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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Benson, Sara. Investigating Rhode Island Town Beaches Littler Policies

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Bowden, William R.. Virginia Woolf's Pedagogical Art

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Breard, Gregory T.. Evaluating Self-Organizing Map Quality Measures as Convergence Criteria

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Carlson, Alexis. The Relationship Between Pre-Service Benchmarks and Student Teaching Performance

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Cattaneo, Flavia. A Carbohydrate Counting Intervention for Hispanics with Type 2 Diabetes

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Denman, Catherine L.. Perceptions of Participants in the NOAA Marine Sanctuary Nomination Process: A Case Study of Mallows Bay-Potomac River

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Duball, Chelsea Elizabeth. Environmental Impacts of Oyster Aquaculture on the Coastal Lagoons of Southern Rhode Island

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Ferguson, Sarah. Agronomic Characteristics of Birdsfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus L.) in the Northeast

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Gerber-Williams, Anna. Assessment of Salt Marsh Shoreline Degradation and Restoration on Benthic Invertebrate Infaunal Community

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Goodwin, Jennifer L.. Effect of a Nutritiion Intervention on Fruit and Vegetable Intake in Elementary School Students

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Gravison, Michael. An Online Study of Actors, Self-Promotion, and the Personal Brand

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Hoffman, Herman Noel. Program Acceleration in a Heterogeneous Computing Environment Using OpenCL, FPGA, and CPU

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Jacavone, Jared. The Paid Vote: America's Neutrality During the Greek War for Independence

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Johnson, Abigail M.. Mineral Identification and Preliminary Mapping of Organic Compounds in Serpentinite-Related Lithologies Using μFTIR

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Kinney, Heather. Aquaculturists' Perceptions of Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA)

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Kohr, Elizabeth. A Comparison of SERS and MEF of Rhodamine 6G on a Gold Substrate

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Laurent, Wendy K.. Field Study of Scour Critical Bridges in Rhode Island

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Lepe, Silvia X.. Process of Evaluation of an EFNEP-Enhanced PSE Intervention in Urban Schools

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Levine, Rebecca M.. Interactions of Polymers and Energetic Materials

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Li, Zhi. The Impact of Communication Technology: The Influence of Task Type on Group Performance

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Lonngren, Karalyn. Effect of Birdsfoot Trefoil on Exsheathment of Haemonchus contortus in Rumen Fistulated Sheep

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Mallinger, Mary M.. A Native Lepidopteran is Impacted by Host Defenses Induced by Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Adelges tsugae)

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Ma, Yiping. The Impact of Social Media Use Motives on Psychological and Sociocultural Adjustment of International Students

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Miller, Tracy-Lee. Content Validation of a Home Parenteral Nutrition Patient Reported Outcomes Questionnaire

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Muniz, Joshua A.. Predictors of Alcohol Use Among Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians

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Paolucci, Andrew James. Assessing Dynamic Soil Properties in Southern New England Using an Ecological Site Framework

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Renna, Emily. Relationship Between Arthritis and Muscular Strength in Older Women with Symptoms of Sarcopenia

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Ross, Bianca N.. Assessing Hydrology, Carbon Flux, and Soil Spatial Variability Within Vernal Pool Wetlands

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Ruginski, Marissa Christina. Associations Between Nighttime Eating and Total Caloric Intake in College-Aged Students

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Salisbury, Bryan. Portable Wireless Measurement and Control System

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Santos, Cláudia Yang. Resting-State Cardiac Workload in Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease

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Schambach, Lauren. A Comparison of Wave and Erosion Modeling Methods for the 100-Year Storm in Southern Rhode Island

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Slezak, Samuel. Effects of 10 Weeks of Periodized Resistance Training on Sarcopenia Classification in Older Women

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Smith, Benjamin R.. Toxicant Isomers Characteized Using Fluorescence Emission of Coumarin Attached to Beta-Cyclodextrin

