International student Vera Pospisilova will bring the Czech Republic’s colorful but tumultuous history into the spotlight at 3 p.m. today in the Anderson Student Center, Room 202.
Buy a glass of lemonade during convo hour today, Tuesday, May 1, on the second floor of the Anderson Student Center, and get to know some friendly international students.
Poster presentations by this year’s student research fellowship awardees will be featured. Also acknowledged will be the women’s studies minors who are graduating in May, and grant recipients for 2012-13.
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Organizers encourage professionals, and students in special education, social work psychology, public policy, education and law to attend the conference, which is free and open to the public.
The essay contest winners will receive their Thomas D. Sullivan Medals in Philosophy at the colloquium.
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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.