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A Brief Review of Body Quest: Food of the Warrior, a Childhood Obesity Prevention Initiative, and Impact on Fruit and Vegetable Preference 

Smith, Sarah (2013-05-01)
Objective: Body Quest: Food of the Warrior (BQ) was developed as a childhood obesity prevention initiative. This thesis provides a brief program review of BQ and measures the effect of BQ on fruit and vegetable (F/V) ...

A Brief Survey of Hyperspaces and a Construction of a Whitney Map 

O'Neill, Sean (2009-08-03)
This paper is a brief survey of hyperspaces of topological spaces. In particular, the hyperspace of all nonempty compact subsets of a space and the hyperspace of all nonempty subcontinua of a space with the Vietoris topology. ...

‘Bring God to the Negro, Bring the Negro to God’: Thomas Joseph Toolen, Archbishop of Mobile (1927-1969), His Culture, His Religion, and His Mission 

Claridy, Keith (2006-05-15)
Archbishop Thomas Joseph Toolen was the Bishop of Mobile through some rather turbulent times for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mobile. One of the most frequently occurring questions he had to deal with was the question ...

Broaching Style and Multicultural Counseling Competence Explored in the Context of Sexual Orientation 

Fox, Sadi (2016-04-26)
The present study explored counselors-in-training (CITs) and their self-perceived competency in their work with lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) clients along with their perception of broaching behaviors with this population. ...

Broad characterization of structural variation and genetic differentiation in two hybridizing macaque species 

Rushton, Chase (2018-07-25)
Speciation and hybridization drive all of the biodiversity seen on the plant. Understanding underlying mechanisms of these cornerstones of evolutionary genetics if of vital importance. Here we seek to apply a combination ...

Broadband Radio Frequency Transmitter for Magnetic Resonance Imaging 

Lu, Hai (2015-07-14)
In Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) application, radio frequency (RF) coils play an important role to excite the nuclei inside the imaging subject and receive MR generated signals. To achieve optimal transmit efficiency/receive ...

Brood habitat use and availability and daily and seasonal covey movements of Northern Bobwhites in east-central Alabama 

Crouch, Tyson (2010-01-07)
We examined home range habitat composition and preferred habitats within home ranges for Northern bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) broods during the breeding seasons (April 1 – October 31) of 2003 – 2006 on Sehoy ...

Brood stock nutrition: enhancement of egg quality for the production of hybrid catfish 

Quintero, Herbert (2007-08-15)
The catfish industry is one of the largest and best developed aquaculture segments in the United States. The development of technological solutions to maintain a competitive level in the market is key to this success. The ...

Brownfield Topographies: Regenerating brownfields through topological and ecological disturbance 

Smithson, Tyler (2013-03-18)
Brownfield topology is my term for the regeneration of urban brownfield sites through the disturbance of topography and site ecologies. This approach physically moves earth to generate unique arrangements of topography and ...

Budgeting in Times of Fiscal Stress: Explaining Strategies for Reducing Agency Expenditures 

Parkins, Stacie-Jo (2008-12-15)
This research compared budget coping strategies of state administrative heads in public state agencies focusing on the influences of executive administrator characteristics, and organizational characteristics. Budget theory ...

Building a Black Belt Empire: Charles H. Miller in Marengo County, Alabama, 1870-1917 

Gibbons, Charlie (2016-05-06)
The life of planter, merchant, and politician Charles Houston Miller of Miller, Marengo County, Alabama exemplified the powerful elites who ruled the Black Belt in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Through ...

Building a High-resolution Scalable Visualization Wall 

Li, Zhenni (2006-12-15)
High-resolution and scalable displays are increasingly being used for interactive 3D graphics applications, including large-scale data visualization, immersive virtual environments, and scalable 3D rendering subsystems. ...

Building a Sustainable Future through the Material design of 3D Printed Polymer Materials 

Shinde, Vinita Vinod (2022-05-05)
3D printing technologies are coming to the forefront of scientific, industrial, and public attention as it allows customized manufacturing of complex parts with a high degree of control over design, processing parameters, ...

BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE MEAT INDUSTRY FROM THE GROUND UP: THE ANALYSIS OF FRESH CHARACTERISTICS OF VACUUM PACKAGED GROUND BEEF, CHICKEN, AND PORK AND THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURE LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS USING RIPPLE EFFECTS MAPPING 

Coursen, Madison (2023-07-28)
Sustainability has been a popular topic among many industries in recent years, and agriculture is no exception. Commonly referred to as a three-legged stool, sustainability stands upon legs of social, economic, and ...

Building Better Graphs for Climate Change Communication: Evidence from Eye-Tracking 

Courtney, Stephanie (2019-04-17)
Reducing harm from global climate change will require public participation and therefore public education. Visual data representations such as graphs are often used for communication with public audiences but they are ...

Building Blocks of a Functional Classroom Community: A Case Study of the Challenges to Construct a Successful Environment of Learning 

Knott, Steven (2014-07-09)
The purpose of this study was to examine a classroom’s dynamics to investigate how one teacher describes students’ disruptive behavior and the strategies used to maintain classroom integrity for a more conducive environment ...

Building Language and Literacy Foundations for L2 Learners in West Africa with Oral Vocabulary Instruction and Shared Reading of Predictable and Non-Predictable Stories in Picture Books 

Smith, Kimberly (2013-07-19)
This study investigated the effects of shared reading on oral vocabulary development with 42 second language (L2) learners in Dakar, Sénégal. Participants, ranging from four to six years old, were taught French target words ...

Building Nonalignment: Technological Interchange and India’s Third Five-Year Plan (1961-1966) 

Logan, William (2016-07-27)
The role of ideology in the modernization of India has been closely studied. Less well understood is the role that technological knowledge and artifacts played. This dissertation studies the role of technology in the Indian ...

Building Occupant Evacuation Response to Multiple Perceived False Fire Alarms 

May, MaryAnn (2016-05-04)
There is a lack of information on the relationship between nuisance alarms and occupant attitudes toward evacuation of a building due to a fire alarm. This research study compared attitudes based on gender, faculty/staff, ...

Building Resilience Skills in Hispanic Middle School Girls: An Outcomes Based Research Study 

Thomas, Peggy (2005-08-15)
A review of literature showed clearly the problems faced by the Hispanic population in general and the problems of Hispanic females in specific terms as related to resilience, academic success and self concept. The purpose ...