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Oct. 12, 2009

Creighton in the News

Survey Names Nation's Top 25 'Best Neighbor' Colleges and Universities Reuters, Oct. 12, 2009
Creighton University ranks 6th among nation's top 25 "best neighbor" colleges and universities.
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'Sweatbox' borrows from long tradition that's difficult to emulate, Oct. 11, 2009
“The technique of releasing the heat is done with great care so that no one is injured by the steam, which can burn skin or lungs if someone inhales it,” said Father Raymond Bucko, Director of Native Studies at Creighton University.
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Prestigious award could be a burden
Kansas City Star, Oct. 9, 2009
“It’s going to complicate things,” said Terry Clark, director of the graduate program in international relations at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. “The president will be pressured as a result of this award.”
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Creighton Recognized for Vaccination Mandate
Infection Control Today, Oct. 8, 2009
Creighton University is among the first eight institutions nationally to be recognized for “stellar” examples of vaccination mandates in a healthcare setting. “It’s a patient-safety issue,” said Donald Frey, MD, Creighton vice president for health sciences. While I expect mandatory vaccinations to become the national standard in the future, I am pleased that Creighton has been recognized for being ahead of the curve in the practice of safe medicine.”
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New Details of Papillion's $200,000 Payout
WOWT, Oct. 8, 2009
To understand it better, we took the settlement to Nancy Lawler Dickhute at Creighton University's Law School. She's spent years teaching law students how to write settlements. "You have to understand that a settlement agreement is basically a contract," Dickhute explains.
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Experts say small towns can’t hold young college grads, Oct. 7, 2009
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss also advises communities to be more realistic about who’s going to stay in small towns and who isn’t. “Getting single college educated — that’s with a bachelors degree — under 35 individuals to stay in a community, using resources for that is not wise. Those individuals have never stayed in small towns, never stayed in rural areas,” Goss says.
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Parents tired of all that puréeing have another choice
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 9, 2009
“We have no illusions of saving the world with this thing,” said Mancuso, a Creighton University graduate with 18 years of experience in the food industry. “We're just trying to give parents a convenient way of increasing the veggie intake for their kids.”
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Creighton plans isolation shelter
Omaha World-Herald, Oct.7, 2009
Creighton University has created a shelter in anticipation of 20 or more dormitory residents coming down with the flu. The university has experienced an uptick in sick students and decided to create the isolation area in the Harper Center, administrators said. No students were in the shelter as of Wednesday.
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CD online retreat now published in book
Omaha Catholic Voice, Oct. 2, 2009
"People don't always want to pray right at their computer," said Fr. Andy Alexander, S.J., who worked with Creighton Ministry’s Maureen McCann Waldron on the project. “With God Wherever You Are” is available in paperback through Loyola Press.
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Dual-enrollment offers leg up
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 12 ,2009
Omaha Creighton Prep offers several courses with Creighton University.
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OSHA: Packers’ safety not ignored
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 8, 2009
No federal safety standards exist governing the speed at which packinghouse workers do their jobs, but inspectors still must ensure that those workplaces are safe, a federal official said Wednesday. Groups working on the issue, including Creighton University’s Center for Service and Justice, plan to talk with state and federal policy-makers about strengthening worker protections and ensuring workers know their rights.
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