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December 2, 2016
Creighton University Survey Shows Continued Sluggish Midwest Economy

Radio Iowa, Dec. 2, 2016
“It’s up but still well below the national (rate),” Creighton economist Ernie Goss says. “Why below the national? Because agriculture, manufacturing and energy are more important in this part of the country and all three of those sectors are not doing well and as you know, oil prices still can’t get above 50, at least they haven’t recently.”
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Goss: ND Economy ‘Stabilizing’

Prairie Public News, Dec. 2, 2016
"We're talking about a person with one hand in the refrigerator and one hand in the fireplace," Creighton economist Ernie Goss said. "On the average, you're doing okay." Goss said the refrigerator is the agricultural sector, the energy sector and manufacturing, while the fireplace would be non-manufacturing, which Goss said has been doing "reasonably well."
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Midwest, Minnesota Manufacturers Struggle for a Fifth Month

StarTribune, Dec. 1, 2016
Midwest factories shed jobs for a fifth consecutive month in November. The Mid-America Business Conditions Index, which is conducted by Creighton University and covers Minnesota and eight other states, rose to 46.5 from 43.8 in October.
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USF Joins Other Catholic Colleges in Signing Statements of Support for Undocumented Students

News-Sentinel, Dec. 1, 2016
In addition to University of Saint Francis, those signing the statement include the leaders of major Catholic universities such as Boston College, Xavier University, University of Dayton, DePaul University, Villanova University and Creighton University.
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Journey of Biblical Magi Through the Eyes of a Child

Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 1, 2016
Now the Creighton University Department of Fine and Performing Arts will present “Amahl” as its Christmas show, with performances tonight through Saturday at CU and Sunday at the Wilson Performing Arts Center in Red Oak, Iowa.
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