All URI faculty publications that are in DigitalCommons@URI are listed here. This includes journal article articles that were deposited under the URI Open Access Policy, as well as other articles that were deposited according to journal policies.

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Submissions from 2019

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Inclusion, universal design and universal design for learning in higher education: South Africa and the United States, Elizabeth M. Dalton, Marcia Lyner-Cleophas, Britt T. Ferguson, and Judith McKenzie

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Simulating the Fracture of Notched Mortar Beams through Extended Finite Element Method (XFEM) and Peridynamics, Sumanta Das, Canio Hoffarth, Bo Ren, Benjamin Spencer, Gaurav Sant, Subramaniam D. Rajan, and Narayanan Neithalath

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Inclusive Teaching, Bryan Dewsbury and Cynthia J. Brame

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Career Choice among First-Generation, Minority STEM College Students, Bryan Dewsbury, Cynthia Taylor, Amy Reid, and Connie Viamonte

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Subseafloor life and its biogeochemical impacts, Steven D'Hondt, Robert Pockalny, Victoria M. Fulfer, and Arthur J. Spivack

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Fluorescence-Based Detection of Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, Xylene, and Cumene (BTEXC) Compounds in Fuel-Contaminated Snow Environments, Dana J. DiScenza, Lauren E. Intravaia, Anna Healy, Sage B. Dubrawski, and Mindy Levine

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Dynamic compressive behavior of metallic particulate-reinforced cementitious composites: SHPB experiments and numerical simulations, Sami Doner, Sumeru Nayak, Koray Senol, Aun Shukla, N.M. Anoop Krishnan, Ibrahim Kutay Yilmazcoban, and Sumanta Das

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Prevalence and correlates of food insecurity among U.S. college students: a multi-institutional study, Aseel El Zein, Karla P. Shelnutt, Sarah Colby, Melissa J. Vilaro, Wenjun Zhou, Geoffrey Greene, Melissa D. Olfert, Kirstin Riggsbee, Jesse Stabile Morrell, and Anne E. Mathews

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Ultrasonic Generation of Pulsatile and Sequential Therapeutic Delivery Profiles from Calcium-Crosslinked Alginate Hydrogels, Tania Emi, Kendra Michaud, Emma Orton, Grace Santilli, Catherine Linh, Meaghan O'Connell, Fatima Issa, and Stephen Kennedy

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Loss of BCAA Catabolism during Carcinogenesis Enhances mTORC1 Activity and Promotes Tumor Development and Progression, Russell E. Ericksen, Siew Lan Lim, Eoin McDonnell, Wai Ho Shuen, Maya Vadiveloo, Phillip J. White, Zhaobing Ding, Royston Kwok, Philip Lee, George K. Radda, Han Chong Toh, Matthew D. Hirschey, and Weiping Han

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Effects of measurement timing on subgroup identification using growth mixture modeling: An empirical application to alcohol use, Anne M. Fairlie, Michael Bernstein, Theodore A. Walls, and Mark D. Wood

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Assessment of Night-Time Lighting for Global Terrestrial Protected and Wilderness Areas, Liangxian Fan, Jianjun Zhao, Yeqiao Wang, Zhoupeng Ren, Hongyan Zhang, and Xiaoyi Guo

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Human ecodynamics: A perspective for the study of long-term change in socioecological systems, Ben Fitzhugh, Virgina L. Butler, Kristine Bovy, and Michael A. Etnier

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Father communication coaching for children with autism spectrum disorder: A single-subject study, Michelle Flippin

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Parent couples’ participation in speech-language therapy for school-age children with autism spectrum disorder in the United States, Michelle Flippin and Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn

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Boat anchoring contributes substantially to coral reef degradation in the British Virgin Islands, Rebecca L. Flynn and G E. Forrester

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Behavioural mechanisms underlying parasite-mediated competition for refuges in a coral reef fish, Graham E. Forrester, Erin Chille, Katie Nickles, and Kiran Reed

