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    • W. H. Auden: Twentieth-Century Poet-Moralist 

      Anthony, Nora Brown
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1966)
      "A poet all the way round" is what his critics and colleagues called W. H. Auden in 1937. In this century of extreme specialization he has demonstrated an artistic productivity and versatility far more characteristic of ...
    • Wage Incentives: An Evaluation in Terms of Contemporary Motivation Theories 

      Kealy, Earl P.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1970)
      Business managers have been searching for ways to reduce costs through increased productivity for probably as long as they have been paying for labor. | Fredrick W. Taylor introduced a system in the 1880's known as the ...
    • Ward as a Tractarian 

      Mc'Ardle, Mary Euphrasia B.V.M.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      The pages of history reveal the lives of individuals, the rise of nations and of great movements, and we read them through, occasionally elevated by the heroism of some lofty soul, but more often borne down by the records ...
    • Washington Irving and the Drama 

      Price, George Rennie
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1933)
      In view of Washington Irving's genial character and social position, it is not surprising that the first great American man of letters should have met among other personages in Europe and America some of the well-known ...
    • Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Education: Exploring Best Practices Used in the Dominican Republic 

      Gammell, Karey L.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2016)
      Advancements in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions have improved the health and well-being of communities globally. Despite this success, a major disease burden attributed to unsafe drinking water, inadequate ...
    • The Weaksley Paint Company 

      Carlson, R. Andrew
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1974)
      In his first appointment as a member of the Expertise Consultant Co. Inc., Donald Peterson was assigned to the Weaksley Paint Company located in Omaha, Nebraska. The young man, an ambitious fellow who had just earned his ...
    • The Weaving of British Appeasement: A Study of Events which Culminated in the Munich Agreement of 1938 

      Franco, Phillip S.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1958)
      In a study of periods and struggles in history, certain phrases or words become synonymous with specific events or policies. This fact is aptly illustrated by the term, "Appeasement," which came to connote a course of ...
    • Western Nursery, Inc. 

      Kosse, James A.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1975)
      Western Nursery was organized in 1957, by Mr. George Kearns. The business was initially centered around the raising of plants and flowers in a small greenhouse on George Kearns' property. From 1957 until 1972, the business ...
    • What is Being Done for Health and Physical Education in the Parochial Schools of Omaha, Nebraska 

      Padgen, Nicholas C.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1947)
      After nine years of experience in Catholic institutions of learning, the writer has concluded that our Catholic philosophy of education is partly ignored in our parochial school system. The fact that physical and health ...
    • What John Dewey Owes to Froebel 

      Walker, Anna Julia
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      Whatever the subject for discussion in regard to education, or educators, may be, in its many and various phases whether on matters of great importance, or those of lessor scope, in this twentieth century, unsurpassed for ...
    • What Makes More Resilient Young Women? Leadership, Work, Independence and Participation 

      Toohey, Susan
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2013)
      The purpose of this study was to discover what variables from the home and the high school may be related to a student having a high resilience score. The participants for the current research were all young women who ...
    • What the Elementary School can do for the Problem Child 

      Brown, Evelyn S.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1946)
      Until recently, when a child was referred to as a Problem Child, immediately the thought came to mind, a discipline case; an incorrigible; a perverse or maladjusted child. However, educators of today use interchangeably ...
    • “Where Are We?": New Directions and Global Turns in the American Southern Gothic of the 21st Century 

      Martin, Claire K.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      This thesis, “‘Where Are We?’: New Directions and Global Turns in the American Southern Gothic of the 21st Century,” charts new directions and global currents in American Southern discourse and regional studies, specifically ...
    • Who Lives There: Role of Embedded Troops in Counter-Insurgency Operations 

      Shumate, Dean
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2015)
      Since 2001, the United States Army has been involved in several armed conflicts around the world. These conflicts have involved insurgents and emphasized the tactics of counterinsurgency (COIN). The strategic and tactical ...
    • The Wholesale Grocer, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow 

      Kolm, John
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1967)
      In today's modern supermarket there are over 7,000 items on the shelves awaiting selection by the consumer. It behooves one to pause and consider how such a large and varied array of goods from all over the world has been ...
    • Wilbur Burton Foshay: The Saga of a Salesman 

      McNulty, Marcy Frances
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1964)
      History has been defined as the story of man's past actions based on the evidence that has survived. A study of this surviving evidence reveals that no man lives in a vacuum separated from other men nor does a man live ...
    • Willa Cather and Her Novels 

      Cotter, Mary Jean O.S.U.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1928)
      The state of Nebraska is part of the great plain which stretches west of the Missouri River, gradually rising until it reaches the Rocky mountains. The character of all this country between the river and the mountains is ...
    • Willa Cather and the Humanities 

      Lieben, Eileen Brooks
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1962)
      The last hard rays of a December sun still shone over Red Cloud when I rose to take my leave of the two gracious old ladies who had been Willa Gather's lifelong friends. The last words of the older sister, the Carrie, to ...
    • Willa Cather's Artistic Success: A Study in her Familiarity with Subject Matter and Perspicuity of Expression 

      Lewis, Wilbert C.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1951)
      The object of this paper is to consider the life and literary devices of Willa Cather as revealed in her best novels. It will discuss some of the factors and elements which had a direct hearing upon her success as a novelist. ...
    • William Makepeace Thackeray's Use of the Parenthesis 

      Wagoner, Mary Alice
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1966)
      If one agrees that a major premise of literary criticism is that the test of a literary work is Its ability to be universally accepted throughout the ages, then it would appear that the works of William Makepeace Thackeray ...