Public Relations  >  News Center  >  CU in the News  >  March, 2014  >  March 26, 2014
March 26, 2014
HIGHER EDUCATION–Journalist, 'Fast Food Nation' author to speak at Creighton

Omaha World-Herald, March 24, 2014
The investigative journalist who wrote “Fast Food Nation” and “Reefer Madness” will speak at Creighton University on April 2.
Read Full Story (scroll down)

The physics of the 3-point shot, March 25, 2014
He may not see very many basketball players in his classroom, but Creighton University physics professor Gintaras Duda, Ph.D., says they are instinctual physicists because of what it takes to make the perfect shot on the court, particularly the 3-pointer.
Read Full Story

Add basketball to Catholic colleges’ springtime rituals

Religion News Service, March 26, 2014
Ask Pope Francis about Gonzaga or Creighton, and he’d probably recognize them as schools founded by his spiritual order, the Society of Jesus, better known as the Jesuits.
Read Full Story

Anti-Bullying Message Gets Star-Power Assist

WOWT, March 25, 2014
Most know him Walt Jr. from Breaking Bad but in real life R.J. Mitte is his name and this star lit up a packed house inside a Creighton University Auditorium.
Read Full Story

El Nino Possibility Seen Increasing by Australia as Ocean Warms

Bloomberg Businessweek, March 25, 2014
El Nino typically creates very ideal growing conditions in the U.S. Midwest during the summer, Art Douglas, meteorologist at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, said Feb. 5.
Read Full Story

Longtime journalist, Creighton grad Roger McCarthy took part in D-Day invasion

Omaha World-Herald, March 25, 2014
But he got off the beach, helped win the war, graduated from Creighton University, married, enjoyed a long career in journalism and public relations and, with his wife, Patricia, raised nine children.
Read Full Story

Small group of makers transforms a big idea into a community of users

Open Source, March 25, 2014
The community is growing by leaps and bounds. There are professors and hand specialists from Creighton University.
Read Full Story

Couple organizing Carroll run to combat juvenile diabetes

Carroll Daily Times Herald, March 25, 2014
Vanessa Jewell, a 2000 Carroll High School alum and Creighton University professor of occupational therapy, presented plans to the city for a kids' dash/5K/10K on May 10 centered in Rolling Hills Park.
Read Full Story