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    • An Examination of Heavy 30-Day Snowfall Events East of the Rocky Mountains from 1900-2016 

      Haas, Lauren M., 1996--; O'Sullivan Jr., Daniel (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-04)
      Winter weather events such as snow and ice storms, and extreme cold air outbreaks produce major damages and large costs across many weather-sensitive sectors. Numerous studies have characterized snowstorms, their regional ...
    • An Examination of the benefits of Investing in Foreign Equities 

      Rea, Nathaniel (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      As globalization increases more attention has moved to foreign markets as investors look for additional gains and diversification. Emerging markets are popular because of the low correlation with other assets. Many investors ...
    • Examination of the variance in fruit and vegetable intake among faculty and staff members within various university colleges 

      Hoffman, Brittany (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
      The purpose of this study was to assess fruit and vegetable intake among university faculty and staff members. A 15-item online questionnaire was used to collect the data. The 2- Item Fruit/Vegetable Screener developed by ...
    • Examination of upper & lower extremity peripheral joints 

      Habben, Sarah J. (Northern Illinois University, 2006)
      The aim of this project was to provide an accessible multimedia resource for Physical Therapy students enrolled in AHPT 440, Evaluation and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders. Specifically, the finished product is a ...
    • An Examinationof Postpartum Depression and its' Effects on Children 

      Eimen, Paige L.,1998-- (Northern Illinois UNiversity, 2020-05-01)
      The objective of this paper was to examine the prominent key predictors of postpartum depression (PPD), how mother’s PPD may affect children, and what treatments are most effective in treating PPD. A literature review ...
    • Examining Logical Fallacies in the Creationism Debate 

      Stoutenburg, Karyn (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Within the creationism debate, there are numerous logical fallacies used in an attempt to persuade. To determine the type and frequency of fallacies used, this study examines four creationism texts to identify and classify ...
    • Examining Major Depressive Disorder and Autobiographical Memory 

      Tanzillo, Courtney L., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-05)
      Major depressive disorder is a common mental disorder that occurs in a lot of individuals around the world and can greatly impact a person’s life. Autobiographical memories are the memories a person has about various life ...
    • Examining the Efficacy of Computerized Treatment Options for Aphasia 

      Gomez, Griselda (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      Computerized treatment protocols for aphasia are becoming more widely available, but their efficacy remains to be established. Toward this aim, as part of a larger, single-subject, multiple-baseline study, an individual ...
    • Examining the political rhetoric of American presidential candidates 

      Park, Helen (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
      This research is an attempt to deconstruct and discern the patterns that have emerged from within the rhetoric that is reserved for presidential candidates. I examined three potential candidates for the upcoming 2016 ...
    • Excavations at Mainistir Chiarain, County Galway, Ireland 

      Gurski, Marcy (Northern Illinois University, 1997)
      In the summer of 1996,1 participated in archaeological excavations at Mainistir Chiarain, a small monastic site located on the island of Inis Mor in County Galway, Ireland. The purpose of the excavations was to determine ...
    • Excellence - 2000 and beyond 

      Heckmann, Mel M. (Northern Illinois University, 1994)
      In Search of Excellence, written by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman, Jr. studies the excellent practices of a variety of major corporations. These are successful American companies that possess specific qualities ...
    • Exchange rates, protectionism and free trade 

      Kongsamut, Piyabha (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      Since the end of World War II, Japan has restructured its economy and has fast become a world leader in economics. After the destruction brought about in World War II, it has managed to bring itself up to par with the rest ...
    • Executive Decision Making During a Crisis: Burger King Reacts to Hurricane Andrew 

      Scaglione, Sue M. (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      This paper investigates the decision making practices of the Burger King Corporation after the near destruction of its world headquarters in Miami, Florida by Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Seven executives were personally ...
    • Expanding horizons in intermediate mathematics 

      Pindel, Sheri (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      This project is aimed at providing teachers with activities that could be used to increase students’ understanding of mathematics. The activities listed are aimed for students in fifth through eighth grade. Many of the ...
    • Expatriation 

      Whalen, Kelly (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      Between 25 and 40 percent of all expatriates from the United States fail. On average, this costs United States corporations $3.4 billion per year. The purpose of this thesis is to examine reasons why companies as well as ...
    • Experiences and Needs of Parents after their Child's Suicide Attempt 

      Haponava, Maryna V., 1988-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-07)
      The purpose of this literature review is to examine parents’ needs and experiences after their child committed a suicide attempt. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (2017), a suicide attempt is when a ...
    • An experimental exposure of an eight-year old to Tagalog 

      Morrision, Maria Pilar
      Language acquisition is a complex process that typically developing children seem to accomplish naturally at an early age. From the babbling of an infant to the multi-syllabic utterances of a toddler, language development ...
    • Experimental infection of Telorchis and Echinostoma trematode in the green frog, Rana clamitans 

      Morphew, Jennifer (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
      Two species of trematode common in North American aquatic ecosystems are Telorchis and Echinostoma. These trematodes were experimentally infected in the green frog, Rana clamitans under two different experimental conditions. ...
    • An explanation of multiple chemical sensitivity 

      Poole, Erica (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
      Through a review of literature, this paper will provide an explanation of multiple chemical sensitivity. Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) is characterized by a low-level exposure to environmental chemicals resulting in ...
    • Explanatory style and goal setting 

      Rozhon, Michele A. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      I conducted a longitudinal study to investigate whether the diathesis stress model of learned helplessness could account for differences in goal setting and performance. One week before a midterm exam, 136 college students ...