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    • The selection of native plants for use in the Montana landscape: selection criteria, aesthetic, cultural and environmental evaluation 

      Bruce, Shelly Marie Engler (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Agriculture, 1985)
      During the past 15 years the landscape industry has experienced increased pressure to use native plants as ornamentals. Although a demand for natives in general exists there has been a relunctance on the part of the ...
    • Restoration of spotted knapweed infested grasslands in Glacier National Park 

      Stringer, Lewis Tipton (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Agriculture, 2003)
      There is an immediate and on-going need in Glacier National Park (GNP), and other public and private lands, to determine effective methods to re-establish and sustain native plant populations following control treatments ...
    • Design of a primary care advanced practice nursing fellowship 

      Weber, Anna Katherine (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Nursing, 2019)
      New graduate nurse practitioners (NPs) can find the transition between student and independent practitioner to be difficult. Residency and fellowship programs are becoming a popular option to help support NPs with this ...
    • Late adolescent perceptions of romantic relationships and romantic experiences 

      Whittecar, Whitney Ann (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Education, Health & Human Development, 2019)
      Late adolescence (18-25 years old) is a developmental time period where a person is in a state of transition, growing out of adolescence and preparing for adulthood. Romantic relationships are a typical component of late ...
    • The effect of drug-free school zone laws on teen drug use 

      Wert, Eric Daniel (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Agriculture, 2019)
      One often stated goal of drug policy in the United States is keeping drugs and drug related violence away from children. Drug-free school zone laws, which impose harsher penalties on those caught on drug related offenses ...
    • Deeper connections through interactivity in the virtual space 

      Wilk, Elizabeth Clare (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Arts & Architecture, 2019)
      360 and virtual reality films are still developing an editing grammar. This editing grammar is dependent on how soon the consumers adopt immersive media, further proving 360/VR is a new genre of film. This new editing ...
    • Perceptual interference 

      Willard, Alyssa Riann (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Arts & Architecture, 2019)
      When I explore my surroundings, I often wonder about what we can never truly know. My studio practice serves as an outlet for my questions, and I expect it to generate more questions than answers. I have questions about ...
    • Impacts of weather, habitat, and reproduction on the survival and productivity of wild turkeys in the northern Black Hills, South Dakota 

      Yarnall, Michael James (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Letters & Science, 2019)
      The study of population ecology is motivated by a desire to understand variation in the factors that drive wildlife population dynamics. Robust vital rate estimates are crucial for effective wildlife conservation and ...
    • Bacterial community dynamics and variability in shallow aquifers 

      Zelaya, Anna Jesus (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Letters & Science, 2019)
      The shallow, terrestrial subsurface plays an important role in sustaining life above ground. Globally, subsurface environments are becoming increasingly threatened by anthropogenic sources of contamination and disturbance. ...
    • Father-specific education in the inpatient setting 

      Smith, Pamela Alejandra (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Nursing, 2019)
      The early postpartum period is an important period of time to prepare mothers and fathers for parenthood. Father's involvement in children's lives has shown to be beneficial for the child's health and the entire family ...
    • Environmental films and their audience: captivating the viewer 

      Spear, Jonathan Edward (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Arts & Architecture, 2019)
      This paper examines how films concerned with environmental issues can add more elements to achieve a greater impact on the viewer than classic 'blue chip' films such as Planet Earth do. For the viewer's attention to be ...
    • Ontogenesis 

      Sprenger, Megan Gwynn (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Arts & Architecture, 2019)
      When one experiences place, do they comprehend what they are experiencing and think nothing of it, or do they find themselves lost in their own contemplations of place? In my research, I will discuss the importance of place ...
    • Group Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) for adolescents with type 1 diabetes to improve knowledge and understanding of self-management skills 

      Stewart, Maria Lynn (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Nursing, 2018)
      Those with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) are required to perform many self-care activities, such as monitoring blood glucose and taking insulin, every day to prevent long term complications associated with the disease, ...
    • The structure of energy-extracting black hole magnetospheres 

      Thoelecke, Kevin (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Letters & Science, 2019)
      Spinning black holes can store enormous amounts of rotational energy. Efficiently extracting that rotational energy can lead to significant energy outflows capable of powering very high energy astrophysical phenomena, such ...
    • The motif of meeting: a content analysis of multi-voiced young adult novels 

      Stolp, Susan Hardy (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Education, Health & Human Development, 2019)
      The purpose of this study was to discover, through content analysis, polyphonic narrative strategies used in a small sample of multi-voiced young adult novels. The objective was to trace the paths of the individual narrators ...
    • Assessment of young and beginning producer practices in Montana 

      Tintzman, Tyler William (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Agriculture, 2019)
      The agricultural industry is at a turning point regarding the labor force in the United States. The average age of the existing labor force continues to increase and fewer young and beginning farmers and ranchers (YBFR) ...
    • Beyond the white cube 

      Stout Bashioum, Jonathan Braden (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Arts & Architecture, 2019)
      My thesis explores the role of pottery in the gallery versus in the outside world. My methods included manipulation of the gallery space, renovation of a bus into a mobile gallery and experimentation with larger wood fired ...
    • Motivation and pedagogical ecology of school-based outdoor science teaching: a multiple case study 

      Vallor, Rosanna Rohrs (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Education, Health & Human Development, 2019)
      This study examines why and how teachers incorporate school-based outdoor teaching in their pedagogies. Research demonstrates that students gain in a range of areas when learning outdoors, but teachers can face multiple ...
    • Inference of passenger ridership, O-D flows, wait times, and travel times using Wi-Fi and GPS signals 

      Videa Martinez, Aldo Alejandro (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Engineerng, 2019)
      Real-time data collection of transportation parameters is a vital element of research and industrial applications. A real-time ridership data collection would facilitate the planning of trips and optimization of routes for ...
    • Documentary: the weapon of choice for both sides of the climate change debate 

      Sindelar, Hugo Richard IV (Montana State University - Bozeman, College of Arts & Architecture, 2019)
      The climate change debate has been a hot button issue in the U.S. for at least the last decade. Both sides of the debate have used documentary film as a 'weapon' to help create support for their side of the debate. In this ...