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J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s Carmilla: A Tri-Part Exploration of the Vampiric Novel
(Creighton University, 2017-08-24)
This thesis presents three new interpretations into Carmilla scholarship. This thesis moves away from the current interpretations, which use queer theory with Laura and Carmilla and an Anglo-Irish context, by looking at ...
(Creighton University, 2017-05-04)
Whiskey Sour is a historical novel set during Prohibition in 1924 in Chicago, Bellevue/Omaha, and New York City, following the life of Mia Angela Scalisi, a young, well-known nightclub singer, and her relationships with ...
Matrix Metalloproteinases Regulate The Differentiation Of Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Into Endothelial Cells
(Creighton University, 2017-05-01)
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have a great potential as a source of cells for cell-based therapy because of their ability for self-renewal and differentiation into functional cells. Cell-based therapy that can rejuvenate ...
Parenting Autism: An Exploratory Study of The Culture and Experience of African-American Parents of Children Diagnosed with Autism
(Creighton University, 2017-04-11)
This work represents an unapologetic look at the experience of African-American parents of children with autism. It is an attempt to “pull back the curtain” to better understand how parents perceive the diagnosis of autism ...
You & Your Red Throat
(Creighton University, 2017-04-20)
You & Your Red Throat is an exploration of more than my personal and writerly obsessions. They are my necessities. Most evident throughout the manuscript is my search for identity and human commonality within what is often ...
Night Geese: Selected Poems
(Creighton University, 2017-04-25)
A chapbook of selected poetry and an introductory essay, all written by the candidate.
Bacterial Microleakage of Different Sealing Materials in Access Channels of Internal and External Hexagonal Implants
(Creighton University, 2017-04-26)
Microleakage through access channels of screw-retained abutments (crowns) is inevitable, but previous research has suggested that certain filling materials may be better than others at reducing the amount of leakage. The ...
Lived Experiences of Islamic High School Graduates in The Chicagoland Area: A Phenomenological Study
(Creighton University, 2017-02-22)
Islamic high schools have existed in the Chicagoland area for a number of years. There has been no study studying the impact of the schools on the lives of graduates. The purpose of this study was to describe, analyze, and ...
Kindergarten Teachers’ Perceptions and Beliefs of School Readiness in Kindergarten Children
(Creighton University, 2017-10-23)
With the ongoing changes in education and the changing demographics of students in schools, the topic of school readiness is imperative. When children enter elementary school behind academically and socially, they are not ...
Rural Based Multisector Health Care Alliances: Exogenous and Endogenous Factors Influencing Operational Components
(Creighton University, 2017-03-13)
The purpose of this qualitative study was to identify the commonly shared operational components of rural based multisector health care alliances that have been in operation for more than five years. The aim of the study ...