September 4, 2015 — The university is making a big effort to help get more first-generation students succeed in college.
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September 2, 2015 — Canadian Jesuit Father David Nazar, former provincial of the Jesuits' English Canada Province, has been named rector of the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome.
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August 31, 2015 — Pope Francis named September 1 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, a day for individuals to examine the way they impact the environment.
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August 31, 2015 — Jesuits are preparing for General Congregation 36, using the guidelines originally created by St. Ignatius.
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August 28, 2015 — The Jesuits reflect on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the floods that devastated the region.
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August 26, 2015 — In one of the first events of its kind, female administrators from seven different Jesuit colleges met in Cincinnati to discuss Ignatian leadership at Xavier University.
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August 19, 2015 — Twenty-four Jesuit novices in Canada and the United States professed First Vows of poverty, chastity and obedience this month.

August 18, 2015 — Garrett Gundlach, SJ, a Jesuit scholastic, shares this reflection on how he found his vocation as an undergrad at Marquette University in Milwaukee.

August 17, 2015 — Newly ordained Jesuit Father John W. Peck has imagined himself celebrating Mass since he was a young boy.

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