Ken Hallenius is the communications specialist for the Center for Ethics and Culture, handling the NDCEC's public relations, social media engagement, website, and donor relations. He joined the staff in March 2016 after 15 years at the University of Portland, where he worked in alumni relations and residence life. He holds an M.A. in pastoral ministry from the University of Portland and a B.A. in philosophy from the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology. In addition to his work at the Center, he co-hosts Living Stones, a weekly radio conversation about the Catholic faith on Mater Dei Radio.
November 9th, 2017 | 22 mins 47 secs
ethics, fall conference, medical ethics, notre dame, philosophy
This episode features CEC founding director, professor emeritus David Solomon. We chat about what brought him to Notre Dame, his work with thousands of undergraduates and graduate students, and the foundation of the Center's annual Fall Conference.
October 26th, 2017 | 28 mins 48 secs
catholic, church, history, lutheranism, martin luther, reformation
We chat with Brad Gregory, professor of history, director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, member of the Center's Faculty Advisory Committee, and author of "Rebel in the Ranks: Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the Conflicts That Continue to Shape Our World" (2017, HarperCollins).
October 12th, 2017 | 23 mins 22 secs
aristotle, catholic, kelsey, notre dame, philosophy, writing
A conversation with Sean Kelsey, associate professor of philosophy and the chair of the CEC's Faculty Advisory Committee. We discuss his book on Aristotle's "De Anima", the writing process itself, the Center's work with students, and how the Center helps support the Catholic character of Notre Dame.
September 28th, 2017 | 20 mins 19 secs
academics, culture, ethics, law, mission, notre dame, prolife, research, snead
This inaugural episode features a chat with Carter Snead, director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture.