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To illustrate the benefit as well as the danger of technology in education, in his keynote address Fr. Nicolás shared an anecdote from the mid-1990s.
Teaching, research, advocacy, and action are means that working groups identified for collaborating around ecology and sustainability.
What is missing in our leadership? That was a question posed to Chris Lowney, onetime Wall Street mover and shaker and author of Heroic Leadership, a book about the Society of Jesus.
“It’s interesting to see that in the whole of what we call ‘Oriental spirituality,’ the Middle East, spirituality is all transformation,” Fr. Nicolás said. How does that compare to the Latin church?
What can Jesuit universities do together to make the world a humane, just, and sustainable place? It starts with imagination. And an unequaled global network.
How can these defining elements be better brought together to create a richer picture of reality? It’s not easy, but here are some proposals the working group offered.
Recognizing the transcendent dignity of the human person and the requirement to alleviate poverty and foster a more equitable society, some practical steps were promoted by this working group.
As educators, why should we value the classics? Fr. Nicolás asked. A better question, he says, is: Where do we look for the classics?
Jesuit institutions of higher learning are ideally suited for hosting a consortium of human rights practitioners, the working groups assessed.