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November 2, 2009

Creighton in the News

Mid-America economy in fragile recovery – survey
Reuters, Nov. 2, 2009
In fact, the volatility and level of the overall index over the past several months, indicates that a double-dip recession is a growing possibility," said Creighton University Economics Professor Ernie Goss in a statement.
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Financial aid tide rises
Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 2, 2009
Creighton University is experiencing a similar trend, although the dollar amounts are much smaller at the private Jesuit institution in Omaha. Pell Grants at Creighton increased by 7 percent this year, to $2.9 million, said Bob Walker, student financial aid director.
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CU med center renews Tenet deal
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 30, 2009
Creighton University Medical Center has renewed its partnership with Tenet Healthcare Corp., university and Tenet officials said Thursday evening.
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Doctor also talented artist
Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 2, 2009
In 1984, Kris Mleczko came to Nebraska, where he got a medical degree from the Creighton University School of Medicine, where his father had a friend.
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Holiday Sales Starting Early
WOW-T, Oct. 29, 2009
Dr. John Deskins is an assistant professor of economics at Creighton University. "We have seven million people who are unemployed above and beyond what we normally experience. So with that many people unemployed there's no way we can have a fully healthy season.
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Campus Life
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 30, 2009
Creighton University will have an international conference titled “Nations Within Nations: Living Dialogues on Governance and Cultures” on Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. It will be in room 3028 of the Mike and Josie Harper Center. Creighton’s Native American studies program will host the conference.
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Scientist James B. Peter dies at 76
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 31, 2009
James B. Peter, an Omaha native and noted medical scientist, died Friday of cancer at his home in Santa Moncia, Calif. He was 76. Peter was the son of the late Carl J. and Anne Marie Peter of Omaha and brother of the Rev. Val Peter of Omaha, Boys Town’s retired executive director.
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Bluejay Harriman 'brings toughness'
Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 1, 2009
Casey Harriman might be the toughest tap dancer ever to lace up a pair of sneakers for the Creighton basketball team.
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