Driving Diversity: Dr. Michelle Loyd-Paige on Challenges, Strategies and Solutions 

At a Center for Faith and Inquiry (CFI) event on Tuesday, March 26, Dr. Michelle Loyd-Paige—author of The Diversity Playbook and a 30-year veteran in the diversity education field—talked about the different levels of diversity, the struggles against it and how to practically take action to establish it.

Navigating Political Discontent: Dr. Paul Brink’s Search for Fairness and Justice 

Dr. Paul Brink, professor of political science, spent his sabbatical exploring reasons behind this political dissatisfaction and seeking to find a different approach to fairness and justice. He found our country is in desperate need of a theory of justice that takes better account of the diverse communities and identities of American society.

From Deconstruction to Reformation: Dr. Soong-Chan Rah on Embracing Diversity in Faith and Practice  

Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah spoke at a March 19 Center for Faith and Inquiry event that the American church isn’t deconstructing, but reforming and growing thanks to increasing diversity. We can help our church by finding unity in our shared love for Christ.

Economics as a Moral Science: Dr. Jeffrey T. Young’s Franz Lecture Highlights  

On Thursday, March 14, Gordon College hosted its annual Franz Lecture, a legacy event that’s been happening for over 30 years in honor of the late Professor David Franz, a visionary who helped shape the social sciences at Gordon. This year Young presented the lecture, based on his newly published book “Adam Smith’s Theory of Value and Distribution: Economics as a Moral Science Once Again.”

Gordon College at the Forefront: Craig Story Conducts Cancer Research with Immunofluorescence Microscopy 

Gordon’s lab will soon be counted among the labs in the Boston area that can perform immunofluorescence microscopy for cancer research thanks to the work Dr. Craig Story, professor of biology, began over his sabbatical last semester.