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Illuminating Truths About Substance Use and the Road to Recovery
Social Justice

Illuminating Truths About Substance Use and the Road to Recovery

Kristin Yarnell is an Adler University alumnus who earned a master of arts degree in art therapy through the Chicago campus. While doing so, she secured a full-time job at Serenity House, a suburban Chicago nonprofit organization aimed at helping people recover from chemical dependence and substance use. I grew up thinking people who identified as addicts … Continue reading »

Feeling Ignited, Connected, Pushed During the 2018 Adler Retreat
Center for Adlerian Practice and Scholarship / Social Justice

Feeling Ignited, Connected, Pushed During the 2018 Adler Retreat

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, community members on all three Adler University campuses — Chicago, Online and Vancouver — convened to dive deeper into the core of our mission and values by participating in the Annual 2018 Adler Retreat. Spearheaded by the university’s Center for Civic Learning and Community Action, this year’s event featured activities, workshops, breakout sessions, panel … Continue reading »

Growth, Demand and Challenges Make Timing Opportune to Earn a Nonprofit Degree
Academic Programs

Growth, Demand and Challenges Make Timing Opportune to Earn a Nonprofit Degree

Leslie Starsoneck is the director for the master of arts in nonprofit management program through Adler University’ online campus. The nonprofit sector has rapidly grown during the past decade. Today, it employs the third-largest labor force in the U.S., and is a major structural and economic force abroad. Demand — and opportunity — continues to … Continue reading »

Adler Students Rally Support for Puerto Rico and Mexico Disaster Relief
In The Classroom

Adler Students Rally Support for Puerto Rico and Mexico Disaster Relief

Whether in their own back yards or halfway around the world, Adler University students are committed to creating positive change. Among their current efforts is a months-long push to gather much-needed resources for residents who are wading through the aftermath of natural disasters in Puerto Rico and Mexico. The need for donations will remain high leading up to … Continue reading »

The DACA Repeal: What You Need To Know
Social Justice

The DACA Repeal: What You Need To Know

In the wake of sweeping changes to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, stakeholders from across the U.S. have been making a collective effort to improve how colleges and universities address immigration-related matters affecting their campuses. Adler University is no exception. A longtime champion of DACA, President Raymond Crossman, Ph.D., most recently joined more than two … Continue reading »

Marxian Insights on Colin Kaepernick, Human Rights
Academic Programs

Marxian Insights on Colin Kaepernick, Human Rights

David Louridas is an Adler University student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration. Here, he applies his teachings to current events centered on modern human rights issues. “Society does not consist of individuals, but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand.” The legacy of Karl Marx reflected … Continue reading »

Unity, Positivity and Resolutions ‘Blanket’ Chicago Campus Community
In The Classroom

Unity, Positivity and Resolutions ‘Blanket’ Chicago Campus Community

“You are enough.” “Bloom.” “You decide.” “The world is better because you’re in it.” “Inclusion.” “You gotta nourish to flourish.” “Peace by Piece.” These are just a few of the many expressions Adler University Chicago community members are using to mark the end of one year and start of a new one. The phrases, drawings … Continue reading »