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Moment for Reflection

Jul 21st, 2011
Moment for Reflection

By Julian Gonzalez ’04 BA Eloquent and beautifully written, the Incarnate Word Mission statement conveys the five core values that resonate with students and alumni. It has been seven years since I followed the bagpipers across campus on a steamy May morning. It represented the culmination of four years filled with sweat, tears and smiles.
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Taking the Final Test

Mar 18th, 2011
Taking the Final Test

By Sr. Sally Mitchell, OSF, ’95 MA My life has been committed to living the mission of Jesus Christ, but if I were to take the final test and be evaluated on how well I am doing, I wonder if I would pass. I’ve been offered the intellectual power of reason, the creative power of
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Nearly 200 turn out for 5th annual Meet the Mission

Nov 15th, 2010
Nearly 200 turn out for 5th annual Meet the Mission

By Ashley Festa UIW’s annual Meet the Mission event, when students and faculty members head out into the community to lend a helping hand at several agencies around the city, celebrated five years in September. The day of service has taken off in terms of popularity; nearly 200 students and faculty members volunteered to spend
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God bless us, every one

Nov 15th, 2010
God bless us, every one

Each October, UIW holds a Blessing of the Animals ceremony to celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and ecology. St. Francis was a Roman Catholic saint who took the gospel literally by following all that Jesus said and did. He believed that God was in everything. To honor
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Student group helps build hope in Africa

Nov 15th, 2010
Student group helps build hope in Africa

By Robert Rodriguez, UIW junior premed biology major During the spring semester of 2009, my freshman year at UIW, I started a nonprofit student organization called STAND. It was created to advocate against the Darfurian genocide that began in 2003. The name is an acronym for “Students Taking Action Now for Darfur,” and we did
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Moment for Reflection

Nov 15th, 2010
Moment for Reflection

By Sr. Martha Ann Kirk, CCVI, professor of religious studies Come enjoy the feast prepared with love. As you taste a bite, be in awe of the billions of years of evolving life, Cells to seeds to plants invited by the sunshine – each moment a miracle. Our parents Abraham, Sarah and Hagar welcomed strangers
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Beyond theory, into practice

Jul 15th, 2010
Beyond theory, into practice

Abstract concepts become real-life projects for MBA students By Sherrie Voss Matthews At first glance, the evening class in Room 109 of the Gorman Building appears to be perfectly normal. About 20 students intently watch a video about accounting principles. Some take notes on computers; others jot down key points in notebooks. The classmates are
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International social justice

Jul 15th, 2010
International social justice

World history comes to life for political science students By Ashley Festa During a presentation in Dr. Lydia Andrade’s International Law class, a student explains the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) involvement in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide of 1994. As she speaks, she off-handedly comments on something that happened “at the ICC, as we
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Emergency Nursing

Jul 15th, 2010
Emergency Nursing

UIW students donate time, expertise after Haiti earthquake By Rebecca Esparza, ’99 BBA, ’04 MBA Kathryn Norton didn’t set out to change the world, but her simple idea of spreading Christian service would eventually have an impact on countless lives. On Jan. 12, a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti, leveling buildings and killing an estimated 230,000
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