Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Science will host Thomas J. Reese, SJ, Ph.D., senior analyst at the National Catholic Reporter on Sunday, April 17, at 1:30 p.m., at the College’s SugarLoaf Campus. Father Reese will deliver the lecture “Laudato Si’: Reflections on Pope Francis and the Environment.”
Harald zur Hausen, M.D., 2008 winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, will present the lecture, “Identification of Novel Agents as Risk Factors for Colon and Breast Cancers and Neurological Disorders” on Monday, March 21, at 2 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall. Dr. zur Hausen’s lecture is presented as part of the College’s 23rd Annual Biomedical Distinguished Lecture Series.
Chestnut Hill College has received a grant from The Association of Colleges of Sisters of St. Joseph (ACSSJ) to participate in National Catholic Sisters Week. The College will use the grant to host “Beyond Borders: Mission at the Heart of Immigration and Advocacy,” with Veronica Roche, SSJ.
Philadelphia, PA- Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Science will host Janet Mock, CSJ, former executive director of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, on Sunday, March 13, at 1:30 p.m., at the Commonwealth Chateau at the College’s Sugar-Loaf campus.
Following the year’s chosen theme of “human flourishing,” Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Science will host Mark I. Wallace, Ph.D., who will deliver the presentation, “Where the Great Heron Feeds: Christianity, Animism, and Re-Enchantment of the World,” on February 16, at 7 p.m., at the College’s SugarLoaf Campus.
Chestnut Hill College’s History Club and Phi Alpha Theta will commemorate Black History month by welcoming Lawrence Little, Ph.D., from Villanova University on Thursday, February 18, at 7 p.m. in the East Parlor.
Chestnut Hill College and NewChurch Live will co-host a presentation by Auschwitz survivor, Eva Kor, at the Mitchell Performing Arts Center Auditorium in Bryn Athyn on February 15 at 7 p.m.
Inspired by Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, and the mission of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation will host Mary Jo Leddy, Ph.D., who will deliver a lecture titled “Seeing the ‘Dear Neighbor’ in Faces Not Like Ours” on Tuesday, November 17, at 7 p.m. at the College’s SugarLoaf Campus.
Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Sciences welcomes Marc Schulz, Ph.D., Rachel C. Hale professor in Science and Mathematics, at Bryn Mawr College to deliver the lecture titled “Science of Mindfulness: What We Know and Don’t Know,” on Monday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m., at Chestnut Hill College’s SugarLoaf Campus.
Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Sciences welcomes Michael Mann, Ph.D., distinguished professor of meteorology and director of Earth System Science Center, on Oct. 19, at Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf Campus at 7 p.m.