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October 19, 2009

Creighton in the News

Medical experts ask why
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 19, 2009
Dr. Peter Silberstein, chief of oncology at Creighton University, said there is no doubt that less access to health care plays a role in the higher death rate for black women.
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A bright spot in bankruptcies?
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 18, 2009
Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss said he was surprised by the modest increase in filings so far this year in the region where Omaha dominates. “I would have expected them to rise,” he said.
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Survey: Economy remains on skid
Omaha World-Herald, October 16, 2009
A monthly survey of rural Midwest bankers indicates that economic conditions continue to slide, and most in the survey said they expect holiday retail sales to decline this year. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss, who originated the survey in 2005 with Greeley, Neb., banker Bill McQuillan, said October was the 20th straight month below the "growth neutral" level.
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Creighton conference highlighting struggles for sovereignty
Native Times, October 15, 2009
Creighton University's Native American Studies Program will host this conference which places Native American struggles for sovereignty in the wider context of similar global efforts. Speakers include Adae Deer from the Menominee tribe of Wisconsin and will include indigenous people from the Kurdish area of Iraq, Nagaland in India, the Karin region of Myanmar, a variety of areas in the United States, and the Basque region of Spain.
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Marriage made in medicine, October 15, 2009
Chemistry brought the Drolshagens together. Colin and Katie met during their freshman year at the University of Dallas in chemistry class and have been inseparable ever since. They married the summer between their first and second year of medical school at Creighton University in Nebraska and planned for residencies in the same hospital.
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Soccer: Bluejays shut down Thunderbirds
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 18, 2009
The Creighton women's soccer team rocked Southern Utah 7-0 Sunday. It was Creighton's 10th shutout of the season and its third straight at home.
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Basketball: Bluejay Jones’ progress is on the ball
Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 17, 2009
A redshirt season taught Creighton’s Josh Jones the meaning of patience.
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