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Analysis of the TCR Repertoire in HIV-Exposed but Uninfected Infants, Benjamin Gabriel, Carey Medin, Jeremiah Alves, Ruth Nduati, Rose Kerubo Bosire, Dalton Wamalwa, Carey Farquhar, Grace John-Steward, and Barbara L. Lohman-Payne

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Extreme site fidelity as an optimal strategy in an unpredictable and homogeneous environment, Brian D. Gerber, Mevin B. Hooten, Christopher P. Peck, Mindy B. Rice, James H. Gammonley, Anthony D. Apa, and Amy J. Davis

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Improving spatial predictions of animal resource selection to guide conservation decision making, Brian Gerber and Joseph M. Northrup

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Clinical Data on Daptomycin plus Ceftaroline versus Standard of Care Monotherapy in the Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia, Matthew Geriak, Fadi Haddad, Khulood Rizvi, Warren Rose, Ravina Kullar, Kerry L. LaPlante, Marie Yu, Logan Vasina, Krista Ouellette, Marcus Zervos, Victor Nizet, and George Sakoulas

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Major shifts in nutrient and phytoplankton dynamics in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre over the last 5000 years revealed by high-resolution proteinaceous deep-sea coral δ15N and δ13C records, Danielle S. Glynn, Kelton W. McMahon, Thomas P. Guilderson, and Matthew D. McCarthy

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Preliminary Assessment of Ferrate Treatment of Metals in Acid Mine Drainage, Joseph E. Goodwill, Julie LaBar, Debbie Slovikosky, and William H.J. Strosnider

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Warming seas increase cold-stunning events for Kemp’s ridley sea turtles in the northwest Atlantic, Lucas P. Griffin, Curtice R. Griffin, John T. Finn, Robert L. Prescott, Mark Faherty, Brett Matthew Still, and Andy J. Danylchuk

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Modelling of the tsunami from the December 22, 2018 lateral collapse of Anak Krakatau volcano in the Sunda Straits, Indonesia, Stephan T. Grilli, David R. Tappin, Steven Carey, Sebastian F.L. Watt, Steve N. Ward, Annette R. Grilli, Samantha L. Engwell, Cheng Zhang, James T. Kirby, Lauren Schambach, and Muslim Muin

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Bioluminescent flashes drive nighttime schooling behavior and synchronized swimming dynamics in flashlight fish, David F. Gruber, Brennan Phillips, Rory O'Brien, Vivek Boominathan, Ashok Veeraraghavan, Ganesh Vasan, Peter O'Brien, Vincent A. Pieribone, and John S. Sparks

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Deriving inherent optical properties from decomposition of hyperspectral non-water absorption, Brice K. Grunert, Colleen B. Mouw, and Audrey B. Ciochetto

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The Post-IPO Performance in the PRC, Zhang Hanbing, Jeffrey E. Jarrett, and Xia Pan

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Comparing Ocean Surface Boundary Vertical Mixing Schemes Including Langmuir Turbulence, Tetsu Hara and Et Al

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RZ-TRADEOFF: A New Model to Estimate Riparian Water and Air Quality Functions, Yasaman T. Hassanzadeh, Philippe G. Vidon, Arthur J. Gold, Soni M. Pradhanang, and Kelly Addy Lowder

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Colorimetric Detection of Aliphatic Alcohols in β-Cyclodextrin Solutions, Anna Haynes, Priva Halpert, and Mindy Levine

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Which One is Correct, The Map or The GPS Trace, Abdeltawab Hendawi, Sree Sindhu Sabbineni, Jianwei Shen, Yaxiao Song, Peiwei Cao, Zhihong Zhang, John Krumm, and Mohamed Ali

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Transgression as Creative Freedom and Creative Control in the Media Production Classroom, Renee Hobbs

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The creativity of imitation in remake videos, Renee Hobbs and Yonty Friesem

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Digital Literacy and Propaganda, Renee Hobbs, Igor Kanizaj, and Luis Pereira

