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UIW to say goodbye to retiring chancellor
By Rachel Walsh noticeable legacy as he’s time, Dicianna said. forward to the “chance to say most, Dicianna replied, “The
LOGOS ASSISTANT EDITOR
done much of the legwork Dicianna said he came goodbye to old friends.” people: the students, faculty,
Dr. Terry Dicianna, who that led to the pharmacy and to work at UIW because he Dicianna said he is colleagues, people through-
currently serves as the uni- optometry schools. “liked the Catholic school optimistic about the future out the city I have worked
versity’s chancellor, is retir- Dr. Lou J. Agnese Jr., atmosphere and San Anto- of UIW, describing it as with. That spirit is what I’ll
ing at the end of August. UIW’s president, assigned nio.” “a place to grow that will miss.”
Dicianna, who was presi- Dicianna as then-provost to Now Agnese is plan- keep growing.” He cited However, Dicianna is
dent of Del Mar College in conduct feasibility studies on ning a farewell for Dicianna the expanding student body not planning on missing out
Corpus Christi and found- the two professional schools. to take place at two San and variety of programs of- on one of UIW’s newest
ing president of Palo Alto The two have known each Antonio Country Club fac- fered. features.
College before coming to other since they moved to ulty receptions in September. Asked what aspect “I will be back for foot-
UIW in 2001, will leave a San Antonio around the same Dicianna said he is looking of UIW he will miss the ball,” he said. Dr. Terry Dicianna
DRILL SKILL ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD
BURGUNDI BERNAL/LOGOS STAFF
University of the Incarnate Word football players get down on the ground during their first football practice in Gayle and Tom Benson
Stadium. Starting out with helmets, T-shirts and shorts, the nearly 100 players – at least 30 on scholarships and the rest considered
walk-ons -- eventually will work their way into full gear during the year in preparation for the historic fall 2009 kickoff.
moves toward final step
By Bridget Butterworth
Special to the Logos
A new sanctuary between
campus and The Blue Hole
where the San Antonio River
springs up promises to be an
escape for humans as well Lacey Halstead
as a refuge for birds and
A final review of the plans
for The Headwaters Sanctu-
ary will be 6-7:30 p.m. Sept.
16 in J.E. and L.E. Mabee Coalition, wants to see more access for visitors.”
BURGUNDI BERNAL/LOGOS STAFF
A student serves herself on the new all-you-can-eat menu at the dining hall in Marian Hall Student Center.
Library Auditorium. stakeholders. There are already trails
Residents have a choice of two plans. Commuters also may buy the buffet at breakfast, lunch and dinner. At the review, the Head- “A stakeholder is anyone in the area, Halstead pointed
waters Coalition, a minis- who may visit the sanctuary out. Without a set route,
Students wrestle with meal plan try of the Sisters of Char-
ity of the Incarnate Word,
in the years to come,” Hal-
many more small trails will
will share plans for the trail “There are many differ- Set trails hinder the
By Cassandra Garcia sit-down meals in Marian that can be used in Marian network and other visitor ent options we have concern- production of new pathways
LOGOS STAFF WRITER Hall – the largest dining fa- Hall at any time. The passes infrastructure and present ex- ing how we go about the created by sightseers, Carter
This fall, the University cility on campus -- a week. on this plan expire at the end amples of proposed materials construction of trails and said. “Our map will color-
of the Incarnate Word and With this plan, students can of the semester. to be used in the sanctuary. landmarks, among the many code different trails into their
Sodexho introduced a new swipe their ID card up to Those who don’t sit Feedback is sought on layout other aspects the sanctuary degree of difficulty. There
campus meal plan with an four times a day. The limit, down to eat at Marian Hall of trails, trail surfacing, trail may hold,” Jacob Carter, will be a few primitive trails,
all-you-can-eat feature that however, is two meals at a have a to-go option under markers and signage. The an architect for the Burgess some rugged and narrow
students are talking about. time and 15 a week. At the each plan. Both plans also as- coalition retained a contrac- Firm, said. trails, and one easily acces-
Students living on cam- end of every week, the meal sign $300 to be used at other tor, the Burgess Firm, on the “The land is already sible, flat trail that will circle
pus have two options for passes not used expire and food service locations such sanctuary plan. here,” Halstead said. “The around the entire area.”
meal plans this semester: do not roll over into the next as Hortencia’s Cafe, Java Attendance has been idea is to keep it as natural as There are different pro-
a $1,450 meal plan and an week. on the Hill, Finnegan’s, the sparse at two other meetings possible, with as few trails as spective destinations under
$850 block plan. The $850 block plan Pharmacy RX Cafe and In- held before school ended possible. We want to guaran- examination, which the trails
The $1,450 plan gives allows students 75 all-you- Continued on Pg. 2 and in June. Lacey Halstead, tee the safety of the ecology Continued on Pg. 2
students 15 all-you-can-eat, can-eat passes each semester -Meal director of the Headwaters here, while maintaining easy -Headwaters
U N I V E R S I T Y
O F T H E I N C A R N A T E W O R D
Meal----From Pg. 1
ternational Conference Cen- want to eat.”
ter Dining. Michael Hill, a junior
“The style of the meal living on campus, said he has
plan helps students get more enjoyed not stressing about
value for their money,” So- how much money is still on
dexho General Manager his card.
Richard Morgan said, add- “There are no points to
ing that the all-you-can-eat go by and I like not worry-
format guarantees students ing about points every time
don’t run out of money at the I eat,” he said.
end of the semester. He says Junior Amanda Gonza-
students used to complain les said she doesn’t like her
about running out of money meal money being separated
too quickly. between Marian Hall and
For some students, the other campus dining facili-
new meal plan has changed ties.
their normal eating routine. “That’s the biggest thing
Sophomore Jamie Ad- I don’t like about the plan,”
cock, who lives in Hillside II, Gonzales said. “But I guess
said she’s walking a lot more it just takes time to get ad-
this semester just to eat. justed.”
“I can’t stock up on stuff Sodexho’s Morgan said
this year because I only have he is optimistic about the
$300 to use,” Adcock said. new plan. He hopes students
“I’ve already spent $50 in the will “try it out. This plan
past two days at Chick-Fil-A. was chosen with the best
I have to walk all the way intentions, to make students
Plans for the sanctuary in the Headwaters draw a man’s attention inside Marian Hall Ballroom at a summer session sponsored by the Headwaters to Marian Hall every time I happy.”
Coalition to get input on the preservation proposal. Volunteers are helpingi to build some of the trails in the area adjacent to UIW's main campus.
Headwaters--------------------From Pg. 1 CAB schedules
will lead to, such as a “Little Neil Thomas, an as- and when.” the lightest foot possible.
Blue Hole” rediscovered re-
cently, some giant oak trees,
as well as various springs
sociate for the Headwaters
Coalition, recalled a nun’s
poignant question concern-
Money is a large com-
ponent in the completion of
the project which is expected
The trails, once connected,
can landmark historic sites
for everyone to see.”
and rivers. Historic sites also ing the sanctuary’s layout. to take five years in the first The Sisters of the In-
will be destinations. “What does the ‘spirit phase, which will include the carnate Word passionately “UIW Beach House,” the Campus Activities
Historic sites are of abun- of exploration’ look like?” placement of a composting protect this area, much of Board’s first fall event, will be 4-7 p.m.
dance around the Headwaters Thomas said. “The key to toilet. This toilet is similar which is a state archeologi- Thursday, Sept. 4, by the sand volleyball
Area. The “Medicine Wheel” complete restoration for to a solar-powered outhouse cal landmark, Halstead said. courts.
is an example. Here, Ameri- the ever-evolving and ever- wherein it turns sewage Additionally, volunteers are “It’s going to be a lot of fun,” said CAB
can Indians once held Pow- changing sanctuary is that into compost, preventing vital to the restoration and First Vice President Kayla Villarreal.
Wows to praise the gods for the site will always be a disease and smell. The first the upkeep of the grounds, The party will feature a super waterslide
the gift of fertile land. Native place to go whether it be for phase also will assert the she added. They are helping combo, music from KUIW, games and prizes,
Americans came to The Blue a school project, exercise, completion of the main trail to build trails today, and they and catering from Bill Miller Bar-B-Q, she said.
Hole and the surrounding or a tranquil niche in the big and a couple of mid-sized will be the ones planting “If anyone is interested in playing in a
area for their ceremonies city to pray.” trails made of decomposed trees on the soccer field in volleyball game they’re more than welcome,”
until the 1920s, when their The short-term and long- granite. The granite is much 2015, when a lease expires. said Villarreal, a junior interdisciplinary
rituals halted. For the past term plans for the sanctuary like the native earth encom- The sanctuary’s purpose studies major. “CAB really hopes that there’s
five years, however, Native are critical, Carter said. “It’s passing south Texas, Carter is to “reconnect people to a good turnout for our first major event of the
Americans have begun to not just what we say, it’s said. the earth through education, year. It’s going to be a lot of fun for new and
rekindle their heritage by how we say it. Issues deal- “As we stated earlier,” spiritual exploration, and returning students.”
holding progressively more ing with priority and money Carter said, “We want to ecological stewardship,”
rituals around the area. will render what gets done walk (the sanctuary) with Halstead said.
