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March 2, 2012
Survey: Economy still improving in Midwest, Plains

CBS News, Mar. 1, 2012
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said economic growth is finally reaching beyond agriculture and energy sectors in the region. But rising energy prices and inflation could hurt future growth.
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Smith to receive Heritage Award for business

Southwest Iowa News, Mar. 1, 2012
Chuck Smith will be honored for his contributions to the community with the 2012 Heritage Award for Business on March 24. He received his Juris Doctorate from the Creighton University School of Law in 1974.
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Doug McDermott; Echenique Take Top MVC Men's Basketball Honors

GoCreighton.com, Feb. 28, 2012
Two members of the Creighton men's basketball team made history on Tuesday as the Missouri Valley Conference awarded its postseason honors. Bluejay forward Doug McDermott became the first sophomore in league history to be named Larry Bird MVC Player of the Year, while teammate Gregory Echenique is Creighton's first honoree as MVC Defensive Player of the Year.
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