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Multi-antigen Vaccination With Simultaneous Engagement of the OX40 Receptor Delays Malignant Mesothelioma Growth and Increases Survival in Animal Models, Peter R. Hoffmann, Fukun W. Hoffmann, Thomas A. Premeaux, Tsuyoshi Fujita, Elisa Soprana, Maddalena Panigada, Glen M. Chew, Guilhem Richard, Pooja Hindocha, Mark Menor, Vedbar S. Khadka, Youping Deng, Leonard Moise, Lishomwa C. Ndhlovu, Antonio Siccardi, Andrew D. Weinberg, Anne S. De Groot, and Pietro Bertino

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Development and Validation of the Policies, Opportunities, Initiatives and Notable Topics (POINTS) Audit for Campuses and Worksites, Tanya M. Horacek, Mariel Simon, Elif Dede Yildirim, Adrienne A. White, Karla P. Shelnutt, Kristin Riggsbee, Melissa D. Olfert, Jesse Stabile Morrell, Anne E. Mathews, Wenjun Zhou, Tandalayo Kidd, Kendra Kattelmann, Geoffrey Greene, Lisa Franzen-Castle, Sarah Colby, Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, and Onikia Brown

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Cultivating Capital for High School Newcomers: A Case Study of an Urban Newcomer Classroom, Rabia Hos, Kayon Murray-Johnson, and Amy Correia

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Staple Food Item Availability among Small Retailers in Providence, RI, Yuyao Huang, Alison Tovar, John Taylor, and Maya Vadiveloo

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Home‐Based Cardiac Rehabilitation Alone and Hybrid With Center‐Based Cardiac Rehabilitation in Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis, Hafiz M. Imran, Muhammad Baig, Sebhat Urqou, Tracey H. Taveira, Nishant R. Shah, Alan Morrison, Gaurav Choudhary, and Wen-Chih Wu

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Inhibition of DUSP6 sensitizes ovarian cancer cells to chemotherapeutic agents via regulation of ERK signaling response genes, Nicole E. James, Lindsey Beffa, Matthew T. Oliver, Ashley D. Borgstadt, Jenna B. Emerson, Clinton O. Chichester, Naohiro Yano, Richard N. Freiman, Paul A. DiSilvestro, and Jennifer R. Ribeiro

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Valuing Intangible Assets and Financial Reporting, Jeffrey E. Jarrett

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Combining SERVQUAL and QFD to Evaluate and Improve Airline Service Quality, Jeffrey E. Jarrett, Xia Pan, Yi Yang, Youyou Huang, Linguan Huang, and Fenglin Li

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Comparison of ferrate and ozone pre-oxidation on disinfection byproduct formation from chlorination and chloramination, Yanjun Jiang, Joseph E. Goodwill, John E. Tobiason, and David A. Reckhow

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Polyphenol Microbial Metabolites Exhibit Gut and Blood–Brain Barrier Permeability and Protect Murine Microglia against LPS-Induced Inflammation, Shelby L. Johnson, Riley D. Kirk, Nicholas A. DaSilva, Hang Ma, Navindra P. Seeram, and Matthew Bertin

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Planarity and out-of-plane vibrational modes of tryptophan and tyrosine in biomolecular modeling, Faramarz Joodaki, Lenore M. Martin, and Michael L. Greenfield

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Female Headship and Women’s Work in Nepal, Pratistha Joshi-Rajkarnikar and Smita Ramnarain

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Minimized Metal Dissolution from High-Energy Nickel Cobalt Manganese Oxide Cathodes with Al2O3 Coating and Its Effects on Electrolyte Decomposition on Graphite Anodes, Sunhyung Jurng, Satu Kriistina Heiskanen, KWD Kaveendi Chandrasiri, Maheeka Yapa Abeywardana, and Brett L. Lucht

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Influence of 16S rRNA Hypervariable Region on Estimates of Bacterial Diversity and Community Composition in Seawater and Marine Sediment, Zak Kerrigan, John B. Kirkpatrick, and Steven D'Hondt

