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Creighton University

Creighton University
University information
NameCreighton University
Latin nameUniversitas Creightoniana
MottoWilling to Lead
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic (Jesuit)
Endowment$317 million
PresidentJohn P. Schlegel, S.J.
Faculty734 full-time; 226 part-time
Under graduates4133
Post graduates3252
CampusUrban,132 acre (0.5 km2)
ColorsWhite & Blue
Athletic nicknameBlue jays
MascotBilly the Bluejay
AthleticsNCAA Division I

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Creighton University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit, Roman Catholic university located in Omaha, Nebraska. Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1878, the school is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Creighton is the largest private religious university in Nebraska.

Sitting on a 132 acre (0.5 km2) campus just outside Omaha's downtown business district, the university currently enrolls about 7,385 graduate and undergraduate students. The undergraduate campus is bounded by 16th Street on the east, the North Freeway on the west, Cuming Street on the north, and Cass Street on the south. Creighton University Medical Center extends west of the North Freeway to 32nd Street.

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Creighton University Tour
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Real Creighton students satire Apple commercial while promoting Creighton Undergraduate admissions. Filmed and edited by: Carl Hamilton Weiland Actors: Jamal Jackson and Ryan Kunhart
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Creighton University welcomes the largest freshman class in history (1054) by moving them into the dorms.
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Booker Woodfox hits 16-footer at the buzzer gave the Creighton Bluejays a 63-62 victory over Wichita St. in the MVC Tournament in St. Louis - March 6, 2009. Filmed by Dave Wenthold.
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This is a film about Creighton freshmen moving into Kiewit Hall in August of 2007. The people on camera are not actors. They are, in fact, real live Creighton students and parents.
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Michigan State University Journaism Major Caron Creighton interviews Kathy Zeitoun about wearing the hijab as a woman who has converted to Islam. Kathy and her husband Abdulrahman Zeitoun manage the Zeitoun Foundation, which promotes tolerance. The book Zeitoun by Dave Eggers details what happened to the couple during and after Hurricane Katrina. The couple visited MSU as part of the One Book One Community project.
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Timelapse video of Creighton University from April 9, 2001 from the webcam above Kiewit Fitness Center.
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Creighton University Knights of Columbus College Council Recruitment Video. The KofC is the largest Catholic Fraternal organization in the world. Providing millions of dollars to charity, vocations, and serving communities, families in need, and supporting programs like the special olympics. In addition to being a great organization that does lots of service and fundraising the also have great benefits for the members as well. Protecting Catholic families for over 125 years with Life Insurance, Retirement Annuities and Long Term Care. KofC has the highest Ratings: A+ Superior - AM Best; AAA- Extremely Strong S&P.
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Homeowner: No choice but shoot - Omaha World-Herald Tweet this news
Omaha World-Herald--King was taken to -Creighton University- Medical Center in critical condition after the shooting, which occurred about 2:30 am His injuries were not considered life-threatening. His condition was not being released by the hospital. ... - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 23:30:47 GMT+00:00
Minnesota Stars to Play Creighton Bluejays & Wisconsin Badgers Friday/Saturday - IMSoccer News Tweet this news
IMSoccer News--The NSC Minnesota Stars announced they will play a pair of scrimmages this Friday and Saturday against collegiate D1 teams -Creighton University- and the University of Wisconsin. The Stars have the weekend off from league play before ... - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 15:25:01 GMT+00:00
Justin Hughes Named Men's Soccer Assistant Coach - Tweet this news“I am extremely excited about the opportunity to work at -Creighton University-,” said Hughes. “I had the honor to play for Coach Bolowich at North Carolina and I look forward to working with Coach on a professional level here at Cr - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 17:09:05 GMT+00:00
Colleges Crack Down on Controversial Gossip Website - WTMA Tweet this news
WTMA--At -Creighton University-, in Omaha, Neb., a special committee made up of students, faculty, staff and school vice presidents voted to block the website on their campus server. "Unlike Facebook and MySpace, we realized this was nasty and wa - Date : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 21:15:59 GMT+00:00
One person wounded in shooting at Omaha hospital - Reuters Tweet this news
Reuters--A spokeswoman for -Creighton University- said the Omaha Police Department had taken the shooter into custody shortly after 3:30 pm but the school's medical center remained in lockdown for an hour while officers went floor-to-floor to make su - Date : Wed, 06 Apr 2011 23:35:55 GMT+00:00
Volleyball Signs Texan Katie Neisler To Letter-of-Intent - Tweet this news -Creighton University- volleyball program has signed Katie Neisler to a letter-of-intent. Neisler, an outside hitter who stands 5-foot-11, joins Kelli Browning, Leah McNary and Michelle Sicner as the fourth scholarship freshman for ne - Date : Sun, 17 Apr 2011 11:25:54 GMT+00:00
Shooting At Creighton University Medical Center - WOWT Tweet this news
WOWT--It happened inside the -Creighton University- Medical Center. Wednesday night, police identified the suspect as Anthony Green Jr., 26, of Omaha, and booked him for 1st-degree felony assault, use of a weapon to commit a felony, and felon in possessio - Date : Wed, 06 Apr 2011 22:22:51 GMT+00:00
Teens Injured in Cass County Crash - Action 3 News Tweet this news
Action 3 News--One of the passengers, 16-year-old Will Christensen was airlifted to -Creighton University- Medical Center in critical condition. The driver, 16-year-old Austin Ford and two other passengers, 15-year-old Molly McNamara and 15-year-old Sarah - Date : Mon, 28 Mar 2011 04:04:15 GMT+00:00
Neary honored by United Way - Omaha World-Herald Tweet this news
Omaha World-Herald--He also has served on numerous boards, including those at -Creighton University-, the Omaha Zoological Society, the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce and Joslyn Art Museum. At least 400 people gathered at the CoCo Key Convention Center - Date : Fri, 01 Apr 2011 05:11:48 GMT+00:00
Men's Basketball To Play Oregon in CBI Championship Series, Host Ducks on Monday - Tweet this news -Creighton University- men's basketball team will meet the University of Oregon in next week's College Basketball Invitational best-of-3 championship series. Creighton will host game one of the championship series on Monday, - Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2011 04:25:43 GMT+00:00

