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  • Senf, Maria (Northern Illinois University, 2015-05)
    Compared to the general population, college students have poorer sleep habits, which also tend to negatively affect their academic performance. Research suggests that part of this issue is due to technology use patterns ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Williams, Lexie (Northern Illinois University, 2015-05)
    It is clear that health care professionals training now for their careers will be working with a decidedly older population, as “baby boomers” age. In addition, there are approximately one billion people across the globe ...
  • Xoxakos, Phoebe; Klement, Kathryn R.; Sagarin, Brad J. (2017)
    Abortion currently and throughout history, has been a wide-spread, controversial topic, though one in three women will obtain abortion services by the time they are 45 (Guttmacher Institute, 2014). Even after the U.S. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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. ...
  • Nowakowski, Marissa (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05)
    This project is about the food security insecurities throughout DeKalb.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Antos, Ashley (Northern Illinois University, 2015-05)
    Women are the predominate subject of Gustav Klimt’s oeuvre, from his beautiful portraits of women patrons and acquaintances, to his murals for the Old Burgtheater, University, and Kunsthistorisches Museum. One woman who ...

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