Scholarly articles by URI faculty, collected under the University of Rhode Island's Open Access Policy. Details of the Policy and how to submit articles can be found here: http://uri.libguides.com/oapolicy

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Submissions from 2016

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Consumer Financial Education and Financial Capability, Jing Jian Xiao and Barbara O'Neill

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Compensation or Retrenchment? The Paradox of Immigration and Public Welfare Spending in the American States, Ping Xu

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Social Media, Public Discourse and Civic Engagement in Modern China, Yinjiao Ye, Ping Xu, and Mingxin Zhang

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Older parents benefit more in health outcome from daughters’ than sons’ care in China, Yi Zeng, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Danan Gu, and James W. Vaupel

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Source attribution of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in surface waters from Rhode Island and the New York Metropolitan Area, Xianming Zhang, Rainer Lohmann, Clifton Dassuncao, Xindi C. Hu, Andrea K. Weber, Chad D. Vecitis, and Elsie M. Sunderland

Manuscripts from 2015

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The Terrestrial Uranium Isotope Cycle, Morten B. Andersen, Tim Elliott, Heye Freymuth, Kenneth W.W. Sims, Yaoling Niu, and Katherine A. Kelley

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Benefits of Surfing for Children with Disabilities: A Pilot Study, Cortney N. Armitano, Emily D. Clapham, Linda S. Lamont, and Jennifer G. Audette

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The Effect of Loyalty Program Fees on Program Perceptions and Engagement, Christy Ashley, Erin A. Gillespie, and Stephanie M. Noble

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Considering Educational Perspectives and Their Relevance to Allied Health Professional Education: Using Physical Therapy as an Example, Jennifer G. Audette and Susan Roush

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A Poly(thioester) by Organocatalytic Ring-Opening Polymerization, Timothy J. Bannin and Matthew K. Kiesewetter

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Review of Casey, Susan: Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins, Judith B. Barnett

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Review of Mancuso, Stefano and Alessandra Viola. Brilliant Green : The surprising history and science of plant intelligence., Judith B. Barnett

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Review of Schmitt, Catherine: The President's Salmon, Judith B. Barnett

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Minimal forbidden sets for degree sequence characterizations, Michael D. Barrus and Stephen G. Hartke

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Stakeholder Perceptions of Seaport Resilience Strategies: A Case Study of Gulfport (Mississippi) and Providence (Rhode Island), Austin Becker and Margaret R. Caldwell

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Implicit Government Guarantee and the CDS Spreads, Natalia Beliaeva, Shahriar Khaksari, and Georges Tsafack

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Asymptotic Approximations of the Stable and Unstable Manifolds of Fixed Points of a Two-dimensional Cubic Map, Jasmin Betešević, Mustafa RS Kulenović, and Esmir Pilav

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Valuation of Expectations: A Hedonic Study of Shale Gas Development and New York's Moratorium, Andrew Boslett, Todd Guilfoos, and Corey Lang

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Application of passive sampling for measuring dissolved concentrations of organic contaminants in the water column at three marine superfund sites, Robert M. Burgess, Rainer Lohmann, Joseph P. Schubauer-Berigan, Pamela Reitsma, Monique M. Perron, Lisa Lefkovitz, and Mark G. Cantwell

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THz Fiber Bragg Grating for Distributed Sensing, Zhen Chen, Lei Yuan, Gerald Hefferman, and Tao Wei

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Ultra-weak intrinsic FP cavity array for distributed sensing, Zhen Chen, Lei Yuan, Gerald Hefferman, and Tao Wei

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Empowering Girls with Chemistry, Exercise and Physical Activity, Emily Clapham, Lori E. Ciccomascolo, and Andrew J. Clapham

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The Magic of Wondering: Building Understanding Through Online Inquiry, Julie Coiro

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C3d adjuvant effects are mediated through the activation of C3d-specific autoreactive T cells, Anne S. De Groot, Ted M. Ross, Lauren Levitz, Timothy J. Messitt, Ryan Tassone, Christine M. Boyle, Amber J. Vincelli, Leonard Moise, William Martin, and Paul M. Knopf

