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March 5, 2010

Creighton in the News

FDA Panel:More Data Could Find Causes Of Insulin Pump Problems
Wall St. Journal, March 5, 2010
It could be a pump failure or it could be people failure," said Marc Rendell, a panel member and director of the Diabetes Center at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., explaining that it can be difficult to train patients to properly use the devices.
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New battle of sexes: Economics
Omaha World-Herald, March 4, 2010
Van Den Berg and Ernie Goss, an economist at Creighton University, agree a gender gap exists in the economics field. “In my classes, I'll have 30 students — five women and 25 men,” Goss said. “What's wrong here?
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Heavy Dosage of Vitamin D Might Help Ward Off Skin Cancer
Top News, March 5, 2010
Recent research at Henry Ford and Wayne State University has shed light on relation between Vitamin D levels and basal cell carcinoma. Dr. Lappe, a Professor at Creighton University in Nebraska, and the Lead Researcher says the study will include 2,300 postmenopausal women.
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Accountant Balanced Two Careers
Omaha World-Herald, March 5, 2010
“I love you” always closed the conversations that Jim Herbert had with family members. James A. Herbert, 87, died Sunday of congestive heart failure at Immanuel Fontenelle Home, Becker said.
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Creighton raises $220K for Haiti
Omaha World-Herald, March 5, 2010
Creighton University has raised $220,000 for relief efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
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MVC Notes: 'Squeak' is Big Man on Campus
Illinois News Tribune, March 5, 2010
In fact, for the other local son, coming to the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament was like business as usual, all just part of day’s work. Oglesby native Kevin “Squeak” Sarver, a 1985 La Salle-Peru Township High School graduate, is the assistant athletic director for Creighton University.
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‘3-game season' brings new hope for Jays
Omaha World-Herald, March 4, 2010
Creighton sets out Friday to try to erase the sour taste of four months of basketball that have been a mix of the good, the bad and the ugly.
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Altman doesn’t relish rematch with Bradley
Omaha World-Herald, March 3, 2010
If a team gets a rematch with its final regular-season opponent in the opening round of the conference tournament, which team has the advantage? In this case, will it be Creighton, which posted an 82-71 victory against Bradley on Saturday?
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Men's Basketball's Korver Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete Team
GoCreighton.com, March 4, 2010
Creighton University men's basketball guard Kaleb Korver has been named to the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Team for the second consecutive season. Korver, a junior from Pella, Iowa, owns a 3.366 GPA in Business Management.
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Creighton excited about spring-break trip
Omaha World-Herald, March 4, 2010
The prospect of playing eight games in 11 days undoubtedly has Creighton’s baseball team excited about its lengthy spring-break trip.
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