International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is Nov. 25. The LDCW Book Club is accepting donations for purple hand-crocheted butterflies to be worn throughout November; collected funds will benefit the Alexandra House for battered women.
Expressions of interest from full-time faculty should be received no later than Monday, Nov. 25.
This week’s notes feature faculty and staff Sarah Armstrong, Massimo Faggioli, Thomas Hickson, Matthew Kent, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Thomas Dillon Redshaw, Jeri Rockett, James Rogers, Kevin Theissen, and students Malia Foster, Jacob Frahm, Nicholas Hermann and Crystal Pomerleau.
Murphy was a trustee emeritus and served on the St. Thomas Board of Trustees for 20 years.
The Thursday, Nov. 14, panel discussion is free and all are welcome.
$98,334.96 worth of checks are waiting for smart Santas. Those who are not Credit Union Christmas Club members can start saving now for a merrier Christmas in 2014.
The program celebrates 25 years of performances on the celebrated organ. Titled “Kney Sayers,” the program can be heard locally on Sunday morning, Nov. 10.
The exhibition, free and open to the public, can be seen in the Anderson Student Center through March 7, with a reception Saturday, Nov. 9.
All are welcome to attend this lecture sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, the Center for Catholic Studies and the archdiocese.
On the morning of Friday, Nov. 1, per an alert issued by the St. Catherine University Department of Public Safety, a suspicious object was found in a wooded area on the west side of their campus.
St. Thomas will offer a voluntary retirement incentive for regular full-time and regular part-time faculty and staff members who meet certain criteria and choose to retire on May 31, 2014.
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 Nov. 15 program is part of the Hot Topics: Cool Talk debate series hosted by the Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy.
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.
He was the father of Dr. Robert Kennedy, Catholic Studies Department.
Founded in 1914 at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., the honor society recognizes and encourages superior scholarship, leadership and exemplary character.
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.
The HLC Accreditation team will have more than 50 different meetings with faculty, staff, students, administrators and community members.