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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Sieczkowski, Rachel. TRAINING PEER TUTORS: AN EVALUATION OF BEST PRACTICES IN SPEAKING CENTERS

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Sipolski, Steven J.. MINIMIZING BEE BYCATCH IN JAPANESE BEETLE TRAPS

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Smith, Elizabeth. A PILOT QUALITATIVE EVALUATION: YOUTH PERCEPTION ON PLASTIC STRAWS BEFORE AND AFTER EDUCATION INTERVENTION

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Smith, Michael P.. MECHANICAL RESPONSE OF POLYMER-FABRIC SKIN MATERIALS USED IN INFLATABLE DROP-STITCH STRUCTURES

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Snyder, Wendy. EFFECTS OF INCORPORATING INERTIAL MEASUREMENTS ON THE LOCALIZATION ACCURACY OF THE SEAGLIDER AUV

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Sousa, Alexander. DISTINGUISHING LIVING AND NON-LIVING SURFACE DEPOSITION ON SERPTENTINE: IMPLICATIONS FOR BIOSIGNATURES AND ASTROBIOLOGY

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Stephens, Christina. THE ROLE OF ETHNIC/RACIAL CLASSROOM DYNAMICS IN THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AND MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT

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Stranieri, Andrew. SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF WHEY PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTATION IN TEENAGE ATHLETES

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Sweeney, Benjamin R.. DESIGNING PORT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR SEA LEVEL CHANGE: A SURVEY OF U.S. ENGINEERS

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Sylaj, Adelina. CROSS CULTURAL COMMUNICATION BARRIERS IN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS: INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION IN PAKISTAN

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Takyi, Evelyn. POPULATION GENETIC STRUCTURE OF SARDINELLA AURITA AND SARDINELLA MADURENSIS IN THE EASTERN CENTRAL ATLANTIC REGION (CECAF) IN WEST AFRICA

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Tanzer, Joshua Ray. MEANS, GENES, AND MEANINGS: SCIENTIFIC UNDERPINNINGS FOR PERSONAL GROWTH AND LASTING HAPPINESS

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Tate, Marie C.. SUBSTANCE USE ADMISSION TRENDS FROM 2000 TO 2015 WITHIN AND ACROSS RACIAL, GENDER, AND AGE GROUPS

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Tatoian, Robert P.. HAPTIC FEEDBACK IN A VIRTUAL REALITY EXERCISE GAME: DESIGN OF A STUDY AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A SYSTEM

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Thomas, Emma Jane. ALONG-STREAM AND TEMPORAL VARIABILITY IN THE WEST GREENLAND CURRENT SYSTEM

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Touhey, Eva. THE INFLUENCE OF PLASTIC BAG BANS ON PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL BEHAVIORS IN RHODE ISLAND COASTAL COMMUNITIES

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Venolia, Celeste T.. GROWTH OF SACCHARINA LATISSIMA IN AQUACULTURE SYSTEMS MODELED USING DYNAMIC ENERGY BUDGET THEORY

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Villa, Priscilla. THE EFFECTS OF CONCUSSION ON MOTOR NEURON REFLEX EXCITABILITY

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Wang, Hao. AN INTELLIGENT DESIGN EXPLORER FOR NEW VIOLIN SHAPES

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Welandawe, Manushi K.V.. A MIXED-EFFECTS REGRESSION MODEL WITH APPLICATION TO LONGITUDINAL MISSING AT RANDOM MICROBIOME DATA

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Wilde, Taris Frederic. THE IMPACT OF ROAD TYPES ON THE ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES

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Wilson, Margaret M.. BIOFILM ADHESION ON THE SULFIDE MINERAL BORNITE & IMPLICATIONS FOR ASTROBIOLOGY

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Zheng, Boren. PERFORMANCE COMPARISON OF SELF-ORGANIZING MAPS BASED ON DIFFERENT AUTOENCODERS

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Abood, Alla. Saudi Arabian Fashion E-Shopping: Effects of Social Media, Perceived Risks and Innovation Attributes

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Abramski, Katherine E.. A NETWORK BASED ANALYSIS OF THE INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE CRISIS USING GERGMS

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Ackermann, Kay Christian. SELF-SENSING CONCRETE FOR STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING OF SMART INFRASTRUCTURES

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Akuoko, Ivy. SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN COASTAL GHANA

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Aldrich, Sarah. Finding the Words: The Impact of VOCA on Language Acquisition

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Alghaith, Ghadah. EXPRESSION AND ACTIVITY OF CYP2C8 AND 2C9 IN DIABETES MELLITUS AND NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE

