The program on April 10 features Dr. Shelley Neilsen Gatti and Dr. Tim Balke, who will speak on “Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness,” and a Fidgety Fairy Fairy Tales musical designed to help raise awareness of mental health issues of children.
Kennedy taught at St. Thomas for 30 years and is now an auxiliary bishop of Boston. He will speak on “The New Evangelization.”
Barbour, who will attend the event, is one of the best-known figures in the interdisciplinary study of science and religion.
The April 5 event will feature a diverse lineup of experts from around the globe.
This year’s festival features five events that will be held in April.
The program was recorded at St. Thomas in fall 2011 as part of its Broadcast Journalism Lecture Series. Wilkerson is the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in journalism.
The Jay Phillips Center at St. Thomas is a co-sponsor of the talk. It’s free and open to all.
Theology Night Live is an opportunity for students to have an open dialogue with professors in their areas of expertise.
John Kaltner, the speaker, is a professor of Muslim-Christian relations at Rhodes College in Memphis. All are welcome.
Dr. Shelly Nordtorp-Madson, Art History, and Dr. Chris Kachian, Music, will present this noontime series. They will cover various periods in art, sculpture, painting, costume history and more – coupled with guitar performances of period music.
Paretsky will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, in OEC auditorium. She is the New York Times best-selling author of 17 mystery books and a longtime social activist.
Dr. Peter Schultz of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., will give the next lecture in the “Generations and the Tradition of Art” series. All are welcome.
What’s happening to our winters? McKibben will speak at both schools on his way to ski the Birkebeiner in Wisconsin. The lectures are free and open to all.
The lecture is sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning; all are welcome.
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 university observatory will open its doors for public observing on Nov. 28 and Dec. 12.
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 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 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.
Nazario wrote “Enrique’s Journey” and has earned dozens of national awards for her reporting on social issues. The program is free, but tickets are required.
The Opus College of Business event brings together noted experts to discuss the rapidly changing health care landscape.
The program, “From Fool’s Gold to Financial Integrity,” will examine insights of Joe Nocera, a regular columnist for the New York Times.