The November CultureLink Tea will be held at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in Scooter's. Four students – two exchange students from Japan and two study abroad students from St. Thomas – will be the guest speakers. They will talk about Japan and their experiences studying abroad.
The Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities will conduct a study to explore ways to share more administrative services and save money. The five institutions, including St. Thomas, already collaborate on many projects, including cross-registration for classes and purchasing goods and services.
During the civil war in El Salvador, Romero was a light for the poor and disenfranchised, “A Voice for the Voiceless.” He was killed by an assassin’s bullet while celebrating Mass in the small hospital chapel where he lived.
Employee benefits enrollment for 2014 begins Friday, Nov. 1, and runs through Friday, Nov. 15. This is the only time during the year when employees can make changes to their benefits without a “qualifying event” (also known as a change in status). Elections made during this enrollment period are effective Jan. 1, 2014.
President Julie Sullivan will hold a brown bag luncheon on “excellence” on Monday, Nov. 4, and invites members of the St. Thomas community to join her to discuss how to cultivate, foster and enhance excellence at the university.
This week's notes feature faculty Michael Andregg, Catherine Hansen, Jeff Jalkio, David Kelley, Paul Lorah, AnnMarie Thomas, Daniel Tight and Edward Ulrich; staff James Rogers; and engineering students Samuel Johnson and Matthew Schmidtbauer.