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Campus Theses

2014

The Use of Lexical Borrowings Among Saudis, Amal Alzahrani

THE ACQUISITION OF TENSE/LAX DISTINCTION BY ARABIC SPEAKERS LEARNING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, Dhayfullah Saeed Alzahrani

Agency and Power in the Lives of African American Women: The Role of Personal Beliefs of Justice in the Discrimination - Personal Control Link, Elom A. Amuzu

STRESS, HEALTH, AND SOCIAL DIFFERENTIATION: A MIDDLE SICÁN CASE STUDY, Alyssa Christine Bader

STUDYING THE MAGNETIC SEPARATION OF OXYGEN CARRIER IN COAL DIRECT CHEMICAL LOOPING, Amin Bagheri

Tools Tested for Outdoor Recreation, Environmental Education and Stewardship: Allowing Children to Make the Rules, Laura Eaton Baird

The Effects of KNDy Neuron Peptides on Prolactin and Luteinizing Hormone in Pup-Deprived Lactating Rats, Amanda Leann Barnard

Preserving Consumer Privacy on IEEE 802.11s-Based Smart Grid AMI Networks, Andrew Beussink

APOLOGY STRATEGIES: A COMPARISON OF SAUDI ENGLISH LEARNERS AND NATIVE SPEAKERS OF AMERICAN ENGLISH, Hajar Salman Binasfour

Stimulus Equivalence and the Emergence of Topography Based Driving Behaviors on a Vehicle Simulator Task, Andrew Pierce Blowers

Double Down at Last Call, Joshua Bontrager

BUILDING A "DRUM SET": DESIGNING THE SCENERY FOR SAM SHEPARD'S FOOL FOR LOVE, Kieran Pearse Brown

A COMPARISON OF STIMULUS PAIRING OBSERVATIONAL PROCEDURES AND MATCHING TO SAMPLE PROCEDURES WITH KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS, Sara Jan Buitrago

SENSING THE PAST: ETHNOAESTHETICS AND MEMORY WITHIN OKLAHOMA CHOCTAW CULTURAL REVITALIZATION PROJECTS, Jennifer Lynn Burns

NONLINEAR OPTIMIZATION AS IT APPLIES TO CURVEFITTING, Bryan Callen

IS DISRUPTION TO PASSIVE GAS-EXCHANGE A MECHANISM OF DEHYDRATION FOR WNS-INFECTED HIBERNATING BATS?, Charleve Carey

Teaching Multiple Response Alternatives to Mitigate Resurgence, Travis Carrasquillo

LINEARITY VERSUS COMPLETE POSITIVITY OF THE EVOLUTION OF OPEN QUANTUM SYSTEMS, Russell R. Ceballos

Experiences of Postpartum Women Living with a Pelvic Floor Disorder, Angela D. Cerney

Partial Melting Experiments on an Mg # 80 Martian Mantle and Their Implications for Basalt Genesis, Zachary Adam Chartrand

EVALUATION OF RECOMBINANT INBRED LINE POPULATION AND ADVANCED BREEDING LINES AGAINST SUDDEN DEATH SYNDROME IN SOYBEAN [GLYCINE MAX (L.) MERR.], William Daniel Clark

A Sociophonetic Study of the Northern Cities Shift in Southwest Michigan, Sara Daniels

The Impact of Fruit and Vegetable Education with a School Garden on Kindergardeners' Nutrition Knowledge, Afton Khale Delvecchio

NON- CATALYTIC TRANSFER HYDROGENATION IN SUPERCRITICAL CO2 FOR COAL LIQUEFACTION, HUSSIEN Eldod ELHUSSIEN

A PRECLINICAL EVALUATION OF MEMANTINE AS A TREATMENT FOR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY, Brandy Elizabeth Elmore

Building Cultural and Linguistic Bridges: Interpersonal Relationships and the Brontë Sisters in German Translation, Jasmin Farsi

How It Has Always Been Told, Jenny Lynn Flack

Airlifted, Mary Kathleen Flannery

Now is the Time to be Ghosts, Michaelle Brett Gaffney

THE EFFECTS OF MANIPULATING ESTABLISHING OPERATIONS AND A TOKEN ECONOMY PROCEDURE ON THE ASSISTANCE NEEDED TO SHARE BETWEEN PEERS WITH AUTISM, Caitlin Gilley

Campus Sweetheart: An Idealized Image on College Campuses During the Middle of the Twentieth Century, Jon Edward Gorgosz

