Here at the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, we most often talk about the life of Dr. Schweitzer in the context of his work as a doctor, his philosophy of Reverence for Life, and his dedication to serving those most in need. But Dr. Schweitzer was a man of many gifts and talents aside from his founding of the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné. He was also a music scholar and organist with … [Read more...] about Join us Sept. 29 for a celebration Bach to mark our 75th anniversary!
Archives for August 2015
Jessica Bullock and four of her colleagues sat silently around an empty table in the computer lab of Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility (CRCF), a women’s prison in South Burlington, Vt. They were waiting—hoping, actually—for students to show up for the inaugural session of the SPEAK Prison Debate Initiative, a program that utilizes debate as a tool for teaching professional and personal … [Read more...] about Preparing prison inmates for the future
Schweitzer Fellow Maggie Raber joined Deborah Duncan, host of “Great Day Houston,” in the kitchen Aug. 3 to share some mouth-watering recipes and talk up her Schweitzer Fellowship project. Raber, a doctoral student at the University of Texas School of Public Health, is conducting community-based participatory cooking classes to promote healthy nutrition and food knowledge in diverse communities in … [Read more...] about Houston-Galveston Fellow Gets Cookin’