Higher Education

David Albertson June 25, 2020
Can the humanities help us find intellectual, emotional and spiritual shelter during our present time of crises?
Firmin DeBrabander June 24, 2020
Has the coronavirus revealed that a good college education can be obtained online? No, writes Firmin DeBrabander, there is no substitute for three-dimensional debate.
Christopher Pramuk June 10, 2020
Adolfo Nicolás, S.J., former superior general of the Society of Jesus, helped to recenter the role of imagination in Jesuit education and in the intellectual and spiritual formation of the whole person.
The statues in St Vincent's Circle on DePaul University's Chicago campus are decorated with protective face masks April 30, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. School officials say extreme caution tops the checklists for Catholic colleges throughout the U.S. to reopen in the fall. (DePaul University/Jeff Carrion)
The Chronicle of Higher Education reported May 18 that 68% of 600 colleges and universities were planning to reopen with in-person education in the fall, while 10% were waiting to decide. An online format was the choice for 7% of schools.
Disallowing emergency aid to one part of an affected community and allowing it for another runs contrary to long-held social policy, Catholic education advocates said.
Angelo Jesus Canta May 15, 2020
In a collection of nine essays, Jia Tolentino writes about a range of topics, including the advent of our internet culture, the modern wedding industry, megachurch evangelical Christianity, market-driven feminism and college rape culture.