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Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Fernandez, Anne Christie. An Examination of Mindfulness and Substance Use Among College Students

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Jazwa, Christopher Scott. MAPPING THE SUBMERGED LANDSCAPE OF NORFOLK CANYON , VA USING ACOUSTIC TECHNIQUES AND THE SEARCH FOR SUBMERGED PREHISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES

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Song, Jaejoon. Character Strengths and Health

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Zaitchik, Sarah Tardiff. The Impact of Attachment Style on Joint Identity

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Adwan, Lina I.. Tolfenamic Acid Interrupts the De Novo Synthesis of Plaque-Forming Amyloid Beta Peptides: Implications for Alzheimers Disease

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Aho, Sandra C.. Comparison of Reweaving and Reknitting Techniques with Textile Conservation Repair Methods

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Albrecht, Cornelius. Development of a Multiple Truck Presence Model

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Aleszczyk, Michelle Louise. Cross-Frontal Velocity and Temperature Structure of the New Jersey Midshelf Frontal Zone

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Alioglu, Burcak. In Vitro Effects of Emollient Substances on Release of Ketorolac Tromethamine

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Almeida, Dennis August. Shanthi Sena: Unarmed Peacekeeping

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Andrew, Jennifer. Acoustic Conditioning to Reduce the Impact of Escapement in Atlantic Salmon (Salmo Salar) Net Pen Aquaculture

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Arellano Echeverria, Carlos Daniel. Design and Fabrication of a Wireless Strain Gage for Gas Turbine Engine Applications

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Arora, Diana Goglia. Using Acidiphilium Acidiphilium to Bioleach Metals from Printed Circuit Boards

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Edge, Shawn M.. Barrels and Bibles: Conflict and Compromise Between Whalemen and Missionaries in the Sandwich Island, 1820-1860

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Howe, Penelope Jane. STREAM-COORDINATE STRUCTURE AND VARIABILITY OF THE KUROSHIO EXTENSION

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Koehler, Janel Catherine. Predictors of Voluntary Smoking Restrictions: What Factors Influence Decisions?

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Moraru, Anca. An Examination of the Association of Sex and Gender and the Motives for Lying in Intimate Relationships

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Riley, Travis. The WAVES: an Inspiration for the Women's Armed Services Integration Act

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Santiago Rivas, Marimer. Identifying Cluster Subtypes for Acquisition of Sun Protection Habits Within Stages of Change an Exploratory Analysis

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Agarabi, Cyrus D.. Improvement of Current Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Systems Utilizing Practices from Outside Industries

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Ahern, David C.. Impact of Sociodemographic Adjustments on Test Score Patterns

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Allen, James L.. Assessing the Effects of Fluctuating River Stage on an MTBE Containment Plume Discharging to Surface Water, Pascoag, RI

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Clifton, Amanda. The Effects of Fire and Shrub Cutting on Rare and Endangered Plants in the Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge

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Frost, Megan. Stereotype Threat: An Intervention with a Focus on Attribution Theory and Group Composition

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Golding, A. Cassandra. Multi-Dimensional Relating: A Re-Conceptualization of Emotional Dependency in Female Couples

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Harris, Jeffrey C.. UNDERSTANDING AND OPTIMIZING THE HARLEY SURFACE EFFECT SHIP

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Kassahun, Senait K.. Cultural Resources and Resilience: A Qualitative Study With Liberian, Congolese and Eritrean Refugees

Smythe, Tiffany Catherine. Closing the Shoreline: The Conversion of Marina and Boatyard Properties to Private Residential Development in the Northeastern United States

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Sollmann, Klaus S.. Modeling, Simulation and Control of a Belt Driven, Parallel H-Frame Type Two Axes Positioning System

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Stamm, Karen E.. Structural Equation Modeling of Alcohol Issues in an Emergency Department Sample

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Van Inwegen, Eric G.. AIR-SEA SCALAR FLUX DUE TO WIND-GENERATED NEAR-SURFACE TURBULENT EDDIES: THE EDDY RENEWAL MODEL

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Agarabi, Cyrus. Identification and Minimization of Protein Loss During the Manufacturing of a Beta Domain Deleted Recombinant Human Factor VIII

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Akkinapally, Sesha Smuruti. Design and Implementation of 8 Bit Successive Approximation ADC at 1MHZ

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Dye, Gabriela. Application of Transtheoretical Model to Exercise in Slovak Population: A Cross-Cultural Comparison

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Hill, Kimberly M.. Development and Validation of a Scale Measuring Parental Perceptions of the Special Education Process

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Whipple, Diane. Effects of Social Competence Promotion on Aggressive Behavior: A Meta-Analytic Review

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Alfano, Danielle. An Examination of the Relationship Between Student Satisfaction and Instructional Mode

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Anderson, Wendy A.. Weight Loss and Health Outcome Differences Between African Americans and Caucasions Following Gastric Bypass Surgery

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Anthony, Jessica Anna. Experimental Populations: Do They Really Work and How Would We Know?

