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    • Development and Access to Information 2019 

      Wyber, Stephen Eds.; Garrido, Maria (Technology & Social Change Group, 2019-05-23)
      Access to information is essential for the empowerment of individuals, the effectiveness of policies, and the accountability of governments. When everyone can enjoy it, it is a driver of sustainable development across all ...
    • Patient-Focused Wireless Messages for Diabetes 

      Leu, Michael G. (2002-02-27)
      Diabetes is a serious medical condition, affecting about 16 million Americans, and accounting for one out of every seven dollars spent related to health care each year. It is imperative to find new and innovative ways to ...
    • Analytical Tools for Resilience of Lifeline Highway Bridges to Tsunami Events 

      Scott, Michael H. (2018)
      Extreme tsunami events in the 21st century, particularly the 2004 Indian Ocean and 2011 Great East Japan events, have put the vulnerability of coastal transportation infrastructure to tsunamis at the front of bridge ...
    • Hospital-Based Newborn Hearing Screening Across The Globe: A Systematic Review & Preliminary Report On Guatemala’s Program 

      Bradford, Makayla J.; Castellanos de Muñoz, Patricia; Kover, Sara; Arenberg, Julie G.; Tremblay, Kelly; Mancl, Lisa (2019-05)
      Background: An average of 3 out of every 1000 children are born with a hearing loss. Both hearing screening and intervention services have a significant positive impact on these children. The current study focused on ...
    • Supplementary Material for "An Experimental Assessment of Analytical Blockage Corrections for Turbines" 

      Ross, Hannah; Polagye, Brian (2019-06-04)
      These files accompany the manuscript “An Experimental Assessment of Analytical Blockage Corrections for Turbines”. The files include turbine performance data collected in the Alice C. Tyler recirculating water flume at the ...
    • Parameter files for tropical forest simulations of the Functionally Assembled Terrestrial Ecosystem Simulator (FATES) at Barro Colorado Island, Panama 

      Kovenock, Marlies; Koven, Charles D.; Knox, Ryan G.; Fisher, Rosie A.; Swann, Abigail L.S. (2019)
    • Supplementary Data for "Implications of Biofouling on Cross-flow Turbine Performance" 

      Stringer, Carl; Polagye, Brian (2019-05-16)
      These files accompany the manuscript "Implications of Biofouling on Cross-flow Turbine Performance". The files include 8 sets of fouled turbine performance data collected in the Alice C. Tyler recirculating water flume at ...
    • Humanitarian Aid under Stress: Assessing the Role of NGOs 

      Bahadory, Azelle; Bodell, Mia; Davis, Katie; Freney, Megan; Laskowski, Emily; Long, Aaron; Miller, India; Pingul, Olivia; Price, Gretchen; Steindorf, Molly; Sullivan, Maya; Wigen, Riley; Zech, Tommy (2019)
      Humanitarian NGOs currently face many challenges that inhibit their ability to deliver aid and place the humanitarian principles under stress. The politicization of aid by both donor and host governments has influenced the ...
    • Opportunities and Challenges in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region 

      Curran, Dylan; Davison, Clay; Gao, Sihan; Kornas, Gabriel; Park, Seongshin; Peng, Kunpei; Quick, Megumi; Sampath, Sanjay; Stolfa, Connor; Stowe, Adrianne; Trindeva, Ava; Van Vleet, Kyle; Zheng, Jiajin (2019)
      This Task Force focuses on three key areas that U.S. policies have to address in order to capitalize on opportunities and meet challenges in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region: 1. Political issues that require the U.S. to increase ...
    • The Future of U.S. Foreign Aid: Comparisons and Recommendations 

      Carandang, John Carlo; Breckheimer, Beatrice; Santoso, Leonard Alden; Eppenauer, Alex; Sangcharoenvanakul, Kunat; Kasman, Caroline; Chen, Kuan-Yu; Gunawan, Nabilla; Person, Danica; Lapham, Elizabeth; Faizi, Saddiqullah; Fiore, Sam (2018)
      Foreign assistance constitutes a key instrument in the United States’ foreign policy, and how the U.S. government provides aid significantly impacts both other donor and recipient countries. The donor countries of primary ...
    • BREXIT: How to Shape Britain’s New Rela-tionship with the European Union 