These Hearts are Watermelon, Margaret Ann Graber

THE IMPACT OF LANGUAGE AND MUSIC EXPERIENCE ON AUDITORY INHIBITORY CONTROL, Robert Edward Graham

Enjoy Them at a Distance, Joshua Gray

IMPROVING THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF A MID-SIZE POWER PLANT BY REDUCTION IN AUXILIARY POWER AND IMPROVED HEAT TRANSFER, Jeffrey Andrew Green

Design and Characterization of a Compact Heat Exchanger for use with Nanofluids, Daniel Ray Grohmann

The Study of Food Environment and Healthfulness of Diet in the Population Attending the Good Food: Local Program in Southern Illinois, Lanie Kae Haertling

The Role of Deer Browsing on Plant Community Development and Ecosystem Functioning during Tallgrass Prairie Restoration, Patrick Thomas Harris

Drivers of Compositional Trajectories in Reference and Restored Pine Savanna Communities, Diane Harshbarger

THE EFFECT OF FEDERALISM ON THE ETHNIC CONFLICT BETWEEN KURDS AND ARABS IN IRAQ, Hozan Abdulrahman Hasan

EFFECTS OF THE INVASIVE PLANT SPECIES AUTUMN OLIVE (ELAEAGNUS UMBELLATA) ON SMALL MAMMAL POPULATIONS IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, Stephanie Hayes

Pyramidal Training for Supervisors and Caregivers of Aging Adults, Rocky Dean Haynes

Cataclastic flow kinematics inferred from magnetic fabrics at the Heart Mountain detachment, Wyoming, Gerhard Heij

Performance of Vacuum Insulation Panels in Building Energy Consumption, Steven Herek

Cycling, Paul Joseph Intravaia

Electron Accepting Materials Based on Cyclopenta[H,I]aceanthrylenes and Dicyclopenta[DE,MN]tetracenes, Jessica Lynn Jellison

BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF UV ATTENUATION: NATURAL SUNSCREEN IN A CHANGING WORLD, Kristen Jordan

IMPLEMENTATION OF TRADITIONAL AND NOVEL SOY OILS AS SUBSTITUTES FOR FISH OIL IN FEEDS FOR HYBRID STRIPED BASS (Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis), Kenson Kanczuzewski

PASSED DOWN: MASCULINE FAMILIAL RELATIONS IN FILM, Michael J. Kartje

PERCEPTION OF CONSONANT GEMINATION BY NATIVE ENGLISH LEARNERS OF SINHALA: THE EFFECT OF TRAINING, Lokeshwari Sandamali Karunarathna

Vocabulary Learning Strategies: A Study of Congolese English Language Learners, Jean Kaya

REDUCTION OF EXPANSIVE INDEX OF KAOLINITE AND BENTONITE CLAY BY USING SAND AND FLY ASH MIXTURES, Ramesh KC

A Dialectical Account of Consummate Experience: With Reference to John Dewey, Jared Kemling

Influential Node Selection Using Positive Influential Dominating Set in Online Social Network, Mahbubul Arefin Khan

Lycopene and ascorbic acid content of fresh tomatoes based on genotype, maturity stage and cold storage interval, Travis Killion

The Role of University Food Gardens in Higher Education Sustainability, Sydney Kristen Klein

VISIBILITY AT ZERO, Austin S. Kodra

The Influence of Revised Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory Subsystems on Social Interaction and Social Observation Anxiety, Samuel Louis Kramer

Ragtime: A Quilt of Humanity, Elise Kulovany

EFFECTS OF ADDITION OF SMALL PERCENTAGES OF FLY ASH ON LIQUEFACTION CHARACTERISTICS OF SAND, Rakam Lama Tamang

EFFECTS OF PROGRAMMED DISCRIMINATIVE STIMULI USED IN A FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS ON LANGUAGE DISRUPTIONS OF ELDERLY ADULTS WITH DEMENTIA, Daniel Joseph Larrabee

Unredeemed Objects of Her Daughter, Alice SehYun Lee

Peirce's Theory of Instinct, Cheongho Lee

THE IMPACT OF E-CADHERIN AND PHOSPHATASE AND TENSIN HOMOLOG ABLATION IN THE UTERUS: THE PROGRESSION OF TYPE I ENDOMETRIAL CARCINOMA, Mallory E. Lindberg

ARE TEACHERS READY FOR ELF? EVIDENCE FROM NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKING MA TESOL STUDENTS, Maria Gabriela Lopez Jaramillo

C3 GRASS SEEDLING INVASIBILITY AND SECONDARY SUCCESSION TRENDS IN AN OLD FIELD IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, Kelsey Anne Martinez

Examining the Effects of Time-Based and Quantity-Based Reinforcement on the Persistence of Behavior, Heather Rachelle Martin

