Public Relations  >  News Center  >  CU in the News  >  January, 2014  >  January 31, 2014
January 31, 2014
Creighton professor's colossal heads inspired by Hannibal

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 30, 2014
Littleton Alston has a colossal head. Actually, he has two colossal heads, each on pedestals in the spacious, industrial workshop near 20th and Cuming Streets where Alston, a sculptor and Creighton University art professor, makes his work.
Read Full Story

When sports and ethics collide, answers can be murky

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 30, 2014
He, Othello Meadows and Lisa Yanney Roskens shared their ethical encounters in the business of sports with about 150 people Wednesday. The Omaha Business Ethics Alliance at Creighton University met at the Gallup campus.
Read Full Story

Blues got you down? She feels your pain

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 30, 2014
When Creighton University Theatre hired guest director Vincent Carlson-Brown, he was asked to pick a show that had a small cast of mostly women. Carlson-Brown's choice was “Melancholy Play” by Sarah Ruhl, which opens Wednesday in the university's studio theater.
Read Full Story

McDermott stands alone among college basketball’s best

The Pendulum, Jan. 31, 2014
The best player in college basketball doesn’t fit the mold of a typical star. He wasn’t a McDonald’s All-American coming out of high school. He doesn’t play for a traditional power. And more surprising than all, he’s still in college for his senior year. He plays small forward for a private school in Omaha, Neb., with an undergraduate enrollment of just over 4,100. And his father happens to be his head coach. Creighton University’s Doug McDermott is the nation’s best college basketball player.
Read Full Story