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    • A Game of Roads: The North Omaha Freeway and Historic Near North Side 

      Montag, Sharra Lynne
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2015)
      The Near North Side neighborhood of North Omaha has faced much turmoil during its one hundred and sixty years of existence. A once thriving and culturally significant community has been reduced to an area plagued with ...
    • GE's Telecomsat Revised: A Decade of Operating Results 

      Vanderpool, Larry G.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1973)
      In October 1960, the Missile and Space Vehicle Department (MSVD) of the General Electric Company printed 200 copies of a special proprietary report on the business prospects of communications satellites (comsats) The 234 ...
    • General Douglas MacArthur in Korea 

      Ha, Clara Moonja
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1968)
      International politics is "power politics," and simple solutions are not possible. There are many elements in each situation, and many tendencies in each. Under these complicated situations, the best way that one can do, ...
    • Generation and analysis of transgenetic mice expressing catalytically inactive recombination activating gene-1 

      Hassaballa, Ashraf Elsayed
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2006)
      The proteins encoded by the recombination activating genes (RAG1 and RAG2) are lymphoid cell-specific endonucleases that initiate V(D)J recombination; the mechanism by which the exons that encode the variable portion of ...
    • Generation Text 

      Swanson, Erin
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2008)
      Text messaging is the newest form of communication used in education, business and personal relationships that has taken the world by storm. From corporations to grade schoolers, it appears that texting is the most convenient ...
    • 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 ...