“Speak Up” – Take Back the Night

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Sexual violence is prevalent historically, internationally, and even on our own campus; however, there is hope! By speaking up and sharing our stories, we allow God into the narrative. In God our hope is found. – Take Back the Night

From Forgiveness to Compassion: The personal journey of a Gaza physician

& Other Speaking Events.

Izzeldin Abuelaish, often referred to as “the Gaza Doctor” in the media, is a Palestinian medical doctor and infertility specialist who has dedicated his life to peace in the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Born and raised in the Jabalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, Dr. Abuelaish has overcome many personal hardships, including… Read more »

“A Conversation for Peace and Resilience” – Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

“A Conversation for Peace and Resilience” Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, MD, MPH Seminary Chapel Gathering led by Matthew Bucher, Maria Hosler Byler, Eric Trinka Dr. Abuelaish is a prominent Palestinian Muslim physician form Gaza who wrote, “I shall not Hate” about his life, the tragedy that befell his family, and his vision for a peaceful… Read more »

Wondering and Wandering… How the Times of Unsettledness Impact and Shape us

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

In this closing chapel of Spiritual Life Week, Vanessa Sandoval (senior), Kristina Showalter (Custodian with physical plant and student), Ron Shultz (professor in Education Department), and Maddie List (sophomore), share how questions, doubts, transitions, fears, and unsettledness shaped them and caused them to grow. They share how these experiences changed how they think about… Read more »

“Tribute to Tamar: Lamenting Sexual Violence”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

“Tribute to Tamar: Lamenting Sexual Violence” – A Take Back the Night awareness chapel gathering in the Seminary.  

Wondering and Wandering… Questions, Doubts, Fears, Living in Unsettledness

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

In this first chapel of Spiritual Life Week, Vanessa Sandoval (senior), Kristina Showalter (Custodian with physical plant and student), Ron Shultz (professor in Education Department), and Maddie List (sophomore), share about times they experienced questions, doubt, transitions, fears and unsettledness in life. They will share more on Friday as well.

“Parable of the Unmerciful Servant” – Judy Mullet

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Parables, University Chapels.

Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without providing easy answers. Join Judy Mullet, Professor of Psychology, MA in Education and MA in Biomedicine, in diving into the Parable of the unmerciful servant (Matt. 18: 23-34) in search of meaning for us and our context…. Read more »

“Swept Away: An Adventure Tale for Millennials” – Dr. Mary Helen Washington

& University Chapels.

Mary Helen Washington was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. From 1975, when she was appointed Director of Black Studies at the University of Detroit, she has studied, taught, and written about African American literature. In addition to the University of Detroit, she has taught at St. John College of Cleveland, Harvard Divinity School,… Read more »

“The Other Blacklist” – public lecture by Mary Helen Washington

& Other Speaking Events.

Mary Helen Washington was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. From 1975, when she was appointed Director of Black Studies at the University of Detroit, she has studied, taught, and written about African American literature. In addition to the University of Detroit, she has taught at St. John College of Cleveland, Harvard Divinity School,… Read more »

“Regional and Age-Dependent Variability in Calcium Channels in the Striatum” – Greta Ann Herin

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

For the October University Colloquium address, Dr. Greta Ann Herin presents on “Regional and Age-dependent Variability in Calcium Dependent Inactivation of Calcium Channels in the Striatum.”