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Sports
1:07 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Creighton's Doug McDermott repeats as AP All-American

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.

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Sports
3:38 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

After tournament loss, Creighton basketball focuses on Big East move

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

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Sports
12:10 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

New teams, new conference: Creighton joins the Big East

Creighton fans gathered Wednesday morning at D.J. Sokol Arena for the announcement of the Bluejays' move to the Big East.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

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

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Sports
8:00 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Creighton Bluejays await Selection Sunday

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.

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Education
2:53 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Creighton University celebrates Founders Week

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

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Health/Medical
4:05 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Violence Prevention Program comes to two universities in Omaha

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.

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Health/Medical
3:10 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

The Director of the Hereditary Cancer Center at Creighton weighs in on Task Force recommendation

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. 

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Business
8:21 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Mid-America Business Conditions report shows continued economic growth in April

 

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.

Education
5:06 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Creighton University Finance Program Ranked in Top 20 in Nation

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.

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Health/Medical
11:45 am
Thu April 26, 2012

Creighton president says partnership with Alegent will expand opportunities

Creighton University Medical Center will become an Alegent Health hospital in July.
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.

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