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Like Terms: What’s in a Name?, Cornelis de Groot and Meredith Boyajian

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When Products are Sums, Cornelis de Groot and Nicole Hersey

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Mobile Media: From Legato to Staccato, Isochronal Consumptionscapes, Ruby Roy Dholakia, Ian Reyes, and Jennifer Bonoff

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Exploring the Planetary Boundary for Chemical Pollution, Miriam L. Diamond, Cynthia A. de Wit, Sverker Molander, Martin Scheringer, Thomas Backhaus, Rainer Lohmann, Rickard Arvidsson, Åke Bergman, Michael Hauschild, Ivan Holoubek, Linn Persson, Noriyuki Suzuki, Marco Vighi, and Cornelius Zetzsch

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Selective Detection of Non-Aromatic Pesticides via Cyclodextrin-Promoted Fluorescence Modulation, Dana J. DiScenza and Mindy Levine

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Collagen Gel Formation in the Presence of a Carbon Nanobrush, George W. Dombi, Kaushalkumar Purohit, Lenore M. Martin, and Sze C. Yang

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The Evolution of Difficult Childbirth and Helpless Hominin Infants, Holly M. Dunsworth and Leah Eccleston

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An immunoinformatic approach for identification of Trypanosoma cruzi HLA-A2-restricted CD8+ T cell epitopes, Christopher S. Eickhoff, Daniel Van Aartsen, Francis E. Terry, Sheba K. Meymandi, Mahmoud M. Traina, Salvador Hernandez, William D. Martin, Leonard Moise, Anne S. De Groot, and Daniel F. Hoft

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ES&T Guest Comment: Celebrating Bidleman’s 1988 “Atmospheric Processes”, Elisabeth Galarneau, Janet Arey, Roger Atkinson, Jordi Dachs, Steven Eisenreich, Tom Harner, Ronald A. Hites, Gerhard Lammel, Rainer Lohmann, Donald Mackay, Mustafa Odabasi, James F. Pankow, Martin Scheringer, Deborah Swackhamer, Yucel Tasdemir, and Frank Wania

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IMMIGRATION ATTITUDES AND SUPPORT FOR THE WELFARE STATE IN THE AMERICAN MASS PUBLIC, James C. Garand, Ping Xu, and Belinda C. Davis

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Designing Interprofessional Education Curriculum Using Multiple Conceptual Frameworks, Paul George, Celia P. MacDonnell, Jayashree Nimmagadda, Judy Murphy, and Richard Dollase

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Clinical Implications of Vancomycin Heteroresistant and Intermediately Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus, Diane M. Gomes, Kristina E. Ward, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Herbivore Impacts on Two Morphologically Similar Bloom-Forming Ulva Species in a Eutrophic Bay, Michele Guidone, Carol S. Thornber, and Kathryn L. Van Alstyne

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Comparing Visual and Statistical Analysis in Single-Case Studies Using Published Studies, Magadalena Harrington and Wayne Velicer

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Effects of Light and Water Availability on the Performance of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), Mauri Hickin and Evan L. Preisser

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Preclinical development of HIvax: human survivin Highly Immunogenic vaccines, Peter R. Hoffmann, Maddalena Panigada, Elisa Soprana, Francis Terry, Ivo Sah Bandar, Andrea Napolitano, Aaron H. Rose, Fukun W. Hoffmann, Lishomwa C. Ndhlovu, Mahdi Belcaid, Lenny Moise, Anne S. De Groot, Michele Carbone, Giovanni Gaudino, Takashi Matsui, Antonio Siccardi, and Pietro Bertino

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3D Printed Microtransporters: Compound Micromachines for Spatiotemporally Controlled Delivery of Therapeutic Agents, Tian-Yun Huang, Mahmut Selman Sakar, Angelo Mao, Andrew Petruska, Xue-Bo Chen, Stephen Kennedy, David Mooney, and Bradley J. Nelson

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Google Classroom for Librarians: Features and Opportunities, Amanda Izenstark and Katie L. Leahy