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Varada, Keely. Distributed Cooperative Control of Heterogeneous Multi-Vehicle Platoons

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Wallin, Brenton. Implementation of Moving Magnet Actuation in Very Low Frequency Acoustic Transduction

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Yopak, Regina R.. Visual Detection and Tracking Methods for E. superba (Antarctic Krill)

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Aljutayli, Abdullah. Effect of Disease State on Human Carboxylesterase 1 Expression and Activity

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Amin, Daven. Risk Classification in High Dimensional Survival Models

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Anderson, Allison M.. Comparison of Dry-Cleaning Sponges Used to Remove Soot from Textiles

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Anderson, Sean. Growth, Grazing and Starvation Survival in Three Heterotrophic Dinoflagellate Species

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Balcanoff, Jacob. Determining Gas Contents of Magmas That Produce Submarine Basaltic Balloons Eruptions: Foerstner 1891 and Socorro 1993

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Blair, Austen. Evaluation of Updated MPIPOM-TC Ocean Model Initializing and Sea-State Dependent Mixing Scheme

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Blucher, Justin. Sleep Quality, ADHD Symptomatology, and Executive Functioning in College Students

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Brousseau, Sarah. Development of Aerosol Microparticles for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension

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Caron, Zachary. Novel Catalyst Development for Chemical Sensors

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Casavant, Abigail E.. Convicts, Cargo, and Calamity: The Wreck of the Emigrant Ship Enchantress

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Chapman, Navid. Spectroscopic Measurements of Ionic Associaition in Common Lithium Salts and Carbonate Electrolytes

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Chappell, Kelsi. Evaluation of a Technology Utilizing Nutrition Curriculum on Dietary Intake

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Chiriboga, Ximena. A Text Message Intervention to Increase Awareness of Sexual Assault on Campus

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Corbett, Jacqueline. Acceptability, Short Term Impacts, and Relationships of Variables of a Processed Food Module

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Cragan, Jennifer Anne. A Multi-Component Evaporation Model to Determine the Onset of Crude Oil Emulsification in Seawater

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Crane, G. Edward. Leveraging Digital Communications Technology in Higher Education: Exploring URI’s Adoption of Google Apps for Education 2015

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Da Silva, Chelsey Leigh. The Influence of Planned Physical Activity in Preschoolers on Subsequent Energy Balance

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DeiTos, Kristin Morgan. The Art of Removal: An Analysis of Deaccessioning in Clothing and Textile Teaching Collections

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Desbonnet, Elise. An Evaluation of the Relationship Between Application Method, Concentration, and Antimicrobial Efficacy of an Antimicrobial Finish After Accelerated Laundering

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Dong, Xiaonan. Proportional Integral Observer (PIO) Design for Linear Control Systems

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Dwyer, Joseph. Perceptions of the Block Island Wind Farm Process: Perspectives From Those Involved

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Dyer, Megan C.. Evaluating the Effect of Minimal Risk Natural Products for Control of the Tick, Ixodes scapularis

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Eason, Jessica. Immunohistochemical Localization of RF-Amide and GABAA Receptors in the Hypostome and Tentacles of Hydra vulgaris

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Ehrenborg, Adam. A Study of the Increased Risk of Bleeding Events in Patients with Blood Clotting Disorders, Associated with Antidepressant Medication Use

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Elles, Dane. Analysis of Force Production by a Biologically Inspired Underwater Flapping Foil Near Solid Boundaries in Three Dimensional Flow

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Engel, Jan. Development Perspectives of Lithium-Ion Recycling Processes for Electric Vehicle Batteries

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Fallon, Megan N.. Exploring Self-Reported and Observed Feeding Practices of Rhode Island Head Start Teachers

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Fallon, Pauline R.. Impact of Nutrition Education on Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in an Urban School District

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Fava, Edwin M. III. Biosolids as a Roadside Soil Amendment

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Fertmann, Stefan. Profitable Remanufacturing Processes in Small and Medium Sized Companies: A Case Study

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Flickinger, Sarah. Thalassiosira Community Composition and Diversity in Narragansett Bay

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Frediani, Matthew. Building Resilience: Marina Owners' Priorities

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Frenz, Justus. Vulnerability Assessment of Steel Bridges Due to On-Deck Blasts

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Gabriele, Emma. Situating Genre on YouTube: We Rant, We Laugh, We Conquer?

