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.
Ferreras Camilo is the presenter for this month’s CultureLink Tea, which will be held at 2 p.m today, Thursday, Oct. 18, in Scooter’s in the Anderson Student Center. The talk is free and open to the St. Thomas community. Tea and Dominican snacks will be provided.
Two law professors, one Muslim and one Catholic, will examine why anti-Sharia legislation threatens the religious liberty of all.
West will give a mulitmedia performance, “Fill These Hearts: God, Sex and the Universal Longing,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in the O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium.
Find out where burritos and taco shells really came from in this talk by Dr. Jeffrey Pilcher. The event is co-sponsored by seven UST departments.
Part of the Archbishop Ireland Memorial Lecture Series, the talk is titled “From Crisis to Holiness: Vatican II, Blessed John Paul II and the Renewal of the Ministerial Priesthood.”
Lapsley, who fought apartheid and was badly injured in an assassination attempt, and who later assisted with South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will give the Havel Symposium lecture Oct. 9 on the challenges of citizenship.
The program is co-sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, the Justice and Peace Studies Program and the St. Paul Interfaith Network.