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September 12, 2011
Remembrance puts life in perspective

Omaha World Herald, Sept 11, 2011
Students, faculty and clergy gathered Sunday in the shade of Creighton's Jesuit Gardens to honor 9/11 victims. Students read each victim's name aloud and shared a brief biography. “It's important to remember those who lost their lives,” said the Rev. Patrick Malone, pastor of St. John Catholic Church on the Creighton University campus.
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Reflecting on 9/11, loved ones

Omaha World Herald, Sept 11, 2011
Mike Tinley, a 56-year-old Creighton University graduate, was on the 100th floor of the World Trade Center waiting for a meeting to start when the north tower collapsed.
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Image of resilience

Omaha World Herald, Sept 11, 2011
Jill Slupe, now an Omaha sales and business consultant, was in her Manhattan office on 24th Street when the planes struck. Staffers went to their rooftop, saw the fire raging and watched in horror as the towers fell, one and then the other. In 2004, she moved to Omaha, where she had earned an MBA from Creighton University. She calls the city "the kindest place I ever lived. I felt at home here."
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After 9/11: Attacks spawned big changes on campus

Omaha World Herald, Sept 10, 2011
In Nebraska, four universities obtained a $3 million, five-year federal grant to form a consortium to train students for careers in intelligence gathering. Bellevue University, Creighton University, the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are partners in the Great Plains National Security Education Consortium.
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Allergies? CO˛ up nostrils may help

Omaha World Herald, Sept 12, 2011
Dr. Thomas Casale, professor of medicine and chief of the Creighton School of Medicine's division of allergy and immunology, said more studies must be done before the treatment gets the necessary approval. But he said the study of 348 patients with allergy symptoms showed that CO˛ provided rapid relief, "especially for patients that either don't take regular medications or, despite regular medications, have an increase in symptoms."
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Nazi prosecutor to speak at Creighton University

Omaha World Herald, Sept 12, 2011
A prosecutor in the Nazi war crimes trial of Adolf Eichmann will speak this month at Creighton University. The Sept. 22 talk by Gabriel Bach marks the 50th anniversary of the trial. It begins at 5 p.m. in the Harper Center. A reception will follow.
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Researcher to test if gene halts buildup

Omaha World Herald, Sept 12, 2011
A Creighton University researcher, Devendra Agrawal hopes to show that a specific gene can halt the renarrowing of a heart artery after a stent or balloon has been placed in that artery. Agrawal, who heads Creighton's Center for Clinical and Translational Science, has received a four-year, $2.6 million federal grant to test on pigs the notion that the gene will stop the re-narrowing.
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Nebraska Dental Museum Opens

The Republic, Sept 11, 2011
Dr. Stan Harn, the curator and an oral biology professor at UNL, has spent more than three decades collecting dental history. Terry M. Wilwerding, a Creighton University dentistry professor said Harn's collection illustrates the vast improvements in patient comfort and safety.
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Local hospitals weather drug shortage

Omaha World Herald, Sept 10, 2011
Despite shortages of certain drugs, the Creighton University Medical Center staff "has been able to work with physicians to anticipate demand and-or offer alternative treatments when necessary," said spokeswoman Kelsey Archer.
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Charity honors advocates

Omaha World Herald, Sept 10, 2011
To celebrate Catholic Charities' 85th anniversary, the agency will host a Sept. 22 Advocate Awards Luncheon to honor community leaders who have made significant contributions to the Omaha community. Mary and Charles Heider, will be honored for their philanthropy. The Heiders have served on numerous boards, including Creighton University, Sacred Heart and Boys Town. They have endowed two chairs at Creighton University and funded The Heider Center at Creighton Prep.
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Career coach offers lessons she learned along the way

Naperville Sun, Sept 9, 2011
Jan Marino earned a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing from Creighton University and is among the thousands who have had to find other means of employment. With so much experience in reinventing herself, Marino now leads a company that helps others do the same.
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Noteworthy

Omaha World Herald, Sept 10, 2011
Dr. Rowen Zetterman, dean of the Creighton University School of Medicine, has been appointed to a three-year term to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
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Jays remain unbeaten with late goal

Omaha World Herald, Sept 11, 2011
It took extra time on Sunday, but the fifth-ranked Creighton men's soccer team remained unbeaten and unscored upon in 2011 with a 1-0 double overtime win at DePaul on Sunday afternoon.
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Win over St. Mary's shows CU's potential

Omaha World Herald, Sept 10, 2011
After a rough start to 2011, any win this weekend was going to be reason for Creighton to celebrate. But Saturday’s potential resumé-building victory over St. Mary’s will have the Bluejays floating back to Omaha.
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