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Dominican University Caritas Veritas Symposium: Recent submissions

  • Cressman, Jodi; Domin, Daniel; Ludolph, Marilyn; McManus, Ellen; Pliske, Rebecca; Villarreal Sosa, Leticia; Walstra, Richard; Hamerly, Don (2012-10-04)
    How can Dominican provide students with the opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will prepare them to take responsible actions as global citizens? This roundtable will give an update on the ...
  • Acevedo, Jazzine; Cortes, Diana; Hinojosa, Andrea; Keberlein-Gutierrez, Douglas; Homan, Patrick; Keller, Lisa; Marquez, Andrea; Mena, Bianca; Ortega, Gema; Sanchez, Evelyn; Shunk, Claire; Skeehan, Willa; Thelen, MaDonna; Tracz, Katarzyna; Villagomez, Amanda (2015-09-29)
    How do Haitians and Guatemalans “Make a Life” when making a living is so challenging? Students who have done international service in Guatemala and Haiti will reflect on these questions in light of their experiences in ...
  • Al-Shekmubarak, Omar; Gulley, Gerald; Hart Winter, Rachel; McCormack, Amy; Woods, Richard, O.P. (2015-09-29)
    "Laudato Si," Pope Francis's recent encyclical on caring for the earth, our common home, has provoked an unprecedented level of response from around the world. The encyclical calls for spiritual awakening, global social ...
  • Durkin Dierks, Sheila (2015-09-29)
    The exact moment of invitation is still perfectly clear. Cincinnati, 1949. Six years old, female. The angle of light, the moment of perfect clarity remain. What I was told: "Girls can't be priests; you are wrong to want ...
  • Carroll, Mark; Kohler, Anne; Mulcahey OP, Sister Patricia; Ortiz, Antonio (2015-09-29)
    What constitutes a life’s work? Four members of the Dominican University Board of Trustees reflect on the evolution of their professional lives, their commitments to family and community, and their hopes for the Dominican ...
  • Kowalczyk, Stacy; Brown, Karen (2015-09-29)
    Caritas and Veritas, charity and truth, are given substance and direction in the Dominican University mission of pursuing truth, giving compassionate service, and participating in the creation of a more just and humane ...
  • Hillman, Ann (2015-09-29)
    In the words of Islamic writer Omid Safi, Americans of all ages and abilities, backgrounds and beliefs, are suffering from the “disease of being busy.” What can bring healing to this disease in a culture where we are ...
  • George, William (2015-09-29)
    The ancient yet technologically ever-updated enterprise of mining presents profound ethical challenges involving health, safety, economic justice, environmental and ecological threats, and global property rights that ...
  • McElwain, Hugh (2015-09-29)
    This study confirms the value and rewards of interfaith dialogue by offering a mutually reinforcing, faith-oriented approach to human work, namely, Buddhist moral emphasis on ‘right livelihood’ and Catholic social teaching ...
  • Bonakdarian, Esmail; Hodges, Mark (2015-09-29)
    Professors of computer science present competing views of the role computers and technology play in our lives, and how that may change in the near future. Mark Hodges will present the optimistic view: how technology can ...
  • Amoroso, Lisa M.; Clegg, Richard (2015-09-29)
    Presenting strategies for searching job-posting sites like Indeed.com or others, we will explore ways to strategically search for a life’s work. We will also explore ways to enhance our personal web presence on social ...
  • Maciejewski, Felice; Mackinnon, Jessica; Ochiabutor, Anthony; Odell, Kathleen; Rosenbloom, Al (2015-09-29)
    Our panel of presenters from multiple departments will explore how the meaning and impact of one’s work can be understood within an international context. The discussion will incorporate our interactions with individuals ...
  • Carbonara, Mark; Dayal, Vimla; McMahon, Roberta; Wick, Sherri (2015-09-29)
    How does work interact with individual lives and society? The goal of this highly interactive session is to provide practical and experiential training that encourages individuals to recognize their own stories and how ...
  • Hernandez, Rosario; Sanchez, Elizabeth; Torres, Gisella (2015-09-29)
    Three students from the first Ministry en lo Cotidiano cohort will explain the purpose and the scope of Ministry en lo Cotidiano and also share stories from their individual experiences and internship placements within ...
  • Hlinak, Matt (2015-09-29)
    What is the difference between a job and a profession? The “learned professions” were once limited to law, medicine and theology, but a number of occupations have undergone a process of “professionalization.” This has been ...
  • Costanzo, Dianne (2015-09-29)
    Everyone is asked, "What do you want to do with your life?" Often, the conversation veers in the direction of career paths. In addition to that important consideration, there might be another way to address this ...
  • Burns, Kelly; Dalton, Drew; Nnam, Nkuzi; Weisman, Tama (2015-09-29)
    One common misconception about philosophy is that it is an impractical and arcane discipline that deals more with abstract ideas than everyday reality, leading to the classic stereotype that the study of philosophy has ...
  • Meissen, Andrew (2015-09-29)
    The neurodiversity movement is an internationally-growing movement that hopes to bring vastly improved social accommodation to the neurologically atypical. The only premise of this movement: that neurological 'disorders,' ...
  • Born, Dan; Goldenstern, Joyce; Pilat, Roxanne; Popowits, Jeanne; Stockdale, Jennifer (2015-09-29)
    In this roundtable discussion, adjunct faculty in the English department will consider intersecting issues of work, identity, calling, and truth. As adjuncts, these faculty members offer unusual and important perspectives ...
  • Kelley, Laura (2015-09-29)
    This study examines how management techniques can improve the effectiveness and efficiency of a global virtual team. As businesses continue to expand to globalized markets, our use of technology for communication ...

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