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Benedictine University Becomes First Illinois Campus to Offer Transact Mobile Student ID on Smart Phones and Wearable Devices

November 19, 2021
Benedictine University students, faculty and staff can now transform their physical Benedictine University BCard (the official university ID card) into a mobile ID.

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Benedictine University's "Journeys in Leadership" Speaker Series to Feature Amina Waheed, Producer of Al Jazeera’s Fault Lines

November 3, 2021
Amina Waheed, producer at Al Jazeera America’s award-winning show Fault Lines, and a leading voice in conversations around mental illness will be the next featured guest in Benedictine University's "Journeys...

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Naperville Native Selected Benedictine University’s Lincoln Academy Student Laureate

November 2, 2021
Maryam Salik of Naperville, IL has been named Benedictine University’s Lincoln Academy Student Laureate

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Benedictine University Launches L.E.A.D.S – Its First Young Women Leadership Program

October 14, 2021
Benedictine University has launched its first young women’s leadership program called L.E.A.D.S., a four-year co-curricular, transformational program for first-year undergraduate women.

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Latinx Theology Expert Speaks at Benedictine University

October 12, 2021
Benedictine University will host distinguished Catholic theologian Dr. Natalia Imperatori-Lee for two lectures.

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Benedictine University Ranked Among Nation’s Top Schools According to 2021 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges

October 6, 2021

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U.S. Congressman Sean Casten Visits Benedictine

September 8, 2021
Among on-campus festivities for the new school year, last week we greeted a very special guest, U.S. Congressman Sean Casten from Illinois’ 6th District.

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BenU Creates Partnership With Puerto Rican Medical School

June 8, 2021
Benedictine University (BenU) students who are bilingual in English and Spanish and meet the admission requirements

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Benedictine University Creates College of Science & Health

June 3, 2021
In a move to better address today’s health care needs and enhance its mission to provide a values-based education, Benedictine University announced the establishment of a College of Science and...

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REDHAWKS SWEEP, ADVANCE TO SEMIFINALS

April 23, 2021
Benedictine-Mesa moved one step closer in its quest to repeat as national champions by sweeping past No. 10 Lourdes (Ohio), 25-22, 25-17, 25-21, in its second match of Pool B...

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BenU's It's On Us Week of Action (April 19-23) During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 19, 2021
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Since April, 2018, Benedictine University has held It’s On Us Week of Action the 3rd week in April to provide opportunities to move from...

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Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month

April 12, 2021

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Award-Winning Poet Will Be Last in BenU Virtual Speaker Series

March 22, 2021
An acclaimed poet and essayist who wrote Barnes & Noble’s 2020 book of the year will be the last featured guest in BenU’s Journeys in Leadership virtual speaker series on...

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Benedictine Hosts Civil Rights Theologian at Symposium on Global Status of Women

March 11, 2021
Benedictine University announces its fourteenth annual Faith and Reason Symposium: Friday, April 9, 202.

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BenU Faculty Selected to Become Lilly Faculty Fellows

February 23, 2021
Two Benedictine University professors were chosen to participate in the Lilly Faculty Fellows Program

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Leader in Catholic Media Speaks on Trauma and Community

February 16, 2021
This year’s Benedictine Heritage Lecture addresses community in troubled times.

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BenU Students to Explore NHL Statistics With Math Grant

February 15, 2021
Thanks to a grant from the Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics, a few students will deep dive into NHL data to determine if there is an optimal modeling method...

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New Program Will Support Minorities and First-Generation College Students

February 11, 2021
Benedictine University is pleased to announce the brand-new Belong Scholarship Program – A Personal Journey of Excellence, an initiative that will begin with incoming freshmen in the fall of 2021...

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