Past Events

Apr 16 2018

					50 Years After the King Assassination: A Barometer Panel on Race and Justice

Monday, April 16, 2018, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Dr. Peniel Joseph, Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at the University of Texas at Austin, and St. Thomas deans Yohuru Williams (CAS) and Robert Vischer (Law). Read More

Apr 13 2018

					Hot Topics: Cool Talk - Should the U.S. Tax System Be Used as a Tool to Address Income Inequality?

Friday, April 13, 2018, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Scott Taylor, distinguished fellow at the School of Law, and Robert Kennedy, prof. of Catholic Studies, debate whether the U.S. tax code ought to be used as a tool to address income inequality. Read More

Apr 10 2018

					The Lawyer as Servant Leader

Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Judge Ralph Erickson, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Read More

Apr 06 2018

					Forum on Public Safety in Immigrant Communities

Friday, April 6, 2018, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, and Felipe Illescas of SEIU Minnesota State Council come together to discuss improving public safety in immigrant communities. Read More

Mar 23 2018

					Religious Freedom and the Common Good

Friday, March 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Friday, March 23, 2018; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The spring symposium of the University of St. Thomas Law Journal Read More

Mar 15 2018

					Love, Art, and the Deepest Desire

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

An evening of song and celebration in the newly renovated Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Read More

Mar 08 2018

					Reading Dante's Commedia as Theology

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A Murphy Institute Book Symposium Read More

Mar 01 2018

					Hot Topics: Cool Talk - Should We Take Mission Trips Off The Bucket List?

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Theologians John O'Keefe and Gerald Schlabach share ideas for how to pack for an ethically responsible mission trip. Read More

Feb 09 2018

					Universal Basic Income: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Friday, February 9, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join our distinguished panelists for a discussion of Universal Basic Income from a variety of perspectives. Read More

Dec 08 2017

					Navigating Impasses in Bioethics: End of Life, Disability, and Mental Illness

Friday, December 8, 2017, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

This interdisciplinary workshop will discuss current legislation on medically assisted suicide for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, with a special focus on mental health. Read More

Nov 17 2017

					MIA Happy Hour and Guided Tour

Friday, November 17, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a tour of the masterpieces of the MIA in an exploration of art and faith. Read More

Nov 16 2017

					Hot Topics: Cool Talk - Should Medicaid Be Converted to a Block-Grant Program?

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lucas Swanepoel, Sr. Director Government Affairs Catholic Charities USA, and David Vang, Prof. of Finance, University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, debate Medicaid block-granting. Read More

Sep 26 2017

					Hot Topics: Cool Talk - What Should We Do About Confederate Monuments?

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Deans Robert Vischer (School of Law) and Yohuru Williams (College of Arts and Sciences) will tackle the complex issues presented in the national debate over the fate of Confederate monuments. Read More

Sep 25 2017

					Hot Topics: Cool Talk - What Should We Do About Confederate Monuments?

Monday, September 25, 2017, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Deans Robert Vischer (School of Law) and Yohuru Williams (College of Arts and Sciences) will tackle the complex issues presented in the national debate over the fate of Confederate monuments. Read More

Apr 07 2017

					Christianity and Politics in the U.S. Today: A Conversation with Ross Douthat and Cornel West

Friday, April 7, 2017, 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM Friday, April 7; Reception 5:45 p.m., Program 6:45 p.m.

Video of this remarkable event is now (finally!) available. Click on the link below to view it. Read More

Mar 08 2017

					Abortion, Eugenics, and People of Color: A Discussion with Gloria Purvis

Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Sponsored by Students for Human Life, the Siena Symposium, and the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy. Read More

Feb 27 2017

					Boondoggle! The Struggle to Build the Eisenhower Memorial

Monday, February 27, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guest Speaker, Bruce Cole Read More

Feb 27 2017

					Will the Executive Orders on Immigration Hold Up in Court?

