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November 11, 2009

Creighton in the News

New Book Claims Priesthood is Critical for the Success of the Human Race
Catholic Online, Nov. 11, 2009
The Institute for Priestly Formation, based at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., wants to assist priests in building and maintaining their bond with Christ as well as their priestly identity.
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Florida Young Adult Receives National Award For Efforts To Support  Farmworkers
Metro Catholic, Nov. 11, 2009
Raquel (Kelly) Orbik, a recent graduate of Creighton who now works in the Center for Peace and Justice, was among four finalists mentioned for the 2009 Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award for her work to facilitate experiences of solidarity for students at Creighton University.
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Republican governor's race: Ambition, strategic thinking drive Fong
Des Moines Register, Nov. 11, 2009
Nelson Fong, a professor of mathematics at Creighton University says he is proud of his son, Christian Fong, who is the youngest candidate to run for Governor in Iowa. “But his ambition is more than personal ambition. His Iowa dream is about helping each other."
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Few 'Help Wanted' signs
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Nov. 10, 2009
A widely watched index of the manufacturing economy, produced by Creighton University economist Ernie Goss, increased to 55.9 in Minnesota in October, indicating continued growth.
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Bluejays’ toughness factor takes a hit
Omaha World-Herald, Nov. 11, 2009
Creighton knew opening the season at nationally ranked Dayton was as a tough assignment. What the Bluejays didn’t figure into the equation was that they could be without their two toughest players for Saturday’s 12:05 p.m. game at Dayton Arena.
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