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The Role of Information Networks in the Federal System: School Nutrition and the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 

Beans, David (2019-12-05)  ETD File Embargoed
Actors, both inside and outside of government, play prominent roles in policy implementation of federal system. Utilizing information networks and structural mechanisms, these actors influence, shape, and implement federal ...

The Role of Information Technology in Effective Recovery and Aiding Sustainability of Coastal Regions After a Disaster 

Cumbie, Barry (2008-05-15)
In 2004 Hurricane Ivan caused an estimated $13 billion of damage in the United States. The economic impact can presumably be reduced by implementing information technology (IT) disaster recovery methods. This dissertation ...

Role Of Integrin-Linked Kinase In Synaptic Plasticity And Memory:o Diabetes/Alzheimer’s Link 

Ali, Engy (2012-05-03)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has recently been proven to be a risk factor for cognitive dysfunction and dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD). However, the exact pathophysiology of cognitive dysfunction in patients ...

Role of interpersonal interactions with co-workers and guests in the hospitality workplace: Employee performance and turnover intention as consequences 

Guo, Yejia (2023-11-27)  ETD File Embargoed
Hospitality jobs and careers are usually considered as less desired. This dissertation aimed to explore the positive side of hospitality careers and what attracts individuals to choose and stay in the hospitality industry. ...

The role of intra-watershed processes in improving the understanding of physical processes, hydrologic trends, and restoration measures across the Mobile Bay watershed-AL 

Haas, Henrique (2024-04-30)  ETD File Embargoed
The southeast United States (SE-US) stands out as a global hotspot of aquatic biodiversity, with the Alabama being a beacon within this rich ecosystem. The Mobile Bay-AL, an expansive estuarine system along the Gulf of ...

Role of Intrauterine Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus in Modulating Host Gene Expression at the Maternal-Fetal Interface 

Walz, Heather (2017-04-25)
Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) is a member of the genus Pestivirus within the family Flaviviridae. Infections with BVDV have a substantial economic impact on beef and dairy producers in the United States and worldwide. ...

The Role of Media Images on the Psychosocial Experience of Acne 

Knoll, Amanda (2016-11-02)
Media portrayals of idealized body images have been linked to body image disturbance and reduced satisfaction with appearance. This study sought to determine whether exposure to idealized facial images in the media, ...

The Role of Metacognitive Beliefs and the Cognitive Attentional Syndrome in the Development of Anxiety Symptoms: A Cross-Lagged Panel Design 

Gorday, Julia (2023-07-27)
The metacognitive model of emotional disorders suggests that the cognitive attentional syndrome (CAS; i.e., a set of seven maladaptive self-regulation strategies) is activated by one’s beliefs about their own thoughts, ...

Role of mineralogy in controlling fracture formation 

Brunhoeber, Olivia (2021-04-28)
Geologic CO2 storage systems rely on impermeable caprock layers to prevent fluid leakage and maintain system integrity. In these systems, mineral dissolution and precipitation reactions controlled by the reactivity of the ...

Role of muscle satellite cells in the Wooden Breast broiler chicken meat quality defect 

Flees, Joshua (2022-11-29)  ETD File Embargoed
The poultry industry has made improvements in nutrition, genetic selection, and management to improve broiler chicken growth performance and breast meat yield. However, these observed increases in performance have been ...

The Role of Need for Distinctiveness and Acculturation in Young, Urban Indian Consumers’ Purchase Intention for Western Brands at Western Retail Formats: An Application of Theory of Planned Behavior 

Mann, Manveer (2012-05-15)
Facing stiff competition and saturation in the home markets, American and European firms are increasingly looking for opportunities in India, the second largest untapped retail market. Despite its great market potential, ...

The Role of Nerve Growth Factor in Type 2 Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease in the C57BL/6N Mouse Model 

Ding, Xiaowen Jr (2022-07-21)  ETD File Embargoed
Both obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are chronic diseases that are caused by metabolic dysregulations. Disturbance of metabolism homeostasis can further lead to the development of neurodegenerative diseases, ...

Role of P2Y2 Receptor in Metformin-Improved Insulin Resistance in Skeletal Muscle Cells 

Nasrullah, Mohammed (2019-07-11)  ETD File Embargoed
Abstract Objective—It has been shown that high extracellular glucose promotes ATP release in different cells, but its biological significance is not clear. Also, it has been reported that extracellular ATP either increase ...

The Role of Pectin Utilization in Root Colonization and Plant Growth-Promotion by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum (Bap) 

Hassan, Mohammad (2016-07-26)
Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) and other beneficial bacteria are increasingly used as biofertilizers for enhancing crop production. After PGPR-treated seeds are planted, root colonization is considered to be ...

The role of perennial hayfields in retaining predators 

Grider, Amelia (2023-07-27)  ETD File Embargoed
The United States has seen significant native grassland loss, with over 99% decline due to land use conversion to agriculture and industrialization, leading to declines in organisms that utilize grasslands. This is ...

The Role of Personality in Career Preference of Speech-Language Pathology Students 

Leonard, Morgan Valle (2015-05-04)
The purpose of this study was to obtain a personality profile, as measured by the Multidimensional Personality Questionnaire (Tellegan, 2003), of undergraduate and graduate speech-language pathology (SLP) students and to ...

The Role of Perspective Taking in Leader-Member Exchange 

Moates, Kenneth (2007-12-15)
A two-part model is proposed to investigate the relationship between dyad-specific perspective taking and leader-member exchange (LMX). In addition, a series of dispositional and situational antecedents of dyad-specific ...

Role of phosphorylated fetuin-A in insulin action, insulin resistance, obesity, and moderate weight loss 

Ren, Guang (2014-04-23)
Fetuin-A (Fet-A), secreted by the liver into circulation, inhibits insulin-stimulated insulin receptor tyrosine kinase and is positively associated with obesity, insulin resistance, and incident diabetes. Though Fet-A ...

The Role of Plant Water Deficits on Cold Tolerance during Cold Acclimation of a Cold Tolerant (Poncirus trifoliata) and Cold Sensitive (Citrus unshiu) Species 

Dansereau, Kari (2007-12-15)
Citrus unshiu (Satsuma mandarin) is considered one of the most cold hardy commercial Citrus species; whereas, Poncirus trifoliata (Trifoliate orange), a close relative of Citrus sp., is capable of surviving freezes to ...

The Role of Polyubiquitination in Nerve Growth Factor Signaling and its Alteration in Alzheimer’s Disease 

Zheng, Chen (2016-08-05)
Nerve growth factor (NGF) is a neurotrophin regulates survival and differentiation of neurons. To execute its antiapoptotic function, NGF binds to selective receptor TrkA and non-selective receptor p75NTR, leading to TrkA ...