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Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Synthesis, Characterization and Computational Study of [4]Octamethylferrocenophane, Benjamin Mark Wilson

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Role of West Virginia School Psychologists in a Response to Intervention Framework, Bryan Anthony Wilson

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Lend Me Your Voice: Discovering Romanity in Seneca's De otio and De brevitate vitae, Joshua Dean Wimmer

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Factors Influencing College Decision-Making for First-Generation Appalachian Students, Kristy Lynn Wood

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The Storm After The Storm: A Comparative Framing Analysis of Governmental and News Reporting On Hurricane Katrina, Evan T. Zuverink

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Influence of Season and Sex on Terrapene c. carolina (Eastern Box Turtle) Movements: An Observation of a Population in West Virginia, Nathalie Caroline Aall

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Dietary Interventions Against Mammary Glands and Prostate Cancers, Juliana Adedayo Akinsete

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Horse-Trading in Smoke-Filled Rooms: Power in the 2008 West Virginia Republican Presidential Convention, Nora Kay Ankrom

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Evaluation of Reading Comprehension Gains as Measured by DIBELS Retell Fluency, Mariah C. Bailey

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Identification of Genes Involved in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Differentiation and Leukemia Differentiation and Leukemia, Jasjeet Bhullar

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Mechanisms of Yttrium Oxide Toxicity in HEK293 Cells, Sravanthi Bodapati

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Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Behavior and Reading in the Classroom, Ashley Elizabeth Booten

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The Effects of a Web Presence on Sportscasting Audiences, Adam Cavalier

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Solutions to Dynamic Equations on Varying Times Scales, Sher B. Chhetri

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Effects of Land Use in the Ohio River Basin on the Distribution of Coliform and Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in the Ohio River, Gene Chou

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Evaluation of Lactate Concentration from 30 Seconds Wingate Test Using Three Sample Sites, Bethany Christian

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Team Collaboration Between Groups in the Marshall University Summer Enrichment Program, Jason B. Conaway

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A Poet's Request : Text and Subtext in Horace's Odes 1.1, Virginia C. Cook

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The Perception and Knowledge of Undergraduate Students about School Psychology, Jessica D. Crislip

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Infinitesimal Time Scale Calculus, Tom Cuchta

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Narrativizing Success : Attitudes toward African American Vernacular English in the Composition Classroom, Christopher W. DiOrio

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Stewards of the Forest: An Analysis of Ginseng Harvesters and the Communal Boundaries That Define Their Identity in an Area of Environmental Degradation, Eric Arthur Edwards

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The Devil Was the First Scab : Working-Class Spirituality and Union Organization in Marion County, West Virginia 1918-1927, Chelsie C. Fitzwater

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An Investigation of the Factors Influencing West Virginia Educators’ Decisions to Pursue the Principalship, Joel Harris

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Predictors of Postoperative Respiratory Failure in Patients Receiving Anesthesia, Marty Henley

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Rediscovering the Maryland Darter (Etheostoma sellare), Tyler Russell Hern

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A Virtual Phytosaur Endocast and its Implications for Sensory System Evolution in Archosaurs, Waymon Holloway

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Teacher Beliefs Regarding Grade Retention in an Urban Elementary School, Toni Gilmore Hook

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Pitx2 is Overexpressed in Follicular Cell-Derived Thyroid Cancer and Promotes Thyroid Cancer Proliferation by Regulating Cell Cycle, Yue Huang

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Predictors of Student Outcomes in Developmental Math at a Public Community and Technical College, Linda Darlene Hunt

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Mental Health Services and Alternative Schools, Chasity D. Johnson

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Age-Associated Alterations in the F344XBN Rat Heart and the Efficacy of Chronic Acetaminophen Ingestion as a Therapeutic Approach, Sunil K. Kakarla

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Muscle Plasticity and Intramuscular signaling in the Insulin-resistant Obese Zucker Rat, Anjaiah Katta

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The Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Second Grade Reading Levels, Amanda Jill Knight

