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October 5, 2010

Creighton in the News

Michael Kelly: 'Prep reunion'
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 3, 2010
But the purpose of the June 16 lunch wasn't to recall old times. It was to recruit a new president for Creighton University: the Rev. Timothy Lannon, president of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.
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Determined federal prosecutor targets the Tijuana cartel
Los Angeles Times, Sept. 27, 2010
U.S. Atty. Laura Duffy, a Creighton law grad, gets much of the credit for crippling it, and now she vows to shut it down for good.
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Honoring Rodney Shkolnick, The ‘Caged Tiger’ Has Won Respect of Students for Half a Century and Counting
Daily Record, Oct. 1, 2010
A major focus of the evening will be a celebration of the contributions of Dean Emeritus Rodney Shkolnick, who was dean of the Creighton law school from 1977 until 1988. He also has served as dean emeritus since 1994 and wrote Nebraska Uniform Commercial Code Forms with Practice Comments (with Albert F. Moore).
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World-Herald editorial: Taking aim at cancer
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 3, 2010
Creighton research on Vitamin D. Researcher and professor of medicine Joan Lappe is working on phase two of her research into the benefits of Vitamin D in reducing cancer risk.
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'Economic equivalent of the monster wave'
Omaha World–Herald, Oct. 3, 2010
Economics Professor John Deskins is among the Midlands experts the World-herald asked to put the economy, recession and recovery into perspective.
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Nebraska universities win $20M research grant
Businessweek, Oct. 4, 2010
The research will include the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Creighton University, Doane College, the University of Nebraska at Kearney, the University of Nebraska Medical Center and other schools.
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GOOD DEEDS
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 3, 2010
Award for CU: Creighton University was awarded the Per Capita Award at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life Leadership Summit in Dallas. The Relay for Life at Creighton University raised $69,017 for the American Cancer Society’s research, programs and services and had 37 registered survivors in attendance.
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Iowa growth a key issue in debate over immigration
Des Moines Register, Oct. 3, 2010
Ernie Goss, an economist at Creighton University in Omaha, said that while new immigrants have affected wages, particularly among low-skilled workers and high school dropouts, their contributions have helped the state's economy expand overall. And the longer immigrants stay, the more they tend to contribute to the economy, a recent Pew Hispanic Center study found.
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Blujays extend road winning streak
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 2, 2010
Creighton, which beat the Sycamores for the 11th straight match, is 10-6 overall and remains in second place with a 5-1 Missouri Valley Conference mark. The Bluejays improved to 6-0 away from home this year, where CU has won 18 of 19 sets.
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Neumann leads Jays’ rally past UNI
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 2, 2010
After falling behind in the eighth minute to Northern Iowa, the Creighton women's soccer team scored the next three goals and then held off a Panther comeback for a 3-2 win Saturday.
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Gomez lifts Bluejay men in MVC opener
Omaha World-Herald, Oct.1, 2010
Holt recorded four saves in registering his sixth shutout of the season and the 25th of his career. Creighton has not allowed a goal in four wins at Morrison this season, its longest streak of scoreless play at home since 2003.
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