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  • CUE Programs | Wheaton
    cue wheaton edu Related Links Urban Studies Wheaton in Chicago Core Programs The Urban Studies major helps students develop a sophisticated grasp of cities and their role in global affairs The Urban Studies minor complements many other programs of study Through a combination of coursework and internships Wheaton in Chicago presents students with the opportunity to spend a semester living and learning in Chicago one of the world s most diverse and influential global cities All WIC students explore the meaning of vocation through our Civitas program which examines the call to Christ community career and justice The CUE Scholars Corner is a colloquium series for our core and supporting faculty Lectures and other events allow our community of faculty staff and students to hear from distinguished scholars and practitioners Programs in Partnership Contact CUE or our co sponsoring departments and programs for more information about our programs in partnership Program Partner Breakaway Chicago Office of Christian Outreach Chicago Student Teaching Education Department Comparative Urban Studies and Service Office of Christian Outreach Urban Track of Wheaton Passage HoneyRock Outdoor Center for Leadership Development of Wheaton College Urban Public Health Elective Concentration Applied Health Science Department WIC Hostel Wheaton College Student Government Events Immigration Reform and Low Wage Work January 22 2015 7 00 9 00pm Dominican University s Priory Campus Auditorium 7200 West Division Street River Forest IL CUE will partner with Arise Chicago and Dominican University s Graduate School of Social Work to sponsor an event highlighting connections between wage theft and immigration For more information please contact the CUE office at 630 752 5730 More To Proclaim Freedom for the Prisoners Mass Incarceration Faith Based Community Organizing February 17 2015 6 30 10 00pm Meyer Science Center Room 145 In this lecture Dr Michael Leo Owens will explore

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  • CUE Contributors | Wheaton
    5730 cue wheaton edu Related Links Urban Studies Wheaton in Chicago Core Faculty CUE Core Faculty are primarily appointed in Urban Studies and have joint appointments in other departments Meet the core faculty of CUE Supporting Faculty CUE is supported by a community of scholars and advisors from every academic division These faculty support CUE s mission and interdisciplinary programming through their teaching and research Meet supporting faculty Other Key

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  • CUE Faculty and Staff | Wheaton
    Applied Christian Ethics Dr Vincent Bacote teaches Theologies of Transformation Political Theology and Neocalvinism and his interests revolve around the ways that Christian faith intersects with various dimensions of public and private life particularly culture politics and business He is author of The Spirit in Public Theology Appropriating the Legacy of Abraham Kuyper and The Political Disciple A Theology of Public Life and speaks and writes frequently on faith and culture More Johann Buis Associate Professor of Musicology Dr Johann Buis scholarship ranges from early music performance history to the aesthetics and reception history of black music between the United States and urban centers in Africa He has been in demand as a lecturer for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra the Civic Orchestra of Chicago the Art Institute of Chicago and other organizations In addition he held seminars in the USA the Caribbean and Germany More Jeremy Cook Assistant Professor of Economics As a labor economist Dr Jeremy Cook studies labor market behavior and the economics of education His current research focuses on the efficacy of school resources on the labor market outcomes of public school teachers Dr Cook teaches Economics of Labor Poverty and Urban Economics More Karen Johnson Assistant Professor of History Karen Johnson teaches American Cities and Suburbs She is completing her book manuscript on interracial Catholic activism in Chicago s civil rights movement She has published in Religion and American Culture and Christians and the Color Line Race and Religion after Divided by Faith Oxford 2013 and writes for the Religion in American History blog Johnson served as a site director for Inter Varsity s Chicago Urban Project and lived worshipped and ministered in an inner city context for six years More Ezer Kang Associate Professor of Psychology Dr Ezer Kang s clinical work over the past two decades with communities affected by HIV has shaped his current program of research that represents an intersection of community clinical psychology and social epidemiology His interdisciplinary research focuses on developing models to understand the interaction of individual community and socioeconomic conditions that influence the transmission and impact of HIV on persons who have been historically disadvantaged in the context of poverty More Chris Keil Professor Geology Environmental Science Chris Keil s scholarly expertise lies in pollution exposure assessment He has been involved in projects assessing air water and noise pollution in urban areas such as Chicago Toledo Ohio and Addis Ababa Ethiopia More Gregory Lee Assistant Professor of Theology Dr Gregory Lee teaches Theologies of Transformation alongside other courses in theology history and ethics His current research focuses on Augustine s understanding of the church and the church s relation to the world Dr Lee lives in the Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago where he and his wife are active members of Lawndale Christian Community Church More Brian Miller Assistant Professor of Sociology Courses Dr Brian Miller teaches include Urban Sociology American Suburbanization The Suburban Church Statistics and Research Methods He has published research on the Cabrini Green Housing Project

