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    • 2019 SEF Final Narrative 

      Doom, Kevin A., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-03)
    • 3D Printed Maps for People with Visual Impairments 

      Mendez, Matthew W., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-04)
      Although many advances in turn-by-turn, GPS-enabled guidance for people with visual impairments have been made in the last decade, research suggests that map-based learning significantly improves long-term spatial memory ...
    • Analyzing impacts of wallows on prairie plant communities 

      Wagner, Nicole A., 1987-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05)
      Bison play a key role in maintaining prairies by creating natural disturbances through trampling, grazing and wallowing that shape plant communities. Wallowing can aid prairies, through seed dispersal and soil enrichment, ...
    • Assessing Food Security at NIU- Preliminary Findings 

      Williams, Lexie A (Northern Illinois University, 2017-04-25)
      Food insecurity at the college and university-level is an issue that has been largely overlooked. Until recently, Northern Illinois University was only able to provide support to students who were experiencing a food crisis ...
    • 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.
    • An ecosystem structure approach to understanding restoration management effects on prairie community composition 

      Schofield, Nora L., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-07)
    • Fall Research Report 

      Ruiz, Teofanes P. (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-05)
      Research results and progress for training and beginning research for Fall 2019 semester with Dr. Korampally's research group.
    • Final Reflection 

      Galvez, Ainsley (Northern Illinois University, 2019-03-03)
    • Final Reflection 

      Galvez, Ainsley M. 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-06)
      This project examines the history of student health services at Northern Illinois University. Since hiring their first nurse in 1912, NIU Health Services have gone through many changes in their attempts to better serve the ...
    • Final Report 

      Burge, Maddison (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-06)
    • 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)
    • Granular Flow in a Conveyor System 

      Krupiarz, Kamila A. (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-05)
      Uniformity of granular flow behavior is critical in many industries. The behavior in a conveyor apparatus aims to fill a gap in knowledge of achieving uniformity in mass flow rate by correlating velocity profile data with ...
    • Green Team Communications 

      Sneyd, Megan, M., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017)
      Information about NIU's sustainable practices is not widely available, leaving much of the NIU community unaware of the progress being made by NIU. By reworking the NIU Sustainability website and by releasing press articles ...
    • My Summer SEF Research at Nachusa Grasslands 

      Bautista, Angelica, 1986-- (2019)
      Over the summer I participated in various research projects with fellow NIU students. The research sites are located at Nachusa Grasslands in Franklin Grove, IL. I talk about my experience with small mammal trapping, ...
    • Narrative for SEF Study Abroad 2019 China 

      Johnson, Timothy (2019-08-08)
      A basic narrative about Timothy Johnson's experience in China of the summer of 2019
    • Quantifying the Ecosystem Services of Dung Beetles in a Restored Tallgrass Prairie 

      Whiston, Peyton I., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-04-27)
      Humans are highly dependent upon functional ecosystems for a wide variety of goods and services, known as ecosystem services. Through the decomposition of dung, dung beetles provide an ecosystem service valued at US$380 ...