Plotz has been a writer for online Slate magazine since its founding in 1996 and its editor since 2008. His talk is free, but reservations are required.
Derreck Kayongo couldn’t believe all the soap we throw away, so he founded the Atlanta-based Global Soap Project that helps keep impoverished kids clean around the world.
Spiegel has been at National Public Radio since 2003 and has won some of the nation’s top awards for journalism. Her talk is free, but reservations are required.
Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali, is an undefeated world boxing champion, mother of two, and a fitness and wellness expert.
The university is the largest purchaser of energy from Xcel Energy’s Windsource, the nation’s largest producer of wind power.
The program was recorded at St. Thomas last week.
Her talk concludes a five-part series dealing with the challenges of Catholic higher education.
World-renowned poet, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni will visit the University of St. Thomas this Friday as part of “A Night of Expression!” to celebrate Black History Month. Giovanni took the time to answer a few questions before her visit.
Public events are planned April 25 at the University Club and April 26 at St. Thomas.
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.
Climate-Change Expert Bill McKibben Coming to UST and Macalester Feb. 20-21 for Programs ‘Celebrating and Preserving Winter’
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.