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Jaffe, Anna E (2018) Effects of Peritraumatic Alcohol Intoxication on Intrusive Memories Following Exposure to an Analog Trauma Steel, Anne L (2018) The Impact of Victim Intoxication and Perpetrator Status on Bystander Responses Abedal-Majed, Mohamed A (2017) Effect of Postweaning Diet, Excess Androstedione, and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor a (VEGFA) Isoforms on Follicular Progression in Bovine Ovarian Cortical Cultures Acosta, Belinda G (2017) Fido: A Novel Adane, Zablon A (2017) Evaluating the Impacts of Grassland Conversions to Experimental Forest on Groundwater Recharge in the Nebraska Sand Hills Ahrendt, Kevin (2017) The Existence of Solutions for a Nonlinear, Fractional Self-Adjoint Difference Equation Akbariyeh, Simin (2017) Modeling Fate and Transport of Contaminants in the Vadose Zone: Vapor Intrusion and Nitrate-N Leaching Under Future Climate Scenarios Akesseh, Solomon (2017) Ideal Containments Under Flat Extensions and Interpolation on Linear Systems in P2 Alhassan, Mustapha (2017) Three Essays in Nonmarket Valuation: Producers' Willingness to Supply Switchgrass; Smallholder Irrigation Farmers' and Residents' Preferences for Groundwater Protection Allen, Nicole T (2017) Chronistic Criticism: Temporalizing the Nation and Reconsidering the Role of Time-Temporalities in Rhetorical Theory Amar, Mohamed R.Penicillata) as Prey: Behavioral, Hormonal, and Vocal Responses to Snakes Mwamba, Sylvia (2017) Strategic Responses to Taxation and Welfare Effects of Tax Policies Myers, John (2017) Homological Criteria for Minimal Multiplicity Nako, Bonodji (2017) Exploring Adolescents' Literacy Practices in a ' Safe-Haven" After-School Program: A Multi-Methods Study Nannen, Briana E (2017) "Choir is for Girls": Intersectional Mixed Methods Perspectives on Adolescent Gender Identity, Singing Interest, and Choral Music Participation Na, Ri (2017) A Comprehensive Evaluation of Cooling Load Reduction Potentials of Self-Ventilated Cavity Wall in the U.S Neel, Breta L (2017) Three Flute Chamber Works by Alberto Ginastera: Intertwining Elements of Art and Folk Music Nelson, David L (2017) I.(2017) Holistic and Individualistic Evaluations of Digital Visual Art Portfolios: A Mixed Methods Study Changa, Timothy Taity (2017) Targeting Efficient Photosynthesis in Crops Through Genetic Engineering Cheng, Fangzhou (2017) Current-Based Fault Diagnosis and Prognosis for Wind Turbine Drivetrain Gearboxes Christgen, Shelbi Lynn (2017) Exploration of Redox-Based Functional Switching and Intermediate Substrate Channeling in Proline Catabolism Clayburn, Nathan Bennett (2017) Integrated Stokes Parameter Measurements of Spin-Polarized Electron-Impact Excitation of the (3d104s5s)53s 1 State of Zinc Cochran, Beth (2017) The Impact of Working Memory on Response Order Effects and Question Order Effects in Telephone and Web Surveys Coura Oliveira, Maxwel (2017) Evolution of HPPD-Inhibitor Herbicide Resistance in a Waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus var.rudis) Population from Nebraska, USA Crichton, Dusten D (2017) Low Socioeconomic Status Men Persisting in College: A Phenomenological Study Dang, Xiaoqian (2017) Local Transport Properties and Complex Band Structure of Topological Insulators Das, Bhaskar (2017) Fabrication and Study of the Structure and Magnetism of Rare-Earth Free Nanoclusters Dehghani Ashkezari, Hossein (2017) Automation of Surgical Procedures: Colonoscopy Locomotion and Laparoscopic Suturing Deng, Shihan (2017) Evidence-Based Association of Indoor Air Quality and Thermal Comfort in Elementary and Secondary Classrooms with Students' Absenteeism and Academic Performance Devney, Rik (2017) Factors Associated to Teacher Longevity in a Title I Elementary School A Qualitative Narrative Inquiry Study Dong, Yanbing (2017) The Imagery of Evil in Modern Piano Works: Exploring the Diabolical Elements in N.C (2016) A grounded theory exploration of clergy's counseling referral practices in Black churches Mc Caslin-Timmons, Jill (2016) Principals' Perspectives on the Roles and Skills of School Psychologists Mc Cune, Christopher D (2016) PLP-enzyme inactivators: Design, enabling methodology development and evaluation Mc Donnell, Gerald P (2016) The influence of spatially irrelevant working memory demands on attentional allocation Mc Mechan, Anthony Justin (2016) A vision for extension: Case studies on managing extreme weather challenges in corn Mc Mechan, Anthony Justin (2016) Over-summering ecology of the wheat curl mite (Aceria tosichella keifer) Medici-Thiemann, Catherine (2016) "She governs the Queen": Jane Dudley, Mary Dudley Sidney, and Katherine Dudley Hastings' political actions, agency, and networks in Tudor England Meneses-Gonzalez, Yulie E (2016) Feasibility, safety, economic and environmental implications of whey-recovered water for cleaning-in place systems: A case study on water conservation for the dairy industry Meyer, Edward H (2016) A Review and Analysis of Current