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    • Courting the Iron Horse: How the United States Exacted Limited Controls Over the Railroads in the Second World War 

      Nieman, Carl (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      This thesis explores the extent of US Government control over the railroads during the Second World War. The purpose of this project is to discover how much government regulation there was regarding the railroads and how ...
    • Covering Terrorism: Examining how U.S. newspapers have reported on these incidents 

      Thomas, David (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      The Sept. 11,2001 terrorist attacks on the United States pushed the issue of terrorism into the forefront of the American consciousness. Since then, the American media has covered a wide variety of topics related to these ...
    • Cracking Down: A Longitudinal Study of the Judiciary's Changing War on Drugs 

      Schrauth, Jennifer P., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-12-08)
      In the United States, drugs continue to be a longstanding problem, causing the addictions and deaths of millions of people. Although drug and drug epidemic trends change with the passage of time, their similarly harmful ...
    • Creating Brand Authenticity Using Social Media 

      Lindsey, Damon (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Problem Social media is growing rapidly. Many companies jump into the social media pool without first doing proper research. These companies can quickly create and distribute conflicting messages, confusing their target ...
    • Creating Theatre: Historical Women's Stories for Here and Now 

      Ferree, Abby M. (2018-12-09)
      One of the most instinctual ideals of humanity is the necessity of sharing stories, past or fiction, to inform what we decide to do in the here and now. Storytelling is a part of all of us. It’s innate. As an actor, my ...
    • Creation of a Custom Lift for the ComEd Icebox Derby 

      Thompson, Mackenzie; Kaiser, Kenzie; Hallow, Scott; Foley, Brent; Nisbett, Daniel; Terrell, Diontrae (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05)
      To help promote the growth in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers, ComEd created the Icebox Derby STEM cup challenge. The Icebox Derby is a challenge that encourages young women to engage in hands on ...
    • Credit bureaus give MFIs the ability to scale 

      Dietz, Nicole C., 1992- (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      My paper will focus on the emergence of Credit Bureaus in Latin America (Mexico specifically) due to Micro finance. It will address the importance of Credit Bureaus and how they can help Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) ...
    • Crisis in the American courts: Greylord and the destruction of fiduciary bonds between the justice system and society 

      Weber, Christopher J. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      While it is commonly accepted and agreed upon that judges ought not to be partial, which (for reasons which will be discussed later) in the case of the judge necessarily implies corrupt, very seldom is there a reason given ...
    • The critical period for the development of tactile sensitivity 

      Roos, Wendy L. (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      The focus of this project was to ascertain whether or not there is a critical period, or "Window of Opportunity" in the development of the sense of touch, and its impact on an individual's braille reading ability. A proposed ...
    • Crosshair challenge : recapturing sustainable competitive advantages through restructuring 

      Krause, Andrew (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      The purpose of this report is to examine the potential to reorganize a company was started in 2006, Crosshair Challenge (CC), in a way that will provide sustainable competitive advantage. The company previously hosted ...
    • Crumbling the walls of ethnic difference through adolescent education 

      Duchek, Michael M. (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
      We live in a world where some cultural differences are embraced, and others are rejected. New and creative efforts to both recognize yet transcend these walls of difference within the middle school level of education are ...
    • CSCI 466 : data base/data communications notes and programming examples 

      McCall, Fiona A. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
    • Culture Yield of Throat Screen Before and After WASP Implementation in a Clinical Microbiology Laboratory 

      Beeter, Holly L., 1998 -- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-03)
      The Walk Away Specimen Processor (WASP) is a revolutionary device created to assist microbiologists with efficiency and automation in a clinical setting. The principle of the device is to manually streak a variety of ...
    • Cumulative Effects of Concussions on Auditory Processing 

      Henry, Tyler Q., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      The current study aimed to investigate the cumulative effects of concussions on auditory processing and other higher-level cognitive processes in a preliminary trial hoping to inform future research in which a larger sample ...
    • Current Issues in Internal Auditing 

      McPeek, Jennifer (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
      This Capstone project examines current internal auditing issues including behavioral factors, electronic data processing auditing, environmental auditing, ethics, fraud, operational auditing, outsourcing, and reporting. ...
    • Current trends in breast feeding promotion in businesses 

      Eugene, Linda (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      Mothers who breast feed their children face a difficult decision when the time comes to return to work. Unfortunately, many women cease breast feeding and turn to bottle feeding as an alternative because their employer is ...
    • Curriculum Enhancement: A Proposal for an Oral Communication Lab at NIU 

      Grooms, Robin K., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-05)
      This project seeks to increase opportunities to NIU students to enhance their skills in oral communication beyond the requirements of their curriculum. A proposal for an oral communication lab has been developed in order ...
    • Cybersecurity Virtual Machine 

      Anjur, Vidya R. (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-05)
      In this day and age, cybersecurity is becoming more and more crucial for all technology with internet capabilities. The idea of strangers being able to learn your most secret information and share it with others is very ...
    • Cytoskeletal coordination of pancreatic function 

      Tanzi, Jeffrey C. (Northern Illinois University, 2000)
      The pancreas gland is composed of both exocrine and endocrine components. The endocrine component regulates blood sugar levels and the exocrine component produces digestive enzymes that are secreted into the small intestine ...
    • Cytotoxicity and efficacy studies of S-phosphorylated thiols as radioprotectors and antioxidants 

      Sorenson, Emily (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      In this study, the cell lines HeLa, 3T3-Swiss albino, CHO-Kl, and ARPE-19 were cultured and co-incubated with variable concentrations of S-phosphorylated thiols and Nacetylcysteine. Using MTT assays, the cultures were ...