The higher calling of Catholic Education

In The Idea of a University, John Henry Newman (now Saint) outlined his vision of a liberal education that spoke of the virtues and purpose of a university. Originally an Oxford man, his famed conflict at Oriel College — where he argued with the Provost that a tutor needed more engagement with undergraduates — resulted in Newman being cast out of his beloved institution and turning instead to a life of research.

Live classes draw students to Catholic college

It's been a unique start to post-secondary education for many students taking the next step on their educational path in this year of COVID-19.

Living in the ‘uncanny valley’

In a wonderful essay written in 1919, “Das Unheimliche,” Sigmund Freud proposed a theory of the uncanny to explain the sense of unease and even terror that can arise when something presents itself to us as strangely familiar, but not quite.

St. FX student develops AI coaching app

Mbongeni “Bo” Ndlovu’s scientific journey began, in a sense, when he was a young boy living in Bulawayo, the second-largest city in Zimbabwe.

Campion professor in reinvention mode

Imagine as a university student the sensation at being cited in O, The Oprah Magazine and The Journal of Positive Psychology for a study you designed. 

Campus life back to a virtual normal

University campuses are a lot quieter this fall semester as lectures and student club activities have transitioned in large part to the online space. 

  • By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Ignatian principles drive St. Paul’s program

At a dinner honouring student leaders at the University of Manitoba, St. Paul’s College rector Chris Adams had a very Ignatian and Jesuit moment. Adams thought to himself, “What more should we be doing?”

  • By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

Student’s fight for justice continues at Yale

Former Toronto Catholic District School Board student trustee Taylor Dallin has taken her fight for social justice to the halls of Yale University.

  • By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Gift to Brescia will develop women leaders

A $200,000 gift from the RBC Foundation’s Future Launch program will help enhance leadership opportunities for the women at Canada’s only women’s university.