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    • Carbon Dynamics of Prairie Ecosystems 

      Farrell, Rachel; Goldblum, David (Northern Illinois University, 2015-05)
      This study analyzes carbon cycle processes in prairie environments, with the goal of determining carbon sequestration (containment) capacity of prairies of varying quality. Results of the study will be used to aid in ...
    • Characterization of a CCD camera for x-ray visibility spectroscopy 

      Stringer, Tyler (Northern Illinois University, 2015-05)
      We expect to analyze data compiled from many snapshots of x-ray diffraction patterns. These snapshots will be taken with a charge-coupled device (CCD) camera, and these data will be processed by using NIU’s supercomputer, ...
    • Coalfields War Project 

      Raupp, Mark P. (N/A, 2018-12)
      Overview of the Battle of Virden, October 12 1898 in Virden Illinois.
    • Culturing Glioblastoma Cancer Stem Cells 

      Maas, Rebecca D., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-05)
      Glioblastoma multiforme is a malignant tumor that grows in the human brain. Patients diagnosed with Glioblastomas (GBM) require very extensive and invasive treatment that includes surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. ...
    • DeKalb County Community Gardens and Food Security Project 

      Nowakowski, Marissa (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05)
      This project is about the food security insecurities throughout DeKalb.
    • Deposit instructions for URAD projects 

      Schumacher, Jaime L., 1976-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-02)
      This is an instructional guide created for NIU students to describe the process for depositing their Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day Projects into Huskie Commons.
    • The Differing Representations of Imperial Women by Plutarch and Tacitus 

      Striegel, Markie (Northern Illinois University, 2015-05)
      This research examines the different representations of imperial women by two ancient Roman historians, Plutarch and Tacitus. While both historians wrote during the period from 60-117 C.E., their different positions within ...
    • Digital Design with Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Prototyping 

      Shiau, Jayson (Northern Illinois University, 2015-05)
      The Digital Design with FPGA prototyping being undertaken with Dr. Reza Hashemian involves using a Nexys 4 digital board created by Xilinx and manipulating it through a hardware design language to be able to incorporate ...
    • Docking of MetAP 1 for Inhibitor Candidacy 

      Wong, Aida Yukie (Northern Illinois University, 2015-05)
      MetAP 1 is a widespread enzyme found in Rickettsia prowazekii, a gram-negative bacteria that causes typhus and other diseases. As such, it is critical to find active sites of MetAP 1 on Rickettsia prowazekii in order to ...
    • Does Choral Singing Improve Word Finding? Student Engagement Fund Final Narrative Report 

      Lusung, Junilane C., 1997-- (2018)
      The goal of my research project was to provide quantitative data supporting the hypothesis that choir participation may support functional communication in individuals with acquired neurogenic communication disorders. ...
    • An ecosystem structure approach to understanding restoration management effects on prairie community composition 

      Schofield, Nora L., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-07)
    • The Effect of Calculus-Based TLC Physics Students’ Performance on the Force Concept Inventory 

      Hashimoto, Wataru (Northern Illinois University, 2015-05)
      The current study will focus on the impact of a calculus and physics Themed Learning Community (TLC) in order to compare to non-TLC sections on the Force Concept Inventory (FCI), which tests student’s conceptual understanding ...
    • Evaluating Colors and Concepts 

      Wittke, Emily (Northern Illinois University, 2015-05)
      The purpose of this study is to determine whether the use of different extremes of the color wheel can change the intended concept of a work of art. Specifically, what happens to the significance of the message of the piece ...
    • Family Involvement in Postsecondary Settings for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder 

      Ashmore, Alyssa; Mitchell, Susan (Northern Illinois University, 2015-05)
      The goal of our study is to investigate family member roles within postsecondary settings for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. There is a paucity of research so this study will add knowledge to the topic. We interviewed ...
    • Family Matters: The Effects of CEO Parental Status in Family Firms 

      Anglin, Lauren (Northern Illinois University, 2015-05)
      The purpose of this study is to examine whether the personal characteristics of the CEO influence corporate policies. Specifically, how does the CEO’s familial status affect the allocation of scarce financial capital to ...
    • Final Reflection 

      Galvez, Ainsley (Northern Illinois University, 2019-03-03)
    • Final Report - Impacts of invasive mice on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge 

      Rosenberger, Kaylee J. (Northern Illinois University, 2019-08-09)
      This essay describes my experience in participating in a faculty-mentored research project this summer (2019). I briefly give an overview of the project itself, then elaborate on how the experience affected my academics ...
    • Final Report: Tanzania 

      Melara, Candy V. -- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-08)
    • Five Weeks for an Entire Life 

      Ahne, Brandon (2019-08-08)
      The following is a personal reflection over my month spent studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the summer of 2019. This reflection was made to be submitted towards the Student Engagement Fund.
    • Geology Research Trip to Australia 

      Schweitzer, Madison M. 1998-- (2019-08-08)