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June 1, 2010

Creighton in the News

World-Herald editorial: Creighton’s generosity
Omaha World-Herald, June 1, 2010
We regularly note the vital contributions that institutions of higher learning make to Nebraska life. Here are just a few of the many commendable ways in which Creighton University pursues its service commitment, in this case to Omaha.
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Good signs for Midwest, national economy
Minneapolis Tribune, June 1, 2010
Midwest business conditions improved for a sixth month to create the highest leading economic index in nearly four years, according to a supply-managers survey released Tuesday by Creighton University.
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Midwest economic index points to regional growth but unemployment will likely linger awhile
Canadian Business online, June 1, 2010
The economy in nine Midwest and Plains state continues to strengthen, but a new report released Tuesday suggests businesses are reluctant to hire new workers so unemployment will likely remain high.
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Creighton Team Studies Oil Spill Effects
KETV, May 27, 2010
A research team from Creighton University is gathering data along Florida's Gulf Coast and trying to stay ahead of the oil spill.
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Dentist’s true passion: fishing
Omaha World-Herald, May 31, 2010
Joseph R. Britton was many things: a dentist, a veteran, a flutist. Above all, Britton was a bass tournament fisherman.
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Ex-CU prof Fishkin dies
Omaha World-Herald, May 28, 2010
Creighton University has long stressed that its faculty take a “student-centered’’ approach to teaching. And colleagues say few epitomized the approach better than Arthur Fishkin.
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School’s out for summer — unless you’re new in town
Omaha World-Herald, May 28, 2010
In the last month, Greg McDermott took a new job, hired a new staff, found a new house and survived the new experience of passing a kidney stone. The new Creighton basketball coach can be forgiven for looking forward to the days when things start feeling old and comfortable.
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Moore joins CU staff
Omaha World-Herald, May 28, 2010
Jim Flanery moved outside of his comfort zone in hiring Carrie Moore as the new assistant coach for his Creighton women's basketball staff.
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