Seminar to focus on African work
A Brown Bag Seminar “integrating cross-cultural of Pharmacy, made her first which allows for filtering ing methods of improving the
on African mission will be research to design learning trip to Tanzania this summer. water from any source to ability to obtain clean water.
conducted 12:30-1:30 p.m. tools for grass-roots women A pharmacist by training with remove a significant amount She was expecting to
Thursday, Sept. 4, in the Spe- in Zambia and Tanzania,” a degree in public health, of bacteria and viruses. learn if villagers in various
cial Collections Room on the according to the Women’s Lieveld will discuss her find- Lievald said last spring Tanzania cities, especially
second floor of J.E. and L.E. Global Connection, a minis- ings on the availability of her mission was to determine Bukoba, would be interested
Mabee Library. try of the Sisters of Charity clean water. how clean water is obtained, in learning to use a product
Dr. Patricia Lieveld, of the Incarnate Word. She also has identi- problems associated with to use clean water and an-
Dr. Neeta Singh, Dr. Lisa Lieveld, an associate pro- fied a product known as the obtaining it, and what the other product called Q-Drum,
Uribe and Elaine Talarski fessor of Pharmacy Practice LifeStraw -- see website at Women’s Global Connection which reduces the burden of
will discuss their experience at John and Rita Feik School http://www.lifestraw.com-- could do to assist in identify- transporting clean drinking
Her ultimate goal is to Dr. Patricia Lieveld
determine if access to clean
water reduces the incidence
of water-borne infectious
diseases, she said.
The pharmacist said she
became interested in the mis-
sion because she teaches the
course, Principles of Public
Health for Pharmacists, and
has tried to emphasize to the
students the importance of
being a public health advo-
cate on a global level.
“I explained to the stu- Dr. Neeta Singh
dents that I have an interest
in one of the basic necessities
of life --clean, drinking water
-- one that many of us take for
granted, since we are able to
turn on our faucets and the
water ‘miraculously’ appears.
This is not true for many parts
of the world. I wanted to see
for myself what I can do to
help those less-fortunate in
obtaining potable water.”
Singh, an associate pro-
Dr. Lisa Uribe
fessor of nutrition in the
School of Math, Science based on the most recent, and
and Engineering, returned to the first, Tanzania Mainland
Africa to continue an ongo- Nutrition Survey (2006) on
ing soybean project in rural children under 5 and moth-
Bukoka that she began in ers of child-bearing age.
2006. The survey reports data on
The focus of the project is the nutrition status of chil-
to grow soybeans as a means dren and women by district.
of creating economic sustain- Data depicts widespread
ability and thereby improve stunting, wasting and under-
health and diet quality of the weight children among other
local residents. The project is things.
U N I V E R S I T Y
FEATURES O F T H E I N C A R N A T E W O R D
Bins boost UIW recycling efforts
By Rachel Cywinski Nine years ago, Dr. Denise fellow students. chemistry; Basil Aivaliotis from
LOGOS STAFF WRITER Doyle, now provost, initiated “When a student starts nip- J.E. and L.E. Mabee Library and
Responding to environmental paper recycling on campus, said ping at your flanks in gadfly-style and Dr. Kevin Vichcales, dean of
concerns with measures to stay Dr. Bob Connelly, interim dean fashion as Maria Duran did, you graduate studies and research.
true to the university’s mission, the for the College of Humanities, know it’s time to do more. It’s so “Together with Bill Mulcahy,
University of the Incarnate Word Arts and Social Sciences. (Until a encouraging what one person can superintendent of grounds, we
has changed to more “eco-friend- few months ago, Doyle was vice do, as Maria did! There were a lot drew up a proposal that could be
ly” disposal in recent years. president of academic and student of us ready to do more.” a first step in a recycling program
Oil and waste metals have been affairs and Connelly was an as- Duran, founding president of on the main campus primarily,”
recycled. Tree limbs have been sistant vice president). the Recyclers student organization, Connelly said. “Doyle talked about
recycled to mulch athletic fields The time to begin full-scale relentlessly pursued getting a full the basic idea to (UIW) President
by Superintendent of Grounds Bill recycling was ripe, Connelly recycling program established (Lou) Agnese, who met with a
Mulcahy. The Sisters of Charity recalled, when “Over a year ago on campus. Erica Rodriguez suc- small group of us in early January
of the Incarnate Word established a transfer student, Maria Duran, ceeded Duran as president last and gave the go-ahead for a pro-
the San Antonio River Headwaters who just graduated in December, spring. gram following the proposal. Dr. Bob Connelly
nature sanctuary. During this time, started talking to various folks, The core group’s expansion “The president, when he met
administrators also have been in- including myself, Dr. (Brian) included Connelly, McBurnett, the with us, made a strong point about alone chemical benefits. In Texas,
creasing efforts to recycle. McBurnett in chemistry, and her Recyclers, Dr. Julian Davis from emphasizing the other Rs, as well: there is no bottle law. Most of the
‘reduce’ and ‘reuse,’ in addition to activity I see is people just throw
‘recycle.’ So we hope that the 3 Rs these away, whereas they could be
can be part of the bigger picture recycled. A lot of times it’s cost-
of educating the community to a effective.”
greater environmental awareness. Vichcales believes it is worth
“We will be working with Vista doing “simple things, like consid-
Fibers, the recycling company who ering how you use paper.” He also
will provide the big ‘Toters’ for talks about being “stewards of the
outside. UIW will purchase small- earth, and being more mindful
er indoor containers for aluminum regarding social justice. This falls
cans/plastic bottles and deskside in line with the university’s mis-
boxes for paper. Individuals and sion. I’m just encouraged that [the
offices will be responsible for Recyclers] got the ball rolling. If
getting material to the Toters that that’s successful, we can take on
will be located close to a number the larger issues. In the end, it all
of buildings on campus. Mulcahy comes down to being willing to
and his crew will take care of the take personal responsibility and
Toters and get them to the back of deciding that they wish to do it.”
the campus where Vista Fibers will Seeing the university initiating
empty them.” these environmental conserva-
Vichcales also pitched the tion measures “has been a long-
program. standing dream of mine,” Connelly
“It takes a few extra seconds, said. “The educational mission
but the benefits are im- -- one piece of that is teaching
mense,” Vichcales said. ecological responsibility.
“It takes a little effort It will require a lot of
on our behalves, but cooperation from indi-
it’s certainly worth viduals and offices.
it in terms of en- People will have
vironmental to see themselves
stewardship. as stakeholders
There are in this project.
all kinds of I think it will
environmen- work. I hope it
RACHEL CYWINSKI/LOGOS STAFF tal benefits, let will.”
Bill Mulcahy, superintendent of grounds at the University of the Incarnate Word, chats with Erica Rodriguez, left, president of the
Recyclers, and Maria Duran, the organization’s immediate past president. Recycling is taking hold on campus through the group's efforts.
Back to Basics Part I: Carbohydrates
We roles in the body such as transport- down by the body during digestion that are found in grains, legumes, added sugars are found in angel
have all ing and storing energy, supporting and absorbed into the bloodstream. potatoes and plant-based foods. food cake, soft drinks, sherbet,
heard of brain function and providing fuel For example, when you eat refined They are slowly disassembled and sweetened nonfat yogurt, candy,
the low- for cells. Some people may think foods such as breads and candy, absorbed into the bloodstream so jellies, jams, high-sugar breakfast
carb carbohydrates are the enemy, but your body breaks down the sugars you have a more steady supply of cereals and cookies. These are just
d i e t the truth is we can’t live without and uses them for energy. Since the energy. some of the foods that contain sim-
Avey a n d them. sugars are simple, they are used up So how can you tell if a car- ple and complex carbohydrates.
Ama that carbs It is wise to know about the quickly. It isn’t long before your bohydrate is simple or complex? Try doing an Internet search
are “bad.” The truth foods you are eating in order to give body needs more carbohydrates and Some foods high in complex car- for “complex and simple carbo-
is carbohydrates are a major your body the nutrition it needs to you are craving more food. bohydrates are bagels, whole grain hydrates” and educate yourself on
source of fuel for the body, and your function efficiently. Carbohydrates So what should you choose to cereals, rice cakes, crackers, le- what foods fall into each category.
body will not function efficiently fall into two categories: simple and eat when you need something that gumes, corn, potatoes, peas, squash The next time you are hungry and
without them. complex. Simple carbohydrates provides energy for a long period and popcorn. Some foods high in need a steady supply of energy for
So what exactly are carbo- (sugars) are naturally found in of time? You choose a complex car- naturally occurring simple carbo- your class, choose a complex carbo-
hydrates? Scientifically speaking, fruits, vegetables, milk, honey and bohydrate (starches, fiber, glycogen hydrates are fruits, 100 percent fruit hydrate. You’ll be happy you did.
carbohydrates are simple organic many processed foods. The sugars and dextrin). Complex carbohy- juices, skim milk and plain nonfat
compounds that have numerous in these foods are easily broken drates are chains of simple sugars yogurt. Simple carbohydrates with E-mail Avey at email@example.com
The University of the Incarnate
Word only has about half the cheer-
leaders it needs, so tryouts will be
conducted 5-7:30 p.m. Sept. 3-5,
an official said.
Information packets can be
picked up in the Office of Campus
Life, said Janine Chavez, coordi-
nator of the office and cheerleader
“Currently we have 12 cheer-
leaders on the team,” Chavez said,
adding 10-12 more cheerleaders
will be added to the squad for the
2008-09 academic year.
MICHAEL AURORA/LOGOS STAFF
Vcancies are available on the cheerleading
squad for the 2008-2009 academic school
year. Janine Chavez, sponsor for the
cheerleaders, said she hopes to double the
size of the squad to nearly 25 this year.
