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March 15, 2010

Creighton in the News

Midwest Shows Hints of Inflation with Rebounding Economy
The Wall Street Journal, March 2, 2010
The Midwestern economy is emerging from the recession, diminishing the chances of a return to recession but increasing the likelihood that inflation in the region may soon pick up, according to the February Business Conditions Index for the Mid-America region released by Creighton University.
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College students spend week off helping out in Valley
TribStar.com, March 11, 2010
While many college students travel to destinations with sunny skies and sandy beaches for spring break, some Creighton students chose to do something more meaningful, something that would help others.
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Spring break brings more work for some college students
WSFA 12 News, March 12, 2010
Call it a Spring-no-Break for Stefanie Stedman and nine other Creighton University students.
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WJU hosts national event on climate change, environmental sustainability
West Virginia Public Broadcasting, March 4, 2010
Creighton students and alumni joined educators, students and environmental advocates from across the country at Wheeling Jesuit University for the Ignatian Solidarity Network Spring Teach-in. The conference focused on efforts to solve environmental issues on a local level.
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Prenatal care debate: Beyond costs
Omaha World-Herald, March 14, 2010
The risk of a woman having a premature baby is normally about 10 to 12 percent; without prenatal care, the risk can be as high as 50 percent, said Dr. Caron Gray of the Creighton University Women's Health Center.
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Cancer claims CU classicist
Omaha World-Herald, March 15, 2010
Kathryn Thomas, an associate professor at Creighton University, spent a lifetime studying and teaching the classics to students young and old. She died of cancer Wednesday at a hospice home, said her friend Rita Ryan, a Latin teacher at Central High School. Thomas was 62.
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Good deeds across the Midlands
Omaha World-Herald, March 14, 2010
Creighton University will host the Empty Bowls Project from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lied Art Gallery in the Lied Education Center for the Arts on campus.
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More vitamin D studies
FOODCONSUMER, March 14, 2010
Professor Robert Heaney of Creighton University just discovered that if you take 2,200 IU of vitamin D every day, you only have about 12 days supply of vitamin D in your body.
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Meet Laura Duffy
Main Justice, March 10, 2010
Laura Duffy a Creighton School of Law grad, is nominated to be U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California.
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Sydney’s Story
Keloland.com, March 11, 2010
How can a 21-year-old woman die from a massive heart attack? That's what a Sioux Falls family is still struggling with as they try to make sense of Sydney Jones' untimely death. The former O'Gorman student was suppose to graduate from Creighton University this spring, but unexpectedly died in February from a blood clot.
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Bluejays fall in final seconds of Valley title game
Omaha World-Herald, March 14, 2010
After dealing with a difficult defeat in last season’s Missouri Valley tournament championship game, the Creighton women were searching for retribution in 2010. Instead, heartbreak followed the Jays once again to the Family Arena.
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Jays draw South Dakota in CIT
Omaha World-Herald, March 14, 2010
Having already defeated Dana this season, South Dakota's basketball team gets a shot at Altman on Tuesday.
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Oltman sets record in Bluejay win
Omaha World-Herald, March 14, 2010
Senior Tara Oltman threw a one-hitter to lead the Creighton softball team to a 4-1 win over Northern Colorado in the final game of the Wildcat Invitational on Sunday at Hillendbrand Stadium.
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