Creighton University Magazine Spring 2020
JESUIT GARDENS Brother Patrick Douglas, SJ, finds powerlifting gives him opportunities to express his faith in Christ and share it with others. Page 9. THE BIG QUESTION University researchers studying the causes of occupational burnout have discovered ways that people can fight it. Page 18. WE ARE MORE THAN MOLECULES The School of Medicine’s new Department of Medical Humanities seeks to foster compassionate care and a deeper understanding of what it means to be human. The premise is that well-rounded health education leads to well-rounded clinicians. Page 20. A CLOUD OF DANGER School of Dentistry and other Creighton researchers are sounding the alarm over use of e-cigarettes, or vaping. Users face gum problems and other dental health issues. Page 26 TO OBEY AND UPHOLD An exemplary Creighton law student who joined the FBI was gunned down in the infamous 1933 Kansas City Massacre. Page 32. IMPACT Creighton Phonathon, thanks to tremendous student callers, is having great success when other universities are abandoning similar efforts. Page 40.