The afternoon and evening programs are part of the university’s “Higher Calling Series” and will be held on St. Thomas’ Minneapolis campus.
Kindelspire is a Justice and Peace Studies and Family Studies double major and Women’s Studies minor. She has served as a student director for VISION, participating in five trips, as well as a FEMCOM facilitator and Green Dot trainee.
Dr. Dennis Hart, director of Michigan State University’s Visiting International Professional Program, will become executive director of the International Education Center at the University of St. Thomas beginning in mid-June.
Dave Nimmer believes great teaching for undergraduates needs to be at or near the top of priorities for St. Thomas as it sets goals and defines standards. In The Scroll today, he writes about a sophomore’s experience in a January Term course taught by psychology professor John Buri.
Dawes will draw upon his experiences interviewing war criminals to talk about the nature of evil.
Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker and Dr. Sameer Kumar have been named recipients of this annual award for 2013. Award winners are tenured members of the St. Thomas faculty who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to not only their respective disciplines but also to the university.
The two events are co-sponsored by St. Thomas’ Sacred Arts Festival and the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
Poetry on the Patio, hosted by UST Libraries, features live poetry readings by members of the St. Thomas community and is now in its 15th year.
Hard skills can get you hired, but soft skills (or lack thereof) get you fired, notes Career Specialist LaBarre Spence. “Soft skills 2.0” are intellectually easy to understand, yet difficult to find in potential employees.
He was the father of Jackie Biljan, Service Center, and Dan Machacek ’81, and the grandfather of Andy Biljan ’11 and Anna Biljan ’16.
Cecilia Gentle and Sarah Millholland were awarded scholarships, and Erik Sathe was granted an honorable mention by the prestigious and competitive program.
Pete Feigal “sees his hardships as teachers and meditations in his life ‘wanted or not!’”
This week’s notes feature faculty and staff Lisa Montpetit Brabbit, Bernard Brady, Massimo Faggioli, Tanya Gladney, Marites Guino-o, J. Thomas Ippoliti, William Kinney, Mike Klein, Anne Klejment, John Martens, Terence Nichols, William Ojala, Lisa Prevette, James Rogers, Gerald Schlabach, Mark Stansbury-O’Donnell, Lisa Waldner and Robert Werner; alumna Jynette Larshus; and students from the Chemistry Department.
He was the father of Roger Weinbrenner, Physical Plant.
The university’s accreditation now has been renewed for the maximum period, 10 years, until the 2023-2024 academic year.
Her widely acclaimed memoir of growing up dirt-poor in a West Virginia mining town spent 100 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list.
The marathon will be held in the library’s “leather room” and is free and open to the public.