Public Relations  >  News Center  >  CU in the News  >  August, 2011  >  August 4, 2011
August 4, 2011
Physics Meeting Connected to Eppley Scare

KMTV, August 3, 2011
Did you know more than a thousand physicists from all over the world were at Creighton University this week? If not, you probably do now, after one gets stopped by the TSA for a suspicious science project.
Read Full Story

Science project closes Eppley

Omaha World-Herald, August 4, 2011
FBI spokeswoman Sandy Breault said the item was a science experiment by a graduate student from Oregon. The student was believed to have been involved in an event at Creighton University.
Read Full Story

Creighton University To Offer Fall Webinar Series On Health Care Ethics

Benzinga, August 4, 2011
As part of its Master of Science in Health Care Ethics program, Creighton University is offering a monthly webinar series this fall on hot topics in the bioethics field.
Read Full Story

Academy to train crime victim advocates

Lincoln Journal Star, August 2, 2011
On Tuesday, they learned Nebraska will benefit from a $195,000 grant from the U.S. Justice Department to create an academy for victim advocates, with classes offered at Creighton University in Omaha and the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
Read Full Story

New hope for those with lactose intolerance

Dairy Herd Network, August 3, 2011
One of the speakers at Tuesday's webinar, Dr. Robert Heaney, professor of medicine at Creighton University, suggested starting off with half a serving of dairy with each meal. "It may take two or three weeks for the gut to adapt and build up tolerance," he said. "Just stick with it and you will get there quicker than you realize."
Read Full Story

Poverty hurts cardiac rehab

Omaha World-Herald, August 4, 2011
It's not just that people in low-income neighborhoods lack transportation options or access to exercise facilities, said Dr. Syed Mohiuddin, a cardiologist at Creighton University's School of Medicine. They also lack access to fresh, healthy foods, he said.
Read Full Story

Kelly: Priest got to hear his eulogies

Omaha World-Herald, August 3, 2011
He served in the Army from 1944 to 1946, taking a Japanese language course in case he was needed as an interpreter in the postwar occupation of Japan. He wasn't, and he returned to Creighton University.
Read Full Story

SDSU's Sargent to take his 3-point shot overseas

Sioux City Journal, August 3, 2011
Sargent is also taking a path blazed by former Bishop Heelan and Creighton University star Nate Funk, who played for Eisbaren Bremerhaven in the Basketball Bundesliga -- Germany's top professional league.
Read Full Story

Creighton economist: with debt ceiling increase in place, Congress should focus on the budget

KIOS, August 3, 2011
A Creighton University economist says the two trillion dollars in cuts approved in the new debt ceiling law don't go far enough.
Read Full Story

For more information contact:
Cindy Workman (402) 280-2969