Professional Notes

Dr. Philippe Gagnon, Theology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, is the author of “The Problem of Trans-Humanism in the Light of Philosophy and Theology,” published in Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity, J.B. Stump and Alan Padgett (eds.), Malden/Oxford: Wiley/Blackwell, 2012, pp. 393-405.

T. Dean Maines, president of the Veritas Institute of the Opus College of Business, presented at the Catholic Health Association’s 2012 Catholic Health Assembly on “Leadership for Healing,” held June 4 in Philadelphia. Maines co-presented the session, “Sponsorship at Saint Marys/Mayo: Preserving the Mission in an Integrated Environment,” with Sister Mary Crowley, OSF, MA, Franciscan Sponsorship Coordinator, Saint Mary’s Hospital/Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn; and Dr. Keith Swetz, M.D., consultant, Palliative Medicine Program, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

Dr. Gerald Schlabach, Theology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, and director of the Justice and Peace Studies program, College of Arts and Sciences, is the author of “Must Christian Pacifists Reject Police Force?” published in A Faith Not Worth Fighting For: Addressing Commonly Asked Questions About Christian Nonviolence, The Peaceable Kingdom Series No. 1, Tripp York and Justin Bronson Barringer (eds.), Eugene Ore.: Cascade Books, 2012, pp. 60–84.