U N I V E R S I T Y
CAMPUS O F T H E I N C A R N A T E W O R D
UIW to celebrate
Constitution Day Nina Perales Rolando Rios
A three-member panel educational institutions that U.S. Supreme Court found education in Texas, New as lead counsel for Latino yers’ Association vs. Attorney
will focus on “The Constitu- receive federal funds must the Texas congressional dis- Mexico, Colorado and six ad- plaintiffs in the Texas 2001 General of Texas (1991),
tion and Voting Rights,” the hold an educational program tricting plan illegal because it ditional Southern and western redistricting litigation which Campos vs. City of Baytown
theme for the University of on the Constitution com- discriminated against Latino states, supervising the work secured a Texas House of (1988), and other cases.
the Incarnate Word’s celebra- memorating its signing. voters. of seven staff attorneys who Representatives plan contain- He is the former general
tion of Constitution Day on Panelist Jose Garza has Formerly, he was in- conduct impact litigation and ing an increase of four Latino- counsel for the Southwest
Sept. 17. almost 30 years experience volved in voting rights litiga- advocacy on behalf of Latinos majority districts. Voters Registration and Edu-
The presentation, co- practicing law, with a focus tion as program director for in the areas of education, im- Perales received her bach- cation Project. He has han-
sponsored by the Department on redistricting, federal vot- the Mexican American Legal migrant rights, employment elor’s degree from Brown dled the redistricting of more
of Political Science and the ing rights, and civil rights. He Defense and Education Fund discrimination and political University and earned her than 250 jurisdictions in the
College of Humanities, Arts serves as litigation director (MALDEF). Mr. Garza has access. law degree from Columbia Southwestern United States.
and Social Sciences, will be for Texas RioGrande Legal taught voting rights seminars Prior to joining MALDEF, University School of Law. Because of his experience in
at 6:30 p.m. in J.E. and L.E. Aid Inc. He has represented as an adjunct professor at the Perales served five years as Rios has concentrated his redistricting, he was called to
Mabee Library Auditorium. Latino voters in voting rights University of Texas at Austin an associate counsel of the career principally on federal testify before the U.S. House
Panelists will be Jose litigation including statewide School of Law and St. Mary’s Puerto Rican Legal Defense and state election law, redis- and Senate on the extension
Garza, Nina Perales and Ro- redistricting cases. University School of Law. and Education Fund in New tricting and governmental of the Federal Voting Rights
lando Rios. A question-and- Garza has testified as Garza holds a bachelor’s York City. Perales special- affairs. Mr. Rios has been Act in 1978 and 1981.
answer session will be fol- LULAC – League of Unit- degree in education from Tex- izes in voting rights litiga- involved in redistricting for Rios has served as adjunct
lowed by a reception. ed Latin American Citizens as A&I, master’s degree in tion, including redistricting more than 20 years. He has professor at UTSA. In 1995,
On Sept. 17, 1787, the --Voting Rights counsel education from the University and vote dilution challenges. handled election contests, he served on the Presidential
U.S. Constitution was signed before Congress on the re- of Texas-San Antonio, and She served as lead counsel recounts, and a broad range Commission on Gulf War
by 39 men, creating the docu- enactment of Section 5 of law degree from St. Mary’s for Latino challengers to the of litigation under the Federal Veterans Illnesses.
ment that is the foundation the Voting Rights Act and University. Texas 2003 congressional Voting Rights Act, serving as He received his bachelor’s
of our country, said Dr. Gary has represented LULAC in Perales is Southwest Re- redistricting plan and success- counsel in LULAC v. Perry degree from St. Mary’s Uni-
Keith of the Political Science various voting rights matters gional counsel for MALDEF. fully argued that case before (2006), LULAC v. Midland versity and his law degree
Department. In 2005, Con- including as co-counsel in She directs MALDEF’s liti- the U.S. Supreme Court in ISD (1986), LULAC v. Cle- from Georgetown Univer-
gress enacted a law stating LULAC vs. Perry, where the gation, advocacy and public 2006. Perales also served ments (1993), Houston Law- sity.
Seminar to feature author, consultant on employee issues
A best-selling author and founder and president of have helped propel him as novation to the Workplace.”
management consultant will Chart Your Course Interna- one of the nation’s leading Smith has traveled to and
speak at a public seminar tional, to campus for the free authorities and consultants addressed organizations in
from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, and public seminar. on employee retention, tal- 23 countries and developed
Sept. 24, at the University of Chart Your Course Inter- ent management and leader- training programs for some
the Incarnate Word. national, based in Atlanta, is ship, according to a news of the nation’s top compa-
H-E-B School of Busi- a management-consulting release. nies. He has served on the
ness & Administration -- in firm. He has written more than Board of Examiners for the
association with Pearson’s Smith has more than 350 articles and nine books Malcolm Baldrige National
Talent Assessment Group – 27 years of leadership and including, “The New Leader: Quality Award, regarded as
is bringing Gregory P. Smith, consulting experience which Bringing Creativity and In- the nation’s highest honor
for business excellence.
This award is presented by
the president of the United
Gregory P. Smith, an Atlanta-based, best-selling author and management
States each year. consultant, will be speak Sept. 24 at a free forum in Rosenburg Sky Room.
Smith, who holds bach-
elor’s and master’s degrees being listed in “Harvard Uni- ars and Their Research.” He
in human resource manage- versity’s Profiles in Business also is listed in “Who’s Who
ment, has received many and Management: An Inter- of Professional Speaking.”
awards and honors including national Directory of Schol-
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U N I V E R S I T Y
MISSION O F T H E I N C A R N A T E W O R D
Sisters send out lay missionaries
RACHEL CYWINSKI/LOGOS STAFF
Nine lay missionaries receive their commissioning in the Chapel of the Incarnate Word. Eight can be seen on stage while Nicole McArdle sits off-camera with her ‘spiritual companion,’ Sister Ann Murphy is in a wheelchair. From
left up front are Clare Murphy, Jackie DeFilippis, Jessica Evers, Mary Murphy, Carolyn Polinsky, Julie Ramalay, Jane Silcock and Courtney Cranston. Standing behind them from left are their spiritual companions: Sister Elizabeth
Riebschlaeger, Sister Rose Ann McDonald, Sister Dorothy Batto, Sister Teresa Stanley, Sister Helen Ann Collier, Sister Mary T. Phelan (standing in for Sister Francine Keane), Sister Eleanor Geever and Sister Carol Ann Jokerst.
By Rachel Cywinski college graduates, live in a CCVI (transitional housing for homeless sion trips to Jamaica. She will be care center in the Santa Fe area of
LOGOS STAFF WRITER community while working either women and their families). working for two years for a radio Mexico City, she hopes to complete
If you think of a missionary as within the community, with a local The three Irishwomen and six station that advocates for human a graduate degree and serve as a
someone alone in a strange culture Catholic parish or with a ministry lay missionaries from the United rights and participates in broad- high school counselor for a bilin-
for a lifetime, you are not thinking of another Catholic order. States were commissioned Aug. cast evangelism. She brings with gual population.
like the congregants of the Sisters This spirit of cooperation is 22 by the CCVI and sent to their her experience in reporting for a Working with DeFilippis will
of Charity of the Incarnate Word of what attracted Nicole McArdle, a respective mission communities Spanish-language television news- be George Washington University
San Antonio. 25-year-old chef who felt called Aug. 25, following a three-week cast and volunteering as a hospital dramatic literature graduate Carolyn
Not only does the order -- abbre- to change careers when she volun- orientation in San Antonio. Eucharistic minister. Polinsky of Pittsburgh and Jessica
viated CCVI for Latin Congregatio teered with the Irish Catholic group, The mission program covers Silcock will be sharing lodg- Evers, 22, of Kimberly, Wis. Evers
Caritatis Verbi Incarnati -- sponsor Viatores Christi, in her native transportation, basic health insur- ings with Courtney Cranston, a 21- spent her junior year in Mexico
lay missionaries intending to enter Carlow, Ireland. Viatores Christi ance and living expenses of the vol- year-old Loyola University nursing City completing her degrees in
diverse careers, they surround them and CCVI co-sponsor Mayan youth unteers. Since the program began in graduate who has also made a two- English literature and Spanish with
with community during their one or housing in El Quiche, Guatemala, 1987, nearly 100 lay missionaries year commitment to work in health a theology minor from St. Mary’s
two years in the mission field. where McArdle cooks for school- have been commissioned. This care before returning to graduate University in Winona, Minn. She
“Our goal is to give them the children ages 11-19. year’s group has been the largest. school. The third roommate, Julie previously volunteered on week-
formation experience of what it Two other Irish missionaries also For most of the missionaries, the Ramaley of Greenwich, Conn., long missions in Tijuana, Mexico,
means to be Christ to the poor and chose CCVI commitments based on journey actually began about a year is also seeking a health career. A and the Dominican Republic.
let them be Christ to you, to live personal connections -- their aunt, ago with the application process. pre-med graduate of Villanova Uni- Evers said her mission experi-
with the poor,” said Meghan Green, Sister Ann Murphy, who lives in The six U. S. missionaries had no versity with no previous missionary ences showed her “I needed to
assistant director of Incarnate Word The Village at Incarnate Word. previous connection to CCVI and experience, Ramaley said she likes spend time to be part of the com-
Missionaries. Sisters Clare Murphy, 23, and Mary universally located the opportuni- the fact the lay missionary program munity, to understand what their
Green, herself a former mission- Murphy, 26, natives of Galway, ties while seeking a match for their will provide supportive community needs are.” Evers hopes to contrib-
ary to Chile and Bolivia, said the hope to spend a lot of social time volunteer mission interests through while she is improving her Spanish ute to the community in Hispanic
hope is for returning missionaries to with their aunt, who inspired them the Catholic Network of Volunteer skills and working in the CCVI ministries with her knowledge and
go forward with their plans for grad- to work in San Antonio with her de- Services website. health care clinic and hospice. experience.
uate school or careers understanding scriptions of CCVI projects. Mary Three volunteers headed to Jackie DeFilippis, 22, of Mor- These missionaries embody the
“the importance of living and work- Murphy, on leave from her primary Chimbote, Peru, hoping to utilize ristown, N.J., was looking for work purpose of CCVI, which Green
ing with the poor, social justice and school teaching responsibilities for their career skills. Jane Silcock, a similar to her previous missionary said is “to address social need, and
peace -- to be transformed by the a year, will work with mothers while 22-year-old broadcast graduate of experience in an adolescent boys’ especially needs of the poor, mar-
poor and understand them.” Clare Murphy works with their the University of Missouri, said orphanage in Mexico City. After ginalized.”
