Around Campus

Fifth Annual Bay Area Social Justice Forum at HNU Focuses on Food Justice
Fifth Annual Bay Area Social Justice Forum at HNU Focuses on Food JusticeOn Saturday, February 21, HNU hosted more than 200 attendees for the Fifth Annual Bay Area Social Justice Forum, which focused on issues of food justice and health. The forum included presentations and workshops throughout the day, as well as a keynote address by Bryant Terry, a renowned chef, educator, and author who is known for his efforts to create a healthy, just, and sustainable food system.

Curator from the de Young Museum Delivers Lecture on African Figurative Sculpture
Christina Hellmich, curator in charge of the art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, delivered an illustrated lecture at HNU on February 25 about Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture, which recently opened at the museum.

HNU Campus Community Participates in One Billion Rising Flash Mob and Dance
HNU Campus Community Participates in One Billion Rising Flash Mob and DanceHNU students, faculty, and staff participated in a flash mob and dance in Corrigan Courtyard on Friday, February 13, as part of One Billion Rising, an international movement that seeks to end violence against women and raise awareness about the issue.

HNU Students Read from Nonfiction Work
Students in Professor Anne F. Walker’s creative nonfiction class held a reading on Tuesday, February 24, in Brennan Lounge. The students read from their work, which included memoirs, biographies, and profiles.

Giving News

HNU Scholarship Luncheon Honors Donors and Students
HNU Scholarship Luncheon Honors Donors and StudentsHNU held its annual Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, February 25, to honor the philanthropic support of donors and to celebrate the success of student scholarship recipients. Alumni, friends, faculty, and staff were in attendance, along with many of this year’s student scholarship recipients.

HNU in the Community

Dams and Development in Lesotho Displace Communities and Alter Water Access
Dams and Development in Lesotho Displace Communities and Alter Water AccessAs part of a workshop café series held by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary at HNU, Sister Bathilda Heqoa, a graduate student in the Sophia Center’s Culture and Spirituality program, spoke about her home country of Lesotho, in southern Africa, and the harmful effects of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP). Many mountain communities in Lesotho have been displaced by the project, and they no longer have ready access to clean water.

HNU Writer-In-Residence Belo Cipriani Nominated for Grand Marshal of San Francisco Pride Parade
HNU Writer-In-Residence Belo Cipriani Nominated for Grand Marshal of San Francisco Pride ParadeHNU’s Writer-In-Residence Belo Cipriani has been nominated for the position of grand marshal for the 45th San Francisco Pride parade, which will take place in late June. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Equality Without Exception.”

On The Field

PacWest TV features HNU Men's Soccer Player Jaime Phillips
PacWest TV features HNU MenPacWest TV featured a video highlighting HNU's Jaime Phillips, who was named PacWest Men's Soccer Player of the Year.

HNU Women's Tennis Defeats Nationally Ranked Cal State Stanislaus
In the second dual match of 2015, the Holy Names University women's tennis team evened its record to 1–1 with a 7–2 win over 27th–ranked Cal State Stanislaus. The Hawks went 2–1 in doubles, and 5–1 in singles.

Coach Omar Sanchez and HNU Men's Basketball Team Conduct Youth Clinic
On Friday, February 6, members of the Holy Names University men's basketball team, led by head coach Omar Sanchez, conducted a basketball skills clinic for the school team visiting from Redwood Heights Elementary School. The event took place in Tobin Gymnasium.

Upcoming Events

Notes from Mexico: Exploring Musical Cultures from Mexico and Throughout the World
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
6:00 pm

HNU Student Recital
Saturday, March 21, 2015
7:30 pm

Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
6:30 pm

Information Session for Adult and Graduate Programs
Thursday, March 26, 2015
6:00 pm

Pandora’s Gifts: Uncovering Hope in an Era of Ecological Crisis
Friday, March 27, 2015
7:00 pm

East Bay Suzuki Play-In
Saturday, March 28, 2015
4:00 pm

Master Guild Concert
Sunday, March 29, 2015
7:15 pm

Women's Tennis vs. Cal St. Stanislaus
Saturday, April 4, 2015
12:00 pm

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