The International Jesuit Ecology ProjectMichael Schuck, Ph.D., Co-Director, International Jesuit Ecology Project, Associate Professor of Theology
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
1:00 PM; IC-4th Floor
In this presentation, Dr. Michael Schuck will discuss the International Jesuit Ecology Project.The International Jesuit Ecology Project is a three-year collaborative project between Loyola University Chicago faculty and scholars from Jesuit institutions around the world to create an online Living Textbook that addresses select environmental science challenges from an integrated scientific, moral, and spiritual perspective. This Living Textbook will be a curricular resource in environmental science for teachers and students in Jesuit institutions of higher education and secondary schools worldwide.
Poetry in the ClassroomRichard Austin, Performer and Interpreter of the Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
12:00 PM; IC-4th Floor
A British actor, Mr. Richard Austin, is widely regarded as the world’s foremost performer and interpreter of the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins. In this luncheon presentation, Mr. Austin will discuss the use of poetry in the classroom. Lunch will be provided for all guests.
Teaching with Primary SourcesMichelle Fry, Ed.D., Director, Teaching with Primary Sources, School of Education, LUC
Monday, February 17, 2014
1:00 PM, IC-4th Floor
In this presentation, Dr. Michelle Fry, Director of the Teaching with Primary Sources program, Loyola School of Education, will be speaking on teaching with primary sources, drawing upon the substantial digital collections available through the website of the Library of Congress. Housed within Loyola's School of Education, the Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program is a partner with the national Library of Congress' TPS grant program. This program offers a wide range of professional development and training, which includes the following: Library of Congress website navigational instruction; source analysis and historical-thinking strategies; and, online research strategies in various subject areas. The program is available for faculty, students and staff for personalized instruction to best serve participant's needs. TPS-Loyola is delighted to share and discuss training options for Loyola University Chicago's faculty, students and staff.
Mindfulness Meditation in Theory and PracticeRebecca Silton, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, LUC
Dianna Stencel, MSW, LCSW, Social Worker, LUC Wellness Center
Friday, November 15, 2013
2:30 PM; IC-317 (Quiet Reading Room)
In this presentation, Dr. Rebecca Silton, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, and Dianna Stencel, Social Worker, LUC Wellness Center, will discuss the psychological benefits of mindfulness meditation and will lead participants in a practice session.