Dr. Julie Sullivan, president-elect, is asking faculty, staff and students to complete a short survey that will assist her with strategic planning efforts. A link to the survey will be sent to St. Thomas email addresses on Tuesday, April 16.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate Wednesday, April 17, in an on-campus effort to write thank you notes to Gov. Mark Dayton and state legislators about the Minnesota State Grant Program.
The interactive forum continues a series on civility in public discourse that began in 2010.
She was the mother of Father Jean-Pierre Bongila, College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
Elizabeth Schiltz has always gravitated to kids who seem to have special needs, having helped organize a volunteer tutor program at an inner-city elementary school as an undergraduate at Yale University. The kids reminded her of her older brother.
A St. Thomas alumnus, he was a physician and an aviator in North Dakota.
Barbour, who will attend the event, is one of the best-known figures in the interdisciplinary study of science and religion.
He was the father of Jeff Martens, Physical Plant; the father-in-law of Leann Martens, Service Center; and the grandfather of Cassandra Watson, Service Center.
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.