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April Rural Mainstreet Index Remains Negative


The April Rural Mainstreet Index indicates the strong U.S. dollar is impacting the Rural Mainstreet economy
16-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Franco Dictatorship Declaration a New Leaf for Spanish Citizens, Politicians, Scholars

The Spanish government's official recognition of the rule of Francisco Franco as a dictatorship opens up new conversations for the nation, its history and its newest generations.
15-Apr-2015 5:05 PM EDT

How 'Mad Men' Fueled Another Kind of Counter-Cultural Revolution


AMC's "Mad Men," which begins airing its final episodes Sunday, has shown how the Golden Age of Advertising shifted power from the account execs to the artists.
3-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Scientists Confirm Institute of Medicine Recommendation for Vitamin D Intake Was Miscalculated and Is Far Too Low


Researchers are challenging the intake of vitamin D recommended by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine saying their Recommended Dietary Allowance for vitamin D underestimates the need by a factor of ten.
17-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

The Great War and the Making of the Modern Middle East

John Calvert, Ph.D., a historian at Creighton University, discusses the foundations of Middle Eastern nationhood coming out of World War I.
6-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EST

Genome Replication May Hold Clues to Cancer Evolution

The more copies of a genome a cell holds, the more adaptable those cells are. This may have implications for cancer's evolution and adaptation.
4-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EST

HIV Prevention Is Focus in NIH Grant Projects

Preventing HIV is a major focus in three NIH grant-funded projects undertaken by Creighton University professors.
4-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EST

Creighton Undergrad Discovers Lost Manuscript


Cole Crawford, a senior English and computer science major at Creighton University, discovered a long lost poem manuscript by 19th-century Scottish poet Robert Tannahill.
3-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EST

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Latest Jolie Pitt Announcement Broadens Conversation on Cancer Prevention Options

Dr. Henry Lynch, chair of preventive medicine at Creighton University and the discoverer of a syndrome related to linkages between breast and ovarian cancers, weighs in on the pre-emptive surgery option taken by Angelina Jolie Pitt.
26-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

The Disconnect Between Local Pipeline Perceptions and the Symbolic National Political Battle Over Keystone Pipeline

26-Feb-2015 10:05 AM EST

Law Professor Available to Offer Insight into Obama Immigration Legal Battle

19-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

New Harper Lee Novel a Literary Event to Savor, Ponder

Creighton professor and novelist offers thoughts on the new Lee novel due in July.
6-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

What in the Gee-Haw Whammy Diddle?

A Creighton professor's physics of toys course examines how simple toys can demonstrate complex scientific principles.
20-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Want a Protection Plan with That? Expert Weighs in on Best Way to Warranty When Buying Electronics

19-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

International Law Professor Says US Has Longstanding Obligation to Protect Kurds

20-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Law Professor Says U.S. Has Long-Standing Obligation to Protect Kurds, Won’t Allow the Kurdish Capital to Fall to ISIS

8-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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