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UW-La Crosse JUR, Volume IX (2006)

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College of Business Administration (CBA)


Lauermann [Anderrson]–Earnings Differentials by Industry: Testing the Theory of Compensating Wage Differentials

Powell [Anderson]–The Economic Effects of Occupation and Industry–Employee Personal Health Insurance Concerns


Rolland [Betton]–Mondragon Corporation, Cooperatives, People Working Together


Herrling [Brokaw]–A Piece of the Action: Women’s Quest to Become a Part of the Video Game Industry

Kau [Brokaw]–Regional Branding: A Relationship of Public and Private Sectors

College of Liberal Studies (CLS)


Godwin [Elgin]–Subtractive Techniques in Intaglio Printmaking, An Italian Experience

Halfen [Williams-Terpstra]–On the Street and in the Galleries

Communication Studies

Pierquet [Dickmeyer, L]–Making Sense of Patronizing Speech: Examining Elderly Perceptions of Intergenerational Communication


Zanski [Kopp]–Foucault, Feminism and Critical Autobiographical Documentary: Self-Reinvention as Resistance in Jonathan Caouette’s Tarnation


Czerniak [Macias-Gonzalez]–Black Slave Revolt Depiction and Minority Representation in U.S. History Textbooks from 1950-2005

Modern Languages

Kwong [Socha]–El Genocidio de la Gente Quechua Durante Los Años 1980-1992 en el Perú


Schuenemann [Miller]–Ecological Aspects of Religion: Christianity and Daoism

Political Science and Public Administration

Fischer [Manrique]–Growing Up Without Borders: An Exploratory Study Examining Coming of Age in the United Kingdom and the European Union


Azbell & Laking [De Boer]–The Short-Term Effects of Music Therapy on Anxiety in Autistic Children

Ganser & Zwiefelhofer [Morgan]–The Effects of Perceived Similarity on Conformity in Non-Humorous Situations

Heaton & Paris [Cary]–The Effects of Music Congruency and Lyrics on Advertisement Recall

Krug [Taylor]–Perceptions of Appropriateness of Violent Acts by French and American Students

Lasser [Seebach]–Music, Relaxation, or Silence: What Facilitates Optimal Spatial Reasoning?

Wiedmann & Reineking [van Voorhis]–In the Blink of an Eye: Estimates of Teacher Effectiveness from a 24-Second Thin-Slice of Behavior


Bednarchuck [McAndrews]–Early Nineteenth Century Consumer Preferences at the Mount Pleasant Site (46Jf215) Jefferson County, West Virginia: An Interpretation of a Rural Farmstead

Driver [Bozhardt]–“Wear It’s At” (Or Isn’t): An Experimental Program and Functional Re-Analysis of an Oneota Lithic Assemblage Towards Evaluating Error Rates of Expedient Tool Identification

Tenpas [McAndrews]–An Investigation into the Decline of the Tiwanaku Polity: Exploring the Role of Salinization

College of Science and Health (CSAH)


Schultz [Monte]–Synthesis of Serotonergic Agonists as 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C Receptor Molecular Probes

van Genderen [Miller]–Synthesis and Characterization of Biodegradable Polymer Microcapsules with Variable C/N/P Ratios

Exercise and Sport Science

Miller & Rockey [Doberstein]–Foam Rollers Show No Increase in the Flexibility of the Hamstring Muscle Group

Geography and Earth Science

Beauchaine & Werderman [Wilder]–Using Ground Conductivity as a Geophysical Survey Technique to Locate Potential Archaeological Sites in the Bad Axe River Valley of Western Wisconsin

Ketterhagen [Wilder]–Prehistoric Clay Sources: A Forensic Exercise in Geoarchaeology


Craker [Elfessi]–Attitudes Toward Science of Students Enrolled in Introductory Level Science Courses at UW-La Crosse


Graper [Schwan]–The Effects of pH and Osmolarity Conditions on the Type I Pili Expression Encoded by fim Genes

Luedtke [Schwan]–Role of Acid Tolerance Genes in Uropathogenic Escherichia coli fimB Gene Expression

Moore [Schwan]–Examination of Virulence Genes in Nasal Isolates and Community-Acquired Strains of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus


Garrod, Petersen, Stokes, & Theisen [Zink & Jackson]–The Generation and Frequency Measurement of Short-Wavelength Far-Infrared Laser Emissions

Marschke [Sallmen]–Pulsars: A Key to Unlocking the Interstellar Medium

Stokes, Garrod & Ramberg [Jackson]–Discovery and Frequency Measurement of Far-Infrared Laser Emissions Generated by Optically Pumped CH2DOH

Therapeutic Recreation

McGee [Navar]–L.O.A.–Leisure of Older Adults: A Comparison of Leisure Services in Group Residences in the United States and Northern Ireland