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    • d-Amphetahine in Obstetrical Analgesia 

      Latona, Joseph Harry
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1954)
      The ideal medication for analgesia during labor is still wanting. This fact is well substantiated when one critically analyzes and enumerates the great number of methods and combinations of drugs used in the modern obstetrical ...
    • The Dance and its Place in the Public School 

      McGowan, Odella
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      The purpose of this investigation is to determine to what extent dancing is a part of the curriculum of the public school. The term dance in this study refers to the educational and creative dance—the dance which has for ...
    • Dark Matter Annihilation and the Observed Positron Excess 

      Garrett, Katherine
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2011)
      The composition of dark matter remains an unsolved mystery in astroparticle physics and cosmology. State of the art experiments are searching for dark matter using two different methods: direct detection, in which a WIMP-like ...
    • The Darker Side of Workplace Behavior: A Phenomenological Exploratory Study 

      Thomas, Charles Jr.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2014)
      The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore why individuals within a corporate setting of 5,000 people or fewer engage in deviant workplace behavior and how leadership, abusive supervision, organizational ...
    • Dating, Dancing, and Riding in Cars: A Scrapbook Archive of Teen Culture in the 1930s 

      Berendzen, Amy
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2013)
      This digital archive is comprised of artifacts from a scrapbook created by my great-grandmother, Mary Jane Logan, during the years that she attended Appalachian State Teachers College (1933-1935) in North Carolina. A ...
    • David Lloyd George's Ideas of Peace 

      Distel, M. Mira O.S.B.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1944)
      The purpose of this thesis is to follow the various statements of the war aims of David Lloyd George both as he expressed them personally and as indicated by his reactions to those stated by others. It shall be the writer's ...
    • The David O. McKay Academy: A Case Study On School Policy 

      Evans, William
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      In 2016, the David O. McKay Academy opened its doors to students. The school experienced multiple difficulties opening and operating. The researcher wondered whether these difficulties were a problem actualizing the goals ...
    • A Decade Examination of Women's Percentage of Entrepreneurship Degrees by Institutional Level and Control 

      Mueller-Fichepain, Desarae
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      This study aims to enhance our understanding of the influence educational institution level and control have on the institutional percentage of entrepreneurship degrees and certificates (EDCs) earned by women in post-secondary ...
    • Deciphering the Link Between Genetic Variants and Sphingolipid Metabolites in Fumonisin B1- and FTY720-Induced Neural Tube Defects 

      Gardner, Nicole M.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2015)
      Neural tube defects (NTDs) are birth defects that affect approximately 1/1000 babies annually worldwide and are thought to result from complex interactions between genetics, maternal nutrition, and environmental factors. ...
    • The Decision Making Process in People's Republic of China: China's Response to the Nixon Administration's Policy Toward China 

      Delahoussaye, George Raeford
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1974)
      The touchdown of President Nixon's airplane, the Spirit of '76, at Peking airport on February 21, 1972, marked the end of an era in the foreign relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China. This ...
    • Deferred Compensation Plans 

      Harrington, Raymond S.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1967)
      There are literally thousands of qualified deferred compensation plans in existence and, understandably, there are a number of rules which must be complied with to obtain Treasury Department approval of a qualified Plan. ...
    • Defying the Odds: Documenting the Leadership Styles of a Long-Serving Urban Superintendent 

      Dubzinski, Steven J.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2016)
      The superintendent of schools for any school district is a vital and key position within a community. Superintendents are looked at as the educational leader and have the ability to have great influence over the district ...
    • Delivery of a Small Hydrophobic and Large Hydrophilic Molecule via Intranasal Route 

      Vora, Deepal
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      The intranasal route of drug administration is widely known to be a non-invasive route that has the potential to carry a drug directly to the central nervous system (CNS). Drugs with low solubility and large molecular ...
    • Demimondes of the Old Market 

      Walsh, Catherine
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2014)
      Opening Paragraph:|Raymond Williams notes that to study a culture means to study a signifying or symbolic system (Williams, 35-40). This project is an examination of a particular culture, young females working in the service ...
    • Derivatives of 1-(3-methoxy-4-acetoxyphenyl)-2,6-dicarbethoxy-cyclohexanedione-3,5 

      Adrian, M. Adrienne, S.S.N.D.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1949)
      Papadakis has synthesized the following substances: 1-(p-Acetoxyphenyl)-2,6-dicarbethoxy-cyclohexanedione-3,5 (I), 4-Hydroxphenyl-cyclohexanedione-3,5 (II), l-(p-Acetoxyphenyl)-2,6-dicarbethoxy-4-carbethoxymethyl-cyclohe ...
    • Dermatophyte Respiration Antagonism in Vitro by Juglone 

      Ludvik, George M.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1960)
      Centuries before juglone was isolated and structurally analyzed it was employed as a medicinal ingredient in combating venereal diseases, eczema, mycotic infections, gastro-intestinal disorders and a number of varied ...
    • A Description of Pre-Adolescent Suicidal Ideation by Mental Health Professionals in Washington State 

      Stover, Mary
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      This dissertation in practice sought to understand the major contributors to suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in preadolescent children as described by health professionals in Washington state. Interview participants, ...
    • Design and Application of Novel Ligand-Dependent RNA Catalysts Toward Regulating Gene Expression 

      Kertsburg, Alexis
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2004)
      RNA is a highly versatile molecule that is involved in numerous aspects of gene expression including protein synthesis, RNA maturation, RNA editing, RNA turnover, translational regulation, and protein trafficking. A seminal ...
    • Design of Peptide Inhibitors of the Human Chaperone Protein Hsp70 

      Hatfield, Marcus Perry Daniel
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2013)
      Hsp70 is a protein that refolds misfolded proteins and has housekeeping functions which regulate apoptosis and other cellular activities. Hsp70 consists of a nucleotide-binding domain which binds ATP and a substrate binding ...
    • Design of Peptide Ligands Which Mimic the Activity of Carcinoembryonic Antigen 

      Palermo, Nicholas Y.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2010)
      Design of a peptide which mimics the biological activity of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) through interaction with its receptor, the heterogeneous ribonucleoprotein M (hnRNP M), is based on Pro-Glu-Leu-Pro-Lys, which is ...