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September 15, 2010

Creighton in the News

Q&A with Lannon
SJU The Hawk, Sept. 14, 2010
University President Timothy Lannon, S.J., recently sat down with The Hawk to discuss his recent announcement that he would leave Saint Joseph's University at the end of the academic year to become president of his alma mater, Creighton University.
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World-Herald editorial: Creighton's new president
Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 14, 2010
The quality of leadership and vision at Creighton University will no doubt have a tremendous impact on Omaha’s future. Omahans are right to be excited about the impressive capabilities and record of the Rev. Timothy Lannon, who is slated next year to become Creighton’s 24th president.
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Midlands Voices: Tax hikes during recession deserve careful scrutiny
Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 15, 2010
Ed Morse holds the McGrath, North, Mullin and Kratz Endowed Chair in Business Law at the Creighton University School of Law.
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Creighton Researcher Sees DNA of Cancer Cells
AJCU Connections, Sept. 15, 2010
If historians some day have the happy task of recording how cancer was conquered they might devote a few words to Jill Hagenkord’s eureka moment.Hagenkord, director of Molecular Pathology and Clinical Genomics at Creighton University Medical Center, found a way to see into the actual DNA of cancer cells.
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Study links vitamin D deficiency to asthma symptoms
Private MD, Sept. 14, 2010
Thomas Casale, who led the research, told WebMD that the findings help explain why asthma symptoms are generally worse among certain groups of people and during less sunny times of year.
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TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts reflects on entrepreneurship
Silicon Prarie, Sept. 15, 2010
A native of Nebraska, but now a citizen of Wyoming, Mr. Ricketts received his B.A. degree in economics from Creighton University in Omaha.
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