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Rita George-Tvrtkovic

Pope Francis appoints Rita George-Tvrtković, Ph.D., associate professor of theology, as consultor to the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.
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Upcoming Events

Journeys in Leadership - Laura Spinney
Main Campus in Lisle
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Event Details

Journeys in Leadership - Laura Spinney

Date: March 10

Time: 12:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Virtual Event

Event Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts

Contact: Phillip Hardy    630-829-6292

Event Description:

Please join the College of Liberal Arts in welcoming the next Journeys in Leadership speaker, Laura Spinney, author and science journalist.

The event will be hosted on Wednesday, March 10 at 12:20 p.m.

Please note the adjusted time as Laura Spinney will be joining us from Paris. You can register at: or click on the flyer below.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Hardy at

2021 3-10 Laura Spinney

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