Here's how to help advance the center for the study of St. Ambrose
Rock Island state-ranked wrestler and his family came to the U.S. in 2005 with help from St. Ambrose
It's a phrase found on billboards, in emails and on the radio, but what does it mean?
The son of an Iowan mother and Palestinian father, Munir Sayegh ’11 is spending a year in Cairo examining Qur’anic (Koranic) manuscripts and other ancient Arabic letterforms, studying with typographers and calligraphers. Read his story and view photos.
There were two ways Matt Strub could have spent the summer before his senior year of college—far, far away from the confines of the cement brick buildings of academia, sleeping in, luxuriating by a pool and hanging out with friends. Or in an air-conditioned classroom conducting hours upon hours of research.
When Brenda Peters, PhD, professor of biology, and Denise Kall, PhD, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice, began talking with their faculty colleagues about the formation of an honors program at St. Ambrose, it quickly became evident that the university was already solidly engaged in a number of scholarly initiatives.
A dream come true, Jim’s Place is a testament to the way Ambrosians work to meet community needs and to dramatically improve life for others.
Jim O’Rourke was the oldest of six boys, growing up on an Iowa farm. At age 22, a tragic work accident left him a quadriplegic.