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WHAT’S THE BIG IDEA? By Kira Vermond

Research has the power to cure disease, alleviate suffering, inspire social change, and even stop war. But ask professors what they relish most about the research process and they’ll often point to unexpected discoveries, rabbit holes that propelled them to new revelations — and those “aha moments,” while blearyeyed and hunkered down in dusty archives, that once gave them chills. At St. Jerome’s University, extraordinary professors are digging deep into world history, emotion, and even surprising definitions of treasured words to uncover truths about the human experience. Here are some of the most fascinating projects, innovative ideas, and creative thinking happening now.

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SJU Update 2016  
SJU Update 2016