Voices

Matt Emerson's essays have appeared in a number of publications, including AmericaCommonweal, and the Wall Street Journal. The Catholic Press Association named his September 2012 essay "

The Ignatian Educator
Matt EmersonOctober 14, 2015
A recent essay by Arthur Brooks has much to say to people of all ages on the importance of remaining intentional about work.
The Ignatian Educator
Matt EmersonOctober 13, 2015
An overview of various terms within Ignatian education
The Ignatian Educator
Matt EmersonOctober 09, 2015
A Notre Dame fan describes uneasiness that comes with supporting collegiate football today
Simone Weil in 1921 (Photo via Wikipedia Commons)
The Ignatian Educator
Matt EmersonOctober 08, 2015
A reflection from Michael St. Thomas on technology, study and prayer
The Ignatian Educator
Matt EmersonOctober 07, 2015
Congratulations to Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., who was inaugurated as the 16th president of the Jesuit university in Los Angeles.
The Ignatian Educator
Matt EmersonOctober 06, 2015
Father Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J., see his Catholic Jesuit university following the Jesuit pope "in mercy, in dialogue, in service of others."
The Ignatian Educator
Matt EmersonOctober 01, 2015
'We strive to be one of the great universities in the world and we strive to be authentic Catholic and Jesuit,' says university president John J. DeGioia.
Illustration of William Shakespeare taken from the "Dramatic Works by William Shakespeare" (Russian Translation) issued in Moscow, Russia in 1880.
The Ignatian Educator
Matt EmersonSeptember 30, 2015
It's tough to see so many students hold a negative view about the Bard because of the unfamiliarity of the language.
The Ignatian Educator
Matt EmersonSeptember 26, 2015
At his New York Times blog Ross Douthat raises some good thoughts in light of the remarkable response that Pope Francis 39 s visit has generated In short Douthat questions whether a common assumption -- we are living in or soon to be living in a post-Christian society -- has perhaps been overst
The Ignatian Educator
Matt EmersonSeptember 25, 2015
In a recent conversation with a colleague about the times we feel most fulfilled as educators my colleague spoke of those moments when he acts as an advocate for students nbsp Advocate that word stuck with me Our modern usage thinks of advocate in many ways as a supporter for example but my