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Armstrong, Christopher M.. Investigating the Use of Wide Area Agmented System (WAAS) as a Navigational Tool for Coast Guard and Civilian Maritime Use

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Armstrong, Richard. Effects of an 8-Week Training Program on Performance in Female High School Volleyball Players

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Bellman, Natalie K.. Cultural Values Among Mexican and Mexican-Americans Across Acculturation, Language, Generation, Age and Gender

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Bell, Regina A.. A Theoretical Approach to Study the Perception of Women as Credible Leaders in Male-Dominated Organizations

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Cameron, Linsey J.. Town of Narragansett, Rhode Island Affordable Housing Plan

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Dixon, Bonnie M.. Reducing Risks from Natural Disasters in Rhode Island: A Case Study of Local Hazard Mitigation Planning in North Kingstown

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Ebeling, Mary-Rebecca. WOMEN'S MARITAL SURNAME CHOICE AND THE RHETORICAL ACT

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Fulkerson LaVallee, Donna. The Abrasiveness of Sheer Overlay Fabrics Used in Textile Conservation

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Stephan, Catherine. Choosing a Leader: Measurement of Adolescent Perceptions of Leadership

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Tootoo, Joshua L.. GEOSPATIAL IDENTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE CONCERNS: PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Allen, Angela R.. An Assessment of Predation by the Lobate Ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi (Agassiz, 1865) on Ichthyoplankton in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island

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Apicerno, Amy L.. Guaging Team Culture for Gay Student Athletes: A Descriptive Examination of Intercollegiate Football

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Baheti, Gautam. POPULATION PHARMACOKINETICS OF CYCLOSPORINE IN HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANT PATIENTS

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Beck, Gary Alan. Sarcastic Family Climates: Self-Reported Evaluations of Family Interaction, Effect of Non-Literal Communication, and Attachment Style

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Crownover, Kelley Ann. Assessment of Problem-Solving Abilities in Normal Adolescents

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Hartley, Benjamin Paul. Prototypes: The Modern Retail Industry in Suburban Communities

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Hedrick, Molly Ann. Victim Empathy as a Function of Attachment Style, Sex, Self-Esteem and Type of Victimization

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Henry, Patricia C.. The North Billerica Garden Suburb: Affordable Housing for Workers in 1914

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King, Jason. Town of Hopkinton 2003 Affordable Housing Plan: An Analysis of Affordable Housing Needs and a Plan for Creating Affordable Housing, Adopted by the Hopkinton Town Council 11/03

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Late, Sameer. ENHANCEMENT OF CARBAMZEPINE SOLUBILITY USING SELECTED WATER SOLUBLE POLYMERS AND A SOLID DISPERSION TECHNIQUE

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Lellis, Kimberly Anne. GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND SHIFTING SEA ICE: PLANNING FOR NEW FISHERY DEVELOPMENT IN THE ARCTIC

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Liu, Jiayuan. BIOACTIVE SECONDARY METABOLITES PRODUCED BY MARINE MICROORGANISMS: THEIR ISOLATION, STRUCTURAL ELUCIDATION AND FUNCTION

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McPartlin, Scott. Downtown Attleboro, Massachusetts Urban Design Study

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Nakahata, Masatoshi. An Analysis of a Spatial Relationship between Homeownership and Crime: A Case of the North End of Providence, Rhode Island

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Pereira, Craig S.. A Redevelopment Plan for The Monastery in Cumberland, Rhode Island

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Reiner, Jonathan J.. An Analysis of Development Impact Fees Prepared for the City of Warwick

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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Alsarraf, Jalal. A Study of Stainless Steel Reinforement to Replace Conventional Carbon Steel Reinforcement

