University News Articles



Explore the role of laity in witnessing the faith, living the Trinity in daily life

January 30, 2015
The Department of Theology at Benedictine University will explore this call to evangelism during a lecture by Christine Fletcher, Ph.D., titled “The 24/7 Christian: The Secular Vocation of the Laity”...

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BenU alumnus offers rare look at King in photo art display

January 28, 2015
As a young priest who marched alongside the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Bernard Kleina witnessed several seminal moments in history moments in which he was fortunate to document...

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Sports medicine group recognizes work of Benedictine pre-med student

January 28, 2015
Christopher Kargl, who worked in the Clinical Exercise Physiology Laboratory with four other students as part of Benedictine University’s Summer Research Program, got more than he bargained for when he...

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College dean recounts plight in former Czechoslovakia as Senate report likens CIA interrogations to torture

January 23, 2015
With the recent release of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report affirming aggressive post-911 CIA interrogations that many critics liken to torture, Mikula, a professor of Eastern European History and...

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Benedictine unveils its new Redhawks athletics logo

January 22, 2015
Benedictine University at Mesa debuted its new Redhawks athletic logo during a school spirit celebration. T-shirts and pennants with the new Redhawks logo were given away to students during a...

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King’s legacy affects people differently, but most agree that much work remains

January 20, 2015
The legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is as personal and diverse as the more than 600 people who gathered at Benedictine University on January 19, 2015, for...

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Parents learn how they can afford to send their students to college

January 16, 2015
Benedictine will host a free Financial Aid 101 workshop from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, on the second floor of the Krasa Student Center on the University’s main...

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Benedictine invites students, families to explore a values-based education

January 13, 2015
Benedictine University at Mesa will host a series of events for students interested in learning what a private, values-based education has to offer.

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BenU at Mesa will partner with businesses to provide hands-on experience

January 13, 2015
Benedictine University at Mesa will begin providing internships to all students to help them attain practical work experience before earning their degrees.

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Public invited to virtual info sessions, open houses on Benedictine’s $10K M.B.A. program

January 13, 2015

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A student of legendary coaches, Bunkenburg adds his own name to the record books

January 13, 2015
Keith Bunkenburg earned career win No. 300 on January 7 when the Benedictine University’s men’s basketball team defeated Wisconsin Lutheran 73-57 in a Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference game in Milwaukee....

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Learn why Benedictine grads stand out at Preferred Visit Day

January 13, 2015
Attend “Preferred Visit Day,” an event held specifically for prospective undergraduate students who want to find out more about Benedictine University, named the fastest-growing university in the country by The...

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Benedictine University president Carroll to step down after 20 years

January 12, 2015
After more than two decades of exemplary leadership and spearheading a host of innovations which culminated with Benedictine University being named the fastest-growing university in the country since 2000 by...

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Day of Service at Benedictine honors King’s legacy, builds community

January 9, 2015
Benedictine University has planned several community service projects from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 19 to commemorate the spirit of service that was engendered by the Rev. Dr. Martin...

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Mesa branch campus recognizes first-ever graduates

January 5, 2015
In a brief, informal reception, the Mesa branch campus honored its first four graduates.

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