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Altered regulation of mitogen-activated protein kinases and GLUT4 expression in skeletal muscle, liver, heart and kidney of obese Zucker rat, Sudarsanam Kundla

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Patient Perspectives of Physicians' Compliance Gaining Strategies, Margaret Malinda Lambert

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Cancer Cachexia and Cardiac Atrophy in the APCmin/+ Mice Model of Colon Cancer, Nandini Durga Prasanna Kumar Manne

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Nationalism in Cyprus: the effects of institutionalization on nationalist mobilizations and political conflicts as reflected in Turkish Cypriot nationalism and Greek Cypriot nationalism, Nicel Masarogullari

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A Synthetic Analysis of the Polish Solidarity Movement, Stephen W. Mays

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Analysis of Teens' Attitudes Toward Health Claims on Branded, Prepackaged Foods, Michael J. McAteer

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Effects of Personality and Situation upon Appraisal and Coping, Daniel Henry McGrath

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Numerical Calculation of Lyapunov Exponents for Three-Dimensional Systems of Ordinary Differential Equations, Clyde-Emmanuel Estorninho Meador

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Theory of "Art" : Qualitative in Nature and Quaintintative in Practice, Richard Merritt

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Transition from High School to College : The Experiences of Girls in Rural West Virginia, LeAnne Arbor Olson

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Evaluation of Toxicological Effects of Intra Tracheal Instilled CeO2 Nanoparticles on the Heart of Male Sprague-Dawley Rats, Radhakrishna Para

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A Case Study of First-Year Persistence of Marshall University Freshmen, Beth Anne Pauley

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Systemic Functional Analysis of Elementary School Language Arts Textbooks, Irina Presnyakova

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Plesiosaur Body Shape and its Impact on Hydrodynamic Properties, Courtney D. Richards

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The Application of the Lamaze Method in the Management of Acute Pain: A Comparison of Non-pharmacological Pain Management Techniques, Emily Marie Selby-Nelson

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A Study of the Impact of a School-Based, Job-Embedded Professional Development Program on Elementary and Middle School Teacher Efficacy for Technology Integration, Yvonne M. Skoretz

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Statistical Properties of a Convoluted Beta-Weibull Distribution, Jianan Sun

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Effects of a Universal Positive Behavior Intervention on School-wide Behavior, Kelly Renae Tanner

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Phylogenetic Analysis of Blacknose Dace (Rhinichthys) in West Virginia Streams, Samantha Taylor

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Teachers' Beliefs Towards Grade Retention in a Rural Elementary School, Sarah Elizabeth Terry

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The Little Coal River Improvement Project, West Virginia: An Initial Study of Sediment, Bacteria and Benthic Macroinvertebrates, Emily Vargo

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Utilization of DNA/Dendron Conjugates for DNA Monolayers on Gold: A Comparative Study, Erik Steven Vint

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Sahib and Sepoy : The British Perspective on the Sepoy Rebellion of 1857, Harley Derek Walden

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Persistence: "My Grandmother's Eyes" and Other Memories, Christine Fede Williams

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West Virginia School Psychologists' Attitudes toward Gay and Lesbian Students, Lauren B. Winter

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Goal Attainment Scaling to Determine Effectiveness of Inidividual and Group Counseling, Andrew J. Woolwine

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Deathly Erichtho as Vital to Lucan’s Bellum Ciuile, John Byron Young

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Plastron Reduction and Associated Myology in Turtles, and its Implications for Functional Morphology and Natural History, He Zhu

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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The Beta Maxwell Distribution, Grace Ebunoluwa Amusan

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Broadcast News Organizations' Perceptions of Viewer Generated Content, Christopher L. Atkins

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Technology Use in a First-Year Composition Program, Estee Natee Beck

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A Natural History Study of Bufo a. americanus, the Eastern American Toad, and the Phenology of Spring Breeders in Southwest West Virginia, Tomi Maria Bergstrom

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The Coal River Basin: A 2009 Water Budget Study, R. Dale Biller

