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January 22, 2010

Creighton in the News

American Universities Rush to the Front Lines in Haiti
Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 22, 2010
Brian W. Loggie, a professor of surgery at the Creighton University School of Medicine, has gotten little sleep in the past week. Days after a devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti, Dr. Loggie and several of his colleagues arrived at a medical facility in the Dominican Republic.
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AJCU Institutions Continue to Support Relief Efforts in Haiti
AJCU Higher Ed Report, Jan. 22, 2010
A surgical team from Creighton University is in the Dominican Republic to assist victims from Haiti
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CU group safe, but plans alter
Omaha World-Herald, January 21, 2010
A Creighton University medical team working about 30 miles from the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince was unharmed after a 5.9-magnitude aftershock struck near the city Wednesday.
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Cooper team in Dominican Republic faces chaotic process
WHYY, Jan. 21, 2010
Father Bill Johnson is a Jesuit priest from Creighton University who provided pastoral care to a woman whose husband had died.
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Survey: Rural Bankers' Economic Optimism Rising
ABC News, Jan 22, 2010
The index has remained below 50 for 23 consecutive months, said survey organizers Ernie Goss, a Creighton University economist, and Bill McQuillan, CEO of CNB Community Bank of Greeley, Neb.
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Treatment for cancer gets a TV close-up
Omaha World-Herald, January 21, 2010
A treatment for late-stage cancer advanced by a Creighton University surgeon is expected to play a role on “Grey’s Anatomy” tonight.
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Nelson sparks Bluejays with scoring surge
Omaha World-Herald, January 21, 2010
Kellie Nelson’s recent scoring tear has surprised even those closest to the Creighton junior. A career 4.5 scorer coming into the season who averaged 8.1 points in nonconference play, Nelson has averaged 14.7 points in the Bluejays’ six Missouri Valley Conference games.
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Bluejays can't handle Eldridge, Illinois State
Omaha World-Herald, January 20, 2010
Creighton knew Illinois State had plenty of weapons that could turn Wednesday's Missouri Valley Conference game in its favor.
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