Colleges and universities in Nebraska

Public institutionsChadron State * Peru State * Nebraska-Kearney * Nebraska-Lincoln * Nebraska-Omaha * Wayne State
Private institutionsBellevue * Clarkson * Concordia * Creighton * Dana * Doane * Grace * Hastings * Midland Lutheran * Nebraska Christian * Nebraska Methodist * Nebraska Wesleyan * Summit Christian * Union * York
Community CollegesCentral CC * Little Priest * Metropolitan CC * Mid-Plains CC * Nebraska Indian CC * Northeast CC * Southeast CC * Western Nebraska CC

Missouri Valley Conference

Bradley Braves * Creighton Bluejays * Drake Bulldogs * Evansville Purple Aces * Illinois State Redbirds *
Indiana State Sycamores * Missouri State Bears * Northern Iowa Panthers * Southern Illinois Salukis * Wichita State Shockers

Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)

Mid WestCreighton (NE) * Detroit Mercy (MI) * John Carroll (OH) * Xavier (OH) * Loyola Chicago (IL) * Marquette (WI) * Rockhurst (MO) * Saint Louis (MO)
SouthLoyola New Orleans (LA) * Spring Hill (AL)
WestGonzaga (WA) * Seattle (WA) * Loyola Marymount (CA) * San Francisco (CA) * Santa Clara (CA) * Regis (CO)
GraduateBerkeley (CA) * Weston (MA)

North Omaha, Nebraska

HistoryTimeline * Racial tension * Civil rights movement
NeighborhoodsSquatter's Row * Gophertown * Benson * Dundee * Bemis Park, Gifford Park, Gold Coast, Kountze Place, Miller Park, Walnut Hill and Orchard Hill * Florence * East Omaha * Saratoga * Scriptown * Casey's Row * Miller Park neighborhood * Near North Side *
EventsTrans-Mississippi and International Exposition * 1960s/70s riots * Rice/Poindexter Case
LandmarksKountze Park * Omaha Driving Park * Omaha University * Redick Mansion * Logan Fontenelle Housing Project * Dreamland Ballroom * Fort Lisa * Cutler's Park * Winter Quarters * Prospect Hill Cemetery * Fort Omaha * Storz Brewery * Bank of Florence * the Sherman * Broomfield Rowhouse * Carter Lake
PeopleGerman * Irish * Jewish * African American
CultureDreamland Ballroom * Preston Love * Dan Desdunes Band * Simon Harrold's Melody Boys * Sam Turner Orchestra * Ted Adams Orchestra * Omaha Night Owls * Red Perkins and His Original Dixie Ramblers * Lloyd Hunter * Nat Towles * Anna Mae Winburn * Cotton Club Boys * Charlie Christian * Buddy Miles * Lester Abrams * Wynonie Harris * Lomie Washburn * Omaha Black Music Hall of Fame * Native Omaha Days * Omaha Blues, Jazz & Gospel Festival * Florence Days * Stone Soul Picnic
TransportationNorth Freeway * US 75 * Eppley Airfield * North Omaha Airport * Metro Area Transit * Florence Depot * Mormon Bridge * Fort * Maple * Blondo * Dodge * North 24th * North 30th Street * Saddle Creek Road * Florence Boulevard * Fontenelle Boulevard * John A. Creighton Boulevard * Lincoln Boulevard * Sorenson Parkway

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