Here are the finalists. Winners will be announced at a program Wednesday.
The event will include the premiere of the documentary “Field to Fork.”
Klaus Leisinger, chair of the Novartis Foundation, will speak at a St. Thomas event marking the 35th anniversary of the Center for Ethical Business Cultures.
The university is the largest purchaser of energy from Xcel Energy’s Windsource, the nation’s largest producer of wind power.
St. Thomas alumnus Dr. Joseph Scherer, executive director of the Superintendents’ National Dialogue, will speak at the 16th annual Julian Parker Lecture.
The interactive forum continues a series on civility in public discourse that began in 2010.
This year the conference honors Howard Ross, Elsa Batica and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
The program on April 10 features Dr. Shelley Neilsen Gatti and Dr. Tim Balke, who will speak on “Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness,” and a Fidgety Fairy Fairy Tales musical designed to help raise awareness of mental health issues of children.
The film’s director and producer, Kimberly Bautista, will join in a discussion following the film.
The April 5 event will feature a diverse lineup of experts from around the globe.
This year’s festival features five events that will be held in April.
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.
Sponsored by Cargill, the fair and center are offered in conjunction with the 25th annual Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity.
The daylong program features writers, scholars, therapists and a keynote address by Dr. Brigittine French on “Anthropologists Look at the Irish Family.”
The 21st annual conference is sponsored by the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling and brings together authors, illustrators, students and teachers.
The forums this year are focusing on the challenges of religious freedom here and around the world. All are welcome.
The University of St. Thomas forums this year are focusing on the challenges of religious freedom here and around the world.
Two law professors, one Muslim and one Catholic, will examine why anti-Sharia legislation threatens the religious liberty of all.
Bishop Charles Morerod of Switzerland will give the first “Hot Topics: Cool Talk” lecture of the 2012-2013 academic year.
Co-sponsored by the Opus College of Business and its Health Care MBA, the program will include a poster session, panel discussion, and remarks by former U.S. Sen. Dave Durenberger and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin.