Welcome to Ferris Institutional Repository (FIR)

FIR provides a place to store, provide access to, and preserve digital objects and resources created and used by the Ferris community. This includes administrative documents, research and working papers, faculty-created learning tools (including animations and videos), digitized archival resources and more. This repository is sponsored by the Ferris Library for Information, Technology and Educaton and utilizes open source DSpace software.

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  • Salinas, Bryan; Perez, David (2018)
    "Where are you from? Where were you born? You speak good English! Can you teach me Spanish?” Has anybody ever asked you one of these questions? If so, did it make you feel like you’re not American, or less intelligent? ...
  • Castilho, Julia (2018)
    When we talk about Brazil, soccer, beautiful ladies, beaches, and Carnival come to mind. For many foreigners it is a place where everyone is welcome, no matter your financial status, religion, sexual orientation, or ...
  • Alvarado, Maria; Flannigan, Taylor; Njoku, Anuli (2018)
    Using a descriptive study design, we examined data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services' 2014 Hispanic Behavioral Risk Factor Survey, to explore which factors put Hispanics, ages 18+, at a greater risk ...
  • Gomez-Canchola, Cristian T.; Espinoza, Sandra Ramirez; Rodriguez, Lezley (2018)
    What are the similarities and differences of immigrants with different legal statues in the United States? Throughout our research we used thematic analysis; to examine, pinpoint and identify any similarities and differences ...
  • Sanchez, Amanda; Wakeel, Fatima (2018)
    Mass media is especially important for effective health communication because it facilitates the sharing and transfer of information from one culture to another. Health disparities are differences in health status due to ...

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