CSS Students in Action

Social Work Capstone Day

Senior Social Work students will present their Capstone projects this spring. Come by to see what goes into the making of a social worker and celebrate their many hours of dedication to helping and leading others while being students.

JPS Student Published

Congratulations to alumnus Sarah Kelly! Sarah was a double major in Medical Anthropology as well as Justice and Peace Studies. Her paper entitled " Energy Consumption in Creighton University Residence Halls: Comparing Attitudes and Behaviors" will be published in the fifth issue of Quest, Creighton's Undergraduate Research Journal.

"Perspectives" Symposium 2018

February 2018 was the inaugural year for the Department of Cultural and Social Studies' annual symposium "Perspectives." Centered around Dr. DiLeo's edited volume All Creation is Connected, the event included faculty, staff, student, and alum presentations around the ideas of integral ecology, social science, and Creighton's sustainability efforts.

Featured speakers included Dr. Burke-Sullivan, S.T.D., Vice Provost for Mission and Ministry, Dr. DiLeo (Justice and Peace Studies), Dr. Miller (Theology), Dr. Dilly (Cultural Anthropology) & her students, Dr. Wishart (Sociology), Sarah Kelly (2017 Alumna), and Belyna Bentlage, MS (Sustainability Coordinator).

              Anthropology Students reflect on the relationships between environment, food, and sustainability. Pictured left to right: Courtney K, Cat H, Michelle D, and Emily K. 

MMA Student Wins Award



Erin Young, a candidate in the Masters in Medical Anthropology program, was awarded the Dr. Peak Memorial Health Disparities Essay Award at Creighton's Annual Health Disparities Seminar sponsored by The Center for Promoting Health and Health Equality. Erin's essay discussed African American health in relation to residential segregation drawing on empirical facts and drawing on social theories to interpret the evidence.