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March 23, 2009

Creighton in the News

Creighton students spend spring break eating and sleeping with Omaha’s homeless
Omaha World-Herald, March 19, 2009
Nearly 250 Creighton students fanned out to 30 cities across the country to live among the less fortunate, stay with uninsured patients or visit Indian reservations.
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New Creighton program combines music, dance, theater
Omaha World-Herald, March 22, 2009
A new degree of musical-theater major is part of an effort at Creighton to expand its fine-arts and music programs and to better prepare students for jobs in professional theater.
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Rural bankers survey shows first gain in a year
Omaha World- Herald, March 20, 2009
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said states with significant mining and natural resource interests have fared better than other parts of the 11-state region, although the recession has affected the entire area.
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Dr. Beverly Mead, 86, had love for teaching
Omaha World-Herald, March 18, 2009
Dr. Beverly Mead, former Creighton University School of Medicine emeritus chairman and professor of psychiatry, was many things – psychiatrist, gardener, world traveler, rock collector and husband – but each brought him the most joy.
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Creighton psychiatry chair elected to national post
KITV Sioux City, March 22, 2009
Daniel Wilson, chair of the department of psychiatry at Creighton University’s School of Medicine has been elected as president of the American Neuropsychiatric Association.
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St. Louis Jesuits will bring their music to St. Catherine’s
The Catholic Spirit, March 18, 2009
The St. Louis Jesuits will hold a benefit concert for the School Sisters of Notre Dame on March 29 in St. Paul and it’s likely the only concert the musicians will perform together this year, said Father Roc O’Conner, a Jesuit priest and member of the group.
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A little drink may be good for your bones
U.S. News & World Report, March 18, 2009
Dr. Robert Heaney, a bone and nutrition expert at Creighton University, said he agreed that moderate drinking is good for bone.
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Prion diseases cause iron imbalance
UPI, March 17, 2009
Dr. Neena Singh and colleagues at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Creighton University said their findings provide insight into the mechanism of neurotoxicity in prion disorders and might lead to the development of new therapeutic strategies.
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Business Digest
Omaha World-Herald, March 23, 2009
Creighton University and the Omaha Bar Association will hold the third annual seminar on ethics and professionalism on April 17.
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Creighton-Kentucky sold out; early arrival urged
Omaha World-Herald, March 23, 2009
"Tonight's game is sold out. We cannot guarantee standing room only tickets will be made available and we cannot even entertain the question of whether or not standing room only tickets will be made available until close to tip-off," said Creighton director of ticket operations Adrian Rider.
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Softball: CU caps series sweep of Redbirds
Omaha World-Herald, March 23, 2009
Creighton beat the Illinois State Redbirds 2-1 to improve the Bluejays to 6-0 in the Valley, and it marked their first series sweep over Illinois State since 2004.
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Soccer: CU, Wizards play to 2-2 draw
Omaha World- Herald, March 23, 2009
The Creighton men’s soccer team played to a 2-2 tie with the Kansas City Wizards in a spring exhibition match on Sunday.
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