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    • Autonomous Vehicle Lateral Control System 

      Mack, Mercer A.; Drake, Dylan L.; Finegan, Nora E.; Lloyd, Jake S. (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-02)
      Autonomous vehicle technology has been in development for the past few decades. A system that authorizes self-driving cars to safely and successfully switch lanes must be established to further advance the technology. ...
    • Autophagy in DNA-PKcs Knockout Glioblastoma Cancer Stem Cells 

      Diulus, Samantha C., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-05)
      Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is a deadly form of brain cancer, with an expected survival of only a few months after diagnosis without therapy. The current standard of care extends life expectancy by a couple of months due ...
    • Avian vocal and object combination development 

      Talley, Katherine E., 1992- (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      In the past, research on animal language development has focused on primates. It has been recently examined that the avian species may show similar language development. A similar past study done by the same researcher ...
    • Bach’s Works and Twentieth-Century Organ Literature 

      Doran, Matthew J., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      This paper explores examples of two significant categories of the organ repertoire: the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and organ music from the twentieth century. The latter of these categories is represented by music of ...
    • BAE Sports Summit 2020 

      Lee, Benjamin W., 1998 - (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04-21)
      Gender inequity is a rampant social issue in developing countries that permeates many subsets of society such as schools, workplaces, and government positions. Significant research and even entities such as the United ...
    • Ballooning across the curriculum 

      Reckamp, Laura Lee (Northern Illinois University, 1994)
      Motivation and interest are important factors in a student's ability to learn and retain information; this cross-curricular unit on hot air balloons not only motivates students to learn more, it also stimulates their ...
    • Balloons : a holistic unit 

      Schattke, Nora Lynn (Northern Illinois University, 1991)
      My goal for this thesis was to create a unit which utilized the holistic approach of instruction so often advocated in my methods classes. I chose to do a unit using balloons as a theme. This unit could be used by almost ...
    • The Baring's Bank Derivative Disaster: An Analysis and Recommendations 

      Nowak Jr., Robert J. (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
      Recent events within the financial services industry have raised concerns regarding the use and control of derivative financial instruments. Limited only by their own imaginations, financial engineers have restructured ...
    • Baroque performance practices 

      Tyma, Kelly
      Baroque music has been so neglected that no original tradition as to its performance has been passed down through the centuries. We must therefore try to acquire as close a resemblance as we can under modern conditions ...
    • Barriers and Facilitators to Service Utilization for People with Dementia and Their Caregivers 

      Hasan, Sana M., 1993-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016-12-10)
      According to the CDC, there were 5.2 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease in 2013 (CDC 2013). That number is expected to nearly triple in 2050 as the baby boomer generation reaches retirement age. Underutilization ...
    • Barriers to Healthcare in the Hispanic Population of DeKalb County: A Healthcare Provider Perspective 

      Brittany L. Rios, 1987-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-05)
      Numerous qualitative studies have identified a variety of barriers faced by Hispanic patients when accessing healthcare, but there has been minimal research completed on healthcare providers’ perspectives of these barriers. ...
    • The Basics of Corporate Takeovers 

      McCullough, Sean P. (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      People are dependent upon corporations as employees, shareholders, and as a community. Yet, as dependent as we are upon corporations, few of us know anything about an important part of everyday business, corporate takeovers. ...
    • Becoming more responsible for your actions : a study on sexual responsibility 

      Chambers, Julie (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      For my independent study, I chose to survey the women in the Northern Illinois University Residence Hall System. I was assessing their level of sexual responsibility through the use of a pre- and post-term survey. The ...
    • Behavioral approach and fear moderates the relationship between insensitive/intrusive parenting and early language development 

      Richier, C.J., 1992-- (2016-12)
      Early language development has been implicated in a variety of other critical developmental outcomes making it important to understand contributors to the emergence of early language. Although still understudied, there is ...
    • Behavioral tendencies of the jewel wasp, Nasonia vitripennis 

      Nicholson, Jessica M. (Northern Illinois University, 2006)
      Two main areas of focus were examined in three experiments: the effects of mating status on male activity and the effects of crowding on female activity in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis. The first experiment dealt ...
    • Beneath the surface of the New Age movement 

      Ortigara, Margaret (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      The paper begins with several definitions of the New Age movement, both from writers within the movement and critics of it. Then key New Age beliefs and ideas are discussed, such as the ultimate oneness of all things, ...
    • Benefits of Early Ambulation: A Literature Review 

      Sawyers, Allison M., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019)
      The purpose of this literature review is to examine the benefits of early ambulation and the barriers that prevent early ambulation. Additionally, the literature was reviewed to determine the nursing implications related ...
    • The benefits of early childhood intervention programs 

      Hatchett, Simone (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      Early intervention programs have been around for a long time. The goals of many early intervention programs are to enhance the child's development and to provide support and assistance to the family. Early intervention ...
    • Bi-directional universal power converter 

      Chowdhury, Mohsin (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      The objective of this project is to design and build a prototype of a universal power converter. This power converter should convert 110 volts (60 Hz) to 220 Volts (50Hz) and vice versa. There are two major different power ...
    • Bidirectional Associations between Co-parenting and Adolescent Depressive Symptoms 

      Trempala, Jennifer I., 1993-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-10)
      The associations between how parents’ co-parenting influence adolescent’s mental health, and how adolescents’ mental health influences parent’s co-parenting are compared in this study. Participants were parents who had ...