Eileen Wirth’s new history of notable Omaha women frequently reads as a history of notable Creighton women, as the stories of the city and the University are inextricably connected.
On May 5, lead donors, community leaders and Creighton University representatives formally dedicated one of the most pivotal campus transformations in decades — Keough Plaza, Haddix Circle and Physicians Mutual Crossing at 24th Street.
On the eve of Gallagher's demise, alumni offered accounts of such formative events as the fire of 1999, the early-bird dumpster wakeup call and that time the pillow-wielding, couch-forted men of G5 seceded from the building.
In the fall semester of 1969, a group of women (mostly nursing and education majors) moved into Gallagher Hall, sparking a friendship that's still going strong more than half a century since freshman year. They call themselves the Poopas.
In the 40 years since they were Creighton students, Doug Knust, BSBA'82, and Chris Korth, BSBA’82, haven’t missed a single Final Four.