This week's notes feature faculty, an alumna and a student from the departments of chemistry, history, mathematics, modern and classical languages, and sociology and criminal justice, and the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
Graduation provides these eight seniors with time to reflect on past accomplishments and look forward to what the future may hold.
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.
MLS is headed for Minnesota, Lilly Pulitzer crashes Target and a ‘Good Question’ about lie detector tests in recent headlines.
Her talk, sponsored by many campus departments, is free and open to the public.
Four tenured faculty members were promoted, and 16 were granted tenure and promoted simultaneously to associate professor.
It’s at noon, it’s about art and it’s about music. It’s always fun and all are welcome.
This week's notes feature faculty Corinne Carvalho, Massimo Faggioli, Anne Klejment, Mark McInroy, Manjeet Rege, Angela Senander, Gary Voegele and Christian Washburn; and School of Social Work students Shanea Turner Smith and Elisabeth Wells, and a host of award-winning students from the 2014 Chemistry and Biochemistry Banquet.
This week's notes feature faculty Anne Klejment, Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt, Lisa Prevette, Manjeet Rege, Christian Washburn, John Wendt and Reid Zimmerman; staff Carol Peterfeso and James Rogers; and students Katie Boyd, Emily Cabel, Jackie Heitzman, Caitlin Kielblock, Lauren McGovern, Kirsten Muller, Megan Tappe and undergraduate students from the Geography Department.
Dawes will draw upon his experiences interviewing war criminals to talk about the nature of evil.
Dr. Jack Shaheen, a Noted Author, Media Critic and Expert on Arab Stereotyping, to Speak Here April 22
Shaheen, recent winner of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, will discuss his book Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People.
Dr. Christopher Wells of Macalester gave the lecture at St. Thomas March 4.
Environmental History Professor to Discuss Society’s Dependence on Automobiles in Lecture Here March 4
Macalester’s Christopher Wells is author of “Car Country: An Environmental History.” The talk is free and open to all.
UST faculty talk about broadening their scope and keeping students engaged.
During the civil war in El Salvador, Romero was a light for the poor and disenfranchised, “A Voice for the Voiceless.” He was killed by an assassin’s bullet while celebrating Mass in the small hospital chapel where he lived.
The film’s director and producer, Kimberly Bautista, will join in a discussion following the film.
John Rheinberger ’70, ’90 M.B.A., has traveled to every country in the world and has a story to tell about each one.Rheinberger was strolling through the main square in Dakar, the capital of the western African nation of Senegal, when he asked a passerby to take his photograph. Having traveled alone to dozens of countries, this was something he had grown accustomed to, and usually he found people to be accommodating. But this time, the passerby refused, which put Rheinberger on alert: something was amiss.
Find out where burritos and taco shells really came from in this talk by Dr. Jeffrey Pilcher. The event is co-sponsored by seven UST departments.
David Yates, the History Department's lead history tutor, was one of five students who presented research papers at a symposium at Mississippi State University over Memorial Day weekend last May. He describes his presentation on "The Nullification Crisis of 1832” "as the culmination of my work over the years. It was the realization of the whole process." Nullification occasionally makes news even today.
Artifacts Prove Croatian Island?s Importance in Roman and Greek Culture
Is Iraq a Just War? Two faculty colleagues offer different views on the Catholic response to war