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Diffusion Of Mobile Payment Systems Among Microentrepreneurs In Kenya And Tanzania, Dionne Nickerson Apr 2013

Diffusion Of Mobile Payment Systems Among Microentrepreneurs In Kenya And Tanzania, Dionne Nickerson

Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

The rapid rise of Kenya's mobile payment system, M-PESA , has grasped the attention of policy makers and private enterprise alike. In just six years M-PESA has transformed how money flows throughout Kenya, and similar systems are gaining traction elsewhere in Africa. This project examines the impact of mobile payment system adoption on the economic advancement of Kenyan and Tanzanian microentrepreneurs. This work will further the understanding of mobile payment systems’ contribution to the economic growth of microenterprises, which may have implications for poverty reduction in these two nations.


Let's Move! From Dc To Pc: Policy And Programming In Providence Charter Schools Around Student's Awareness Towards Living Healthy, Carmine Perrotti Apr 2011

Let's Move! From Dc To Pc: Policy And Programming In Providence Charter Schools Around Student's Awareness Towards Living Healthy, Carmine Perrotti

Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

A thesis developed out of an intership for the Office of the First Lady's "Let's Move Initiative". Following said internship, the author conducted original research on the local level - namely, Providence charter schools - to design, implement, and assess a series of educational “interventions”. These interventions were created to provide information to students and their parents about the benefits of healthy eating and exercise. Over 500 elementary-level students were surveyed for the research. See document abstract for more information.


Sorting On Cuda, Ayushi Sinha Apr 2011

Sorting On Cuda, Ayushi Sinha

Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

The traditional sorting technique, sequential sorting, is inefficient with increasing amounts of data that can be stored on computers. Researchers looking for faster sorting techniques have turned to parallel computing to address the limitations of sequential sorting. This project involves the implementation of three parallel sorting algorithms on CUDA, a parallel computing architecture which implements algorithms on Graphics Processing Units (GPUs).


The Triumphant Tragedy Of King Lear, Erin Lamontagne Apr 2010

The Triumphant Tragedy Of King Lear, Erin Lamontagne

Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

No abstract provided.


The Negative Images Of Nursing Portrayed On Grey’S Anatomy, House And Er And Its Effect On Public Perception And The Contemporary Nursing Shortage, Jacquelyn Bishop Oct 2009

The Negative Images Of Nursing Portrayed On Grey’S Anatomy, House And Er And Its Effect On Public Perception And The Contemporary Nursing Shortage, Jacquelyn Bishop

Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

No abstract provided.


The Albany Movement And The Limits Of Nonviolent Protest In Albany, Georgia, 1961-1962, Brendan Kevin Nelligan Oct 2009

The Albany Movement And The Limits Of Nonviolent Protest In Albany, Georgia, 1961-1962, Brendan Kevin Nelligan

Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

No abstract provided.