Past Events

Sep 26 2017
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Deans Robert Vischer (School of Law) and Yohuru Williams (College of Arts and Sciences) will tackle the complex issues presented in the national debate over the fate of Confederate monuments. Read More

Sep 25 2017
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Monday, September 25, 2017, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Deans Robert Vischer (School of Law) and Yohuru Williams (College of Arts and Sciences) will tackle the complex issues presented in the national debate over the fate of Confederate monuments. Read More

Apr 07 2017
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Friday, April 7, 2017, 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM Friday, April 7; Reception 5:45 p.m., Program 6:45 p.m.

Video of this remarkable event is now (finally!) available. Click on the link below to view it. Read More

Mar 08 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Sponsored by Students for Human Life, the Siena Symposium, and the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy. Read More

Feb 27 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guest Speaker, Bruce Cole Read More

Feb 27 2017
Hot Topics: Cool Talk for Lyris

Monday, February 27, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

University of St. Thomas General Counsel and law professors form a panel to explore the implications and legality of President Trump's executive orders on immigration. Read More

Feb 20 2017
Oregon Shakespeare festival

Monday, February 20, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Shakespeare scholar Ralph Alan Cohen takes on Oregon Shakespeare Festival's "Play On!" project, which plans to translate Shakespeare's 39 plays into contemporary English. Read More

Feb 16 2017
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Thursday, February 16, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

A Murphy Institute Book Discussion with author and professor, Francis J. Beckwith Read More

Jan 27 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Ted Davis, Prof. of History at Messiah College, gives the final lecture in the "The Earth Unmoored" series of programs commemorating the 400-year anniversary of the Galileo Affair. Read More

Dec 09 2016
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Friday, December 9, 2016, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Fr. Michael Joncas, composer, Theologian, and Artist-in-Residence, will give insights to Handel's Messiah at a talk preceding the Minnesota Orchestra's Friday, December 9 performance. Read More

Nov 22 2016

Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for a unique staging of the Trial of Galileo - part of "The Earth Unmoored" series commemorating the 400-year anniversary of the Galileo Affair. Read More

Nov 18 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM September 18, 2016, Seminar at 1:30 p.m.; Lecture at 3:30 p.m.

Physics professor, Christopher Graney, gives the fourth lecture in our Fall Series commemorating the 400-year anniversary of the Galileo Affair. Read More

Nov 03 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

A Murphy Institute Roundtable Discussion Read More

Oct 28 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Friday, October 28, 2016

The Earth Unmoored? Reading Nature and Scripture in the Time of Galileo - Fall 2016 Seminar and Lecture Series Read More

Oct 10 2016
Hot Topics: Cool Talk for Lyris

Monday, October 10, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Charlie Camosy and Robin Marty debate further abortion restrictions. Read More

Oct 07 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM October 7, 2016, Seminar at 1:30 p.m.; Lecture at 3:30 p.m.

The Earth Unmoored? Reading Nature and Scripture in the Time of Galileo - Fall 2016 Seminar and Lecture Series Read More

Sep 27 2016
michael lansing

Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Michael Lansing speaks on how challenges to two-party politics have impacted American history Read More

Sep 16 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM September 16, 2016, Seminar at 1:30 p.m.; Lecture at 3:30 p.m.

Fall 2016 Seminar and Lecture series Read More

Sep 14 2016
Five Observations from public forum on race, police cohosted by Murphy Institute and Holloran Center at St. Thomas School of Law

Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

A public forum at the University of St. Thomas School of Law Read More

Jun 26 2016

Sunday, June 26, 2016, 2:39 PM - 2:39 PM June 26-28, 2016

Annual CEPOS conference Read More

Apr 28 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Historian and author, David Wright, will give an account of Jerome Lejeune's contested landmark discovery, Trisomy 21, and explore its impact on modern social values, ethics, and disability law. Read More

Apr 18 2016
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Monday, April 18, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 AM

Please join us February 22, March 14 and April 18 to discuss Kristin Heyer’s book and lecture on immigration and its relevance for citizenship and public policy in the Twin Cities. Read More

Mar 18 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Immigration Reform: Economic and Pastoral Perspectives is part of The St. Thomas Law Journal Spring 2016 Symposium examining the legal, moral, and issues surrounding sanctuary cities. Read More

Mar 14 2016
Book Cover - high res.