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8th vaccine renaissance: A creative nexus for vaccine developers, Heather Johnson, Lenny Moise, Austin Menge, Sarah Beseme, and Anne S. De Groot

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Oxidative Cross-Coupling of sp3- and sp2-Hybridized C–H Bonds: Vanadium-Catalyzed Aminomethylation of Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines, Pinku Kaswan, Ashley Porter, Kasiviswanadharaju Pericherla, Marissa Simone, Sean Peters, Anil Kumar, and Brenton DeBoef

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Cocatalyst Binding Effects in Organocatalytic Ring-Opening Polymerization of L-Lactide, Oleg I. Kazakov and Matthew K. Kiesewetter

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Switchable Release of Entrapped Nanoparticles from Alginate Hydrogels, Cathal J. Kearney, Hadas Skaat, Stephen M. Kennedy, Jennifer Hu, Max Darnell, Theresa M. Raimondo, and David J. Mooney

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The changing sources of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and furans in sediments and the ecological risk for nekton in the lower Passaic River and Newark Bay, New Jersey, USA, Mohammed Khairy, Kirk Barrett, and Rainer Lohmann

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Spatial Distribution, Air-Water Fugacity Ratios and Source Apportionment of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in the Lower Great Lakes Basin, Mohammed Khairy, Derek Muir, Camilla Teixeira, and Rainer Lohmann

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Early Childhood Preservice Teachers' Beliefs about e-Portfolios and Experiences in the Development of an e-Portfolio in the United States, Hyunjin Kim

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Trade Exposure and the Polarization of Government Spending in the American States, Brian S. Krueger and Ping Xu

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The Impact of a Student-Run Journal Club on Pharmacy Students’ Self-Assessment of Critical Appraisal Skills, Macayla Landi, Sydney Springer, Erica Estus, and Kristina E. Ward

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The Dynamics of House Price Responsiveness and Locational Sorting: Evidence from Air Quality Changes, Corey Lang

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Addressing the STEM Gender Gap by Designing and Implementing an Educational Outreach Chemistry Camp for Middle School Girls, Mindy Levine, Nicole Serio, Bhasker Radaram, Sauradip Chaudhuri, and William Talbert

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Maternal Plasma and Breastmilk Viral Loads are Associated with HIV-1-Specific Cellular Immune Responses Among HIV-1-Exposed, Uninfected Infants in Kenya, Amy Y. Liu, Barbara Lohman-Payne, Michael H. Chung, James Kiarie, John Kinuthia, Jennifer Slyker, Barbra Richardson, Dara Lehman, Carey Farquhar, and Grace John-Stewart

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Source Apportionment of Gaseous and Particulate PAHs from Traffic Emission Using Tunnel Measurements in Shanghai, China, Ying Liu, Siyao Wang, Rainer Lohmann, Na Yu, Chenkai Zhang, Yi Gao, Jianfu Zhao, and Limin Ma

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Gaseous and Freely-Dissolved PCBs in the Lower Great Lakes based on Passive Sampling: Spatial Trends and Air-water Exchange, Ying Liu, Siyao Wang, Carrie A. McDonough, Mohammed Khairy, Derek Muir, Paul Helm, and Rainer Lohmann

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Relevance to Psychology of Beliefs About Socialism: Some New Research Questions, Bernice Lott

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Observed antagonistic effect of linezolid on daptomycin or vancomycin activity against biofilm-forming methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an in vitro pharmacodynamic model, Megan Luther Pharm. D. and Kerry L. LaPlante Pharm. D.

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The Role ofthe Specialty Pharmacist in Optimizing the Quality of Care for Patients with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis, Celia P. MacDonnell and Molly MacDonnell

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Assessment of Food Intake, Obesity, and Health Risk Among the Homeless in Rhode Island, Diane C. Martins, Kathleen S. Gorman, Robin J. Miller, Leah Murphy, Sekboppa Sor, and Jonah C. Martins

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Interference Suppression in Congested Undersea Environments, James McGee, Josko Catipovic, Steven Schoenecker, and Peter F. Swaszek

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A plasmid-based reporter system for live cell imaging of dengue infected cells, Carey L. Medin, Sierra Valois, Chinmay G. Patkar, and Alan Rothman

