Featured Events

Sep 06
Christian Kirchner Memorial Symposium

Christian Kirchner Memorial Symposium

Sept. 6, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Christian Kirchner Memorial Symposium brings together leading law and economics scholars from around the world to honor Kirchner's life and work. Read More

Sep 08

Spiritual Listening Group

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Group spiritual listening (or group spiritual direction) is a process in which people gather together on a regular basis to assist one another in an ongoing awareness of God in all of life. Read More

Sep 09

Spiritual Listening Group

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Group spiritual listening (or group spiritual direction) is a process in which people gather together on a regular basis to assist one another in an ongoing awareness of God in all of life. Read More

Sep 10

Spiritual Listening Group

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Group spiritual listening (or group spiritual direction) is a process in which people gather together on a regular basis to assist one another in an ongoing awareness of God in all of life. Read More

Sep 11

Over the course of this academic year, we will offer a series of programs on vocational discernment such topics as Recognizing my Gifts, What Brings Me Joy?, Prioritizing My Values, How I Approach Decisions, and What Happens When Things Don’t Go My Way. Read More

Sep 11
Global Business Ethics Symposium

Symposium on Global Business Ethics

Sept. 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

The Symposium on Global Business Ethics at the University of St. Thomas School of Law brings together leading scholars on legal and business ethics from Europe and the United States. Initiated by the late Christian Kirchner (1944-2014) with substantive involvement of the Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics, the symposium enables cross-cultural and transatlantic scholarly dialogue in the context of global business ethics across different scholarly traditions. The symposium is intended to build consensus on important ethics issues, foster dialogue, and enable future cooperation. Read More

Sep 17
2014 Constitution Day

Constitution Day: Justice David R. Stras

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Justice David R. Stras joins the University of St. Thomas School of Law on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in recognition of Constitution Day. Stras will break down the most important constitutional decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court's most recent term. Read More

Sep 19

Please join us Sept. 18 and 19 for the 2014 Religiously Affiliated Law Schools conference, "Religious Identity in a Time of Challenge for Law Schools," held at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Read More

Sep 19

The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy hosts Robert F. Cochran, Jr., Pepperdine University's Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law and director of The Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar Institute of Law, Religion, and Ethics, and David M. VanDrunen, Westminster Seminary California's Robert B. Strimple Professor of Systematic Theology and Christian Ethics, for the keynote luncheon of the 2014 Religiously Affiliated Law Schools conference held at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Read More

Sep 20
2009 Reunion event collage using photos from graduation

Class of 2009 Five Year Reunion

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 7 p.m.

It's been 5 years! Join us for appetizers, drinks and great conversation on September 20th. Read More

Sep 20
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Class of 2004 Ten Year Reunion

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 7 p.m.

It's been 10 years! Join us for appetizers, drinks and great conversation on September 20th. Read More

Sep 23

Join Professors Mark Osler and Susan Stabile for a dialogue about salvation and afterlife. They will each share their perspectives on these questions and invite participants to share views from their own faith traditions. Read More

Sep 23

The Future for In-House Counsel

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014; 5-6:30 p.m.

The Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions presents "The Future for In-House Counsel," the Fredrikson and Byron Law Firm Lecture in honor of John Byron and a Medtronic Business and Law Roundtable. Read More

Oct 01

Over the course of this academic year, we will offer a series of programs on vocational discernment such topics as Recognizing my Gifts, What Brings Me Joy?, Prioritizing My Values, How I Approach Decisions, and What Happens When Things Don’t Go My Way. Read More

Oct 10

The University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy will host its fall 2014 symposium, "International Law, Sovereignty, and Ukraine: Legal and Policy Implications," on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. Read More

Oct 28

Over the course of this academic year, we will offer a series of programs on vocational discernment such topics as Recognizing my Gifts, What Brings Me Joy?, Prioritizing My Values, How I Approach Decisions, and What Happens When Things Don’t Go My Way. Read More

Oct 28

Former CIA officer Michael Hurley was on year 18 of his 25-year career with the agency when terrorists attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. He spent the next seven years of his CIA career on “the hunt” – searching for Osama bin Laden during three tours of duty in Afghanistan, as director of counterterrorism policy for the 9/11 Commission and co-author of The 9/11 Commission Report, and later through his work for the State Department. Read More

Nov 03

Kenneth Woodward, former Newsweek religions editor, defined a saint as “someone through whom we catch a glimpse of what God is like – and of what we are called to be”; in other words, a model and an inspiration to those of us seeking to lead lives of faith. Read More

Nov 06

Hans Joas Human Dignity Lecture

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 7-8:30 p.m.

Hans Joas, Permanent Fellow at the University of Freiburg in Germany and Professor of Sociology and a Member of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, will give the next lecture in the Murphy Institute’s Human Dignity series which brings together prominent thinkers in fields such as philosophy, theology, and law to rigorously explore just what it means for humans to possess dignity. Read More

Nov 12

Rabbi Norman Cohen is the senior (and founding) rabbi of Bet Shalom, a synagogue in Minnetonka. Among his scholarly interests, he has been working on a book on stereotypes and misconceptions that Christians and Jews hold about each other. Read More

Nov 24

Over the course of this academic year, we will offer a series of programs on vocational discernment such topics as Recognizing my Gifts, What Brings Me Joy?, Prioritizing My Values, How I Approach Decisions, and What Happens When Things Don’t Go My Way. Read More

Dec 03

This reflection series is designed to prepare ourselves to welcome the Christ child into our hearts and homes. Read More

Dec 10

Advent Reflection Series: Incarnation

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

This reflection series is designed to prepare ourselves to welcome the Christ child into our hearts and homes. Read More

Dec 17

This reflection series is designed to prepare ourselves to welcome the Christ child into our hearts and homes. Read More

Jan 29

Over the course of this academic year, we will offer a series of programs on vocational discernment such topics as Recognizing my Gifts, What Brings Me Joy?, Prioritizing My Values, How I Approach Decisions, and What Happens When Things Don’t Go My Way. Read More

Feb 25

Over the course of this academic year, we will offer a series of programs on vocational discernment such topics as Recognizing my Gifts, What Brings Me Joy?, Prioritizing My Values, How I Approach Decisions, and What Happens When Things Don’t Go My Way. Read More

Mar 26

Over the course of this academic year, we will offer a series of programs on vocational discernment such topics as Recognizing my Gifts, What Brings Me Joy?, Prioritizing My Values, How I Approach Decisions, and What Happens When Things Don’t Go My Way. Read More

Apr 13

Over the course of this academic year, we will offer a series of programs on vocational discernment such topics as Recognizing my Gifts, What Brings Me Joy?, Prioritizing My Values, How I Approach Decisions, and What Happens When Things Don’t Go My Way. Read More