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News Alert! – Prof. Robert Shapiro discusses rising tensions in Ukraine on CLTV’s “Politics Tonight”

Saint Xavier University Department of Philosophy Prof. Robert Shapiro discussed rising tensions in Ukraine on April 14 on CLTV’s “Politics Tonight.” Shapiro also discussed the crisis in Crimea on the March 21 edition of “Politics Tonight.” Shapiro also works as a trial lawyer for Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP.

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TV Alert! – Prof. Eileen Quinn Knight to discuss religion and morality in public schools on WYCC’s “The Professors” on April 27

School of Education Professor Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. will serve as a guest panelist on WYCC’s “The Professors” at 10:30 a.m. on Sun., April 27. The program’s topic is “Religion and Morality in the Public Schools.” The question of religion in the public school has long been debated by various groups of experts.  The question…

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OpEd Alert! – Prof. Brad Nelson on prospects for a Sino-American G2 summit

Department of History and Political Science Adjunct Professor Brad Nelson, Ph.D., recently wrote an article discussing the prospects for a Sino-American G-2 summit for Strategic Review. Prof. Nelson has worked on domestic institutional capacity strengthening and democracy promotion projects for a USAID-subcontractor, and served as an international relations lecturer for five years at The Ohio…

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SXU and the Stephen A. Douglas Association Commemorate Birth of Illinois Senator Stephen A. Douglas

Saint Xavier University (SXU) and the Stephen A. Douglas Association will host a one-day public symposium, titled Visualizing the American Past: Remembering Stephen A. Douglas in the Age of Ken Burns, on Saturday, April 26. This symposium commemorating Douglas’ birth on April 23, 1813 includes five plenary sessions that will assess Douglas’ historical legacy. The…

Francis Cardinal George (center) with Saint Xavier University leaders: (L to R) Executive Director of University Ministry Graziano Marcheschi; Provost Paul DeVito; President Christine M. Wiseman, J.D.; and Director of the Office for Mission and Heritage/Director of the Center for Religion and Public Discourse Sr. Joy Clough, RSM.

Cardinal George reflects on Vatican II’s living legacy at SXU

Saint Xavier University (SXU) welcomed Archbishop of Chicago Francis Cardinal George yesterday as he offered his reflections about the living legacy of the Second Vatican Council for the concluding lecture of the University’s 2013-14 Catholic Colloquium series. During the April 8 presentation titled “Vatican II and Its Consequences, Intended and Otherwise,” more than 100 people…


SXU Lunch & Learn Series: “Know Your Numbers: What Cholesterol, Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure and BMI Tell You About Your Health” on April 16

The Human Resources Department will host the 13th installment of its Lunch & Learn professional development series from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wed., April 16 in the Butler Reception Room in the Warde Academic Center. The session, titled “Know Your Numbers: What Cholesterol, Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure and BMI Tell You About Your Health,”…