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    • 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 ...
    • William Sanderson McCormick: A Biography 

      Frost, Mary Katharine (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1961)
      Cyrus Hall McCormick has the lion’s share of the McCormick family fame, and rightly so, for his invention and skillful marketing of the reaper revolutionized American agriculture. His younger brother, William Sanderson ...
    • Wilson and Labor, 1912 - 1916 

      Forsyth, Mary Jose B.V.M. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1959)
      The study of the dramatic relationship between Woodrow Wilson and labor led me into a field, rich in historical implications—a veritable harvest inviting the proverbial gleaner. Being a solitary, though willing, gleaner, ...
    • Winged John 

      Bean, Mary (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2021)
      Set in the 19th century, John, a man with wings, struggles to survive during the Civil War and the tail end of the Second Great Awakening in the United States.
    • The Womb in The Waste Land: Abortion as Social Failure in “A Game of Chess” * Another Radical Feminism: In Defense of the Woman-Mother *Love in the Convent: Female Friendship and the Failure of Marriage in The History of the Nun 

      Hallgren Havlat, Jill (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2011)
      THE WOMB IN THE WASTE LAND: ABORTION AS SOCIAL FAILURE IN “A GAME OF CHESS” is most concerned with T.S. Eliot’s use of the residents in the aforementioned sequence to communicate his idea that public discourse in England ...
    • Women in Technology: College Experiences that are Correlated with Long-Term Career Success 

      Moreno, Melissa Gearhart (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      Women are underrepresented in technology careers because they pursue technology degrees less frequently and leave technology careers at greater numbers than do men. By analyzing a representative dataset of college graduates ...
    • Women Leaders in Higher Education: Overcoming Barriers Through Transformational Leadership 

      O'Neal, Summer (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      This study identified barriers to leadership emergence and documented leadership behaviors of a purposeful sample of successful women in private faith-based institutes of higher education. Gender, glass ceiling, mentorship, ...
    • Women's Leadership: Young Men's Expectations of Female Leaders 

      Hickman, Laura (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2013)
      This grounded theory study sought to understand young men’s expectations of female leaders. Interviews of twenty pre-professional millennial men, most from major Midwestern cities were coded using InVivo and other initial ...
    • Work Horse: Selected Poems 

      Argotsinger, Matthew Alan (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2015)
      In his first collection of poetry, Matthew Alan Argotsinger explores the world of predawn blue collar bagel baking, along with all the aftereffects that such a life causes. Unafraid to be lyrical and expressing a rich love ...
    • The Work of the Sinsinawa Dominicans in Secondary Education West of the Missouri River 

      Long, Mary Bruno (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1943)
      There Is a call from Catholic educational leaders for more research study of the problems peculiar to Catholic secondary education. The solution at any educational problem involves its consideration from an historical point ...
    • Worker Behaviors to Organizational Change: How a Generational Workforce Responds to a Company Acquisition 

      Bailey, Sean David (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2014)
      The purpose of this qualitative study is to develop a better understanding on how a|generational workforce responds to significant change. The significant change is a global company acquisition, which the researcher defines ...
    • Working Towards (In)Equality: A Social Constructionist Feminist Perspective on the Impact of Gender and Household Size in the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Data on Entrepreneurial Decisions and Motivations 

      Kauzlarich (Mizaur), Laura (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Through an explicit feminist lens, this paper examines the roles of gender and household size in both choosing to be an active early-stage entrepreneur in general and also in choosing to be an opportunity-driven entrepreneur ...
    • The World Over 

      Fletcher, Cassiopeia Lorynn (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2015)
      Eight years ago, an unknown epidemic swept through the world, turning those infected into ravenous cannibals with no sense of self or others. Following the Waves, the government formed camps to protect the survivors, but ...
    • The Worldly Texts of After-School Programs: New Perspectives in Pedagogy 

      Loughlin, Maranda (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Loughlin, Maranda, The Worldly Texts of After-School Programs: New Perspectives in Pedagogy. Master of Arts in English, May 2020, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. My thesis theorizes the after-school environment ...
    • X-Ray Fluorescence Cross Sections for the Elements 55 ≤ Z ≤ 60 

      Wrage, Hans T. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2009)
      X-ray cross sections have been found for the elements Cs, Ba, La, Ce, Pr, and Nd. Two methods are used to calculate cross sections which are both compared to theoretical calculations. Comparisons are also made to theoretical ...
    • The XYZ Bank: A Case Discussion 

      Colgan, Stephen A. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1974)
      In early May, 1974, Mike Hart, the Check Collection Department Head for the XYZ Bank asked Sid Collins, the Check Processing Section Head to meet with him regarding several problems which had begun to surface in the ...
    • You & Your Red Throat 

      Else Woelber, Aubree (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      You & Your Red Throat is an exploration of more than my personal and writerly obsessions. They are my necessities. Most evident throughout the manuscript is my search for identity and human commonality within what is often ...