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December 21, 2016
Local Advocates of Meditation, with Science on Their Side, ‘Cultivate the Skill to do Nothing’

Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 21, 2016
For years, academics dismissed meditation as a form of alternative medicine, said Dr. Sanjay Singh, chairman and professor in the department of neurology at the Creighton University School of Medicine. But recent research shows that regular mediation can result in actual physical changes to the brain.
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You’re Not the Only One Feeling the Holiday Stress

WOWT, Dec. 19, 2016
"Everything else can be good enough, but this is the part that I really want to go well,' and put your efforts into that part of it, whatever it might be," Tom Lenz, the director of the Healthy Lifestyle Management Program at Creighton University said. "So it's really a perspective component."
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'Workspace for Creative Thinkers': Proposal Calls for Omaha 'Makers District' North of Cuming Street

Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 21, 2016
As the area reactivates and meshes more with downtown, Future Forward foresees more job creation even farther north, into economically depressed areas of north Omaha. Lyn Wallin Ziegenbein sees it blending with its western neighbor, Creighton University, which she noted offers a built-in customer base.
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Spring Lake Staff Informs Students, Families of Third-Grade Teacher's Death

Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 21, 2016
Counselors were on hand at Spring Lake Magnet Center on Monday to help students and staff cope with the unexpected death of third-grade teacher Laura Magaña. She attended Creighton University on a prestigious Gates Millennium scholarship, which covers virtually all college costs.
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‘I Knew I was Making a Difference’: Highlands Ranch Woman uses Teen Court Experience, Earns Law Degree

Lone Tree Voice, Dec. 19, 2016
Since she was a little girl, Cynthia Griffin wanted to be a lawyer. Her experiences in the Teen Court program gave her the leg up she needed to graduate in May with a law degree from Creighton University in Nebraska.
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Rural Mainstreet Index Highest in Six Months

Nebraska Ag Connection, Dec. 20, 2016
“Since July 2013, weakness in farm income and low agricultural commodity prices continue to restrain the sale of agricultural equipment across the region. This is having a significant and negative impact on both farm equipment dealers and agricultural equipment manufacturers across the region," said Creighton economist Ernie Goss.
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Manufacturers in Minnesota, Midwest Expect 2017 to Trump 2016

Star Tribune, Dec. 19, 2016
During interviews summarized in the Dec. 1 report, supply managers repeatedly echoed the sentiment: “So glad the election is over. Let’s go to work,” said Ernie Goss, economic forecasting director for Creighton.
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Woster: Russia: The Same Old Bully

The Daily Republic, Dec. 20, 2016
At Creighton, students hit the kneelers at St. John's Chapel, as did people around the country.
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Anna Katherine Brodbeck Joins Dallas Museum of Art

The Key Reporter, Dec. 19, 2016
The author, Krysta M. Larson is a senior at Creighton University majoring in English and journalism. She is a recently inducted member of Phi Beta Kappa. Creighton is home to the Beta of Nebraska Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.
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