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    • D.H. Thompson : small business institute case 

      Bergman, Doug; Kaszuba, Lynnette; Paul, John (Student of management) (Northern Illinois University, 1990)
      Since D.H. Thompson is very concerned about consumer satisfaction, the owner of the company, Paul Jacobsen, feels the necessity to produce a video which will let consumers better understand how to properly use the tackletools ...
    • Dancing through hunger : a dancer's guide to nutrition for optimal performance 

      Sorensen, Dominica (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Chronic energy deficiencies leading to impaired performance and injury are a prevalent problem in the dance world. This is due to a lot of dancers’ misconceptions about nutrition as well as what and how much they should ...
    • Dancing Through Hunger: A Dancer's Guide to Nutrition for Optimal Performance 

      Sorensen, Dominica (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Chronic energy deficiencies leading to impaired performance and injury are a prevalent problem in the dance world. This is due to a lot of dancers' misconceptions about nutrition as well as what and how much they should ...
    • Dancing with diabetes 

      Lopez, Rachel (Student of nursing and health studies) (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States, and accounts for $116 billion in direct medical costs (American Association of Diabetes Educators, 2011). For those who are at risk for developing this ...
    • Dangerous incentives : examining the need for an ethical standard for forensic economists 

      Medearis, Caleb (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      Since the 1970's, the field of forensic economics has grown considerably into a major sub-field within the greater discipline of economics. However, the growing demand for forensic economists, coupled with the rapid growth ...
    • De- stress to nursing success 

      Jenkins, Jessica (Student of nursing); Whittle, Emily (Student of nursing) (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
      Nursing as a whole is a very stressful occupation to go into. From the pre-requisite classes one needs to take to even have a chance of getting into a nursing program; to the many clinical and classes that are required ...
    • The Death of Standard Costing 

      Wagner, Kristin L. (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      Standard costing systems are no longer adequate or effective costing systems for U.S. companies employing statistical process control, total quality control, and just-in-time inventory systems. The four purposes for which ...
    • Decreasing Check-In to Discharge Time in the PTC 

      Sheehan, Natalie A., 1994--; Bergmann, Shekinah, 1995--; Nonnemacher, Grant, 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-05)
      The Physician Treatment Center (PTC) at Central DuPage Hospital, part of Northwestern Medicine, has seen a 21% increase in patients over the past year. This increase caused severe strain on PTC staff and space. Before ...
    • Decreasing Check-In to Discharge Time in the PTC 

      Nonnemacher, Grant; Bergmann, Shekinah; Sheehan, Natalie (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-05)
      The Physician Treatment Center at Central DuPage Hospital was born out of the Emergency Department. It was conceived as an idea of how to keep patients from being admitted to the hospital through and emergency visit for ...
    • Deductibility of Educational Expenses 

      Nester, Patrick (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      To determine whether an education expense is deductible, taxpayers must examine a series of tests. The first test determines whether the education qualifies under Section 162 as a trade or business expense. To pass this ...
    • DeKalb : keeping abreast with the hospice movement 

      Weber, Kathie (Northern Illinois University, 1984)
      In the past ten years, a new concept in health care, called hospice, has been sweeping our country. Having been long since established in Europe, the hospice movement was introduced to America in the mid-seventies. Since ...
    • DeKalb farmers' market : assessing factors that impact participation and developing nutrition information materials based on market's produce 

      Wells, Anna (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      I worked with Re:New DeKalb, the organization that coordinates the DeKalb Farmers’ Market. The purpose of the project was to provide Re:New DeKalb with information and fliers that they could use to improve and promote the ...
    • Deletion mutants may be the key to determining the structure of the Vif protein of HIV 

      Wehrheim, Courtney (Northern Illinois University, 2000)
      The Vif (viral infectivity factor) protein of HIV-1 enhances viral infectivity during virus production 100 to 1000 fold (4). Though Vif is required for HIV-1 infection in peripheral blood T lymphocytes, macrophages, and ...
    • Deletion of menaquinone (vitamin-K) biosynthetic gene menA restores ubiquinone (coenzyme Q) biosynthesis in ubiB mutant strain. 

      Carlson, Garrett Silo (Northern Illinois University, 2014)
      It is well established that for aerobic growth E.coli requires either Menaquinone (MK), Ubiquinone (Q) or 2-octaprenyl-3-methyl-6- methoxy-1,4-benzoquinone (MMQ) as electron carrier to grow on glycerol minimal medium (GMM). ...
    • Dense connective tissue repair : the intricacies of monitoring actin isoforms in native tissue models in vitro 

      Gwillim, Eran C. (Northern Illinois University, 2009)
      In preparation to quantify beta-actin and alpha-smooth muscle actin content in loaded and unloaded native rat tail tendon organ culture models, several methodologies were developed in the present paper. Since alpha-smooth ...
    • Dental wear in determining the age at death for the Santa Cataline de Guale population : methodology 

      Choi, Inui (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      St. Catherines Island, Georgia, has been an area of archaeological investigations since the mid-nineteenth century. ... The focus of this paper is to describe the methodology utilized for the investigation. The methodology ...
    • A descriptive overview of the music theory of Paul Hindemith 

      Miller, Bryan M. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      Paul Hindemith devised a harmonic language and music theory designed to better accommodate the tonal expansion of Western music. This work is intended to provide a cohesive presentation of that language. My principal focus ...
    • Design and analysis for Bayesian approximation of solutions to linear differential equations 

      Herzog, Karole (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      The problem we are addressing is that of designing and analyzing experiments for numerically solving linear differential equations of the form: Σ-(i=0)^n [g_i (t) y^((i) ) = h(t)] for all t in a specified domain. In general, ...
    • Design and construction of a hexapod walking robot 

      Wanthal, Paul David (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      The design and construction of a hexapod walking robot for the purpose of continuing research in robot architecture and behavior will be discussed. A short description of common robot designs is given, followed by a ...
    • Design and material selection of a CO₂-powered beverage cooler 

      Lindvall, Johan G. E. (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      While training for a triathlon, 6-hour bike rides come with the territory. As a result, protein-based drinks are a must to keep nourished. Currently, the only way to keep a drink from spoiling is to have an insulated bottle. ...