Monday, March 14, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 AM

Please join us February 22, March 14 and April 18 to discuss Kristin Heyer’s book and lecture on immigration and its relevance for citizenship and public policy in the Twin Cities. Read More

Feb 26 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Robert Kahn and Kimberly Vrudny will explore legal and theological approaches to hate speech. Read More

Feb 24 2016
Jeanne Bishop

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Jeanne Bishop has traveled an extraordinary 25-year journey that ultimately led to her corresponding and then meeting multiple times with her sister's killer. Read More

Feb 22 2016
Book Cover - high res.

Monday, February 22, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 AM

Please join us February 22, March 14 and April 18 to discuss Kristin Heyer’s book and lecture on immigration and its relevance for citizenship and public policy in the Twin Cities. Read More

Feb 11 2016
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Thursday, February 11, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

A symposium on Minding the Modern: Human Agency, Intellectual Traditions, and Responsible Knowledge with Pfau and UST professors: An and MacKenzie (English), Kidd (Cath.Studies), and McInroy (Theo.) Read More

Jan 28 2016
Vatican 2

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guest lecturer, John Grabowski, gives an insider interpretation of the 2015 Synod on the Family. Read More

Nov 16 2015

Monday, November 16, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Reverend Larry J. Snyder, Vice President for Mission at the University of St. Thomas, will offer insights into how we might celebrate the Pope Francis' Extraordinary Holy Year of Mercy. Read More

Nov 06 2015
Thomas More

Friday, November 6, 2015, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Friday and Saturday, November 6th and 7th

Invitation only conference held at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in partnership with the Center for Thomas More Studies at the University of Dallas. Read More

Oct 27 2015

Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Jennifer Lahl, RN, MA, and Pres. of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network, and Dr. David Mayo, prof.of Phil. and board member of the Death with Dignity Political Action Fund. Read More

Sep 29 2015
Persian Letters for Lyris Email

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Featuring Arts and Sciences professors Cathy Deavel, Michael Hollerich, Billy Junker, and Ray MacKenzie for a panel discussion of Dr. MacKenzie's recent translation of Persian Letters (Hackett, 2014). Read More

Sep 25 2015
Hot Topics

Friday, September 25, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Hon. Richard Sullivan, Federal Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and UST professor of law, Mark Osler. Read More

Sep 04 2015
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Friday, September 4, 2015, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

The conference will facilitate the debate on the ethics of patent ownership of living matter. Read More

Apr 14 2015
Hot Topics

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Dr. Mahmoud El-Kati, professor emeritus of history at Macalester College and Dr. Kimberly Vrudny, associate professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas. Read More

Apr 10 2015

Friday, April 10, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Margaret Love and Mark Osler (UST Law) Read More

Mar 25 2015
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

An evening with Fr. Michael Joncas, internationally renown liturgical composer and now University of St. Thomas artist-in-residence will give a lecture on the Canticle of Mary. Read More

Mar 15 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Students will attend the second (and final) week of the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, as part of their International Law and Catholic Social Thought course. Read More

Feb 25 2015
does believing corrupt thinking?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

There is a widespread assumption that intellectual inquiry is often hampered by religious belief. On this view, the religious believer must bracket her faith when she engages in intellectual inquiry. Read More

Feb 13 2015

Friday, February 13, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

UST law professor, Robert Delahunty, and his former student, Joseph Grodahl Biever, will discuss the Catholic Church's position on the possession and use of atomic weapons. Read More

Feb 05 2015
Roundtable Discussion of Economic Justice

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century offers important and controversial insights into the history of economic inequality in the capitalist era. Read More

Jan 29 2015
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Thursday, January 29, 2015, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Expert panelists analyze the oral arguments made in the Supreme Court Young V United Parcel Services case. Read More

Jan 23 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Professors will engage in a vigorous dialogue on the role of government in securing just wages for workers in light of Gospel teaching. Read More

