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"It Did Not and Can Not Make Abortion Moral:" Framing of Abortion in Alabama University Student Newspapers 

Wilson, Sara (2023-07-28)  ETD File Embargoed
On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court handed down one of its most controversial decisions, Roe v. Wade. During this time, there was a rise in women’s activism, particularly when it came to reproductive rights. Defined by ...

It's a Man's World: Representations of Gender and Competing Ideologies in 'Shaun of the Dead' 

Stull, Gretchen (2008-08-15)
This thesis utilizes a gender media studies approach to analyze the 2004 British film Shaun of the Dead. Blending several film genres, Shaun of the Dead is counted among a small but growing sub-subgenre of film known as ...

iTad: An I/O-Aware Thermal Model for Data Centers 

Muzaffar, Tausif (2014-05-08)
With the ever-growing cooling costs of large-scale data centers, thermal management must be adequately addressed. Thermal models can play a critical role in thermal management that helps in reducing cooling costs in data ...

iTech: An Interactive Technical Assistant 

Wilson, Dale-Marie (2006-08-15)
This dissertation concentrates on the problem of designing and developing a conversational technical assistant. The main focus is to identify and address issues related to producing a system that allows for conversational ...

Item-Based Recommendation Algorithm Using Hadoop 

Somani, Chetan Prakash (2015-12-16)
Recommendation systems are used to provide solutions to the problem of making personalized recommendations. They are achieving widespread success in E-commerce, social networking and advertisements. In E-Commerce, day-to-day ...

Iteration Methods for Approximation of Solutions of Nonlinear Equations in Banach Spaces 

Chidume, Chukwudi (2008-08-15)
The objective in this manuscript is to study some iterative methods used to approximate solutions of nonlinear equations in Banach Spaces. In particular, we study a Halperntype iterative scheme in relation to nonexpansive ...

Iterative and Incremental System Lifecycle Development 

Bew, Gregory (2013-04-17)
One of the fundamental changes in our technologically advanced society is the breadth of technologies available and the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and skill sets of the many inventors and developers. Traditional ...

Iterative processes generating dense point sets 

Ambrus, Gergely (2006-05-15)
The central problem of the thesis is the question of denseness of certain sets of points in the plane. All of the following results are joint with A. Bezdek. We consider point sets P, not a subset of a line, having the ...

“It’s Gotta Be the Shoes!”: Kansei Design Feel of Basketball Shoes and Athlete Perceptions 

Green, Alexandra (2018-07-23)
Research shows that for athletic shoes, visual attributes such as color and style can be more important than ergonomic or technical attributes in purchase decisions. Kansei engineering is one method commonly used in product ...

It’s in Black and White: Preservice Teachers’ Perceived Abilities to Facilitate Literary Conversations about African-American Picture Books 

Hunter, Cheron (2010-07-29)
The purpose of this study was to examine how preservice teachers perceive their abilities use African-American picture books to facilitate literary conversations. Two preservice teachers, one Black and one White, examined ...

“It’s Not My History:” The White Counter-Narrative of Selma, Alabama, 1965-2015 

Garner, Julianne (2017-04-20)
Almost immediately after the dust had settled behind the Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March, forces within Selma began competing for control of the march’s historical legacy. After the successful passage of the 1965 ...

Ivory Tower Whistleblowers and Hotlines: Higher Education Institutions' (HEI) Voluntary Implementation of NACUBO-recommended Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002 Whistleblowing Best Practices Provisions: A Web-Based Survey Instrument and Exploratory Research to Determine HEI Level of Implementation, Expectations, Effects and Barriers 

McMillan, Kenneth (2014-12-04)
The purpose of this exploratory study is to determine Higher Education Institutions’ (HEIs) level of implementation, expectations and effects from voluntarily implementing National Association of College and University ...

“I’m Biased and so Are You”: The Effects of Gender, Race, Objective Organizational Performance, and Remote Work on Leader Evaluations 

Kriletic, Ana (2023-08-08)  ETD File Embargoed
Previous research has shown that implicit biases based on leader gender or race can influence leader evaluations, and that these biases may be moderated by contextual factors such as organizational performance. However, ...

“I’ve Gut a Feeling”: The Effect of Nerve Growth Factor on Gut Microbiota in Obesity, Type II Diabetes Mellitus, and Alzheimer’s Disease in a Mouse Model 

Robinson, Megan (2023-07-28)  ETD File Embargoed
In recent years, the rates of obesity and diet-induced metabolic disorders have continued to rise. In the United States, obesity and Type II Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) are at epidemic levels. Obesity and T2DM increase the ...

Jailed Black Fathers, Paternal Identity, and the Father-child Relationship 

Jones, Nakia (2019-04-18)
There is a growing body of literature that recognizes the importance of helping fathers maintain a father-child relationship during incarceration. Research has found that the effects of incarceration may diminish the ...

JANUS LIPOSOMES: DESIGN, FORMATION AND ACTIVE MOTION 

Cui, Jinyan (2023-03-08)  ETD File Embargoed
The liposome is an amphiphilic molecule that contains both a hydrophilic head and a hydrophobic tail. As a class of biocompatible, water-dispersed colloids, liposomes have found widespread applications ranging from food ...

JavaScript: The Used Parts 

Sharath, Gude (2014-05-15)
JavaScript is designed as a scripting language which gained mainstream adoption even without creation of proper formal standard. The success of JavaScript could be attributed to the explosion of the internet and simplicity ...

JavelinaCode: A Web-Based Object-Oriented Programming Environment with Static and Dynamic Visualization 

Yang, Jeong-Sug (2016-08-01)
This research proposes an approach to provide source code along with structural and behavioral aspects of visualizations synchronized in a web-based programming environment, JavelinaCode. The aim of the approach is to help ...

Jaw Morpho-Functional Diversity, Trophic Ecology, and Historical Biogeography of the Neotropical Suckermouth Armored Catfishes (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) 

Lujan, Nathan (2009-05-04)
Tropical South America is renowned for its unparalleled biodiversity. Among vertebrates, fish diversity exceeds that of any other group. Estimates of total Neotropical fish richness range between 5000 and 8000 species, of ...

Jefferson County, Alabama: A Perfect Storm of Ethical, Financial, Political, and Market Failures 

Morris, Louis (2011-07-06)
This study details the ethical, financial, political, and market failures that have nearly caused the Jefferson County, Alabama to file what may become the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of the nation.