This week’s notes feature faculty Tanya Gladney, William Kinney, Peter Parilla, Kim Vrudny, Lisa Waldner, Martin Warren and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff members Tom Couillard and N. Curtis May; students Kylee Joosten, Emilee Sirek, Victoria Speake and Mitchell Wolff; and alumna Jynette Larshus.
Campus Ministry invites the community to take part in a vigil at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, April 18, on Campus Way, outside the Campus Ministry office (Anderson Student Center Room 207).
The program was recorded at St. Thomas last week.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, president-elect, is asking faculty, staff and students to complete a short survey that will assist her with strategic planning efforts. A link to the survey will be sent to St. Thomas email addresses on Tuesday, April 16.
This project will conclude a six-week infrastructure project.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate Wednesday, April 17, in an on-campus effort to write thank you notes to Gov. Mark Dayton and state legislators about the Minnesota State Grant Program.
Prepare an action plan for safety in severe thunderstorms or tornadoes to help prevent injury or loss of life.
The interactive forum continues a series on civility in public discourse that began in 2010.
A used book sale, a scavenger hunt, a live musical performance in the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library’s Great Hall (the first in the library’s history) and more will be held in celebration of this year’s Library Week.
All are welcome to this annual tradition; a reception will follow.
Her talk concludes a five-part series dealing with the challenges of Catholic higher education.
She was the mother of Father Jean-Pierre Bongila, College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
The students selected 26 modern-art pieces from a “teaching collection” of 249 works Dolly Fiterman donated last year to the university.
Donations of new disposable diapers and diaper wipes will be given to families in crisis who are served by Project Baby Bottoms, a local project dedicated to providing these materials to people in need.
Christopher Kachian and Thomas Schönberg will perform in the first concert ever held in the library’s Great Hall.
Residence Life is accepting applications for the two positions for the 2013-14 academic year. Apply online.
The Higher Learning Commission will visit Nov. 11-13, 2013, and will meet with groups and individuals from across the campus.
The concert will be performed in the Twin Cities and Rochester and will feature music that reaches across Indian, Persian and Sephardic-Jewish musical traditions.
Run for a position on the USG; candidate packets must be submitted at a meeting on April 4.
This year the conference honors Howard Ross, Elsa Batica and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
A St. Thomas alumnus, he was a physician and an aviator in North Dakota.