Schools and Departments
Tuesday, May 23, 2000
3:45 - 4:45 pm.
University Center for
Health Policy and Ethics
2616 Burt Street (across from Criss Buildings, north)
Creighton University's newest building dedicated to the work of the CU Center for Health Policy and Ethics. The conference room on the first floor will have a display showing some of the Center's initiatives and history. Cookies and coffee will be available in the adjoining room.
Ruth Purtilo, Ph.D
The Cardiac Center of Creighton University opened its state-of- the-art facility September, 1992. This 60,000 square foot structure is the region's first free-standing facility totally dedicated to cardiovascular disease prevention and management, integrating teaching and research. This facility is the hub from which 18 cardiologists, 9 cardiology fellows and a 175+ professional staff provide care. We offer a complete spectrum of cardiovascular disease management, diagnosis testing, prevention and rehabilitation services using the latest technology. In August, 1999, the Cardiac Center received its second consecutive accreditation with commendation from the Joint Commission of Health Care Organizations.
Delegates will see the "new" library addition and remodeling (1997-98). We will emphasize the wired carrels and tables, three computer labs, climate controlled Rare Book Room, beautiful reading rooms, functional group studies and seminar rooms, and the 26 wonderful color lithographs created by Roland Poska and titled, The Great Human Race.
Kay L. Andrus, B.A., M.L.S., J.D.
Visitors may visit the nursing learning lab, technolgy center and the new cardiac exercise center. Blood pressure screening will be offered. Our students will be "out and about" --learning at over 50 clinical sites throughout the city.
Roni Gray will be your host. Meet her at the receptionist desk at the entrance to the School of Nursing.
Director, Olaf Böhlke, will be available to demonstrate the lab's many computer resources. Writing assist programs for the students include: Atajo (Spanish), Systeme-D (French), Quelle (German); Interactive grammar exercises are run on Spanish Partner. KanjiWord is Japanese word processing software and all the stations are set up to broadcast SCOLA, the international cable TV. Faculty used software includes Dasher for German and Spanish.
This student computer lab is the College of Business' newest lab, completed for the Fall 1999 semester. This lab, adjoining our existing Wade Computer Lab, doubled the number of student lab computers to 48. The Seagate Lab, with it's unique layout, is designed to facilitate student collaborative group work. Terry Begley, Technology Coordinator, will be available to demonstrate equipment and answer questions.
Terry BegleyTechnology Enhanced Classroom
College of Business Administration
The Eppley Building
This classroom is one of two classrooms in the College of Business that are set up to provide each student with a networked, Internet-connected personal computer. This room, with twenty four student stations, runs Windows NT Workstation 4 and a variety of software. The classroom has a high-resolution LCD projector, and the faculty podium is equipped with a PC, audio and visual projection equipment. A COBA faculty member will be available to discuss how the classroom is used by our faculty.
The 72,000 square foot Lied Education Center for the Arts opened in 1996 and is home to the Department of Fine and Performing Arts. Michael McCandless will lead the building tour.
The central feature of the facility is a 350-seat Mainstage Theatre where we produce theatre and dance productions, and music concerts. The 100-seat Studio Theatre doubles as a performance space for smaller theatre productions and an acting classroom. Additionally, the main floor has a fully-equipped Dance Studio, an Art Gallery, and Music classrooms. Several Art Studios can be found on the upper and lower floors, ranging from sculpture, ceramics, painting, and drawing to photography and printmaking.
Creighton faculty training center teaching the skills to integrate technology into the classroom
Reinert Alum. Libr. L27
Criss III,Room 358
Two-way video, ISDN based technology used in the Linking Education and Practice Program (LEAP)
Criss III, Room B59
Examples of upgrading older classrooms with today's technology.
Administration Building, Rooms 335 & 337
Vice President for Academic Affairs Office
Human Performance Assessment and Research Laboratory
Kiewit Fitness Center - meet the tour party in Suite 225
The Human Performance Assessment and Research Laboratory is a room designed to serve as a research laboratory, classroom and teaching station. This room is a focal point of where Exercise Science major's learn how to administer fitness assessments and the site where faculty conduct most of their research. It includes EKG and pulmonary testing equipment, lactate analyzers, ergometers, an underwater tank (body composition analysis) and electromography, mechanomygraphy and muscle and fatigue assessment equipment.
Dr. Jeff Stout
- Occupational Therapy Student Laboratory
A. Joseph Threlkeld, PhD, PT