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    • On the Existence of Stable Equilibria in Monotone Games 

      Barthel, Anne; Hoffman, Eric (2021-03-04)
      This paper shows that under very general conditions, there exists a locally stable Nash equilibrium in games of strategic complements (GSC), as well as in the more general case of games with non-decreasing best response ...
    • One in Eight: A Grounded Theory Analysis on Communication Surrounding Female Infertility 

      Paschel, Alyssa (2020-02-28)
      This study presents a grounded theory analysis of semi-structured, in-depth interviews with 10 women who have experienced female factor infertility. The study sought to inquire about participants’ experiences related to ...
    • Optimization, Design and Construction of an Experimental Biogas System in a Small Dairy in Colombia 

      Gil-Donato, Juan A; 0000-0002-7758-5508 (2016-06-20)
      With the global population reaching approximately 9.7 billion by 2050, questions on how life’s necessities - food, energy, water, and infrastructure - will be supplied are becoming more relevant. These necessities generate ...
    • Parent Perspectives of the Dyslexia Diagnosis Process 

      Denton, Kenneth; Coneway, Betty; Simmons, Michelle; Shin, Mikyung; Behl, Malvika (2021-03-04)
      A child who experiences difficulty learning how to read goes through many struggles and exhibits a myriad of symptoms and emotions. This response affects not only the individual child, but greatly impacts the entire family. ...
    • Passport to an "A" 

      Hanson, Trudy (WTAMU Cornette Library, 2020-03-05)
      From a time diary study my colleagues and I completed several years ago (Hanson, et. al, 2011), we discovered when it comes to reading, our students simply were not doing it! Students read one book or less over the course ...
    • PEELING THE LABEL OFF: NARRATIVES OF SINGLE PARENT FAMILIES OVERCOMING STEREOTYPES 

      Brookhart, Amanda S; 0000-0003-2229-062X (2019-05-15)
      This performance thesis focused on the personal narratives of single parent families. Through the power of storytelling this project sought to correct some common stereotypes about single parent families, connecting with ...
    • PIPETTE TO PALLET: A JOURNEY FROM ACADEMIA TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP 

      Allen, Benton; 0000-0003-4343-5138 (2020-02-28)
      Philosophers, politicians, and scientists alike have long understood that knowledge and technological advancement play a significant, dynamic role in the wealth of nations. Subsequently, a thirst for innovation is at the ...
    • Planting the Seeds of College and Career Readiness in Preschool 

      Coneway, Betty; Hwang, Sang; Goodrich, Jill; Kim, Lyounghee; Egbert, Emilee (2021-03-04)
      Many jobs require some type of post-secondary degree or specialized training beyond high school, therefore addressing college and career readiness concepts at an early age may influence young children’s future success. ...
    • The Political Context of Emergency Services Districts in Texas 

      Rausch, John David Jr.; Rausch, Mary Scanlon (2018-11)
      Special purpose districts are the most numerous units of government in Texas. There are approximately 3,350 special districts in Texas, divided into 40 different types. Special districts exist locally and provide infrastructure ...
    • Population Dynamics of Wheat Curl Mite with Deficit Irrigation and Cultivar Mixtures 

      Simmons, Angela R; 0000-0002-9393-4253 (2015-07-10)
      ABSTRACT Wheat streak mosaic virus (WSMV), vectored by the wheat curl mite, Aceria tosichella Keifer, (WCM) is one of the major limiting factors in production of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in the Great Plains region of ...
    • POST-MORTEM MECHANICAL INJECTION OF LOW QUALITY BEEF LOINS WITH PORK BACK FAT IMPROVES PALATABILITY ATTRIBUTES 

      Reed, DeMetris; 0000-0003-4789-1202 (2015-12-04)
      Palatability attributes of beef striploin steaks mechanically enhanced with pork fat were evaluated. Beef striploins were collected from USDA Standard steer carcasses. Loins were longitudinally cut into halves (lateral or ...
    • Prediction Model of Disparities in Health Coverage Among Psychiatric Inpatients 

      Omary, Areen (WTAMU Cornette Library, 2020-03-05)
      The goal of this study was to examine the demographics sex and marital status of inpatients with schizophrenia and bipolar and compare differences in patients’ chances of possessing adequate health coverage to cover hospital ...
    • Preparation and Characterization of Crop-Waste Biochars 

      Pimentel, Andy; Bhattacharia, Sanjoy K.; Howell, Nathan (WTAMU Cornette Library, 2020-03-05)
      Biochar is a carbon-rich and porous material; it is produced through the pyrolysis of waste biomass. This material is capable of adsorbing chemical constituents from water, air, or other media. This capability has allowed ...
    • Prevalence of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Producing Coliform Bacteria in Fed Cattle Receiving Metaphylaxis 

      Schlochtermeier, Ashlynn D (2018-02-08)
      The use of antimicrobials – and antibiotics in particular – in livestock production for prevention, control and treatment of bacterial diseases has expanded significantly over the decades. Bacterial resistance to any ...
    • Prince-Archbishops and Local Liturgies in Late Seventeenth-Century Salzburg 

      Hieb, Kimberly (2021-03-04)
      Situated within the Holy Roman Empire the Archbishopric of Salzburg occupied a unique geopolitical position in the seventeenth century. A prince-archbishop who assumed both sacred and secular power ruled the individual ...
    • Professor and Victim: Cyberbullying Targeting Professors in the Higher Education Workplace 

      Weiss, Adam (2021-03-04)
      Colleges and universities increasingly depend on technology to facilitate communication and course delivery. As a consequence of this heightened technology usage, cyberbullying now occurs frequently on college and university ...
    • Pseudo-Siblings: Friendship and Only-Children 

      Fowler, Maddisun Robin (2016-01-14)
      This study explores the ways in which the friendships of only-children are similar to and differ from sibling relationships. Sixteen interview participants were asked to describe their friendships and their sibling ...
    • Public Opinion and Confederate Memorials in Amarillo 

      Rausch, John David Jr (2016-03)
      A white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned violent in August 2017. The rally directed attention to the presence of Confederate monuments in numerous American cities, including Amarillo, Texas. In an ...
    • Queen of the Clapback: A Framing Analysis of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Use of Social Media 

      Jacuinde, Mireya (2020-02-28)
      Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, commonly known as AOC, quickly became a national public figure when she became the youngest elected Congresswoman in American history. The purpose of this study was to analyze the strategies used ...
    • Rabbitism 

      Tulaphitak, Duangdao (2016-01-14)
      My work is based primarily on Buddhist philosophy. I create a symbolic or iconic form of image-making called “Rabbitism” that represents the human condition. By creating my own illustrations, I hope to depict the messages ...