Dr. Paul Wojda and Dr. Mathew Lu will discuss whether execution is a legitimate form of punishment.
The club will host Jim Peterson of The Renaissance Festival on Tuesday and the annual Professor Consortia on Thursday.
He will talk about the 2002 expansion of the National Civil Rights Museum and how its architectural difference from the original museum illustrates the complex relationship between remembering and forgetting.
Dr. Mari Ann Graham, co-director of the institute, will lead the workshop that uses song, visual images and exercises.
The program is part of the CommUNITY Series at St. Thomas this semester.
This Oct. 27 session, designed to provide a framework for understanding the nation’s current health care conversation, will feature three UST speakers who have experience with the issue: Sen. Dave Durenberger, Dr. Paul Wojda and Dan McLaughlin.
Among the highlights: a reading by award-winning author Ron Hansen; Sephardic music by Israeli singer/songwriter Yasmin Levy; a presentation by a dancer tortured for speaking out against oppression in Iran; an organ recital by Canadian organist and composer Rachel Laurin; and an exhibition of crèches from all over the world.
All are invited to help the Green Team clean up the east river banks from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17.
Presented tomorrow by Multicultural Student Services, the event covers tips on how to get out of debt, save money and reach goals.
Dr. Robert George also will receive the Dignitatis Humanae Award, presented by the St. Thomas School of Law.
The talks are co-sponsored by St. Olaf Catholic Church and the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought at St. Thomas.
Learn how ideas change the world with author David Bornstein Oct. 26. He is this year’s Vaclav Havel Civil Society Symposium scholar in residence.
The performance is Oct. 14 at the Orpheum Theater. Admission is only $10 for UST students only, which includes a round-trip bus ride.
Share experience, questions and ideas to stimulate conversation and action. Registrations are due Oct. 13.
The forum is Oct. 14. Network with other Twin Cities business professionals and learn about the GMAT exam and prep methods from Kaplan reps. Door prizes include a free Kaplan GMAT preparation course, a $1,400 value.
David Richardson of Artemis Strategy Group will speak at this event in the Association for Strategic Planning fall 2009 breakfast series. Registrations are due by Oct. 23.
“ComedySportz” is improvisational comedy played as a sport, featuring two teams of comedy “actletes” competing for laughs and a referee keeping things moving and calling fouls.
The drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
Meet the MSS team, check out a display of handmade piñatas where kids can try to break a special one just for them, and enter a drawing for theater tickets.
Dr. Oscar Kashala is president of the Union for the Rebuilding of the Congo and will speak at a University of St. Thomas International Leadership Forum.
Dr. Sherry Jordon will lead tomorrow’s discussion.