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Campion Welcomes Distinguished Guests

The old Irish greeting, Cead Mile Failte, “a hundred thousand welcomes”, was clearly appropriate at Campion Hall on 13th May, when Oxford University’s recently appointed Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson FRSA, formally graced the Hall with her company for the first time, at a Guest Night dinner at which participants included some members of the Jesuit community and other guests who also hailed from her native Ireland.

Campion to host Vice Chancellor Louise Richardson

Campion Hall is pleased to host the University of Oxford's Vice Chancellor Professor Louise Richardson for the first Formal Guest Night of Trinity Term. A distinguished political scientist and accomplished educator, Professor Richardson became Oxford's first female Vice Chancellor in January of this year, prior to which she served as Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of St. Andrew's in Scotland and as Executive Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. 

Campion Senior Research Fellow delivers talk on religious art

On Spy Wednesday of Holy Week, Rev'd Prof. T. Frank Kennedy, S.J., a Senior Research Scholar at Campion Hall and Professor of Music at Boston College, delivered a public talk on the 'La Pieta' painting by the Italian early Baroque painter Cigoli, which is housed at Campion Hall. The painting, which can be seen via the BBC's online database here, depicts the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalen mourning over the body of Christ. 

Campion Members Discuss Pope Francis on BBC Radio Bristol

Senior Research Fellow Rev'd Professor Thomas Frank Kennedy, SJ and Campion International Studies DPhil student Rev'd Alejandro Olayo-Méndez, SJ recently joined Jonathan Ray on BBC Radio Bristol to discuss Pope Francis and American politics. 

You can hear their conversation at this link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03j052k --- the relevant segment runs from roughly 2:54.50 - 3:00.30

Rev'd Dr. James Hanvey, SJ in Washington, D.C. for Oxford Alumni Weekend

The annual University of Oxford Alumni Weekend in North America provides a chance for alumni and friends of Oxford to gather together, meet one another, and hear about some of the newest research being done at the University. It is also a great way to learn more about the various colleges and halls that make up the University of Oxford, including Campion Hall. 

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