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Bannan Institute

Is-there-a-common-good-icon-for-web-cropped-in-1-359x332Environmental Justice and the Common Good
The 2016-2018 Bannan Institute: Is There A Common Good in Our Common Home? A Summons to Solidarity will explore pressing issues of racial and ethnic justice, economic justice, gender justice, and environmental justice facing our world today, and advance the Jesuit, Catholic vocation of SCU, building a more humane, just, and sustainable world.

Reflections on Sustainability for Education

146872543_bb554247a7In my current course, Sustainability and Education, we had to start by watching a lecture by Jason Hamilton, who is a professor at Ithaca College. “Meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” is too simple a definition for sustainability. We have to define what is being sustained and how long do we sustain it for. Sustainability means more than just environmentalism, which is how it is usually referenced. Everything that we need to survive does not just depend on the natural environment.

Melbourne 2015: Expanding the Jesuit Higher Education Network – Collaborations for Social Justice

melbourne-pano-nightThe Conference, once again, is July 8, 9, 10 in Melbourne, Australia. Our host institution will be the Catholic University of Australia. All Jesuit institutions of higher learning are invited to attend. You are also invited to bring one or two others from your institution who may be interested in one or more of the topics listed in the program.