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September 26, 2016
What You Need to Know About the Controversies Surrounding the Trump and Clinton Foundations

Business Insider, Sept. 25, 2016
"These [charitable] organizations are ripe for abuse until someone really digs in and looks," Nick Mirkay, a professor of law and associate dean for planning and initiatives at Creighton University School of Law, told Business Insider, later adding that the allegations against both foundations, if true, are a "fundamental violation of why we allow these organizations to exist and give them tax-exempt status."
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Study: 5 Out of 6 US Shoppers Make Impulse Buys

PYMNTS, Sept. 22, 2016
“We aren’t rational beings; we rationalize our actions — especially with money,” Brad Klontz, cofounder of the Financial Psychology Institute and associate professor of economics and finance at Creighton University, told CreditCards.com.
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Higher Education Notes: Documentary, Talk Will Focus on Alcoholism at Pine Ridge

Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 26, 2016
The 2014 documentary “Sober Indian, Dangerous Indian” will be shown at Creighton University at 7 p.m. Thursday. The documentary follows the lives of four Native American men who struggle with alcohol addiction on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
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Panelists to Examine Free Speech on Campuses

Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 24, 2016
Listen to panelists examine free speech on college campuses in “Campus as a Safe Space or Free Speech Zone,” from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the Harper Center Auditorium at Creighton University.
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Faith-and-Values News, Events: Sept. 24-30

Lincoln Journal Star, Sept. 23, 2016
The 2016 edition of Creighton University’s annual IGNITE Talks takes place at 7 p.m. Oct. 6, in the Hixson-Lied Auditorium of the Harper Center on Creighton’s Omaha campus. Four scholars will address this year’s theme: “What the World Needs,” meditating on forgiveness, faith, humility, spirituality, storytelling and cooperation.
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Documentary of Bluffs Native, Honored Bishop to Debut at Creighton

The Daily Nonpareli, Sept. 22, 2016
A documentary about a Council Bluffs native who became a prominent Catholic bishop in Africa nominated for the first step to sainthood premiered at Creighton University.
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Grace: Mental Illness Makes it Hard to Find a Job; Not Working Can Make it Worse

Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 23, 2016
The theme of the conference at Creighton University was “supported employment.” It’s a term that means a j-o-b, of course, but also significant hand-holding. According to experts and some studies on the matter, people with mental illness want to work, can work and can stay in jobs if they have the right support.
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‘Hope Virus’ Part of Schenzels’ Legacy

Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 25, 2016
Creighton University students, and working and retired individuals are among hundreds who donate more than 7,000 hours annually as after-school tutors at the centers in Omaha and Fremont.
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Grief and Glory

America Magazine, Oct. 3, 2016
Andrew Bacevich is clear about what he hopes to accomplish in America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History. He will link “aims to actions to consequences” regarding the role of the U.S. military from 1980 to the present. Roger Bergman is director of the Justice & Peace Studies Program at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.
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Northwest Iowa Farmer, Economists Assess Ag Outlook

Sioux City Journal, Sept. 24, 2016
Creighton economist Goss says he believes the ag economy has reached its low. “I think the worst is over,” he says. “It’s stabilized at a pretty low level for the moment, but I think we’ve seen the lowest.”
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Weak Farm Income Hurts Economy in Kansas, Other States

The Topeka Metro News, Sept. 26, 2016
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says farm income is expected to decline 12 percent over last year. That is limiting spending by farmers and hurting the economy in rural areas.
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