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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Ahern, Olivia Marjorie. MARINE MICROBIAL INTERACTIONS: DIVERSITY AND FUNCTION OF THE THALASSIOSIRA ROTULA PHYCOSPHERE COMMUNITY

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Alshammari, Saad. ESSAYS ON EMPIRICAL ASSET PRICING IN SAUDI ARABIA

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Amaral, Jennifer L.. CHARACTERIZATION OF IMPACT PILE DRIVING SIGNALS AND FIN WHALE VOCALIZATIONS AT THE BLOCK ISLAND WIND FARM SITE

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Amelotte, Wendy K.. EXAMINING THE LEADERSHIP AND LITERACY PRACTICES IN EFFECTIVE TITLE 1 SCHOOLS: A MULTIPLE CASE STUDY OF SCHOOLS THAT FOSTER EFFICACY SO ALL CAN LEARN

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Anderson, Stephanie I.. PHYTOPLANKTON THERMAL RESPONSES AS DRIVERS OF COMMUNITY COMPOSITION AND BIOGEOGRAPHY IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT

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Borbee, Erin. BIODIVERSITY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY OF PROTIST COMMUNITIES IN COASTAL MARINE ECOSYSTEMS ACROSS INDONESIA

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Borrione, Francesca. TRUE CRIME, WOMEN, AND SENSATIONALIZED REPRESENTATIONS IN THE ITALIAN AMERICAN IMAGINARY

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Chang, Xinqiang. FANTASIZING REPRODUCTION: THE BIOLOGIZATION OF THE DESIRE FOR PROGRESS IN VICTORIAN LITERATURE

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Chieffalo, Anthony Conrad. GENDERED & GENREFIED BODIES: HEROISM AS PRODUCTION AND PERFORMANCE IN SWORD & SORCERY FANTASY

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Churchill, Erin D.. TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS SERVING U.S. INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES: A QUALITATIVE DESCRIPTIVE STUDY

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Constant, Nicholas. PD-AWARE: A CONTEXTUAL MHEALTH PLATFORM SERVING WEARABLE-ASSISTED PROS FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE

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Correia, Amy. WORKING TOWARDS PROFICIENCY: INVESTIGATION OF RECLASSIFICATION AND GROWTH RATES FOR HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH LEARNERS IN AN ASSET AND RESEARCH-BASED ENGLISH LEARNER DEVELOPMENT COURSE

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Dunbar, Eva-Molly Petitto. PREDICTORS OF PAIRED, SINGULAR, AND NO ACTION AMONG MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH BEHAVIOR RISKS

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Foulke, Elizabeth. INTIMATE DISTANCES: AN ARCHIPELAGO

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Gates, Dana M.. PHARMACIST-ADMINISTERED PEDIATRIC INFLUENZA VACCINATION IN THE UNITED STATES

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Gaur, Vasundhara. NON-MARKET VALUATION OF UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR ARRAYS

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Gilbert, Jonathan Ross. THE LOUD IMPACT OF A QUIET EGO: HOW POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY INCREASES SALESPERSON PERFORMANCE AND WELL-BEING

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Gonçalves Neto, Afonso. NORTH ATLANTIC ON THE EDGE: OCEAN CIRCULATION THROUGH GATEWAYS AT THE SUBPOLAR-SUBTROPICAL BOUNDARY

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Guan, Xintong. CARROT OR STICK: NUDGING CONSUMERS TOWARDS HEALTHIER CHOICES THROUGH CUSTOMIZED PRICE INCENTIVES

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Gurr, Samuel J.. STRESS CONDITIONING TO HYPERCAPNIC SEAWATER IN THE PACIFIC GEODUCK PANOPEA GENEROSA

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Hawthorne-Kocak, Catherine. INVESTIGATING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TEACHER AGENCY, STUDENT ENGAGEMENT, AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

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Hirsch, Aaron C.. SEISMOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE ONTONG JAVA PLATEAU AND SURROUNDING PACIFIC UPPER MANTLE

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Inush Kalana, Urala Liyanage Don. SYNTHESIS OF NOVEL POLYMER MATERIALS VIA ORGANOCATALYTIC RING-OPENING POLYMERIZATION (ROP) OF CYCLIC LACTONES

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Iula, Shawna C.. TURNING POINTS: A CASE STUDY OF MOTIVATION IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE

