasis of Telugu Theatre, Pradeep Aswini Gurrala

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Using Bourdieu in Communication and Forensics Research, Stephen P. Hagan

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Observation, Beth Ann Hamilton

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An Assessment of Knowledge, Behavior, and Consumption Patterns Surrounding Sugar- Sweetened Beverages Among Young Adults, Anne Harguth

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Heat Kernel Voting with Geometric Invariants, Alexander Harr

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An Examination of Nature Relatedness, Nature Exposure, and Quality of Work-Life Among Student Affairs Professionals, Breanne Hiivala

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Gröbner Bases and Systems of Polynomial Equations, Rachel Holmes

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There is Somebody There: Directing 'Cloud 9', Seth M. Honerman

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Wild Connections, Sarah Huttner

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“In My Feelings”: Millennial African Americans’ Perception, Understanding, and Experience of Healthy Romantic Relationships, Chelsea-Alexis Jackson

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Assessing Competitive Oral Interpretation Speakers: What We Expect Students to Learn, Kelsey Johnson