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August 29, 2011
Creighton Center for Health Policy and Ethics host Henrietta Lacks author

Omaha World-Herald, Aug 29, 2011.
Rebecca Skloot, author of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," will give the 21st Women & Health Lecture on Oct. 6 at the Joslyn Art Museum.
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Creighton gets grant to study heredity-cancer link

Houston Chronicle, Aug. 29, 2011
Researchers at Creighton University have received a federal grant to study how heredity affects prostate cancer in black men.
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Rural Mainstreet Index drops below growth level

Market to Market, Aug. 26, 2011
Ernie Goss, Creighton University Economist: “The bank CEOs in the month of August [were] fairly pessimistic about the rural Main Street economy.”
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CU named the No. 1 master’s institution by ‘Washington Monthly’

The Chronicle of Higher Education, Aug, 29 2011
Creighton considered No. 1 master’s institution on a college rankings list that is based on how well each institution fosters social mobility, furthers research, and serves the country (including participation in ROTC and the Peace Corps).
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Fransecky: New 'spirit of recovery'

Omaha World-Herald, Aug 28, 2011
Fransecky decided to stay in Omaha, where he teaches a graduate leadership class at Creighton University and welcomes corporate executives from around the country to CU for "leadership conversations."
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Creighton professor to speak at IADSA forum in Buenos Aires

Natural Products Insider, Aug. 29, 2011
On September 1, Professor Robert Heaney will join other speakers about the affects of dietary supplements in public health.
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CU Men’s soccer open with win

Omaha World-Herald, Aug 27, 2011
Freshman Guido Peña scored in the 65th minute off a feed from senior All-American Ethan Finlay as the 10th-ranked Creighton men's soccer team edged Denver 1-0 on Saturday night. Goalkeeper Brian Holt set a Missouri Valley record by recording his 28th career shutout.
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Volleyball host A&M takes invite title

Omaha World-Herald, Aug 27, 2011
Tourney host Texas A&M won the Texas A&M Invitational title over Creighton with a 25-22, 22-25, 26-24, 25-10 victory on Saturday afternoon at Reed Arena. The visiting Bluejays finished its first weekend of 2011 with a 1-2 mark, while the Aggies went 3-0, in the rare three-team event.
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