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    • 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 (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 (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 ...
    • Data Analysis on College of Business Passport Data 

      Burke, Abigail R., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-04)
      The purpose of this project is to analyze College of Business Passport Program data. The Passport Program does not have the current resources to analyze their own data. The purpose of this project is to analyze College of ...
    • De- stress to nursing success 

      Jenkins, Jessica; Whittle, Emily (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 

      Nonnemacher, Grant; Bergmann, Shekinah; Sheehan, Natalie (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-05)
      The Physician Treatment Center at Central DuPage Hospital was born out of the Emergency Department. It was conceived as an idea of how to keep patients from being admitted to the hospital through and emergency visit for ...
    • 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 ...
    • Deductibility of Educational Expenses 

      Nester, Patrick (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      To determine whether an education expense is deductible, taxpayers must examine a series of tests. The first test determines whether the education qualifies under Section 162 as a trade or business expense. To pass this ...
    • Defining Resizable Virtual Canvases using 3D Printed Objects 

      Lewis, Ryan D., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-03)
      When working in an augmented reality (AR) environment, a key component for successful interactions is close integration of the real and virtual world. To that end, this project sought to further current research into the ...
    • Defining Resizable Virtual Canvases using 3D Printed Objects 

      Cooper, Nolan M., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-03)
      To work efficiently in an augmented reality (AR) environment, interactions with virtual objects must be closely integrated with familiar experiences in the real world. This project was designed to further current research ...
    • DeKalb : keeping abreast with the hospice movement 

      Weber, Kathie (Northern Illinois University, 1984)
      In the past ten years, a new concept in health care, called hospice, has been sweeping our country. Having been long since established in Europe, the hospice movement was introduced to America in the mid-seventies. Since ...
    • DeKalb farmers' market : assessing factors that impact participation and developing nutrition information materials based on market's produce 

      Wells, Anna (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      I worked with Re:New DeKalb, the organization that coordinates the DeKalb Farmers’ Market. The purpose of the project was to provide Re:New DeKalb with information and fliers that they could use to improve and promote the ...