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March 1, 2010

Creighton in the News

Kansas economy in growth mode
Wichita Business Journal, March 1, 2010
Economic indicators in Kansas are on the rise, according to the latest Goss Business Conditions Index released Monday.
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Economic indicator moves upward
Omaha World-Herald, March 1, 2010
A leading economic indicator for Nebraska, Iowa and the region rose for a third straight month in February, pointing to an improving economy in the months ahead. “Readings over the past several months indicate that the regional economic rebound that is under way will pick up steam in the months ahead," said Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss.
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Bruce Aronson: Flawed governing method fueled troubles for Toyota
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 26, 2010
An editorial by law professor Bruce Aronson who says conspicuously absent from this list of worthy measures put forth by the President of Toyota Motor Corp. is any mention of the role of the board of directors in corporate governance.
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Ten days to save hearing after deafening sound
New Scientist, Feb. 25, 2010
David He, Ph.D, Creighton professor of biomedical sciences, and his research using gene therapy to revive dying ear cells exposed to gunfire or other loud noise is reported in New Scientist.
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Giving up milk for intolerance may be risky for health
Bolohealth.com, Feb. 26, 2010
Dr. Robert P. Heaney, a prominent researcher at Creighton University who presented findings to the panel on the health outcomes of dairy exclusion diets, said that lactose intolerance is a topic that is frequently misunderstood.
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Seminar Boosts Youth Leadership
KETV, March 1, 2010
Some metro students attended an event on Saturday aimed to help their generation take control of their futures. The second annual youth forum at Creighton University was put together with the cooperation of dozen students and the AIM Institute. Student athletes also learned what to expect at the collegiate level from Creighton University soccer and volleyball players.
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Good deeds across the Midlands
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 28, 2010
Creighton University has received $220,000 in support of the university's efforts to provide relief to Haiti earthquake victims.
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Winter Olympics
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 27, 2010
Even college athletes aren't usually Olympians, so video games are the only way they can compete in speed skating, bobsled or snowboarding. So we gave them that opportunity. We recruited six athletes from Creighton University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha to participate in the Olympics — Wii style.
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World-Herald editorial: Saluting CU and Nebraska student-athletes
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 26, 2010
Several student-athletes at Creighton University also have distinguished themselves in academic excellence. Both the men's and women's soccer teams have earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's Team Academic Award, an honor annually given to teams that compile a GPA of at least 3.0.
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Jays’ Lawson aiming high
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 28, 2010
He has been the one constant in a most inconsistent basketball season for Creighton. Yet getting Kenny Lawson to admit that he's had a pretty good junior year is no easy task.
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Bluejays complete comeback in extras
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 28, 2010
Elliot Soto looped an RBI single into center field in the top of the 10th inning and Bobby Lackovic pitched his second of two hitless innings on the bottom of the frame as Creighton completed a rally with a 9-8 win over Stephen F. Austin Sunday afternoon at Jaycees Field.
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Jays beat Braves on Senior Day, earn No. 4 seed
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 27, 2010
At least Creighton won't lack for confidence next week as it opens the win-or-go-home portion of its basketball season. The Bluejays beat Bradley 82-71 on Senior Day Saturday afternoon at Qwest Center Omaha, getting key 3-pointers down the stretch from seniors Cavel Witter and Justin Carter to extend several notable streaks.
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Senior duo lifts Jays in extra-inning win
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 28, 2010
Tara Oltman pitched her 34th career shutout and Renae Sinkler homered in the top of the eighth inning to power the Creighton softball team to a 2-0 win over Texas State Sunday morning at the Embassy Suites Tulsa Invitational.
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Creighton sweep earns coach win No. 250
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 27, 2010
The Creighton men and women picked up wins Saturday at Hanscom Tennis Center against Western Illinois. The women started things off with a 7-0 shutout followed by the men's 6-1 victory.
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