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James Balog, founder of the Extreme Ice Survey, the most wide-ranging, ground-based, photographic study of glaciers ever conducted, will be the keynote speaker on Thursday, Nov. 14, for a conference titled "U.S. Energy and Environment: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy."
The goal of this conference is to raise awareness about the urgency of climate change and to explore/discuss the validity of the scientific evidence supporting climate change, the ethics of fossil fuel extraction, energy production, and emissions, and the public policy options regarding energy in the United States. It will be held on Nov. 14 and 15 at Mundelein Auditorium at Loyola's Lake Shore Campus.
The Theology Department is sponsoring a series of lectures and programs this academic year on the topic of environmental sustainability with other departments and institutes throughout the university. The programs will range from a major conference co-sponsored with the Institute for Environmental Sustainability to programs featuring the Loyola Theology faculty.
Peter J. Bernardi, S.J., Ph.D., Fr. will speak on his book "Maurice Blondel, Social Catholicism, and Action Francaise" at the Lumen Christi Institute in Hyde Park on November 6 at 4:30 p.m.
Devorah Schoenfeld will give the lecture for this year's Theology Department Majors and Minors Event on Wednesday, October 30th, in Bremner Lounge.
Father Richard F. Costigan, S.J. died Thursday afternoon, August 29, 2013, in St. Louis, Missouri. Father Costigan joined the Theology faculty in 1976 and served here for 34 years.
Valarie Kaur will speak at the Damen Student Center MPR North at 4:00 p.m. on September 26 on the use of storytelling in political advocacy
Nicholas Perrin, the Franklin S. Dyrness Chair of Biblican Studies at the Wheaton Graduate School, will speak on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 2, at 4:00 p.m. The lecture will be held in Cuneo 410.