The seventh annual dinner in the Higher Calling series introduced a St. Thomas audience of more than 100 to meet entrepreneurs from the Economy of Communion, a worldwide association of companies committed to solidarity with the poor.
Business and economic scholars from around the world gathered in the Philippines' capital city to explore questions around the conference’s theme, “Rediscovering Integral Human Development in the Catholic Social Tradition.”
Dr. Siarhei “Serge” Liabetski-Lukin is a Ryan Fellow, visiting Fulbright Scholar, and chair and professor of the International Management Department of the Economics Faculty at Belarus State University in Minsk, Belarus.
The Murphy Institute sponsored a faculty roundtable discussion of Thomas Piketty’s recent book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, in order to bring its argument into dialogue with the social teaching of the Catholic Church.
In the fifth annual Catholic Studies Master of Arts program’s Thought and Culture Lecture Series, Dr. David Foote, professor of Catholic Studies, spoke on Monsignor Romano Guardini, one of the most influential theologians of the early 20th century.
Greg Roberts, vice president for student affairs at St. Thomas from 1993 to 2003, has been named vice president for institutional advancement at Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana, effective July 13.
Nancy Zingale, a retired St. Thomas political science professor, has been involved in educational and cultural exchanges between St. Thomas and Cuba since 1999. She was in Havana when President Barack Obama announced a significant change to U.S.-Cuban relations last December.
As of July 1, 2015, The Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities will move to a distributed model of collaboration relying on the participating schools, rather than a central office, to coordinate and foster academic and business collaborations.
From chip formation in machining on the micro-scale to timing of basketball shots, two School of Engineering professors share how they collaborate in research with each other – and the students at UST.