Creighton’s Graduate Dean Wins 2006 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award
Gail Jensen, Ph.D., associate vice president for faculty development and graduate school dean, has won the 2006 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award.
Jensen’s book, Educating for Moral Action: A Sourcebook for Health and Rehabilitation Ethics, co-authored by Drs. Royeen and Purtilo, won in the health sciences category. The book’s diverse array of chapters are designed to challenge the reader to examine critical ethical issues in our current health care system more deeply as well as examining the way ethics is taught currently in health profession education.
Alpha Sigma Nu, the National Jesuit Honor Society focuses on scholarship, loyalty and service and was established at Marquette University in 1915. There are 32 Jesuit colleges and universities throughout the United States with Alpha Sigma Nu chapters, including Creighton University. Creighton’s chapter began in 1921.