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Photo: Haunted Physics Lab

Haunted Physics Lab 

Back in the day, Creighton professor Tom Zepf created a spooky maze of physics exhibits that turned into a Creighton Halloween tradition of more than 40 years. This is the story of the Haunted Physics Lab and the magician scientist who brought it to life. Read more. 
Photo: Union Pacific Diversity Scholars

A growing community

For the third year, a group of Creighton students have been welcomed as the next class of Union Pacific Diversity Scholars, a program funded by Union Pacific Railroad. To spotlight the growing community, we spoke with a few scholars about how this program is helping make Creighton accessible to all. Read more.
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The Exorcist connection 

In a new episode of Weird Creighton History, our hosts explore Creighton University’s connection (via three Jesuits, two who worked here) to the real-life exorcism that inspired the book and movie The Exorcist. Listen now.
Photo: Graves Hall

Graves Hall 

Get to know the donor and dual-degree alumnus whose name will adorn the new Creighton residence hall. Read more.
Photo: It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life

Why on Earth are we posting an image of the definitive Christmas movie nearly two weeks before Halloween? Because we're asking Creighton to reflect ahead of the holiday season. We're planning to It's-a-Wonderful-Life Creighton University, and we want to hear from you. How do you think your own life would have been different if Creighton had never existed? Please send your reflections to Micah at
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Extra! Extra!

The Creightonian turns 100! A century ago this month, a group of Creighton students launched a four-page, five-column tabloid with a beneath-the-masthead mission statement reading ... “Devoted to the interests of Creighton University students.” We’ve got the exclusive scoop on the history of the first issue! Read all about it.

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Upcoming events

Join us for one of the following alumni events: 

Creighton Days!

Over a long and lovely fall weekend, more than 800 alumni and friends returned to campus from all over the country for Creighton Days, attending dozens of events — from class parties to pregame celebrations to Presidential receptions. 
Photo: Creighton Days classmate reunion Photo: Class of 1072 party Photo: Creighotn Days
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