Now showing items 721-740 of 1848

    • The Genesis of Whitman's Style 

      Hall, Sarah Roger
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1929)
      In the troubled political and social period of our country, those years Just preceding the Civil War, a new and startling change was entering into our background of literature and poetry. John Greenleaf Whittier, Ralph ...
    • Genetic Linkage and Association Studies for Bone Geometry and Bone Mineral Density 

      Xiong, Donghai
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2007)
      Osteoporosis is a common skeletal disease becoming one of the biggest public health menaces with the consequence of millions of fractures annually around the world. Osteoporosis is mainly characterized by compromised bone ...
    • Genetic Linkage to Human Height is Identified to 9q22 and Xq24 

      Liu, Yaozhong
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2005)
      Human height is a highly heritable trait, with heritability generally above 0.75. Segregation analyses in different populations supported existence of major genes accounting for a considerable fraction of height variation. ...
    • Genetic Mechanisms of Leg and Haltere Imaginal Disc Defects in Two Tumorous-Head Strains of Drosophila Melanogaster 

      Carney, Kathryn Ann
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1977)
      Strains of Drosophila melanogaster that carry the tumorous- head trait are characterized by amorphous growths which occur in the head region of the flies. This trait, symbolized tu-h, is extremely variable in expression ...
    • Genetics Analysis of Bone Size Variation of Hip, Spine and Wrist in Human Pedigrees 

      Deng, Xu-Tao
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2001)
      Bone size is an important determinant of osteoporotic fracture. However, the importance of genetic factors in determining bone size variation is unknown. My purposes here are three-folded. 1) Estimate the heritability (h2) ...
    • Genome-Wide Linkage Scan and Association Analyses for Obesity Genes 

      Liu, Yongjun
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2005)
      Obesity is a condition of excess body fat that causes or exacerbates several major public health problems. Common obesity is a polygenic disorder arising from the interaction of multiple genetic and environmental factors. ...
    • Genome-wide Linkage Studies for Bone Mineral Density, Areal Bone Size, and Cross-sectional Bone Geometry 

      Shen, Hui
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2005)
      Osteoporosis is a major public health problem, mainly characterized by compromised bone strength. The bone strength is determined by many skeletal factors, including bone mineral density (BMD), geometric structure, ...
    • Genomic Conservation of the Outer Hair Cell Motility Protein, Prestin in the Monotreme: Ornithorhyncus anatinus (Platypus) 

      Sanjeevi, Divvya C.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2007)
      The process of outer hair cell (OHC) motility, which enables sound amplification, is an active process that is thought to be unique to mammals. Prestin, the motor protein of these OHCs, is crucial for its function in ...
    • A Genotypic Comparison of Staphylococcus lugdunensis Clinical Isolates of Diverse Geographic Origin 

      Fincham, Megan A.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2001)
      At the present time, little is known about the newly described coagulase negative staphylococcus, Staphylococcus lagdunensis. However, this organism has been associated with serious invasive infections and can easily be ...
    • Gerard Manley Hopkins, A Modern Victorian 

      Scheetz, M. Johannina
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1937)
      "It is as a revolutionary poet that he batters at our hearts, being melter and molder' of images, churner of delight and the hot moral anguish, lord and breaker of language." | In such glowing language do many admirers of ...
    • The German Campaign for Upper Silesia 

      Grzesiak, Thaddeus J.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1968)
      One of the principal issues which arose at the Paris Peace Conference, called to conclude the Great War, was that of the territorial boundaries of Poland. And one of the most troublesome problems concerning the Polish ...
    • A Global Pedagogical Method to Global Citizenship 

      Reddy, Chai
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      This grounded theory study sought to understand how educators who have participated in a Punahou School-Wo International Center professional development program define components of global citizenship, integrate them into ...
    • The Global Spread of Islamism: An Agent-Based Computer Model 

      Eichman, Morgan Leigh
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2013)
      I use an agent-based model to model a dynamic network that considers the rate at which Islamism will spread globally. I define Islamism as the organized political trend that seeks to solve modern political problems by ...
    • A Goliath and David Partnership: U.S.-Israel Missile Defense Collaboration from 1983 to 2016 

      Fogarty, Francesca J.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      Ballistic missiles and projectiles such as rockets provide the threat of large-scale damage to not only military but also civilian targets, with potentially high casualties. This technology was widely proliferated during ...
    • The Gradient Method of Sensitivity and a Study of Stability of Antibiotics in Agar 

      Siekaniec, Carmelita Ann
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1958)
      The fundamentals of antibiotic therapy and laboratory investigations have been fully explored for more than a decade since penicillin was made available for general use. Investigators delved into their mode of action and ...
    • Greek Elements in John Millington Synge's Riders to the Sea 

      Klein, Mary Gabriela, de Notre Dame
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1941)
      John Millington Synge’s Riders to the Sea is a tragedy -- the tragedy of a whole people earning their living upon the surging breakers, battling against the monstrous waves in their small curaghs, with dark fate ever ...
    • Greek Influence is Shelley 

      Regan, Elizabeth
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1933)
      Shelley is deeply Indebted to Greece for his theory of art and philosophy of life. | As light, speeding from a distant planet, was once intercepted by a sufficiently delicate instrument and made to illuminate one of earth's ...
    • Greek Letter Organization Membership and Socially Responsible Leadership: A Qualitative Study of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Member-Development Program 

      Grimsley, William
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      This qualitative case study focused on the impact of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity member-development program enabling socially responsible leadership in its members. The aim of this study was to analyze the ...
    • The Greek Pastures: A Modern Mystery 

      Duncan, Canascia
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1936)
      One of the more interesting dramatic phenomena of the past decade is Marc Connelly’s play, The Green Pastures. The play is unique both in subject and in method. It has for its subject a Southern Negro’s imaginative picture ...
    • Greek Thought in Matthew Arnold's Prose Works 

      Larson, Bernard V.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1953)
      ". . . A darkling plain Swept with confused alarms of struggles and flight, Where ignorant armies clash by night. " |The main purpose of this chapter is to examine the central aspects of the Victorian Age which are significant ...