Creighton University Magazine Spring 2000
Swanson, Sheila L.
Vaughn, Pamela Adams
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FR. SCHLEGEL NAMED NEXT CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT / CREIGHTON WELCOMES FR. SCHLEGEL The Rev. John P. Schlegel, S.J., was announced as Creighton University’s 23rd president on Nov. 12. Page 6.REMEMBERING AND CELEBRATING: A PILGRIMAGE TO EL SALVADOR / REMEMBERING EL SALVADOR Four members of the Creighton community visited El Salvador to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the slaying of six Jesuits, their housekeeper and her daughter. Page 10.KEEPING OUR SCHOOLS SAFE Creighton University Magazine Features Editor Pamela Adams Vaughn talks with Creighton’s education faculty about how they are preparing future teachers to deal with the possibility of violence in school. Page 12.THE WRITE STUFF Dr. Brent Spencer and Dr. Eamonn Wall have reinvigorated Creighton’s creative writing program. Spencer is a former truck driver turned writer, and Wall is an acclaimed Irish poet. Dr. Eileen Wirth profiles these two Creighton writers and examines their successful teaching styles. page 20.A STORY OF HOPE Creighton students enrolled in Dr. Beverly Kracher’s Business and Society course are called to action in dealing with poverty and injustice. The students, working through community programs, help formerly unemployed and underemployed North Omaha residents who have started small businesses. Page 26.THE PROPHET ELIJAH: THREE STORIES / ELIJAH THE PROPHET: THREE STORIES Elijah, a central figure in Jewish tradition, is known for helping the poor and downtrodden and is said to be the forerunner of the coming of the Messiah. Creighton law professor Lawrence Raful tells three stories relating to Elijah the Prophet. Page 34.ALUMS AID MALNOURISHED IN HONDURAS / MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN HONDURAS Creighton graduates Dr. Hans and Andrea Dethlefs battle malnutrition and illiteracy among the poor in the mountainous region of Ocotepeque. Page 38.SIMULATED DELIVERY ROOM Creighton alumnus Louis Patrick Halamek, BS’81, MD’86, has created a simulated delivery room to train medical students. Article Not Included.MORE CASUALTIES OF WAR / CASUALTY OF WAR Renowned Creighton photographer Don Doll, S.J., captured another tragedy of the civil war in El Salvador: the abduction of children to sell in adoption in the U.S. He produced a video that appeared on ABC’s Nightline. Page 41.