The spring semester begins with students in Core II reading First John or 1 Cor. 13 in the New Testament and Plato's Crito.
News and Events
Core professor Dr. Jon Radwan takes seven students to Catholic Worker Mary House where Dorothy Day lived and died in NYC.
Core I students read works by Martin Luther King, Jr., Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton, who are regarded by Pope Francis as three of the “great Americans."
As Core Director, I felt privileged to share in some of the exciting and meaningful activities with our faculty and students.
Saint Augustine of Hippo lived in a world in many ways similar to the one in which students live today -- a complex one.
On Thursday, October 24, Dr. Karin Oberg, Astronomer of Harvard University, addressed an attentive group of students and faculty.
Luke's Gospel is one of four, but it has some unique qualities, making it an excellent choice for Journey of Transformation.
The University Core was one of several sponsors of a two-day conference on "Just Peace-making Through Non-violence," held in Bethany Hall on September 30th and October 1st.
In Core I, many students read the book of Ruth, which tells of a Moabite woman who comes to Israel with her mother-in-law.
In Core I classes, most students are reading from the Book of Exodus, about the redemption of the Israelites from slavery.
In Journey of Transformation, many students read Plato's Allegory of the Cave, which depicts the ascent from illusion to truth.
Cardinal Peter Turkson provides the opening address at the Just Peace Through Nonviolence Conference, Monday, September 30.
This Wednesday, Sept. 4, a group of at least 400 Catholics met in the Church of St. Mary's/Newark Abbey to pray and to march.
A gift from the estate of the late Henry F. Roman, a 1954 graduate, and his wife Maryann, to support the University Core.
On Tuesday August 27, we had an "Opening Charge to the Core" by Dr. J. Michael Stebbins, visiting Toth-Lonergan scholar.
Sister Bosco Amakwe, teacher in the Core and the Department of Communication, invites Core Director to ordination in Nigeria.