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With Gen-Zs touted as a morally conscious generation bent on addressing the many ills in today’s society, King’s University College Capital Management Club fund manager Serge Muhirwa sees social justice defining the future of investment.

Dissertation will explore Christianity and Holocaust

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A couple years ago, Prof. Robert Ventresca at King’s University College in London, Ont., was marking papers submitted to him by a precocious, intense, serious and curious undergraduate enrolled in his seminar on the role of religion in the Holocaust.

St. Mary’s grad earns Indigenous award

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Mere months removed her June 2020 convocation at Calgary’s St. Mary’s University, Kate Gillis’ days are full of Zoom call collaboration and deep-dive independent research.

New faith centre at St. Thomas More College just right for its time

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Roughly a decade in development, the new Centre for Faith, Reason, Peace and Justice at St. Thomas More College couldn’t be more timely.

St. Michael's College works to move investments to sustainable options

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$178 million might be a lot of money or it might not be anywhere near enough. It all depends what you want to do with it.

The higher calling of Catholic Education

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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

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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’

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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

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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

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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

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