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January 28, 2021

How Do You Pay for Graduate School

Whether you plan to be a full time or part time student, one of the biggest concerns for people considering an advanced degree is how they are going to pay. While cost is often a formidable obstacle, it should never be an insurmountable one. To help facilitate the financing process, we have collected a list of some of the most helpful financing tips for students pursuing a graduate level degree.
January 28, 2021

I Got My Degree, What Happens Now?

You have completed your graduate program and have your degree, but what happens next? Whether you are looking to enter the workforce for the first time, change your career or advance your pay, taking the next step can seem intimidating. With the right preparation it doesn’t have to be. Follow these tips on how to succeed after graduate degree completion.
January 6, 2021

Taking the Next Step Toward a Graduate Degree

Finding a graduate school and program that best fits you and your goals is the first step in what can sometimes be a daunting process. But what comes next? Applying to your chosen program can be overwhelming, but the application process is not nearly as difficult as you may think. Read more, as we help demystify the application process and empower you to take the next step toward pursuing a graduate level degree.

January 5, 2021

Creighton’s EMBA tackles VUCA world

“VUCA,” standing for “volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity,” has since achieved prominence as a branch of leadership studies that emphasizes anticipating challenge, speedy and effective response to setbacks, adaptability to changing conditions and empowering employees and co-workers to successfully manage change.
December 17, 2020

Seeing ‘the vulgarity of reality’

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the United States, it has left the nation’s health care providers to wrestle with a number of ethical problems. Creighton University has long challenged its health sciences students to ponder difficult ethical questions as part of its curriculum. The University’s commitment to providing a well-rounded liberal arts education — and its Jesuit, Catholic mission — mean that students in all of its schools and colleges are taught that all human life is sacred and cannot be reduced to a checklist of symptoms or a balance sheet of numbers and statistics.
December 10, 2020

The Power of Difficult Conversations

Nine-months into a global pandemic, a month off of a contentious presidential election and surrounded by divisive political commentary, we sit in a place of uncertainty. Now, more than ever, people need to be able to really hear one another and share their perspectives on the world around us. How do we have the difficult conversations that are necessary to have in our current environment? The answer lies in each of us.
November 11, 2020

Profiles in Risk: A Conversation with Jenny Jacobsen, Senior Risk Advisor for HUB Risk Services Division in Omaha

Risk management has always been central to organizational success, but there are deficiencies in some organizational risk structures. Companies have been forced to acknowledge their shortcomings and have felt the pressure to react. Professor Ed Horwitz, PhD, invited Jenny Jacobsen, Senior Risk Advisor for HUB International, to join him for a candid conversation on the importance of having risk management plans throughout an organization and how individuals might enhance their careers in this growing industry.
November 5, 2020

Focus on Your Strengths and Employee Strengths for Better Performance

A person is more efficient and effective when doing something they are good at, but not everyone is aware of their strengths and the strengths of their team. Regardless of where you are at in your career, leveraging talent and focusing on your strengths and employee strengths really matters.
October 28, 2020

How to Succeed in Graduate School

Life doesn’t wait two or more years for you to complete a graduate-level degree, but you can still succeed as a graduate student amidst the unpredictability of life. Hear from current students and graduate faculty on the tips they offer to help ensure your success in a graduate program.