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  • Other Key Contributors | Wheaton
    beyond Menu Faculty and Staff Other Key Contributors Community Engagement Council Friend CUE Follow CUE Center for Urban Engagement Memorial Student Center 501 College Ave Wheaton IL 60187 Phone 630 752 5730 cue wheaton edu Related Links Urban Studies Wheaton in Chicago Community Engagement Council The CUE Community Engagement Council CEC provides advice on strategic opportunities for community engagement in Chicago and other cities and by helping CUE to equip students with the experiences and skills necessary to live out their callings in and to our urban world The CEC is a diverse group of advisors whose vocations have drawn them into significant ongoing engagement with cities and urban life Learn more about the council members Internship Site Supervisors and Mentors All of our Wheaton in Chicago students are supervised by the staff of their internship host organizations and meet with a mentor two to four times to discuss vocational discernment Our internship site supervisors and mentors enrich the CUE community and make valuable contributions to the lives of our students Urban Studies Student Club The Urban Studies Student Club USSC exists to promote the engagement of urban issues by Wheaton College students The USSC organizes events on and off

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  • Community Engagement Council | Wheaton
    Credits in high impact neighborhood projects Prior to leading CNI Doig worked in a variety of capacities within Mayor Daley s administration most recently as General Superintendent and CEO of the Chicago Park District In over twenty years of living and working in the city of Chicago David Doig has become an expert on how cities and neighborhoods work From real estate development to government finance Doig has provided leadership and expertise at all levels Doig graduated from Wheaton College and received a master s degree in social science with an emphasis on urban policy from the University of Chicago He and his wife Tami live in the Chicago South Loop neighborhood Michelle Francis Munroe 99 MyCare Chicago Michelle Francis Munroe is an experienced senior communications executive strategist and original thinker She has broad experience spearheading major marketing and public relations campaigns and developing brands Michelle also specializes in developing culturally appropriate and relevant communications for multi ethnic audiences She is currently managing marketing communications for MyCare Chicago An Accountable Care Entity that serves Chicago s Medicaid Medicaid eligible population Michelle has held past leadership roles in prominent healthcare organizations and consulting firms Michelle graduated from Wheaton College and also completed graduate level studies in Australia in Language Arts and Sustainable Development She is passionate about issues of social justice and the role of the Body of Christ in addressing these issues She has lived and been involved in missions relief and sustainable development work around the world Michelle most recently completed advisory board roles with Wheaton College and the Children s Hospital University of Illinois Hospital and Health Systems Christy Barton Joyce 10 MA 14 A Better Chicago Christy Barton Joyce is committed to the work of closing the achievement gap in Chicago After Wheaton Christy taught high school on the city s South Side as a Teach For America corps member before joining the team at A Better Chicago in January 2013 A Better Chicago s mission is to dramatically improve educational opportunities for low income Chicagoans by funding and scaling the most effective schools and programs in the region As the organization s portfolio impact manager Christy oversees A Better Chicago s data evaluation and leads its sourcing efforts to identify high potential candidates for its portfolio of grantees At Wheaton College Christy earned a B A in Spanish a certificate in Urban Studies and an M A in Historical and Systematic Theology She participated in Wheaton in Chicago as an undergraduate student and considers that experience to have been instrumental in shaping her personal direction and career trajectory In recent years Christy has enjoyed re engaging with the program as a mentor Jacob Lesniewski 99 Dominican University Jacob Lesniewski is an Assistant Professor at Dominican University s Graduate School of Social Work He earned his Ph D at The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration He has a number of years of experience in violence prevention community organizing labor organizing international community development and

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  • CUE Facilities | Wheaton
    College Ave Wheaton IL 60187 Phone 630 752 5730 cue wheaton edu Related Links Urban Studies Wheaton in Chicago Wheaton College Campus Memorial Student Center Wheaton College The Center s main office is on the 2nd Floor of Memorial Student Center with the Department of Politics International Relations on the main campus of Wheaton College Chicago 4746 N Malden St Chicago Wheaton College Chicago Facility CUE operates Chicago based programs from a recently renovated facility in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago one of the city s most diverse communities Our building includes student apartments a staff apartment an office and a classroom The Uptown neighborhood serves as a port of entry for many new immigrants to the United States with over 40 different languages spoken on its streets and in its small shops Uptown is located along the city s north lakefront with easy access to public transportation that connects students to the rest of the city In addition to the Uptown facility CUE partners with other organizations to provide event specific facilities as needed World Partner facilities and event specific facilities as needed CUE will partner with organizations and programs throughout the world in order to advance the academic

