Hemsley is chief executive officer and president of UnitedHealth Group.
She will speak about the factors that influence political tolerance. Her talk is titled “The Uncertainty Paradox: Perceived Threat Moderates the Effect of Uncertainty on Political Tolerance.”
The film follows the lives of four first-generation high school students who set out to break the cycle of poverty by attending college. A panel discussion will follow the film.
The congressman will touch on all aspects of U.S. policy; also participating in the discussion will be Dr. Trita Parsi, director of the National Iranian American Council.
The talk is a preview of next year’s series on the common good.
The community is invited to the green space at the corner of Goodrich Avenue and Mississippi River Boulevard at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22.
The dialogue continues through Tuesday, April 24.
Allen has done extensive research on the development of feminism throughout history. Her lecture is titled “Integral Complementarity of Woman and Man: the Catholic Inspiration.”
Mark Osler will give a presentation on how people can engage in worthwhile discussions on the amendment facing voters this fall.
He teaches Rhetorical Criticism, Argumentation and Advocacy, and Public Speaking in the
Communication and Journalism Department.
The symposium, free and open to the public, is tonight in 3M Auditorium, Owens Science Hall.
The campus community is invited to attend the lecture portion of the evening at no charge; UST ID will be required. (A dinner will be held earlier for those who preregistered.)
For her presentation, Nadia Gamal Ebrahim will discuss her country’s geography, customs and culture, including the role of women.
The Guitar Ensemble plays many styles of music; listeners may come and go throughout the performance.
A host of events throughout the week will culminate with the International Dinner on Saturday, April 21.
The public is invited to this annual auction, which will be held 6 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22, in the McNeely Hall Great Room.
The program will feature student soloists who were chosen to be included in the Festival Orchestra program through a competitve process.
Dr. Carolyn Dean of the University of California-Santa Cruz will speak Friday, April 27, at the Weisman Art Museum.
The free talk, “Telling All Our Stories: Institutionalization, Vernacular Expression and Contested Meaning at the Flight 93 National Memorial,” will be given Thursday, April 19.
The April 20 program, co-sponsored by the Law Journal, will feature two New York legal experts: law professor Marc DeGirolami and U.S. Judge Richard Sullivan.
The 2012 award will be presented to a staff member, Pat Alexander, and to a student, Christina Weiberg.
Speakers Howard Rohm, Balanced Scorecard Institute, and John Rudrud, National Marrow Donor Program, will discuss “Integrated Strategic Planning and Management Using the Balanced Scorecard: National Marrow Donor Program Case Study.”
The presentation and discussion will be held Monday.
Somewhat like Christian saints, the Islamic “friends” are exemplars of devotion and piety and are immensely popular among millions of Muslims. This event is free and open to the public.
Paul J. Wagner ’85, entrepreneur, and chairman and CEO of Minnesota Wire, will share how faith, service and reason have been a part of his journey since he graduated from St. Thomas.