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October 21, 2016
Finding God Online: Q&A with Andy Alexander, S.J.

America Magazine, Oct. 19, 2016
“I think our Online Ministries helps very busy people connect with a spiritual tradition that believes we can seek and find an intimacy with our God in the very midst of our complicated lives,” said the Rev. Andy Alexander, SJ, director of the Collaborative Ministry Office and co-founder of the Online Ministries Website at Creighton University.
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Iowa Outperforms Region on Rural Mainstreet Index

Business Record, Oct. 20, 2016
Good news from Creighton University's Rural Mainstreet Index. Iowa's index rose to 67.1 in October from 56.2 the month before, even as the full index fell to its lowest level since April 2009.
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US Farmland Prices Fall for the First Time in Six Years

Agrimoney, Oct. 21, 201
Separately, research by Creighton University showed prices falling for a 35th successive month, and indeed at an accelerating rate.
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Surveys Differ on State’s Economic Outlook

Lincoln Journal Star, Oct. 21, 2016
“Over the past 12 months, livestock commodity prices have tumbled by 19.7 percent and grain commodity prices have slumped by 18.5 percent," Creighton economics professor Ernie Goss said.
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Three States to Watch if You Care About the Death Penalty

The Marshall Project, Oct. 19, 2016
A recent study by an economist at Creighton University pegged the costs at $14.6 million per year, a figure that opponents of capital punishment say proves their case and that proponents of capital punishment, including the state’s attorney general, say is wildly high.
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THEIRS: The Conservative Argument Against Death Penalty

Rapid City Journal, Oct. 21, 2016
A study by the respected Creighton University economist Dr. Ernie Goss, who has done work for the conservative Platte Institute and other organizations, pegged the annual cost of the death penalty at $14.6 million a year.
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DNC Sets Up Memorial for Native Nebraskan Slain in DC

Nebraska Radio Network, Oct. 18, 2016
A simple plaque outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C. carries a profound message of remembrance to native Nebraskan and Creighton graduate, Seth Rich.
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Time to Think About Getting a Flu Shot

Radio Iowa, Oct. 19, 2016
“They’re around all of these other kids in the classroom and the teachers and their parents and their grandparents who may have an illness, their little brothers and sisters who are young infants,” Linda Ohri, a pharmacy professor at Creighton University says. “That’s why we call them a vector or spreader.”
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Students Spend Fall Break at Eco-Justice Center

The Journal Gazette, Oct. 21, 2016
“We focus a lot on service, so that opens up a lot of opportunities like this,” Creighton student Lindsey Mack said.
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Creighton Students Make Fall Trip to White Violet Center

Houston Chronicle, Oct. 20, 2016
Other Creighton students were serving elsewhere as part of the week-long trip organized through the Schlegel Center for Service and Justice at Creighton University, which promotes truth and justice as students engage in community service, reflection and action on behalf of justice and sustainability.

Creighton Students Make Fall Trip to White Violet Center

San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 20, 2016
The students are staying at a guest house hosted by the sisters, and they are enjoying their daily interactions. "We find them to be pretty witty," Creighton student Ameer Chughtai said of the sisters and their lunch conversations.

Koch Brothers’ Latest Target: Pope Francis

The American Prospect, Oct. 14, 2016
“The Kochs are influential and have money to throw around,” says Thomas Kelly, a Creighton University theology professor. “They put libertarian thought in front of young people, which is very attractive because it’s based on self-interest and individualism.”
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Sara Beste, Danny Swan, and Kristen Trudo Named 2016 Emerging Leaders for Justice Award Recipients

Ignatian Solidarity Network, Oct. 18, 2016
Spiritual formation and service opportunities were plentiful at both Jesuit universities, and in addition to her academic and professional training, Sara spent time leading Bible studies and retreats and volunteering in urban schools and Magis Clinic, Creighton University’s free clinic for homeless individuals.
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