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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Amani, Ali. DATA DIMENSIONALITY REDUCTION THROUGH CLUSTER TREES AND MANIFOLD LEARNING

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Baranowski, Alex K.. SEVERAL FACTORS AND THEIR ROLE IN CONTROL OF LEPIDOPTERA POPULATIONS

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Baron Lopez, Eliya M.. MARINE DEBRIS REMOVAL: A CASE STUDY ON SOUTH KOREAN MARINE LITTER MANAGEMENT

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Brown, Nathan M.. UNDERSTANDING THE PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF SELECTIVE BREEDING PRACTICES IN RHODE ISLAND OYSTER AQUACULTURE

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Cato, Adrian. RECLAIMING BLACK AND INDIGENOUS ECOLOGIES ON BLOCK ISLAND THROUGH ORAL HISTORY AND ETHNOGRAPHY

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Chu, Tyler. EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM DEEP-SEA IMMERSION ON THE IMPLOSION AND EXPLOSION OF HOLLOW COMPOSITE CYLINDERS

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Cox, Jackson. INDIGENIZING ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT IN RHODE ISLAND

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Crowley, Patrick. REVISITING SAYLESVILLE: A DEEPER EXPLORATION OF THE SAYLESVILLE MASSACRE OF 1934

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DiPaolo, Emma. THE EFFECT OF MORPHOLOGY, SUBSTRATE AND WIND ON THE CLINGING ABILITY OF ANOLIS LIZARDS DURING HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS

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Fellers, Justin C.. ALGORITHM SELECTION FOR THE CAPACITATED VEHICLE ROUTING PROBLEM USING MACHINE LEARNING CLASSIFIERS

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Finnegan, Olivia. EXAMINING THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN MUSCULAR FATIGUE INDEX AND PHYSICAL FUNCTION IN MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN

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Fox, Chelsea. DYNAMIC BEHAVIOR OF ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURED METAL ALLOYS

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Grill, Garrett. THE DIETARY INTAKE OF MALE AND FEMALE BODYBUILDERS DURING COMPETITION PREPARATION

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Hammett, Caroline A.. REVISITING TEAM COHESION: A SYSTEMATIC MIXED METHODS APPROACH

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Heinichen, Margaret A.. INCORPORATING TEMPERATURE-DEPENDENT FISH BIOENERGETICS INTO A NARRAGANSETT BAY FOOD WEB MODEL

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Kalaidjian, Ellis. INSTITUTIONALIZING RESILIENCE: INSIGHTS FROM ASSESSMENT INITIATIVES AT SEAPORTS

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Katz, Samuel D.. CHARACTERIZATION OF A NEW SEDIMENT POREWATER PASSIVE SAMPLER FOR HYDROPHOBIC ORGANIC CONTAMINANTS

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Keenan, Mark. DYNAMIC RESPONSE OF ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURED 17-4PH1100 SS TO SHOCK LOADING GENERATED BY PLATE IMPACT EXPERIMENTS

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Leger, Rosemary. THE INITIAL RESPONSE OF THE UNITED STATES’ TEXTILE RECYCLING INDUSTRY TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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Maragkopoulou, Kassandra. DIGITAL MEDIA AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT OF DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS IN KINDERGARTEN

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Milley, Courtney. THE EFFECTS OF MESSAGE FRAMING ON RESPONSE TO PLASTIC REDUCTION POLICIES

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Morales-McDevitt, Maya Erin. THE AIR THAT WE BREATHE: NEUTRAL PFAS IN INDOOR AND OUTDOOR AIR

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Musella, Katharine E.. THE ROLE OF PERCEIVED SOCIAL SUPPORT AS A MEDIATOR IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHILDHOOD TRAUMA AND SOCIAL ANXIETY

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Pascuzzi, Emma. ADOLESCENT AND ADULT PERSONALITY AND RELATIONSHIP FACTORS AS PREDICTORS OF ADULT ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP QUALITY

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Perera, Rupasinghe Thivanka. A PHD FILTER BASED RELATIVE LOCALIZATION FILTER FOR ROBOTIC SWARMS

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Potvin, Jacquelyn. FORMATIVE EVALUATION OF A STEAM AND NUTRITION EDUCATION SUMMER PROGRAM FOR LOW-INCOME YOUTH

