Heeding Pope Francis’ Call to Connect Poverty and the Environment
There’s a moment when you know the connection has been made. A student, or a group of them, comes to the plant shed with cell phones offered up in dirty hands. “Is there somewhere we can put these?”
Students get Their Hands Dirty at Stonehill
Global warming affecting farmers. The paucity of access to fresh produce in urban areas, resulting in food deserts. The environmental benefit of eating what is produced in the neighborhood.
What The Clinton-Weiner Emails Have In Common With Iran Contra
James Comey, meet Lawrence Walsh. It's time you get to know him because, as far as historical reputations go, you're about to have a good deal in common.
Stonehill Featured in Princeton Review’s Guide to 361 Green Colleges
Stonehill College is one of the 361 most environmentally responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com). The education…
Kelly Ayotte’s Donald Trump Connection Haunts Her in N.H. Senate Debate
Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte’s independent streak was put to the test Monday in the first televised debate of a neck-and-neck New Hampshire race that could determine party control of the Senate.
Debate Fallout Exacerbates Challenges for Trump Campaign
Donald Trump’s slide in the polls seems to confirm conventional wisdom that his widely panned performance last Monday has doomed his candidacy.
A Car Ride Featuring Bruce Springsteen And Alzheimer's Disease
This morning I opened my Facebook notifications and found that I had been tagged in a new trending post that intended to spread awareness and hope for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The trend is that participants post a song that they feel relates to Alzheimer’s in some way or has a reflective…
NBC and Fox Interview Professor Ubertaccio About First Debate
After attending 2016's first presidential debate, Professor Peter Ubertaccio, Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Programs and Director of The Joseph Martin Institute for Law & Society, was interviewed by both Fox 25 and NBC Boston. Check out his interviews below:
The Metaphorical Edges and Falls Best Prepare Our Children for the Future
I start and end each day with my three boys — two in elementary school and one in middle school. Yet, the bulk of my day is spent on a college campus surrounded by other people’s children, working with students during an exciting and transformational time in their lives. What I particularly take note…
Professor Ubertaccio Speaks to WGBH on Presidential Deabte
Stonehill professor Peter Ubertaccio, Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Programs and Director of The Joseph Martin Institute for Law & Society, was…
The Value of Listening
The beginning of another academic year brings renewed debates over the nature and value of free speech on college campuses. The Dean of Students at the University of Chicago welcomed new students with a reminder that the school’s commitment to academic freedom precludes so-called ‘trigger warnings’ or…
Art Can Make All The Difference In School
National Arts In Education Week is Sept. 11-17, and this is a special time to celebrate and remember how important it is to have the arts included in a well-rounded education for students of all ages.
Appalachian Mountain Club's Top Man Talks About Running One of the Country's Oldest Outdoor Groups
Joe Halpern of the Boston Business Journal recently interviewed alumnus John Judge ’89 who, as the president and CEO of the Appalachian Mountain Club, has led America’s oldest outdoor recreation and conservation club since 2012.
Academia wrestles anew with how freely words can flow
When the University of Chicago recently came out against the use of so-called “trigger warnings,” saying they represented a danger to campus free speech…