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Fran & Marie: The Short Stories
(Creighton University, 2016-05-02)
How do the Leadership Styles of African American Women Entrepreneurs Influence their Ability to Lead Successful Businesses?
(Creighton University, 2016-04-01)
The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to explore the leadership styles of African American women entrepreneurs (AAWEs). The fields of entrepreneurship and leadership include an ever-growing population ...
Sedated by Progress: Nostalgia as a Force for Self-continuity in Contemporary Shenzhen
(Creighton University, 2016-05-10)
Scholars in different disciplines hold vastly different views of nostalgia, a powerful, pan-cultural emotional longing for an idealized past. This thesis bridges the conceptual gap between theoretical and scientific ...
Mechanisms of Credential Inflation in the United States Aerospace and Defense Industry
(Creighton University, 2016-09-08)
Credential inflation in the United States has posed numerous problems for citizens, educators, business leaders, credentialing providers, and policymakers. Over the last 40 years, scholars have documented concerns with the ...
Regulatory Mechanisms Underlying the Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Endothelial Cells
(Creighton University, 2016-08-10)
Cardiovascular disease is the foremost cause of mortality in the United States. Myocardial infarction often results from atherosclerotic occlusion of coronary arteries. Coronary angioplasty is performed to restore cardiac ...
Polo-Like Kinase 1 and Smooth Muscle Cells in Coronary Artery Bypass Conduits and Coronary Arteries Following Angioplasty
(Creighton University, 2016-04-27)
Objective — An internal mammary artery (IMA) graft is immune to intimal hyperplasia (IH) whereas a saphenous vein (SV) graft is prone to undergo restenosis due to neointima formation. However, the underlying mechanism in ...
Barriers to Clergy Leadership in Church-Public School Partnerships
(Creighton University, 2016-07-12)
The purpose of this qualitative study was to identify and weigh church leaders' perceived barriers to establishing partnerships with local high poverty public schools in a large East Coast city. The aim of this study was ...
Preparation, Characterization and Toxicity Evaluation of a Novel Sustained Release Delivery System for a Hydrogen Sulfide Donor - GYY 4137
(Creighton University, 2016-07-11)
Open angle glaucoma is an ocular neurodegenerative disease that is characterized by elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) and neurodegeneration of retina ganglion cell (RGC) and optic nerve head (ONH), leading to blindness. ...
Developing Career Readiness Employability Skills Transitions (CREST) Program: A College and Career Transition Program
(Creighton University, 2016-06-29)
After spending nearly all of their adolescent lives in primary education, young adults depart the high school setting expecting to be adequately prepared to effectively transition to adulthood. Young adults should possess ...
Exploring Ways a Christian Service Program and School Curriculum Develops and Promotes Empathy in Students
(Creighton University, 2016-08-30)
This qualitative, phenomenological study examined how an Augustinian, Catholic, secondary school in the Northeastern United States helped students develop and learn empathy through its Christian Service Program and curriculum. ...