KNOWLEDGE AND HEALTH BELIEFS ABOUT TYPE II DIABETES AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS USING HEALTH BELIEF MODEL, Mohammed Merzah

Man Thinking in the Great Community, Anthony James Miller

Beat Women: The Thunder Before the Storm-An Analysis of Feminism's Bridge Generation, Jeanette Leigh Miller

THE EMOTIONAL WEIGHT OF POETIC SOUND: AN EXPLORATION OF PHONEMIC ICONICITY IN THE HAIKU OF BASHŌ, Rachel Marie Miller

Comparison Of Promoters Controlling A Rewritable Digital Data Storage System in Live Cells, Lukman Momoh

NITROGEN CYCLING IN HEADWATER WATERSHEDS AND IN MANAGED STANDS OF AUTUMN-OLIVE (ELAEAGNUS UMBELLATA THUNB.) IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, Natalia Margoth Montano

The Presence of High, Marginal, Low and Very Low Food Security among Illinois University Students, Loran Mary Morris

Archiving Loss: The Man Who Burned Paper, Jaime Moss

Constructed Boundaries: Reading Architecture in Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping and Jeffrey Eugenides's The Virgin Suicides, Sarah Munchow

NFκB REGULATION OF PLACENTA GROWTH FACTOR AND ITS PRIMARY TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR, GLIAL CELL MISSING 1, Timothy Murphy

COMPARISON OF NICKEL AND IRON-BASED OXYGEN CARRIERS SUPPORTED ON ALUMINA IN SYNGAS-FUELED CHEMICAL LOOPING COMBUSTION, Farzin Najjarpour Jabbary

Ambulance Optimization Allocation, Faranak Nasiri

Second language reading strategies: Evidence from Vietnamese learners of English, Hanh Thi Bich Nguyen

The Urban Messenger: The Growth of the St. Louis Public Library, 1870-1930, Matthew Alexander Nichols

(Dis)connections, Alexa Nutile

Factors Determining Sugarcane Price at the Farm Level in Kenya, David Ochieng Nyaoke

The Oxide Incident, Nick Nylen

THE REALIZATION OF FINAL STOPS IN INTERLANGUAGE: MORE EVIDENCE FOR UNIVERSAL GRAMMAR, Michael Lee Olsen

FALSE BELIEF REASONING AND THE ACQUISITION OF RELATIVIZATION AND SCRAMBLING IN RUSSIAN CHILDREN, Mari Ovsepyan

Life Cycle: A Musical Composition in Four Movements, Trefan Owen

Mujer, sexualidad, identidad y muerte en la poesía de Amanda Castro, Diana P. Pacheco Montoya

Alteration, Mineralization, and Stable Isotope Geochemistry of the Wind Mountain and Willard-Colado Epithermal Deposits, Nevada: Implications for Amagmatic Hydrothermal Activity, Caldwell Robert Payne

The Impact of Language and Disability Type on Attitudes Toward Persons with Disabilities, Courtney Payne

FISCHER- TROPSCH SYNTHESIS ON FUNCTIONALIZED CARBON NANOTUBES, Sewa Pokhrel

Design of a database to compare genomes, Naresh Pola

Effects of Good Food: Local Project on Acceptance and Consumption of USDA Specialty Crops in Pre-School through High School Children in Southern Illinois, Chelsea Marie Price

CONTEMPORARY QUAKER USE OF METAPHOR, Maurine Hebert Pyle

PHASE TRANSITIONS AND MAGNETOCALORIC EFFECT IN MnNiGe1−xAlx, Ni50Mn35(In1−xCrx)15 AND (Mn1−xCrx)NiGe1.05, Abdiel Quetz

Assessing the Validity of Engagement-Based and Selection-Based Preference Assessments in Elderly Individuals with Dementia, Amanda Jean Quick

EFFECTS OF ADDITION OF LARGE PERCENTAGES OF FLY ASH ON LIQUEFACTION BEHAVIOR OF SAND., Gaurav Regmi

EQUITABLE SHORTEST JOB FIRST: A PREEMPTIVE SCHEDULING ALGORITHM FOR SOFT REAL-TIME SYSTEMS, Mario Jean Rene

SOLVING LINEAR, NONHOMOGENEOUS DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS: A LOOK AT THE METHOD OF VARIATION OF PARAMETERS, David Jordan Rhoads

THE IMPACT OF TASTE TEST INTERVENTIONS ON THE REDUCTION OF VEGETABLE PLATE WASTE IN A RURAL MIDDLE SCHOOL SETTING, Emily Romanowski