Tales From Abroad: Summer 2015 Oct09

Tales From Abroad: S...

I studied abroad in England and Germany for three weeks during Maymester. The study abroad trip was through the JMC department and the trip was led by Dr. Kenneth Pybus. The class was Communication Law. Our communication law class primarily focussed on the 1st Amendment and its application to...

Tales From Abroad: JAM Summer 2015 Oct06

Tales From Abroad: J...

            Before this trip I loved getting to know people from other countries and trying new things, but being in another country changed my perspective on America. This trip abroad provided the perfect capstone to my time in Dallas with the Justice and Urban Studies Team by exploring ways...

Tales From Abroad: Port-au-Prince 2015 Oct02

Tales From Abroad: P...

I spent two months this summer in Port-au-Prince, Haiti while conducting research through the ACU social work department as we partnered with Haiti Mama, a nonprofit organization reuniting street children with their families. Specifically, my research project aimed to measure the...

Tales From Abroad: JAM Summer 2015 Sep22

Tales From Abroad: J...

In his book Love Does, Bob Goff starts each chapter with short quip about how something that he once thought to be true has changed. Each statement follows the format “I used to think this, but now I think this,” and in these two refrains reflects with beautiful simplicity how really seeing...

Tales From Abroad: JAM Summer 2015 Sep18

Tales From Abroad: J...

JAM has provided me with the ability to speak about other worldviews in a more nuanced way. Before this trip, I had very little understanding of both Catholicismand Islam. I believed that this was a detriment to myself and to my understanding of other people groups and cultures. How is a...

Tales From Abroad: Leipzig Germany 2015 Sep15

Tales From Abroad: L...

This summer, I spent all of June in Leipzig Germany. It was truly a life changing experience. I instantly fell in love with the city, the culture, the food, and the people. Since I have been back, so many people have asked me what my favorite part was. I could tell them about some of my...

Tales From Abroad: JAM Summer 2015 Sep09

Tales From Abroad: J...

  Justice Along the Meridian has been an incredible, eye-opening experience that has without a doubt changed everyone who was able to go on the trip. I know for myself that my conceptualization of religion, faith, and what it means to participate in the world has vastly shifted. Above...

Tales From Abroad: JAM Summer 2015 Sep08

Tales From Abroad: J...

Justice Along the Meridian is unlike any other study abroad program I have ever heard of. When I told my friends where I was going – England, Spain, and Ghana – they were confused as to why those three places. It does seem kind of random unless you understand the context and framework of the...

First Honors Chapel Sep01

First Honors Chapel

This week Honors students gathered to hear Dr. Richard Beck speak. Dr. Beck discussed his time spent in prisons ministering, taught everyone a different version of Amazing Grace, and focused on the “boring” aspects of Christianity. He revealed that ever since we were little, we...

First Justice and Urban Studies Team Chapel Aug31

First Justice and Ur...

This past Thursday generations of the Justice and Urban Studies Team (JUST) students, freshman interested in JUST, and all those interested in social justice met together for chapel. The Zellner classroom was packed with over 45 students. Rachael Kroger and Jacquie Quinterro lead chapel and...

Tales From Abroad: Summer 2015 Aug28

Tales From Abroad: S...

  I studied Social Psychology and The Psychology of Ideology abroad this summer in Leipzig, Germany for a month. Using the money from the Honors travel grant, I also visited Barcelona (Spain), Brussels (Belgium), and Amsterdam (The Netherlands) during the free travel week. The month went...

Sundaes on Sunday Aug27

Sundaes on Sunday

This year we welcomed 136 Freshman students into the Honors College! On Sunday night, these students participated in the Sundaes on Sunday tradition. This tradition includes making your own sundae, getting your free Honors T-Shirt, taking a giant picture, and enjoying some time on the front...