Lay missionaries, often recent children at the Visitation House she was inspired by previous mis- volunteering in the CCVI day
embrace lay workers
Each lay missionary has a worked as a TV news reporter Sister Francine Keane. Courtney Cranston Jackie DeFillipis Jessica Evers Nicole McArdle Clare Murphy
member of the order – the Sis- at the local NBC affiliate sta- Guatemala
ters of Charity of the Incarnate tion. She’ll be in Chimbote Nicole McArdle, 25, San Antonio
Word – serving as a “spiritual two years. from Carlow in Ireland, will Sisters Mary
companion,” an official said. Her spiritual companion be serving at Kano’j. She is a Murphy, 26, and
“Each missionary will is Sister Eleanor Geever. trained chef, has a certificate Clare Murphy, 23,
live the ‘incarnation’ in the Courtney Cranston, 21, is in horticulture and trained- who are from Gal-
company of a (sister) who originally from Minneapolis, volunteered with Viatores way in the west
will walk with the missionary Minn. She recently gradu- Christi in Dublin. of Ireland, will
on their journey, as a ‘guard- ated from Loyola University McArdle has been work- be serving for a
ian,” said Meghan M. Green, Chicago with a degree in nurs- ing with St. Catherine’s Com- year in Visitation Mary Murphy Carolyn Polinsky Julie Ramaley Jane Silcock
assistant director of Incarnate ing. She was pursuing a career munity Centre Outreach Pro- House.
Santa Fe, Mexico vice president of the Latino
Word Missionaries. in health care with the intent gramme with the Irish Travel- Mary Murphy graduated
Jackie DeFilippis, 22, is Student Association. She’ll
The assignments and of focusing on global health ling Community, particularly from Mary Immaculate Col-
from Morristown, N.J. She serve a year in Mexico.
spiritual companions of each care issues. Traveller children for the past lage in 2002 with a degree
just graduated from the Uni- Her spiritual companion is
missionary are: Her spiritual companion two years. in education. From there she
versity of Scranton, earning a Sister Rose Ann McDonald.
Chimbote, Peru is Sister Carol Ann Jokerst. Her spiritual companion went to teach as a primary
bachelor’s degree in counsel- Carolyn Polinsky, 26, is
Jane Silcock, 22, just grad- Julie Ramaley, 21, is from is Sister Ann Murphy. schoolteacher in Cork in the
ing and human services with a native of Pittsburgh, Pa.,
uated from the University of Greenwich, Conn. She recent- Mexico City south of Ireland.
a minor in Spanish. who graduated with a degree
Missouri in Columbia with de- ly graduated from Villanova Jessica Evers, 22, recently Clare Murphy, 23, studied
During her years at Scran- in dramatic literature from
grees in broadcast journalism University with a degree in graduated from St. Mary’s massage therapy and then
ton, she was actively involved George Washington Univer-
and political science, and after comprehensive science. At University in Winona, Minn., went on to pursue a career in
in domestic and international sity in 2003.
her mission plans to pursue a Villanova she was on the var- with degrees in English Lit- beauty therapy. For the last
service, served as an inter- Since then, she has worked
master’s degree and career in sity water polo team. erature and Spanish and a few years she has been work-
preter in a free health clinic in online marketing but plans
international development. After a year in the Chim- minor in theology. ing with a French cosmetic
for the uninsured, had intern- to spend two years in mission
At Mizzou, Silcock was bote clinic, Ramalay plans to Evers plans to consider brand in Dublin.
ships with non-profit Hispanic before pursuing a graduate
involved in campus ministry, attend medical school, and bilinual teaching or translat- Mary Murphy’s spiritual
outreach and educational men- degree in social work.
served as a hospital Eucha- with her degree continue in ing. companion is Sister Teresa
toring programs, was a stu- Her spiritual companion is
ristic minister, taught English international health care. Her spiritual companion Stanley. Clare Murphy’s spiri-
dent worker in the Language Sister Helen Ann Collier.
to Latino immigrants, and Her spiritual companion is is Sister Dorothy Batto. tual companion is Sister Eliza-
Learning Center, and was
6 SAN ANTONIO August 2008
By K. Angel Horne from a “recycled” building, vegetarian restaurant, cording to Behrend, it’s
LOGOS STAFF WRITER originally a bakery in the sprouted from the reno- not just vegetarians filling
This spring it seems early 1900s. To this end, the vated building on the fringe the booths.
everything is coming up restaurant’s website reads: of the downtown area at “I like to think our
green — from hybrid cars “Green is more than just 1017 N. Flores. customers are just more
to eco-friendly home and our name. It also stands for “As far as being Green, enlightened, regardless of
beauty products and whole the way we do business.” being vegetarian is about political views,” he said.
displays of “green living” Green’s owners -- Mike as green as you can be,” “Eighty percent of our cus-
publications cropping up in Behrend and his mother, Behrend said. “We’re wait- tomers still eat meat. But
bookstores everywhere. Luann Singleton -- have ing for people to make that the people that do are open
Still, Green Vegetar- been in the restaurant busi- connection.” to trying vegetarian meals.
ian Cuisine is the only ness for 20 years. The fam- But with a line spilling We have a very intelligent
local restaurant putting ily formerly owned the out the front door most ev- group of customers; [eating
truly green practices on infamous Jailhouse Café ery day at lunch and a café vegetarian meals] makes
the table. and LuLu’s Bakery and plus patio full of patrons sense for your body, it
Biodegradable take- Café. vegging out for Sunday makes sense for the ani-
out containers and a con- “About four years ago, brunch, it seems Green’s mals. It just makes sense
venient bike rack are the I became vegetarian,” Beh- staff does more cooking all around.”
eco-icing on the cake rend said. “It occurred to than waiting. Even though Many of Green’s menu
when considering Green me that I didn’t need to eat the Dixie Chicks -- famous items appeal to veggies and
is powered by 100-percent animals anymore.” animal-rights advocates non-veggies alike. Though
CPS “Windtricity” (wind Then, in January 2007, -- made sure to swing by daily specials are always
power) and was developed Green, San Antonio’s only Green while on tour, ac- vegan (no dairy or eggs),
as are all their dressings
and desserts, Behrend said
they try to offer crossover ANGEL HORNE/LOGOS STAFF
foods that will appeal to
Mike Behrend is co-owner of Green Vegetarian Cuisine at 1017 Flores St.
non-veggies who may be In addition to their example, Behrend hopes
tofu-reluctant. commitment to the envi- to inspire others to make
“We’ve got great com- ronment, Green also strives responsible environmental
fort food,” Behrend said. to bring something positive decisions in their work-
“Before you try to do any to the community. The places and personal lives.
sort of message, you have restaurant sponsors the The enviro-entrepre-
to have great food!” Alamo City Rollergirls neur has a message espe-
Front-runners for (S.A.’s own roller derby cially for college students:
Green’s most popular league), holds block par- “I think the younger you
dishes are the chicken- ties, collects donations to are, the more powerless
fried wheat-meat, popcorn benefit the local chapter of you feel, but what you eat
tofu poboy, and the “Mike Food Not Bombs and pays and what you consume can
sandwich” (vegan ham, their employees “living be very empowering deci-
chipotle mayo, habanero wages.” Green also serves sions. Considering your
jelly and dressings). Also the global community by personal decisions and how
notable are the sweet potato only serving organic, fair- they impact the environ-
fries and vegan soft-serve trade coffee. ment is something you
ice cream. By setting a green have control of.”
U N I V E R S I T Y
SPORTS O F T H E I N C A R N A T E W O R D
New Year --
New Ball Game!
arroquin us? Well, as we all know, and giving these athletes a
We l c o m e Sodexho and the administra- chance to succeed athleti-
back! As we can all see, the tors in charge have changed cally and academically!
populations of the hallways, our meal plan. Coincidence? That being said, thank
parking lots and classrooms I think not! We all know boys you to all of the people who
have increased tremendous- eat a lot, so imagine how have been supportive! Foot-
ly! much food football play- ball has caused a bit of chaos,
There are more than 800 ers take in. They need their tuition increases and horrible
freshmen enrolled this se- strength! parking, but it has created
mester and you guessed right With the bigger student a fun, exciting, wonderful,
… football has officially body, parking has gotten diverse, intense atmosphere
arrived! worse as we all anticipat- that will last for the rest of
The boys have been ed! People drive around for UIW’s days!
through tryouts and meet- about 10-15 minutes hoping Welcome to Incarnate BURGUNDI BERNAL/LOGOS STAFF
ings and have received the someone will leave and they Word football and welcome
first parts of their uniforms. can take the parking spot. back to all the new and re- Clockwise, a University of the Incarnate Word football player
The coaches, as well as the Is it worth it? Yes! UIW turning athletes! Have a great
stretches on the turf at Gayle and Tom Benson Stadium on the first
players, are extremely seri- has given these talented boys semester and football -- live
day of practice. Assistant Coach Jim Marshall watches a group of
ous about their future in a chance to represent us. We up to your expectations!
football! now have a well-rounded Cardinals. Sporting UIW T-shirts and new helmets, players trot off
How does the beginning school offering one of the E-mail Marroquin at mar- the field. Another player receives tutelage about carrying a ball
of football affect the rest of most valued sports in Texas firstname.lastname@example.org properly while yet another unit does an agility drill.