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Jacobson, Rose. CHARACTERIZATION OF OVARIAN TISSUE CULTURE AND INVESTIGATION OF EMBRYONIC RESPONSE TO TEMPERATURE STRESS USING A SHP2 PHOSPHATASE INHIBITOR IN CIONA INTESTINALIS

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Jadhav, Ajita. DIETARY FERMENTABLE CARBOHYDRATE (FC) CONSUMPTION AND ASSOCIATIONS WITH DIET QUALITY AND HEALTH PARAMETERS

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Jafari Deligani, Roohollah. SPECTRO-TEMPORAL BASED QUANTIFICATION OF BRAIN FUNCTIONS IN NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS

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Jahan, Khurshid. EFFECTIVENESS OF ROADSIDE BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES (BMPS) ON MAINTAINING STORMWATER QUALITY THROUGH MONITORING AND MODELING

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Jiang, He. GRAPH NEURAL NETWORK BASED LEARNING FOR DYNAMIC SPECTRUM ACCESS

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Kerrigan, Zak. MICROBIAL DIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY COMPOSITION IN THE OPEN OCEAN AND MARINE SEDIMENT

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Kirejczyk, Michael A.. SELF-GRAVITATING FERMI-DIRAC AND BOSE-EINSTEIN CLUSTERS WITH PLANAR, CYLINDRICAL, AND SPHERICAL SYMMETRY

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Kirk, Riley D.. EVALUATING NATURAL PRODUCT LIBRARIES WITH EMPHASIS ON IN VITRO PERMEABILITY WORKFLOWS

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Kishore, Shyamal. FLUID STRUCTURE INTERACTION DURING EXTREME DYNAMIC LOADING EVENTS OF COMPOSITES AND METALS

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Krasnosky, Kristopher. MASSIVELY PARALLEL STOCHASTIC TERRAIN MODELS IN UNDERSEA MAPPING AND NAVIGATION

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Langan, Joseph A.. THE ROLE OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE DECLINE OF NARRAGANSETT BAY WINTER FLOUNDER

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Li, Lusi. MULTI-VIEW ROBUST REPRESENTATION LEARNING

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Liu, Chang. ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECTS OF POLYPHENOL-ENRICHED EXTRACTS

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Mclimans, Sharon A.. NURSE PRACTITIONERS’ EXPERIENCES WORKING WITH PATIENTS LIVING WITH MORBID OBESITY

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Micu, Petru Dorin. CONSUMER ENGAGEMENT WITH BRANDS ON SOCIAL MEDIA: THE MODERATING ROLES OF SELF-QUANTIFICATION AND AWE

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Mushkat, Zoe. LONGITUDINAL DECISION-MAKING IN A TRANSTHEORETICAL MODEL FOR PURSUING LIVING DONOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANT

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Neba Mforsoh, Irine. PERFORMANCE OF ELASTOMERIC COATINGS AND COATED STRUCTURES SUBJECTED TO AGGRESSIVE MARINE ENVIRONMENTS

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Olerio, John. A QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE COMPLETION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

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Pei, Shuyi. REMOVING PERFORMANCE BOTTLENECKS ON SSDS AND SSD-BASED STORAGE SYSTEMS

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Perera, Dasith. MECHANISMS OF INTERACTION BETWEEN HAEMOPHILUS PARAINFLUENZAE AND STREPTOCOCCUS MITIS

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Picucci, Jennifer R.. ITERATIVE METHODS FOR COMPUTING A FEW EIGENPAIRS OR SINGULAR TRIPLETS OF LARGE SPARSE MATRICES

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Quinn, Meghan C. L.. GEOTECHNICAL EFFECTS ON FIBER OPTIC DISTRIBUTED ACOUSTIC SENSING PERFORMANCE

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Schuttert, Christian W.. FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF VIRULENCE IN VIBRIO CORALLIILYTICUS RE22 AND PROBIOTIC MECHANISMS OF PHAEOBACTER INHIBENS S4

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Scott, Shawn P.. A MARKETER’S SYMPHONY: ESSAYS ON THE POWER OF MUSICAL STRUCTURE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON CONSUMERS WITH FOUNDATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH IN AUDIO SENSORY MARKETING

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Shahid, Mehwish. SOUTH ASIAN AMERICAN COLLEGE STUDENTS’ MENTAL HEALTH HELP-SEEKING ATTITUDES AND PREFERENCES

