Public Relations  >  News Center  >  CU in the News  >  January 3, 2017
January 3, 2017
James Williams Took a Stand Against Segregation in the U.S. Military

Wall Street Journal, Dec. 30, 2016
After the war, he earned medical degrees at Creighton University and became a surgeon in Chicago. His patients included Martin Luther King Jr. and the blues singer Muddy Waters.
Read Full Story

Credit Cards for Bad Credit

Wallet Hub, December 2016
Consistently paying on time and paying more than the minimum payment will create a favorable card payment history, which will ultimately improve the credit score,” says Julie Kalkowski, Director of Financial Hope Collaborative at Creighton University.
Read Full Story

From Lattes to Manicures: Why You Shouldn’t Give Up Little Luxuries

Go Banking Rates, Jan. 3, 2017
People feel depressed when they try to create a budget that focuses on cutting out things. “It’s a terrible exercise,” said Brad Klontz, a financial psychologist and associate professor at Creighton University. “That’s why hardly anyone does it, and we all feel like failures because we don’t have a budget.”
Read Full Story

Editorial: Bring Balance Back to Lincoln

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 1, 2017
Creighton University President Daniel Hendrickson: A new dental school and private development that further weave CU into the city.
Read Full Story

Area Financial Experts’ Predictions for 2017: Expect S&P 500 to Rise by 8 percent

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 2, 2017
“This view is promoted by the administration’s choice of successful business professionals for key Cabinet positions,” Gerald Jensen, a business professor at Creighton University said. “Excessive regulation is considered to be responsible for harming many industries, while decimating others, such as the coal industry and the for-profit education industry.”
Read Full Story

Economic Outlook on the Upswing, say Purchasing and Credit Managers

The Kansas City Star, Jan. 3, 2017
“This is the second straight increase in the overall index and points to an improving regional manufacturing economy. I expect this to generate even healthier growth for both manufacturing and non-manufacturing for the first half of 2017,” said Ernie Goss, the Creighton University economist who oversees the surveys.
Read Full Story

Family Donates Art Depicting Lewis and Clark to Namesake Elementary School

Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 28, 2016
Robert Mathiasen’s parents came to own the painting after his mother first fell in love with a smaller print version of the piece in 1993. His father, Emmett, a former Creighton University basketball player, was a physician and surgeon in Council Bluffs for almost 50 years.
Read Full Story

New License Plates will Mean Longer than Normal Lines

Norfolk Daily News, Dec. 31, 2016
There also are more specialty plates than ever, including a new design from Creighton University.
Read Full Story