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Five Years of Magis Exchange Program

Five Years of Magis Exchange Program

The Magis Exchange Program is an initiative of the International Association of Jesuit Universities (IAJU) that embodies the values of academic excellence, generosity, and social and environmental justice. Since its launch in 2019, the program has expanded from 28 to 39 participating institutions, promoting international and service experiences.

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Looking at STEM with a Women´s Perspective – Network for Women in STEM

Looking at STEM with a Women´s Perspective – Network for Women in STEM

The WOMEN Network is one of the three strategic projects on which the Latin American IAJES Taskforce will focus its efforts during the following years. The objectives and actions will be framed under six dimensions: Formation, Mentoring, Mobility, Best Practices, Strategic Alliances, and Communications.

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Jesuit Higher Education – Identity, Complexity, Mission

Jesuit Higher Education – Identity, Complexity, Mission

The recent gathering of the International Association of Jesuit Universities (IAJU) Board members at the General Curia in Rome, on March 25-26, 2024, marked a pivotal moment in the ongoing deliberations on the promotion of Jesuit Identity and Mission of Jesuit higher education institutions worldwide. With representatives from all regional networks, the meeting delved into crucial topics ranging from strategic planning to the promotion of Jesuit values in a rapidly changing world.

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Meeting of Rectors and General Directors of Spanish Jesuit universities

Meeting of Rectors and General Directors of Spanish Jesuit universities

This meeting in the capital of Seville, just one year after the general meeting of rectors and directors of the UNIJES university network, various initiatives and strategic projects were discussed.

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An Interdisciplinary Group on Religion, Spirituality, and Secularization

An Interdisciplinary Group on Religion, Spirituality, and Secularization

New conceptualizations such as "post-secularism" or "multiple secularities" have appeared in the academy, seeking to provide new approaches to understanding phenomena as diverse as the withdrawal of religion from the public sphere, the privatization of religion, the emergence of new forms of spirituality, fundamentalist violence, the emergence of more charismatic ways of experiencing religion, the decline in the communitarian and institutional practice or religious affiliation.

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Brief Encounter among Jesuit Universities: Accompaniment and Solidarity with our local and global communities

Brief Encounter among Jesuit Universities: Accompaniment and Solidarity with our local and global communities

Last winter, students from Santa Clara University had the opportunity to visit the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) as part of an immersion program from the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education that focused on Accompaniment and Intentional Communities in Quito, Ecuador.

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4th International Association of Jesuit Engineering Schools (IAJES) Summit

4th International Association of Jesuit Engineering Schools (IAJES) Summit

The International Association of Jesuit Engineering Schools (IAJES) is a worldwide network aimed at promoting a new generation of engineers, scientist and researchers who seek a more humane and just world using technology and innovation under the guiding principles of the Society of Jesus.

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Environmental Justice Transdisciplinary Conference “Making Hope Possible” & Emerging Jesuit Eco-Scholars Summit 2024

Environmental Justice Transdisciplinary Conference “Making Hope Possible” & Emerging Jesuit Eco-Scholars Summit 2024

We're excited to announce the "Making Hope Possible" conference, hosted by the Lassalle-Institut, Switzerland, from August 25-29, 2024. This event brings together engaged scholars and reflective practitioners to address climate change, biodiversity loss, and global injustice through transdisciplinary collaboration.

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Jesuit Universities in Central America Committed to the Inspiring Paradigm of Jesuit Entrepreneurial Education

Jesuit Universities in Central America Committed to the Inspiring Paradigm of Jesuit Entrepreneurial Education

Durante la primera semana de diciembre, tuvo lugar el X Encuentro de las Facultades de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales de las Universidades Jesuitas de Centroamérica con ESADE; siendo sede del mismo en esta ocasión, la Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas de El Salvador (UCA)

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AJCU’s Mission Priority Examen: Much More than a Measure of Mission Authenticity

AJCU’s Mission Priority Examen: Much More than a Measure of Mission Authenticity

In 2016, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities put in motion the Mission Priority Examen (MPE) as a self-study and peer review process for reaffirming the Jesuit, Catholic mission of Jesuit colleges and universities.

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