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June 7, 2010

Creighton in the News

CU's field trip carries urgency
Omaha World-Herald, June 7, 2010
Spending two weeks on a boat with other college students — swimming among coral reefs, counting fish, taking water samples — sounds like bliss, except for the spilled oil looming offshore, said Creighton University senior Carla Seiwert.
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Thinking about eating ethically
National Catholic Reporter, June 4, 2010
Patrick Carter, a Catholic who just graduated this spring from Creighton University in Omaha, hopes to change that. He has just completed an independent research project there in which he sought to apply Catholic social teaching to producing and, especially, consuming food.
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Why Gambling Has Gone Bust In New Jersey
Newsweek, June 6, 2010
Casinos are also being challenged by new ways to wager, including slot machines and racetracks, as cash-strapped states look for alternative tax streams. “At some point,” says Creighton University economist Ernie Goss, who has studied the industry, “they’re going to cannibalize each other.”
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CU receives gift of two sculptures
Omaha World-Herald, June 7, 2010
Art collectors Wayne and Nona Yakes of Englewood, Colo., have donated two bronze sculptures to his alma mater, Creighton University.
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"Moses" Arrives At Creighton University
WOWT, June 4, 2010
Creighton University unveiled a new piece of art on Friday. The "Moses" sculpture was donated to the school by 1979 graduate Doctor Wayne Yakes and his family.
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Creighton a pleasant surprise for Cantwell's Pang
Whittier Daily News, June 2, 2010
Cantwell Sacred Heart senior Jason Pang thought he knew what to expect when he first visited Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., a few weeks back.
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‘Grateful Kids' to help kick off festivities
Omaha World-Herald, June 6, 2010
“We'll call each of the locations to see how many lunches are needed, and then a volunteer assigned to each territory will deliver the lunches,” said Ann Hergenrader, who is in charge of the delivery team. “I have two cousins who are police officers, so this is very special to me.”
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Gonzaga transfer commits to Bluejays
Omaha World-Herald, June 3, 2010
A long relationship with coach Greg McDermott figured heavily into guard Grant Gibbs' decision to join the Creighton basketball program.
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Position draws plenty of interest
Omaha World-Herald, June 3, 2010
Creighton isn’t lacking for potential candidates to fill its open men’s soccer head-coaching position.
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