Sabbatical Winner Project Descriptions 2017

Presentation of Sabbatical/Leave Recipients 2016

Name Description
Scott Crider To complete his book, “Reading Shakespeare’s Sonnets.”
Rich Dougherty To work on his manuscript, “A Reader’s Guide to St. Thomas’s Treatise on Law.”
John Osoinach To write a calculus textbook suitable for the university’s three-semester calculus sequence.
David Upham To work on a monograph, “The Central Amendment: Recovering the Original Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment.”

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Dignifying Humanity

Standing on the edge of border America, Diocese of El Paso Bishop Mark J. Seitz, BA '76, serves a role of vital importance as the pastor of a community divided by the United States-Mexico border. "Recently we have witnessed indefensible, hateful words toward our neighbors in Mexico, the demonization of migrants, and destructive language about our border," Seitz wrote in his July pastoral letter titled "Sorrow and Mourning Flee Away," earning him national attention amid significant upheaval of immigration rights.

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The Rome Experience: Tracing Western Civilization

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