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October 3, 2011
Lannon builds on CU legacy

Omaha World-Herald, Oct 2, 2011
Creighton University's very beginnings trace to the benefits of high technology — telegraph lines. Now, after a 21st century campus building boom, the school stands poised to build further on its 19th century high-tech heritage. The Rev. Timothy R. Lannon, inaugurated Friday as CU's 24th president, said the university will invest even more in academics, including online graduate programs.
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Lannon takes helm at Creighton

Omaha World-Herald, Oct 1, 2011
Creighton University alumni might have a few stories about the Rev. Timothy R. Lannon, who graduated from the Jesuit university in 1973. But if his former classmates are tempted to share, Lannon said, be warned: “I have stories, too!”
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Top of the Class

Delta Sky Miles, October 2011
One of Omaha’s strongest educations underpinnings is Creighton University, a private, 1,600-student institution founded in 1878.
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Former Jesuit university president to head America magazine, website

The Catholic Review, Oct 1, 2011
Jesuit Father John P. Schlegel, former president of Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., has been appointed publisher and president of America Press in New York, effective in November.
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Nebraska farm income 'through the roof'

Omaha World-Herald, Sept 31, 2011
Farmers in Nebraska didn't think things could get much better in the last few years, with high commodity prices pushing net farm income in the state to a record $4 billion. That makes the mammoth year that farmers appear to be putting together in 2011 all the more eye-popping. A panel of Nebraska economists is now forecasting that net farm income in the state this year will hit $5.4 billion.
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History! Army Selects First Black Woman As Two Star General

News One, Oct 3, 2011
Marcia Anderson’s military career started almost by accident. When she was a student at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., Anderson signed up for ROTC after being told the “military science” course would fill her science requirement.
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TEDxOmaha speakers announced

Omaha World-Herald, Oct 1, 2011
TEDxOmaha, the local, self-organized version of TED, will take place at the Hixon-Leid Auditorium on the campus of Creighton University on Sunday, October 15 from 12-6 p.m. Originally slated to be held at the Holland Performing Arts Center with more than 1,000 in attendance, the event is now limited to 100, and if you'd like to attend you'll need to put your name in a hat by Monday.
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Reduced Mortality Among Benefits of Antibiotic De-escalation Strategies

Infectious Disease: Special Edition, Oct 3, 2011 D
r. Destache, professor of pharmacy practice at Creighton University School of Pharmacy, retrospectively reviewed the charts of 95 adult patients admitted to the ICU at Creighton University Medical Center with presumed diagnoses of hospital-acquired pneumonia, ventilator-associated pneumonia or health care–associated pneumonia in 2009. De-escalation meant discontinuation of at least one antibiotic or a change to a narrower-spectrum drug.
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H1N1 influenza is Science Cafe topic

Omaha World-Herald, Oct 3, 2011
Dr. Marvin Bittner, associate professor of internal medicine, medical microbiology and immunology at Creighton University, will discuss the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Science Café is free.
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Goods deeds

Omaha World-Herald, Oct 3, 2011
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, 15 scholarships and eight leadership awards will be presented at the seventh annual Latino Heritage Awards Banquet. It's the primary fundraiser for the Barrientos Scholarship Foundation. The banquet will begin at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at Creighton University's Harper Center. The dinner and presentations are open to the public.
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Fiction novel highlights Navy SEAL unit that brought down Osama binLaden

NewsWire, Oct 3, 2011
J.L. Narmi's received a Master of Business Administration degree from Creighton University. In his new novel, "SEAL Team 6: bin Laden and Beyond," fiction and current events intertwine.
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Louie Rotella to Be Featured in Global Down Syndrome Foundation's Fashion Show

PR NewsWire, Oct 3, 2011
Author Louis Rotella III,an executive and entrepreneur, with business and law degrees from Creighton University. Louie Rotella IV, the star of his father Lou Rotella III's book, The Little King and His Marshmallow Kingdom, will be taking part in the Global Down Syndrome Foundation's Be Beautiful Be Yourself Jet Set Fashion Show on October 15, 2011.
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Creighton University in Omaha conduct food drive

KGAN CBS 2 News, Oct 1, 2011
Students and staff of Creighton University in Omaha will wrap up a week of collecting food for the school's Feedthe Spirit food drive.Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends have spent the weekgoing door-to-door to collect nonperishable food items.
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Bioscience can bolster state

The Arizona Republic, Oct 1, 2011
Creighton University is establishing a Phoenix campus for third- and fourth-year students in partnership with St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. The first class arrives next year.
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Take time to focus on yourself

Omaha World-Herald, Oct 3, 2011
Meditation can be as simple as positive thinking, and we know how detrimental negative thoughts can be to the health and healing process. People who are more relaxed have a lower heart rate," said Dr. Roger Brumback, a professor of pathology and psychiatry at Creighton University School of Medicine.
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Go beyond the classroom

Omaha World-Herald, Sept 29, 2011
At Creighton University, teams of bioscience, business and law students at the Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program learn how to develop products and bring them onto the market.
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CU women claim four singles titles

Omaha World-Herald, Oct 2, 2011
The Creighton women's tennis team took four singles titles and two doubles titles in the Omaha Collegiate Invitational Sunday at the Koch Family Tennis Center, while the men's team claimed two singles crowns.
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Jays guard limits chat; play speaks for itself

Omaha World-Herald, Oct 1, 2011
Creighton basketball fans might stand a better chance to see Austin Chatman taking out the trash than hear him talking it. Although the start of preseason practice is still two weeks away, the point guard from Lewisville, Texas, has put himself in position to contribute immediately as a true freshman. He's done so while carrying himself with a quiet confidence on the court.
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