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Opus: The Art of Work

Opus exists to help Wheaton College prepare its students for life-long work that honors God and fosters human flourishing. Through curricular enhancements, staff and faculty development, direct-to-student programming, and speakers, Opus provides resources on vocational discernment, institutional & civic responsibility, and redemptive imagination for the workplace and the world.

Graduating Students at a Graduation Ceremony

Need and Response

Our society faces all manner of challenges related to our work lives including rising student debt, unemployment, dissatisfaction at work, and vocational aimlessness. Opus exists to help Wheaton students begin addressing these issues before they graduate.

The Need and Our Response

Our Programs

Faculty Fellowships

A program for Wheaton faculty designed to help integrate themes of vocation and human flourishing into the classroom

Learn more about Faculty Fellows

Opus Vocation Scholars

A program for Wheaton faculty designed to support the production of new scholarship on vocation and human flourishing across the disciplines

Learn more about Opus Vocation Scholars

Staff & Faculty Vocation Seminar

A program that equips Wheaton staff and faculty to understand students' vocational development needs and to grow as vocational mentors

Learn more about the Vocation Seminar

Conference & Research Grants

A program that provides competitive conference and research grants for Wheaton College faculty

Learn more and apply

Lunch and Learn

A program that features interdisciplinary discussions about vocation and the Christian liberal arts over a catered meal

Learn more and RSVP

Vocation? Whatever!

Opus Director Chris Armstrong explores his vocational journey and the applications that can be made today.

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Student Discussion in the Classroom
Invest in Opus

An investment in Opus is a strategic gift that will help prepare students for their future vocations for many years to come.

Meet Our Staff

Dr. Chris Armstrong

Opus Director

Ben Norquist

Opus Assistant Director

Erin McCord Savidge

Opus Office Coordinator

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  • Opus: The Art of Work
    501 College Ave
    Wheaton, IL 60187
  • 630.752.7297