The deadline for University Faculty for Life’s Scholarly Achievement Award in Creative Writing, Literary Criticism, or Research is quickly approaching. Thanks to generous anonymous donors, the prize amounts for this year’s contest have been doubled. Two documents about the contest are available for your use: a flyer suitable for newsletter reproduction and another document which […]
Conference organizers are seeking submissions for this year’s Pro-Life Science and Technology Conference to be held at the Engineers Club in Dayton, Ohio on Saturday, 10 September 2011. This annual conference is an ideal venue for students who wish to expand their academic portfolio with peer-reviewed presentation and publication opportunities. Faculty colleagues and students involved […]
Students who desire a deeper understanding of the philosophical bases of the life issues and academics who wish to demonstrate the diversity of perspectives within the pro-life movement may want to review Dr. Celia Wolf-Devine’s website: http://www.celiawolfdevine.com.
Colleagues involved in stem cell research or students writing papers on the topic may find information on the John Paul II Stem Cell Research Institute website helpful. Donations to The John Paul II Stem Cell Research Institute are tax-deductible. Please check the institute’s website for more information: http://jp2sri.org/.
Students are apparently being censored at Carleton University in Ottawa. Officials say that the life-affirming positions of Carlton Lifeline conflict with an anti-discrimination passage in university policies which considers abortion only in terms of “a woman’s right.” Carleton Lifeline can exist only if the group’s constitution is altered to reflect the university’s compulsory perspective on […]
The National Association of African-American Studies has extended the deadline for submittal of abstracts through November 18, 2010. Please encourage persons interested in attending the conference in Baton Rouge in February 2011 to submit their abstracts by the new deadline. Further information can be found on the organization’s website: http://naaas.org/ .
Forms for the March for Life Education and Defense Fund’s annual student essay contest are now available at http://www.marchforlife.org/content/view/46/42/. Since the march will be held in Washington, DC on Monday, 24 January 2011, faculty colleagues should make plans now to request time off to attend this event.
Dr. Jane Gilroy documents a significant episode in American political history: the rise of Ellen McCormack, the pro-life feminist candidate for president in 1976. McCormack received 22 delegate votes in the 1976 Democratic presidential campaign and over 200,000 votes in Democratic primaries across the nation. The campaign reached nearly 200,000,000 persons through paid television commercials. […]
Attention, colleagues! The “University Faculty for Life Scholarly Achievement Award in Creative Writing, Literary Criticism, or Research” is now seeking submissions to be evaluated for next year’s award. Complete guidelines are available on the UFL website (clik on the “Student Awards” link). An abbreviated format of the award flyer is available.UFL Scholarly Achievement Award flyer