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July 19, 2010

Creighton in the News

A good Jesuit is hard to find
Omaha World-Herald, July 17, 2010
The committee tasked with replacing the outgoing president, the Rev. John Schlegel, will search long and hard for a Jesuit priest, a Creighton leader said this week, trying to continue a tradition that began when the Rev. Romanus Shaffel became Creighton's first president in 1878.
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Kagan accused of political editing
Omaha World-Herald, July 19, 2010
But Creighton University law professor Michael Fenner said that unless the medical group disagreed with the suggested changes and allowed itself to be politically bullied, Kagan’s language could simply have represented an accurate clarification of its views.
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Gang shootings fuel homicide rate
Omaha World-Herald, July 19, 2010
“What we do know is if a child has greater exposure to various risk factors and fewer protective factors, the odds are higher that (those) children … are more likely to join a gang,” said Dawn M. Irlbeck, assistant professor of sociology at Creighton University.
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Ethanol subsidies under fire
Omaha World-Herald, July 17, 2010
Regarding the Fortenberry bill, economists Ernie Goss of Creighton University and Bruce Babcock of Iowa State University conducted an analysis and concluded that the measure would reduce taxpayer outlays and increase incentives for biofuels producers above required levels.
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Neb. Dems Field New Governor Candidate
Yankton Press & Dakotan, July 19, 2010
A Roman Catholic, Meister was born in Omaha and has spent most of his life in Scottsbluff, on the western edge of Nebraska. He graduated from Scottsbluff High School in 1979 and earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Creighton University in 1983. In 1986, he earned his law degree at Creighton.
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