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    • La internacionalización de los medios de comunicación chinos: un estudio de la producción periodística en CGTN AFRICA = The internationalization of Chinese media: a production study of CGTN Africa 

      Madrid-Morales, Dani (Communication Papers, 6/28/2017)
      Desde mediados de los años 2000, los medios de comunicación estatales chinos han emprendido un proceso de internacionalización con el objetivo de incrementar la capacidad de Pequín de influir sobre la opinión pública global. ...
    • La representación de la muerte como vida en la narrativa de García Márquez 

      Marrugo-Puello, Cecilia (2018)
      In a number of literary pieces in the western world tradition, death has typically been represented as an obscure episode related to mourning and sadness, brought about by ceasing of life or the departure of a dear one. ...
    • Labor Market Power 

      Berger, David; Herkenhoff, Kyle; Mongey, Simon (2019-04)
      What are the welfare implications of labor market power? We provide an answer to this question in two steps: (1) we develop a tractable quantitative, general equilibrium, oligopsony model of the labor market, (2) we estimate ...
    • Lactobacillus reuteri as an enhancer of milk production via the hypothalamic-pituitary axis 

      Nguyen, Nicholas (2018)
      The microbiome has been shown to influence the secretion of the hormone oxytocin. Milk production depends on the ability of the pituitary to secrete prolactin and oxytocin. Lactobacillus reuteri, a Gram-positive gut symbiont, ...
    • Language Correlates of Achievement in Children with Math Difficulties 

      Ochoa Lopez, Andrea (2018)
      Many factors are believed to predict math performance. One of such factors is language, and yet the relations between certain relevant language variables and specific math outcomes have not been fully studied. This project ...
    • Large crowding zones in peripheral vision for briefly presented stimuli 

      Tripathy, Srimant P.; Cavanagh, Patrick; Bedell, Harold E. (Journal of Vision, 2014-12)
      When a target is flanked by distractors, it becomes more difficult to identify. In the periphery, this crowding effect extends over a wide range of target-flanker separations, called the spatial extent of interaction (EoI). ...
    • Large Scale Docking of Chemical Compound Against CDK20 

      Nazarian, Amir; Wang, Xin; Yu, Fang; Liu, Yu (2017)
      Regulation of the eukaryotic cell cycle is directed by the activation of cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs). CDK’s are known to interact with cyclins and are inhibited by enzymes like p27. Literature has identified CDK20 as ...
    • Last Words in the Texas Death Chamber: Implications for Theory, Practice & Research 

      Willis, Nicole (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2005)
      A qualitative study was conducted to investigate thematic components of the last words given by death row inmates in Texas between 1982 and 2004 at the time of execution. Last words were available from the Texas Department ...
    • Launching Metaware.buzz 

      Riley, Jenn; Weidner, Andrew (2014-10-28)
      As library publishing becomes increasingly synonymous with offering traditional journal publishing services, it’s critical that libraries also engage in experimental publishing initiatives. Recent experimental publishing ...
    • Laura Biagi 

      Biagi, Laura (2017-09-19)
      Laura is a first-year MFA in fiction at UH. She grew up in small-town Kentucky, earned her BA in Creative Writing and Anthropology from Northwestern University, and most recently worked as a literary agent in New York City.
    • Law & Neighborhood Names 

      Davidson, Nestor M.; Fagundes, Dave (Vanderbilt Law Review, 5/4/2019)
      This Article provides a novel investigation of how law both enables and constrains the ability of city residents to claim, name, and often rename their neighborhoods. A rich interdisciplinary dialogue in areas such as ...
    • Lay theories of suicide: An examination of culturally-relevant suicide beliefs and attributions 

      Walker, Rheeda L.; Joe, Sean; Lester, David (Journal of Black Psychology, 2006-08)
      The purpose of this study was to examine African Americans' lay beliefs and attributions toward suicide. The Attitudes Toward Suicide Scale, Life Ownership Orientation Questionnaire, Stigma Questionnaire, and Suicide ...
    • Learn It Together and Learn It Well: Forming a Linked Data Study Group at University of Houston Libraries 

      Liu, Xiping; Vandale, Susan; Hood, Martha; McDaniel, Marla (2009-04-15)
      Since September 2018, the cataloging librarians from the three branches of University of Houston libraries (UH Main, UH Clear Lake and UH Downtown) formed a study group with the goal of understanding the concepts of BIBFRAME ...
    • Learning about Digital Research at UH 

      Davis-Van Atta, Taylor; Thompson, Santi; Willan, Claude (2020-07-16)
      In this session, the Digital Research Services team will give an overview of the services we offer around digital humanities, publishing, theses and dissertations, and data archiving and sharing. We will introduce the ...
    • Learning for Robust Routing Based on Stochastic Game in Cognitive Radio Networks 

      Wang, Wenbo; Kwasinski, Andres; Niyato, Dusit; Han, Zhu (IEEE Transactions on Communications, 1/30/2018)
      This paper studies the problem of spectrum-aware routing in a multi-hop, multi-channel cognitive radio network when malicious nodes in the secondary network attempt to block the path with mixed attacks. Based on the location ...
    • Learning to Entangle Radio Resources in Vehicular Communications: An Oblivious Game-Theoretic Perspective 

      Chen, Xianfu; Wu, Celimuge; Bennis, Mehdi; Zhao, Zhifeng; Han, Zhu (IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 3/26/2019)
      In this paper, we investigate non-cooperative radio resource management in a vehicle-to-vehicle communication network. The technical challenges lie in high-vehicle mobility and data traffic variations. Over the discrete ...
    • Learning to Teach through Self-Awareness and Acceptance 

      Squicciarini, Lynn M. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2014)
      This article is an account of my first teaching experience as a PhD student. It is the story of my personal journey toward self-discovery in which I learned to integrate my clinical social work skills into my teaching. ...
    • Leaving Your Comfort Zone: Lessons from a First Year TA. 

      Powell, Terri (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2014)
      Teaching offers personal and professional challenges. With these challenges come vulnerable moments and times that one must step outside one’s comfort zone. This may be the only way to grow and to live an authentic life. ...
    • Leidenfrost temperature increase for impacting droplets on carbon nanofiber surfaces 

      Nair, Hrudya; Staat, Hendrik J.J.; Tran, Tuan; van Houselt, Arie; Prosperetti, Andrea; Lohse, Detlef; Sun, Chao (Soft Matter, 9/3/2013)
      Droplets impacting on a superheated surface can either exhibit a contact boiling regime, in which they make direct contact with the surface and boil violently, or a film boiling regime, in which they remain separated from ...
    • Lessons from Bridge2Hyku Phase One 

      Crocken, Todd; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew (2018-05-16)
      As part of Phase One of the Bridge2Hyku project, the project team at University of Houston will be creating reports on the digital collection environments at various institutions and on the requirements and limitations of ...