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Protection Plan Tips to Help Ease Electronic Device Shopping This Holiday Season


William Duckworth, Ph.D., a professor of business at Creighton University, provides five simple shopping tips when it comes to answering that question about buying electronic devices: "Do you want the protection plan?"
23-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Playing Across the Aisles


An August decision by Target department stores to discontinue the practice of separating its toy aisles by gender might be the first step in creating a new generation of play, a Creighton University researcher says.
17-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Neuroscience Researchers Earn NSF Grant to Look at Youth Brain Development


The collection of vast stores of data that may unlock new information about the development of the brain as it transitions to adolescence from childhood will soon begin for neuroscientists in Nebraska with funding from the National Science...
29-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

As Monarchs Migrate, Concerns Fly About Habitat, Food Source


Creighton University biologist Ted Burk says more people are joining the effort to help Mexico-migrating butterflies during their summer sojourn in the Midwest.
21-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S. EMTs Provide Lessons in Out-of-Hospital Care for Nigerian Students


A pair of American EMTs traveled to Nigeria this summer to teach 40 Nigerians the basics and benefits of emergency out-of-hospital health care.
9-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rural Mainstreet Index Falls to Growth Neutral for August


A monthly survey of independent bankers in a 10-state region indicates slower economic growth in the months ahead.
20-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pair Plan to Rebuild Nepalese School to Honor Marines


Amrit Kandel and Biraj Pokharel, natives of Nepal now living in Omaha, Neb., are raising money to rebuild a school devastated by last spring's earthquakes and honor six Marines killed while on a humanitarian mission in Nepal.
19-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

TB Researchers Earn NIH Grant to Study Potential for Shortening Treatment Course


Creighton researcher Jeff North, Ph.D., is part of a team looking at the interaction of an indole-based drug and a TB protein that may revolutionize treatment.
3-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Papal Experts Available to Speak on Pope Francis' Visit

Creighton University has several experts available to discuss elements of Pope Francis' message and ministry.
12-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Creighton Economist Goss Available for Comments on Greek Crisis

7-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Health Law Prof and Blogger Katharine Van Tassel Available for Comment on ACA Decision

25-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Encyclical Opens New Theological, Scientific Dialogue on Climate Change

Creighton University experts say Pope Francis' new encyclical on the environment is a moral document calling for education and action.
18-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

The Midwest Is About to Get Some Noisy Neighbors: Brood of Cicadas Emerges After 17 Years Underground

27-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Play It Safe Under the Sun This Summer

6-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT

How to Find Your First Job After College

6-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT

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

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