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Excellent, Approachable, Local: Using an experience-driven, embodied methodology to explore communities of practice within a third place
(Creighton University, 2016-05-16)
Communities of practice can only be changed from the inside out, by participants who believe they are governed by assumptions worth challenging. Challenging those assumptions can be difficult and stressful, but unless we ...
Walking the Wheel
(Creighton University, 2016-05-02)
Walking the Wheel is a wholesome story about a homeless junky and schizophrenic that are desperately trying to find shelter, in somewhere other than the homeless shelter, on the streets of Omaha, NE.
Identifying the Practices that Reduce Criminality Through Community-based Post-secondary Correctional Education
(Creighton University, 2016-04-25)
The qualitative case study comparison of seven community-based post-secondary correctional education (CBPSCE) programs within the United States identified specific program characteristics and practices that may contribute ...
Capturing the Exotic: Mobility and Performance in Paul Morand's 'Good-Bye, New York!' and Josephine Baker's Princess Tam-Tam / 'Heads Full of Kung Fu and Karate Chops': The Performance of Revolutionary Masculinity in Kiran Desai's The Inheritance of Loss / Coming-Around-the-Bend: The Fossil Record and Experiencing the Land in dg nanouk okpik's corpse whale
(Creighton University, 2016-05-09)
Performance is a key aspect of representation, the means through which culture is disseminated and comprehended – and thus, how it comes to be understood within a normative conception of the world. Work such as Paul Morand’s ...
Effects of vitamin D on pro-inflammatory cytokines associated with Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
(Creighton University, 2016-05-10)
ABSTRACT|Non- alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disorder in the United States, affecting approximately one-third of the population. The prevalence of NAFLD increases to 90% in morbidly ...
The effect of microcapsules on dental formulation viscosities
(Creighton University, 2016-04-12)
An area of research in dental materials has focused on the development of cariostatic materials. One specific approach has focused on the incorporation of microcapsules that release calcium, phosphate, and fluoride ions. ...
Bush Allowance: A Phenomenological Study on Sexual Exploitation of Schoolgirls by Male Teachers in Rural Schools in Northern Ghana
(Creighton University, 2016-02-19)
In a patriarchal society like Ghana, the gendered hierarchy and socially accepted views of masculinity and femininity have permeated the school environment, thereby making Ghanaian schools the prime site not only for the ...
The Entrepreneurial Gender Gap in sub-Saharan Africa: An Institutional Framework
(Creighton University, 2016-01-29)
In nearly every economy women are not as actively engaged in entrepreneurial ventures as their male counterparts. Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the few regions of the world with a high concentration of female entrepreneurs. ...
Small RNA Sequencing Analysis of Inner Ear from Conditional Knockout Mice with Hair Cell-Specific Dgcr8 or Dicer1 Deletion
(Creighton University, 2016-01-08)
Damage to mechanosensory hair cells (HCs) of the inner ear leads to permanent hearing loss. Small RNAs, namely endogenous small interfering RNAs (endo-siRNAs) and canonical microRNAs, are known to affect HC development and ...
Anti-tubercular Clofazimine Analogs with Improved Physicochemical Properties
(Creighton University, 2016-05-06)
The worldwide incidence of active tuberculosis (TB) infection was reported to be 9.6 million with the disease responsible for 1.5 million deaths in 2014 despite current treatment approaches that require the use of multiple ...