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As applicants vie for Philadelphia’s last casino licenses, some contend that the market is too saturated to support more gaming. Carroll School of Management Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance Richard McGowan, S.J., discusses the growth of gambling in the region and across the country on NPR-WHYY 'Radio Times'
Nearly a year after Ireland's Taoiseach made an emotional apology to survivors of the Magdalene Laundries, the women continue to suffer poverty, ill-health and trauma, writes English Associate Professor James Smith, a committee member of Justice for Magdalenes Research, in op-ed for the Irish Examiner and Irish Times
2011 alumni Kelli Stack and Molly Schaus and current student Alex Carpenter skate for Team USA in women's hockey at the Sochi Olympics; Brooks Orpik '02 skates for the men's national team, and Law School student and Olympic medalist Caitlin Cahow is among White House delegates to the games.
The Olympic Games are about honoring humankind and transcending differences, writes Law School student Caitlin Cahow, an Olympic silver and bronze medalist and two-time World Champion with the U.S. Women's Ice Hockey Team, who is among White House delegates to Sochi. USA Today | She was interviewed by WBUR 'All Things Considered'
As cultural markers, Super Bowl commercials provide insights into how major corporations view their customers--and the results are not good, according to Center for Work and Family Executive in Residence Lauren Stiller Rikleen. WBUR Cognoscenti | She also offered advice for millennials in the workplace in an interview with WILS-Michigan "Capital City Recap."
Founders Professor of Theology James Keenan, S.J., writes on teaching the papal encyclical 'Humane Vitae' in an essay for America, and discusses the origin and work, particularly in Africa, of the global network Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church, which he chairs, in an America podcast. The network also was featured by Jesuits.org
The key to understanding controversial Best Picture nominee 'The Wolf of Wall Street' is to step back and look at the global arena in which Hollywood now operates, writes College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program faculty member Martha Bayles, author of the new book Through a Screen Darkly: Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America's Image Abroad. Boston Globe
Cathleen Kaveny, a nationally noted scholar on the intersections of law, morality and religion, has been named the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor, an appointment in both the Law School and Department of Theology.
Senior Financial Aid Associate Marsia Hill Kreaime, director of the Office of Student Services’ $uccessful Start program, is among leading experts in education, public policy and financial planning offering ideas for fostering financial literacy in the U.S.
America magazine deemed Global Justice, Christology and Christian Ethics, a new book by Monan Professor of Theology Lisa Cahill, 'a significant contribution not only to that discipline, but also to theology'; Leaving Russia by Professor of Russian and English Maxim Shrayer -- deemed a 'stunning memoir [that] should be assigned reading for anyone interested in the Jewish experience of the twentieth century' -- was named a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. Read more news on campus literary life in the blog BC Bookmarks
Throughout history, military developments have caused ethicists to revise their views on Just War. School of Theology and Ministry alumna and current doctoral candidate Cristina Richie considers the connection between just war tradition and women at the frontlines in an essay for Political Theology