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Use of passive samplers to detect Organochlorine Pesticides in air and water at Wetland Mountain region sites (S-SE Brazil), R. O. Meire, M. Khairy, A. C. Targino, P. M.A. Galvão, J. P.M. Torres, O. Malm, and Rainer Lohmann

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Contextual and Cultural Influences on Parental Feeding Practices and Involvement in Child Care Centers among Hispanic Parents, Noereem Z. Mena, Kathleen S. Gorman PhD, Katie Dickin, Geoffrey Greene, and Alison Tovar

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Placental Transfusion Improves Iron Stores at 6 Weeks of Age in Late Preterm Infants, Judith S. Mercer and Debra A. Erickson-Owens

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A Capstone Project on Robust Dynamic Positioning and Data Acquisition Systems, James Meyers, Adam Hoburg, Tooran Emami, Peter F. Swaszek, Richard Hartnett, and Paul Crilly

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T Cell Epitope Redundancy: Cross-conservation of the TCR face between Pathogens and Self and its Implications for Vaccines and Auto-immunity, Leonard Moise, Sarah Beseme, Ryan Tassone, Rui Liu, Farzana Kibria, Francis Terry, William Martin, and Anne S. De Groot

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Islands of Difference: Design, Urbanism, and Sustainable Tourism in the Anthropocene Caribbean, Amelia Moore

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Vancomycin Dosing Considerations in a Real-World Cohort of Obese and Extremely Obese Patients, Haley J. Morrill, Aisling R. Caffrey, Eunsun Noh, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Overconsumption of Antibiotics, Haley J. Morrill and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Treatment Options for Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections, Haley J. Morrill, Jason M. Pogue, Keith S. Kaye, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Testing sample stability using four storage methods and the macroalgae Ulva and Gracilaria, Autumn Oczkowski, Carol S. Thornber, Erin E. Markham, Ryann Rossi, Amanda Ziegler, and Shelby Rinehart

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Getting the Most out of Third Party Trust Seals: An Empirical Analysis, Koray Özpolat and Wolfgang Jank

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Food Aid Procurement and Transportation Decision-making in Governmental Agencies: The United Nations/EU versus the United States Approach, Koray Özpolat, Dina Ribbink, Douglas N. Hales, and Robert J. Windle

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Engaging Donors in Smart Compassion: USAID CIDI’s Greatest Good Donation Calculator, Koray Özpolat, Juanita Rilling, Nezih Altay, and Eric Chavez

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Energy Dissipation and Constitutive Modeling for a Mechanistic Description of Pad Scratching in Chemical-Mechanical Planarization, David Ponte and D.M.L. Meyer

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GNSS Spoof Detection Based on Pseudoranges from Multiple Receivers, David S. Radin, Peter F. Swaszek, Kelly C. Seals, and Richard J. Hartnett

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Crowdfunding Access to Archives, Andrée J. Rathemacher

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Imaging Tumor Acidity: pH-Low Insertion Peptide Probe for Optoacoustic Tomography, Yana Reshetnyak

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Analysis of Cell-Mediated Immune Responses in Support of Dengue Vaccine Development Efforts, Alan L. Rothman, Jeffrey R. Currier, Heather L. Friberg, and Anuja Mathew

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Concentrations, Trends, and Air-Water Exchange of PAHs and PBDEs Derived from Passive Samplers in Lake Superior in 2011, Zoe Ruge, Derek Muir, Paul Helm, and Rainer Lohmann

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The Effect of Light Intensity on Prey Detection Behavior in Two Lake Malawi Cichlids, Aulonocara stuartgranti and Tramitichromis sp., Margot A.B. Schwalbe and Jacqueline F. Webb Ph.D.