      Gurwara, Smakshee; Cooley, Aaron; Ferguson, Emily; Catinas, Diana; Nath, Arnav; Dohemann, Jasmine; Zhu, Hayley; Wright, Delanie; Quinn, Scott; Kim, Brian (2018)
      On June 23, 2016 Britain voted to leave the EU, since then the public and government have struggled to understand the implications and formulate a plan for the future. With the formal exit date fast approaching, how the ...
    • Positioning Washington State in the NewSpace Race 

      Arte, Shirshore; Hagen, Eliko; Jiang, Yuchen; Kebede, Sertseluel D.; McGivern, Jack (2018)
      This report highlights the central role Washington state can play in fostering the next generation of space startups as a renowned space hub. The NewSpace industry is estimated to become a trillion-dollar industry by 2030, ...
    • The New State of the News: Confronting Misinformation in the Digital Age 

      Fandel, Natalia; Gaffney, Hannah; Hainline, Quinn; Kessler, Anna; King, Katie-Lynn; Makushenko, Oleksandra; Minteer, Dominique; Takahashi, Alison; Uchiyama, Akira; Wahab, Adil; Yunusov, Asal (2018)
      The circulation of misinformation is nothing new; it has been around for centuries in the form of information manipulation, rumor-spreading, and state-sponsored propaganda. So why now, in the digital age, have we just ...
    • The End of Democracy? Global Trends of Democratic Erosion and Cases of Persistence 

      Nelson, Isabel; Barrett, Brielle; Kriesberg, Ben; Liang, Carey; Babineau, Spencer; Yoshida, Lisa (2019)
      Democracy is not as stable as it once was. Confidence in the democratic system was established in the post-1989 world following the fall of the Soviet Union. However, studies indicate that this confidence has withered over ...
    • The Global Implications of Populism on Democracy 

      Anderson, Dagny; Brown, Isabella; Crowley, Daniel; Frenay, Kai; Mayberry, Amanda; Rusli, Luqman; Stark, Devon; van Kooten, Kayla; A. R. Y. (2018)
      The election of Donald J. Trump as the U.S. President in 2016, Brexit, Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, Geert Wilders in the Netherlands and Marine Le Pen’s National Front in France—these are just a few of the recent events that ...
    • Energy and climate change: Nonpartisan policies for the next U.S. President 

      Casey, Liam; Do, Yookyeong (Jenny); Goutzioulis, Geneviève; Kumar, Akshara; Kuo, Shaun; Lawrence, Jenne; McGahern, Thomas; McKenzie, Madisen; Roller, Jillian; Rose, Russell; Singleterry, Annette; Soto, Sofia; Tegelberg, Anna; Werner, Mikayla (2019)
      The world currently stands at a crossroads in terms of its energy future. The two choices laid before us could not be more stark. Either mankind can continue to burn fossil fuels at an astonishing rate and suffer the ...
    • North Korean Nuclear Crisis: Understanding the Threat, Avoiding War5, Crafting Future Options 

      Campbell, Thomas; Ichinowatari, Keiko; Kim, Chris; Kim, Theodore; Lam, Kevin; Landboe, Arne; Qian, Tingting; Rapp, Jay; Stewart-Wood, William; Virivong, Cheyenne; Yeum, Dennis (2018)
      Since its first nuclear test in 2006, North Korea has progressed rapidly and defiantly toward its goal of becoming a nuclear weapons state able to reach the continental US with its warheads. Despite many attempts at ...
    • NATO: Building resiliency and integrity against Russian hybrid warfare threats 

      Arvind, Nivedita; Bak, Sara; Buzzell, Alex; Durette, Noah; Faletti, Naomi Eguchi; Nichols, Sarah; Raisys, Sofija; Tabuni, Omar; Yan, Jennifer (2019)
      Hybrid threats are not a new concept. However, the resurgence of an aggressive Russia has led to an increase in dangerous activity and the practice of new techniques. Hybrid threats put NATO in a complicated position as ...
    • Making trans-Atlantic relations work for Europeans 

      Adipura, Mahira; Atkins, Cecilia; Dobson, Meredith; Fan, Maggie; Harris, Emily; Le, Cassie; Liu, Harry; McCoy, Robin; Yamamoto, Emma; Zhao, Audrey (2019)
      For more than six decades, the transatlantic alliance has provided security and prosperity to the people of Europe and the United States. The United States and European Union’s shared commitment to the most fundamental ...