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March 16, 2009

Creighton in the News

Creighton Web site helps millions explore their faith
Omaha World-Herald, March 14, 2009
Millions of people worldwide – in 2007, Creighton Online Ministries had 21 million hits – seek material for individual spiritual growth, and many find connections with other seekers.
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Caritas deal gets support of leading theologians
Boston Globe, March 11, 2009
Catholic social teaching is very clear that access to healthcare should be a basic human right," said Todd Salzman, chairman of the theology department at Creighton University in Omaha.
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Tri-Faith Initiative has vision for peace
Omaha World-Herald, March 15, 2009
Dr. Syed M. Mohiuddin, Creighton physician and president of the American Institute of Islamic Culture and Studies in Omaha, is featured in Michael Kelly’s column. (Story available to online subscribers only)

Barbie hasn't lost her luster
Omaha World-Herald, March 9, 2009
"Kids are pretty savvy and capable of understanding that Barbie's shape is unrealistic," said Sheri Shuler, an associate professor at Creighton University. "Don't think kids passively absorb the negative things about body image." She says Barbie has redeeming qualities, such as that ability to do whatever the guys do.
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Q & A: 'Recession has hit Nebraska'
Kearney Hub, March 6, 2009
Creighton University Economic Professor Ernie Goss left the crowd at the 21st Annual Governor’s Ag Conference shaking their heads in agreement when he said “The recession has hit Nebraska,”
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I love you. Now eat this.
Omaha World-Herald, March 14, 2009
Instead of rewarding a child with food, parents should give a child a nonfood reward to show love and support, says Dr. Birgit Khandalavala, an assistant professor in family medicine at Creighton University
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Faith Briefs - 'Holy Conversations' topic of lecture
Council Bluffs Nonpareil, March 6, 2009
Richard Gaillardetz, Ph.D., a well-known Catholic theologian, will deliver the 11th Annual Lawler Lecture in theology, March 24.
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CU men’s basketball team pays birthday visit to McCarthy
Council Bluffs Nonpareil, March 15, 2009
Vic McCarthy was surprised Saturday with a visit from the Creighton University men’s basketball team at Fox Run Assisted Living Community.
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Creighton, Nebraska NIT-Bound
WOWT, March 15, 2009
The 26-7 Bluejays are headed to the NIT as a top seed and will host 19-13 Bowling Green in a first-round game 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Qwest Center.
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College Baseball: Bluejay win is No. 200 for Servais
Omaha World-Herald, March 15, 2009
Coach Ed Servais earned his 200th career win at Creighton on Saturday when his Bluejays defeated South Dakota State 8-2 in a nonconference game at the CU Sports Complex.
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Softball: Jays finish sweep of Evansville
Omaha World- Herald, March 16, 2009
Renae Sinkler homered and drove in two runs to help the Creighton softball team cap a three-game sweep of Evansville with a 6-2 win on Sunday.
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