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    • The U.S. Constitution : blueprint of a nation 

      Meisterheim, Jennifer (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      "The U.S. Constitution: Blueprint of a Nation" is an interdiscipiinary resource guide for use in an intermediate-level elementary classroom. The unit contains lists of appropriate children's literature, testing materials, ...
    • U.S. GAAP vs. IFRS: What Lies Ahead for the United States? 

      Hanauer, Trista (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      With the global use of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the United States is facing the dilemma of whether to convert to these standards or converge them with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principle ...
    • U.S. Government Budget Deficits and the Crowding-Out Effect 

      Poulsen, Robert L., Jr. (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      The major problem studied in this paper is the crowding-out effect. The purpose of this paper is to determine whether the crowding-out effect is occurring in the U.S., or around the world, because of U.S. government budget ...
    • U.S.-Swiss Relations: Is the United States fighting terrorist financing operations in Switzerland to the exten of its power? 

      Green, Kathryn M. (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Switzerland has long been notorious for its acceptance of large, sometimes nefarious banking clients. However, in a world increasingly plagued by multi-millionaire terrorist organizations, that target large numbers of ...
    • The ubiX decarboxylase is not required for the ubiG O-methyltransferase activity 

      Beg, Usman; Ghose, Debarati; Russie, Carolyn (Northern Illinois University, 2014)
      An essential component of the respiratory chain of aerobic prokaryotes and eukaryotes is Conezyme Q (Ubiquinone, Q), which acts as an electron carrier thereby serving as a link between dehydrogenases and the subsequent ...
    • Ultrasonic Blood Flow Meter with Doppler Velocimetry 

      Case, Michelle; Kocanda, Martin; Micheli, Matthew; Arroyo, Daniel (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
    • The UN Response to the Turkish Cypriot Declaration of Independence and its Impact on the Cyprus Problem 

      Barnes, Michael (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      This paper examines what role the UN played in the ethnic conflict between Greek and Turkish Cypriots after the Turkish Cypriots declared independence in 1983. The UN has been actively involved with ethnic conflict in the ...
    • Underlying representations in children's speech 

      Wert, Jessica Kay (Northern Illinois University, 2005)
      Knowledge of a child's underlying phonemic categories would be extremely helpful when working with children with speech-language impairments. Morris (1999) analyzed the speech productions and perceptions of 15 preschool ...
    • Understanding benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and comparing its common treatment methods 

      Reed, Joshua (Student of allied health and communicative disorders) (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      The following honors capstone research project considers the neurological disorder referred to as Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV). BPPV is the most common cause of vertigo and typically effects individuals in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Understanding the Use of Sustainability Reporting and its Relation to the Market for External Assurance Services 

      Wheet, Amanda (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      As spending on green initiatives has increased, the push to include metrics of sustainability in non-financial statements has also increased. However, the preparation of sustainability reports varies and external assurance ...
    • 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. ...
    • The unending battle : disposables fight for market share 

      Bush, Mary E. (Student of journalism) (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      This paper will analyze the marketing efforts of two giant companies in the disposable diaper market. It is my intention to provide the reader of this paper with a background of these two companies, their marketing strategies, ...
    • The unique effects of alternative spaces on the curating of artistic exhibitions 

      Gyorke, Janine M. (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
      Through primary and secondary resources, research was conducted to examine the influence of alternative spaces on the modern day styles and processes involved in the curating of artistic exhibitions. Research focused ...
    • University Policies on the Dangers of Spyware Apps 

      Boyle, Julia L., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      Despite the comprehensive nature of many universities’ cyberstalking policies, the rapid rate of technological growth has created legal loopholes. The growing popularity of unregulated spyware apps--typically marketed ...
    • Unmanned aerial vehicle 

      Wilson, Kevin (Student of electrical engineering) (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
      The project's goal is to design and build an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle whose view and instruments can be viewed from a computer. This airplane will allow for surveillance and casualty inspection. Currently a full size airplane ...
    • Updated CICS procedures for CSCI 466 

      Lelek, Brian R. (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      The thesis contains an explanation of the conversion of the current CICS procedures for CSCI 46. The procedures to be converted include: GENSMAP, GENPMAP, GENPGM, and CSCI 466. The new JCL steps to be added include: DEFINTRA, ...
    • Upgrading trend of Machinery in China’s export sophistication 

      Liu, Yue (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      Previous studies have found that China is “special” in exporting highly sophisticated goods not comparable with its income level. In this article, we focus on whether China’s machinery is exceptional sophistication. We ...
    • The Use of Digital, Social, and Mobile Media in the Retail Industry 

      Viane, Stephanie (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
    • Use of family history information in school-based prevention practice 

      Nora, Bridget M. (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      Research studies have demonstrated the impact of a positive family history in children, and the likelihood that they may develop specific language impairment (SLI). SLI is a high incidence condition, estimated to affect ...