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A Direct Comparison of Biplanar Videoradiography and Optical Motion Capture for Foot and Ankle Kinematics, Sarah E. Kessler, Michael J. Rainbow, Glen A. Lichtwark, Andrew G. Cresswell, Susan E. D'Andrea, Nicolai Konow, and Luke A. Kelly

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Effect of pressure profile of shock waves on lipid membrane deformation, Ralph Kfoury, Bahador Marzban, Emad Makki, Michael L. Greenfield, and Hongyan Yuan

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Organophosphate flame retardants in the indoor and outdoor dust and gas-phase of Alexandria, Egypt, Mohammed A. Khairy and Rainer Lohmann

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Uptake of hydrophobic organic compounds, including OCPs and PBDEs, and perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) in fish and blue crabs of the lower Passaic River (NJ, USA), Mohammed A. Khairy, Gregory O. Noonan, and Rainer Lohmann

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Inception of a global atlas of sea levels since the Last Glacial Maximum, Nicole S. Khan, Benjamin P. Horton, Simon E. Engelhart, Alessio Rovere, Matteo Vacchi, Erica L. Ashe, Torbjorn E. Tornqvist, Andrea Dutton, Marc P. Hijma, and Ian Shennan

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Immune escape and immune camouflage may reduce the efficacy of RTS,S vaccine in Malawi, Sundos Khan, Matthew Parrillo, Andres H. Gutierrez, Frances E. Terry, Leonard Moise, William D. Martin, and Anne S. De Groot

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AI and Creating the First Multidisciplinary AI Lab, Bohyun Kim

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AI-Powered Robots for Libraries: Exploratory Questions, Bohyun Kim

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Early Childhood Preservice Teachers’ Mathematics Teaching Efficacy : Effects of Passion and Teacher Efficac, Hyunjin Kim and Jillian Connelly

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Microbial Selection and Survival in Subseafloor Sediment, John B. Kirkpatrick, Emily A. Walsh, and Steven D'Hondt

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Global Dynamics of Leslie-Gower Competitive Systems in the Plane, Mustafa R. S. Kulenović and David T. McArdle

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Is selenoprotein K required for Borrelia burgdorferi infection within the tick vector Ixodes scapularis?, Deepak Kumar, Monica Embers, Thomas N. Mather, and Shahid Karim

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Maternal and Infant Lipid-Based Nutritional Supplementation Increases Height of Ghanaian Children at 4–6 Years Only if the Mother Was Not Overweight Before Conception, Sika M. Kumordzie, Seth Adu-Afarwuah, Mary Arimond, Rebecca R. Young, Theodosia Adom, Rose Boatin, Maku E. Ocansey, Harriet Okronipa, Elizabeth L. Prado, Brietta M. Oaks, and Kathryn G. Dewey

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Keep Your Stats in the Cloud! Evaluating the Use of Google Sheets to Teach Quantitative Methods, Zachary J. Kunicki, Nicholas S. Zambrotta, Marie C. Tate, Angela R. Surrusco, Megan M. Risi, and Lisa L. Harlow

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Scaffold-based lung tumor culture on porous PLGA microparticle substrates, Aneetta E. Kuriakose, Wenjing Hu, Kytai T. Nguyen, and Jyothi Menon

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Evidence for activated Lck protein tyrosine kinase as the driver of proliferation in acute myeloid leukemia cell, CTV-1, Li Li, Yixin Cui, Jinyan Shen, Hannah Dobson, and Gongqin Sun

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Parenting practices that may encourage and discourage physical activity in preschool-age children of Brazilian immigrant families: A qualitative study, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Carlos André Moura Arruda, Gabriela Perreira De Andrade, Márcia Maria Tavares Machado, and Mary L. Greaney

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“If You Let Them, They Will Be on It 24 Hours a Day”: Qualitative Study Conducted in the United States Exploring Brazilian Immigrant Mothers’ Beliefs, Attitudes, and Practices Related to Screen Time Behaviors of Their Preschool-Age Children, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Carlos André Moura Arruda, Márcia M. T. Machado, and Mary L. Greaney

