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    • Environmental factors influencing wood frog (lythobates sylvaticus) tadpole size 

      Kilibarda, Shelby; Smith, Amanda (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2015-04)
      Body size variation among individuals and populations within a species is important to study due to the ecological implications, specifically life history population dynamics. Variation in growth among individuals has been ...
    • Expanding rugby in the United States: a historical analysis 

      Gerasimo, Xanthi (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2014-04)
      This study utilized a mixed methods approach to address the question of how to grow rugby, given the current obstacles faced by the sport within the United States. A comparative historical analysis of rugby, soccer, and ...
    • Exploring job qualifications for an entry level apparel position and use of technologies in portfolio: undergraduates' perspectives 

      Thao, Kang Chu (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2016-04)
      This study examines the applicability of augmented reality software and portfolio criteria ratings in developing professional portfolios for entry- level apparel design and technical design positions. This study ...
    • Exploring the relationship between superstition and defensive pessimism 

      Olson, Rebecca N. S. (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, 2017-04)
      This study examines the relationship between superstitious beliefs and defensive pessimism. Superstitions are beliefs or rituals that help control stress and increase positive or reduce negative outcomes (Vyse, 2014). ...
    • Facebook used as a recruiting tool 

      Hooker, Laura; Rathke, Brandon (2011)
      Social media is becoming increasingly integrated in the hiring process as companies choose their employees from widening pools of applicants. Past studies revealed that it is important for job seekers to recognize the ...
    • Factors affecting positive transitions for foster children 

      Anagnos, Jennifer; Ware, Megan (2013)
      The majority of foster children are forced to endure a multitude of hardships and stress as they transition to new placements (Cole, 2005). This non-random pilot study investigated the foster mother's perspective on ...
    • Family support: what it means to male inmates 

      Fournelle, Leigh-Anna.; Hofferber, Staci. (2008)
      Family support for incarcerated individuals is an important issue that receives little consideration in society even though it may be one of the greatest factors for change in the jail system for combating recidivism rates. ...
    • Federal funds rate and unemployment relationship: does business confidence matter? 

      Sam, Katie A. (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2014-04)
      Following the 2008 financial crisis, the United States’ economy went into one of the most severe recessions since the Great Depression. In an attempt to stimulate the economy, the Federal Reserve lowered the federal ...
    • Female students' attitudes on re-entering abusive relationships 

      Zemek, Jim.; Welbourn, Sally (2007)
      Women re-entering abusive relationships is an increasingly important issue. This study investigated female college students' attitudes on why women re-enter abusive relationships in hopes to gain a further understanding ...
    • Fractured: perceptions of the frac sand mine industry in the Chippewa Valley 

      Knapp, Jon; Jay, Danny (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2014-04)
      This project is an attempt to gain a better understanding of public opinions about sand mine expansion in west-central Wisconsin. Opinions on the expansion of mining are mixed, with many stating this expansion is a good ...
    • Functional foods: a comparison of blueberry muffin ingredients 

      Kaspar, Kerrie L.; Majoni, Sandra. (2006)
      Functional foods have increasingly gained attention regarding their ability to reduce the onset of chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease. The objectives of this study were the following: 1) to evaluate blueberry ...
    • Gender disparities among Tanzanian public schools 

      Mollel, Esuvat (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2016-04)
      This research analyzed Tanzania’s education system and sought to find if there were a disproportionate number of males to females who continued on from primary school to secondary school. In order to gather data on this ...
    • Gender stereotypes associated with altruistic acts 

      Seefeldt, Lacey D. (2008)
      Possible gender stereotypes associated with altruistic acts presented in two types of vignettes were investigated. A sample of 72 General Psychology students were recruited to participate. The researchers had three main ...
    • Gendered factors influencing college students to tan 

      Schumacher, Jessica; Richardson, Rhonda (2011)
      Tanning has become a social problem because the societal pressure to tan as a means to achieve beauty outweighs the health risks involved in the decision whether or not to tan (Bagdasarov, Banarjee, Greene, & Campo, 2008). ...
    • Gift giving characteristics of recipients and function of gifting anxieties 

      Nomura, Miki. (2009)
      Previous research suggests that gift giving is a form of identity presentation that enables givers to create a desired image of themselves for gift recipients. Sometimes, however, individuals experience anxiety when selecting ...
    • Guided reading, fluency, accuracy, and comprehension 

      Heston, Kristi (2011)
      The purpose of this study was to determine if the implementation of the Fountas and Pinnell Guided Reading System would have an effect on student levels of fluency, accuracy, and comprehension. A total of 40 second and ...
    • Half night, but it looks just like this 

      Weinberg, Sam (2013)
    • Hegemonic masculinity as a predictor of body satisfaction 

      Verhagen, Megan (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2016-04)
      The relationship between men and body satisfaction is a topic with increased traction within the academic community. However, there is currently no model in place that measures body satisfaction, and without a complete ...
    • High school counselors' influence 

      Logan, Katie.; O'Donnell, Katey (2007)
      Many college freshmen feel they are inadequately prepared to enter college due to a lack of guidance from their high school counselors. This study investigated comparative attitudes about the influence of school counselors ...
    • Higher education and student debt: how structural flaws affect rational investment 

      Hoffman, Hillary (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2016-04)
      Overwhelming debt for college students is an increasing phenomenon. When one plans to make a rational investment into their future through higher education, one simultaneously plans for the unavoidable debt load that ...