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    • Nachusa Grasslands : a benefit-cost analysis, using the contingent valuation method 

      Long, James E. (Student of economics) (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      The purpose of this research paper is to help policy-makers compare environmental interests to non-environmental interests. It involves calculating use and non-use values for a preserve—Nachusa Grasslands. Use values consist ...
    • The Nanny Tax 

      Maaba, Gretchen (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      The number if household employees has increased over a ten year time period, but the compliance rate for household employment tax filings has decreased. This study explores different explanations for non-compliance of ...
    • A National Market System: An Evolution Toward Efficiency 

      Blewitt, Laura M. (Northern Illinois University, 1984)
    • Native American Language Rentention: How can educators help preserve indigenous languages and better accommodate Native Americans? 

      Mercer-Curtis, Alison (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
      English language learners (ELL) are becoming increasingly prevalent in the American classroom. Students are coming into the school systems with little to no knowledge of the English language. These ELL students thus must ...
    • The need for universal preschool in America 

      Delgado, Claudia (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      There is currently a problem regarding the amount of children without Pre-Kindergarten -due to the lack of income or knowledge about the importance of an early education. Research shows how detrimental it is for children ...
    • Negative Public Opinion vs. Positive Contributions of Labor Unions 

      Rossi, Laura (Student of management) (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      This project was designed to 1) develop counter-arguments to negative comments regarding labor unions; 2) investigate the current opinion of NIU business students regarding labor unions through a written, anonymous survey; ...
    • 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 ...
    • Networks and graphs 

      Tsao, Brenda K. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      Graph theory is a part of mathematics that has many practical applications. The study of graph theory began in 1736 with Leonard Euler’s work on the Konigsberg bridge problem. Konigsberg was a city built on a river with ...
    • New American Theater patron survey 

      Haag, Lisa A. (Northern Illinois University, 1994)
      This Study seeks to gain insights into the attitudes and perceptions of current New American Theater Patrons. It also seeks to compile a profile of the best customer segment for New American Theater to target. This study ...
    • New for 1998: How Changes in the Tax Law Affect the Filing of Individual Income Tax Returns 

      Freeman, Alison (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 greatly affected the way individuals file their income tax returns. The purpose of this Act is to provide relief for individual taxpayers in the form of tax credits and deductions. By the ...
    • New Horizons Equestrian Center Business Plan 

      Mynarich, Nicole (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      This thesis is a detailed business plan for a start-up equestrian center specializing in retraining Thoroughbred ex-racehorses. The purpose of the plan is to attract investors and obtain financing for the business. It also ...
    • The New Radicals: How Wage Labor, Physical Abuse and an Agrarian Crisis Shaped Women's Participation in the Zapatista Rebellion 

      Brady, Patrick E. (Northern Illinois University, 2016-12-01)
      My experiences in San Cristóbal de las Casas have been the primary motivation for my interest in female Zapatistas. Ever since I concluded my research project, I have had a question that has been largely unanswered by ...
    • New student welcome days : HC handbook 

      Ainger, Sharon J. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      A handbook for NIU residence hall coordinators.
    • News Representations of Black Men, Post Black Lives Matter 

      Isom, Alexandria D., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016-12-01)
      African-American men are overrepresented as threats or criminal suspects in society. Previous studies have found that African-American men are misrepresented in news coverage and depicted in a negative way. The Black Lives ...
    • The NFL salary cap : a tool necessary to maintain competitiveness? 

      Oliphant, Christopher (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      How is it that certain teams, like the Dallas Cowboys and the San Francisco 49ers can dominate football year after year while some other teams, such as the Seattle Seahawks and the Arizona Cardinals, seem to stay at the ...
    • Nintendo BrainAge 2 : improving cognition in stroke survivors 

      Birkinbine, Sheila (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Purpose: My capstone project was part of a larger study being conducted by Dr. Jamie Mayer at Northern Illinois University. The purpose of this study was to determine if consistently playing an educational videogame could ...
    • Nintendo BrainAge2: Improving Cognition in Stroke Survivors 

      Birkinbine, Sheila (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
    • Nitrogen cycling in an agricultural watershed 

      Palmer, Donald H., Jr. (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
      The Vermilion River Watershed located in Livingston County in Central Illinois provides for study of nutrient cycling in an agricultural environment. The watershed is bounded by county boundaries which allows for calculation ...
    • Non-Invasive Lifestyle Modifications that Mitigate the Non-Modifiable Risks of Breast Cancer in Potential High Risk Patients 

      Rosinski, Angelica (Northern Illinois University, 2016-12-01)
      Breast cancer is most common invasive cancer occurring in US women. The standard treatment for breast cancer includes surgery, systemic therapy (e.g., chemotherapy, biotherapy, targeted therapy) and radiotherapy. The Healthy ...
    • A novel method for the detection and the quantification of RT-PCR products 

      Cancasci, Vince J. (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      Until recently, the measurement of mRNA levels was very time consuming and required specific parameters. With the advent of RT-PCR, mRNA fragments could be amplified and easily detected and measured. The amount of mRNA ...