Amy Levad writes about a theological response to mass incarceration, the subject of the upcoming New Frontiers lecture and the subject of her new book, Redeeming a Prison Society: A Liturgical and Sacramental Response to Mass Incarceration. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, October 21, at 7:30 p.m. in OEC Auditorium.
This edition of Professional Notes features faculty Elizabeth Burr, Thomas Bushlack, Thomas Hickson, Robert Kennedy, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Jennifer McGuire, Professor Emeritus Father David Smith, John Spry, Kevin Theissen, AnnMarie Thomas, Kim Vrudny, Christian Washburn and John Wendt; staff Margaret Cahill, Vern Klobassa and Eric Stevens; and students Francesca Bernardi, Cassandra Clark, Jacob Frahm, Michael Kolles and April Terres.
Michael Hollerich remembers friend and colleague Dr. Terry Nichols, who passed away in April. He reflects on Terry's family of origin, early scholarly interests, growth as a professor and movement into inter-religious dialogue.
The Theology Department's graduating senior students share a bit of information about themselves, how they decided to major in theology, and hopes they have for the future.
A shifted papal policy, Peterson’s potential plea deal, and plagiarism in this week’s headlines.
A Rolling Stone feature, Amazon in Minnesota and a football upset in this week’s headlines.
This week's notes feature faculty Corrine Carvalho, Massimo Faggioli, Paul Niskanen, Teresa Rothausen, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell and Kevin Zilverberg, and staff Sarah E. Spencer.
The panel will include historians, political scientists and a former State Department diplomat.
This week's notes feature faculty Catherine Craft-Fairchild, Massimo Faggioli, Ray MacKenzie, Deborah Savage, William Stevenson, AnnMarie Thomas and Artika Tyner.
Timothy White is a professor of political science at Xavier University in Cincinnati.
A Tommie archbishop, the Vikings franchise and an absent police chief in this week’s headlines.
This week's notes feature faculty Bernard Brady, Tony Borgerding, Eric Fort, Marites Guino-o, Shersten Johnson, Gary Mabbott, Mark Neuzil, Bill Ojala, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, AnnMarie Thomas, Lisa Waldner and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff Tim Dohmen, Becky Durham, Sarah Huesing and Jennifer Rogers; students Maya Audi, Nicholas Brinza, Jaya Dhami, Sam Dennert, Benjamin Gelinas, Joe Jaye, Kara Kassekert, Lucas Keehr, Daniel Kremer, Maggie Malone-Povolny, Grant McCormick, Meghan Talbot, Brianna Vickerman and Alison Yang; and alumni Jaclyn Fermanich, Kendra Lystad, Emilee Sirek, Jonathan Smiej and Victoria Speake.
This week's notes feature faculty Corinne Carvalho, Massimo Faggioli, Anne Klejment, Mark McInroy, Manjeet Rege, Angela Senander, Gary Voegele and Christian Washburn; and School of Social Work students Shanea Turner Smith and Elisabeth Wells, and a host of award-winning students from the 2014 Chemistry and Biochemistry Banquet.
A New York Times editorial, an Opus College of Business dean profile and a discussion on “why we hate to wait” in this week’s headlines.
A Time magazine quote, millienials in the housing recovery, and a win for inmate privacy in this week’s headlines.
Our experts weigh in on Hobby Lobby, Ventura and Father Larry Snyder in this week’s headlines.
According to Theology professor John Martens, the Bible is a document that continues to be relevant to today’s church and Christians.
Our experts weigh in on sleep deprivation, stadiums and drug clemency in this week’s headlines.
For an Italian and European intellectual like UST theologian Massimo Faggioli, encountering American culture was a real discovery, especially the vitality of American academia and the energy of American Catholicism.
Our experts weigh in on sainthood, Donald Sterling and a botched execution in this week’s headlines.
This week's notes feature faculty Anne Klejment, Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt, Lisa Prevette, Manjeet Rege, Christian Washburn, John Wendt and Reid Zimmerman; staff Carol Peterfeso and James Rogers; and students Katie Boyd, Emily Cabel, Jackie Heitzman, Caitlin Kielblock, Lauren McGovern, Kirsten Muller, Megan Tappe and undergraduate students from the Geography Department.
Our experts weigh in on slow-melting snow, the escalating price of limes and a football walkout in this week’s headlines.
James Callahan and David Jenkins will be performing on the university’s Gabriel Kney pipe organ.
Dawes will draw upon his experiences interviewing war criminals to talk about the nature of evil.