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November 5, 2010

Creighton in the News

Nebraska Workforce Index improves
Lincoln Journal Star, Nov. 5, 2010
The AIM Institute and Creighton University College of Business produce the Nebraska WorkForce Index each quarter to reveal shifts in job availability versus labor availability.
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CU investigating corn fungus link to birth defects
NET Radio, Nov. 4, 2010
In some developing parts of the world where corn is a staple food, there is a concern over an increased risk for birth defects. A researcher at Creighton University Medical School in Omaha is trying to prove how the problem could be a naturally occurring fungus that grows on corn.
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Chamber Music Series goes for baroque, ‘old school’
Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 4, 2010
The symphony’s associate concertmaster, Ann Beebe, and Keith Plenert, who is on the faculties of Creighton University and Grace University in Omaha, will be featured violin soloists for Vivaldi’s Concerto in A Major for Two Violins, Op. 3, No. 8.
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Matt Shultz wins Sec. of State office
Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 3, 2010
Schultz, 31, is a lawyer. He has been a member of the Council Bluffs City Council since 2005, elected while still a student at Creighton University's College of Law. Read Full Story

Hurd published in Medical Journal
Cherokee Chronicle Times, Nov. 2, 2010
Elizabeth Hurd, fourth-year medical student at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, has just been published in CHEST, the journal of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP).
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Colorectal cancer survival advantage in MUTYH-associated polyposis
EurekAlert!, Nov. 2, 2010
In an accompanying editorial, Henry T. Lynch, MD, and Stephen J. Lanspa, MD, of Creighton University, hypothesize that the cancer-causing mutations in MUTYH, as well as in the mismatch repair genes predisposing to Lynch syndrome, are the causal factors for their respective survival advantages.
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Bluffs woman finishes transcontinental bicycle ride
The Daily Nonpareil, Oct. 30, 2010
Hughes will head back to Vail, Colo., for the winter and her work at Howard Head Sports Medicine. And this summer she will return to the Dominican Republic for the fifth year with physical therapy students from her alma mater Creighton University.
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Young Mac comes up big for Jays
Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 5, 2010
It’s pretty clear that Doug McDermott will be wearing Creighton blue this season instead of a redshirt.
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Creighton moves up to second in Missouri Valley
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 30, 2010
Creighton's volleyball team moved into sole possession of second place in the Missouri Valley and set up what could be its biggest road trip of the season next weekend.
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Jays grab a share of Valley regular-season title
Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 3, 2010
The No. 10 Bluejays combined solid defense, a good break and Sergio Castillo’s clinching goal for a 2-0 victory over Missouri State before 1,477 at Morrison Stadium.
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