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Sociocultural and interpersonal influences on latina women’s beliefs, attitudes, and experiences with gestational weight gain, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Marcia Maria Tavares Machado, Sherrie F. Wallington, and Mary L. Greaney

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Ponatinib Inhibits Proliferation and Induces Apoptosis of Liver Cancer Cells, but Its Efficacy Is Compromised by Its Activation on PDK1/Akt/mTOR Signaling, Chang Liu, Xiuli Mu, Xuan Wang, Chan Zhang, Lina Zhang, Baofeng Yu, and Gongqin Sun

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Genome-wide annotation and comparative analysis of cuticular protein genes in the noctuid pest Spodoptera litura, Jianqiu Liu, Shenglong Li, Wanshun Li, Li Peng, Zhiwei Chen, Yingdan Xiao, Huizhen Guo, Jiwei Zhng, Tingcai Cheng, Marian R. Goldsmith, Kallare P. Arunkumar, Qingyou Xia, and Kazuei Mita

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Air-soil diffusive exchange of PAHs in an urban park of Shanghai based on polyethylene passive sampling: Vertical distribution, vegetation influence and diffusive flux, Ying Liu, Shuya Xie, Lirong Zheng, Tongtong Li, Yajie Sun, Limin Ma, Zhifen Lin, Peter Grathwohl, and Rainer Lohmann

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Older adults learning technology in an intergenerational program: Qualitative analysis of areas of technology requested for assistance, Dara L. LoBuono, Skye N. Leedahl, and Elycia Maiocco

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Managing and improving electronic thesis and dissertation programs (book review), Julia Lovett

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Realistic atomic structure of fly ash-based geopolymer gels: Insights from molecular dynamics simulations, Gideon A. Lyngdoh, Rajesh Kumar, N.M. Anoop Krishnan, and Sumanta Das

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Alternative functional strategies and altered carbon pathways facilitate broad depth ranges in coral‐obligate reef fishes, Chancey MacDonald, Tom C.L. Bridge, Kelton W. McMahon, and Geoffrey P. Jones

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Understanding the genetics of asthma and implications for clinical practice, Jennifer R. Mammen and Kimberly Arcoleo

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Development and preliminary results of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR)-integrated smartphone telemedicine program to deliver asthma care remotely, Jennifer R. Mammen, James J. Java, Jill Halterman, Marc N. Berliant, Amber Crowley, Sean M. Frey, Marina Reznik, Jonathan M. Feldman, Judith D. Schoonmaker, and Kimberly Arcoleo

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Maternal Restricted- and Over-Feeding During Gestation Result in Distinct Lipid and Amino Acid Metabolite Profiles in the Longissimus Muscle of the Offspring, Dominique E. Martin, Amanda K. Jones, Sambhu M. Pillai, Maria L. Hoffman, Katelyn K. McFadden, Steven A. Zinn, Kristen E. Govoni, and Sarah A. Reed

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Aryl hydrocarbon receptor-mediated activity of gas-phase ambient air derived from passive sampling and an in vitro bioassay, Carrie A. McDonough, Diana G. Franks, Mark E. Hahn, and Rainer Lohmann

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Decision makers’ barriers to climate and extreme weather adaptation: a study of North Atlantic high- and medium-use seaports, Elizabeth L. Mclean and Austin Becker

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N-Nitrosodimethylamine Formation from Treatment of Seasonally and Spatially Varying Source Water, Maxwell C. Meadows, Soni M. Pradhanang, Takahiro Fuijoka, Hitsohi Kodamatani, Menu B. Leddy, and Thomas B. Boving

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Interpreting the law of the sea ‘regime of islands’: An opportunity for productive US leadership, Elizabeth Mendenhall

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The Ocean Governance Regime, Elizabeth Mendenhall

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Neurosyphilis: Old Disease, New Implications for Emergency Physicians, Laura Mercurio, Lynn E. Taylor, and Angela F. Jarman

