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November 7, 2016
Creighton University Hosts Opus Prize Event This Month

Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 6, 2016
Father Daniel Hendrickson, Creighton president, said the three finalists “are inspirational for us because they are combating some of the world’s most pernicious problems: homelessness and addiction, the plight of refugees and human trafficking.”
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Having a ‘Work Spouse’ Makes You Happier

BBC, Nov. 6, 2016
Chad McBride, a communications studies professor at Creighton University set out to define the term when they started noticing it referenced more and more on television. It was even used to describe the relationship between former US President George W. Bush and Condoleezza Rice, his secretary of state and national security advisor.
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Robert P Heaney: Vitamin D Advocate and a “Legend of Osteoporosis,” Who Led the Omaha Nuns Study to Investigate the Bone Biology of Ageing Women

The British Medical Journal, Sept. 22, 2016
In the mid-1960s Robert Heaney, an endocrinologist at Creighton University in Omaha in the US, made contact with six Catholic motherhouses. Heaney, a bone and calcium expert, explained to the nuns his plans for a long term study to try to unlock the secrets of osteoporosis.
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Property Claims, Farm Trade and the Cuban Embargo

Iowa Public Television, Nov. 2, 2016
“Most of the bigger claims are corporate claims,” says professor Michael Kelly at Creighton University School of Law. “For instance, Coca-Cola…if you go to Atlanta and ask them, do you want this old bottling plant back outside Havana? No, they don’t want the bottling plant back. What Coke wants is distribution rights on the island before Pepsi gets there.”
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Bookends: Books of Local Interest

Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 6, 2016
“Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology” co-written by Creighton University professor Erin Averett. Averett has brought together 17 papers on technology and archaeological field practice. A free full digital version of the book is available from the publisher, the Digital Press at the University of North Dakota.
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Creighton Business Symposium Set for Nov. 11

Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 5, 2016
The annual student-led Creighton Business Symposium, which attracts about 900 people, will be held Nov. 11 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CenturyLink Center.
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Four Area Professionals Among Midlands 40 Under 40

The Daily Nonpareil, Nov. 7, 2016
Kelly Dix of the Pottawattamie County Community Foundation, is among the 40 executives, entrepreneurs and professionals that will be honored at an awards ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11. Dix grew up in Omaha and graduated from Creighton University in 2002 with a degree in environmental science.
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Midwest Economic Survey Suggests Slowdown to Continue

The Telegraph, Nov. 5, 2016
“Even with oil prices hovering around $50 per barrel for the month, weakness among manufacturers linked to agriculture and energy continue to weigh on regional economic conditions,” said Creighton University economist Ernie Goss, who oversees the survey.
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