Monday, February 27, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

University of St. Thomas General Counsel and law professors form a panel to explore the implications and legality of President Trump's executive orders on immigration. Read More

Feb 20 2017

					Lecture: Shakespeare's Language Machine

Monday, February 20, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Shakespeare scholar Ralph Alan Cohen takes on Oregon Shakespeare Festival's "Play On!" project, which plans to translate Shakespeare's 39 plays into contemporary English. Read More

Feb 16 2017

					Taking Rites Seriously: Law, Politics, and the Reasonableness of Faith

Thursday, February 16, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

A Murphy Institute Book Discussion with author and professor, Francis J. Beckwith Read More

Jan 27 2017

					Galileo and the Garden of Eden: Galileo’s Hermeneutics, Modern Christians, and Natural History

Friday, January 27, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Ted Davis, Prof. of History at Messiah College, gives the final lecture in the "The Earth Unmoored" series of programs commemorating the 400-year anniversary of the Galileo Affair. Read More

Dec 09 2016

					Pre-Concert talk on Handel's Messiah by Fr. Michael Joncas

Friday, December 9, 2016, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Fr. Michael Joncas, composer, Theologian, and Artist-in-Residence, will give insights to Handel's Messiah at a talk preceding the Minnesota Orchestra's Friday, December 9 performance. Read More

Nov 22 2016

					Was Galileo a Heretic?  You Be the Judge.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for a unique staging of the Trial of Galileo - part of "The Earth Unmoored" series commemorating the 400-year anniversary of the Galileo Affair. Read More

Nov 18 2016

					The Telescope Against Copernicus: Marius, Galileo, Riccioli, and the Problem of Telescopic Observations of Stars in the Early 17th Century

Friday, November 18, 2016, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM September 18, 2016, Seminar at 1:30 p.m.; Lecture at 3:30 p.m.

Physics professor, Christopher Graney, gives the fourth lecture in our Fall Series commemorating the 400-year anniversary of the Galileo Affair. Read More

Nov 03 2016

					The Catholic Enlightenment: The Forgotten History of a Global Movement

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

A Murphy Institute Roundtable Discussion Read More

Oct 28 2016

					Forging the Moon; Or, How to Spot a Fake Galileo

Friday, October 28, 2016, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Friday, October 28, 2016

The Earth Unmoored? Reading Nature and Scripture in the Time of Galileo - Fall 2016 Seminar and Lecture Series Read More

Oct 10 2016

					If the U.S. supported women, children, and families more fully - as they do in Europe - should elective abortion be further restricted?

Monday, October 10, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Charlie Camosy and Robin Marty debate further abortion restrictions. Read More

Oct 07 2016

					Science, Theology, and Uncertainty: Notes on the Afterlife of the Galileo Affair

Friday, October 7, 2016, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM October 7, 2016, Seminar at 1:30 p.m.; Lecture at 3:30 p.m.

The Earth Unmoored? Reading Nature and Scripture in the Time of Galileo - Fall 2016 Seminar and Lecture Series Read More

Sep 27 2016

					Insurgent Democracy: The Nonpartisan League’s Legacy for the Age of Trump

Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Michael Lansing speaks on how challenges to two-party politics have impacted American history Read More

Sep 16 2016

					Drawing on Galileo: Art, Astronomy, and Appropriation

Friday, September 16, 2016, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM September 16, 2016, Seminar at 1:30 p.m.; Lecture at 3:30 p.m.

