Capital Roundtable

Captial in the Twenty-First Century and Economic Justice: A UST Roundtable Discussion

Thursday, February 5, 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Location: Leather Room (LIB 108), O'Shaughnessy Frey Library

Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the Twenty-First Century offers important and controversial insights into the history of economic inequality in the capitalist era. What can his book offer Catholics and others committed to economic justice? What can it not offer them? And why?

Program Moderator:‌

Billy Junker (Catholic Studies and Co-Director of the Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy)

Panelists:‌     ‌     ‌     ‌

Mariana Hernandez Crespo (Law), Matthew Kim (Economics), Daryl Koehn (Business Ethics), and Robert Kennedy (Catholic Studies)

Complimentary lunch for those who register here!

Call for Abstracts

82nd Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Academy of Science and 28th Winchell Undergraduate Research Symposium

The 28th Winchell Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held on Saturday, April 25 at the University of Northwestern - St. Paul in conjunction with the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Academy of Science.

The keynote speaker is Dr. David Odde, Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Minnesota. His research seeks to discover how cells migrate and divide. The goal of his laboratory is to develop "flight simulators" for cancer cell migration and division which can be used to identify novel therapeutic strategies.

Students can present their research as a poster or oral presentation and will receive feedback from professional scientists in their discipline. The event is open to students pursuing scientific studies, including natural sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, economics, and engineering.

For more information and to register, visit If you have questions, please contact

Submission deadline: March 29, 2015.

Click here to register (Aquinas Scholars interested in registering should first contact Dr. Laumakis regarding the registration fee).