Prof. Peter N. Kirstein Appears in Chronicle of Higher Education

Department of History and Political Science Professor Peter N. Kirstein was mentioned in Nick DeSantis Aug. 23 article titled, Scholars Sound Alarms About Being Judged on Their Civility that appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education. DeSantis surveyed professors who had written extensively about the Steven Salaita firing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Kirstein is included…

Art Exhibit – “Unlocking the Potential” The Integration of Technology and Creativity by SXU Staff and Students

Saint Xavier University’s Visual Arts Center (VAC), located at 10435 S. Spaulding Avenue, will host Unlocking the Potential – The Integration of Technology and Creativity as its opening fall semester exhibition starting Monday, Aug. 25 to Tuesday, Sept. 30. SXU staff member Michael Grimm created the exhibit with assistance from the following students: Haley Simone,…

Dueling Op-Eds: Kirstein Debates Two University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Professors

Professors Joyce Tolliver and Nick Burbules of the University of Illinois recently wrote an op-ed in the News-Gazette in Urbana-Champaign defending the university’s firing of Steven Salaita. Since both professors called for ”an honest debate in their op-ed,” SXU Prof. Peter N. Kirstein from the history and political science department wrote an op-ed response in the…