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    • Racial Diversity in the Workplace 

      Amundson, Emily J.; Anderson, Stefanie M.; Finley, Alexandra L.; George, Natalie G.; Michalski, Amanda R.; Sweeney, Stephanie C. (2011-05)
      The U.S. Census Bureau has predicted the number of racial minorities to increase 19% by 2050 which makes workplace diversity a central challenge for businesses in the 21st century (Hostager & Meuse, 2008). While diversity ...
    • Racine Belles : the Rise and Fall of the Faded Stars of the All-American Girls' Baseball League 

      DuPont, Jacqueline E. (2010-04)
      This research project surveys the rise and fall of the Racine Belles, an All-American Girls Professional Baseball team that was created to save professional baseball during the 1940s and 1950s. During this time, Major ...
    • Radar Analysis of the Grand Island Tombolo, MI, USA : A Case Study for Coastal Landscapes 

      Morrison, Sean (2014-04)
      This poster seeks to provide insight into the subsurface stratigraphy of the Grand Island Tombolo in order to better understand its continuing formation. In order to achieve our objectives, this study used GPR to provide ...
    • Radon Community Knowledge Assessment in Eau Claire County, WI 

      Christopher, Tristin; Papalia-Beatty, Zoe; Rheinschmidt, Breanna; Suppes, Laura M. (2017-02-15)
      In 2014 the Eau Claire City-County Health Department (ECCCHD) funded a program to promote radon awareness in Eau Claire County through an education campaign. This research explores knowledge levels of Eau Claire County ...
    • Randall Park Architectural and Historical Survey 

      Herold, Kelly; Borowski, Katie (2012-04)
      The City of Eau Claire's comprehensive planning documents show that their goal for historic preservation is to "Identify, protect, and preserve Eau Claire's resources, which reflect distinctive elements of the City's ...
    • Rapid Microwave-Assisted Shape Controlled Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles 

      Decato, Daniel A. (2012-04)
      The majority of procedures for shape-controlled silver nanoparticle synthesis report the use of a common set of reagents: a source of silver ions, a reducing agent, a shape directing agent, and a capping/protective agent. ...
    • RateMyProfessors.com: Instructor Ratings by Instructor Gender, Discipline, and Academic Degree Status. 

      Michels, Kelsey; Stellmacher, Abigail; Wippler, Julia (2009-04)
      RateMyProfessors.com (RMP.com) is a public forum where students rate instructors on several characteristics: clarity, helpfulness, overall quality (clarity & helpfulness), easiness (?how much work it is to get a good ...
    • Rayleigh-Benard : Simulation vs. Experimental Results 

      Kaufman, Aaron; Kintner, Sarah; Thomas, Paul Jonathan (2017-03-27)
      The Rayleigh-Benard convection model describes convection currents that organize in fluid that is heated from below; a regular pattern of convention cells, known as Benard cells, are characteristic of this model. Warm water ...
    • Reach-Scale Effects of a Stream Logjam on Benthic Macroinvertebrate Community Composition 

      Vinetas, Stephanie; Xiong, Ong; Wojan, Christopher; Pomeroy, Jennifer; Snobl, Zachary (2011-05)
      Logjams are accumulations of fallen wood that span the width of a stream or river. They offer refuge from high-velocity waters and provide stable surfaces for colonization. In addition, they concentrate food resources and ...
    • Reactions of 4-Hydroxycoumarin with Alpha-Cyanocinnamates 

      Anderson, Luke P. (2013-05)
      During attempts to prepare precursors for warfarin labeled with a protein tag, it was found that many of the reactions beginning with warfarin itself failed to give the desired products, but led, instead, to cyclized ...
    • Reactivity of N-aryl-4-substituted-1,8-naphthalimides towards Amine Nucleophiles 

      Kppidlansky, Kyle M. (2010-04)
      It has long been believed that the heterocycle ring of a naphthalimide dye was resistant to nucleophilic attach. However, our research has shown that reacting N-aryl-4-sustituted-1,8-naphthalimides with nucleophic primary ...
    • Reader Animated Storybooks 

      Fretheim, Jonathan; Russell, Katrina (2012-04)
      The goal of this study was to develop a working prototype for a children's literature genre the researchers are calling reader-animated storybooks. An animated story is meant to be read as well as watched. Text appears on ...
    • Reading Habits and Empathy of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders 

      Kjornes, Carly; Walters, Emma; Elledge, Deborah; Thistle, Jennifer J. (2017-03-27)
      Existing research suggests that neurotypical individuals who read fiction have higher levels of empathy than those who do not read fiction. A predominant characteristic of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is the ...
    • The Real Test : Can College Students Reason About Evidence? 

      Bleske-Rechek, April L.; Paulich, Katie; Richmond, Caitlin (2018-01-04)
      Scientific literacy is considered essential in modern society (Anelli, 2011), where reasoning skills and knowledge of the scientific process can help citizens evaluate claims about food, relationships, health, climate ...
    • Real-time Indoor Location Systems Using WiFi Scanning 

      Bernhart, Bryan (2010-04)
      Location tracking is an important part of many ubiquitous computing applications. Unfortunately, global positioning systems (GPS) only provide sufficient tracking coverage in an outdoor setting, unavailable to many users ...
    • Realism of Preschool Children's Career Aspirations. 

      Leisen, Andrea (2009-02-03)
      Although career development is often associated with late childhood/early adolescence, there is growing evidence that career development is a lifelong process that begins in early childhood. Godttfredson's(2002) theory of ...
    • Reality of Reality Television : Students' Perceptions of Gender on Reality Television 

      Aalderks, Tehl; Kaas, Chelsey; Kobinsky, Michael; Ng, Eva (2014-04)
      Contemporary media can have a formidable influence on the perceptions of its consumers. The purpose of this study was to look at the way reality television shows impact viewer perceptions of gender.
    • Realizing Keplerian orbits as geodesics on a surface of revolution 

      Barrette, Brandon (2007-05-01)
      It is well known that in Newtonian physics, the gravitational trajectories in a central gravitational field are conic sections with one focus at the central mass. This is known as Kepler's First Law. We consider those ...
    • A Reappraisal of Trade Deficit and Income Inequality in the United States, 1985-2007. 

      Thompson, Chris (2009-04)
      The recent resurgence of income inequality in the United States has spawned a wide-ranging discussion to its causes, which has often focused on America's historically high trade deficit in the past two decades. Our project ...
    • Reassessment of Triassic and Jurassic Volcanic Strata in the Dease Lake Region, Northern British Columbia 

      Iverson, Olivia (2012-04)
      This project was originally designed to compare and contrast the Late Triassic Stuhini and the Middle Triassic Tsaybahe Groups due to their significant overlap in lithology and uncertain age assignment. Lithostratigraphic ...