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Event Recap: Higher Calling Series: Business as an Agent for Social Change: Social Entrepreneurship, Benefit Corporation, Curing Poverty

As part of its ongoing Higher Calling series, the Veritas Institute, the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought and the Habiger Institute for Catholic Leadership of the Center for Catholic Studies partnered with the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and… Continue reading

Event Recap: 21st Annual Stakeholder Dialogue

“Who Stole the American Dream?” Hedrick Smith was keynote speaker at the 21st Annual Stakeholder Dialogue on April 9, 2014 at the University of St. Thomas downtown Minneapolis campus. Smith, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and author of Who Stole the American Dream?, shared his insights on… Continue reading

Event Recap: 20th Annual Stakeholder Dialogue

Klaus Leisinger was the featured speaker at the 20th Annual Stakeholder Dialogue, held on April 30, 2013 at the University of St. Thomas downtown Minneapolis campus. Leisinger, chairman of the Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development, shared his insights on the challenges of expanding a business… Continue reading

Event Recap: Higher Calling Series: Vocation of the Business Leader: Seeking Meaning in the Global Economy

As part of its ongoing Higher Calling series, the Veritas Institute, the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought and the Habiger Institute for Catholic Leadership of the Center for Catholic Studies presented “Vocation of the Business Leader: Seeking Meaning in the Global Economy,”… Continue reading

Event Recap: 19th Annual Stakeholder Dialogue

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 As Americans continue to battle debt and the economy still sputters, the 19th Annual Stakeholder Dialogue on April 10 featured provocative discussion around the culture of consumerism and its impact on happiness. Dr. James A. Roberts ’82, Baylor University marketing professor,… Continue reading

Event Recap: Higher Calling Series: Faithful Leaders in Difficult Times

“Faithful Leaders in Difficult Times: The Challenges of Integrating Faith and Work in Business,” a presentation and panel discussion taking place on February 12, was the latest installment of the ongoing Higher Calling series of events co-sponsored by the Veritas Institute, the John A. Ryan… Continue reading

Event Recap: 2011 Hesburgh Lecture featuring Dr. Carolyn Woo

The Veritas Institute, formerly known as the SAIP Institute, and the Notre Dame Club of Minnesota co-sponsored the 2011 Hesburgh Lecture featuring Dr. Carolyn Woo, dean of the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and future president and chief executive officer of Catholic… Continue reading

Event Recap: Doing Virtuous Business: An Interreligious Dialogue on Faith and Work

The Veritas Institute, the Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center, the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, and the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought co-sponsored a panel discussion and dinner on March 8, 2011, Doing Virtuous Business: An Interreligious Dialogue on Faith and Work. Michelle… Continue reading

Event Recap: The Catholic Identity of Catholic Healthcare Institutions

The Veritas Institute co-sponsored The Catholic Identity of Catholic Healthcare Institutions: Challenges and Opportunities within Germany and the United States, which took place at the Katholische Akademie Schwerte in Schwerte, Germany October 28-30, 2010. The gathering attracted numerous participants and presenters from Catholic healthcare organizations… Continue reading

Event Recap: Higher Calling series: Maintaining a Catholic Identity

As a part of their ongoing “Higher Calling” series, the Veritas Institute, the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought of the Center for Catholic Studies, and the Habiger Institute for Catholic Leadership of the Center for Catholic Studies at the University of St.… Continue reading

Event Recap: Presentation of the SAIP and CIM at Sapienza University of Rome

T. Dean Maines, president of the Veritas Institute, presented on the Self-Assessment Improvement Process (SAIP) and the Catholic Identity Matrix (CIM) to university students, the press, and other interested parties at the Sapienza University of Rome. The video includes an interview with Sr. Helen Alford,… Continue reading

Event Recap: The Higher Calling of the Entrepreneur

The Veritas Institute, The John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought of the Center for Catholic Studies, and the Habiger Institute for Catholic Leadership of the Center for Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas co-sponsored a lecture and reception on November 17… Continue reading

Event Recap: The Business of Practical Wisdom

The Veritas Institute co-sponsored a conference, The Business of Practical Wisdom: An Exploration of Virtue and Business within the Catholic Social Tradition, which took place September 24-26 at Catholic University Eichätt-Ingolstadt, Germany. The conference participants included executives and scholars from the U.S. and Europe. Other… Continue reading

Event Recap: In Our Hands: Changing Ourselves, Our Communities, Our Nation

The Veritas Institute was featured at the 2009 Catholic Health Assembly on June 8. T. Dean Maines, president of the Veritas Institute; Arnold Weimerskirch, executive fellow at the Veritas Institute; and Bill Brinkmann, vice president of leadership formation at Ascension Health, presented “The Catholic Identity… Continue reading