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Altmann, Veith. Use of Ganna Ray Attenuation; Acoustic Velocity; and Electrical Resistivity in the Extracation of Sediment Physical Properties

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Alves, Marcy. Workplace Financial Education: The Effects on Employees' Financial Behavior

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Anandakumar, Roja. QUANTIFICATION OF INJECTABILITY OF A NEW SELF-ADMINISTERED INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION

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Arnold, Alyson Chace. Supporting Patriarchy and Consumerism Through Sex Rhetoric: Power, Foucault and Sex and the City

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Bryson, Emaly A.. Functions of Urban Ethnic Enclaves with a Focus on South Boston’s Ethnic Irish Enclave in a Historical Perspective

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Dauenhauer, Scott. The Rhetoric of Colin Powell

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Eisenbeiser, Samuel. Patterns of Preservation

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Ernst, Catherine. Scale Validation of High School Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Inclusion of Students with Disabilities

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Fonseca, Crystal Rose. Self-Concept, Self-Monitoring and the Relationship of Human Social Interaction

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Freas, James Neal. Planning Quonset Point: A Strategy-Based Development Strategy

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Goodman, Dan. Creative Providence

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Hickey, Patricia S.. An Assessment of Regulatory and Planning Measures Affecting Land Conservation and Resource Protection in Eight Rhode Island Towns: Charlestown, Coventry, Exeter, Hopkinton, Richmond, South Kingstown, Westerly, and West Greenwich

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Höppner, Bettina Brigit. Spirituality and the Quality of Life: Relationships Between Existential Well-Being and Aspectgs of Life Functioning

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Joshi, Rakesh. HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE AS PREDICTOR OF ADHERENCE WITH ANTIRETROVIRAL MEDICATION

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Mistry, Saurabh. COPING WITH HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISEASE AS PREDICTOR OF ADHERENCE WITH ANTIRETROVIRAL MEDICATION

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Nusco, Kimberly Susan. The South Providence Kosher Meat Boycott of 1910: A Study of Jewish Women’s Consumer Activism

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Ortoleva, Matthew. SUBVERSION, DEMYSTIFICATION, AND HEGEMONY: FIGHT CLUB AS A POSTMODERN CULTURAL TEXT

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Paquet, Jennifer R.. A Survey of Growth Management Priorities in Rhode Island

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Penumatcha, Kiran. TRAZODONE HYDROCHLORIDE CONTROLLED RELEASEMATRIX AND MATRIX-MINI TABLETS

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Quinlan, Kristen J.. Problem Behavior Theory in an Ethnically Diverse Female Prison Sample

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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Agarwal, Vivek. Microstructure Determination in a Self Assembled Surfacant System Formed by AOT/Lecithin/Isooctane and Water

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Alawadhi, Khaled. Alternative Corrosion Coating- Their Effect and Influence on Adhesive Performance

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Alessandro, Krista. Green in Everybody's Neighborhood: Assessing the Distribution of Parks and Open Spaces in the City of Providence

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Andrade, Marco S.. Family Functioning of Portuguese Families with a Clinically Depressed Family Member

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Aray, Leonardi A.. Expanding Affordable Housing in Caracas, Venezuela: A Mixed-Income Housing Policy for the Caracas' Urban Core

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Arteiro, Jose C.. Effects of Heat Treatment on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of a Near-a Titanium Alloy

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Gandhi, Sejal. EFFECT OF pH AND TEMPERATURE ON CONFORMATIONAL CHANGES OF A HUMANIZED MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY

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Hotchkiss, Craig. DISC GOLF: SPORT FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY

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Kretchman, Daniel. Factors Affecting Performance on the Lahi- A Complex Continuous Performance Task

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Low, Gregory A.. MEDICATION PRESCRIBING IN HEART FAILURE: TRENDS IN DRUG TREATMENT AND EVIDENCE FROM THE PAST TEN YEARS

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Lynch, Scott. Evaluation of Several Metrics of Benthic Macroinvertibrates

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Mainardi, Andrea. Exercise Behavior in Older Adults: Processes of Change

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Moran, Hasassah. THE CHANGING FACE OF PUBLIC TRANSIT SERVICE STANDARDS: AN IN-DEPTH ASSESSMENT OF THE RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY

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Murshedkav, Tooba. EFFECT OF CRYSTALLINE TO AMORPHOUS CONVERSIONS ON SOLUBILITY OF CEFUROXIME AXETIL