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Proffitt, Lisa. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ORAL HEALTH DEFICITS AND ORAL HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE OLDER ADULT POPULATION

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Quiroz Santos, Esther. SCREENING, BRIEF INTERVENTION, AND REFERRAL TO TREATMENT: AN EXAMINATION OF HEALTH DISPARITIES

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Raudales, Alexa. EMOTION DYSREGULATION IN NON-SUICIDAL SELF-INJURY FOLLOWING POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS SYMPTOMS

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Ricci, Matthew T.. TEMPERATURE-COMPENSATED STRAIN GAUGES USING METALSEMICONDUCTOR NANOCOMPOSITES

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Schicho, Jamie. Measurement of the Free Surface in the Wake of a Submerged Foil

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Shah, Kanya K.. REAL-WORLD UTILIZATION AND EXPENDITURE OF TOP-DOWN AND STEP-UP THERAPY IN INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

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Stahl, Angela. IDENTIFYING NOVEL ISOTOPIC TRACERS OF MARINE PRIMARY PRODUCERS TO STUDY FOOD WEB CARBON CYCLES

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Strock, Jacob P.. INVESTIGATING LONG-TERM PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL CHANGES IN NARRAGANSETT BAY USING BAYESIAN MULTIVARIATE DYNAMIC LINEAR MODELS

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Tanzer, Joshua Ray. RELIABILITY AND PHYSIOLOGICAL VALIDITY: BAYESIAN PRINCIPAL COMPONENTS ANALYSIS AND GROUP COMPARISON

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Thompson, Lauren. EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING IN COLLEGE STUDENTS WITH COMORBID ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION SYMPTOMS

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Wampole, Erin M.. EXAMINING ANTHORPOGENIC PRESSURES ON MADGASCAR CARNIVORANS

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Zeyl, Gabrielle. IS PARENT REPORT OF BILINGUAL CHILDREN'S LANGUAGE ENVIRONMENT AS VALID AS WE THINK?

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Addison, Erika. PHYSICOCHEMICAL IMPLICATIONS OF CYANOBACTERIA OXIDATION WITH FE(VI)

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Aguero Barrantes, Mariela. POST-SUBCULTURAL GROUPS IN COSTA RICA: MUSIC SCENES, THE UNDERGROUND, AND CLOTHING STYLES DURING THE 1990s

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Aiello, Gabriella M.. SYNTHETIC SCENE BASED OBJECT DETECTION: CAN YOU TRAIN NEURAL NETWORKS WITH SYNTHETICALLY GENERATED DATA TO RECOGNIZE REAL OBJECTS FOR MANUFACTURING?

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Alam, Shajratul. ANALYSIS OF MISSING DATA IN MARINE DISSOLVED OXYGEN TIME SERIES USING DYNAMIC LINEAR MODELS

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Angelino, Domenic. A COMPARISON OF OPEN AND CLOSED CHAIN KNEE EXTENSION EXERCISES ON PATTERNS OF QUADRICEPS HYPERTROPHY

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Bailey, Beth A.. AN EXAMINATION OF GOLF MAGAZINES FOR HEALTH BELIEF MODEL APPLICATIONS AND SKIN CANCER PROTECTION ADVICE

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Basaly, Veronia. PERFLUOROOCTANESULFONIC ACID (PFOS) AS A POTENTIAL RISK FACTOR FOR LATE-ONSET ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

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Beatty, Avery. THE EFFECTS OF EARLY CHILD PHYSICAL ABUSE ON SOCIAL AND ACADEMIC COMPETENCE IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD

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Bowen, Sarah. NATIVE AMERICAN MARINE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN RHODE ISLAND PRE AND POST CONTACT

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Brandes, Jennifer. DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF THE PERFORMANCE OF AN ARTIFICIAL REEF TO PROTECT THE SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND SHORELINE

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Brysch, Dominik Rüdiger Daniel. ATTRACTIVENESS OF CARBON REMOVAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR CONSUMERS IN GERMANY AND THE USA

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Buglio, Ryan A.. CHARACTERIZATION OF DROP-STITCH CONSTITUENT MATERIALS AND INFLATED PANEL RESPONSE

