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    • "~" A Mash-Up: A Poetics of Defiance in the Age of the Internet of Everything 

      Mathison, Tiare Louise
      A-Mashup. I borrow this word from the pop/rock music scene where the word `DJ' now refers to someone who has multiple turntables at her fingertips, along with her computer, so she can `mash' the music together. My fingers ...
    • MASS CUDA: ABSTRACTING MANY CORE PARALLEL PROGRAMMING FROM AGENT BASED MODELING FRAMEWORKS 

      Hart, Nathaniel Breault
      Agent based modeling is the practice of simulating complex interactions by modeling the behavior of a single agent in the interaction, then observing the emergent behavior that occurs when many of those Agents interact. ...
    • Mindfulness Classes Transform the Experiences of Postpartum Women 

      Abbott, Shannon (University of Washington Libraries, 2016)
      The postpartum period can be challenging for many women as they adjust to physical and social changes. Breastfeeding may be more difficult than expected. Additionally, many women may feel that their postpartum body fails ...
    • Modernizing the electric power grid: an analysis of the US Smart Grid policies 

      Faherty, Kiley (2012)
      This research project investigates whether states receiving Recovery Act funding are adopting policies that align with the objectives defined by Title XIII, Sec. 1301 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 ...
    • Open Government Data. An analysis of the potential impacts of an Open Data law for Washington State 

      Doyle, David (2015)
      Open data is a growing movement that encourages Governments to open up as many of their data sets as possible, making it freely available and machine-readable, in order to promote and facilitate Governmental transparency ...
    • Ordinary Saints and Monsters 

      Bauer, Ellen Victoria
      Ordinary Saints and Monsters is a collection of short stories all centered on the topic of abortion in North America. The stories of clinic workers, patients, volunteers, and others connected to the topic are included in ...
    • Phrases Of The Moon 

      Paschall, Michael William
      Phrases Of The Moon is a collections of prose-poems, parables, riddles, aphorisms, and short stories linked together to form a web of creative mystery and revelation. Kafka, Borges, Mallarmé, and Nabokov are some of the ...
    • A Poetics of Miscommunication 

      Satlin, Joseph David Louis Alan
      An analysis of the concept of miscommunication in and through literature. Primary sources include the novels of Samuel Beckett and Reader-response theory, particularly in the writings of Wolfgang Iser. This thesis problematizes ...
    • Polishing A Gem On The Surface Of The Sea 

      Gaddis, Grace Kelly (2014)
      Polishing a Gem on the Surface of the Sea is a hybrid work that is non-fiction, creative fiction, fiction and poetry but, for classification purposes, I label it fiction. The narrative and poetry sections focus on grief, ...
    • Predicting Risk of Re-hospitalization for Congestive Heart Failure Patients 

      Agarwal, Jayshree (2013-04-17)
      Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is one of the leading causes of hospitalization, and studies show that many of these admissions are readmissions. Identifying patients who are at a greater risk of hospitalization, can guide ...
    • Prediction and Privacy in Healthcare Analytics 

      Newman, Stacey Caroline
      In the past decade, the United States federal government has made improving the healthcare system a major focus with legislation such as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the financial incentives for ...
    • Private Browsing 

      Brown, Scott Whittlesey
      Private Browsing is a literary novel about 30-year-old Lauren Donaldson dealing with the death of her twin sister. Lauren learns secrets about her dead sister and struggles with the thought that something is wrong with her ...
    • Probably It Will Not Be Okay 

      Blakeslee, Rebecca
      Why was I so caught up in the “real story”? So certain there was something to be told. So certain there needed to be something holding things together. Where does this desire come from, the desire to impose meaning or ...
    • Professional growth plans for clock hours: Effects of Washington state education policy on student outcomes 

      Cameron, Anne (2011)
      Since 1987 Washington State has mandated a set number of hours of continuing education from approved providers for teachers to maintain certification. In 2005, in an effort to link teacher professional development more ...
    • Promising Artists in Recovery Program Evaluation 

      Irons, Michael (2013)
      The implementation of interventions designed to address the needs of juvenile justice involved youth, while also conducting program evaluations, provides critical feedback to program deliverers and policy makers. This ...
    • Public School Choice and Supplemental Education Services. Exploring K-12 Education Reforms in Washington State 

      Schauble, Heidi (2015)
      In 2014, Washington State lost its No Child Left Behind Waiver. As a result, 20% of federal Title I funding that was previously allocated to “failing” Title I public schools, must be reallocated toward implementing Public ...
    • Quivering Tongues 

      Savora, Diana Karice
      Quivering Tongues is a collection of poems that examines the notion of history--real and imagined, personal and public--in order to create an elastic identity through different stages of life that is about as tangible as ...
    • Read Without Listening 

      Carter, Chelsea Clarice
      One thing I observed, while sifting through artifacts and the memories of women I have known during the ten years I have been a single parent, is how our culture uses law to define and enforce right and wrong. I noticed ...