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Hope's Haven : an exploration of homelessness in America - an original children's book and accompanying curriculum
(Northern Illinois University, 2002)
Hope's Haven is a story about a young girl who is subjected to the challenges of homelessness when her mother loses her job. It is based on the true events of my own childhood. The curriculum included is geared toward 2nd ...
American Woodhenge: Archaeoastronomy at Cahokia
(Northern Illinois University, 2005)
This paper examines the post-circle monuments at Cahokia for astronomical alignments other than the already well-established solar alignments. Using data from previous studies and photographs taken at Cahokia, the woodhenge ...
Forensic Accounting in America: A Case Study
(Northern Illinois University, 2000)
As businesses continue to grow, they open themselves up to the possibility of fraud. During an average year, fraud can cost employers anywhere between $200 and $400 million dollars. A fraud can be extremely devastating to ...
Women in Business: A Comparison of European and American Cultures
(Northern Illinois University, 2008)
The purpose of this thesis paper is to compare the different aspects of business culture between Europe and the United States, as related to women. Focusing on several key areas, including entrepreneurship, education and ...
Pure American beauty : a discovery of lighthouses across the nation
(Northern Illinois University, 2003)
The main focus of my project was to research the lighthouse and to learn information about the history, design, and structures within the United States. Since my childhood was surrounded by them, lighthouses became a ...