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January 23, 2017
Editorial: Creighton, Others Help Poorest Nations Improve Health Care

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 22, 2017
Medical personnel and lay professionals from Nebraska have traveled overseas for years to help developing countries address health care needs. Research scientists at Nebraska universities have contributed knowledge to vaccines and disease treatment. Consider the work of three Creighton University alumni. Jillian Husman, with the Stomp Out Malaria initiative in Africa, helped mobilize 3,000 Peace Corps volunteers on malaria prevention.
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Cervical Cancer Death Rates Are Much Higher than Thought, Study Says

CNN, Jan. 23, 2017
"It lets us know that there is substantial work to do to investigate and alleviate the racial minority disparity in cervical cancer in the US," said Dr. John Farley, a professor at Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Arizona.
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Omaha Symphony and Shakespeare Make for a Delightful Combo

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 22, 2017
The combination of William Shakespeare, great composers and an orchestra in fine form made for an evening of beauty at the Holland Center on Saturday. Members of the Omaha Symphonic Chorus and the Creighton University Chamber Choir, seated high above the stage, added a soaring element to the show.
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Cottey College to Perform at Regional American College Theater Festival

Joplin Globe, Jan. 22, 2017
Cottey College's production of "The Moors" has been selected to perform at the regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Des Moines, Iowa, later this month. Cottey College will compete against Gian Carlo Menotti's "Amahl and the Night Visitors" by Creighton University.
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I Hate the Gym. What can I do to Stay in Shape?

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 23, 2017
“I see the gym as an adult playground that challenges me and improve my fitness,” says Brittany Baldwin, head trainer of the campus recreation department at Creighton. “After becoming a personal trainer, I discovered many individuals do not share my love and appreciation of fitness facilities.”
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Where to Put Your Money Now that Donald Trump is President

The Hill, Jan. 20, 2017
In Invest With the Fed, Gerald Jensen of Creighton University found that stock returns were markedly higher in falling interest rate environments than in rising rate environments. In other words, stock investors should expect lower returns during a Trump presidency—irrespective of politics and policy—because rates are likely to rise.
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Faculty Panel Discusses Expectations of Trump

Nebraska Ag Connection, Jan. 23, 2017
Along with a clear picture of what the coming presidency of Donald J. Trump has promised, a panel convened at Creighton University on the eve of the Jan. 20 Inauguration agreed that it's been difficult to project how many of those promises will look in practice.
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Returns for US Grain Land Investors Lowest Since at Least 1980s

Agrimoney.com, Jan. 23, 2017
The data tie-in with other reports on the US land market too, with a survey by Creighton University last week revealing a 38th successive monthly decline in farm values in major agricultural states such as Illinois, Kansas and Nebraska.
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US Farmland Price Falls Extend into Fifth Calendar Year

Agrimoney.com, Jan. 20, 2017
Ernie Goss, the Creighton economics professor in charge of the survey, flagged the "economic fallout" from a period in which "over the past 12 months, livestock commodity prices have tumbled by 7.3 percent and grain commodity prices have slumped by 11.7 percent".
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Midwest Economy Remains Sluggish, According to Survey

WIBW News, Jan. 20, 2017
“Manufacturing, agriculture and energy are vital to rural economies,” said Creighton economist Ernie Goss. “Those areas are just not doing well.”
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