Doctoral Oral Exams for Oct. 12–16

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates. All exams will be held via video conferencing. Contact the department for online meeting information.

Final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates are scheduled as follows:

Mary Clayton-Jones, Ph.D., College of Nursing, Thursday, Oct. 15, 9:30 a.m. Dissertation: “Nurse-Delivered Shoe-Lacing Intervention: Effect on Comfort and Toe Pressures for Active Community-Dwelling Adults (Age 65+).” Rachel Walker, chr.

Jacob Banks, Ph.D., Kinesiology, Thursday, Oct. 15, 1 p.m. Dissertation: “An EMG Optimization Model of the Kinetic Demands on the Lower Back During Asymmetrical Gait and Load Carriage.” Graham Caldwell, chr.

Daniel Cohen, Ph.D., College of Informational and Computer Sciences, Friday, Oct. 16, 2:30 p.m. Dissertation: “Neural Methods for Answer Passage Retrieval over Sparse Collections.” W. Bruce Croft, chr.