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    • La educación en la comunidad hispana durante el COVID-19 

      Juárez, Ana María; Mejía-Vázquez, Yedid (Beyond Boundaries, 2021)
      En este trabajo se exponen datos cualitativos sobre la educación en la comunidad hispana en San Antonio, Texas durante el COVID-19. El enfoque se entorna en las experiencias vividas de los profesores y alumnos durante la ...
    • A latent profile analysis of the link between sociocultural factors and health-related risktaking among U.S. adults 

      Shattuck, Eric; Daniels, Colton; Xu, Xiaohe; Sunil, Thankam; Perrotte, Jessica (BMC Public Health;, 2021-03-19)
      Background: Research suggests that health/safety behaviors (e.g., drinking heavily) and medical behaviors (e.g., donating blood) may be perceived as inherently risky, and further suggests there is substantial variation in ...
    • Latinos in the South: A Glimpse of Ongoing Trends and Research 

      Saenz, Rogelio; Donato, Katharine M.; Gouveia, Lourdes; Torres, Cruz (Southern Rural Sociology;Vol. 19 No. 1, 2003)
      Since the late 1980s, there has been a tremendous amount of reshifting in the Latino population of the United States. This movement has resulted in the increasing settlement of Latinos in areas of the country that have ...
    • Lexical-Semantic Transfer and Strategies for Teaching and Learning Putonghua Vocabulary for Cantonese-speaking Learners 

      Cheng, Ka Ying; Li, Ying (The UTSA Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Work;Volume 1, 2016-04-26)
      Language transfer refers to the language that learners apply to the knowledge of one language to the language that they are learning. According to Bransford (2000), �all new learning involves transfer based on previous ...
    • Libraries and Institutional Data Analytics: Challenges and Opportunities 

      Booth, H. Austin; Hendrix, Dean (The Journal of Academic Librarianship;Volume 41, Issue 5, 2015-09)
      Libraries are well positioned to lead, facilitate, manage, or play a major partnership role in institutional data analytics programs. The degree to which an institution can create a successful data analytics program, and ...
    • LiDAR-Based Solar Mapping for Distributed Solar Plant Design and Grid Integration in San Antonio, Texas 

      Le, Tuan B.; Kholdi, Danial; Xie, Hongjie; Dong, Bing; Vega, Rolando E. (3/16/2016)
      This study represents advancements in the state-of-the-art of the solar energy industry by leveraging LiDAR-based building characterization for city-wide, distributed solar photovoltaics, solar maps, highlighting the ...
    • Life As I Knew It 

      Piering, Taylor (2020-08-30)
      This essay is about looking inward and to the past for confirmation that everything is going to be okay in one of the darkest years of my life.
    • A Life Changing Experience 

      Shenouda, George (2021-01-31)
      My work is about the defining moment in my life and in my parents' life.
    • Life Defining Moment of My Ancestor 

      Teniola, David (2021-02-14)
      Slavery of my ancestor
    • LiNbO3-Tm3+ Crystal. Material for Optical Cooling 

      Kokanyan, Ninel; Mkhitaryan, Nune; Demirkhanyan, Gagik; Kumar, Ajith; Aillerie, Michel; Sardar, Dhiraj; Kokanyan, Edvard (1/9/2021)
      The possibilities of LiNbO<sub>3</sub>-Tm<sup>3+</sup> crystals for optical cooling based on anti-Stokes luminescence in the wavelength range of 1818&ndash;2200 nm are investigated. The concentration dependences of the ...
    • Living in the House of Usher 

      Collier, Catherine (2020-12-06)
      This year, we have experience a broad range of emotions in a short amount of time. We have attempted to carry on with daily activities and our monotonous routine when anger, mania, depression, anxiety are all creeping up ...
    • Living Through COVID-19 

      Amedeo, Ava (2021-01-30)
      Defining moment in my life and in my mother's.
    • Load-Sharing Model under Lindley Distribution and Its Parameter Estimation Using the Expectation-Maximization Algorithm 

      Park, Chanseok; Wang, Min; Alotaibi, Refah Mohammed; Rezk, Hoda (11/22/2020)
      A load-sharing system is defined as a parallel system whose load will be redistributed to its surviving components as each of the components fails in the system. Our focus is on making statistical inference of the parameters ...
    • Love Grows 

      Harris, Sunny (5/10/2022)
      A caterpillar going through changes asks her mother a series of questions about life, love, and growing up. Her mother answers with bedtime stories like anecdotes that deal with race, gender, and sexuality both as personal ...
    • Love Letter 

      Sims, Sydnei (2020-10-25)
      Last year was a hard year, my senior year was taken from me, I didn't get a prom, a senior trip or a senior skip day. And that really took a toll on my mental health. I also fell in love for the first time and got my heart ...
    • A Love Letter to Houston 

      McLain, Gillian (2020-11-27)
      I was born and raised in Houston, Texas as was most of my mother's immediate side of the family. Our city is very important to me, its vibrance and style is so unique, our communities are resilient. I wanted to pay respects ...
    • Low Temperature Water-Gas Shift: Enhancing Stability through Optimizing Rb Loading on Pt/ZrO2 

      Watson, Caleb Daniel; Martinelli, Michela; Cronauer, Donald Charles; Kropf, A. Jeremy; Jacobs, Gary (2/5/2021)
      Recent studies have shown that appropriate levels of alkali promotion can significantly improve the rate of low-temperature water gas shift (LT-WGS) on a range of catalysts. At sufficient loadings, the alkali metal can ...
    • Lyapunov Approach for Almost Periodicity in Impulsive Gene Regulatory Networks of Fractional Order with Time-Varying Delays 

      Stamova, Ivanka; Stamov, Gani (2021-12-09)
      This paper investigates a class of fractional-order delayed impulsive gene regulatory networks (GRNs). The proposed model is an extension of some existing integer-order GRNs using fractional derivatives of Caputo type. The ...
    • Machine learning algorithms for predicting undernutrition among under-five children in Ethiopia 

      Bitew, Fikrewold H.; Sparks, Corey S.; Nyarko, Samuel H. (Public Health Nutrition;Volume 25, Issue 2, 2021-10-08)
      Objective: Child undernutrition is a global public health problem with serious implications. In this study, we estimate predictive algorithms for the determinants of childhood stunting by using various machine learning ...
    • Machine-Learning Methods to Select Potential Depot Locations for the Supply Chain of Biomass Co-Firing 

      Goettsch, Diana; Castillo-Villar, Krystel K.; Aranguren, Maria (12/11/2020)
      Coal is the second-largest source for electricity generation in the United States. However, the burning of coal produces dangerous gas emissions, such as carbon dioxide and Green House Gas (GHG) emissions. One alternative ...