Public Relations  >  News Center  >  CU in the News  >  October 25, 2010
October 25, 2010

Creighton in the News

Should health care workers be required to get flu vaccinations?
Science News, Oct. 25, 2010
But the real kicker came when workers who passed up the vaccination were required to wear surgical masks throughout the flu season, says physician Archana Chatterjee of Creighton University in Omaha.
Read Full Story

Vitamin D Deficiency Risk Factors
O, the Oprah Magazine, Oct. 20, 2010
"From October through March, the angle of the sun is so low that we just can't produce any D from it," says Joan M. Lappe, PhD, a researcher and professor at Creighton University.
Read Full Story

Kelly: Heart a guide in research
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 24, 2010
A Nebraska native returned to his alma mater last week, talking with Creighton University physicians and medical students about an elusive goal a cure for cancer.
Read Full Story (subscribers only)

Midwest survey suggests growing economic optimism
Bloomberg Business Week, Oct. 22, 2010
"Unfortunately, very healthy farm income is not translating to healthy business activity," Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said.
Read Full Story

Many voters unsure when it comes to judicial retention
Lincoln JournalStar, Oct. 22, 2010
In 2007, Irwin co-wrote a paper with Nebraska Court of Appeals attorney and fellow Creighton University Law School adjunct faculty member Daniel Real.
Read Full Story

From the Pulpit
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 23, 2010
The Rev. John P. Schlegel, S.J., president of Creighton University Today's Gospel story follows immediately the parable we heard last week about the widow and the unjust judge. That was a story exhorting perseverance in prayer.
Read Full Story

Children get early taste of Halloween
SW Iowa News, Oct. 24, 2010
Tegan took a clown-sized toothbrush and practiced on a hand puppet operated by Cole Weaver, 24, a dental student at Creighton University.
Read Full Story

Mom and Dad hit campus with Junior
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 24, 2010
Zach Kramper and Sarah Zingerman served as student coordinators for Creighton University's 2010 Summer Preview, which held four two-day orientations where students stay overnight in the dorms and parents and students attend informational sessions to prepare them for the school year.
Read Full Story

CU senior considers grad school
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 24, 2010
Sarah Zingerman, a graduating senior in the psychology program at Creighton University, is among those considering taking her education to the next level. I'm definitely looking at it, said the 21-year-old Omahan. I'm just coming from a program put on by one of my professors on how to get into grad school, and I'm thinking that's what I want to do.
Read Full Story

CollegeBound: Grad School or bust
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 24, 2010
Creighton University also saw an increase in its graduate student population because of the economy, said Gail Jensen, dean of its graduate school and associate vice president of academic affairs.
Read Full Story

Good study habits and other advice
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 24, 2010
That's according to several Creighton University seniors who say studying in college is nothing like studying in high school.
Read Full Story

Najera stories full of local history, folklore
Alamogordo Daily News, Oct. 24, 2010
Creighton is a Jesuit school with an emphasis on ethics. The dental education at Creighton was geared to produce general dentists, so Jim received extensive hands on training. He went four years straight and graduated in May, 1980.
Read Full Story

CU wins, No. 1 Akron next
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 23, 2010
Ethan Finlay and Dion Acoff scored goals late in the first half and Brian Holt tied a school record with his 26th career shutout, leading the 10th-ranked Creighton mens soccer team to a 2-0 Missouri Valley win at Central Arkansas on Saturday.
Read Full Story