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Gendered Perceptions of Batterer Intervention Co-Facilitation, Dorothy Lynne Boston

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Effect of Snake Populations on Salamanders as a Result of Forest Fragmentation, Casey Renee Bradshaw

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The Medicalization of Hyperactivity and Inattentiveness : A Social History and Theoretical Perspectives on ADHD, Justin Douglas Brock

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Mapping Energy Poverty in Huntington, West Virginia, Elizabeth Anne Callicoat

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Infusing Technology: A Study of the Influence of Professional Development on How Teachers Use Technology, Amy E. Cottle

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Terrestrial and Marine Geobiophysical Spatial Analysis and Modeling of Phytoplankton and Nutrients in Haifa Bay, Israel, Sinaya Dayan

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Acanthamoeba casstellanii : Intercellular Location of Metacaspase, Danielle Maria Desser

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Normative Comparison for the Woodcock-Johnson III: Tests of Achievement for 1, 3, 6, 9, & 12 Grades, Renee Ecckles-Hardy

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Testing the Behavioral Responses of West Virginia Turtles to Roads and Vehicles, Aaron Clinton Gooley

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Effect of Researched-Based Information on Principals' Actions Regarding Retention, Elizabeth R. Gray

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Aggression to Gain Social Status: An Examination of Middle and High School Females, Neely Snead Harvey

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Evaluations of Apologies: The Effects of Apology Sincerity and Acceptance Motivation, Ida Hatcher

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The New Newspaper : Examining the Role of Design in the Modern Print Edition, Matthew Joseph Haught

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Predicting Mastery on the WESTEST 2 : A Comparison of MAP and WESTEST 2 Data, Miranda Noelle Haught

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Parental Cognitive Factors and Treatment Choices for Externalizing Behavior Problems, Danielle R. Hemmings

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Long-term growth and monitoring of the Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus a. alleganiensis) in Eastern West Virginia, Douglas Charles Horchler

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Had your imperial army not invaded: Japan's role in the making of modern China, Joshua Hubbard

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Gender Differences in the Prevalence Rates of Self-Injury Among Individuals Who Suppress Thoughts, Kristina Isaacs

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Exploring Unmet Needs and Barriers to Phychological and Behavioral Health Services in Rural Appalachia, Sarah Rachel Jarvis

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"A Cage of Ovulating Females" : Mary Breckinridge and the Politics of Contraception in Rural Appalachia, Dana Allen Johnson

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Bedtime Stories : How to Hope and Cope with the American Dream, Sabrina Jones

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Potential of Urban Habitats as Reptile and Amphibian Refuges in West Virginia, Scott Jones

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The Expression and Function of Hypoxia inducible factor-1α in Human Melanoma, Sandeep S. Joshi

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Antibiotic sensitivity patterns of hospital-acquired and community-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Iyad Kaddora

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A Study of Early Childhood Education Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices About Early Literacy Learning, Jennifer Mayo

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Tools and Community : How Women Become Researchers in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Karen L. McComas

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Borrowing in Context : The Importance and Artistic Implications of Chaucer's Use of Sources in the Merchant's Tale, Austin Taylor McIntire

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A Comparison Study: Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children, Second Edition (KABC-II) and Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fourth Edition (WISC-IV) with Referred Students, Danielle M. McKown

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Planning for Secret Disclosure : Applying Berger's Planning Theory to the Disclosure of Secrets, Sarah Rae Meadows Craiger

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Growth and Age at Reproductive Maturity of the Carolina Pigmy Rattlesnake, Sistrurus m. miliarius (Reptilia: Serpentes), Kevin Robert Messenger

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Does the Theory of Planned Behavior Predict Intentions to Seek Help for Suicidality?, Jennifer Lynn Mills

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Movement Patterns and Artificial Arboreal Cover Use of Green Salamanders (Aneides aeneus) in Kanawha County, West Virginia, Sarah Elizabeth Miloski

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Cross Informant Correlation : Validity of the Conners CBRS Parent and Teacher Scales, Tamara Ann-Harris Mitchell