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USF's St. Ignatius Institute few Universities with Great Books Author Study Program

USF's St. Ignatius Institute few Universities with Great Books Author Study Program | USF in the News | Scoop.it

Which books would you include if you had to add to the list of Great Books, and how would you decide? The Great Books is that list of the most essential works of law, philosophy, religion, science, arts, and fiction we need to really understand Western society, and how it has developed and diverged since ancient times."

 

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"Biola University’s Torrey Honors Institute, University of San Francisco’s St. Ignatius Institute, the Universities of Dallas and Michigan, Notre Dame, Boston College, and the newer Christendom and Thomas Aquinas Colleges all offer students the opportunity to study and discuss Great Books authors."

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KTVU: USF to Host Debate Between State Senate Candidates

USF Professor of Politics James Taylor to moderate debate between Scott Wiener and Jane Kim in the USF Presentation Theater, Monday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m.

 

[Via @KTVU]

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USF School of Management Names Lori Bush Executive-in-Residence

USF School of Management Names Lori Bush Executive-in-Residence | USF in the News | Scoop.it

"Lori Bush, former president and CEO of the premium skincare company Rodan + Fields, has been appointed to serve as the first-ever executive-in-residence at the University of San Francisco’s School of Management, Dean Elizabeth Davis has announced."

 

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"Bush’s career launched as a research scientist in med tech and culminated as the President and CEO of Rodan + Fields where, under her leadership, the company launched a transformative social commerce marketing platform and grew to become one of the largest premium skincare brands in the country. Bush retired from operational management in January, 2016, and now enjoys the diversity associated with consulting, speaking and corporate board service."

 

[Via @nbcbayarea]

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Professor Ken Goldstein on premature projections of Presidential election results

Professor Ken Goldstein on premature projections of Presidential election results | USF in the News | Scoop.it

“A group of data scientists, journalists and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs is seeking to upend that reporting tradition, providing detailed projections of who is winning at any given time on Election Day in key swing states, and updating the information in real time from dawn to dusk.”

“The networks actually do this quarantine room because they do not want this info to leak out,” said Ken Goldstein, a professor of politics at the University of San Francisco and a member of ABC’s decision desk. “That’s to their credit.”

 

[Via @nytimes]

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