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Lourdes to host Father Bacik archives

Bacik Endowed Chair in Theology to be established

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Lourdes offering expanded facility rentals

Beginning this spring, organiazations can rent a variety of Lourdes spaces

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Lourdes launches Parent Center

Lourdes unveils center inspired by Judge Andy Devine

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Just Do It

At first I thought it was my new “industrial strength” support panty hose that caused the numbness in my legs.  It was my first year teaching junior high students. When I went to the doctor that October day, I thought I had pinched a nerve in my legs.  Three weeks later, I came out of the hospital with a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). It was 1975 and I was 22.

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The Science Behind Rumors

Sometimes we forget to think before we speak, or sometimes we say things we shouldn’t have said. Someone may overhear something we say and then before we know it, almost everyone knows what we have said, whether it is true or not. This is done all the time. This is where we conjure the term rumor.  A rumor happens to everyone at one point in their life. It happens more to celebrities than everyday people.

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The Intertwining Body

Time to wake up. It’s 2014 and the buzz about technology is spreading like wildfire. Before jumping on the pro-technology bandwagon, it might be useful to consider various perspectives on the advancement of this powerful force that is rapidly progressing.  The word ‘technology’ has permeated into many different areas in society, such as the medical field and the business circle. However, the merging of the body and technology today seems to have taken a strange turn of direction.

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Faculty Profile with Dr. Adam Hodge

This month, the Vitruvian staff had the honor of interviewing Dr. Adam Hodge, a member of the faculty in the Lourdes Department of History. 

Dr. Hodge, a native of Northeast Ohio, took an interesting route in his journey to Lourdes University.  He completed his undergrad at Thiel College in Pennsylvania, and went on to finish his graduate work at Kent State. He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for his PhD. 

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Dollar Signs for Data

Recently, compromising photos of famous celebrities were hacked and leaked in the so called “Celebgate.”  Some of the victims included Jennifer Lawrence Kate Upton, and other well known personages. Security breaches in Apple’s iCloud software allowed their personal information to be hacked. This is a blatant violation of private information, and is completely disrespectful to the celebrities who were victimized. The hacker, who remains unknown, was selling these photos on various message boards for the digital currency Bitcoin, which is virtually untraceable through Tor software.

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Technology and Poverty: Bridging the Digital Divide

In today’s fast moving, ever growing world of technology, access to information and opportunity is practically instantaneous, and easier than ever. For many, it creates a world of opportunity that in the past was considered limited to the privileged upper echelons of society.

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