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    • The Decline in Intrinsic Connectivity Between the Salience Network and Locus Coeruleus in Older Adults: Implications for Distractibility 

      Lee, Tae-Ho; Kim, Sun Hyung; Katz, Benjamin; Mather, Mara (2020-01-31)
      We examined functional connectivity between the locus coeruleus (LC) and the salience network in healthy young and older adults to investigate why people become more prone to distraction with age. Recent findings suggest ...
    • News2Note, May 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, 2020-05)
      The May 2020 issue of News2Note, the academic newsletter of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, published monthly during the academic year.
    • Cost-Effectiveness of Risk-Stratified Colorectal Cancer Screening Based on Polygenic Risk: Current Status and Future Potential 

      Naber, Steffie K.; Kundu, Suman; Kuntz, Karen M.; Dotson, W. David; Williams, Marc S.; Zauber, Ann G.; Calonge, Ned; Zallen, Doris T.; Ganiats, Theodore G.; Webber, Elizabeth M.; Goddard, Katrina A. B.; Henrikson, Nora B.; van Ballegooijen, Marjolein; Janssens, A. Cecile J. W.; Lansdorp-Vogelaar, Iris (2020-02)
      Background: Although uniform colonoscopy screening reduces colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality, risk-based screening may be more efficient. We investigated whether CRC screening based on polygenic risk is a cost-effective ...
    • Adolescent Interventions to Manage Self-Regulation in Type 1 Diabetes (AIMS-T1D): randomized control trial study protocol 

      Miller, Alison L.; Lo, Sharon L.; Albright, Dana; Lee, Joyce M.; Hunter, Christine M.; Bauer, Katherine W.; King, Rosalind; Clark, Katy M.; Chaudhry, Kiren; Kaciroti, Niko; Katz, Benjamin; Fredericks, Emily M. (2020-03-07)
      Background Self-regulation (SR), or the capacity to control one's thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in order to achieve a desired goal, shapes health outcomes through many pathways, including supporting adherence to medical ...
    • ASPECT Books, Spring 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech ASPECT, 2020-02-14)
      A flier for ASPECT faculty authors’ book presentations held in Shanks Hall on February 14, 2020.
    • Building Interdisciplinary Partnerships for Community-Engaged Environmental Health Research in Appalachian Virginia 

      Satterwhite, Emily; Bell, Shannon Elizabeth; Marr, Linsey C.; Thompson, Christopher K.; Prussin, Aaron J.; Buttling, Lauren; Pan, Jin; Gohlke, Julia M. (MDPI, 2020-03-05)
      This article describes a collaboration among a group of university faculty, undergraduate students, local governments, local residents, and U.S. Army staff to address long-standing concerns about the environmental health ...
    • Integrating science and engineering practices: outcomes from a collaborative professional development 

      Brand, Brenda R. (2020-03-13)
      Abstract Background The Next Generation Science Standards accentuate engineering design along with scientific inquiry, emphasizing the relationship between scientific ...
    • News2Note, March 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, 2020-03)
      The March 2020 issue of News2Note, the academic newsletter of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, published monthly during the academic year.
    • Sovereignty and European Integration: Deconstruction or Reconstruction of State Authority? 

      Romaniuk, Scott N.; Stivachtis, Yannis A. (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2015-07-24)
      The purpose of this essay is twofold: first, to examine the nature of the European Union's system of governance; and second, to investigate the implications of the EU's institutional and decision-making arrangements for ...
    • Democratization as a Peace Strategy 

      Stivachtis, Yannis A.; Georgakis, Stefanie (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2013-07-05)
      The European Union's Security Strategy views the creation of strong and stable states as a prerequisite for international peace and stability. At the same time, the establishment of democratic regimes is seen as fundamental ...
    • Choices and Challenges 2020: Technology & Disability: Counternarratives 

      Choices and Challenges (Virginia Tech, 2020-03-27)
      The Choices and Challenges Forum brochure includes a schedule of events held March 27, 2020, at the Inn at Virginia Tech. Popular culture often depicts disabled people as the recipients of technology - or people who ...
    • Ensemble in Action: Elizabeth Streb and the STREB Extreme Action Company 

      Rosin, Jordan (2018-09-28)
      This essay is intended to provide an overview and detailed investigation of a contemporary ensemble theatre company which inspires me and whose work I intend to integrate into my own practice­-as­-research thesis project. ...
    • Empowering Actors Through Viewpoints 

      Rosin, Jordan (2019-08-10)
      Whereas many directors who happen to teach devising or movement may be misrepresenting and/or underestimating the full and cross-­genre potential of systems like Anne Bogart & Tina Landau’s Viewpoints, thereby unconsciously ...
    • Exploring the Intersection of Clown & Melodrama Through Visions of A Crying Girl 

      Rosin, Jordan (2019-08-09)
      For my MFA thesis at Dell’Arte International, my partner, Cleo DeOrio, and I have set to explore the boundaries and intersections of two distinct stylistic territories: Clown and Melodrama. Through devising an original ...
    • From postcard to book cover: illustrating connections between medical history and digital humanities 

      Ewing, E. Thomas; Randall, Katherine; Reznick, Jeffrey S. (2019-10)
      This article illustrates the value and impact of collaboration among scholars, archivists, and librarians working across universities and government institutions, and how changes in medium-from a born-physical photograph ...
    • Representing Diversity in Digital Research: Digital Feminist Ethics and Resisting Dominant Normatives 

      Baniya, Sweta; Hutchinson, Les; Kumari, Ashanka; Larson, Kyle; Lindgren, Chris (The WAC Clearinghouse, 2019)
      In this paper, the authors consider how their engaged practices of feminist ethics have come up against specific dominant normatives. Privileging the experiences of women of color, they question the embodied relationship ...
    • Tackling a Fundamental Problem: Using Digital Labs to Build Smarter Computing Cultures 

      Brooks, Kevin; Lindgren, Chris; Warner, Matthew (University of Chicago Press, 2015-01-19)
      This timely edited collection will do much to promote and strengthen interdisciplinary collaborations in the digital humanities.
    • Responding to the Coding Crisis: From Code Year to Computational Literacy 

      Brooks, Kevin; Lindgren, Chris (Computers and Composition Digital Press, 2015)
      This innovative book project considers the ways in which literacy crisis discourses have reinvented themselves in the twenty-first century through a richly textured view of these varied discourses.
    • Review: Name That Twitter Community! 

      Walsh, Melanie (PubPub, 2020-01-30)
      This Python 3.x module bundles a set of useful code functions for humanistic inquiry of social networks. The module assumes that researchers have a set of network subgraphs created through community-detection, and they ...
    • News2Note, February 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, 2020-02)
      The February 2020 issue of News2Note, the academic newsletter of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, published monthly during the academic year.