Nov 06 2014
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Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Hans Joas, world renown sociologist, gives the final lecture in the Murphy Institute series on Human Dignity. Read More

Nov 04 2014

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Meet Jenny Kraska, UST J.D./CSMA Alumni and Director of the Colorado Catholic Conference, and learn about how she put her UST J.D/CSMA degrees to work for the church. Read More

Oct 23 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Karol Wojtyla's "The Jeweler’s Shop” performed at the Open Window Theater, Minneapolis, with a pre-show reception at Brits Pub. Read More

Oct 10 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Siarhei Lukin (Fulbright Scholar, Economics, Belarus State University, Minsk), Dobrina Georgieva (Finance, UST), and Edward Hayward (Partner, Oppenheimer, Wolff, and Donnelly LLP) Read More

Sep 19 2014

Friday, September 19, 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Robert F. Cochran Jr and David VanDrunen as expert speakers and Thomas Berg as moderator. Read More

Aug 27 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Dr.Krzysztof Szczucki, University of Warsaw, Poland. Read More

Apr 24 2014

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM April 24, 2014, Session One: 3-5 p.m., Reception 5-5:30 p.m., Session Two: 5:30-8 p.m

Join us for a two- part interdisciplinary program examining how entrepreneurship and new business models might affect social change. Read More

Mar 20 2014
550 X 300 with Keynote

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 1:15 PM - 5:30 PM Thursday, March 20, 1:15pm - Friday, March 21, 5:30pm

Rev. Elizabeth Eaton will deliver the keynote address for this groundbreaking two-day conference on the University of St. Thomas St. Paul campus. Read More

Mar 14 2014

Friday, March 14, 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Laura Underkuffler and Thomas Berg will discuss how far courts should go to make accommodations for religious objectors to social welfare laws and regulations. Read More

Feb 24 2014
Flag for Cavanaugh lecture

Monday, February 24, 2014, 7:00 PM - 6:30 PM

William T. Cavanaugh, Professor of Catholic Studies and Director of the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology at DePaul University. Read More

Jan 31 2014

Friday, January 31, 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Arthur Matas, prof. & kidney transplant surgeon (U of M) and Paul Wojda (UST Theo.) will offer medical, ethical, and legal considerations to a regulated system of incentives for living organ donations Read More

Dec 03 2013

Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Professors will discuss the environmental policies surrounding Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) from theological and scientific perspectives. Read More

Nov 15 2013

Friday, November 15, 2013, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Two former Assistant U.S. Attorneys, debate whether prosecutors reached far enough into Wall Street's executive suites to administer justice in the wake of the financial crisis. Read More

Oct 29 2013

Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

An informal roundtable analysis of Pope Francis' surprising interviews with faculty panelists. Read More

Oct 25 2013
Thomas More

Friday, October 25, 2013, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Commemorate the anniversary of Thomas More as "Patron Saint of Statesman and Politicians" with a lunch hour presentation with professors. Read More

Oct 04 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Professors and professionals argue constitutional Law and feminist legal theory and author of "Embodied Equality: Debunking Equal Protection Arguments for Abortion Rights” Read More

May 31 2013
Thomas More

Friday, May 31, 2013, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM May 31,2013 - June 1, 2013

Invitation only conference held at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in partnership with the Center for Thomas More Studies at the University of Dallas. Read More

Apr 18 2013

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Featuring Patricia O'Hara, Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School. Read More

Apr 05 2013
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Friday, April 5, 2013, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

2013 Spring Symposium - Intellectual Property and Religious Thought Read More

Mar 08 2013

Friday, March 8, 2013, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Fifth program in the 2012-2013 Hot Topics: Cool Talk discourse series which focuses this year on Religious Liberty issues around the world. Read More

Nov 30 2012

Friday, November 30, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

It will explore Catholic positions and other perspectives on provacative issues of law and policy, focuses this year on the challenges to religious freedom in the United States and around the world. Read More

Oct 23 2012

Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

They explored Catholic positions and other perspectives on provocative issues of law and politics, will focus this year on the many challenges to religious freedom around the world. Read More

