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Visualizing the Flow of Knowledge

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Within the field of computer-mediated communication, an increasingly popular domain for researching online social networks, visualizing citation linkages can help discover the most influential journal articles, most well connected author and emerging…

Visualizing Rural Reform: Farm Women and Fireless Cookers, 1925

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My research focuses on early twentieth century rhetorical arguments regarding rural reform in the United States. During this era, politicians, academics, and citizens deliberated about the governments role in modernizing rural people and practices.…

Visualizing Life Entanglement by Using Raw Animal Material in Studio Art

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My research focuses on finding connections and interactions between myself and other happenings around me. In Buddhism, a life seems to be a vast woven composition of numerous elements, leading things to arise dependently upon multiple causes and…

Visualizing Colon Cancer

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In our lab we study how diet can have life-long changes on an individual, and how a mother's diet can change the inflammatory response of offspring. I am studying colon cancer, and trying to piece together the role of obesity, diet, and exercise in…

Visualization on Twitter Retweet Streams During the Boston Marathon Terror

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With the increasing adoption of social media such as Twitter, new opportunities for studying communication patterns and information diffusion arise. This project explores Retweet (RT) streams on Twitter during the Boston Bombings for identifying key…

Vision based construction site surveillance for efficient utilization of resources and safety monitoring

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My passion lies in computer vision, a field of study which makes computer see and understand what people can. Since humans heavily rely on visual information, building a computer system which has the same visual sense has a significant meaning. With…

Viral Transformers

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Immature viruses are designed to be stable such that they can endure the harsh extracellular environment. Once entered the human body, the stability of the immature virus obstructs its self-dissociation for the delivery of its genome materials.…

Using the Power of Sport to Assist Veterans with Disabilities in their Transition to Higher
Education

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This image was taken at a sports camp for veterans with newly acquired disabilities. It highlights the power of sport to be leveraged as a social experience that aids in the
transition back to civilian life. Through my research, I showed the…

Untold: Sexual harassment in the Academy

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Although many publications and policies have been written about sexual harassment in higher education, there is still an air of silence concerning women faculty. A literature search of sexual harassment in higher education generally yields…

Unexpected: History in the Now

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What does it mean for a place or person to have history? When used in the context of community, the phrase indicates a past connection. For historians of Africa it is a battle cry as we work to defend, understand, and showcase the rich past of a…