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Antagonism of Quorum Sensing Phenotypes by Analogs of the Marine Bacterial Secondary Metabolite 3-Methyl-N-(2′-Phenylethyl)-Butyramide, Susan M. Meschwitz, Margaret E. Teasdale, Ann Mozzer, Nicole Martin, Jiayuan Liu, Stephanie Forschner-Dancause, and David C. Rowley

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The Effect of a Tropical Climate on Available Nutrient Resources to Springs in Ophiolite-Hosted, Deep Biosphere Ecosystems in the Philippines, D'Arcy R. Meyer-Dombard, Magdelena R. Osburn, Dawn Cardace, and Carlo A. Arcilla

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Spatial patterns of arctic sponge ground fauna and demersal fish are detectable in autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) imagery, H.K. Meyer, E.M. Roberts, H.T. Rapp, and Andrew J. Davies

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Associations of less healthy snack food consumption with infant weight-for-length z-score trajectories: Findings from the Nurture cohort study, Amy M. Moore, Maya Vadiveloo, Alison Tovar, Karen McCurdy, Truls Østbye, and Sara E. Benjamin-Neelon

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A Satellite Assessment of Environmental Controls of Phytoplankton Community Size Structure, Colleen B. Mouw, Audrey B. Ciochetto, and James A. Yoder

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Nephromyces Represents a Diverse and Novel Lineage of the Apicomplexa That Has Retained Apicoplasts, Sergio A. Munoz-Gomez, Keira Durnin, Laura Eme, Christopher Paight, Christopher E. Lane, Mary B. Saffo, and Claudio H. Slamovits

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Nighttime notifications and compulsivity illuminate the link between emerging adults’ cellphone use and sleep-related problems, Karla Klein Murdock, Sue K. Adams, Caroline Crichlow-Ball, Mikael Horissian, and Meredith Roberts

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A microstructure-guided numerical approach to evaluate strain sensing and damage detection ability of random heterogeneous self-sensing structural materials, Sumeru Nayak and Sumanta Das

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Spatial damage sensing ability of metallic particulate-reinforced cementitious composites: Insights from electrical resistance tomography, Sumeru Nayak and Sumanta Das

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Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Fracture Behavior of Particle Reinforced Alkali Activated Slag Mortars, Sumeru Nayak, Ahmet B. Kizilkanat, Narayanan Neithalath, and Sumanta Das

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Fracture Response of Metallic Particulate-reinforced Cementitious Composites: Insights from Experiments and Multiscale Numerical Simulations, Sumeru Nayak, N.M. Anoop Krishnan, and Sumanta Das

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Microstructure-guided numerical simulation to evaluate the influence of phase change materials (PCMs) on the freeze-thaw response of concrete pavements, Sumeru Nayak, N.M. Anoop Krishnan, and Sumanta Das

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Influence of Microencapsulated Phase Change Materials (PCMs) on the Chloride Ion Diffusivity of Concretes Exposed to Freeze-thaw Cycles: Insights from Multiscale Numerical Simulations, Sumeru Nayak, Gideon A. Lyngdoh, and Sumanta Das

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Prenatal Iron Deficiency and Replete Iron Status Are Associated with Adverse Birth Outcomes, but Associations Differ in Ghana and Malawi, Brietta M. Oaks, Josh M. Jorgensen, Lacey M. Baldiviez, Seth Adu-Afarwuah, Ken Maleta, Harriet Okronipa, John Sadalaki, Anna Lartey, Per Ashorn, Ulla Ashorn, Stephen Vosti, Lindsay H. Allen, and Kathryn G. Dewey

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Sex Differences in Lifestyle Behaviors among U.S. College Freshmen, Melissa D. Olfert, Makenzie L. Barr, Camille C. Charlier, Geoffrey W. Greene, Wenjun Zhou, and Sarah E. Colby

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Mechanism of action of HTX-011: a novel, extended-release, dual-acting local anesthetic formulation for postoperative pain, Thomas Ottoboni, Barry Quart, Jayne E. Pawasauskas, Joseph F. Dasta, Richard A. Pollak, and Eugene R. Viscusi