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    • The Warburg Effect and Glutamine: Targeting the Deregulation of Metabolism in Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells 

      Howard, Zachary (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common type of liver cancer in the world. Effective therapy options are limited; sorafenib is currently the only FDA-approved medication for the disease. In order improve clinical ...
    • Wear of tools used in sheet metal stamping 

      Ortega-Perea, Rafael David (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      Stamping is an operation that is widely used in the manufacturing industry to produce products in high volume and in a continuous cycle. This operation can be performed by pressing and drawing. The process of sheet metal ...
    • Web Design Principles 

      Pagoria, Lindsey (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      A website that explores the principles of web design to assist amateur web designers in creating professional looking websites without needing extensive design experience. Utilizing skills obtained in Interactive Media ...
    • What are Classmates Thinking When it Comes to Post-Secondary Educational Accommodations for Students with Disabilities? 

      Ortega, Adabel , 1993-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      There have been several legislative pieces (e.g., Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008) that has mandated students with disabilities are provided ...
    • What Do Companies Do to Comply With the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002? 

      Pedigo, Nathan (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      Since the era of corporate fraud when companies like Enron and World Com were caught in a mess of fraud, there have been various measures taken to prevent future failures. One of the most significant of these measures was ...
    • What everyone needs to know about computer security 

      Ripley, Lisa (Northern Illinois University, 1984)
      Computers are becoming increasingly important to accounting. General ledgers, cost accounting, and fixed assets can all be computerized. Microcomputers and electronic spreadsheets assist in the preparation of schedules for ...
    • What is computer crime and why does it continue? 

      Ragona, Julie A. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      Falling prices and rapidly increasing technology have made day-to-day use of the computer commonplace in today's business world. The invaluable services of the computer are readily available to everyone from corner grocery ...
    • What is the Relationship between Adolescent Adjustment and Distress from Ostracism? 

      Nelson, Taylor A., 1993- (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      This investigation examined the relationship between adolescent adjustment and distress from ostracism. Specifically, it looked at whether peer victimization and maternal consulting about peer relationships moderate the ...
    • What is the square root of 2? 

      Beernink, Kristine A. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      In mathematics, we are always told that when there are two methods for doing some problem, they will always yield the same results. In this paper, I will see if this is true when using two methods for constructing the real ...
    • What students think about drama in education 

      Parke, Joanne (Northern Illinois University, 1991)
      An ethnographic study of five creatively, gifted students and their responses to a summer school drama, pilot program. Responses observed, written, and oral were direct and insightful. Elements, principles, tools, skills, ...
    • Whole language 

      Brady, Frances (Student of education) (Northern Illinois University, 1994)
      Whole language is a philosophy of teaching and learning based on the theory that children learn pest when language is whole, real, and relevant. This paper is a qualitative-research paper using classroom observation and ...
    • The whole language movement : its hindrances in the United States and successes in Australia 

      Aufmann, Amy K. (Northern Illinois University, 1991)
      Reading instruction in the United States has been dominated by phonics instruction for generations and has not been effective in creating a totally literate nation. With the identification of the need to formulate a new ...
    • Will Two Different Tests for High Fall Risk Both Come to the Same Conclusion? 

      Harr, Stephanie (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      For my project, I looked at data from two different tests, both of which determine whether a person is a fall risk. I was trying to find out if both tests would come to the same conclusion. The data that I used contained ...
    • William Stoecker/Grabill Corporation and Laventhol and Norwath: Bankruptcy of a man, his company, and his auditors. 

      Lipinski, James J. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      This project explains the bankruptcies of Grabill Corporation, and Laventhol & Horwath (a major accounting firm). William Stoecker formed Grabill Corporation to rehab and resell houses. Grabill Corporation would later start ...
    • Wilson pottery: pottery production in the context of enslavement in the South 

      Komes, Lindsey J. (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      Pre-Civil War Southern pottery was at time produced by slaves. This is true in the case of J. M. Wilson's pottery in Seguin, Texas. By cataloguing and researching materials from a small collection of excavated pottery, the ...
    • Women as a political force : did the vote make a difference? 

      Sarnoski, Dorene Roberts (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      Whether from traditional history books or women’s studies texts, the pronouncement on women and the vote seems to be the same. The preceding quotes are the conventional assumption of women as a political force. After the ...
    • Women in Business: A Comparison of European and American Cultures 

      Michels, Tara (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      The purpose of this thesis paper is to compare the different aspects of business culture between Europe and the United States, as related to women. Focusing on several key areas, including entrepreneurship, education and ...
    • WonderForum.com: Effectively Targeting and Debuting a Website to a Local Market 

      Gruber, Jake (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
    • Woodward Material Replenishment Loop Implementation 

      Gunnison, Peyton J, 1993-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016-12-01)
      At Woodward Rock Cut Campus purchased material is required at each production cell in the Integration loop at the Rock Cut Campus. The purchased parts come from suppliers and begin by being stored in the warehouse, which ...
    • Work with an expert system 

      Hahn, Allison (Student of computer science) (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      For my Capstone, I assisted Computer Science Instructor Kathi Davis with her implementation of an expert system to translate a conventional file system into a commercial database system. The main purpose of her expert ...