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[11/18/2011]  New Boston University Episcopal Chaplain a Role Model
[BU Today] Boston University's new Episcopal chaplain, the Rev. Cameron Partridge, the university's first openly transgendered chaplain, wants to minister with the empathy that has sometimes been denied him since he completed his transition to a man in 2001.

[11/10/2011]  Religious centers on New Orleans college campuses
[New Orleans Times-Picayune] Campus religious centers provide college students with an opportunity to meet other students practicing their religion, perform community service work, receive counseling, and discuss a variety of important issues. These religious centers help keep faith alive on college campuses.

The Rev. Becca Stevens, author, Episcopal priest and social entrepreneur, has been named by the White House's Office of Public Engagement as one of 15 "Champions of Change" for her pioneering work with Magdalene/Thistle Farms, a residential community and social enterprise she founded to serve women who have survived prostitution, addiction and abuse

[10/7/2011]  Voorhees welcomes new chaplain to campus
[The Times and Democrat (SC)] The Rev. Dr. James T. Yarsiah was inducted as chaplain and vicar of Voorhees College and St. Philip's Episcopal Chapel in Denmark, South Carolina, during a ceremony Sept. 29 in the chapel.

[1/20/2011]  Rector speaks of Haiti experience at service
[Springfield (MO) News-Leader] As golden light from stained glass windows in Drury University's Stone Chapel streamed around him, the Rev. Ken Chumbley said Haiti will need an outpouring of help for a long time to pull out of its dark days.

[1/2/2011]  Campus Christian Center at Marshall University celebrates anniversary
[Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch] Fifty-one years ago, there was no Campus Christian Center (CCC) -- but there was a Christian presence on campus -- in a manner very different from today.

[10/14/2010]  New Canterbury House opens as religious on Indiana University campus
[Indiana Daily Student] “The house is an Episcopal House...but is open to any religion and any tradition,” says Linda Johnson, Episcopal Chaplain and president of the IU Campus Religious Leaders Association.

[9/15/2010]  Ichtus beach party celebrates fun, fellowship
[Washburn Review] Fun, friends, food, fellowship and film, they were all were a part of Ichtus’ first annual beach party Sept. 12 to celebrate their new sand volleyball court.

[9/4/2010]  LSU students get lessons inspired by 20th century apologist
[2theadvocate (Baton Rouge, LA)] The Rev. Drew Rollins, chaplain at St. Alban's Chapel and Episcopal Student Center at LSU, started the C.S. Lewis luncheons about four years ago when about 20 students showed up. Today, about 125 students, only half Episcopalian, pack the church's common hall.

[8/29/2010]  The End of Human Specialness
[The Chronicle of Higher Education] The defining idea of the coming era is actually the loss of an idea we never had to worry about losing before. It is the decay of belief in the specialness of being human.

[8/3/2010]  Christian Academics Cite Hostility On Campus
[NPR] One of the hot debates in academia is now reaching the courts. The question: Do universities discriminate against religious conservatives? Some professors and students say they do, but it's not an easy charge to pin down.

[4/28/2010]  Job Makeover: New Suit, Old Manners
[BU Today] When Daniel Essrow won BU Today’s job search makeover, he admitted to being excited. But after a session with Career Services consultants, he realized that he had more to learn than he’d thought about how to get employers’ attention, sell himself, and seal the deal.


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