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Bujanov, Sergio. TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTANCE FOR PARTIALLY AUTOMATED VEHICLES IN THE UNITED STATES AND GERMANY

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Camm, Jacqueline Hilary. INVESTIGATING THE INHIBITORY PROPERTIES OF CANDIDATE PROBIOTICS TOWARDS VIBRIO PARAHAEMOLYTICUS

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Cantres-Velez, Juan A.. CELL CYCLE-REGULATION OF THE FANCD2 PROTEIN VIA CDK-MEDIATED S592 PHOSPHORYLATION

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Carney, Jessica. ENVIRONMENTAL AND OPTICAL SIGNATURES OF COCHLODINIUM POLYKRIKOIDES IN NARRAGANSETT BAY, RHODE ISLAND

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Catanzaro, Marjana. SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL TRENDS OF DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS IN CONNECTICUT AND RHODE ISLAND

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Constant, Matthew. ANALYZING THE PERFORMANCE IMPACT OF PARALLEL LATENCY IN THE PIPELINE

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Costa, Kasie. PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BANS IN RHODE ISLAND

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Cres, Cecile. TAXONOMIC PROFILING OF METAGENOMIC READS USING DEEP LEARNING

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Cullen, Lindsay. STUDY OF ‘DEEP’ HELICAL ANCHOR GROUPS IN SAND

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Domogala, Kelly L.. HIGHLIGHTING FIT ISSUES OF WELDING PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT THROUGH ANTHROPOMETRY

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Donohue, Brandon. “THE ‘REAL COST’ OF CAMPAIGNS: ENDS CAMPAIGN EFFECTIVENESS IN TERMS OF AWARENESS AND CONTENT”

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Falter, Carl Constantin. ENHANCED VISUAL BRIDGE INSPECTION PRACTICES FOR AN IMPROVED BRIDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Feen, Melanie. CHLOROPHYLL FLUORESCENCE CORRECTIONS FROM A RAPID-PROFILING, AUTONOMOUS WIREWALKER

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Fenderson, Madeleine. CONSTRUCTING COOPERATION FROM THE SEABED UP: ASSESSING COMMERCIAL FISHERS’ PREFERENCES ON THE DESIGN OF OFFSHORE WIND FARMS

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Flesser, Morten. ANALYSIS OF THE TRAFFIC FLOWS CAUSED BY THE KINGSTON CAMPUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

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Fontaine, Dillon T.. EFFECTS OF LONG TERM DEEP-SEA IMMERSION ON THE MECHANICAL RESPONSE OF COMPOSITE STRUCTURES

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Frawley, Abigail E.. THE EFFECTS OF ANTIOXIDANT SUPPLEMENTATION, MIGRATORY SEASON, AND FLIGHT TRAINING ON KEY COMPONENTS OF THE ANTIOXIDANT SYSTEM OF MIGRATORY EUROPEAN STARLINGS (STURNUS VULGARIS)

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Gardner, Michael. ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF AN ARTIFICIAL REEF TO MITIGATE COASTAL EROSION USING THE PHASE RESOLVING WAVE MODEL FUNWAVE

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Gauthier, Daniel L.. AUTOMATED GENERATION OF DETAILED PROGRAMMING ASSIGNMENT FEEDBACK

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Georgio, Allisa. PRENATAL VITAMIN USE IN RHODE ISLAND ACCORDING TO WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC) PARTICIPATION

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Goldstein, Silvi C.. VALIDATION AND APPLICATION OF AN ALCOHOL-RELATED PROBLEM SCALE FOR AMERICAN INDIAN ADOLESCENTS: RACE MODERATING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AND ALCOHOLRELATED PROBLEMS

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Graham, Clayton Lee. THE INFLUENCE OF PRE-MIGRATORY BODY COMPOSITION AND HABITAT QUALITY ON FALL MIGRATION IN THE AMERICAN WOODCOCK (SCOLOPAX MINOR)

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Green, Elaine. THE ROLE OF SELF-EFFICACY IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHILDHOOD TRAUMA AND ANXIETY

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Griffith, Jaclyn. “IF I WAS A MAN, THEN I’D BE THE MAN”: UNDERSTANDINGS OF GENDER, RACE, AND SOCIAL CLASS IN POSTFEMINIST POPULAR CULTURE