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Gárate, Melanie H.. Nitrogen and Warming Effects on Nitrous Oxide Production Associated with Coastal Macroinvertibrates

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Garg, Tripti. Graphical User Interface for Antimicrobial Peptide Database

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Gauvin, Mark. The Effect of Caffeine Supplementation on Muscular Endurance in Recreationally Active College Age Males

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Gayle, Crystal Nicole. Factors Graduate Students of Color Find Supportive and Challenging and the Coping Strategies They Utilize

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Gebel, Alexander. Backup Strategy for Failures in Robotic U-Shaped Assembly Line Systems

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Gerlach, Matthew. Reconstructing Common Era Relative Sea-Level Changes on the Gulf Coast of Florida

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Gillie, Richard Bowen. The Impact of Social Network Sites on International Student Adjustment on a US College Campus

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Goodell, Kevin A.. Dynamic Analysis of Multi-Degree-Of-Freedom Systems Using a Pole-Residue Method

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Görgen, Marvin Alexander. Feasibility Study of Renewable Energy Systems for Off-Grid Islands: A Case Study concerning Cuttyhunk Island

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Grayson, Christopher. Applications of Optimal Subspace Estimation

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Griffin, Matthew. Fifteen Years of Rhode Island Oyster Restoration: A Performance Evaluation and Cost-Benefit Analysis

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Groenewold, Finn. Comparison of SASW Systems for Coastal and Offshore Applications

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Hansen, Laura. Stakeholder Perceptions of the Benefits and Limitations of Shellfish Aquaculture Management in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

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Harrison, Katharine Van Nostrand. Dropping Behavior in the Pea Aphid: How Does Environmental Context Affect Anti-Predator Responses?

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Herrera, Abraham. Web Based Bioinformatics Tool for Contributing Content to the Anti-Microbial Peptide Editable Database

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Hill, Danielle C.. Intimate Violence as it Relates to Risky Sexual Behavior Among At-Risk Females

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Hoglund, Laura K.. Rail Ports: The Collaboration of Railroad & Coastal Steamboat Companies in New England in the 1840s

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James, Robin A.. Account-Making by Victims of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

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Javier, Carlos. Airway Wall Deformation Under Smooth Muscle Contraction

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Jodoin, Mathew Thomas. An Electrochemical Process for Simultaneous Treatment of Metal and Cyanide Bearing Wastewater

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Karas, Scott MacGill. The Synthesis of Rotaxane Probes for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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Kashcooli, Yaser. NIR Light Activated Hollow Gold Nanoshell Structures Based on Layersome Template

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Keefe, Anna Rose. Forgotten Fashions: Feather Pelerines of the Nineteenth Century

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Kfoury, Ralph. Analysis of Effects of Shockwaves on Cholesterol-Containing Lipid Bilayer Models

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Kresning, Boma. Far-Field Impacts of Tidal Energy Extraction and Sea Level Rise in the Gulf of Maine

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Kretsch, Eric N.. Stakeholder Perceptions of Climate Adaptation Leadership Port of Providence Case Study

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Lancellotti, Brittany Victoria. Performance Evaluation of Advanced Nitrogen Removal Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems

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Lei, Wen. The Impact of International Online Debate on Intercultural Sensitivity, Intercultural Awareness, and Perception of Sustainability

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Ludwig, Fabian. Business Models Enabled by Industrie 4.0 and Internet of Things