Creighton University Magazine Summer 2010
Wendling, Amy E.
Vaughn, Pamela Adams
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DEVELOPING ENTREPRENEURS It is a safe bet that 10 or 20 years from now the sun will rise on an America filled with millions of inventions that do not currently exist. The questions are: What will those inventions be? Will they make the world a better place? And who will bring them to market? Creighton’s entrepreneurship programs are helping provide some answers. Page 8.AT SECOND GLANCE: THE KARL MARX YOU NEVER KNEW What is it in Marx that is, and has remained, so powerful in the more than a century since his death in 1883? To answer this question, we will have to begin thinking about Marx in different ways, writes Creighton’s Amy Wendling, Ph.D., assistant professor of philosophy, a Marx scholar and author of the new book Karl Marx on Technology and Alienation. Page 12.FACULTY AFTER HOURS In and out of the classroom, a Creighton University education is about the development of the whole person. Learn about some of the life-affirming pursuits of Creighton faculty members outside of academe — from the whimsical to the more serious. Page 16.EVENING OF HONORS: ALUMNI AWARDS CEREMONY / EVENING OF HONORS Five Creighton alumni, who have distinguished themselves in their professional and personal lives, were recognized on April 8 during an Evening of Honors Alumni Awards Ceremony on campus. Page 20.AYERS ON PACE TO CROSS FINISH LINE AFTER 38 YEARS / FRANK AYERS RETIRES Frank Ayers, DDS’69, is more than an administrator and faculty member in the School of Dentistry — he is an institution. Ayers is retiring June 30, after 38 years of service to Creighton University. Page 22.