Dr. Massimo Faggioli, Theology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, is the author of “Something Lost … and Gained. Papal Mystique After Benedict XVI,” published in the March issue of “The Tablet,” (pp. 10-11); an Italian translation of “Vatican II: The Battle for Meaning” in Interpretare il Vaticano II. Storia di un dibattito, (EDB, Bologna 2013); and an article, “Verfahrensformen und Legitimierungsquellen während des Zweiten Vatikanischen Konzils,” in Ekklesiologische Alternativen? Monarchischer Papat und Formen kollegialer Kirchenleitung, Bernward Schmidt, Hubert Wolf, eds., (15.-20. Jahrhundert, Münster: Rhema, 2013, pp. 187-201).
Dr. Kurt Illig, Biology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, and undergraduates Anna Garske, Chloe Lawyer and Brittni Peterson, are authors of a study investigating the role of dopamine in learning during adolescence. A summary of the article can be found on the UST Biology Department blog “Biophilia.”
Dr. David Kelley, Geography Department, College of Arts and Sciences, was an invited speaker at the Centennial Seminar series, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Department of Soil, Water and Climate at the University of Minnesota. His presentation on March 6 was titled “Effects of Increased Ethanol Production on the Conservation Reserve Program in Minnesota.”
Sister Katarina Schuth, O.S.F., Endowed Chair for the Social Scientific Study of Religion, School of Divinity, is the author of “Of Safety and Assessment,” an article that discusses her thoughts on what the new pope should do about “the scandal surrounding the sexual abuse of children by clergy,” which was published in the journal America (March 11).
Dr. John Wendt, Ethics and Business Law Department, Opus College of Business, is the author of an article, “Toward Harmonization: British Olympic Association v. World Anti-Doping Association,” which has been accepted for publication by the Marquette Sports Law Review.