Creighton president retiring in 2015

Mar 7, 2014

Creighton University President Father Timothy Lannon is retiring in June 2015.

MVC tournament begins, without Creighton Bluejays

Mar 7, 2014
Greg Echlin

At this time a year ago, Creighton men’s basketball fans were on their way in droves to St. Louis for the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. But this year, as a first-year member of the Big East, Creighton will head to New York instead for the conference tournament.  As Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports, the Valley has been trying to recover from Creighton’s departure.

Creighton law school named to Princeton Review list

Oct 21, 2013

Creighton University's law school is one of the best in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

Creighton University is the top Midwest Regional University for the 11th year in a row, according to U.S. News and World Report.

Creighton enrollment continues upward trend

Aug 23, 2013

Creighton University has 961 freshman students this school year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It's unclear what started a fire at a vacant Creighton University dorm that was quickly extinguished by firefighters.

Creighton forward Doug McDermott returning for his senior season

Apr 25, 2013
Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

Creighton Bluejays forward Doug McDermott will return for his senior year.

Creighton's Doug McDermott is an All-America for the second straight year while Trey Burke of Michigan and Otto Porter Jr. of Georgetown tied as the leading vote-getters for The Associated Press' first team.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Now that the season is over, Creighton's coaching staff is getting ready for the Bluejays' move to the Big East.

New teams, new conference: Creighton joins the Big East

Mar 20, 2013
Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

Creighton University is joining the new Big East Conference as of July first.

Creighton Bluejays await Selection Sunday

Mar 15, 2013

With Selection Sunday just around the corner, Creighton Bluejay fans will soon learn where their team will be sent in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Creighton University celebrates Founders Week

Feb 6, 2013

Creighton University has a record 7,336 students enrolled this school year.

Alegent Creighton Health, in partnership with the Women’s Center for Advancement, is helping bring the Green Dot violence prevention program to Omaha college students at UNO and Creighton.

A Creighton University oncologist is critical of an announcement by the United States Preventive Services Task Force about PSA-based screenings.

The Task Force announced this afternoon its recommendation against prostate-specific antigen or PSA-based screenings for all men regardless of age. Dr. Henry Lynch is the Director of the Hereditary Cancer Center at Creighton. 


A survey of supply managers in nine states shows the economy is growing, in spite of continued troubles at the national level.

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss oversees the Mid-America Business Conditions survey. The Business Conditions Index, an overall indicator of economic health, climbed to 60 in April. A number above 50 indicates economic growth.  Goss says healthy agricultural and manufacturing sectors are to credit for the growth.

The U.S. News & World Report 2012 Department of Finance ranked Creighton University’s college of business finance program 19th in the nation.

Anthony Hendrickson, Dean to the College of Business, says the program is up two points from last year.  He says Creighton boasts more Certified Financial Analyst charter holders on its faculty than any other institution in the world. 

Hendrickson says he thinks the visibility of the master’s in security analysis has attracted a lot of attention.

courtesy CUMC


Creighton University’s president says new partnerships with Alegent Health mean health science students will have quality training for years to come.

One agreement expands Alegent’s teaching affiliation with Creighton’s health sciences programs. Creighton president Father Timothy Lannon says the move is good for medical students, and will better address community needs.

Alegent’s Bergan Mercy Medical Center and Immanuel Hospital provide residency slots for Creighton’s medical students.

College basketball fans arrive in Omaha for March Madness

Mar 16, 2012

by Greg Echlin, for Omaha Public Radio

There were a lot of empty seats at Friday afternoon's NCAA basketball tournament game at CenturyLink.  But it wasn't because of a lack of action on the court.

Creighton forward Doug McDermott named first-team All-American

Mar 12, 2012
photo courtesy

Creighton University forward Doug McDermott is among this year’s first-team All-Americans.

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association released its list Monday of All-Americans. All five first-team All-Americans are on teams playing in the NCAA tournament. McDermott joins players from Kansas, Ohio State, Kentucky, and Michigan State on the list.

photo courtesy Creighton University

Creighton University’s new president says long-term strategic and financial planning are important to the school’s success.

Father Timothy Lannon gave his first convocation address earlier this week. He’s the first Creighton University alumnus to serve as the school’s president. He says 25 percent of this year’s freshman class at Creighton University are first-generation college students. They’re fron all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and 38 countries.