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    • Back when I was bishop: Autoethnography of Leadership-As-Practice as a bishop within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 

      Koenig, Scott (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      The purpose of this dissertation in practice is to provide an in-depth self-examination of my service as a bishop (a lay clergy position) within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). Through the use of ...
    • Molecular studies of miRNAs in pulmonary fibrosis 

      Huang, Yapei (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a devastating interstitial lung disease with irreversible loss of lung tissue and function. The myofibroblast is the key cellular mediator of IPF progression. Transforming growth ...
    • An Analysis of Socioeconomics and Education in American Literature: The Impact of Geography on Education 

      Lawless, Jacquelyn (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      The purpose of this essay is to show the impact that unjust geographies have on socioeconomics and education through a closer examination of the landscape, domestic space, and social structure in each novel. This essay ...
    • Past Times 

      McFarland, James (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Collection of three short stories collectively entitled Past Times. The White Horse is about a former Nebraska track athlete patronizing a bar in North Platte, Nebraska. The Fix is about a quarterback on the Brigham ...
    • Mapping One's Place: Narrative Geographical Imaginations and the Topophrenic Condition 

      MacArt, AnnClaire (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Mapping one’s location in the world is a navigational pursuit inherent to the human condition. Spatiality studies and literary geocriticism provide the framework of topophrenia, or the enduring “placemindedness” of the ...
    • Mindfulness and Anxiety Among First Year Dental Students 

      O'Meara-McKinney, Colette (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Students transitioning to the rigors of a four-year dental education program at a private midwestern university often self-identify as experiencing anxiety to a point at which their performance academically and personally ...
    • Powder 

      Faison, Tyler (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      A between third and fourth draft version of my epic-length fantasy novel, Powder. In a world much different from ours, where gunpowder can be used by sorcerers called Blacknails to cast destructive magic, and humans are ...
    • Reflection for Monday, May 11, 2020: 5th week in Easter. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |Today's readings focused on love – love of false idols and love for and from a loving God. While I always think of love as a very positive (and basic) emotion, love can be negative and destructive.|The first reading tells ...
    • Reflection for Friday, May 8, 2020: 4th week in Easter. 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      In the first reading Paul explains to a Jewish audience how Jesus fulfills the promise of the Messiah as outlined in Scripture. The Psalm is a passage that Paul references. The Gospel has an exchange between Jesus and the ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 10, 2020: 5th Week of Easter. 

      Maynard, Angela (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |As I reflect on the readings of today I find myself very moved by a couple of things. |For some, today is Mother's Day.  In the Catholic faith tradition, we honor the mother of Jesus Christ, Mary. I see her as a fierce ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, May 12, 2020: 5th week in Easter. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      Here is a link to a reflection from the archives on today's readings. When the Walls Come Down "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"  (Acts of the Apostles 16:30) First the crowd beat them.  Their call to follow Jesus had ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, May 9, 2020: 4th week in Easter. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |Yesterday, as I watched our parish's Mass online, I observed one of our altar servers doing his normal great job of serving and lectoring. I have seen him serve for several years but have recently come to know him a little ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, May 6, 2020: 4th week in Easter. 

      Waldron, Maureen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |After Barnabas and Saul completed their relief mission,|they returned to Jerusalem, taking with them John, who is called Mark.|Acts 12:25|Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.|Acts ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, May 7, 2020: 4th week in Easter. 

      Shea, John, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |Past. Present. Future.|Paul retells the history of the Israelites from Saul to David to John the Baptist and Jesus. Why? Surely the synagogue officials already know their people's history. Paul wants to ground the story ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, May 13, 2020: 5th week in Easter. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |Where I live, it is spring and the natural world is blooming. Fruit trees bear fragrant flowers. Green buds pop out of the long-bare branches of trees and shrubs and vines. Everything is turning green and pink. And yes, ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, May 5, 2020: 4th week in Easter. 

      Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |The last sentence of today's first reading has caught my attention: It was in Antioch that the disciples were first called Christians. Apparently, it was a derogatory name, like more recently the name Moonies was or even ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 17, 2020: 6th Week of Easter. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      | In the midst of this world-wide pandemic do you have hope?|I am not writing about optimism that "things will get back to normal," or that it is "safe to go back to work" or that "everything will be alright, just as it ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, May 14, 2020: St. Matthias, Apostle. 

      Hamm, M. Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |What is it about the number 12 that was so important to the apostles? The fact that eleven of the original Twelve remained faithful to Jesus seems a pretty good survival rate. Could they not carry on the mission with that ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, May 19, 2020: 6th week in Easter. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |Two days from today, in a few dioceses, and next Sunday, the Church will celebrate the Ascension of Jesus into heaven. In the two Readings for today's liturgy, there is the answering of the ancient question, "Is God with ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, May 16, 2020: 5th week in Easter. 

      Janky, Gladyce (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |In today's gospel reading, Jesus continues his final testament to his friends.  He offers words of caution.  If you choose to follow me, your lives will involve challenges.  Because you are my friends, I offer you a new ...