Creighton University Magazine Fall/Winter 2010
Vaughn, Pamela Adams
Klutznick, Philip M.
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GETTING ENERGIZED: NEW ENERGY PROGRAM ROLLS OUT / GETTING ENERGIZED A new day has dawned at Creighton University, with the installation of Nebraska’s largest solar array on campus and new energy technology degree programs on the near horizon. With the growing need for sustainable energy, Creighton’s role in this emerging area looks bright, indeed. Page 10.MONEY AND THE BIBLE Biblical scholar Leonard Greenspoon, Ph.D., the Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization at Creighton, examines how wealth is portrayed in the Bible and how we can apply those ancient teachings to our contemporary world. Page 14.A RESOURCE FOR CATHOLIC SCHOOLS Part of America’s educational fabric since our nation’s beginnings, Catholic schools are facing challenging times nationwide, with decreasing student enrollments and an increase in school closures at the elementary and secondary levels. Creighton University is addressing this critical issue, with new programs and a proposal for a Center for Catholic School Initiatives. Page 18.CELEBRATING 50 YEARS IN THE LAW SCHOOL In 2011, Rod Shkolnick will mark the 50th anniversary of his arrival at the School of Law. The former dean still loves teaching — having, as one colleague joked, “flunked retirement.” He remains, as another colleague put it, the “heart and soul” of Creighton’s law school. Read more about this remarkable educator. Page 22.