Recent Submissions

  • Negotiating Through A Huskie 

    Lopez, Edgar E. (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-08)
    Everyone will negotiate at least once in their lifetime, and some people negotiate every day. The aim of Negotiating Through A Huskie is to compare effective negotiation techniques used in practice as well as theoretical ...
  • The Effect of Black Teachers in the Elementary School 

    Bowlin, Evadne N., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12)
    There are many ways black teachers affect elementary schools. The influence of a black teacher is mainly on black students, but also white students, colleagues, and administrators. Black teachers help to enhance cultural ...
  • Akbar's Religious Reforms: Unifying Mortal Enemies 

    Sadia, Khadija S., 1999-- (2019-12)
    In the late 1500s, Emperor Akbar from the Mughal Empire was the most well known emperor for his religious tolerance. As Europe faced the flames of the Inquisition Era, down in the Indian subcontinent, Akbar was determined ...
  • Civil Warfare: The Use of Civil Society in Russian Foreign Policy 

    Carolan, Robert Q., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-08)
    In the aftermath of NATO’s 2008 expansion into Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation has implemented a new stratagem of hybrid warfare. One that aspires to reorient Eurasia around a Russian nucleus of power. A cornerstone ...
  • Eliminating Medication Errors in Nursing Practice with an Innovative Quality Improvement Tool Proposal 

    Talyor, Zoe B., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-03)
  • Social Media: Its Effects on Female Digital Natives 

    Ewald, Justine (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-03)
    With the presence and popularity of social media at a non-stop increase, there is a plethora of research aimed to decide if this digital world is positive or negative for society. This research takes a narrower approach ...
  • Undiscovered Composers in Modern Saxophone Repertoire 

    Pospisil, Kenna M., 1998-- (2019-10-27)
    My Capstone serves to showcase women composers and composers of color living in the present day. I performed four pieces of music written for saxophone and accompaniment at my senior recital by these undiscovered composers. ...
  • Childhood Food Allergies in Association with Psychosocial Development 

    Pucel, Haley N., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-04)
    A pediatric food allergy is a chronic and potentially life-threatening anaphylactic condition affecting a child’s psychosocial health. Food allergies can impede upon many areas of a child’s life including the way they ...
  • 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 ...
  • Designing the Pion Degrader for the Mu2e Experiment at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 

    Dille, Nathanael J., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-06)
    This paper focuses on the effects of a pion degrader for the Mu2e experiment at Fermilab. The Mu2e experiment will be sending a beam of negatively charged pions and muons into an aluminum (Al) target in order to observe ...
  • The Effects of Breast Milk on Necrotizing Enterocolitis 

    Kreiser, Taylor M., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-07)
    Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is one of the deadliest diseases a newborn could contract while in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). NEC is an inflammatory intestinal disease that is characterized by variable ...
  • Bilateral Chemical Labyrinthectomy Disrupts Exploratory Behavior in Mice 

    Banovetz, Mark T., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-08)
    Animals use multiple sources of information to maintain spatial orientation, including self-movement and environmental cues. Self-movement cues are processed by the vestibular system, and animals with congenital vestibular ...
  • Depression and Suicide: An In-depth Analysis 

    Rodriguez, Vivian M., 1991-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-08)
    Suicide is a serious public health concern and tragically claims the lives of tens of thousands of people each year. Depression has now been identified as the most common mental health disorder in the United States. ...
  • The Link Between Depression and Alzheimer's Disease 

    Waclawiak, Ania, 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-08)
    Depression has been linked to an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease. Depression is a mood disorder that results in low mood, while Alzheimer’s Disease is a progressive, neurological disorder that results in ...
  • Analysis of Tornadogenesis Failure Using Rapid-Scan Data from the Atmospheric Imaging Radar 

    Pittman, Kyle; Mahre, Andrew; Bodine, David; Griffin, Casey; Kurdzo, Jim; Gensini, Victor (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-08)
    Tornadogenesis in supercell thunderstorms has been a heavily studied topic by the atmospheric science community for several decades. However, the reasons why some supercells produce tornadoes, while others in similar ...
  • Effects of Marijuana on the Fetus and Breastfeeding Infants 

    McCracken, Tori A., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-08)
    Drugs consumed during pregnancy has the potential to affect the fetus and cause conditions involving growth and development. With the recent legalization of marijuana in various states as well as its high use among pregnant ...
  • Benefits of Early Ambulation: A Literature Review 

    Sawyers, Allison M., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019)
    The purpose of this literature review is to examine the benefits of early ambulation and the barriers that prevent early ambulation. Additionally, the literature was reviewed to determine the nursing implications related ...
  • The Evolution of Korean Costume: Urban Korean Women’s Shift From Traditional to Western Clothing in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945 

    Shoudel, Keeley E., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-08)
    This paper is about the fashion shift urban Korean women made from the traditional hanbok (한복) to Western-style clothing in the colonial period (1910-1945). In this paper, I argue that urban Korean women shifted their ...
  • Promoting Vaccinations Through Patient Education 

    Riddle, Rhae Ann E., 1991-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-08)
    The purpose of this project was to present a review of the current literature on effective methods of education on the importance of vaccines and how to identify and address common concerns of vaccine-hesitant parents. A ...
  • Healthcare in Prisons 

    Ritacco, Krystyna N., 1996-- (2019)
    Healthcare in prisons is often far below the standard of care deemed appropriate for people to receive. This paper aims to discover specific problems prisoners face when receiving care, as well as investigate how and why ...

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