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Published Opinion: Gender Bias Persists
List of Lists: Top 10 Most Important American Novels
Humans of St. Thomas: Peter Southard
Fake Palms, Parrotheads and Ribbons
The Challenge of Managing Global Risk
Depth of Field: Welcome Week
Depth of Field
Humans of St. Thomas
In the News
In Our Prayers
Purple and Gray
On a Different Wavelength
Reading the Green
Trustee Profile: Listen Up
St. Thomas Magazine
St. Thomas Lawyer
St. Thomas Engineer
Public Safety Notices
Urban Flower Field Opens on Saturday, June 6
This event is free and open to the public.
Noted Catholic Journalist John Allen to Discuss Pope’s Encyclical on the Environment in June 3 Talk
The much-discussed encyclical is expected to be released in June or July.
Speakers Announced for 2015 Commencement Ceremonies
This year's speakers are Dr. Carolyn Woo, Mark Crea, Archie Black and Jessica Slattery.
High 48s Bluegrass Band to Present Third Annual ‘Americana Music Concert’ Here May 8
Robbie Fulks and Don Stiernberg are returning again this year for the Friday night program.
St. Thomas Day Awards to Honor Five Community Members May 6
The annual event honors recipients of the Monsignor James Lavin Award, Professor of the Year, Humanitarian Award, Tommie Award and Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award.
New York Times Reporter Helene Cooper to Speak Here May 4
Cooper, who has reported from more than 60 countries, is the final speaker in this year’s Minnesota Public Radio News’ Broadcast Journalist Series.
Next ‘Healthy Relationships’ Lecture to Focus on the Role of Fathers
The talk features marriage and family expert Dr. Kirsten Lind Seal of St. Mary’s University and is sponsored by St. Thomas’ Family Studies Program.
Journalist Laura Ling, Once Held Captive in North Korea, to Speak Here April 28
Her talk, titled “Journey of Hope," is sponsored by St. Thomas’ University Lectures Committee.
Next noonartsound at St. Thomas Library to Focus on Songs of the 1930s and Early Labor Movement
Performing May 5 will be Andrew Scheiber and Liz Wilkinson, a folk duo who recently put out their first CD of folk and honky-tonk.
Olympic Gold Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee to Speak Here April 23
The native of East St. Louis, Illinois, grew up to become Sports Illustrated’s pick for “The Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century.”
Irish Poet Paula Meehan to Receive 19th O’Shaughnessy Award for Poetry
She will give a public reading here April 24.
Psychology Professor John Buri to Launch ‘Healthy Relationship’ Lecture Series With April 20 Talk
The new lecture series is sponsored by St. Thomas’ Family Studies Program.
Social Justice Advocate John Carr to Deliver Inaugural Lecture for Institute for Catholicism and Citizenship April 23
After serving more than 20 years with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the University of St. Thomas graduate now heads Georgetown’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life.
Caribbean Student Survives First Winter
Chelsea Balthazar, a freshman international student from the Caribbean island of Dominica, will speak at this month's CultureLink Tea, April 13.
Yuval Ron Ensemble to Perform ‘Mystical Music of the Middle East’ Here April 15
Dancer Cassandra Shore to appear with the interfaith ensemble.
Next noonartsound at St. Thomas Library to Focus on ‘The British Invasion: 1964-1967’
The name sums it up: It’s at noon, it’s about art and it’s about music. It’s always fun and all are welcome.
Thirty-fifth Annual Sacred Arts Festival Features Artists, Authors and Musicians
This year’s festival has the theme of “Illumination” and features five events in April.
Expert to Speak on ‘Implications of the Holocaust for Multireligious Conversations’
Victoria Barnett, from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, will speak in St. Paul on April 22.
Malala Fund Co-Founder Shiza Shahid to Speak Here April 7
Named for the Pakistani activist shot by the Taliban, the fund supports adolescent girls around the world who are denied access to an education.
‘Orange is the New Black’ Author Piper Kerman to Speak Here March 25
Her talk, sponsored by many campus departments, is free and open to the public.
‘Seamus Heaney and Religion’ is Subject of Lecture March 22
The late Seamus Heaney is recognized as Ireland’s pre-eminent modern poet.
Expert on Space Solar Power to Speak Here March 10
Former NASA project manager John Mankins will describe a proposal for harvesting solar energy in outer space and beaming it to earth.
Winona LaDuke is Women’s History Month Speaker
St. Thomas' Luann Dummer Center for Women is sponsoring her presentation, "Women and Native Struggles: Toward Ecological Transformation," which will be held 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in O'Shaughnessy Education Center Auditorium.
Career Fair and Career Services Center Will Be Held at Minneapolis Convention Center March 17-18
The free events are part of the annual Forum on Workplace Inclusion.
Behind the Glass
Eric Kjellgren, the director of the American Museum of Asmat Art, and his graduate students, Jenny Smith and Zach Forstrom, share what goes into putting on an exhibit at AMAA@UST.