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August 31, 2012
Chocolate May Help Men Dodge Strokes, Too

ABCNews, Aug. 29, 2012
Not everyone is buying into the idea that milk chocolate is what people should be reaching for if they’re at risk for stroke. Dr. Roger A. Brumback, a professor of pathology, psychiatry and neurology at Creighton University Medical Center, who was not involved in the current study, says that all chocolate is not created equal.
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Drought Pushes Borrowing Higher, Land Prices Lower

Beef Magazine, Aug. 31, 2012
“The drought is dampening economic activity across the region,” says Creighton University economist Ernie Goss. “Companies with close ties to the farm, such as ethanol, and agriculture equipment sellers are experiencing pullbacks in growth. I expect food processors to take a hit later in the year as higher food prices work their way through the system.”
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Megan Bober Named MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week

GoCreighton.com, Aug. 29, 2012
Megan Bober of Creighton University has been selected the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week. Bober was honored for her performance during the period of August 20-26. Now in its 14th year of existence, The Valley’s Scholar-Athlete program honors its student-athletes for their athletic performance for a one-week period and academic success in the classroom.
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