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    • Assessment Management Systems: Questions to Spark Librarian Engagement 

      Belanger, Jackie; Oakleaf, Megan (Journal of Academic Librarianship (Elsevier), 2013)
      In recent years, ever-increasing demands for accountability have had an impact on all sectors of higher education. As a result, assessment has become central to the work of higher education institutions nationwide. ...
    • Audio Screen: Unsighted Game Mechanics for Mobile Devices 

      Brammer, Jonathon Isaac
      Historically, most video games lean primarily on visual communication, making them inaccessible to the blind. Non-sighted gaming is beginning to gain some momentum, particularly with the proliferation of mobile devices, ...
    • Autoorthography: an exploration of identity poetics with poetry 

      Harrison, Aimee C.
      This paper explores a poetics of hiding through explorations of language, identity, and literary influences. My preliminary findings are presented as poetic prose, scientific descriptions and small memoirs. Though fragmented, ...
    • Bag of Flesh: MFA Thesis 

      Donnelly, Ellen Hathaway
      Bag of Flesh: MFA Thesis is a collection of short stories and poems centered on dysfunctional personalities. Using a range of voices, the book explores issues of identity and selfhood in restrictive societies. By employing ...
    • Barriers to Fighting Against Human Trafficking Through Non-Profit Organizations and Programs 

      Sampang, Megan Nicole (2018)
      As human trafficking has become a global issue, many survivors of human trafficking are faced with a new challenge - navigating a world with the freedom to make their own choices. The definition of human trafficking has ...
    • Barriers to Temporary Inter‐District Water Transfers in the Yakima River Basin: Irrigation District Perspective 

      Meza‐Garcia, Oscar (2016)
      Water marketing, or mechanisms to acquire and redistribute water such as temporary water transfers, can represent a valuable response to drought for irrigation districts. The Department of Ecology, the US Bureau of ...
    • Battles for School Choice 

      Thatcher, Anthony (2018)
      Education is widely regarded as one of the most critical aspects of society with great potential when successful and dire consequences when neglected. How to best arrange and manage a national education system is fought ...
    • Beyond Access. Assessing Institutional Barriers for Underrepresented Minorities in STEM & High Employer Demand Majors 

      Maidadi, Ismaila (2015)
      Access to higher education in Washington State public institutions has reached an unprecedented level for underrepresented minorities (URM); completion rates in STEM and high demand majors however lag behind other groups. ...
    • Black Lake 

      Lybeck, Amanda
      Black Lake lives as a creative non-fiction essay, chapbook of poetry and video installation art piece, meditating on grief, loss, and the tenth anniversary of my father’s suicide. Born from a collection of poems, the works ...
    • Black Medicine 

      Hoffman, Andrew
      Black Medicine is a novella that combines elements of both the Western genre and the Gothic ghost story. The intention of the tale was to place the claustrophobia of Gothic ghost stories within the open spaces of the Western ...
    • Blade Against the Heart 

      Loomis, James
      An account of the adventures of Luke Muston, a protégé of Italian sword master Vincentio Saviolo, as he tries to find a place for himself in London in 1592. While it follows the pacing and rhythms of historical romance, ...
    • Blueprint 

      Treado, Jennifer
      Blueprint is a set of 57 cards comprised of four different writing forms/constraints (erasure poetry, micro essay, short story, and freewriting) inspired by the author’s original Tarot deck. These 57 cards, their faces a ...
    • A Blunt Look at the Impacts Marijuana Has on Violent Crime 

      Rice, Anjelica (2019)
      From 1990 to 2017, more than 30 states have passed laws legalizing the use of marijuana. While marijuana remains prohibited at the federal level, these laws provide the opportunity to research the impact that marijuana has ...
    • The Boatman of Hades 

      McArthur, Colin J.
      University of Washington Abstract The Boatman of Hades Colin McArthur Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Rebecca Brown Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences—Bothell The Boatman of Hades follows the life of Odis Heathman: ...
    • Breaking new ground: Puget Sound agriculture 

      Brockman, Michael (2011)
      Farmers in Western Washington experience challenges when making business decisions. Among these challenges are regulations, input prices, and development pressures. With these challenges has come opportunity for the ...
    • Building a Machine Learning Based Recommendation Engine for the Virtual Academic Advisor System 

      Goyal, Rashi
      Machine Learning is presently being used to tackle various problems from voice recognition to self-driving vehicles. However, there are many areas where modern software applications have not reached due to lack of interest ...
    • California Calling 

      Singer-Velush, Natalie
      California Calling is a literary memoir that traces the narrator’s story of crossing over into California from Canada at sixteen and her desire to assimilate into both a place and herself. By asking what it means to be ...
    • Campaign Spending in City Council Elections : A Comparison of At - Large and District Contests 

      Malinowski, Jason (2013)
      This study seeks to add to the research literature on city council electoral system s by investigating the association between campaign spending and whether councilmembers are elected at - large or by district. ...
    • Can Intelligent Hyperparameter Selection Improve Resistance to Adversarial Examples? 

      Burkard, Cody
      Convolutional Neural Networks and Deep Learning classification systems in general have been shown to be vulnerable to attack by specially crafted data samples that appear to belong to one class but are instead classified ...
    • Carbon Capture, Sequestration, and Storage in Washington State Parks: A Review of Relevant Policy and Project Feasibility 

      Gresh, Greg O. (2018)
      Successful examples of carbon capture and sequestration/storage (CCS) projects within voluntary carbon markets exist throughout the country. This paper examines policies related to the Washington State Parks and Recreation ...