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Spertus graduate launches organization that heals horses and humans

July 22, 2013

When Spertus graduate Anna Lvova, MSNM Class of 2012, brought her daughter to a Rancho Laguna, a small equine farm in Seattle, she had no idea that the simple field trip would have such a huge impact on her life and the lives of others.

An Interview with Dr. Dean P. Bell, Editor of The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies

July 17, 2013

An interview with Spertus Dean and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Dean P. Bell, on the process of putting together his latest book "The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies."

Rabbi Dr. Bernard Grossfeld 1933-2013

July 17, 2013

It is with great sadness that we share information about the sudden passing of our colleague and friend, Rabbi Dr. Bernard Grossfeld.

Spertus Student Named to “36 Under 36” List

July 16, 2013

Matt Rissien, who will be starting the Spertus MAJPS program this fall, has been named to the second annual “Double Chai in the Chi: 36 Under 36” list of young Jewish movers and shakers in Chicago.

Better When We're Together?

June 24, 2013

Do people need to work together in person to spark creativity? Leadership expert Dr. Hal M. Lewis (whose day job is President and CEO of Spertus) has some thoughts.

People of the Books: Reviews, Recommendations, and Other Reasons to Read

May 28, 2013

By Betsy Gomberg for JUF News — The inside scoop on new Jewish memoirs (very loosely defined), all of which are generating lots of positive buzz.

Defining Success

May 21, 2013

By Dr. Hal M. Lewis for JUF News — Defining Success: The business literature has been filled of late with innumerable discussions about success — how to achieve it, how to measure it, what it looks like, and where it comes from.

Alumni Profile: Cydney Topaz

April 25, 2013

Spertus recently caught up with Cydney Topaz, a 2011 graduate of our Master of Science in Nonprofit Management program and the new Director of Development for Hillels of Illinois.

Faculty Profile: Laura Mannion

April 19, 2013

By Lori M. Finkel for Spertus Institute — Like many of the people who go through the Spertus Graduate Program in Nonprofit Management, Laura Mannion has a unique story to tell.

Leadership and Authority

April 16, 2013

By Dr. Hal M. Lewis for JUF News — Political junkies will recall that in the midst of the recent sequestration controversy, President Obama took 12 Republican senators to dinner to discuss their differences.