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    • A Response to Bishop Robert Barron’s Call to the Laity: The Catholic Church’s Response to Racism 

      Kappadakunnel, Matt (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    • Obesity and Religious Composition: Understanding Obesity Rates in Major U.S. Cities 

      Marini, Christina (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      As the obesity epidemic continues to grow in the United States, causing premature death and increased healthcare costs, researchers are investigating the various factors which contribute to obesity. Building on the developed ...
    • Race, Religion, and Boycotts 

      Khari Brown, R.; Evans, Hannah; Brown, Ronald E. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Using multiple surveys, this study examined the association between attending congregations in which clergy and/or lay persons discussed social-political issues and the perceptions Blacks, Whites, and Hispanics have about ...
    • How to Prevent Burnout and Improve Performance? The Role of Perceived Autonomy and Spirituality to Achieve Higher Performance 

      Wahyu Ariani, Dorothea (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship model of perceived autonomy, spirituality, burnout, and performance. The research was conducted on undergraduate students in Indonesian universities, especially ...
    • Poetry 

      Fox, Garrett (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|The following poems incorporate various mythic and historical elements of the Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James) into classical poetic structures. The author wished to contextualize and express his ...
    • 2019 Complete Issue 

      author - see individual papers (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    • Tale as Old as Time: How Remaking Classic Fairytale Films Balances Recognizability and Social Progress 

      Gilbert, Madison (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|The Walt Disney Company has spent decades producing movies centered around fairytales, with most of these princess films reaching worldwide fame and acclaim; international audiences have contributed to ...
    • Creating a Better Environment: A Closer Look into the Environmental Justice Movement in the United States and Omaha, Nebraska 

      Hudson, Lizzie (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|For years, the environment has been thought of in terms of the natural world. The environment has been kept separate from social studies and explored as a natural science. While it is true that the ...
    • "The Pages Are Blank": Narrative Stagnancy and Rescripting through Fukú and Zafa in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao 

      Okelberry, Hannah (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao employs various semisupernatural elements to recount the life of Oscar de Léon, the dominant of these being "fukú americanus," or única, "the Curse and the Doom of the ...
    • Enacting Paid Family and Medical Leave Policy: A Quantitative Analysis Across the American States 

      Bever, Kathleen (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|Paid family and medical leave policy is a topical policy debate in the United States. The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 was enacted as an effort to address the lack of a uniform family and medical ...
    • Reconciling Philosophy and Reality through the Wife of Bath's Unorthodox Approach to the Marriage Debate 

      Fuson, Olivia (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|A staple of medieval English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales remains relevant after so many years due to its discourse on fundamental social issues, its cutting satire, and its striking ...
    • An Exploration of Racial Bias in Medical Students' Pain Perceptions and Treatment Decisions 

      Hack, Jessica (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|Health disparities among various racial and ethnic groups are prevalent in the United States, in part because racial and ethnic minorities often receive substandard medical treatment compared to White ...
    • Impact of Mental and Physical Illness in the Hiring Process 

      Smith, Abby; Ampulski, Jenna; Farooqi, Nashib; Jacober, Sarah (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|One of the most common experiences of adulthood is that of work. Arguably, the most challenging part of work is the hiring process, even for adults without a mental illness. However, for individuals with ...
    • Impacts of Modern-Day Medical Education on Trust in the Patient-Physician Relationship 

      Mirzaie, Mina (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|The importance of the patient-physician relationship has implications not only in healthcare practice, but also in medical education, where the resulting impacts of what occurs inside academic medical ...
    • The Beauty of Being: A Collection of Fables, Short stories & Essays 

      Oyewole, Abiodun (2Leaf Press. NY, 2018)
      This paperback book seems to include eighteen short stories that dig into the mystery of life. I read and enjoyed the first two, which are surely more complex than a fable. In the first, "The Tree of Life," a couple come ...
    • Fables d'Ésope illustrées 

      Susanna Davidson; French Caroline Slama (Éditions Usborne. London, 2015)
      This French edition quite exactly replicates its 2013 original by Usborne. The place of printing has changed from China to the United Arab Emirates. Otherwise, only the change of language seems to separate the two books, ...
    • The Tortoise and the Hare and Other Stories 

      Oliver, Nicholas (Igloo Books. Cottage Farm, Sywell, UK, 2015)
      This 8½" x 11" pamphlet contains TH, TMCM, and FS. The text uses a variety of sizes, bolding, and typefaces to emphasize particular words. The art is big, like the pamphlet itself. In TH, the tortoise has a mouse rider. ...
    • Frog's Rainy-Day Story and Other Fables 

      Dowling, Michael James (Carpenter's Son Publishing. Franklin, TN, 2019)
      This book surprised me in several ways. First, it turns out not to be a traditional fable book. Secondly, it turns out to be a good contemporary probe of readers' values. In story after story among the eight told here, ...
    • The Panchatantra: Teaching Tales of Old India 

      Kelly, Narindar Uberoi (Hachette India Children's Books. Gurgaon, India, 2020)
      This version has two great features. First, it illustrates each story. The colored illustrations range from part-page -- like the crocodile on viii -- to full-page -- like Sharma telling stories to the three young men ...
    • Sing a Song of Aesop: Five Famous Fables 

      Retold with Original Music by Brian Hiller and Don Dupont (Heritage Music Press. Dayton, OH, 2012)
      Here is an 8½" x 11" pamphlet of 48 pages with a CD. The five songs are meant for performance by pupils in the second through the fourth grade. Besides the scores for the songs, the pamphlet itself includes production ...