Themes for the Dismissal of Tenured Faculty as Reflected in U. Common Law Miller, Jane B (2016) The Struggles of Hispanic Newcomer Students in Rural Small Town Schools Miller, Joshua Miller (2016) The role of interdisciplinary scholarship and research to meet the challenges facing agriculture in the 21st century Mills, Mark (2016) Global/local processing in incidental perception of hierarchical structure Moore, Julia (2016) From childless by choice to mother: Performative and subversive negotiations of face in relational communication about (never) having children Morrow, Johnica J (2016) Exploring parasitism in antiquity through the analysis of coprolites and quids from La Cueva de los Muertos Chiquitos, Rio Zape, Durango, Mexico Munier, Nathan (2016) Domestic Political Economy and the Regulation of Conflict Diamonds Nabity, Paul S (2016) Cognitive and Behavioral Associations with Hair Cortisol, Aldosterone, and Testosterone Levels in a Serious Mental Illness Population Natarajan, Vaishaali (2016) Designing in vitro liver microenvironment models to regulate hepatocellular phenotype Nelson, Jennifer C (2016) Teacher stories, parent stories, stories of school: Educator/parents navigating school landscapes Nelson, Lisa A (2016) Principal as Counselor: The Issues Teachers Bring to the Principal's Door Nepper, Martha J (2016) The Relationship between the Home Food Environment and Weight Status among Children and Adolescents, ages 6--17 years Newgard, Eric C (2016) Dry-grind ethanol process unit operation influence on hexane extractable concentration of process streams Nitzel, Camie L (2016) The process of engagement with the green dot bystander intervention program among higher education staff/faculty Nolan, Jason P (2016) Mobilization of naturally occurring uranium in sediment into groundwater Nugent, Kristen L (2016) We Have Done It Ourselves: French Teachers' Exploration of Intercultural Communicative Competence through Critical Participatory Action Research Oelke, Tina C (2016) A woman's journey: Navigating through a higher education career Oh, Hyuntaek (2016) Brain encoding of saltatory velocity-scaled somatosensory array in glabrous hand among neurotypical adults Ohnesorg, Wayne J (2016) Export of insect ecosystem services from hayed native prairie Okla, Meshail (2016) The stimulus effect of BMP7 and the inhibitory effect of TLR4 on adaptive thermogenesis Olivas, Bernice M (2016) Supporting first-generation writers in the composition classroom: Exploring the practices of the Boise State University Mc Nair Scholars Program Owad, Nicholas John (2016) Bridge spectra of cables of 2-bridge knots Parmelee, Caitlyn M (2016) Applications of discrete mathematics for understanding dynamics of synapses and networks in neuroscience Patchin, Stephen H (2016) Self-efficacy of college freshmen engaged in STEM outreach Patefield, Krista D (2016) No Nonsense: The Protection of Wild-Type m RNAs From Nonsense-Mediated m RNA Decay in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Pathirana, Ruvini U (2016) Physiological adaptations in Candida albicans Patterson Hazley, Melissa (2016) Successful female students in undergraduate Computer Science and Computer Engineering: Motivation, self-regulation, and qualitative characteristics Patterson, Jessie N (2016) Determining the clinical performance of dynamic visual acuity test (DVAT) in the concussion assessment battery Pedersen, Matthew A (2016) Strobilurin fungicide secondary plant stress alleviation effects Pena-Perdomo, Pamela Andrea (2016) Modulating nitrogen flux in sorghum and wheat Pereira, Adriano Elias (2016) Assessing the risk of resistance evolution, adult and larval susceptibility, and sublethal effects after exposure of corn rootworms to vacuolar ATPase-A and Snf7 ds RNAs Pettit, Darren (2016) In the Garden: A composition for wind ensemble in three movements Pittenger, Samantha L (2016) Predicting sexual revictimization in childhood and adolescence: A prospective examination using ecological systems theory Pittenger, Steven T (2016) Examination of methamphetamine reinstatement in female and male rats: A pre-clinical model of relapse Poloncic, Melissa (2016) Principals matter: Perceptions of principals on school leadership Powell, Rebecca J (2016) An Experimental Examination of Visual Grouping Techniques in Skip Patterns on Respondent Navigation Errors Protopop, Iuliia (2016) The impact of the timing of the intergenerational farm transfer initiation on the terminal wealth in the business: Simulation model Pruitt, Jon Derek (2016) A Brief History of Corn: Looking Back to Move Forward Ptukhina, Maryna (2016) An investigation of alternative statistical methods for stability data, including but not limited to the use of defensible Bayesian priors Qian, Junjie (2016) Scalability of multi-threaded applications on manycore processors Rathore, Deepali (2016) Integration of tandem mass spectrometry and ion mobility spectrometry for protein characterization and structural analysis Razzaghi, Tarlan (2016) Quantifying