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...thers. My own view is an extension of Newman’s. I believe that Newman’s University is important because it gives context to who we are learning for, making our own knowledge meaningful. When a community is built, each individual no longer learns only for the betterment for themselves, but the betterment of everyone. Though my own time at a University has been short, I have already seen this in my own experience. Those who I am learning with push me to congruently learn more broadly and more deeply. I want to see them achieve greatness as much as I want to achieve my own. Although learning with others might seem like a small facet of a University, it has the greatest worth. It is the driving force to keep myself, and those around me learning, growing, achieving, prospering and most importantly it allows us to begin to understand how we can better the world around us.
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