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Harrelson, Clea. STEALTH SANCTUARY: THE CHALLENGE OF PROTECTION AT STELLWAGEN BANK NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

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Haynes, Anna Zocchi. METHODS IN THE DETECTION OF ALIPHATIC ALCOHOLS AND ANABOLIC STEROIDS IN β‑CYCLODEXTRIN SOLUTIONS

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Hellmuth, Jan Friedrich. STUDY OF THE AUTOMATION OF DISASSEMBLY OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE BATTERIES

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Hoenow, Christina Marie. MPAS AND MARINE CITIZEN SCIENCE: ACCESSIBILITY IN THE MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

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Holshoe, Erika. LIFTING THE VEIL: HIJBABI FASHION ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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Hunter, Elizabeth Sage. INVESTIGATION OF THE IMPACT OF BACTERIAL ENDOSYMBIONTS ON HOST PARASITE RELATIONS IN APICOMPLEXANS

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Innes-Gold, Anne A.. HOW MODIFIED TROPHIC INTERACTIONS CREATE SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL TRADEOFFS: A CASE STUDY OF NARRAGANSETT BAY FISHERIES

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Johnson, Alexis. EVOLUTION OF A SUBDUCTED CARBON-RICH FILAMENT ON THE EDGE OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC GYRE

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Keefe, Timothy. FIELD STUDY OF PILE AXIAL CYCLIC DEGRADATION AND AGING

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Kekulandara, Madhukara. A BLOCKCHAIN-BASED AUDITABLE AND SECURE VOTING SYSTEM

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Khaleghikarahrodi, Mehrsa. PATTERNS, OR NO PATTERNS, THAT IS THE QUESTION

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Kinahan, Ian Gerard. INTERACTIONS BETWEEN HEMLOCK WOOLLY ADELGID, EASTERN HEMLOCK, AND GYPSY MOTH

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Kulman, Ethan. IDENTIFYING OPIOID WITHDRAWAL USING WEARABLE BIOSENSORS

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Liu, Jiayin. THE DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF TRANSGENIC SORGHUM LINES FOR CONFERRED PHENOTYPES

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Liu, Ming. A DESIGN OF WIRELESS LOW POWER STRAIN MEASUREMENT BASED ON IOT TECHNOLOGY

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Ma, Ilkyeong. NUMERICAL STUDY OF EFFECTS OF WARM OCEAN EDDIES AND OCEANIC BARRIER LAYERS ON TROPICAL CYCLONE INTENSITY IN NORTHWEST PACIFIC

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McNulty, Kelsey. ASSOCIATIONS OF WEIGHT DISSATISFACTION ON DIET QUALITY, PERCENT BODY FAT, AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN COLLEGE STUDENTS

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Meiners, Florian. FRICTION COMPENSATION USING LINEAR CONTROL METHODS

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Miescke, Fenia Mika. QUALITY CONTROL MEASURES FOR CYCLIC SIMPLE SHEAR TESTS ON SAND

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Moore, Jesse. TRACKING MIGRATORY BIRDS: APPLYING A PASSIVE TRACKING TECHNIQUE USING DIRECTION OF ARRIVAL FROM VHF RADIO TAGS

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Nalven, Tessa. RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, RACIAL IDENTITY AFFILIATION, AND ALCOHOL USE IN MULTIRACIAL INDIVIDUALS

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Naumann, Aleksandra. INFLUENCE OF PFAS ON THE THERMODYNAMIC MEMBRANE PROPERTIES AND GROWTH OF A. BORKUMENSIS

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Nowinowski, Isabel S.. STUDENT COLLABORATIONS IN INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS COURSES; A NETWORK STUDY

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Ohnemus, Kimberly P.. THE (EN)TANGLED WEB THEY WEAVE: STAKEHOLDER PERCEPTIONS OF THE LARGE WHALE TAKE REDUCTION PLAN PROCESS

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Orr, Emily. SUSTAINABLE WASTE MANAGEMENT IN SCHOOLS

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Palmer, Celia. DIETARY AND SUPPLEMENTAL MAGNESIUM INTAKE DURING PREGNANCY AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH GESTATIONAL DIABETES