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May 27, 2009

Creighton in the News

Study: Omaha's workplace smoking ban improves air quality
Omaha World-Herald, May 22, 2009
A study by a local anti-smoking group shows the air quality in 13 bars and keno places improved after the city’s workplace smoking ban went into effect. Dr. Syed Mohiuddin, chairman of the Creighton University Department of Medicine, said the results were not surprising.
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Religious network promises, fails to deliver the goods
Charlotte Observer, May 26, 2009
Experts say S.C. made costly mistakes when it gave millions in incentives; for-profit projects in doubt. “It's very dubious,” said Ernie Goss, an economic development expert at Creighton University. “… You'd be hard-pressed to find an economist to find a justification for this.”
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Creighton Hall of Famer Harvey 'faithful to his family, his faith'
Omaha World-Herald, May 23, 2009
Richard Harvey "was drafted by the (National Basketball Association's) Lakers after graduating form Creighton University. He turned it all down to stay in Omaha with his family," said his son-in-law Tom Heldridge of Omaha.
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Students' 'canvas' drives out violence
Omaha World-Herald, May 24, 2009
Creighton Occupational Therapy and Blackburn High School students roll out “peace car.”
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St Francis in Finglas
Irish Times, May 16, 2009
Two poetic approaches: David Gardiner, of Creighton University, is 'a connoisseur of "Polish facades and Spanish billboards.’
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Baseball: Wichita State coach praises CU’s defense
Omaha World-Herald, May 26, 2009
For the second time in six seasons, Creighton will finish as the national leader in fielding percentage. The Bluejays committed just 35 errors in 56 games for a fielding percentage of .98419.
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Creighton's Ruf collects Academic All-America honor
Omaha World-Herald, May 26, 2009
Creighton senior first baseman Darin Ruf, who carried a 3.51 grade-point average in finance, has been selected as a third-team Academic All-America baseball player.
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