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Efficient Extraction and Detection of Aromatic Toxicants from Crude Oil and Tar Balls Using Multiple Cyclodextrin Derivatives, Nicole Serio and Mindy Levine

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Solvent Effects in the Extraction and Detection of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Complex Oils in Complex Environments, Nicole Serio and Mindy Levine

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Array-Based Detection of Persistent Organic Pollutants via Cyclodextrin Promoted Energy Transfer, Nicole Serio, Daniel F. Moyano, Vincent M. Rotello, and Mindy Levine

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Rapid and Efficient Pesticide Detection via Cyclodextrin-Promoted Energy Transfer, Nicole Serio, John Roque, Andrew Badwal, and Mindy Levine

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Coil-Helix Transition of Polypeptide at Water-Lipid Interface, Ganga P. Sharma, Yana Reshetnyak, Oleg A. Andreev, Michael Karbach, and Gerhard Müller

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Transition-metal free umpolung carbon-nitrogen vs. carbon-chlorine bond formation, John J. Sirois and Brenton DeBoef

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The valine and lysine residues in the conserved FxVTxK motif are important for the function of phylogenetically distant plant cellulose synthases, Erin Slabaugh, Tess Scavuzzo-Duggan, Arielle Chaves, Liza Wilson, Carmen Wilson, Jonathan K. Davis, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Charles T. Anderson, Alison Roberts, and Candace H. Haigler

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Cannabis Withdrawal Among Detained Adolscents: Exploring the Impact of Nicotine and Race, Shayna Soenksen, L.A.R. Stein, Joanna D. Brown, JoAnn R. Stengel, J S. Rossi, and Rebecca Lebeau

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Manipulation of Host Quality and Defense by a Plant Virus Improves Performance of Whitefly Vectors, Qi Su, Evan L. Preisser, Wen Xie, Shao Li Wang, Qin Jun Wu, and You Jun Zhang

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Modernized eLoran: The Case for Completely Changing Chains, Rates, and Phase Codes, Peter F. Swaszek, Richard J. Hartnett, and Kelly C. Seals

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Time for T? Immunoinformatics addresses the challenges of vaccine design for neglected tropical and emerging infectious diseases, Francis E. Terry, Leonard Moise, Rebecca Martin, Melissa Torres, Nils Pilotte, Steven Williams, and Anne S. De Groot

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Weighing the Facts: A Systematic Review of Expected Patterns of Weight Loss in Full-Term, Breastfed Infants, Diane Thulier

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Pedagogical Media Competencies of Preservice Teachers in Germany and the United States: A Comparative Analysis of Theory and Practice, Jennifer Tiede, Silke Grafe, and Renee Hobbs

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Interaction of a dengue virus NS1-derived peptide with the inhibitory receptor KIR3DL1 on natural killer cells, Elizabeth Townsley, Geraldine O'Connor, Cormac Cosgrove, Marcia Woda, Mary Co, Stephen J. Thomas, Siripen Kalayanarooj, In-Kyu Yoon, Ananda Nisalak, Anon Srikiatkhachorn, Sharone Green, Henry A. F. Stephens, Emma Gostick, David A. Price, Mary Carrington, Galit Alter, Daniel W. McVicar, Alan L. Rothman, and Anuja Mathew

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Cellulose synthase (CESA) gene expression profiling of Physcomitrella patens, Mai L. Tran and Alison Roberts

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HLA class I supertype associations with clinical outcome of secondary dengue virus infections in ethnic Thais, Sasijit Vejbaesya, Rungrot Thongpradit, Siripen Kalayanarooj, Komon Luangtrakool, Panpimon Luangtrakool, Robert V. Gibbons, Duangporn Srinak, Somporn Ngammthaworn, Kusuma Apisawes, In-Kyu Yoon, Stephen J. Thomas, Richard G. Jarman, Anon Srikiakthachorn, Sharone Green, Dasnayanee Chandanayingyong, Sangshin Park, Jennifer Friedman, Alan Rothman, and Henry A.F. Stephens

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Alters Fine Root Bacterial Abundance and Mycorrhizal Associations in Eastern Hemlock, Justin F. Vendettuoli, David A. Orwig, Jennifer Adams Krumins, Matthew D. Waterhouse, and Evan L. Preisser

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Promoting safe use of medications: Providing medication education to seniors receiving Meals on Wheels, Kristina E. Ward and Lisa B. Cohen