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February 24, 2012
Our View: Lent is chance to focus on priorities

St Cloud Times, Feb. 20, 2012
Creighton University’s online ministry suggests Lent can be a time for people to release themselves of the things they own and simplifying their lives.
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University fundraising makes big comeback

Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 24, 2012
"Our donors recognize that the mission of Creighton University is more vital than ever," said spokeswoman Deborah Daley, pointing to a $3 million gift from Creighton alumnus George F. Haddix to support research and a $1 million gift from the estate of Herbert and Minnie Puller to create a faculty endowment in endocrinology at Creighton's School of Medicine.
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Insurance companies in Lincoln offer range of jobs

Journal Star, Feb. 19, 2012
The study's authors -- Dr. Eric Thompson, an associate professor of economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Dr. Ernest Goss, an economics professor at Creighton University -- say Lincoln has been a major beneficiary of insurance industry job growth since 2000.
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A frustrating fight for jobs in north Omaha

Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 19, 2012
"What really works is having the fundamentals strong, keeping taxes down and spending wisely and making your infrastructure supportive for economic development," said Creighton University economist Ernie Goss, who has seen five Omaha mayors in his 20 years in the city .
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St. Charles residents to go bald for cancer research donations

St. Charles Republican, Feb. 21, 2012
Jessica Green-Rosier and her sister, Jacqueline Green will shave their heads in April for donations to support children’s cancer research. The event will take place at Creighton University, where Jacqueline Green is a pre-med student.
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Trailblazing general to speak at Letterkenny Army Depot for Black History Month observance

Public Opinion, February, 2012
The first African-American female two-star general in the Army will be the keynote speaker during the observance of Black History Month at Letterkenny Army Depot. She has a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.
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African-American astronaut gave ultimate sacrifice during space shuttle mission

DC Military, Feb. 24, 2012
Lt. Col. Michael P. Anderson was one of only a handful of African-American astronauts and was one of the seven crewmembers aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia when it exploded on re-entry just 16 minutes before its scheduled touchdown Feb. 1, 2003. He received his Master of Science degree in physics from Creighton University in 1990.
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