8 WELCOME WEEK
U N I V E R S I T Y O F T H E I N C A R N A T E W O R D
New, old students descend on campus
Freshmen get moving experience
By April Lynn Downing lot,” Stultz said. “It would day and she seemed to be
LOGOS STAFF WRITER have been really hard without pretty reliable and able
Convoys of freshmen her, I’m glad she was there.” to help,” Hatcher said.
hauled box after box from Some students met unan- Issues solved and rooms
vehicles to dorm rooms ticipated events. Freshman set up, students were eventu-
throughout the day – Aug. 20 Brittany Hatcher walked into ally able to meet their neigh-
– for Move-In Day at the Uni- her Dubuis Hall room to find bors next door, across the hall
versity of the Incarnate Word. the previous summer tenant and even at university events.
However, once boxes were hadn’t moved out yet. Hatch- “I knew a lot of people
broken down and most things er claims this potentially from orientation,” Hatcher
were in their places students awkward situation broke the said. “It was just a matter of
were much less stressed. ice with her new roommate. finding them on campus.”
“Moving in went really well,” “We just laughed about As for their first day of
Caitlin Stultz said. “It was it and started talking from class, freshmen seemed
pretty much what I expected.” there,” Hatcher said. “I to have mixed feelings.
Also, to reduce the stress even met her mom!” “I’m really excited about
of moving students had fam- With such complications (the first day of school),”
ily members and friends to and questions, resident as- Stultz said. “I’m ready to
help unload and unpack. sistants came to the rescue. learn. That sounds corny but ERICA MENDEZ/LOGOS STAFF
“My mom helped me a “I met my RA that first it’s true!” Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority members Favinn Maynard, left, of the
Virgin Islands, and Monica White of San Antonio man their table at
the Student Government Association’s ‘Activities Fair’ in Marian Hall
Ballroom. The sorority was among many student organizations present.
ERICA MENDEZ/LOGOS STAFF
Angelica Martinez is again serving as Ethics Debate Society treasurer.
ERICA MENDEZ/LOGOS STAFF
Student Goverment Association Parliamentarian Marty Battafarano, a senior
history major from San Antonio, pops popcorn near the ballroom entrance.
ERICA MENDEZ/LOGOS STAFF
LEFT: KUIW DJ Eduardo 'E.J.' Galan
held down the mix table for some of
the many Welcome Week activities.
ERICA MENDEZ/LOGOS STAFF
RIGHT: Students support KUIW
by listening and flashing stickers.
U N I V E R S I T Y O F T H E I N C A R N A T E W O R D
MICHAEL AURORA/LOGOS STAFF
First Year Engagement program staff, peer mentors and a campus police MICHAEL AURORA/LOGOS STAFF
officer spend hours under a tent giving information to students who needed Freshman cheerleader Andrea Medina, left, and sophomore Sophia Mata,
help negotiating their new campus and learning answers to a lot of questions right, leap during a pep rally on the crosswalk between Dubuis Lawn and J.E.
they had about where to find classes and major offices where they had to do and L.E. Mabee Library while their fellow cheerleaders – junior Jeenna Garza,
business. First Year Engagement distributed several hundred 2008-09 planners. senior Elisa Almorejo, junior Mayela Guerra and junior Ashley Lara – prefer to
MICHAEL AURORA/LOGOS STAFF ERICA MENDEZ/LOGOS STAFF
LEFT: Crazy Cardinals Vice President ABOVE: Tatiana Oben, left,
Zach Williamson, left, a nutrition packs a paddle and Ginger
major from San Antonio, and President Taylor begins to collect various
Daniel Alejandro, a pre-pharmacy paraphernalia they had on
major from San Antonio, serve free Delta Xi Nu, a multicultural
smoothies at the pep rally. Both are sorority colony, at a display
freshmen. The group will meet at 4 table during the ‘Activities Fair.’
p.m. Sept. 4 in Marian Hall Ballroom.
BURGUNDI BERNAL/LOGOS STAFF
BELOW: Students enjoy playing casino card games during 'Mayhem in Marian' night.
BURGUNDI BERNAL/LOGOS STAFF
Manuel Esquivel appears happy with his chips at 'Mayhem in Marian.'
Luau, Greek mixer attract crowd
By April Lynn Downing should join. dance with either batons with fire on each end full clothing.
LOGOS STAFF WRITER First, students enjoyed food: a chicken-and- or chains with balls of fire at the end. For their Just before 6 p.m., one group of frater-
Music blared from KUIW speakers as vegetable kabob on a bed of white rice, with finale the Brothers all went out together and nity brothers came out to the water tunnel in
Student Government Association officers fruits (strawberries, blackberries, pineapple simultaneously swung, dipped and jumped Speedos, gaining much attention from luau
prepared decorations for the annual Luau for and cantaloupe), punch and later a Hawaiian- with burning batons and other props wowing attendees. From there the luau slowly became
Welcome Week 2008. decorated cake. All of the tables were set up their audience. a “Meet the Greeks” mixer as each fraternity
Rain threatened but it didn’t daunt the with colorful leis, tablecloths and smiley-face Following the show officers called numbers and sorority on campus set up tables to display
officers as they continued placing decorations bubble containers. As students ate they were from raffle tickets where winners received their group.
on each table for the two-hour event. invited to take part in a hula-hoop contest and prizes such as a $10 gift card to Wal-Mart, Sororities handed out goodies such as
Slowly students began to file onto Dubuis a couple of raffle ticket numbers were called. T-shirts, $20 gift cards to iTunes and many sno-cones and gift bags containing school
Lawn for the food, contests, flame throwers After the meal, the Brothers of the Flame others. supplies such as pencils, pens, notepads and
and water fun. Before the actual festivities performed daring fire choreography as they Throughout the luau students were able to highlighters. Students also were able to see
began, Hawaiian-clad SGA members and did the year before, bringing in an even larger slide through a gigantic water tunnel donated what activities each Greek group participated
officers mingled with students, telling them crowd. With techno music in the background, by a fraternity. Some came prepared with in and what kinds of things each group had to
more about student government and why they each of the three men performed their own swimsuits while others braved the water in offer for their members.
U N I V E R S I T Y O F T H E I N C A R N A T E W O R D
Outsourcing robs middle-class Americans
By Jason Pryor lower labor costs in develop- companies return previously worker insecurity and reflec- the fact the U.S. economy partners as well. The well-
Special to the LOGOS ing countries with few laws outsourced functions to “in- tive of the general process of stands to benefit more from known law firm consult-
protecting workers’ rights house” production as a result globalization culminating international activities and ing group has announced a
Today, there is a war be-
and to exploit the value of of poor quality. in Western societies as a that outsourcing jobs can joint venture that will afford
ing waged against the middle
artificially manipulated for- The decision to out- whole. lower cost of production. American law firms a means
class of America. The threat
eign currencies. source, like any other busi- Outsourcing does not only This stimulates the economy of outsourcing their support
is not from terrorists or en-
Anxiety over outsourcing ness investment decision, affect working-class Ameri- by inducing foreign consum- staffs to India. The case for
emy states, but from CEOs
of jobs are a partisan and involves risk. It is like the cans. There is also outsourc- ers to buy more goods from outsourcing is compelling,
and corporations, who are
emotional issue, especially decision to expand a busi- ing of white-collar jobs and the United States, such as given an estimated 30-to-60
taking jobs and outsourcing
since we now know out- ness overseas, incorporate scientific research positions computers and animation percent cost savings in sup-
them to other countries.
sourcing is not limited to fac- computer technology or hire due to our country’s plum- software. port tasks. This cost savings
Not only is this practice
tory jobs. It has become com- new workers. If the company meting academics. We are Outsourcing is not a new could lead to the potential
a detriment to our economy,
mon for call centers, IT jobs does it correctly, it benefits not preparing our children trend. It was in full swing free funds to hire more law-
it has serious security im-
and accounting jobs to be from higher profits. If not, it for college. National enroll- in the 1990s when Presi- yers or firms might use the
plications as well. Through
outsourced, primarily to In- will suffer. ment is down in science and dent Clinton introduced and savings to increase partners’
the practice of outsourcing
dia or other Asian countries. Opponents of outsourc- engineering and this is lead- passed the North American compensations.
jobs to foreign countries, the
As a result, customers often ing are making their voices ing to an increasing gap in Free Trade Agreement. This Ganesh Natarajan, found-
American government has
complain to corporations heard. According to innovation and produced a different anxiety; er of Mindcrest, a Chica-
allowed the middle class to
about the communications T h e N e w Yo r k discovery in the prospect of losing domi- go-based legal outsourcing
be eroded away and forced
gap, which makes it a more Ti m e s , U . S . our sci- nance in trade. But this is company, says he finds law
workers to take lower pay
difficult and much longer Sen. Charles entific not what has happened. The firms generally see benefits
and in many cases, become
process to accomplish minor Schumer, com- countries awash in technol- in outsourcing. According to
unable to find work at all.
goals over the phone. along mu- ogy are exporting back to the New Jersey Law Journal,
The practice of outsourc-
Security concerns also with n i t y. the United States and other Natarajan says many of his
ing jobs to foreign countries
result when companies give sev- Ac- countries as they expand outsourced lawyers, who
affects not only the classes of
outside access to sensitive e r a l cord- their presence on a global earn anywhere from a fifth
society, but it has also had an
customer information. Ac- other ing to scale. to a half of what American
impact on the congressional,
cording to Wikipedia, “In sena- Busi- Through outsourcing, lawyers make, had training
Senate and presidential elec-
April 2005, a high-profile tors, ness companies today have the from U.S. law schools and
tions. During the 2004 presi-
case involving the theft of sent a ability to develop competi- are well-versed in common-
dential race, outsourcing was Week
$350,000 from four Citibank letter to tive strategies that will lever- law doctrines.
