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Microwave Promoted Addition of Organosiloxanes to Hydroxyl Containing Substrates for Facile Synthesis of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent Reactive Polymers 

Owens, Jeffery (2007-05-15)
The primary focus of this work was the synthesis and characterization of materials efficacious in detoxifying/killing chemical and/or biological threat agent surrogates, including Bacillus anthracis spores, in militarily ...

Microwave-initiated Synthesis of Metal Chalcogenides on Graphene Support for Sustainable Energy Applications 

Sarwar, Shatila (2021-07-20)
To meet the increasing demand on energy, new types of renewable resources along with advanced energy conversion and storage systems are being developed. Nanotechnology plays a vital role to solve the existing energy issues. ...

Middle and Junior High School Choral Repertoire: Directors' Criteria for Selection, Quality, and Appropriateness 

Canfield, Jennifer (2009-07-28)
The purpose of this study was to determine criteria used by middle school and junior high school choral directors when selecting choral repertoire. A 72-item questionnaire was designed to collect middle school and junior ...

Middle School Students' Perceptions of Bullying 

Taylor, Jonte (2009-08-03)
The present study is an examination of bullying perceptions by rural middle school students. Three rural middle schools participated in the study which involved 138 students completing The School Bullying Survey to ...

A Middle School's Use of Systems Thinking To Make Decisions 

Haynie, Gregory (2017-04-13)
Flair Middle School is a middle school that is located in the suburbs of a major Midwestern city in the United States. It houses grades six through eight, along with more than seven hundred students. Flair Middle School ...

Middle Space Leader: Professional Quality of Life 

Deason, Kelsey (2023-04-03)
This quantitative study explored the professional quality of life of middle space leaders who are serving public school systems in the state of Alabama. This study determined if there was a relationship between mindfulness ...

Middle-Season Drought Tolerance in a RIL Population of Cultivated Peanut 

Carter, Joshua (2015-05-07)
Grown extensively in Asia, Africa, and the Americas, cultivated groundnut or peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) is one of the world’s most important food and oilseed crops. However, a vast majority of peanut crops are grown ...

Migratory Characteristics and Passage Efficiency of Fishes at Two Dams on the Alabama River, Alabama 

Simcox, Brandon (2012-04-04)
Fish passage facilities are a widely accepted mitigation tool at many dams in the United States to assist migratory fish species to upstream spawning areas on the U.S. Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Here we investigated the ...

Military Deployments: Evaluating Teacher Knowledge 

Thomas, Richard (2011-07-18)
This mixed method study examined the possible influence of a military deployment online tutorial on teacher knowledge. DoDEA and public school teachers were the two groups used for the study. From this exploratory study, ...

Military Faculty Development at the Post-Graduate Level: Using the Cognitive Apprenticeship Model with Curriculum-Based Leadership 

Summerlin, Linda (2023-04-09)
The Department of Defense’s enduring mission is to provide combat-ready military forces needed to defend our nation, deter war, and protect the security of the United States (DoD, 2020). Effective military training and ...

Militias, Manhood, and Citizenship in Southern Reconstruction, 1863-1877 

Clawson, Jacob (2019-11-22)  ETD File Embargoed
This dissertation analyzes institutional violence and politics in the nineteenth century South, with a focus on the Civil War and Reconstruction Era. It considers how and why institutional violence provided a means for ...

The Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI) as an Outcome Measure for Juvenile Sexual Offenders 

Cook, Patrick (2008-05-15)
Objective measures of personality and psychopathology are assessment tools frequently used to better inform treatment professionals. An increasingly popular objective measure of personality includes the Millon Adolescent ...

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for College Students: Exploring the Impact of Group Process Verses Meditation Exercise 

Puder, Justin (2016-07-08)
This study investigated the role of group process within a mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) group for college students. The study used a quasi-experimental design and compared two MBSR groups, one that maximized ...

Mindfulness Frequency Impacting Relationship Quality: Exploring Changes for Participants in a Mindfulness Based CRE Program 

Newman, Miranda (2019-07-15)
The current study utilizes a diverse sample of mindfulness-based relationship education (CRE) participants to address the links between care for self and care for partner behaviors, relationship satisfaction, and frequency ...

Mindfulness Practices as Predictors of Resilience in Alabama Principals 

Kiser, Brandon (2020-07-15)
The purpose of this study was to determine how mindfulness predicts the resilience of Alabama principals. This study examined how Alabama principals rated themselves as related to mindfulness practices and resilience and ...

Mindfulness, Exercise and Stress Reduction: The Effects of a University Physical Education Mindfulness-Based Exercise Course in Increasing Physical Activity 

Exford, T. J. (2012-08-01)
Evidence shows that regular physical activity improves physiological and psychological health (Department of & Human Services, 2000). Research in college students supports a relationship between heightened levels of stress ...

Minding Attention: The Relationship Between Dispositional Mindfulness and Attention 

Philip, Andrew (2013-02-01)
Mindfulness refers to experiencing one’s self and environment in a conscious and unbiased manner focusing on the temporary, passing quality of thoughts, feelings, and life. Treatment providers have employed mindfulness-based ...

Minding the Gap: An Examination of Susceptibility to Misinformation About Beef Among Generation Z and Millennials 

Hiltbrand, Karen (2023-05-02)
Every minute, 500 hours of video content is uploaded to YouTube (Ceci, 2023). The constant flood of new content creates an environment that fosters misinformation, specifically about animal agriculture and the beef ...

Mineralization in Soils Amended With Manure as Affected by Environmental Conditions 

Watts, Dexter (2007-05-15)
Concerns for environmental quality have prompted interest in recent years to develop agricultural practices that mitigate nutrient loss to the environment. It is imperative that management practices are developed that ...

Mineralogical and geochemical profiling of arsenic-contaminated alluvial aquifers in the Ganges-Brahmaputra floodplain Manikganj, Bangladesh 

Shamsudduha, Mohammad (2007-08-15)
The present study investigated three major components – groundwater, sediment and minerals of arsenic-affected Quaternary alluvial aquifers in Manikganj town, which is located in one of the As-hotspots in central Bangladesh. ...