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2016 Hesburgh Lecture Series

“The Current State of Intercollegiate Athletics,” presented by Professor Edmund Edmonds Intercollegiate football is facing a number of challenges including Northwestern’s unionization efforts, concussion litigation, pay‐for‐play issues, and reorganization involving the top football playing program. This lecture will address these issues and the overall state… Continue reading

Event Recap: Twin Cities Risk and Values Summit

More than 60 risk and ethics executives joined for the first Twin Cities Risk and Values Summit on Friday, April 15. The event was designed to foster conversations focused upon the intersection of risks and ethical values. Invitees included a range of business professionals in… Continue reading

Event Recap: Respect in Action: Applying Subsidiarity in Business

The annual Higher Calling Series hosted nearly 120 faculty, staff, students, alumni, and members of the local business community on February 24. Michelle Rovang, director of Veritas Institute, welcomed attendees to the evening’s topic, “Respect in Action: Applying Subsidiarity in Business,” and introduced co-sponsors Veritas… Continue reading

2016 Hesburgh Lecture Series

Please join us for the upcoming Hesburgh Lecture Series, “Human Rights and Teaching of the Catholic Church” at 1 p.m., Sunday, April 24 at The Basilica of Saint Mary. Professor Paolo Carozza, A.B., J.D., Director at Kellogg Institute for International Studies and Professor of Law… Continue reading

23rd Annual Stakeholder Dialogue

Tuesday, April 19, 5:00 PM The 2016 Stakeholder Dialogue features Ari Weinzweig, co-founder and CEO of Zingerman’s Community of Businesses. Zingerman’s is a family of entrepreneurial food-related businesses in the Ann Arbor, Mich., area with a staff of 650 and annual sales of $50 million.… Continue reading

Event Recap: Winning with Integrity: A Conversation on Sports, Ethics and Leadership

More than 200 members of the local business and sports community joined UST faculty, staff, and students on January 28 to discuss the intersection of sports, ethics and leadership.  The inaugural symposium, “Winning with Integrity,” was moderated by John Tauer, Ph.D., head coach, Men’s Basketball… Continue reading

Winning with Integrity: A Conversation on Sports, Ethics and Leadership

Inaugural Symposium Sports exert a powerful influence in American culture. Sports experiences — as children and adults, in schools, colleges, in community leagues — help to shape an individual‘s character, sense of right and wrong, fair or unfair, and performance as a person, team member… Continue reading

Higher Calling Series – Respect in Action: Applying Subsidiarity in Business

Wednesday, February 24, 5:00 PM Reception 5:00-5:30 p.m. Dinner & Discussion 5:30-8:00 p.m. James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul campus   Cost: This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.   Register now>>… Continue reading

Event Recap: 2015 Hesburgh Lecture Series – “Can you do well while doing good?”

UST students, faculty, staff, and alumni, along with members of the local business community, gathered on October 22 to hear Reverend Oliver F. Williams, C.S.C., discuss the pursuit of “doing good” in business. Rev. Williams referenced his work with the United National Global Compact Foundation… Continue reading

2015 Hesburgh Lecture Series

“Can you do well while doing good?” – Rev. Oliver F. Williams: Reverend Oliver F. Williams, C.S.C., is a faculty member of the Mendoza College of Business and is director for the Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business at The University of Notre… Continue reading