Nine experts in the field of education, including one fifth grader and the Minnesota Teacher of the Year, delivered their six-minute talks on the topic of “Taking Action to Reimagine Education.”
The program was recorded at St. Thomas School of Law last week.
Cardinal Turkson Cancels Visit to Nov. 5-7 Faith and Farming Symposium to Work on Vatican’s Response to Ebola Crisis
The cardinal, a native of Ghana, was called on by Pope Francis to work on the crisis. The Nov. 5-7 symposium will continue as planned and a Vatican official will deliver Turkson’s prepared remarks.
Rabbi Amy Eilberg will present the series based on her new book, From Enemy to Friend.
Greene was a foreign correspondent in Moscow and is author of the just-published Midnight in Siberia.
Sociologist and Author Hans Joas to Discuss ‘Slavery and Torture in a Global Perspective’ in Nov. 6 Lecture
The lecture is one of a series presented by the Murphy Institute on what it means for humans to possess dignity.
The speaker, historian Irene Whelan, is associate professor of history and director of Irish studies at Manhattanville College.
Bradley Malkovsky teaches comparative religion at the University of Notre Dame. His talk is sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
Hurley is a co-author of The 9/11 Commission Report.
Cardinal Peter Turkson, who is drafting a papal encyclical on the environment, will participate in the Nov. 5-7 event.
Timothy White is a professor of political science at Xavier University in Cincinnati.
Branch, who wrote about the life and death of hockey player Derek Boogaard, is the first of three speakers this fall in the Minnesota Public Radio News Broadcast Journalist Series.
Nine presenters in the field of education, including one fifth grader, will deliver their six-minute talks at St. Thomas’ first TEDx event. Registration starts Thursday.
Dr. David Lubin's lecture about efforts to repair World War I facial wounds is the first in a series of four on how war and peace have influenced society’s art and architecture.
The workshop will feature interfaith expert Mary Boys and is co-sponsored by St. Thomas’ and St. John’s Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
The center has been offering its popular short courses, luncheons and other programs since 1973.
Haynes, a 1970 St. Thomas graduate, will discuss “Social Mobility for Diverse Communities” at the 17th annual Julian Parker Lecture and receive an honorary degree.
The book-signing is at noon on Wednesday, May 7. Author Patricia Hampl says “Rogers gives us a tour not of death in his visits to graveyards, but of living history.”
Block is the last of four speakers in this season’s Minnesota Public Radio News Broadcast Journalist Series.
Timoner is associate rabbi at Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles, where her focus is on social justice, spiritual life and lifelong learning.
Dawes will draw upon his experiences interviewing war criminals to talk about the nature of evil.
Guest Lecturer Pete Feigal Refuses to Let Bipolar Disorder, MS Get Him Down; Will Speak Here April 16
Pete Feigal "sees his hardships as teachers and meditations in his life ‘wanted or not!’"
Her widely acclaimed memoir of growing up dirt-poor in a West Virginia mining town spent 100 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list.
Saberi, an American freelance journalist, has written about her imprisonment and experiences in Iran.
Reporter and ‘Vatican Diaries’ Author John Thavis to Discuss ‘The Francis Revolution’ in Talk Here April 10
Thavis has covered the Vatican for three decades and his 2013 The Vatican Diaries immediately became a New York Times best-seller.