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Ron Meyer 2016 Institute Award

Ron Meyer to receive 2016 Institute Award

September 2, 2016

Meyer, a lifelong competitive athlete, uncovers the role that faith plays in the lives of athletes and sports professionals around the country as host of Blessed2Play, which airs weekly on EWTN Radio and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Read More 

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The origins of the Institute

with Dr. Len DiPaul

Dr. Len DiPaul, one of the founders of Neumann University’s Institute for Sport Spirituality and Character Development, shares his story of the origins of the Institute. Read More 

Portals and thresholds

with Chuck Sack

Chuck Sack, Director of Athletics at Neumann University, discusses his life, work and faith in a talk titled “Portals and Thresholds.” Read More 

Sacrifice

with Dennis Murphy

Dennis Murphy, former Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs at Neumann University, discusses his life, work and faith in a talk titled “Sacrifice.” Read More 

How sports are different at Neumann

with Joe Gorman

A win is about more than just the points on the scoreboard. Here, Joseph Gorman, M.B.A., CPA, Vice President for Finance and Administration at Neumann, shares his thoughts on how sports are different at Neumann. Read More 

Commitment & forgiveness

with Dr. Ramona Palmerio-Roberts

Dr. Ramona Palmerio-Roberts, Assitant Professor of Psychology at Neumann University, discusses her life, work, and faith in this talk titled “Commitment & Forgiveness.” Read More 

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The Cubs, the World Series, and the faithful fans

November 3, 2016 | by Jeffrey B. Eisenberg

Even more than for the players on the field, the Chicago Cubs’ World Series Championship might be most poignant for those who have built a love for the team over a lifetime of experiences, relationships, and belief. Read More 

Cam Newton

Skepticism vs. faith in Cam’s comeback that wasn’t

September 9, 2016 | by Jeffrey B. Eisenberg

Should the Carolina Panthers be skeptics or believers? Which items of evidence do they focus on – the team’s overall dominant 2015 season, or the frustration and disappointment of the last two games? In fact, should they be defined by any of it? Read More 

Derek Redmond 1992 Olympics

Fighting bravely at the 2016 Olympics

August 5, 2016 | by Jeffrey B. Eisenberg

Derek Redmond’s fight to finish is 400-meter race at the 1992 Olympics reminds us of the importance of the Olympic creed and how it applies to us all, athlete or not. Read More 

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David and Goliath

July 13, 2016 | by Dr. Fred Savitz

There are many ways athletes must overcome their personal “Goliaths,” like this example from Neumann University Men’s Lacrosse. Read More 

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BEAUTY IS THE WORDLESS SERMON

“Beauty is a wordless sermon on the mystery of the Divine Presence in our world. The appearance of beauty and our ability to receive it is a revelation of God in our lives. Beauty is one of the faces of God. It is God’s memory of all that is holy and good, faithful and true. It has the power to heal, restore, comfort. Beauty is God’s way of reminding us of our own beauty.” Macrina Wiederkehr