February 2019 Connections:
Interdisciplinary Learning on AJCU Campuses
The past two months have been unexpectedly challenging for all of us at AJCU. After a tumultuous winter, we are looking forward to what we hope will be a happier spring. We are grateful for your prayers over the past two months, and thank you for your unending support.
As the world becomes more interconnected and complex, so do the major issues facing society today. Dr. Paul Almeida, Dean of Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, explains how the University is creating new collaborations through its Colleges and Schools to solve local (and global) challenges together.
Marquette University President, Dr. Michael R. Lovell, knows first-hand how traumatic experiences can affect individuals and their surrounding communities. So last year, he and his wife founded a region-wide effort to heal trauma in Milwaukee, WI: Scaling Wellness in Milwaukee. SWIM, for short.
Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak, Dean of Arts & Sciences at Gonzaga University, explains how the future of higher education can be seen through interdisciplinarity.
With nine colleges and schools — four in the health sciences and others encompassing business, law and the arts — all on one walkable campus in Omaha, NE, Creighton University is well-configured to foster interdisciplinary research and education.
In spite of its pedigree of hagiographic scholarship stretching back four centuries, the Bollandist Society, based in Belgium, is largely unknown, even in learned religious circles. It is now remedying that by reaching out to a wider audience, particularly the Jesuit family and those educated in its traditions.
Scott Fleming, interim vice president for Federal Relations, provides an overview of what to expect during the upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA).
Find out which AJCU conferences and events for Jesuit-educated alumni will be taking place this spring!
September 2015: The Impact of HEA Reauthorization on AJCU Campuses
October 2015: 100th Anniversary of Alpha Sigma Nu
November 2015: The Jesuit Mission of Graduate & Professional Programs
December 2015: Celebrating the Arts on Jesuit Campuses
January 2016: The Impact of STEM Programs on Jesuit Institutions
February 2016: Diversity on Jesuit Campuses
March 2016: The Jesuit Mission of Athletic Programs
April 2016: Eco-Jesuit: Campus Responses to Laudato Si'
May 2016: How Jesuit Institutions Help Alumni Live the Mission
AJCU Connections Archive (2015-2019)
January 2019: The Food & Drink Issue
November 2018: Jesuit Schools Trace the Path of St. Ignatius
October 2018: Jesuit Schools Get Out the Vote!
September 2018: The Migration Crisis | How Are Jesuit Institutions Responding?
September 2017: How Jesuit Institutions Serve Under-Served Populations
October 2017: Jesuit Business Education
November 2017: Breakthroughs in Faculty Research
December 2017: The Mission of Jesuit Medical & Nursing Programs
January 2018: Young Jesuits in Higher Education
March 2018: Forming Ignatian Leaders on Jesuit Campuses
April 2018: Finding God in All Things: Prayer Spaces on Jesuit Campuses
May 2018: Building a Culture of Philanthropy
September 2016: Town & Gown Partnerships for Jesuit Schools
October 2016: Election 2016 on Jesuit Campuses
November 2016: Distinguished Faculty on Jesuit Campuses
December 2016: Impact of GC36 on Jesuit Education
January 2017: Social Innovation on Jesuit Campuses
February 2017: Fostering Mission & Identity on Jesuit Campuses
March 2017: Honors Programs at Jesuit Institutions
April 2017: Celebrating Student Scholarship at Jesuit Institutions
May 2017: Marketing the Mission of Jesuit Education