Glen Foerd-HFU Speaker Series: Finding Fairmount Park

Philadelphia boasts one of the oldest, largest, and most diverse park systems in the United States. Yet our parks receive scant attention in histories of landscape design and city planning. Elizabeth Milroy, author of The Grid and the River: Philadelphia’s Green Places, 1682-1876, will describe the unique development of Philadelphia’s urban parks in the two centuries after William Penn and Thomas Holme first devised the city plan. This event will take place on Thursday, April 26 at 7 pm in Holy Family Hall 109.

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April Art Gallery: Michael Dealy


Holy Family University's Art Gallery presents Art is Why I Get Up in the Morning, a collection of work by senior Michael Dealy

Exhibit: April 13-26, 2018
Artists Talk and Reception: Tuesday, April 17 | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Holy Family University's Art Gallery is pleased to present Art is Why I Get Up in the Morning, a collection of work by senior graphic design major Michael Dealy.

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Holocaust Expert to Speak at HFU

EasternEuropeDr. Hilary Earl, a History professor from Nipissing University in Ontario, Canada, will visit Holy Family University on Wednesday, April 18 to speak about the Holocaust. Her lecture is entitled "The Biggest Murder Trial in History: The Nuremberg SS-Einsatzgruppen Trial and the Banality of Evil." The event will take place in the ETC Auditorium at 6:30 pm.

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English Major Lands Internship to Write Play for Local Children’s Group

PatrickMurrayPatrick Murray, a junior English major, has always had aspirations of becoming a professional writer and editor. Through Holy Family University’s Experiential Learning Department, Murray secured an internship to write and produce a play for No Longer Bound, a community-based prevention services organization located in Bristol, Pa that works with children ages 5-12 outside the classroom to promote unity and healthy living in their neighborhood and beyond.

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HFU Students Present at 2018 SEPCHE Honors Conference

Image of speaker at SEPCHE honors conferenceTwelve students from Holy Family University were selected to showcase their scholarly work at the 19th annual SEPCHE Honors Conference on March 24 at Arcadia University. Working under the direction and guidance of Holy Family’s Honor Council and a mentoring professor, student work ranged from sabermetrics to the influenza virus, as well as various art pieces.

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Rosen Publishes Multiple Works about International Violence and Criminality

RosenDr. Jonathan Rosen, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Arts and Sciences, has recently completed three books that are focused on international violence and criminality.

Rosen’s first, a co-published volume at ICESI University titled Economía y política de Colombia a principios de siglo 21: De Uribe a Santos y el postconflicto, focuses on the peace process, history of internal armed conflict, political economy, drug trafficking, and organized crime in Colombia during the 21st century.

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