Four students share their stories
Catholic Studies is particularly well suited to serve the mission of Catholic schools.
In fall 2010, this magazine profiled seven incoming freshmen with a story to tell. We find out how things have changed as they prepare for a world of opportunities.
Dr. Erika Kidd is the professor of record this spring in “The Pursuit of Happiness,” a first-year course, and “The Catholic Vision,” a third-year course, but students may well hear from a few others – great thinkers such as St. Augustine, Boethius, Flannery O’Connor, Simone Weil, Aristotle and Evelyn Waugh, for example, and for good measure the Scriptures.
Dr. Don J. Briel, director of the Center for Catholic Studies at St. Thomas and holder of the Koch Chair in Catholic Studies since 1996, will retire Aug. 31.
Our experts weigh in on slow-melting snow, the escalating price of limes and a football walkout in this week’s headlines.
James Callahan and David Jenkins will be performing on the university’s Gabriel Kney pipe organ.