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    • Maximizing the value of education for university undergraduate research fellows 

      Tilley, Aaron Benjamin (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      Educating and preparing the leaders of tomorrow for the challenges they will face is the most important job of teachers today. It is up to those who pass laws and make decisions regarding how this task will be carried out ...
    • A measure of experiences with violence and post-traumatic stress disorder 

      Benson, Krista Nicole (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      This present study examined the relationship between Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms, attitudes about sexuality, number of incidents of lifetime interpersonal violence (directly experienced, witnessed, and ...
    • The mechanism of chloroplast division in higher plants 

      Proctor, John Michael (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      The majority of plant cells contain plastids that are self-replicating, double membrane organelles with their own unique genetic component. The current investigation concerns the developmental events that strictly determine ...
    • Medical transcription services: the use of independent contractors 

      Reyna, Cara Joanne (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      Medical transcription is the act of transferring a patient's medical history and treatment from oral to written form. Medical transcription services focus on providing medical transcription to a variety of medical ...
    • Memory blocking and recovery for affect word lists 

      Moynan, Sarah Catherine (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      Smith et al. (2003) found powerful memory blocking and recovery effects for recall of categorized word lists. The present study investigated whether affect, or emotional words could be similarly blocked and recovered, or ...
    • Men in question: rethinking white masculinity after the sixties 

      Marsh, Samantha Jane (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      The social and political movements of the 1960s created a contemporary crisis in white masculinity. The civil rights, women's liberation, and counterculture movements all challenged traditional notions of white masculinity ...
    • Menstrual cycle effects on spatial location tasks 

      Andrew, Sarah (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      The relationship between menstrual cycle hormones and performance on gender-linked spatial tasks was examined in college women. Healthy women and men over the age of 18 and not taking hormonal preparations completed tasks ...
    • Methods for identifying cancellous bone specimen location and size for the Reduced Platen Compression Test 

      Cowen, Kyle Ray (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      The skeleton functions as a vital part of our everyday existence and acts as a framework for the body to provide movement, resist the forces of gravity, and protect vital organs. Skeletal research studies the effect of ...
    • The mirror effect: Virginia Woolf's war writings 

      Murchison, Marcia Wilkens (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      Born in England in 1882, in the course of her lifetime Virginia Woolf witnessed the end of the Victorian Age and the rise of the Modem Period. She observed firsthand the horrors of World War I and the birth and expansion ...
    • Misogyny and Myth 

      Asonye, Adora (2006-08-16)
      Although many use misogynistic, materialistic, and violent lyrics in attempt to belie the notion that hip hop contains any manifestations of romantic love, I contend that not only is romantic love present in hip hop, but ...
    • Mitochondrial DNA phylogenetic analysis of Myrmecolacidae (Insecta: Strepsiptera) va 

      Halbert, Natalie Rose (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      The relationship between Caenocholax fenyesi Pierce (Myrmecolacidae) males (host: Solenopsis invicta) and females (host: Hapithus agitator) is examined. Further, the relationships between several unidentified myrmecolacid ...
    • Mitochondrial-DNA sequence variation, and the genetic affinity of Peromyscus from the Triangle Island, British Columbia, Canada 

      Arianpour, Roozbeh (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      To determine the genetic and specific affinity of deer mice (Peromyscus) inhabiting Triangle Island, British Colombia, Canada, a 1,439 base-pair (bp) fragment of the mitochondrial genome (containing the ND3, ND4L, and a ...
    • Modeling foreign economic policy in strategic setting: the automotive industry of the U.S. and Japan 

      Au-Young, Marie Lily (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      The purpose of my study is to examine how the United States and Japan interact in a strategic setting on foreign economic issues. Since relations between the two countries have been developing for several decades now, I ...
    • Modeling Plasma Flow in a Magnetic Nozzle with the Lattice-Boltzmann Method 

      Ebersohn, Frans Hendrik (2010-07-14)
      Magnetic nozzles must convert thermal or gyro energy of the plasma to thrust while also inducing plasma detachment in order to be effective. Plasma detachment and methods to induce plasma detachment are examined. In ...
    • Modern architecture: an analysis of the Iconic vision in film 

      Johnston, Benjamin Michael (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      In reaction to the academic revivalism of the nineteenth century, early modern architects sought a radical departure in form that would reflect a new spirit. Flowing, open spaces and bold, abstract forms, their use of ...
    • Molecularly engineering homogenous catalysts 

      Hughes, Reagan Rebekah (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      A critical issue in the design of new 'Green' recoverable reusable catalyst is the separation strategies used for catalyst recovery. Using materials and solvents that are miscible at elevated temperature but phase separate ...
    • Mother-Calf Behavior in Delphinapterus leucas in the Second Year of Life 

      Johnson, Jennifer (2012-04-17)
      A longitudinal investigation of two beluga whale mother-calf pairs located at SeaWorld San Antonio was conducted in order to examine and describe the calves’ change in swim positioning in relation to their mothers over ...
    • Mothers of Men: the A&M Mothers' Clubs and coeducation 

      Ocker, Dorotha M (Texas A&M University, 2012-06-08)
      In 1933 the Texas A&M Mothers' Clubs sent petitions and letters to the Board of Advisors requesting that Texas A&M University retain its all-male status. While most studies of women opposed to equal rights center on the ...
    • Murder at Mer Rounge: a dialogue on the activities of the Ku Klux Klan in northwestern Louisiana, 1921-1924 

      Peterson, Hannah Bethann (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      On August 24, 1922, in Bastrop, Louisiana, two men were kidnapped by a group of masked members of the Ku Klux Klan and were subsequently never seen again. Months later, two bodies were discovered in LaFourche Lake near ...
    • Museum Culture in the Anglo-American Atlantic World, c. 1750-1815 

      Myers, Sherry (2006-08-16)
      During the late eighteenth century and early nineteenth centuries, the Anglo-American Atlantic world saw a rise in the number and popularity of museums as cultural institutions. By concentrating on the premier museums in ...