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    • Safety for motorcyclists : ADAC motorcycle safety training instructor's guide 

      Rubinson, Steven (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      A translation from German to English.
    • Same-sex parenting : bringing awareness to the challenges and strengths of gay and lesbian parents today 

      Sanchez, Maria Fernanda (Student of family, consumer and nutrition sciences) (Northern Illinois University, 2009)
      This paper’s objective was to bring awareness as well as understanding to same-sex parents. The challenges as well as strengths and resilience factors of same-sex parents were examined through a review of the existing ...
    • The Savings And Loan Crisis 

      Sturgis, Robert S., IV (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      The Savings and Loan Industry is fighting for its life as one-third of the industry seems to be having serious financial difficulty. The final cleanup cost for the taxpayers has been estimated by Independent analysts to ...
    • Scalable Low-Cost Monitoring and Data Collecting Mesh Sensor Network 

      Haddon, Krissie A. 1997-; Owen, Caleb; Kamar, Anthony (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-04)
      In a world dependent on technology, data can be an important asset when applying for any sort of funding or resources. Our goal was to create a scalable, low cost, low maintenance mesh network platform that can be paired ...
    • Scanning and transmission electron microscopy of various plant and animal tissue 

      Stockley, Robert (Northern Illinois University, 2000)
      The focus of the work is to learn basic and advanced techniques in the preparation of plant and animal tissue for both the TEM and SEM. Techniques used would include fixation, critical point drying, heavy metal coating, ...
    • Schizophrenia and LSD experiences : more similar than once thought 

      Hoey, Melissa (Northern Illinois University, 2004)
      Schizophrenia and LSD have similarities not only in the neurotransmitters they activate specifically dopamine, serotonin, and glutamate; but, also, in hallucinations and psychosis. Because LSD use was criminalized in the ...
    • Scientific programming system 

      Frantisak, Aaron A. (Northern Illinois University, 1994)
      This is a presentation of a programming/development system that solves some major problems of writing scientific software. Problems like trying to maintain several similar versions of a single program, modifying software ...
    • Scotch: Un Operachi Romantico 

      Hoffman, Donald (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Scotch: Un Operachi Romantico is a musical comedy in three acts. The musical was written to explore the existential crisis of a romantically spurned musician dealing with a crisis of faith while exploring his personal ...
    • Screening Inhibitors of Methylerythritol Phosphate (MEP) Pathway Enzymes 

      Gaspari, Brittany M. 1993- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-04)
      With various antibiotics becoming illegitimate due to bacteria building up resistance to them, it becomes imperative to find new antibiotics to replace the ones that no longer work. In theory, this can be accomplished by ...
    • Screening of chemical libraries in search of inhibitors of aflatoxin biosynthesis 

      Durancik, Justin (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
      Aspergillus nidulans is a filamentous fungus and model organism for other Aspergillus species, such as A. flavus. A. flavus and some other Aspergillus species produce a toxin known as aflatoxin. This compound is a carcinogenic ...
    • The search for the cure : exploring the mystery behind the importance of animal therapy, music therapy, and weighted vests on children who have autism 

      Paver, Hailey (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      The number of people diagnosed with autism has been dramatically increasing over the last ten years. It is estimated that in the next decade there will be more than four million people on the autism spectrum. There is a ...
    • Security and the Need for Hydro-independence in the Middle East 

      Larson, Carolena S., 1993-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-12-06)
      This paper brings together the fields of hydrology, politics, and national security to stress the importance of potable water. The hypothesis is: the more decentralized the process of obtaining drinkable water is, the more ...
    • Selection in genetics : a mathematical model 

      Blean, Sarah J. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      There are many areas of study in the field of genetics which continually affect our highly technological society. In particular, the idea of being able to predict the time when, given the current distribution of a population, ...
    • Self-portrait 

      Hoover, Christina (Northern Illinois University, 1997)
      Self-Portrait was created in order to do a number of things. Since I was entering the work force, I needed some way to advertise myself and my style of illustrations. An easy way to do so is to create a self-portrait of ...
    • Selling NIU: Attracting and Retaining High Achieving Students to NIU 

      Kamholz, Jeffrey A., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      Throughout my time at NIU, I have been involved in the recruitment and retention of high achieving students. It is my goal to highlight specific practices that can aid in the attraction and retention of these students. ...
    • Senior portfolio 

      Vinje, Gina (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
      The senior portfolio for visual communication is required for the completion of a degree from Northern Illinois University. The basic requirements to be included in a portfolio are all of the student’s senior year work, a ...
    • Sensory aids for the profoundly hearing-impaired : a comparison 

      Olsen, Laurel (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      The following paper is concerned with the devices and procedures that might prove useful to the profoundly hearing-impaired in overcoming the devastating affects that such a sensory loss has on language and communication. ...
    • Service learning curriculum 

      Mavis, Linda J. (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      This fifth grade unit integrates the study of the human respiratory system and air pollution. The unit begins by exposing students to pollution in their community and ends with a service-learning project that involves ...
    • Service Sale Transactions 

      Lu, Min-Ying (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      In any economic society, there are various service industries. There is not specific category that all types of services can fit into because the services offered are so broad. Accounting for service sale transactions vary ...
    • Seven Ways To Say I Love You, a BA Showcase 

      Dampier, Erika R., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05)
      Entirely performed and directed by May and December 2019 Bachelor of Arts candidates, Seven Ways to Say I Love You showcases the talents within Northern Illinois University’s School of Theatre and Dance. The Bachelor of ...