Around Campus

Sister Beth Liebert, PhD, Delivers Presentation on Academic Life as Spiritual Practice
Sister Beth Liebert, PhD, Delivers Presentation on Academic Life as Spiritual PracticeSister Beth Liebert, PhD, a member of the HNU Board of Trustees and a faculty member at the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) in Berkeley, California, visited HNU on December 8 to deliver a presentation called “Academic Life and Scholarship: A Spiritual Practice.” Sr. Beth had previously given the talk as part of a special event at the GTU in November, and she kindly agreed to give an encore presentation at HNU.

Maria Mangini, PhD, FNP, Presents Lecture on the Study of Death and the Therapeutic Use of Cannabis
Maria Mangini, PhD, FNP, Presents Lecture on the Study of Death and the Therapeutic Use of CannabisOn November 17, Maria Mangini, PhD, FNP, associate professor of nursing at HNU, delivered a fascinating presentation on thanatology (the scientific study of death and dying) and the therapeutic uses of cannabis.

Campus Community Gathers to Bid Farewell to Tree
Campus Community Gathers to Bid Farewell to TreeA large evergreen tree that stood outside of Heafey Hall recently became weakened by disease and was removed over the holiday break. A week before the tree was removed, a group of faculty and staff gathered to bid it farewell and offer a blessing.

Christmas in the Dorms, 1966
Christmas in the Dorms, 1966The HNU History blog highlights moments from the University's past. The featured photo shows students with their dorm room door decorated for Christmas in 1966.

HNU in the Community

Raskob Will Host Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, for Special Presentation
Raskob Will Host Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, for Special PresentationRaskob Learning Institute and Day School will host Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, for a special presentation on Friday, January 20, at 9:00 a.m. in HNU's Valley Center for the Performing Arts. Hoeft will deliver a lecture, "Cognitive and Social-Emotional Resilience in Children with Dyslexia." To RSVP, please email Polly Mayer at mayer@hnu.edu. There is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

Announcing HNU's Third Annual Nursing Symposium
Announcing HNU’s Third Annual Nursing SymposiumHNU is hosting its Third Annual Nursing Symposium on Friday, March 24, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in HNU's Valley Center for the Performing Arts. The theme for this year's symposium is "The Power of Nursing: Agents for Change." The keynote speaker will be Joseph Morris, PhD, executive officer for the California Board of Registered Nursing. Other featured speakers will include Joanne Spetz, PhD, director of UCSF Health Workforce Research Center, and Maria Mangini, PhD, FNP, director of the FNP program at HNU. For more information on the other panelist speakers or to register for the event, please visit the event's registration page.

HNU’s Charles Sarno, PhD, and Former Faculty Member Helen Shoemaker, PhD, Receive Award
Charles Sarno, PhD, associate professor of sociology at HNU, and Helen Shoemaker, PhD, former associate professor of counseling psychology at HNU, received first place for the Thomas Robbins Award for Excellence in the Study of New Religious Movements, an award given by Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions for the best article to appear in the journal. Sarno and Shoemaker earned the recognition for their article "Church, Sect, or Cult?: The Curious Case of Harold Camping’s Family Radio and the May 21 Movement," which appeared in Vol. 19, No. 3 of Nova Religio.

Giving News

Kodály Center Raises Funds for New Audio-Visual Equipment
Kodály Center Raises Funds for New Audio-Visual EquipmentThe internationally renowned Kodály Center at HNU recently launched a fundraising campaign to replace obsolete audio-visual equipment in the newly established Eleanor G. Locke Resource Center (a dedicated room within the Kodály Center’s location in the Kennedy Arts Center) and to digitize old video recordings in order to make them more accessible to a wider audience.

On The Field

Fall 2016 HNU Athletics Community Service
Fall 2016 HNU Athletics Community ServiceIn Fall 2016, student-athletes and coaches from Holy Names University participated in several community service projects. Click through to read a summary of a few events involving the Hawks.

Hawk of the Week - Taylor Krouse
Taylor Krouse (Silverdale, Wash.) was named the 15th winner for Hawk of the Week during the 2016-17 athletic year. The award was based with consideration for athletic performances from Dec. 11-19 in non-exhibition contests. On Monday, December 19, Krouse matched a season-high 11 points against Azusa Pacific in the final game of the 2016 calendar year for the Hawks. Krouse also combined for seven rebounds in the last three games, along with nine assists and four steals.

Webster Scores Season-high in Points With 22 Against PLNU
The Holy Names University men's basketball team returned to action on January 3 after a break of over two weeks. HNU fell 76-69 in a Pacific West Conference home game to Point Loma. Scoring a season-high in points was junior guard Jason Webster (Vallejo, Calif.) with 22.

Upcoming Events

HNU Women's Basketball vs. Notre Dame De Namur
Saturday, January 14, 2017
5:00 pm

HNU Men's Basketball vs. Norte Dame de Namur
Saturday, January 14, 2017
7:30 pm

Cognitive and Social-Emotional Resilience in Children with Dyslexia
Friday, January 20, 2017
9:00 am

HNU Women's Basketball vs. Fresno Pacific
Saturday, January 28, 2017
2:00 pm

HNU Men's Basketball vs. Fresno Pacific
Saturday, January 28, 2017
4:00 pm

Crab Feed for HNU Baseball and Softball
Saturday, January 28, 2017
5:00 pm

HNU Baseball vs. SF State
Sunday, January 29, 2017
12:00 pm

HNU Baseball vs Cal State Dominguez Hills
Thursday, February 2, 2017
6:00 pm

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