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Degree Culminating Works (all departments)  [423]

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This is a collection of various types of works created by University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) graduate (including doctoral) students as a requirement for receiving their master's or PhD degrees from programs based at UMD. It includes dissertations (for PhD degrees), theses (for "Plan A" thesis-based master's degrees), projects (for "Plan B" project-based master's degrees), and papers (for "Plan C" coursework-based master's degrees).

Please note, this collection contains only some of the degree-culminating works produced by UMD graduate students. Additional dissertations and theses (not Plan Bs or Plan Cs) can be found in the University of Minnesota Twin Cities "Dissertations and Theses" collection.

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Strengthening Psychological Knowledge and Critical Thinking Skills in General Psychology

Switt, Colleen (2021-02)
Research suggests that General Psychology often does not adequately prepare students for the next step in their education or provide a thorough, scientific understanding of psychology (Gurung & Hackathorn, 2018). This can ...

Engineering Geopolymer Soil Material Using Fine Dredged Material (FDM) and Alkali-Activated Fly Ash Cement (AAFA)

Ndayambaje, Regis (2020-12)
Hydraulic conductivity is a vital input parameter when designing foundations, embankments, retaining walls, or roadways. Much research has been done on methods of improving hydraulic conductivity through soil improvement ...

The Physical Volcanology and Hydrothermal Alteration Associated with the F-Group Archean Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposit Sturgeon Lake, Northwestern Ontario

Hudak III, George J (1989-05)
The F-Group volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit, situated 5 km west of the Mattabi massive sulfide deposit in the Archean Wabigoon greenstone belt, is located within an intensely altered succession of mafic to felsic ...

Late Quaternary Climate History on the Northeast Tibetan Plateau: Multiproxy Investigation of Lake Qinghai Sediments, China

Liu, Xiuju (2011-09)
The objective of this dissertation is to reconstruct the history of the Asian monsoon and to examine the controls of the climate system on the Tibetan Plateau, using lake sediment cores from Lake Qinghai, China. Lake Qinghai ...

The Sedimentology and Structural Geology of the Middle Precambrian Thomson Formation, Central Carlton County, Minnesota

Hyrkas, Gerald Lee (1982-05-17)
The Thomson Formation is a graywacke-slate turbidite sequence of Middle Precambrian age (Goldich, 1968) which crops out sporadically throughout eastcentral Minnesota. At the type locality near Thomson, Minnesota, the ...

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