Faculty Spotlight

Teach-In on Social Justice and Race 2017 

Dr. Wilson Chen, Dr. Fannie Rushing,
and Dr. Pat Somers
coordinated the
"Teach-In on
Social Justice & Race"
drawing 1,200 participants to BenU
on March 6, 2017.

 

Upcoming Events

Mar
29
Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Arts (URSA) Symposium
Main Campus in Lisle
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Event Details

Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Arts (URSA) Symposium

Date: March 29

Time: 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Goodwin Hall

Event Sponsor: Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence

Contact: Ms. Jennie Kamieniecki    630-829-6278    jkamieniecki@ben.edu

Event Description:

Established in 2011 to increase the number of undergraduates completing their own research projects or collaborating with faculty on their research, the annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Arts (URSA) symposium provides an on-campus venue for Benedictine students to present work they have done as part of their university careers.

Apr
2
First Sunday Tea & Talk Art Lecture Series: "Botany in Medieval Manuscripts"
Main Campus in Lisle
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event Details

First Sunday Tea & Talk Art Lecture Series: "Botany in Medieval Manuscripts"

Date: April 02

Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Komechak Art Gallery (Kindlon Hall, fifth floor)

Event Sponsor: Komechak Art Gallery

Contact: Ms. Cathaleen Gaddis    630-829-6320    cgaddis@ben.edu

Event Description:

Speaker: Carol Jean Rogalski, artist and lecturer at the Morton Arboretum, Lisle.

First Sunday Tea and Talks are open to the public, admission is free, and refreshments are served.

Apr
7
Faith and Reason Symposium
Main Campus in Lisle
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Event Details

Faith and Reason Symposium

Date: April 07

Time: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Goodwin Hall, Room 321

Event Sponsor: The Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies.

Contact: Lynn Dransoff    (630) 829-6250    ldransoff@ben.edu

Event Description: The symposium brings together Benedictine faculty and other featured academics to discuss the social, political and health issues of violence’s impact within and on the family. As a Catholic university, Benedictine’s faith tradition calls for us to care for those in need. Scholars from the sciences, theology, political science and anthropology will give us an interdisciplinary approach to discuss this growing concern in our society.

Apr
19
Meet the Artist Reception: BenU Student Artists
Main Campus in Lisle
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Details

Meet the Artist Reception: BenU Student Artists

Date: April 19

Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Komechak Art Gallery (Kindlon Hall, fifth floor)

Event Sponsor: Komechak Art Gallery

Contact: Ms. Cathaleen Gaddis    (630) 829-6320    cgaddis@ben.edu

Event Description:

Join us for a wine and appetizer reception to mark the opening of the Student Annual Exhibition on April 17. This is an opportunity not only to meet and discuss the exhibition with BenU's student artists, but to gather with other artists, faculty, students and the local art community.

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Kindlon HallSituated at the heart of the University, Benedictine's College of Liberal Arts provides students with unparalleled access to innovative, in-depth instruction in the humanities and social sciences. Our classes and programs emphasize rigorous, engaged learning, preparing students to live and work in a rapidly-changing world by cultivating their critical thinking skills and their abilities of self-expression.

The College is home to nearly 40 full-time faculty and seven departments. In addition to a variety of minors, concentrations, and interdisciplinary programs, it offers students a choice of over 20 majors and two graduate programs in disciplines ranging from literature, philosophy, and music to psychology, political science, and more. The College also houses the University's Writing Program, Scholars Program, Artist-in-Residence Program, and Center for Civic Leadership, all of which contribute significantly to the Benedictine undergraduate experience.

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