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November 4, 2016
Campus Groundbreakings

University Business Magazine, November 2016
Looking to expand dental care services to local residents, Creighton’s new 200,000-square-foot School of Dentistry will offer more clinic space and feature enhanced labs, classrooms, research space and offices.
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‘War of Roses’ Project a Rewarding Challenge

Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 3, 2016
College drama students rarely get the chance to work on some of William Shakespeare’s more obscure plays. That’s why a new collaboration between the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Creighton University and Nebraska Shakespeare is so important, said Vincent Carlson-Brown, artistic director of Nebraska Shakespeare.
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Rock Candy: A Love Story, Set to Music

Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 3, 2016
Years ago, Tim Guthrie and his wife, Beth, went to see Trip Shakespeare. The beloved indie rock band was coming to town, and Tim had made a special request: He wrote a letter and asked them to play “Will You Be Found. Guthrie is a professor of journalism at Creighton.
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Falling Stock Could Put Gordmans, Jobs at Risk; Company has 180 Days to Turn it Around

Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 4, 2016
“The data empirically show that stocks that go under a dollar rarely come back above a dollar,” Lee Dunham, finance professor at Creighton University. said. “When you’re under that magic dollar, that scares the heck out of some people. You’re really close to zero.”
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Will West Corp. Follow ConAgra and Cabela’s Out? Omaha-Based Company Undergoes ‘Strategic Review’

Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 4, 2016
“It just, to some extent, is the course of business,” said Anthony Hendrickson, dean of the Heider College of Business at Creighton University. “Firms have life cycles — they fall off lists, new ones come on; they merge; they get bought out.”
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Faith Leaders Speak out Against Death Penalty

Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 4, 2016
The Rev. Dennis Hamm, professor emeritus of theology at Creighton University, said the Catholic Church’s opposition to the death penalty fits the church’s “consistent ethic of life.” Life in prison without parole is a reasonable alternative to the death penalty, he said.
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Goss: Next President Will Face a Recession

KSFY, Nov. 3, 2016
Ernie Goss, an economist at Creighton, predicts the next president of the United States is going to face a real challenge when it comes to the nation's economic health. "I don't think there's any doubt...there's little doubt that we will have a recession in the next 4 years."
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Creighton Rural Mainstreet Index Drop to 2009 Levels

Missouri Farmer Today, Nov. 4, 2016
“Over the past 12 months, livestock commodity prices have tumbled by 19.7 percent, and grain commodity prices have slumped by 18.5 percent. The economic fallout from this price weakness continues to push growth into negative territory for six of 10 states in the region,” Ernie Goss, a Creighton University economist, said.
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Midwest Economic Survey Suggest Slowdown to Continue

The Green Sheet Farm Forum, Nov. 4, 2016
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss oversees the survey, and he says ?weakness among manufacturers linked to agriculture and energy continue to weigh on regional economic conditions.?

Drop in Farm Income Dragging Down Nebraska State Economy

Nebraska Radio Network, Nov. 3, 2016
“As a broader economy, when you put it all together though, it’s a slight positive economy for Nebraska, but only very slight,” economist Ernie Goss said. “For those areas dependent on those three sectors – agriculture, energy, and manufacturing – it’s definitely in the negative area.”
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