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July 24, 2018

Editorial: Creighton is among Omaha institutions spearheading environmental sustainability

Omaha World-Herald, July 24, 2018
President Daniel Hendrickson has provided strong encouragement as Creighton has launched a wide-ranging initiative that integrates sustainability into academic programs, promotes campus-wide coordination on the topic and nurtures new teaching and research projects.
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Rescued From Obscurity: How Discarded Items Become Treasures

The New York Times, July 20, 2018
“Holding on to junk with the hope of spectacular appreciation is the equivalent to buying a lottery ticket that won’t be drawn for 50 years,” said Brad Klontz, Associate Professor of Practice, at Heider College of Business.
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Creighton researchers use high-tech tools to understand threat to bees

KETV, July 24, 2018
A Creighton biology professor is using these bees for research trying to discover a cause for colony collapse disorder, which is a virus that sickens individual bees, and causes them leave the hive so they don’t infect the others.
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Virtual Reality and Radio-Frequency ID Chips Used to Research Honey Bee Deaths

NET, July 19, 2018
Research being conducted at Creighton University is using advanced technology to observe and model honey bee behavior to understand what happens when they are infected with a virus.
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Rural Mainstreet economy declines from trade skirmishes

High Plains Journal, July 23, 2018
The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index climbed above growth neutral in July for a sixth straight month, according to the monthly survey of bank CEOs in rural areas of a 10-state region dependent on agriculture and/or energy.
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