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Jancek's robot will go where no autonomous Kinect® robot has gone before – into the sunlight

February 23, 2017
Jakub Jancek didn't like computers when he was in high school. Now he can hardly imagine doing anything else.

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Campus Ministry about focusing on the greater good

February 20, 2017
It should come as no surprise that Benedictine’s Campus Ministry is among the liveliest and most spirited areas on campus. That’s because it’s a ministry on a Catholic campus that...

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Lecture examines Catholic Worker movement founder and her conversion

February 17, 2017
Peace activist, oral historian and author Rosalie G. Riegle will discuss Catholic Worker movement co-founder Dorothy Day and the foundation of her Catholicism at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 2,...

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BenU president's "Night for Day: The XP Story" sheds light on rare genetic disorder

February 16, 2017
In his 2005 film “Night for Day: The XP Story,” Benedictine University President Michael S. Brophy, Ph.D., M.F.A., an award-winning writer and director, examines the dramatic and unusual ways patients...

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Benedictine selects James Payne as new Provost

February 15, 2017
Benedictine University has chosen James E. Payne, Ph.D., as its next chief academic officer.

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Historic hotel transformed into residence hall opens to BenU at Mesa students

February 8, 2017
Benedictine University at Mesa officially opened the doors to its first residence hall on Tuesday, breathing new life into downtown Mesa and the former Alhambra Hotel located at 43 S....

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BenU alumna, first woman to kick field goal in indoor football going strong

January 26, 2017
Sometimes when you take a friend up on a double-dog dare, extraordinary things can happen. For Julie Harshbarger, C08, the dare has led to a professional career on the gridiron...

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Alumnus' record of giving adds up

January 26, 2017
Ben Pounds, C84, is laying the groundwork for future generations of Benedictine students to take on challenges through his long-term support of his alma mater.

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BenU at Mesa students gain career experience through internships, networking, programs and projects

January 26, 2017
Benedictine University at Mesa students are strengthening their resumes with several new opportunities for professional development and experiential learning.

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Power of love extolled in Benedictine University breakfast honoring King

January 16, 2017
Ernest E. Gibson, Ph.D., provided a summary of his lifetime in civil service to more than 700 guests as the featured speaker at the 22nd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...

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BenU encourages community to participate in Day of Service for King holiday

January 13, 2017
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential civil rights leader who had a remarkable impact on race relations in America. Benedictine University has planned several community service projects...

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Entrepreneur, motivational speaker Bill Rancic to share business lessons at BenU

January 13, 2017
Bill Rancic, a successful entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker, will be at Benedictine University on Wednesday, February 8, at 7:00 p.m. in the Goodwin Hall Auditorium as part of the...

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Goodwin College of Business prepares students for first steps into business world

January 9, 2017
Bridging the "college to career" gap is the goal of a new "Personal Branding for Business" initiative pioneered by the Daniel L. Goodwin College of Business in collaboration with the...

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