Public Relations  >  News Center  >  CU in the News  >  August, 2016  >  August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016
Part of 24th Street To Close for Creighton Freshmen Move-In

Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 20, 2016
Officials say 24th Street, between Cass and Burt Streets, will be closed for part of Friday and Friday night and most of Saturday to accommodate Creighton University freshman students moving into residence halls.
Read Full Story

Creighton Survey Says Midwest Economy Still Sluggish

Dispatch Argus, Aug. 18, 2016
"Weak agricultural commodity prices are pushing farm income lower and sinking the overall Rural Mainstreet economy,” Goss said.
Read Full Story

Survey Says Economy Remains Weak In Rural Parts of 10 States

KIOS, Aug. 19, 2016
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss oversees the survey. He says the declines in cattle, grain and farm prices over the past year are weighing down the rural economy because farm income is down.
Read Full Story

Rural Mainstreet Index Below Growth Neutral for 12th Straight Month

WIBW, Aug. 18, 2016
“Over the past 12 months, farm prices have fallen by 11 percent, cattle prices are off by 22 percent, and grain prices are down by 20 percent,” Goss said.
Read Full Story

CU Economist Says He’s Sorry For Misquote in Analysis of State Death Penalty Costs

Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 20, 2016
He quotes a paper that says the few studies that have looked into that question have concluded that the death penalty does not increase plea bargain rates. Goss mistakenly attributed the quotation to Kent Scheidegger. It should have been attributed to a law review article.
Read Full Story

Study at UGA's Marine Institute at Sapelo Island Shows Coastal Marshland in Severe Decline

The Red & Black, Aug. 21, 2016
“My piece brings remote sensing, the use of satellite and aerial images, to the problem of what is happening on the Georgia coast,” John Schalles said.
Read Full Story

Grace: Tireless Servant to Poor, who Dealt with Poverty Himself, was ‘A Great Character’ and An Enigma

Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 22, 2016
Rich was born in Omaha, graduated from Holy Name and attended Creighton University.
Read Full Story

Omaha Lawyer Receives National Honor For Nonprofit Work

Lincoln Journal Star, Aug. 22, 2016
The Business Law Section of the American Bar Association has named Omaha lawyer Brandon Dickerson as the 2016 recipient of its Nonprofit Organizations Committee's Outstanding Young Lawyer Award. Dickerson is a 2007 graduate of the Creighton University School of Law.
Read Full Story