Oct 22 2012

Monday, October 22, 2012, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Featuring Rev. James P. Burns Read More

Sep 26 2012

Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Murphy Institute's first event of the 2012-2013 Hot Topics: Cool Talk series is a special public lecture by Bishop Charles Morerod, OP. Read More

Sep 25 2012

Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

The first Hot Topics: Cool Talk luncheon program of the 2012-2013 series. Read More

Jun 14 2012

Thursday, June 14, 2012, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Featuring John Garvey, President, Catholic University of America Read More

May 03 2012

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Apr 20 2012

Friday, April 20, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Apr 02 2012

Monday, April 2, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Mar 26 2012

Monday, March 26, 2012, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A unique forum for dialogue among practitioners, academics and scholars in law, finance, theology and Catholic social teaching. Read More

Mar 02 2012

Friday, March 2, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Jan 27 2012

Friday, January 27, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Jan 12 2012
Human Dignity Lecture Paolo Carozza

Thursday, January 12, 2012, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Paolo Carozza is an Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame Read More

Dec 09 2011

Friday, December 9, 2011, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Nov 16 2011
Updated Brand for Lyris

Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Oct 27 2011

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

The Dignifier and the Dignified: Human Dignity from Autonomy to Relations Read More

Oct 13 2011

Thursday, October 13, 2011, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Part of the 'Hot Topics: Cool Talk' speaker series Read More

May 05 2011

Thursday, May 5, 2011, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Two professors will debate the question “Can it be morally permissible to assert a falsehood in service of a good cause?” in a disputation format. Read More

Mar 07 2011

Monday, March 7, 2011, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Featuring the Honorable Charles R. Wilson, Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Read More

Jan 30 2011

Sunday, January 30, 2011, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy will host Jim Towey on March 30th at 7:30pm in the University of St. Thomas OEC Auditorium. Read More

Jan 14 2010

Thursday, January 14, 2010, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Christopher Wolfe, Marquete University Read More

Jan 07 2011

Friday, January 7, 2011, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Judge Erickson discusses the role of his Catholic faith in his work. Read More

Nov 11 2010

Thursday, November 11, 2010, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dr. Gilbert Meilaender, an author and noted expert in the field of religious ethics, will discuss “Persons and Their Dignity.” Read More

Jan 08 2010

Friday, January 8, 2010, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Murphy Institute Event Read More

Jan 27 2009

Tuesday, January 27, 2009, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sponsored by the Murphy Institute Read More

Jan 21 2009

Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Dr. Robert George also will receive the Dignitatis Humanae Award, presented by the St. Thomas School of Law. Read More

Jan 20 2009

Tuesday, January 20, 2009, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Conferences Read More

Jan 18 2009

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Featuring His Excellency Archbishop Celestino Migliore and Dr. Ibrahim Kalin, Georgetown University Read More

Jan 13 2009

Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Featuring John L. Allen Jr., National Catholic Reporter, Andrew J. Bacevich, Boston University, David Blankenhorn, Institute for American Values Read More

Jan 11 2009

Sunday, January 11, 2009, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Roundtables Read More

Nov 13 2008

Thursday, November 13, 2008, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM November 13-15, 2008

Roundtables Read More

Jan 17 2008

Thursday, January 17, 2008, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Featuring Janet Smith, Sacred Heart major Seminary, Martha Swartz, Rutgers University, and Robert Vischer, University of St. Thomas School of Law Read More

Jan 11 2008

Friday, January 11, 2008, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Featuring Amelia J. Uelmen, Fordham University and Michael A. Scaperlanda, University of Oklahoma Read More

Jan 07 2008

Monday, January 7, 2008, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Featuring Richard Garnett, Notre Dame, L. Ali Kahn, Washburn University, and Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman, Temple Israel Read More

Jan 14 2007

Sunday, January 14, 2007, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Events Sponsored by the Terrence J. Murphy Institute Read More

Apr 06 2006

Thursday, April 6, 2006, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Conferences Read More

Apr 08 2005

Friday, April 8, 2005, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Conferences Read More