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AlNaser, Naser Yusuf. MODELING THE MORPHOLOGICAL EVOLUTION OF STABILIZED DUNE SYSTEM DURING EXTREME STORM EVENTS

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Alvanas, Elizabeth Ann. A LINE ARRAY OF DIRECTIONAL HYDROPHONES FOR IMPROVED DETECTION OF EMERGENCY LOCATOR BEACONS

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Al Zowelei, Mosa. INSTRUMENTATION OF MEASURING CELLULAR CAPACITANCE VIA SIGNAL PROCESSING TOOL

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Armbrecht, Frederik. Three Dimensional Localization of Work Pieces in Assembly Lines with Radio Frequency Identification

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Armenti, Samantha M.. COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION WITH ENGLISH LEARNERS

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Aroke, Hilary A.. An Evaluation of Provider-Sharing Networks of Patients Using Prescription Opioids

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Baker, Nicole. Focusing on College Students' Instagram Use and Body Image

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Basnyat, Bonita S.. AN EXAMINATION OF RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SCHOOL CLIMATE, STUDENT ENGAGEMENT AND STUDENT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN RHODE ISLAND HIGH SCHOOLS

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Beasley, Elizabeth. GRUNGEWAVE: THE AUTHENTICITY OF NEO-TRIBES

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Bellows, Martha. EXPLORATION OF CLASSIFYING SENTENCE BIAS IN NEWS ARTICLES WITH MACHINE LEARNING MODELS

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Black, Monica L.. Residual Strength of Composite Materials After Exposure to Blast Loading

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Bonatt, Nicholas. A NOVEL APPROACH FOR MEASURING THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY OF ELECTRO-SPUN NANOFIBERS

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Borthakur, Debanjan. QUANTIFYING THE EFFECTS OF MOTOR TASKS ON CORTICOKINEMATIC COHERENCE IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE

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Boukarim, Jessie. CITY OF PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY READINESS FOR AN OBESITY PREVENTION INTERVENTION

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Boy, Sebastian. Performance-based Assessment of Bridge Preservation

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Brenner, Stephen J.. Early Successional Forest Birds and the Effects of Habitat Management in Different Landscapes

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Britto, Jacqueline. THE STUDY OF MULTICULTURAL STUDENTS PERCEPTION OF PROFESSORS’ NONVERBAL BEHAVIOR IN THE CLASSROOM

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Carter, Tayla M.. Are Feeding Practices of Family Child Care Home Providers Related to Child Fruit & Vegetable Intake?

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Cashman, Michaela A.. In-Situ Treatment of 1,4-Dioxane Under Column Scale Conditions

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Cervantes Osorio, Luis Miguel. POLÍTICAS DE LECTURAS: JUAN L. ORTIZ

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Churchill, Erin D.. An Exploratory Analysis of the Student Connections Survey in Rhode Island

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Clark, Jack H.. PASSIVE OBJECT DETECTION VIA AN ARTIFICIAL LATERAL LINE AND A 2-D VISCOUS FLOW MODEL

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Cobbina, Rosina. EFFORT CONTROL IN THE ARTISANAL CANOE FISHERY OF GHANA: IMPLICATIONS AND LIKELIHOOD OF SUCCESS

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Connelly, Jillian. PRESCHOOL TEACHER CHARACTERISTICS: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CLASSROOM QUALITY

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Conti, Michael. The Equity And Inclusion Of Underrepresented Populations In AP Computer Science Principles

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Cornier, J. Raúl. HANKY PANKY: THE HISTORY AND CULTURAL IMPACT OF THE HANKY CODE

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Cruz, Jennifer. Oral Language and Narrative Abilities of Kindergarten Children

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Cyril, Khadijah N.. THE PARENT INVOLVEMENT NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR SCHOOLS: ITEM DEVELOPMENT, REFINEMENT, AND UTILITY

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Dahl, Kimberly. Correlating Speech and Voice Features of Transgender Women with Ratings of Femininity and Gender

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Dai, Leichen. EXPLORATORY ANALYSIS OF THE ACCURACY OF BIOSENSOR IN WEARABLE DEVICE

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Damon, Laura. MUSKETS IN MISERY SWAMP: AN INVESTIGATION INTO A KING PHILIP'S WAR BATTLE

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Danckert, Daniel C.. Effect of Stainless Steel and Titanium Corrosion on CFRP Structural Integrity

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Davis, Teressa. PARENT AND ADOLESCENT REPORTS OF RISKY BEHAVIOR AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH PARENTAL MONITORING IN BLACK SOUTHERN FAMILIES

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Demarest, Tyson. Positioning by Road Feature Correspondence

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DiCenzo, Miranda. Feminism and Fashion of the Twentieth Century: A Material Culture Study

