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January 5, 2010

Creighton in the News

Putting dark days behind us
Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 3, 2010
Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss said that while the decade economically ended on a very bad note, some perspective is probably in order.
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NaNO Vapor: Strong claims, weak details
Los Angeles Times, Jan. 3, 2010
At least some of the 50-plus ingredients in naNO Vapor really can give weightlifters and other athletes a boost, says Joan Eckerson, associate chair of the department of exercise science at Creighton University. But she notes that the label doesn't specify the amounts of most ingredients, making it impossible for users to know what they're really getting.
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Crime plotting may be beyond scope of policy
Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 3, 2010
Creighton University law professor R. Collin Mangrum, an expert on Nebraska rules of evidence, said attorney-client privilege applies to anything a client divulges about his past. Federal and state court rulings have established that such privileges do not extend to plots to commit crimes.
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A midtown dynamo
Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 27, 2009
Before unveiling the plan publicly, Neary summoned a high-level team from the midtown neighborhood to talk about the project. The team included the Rev. John P. Schlegel, S.J., who said he saw the drawings and realized Mutual was talking about improvements south of Dodge Street that would rival Creighton’s expansion to the north.
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Winter weight gain? Move it, lose it
Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 26, 2009
Jennifer Yee, an instructor in the department of exercise science at Creighton University, suggests a “commercial challenge:” Kids can watch TV, but they have to do as many jumping jacks or pushups as they can during commercials.
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Can inner-city prep school succeed? Answer is YES
Business Week.com, Jan. 3, 2010
"We need that stuff ASAP," said Chad Spurgeon, sounding more like a coach before a big game than North Central's director of college counseling wearing a baggy blue Creighton University sweat shirt.
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12 risk factors for thinning bones
MSN Health and Fitness, Dec. 31, 2009
"Smoking is one of the worst lifestyle factors for brittle bones," says Robert Recker, a physician and director of the osteoporosis research center at Creighton University in Nebraska.
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Noteworthy
Omaha World-Herald, Jan, 2, 2010
Dale Davenport has been named associate dean of administration for the Creighton University School of Medicine.
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Briefly: News Notes Friday
Omaha World Herald, Jan.1, 2010
You can Give Kids a Smile by making an appointment for Creighton University School of Dentistry's Feb. 6 program.
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Lawson's double-double leads Bluejays past Aces
Omaha World-Herald, Jan.3, 2010
Kenny Lawson scored five of his 17 points Sunday to help save Creighton down the stretch as the Bluejays pulled out a 72-64 Missouri Valley Conference win over Evansville.
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Jays’ road win largest in Flanery’s tenure
Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 2, 2010
Creighton’s dominating performance Saturday against Illinois State left coach Jim Flanery looking for the brake pedal. The 69-44 win, combined with a victory Thursday at Indiana State, left the Bluejays 2-0 after their opening road trip in Missouri Valley play.
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