James Callahan and David Jenkins will be performing on the university’s Gabriel Kney pipe organ.
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.
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.
The marathon will be held in the library’s “leather room” and is free and open to the public.
Saberi, an American freelance journalist, has written about her imprisonment and experiences in Iran.
Thavis has covered the Vatican for three decades and his 2013 The Vatican Diaries immediately became a New York Times best-seller.
The monthly open houses offer an opportunity to visit this acclaimed home now located on the grounds of the university’s Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna.
Shaheen, recent winner of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, will discuss his book Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People.
Dr. Kimberly Cleveland’s lecture is the fourth in a series on “Protecting the Past: Looting, Identity and the Preservation Crisis.”
Garfield is the third of four speakers in this season’s Minnesota Public Radio News Broadcast Journalist Series.
The exhibition reception will be held at 5 p.m. Monday April 7
Dr. Christopher Wells of Macalester gave the lecture at St. Thomas March 4.
This year’s festival opens with reading by internationally acclaimed author Anthony Doerr on Wednesday evening.
The week offers different ways for prospective students to learn more about the university’s graduate programs.
Senior music business majors Paige Norris and Courtney Wosick conceived “PlayFlat,” which took third runner-up and “best presentation” honors at the 2013 Fowler Business Concept Challenge.
This is the 12th year for the popular noon programs in the “leather room.” Bring your lunch; some refreshments are provided.