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September 28, 2016
Free-Speech Experts Discuss Safe Spaces, Trigger Warnings During Creighton University Forum

Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 28, 2016
“Students are apprentices,” Stanley Fish, who are in college to learn from professors. Fish’s view was one of many offered by four free-speech experts involved in a forum titled, “Free Speech vs. Safe Space in the Academy.” The forum was presented by the Creighton Institute for Economic Inquiry.
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NU president says he defends Husker players' right to kneel during national anthem

Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 28, 2016
Creighton Athletic Director Bruce Rasmussen said through an email that Creighton encourages discussion and debate on social issues.
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German Societies Set Certification for Specialized Hernia Centers

General Surgery News, Sept. 26, 2016
Robert Fitzgibbons Jr., MD, professor and chairman of surgery at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Neb., echoed that sentiment. ?Inguinal hernia repair is a bread-and-butter operation for the average general surgeon, so it would be problematic if only certain people or certain centers could perform a common procedure,? he pointed out.
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Still Little Evidence for Removal of Symptom-Free Wisdom Teeth

Farmington Independent, Sept. 26, 2016
Surgery is covered by most dental insurance but it generally is not covered by medical insurance, said Martha E. Nunn of Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., who was not part of the new study."We will likely conduct another prospective cohort study to examine risks from retained asymptomatic third molars," Nunn said.
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Tips for Creighton Students ... From Pre-Schoolers

KFAB, Sept. 27, 2016
I think "I can count to 100" is the new "The human head weighs 8 pounds." Nice work, Junior Jays!
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Midwest Business Conditions Improve in August, but Still Weak

The Gazette, Sept. 27, 2016
The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose slightly to 47.8 in August from July’s 47.6, but remains below growth neutral 50.0.
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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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