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"What I Learned that I Could Have Only Learned by Traveling Through Europe..."

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The EU & You trip is a 10-day experience in European countries, such as England, Belgium, and Switzerland. The following quotes are from some of the students who participated in the trip this past May.   “During our tour of the UN when we walked through the WHO conference it hit me, these are the people you hear about. They are real, ordinary and people who come together to do amazing things. They exist; they...

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LISTEN: Lipscomb's LIFE Program Featured on WUOT

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Lipscomb began its LIFE (Lipscomb Initiative for Education) program in 2007. Since then, professors from the university have conducted classes at the Tennessee Prison for Women that bring traditional undergraduate students together with women at the prison. In 2009, the "inside students" established a creative arts journal for the LIFE program named Chiaroscuro. The program graduated its first class from the prison in December 2013. 91.9 FM WUOT recently ran a feature about the program. Connect to their website and listen...

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In Memory of Andrew Nash

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On April 13, 2004, the Institute for Law, Justice and Society lost a graduate and a dear friend. Many of you may have seen the news that Andrew Nash, a 30 year old Metro Nashville Police Officer, died two weeks ago of natural causes.  Andrew was a December 2013 graduate of Lipscomb. He was a police officer and a former Marine, but for me, Andrew was first and foremost an LJS major. I met Andrew on...

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Nashville in the News:

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(The Tennessean) Ten months ago, a career in the culinary field was far from the thoughts of James Jones and Wiley Walker Jr. The two had spent years struggling with drug and alcohol addictions, working at multiple odd jobs and trying to re-create their lives all over the country. Jones served in the Army. Walker spent some time in college. And they were both homeless. "I was in my van and I would sleep at...

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WATCH: Sir Terry Waite Speaks at Institute for Conflict Management Symposium

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Sir Terry Waite has led a remarkable life as a diplomat and a humanitarian. A world-renowned agent of peace, he is a testament to the power and resilience of the human spirit. Long devoted to humanitarian causes, inter-cultural relations, and conflict resolution, Waite garnered international recognition in the 1980s when, serving as a special envoy to the Archbishop of Canterbury, he successfully negotiated the release of hostages in Iran and Libya. (from speakers.co.uk) Sir Terry...

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