Matteo Ricci College

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  • Poverty Education Center Featured

    Posted by Lindsay Mannion on 7/11/2013 09:23:48 AM

    The Poverty Education Center, hosted by Matteo Ricci College and directed by Dr. Ben Curtis, was recently featured on Seattle University's online platform The Commons.

    To learn more about the great work the center is doing read this feature article or visit the Poverty Education Center webpage.

    Famous Map Soon-To-Be Displayed

    Posted by Paul DeWater on 7/10/2013 09:54:27 AM

    The Matteo Ricci College will soon hang a copy of a famous map on its office walls created by its namesake, Matteo Ricci S.J. It will be prominently featured in the office.

    Commissioned by Emperor Wanli of China in 1602, the original map put China at the center of the world, and was the first Chinese map to identify the Americas. It is currently valued around $1 million.

    The map was on display for four months in 2010 at the Library of Congress before it was returned to the James Ford Bell Library at the University of Minnesota. You can read more about the map here and here