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February 1, 2017
Local Reaction to Trump’s Immigration Order

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 30, 2017
“The Society of Jesus has a particularly rich history of engaging foreign cultures and customs and, in particular, working with people who are suffering and displaced,” the Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, SJ, president of Creighton University said. “It is that very Catholic, Jesuit mission that invites us to reach out in support of immigrants and refugees.”
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Kelly: After Trump Immigration Order, 3 Unified Faiths will Hold Vigil Tonight in Omaha

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 31, 2017
Dr. Syed Mohiuddin, a Creighton University cardiologist and a local Muslim leader, called the order illogical and against the nation’s core values. “I am an immigrant and a Muslim and I am an American citizen,” said Mohiuddin, who first came to Omaha from India in 1963 for his medical residency. “One of our country’s greatest strengths is fairness and justice.”
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Editorial: Nursing Shortage Affects Midlands

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 31, 2017
Creighton University and other teaching institutions are making aggressive efforts to train nurses statewide and boost the education of nursing assistants and others who want new jobs.
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Days of Conflict: Confronting Opposing Viewpoints — and Keeping the Long View

Yale University, Jan. 31, 2017
“Resolution sometimes isn’t the outcome you want,” professor of Dispute Resolution at the Werner Institute at Creighton University said. “At least not immediately. Because if you’re so focused on resolution, you are inevitably looking at an immediate manifestation of what is often a long-term issue.” Mayer, will share his insights during a lecture at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies on Feb. 2.
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Minnesota and Midwest Manufacturing Conditions Improve

Star Tribune, Feb. 1, 2017
“This is the third consecutive month the index has increased and points to an improving regional manufacturing economy," said Ernie Goss, director of Creighton's Economic Forecasting Group. "I expect this to generate even healthier growth for both manufacturing and nonmanufacturing for the first half of 2017."
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Midwest Economic Survey Suggests Growing Job Outlook for Missouri, Surrounding States in January

Hannibal Courier-Post, Feb. 1, 2017
Creighton University’s Mid-America Business Conditions Index report said the overall economic index for the Midwest region rose to 54.7 in January from 53.1 in December and 46.5 in November. It's the highest figure since February 2015.
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Mid America Economy Continues to Improve

WNAX, Feb. 1, 2017
Economist Ernie Goss says when asked to name the biggest challenge to their company’s 2017 economic success, almost one-third of supply managers reported finding and hiring qualified workers was the biggest obstacle.
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