In the National Universities category (399 schools), four Midwest schools made the list: Marquette University (#84); Loyola University Chicago (#104); Creighton University (#104); and University of Detroit Mercy (#179). This was the first time Creighton and University of Detroit Mercy were ranked as national universities; both had been previously categorized as regional Master's universities.
In the Regional Master's Universities Midwest category, John Carroll University was ranked #2 and Xavier University was ranked # 5 out of 162 institutions. Additionally, John Carroll University was ranked #1 in best undergraduate teaching and #2 in best colleges for veterans; Xavier University was ranked #4 in best colleges for veterans and #18 in best undergraduate teaching.
May 28, 2020 — The global pandemic has forced everyone to go digital. Spiritual direction — confidential, guided discernment of God — has not stopped. Rather, just like the persons who employ the Exercises, spiritual direction has pivoted online.
May 21, 2020 — The sterling efforts of the Patna Jesuits in responding to the situation arising out of the country-wide lock-down in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis are an image of hope in the midst of several resistances to outreach to the least, the last, and the lost (Matthew 25).
The Spring 2020 issue of Jesuits Magazine is now online. The cover story details the Invisible Infrastructure that is the underpinning of the Midwest Province's purpose and function. Plus, news from the frontiers, Jesuits on the Move, and more!
May 19, 2020 — A group of Ignatian colleagues in northeast Ohio are dedicated to sharing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. They developed a unique Ignatian Spirituality Collaborative to strengthen their practice and impact in the region.
May 18, 2020 — May marks the fifth anniversary of the publication of Laudato Si’. Through this landmark encyclical, Pope Francis called the Church and all people to transform our relationship with creation.