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April 16, 2010

Creighton in the News

Banker survey sees decline
Omaha World-Herald, April 16, 2010
April's decline was the second in the past three months, said Creighton University economist Ernie Goss, who originated the survey with Nebraska banker Bill McQuillan of Greeley.
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Survey: Bankers see promise in ag industry
Associated Press, April 15, 2010
The index has remained below 50 for 26 consecutive months, said survey organizers Ernie Goss, a Creighton University economist, and Bill McQuillan, CEO of CNB Community Bank of Greeley, Neb.
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CU med center sheds 35 jobs
Omaha World-Herald, April 16, 2010
Creighton University Medical Center has eliminated 35 jobs, the hospital announced Thursday evening.
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Creighton leads nation in recruiting Native American dentists
NewsWise.com, April 16, 2010
Creighton University is meeting a crippling need for Native American dentists and addressing a persistent health disparity head on.
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Kansas, regional economic prospects chill in April
KansasReporter.org, April 16, 2010
Mixed job prospects and an uncertain small town housing market chilled April’s economic prospects in Kansas and the Midwest, according to a new monthly survey of bank executives in the region.
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OPS students to get EMT training
Omaha World-Herald, April 16, 2010
Options continue to grow for area high school students aspiring toward medical careers. Through a partnership with the Creighton University Medical Center, the students will learn the required skills and then get 10 hours of on-the-job training with first responder crews.
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Nuns to mark sainthood of founder
Omaha World-Herald, April 15, 2010
The Little Sisters of the Poor will visit Omaha on Saturday and Sunday to celebrate the sainthood of their founder, St. Jeanne Jugan, who was declared a saint based on an Omaha man’s recovery from terminal cancer. The late Rev. Richard McGloin, a Creighton University Jesuit priest who formerly had been a Little Sisters of the Poor chaplain, had suggested to Gatz’s wife that they pray to Jeanne Jugan for a cure.
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Creighton and UNMC to Host Fifth Annual "Kicks for a Cure"
WOWT.com, April 16, 2010
The fifth annual “Kicks for a Cure” soccer weekend to raise awareness and generate funds for research, education and prevention of women’s cancer will be held April 16 and 17. This year, a featured highlight will be a 7 p.m. Saturday, April 17 match between Creighton University’s men’s soccer team and the reigning NCAA Division I champion University of Virginia.
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Get Out, Omaha!
Omaha World-Herald, April 15, 2010
If you have an hour: Go see Arab-American comedian Dean Obeidallah perform at 7 p.m. Friday at the Mike and Josie Harper Center on Creighton University's campus.
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Bluejays limp into series at Bradley
Omaha World-Herald, April 15, 2010
Ed Servais knows how much it sounds like a cliche, but the Creighton baseball coach said his team is getting back to the basics, starting with an area that has nothing to do with hitting, defense, running or pitching.
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Jays, Kansas split doubleheader
Omaha World-Herald, April 15, 2010
Creighton blasted Kansas 8-0 in six innings Thursday in the first game of a doubleheader as All-American pitcher Tara Oltman recorded her 40th career shutout. Kansas rallied to win the nightcap 6-5 at the CU Sports Complex.
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