Creighton University Magazine Fall 2000
Horning, Ross C.
Swanson, Sheila L.
Shanley, Mary Kay
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CREIGHTON ANNOUNCES MORRISON SCHOLARSHIP FUND / NEW MORRISON SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCED: $1 million endowed scholarship fund honors Morrison. Page 6.A SCIENCE FAIR WHERE KIDS JUDGE PROFESSORS / FAIR PLAY: Kids judge professors at this science fair. Page 10.STUDENTS LEARN HOW TO 'BUILD A HUMAN' / INTERACTIVE SCIENCE: “Build A Human” comes to Creighton. Page 11.REMEMBERING FATHER KELLEY Longtime Creighton Jesuit the Rev. William F. Kelley, S.J., died on May 2, 2000, leaving behind a wealth of friends and memories. Writer Bob Reilly, who once worked with Fr. Kelley, interviewed the popular Creighton priest just a few months before his death. He recalls a man who loved to be in charge, loved his Jesuit vocation and loved Creighton University. Page 12.POLITICAL ‘HOTSPOTS’ DOT THE GLOBE: A LOOK AT CURRENT AND FUTURE FLARE-UPS / POLITICAL ‘HOTSPOTS’ DOT THE GLOBE Creighton history professor Dr. Ross Horning takes a spin around the globe, highlighting a few of the world’s trouble spots and providing some brief history behind the turmoil. Page 20.PIT POWER: HOW CREIGHTON EXERCISE SCIENTIST JEFFREY STOUT HELPED FUEL DALE JARRETT'S RIDE TO NASCAR'S BIGGEST PRIZE / FUELING A NASCAR WINNER When the pit crew members for NASCAR driver Dale Jarrett wanted to shave valuable seconds off their pit stops, they called on Creighton exercise scientist Dr. Jeffrey Stout (pictured above). He developed a nutrition and exercise program to put them on the fast-track to the winner’s circle. Page 26.JUNK JOURNALISM: HAS JOURNALISM STOOPED TO A NEW LOW? AND, IF SO, WHO OR WHAT IS TO BLAME? / JUNK JOURNALISM In the age of O.J., Monica and Elián, what has happened to journalism? Are news organizations too focused on titillating and entertaining at the expense of educating and informing? Creighton graduate Mary Kay Shanley, BA’65, a former reporter herself, examines these questions with Creighton alumni in the field and journalism professors at Creighton. Page 34.WITNESS TO HISTORY: WWII veteran watched Germans surrender. Article Not Included.MAKING A CONNECTION: Alumnus develops innovative math program. Article Not Included.’91 GRADUATE WRITES CHILDREN’S BOOKS: Stories aim to bolster parent-child interaction.Article Not Included.