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  • OnCUE | Wheaton
    Wheaton Passage through the end of the fall semester in mid December with Wheaton in Chicago but in the spring semester we use our facility as a platform for shorter term engagements with the city In each of the past two spring semesters 2014 and 2015 we ve had more than 250 students gain exposure to and experience in the city through our Uptown facility Events We sponsored or co sponsored a number of events on and off campus Here were some of the highlights A panel discussion of The Wire focused on the possibilities and limitations of urban transformation A discussion with Solomon Chikan former mayor of Jos Nigeria co sponsored with Politics International Relations An event on wage theft co sponsored by ARISE Chicago and the Graduate School of Social Services at Dominican University A screening of the film Gideon s Army and a lecture by Director Producer Dawn Porter co sponsored with the Center for Applied Christian Ethics A lecture by Dr Michael Leo Owens Political Science Emory University A lecture by Andrew Johnson of Chicago s American Indian Center co sponsored with the Center for Global Experiential Learning A lecture by Dr Michael Northcott Ethics University of Edinburgh co sponsored with Human Needs Global Resources and Environmental Science A lecture by Dr Nicholas Wolterstorff Philosophy Yale co sponsored with the Center for Applied Christian Ethics Human Needs Global Resources and Politics International Relations Our first CUE Scholars Corner a colloquium for our core and supporting faculty where Dr Brian Miller presented on his most recent research The Samuel A Shellhamer Award in Urban Studies This year we also transformed our award for the best paper in Urban Studies into a writing competition Students submitted position papers on the challenge of mass incarceration and the role of religious institutions in shaping a response The top prize of 300 went to Taylor Pride Ian Donahoe and Hayley Woodbridge finished as runners up and received gift boxes from local coffee roaster and social enterprise I Have a Bean OnCUE Of course we also launched this blog OnCUE in April Next year you can count on student posts in addition to those from faculty staff and guests What to Expect for Next Year In addition to adjusting our major minor and Wheaton in Chicago program and all of their student outcomes and assessment plans to Wheaton s exciting new general education curriculum Christ at the Core we have a number of other plans for next year We re enrolling another record cohort in our Wheaton in Chicago program and look forward to working with those students this summer and fall to make WIC a great learning experience for them One new aspect of our Wheaton in Chicago program is Civitas A Program of Vocational Exploration and Discernment for Wheaton in Chicago Civitas which includes our existing internship and mentoring programs also includes readings activities and small group discussions oriented toward helping our students answer the questions How can I make a difference How can I make meaning or find purpose in my work How can I make a living While all students face these questions Civitas has been tailored to the values themes activities and strengths of Wheaton in Chicago and includes modules on the city and the liberal arts justice social change and ambition risk failure and fortitude Along with Civitas we are also piloting our Urban Leadership Studio ULS a six month three stage leadership course for select Wheaton in Chicago students who want to bring together 1 an approved early summer May July experience 2 leading groups of first year students in Urban Track of Wheaton Passage August and 3 leading their peers in vocational discernment groups as they proceed through the Civitas program in the fall Civitas and ULS are exciting new programs that we launched with the help of a grant submitted in collaboration with Opus The Art of Work and HoneyRock The Outdoor Center for Leadership Development at Wheaton College from the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education NetVUE We ll post more about these programs better yet we ll have our students post more abut them this summer and fall We plan to launch our Community Engagement Council a small group of advisors committed to advancing the Center s mission and programs by providing advice on strategic opportunities for community engagement in Chicago and other cities and by helping CUE to equip students with the experiences and skills necessary to live out their callings in and to our urban world And here s a sneak peak at a few of our events Dr Noah Toly and Dr Jeremy Cook are organizing two events on portraying and responding to the needs of economically distressed urban communities We re finalizing dates for a visit by Garnette Cadogan who will talk about his recent project on walking in cities Dr Heath Carter will give the CUE Lecture in February speaking on themes from his forthcoming book Union Made Working People and the Rise of Social Christianity in Chicago We hope you ll join us at those events and we ll look forward to keeping you up to date on next year s developments at CUE Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus Posted June 4 2015 Tags Who s Talking About Visions of the City Observations from the Chicago Forum on Global Cities Posted by From May 27 to 29 The Chicago Council on Global Affairs hosted the first Chicago Forum on Global Cities I joined hundreds of delegates from dozens of countries for enlightening and lively discussions of a range of topics including transportation smart cities and big data sustainable design cities in emerging economies arts education and the foreign policy of cities All of the panels addressed topics essential to the future of global cities but the most interesting panels had something in common They used their panel topic as a wedge to open up conversations about our vision for the

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  • About HoneyRock | Wheaton
    Map URL A Unique Place Located in the Northwoods of Wisconsin HoneyRock is what we like to call a place apart where people have a chance to get away from the distractions noise and busyness of everyday life to a quiet place encompassed by God s creation Here we can begin building the character to be leaders serve others and face the challenges of life HoneyRock is unique because it serves as both a camp and a college campus These programs work together providing campers with the highest caliber of Christian leaders and giving students an invaluable chance to exercise newly acquired skills and knowledge as camp leaders A Unique Approach Our goal is to move campers and students alike through a process of leadership development that flows from leading self to leading others to leading leaders to leading organizations Along the way we ll intentionally develop each participant s faith based identity relational maturity emotional intelligence critical thinking skills and cultural competence with an eye toward equipping students of all ages for greater influence in the world for Christ A Unique Camp For Youth HoneyRock is unparalleled in the world of Christian camping because it is owned by Wheaton College and transformational discipleship is at the heart of our mission As an extension of the College we offer an exceptional Christian camping and learning environment with singular benefits Passionate college students serve as high quality counselors and group leaders Wheaton College professors assess programs and guide staff in areas of psychology Christian education physical education and Bible and theology Professional staff of Wheaton College coordinate health services risk management legal financial and human resource departments Beyond simply summer camp the HoneyRock experience is undergirded by the solid educational foundation of Wheaton College and develops the whole person in a

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