for work in Nepal
story of injustice
keynote, `A Catholic
Case for Reparation'
Speaker for Francis Week at the university.
Cressler's talk was "A
Catholic Case for Repara-
lege of Charleston in
South Carolina, Cressler
and history to show the Catholic Church's
case for reparation in his talk. Francis of
Assisi was told to "Go and repair (God's)
home which, as you see, is all being de-
repair a nation broken by racial injustice? A
video of the presentation is posted on his
Ideal Bonaventure Man award, and was in-
volved with Students for the Mountain.
lege classes, presented at a Thursday Fac-
ulty/Staff Forum, and spoke at Mt.
Maggie Doyne in recognition of the
work she is doing in Nepal.
ing for Nepalese refugees at an or-
phanage in India when she went to
Nepal to help a girl find her family.
country, Doyne phoned home, asked
her parents for her babysitting money,
bought a piece of land, and founded
the Kopila Valley Children's Home. She
never returned to the U.S. to attend
Center, providing literacy and voca-
tional skills training to the women of
campus using innovative, sustainable
named CNN's Hero of the Year on
Nov. 17. She won $100,000.
she exemplifies the kind of generos-
ity and moral imagination we wish
our students to possess when they
graduate," said Sr. Margaret Carney,
O.S.F., university president.
proverbial baton. The new wolf --
named Reilly through a social media
voting campaign -- has big shoes to fill
but says he is up to the task.
keynote speaker Nov. 5 for the journal-
ism school's annual Mark Hellinger
Awards ceremony at the National Press
Club in Washington, D.C.
Matthew Tack, '15, Mark Hellinger
Award runner-up; Joseph Pinter, '15,
Buffalo News Entrepreneurial Reporting
Award; and William Holzerland, Esq.,
'02, Journalism and Mass Communica-
tion Alumnus of the Year.
tor and senior vice president at American
only crowd in Dresser Auditorium in Oc-
tober as he shared his story of racism,
injustice and redemption. Joining Hinton
for the program was senior attorney
Charlotte Morrison with the Equal Justice
Initiative, which has won reversal, relief or
release for 115 wrongly condemned pris-
oners on death row.
issue of mass incarceration. The pro-
gram was among more than two dozen
lectures, movies and discussions on
campus this fall designed to spur posi-
tive communication about issues of race
and ethnicity. Learn more at