The integration of law and the Catholic intellectual tradition was the vision of Monsignor Terrence J. Murphy, president and chancellor of the University of St. Thomas for more than 35 years. In his book, A Catholic University, Vision and Opportunities, he emphasized the importance of teaching religious and ethical values in classrooms and in public forums as necessary for a healthy society and effective leadership.
The lecture is sponsored by the university’s English Department, now home to the journal Victorian Periodicals Review and new courses on the Victorian era.
Windschitl and the university’s Schola Cantorum will perform Bach chorales on Sunday, Dec. 9.
A reception for the Tommies’ NCAA champion volleyball team will be held at noon Thursday Nov. 29, in Schoenecker Arena. Students, alumni, parents and fans are invited. Cake will be served after a brief ceremony.
The university observatory will open its doors for public observing on Nov. 28 and Dec. 12.
All are welcome to enjoy this annual event presented by the seminary’s Chorale and Schola.
The University of St. Thomas forums this year are focusing on the challenges of religious freedom here and around the world.
The annual event begins at 4:30 p.m. and all are welcome to enjoy the music, readings, hot chocolate and holiday cookies.
Filmmaker, actress and women’s advocate Jennifer Siebel Newsom will speak on “Where Have All the Smart Girls Gone?”
Frum is a Newsweek, Daily Beast and CNN contributor who will talk about America after the election. The program is free, but reservations are required.
The four informal concerts feature music by guitarist Joan Griffith and pianist Laura Caviani, the UST Guitar Ensemble, the UST Women’s Choir and the UST String Ensemble.
The annual tradition will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center this year while it’s usual host, Orchestra Hall, undergoes construction.
St. Thomas will host a week of events: a Medallion Hunt, a showing of the “Crossing Borders” movie, CultureLink Tea with Saudi students, IEW Soccer Tournament, International Fair and Culture Fest. Free T-shirts will be given away on Monday, Nov.12, to promote the festivities.
The College of Education, Leadership and Counseling and the Office of Academic Affairs will host a reception for Dr. Bruce Kramer from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in Opus Hall, Rooms 201-202, on the Minneapolis campus. A brief program will begin at 4 p.m.
The event will include an opportunity for St. Thomas seniors to learn about the John Ireland Scholarship, which provides a full scholarship for full-time graduate studies in theology.
An opening ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday near the lower quad’s flagpole. All are welcome.
A reception for the longtime St. Thomas faculty member will be held Monday, Nov. 12. One of his best-known compositions is “On Eagles’ Wings.”
The interactive forum at Pantages Theater continues the University of St. Thomas’ annual series on civility in public discourse.
Raised as a Catholic, Stabile devoted 20 years of her life to practicing Buddhism and was ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun before returning to Catholicism in 2001. Her book, “Growing in Love and Wisdom: Tibetan Buddhist Sources for Christian Meditation,” was recently published by Oxford University Press,
Wirtschafter is rabbi-in-residence with the Jay Phillips Center, a joint enterprise of the University of St. Thomas and St. John’s University,
The Hall of Fame, now in its third year, is a program of the Shenehon Center for Real Estate at St. Thomas.
Members of 15 area religious organizations will participate in two November programs that take aim at hunger in Minnesota.
The Omicron Delta Kappa Society, founded in 1914, is a national society honoring students, faculty and staff for leadership and scholarship in collegiate life.
The eighth annual event brings together the undergraduate and graduate-level seminarians affiliated with the university.
The Bunch is a group of St. Thomas staff and faculty who gather a few times throughout the year for lunch and socializing with other St. Thomas employees, while learning something new each time with exciting speakers and topics.