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    • Can We Predict Reproducible Scholarly Research? 

      McDade, Joseph C., 1986-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-04)
      Empirical research should always be backed by substantial and verifiable data so that anyone who wishes to reproduce the study or replicate the study with different data can verify the claims made by the research are ...
    • Going Unseen: How Perceptions of Police and Police Fatal Shootings are Influenced 

      Surell, Justin M., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-04)
      Perceptions of policing are of critical importance to the relationship between citizens and police. The influences behind those perceptions are what have built the circumstances seen today. How citizens view police fatal ...
    • A Study of Altmetrics Using Sentiment Analysis 

      Arredondo, Luis (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-04)
      The increasing use of social media has found its way into the realm of professional and scholarly discussion. Whether it’s through negative or positive sentiment (or neither) people are discussing and bringing light to ...
    • Violence in the Workplace: Its Effect and How Nurses Cope 

      Hielkema, Chantal N., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-04)
      Abstract Purpose. The purpose of this study was to determine how often workplace violence occurs in the emergency department, how it effects nurses, and how nurses cope with these acts of violence. Background. Over ...
    • Comparing and Analyzing GNU Compilers 

      Powell, Brandon C., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-04)
      As programmers begin their careers, many do not have a keen understanding of the differences and discrepancies between differing versions of popular programming languages and their compilers. In addition, many programmers ...
    • The Value of Trust: An Investigation into Shareholder Biases Regarding Firm Leadership Characteristics 

      Gerent, Sean A., 1991-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-03)
      The purpose of our research is to determine whether the value of corporate control is influenced by leadership characteristics. The market for corporate control can reveal the extent of trust shareholders have in the ...
    • Corporate Tax Rate Change Impacts on Beta 

      Perez, Alejandro D., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-03)
      The new corporate tax rate change will have an impact on company financing strategies. Higher levels of corporate borrowing or debt will lead to higher measured beta for firms. An examination of average company betas ...
    • Creation of a Custom Lift for the ComEd Icebox Derby 

      Thompson, Mackenzie; Kaiser, Kenzie; Hallow, Scott; Foley, Brent; Nisbett, Daniel; Terrell, Diontrae (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05)
      To help promote the growth in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers, ComEd created the Icebox Derby STEM cup challenge. The Icebox Derby is a challenge that encourages young women to engage in hands on ...
    • Literature Review of Lumbar Disc Lesions: from Onset to Return to Activity 

      Panzella, Grant C., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-03)
      The purpose of this thesis was to construct a literature review based upon an applicable topic to the field of athletic training/physical therapy. With non-descriptive low back pain being one of the most common conditions ...
    • Industrialization of the Recycling Industry in Indonesia via a Government-Industry Partnership 

      Waite, Andrew T. W., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-03)
      Industrialization of the Recycling Industry in Indonesia via a Government-Industry Partnership Andrew Waite Northern Illinois University Abstract Indonesia lacks a unified and effective Solid Waste ...
    • Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest 

      Flemming, Courtney R., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-03)
      Every year, approximately 300,000 adults suffer a cardiac arrest (Mathiesen, McPherson, Ordway, & Smith, 2015). The effects on the brain after an ischemic episode can be tragic, leaving behind devastating neurological ...
    • Riding the Bench: The Politics of Nominating and Confirming Justices to the United States Supreme Court 

      Carmody, Ryan P., 1996- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-02)
      At several points in history, presidents have been tasked with filling vacancies on the Supreme Court, as it is within their power to do so. Each nomination must be confirmed by the Senate, who then votes whether to put ...
    • The Importance of DevSecOps 

      Gomes, Katia T., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-02)
      With the rapid growth of technology, the potential for data to be stolen has grown exponentially. Therefore, security needs to become a higher priority in applications. DevSecOps is a concept which seeks to do just that. ...
    • Organizational Behavior in Myanmar Universities and Its Impacts on Students' Career Success 

      Thu, Ye P., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-02)
      After ending nearly six-decades of military dictatorship, Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has its first civilian government in 2015. Along with national reconciliation and peacebuilding, educational reform has become one ...
    • A systematic comparison of different fossil preparation, and their utility for preparing different types of rock. 

      Ababio, Kwame A. (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-02)
      The fragile nature of many fossils, particularly large ones, necessitates “jacketing” – removal of the fragile bones in situ, with the surrounding sediment, encased in plaster. Fossil preparation entails the use of specialized ...
    • Imaginary; a Continuation of Nihility to Vitality 

      Gahan, Corinne M. (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-01)
      The focus of this Capstone is to provide an opportunity to do independent theatrical work so one can have a clear understanding of what it takes to put on a production independently. To have a full understanding on what ...
    • The Other Side of the Stage 

      Harvey, Emma C. 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-01)
      Professional success is an admirable goal, particularly for university students looking beyond graduation. However, such success takes dedication, perseverance, and the ability to seek opportunities for growth. In order ...
    • The Impact of Blockchain Technology on Business, Financial Auditors, and Accounting Professionals 

      Kuhn, Brandon D., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-04-30)
      Blockchain technology is a disruptive technological advancement allowing communication to extend beyond company enterprise resource systems with their stakeholders. Blockchain is currently the exchange platform of ...
    • Double Duty: An Improv Experience 

      Harvey, Leah M., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-04-29)
      Double Duty: An Improv Experience was an ISPAR Grant supported project that aimed to create a new performance medium in which improve jazz musicians and improv actors collaborate in one cohesive form. The rehearsals began ...
    • Thoughts on American Legal Education: Past, Present and Future 

      Falkoff, Marc (2016)
      As a professor and administrator at a public law school, I have witnessed firsthand widespread changes in the legal market for our graduates, and I have observed how that transformation has affected how and what we teach ...