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Sorensen, Donya. PSYCHOMETRIC PROPERTIES AND GENERATIONAL DIFFERENCES IN SELFREPORTING ON THE CLINICALLY USEFUL SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROBLEMS OUTCOMES SCALE

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Stabile, Caroline W.. A CASE STUDY OF SCIENTIFIC MODELING IN FIFTH GRADE CLASSROOMS: TEACHER CONCEPTIONS, EPISTEMIC FRAMING AND STUDENTS’ EXPLANATORY MODELS

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Sterling, Alexa R.. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY OF MARINE DIATOMS, BACTERIA, AND THEIR BIOLOGICALLY-ACTIVE COMPOUNDS

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Sun, Tianyu. EVALUATION OF MEDICATIONS FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER ON OVERDOSE AND HEALTHCARE UTILIZATION IN THE US

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Swanson, Holly Joan. SELF-REGULATED LEARNING IN FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS IN AN INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY COURSE AND THE STUDENT EXPERIENCES AND ACADEMIC IMPACTS OF A CAMPUS-WIDE METACOGNITIVE INTERVENTION

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Tamanna, Marzia. OPTIMIZATION OF RIPARIAN ZONE NITROGEN MANAGEMENT THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF RIPARIAN MODEL

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Tanzer, Joshua Ray. FEELING GOOD: HAPPINESS AND HEALTH IN DUTCH OLDER ADULTS

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Tate, Marie C.. CO-OCCURRENCE OF DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS AND ALCOHOL USE: IMPACT OF SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS

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Upegui, David I.. SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY: A NATURAL FIT

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Vanterpool, Derece. COUNTER-NARRATIVES MATTER: A CRITICAL RACE ANALYSIS OF BLACK SERVICEMEN’S SCHOOL-TO-MILITARY TRAJECTORY

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Witkop, Erin Michele. FUNCTIONAL CONSEQUENCES OF APOPTOSIS GENE DIVERSIFICATION IN EASTERN OYSTER IMMUNITY

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Wongsirikajorn, Mattana. THREE ESSAYS ON INTERACTIONS BETWEEN POVERTY AND NATURAL RESOURCES

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Yao, Zheyi. OPTICAL FREQUENCY DOMAIN REFLECTOMETRY SYSTEM BASED ON SEMICONDUCTOR LASERS

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Zhang, Jiayuan. BLATANT BENEVOLENCE AND SOCIAL CAPITAL ATTAINMENT ON SOCIAL NETWORK SITES – A MULTI-METHOD APPROACH

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Zhao, Yiwen. SELF-ADJUVANTED VIRUS-LIKE PARTICLE FOR SAFE AND HIGHLY IMMUNOGENIC VACCINATION

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Zisk, Alyssa Hillary. QUANTIFYING AND COMPENSATING FOR P300 VARIATIONS IN AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Adams, Jessica A.. THE IMPACT OF A CURRICULAR CHANGE ON UNDERGRADUATE HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC BEHAVIOR AND PERFORMANCE

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Aguiar, Rebecca J.. MULTICULTURAL RESEARCH IN FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY: WHERE ARE WE NOW?

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Aktosun, Erdem. INVESTIGATION OF VORTEX-INDUCED VIBRATION OF A CYLINDER BY EMPLOYING CROSS-FLOW AND IN-LINE MOTION

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Alkhader, Arar. DESIGN AND VALIDATION OF SMART FABRIC SENSORS BASED ON SEMICONDUCTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITES

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Baker, Aaron M.. IMPACT OF BRAND RECOGNITION IN PSYCHOLOGICAL TEST SELECTION: IDENTIFICATION AND CORRECTIVE PROCEDURE

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Baker, Nicole. INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AMONG SNAPCHAT USERS: USES AND MOTIVATIONS

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Balestrieri, Sara. EXPLORING CAUSAL MECHANISMS BETWEEN BEHAVIOR AND COGNITION IN A THEORY-BASED ALCOHOL INTERVENTION

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Basnyat, Bonita S.. COLLEGE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT IN COURSEWORK: INVESTIGATING ASSESSMENT SCALING AND FEEDBACK UTILITY

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Behanan, Priya Sara. NEW INSIGHTS INTO MODELING CHOICE BEHAVIOR UNDER UNCERTAINTY

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Belviso, Nicholas. THE COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS, SAFETY, AND COST OF ORAL P2Y12 ANTIPLATELET AGENTS FOLLOWING ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES

