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Polinska, Lehe and student give talks at Asian studies conference

Polinska, Lehe and student give talks at Asian studies conference

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Wioleta Polinska, associate professor of religious studies and chair of philosophy and religious studies; Robert Lehe, professor of philosophy; and Matthew Rogers ’10, who majored in Japanese and philosophy, presented papers at the Asian Studies Development Program 16th Annual National Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, on July 2. Polinska’s paper was titled “Till Death Do Us Part?: Buddhist-Christian Discourse on Marriage”; Lehe’s paper was titled “The Problem of Evil in Christianity and Buddhism”; and Rogers’ paper was titled “Buddhist Interdependence as an Exp


Final Mindfulness Meditation experience Thursday

Final Mindfulness Meditation experience Thursday

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The religious studies department and Office of Ministry and Service invite the campus community to learn about the contemplative dimension of religious experience. The final event of the term will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 27, in the Community Gathering room at Kiekhofer Hall. There will be a short presentation by a religious practitioner and the option to participate in contemplative exercises.


Faculty tenure, promotions, emeritus announced

Faculty tenure, promotions, emeritus announced

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North Central’s Board of Trustees approved the following faculty for tenure, promotion and emeritus status at the Trustee meeting, May 21-22, 2010: For tenure and promotion to associate professor: Martha Bohrer, associate professor of English Perry Hamalis, associate professor of religious studies For promotion to professor: Stephen Maynard Caliendo, professor of political science Lisa Long, professor of English Heidi Matthews, professor of health and physical education Wioleta Polinska

Hear live radio broadcast with Perry Hamalis March 31

Hear live radio broadcast with Perry Hamalis March 31

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Perry Hamalis, assistant professor of religious studies and director of the Office of Academic Opportunities, is among eight speakers who will deliver short meditations to be broadcast live March 31 on WFMT-FM 98.7 during a performance of Haydn’s “The Seven Last Words of Christ.” The performance of Franz Joseph Haydn’s composition will be broadcast at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, from St. James Cathedral in Chicago. A pre-concert lecture begins at 7 p.m.


North Central professor to take part in WFMT Haydn performance

A North Central College professor will take part in a performance of Haydn’s “The Seven Last Words of Christ."

A North Central College professor will take part in a performance of Haydn’s “The Seven Last Words of Christ” that will be broadcast live March 31 on WFMT-FM 98.7, Chicago’s classical music radio station.

Perry T. Hamalis, assistant professor of religious studies and director of North Central College’s Office of Academic Opportunities, is among eight prominent speakers who will deliver short meditations about Christ’s final words.

NCTV video features Cornel West visit and memories of Martin Luther King

NCTV video features Cornel West visit and memories of Martin Luther King

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Interviews with Rev. George St. Angelo '43, Professor of History Ann Durkin Keating, students and President Hal Wilde, including footage of the keynote address by Dr. Cornel West, were among the highlights featured in a program about the College's 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's visit to campus. The program was produced by Naperville Community Television. Visit http://nctv17.com/videos/napernews17/2010-01-22/mlk.html.


"Cosmic tenor" Herman White gives talk on origins of universe

"Cosmic tenor" Herman White gives talk on origins of universe

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Herman White, North Central Trustee and senior scientist at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, will give a presentation on how the universe came to be on Jan. 15 at the St. Louis Science Center. He and two other African-American physicists, the "Three Cosmic Tenors," who also love opera, will talk on what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 81st birthday.


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