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    • Short Range Wave Glider 

      Reinertson, Mary E., 1998--; Higgins, Hannah M., 1998--; Ostenburg, Jason Q., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-03)
      Being able to study our bodies of water is extremely important to understanding our earth and how climate change is affecting it. Robotic, underwater collection devices are being designed and utilized to help with this ...
    • Improving Comfort and Reducing Pain During Labor 

      Valentine, Anna E., 1997- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-03)
      The pain that women experience during labor is specific to the individual and differs for each birthing mother. Pain during labor is affected by physiological and psychological factors and the intensity of the pain tends ...
    • Surviving COVID-19: Journalism's role in chronicling the mental health effects on high school students 

      Malone, Samantha A. (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-02)
      During the unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic, students across the world are facing mental health impacts. This project aims to explore the challenges specifically of high school students during this time through ...
    • Extinction Monitor Mount Engineering Note 

      Becker, Christopher S., 1989--; Hamdan, Ameed; McManus, Ryan (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-02)
      Extinction Monitor Entrance Collimator Mounting and Critical Lift C. Becker, A. Hamdan, and R. McManus Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL 60115 Abstract- The Mu2e experiment ...
    • Autonomous Vehicle Lateral Control System 

      Mack, Mercer A.; Drake, Dylan L.; Finegan, Nora E.; Lloyd, Jake S. (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-02)
      Autonomous vehicle technology has been in development for the past few decades. A system that authorizes self-driving cars to safely and successfully switch lanes must be established to further advance the technology. ...
    • Strategies to Optimize Control of Opioid Overdose in the Hospital & Community Settings 

      Tate, Ariel K., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-02)
      Despite healthcare workers’ efforts to care for individuals who misuse opioids in the emergency settings, more interventions and resources need to be identified for these individuals and their families to sustain a better ...
    • Mental Illness in the Black Community 

      Odei, Lordina A., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-02)
      The purpose of this project is to discuss why the stigma of mental illness is still prominent in the black community and who in the black community is at risk. Vulnerable populations are severely affected by mental illness, ...
    • Shakespeare and the Law: Analyzing Venetian Legal Context for The Merchant of Venice 

      Carter, Catherine E., 2000-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-01)
      William Shakespeare’s plays often involve legal systems, and comedic legal justice occurs most conspicuously and controversially in The Merchant of Venice. Studies of legal context for the play have focused on different ...
    • Studying the Flexibility of a BDT as a VBF di-Higgs Production Analysis Tool 

      Coveyou, Dayne R., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-01)
      Accurately analyzing the monumental amount of data sourced from high-energy particle experiments presents a herculean task. Some methods under investigation for event analysis, particularly while searching for low-probability ...
    • A Multisensory Gamma Entrainment Apparatus for Rodents 

      Marchini, Charles J, 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-01)
      New treatments are needed for detrimental neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and stroke. Certain auditory and visual stimulation has been shown to reduce neuropathology in rodents. The apparatus discussed ...
    • Autonomous Vehicle Lateral Control System 

      Drake, Dylan; Finegan, Nora; Lloyd, Jake; Mack, Mercer (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-01)
      Autonomous vehicles used to be the talk of some distant future. Today, however, technology has advanced to the point where autonomous vehicles are now feasible and are starting to make a presence in the market. Since aut ...
    • Comparing Present and Future Therapies in Stroke Patients 

      Johnsen, Alana R., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04)
      Cerebral vascular attacks (CVAs), or strokes, remain a leading cause of serious long-term disability and death worldwide. The purpose of this research is not only to evaluate the effectiveness of stroke therapies already ...
    • Prevention of Burnout Syndrome in Nurses to Improve Patient Safety and Care 

      Alton, Mallory N., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020)
      The purpose of this literature review is to identify strategies that have been shown to prevent burnout syndrome in nurses in order improve overall patient safety and care. Burnout syndrome can be defined as a physical, ...
    • How Religious Beliefs Affect Roles in Political Decision-Making 

      Buczynski, Patricia, A. 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-01)
      My senior capstone project will be focused on the analysis of how Muslim leaders' religious beliefs affect their role in political decision-making. More specifically, I will be incorporating a case study regarding the ...
    • An Analysis on Whether an Accounting Background Lays the Foundation for a Successful Transition into Law School 

      Chimienti, Christopher M., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-01)
      The purpose of this paper is to analyze how an undergraduate degree in accountancy will assist in the study of law. To accomplish this, the paper looks at the course curriculum of a Northern Illinois University Accountancy ...
    • Brand Reputations: How to Build and Maintain a Company's Image 

      Geldean, Amy M., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04-29)
      In a world of new businesses constantly popping up, there is an important aspect to analyze: the creation and preservation of their brand reputation. The objective of this research is to recognize what it takes for companies ...
    • Understanding Haitian Immigrant's Health Practices 

      Namara George, 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04-29)
      Due to the growing population of Haitian immigrants in the United States, it is important to increase nurses’ cultural competency by understanding Haitians’ health practices as they may differ from western medicine. Google ...
    • An Inside Look at the Life of a Student-Athlete 

      Gomes, Lauren A., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04-29)
      Student-athletes are constantly training, practicing, and doing rehab for their bodies. This takes away time that the student-athletes can spend on other aspects of their college career, such as studying, homework, or even ...
    • It's Raining In My Garden - A Mental Health Guide for Kids 

      Montero, Glenn Agape E., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04-28)
      Middle school aged children have little or inadequate mental health education. This causes a contradiction to the idea that the earlier people are informed about their mental health, the sooner they are able to be aware ...
    • The Effects of Gestational Diabetes on Mothers & Infants 

      Richardson, Amber C., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-04-28)
      The purpose of this project was to explore the causes, effects, and treatments of gestational diabetes and preterm birth. The methods included researching peer reviewed articles from PubMed, CINAHL Complete, and Google ...