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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Decline in the Health of African Americans 

      Walker, Jessica A.,1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-05)
      The purpose of this study is to explore how racial discrimination and cultural perspectives impact the beliefs, ideologies, and ultimately the health of Africans and Black Americans. The ultimate goal is to develop some ...
    • 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 ...