Los Angeles Times investigative reporter Jason Felch will discuss the use of crowdsourcing and social media to find and track looted art.
In addition to the traditional and special events, America Ferrera, actress and activist, will speak. Students whose families cannot attend are encouraged to register and enjoy the weekend activities.
The debate question: “Is Legal Abortion Necessary for Sexual Equality in the U.S.A.?”
The rabbi and Muslim judge also will speak at Hamline University and Mount Zion Temple. The programs are sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
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.
Nirmal Singh, a student in Graduate Programs in Software, will give the presentation on Nepal, his home country.
McEvers is the first of four speakers in this season’s Minnesota Public Radio News’ Broadcast Journalist Series.
Many of the 58 works on display through Jan. 4 are from a private collection donated to the university by its former president, Father Dennis Dease.
Academic excellence, Catholic identity and mission, and organizational culture were the themes addressed Monday by Dr. Julie Sullivan in her first academic convocation address as president of St. Thomas.
Welcome Week will include the traditional March Through the Arches as well as picnics, interfaith blessings, the President’s Opening Convocation and an Opening Mass and Reception.
Dr. Geoffrey Coates will discuss plastics that have reduced environmental impacts.
The summer tradition started in 1981 and returns with live music, food and pony rides by Blueberry and Jericho.
“Extended Family: Essays on Being Irish-American From New Hibernia Review” has been published by Dafour Editions. Editor Jim Rogers and essayist Brian Nerney will help launch the collection at 7:30 p.m. June 25 at O’Gara’s, 164 N. Snelling Ave., St. Paul.
No need to register; just show up and enjoy the program.
Undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies will be held Saturday, May 25.
At noon listen to a rebroadcast of NPR’s Alix Spiegel, and at 7 p.m. attend a live lecture by Slate editor David Plotz.
Hart’s latest novel, The Book of Killowen, is the June selection of the Luann Dummer Center for Women’s monthly book club. She will attend the club’s meeting, which is free and open to the public, at noon, Wednesday, June 26.
Winners will be announced at a program Wednesday.
St. Thomas faculty and staff are invited to attend a thank-you celebration on Friday (May 17) for Father Dennis Dease, who will retire June 30 after 22 years as president.
The speaker is Dr. Soraya Castro, who is on her third visit to St. Thomas. Her talk is free and open to the public.
Plotz has been a writer for online Slate magazine since its founding in 1996 and its editor since 2008. His talk is free, but reservations are required.
Each year, the University of St. Thomas celebrates St. Thomas Day, which recognizes the extraordinary contributions that members of the St. Thomas community have made to the university and the wider community.