Prestigious Einstein Prize for Ex-Xavierite Professor Abhay Ashtekar
Over four decades after he began his scientific engagement with gravitational science, Professor Abhay Ashtekar received the prestigious Einstein Prize conferred by the American Physical Society (APS). The prize for 2018, carries an award of $10,000. “The prize is special because is it the highest honour bestowed by APS in the broad area of gravitational science.
For the above seminar around 35 Men and Women Religious, Principals and the Managers of Educational Institutionswere present from various parts of India. The three day seminar/workshop was jointly organized by ISI Bangalore and JEASA New Delhi.
The first session was challenges to Christian Education in India.
Mother Teresa was regarded and adored as the ‘Saint of the Gutters’ even when she was alive. Officially acknowledging her as a Saint is a fitting tribute to someone who has meant the world to millions all over, very specially to the poor and the marginalized; to the excluded and the rejected!
Jesuit education entails caring for the whole person — mind, body and spirit — and encouraging students to become wellrounded people who contribute to the greater good.
Inspired by the Jesuit practice of “finding God in all things,” students take a broad range of study, which is grounded in the theological and philosophical foundations of the Catholic intellectual tradition.
“Everyone has the right to education…Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.”