a hot debate between the can- Online,
customers occurred when President age their financial positions No matter which side of
didates. According to Wiki- “We have
Indian call center workers Bush asking in the ever-competitive glob- the argument you are on, it
pedia, Democratic candidate been wor-
in Pune, India, acquired him to “show a little al marketplace. Outsourcing is clear the practice of out-
John Kerry criticized firms rying about the
the passwords to customer more sensitivity to help- is also successful in increas- sourcing American jobs to
that outsource jobs abroad wrong issues: America needs
accounts and transferred ing the millions of American ing product quality and/or foreign countries is an issue
or that incorporate overseas a flood of new engineers, it
the money to their own ac- workers who have seen their substantially lowering firm with no apparent answer in
production in tax havens in needs to keep its research at
counts opened under ficti- jobs go abroad. To do any- and consumer costs. Over- sight. For every statistic that
order to avoid paying their home as stimulus for creat-
tious names. Citibank did not thing less is tantamount to all, outsourcing is viewed comes out in favor of it, it’s
fair share of U.S. taxes, re- ing new jobs for engineers.
find out about the problem giving all those companies by many organizations as a hard to forget the human ele-
ferring to them as “Benedict Education should always be
until the American customers who are moving jobs out of strong business tactic that ment and the toll it takes on
Arnold corporations.” improved, and math and sci-
noticed discrepancies with the U.S. a wink and a nod ultimately is a superior eco- communities.
Leading up to the mid- ence are really important.”
their accounts and notified telling them ‘Keep it up, nomic approach to develop- If a company must out-
term elections in 2006, anxi- As with any debate, there
the bank.” boys.’ ” ing products and services. source jobs to other places,
ety increased tremendously are two sides, and it would be
Criticisms of outsourcing Thus, outsourcing may Reorganization is taking they should honor their ini-
over the outsourcing of jobs. foolish not to address both.
from both management and be representative of a specif- place within the legal indus- tial commitment to the com-
Judging from the political The practice of outsourcing
consumers often focus on ic historical moment where try as well, and law firms munity and offer severance
debates, congressional hear- of jobs by American compa-
a central problem: whether the U.S. government fails to are outsourcing to India and packages or job placement
ings and media reports, the nies has helped revitalize and
or not the performance or mediate business-labor rela- China in all areas of admin- for the displaced workers.
issue has clearly captured build a burgeoning middle
quality of the outsourced tions in a way conducive to istrative functions. This has
the attention of people of all class in developing coun-
good or service is on par with prevailing values that places also been a hotly debated E-mail Pryor, a May 2008
economic backgrounds. tries such as India, Thailand
its previous standards. The the American middle-class issue on the presidential communication arts graduate
Offshore outsourcing and Malaysia. Those who
company has the freedom to worker as a central priority. campaign trail. Hildebrandt of the University of the In-
has provided many busi- regard outsourcing to low-
resume management control At a more general level it International wants to en- carnate Word, at pryorj78@
nesses with the opportunity wage countries as a threat to
if quality is adversely affect- represents a new threat to la- sure this debate takes place yahoo.com
to harvest the benefits of workers at home overlook
ed. In fact, many American bor, contributing to rampant among law firms’ managing
Forum set for 'Common Good'
A University of the In- Foreign Language Depart- taught at the University of Jim Hightower, conducted
carnate Word professor and ment, History Department, For more about the Convention for the Common Good Texas at Austin, Tarleton legal, policy, and political
a grad student will share Philosophy Department, ideas and plans for action, see www.votethecommongood. State University, Baylor and research and consulting,
what they learned this sum- Political Science Depart- com/?q=home other colleges. and was active in politics
mer about several issues at ment, Religious Studies De- He also served as a and public interest groups.
a special convention in a partment, School of Nursing College of Humanities, vantaged youths opportu- public policy analyst for the His writing comes
Sept. 30 forum in Marian and Health Professions, and Arts, and Social Sciences, nities on the south side of Texas Institute for Applied out of his work in politics,
Hall Ballroom. Sociology Department. for outstanding scholar- town. Environmental Research government, and academia.
Dr. Gary Keith, an as- Keith and Williams were ship, service to community, Keith, who serves as and as executive director Since 1997, he has been
sistant professor in political among an estimated 2,000 church and humanity. adviser to pre-law students, of a caucus at the Texas coauthor of a series of text-
science, and Becky Quigley people from more than 40 Williams was active has 30 years’ experience in legislature. books on Texas politics and
Williams, who is work- states who came together to with Campus Ministry as the fields of public policy While completing work government. In 2007, he
ing on her master’s degree develop a “Platform for the a peer minister organizing and political science. He for his Ph.D., he moved published a political biog-
in education at UIW, will Common Good,” said Sister various programs having to earned his bachelor’s degree to Austin, Texas, where raphy of Congressman Bob
discuss what they learned Martha Kirk, a religious do with justice, peace and in political science with he combined a career of Eckhardt titled “Eckhardt:
at the Convention for the studies professor at UIW. service including the annual honors from Baylor Uni- teaching political science, There Once was a Con-
Common Good – an effort The platform, which Peace Day which serves the versity in Waco, Texas, and working in Texas politics gressman from Texas,” cov-
to apply Catholic social- was ratified July 12, “ar- city of San Antonio. his doctorate from Brandeis and government, and writ- ering Eckhardt’s career in
teaching principles to the ticulates shared principles She traveled to Peru University in Boston where ing. He worked at the Texas Texas politics and the Texas
presidential election. about building a culture of with Kirk to help with con- he was a Gordon Fellow legislature, worked for Ag- legislature, and finally his
The forum, in a brown- life, promoting economic gregational work there. She in Politics. He previously riculture Commissioner years in Washington.
bag format with snacks justice and peace, establish- also has par-
provided, will be from noon ing foreign policy rooted in ticipated in so-
to 1:15 p.m. global solidarity and caring cial justice and
Keith and Williams for God’s creation,” Kirk service trips to
served as representatives said. Mexico. Wil-
for the Sisters of Charity “When they gathered liams has writ-
of the Incarnate Word at in Philadelphia in the sum- ten articles
the convention that took mer of 1787, our nation’s for Incarnate
place in Philadelphia dur- founders sought to ‘estab- Word Sisters
ing July. lish justice, insure domestic publications in
They’ll do a similar tranquility, provide for the regard to mor-
forum from 6 to 7:15 p.m. common defense, promote al issues such
Oct. 2 in the Assembly the general welfare, and se- as the death
Room of the Village at cure the blessings of liberty penalty and
Incarnate Word (formerly to ourselves and our poster- poverty and
Incarnate Word Retirement ity,’ ” Kirk said. “Today, human rights
Center) adjacent to the ‘We the People’ must do in Peru.
university. all we can to create a more She is pur-
Making the forums perfect union focused on the suing a mas-
possible is a combined ef- common good.” ter’s degree in
fort of the Incarnate Word Williams, a former as- education at
Sisters Justice and Peace sistant to Kirk, graduated UIW and has
C o m m i t t e e a n d U I W ’s with honors last year with chosen to work
Mission Effectiveness Of- a bachelor’s degree in po- at New Fron-
fice, Campus Ministry, Art litical science from UIW. tiers Charter
Department, Center for She received the Amy Free- School which
International Studies, Com- man Lee Award, the high- emphasizes COURTESY PHOTO
Dr. Gary Keith, an assistant professor in political science at the University of the Incarnate Word, joins Sister Elizabeth
position Bridge Program, est award given by UIW’s giving disad- Riebschlaeger and UIW grad education major Becky Quigley Williams at the Convention for the Common Good in Philadelphia.
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Extended Players to present ‘Blithe Spirit’
Noel Coward’s “Blithe assist the group.
Spirit,” under the direc- The Extended Run
tion of John Igo, will be Players will return in the
the opening production spring semester with “Ex-
for the 2008-09 theatrical tended Golden Age of
season at the University of Radio,” featuring “classic
the Incarnate Word. radio scripts brought to
The Extended Road life for the whole family
Players will present what’s to enjoy.” The presenta-
being billed as “a witty tion will be at 7 p.m. Jan.
comedy about love (and 30 and 31 and 2 p.m.
jealousy) that lingers after Feb. 1.
death,” at 7 p.m. Sept. UIW students, staff
12-13 and 2 p.m. Sept. 14 and faculty receive one
at Elizabeth Huth Coates complimentary ticket with
Theatre. a valid UIW ID and may
Cast members include purchase a second ticket
Maggie Hardy as Ma- at a discounted rate of
dame Arcati; Liz Espinosa $8. Otherwise, tickets are
BURGUNDI BERNAL/LOGOS STAFF
as Mrs. Bradman; Jack Jack Berns, left, Mary Nell Costello and Elaine Kaufman rehearse their lines in the Garden Room at The Village at Incarnate Word, the retirement $10 for adults, $9 for se-
Berns as Charles; Mary community adjacent to the university, for a reader’s theatre production of Noel Coward’s ‘Blithe Spirit.’ The three are members of the Extended Run
Players who will rehearse in the Garden Room at The Village at Incarnate Word, the retirement community adjacent to the university, before they move
niors, and $8 for non-UIW
Nell Costello as Ruth; on campus to present Noel Coward’s classic ‘Blithe Spirit’ in performances at 7 p.m. Sept. 12-13 and 2 p.m. Sept. 14 in Elizabeth Huth Coates Theatre. students. A group rate is
Elaine Kaufman as Elvira; available for parties of 10
Corky Cotrell as Dr. Brad- website, are a “group of from one another.” serves as artistic director. dowed scholarship for or more.
man; and Anne Collins as theatre lovers, ranging Founded in 1996, Since 1997, the Players UIW theatre arts majors. Ticket reservations
Edith. from seasoned veterans the group does plays in have donated 100 per- In return, UIW provides are available by phone at
The Players, accord- to stage-struck tyros, all a reader’s theatre format. cent of the profits from funding, facilities and (210) 829-3800 or e-mail
ing to the university’s still growing and learning Sister Germaine Corbin its productions to an en- faculty-student staff to email@example.com.
