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    • Race, ethnicity, economics, and federalism : state sentiment regarding noncitizens from 2009 to 2014 

      Marquez, Timothy (Northern Illinois University, 2017)
      This dissertation examines the causes and means of state legislative action on immigration in the United States along a range of policy issues from 2009 to 2014. The work begins by placing the phenomenon of immigration ...
    • Race, gender, and the stigma of homelessness 

      Syverson, Jeff (Northern Illinois University, 2017)
      This study examines how Americans view the homeless, and how their perceptions are influenced by the race and gender of homeless individuals. It seeks to replicate and extend the research of Phelan, Link, Moore, and Stueve, ...
    • Race, Poverty, and Bail: An Annotated Bibliography 

      Nejdl, Clanitra Stewart (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2018-07)
      On June 9, 2017, Illinois's Bail Reform Act of 2017 was signed into law by Governor Bruce Rauner. Among other important provisions, the Act creates a presumption that non-monetary release conditions will be granted for ...
    • Racial Differences in Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Survival Rates 

      McNeely, Kevin P., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-02)
      In this study, the survival rates of acute lymphocytic leukemia patients and how they differ based on demographic information, particularly race, were analyzed. Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the blood and ...
    • Racial representation, agency, and nudity on Girls 

      Willis, Katharine J. (Northern Illinois University, 2018)
      This study examined feminism as seen on the HBO series, Girls . Elements of feminism that were broken down into three main categories include racial representation, agency, and nudity. A total of 28 episodes of Girls were ...
    • Radiation damage in Hamamatsu multi-pixel photon counters 

      Kalnins, Jacob R. (Northern Illinois University, 2017)
      The Mu2e experiment at Fermilab seeks to probe physics beyond the standard model by observing direct neutrino-less conversion of muons to electrons, and it proposes to do this with a sensitivity that is four orders of ...
    • Radiation from hot plasmas 

      Choudhury, Razia K. (Northern Illinois University, 1963)
      An attempt has been made to review the recent literature on cyclotron and bremsstrahlung radiation from hot plasmas. Expression for absorption and submission coefficients have been derived on the basis of Classical Theory. ...
    • Radiation simulations of the CMS detector 

      Stoddard, Graham J. (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      This thesis presents results of recent radiation simulations for the Compact Muon Solenoid detector at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN performed using the Monte Carlo simulation package FLUKA. High statistics simulations ...
    • Radiative and convective properties of 316L Stainless Steel fabricated using the Laser Engineered Net Shaping process 

      Knopp, Jonathan (Graduate student) (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      Temperature evolution of metallic materials during the additive manufacturing process has direct influence in determining the materials microstructure and resultant characteristics. Through the power of Infrared (IR) ...
    • A radiorespirometric study of D-glucose dissimilation in Actinoplanes Philippinensis 

      Allen, Richard Glenn (Northern Illinois University, 1969)
      The pathways of glucose catabolism in Actlno- planes phlllpplnensls ATCC 11242 have been studied by the radiorespirometric technique. Earlier enzyme studies conducted by another author suggested the presence of several ...
    • Rainforest alteration near Manaus, Brazil : as measured by Landsat, 1973 to 1982 

      Wozniczka, James F. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      The purpose of this research was to examine the extent and nature of rainforest alteration near the city of Manaus, Brazil. This was accomplished through the digital analysis of Landsat imagery dated 1973 to 1982. Two ...
    • The raised arm figurines of predynastic Egypt : an analysis and interpretation 

      Hoglund, Karen Spradling (Northern Illinois University, 1983)
      The need for a comprehensive evaluation of the raised arm figurines of predynastic Egypt was recognized during the compilation of my corpus of reported predynastic figurines undertaken as a graduate research project. This ...
    • Raka 

      Van Wyk, Ilse-Mari (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      RAKA is a composition for string orchestra, percussion and choir based on the drama "Raka" by the South African author N.P. van Wyk Louw. This work is a musical portrayal of the drama, depicting the gradual insurgence of ...
    • Rambo as Potted Plant: Local Rulemaking's Preemptive Strike Against Witness-Coaching During Depositions 

      Taylor, David H. (1995)
      Several federal district courts have enacted rules that seek to preempt attorneys from interfering with the discovery process through improper "witness-coaching" by prohibiting an attorney from engaging in off-the-record ...
    • Random Generation and VR Environments: Creating Personalized and Unique User Experiences 

      Miller, Noah J., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-05)
      “Random Generation and VR Environments: Creating Unique and Personalized Experiences” is split into two components. The video showcases a live demonstration of the VR project, and an in-depth view of the integrated ...
    • RAPD mapping of the pea genome 

      Self, Kimberly Ann (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      I have constructed a linkage map of the pea genome based upon classical and molecular-marker traits. Existing morphological, isozyme and RFLP (restriction fragment length polymorphism) markers were supplemented with a ...
    • The rapid development of the Qigong Movement in modern China 

      Shen, Zhiyong (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      Qigong (Chinese yoga) has been practiced for thousands of years in China. But in the past five decades, it has developed into a conspicuous social movement that involves more than sixty-million practitioners. With its ...
    • Rapid Recovery of Damaged Ecosystems 

      Jones, Holly P.; Schmitz, O.J. (PloS, 2009)
      Background: Recent reports on the state of the global environment provide evidence that humankind is inflicting great damage to the very ecosystems that support human livelihoods. The reports further predict that ecosystems ...
    • Rapport-development practices of outstanding college faculty 

      Remedi, Robert A. (Northern Illinois University, 2017)
      In an environment in which performance funding for higher education is increasingly common, mechanisms for improving student success will be important for ensuring a consistent revenue stream for higher education institutions. ...
    • Raster-mode generalization of land use/land cover maps 

      Rebert, Paula (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      The purpose of the research presented in this thesis was to apply the parameters of a raster-mode algorithm for nominal-level areal generalization to scale reduction of the national land use/land cover digital data, and ...