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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • A photo from a Pete Buttigieg house conversation event.

    Political Discussions 101

    Many of us often enter a political conversation with a one-sided approach. In this article, Professor Emeritus Paul Gardner presents helpful insights and skills to make these conversations more possible and productive.

  • Peace

    Justice, Forgiveness, and Health

    In this post, professor Loren Toussaint discusses justice, forgiveness, and health in relation to the recent shooting and killing of an unarmed man by a former Dallas, Texas police officer.

  • Thomas Johnson, Communication Studies

    The Power of Documentary Film to Value, to Preserve, and to Celebrate the Driftless Region

    Learn how professor Thomas C. Johnson is involved in the adventure documentary film, "Decoding the Driftless", and the film's call to action.

  • Sister Mary Thomas dedicates her beautiful artwork to the glory of God.

    All Shall Be Well

    Read about Sister Mary Thomas, a relative of professor Brooke Joyce, and how her beautiful art is brought into the world for the glory of God. 

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