Israel--Social conditions; Israel--Social life and customs
Times Square went mad with noise and excitement,
and a small freighter slipped from its Brooklyn berth into
the drama of the night. It was December 31, 1949--midnight-January
1, 1950; and I was on my way to the world in general
and Israel and the...
This study examined the effect on physician/nurse collaboration and
communication of the implementation of the SBAR protocol, used as nurses reported
patient changes to physicians, in a Midwestern community hospital ICU. The design was
Short-term memory; Memory--Effect of sound on; Memory--Effect of noise on; Speech
The Irrelevant Speech Effect (ISE) is a phenomenon in which the presentation of
auditory materials (typically speech) impairs the serial recall of visually presented
materials, either digits or letters. Although this effect has been replicated in a...
This project investigated the effect of hypothermia on the monocyte response with the goal of understanding, which intracellular processes are affected by hypothermia leading to differences in cytokine secretion. A better understanding of the...
Technical writing; English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers; Academic writing--Study and teaching
This dissertation examines how nonnative English speaking (NNES) faculty and
students in engineering respond to language variation and how that response influences
their teaching and learning of academic writing. Using grounded theory approach...
Jin, Ha, 1956-; Masculinity in literature; Chinese literature--20th century; Sex (Psychology) in literature
This dissertation consists of readings of three selected novels by Ha
Jin-Waiting, The Crazed, and A Free Life. These novels cover three historical
periods of Contemporary China under the rule of the Communist Party in
sequence-the Mao's era...
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a fibrotic lung disease with poor prognosis.
To address this disease broadly, the candidate engaged in clinical work, literature
analysis, database analysis, and laboratory work. The clinical work culminated...
Urbanization disrupts natural soil profiles and as watersheds are
urbanized, their surfaces become impervious and this will result in
reduction of infiltration. For this reason, many cities are facing problems
with treating runoff water. Best...
Home and school; Parenting; Children of immigrants--Education; Academic achievement--Social aspects
With the increase of immigration to the United States, immigrant children have a unique
position in the education system. Immigrant parents influence their children through
different academic engagement practices. It is important to understand how...
Current high-throughput gene expression experiments have a straightforward design of examining
the gene expression of one group or condition relative to that of another. The data is typically
analyzed as if they represent strictly intracellular...
Human-animal relationships in literature; Coetzee, J. M., 1940---Criticism and interpretation; Coetzee, J. M., 1940---Characters--Elizabeth Costello; Animals (Philosophy); Animal rights
For the past four decades, scholarship on the relationship between human and
nonhuman animals has been growing inside the academy and sprouting ontological and
epistemological concerns about the status of the Humanities as an institution....
Three main theorems due to Fenichel are fundamental tools in the exploration
of geometric singular perturbation theory. This expository paper attempts
to provide an introduction to the concepts stated in Fenichel's theorems and provide
Introduction: Although orthodontics can correct a variety of dental and skeletal
malocclusions, research has shown an increased risk of enamel demineralization leading
to white spot lesions (WSLs). The purpose of this study was to compare the...
Introduction: African Americans are disproportionally diagnosed with Type-2 diabetes,
and have been observed to have poor self-management, which increases risk of
complications. Social influences are commonly associated with...
Information technology--Study and teaching (Secondary); College preparation programs; Academic achievement
Career and Technical Education (CTE) has a long and rich history of achievement
among diverse populations. Two recent events have added to the complexity of CTE.
First, the accountability movement forces traditional programs to show growth...
Sleep disorders in children; Children--Sleep; Blind children
Research has confirmed that individuals with blindness have an increased risk of
developing sleep problems; this is especially problematic for families with young
children who are blind. Not only does the lack of sleep impact the growth...
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer, and the fourth leading cause of cancer related death in the United States. It also happens to be one of the most preventable cancers provided an individual performs a regular screening. For years...
Digital control systems; Computer security; Process control--Computer programs; Supervisory control systems--Security measures
Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems are networked control systems used in many critical infrastructure areas such as power water and transportation. Many of these systems continue to use legacy field devices that lack cyber...
Traditionally, fingerprint image acquisition was based on contact. However
the conventional touch-based fingerprint acquisition introduces some problems
such as distortions and deformations to the fingerprint image. The most recent
In the year 1573 when Shakespeare and Marlowe were already boys of nine, Chapman in adolescence, Spenser, Lyly and Richard Hooker men of twenty, John Donne, then important to only a few but destined to the company of royalty, was born. Walton...