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    • The Patrick Principle: Ruth M. Patrick, River Ecology and the Transformation of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1935-1975 

      Hearty, Ryan James; 0000-0002-5046-0617 (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-06-03)
      Ruth Myrtle Patrick (1907-2013) was a pioneering ecologist and taxonomist whose extraordinary career at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia spanned over six decades. She was known especially for advancing an ...
    • U.S. POLITICAL AND WARFARE STRATEGY EFFECTS ON DEMOCRATIZATION EFFORTS 

      Terziu, Terry; 0000-0002-3717-7729 (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-24)
      The intent of this thesis is to analyze failures in the United States (U.S.) military instrument of national power during interventions and occupations. Insurgencies, terror organizations, and emerging near-peer geopolitical ...
    • Nonviolent Strategy & Democratic Security: How Nonviolent Movements Promote & Protect Democratic Values 

      Spengler, Matthew (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-24)
      Nonviolent movements are not only useful in protecting democratic integrity against foreign influence, but they are also beneficial in the promotion and insulation of democratic values in nations that have not yet reached ...
    • Creating a Survey to Assess Student Engagement and Musical Capacity in Music Colleges 

      Hu, Yangqian (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-31)
      The aim of this research is to explore and identify the correlation between student engagement and musical capacity in music colleges. Accordingly, the following are the sub-objectives of this research: To identify the ...
    • Effect Of The Two-Party System On Voter Turnout In The United States Of America 

      Beregovskiy, Andrey I (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-24)
      Abstract Voter turnout in elections in the United States of America is one of the lowest among democracies around the world. Usually, such a low level of voter turnout is connected to the costs of voting, such as voter ...
    • MM VOCAL PERFORMANCE/PEDAGOGY PORTFOLIO 

      Garcia, Ricardo (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-16)
      The development and presentation of this Portfolio is the final project requirement for a Master of Music in Performance with an added emphasis in Pedagogy. The content includes but is not limited to: performance resume, ...
    • Ae-Lin Youn Pedagogy Portfolio 

      Youn, Ae-Lin (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-15)
      The development and presentation of this Portfolio is the final project requirement for a Master of Music in Performance with an added emphasis in Pedagogy. The content includes but is not limited to: performance resume, ...
    • VOCAL PEDAGOGY PORTFOLIO 

      Servodidio, Maria R (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-15)
      The development and presentation of this Portfolio is the final project requirement for a Master of Music in Performance with an added emphasis in Pedagogy. The content includes but is not limited to: performance resume, ...
    • Vocal Pedagogy Portfolio 

      Sampson, Daniel Edward (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-16)
      The development and presentation of this Portfolio is the final project requirement for a Master of Music in Performance with an added emphasis in Pedagogy. The content includes but is not limited to: performance resume, ...
    • Erika Hagen Vocal Pedagogy Portfolio 

      Hagen, Erika L; 0000-0002-1462-8507 (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-15)
      The development and presentation of this Portfolio is the final project requirement for a Master of Music in Performance with an added emphasis in Pedagogy. The content includes but is not limited to: performance resume, ...
    • Patient Identification with ECG and SaO2 Time Series 

      Zhao, Mengnan (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-13)
      Sudden cardiac death is the most common cause of death in United States. Primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) have been the first line to reduce mortality for high-risk patients. Previous work ...
    • Visual asymmetry in artificial neural networks 

      Shah, Aalap Dhiraj (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-13)
      Visual search is among the most developed topics of research in human perception but in the domain of machine learning/computer vision, research on visual search in neural networks is relatively new. Most tasks here typically ...
    • MORPHOLOGICAL CHANGES TO BREAST CANCER CELLS INDUCED BY LONG-TERM CULTURE ON RIGID SUBSTRATES 

      Chiu, Evelyn Y (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-15)
      Metastasis occurs when malignant cancer cells disseminate from a primary tumor and colonize a secondary site in the body. It is attributed to over 90% of all cancer-related deaths, and there is only a 27% 5-year survival ...
    • Tobias James Portolio 

      James, Tobias M (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-13)
      The development and presentation of this Portfolio is the final project requirement for a Master of Music in Performance with an added emphasis in Pedagogy. The content includes but is not limited to: performance resume, ...
    • Modeling approach to stimulate the formation of Oxidation LDL after intake of different types of fatty acids 

      Rao, Junyi (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-17)
      Oxidized lipoprotein (Ox-LDL) has been studied for over 30 years. Multiple lines of evidence have confirmed that oxidation LDL involved in the development of atherosclerosis. Many mechanisms have been proposed for LDL ...
    • Two-Sample Hypothesis Testing for Random Graphs 

      Hunt, Erin EL (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-14)
      Hypothesis testing for latent position random graphs is a growing area of research, particularly motivated by needs in areas such as neuroscience, fraud detection, and social networks. We explore two problems of statistical ...
    • Mechanistic Manipulation of Cytoskeletal Cortical Tension to Influence Cell Volume 

      Flanary, Shannon Marie; 0000-0003-2887-3578 (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-13)
      The regulation of cell volume in mammalian cells has long been a confounding topic of research. Identifying the various mechanisms that cells use to regulate their volume and morphology could allow us to recognize how these ...
    • ASSESSING ECONOMIC RESILIENCE OF THE NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRICITY MARKET UNDER DIFFERENT PRICE SHOCKS TO NATURAL GAS 

      Au, Adrian (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-13)
      After wide adoption of hydraulic fracking and renewable energy in the late 2000s, North America has seen a large influx of low-cost natural gas and increased renewable energy capacity, both becoming main sources of electricity ...
    • Synthesis and Electrochemical Evaluation of Pd8Sb3 and PtSb Ordered Intermetallics Toward the Oxygen Reduction and Hydrogen Oxidation Reactions 

      Alghamdi, Hamdan A (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-13)
      Energy consumption and chemical conversion from nonrenewable sources such as fossil fuels greatly affect the environment and it is a leading global issue. Electrochemical conversion once mature could pose as an alternative ...
    • Development of Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker Nanoparticles for an Inhaled Therapeutic Treatment of COPD via TGF-Beta Antagonism 

      Sweet, Michael g (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2019-05-13)
      Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a widespread, progressive lung disease that is characterized by airspace enlargement, inflammation, sputum production, and airway remodeling. Current treatments target and ...