Creighton University Magazine Fall/Winter 2009
Moorman, Robert H.
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WAYNE AND EILEEN RYAN ATHLETIC CENTER AND D.J. SOKOL AREA: SHOWCASING WOMEN’S ATHLETICS / SHOWCASING WOMEN’S ATHLETICS The opening of the new Wayne and Eileen Ryan Athletic Center and D.J. Sokol Arena this fall — home to Creighton’s women’s basketball and volleyball teams — has put the women’s athletics program at the University in the spotlight. Read more about this first-class facility and the history of women’s athletics at Creighton. Page 8.BEYOND THE ECONOMY: THE NEW DEAL AND THE AMERICAN PROMISE Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal went beyond addressing the economic conditions of a nation reeling from the Great Depression, writes Creighton history professor Heather Fryer, Ph.D. It also was concerned with renewing the “American Promise.” Page 14.PROFILES OF THE FRESHMAN CLASS Creighton’s 2009-2010 class is the largest, most diverse and most academically talented in the University’s history. Meet a few of these articulate, young future leaders. Page 18.THE BISHOPS’ SYNOD ON THE BIBLE: WHAT HAPPENED? Last year, an international gathering of bishops in Rome called for greater biblical literacy among Catholics. Creighton University Magazine asked the Rev. Dennis Hamm, S.J., who hosted an international group of bible scholars at Creighton this summer, to discuss the synod of bishops and its messages. Fr. Hamm holds the Graff Chair in Catholic Theological Studies at Creighton. Page 20.A MATTER OF INTEGRITY: WHAT EXACTLY IS INTEGRITY AND WHY IS IT SO CRITICAL FOR TODAY'S LEADERS TO POSSESS? / A MATTER OF INTEGRITY Robert Moorman, Ph.D., the Robert Daugherty Chair in Management at Creighton, teams with colleague and business professional Roger Franscecky, Ph.D., to unravel the meaning of leadership integrity and its importance in today’s corporate climate. Page 24.