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August 17, 2009

Creighton in the News

Their wedding gifts give back
Omaha World Herald, Aug. 10, 2009
Creighton University education student Lindsay Gillott and Jeff Beck didn’t spend hours inspecting china patterns or picking out coordinated dish towels after getting engaged. They asked friends and family members to help them establish a scholarship fund for Omaha Public Schools graduates.
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Competency evaluation may delay mom’s hearing
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 16, 2009
The process of determining whether a defendant is competent to stand trial centers on “whether this person has the present capacity to understand the proceedings,” said Raneta Mack, a professor of law at Creighton University.
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Prevention not always a cure-all
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 16, 2009
But the growth over the past 30 years in the variety and broad use of health screenings and drugs has reduced the cost effectiveness of prevention, said Dr. Donald Frey, vice president for health sciences at Creighton University.
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Woodstock: They were there
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 15, 2009
“It was about this promise,” said Robert Dornsife, an associate professor of English at Creighton University. “Politically and culturally. Not everybody likes the politics that were prevalent at Woodstock, but to the extent that people saw promise there, the event gave power to it.”
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AICPA Reports on CPA Reliability
WebCPA, Aug. 14, 2009
The report, from professors F. Todd DeZoort of the University of Alabama and Mark Taylor of Creighton University, analyzed the perceptions of 408 commercial lending officers of CPAs’ integrity, expertise, independence, objectivity and reliability in a hypothetical lending scenario.
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Campus Life
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 14, 2009
Robert P. Heaney has been named to the new position of vice president of research at Creighton University. Maureen Crouchley was named director of summer sessions at Creighton and the Center for Professional Development.
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Former Bluejay Pat Venditte To Be Featured on E:60 This Tuesday
Go!Creighton, Aug.17, 2009
Former Creighton University standout pitcher Pat Venditte is scheduled to be featured in a segment on the ESPN show E:60 on Tuesday (Aug. 18). The show starts at 6 p.m. Central.
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Baseball: Servais happy, sad to see UNI coach hired
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 14, 2009
Indiana State's hiring of Rick Heller as its baseball coach Friday left Creighton's Ed Servais with mixed feelings.
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