World War II and IU
Aug16

World War II and IU

It’s been 75 years since the United States entered World War II after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Many Americans alive today are too young to remember much or weren’t even born yet. But with approximately 492 World War II veterans dying daily, it is imperative that we continue to honor their service and educate younger generations by telling their stories. This includes the rich, multi-faceted story of Immaculata during World War...

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At Her Post: Postmaster General Megan Brennan ’84
Aug16

At Her Post: Postmaster General Megan Brennan ’84

“The United States Postal Service delivers for the American public—both literally and figuratively,” said Megan J. Brennan ’84. In February 2015, Brennan became the 74th postmaster general of the United States, the first woman to occupy that office. She called this “a tremendous honor” and a humbling opportunity. In this position, Brennan testified at a recent House of Representatives committee hearing where she eloquently...

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Why This Election Is Going To Be Ugly
Aug16

Why This Election Is Going To Be Ugly

The following was written by John Hill, Ph.D., professor of History and chair of the History/Political Science/International Relations Department at Immaculata. Hill has taught at Immaculata since 1994 and has a broad understanding of the political landscape. First, Wall Street is all that stands between America and a Trump presidency. As Donald Trump defeated a succession of mainstream or even not-so-mainstream Republican rivals, the...

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How Linguistics Can Contribute to Justice
Aug16

How Linguistics Can Contribute to Justice

Imagine you were on the jury for this real-life murder and robbery case. Juan and his girlfriend Luisa come to the U.S. and overstay their visas. Juan and Luisa become friends with Arturo. Luisa sometimes goes out with Arturo. This makes Juan jealous. He asks Luisa to invite Arturo over to visit. When Arturo arrives, Juan tells Luisa to go into the bathroom. Then the two men argue, and Juan kills Arturo. Juan takes Luisa to a motel,...

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July open houses for adult undergraduate and graduate students
Jun30

July open houses for adult undergraduate and graduate students

Immaculata University’s College of Graduate Studies and the College of LifeLong Learning will host on-campus open houses in July. Immaculata’s College of Graduate Studies will hold an open house on Wednesday, July 13, in the Great Hall. A buffet dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m., followed by an information session at 6 p.m. The event will provide attendees with the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, and students, and to learn about...

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