One of Creighton's greatest
He was one of the most consequential individuals ever to graduate from Creighton University, though few know his name. But thanks to a new Ken Burns documentary, John Pehle, BA’30, is receiving widespread recognition for his role in saving the lives of 200,000 European Jews during WWII. Read more and listen to our Weird Creighton History episode about Pehle.
Yeah, we know Halloween was yesterday, but we still wanted to squeeze every last drop of pumpkin juice out of our spooky content. Here’s the history of Creighton’s Haunted Lab, a Halloween tradition of more than 40 years.
The freak blizzard of '97
Twenty-five years ago, an autumn snowstorm devastated eastern Nebraska, including Omaha. Campus itself was ravaged. Creighton students’ response to the once-in-a-century weather event was both amusing and heartwarming.
Historic time, snazzy video
This is a historic time for Creighton. To celebrate this transformative moment — and the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Forward Blue fundraising campaign — we made a video celebrating recent and future changes coming to Creighton. Watch the video.
Creighton has received a $3 million grant to train community health advocates, with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services authorizing Creighton’s Center for Promoting Health and Health Equity to train 240 workers. Read more.
Each month in the Forward Blue Review, we’ll highlight one way our donors are making a difference. For November, we showed how Creighton donors are keeping the Cross Country team competitive in the technological arms race that is ... “super shoe” technology. Read more.
What's your Creighton legacy?
Through generous estate gifts, Creighton's Heritage Society members share a vision with our founding family — to educate women and men in the service of others. Read more.
Save the date: Giving Tuesday
Bluejays, we’re planning to It's-a-Wonderful-Life Creighton in time for Christmas, and we want to hear from you. How would your own life have turned out differently if Creighton had never existed? Please send your reflections to Micah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Women of Creighton: An Evening with Eileen — 4 p.m. CT, Sunday, November 13, in Ashland, NE
- Permission to Stare — 5 p.m. MST, Tuesday, November 15, in Phoenix, AZ
Honolulu Presidential Reception — 5 p.m. HAST, Saturday, November 19, in Honolulu, HI
- Creighton Bluejays in Maui — Sunday, November 20 - Wednesday, November 23, in Maui, HI
- Creighton at Texas Pregame — 3:30 p.m. CT, Thursday, December 1, in Austin, TX
Christmas with Creighton in the Twin Cities — 1 p.m. CT, Saturday, December 3, in Minneapolis, MN
Alumni reception in Las Vegas during ASHP — 6:30 p.m. PST, Monday, December 5, in Las Vegas, NV
Christmas with Creighton in Chicago — 4:30 p.m. CT, Saturday, December 10, in Chicago, IL
- Creighton vs BYU Pregame — 4:30 p.m. PST, Saturday, December 10, in Las Vegas, NV
- Creighton at Marquette Pregame — 5 p.m. CT, Friday, December 16, in Milwaukee, WI
Christmas with Creighton in Kansas City — 6:30 p.m. CT, Friday, December 16, in Kansas City, MO
- Christmas at Creighton: Omaha — 6 p.m. CT, Saturday, December 17, in Omaha, NE
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