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    • Kiddie See, Kiddie Do? - The Effects of Familiarity on Play 

      Coenraad, Merijke; Ruomei Wu, Amy; Dean, Kelly (Creighton University. 2012)
      Children are ac0ve learners who acquire knowledge by examining and exploring their environment. Because this environment is gendered, it behooves us to inves0gate how children think about gender and how it affects their ...
    • A Microfluidics Experiment for the Quantitative Analysis Laboratory 

      Gross, Erin M.; Clevenger, Michelle E.; Parker, Kalani; Neuville, Connor (Creighton University. 2012)
      During the past decade, the emerging field of microfluidics has moved to the forefront of science, particularly in analytical chemistry. It would be beneficial for undergraduate students utilize microfluidic methods. ...
    • The nocturnal low-level jet in tropical West Africa: Generation and representation in various data archives 

      Rife, Adam M.; Schrage, Jon M. (Creighton University. 2012)
      Like many regions, tropical West Africa often experiences a low‐level jet stream after sunset. In general, such jets are believed to be produced as a response to the sudden decrease in turbulence in the boundary layer when ...
    • Numerical Weather Prediction in Support of Alternative Energy Production 

      Graffius, Heather N.; Zehnder, Joseph A.; Nendick, Timothy (Creighton University. 2012)
      The purpose of this project is to assess the performance of the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model, a community numerical weather prediction model, in predicting the downward solar radiation and temperature for ...
    • OUTLIARS: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN POLITICAL IDEOLOGY AND DISHONESTY 

      Buttars, Alan; Baumann, Taylor (Creighton University. 2012)
      Purpose: Examine whether a correlation exists between political ideology and dishonesty when participants are given the opportunity to lie for a higher monetary reward Questions for investigation: Will those of a certain ...
    • Pilot Study: The Florence Clinic, Refugee Populations, and Community Health 

      Nasir, Dr. Laeth; Buglewicz, Samantha; Skaff, Michelle (Creighton University. 2012)
      Goals of the Study 1.To investigate and better understand the health-related needs and concerns of refugee communities served by the Florence Clinic. 2. To better address the needs of the communities served by the Florence ...
    • Play, Creativity, and Gender Schema Flexibility 

      Cherney, Isabelle D.; Bucy, Justine L. (Creighton University. 2012)
      Research has shown that children as young as age 4 have established gender stereotypes (Bigler & Liben, 2007), and flexible gender schema are positively correlated with creativity (Martin & Ruble, 2004). The current study ...
    • PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MULTIFUNCTIONAL NANO AND MICRO PARTICLES FOR DRUG DELIVERY 

      Singh, Vijeta; Dash, Alekha; Propst, Stephanie (Creighton University. 2012)
      We hypothesize that a multifunctional nano/micro particulate drug delivery approach utilizing combinational radiofrequency (RF) heating and chemotherapeutic agents will provide a safe and effective treatment options for ...
    • Rapid Synthesis of a Hydrogenated [60]Fullerene by Dissolving Lithium Reduction 

      Urick, Andrew; Schmidt, Michael; Anderson, Michael; Miller, Michael (Creighton University. 2012)
      Most hydrogen additions to fullerene are accomplished by exposing C60 to H2 gas under high temperature and pressure; it can also be accomplished, however, by reduction via lithium with t-butanol in several primary ...
    • Simulating a Multiple Player Extended Deterrence Game with Agent Based Modeling 

      Ross, Landon (Creighton University. 2012)
      An extended deterrence game is presented that supports an arbitrary number of protégé for the game’s two principal players, an attacker and defender, including protégé with commitments to both the attacker and defender. ...
    • Sodium Iodide Radiographic Contrast To Distinguish Between Non- and Cavitated Carious Lesions 

      Wilkinson, Taylor G.; Rocha-Sanchez, Sonia; Nunn, Martha E.; Benn, Douglas K. (Creighton University. 2012)
      Background In managing dental caries, the ability to distinguish between non-cavitated and cavitated lesions is crucial since the former can be treated by non-surgical methods. Interproximal caries relies mostly on ...
    • St. Albert’s Day Student Research Forum: April 1, 2014 

      Graduate School (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2014)
      HISTORY OF ST. ALBERT’S DAY AT CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY|In 1997, faculty from the health science schools, as well as from the College of Arts and Sciences, expressed an interest in promoting the interaction between faculty ...
    • St. Albert’s Day Student Research Forum: April 12, 2016 

      Graduate School (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2016)
      HISTORY OF ST. ALBERT’S DAY AT CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY|In 1997, faculty from the health science schools, as well as from the College of Arts and Sciences, expressed an interest in promoting the interaction between faculty ...
    • St. Albert’s Day Student Research Forum: April 14, 2015 

      Graduate School (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2015)
      HISTORY OF ST. ALBERT’S DAY AT CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY|In 1997, faculty from the health science schools, as well as from the College of Arts and Sciences, expressed an interest in promoting the interaction between faculty ...
    • St. Albert’s Day Student Research Forum: March 26, 2013 

      Graduate School (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2013)
      HISTORY OF ST. ALBERT’S DAY AT CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY|In 1997, faculty from the health science schools, as well as from the College of Arts and Sciences, expressed an interest in promoting the interaction between faculty ...
    • Synthesis of Exocyclic Allenes by Double Reduction with Lithium Aluminum Hydride 

      Urick, Andrew; Kum, John; Hulce, Martin (Creighton University. 2012)
      Exocyclic allenes are well represented among allenecontaining natural products, such as the grasshopper ketone. Allenes have been demonstrated in certain circumstances to embody similar properties to alkynes, and ...
    • The Use of Cryotherapy to Alter Lower Extremity Motoneuron Pool Excitability in a Patient with an Acute Lateral Ankle Sprain- A Case Report 

      Sherman, R. Daniel; Morton, Sam; Grindstaff, Terry L. (Creighton University. 2012)
      To describe changes in soleus and fibularis longus motoneuron pool excitability following an acute lateral ankle sprain Cryotherapy and compression may alter motoneuron pool excitability –Increase soleus –Decrease fibularis ...
    • Vitamin D3 Attenuates ADAM-12-mediated Activation of EGFR in Carotid Artery Smooth Muscle Cells of Hypercholesterolemic Swine 

      Kansal, Vikash; Sur, Swastika; Rao, Velidi; Agrawal, Devendra K. (Creighton University. 2012)
      Deficiency of Vitamin D is linked to an increased risk of hypertension, peripheral artery disease, and myocardial infarction and is a major risk factor for the development of human atherosclerosis. Atheromatous cytokines, ...
    • Water Quality Public Health Program in the Dominican Republic 

      Mitchell, Emma; Thompson, Molly; Michels, Dr. Gary (Creighton University. 2012)
      The Institute of Latin American Concern (ILAC) is a Jesuit mission that was established over 30 years ago to provide healthcare to impoverished, rural Dominicans. Early in its history the organization realized that systematic ...
    • Work Toward the Development of a Microfluidic Biosensor 

      Anderson, Laura R.; Stukel, Nicholas R.; Gross, Erin M. (Creighton University. 2012)
      Project Goals • Optimize the method of electrode fabrication to make the microchip more durable and long-lasting •Determine the oxidation potential of luminol and hydrogen peroxide. •Optimize the flow rate of the solution ...