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    • Psychological Risk Factors Associated with Cardiovascular Disease 

      Sanchez Vazquez, Cynthia E., 1992-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-05)
      Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in America.1 With it costing the United States 207 billion dollars per year, prevention for this disease is key.2 This includes having knowledge on the risk factors ...
    • Public relations in Chicago and Seville : a cross-culture comparison 

      Fuerst, Steve
      Having had the opportunity to spend a semester’s study in Spain, I chose to compare and contrast public relations in the cities of Seville and Chicago. The field is far less advanced in Spain, and particularly in Andalucia, ...
    • Pure American beauty : a discovery of lighthouses across the nation 

      Schwartz, Cassie (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
      The main focus of my project was to research the lighthouse and to learn information about the history, design, and structures within the United States. Since my childhood was surrounded by them, lighthouses became a ...
    • Putting Cello at the Center: Cello and Contemporary Music of the Last 15 Years 

      Sidikman, Iris (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      As a music major, my capstone is a combination of my required senior recital and a research component in the form of program notes. Both my recital repertoire and my program notes are focused on one overarching question: ...
    • Putting effort into learning: Do evaluative focus and motivational intervention play a key role in performance? 

      Kelley, Rebecca (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      This study examined two factors hypothesized to affect performance in a learning environment. Participants completed a tutorial about evaluating arguments under varying conditions in a 2 (evaluative focus) x 2 (motivational ...
    • A qualitative examination of the outcomes and impact of foster parent education 

      Bellamy, Andromeda (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
      Utilizing a qualitative approach, exit interviews were conducted with eight foster mothers who participated in a parent education program called Listening to Children (LTC). LTC is unique in that it mirrors the strengths ...
    • Qualitative theory of differential equations 

      Homeyer, Sheri (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      The problem of stability is of primary concern in the qualitative theory of differential equations and has occupied mathematicians for the past century. The problem appears when considering solutions to the differential ...
    • A quantitative proxy of diatom dissolution with implications for biological production in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific over the past 25,000 years 

      Warnock, Jonathan (Northern Illinois University, 2006)
      Here we present a quantitative proxy for determining opal dissolution in deep sea sediment cores. The ratio of organic carbonxalcite production in the ocean is thought to affect global climate by changing CO2 levels in the ...
    • Racial Differences in Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Survival Rates 

      McNeely, Kevin P., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-02)
      In this study, the survival rates of acute lymphocytic leukemia patients and how they differ based on demographic information, particularly race, were analyzed. Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the blood and ...
    • Random Generation and VR Environments: Creating Personalized and Unique User Experiences 

      Miller, Noah J., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-05)
      “Random Generation and VR Environments: Creating Unique and Personalized Experiences” is split into two components. The video showcases a live demonstration of the VR project, and an in-depth view of the integrated ...
    • Rate My Car (Website) 

      Chapman, Nick M., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-10-13)
      In a day and age where social media is thriving, and more prominent than ever, it is quite surprising that there is no social website dedicated strictly for car enthusiast. A place where you can be surrounded by like minding ...
    • RC to Rπ Car Conversion 

      Myers, Nicole F., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-02)
      A C++ program was developed on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B in order to control the speed and steering of a radio controlled car so that it would autonomously drive within a lane. Images were captured by a Raspberry Pi Camera ...
    • A reaffirmation of faith 

      Sullivan, Mary (Student of English) (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      Some things are like riding a bicycle; once you acquire the talent you rarely need to practice it. Other things, like teaching, are more difficult skills to master. They require a considerable amount of practice and ...
    • Real Estate and the 1986 Tax Reform Act 

      Baugh, Brian W. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      The 1986 Tax Reform Act has made sweeping changed in the nation's tax code. While the Code has been totally revamped, the investors of real estate seem to be the main target of the Act. Changes in capital gain treatment, ...
    • The Reality of Imaginationland 

      Hansa, Jack T., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-09)
      What I am arguing is that people’s inability to distinguish between the truth and a lie, is influenced by a number of factors such as lack of education, political fatigue, and the fact that likeable people are able to ...
    • Reasonable or innocent : the innocent construction rule in Illinois 

      Hamilton, Liz (Northern Illinois University, 1984)
      An examination of the legal concept of "innocent construction" in the state of Illinois.
    • Reassurance Seeking as Mediator Between Memory Confidence and Test Performance 

      Kingzette, Alexia M.,1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-02)
      Test-related safety behaviors, referred to as reassurance seeking, are involved in the underlying processes that maintain test anxiety and are associated with lower performance on standardized exams. The pilot and main ...
    • Recent advances in biological weapons detection 

      Patton-Fehrman, Lore (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
      The events at the end of2001 have made the threat from biological weapons a critical issue and a matter for public concern and safety. The detection and identification of a biological weapon with a portable device in a ...
    • Recognition of asset impairment: A Comparison of Recognition Criteria 

      Leedy, Tracey D. (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      This report examines the accounting for the impairment of long-lived assets and identifiable intangibles as discussed in the Financial Accounting Standards Board Discussion Memorandum No. 098-B. This report specifically ...