Creighton University Magazine Summer 2001
Frey, Donald R.
Clark, Jerry E.
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MONKEY BUSINESS: SPECIES IS NAMED AFTER CREIGHTON PROFESSOR / BRUMBACK’S MONKEY The chairman of Creighton’s pathology department finds he has a species of owl monkey named after him. Page 12.IS AMERICA READY FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE? Donald Frey, M.D., Creighton’s Dr. Roland L. Kleeberger Endowed Chair in the School of Medicine, believes the nation’s current health care system is broken. Is universal health care the answer? This is the second installment in a yearlong series examining the state of the nation’s health care. Page 14.THE GREAT WAR: ONE MEDIC’S DIARY Among the personal effects of the late Frank E. Bellinger, M.D., was a well-worn diary. In its pages, the Creighton medical school alumnus gives a gripping personal account of life on the front lines during World War I. Page 22.BASEBALL AND THE AMERICAN CHARACTER Multimillion-dollar contracts and the joy of going to the ballpark on a beautiful summer day. Creighton professor Jerry Clark, Ph.D., writes that America’s game reflects our nation’s culture — both the good and the not so good. Page 28.AMERICA CONSIDERS THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE: RELIC OF THE PAST OR TOOL FOR UNITY? / AMERICA CONSIDERS THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE The 2000 presidential election brought renewed interest in America’s Electoral College. Creighton law professor Dick Shugrue examines the history of this process, developed in the nation’s early years, and its relevance today. Page 34.CREIGHTON TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION OF NEW SCIENCE COMPLEX: SCIENCE CENTER Plans are under way for a new $48 million Science Center on the Creighton campus. Page 38.MOVIE DEAL A historical novel by Creighton alumna Micaela O’Connor Gilchrist, JD’87, has caught the attention of Hollywood’s Tom Cruise. Article Not Included.DEBT AND FOREIGN AID: CHARITY OR JUSTICE? / FOREIGN AID Creighton professor Philip Meeks, Ph.D., writes that giving foreign aid to developing countries is in our national interest and a matter of both charity and justice. Page 55.