“Looking back, everything was so overwhelming. I think most of us are of the mindset that we just did our jobs and we didn’t seek any glory. But everywhere we went, everyone we encountered, they were so appreciative. It was touching. I came to appreciate what a high honor this was to be selected.”

Tracy Monahan, a senior administrator in Creighton’s School of Pharmacy and Health Professions and military veteran, who took part in the first Nebraska Female Veterans Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., in September.

Frankenstein is such an important text that has been subject to so many different iterations in two centuries. From literature to pop culture to movies, scholars of almost every discipline have something to say about it.”

Matthew Reznicek, PhD, assistant professor of English, on the Kingfisher Institute celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein with a series of events.

“I think we were all taken with this land and this people and this history.”

Rebecca Murray, PhD, associate professor of cultural and social studies and associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, on a two-week immersion trip to the Balkans region taken by faculty, alumni and students this summer.

“Being aware of what we do, what we consume, what we buy, what energy we use, what we waste, those things we do here have a connection to what happens in the rest of the world. The whole idea of the conference was to take what we learned and connect it back to our campuses.”

Emily Reeson, a sophomore neuroscience major, who was one of four Creighton students to participate in Catholic Relief Services’ third biennial Student Ambassador Leaders Together (SALT) Summit.

Let’s Get Social

@KyleKorver: Thank you @Creighton @BluejayMBB for all you’ve done for me. Thank you, Coach Altman. Thank you to all of my teammates, I love being a Bluejay. #GoJays (After Korver was inducted into the Creighton Athletics Hall of Fame)

@parr_roz: Thank you @Creighton for the opportunity to see Dr. @madeleine and Gen. Colin Powell. So cool to see two patriots who embody bipartisanship and diplomacy (and they both have great senses of humor)!

@maddyvig: Happy 140th birthday to my favorite place.

@keelsherman15: God didn’t have to bless us with this beautiful place, but He did. He did that for us.