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For many students, spring break is a vacation, a chance to step away from the stresses of daily life. But last year, Mary Carper and Kaylee Bluethmann (now sophomores) embarked on Marian University’s alternative spring break to Campton, Kentucky, and their experience wasn’t exactly a walk on the beach. Perhaps for the first time in their lives, the young women witnessed abject poverty - hungry people, living in a food desert, their lives oftentimes made even more complicated by a lack of education, drug addiction, and alcohol abuse.

Enter Sr. Susan Pleiss, OSF, pastoral associate at Good Shepherd Parish, the only Catholic Church in Campton, and all of Wolfe County. Both Mary and Kaylee were inspired by Sr. Susan’s outreach efforts...read more

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The Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center  for Global Studies The Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center
for Global Studies presents:

"Right Around the World: Conservative Media in the Anglosphere"

Nicole Hemmer, Ph.D. '01 is a visiting assistant professor at the University of Miami, and a research associate at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. She received her B.A. from Marian College (now Marian University) in 2001, and her Ph.D. in American History from Columbia University in 2010. Her writing on conservative politics and media has appeared in the New York Times Campaign Stops, the Christian Science Monitor, and the Spectator Australia, among others. 

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Thursday, February 21, 2013
Marian University Theatre

Featured Speaker:

Nicole Hemmer, Ph.D. '01
Nicole Hemmer, Ph.D.

 

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