In the beginning of Andera Nesmith’s social work career, she worked with issues pertaining to runaways, homeless youth, youth with incarcerated parents and older youth in foster care. She has since discovered a common thread that attracted her to these populations — youth who were separated from their parents, either by their own actions or the actions of others.
The film’s director and producer, Kimberly Bautista, will join in a discussion following the film.
The program was recorded at St. Thomas in fall 2011 as part of its Broadcast Journalism Lecture Series. Wilkerson is the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in journalism.
The forum began as a two-hour video conference in 1988 and is now the nation’s leading conference for advancing diversity in the workplace.
Sr. Katarina Schuth conducted her first significant research while completing her doctoral degree in cultural geography, which led to her dissertation, “Patterns of Literacy in Villages of South India.” After months of preparing for field work, which entailed lugging volumes of “The Census of India” back and forth from the Syracuse University library to Minnesota, she finally was ready for the adventure of a lifetime.
Dave Nimmer still remembers a Good Friday service a decade ago when Christ’s words touched him and those who asked Jesus to remember them when he came into his kingdom. “I was watching all of humanity, through eons of time, pass in front of me: the young and old, the youthful and fragile, the saints and sinners,” he writes today in The Scroll, and “I knew all was well with my soul.”
The Jay Phillips Center at St. Thomas is a co-sponsor of the talk. It’s free and open to all.
He writes about Sunday Scripture reading for America’s The Word column.
KaaI’s unique background enables him to seek socially optimal solutions to real-world problems independent of political or economic pressure.
Dr. Don Briel, Dr. Charles Reid Jr., Dr. Massimo Faggioli and Monsignor Aloysius Callaghan offer their initial thoughts on the election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the 266th Pope. St. Thomas students celebrate on campus.
Michel Bouvard will perform Sunday afternoon in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas. All are welcome to the free concert and reception.
St. Thomas again has been nominated to participate in the Star Tribune’s “Top Workplaces” survey, and 500 randomly selected St. Thomas employees will receive emails next week asking them to complete a short questionnaire.
In the field of adult education the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education is awarded annually to the English language book that exemplifies outstanding scholarship. Recently, Stephen Brookfield and John D. Holst from the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling learned that they won the 2011 World Award for their book Radicalizing Learning: Adult Education for a Just World.
Roxanne Prichard studies how and when we sleep and the environmental, biological and psychological variables that impede sleep. Simply put, she studeies what is it that makes us go to sleep and wake up when we do and the factors that interfere with that process.
Scholarship criteria include leadership, volunteerism and academics.
TIAA-CREF and Fidelity representatives will answer questions at the HR Fair on March 12-13. Submit a revised Salary Reduction Agreement form by March 22 to qualify for contributions to begin the first pay period in April.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, who will become president of St. Thomas on July 1, will offer opportunities for discussion and engagement with St. Thomas faculty and staff in forums on Thursday, April 4.
The new book’s essays and articles were compiled by James Silas Rogers, editor of the New Hibernia Review. The reception Monday is open to all.
The grand prize drawing this year will be for a $100 gift card of your choice.
January data shows year-t0-year improvements in most categories. In some areas of the Twin Cities, the unusually low inventory is triggering a shift from a buyer’s market to a seller’s market.
Bring a brown-bag lunch; cookies and beverages will be provided.