Xbox’s ‘Too Human’ quite challenging, fun
Dennis Dyack, presi- you decide to choose.
dent of Silicon Knights, has On the topic of items,
pulled one too many public- the game has tons of them.
ity stunts such as posting You find yourself acquiring
on popular gaming board new gear almost every fight
NeoGAF.com when users and almost every item has a
cDan bashed the game’s demo unique look to it. Add in the
JP M The
(you can find more about ability to dye your armor
this on popular gaming and weapons to a specific
about Xbox 360 exclu-
blog Kotaku.com). In the color as well as customize
sive “Too Human,” devel-
long run I think a majority your armor with specific sta-
oped by Canadian-based
of gamers have taken all of tistic runes and it makes for
studio Silicon Knights
this into consideration and a great loot game, but not
(Eternal Darkness, Legacy
the game has suffered from something we haven’t seen
of Kain series), has finally
the bad PR. before. As with everything
The story of Too Human else in the game, the loot
After 10 years in de-
takes from Norse mythol- system does have its flaws.
velopment hopping from
ogy, but adds a twist of While not a game-breaker,
one platform to the next,
cybernetics into the mix. the interface for equipping
one would think the game
You play as Baldur, Odin’s these items feels clunky and
would be a flawless, triple-A
son and also a very skilled slow. You’ll find yourself
title. That is not the case
warrior who has opted to in it throughout a lot of the
stay away from the cyber- game too, taking you out of
Let me first start off by
netic enhancements, unlike the action.
saying the game is actually
the other gods who have all For you online fiends
fun. So fun that over the past
jumped on board. The game out there, the game does
week I have committed over WEB GRAPHIC
begins when Baldur encoun- ‘Too Human’ game play revolves around Norse mythological characters such as Thor, the god of thunder. have co-op support that
30 hours worth of time to
ters a machine while among information regarding Bal- in Norse mythology you Loki, etc.) and many of the allows you to play with
it. But it is not without its
the humans who attacks and dur’s past and the history should find some aspects of story themes as well. It does friends online (there is no
flaws -- and gaming com-
then decides to go and find of the Aesir (the gods) is the story interesting. Many take some time for the story LAN support though). This
munities on the Internet are
out where it came from. As revealed. of the Norse gods make to flourish though; seven to seems to be the favored way
making sure they are widely
the story progresses, more If you have any interest an appearance (Thor, Tyr, nine hours actually. When to play the game but it also
the game can be beaten in has problems: the enemies
10 hours, one can see the in the game automatically
problem with this. Without level up to the highest-level
a strong plot, the game player in the game. For ex-
needs something to keep ample, if you are a Level 1
players coming back again. who picked up the game to
This is where the gameplay play with your friend who
shines. has had the game for quite
The addictive, non- some time, chances are you
stop action, along with the will not even be able to hit
expansive item list, is what the monsters and will die
continued to draw me back. very easily because they
After a player chooses one will be your friend’s level.
of the five character class- If you are around the same
es (Berserker, Defender, level as your friend though,
Champion, Commando and the game is rather fun as the
Bio Engineer) players are two of you work together to
thrown right into the ac- destroy large quantities of
Serving as the main Even after all of the
method of attack, players flaws in the game, it still
use the right thumbstick to makes for an adequate time
“slide” across the level. If sink. If you are looking to
they choose to do so they play just for the story, it
can also use the right trig- should only take you rough-
ger to fire their gun (pis- ly 10 hours to complete a
tols, rifle or cannon) with run-through of the game. If
the left trigger functioning you are looking to max your
as an alternative fire for character out in items and
rifles and cannons or as the level, it is probably around
left-hand pistol. Albeit it’s 30 hours.
helpful against some en- Before purchasing, make
emies, it is not required to sure to check out the demo
complete the game as one of the game on Xbox Live
can slide their way through as this game is not for ev-
the game to complete the eryone. If you are one of
story. Other abilities include those loot fiends out there,
a mechanical spider with however, this game should
special attacks and a Battle fit you quite nicely.
Cry, which both change de-
pending on what class you E-mail McDaniel at
choose and what skill tree firstname.lastname@example.org
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STUDENTS O F T H E I N C A R N A T E W O R D
McNair Scholars to share research at Sept. 6 forum
Nineteen McNair Scholars from the University Katherine Bateman, Dalia Bishop, phi- Theresa Bruce,
of the Incarnate Word will make presentations Sat- mathematics, “The losophy, “Construc- psychology-religion,
urday, Sept. 6, at the South Texas Regional McNair Control of Chaotic Dy- tion Identity: Affirming “Risk and Protective
Scholars Research Conference on campus. namic Systems.” Men- the Gender Binary or Factors that Contrib-
The conference, which will include six other tor: Dr. Michael Frye. Expanding the Spec- ute to Homelessness
universities, will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m., beginning in trum?” Mentor: Dr. Ju- among Women.” Men-
Marian Hall Student Center; presentations will be lie Miller. tor: Dr. Maria Felix-
held in Henry Bonilla Science Hall. Ortiz.
The UIW presenters, their majors, their topics
and their mentors include:
Jennifer Caraway, Jessica Correa, com- Eduardo “E.J.” Eleonora Garcia,
chemistry-mathematics, puter graphic arts, “The Galan, business, “Are psychology-biology,
“Carbon-based Super- Impact of Unactualized Internships Worth It?” “Hypnotizability in
capacitor Test Cell As- Gender Identity on the Mentor: Dr. Nursen Mild Head Injury.”
sembly Optimization.” Exercise of Metaphysi- Albayrak Zanca. Mentor: Dr. John Ve-
Mentors: Meryl Stoller, cal Power by Anakin laquez.
Dr. Rodney Ruoff and Skywalker in the Star
Dr. John Stankus. Wars Saga.” Mentor:
Debbie Gomez, psy- Nicolas Gonzales, Claudia Hernandez, Angelica Marti-
chology, “An Analysis English, “Frost’s Poetic mathematics, “What nez, business, “Mur-
of Physician Commu- Theory: The Courage is the SIR Model and dered Women in Latin
nication Styles Based of Imagining.” Mentor: How is it Used in Epi- America as a Result of
on Cultural Value Di- Dr. Patricia Lonchar. demiology?” Mentors: Domestic Violence: A
mensions.” Mentor: Dr. Dr. Flor Garcia-Wuk- Socioeconomic Per-
John Velaquez. ovits and Dr. Zhanbo spective.” Mentor:
Yang. Dr. Nursen Albayrak
J. Adrian Ortiz, mete- Christian Rios, en- Maria Robledo, Sarah Salazar, biol-
orology, “Local Climate gineering manage- Spanish, “Patriarchy ogy, “A Comparison be-
Correlation of Precipita- ment, “High Altitude in Terms of Feminism tween Two Educational
tion and Temperature in Autonomous Airships in the Writings and Methods of Teaching the
San Antonio, Texas.” for Weather Tracking.” Criticism of Santa Te- Fundamentals of Foot
Mentors: Dr. William Mentor: Dr. Michael resa de Avila and Sor Care for Older Hispanic
Thomann and Dr. Paul Frye. Juana Ines de la Cruz.” Adults with Diabetes.”
F. Messina. Mentor: Dr. Amalia Mentors: Dr. Sara Kolb,
Mondriguez. Annette Etnyre and Perla
Valeria Salazar, psy- Nora Taylor, busi- Jennifer Velez, busi- Tara Velez, history-
chology, “An Analysis ness, “U.S. Hispanic ness information, “The religious studies, “The
of Physician Commu- Women Entrepreneurs Impact of Culture, Val- Biblical Mother: From
nication Styles Based and Microfinance: A ue Systems and Ethics Barrenness to Birth.”
on Cultural Value Di- Collaboration of Small and Toyota Motor Cor- Mentor: Dr. Julie B.
mensions.” Mentor: Dr. Entrepreneurial Suc- poration and Ford Mo- Miller.
John Velaquez. cess.” Mentor: Dr. Jef- tor Company.” Mentor:
ferson J. Davis. Dr. Jefferson J. Davis.
Student Success workshops announced
The Student Success Pro- Monday, Sept. 15: “In- p.m.
gram has planned a series ternships and Practicums,” Thursday, Oct. 30: Stu-
of workshops for students 1:30-2:30 p.m. dent Success on the Road,
from those in their first year Monday, Sept. 22: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Marian Hall
to seniors. “Overcoming Senioritis,” Student Center.
The program is sched- 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3: “Mean
uling rooms most likely in Thursday, Sept. 25: “Stu- Math Blues,” 1:30-2:30
Room 115 of the Gorman dent Success on the Road,” p.m.
Building unless otherwise 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Marian Hall Tuesday, Nov. 4: “In-
announced, said Amanda J. Student Center. teracting with Instructors,”
Johnston, program assistant Monday, Oct. 6: “Four- 1:30-2:30 p.m., AD 109.
for the Learning Assistance Year Career Plan,” 1:30-2:30 Monday, Nov. 10: “Study
Center, who is coordinating p.m. Abroad: What’s in it for
the workshops. Tuesday, Oct. 7: “Time You?” 1:30-2:30 p.m.