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Bianchi, Nicholas J.. OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF ONE DIMENSIONAL QUATERNARY PHOTONIC CRYSTALS AND ASSOCIATED HETEROSTRUCTURES

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Borrelli, Eric P.. PRESCRIPTION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE UTILIZATION: EVALUATING BENZODIAZEPINE DOSE INTENSITY, DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF A MEASUREMENT FRAMEWORK, AND USE OF TRAMADOL AMONG PATIENTS WITH HIGHER RISK

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Carvalho, Paul. POTENTIAL VALUE OF GEAR-BASED MANAGEMENT FOR CORAL REEF FISHERIES AND CONSERVATION

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Chapman, Navid. THE INFLUENCE OF POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE INTERFACES ON THE FLUORESCENCE OF RHODAMINE 6G THIN FILMS

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Chen, Xuanyu. IMPACTS OF SHOALING OCEAN SURFACE WAVES ON WIND STRESS AND STORM SURGE

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Clarkin, Christine Marie. LSVT®BIG EXERCISE-INDUCED NEUROPLASTICITY IN PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE: AN ASSESSMENT OF PHYSIOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIORAL OUTCOMES

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Cofer, Danielle. PREPARING FOR DEATH: CANNIBALISM, CONSUMPTION AND INCORPORATION IN WOMEN’S SHIPWRECK NARRATIVES

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Cox, Alissa H.. COASTAL NEW ENGLAND SEPTIC SYSTEM DRAINFIELDS: GROUNDWATER TABLE AND GREENHOUSE GAS CYCLING DYNAMICS

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Crawford, Troy M.. ICG- AND GNP-PHLIP: NOVEL AGENTS FOR IMAGING AND THERAPY

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Cruz, Jennifer. THE ROLE OF KINDERGARTEN VOCABULARY KNOWLEDGE AND LANGUAGE STATUS ON EARLY READING COMPREHENSION

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Cyril, Khadijah Nelly. THE KINGIAN NONVIOLENCE CONFLICT RECONCILIATION TRAINING PROGRAM: OUTCOMES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS’ CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING

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Darosh, Angela. BEYOND THE NEGATIVE LENS: A STRENGTH-BASED APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING SEXUAL MINORITY WOMEN’S HEALTH

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Davis, Teressa. BLACK PARENT-ADOLESCENT CONVERSATIONS ABOUT SEX: A MIXED-METHODS STUDY OF PARENT PERSPECTIVES

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DeMoranville, Kristen J.. THE FREQUENT FLYER’S GUIDE TO MIGRATION: HOW SONGBIRD METABOLISM AND OXIDATIVE STATUS RESPOND TO ENDURANCE FLIGHT AND DIET QUALITY

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Dharmaratne, Nayanthara. DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL (THIO)UREA ORGANOCATALYSTS FOR RING OPENING POLYMERIZATION OF CYCLIC LACTONES

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DiBiasio, Eric Charles. REGULATING QUIESCENCE AND DIVISION IN ESCHERICHIA COLI

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Dong, Xiaonan. COMPOSITE COOPERATIVE ADAPTIVE LEARNING AND CONTROL FOR MULTI-ROBOT COORDINATION

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Dufault-Thompson, Keith. FUNCTION AND VARIABILITY OF METABOLIC NETWORKS

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Elkhatib, Dounia. MICROPLASTIC IN WATER AND WASTEWATER

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Farnworth, Barbara A.. FEMALE COMIC GROTESQUE CHARACTERS IN VICTORIAN NOVELS: INVESTIGATING THE POSSIBILITIES OF LIMINALITY

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Foley-Schramm, Ashton. READING THE READER: ANALYZING DEPICTIONS OF MALE READERS IN SERIAL VICTORIAN FICTION

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Francis, Alyssa. OUTCOMES AND PREDICTORS OF PRESCRIPTION STIMULANT MISUSE IN COLLEGE STUDENTS WITH AND WITHOUT ADHD

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Giacalone, Michael D.. EXPLORING THE GREEK-LETTER ORGANIZATION EXPERIENCE AT PRIMARILY COMMUTER PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES: A PHENOMENOLOGICAL STUDY

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Gomes, Kristofer. DETERMINING IMPACTS OF IRON LIMITATION ON DIATOM CHLOROPLAST METABOLISM AND PHYSIOLOGY

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Gonsalves, Michelle D.. MAKING ENERGETIC MATERIALS SAFER