The two events are offered in conjunction with the 26th annual Forum on Workplace Inclusion.
The week offers different ways for prospective students to learn more about the university’s graduate programs.
Iranian-American Esfandiari is this year’s Women’s History Month speaker, sponsored by the Luann Dummer Center for Women.
The forum began as a two-hour video conference in 1988 and has grown to become one the nation’s leading conferences for advancing diversity in the workplace.
The 26th annual conference recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations for efforts related to diversity and inclusion.
The program is the next in the ‘Hot Topics: Cool Talk’ series.
Speakers are Dr. David Andow from the University of Minnesota and Dr. Christopher Thompson from the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
The Thursday, Nov. 14, panel discussion is free and all are welcome.
The November CultureLink Tea will be held at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in Scooter’s. Four students – two exchange students from Japan and two study abroad students from St. Thomas – will be the guest speakers. They will talk about Japan and their experiences studying abroad.
The World Press Institute forum is co-sponsored by St. Thomas’ College of Arts and Sciences and the Star Tribune newspaper.
The four professors will discuss their recent visit to Al Mustafa University for a Muslim-Christian dialogue conference.
All are welcome to an afternoon that starts on St. Thomas’ Minneapolis campus and ends with poetry readings at The Local Irish pub.
In celebration of Constitution Day on Tuesday, Sept. 17, the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society will be host a discussion of the current state of U.S. election law.
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.