the variability of surface reflectance and estimating canopy chlorophyll content and green leaf biomass using hyperspectral close-range data and airborne imagery Rezaei, Ehsan (2016) Quantification of viscoelastic properties using contact resonance atomic force microscopy with U-shaped probes Riley, Kale (2016) Collective Teacher Efficacy in the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Rivera-Mueller, Jessica (2016) Cultivating a learner's stance for engagement in teacher-inquiry: An aim for writing pedagogy education Rogers, Erica E (2016) Rhetoric as inquiry: Personal writing and academic success in the English classroom Rokooei, Saeed (2016) Project management education research excellence within cyber-infrastructure environment Romjue, Amanda (2016) Lingua Folio(RTM) Implementation at the Classroom Level A Collective Case Study of North Carolina Teachers Rosner, Austin Oder (2016) Hemodynamic changes in cortical sensorimotor systems following hand and orofacial motor tasks and pulsed cutaneous stimulation Ruff, Leah Anne (2016) Soybean heterosis and response to water: Yield, yield components, and morphology Sabel, Jaime L (2016) Use of scaffolds to support undergraduate students in learning and understanding biological concepts Salem, Laura S (2016) English Language Learners and Special Education: One District's Journey Through the Collaborative Problem Solving Process Sangster, Jodi L (2016) The influence of sediment characteristics on the fate of steroidogenic compounds in aquatic systems and the effects on progesterone bioavailability in a target organism Sarangi, Debalin (2016) Biology, gene flow, and management of glyphosate-resistant common waterhemp (Amaranthus rudis Sauer) in Nebraska Sargent, Kevin M (2016) Divergent vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGFA) signaling determines spermatogonial stem cell fate Schmitz, Rachel M (2016) On the street and on campus: A comparison of life course trajectories among homeless and college lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer young adults Scott, Leroy B (2016) Employees to hackers: The shades of blame in vicarious corporate liability Shao, Yuchuan (2016) Mechanisms and fabrications of high efficiency organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite solar cells Sharma, Sankalp (2016) Three Essays on Risk Preferences and Farm-Decision Making in the United States Shen, Tao (2016) Design, analysis, control and testing of a multifunctional notes robot Sherman, Erica (2016) Fluid dynamic factors as a cause and effect of biofilm formation of Staphylococcus aureus biofilms Shonhiwa, Trevor T (2016) Two essays on the foreign corrupt practices act: Empirical analyses of auditor risk assessment and subsequent internal governance changes Sierk, Jessica Lorene (2016) Coming of age in the new Latino diaspora: An ethnographic study of high school seniors in Nebraska Sikorski, Jonathon (2016) Examination of the Nu Data Knowledge Scale Simon, Laura E (2016) Sex across the life course: An examination of social influences on adolescent sexual attitudes and associations between sexual behavior patterns and young adult health Singh, Raghuveer (2016) Increasing the Biological Limit of Hydrogen Production in the Hyperthermophilic Bacterium Thermotoga maritima Singh, Uday (2016) Design and characterization of focused high frequency strain waves Skiba, Jenifer L (2016) Drivers of group purchasing organization (GPO) effectiveness and efficiency: The role of organizational collaboration types Smith, Thomas G (2016) Electrochemical analysis of porphyrin paddlewheel frameworks, manganese oxide inverse-opal nanosheets, and tungsten trioxide electrodeposited onto graphene electrodes Snyder, Joshua L (2016) From pre-K to elementary school: Elementary principal leadership and successful transitions Snyder, Kimberly K (2016) The Relationship of Formative Assessment to the Professional Development and Perspective Transformation of Teachers Snyman, Andrei (2016) Assessment of resource use and landscape risk for African lions (Panthera leo) in eastern Botswana Sofala-Jones, Hali F (2016) Afakasi / half-caste Song, Jingfeng (2016) Nanopatterning of Ferroelectric Polymer and High-resolution Pyroelectric Scanning Microscopy Song, Xi (2016) Protein engineering for novel protein-protein interactions and protein labeling Spurgeon, Jonathan Jay (2016) Longitudinal flow variability and population characteristics of large-river fishes: Importance of scale in large-river ecology Srivastava, Deepa (2016) Role of parental beliefs and practices in promoting young children's healthy eating: A mixed methods study Stehr, Max W (2016) Bird's words and Lennie's lessons: Using or avoiding patterns in bebop Stephens, Melissa M (2016) The Hesitations of Adult Professionals to Serve as Career E-Mentors for Youth Stewart, Zachary P (2016) Micronutrient foliar analysis and supplementation in nutrient management for high yield maize (Zea mays L.) 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