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October 14, 2009

Creighton in the News

Law Professor Says Manns May Pursue Insanity Plea
KETV, Oct. 12, 2009
Law Professor Raneta Mack is quoted in this KETV story on the Angela Manns trial.
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Hot and Holy What's so spiritual about sweat lodges?
Slate Magazine, Oct. 12, 2009
Fr. Ray Bucko was interviewed for a piece explaining sweat lodges and their place in certain cultures.
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Mom's obesity tied to higher infant mortality
Vancouver Sun, October 14, 2009
Obese pregnant women are known to be at greater risk of fetal death, while there is also some evidence that death rates are higher among babies born to obese women, according to Dr. Aimin Chen of Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska and colleagues.
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CU, UNO make good-neighbor list
Omaha World-Herald, October 13, 2009
Only 25 colleges and universities nationwide are chosen for the honor, which rewards schools for long-standing efforts to rehabilitate the cities around them and prompt economic and cultural growth. The report picked Creighton as the sixth-best neighbor university in the country.
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Briefly: News notes Tuesday
Omaha World-Herald, October 13, 2009
Supply managers to hear about economy. Ernie Goss of Creighton University will provide insight and opinion on current economic conditions and prospects. Creighton
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Not all caregivers vaccinated
Omaha World-Herald, October 13, 2009
Step into a Creighton Medical Associates clinic, and you shouldn't have to worry about catching the flu from a nurse who skipped the vaccine. Creighton University this fall issued a mandate to health care employees: Get vaccinated for the seasonal flu and H1N1.
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Jesuit Ignation Spirit Awards
Omaha World-Herald, October 10, 2009
Dinner-fundraiser for the Jesuit Province in Wisconsin, which cares for elderly and sick Jesuits
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Noteworthy
Omaha World-Herald, October 10, 2009
Omaha businessman John Blazek recently received the Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions 2009 Alumni Merit Award.
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Soccer: Thayer energizing Jays
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 13, 2009
Creighton soccer player Jeff Thayer’s approach to life is strictly blue collar. “I was brought up with the idea that if you don’t work hard, you won’t get want you want,’’ Thayer said. “It’s always good to hear when strangers come up to my mom and tell her, ‘Your kid works hard.’’’
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