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MI Retreat 2: The noun: UDM is a university

This UDMcast features John Staudenmaier, S.J., Assistant to the President for Mission & Identity, recorded March 21, 2013. Running time is 25 minutes 12 seconds. Select UDMcast format below.

Fr. Staudenmaier
Fr. Staudenmaier

Part 2: The noun: UDM is a university

John Staudenmaier, S.J. explores the noun of UDM, "university."  What is a university?  Why has society found universities to be worth their great expense for so long, and in so many places?

Fr. Staudenmaier discusses what universities do, and what students and faculty hope to achieve in them. Topics include how universities provide an peaceful way to resolve important disagreements, and how universities are defined by peer-reviewed research, research-based teaching, mentoring and service to the wider community.

There are two other recordings from the retreat:

Part 1 - Where are we? Introduction to the retreat

Part 3 - UDM's core adjectives

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