A new feature will be Management,”1:30-2:30 Monday, Nov. 17: “Grad-
occasional "Student Suc- p.m., AD 109. uate School: Is it in your
cess o n the Road" sessions Monday, Oct. 13: “Writ- Future?” 1:30-2:30 p.m.
planned for Marian Hall ing a Research Paper,” 1:30- Thursday, Nov. 20:
Student Center. 2:30 p.m. Student Success on the Road,
The schedule for the Monday, Oct. 20: “How 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Marian Hall
workshops includes Not to Overextend Yourself,” Student Center.
Monday, Sept. 8: “Are 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24: “Pre-
You in the Best Major for Monday, Oct. 27: “Re- paring for Graduation,” 1:30-
You?” 1:30-2:30 p.m. sume Writing,” 1:30-2:30 2:30 p.m.
‘Meet the Mission’
scheduled Sept. 12
First-year students, returning students and several faculty members
will be involved in the annual “Meet the Mission” community service
project on Friday, Sept. 12.
Participants will gather early that morning in the basement of the
Administration Building in the Burke-O’Mahony Community Room
before dispersing to various community service sites across the city.
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‘Pieces of Eight’ to voting machines
Phil Y munications as we know it. machine so it could add as card readers were used into (which the Treasury has tried of the “$” sign, one plausible
Let me try this my- well as count and could read the 1970s (I used one in my to bring back several times story is that the sign for the
Thirty years ago I remem- self. The 2008 elections are cards as they zipped by from first programming class) and lately) that was the same Spanish peso was “Ps” and
ber well the TV series called rapidly approaching and an automatic card feeder. in voting into this century. size as the Spanish peso that that the symbol derived from
“Connections,” which pre- I suspect voting-machine Hollerith started the Tabu- Hollerith made the punched was much more common in making the “S” larger (the
sented the interdisciplinary reliability will once again be lating Machine Company card the size of the U.S. the colonies than the British peso also had a “II” on one
premise of science historian questioned. But why were in 1896, which merged with dollar bill because there pound. The term “dollar” was side to denote the Pillars of
James Burke that scientific punched cards used in voting similar companies in 1911 were already many pieces of also used for this coin and the Hercules and this is why the
discoveries and inventions machines in 2000? Well, this and was renamed the Inter- furniture that had slots for Spanish dollar could be cut symbol was early written
and world events have been can be traced to their use to national Business Machine storing stacks of dollars and into eight pieces or bits so with two vertical lines)
closely interconnected in process the data of the 1890 (IBM) company in 1924. because he used Treasury that “two bits” was equal to
fortuitous and unpredictable U.S. census. Manual tabula- The first punched cards Department containers for a quarter of a dollar (or later E-mail Youngblood, head
ways. tion of the 1880 census had used round punches (from his card boxes. 25 cents). of the Computer Information
In Episode 3 (Distant taken eight years to get full a train conductor’s punch) The IBM punched card, Although there is some Systems program, at young-
Voices), Burke connected results. which only allowed 45 col- however, is larger (3.25 by controversy about the origin firstname.lastname@example.org
the advanced stirrup design Nineteen-year-old Her- umns across the card. At 7.375 inches) than today’s
of the Normans at the Battle man Hollerith had worked the same time U.S. money dollar because the size of
of Hastings to a race for war on this manual count and was changing size, the holes the dollar we use today was
technology, which required he decided to invent a ma- in IBM’s punched cards reduced by 20 percent in
money, which meant seek- chine that could count data changed shape from round to 1929 in order to save paper
ing precious metals in deep on punched cards, which rectangular, which allowed and therefore money in pro-
mines, which flooded, which enabled a full count in only 80 columns. ducing them -- the dollar bill
led to scientists investigating two years, even with the Since computers were lasts only about 21 months
vacuums and air pressure great influx of immigrants first used to process data, and some places like Hong
IN YOUR LIFE
for pumps, which led to between 1880-1890 (Hol- the resolution of the first Kong have gone to plastic
experiments in electricity lerith himself was the son of computer monitors was 80 bills to make them last lon-
and magnetism, which led to immigrants). columns across (vice the ger. The first U.S. dollar was
radio and the rest of telecom- Hollerith improved his 100s-1000s today). Punched not paper but a dollar coin
Pharm School sets White Coat Ceremony
Nearly 100 new students a mark of considerable impor- Eunji Cho, Yessica Chung, Hernandez, Han Nguyen, Hang Nguyen, Aaron Schneider, Daniel Shef-
at John and Rita Feik School tance and honor in the world Rekiatu Conteh, Lauren Hernandez, Mi- Huy Nguyen, Minh Nguyen, field, Jessica Simpson, Sarah
of Pharmacy will be fitted at of pharmacy. Robert Cooper Jr., Tina chelle House, Michelle Hu- Taylor Nichols, Jena Olfers, Smith, Leslie Stecker, Laura
the third annual White Coat The students include: Dang, Mary Anne Deguzman, izar, Heather Hultz, Katherine Eugenia Osei-Wusu, Dipa Pa- Stopper, Maribeth Tecson,
Ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday, Janice Abraham, Roxana Patricia DeScioli, Sy Duong, Iltis, Meagan Jacobs, Janice tolia, Criselle Perez, Songme Abigail Thompson, Lindsay
Sept. 12, in Rosenburg Sky Afshar, Julia Aluyen, Virginia Linda Edwards; Jarzombek, Amber Kocian, Perez, Rachel Pittman, Tran Thurman, Quynhanh Ton,
Room. Avalos, Elham Barkhordari- Manuel Escobar, Seun Arle Long, Desiree Lopez, Quach, Tanya Ramirez, Anita Rosa Tran, Thuytram Tran,
Dr. Arcelia Johnson-Fan- Bafoghi, Brian Beneditti, Re- Fariyike, Lindsey Foster, Amyn Madhani, Jaishree Ramos, Josefa Isabel Rillo, Dora Urias, Audrey Valencia,
nin, founding dean of the becca Benesh, Kathrine Bode, Madhavi Gangireddy, Krista Mahbubani; Timothy Riordan, Edjohn Jenzy Varghese, Helen Vo,
school, will preside. Olive Botor, Laura Bryant, Garcia, Aissa Garcia, Car- Kimberley Martin, Sarah Rivera Jr., Siriaca Robinson, Kerri Walls, Ronda Wenzel,
The 98 enrolled in the Christopher Bui, Michael issa Garza, Elizabeth Garza, McKinney, Abel Medrano, Randi Rolland; Lisa Williams, Phatrawan
Class of 2012 will receive Bui, Rita Cantarero, Ramon Amanda Geffert, Erin Green, Arthur Merla, Lori Moron, Vanessa Rosa, Christin Wongsuwan and Alice Yang.
white coats, considered to be Cereceres, Min Seo Cheon, Jasmine Hassanpour, Erika Roberto Nava, Uma Newton, Russell, Gilbert Sarmiento,
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GILMAN LETS GO! VAMONOS!
International Scholarship ARRIVEDERCI!
WHAT YOU NEED! Pack
“The program’s goal is to diversify the
kinds of students who study abroad and the
Going abroad this spirng? your
countries and regions where they go.”
Got all your documents?
1. A VALID PASSPORT: If you First things first:
Most recent recipients: don’t have one yet, APPLY NOW! 1) PRINT YOUR DEGREE
The clock is ticking! PLAN AND TRANSCRIPT:
Elizabeth De La Rosa 2. A STUDENT VISA: Required for This will help you and your advisor
plan your courses.
certain countries such as Italy,
Elizabeth is majoring in medicine and 2) VISIT THE STUDY
will be attending John Cabot University in Rome Spain and Hong Kong. You can’t
get started until you have your ABROAD OFFICE: Pick up
this fall. She will be studying
passport and acceptance letter. information on host school, find
out about requirements and
cultural anthropology, Italian 3. An ACCEPTANCE LETTER:
and Zen. While in Italy, she Have you applied and been
plans to travel throughout accepted? 3) RESEARCH the host
Europe to include France, Spain university by visiting their website.
and Switzerland. (find it at http://www.uiw.edu/
“I hope to return with a new broader perspective THE CLOCK 4) MEET WITH YOUR
of the world and a deeper understanding.”
IS ADVISOR: Confirm the courses
you have chosen to see whether
Erica Torres TICKING!!! they fit into your degree plan.
Erica is majoring in international
business and will be attending Hong Kong
Baptist this fall. She will be
taking courses in business
Where in the
management as well as
Mandarin Chinese. world have UIW
“My expectations are to be
immersed in a culture where
people think, speak, and act
different. I hope to come back to the U.S. with
knowledge on the Asian economy and use that
insight towards influencing our economy.”
Fair From left to right: Alanna Taylor, Study Abroad coordinator; Daniel
Deibert, UIW student; Eric Deibert, UIW student; and Dr. Javier Lozano,
Thursday, Sept. 18 director of Sister School Programs.
Marian Ballroom In Fall 2007 and Spring 2008, brothers Eric and Daniel
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Deibert attended Soon Chun Hyang University in Asan, South
Korea. Both received the Soonchunhyang’s English Village
Students and representatives from
Eric and Daniel explored various aspects of Korean cul-
various sister schools will be
ture through their travels, tutored Korean students and experi-
present to answer your questions!
enced Korean culture through courses such as Korean folk
music, Korean calligraphy and Taekwando.
Upon graduation, Eric plans to return to Korea to teach
English as a second language. Daniel also hopes to pursue a
career overseas, in either Japan or Vietnam.
For more information on Studying Abroad, contact:
Alanna Taylor - Study Abroad Coordinator
(210) 805-5709 email@example.com
Dr. Burton E. Grossman International Conference Center