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Dio, Kaitlin M.. A Statistical Analysis of Students’ Attitudes and Achievement in Introductory Statistics Courses

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Eden, Julian Alexander. Development of a condition-based deterioration model for bridges in Rhode Island

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Engome Tchupo, Dominique. Fuzzy Cognitive Maps (FCMs) In Communication

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Everett, Annabelle. Making the #Personal #Political: Twitter as a Rhetorical Tool for Activist Campaigning

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Forkus, Shannon. Moral Injury, Self-Compassion, and Mental Health

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Fouse, William P.. The Power of Narratives: A Cultural History of US Involvement in Axis-Occupied Yugoslavia

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Freitag, Patrick. Transient Thermal-hydraulic Simulation of a Small modular Reactor in RELAP 5

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Gartzman, Samuel. In-Situ Calibration of Underwater Membrane Inlet Mass Spectrometer for Simple Dissolved Gases

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Gebregiorgis, Semhar Kessete. URI's NetFlow Traffic Logs' Behavioral Analysis and Monitoring Visualization Tool

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Gilbert, Christine. Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of Offshore Wind Energy in the United States

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Gilcrease, Sarah. THE EFFECT OF HUMIDIFICATION ON ARTIFICIALLY AGED TIN-WEIGHTED SILKS

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Gyllinsky, Joshua V.. Evolving Encoded Marking for Glove-Based Pose and Posture Recognition

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Haak, Annika Juliane. LIFE-CYCLE-COST EVALUATION OF BRIDGES WITH FIBER-REINFORCED POLYMERS (FRP)

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Hafner, Sabrina G.. Impact of a Policy, Systems, and Environmental Intervention of Low-Income 5th Grade Students' Self-Efficacy

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Hale, Wesley R.. The SMS Ostfriesland: A Warship at the Crossroads of Military Technology

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Hamilton, Ashley Paige. NITROGEN LOADING, CLIMATE CHANGE, PATHOGENS: IMPACTS OF MULTIPLE STRESSORS ON RHODE ISLAND SHELLFISH

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Hara, Scott. DEVELOPMENT OF A PUMP-DRIVEN VERTICAL PROFILER FOR AN AUTONOMOUS SURFACE VEHICLE

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Hart, Roger. TERRESTRIAL PLANET SERPENTINIZATION IN MELANGE SETTINGS

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Hildebrandt, Lars. IMPROVING HELICAL ANCHOR EFFICIENCY: ANALYTICAL MODELING

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Hoffman, Melissa. Utilization of Probiotics to Manage Epizootic Shell Disease in American Lobsters, Homarus americanus

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Hurley, Leah Marie. Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors to Dietary Management of Parkinson’s Disease

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Iannitelli, Benjamin. MONTE CARLO SIMULATIONS OF THE THREE-DIMENSIONAL NEUTRON FLUX PROFILE INSIDE THE R.I.N.S.C. REACTOR

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Imam, Kamran. Personal Health Card: Use of QR Code to Access Medical Data

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Janigian, Greta. A stratigraphic and microfossil record of coseismic land-level changes and tsunami deposits from Old Harbor, Central Kodiak Island, Alaska

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Just, Michelle M.. The Old Rhode Island Farm: History, Memory, and Interpretation at Bristol's Coggeshall Farm Museum

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Knipp, Stefan. DIGITAL PHASE LOCK LOOP DESIGN FOR LINEARIZATION OF CHIRPED LASER

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Kunicki, Zachary J.. EXPLORING ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN ALCOHOL USE, STRESS, AND STUDENTS' ATTITUDE TOWARDS STATISTICS

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Kurtz, Kayla R.. DESIGNING WATER SYSTEMS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE: A CASE STUDY IN CUMAYASA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

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Lemos, Nicholas. Elimination of the Hook Effect Using Microfluidic Valves

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Leonard, Timothy. Network Data Analysis of Word Graphs With Applications to Authorship Attribution

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Leso, Allison. Efficacy Measures of Tolfenamic Acid in a Tau Knock Out Model: Relevance to Alzheimer’s Disease

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Li, Na. SENTIMENT FEATURES FOR YELP NOT-RECOMMENDED ONLINE REVIEWS STUDY

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MacDonald Witkin, Taylor. Triggering a Diverse Seafood Diet: Exploring Perceptions of Sustainable Seafood Systems in New England

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Matarese, Aaron. Design, Modeling, and Implementation of an Environmental Control Chamber

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McAleer, Christopher James. Environmental Factors Affecting Methane Cycling in Narragansett Bay

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Meattey, Dustin E.. Annual Cycle Phenology and Winter Habitat Selection of White-Winged Scoters in Eastern North America