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Torkin Wakefield on BeadforLife and Changing Lives in Uganda

Torkin Wakefield joined Holy Names University for the second discussion in the 2013–2014 James Durbin Entrepreneurship Speaker Series on November 13. Wakefield is a cofounder of BeadforLife, which works to create sustainable economic opportunities for Ugandan women. “This year our … Continue reading

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Celebrated Activist Dr. John Carlos Visits HNU

Celebrated civil rights activist and Olympic-athlete Dr. John Carlos visited HNU the week of November 11. He is the coauthor of The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment that Changed the World, which students and faculty selected for the 2013 … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship Speaker Argues for New Model to Fight Social Problems

The James Durbin Entrepreneurship Speaker Series for the 2013–2014 academic year kicked off with a discussion on social entrepreneurship featuring David Batstone. Batstone is the cofounder and president of Not for Sale, the largest international organization dedicated to the eradication … Continue reading

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HNU Retirement Party for Guide Dog Madge

The HNU community gathered on August 15 to honor the service of guide dog Madge, who has been a faithful companion to the University’s Writer-in-Residence Belo Cipriani for six years. “It’s a bittersweet occasion,” said President William Hynes, as reported … Continue reading

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Summer Programs Enliven Campus

Multiple summer programs serving youth and adults are taking place at Holy Names University this summer. “This past week the summer HNU campus was the busiest that I have witnessed in my three years here,” President William Hynes said in … Continue reading

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