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    • The Aesthetics of John la Farge as Expressed in his Paintings, Grant, and Writing 

      Mulick, Genevieve E.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1943)
      John La Farge, the eldest of nine children, was born in New York City in 1835. His parents were French refugees.1 As a young man, the father had been an officer in the French Navy, and took part in the famous but ill-fated ...
    • "Against and Within" ˸ Neoclassicism and the Social Plan in Early Romantic Period Laboring-Class Poetry 

      Osborn, Katherine Marie
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2013)
      This paper will argue that rather than using neoclassical forms and topoi as a means of garnering influence, pleasing patrons, or, in the case of couplet verse, ease of “memorability,” these Romantic period laboring-class ...
    • The Aged Reducing Mechanisms of the Duodenum in Duodenal Ulcer 

      Organ, Claude H.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1957)
      Peptic ulceration of the stomach and duodenum is pparently a disease of modern times. While the older writers during the days of Aesculapius and Celsus occasionally mentioned the disease, it was not until 1829 that ...
    • An Agent-Based Model of the International Nuclear System 

      Marascuilo, Anne
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2012)
      Despite efforts from the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, the last decade has seen a growing number of states in possession of nuclear weapons. As states enter and exit the nuclear ...
    • Air Force Leadership Innovation through the Utilization of Social Media: A Qualitative Study 

      Singsaas, Joshua Andrew
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2016)
      The field of sociology describes a wealth of leadership practices derived from research conducted across complex fields of study. In one particular field these practices comprise a fundamental element of the successful ...
    • Albert Camus : Existentialist and Humanist 

      Schauls, Carole
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1966)
      During the two decades since World War II there has evolved a literary-philosophic movement which has been termed existentialism. Although the "ism" itself is new, its roots lie, admittedly, in the nineteenth century ...
    • The Alcott Home in Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women 

      Hayden, Marie Benedict O.P.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1950)
      Time and again writers of fiction have divulged the sources of their story material. Even a cursory glance at these occasional confessions reveals that authors utilize a surprising amount of their personal experiences. ...
    • The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell: A Study of Man in Space-Time 

      Stratton, Myra B.V.M.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1969)
      Reality as presented in the Alexandria Quartet of Laurence Durrell, is relative; and as such, the Quartet, using the form of the relativity proposition, translates the scientific principles of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity ...
    • Alkaline Phosphatase Activity in Wound Healing in Normal and Scorbutic Guinea Pigs 

      McNair, Clarence Leroy
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1973)
      The phosphatase enzymes are numerous in living systems and appear to function in a broad range of biological activities. Common to all phosphatase enzyme reactions are phosphorylated substrates wherein the phosphate moiety ...
    • Ambition to Run: Women Veterans Pursuing Elected Office 

      Neihoff, Crystal
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      The purpose of this phenomenological study was to discover what experiences fostered political ambition in women veterans who anticipated running for state or federal office within the next 10 years. The aim of this study ...
    • America Looks at the Hungarian Revolution 

      Myers, Richard F.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1968)
      In a democracy, public opinion shapes policies or at least influences them. American public opinion is shaped by the conditions in which Americans live. Americans have always been sympathetic toward revolutions in countries ...
    • The American Labor Movement: 1815 - 1827 

      Lefave, Donald G.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1957)
      The following pages represent an effort to tell a story. The story of a confused and downtrodden people who were suddenly shifted from one type of society into another. The shilled worker of the decade 1815 — 1827 was ...
    • American-Japanese Relations 1914-1917 

      Keaney, Mary Charleen S.L.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1947)
      Each year as high school classes study the history of World War I, great surprise is shown when they learn that Japan was one of the Allies and an associate of the United States. Particularly since pearl Harbor have students ...
    • American-Japanese Relations Regarding the Intervention in Siberia 

      Welsch, Garnet C.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1947)
      This thesis deals with the parts played by the United States and Japan during the Allied intervention in Siberia. In presenting this material, it was thought necessary to discuss the different interpretations of the ...
    • An Analysis of Accounting Principles Board Opinion No. 18 

      Schultz, Michael L.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1972)
      The purpose of this paper is to look at an official opinion of the Accounting Principles Board, analyze the selected opinion, and determine what affect the opinion will have on the business world. The Opinion selected is ...
    • An analysis of entry level student affairs professionals' ability to identify, aid, and refer students with suicidal ideation 

      Overocker, Jonathan
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2015)
      The author considered a growing culture of compliance, limited resources to address regulatory requirements, and a trend of increasing mental health concerns among college students. Over the last 30 years, the number and ...
    • Analysis of Factors Involved in the Location of Manufacturing Firms in Rural Nebraska Since 1950 

      Frick, Michael J.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1970)
      A decade ago it was predicted that the migration of American industry would produce a crisis in the Midwest. Manufacturing plants, attracted by the climate or favorable tax and labor policies were expected to shift their ...
    • An Analysis of Hippocampal Activity Evoked by Physiological and Electrical Stimulation 

      Jobe, David L.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1972)
      The hippocampus has intrigued scientists for many years. Its apparently simple structure coupled with its unique physiology has stimulated both anatomists and neurophysiologists to investigate the specific role that the ...
    • Analysis of Immunomodulatory Effects of Vitamin D in Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition and Airway Remodeling in Allergic Airway Inflammation. 

      Fischer, Kimberly D.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2015)
      The first line of defense from environmental factors in the host is the epithelium. In the lung, the epithelial layer provides not only a passive physical barrier, but also acts as an active protector through the release ...
    • Analysis of Maternal and Cord Blood for Antidiuretic Activity 

      McNerthney, James E.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1956)
      In 1918 Hoffoauer (1) first proposed that the toxemias of pregnancy may be initiated by dysfunction of the posterior lobe of the hypophysis. This theory was promulgated by Anselmino, Hoffman and Kennedy (2) in 1931 when ...