Fall 2016 Seminar and Lecture series Read More

Sep 14 2016

					Finding Common Ground Between Public Safety and Racial Justice—All for the Common Good

Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

A public forum at the University of St. Thomas School of Law Read More

Jun 26 2016

Sunday, June 26, 2016, 2:39 PM - 2:39 PM June 26-28, 2016

Annual CEPOS conference Read More

Apr 28 2016

					Lejeune's Legacy: The Contested History of the Discovery of Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome)

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Historian and author, David Wright, will give an account of Jerome Lejeune's contested landmark discovery, Trisomy 21, and explore its impact on modern social values, ethics, and disability law. Read More

Apr 18 2016

					Reading Group - Kinship Across Borders: A Christian Ethic of Immigration, by Kristin Heyer

Monday, April 18, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 AM

Please join us February 22, March 14 and April 18 to discuss Kristin Heyer’s book and lecture on immigration and its relevance for citizenship and public policy in the Twin Cities. Read More

Mar 18 2016

					Immigration Reform: Economic and Pastoral Perspectives

Friday, March 18, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Immigration Reform: Economic and Pastoral Perspectives is part of The St. Thomas Law Journal Spring 2016 Symposium examining the legal, moral, and issues surrounding sanctuary cities. Read More

Mar 14 2016

					Reading Group - Kinship Across Borders: A Christian Ethic of Immigration, by Kristin Heyer

Monday, March 14, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 AM

Please join us February 22, March 14 and April 18 to discuss Kristin Heyer’s book and lecture on immigration and its relevance for citizenship and public policy in the Twin Cities. Read More

Feb 26 2016

					70x7 Times? On Hate Speech and Forgiveness

Friday, February 26, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Robert Kahn and Kimberly Vrudny will explore legal and theological approaches to hate speech. Read More

Feb 24 2016

					Change of Heart: Making Peace With My Sister's Killer

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Jeanne Bishop has traveled an extraordinary 25-year journey that ultimately led to her corresponding and then meeting multiple times with her sister's killer. Read More

Feb 22 2016

					Reading Group - Kinship Across Borders: A Christian Ethic of Immigration, by Kristin Heyer

Monday, February 22, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 AM

Please join us February 22, March 14 and April 18 to discuss Kristin Heyer’s book and lecture on immigration and its relevance for citizenship and public policy in the Twin Cities. Read More

Feb 11 2016

					Thinking Humanly, Acting Wisely

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

A symposium on Minding the Modern: Human Agency, Intellectual Traditions, and Responsible Knowledge with Pfau and UST professors: An and MacKenzie (English), Kidd (Cath.Studies), and McInroy (Theo.) Read More

Jan 28 2016

					Inside the Synod on the Family: What Really Happened and What Does It All Mean?

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guest lecturer, John Grabowski, gives an insider interpretation of the 2015 Synod on the Family. Read More

Nov 16 2015

					Celebrating the Jubilee Year of Mercy

Monday, November 16, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Reverend Larry J. Snyder, Vice President for Mission at the University of St. Thomas, will offer insights into how we might celebrate the Pope Francis' Extraordinary Holy Year of Mercy. Read More

Nov 06 2015

					Thomas More Seminar on Sallust, City of God (selections), and Utopia

Friday, November 6, 2015, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Friday and Saturday, November 6th and 7th

Invitation only conference held at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in partnership with the Center for Thomas More Studies at the University of Dallas. Read More

Oct 27 2015

					Is Physician Assisted Suicide an Act of Mercy?

Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Jennifer Lahl, RN, MA, and Pres. of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network, and Dr. David Mayo, prof.of Phil. and board member of the Death with Dignity Political Action Fund. Read More

Sep 29 2015

					Montesquieu's Persian Letters: A Murphy Institute Roundtable Discussion

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Featuring Arts and Sciences professors Cathy Deavel, Michael Hollerich, Billy Junker, and Ray MacKenzie for a panel discussion of Dr. MacKenzie's recent translation of Persian Letters (Hackett, 2014). Read More

Sep 25 2015

					Federal Narcotics Sentences: Too High?

Friday, September 25, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Hon. Richard Sullivan, Federal Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and UST professor of law, Mark Osler. Read More

Sep 04 2015

					Patents on Life: Through the Lenses of Law, Religious Faith, and Social Justice

Friday, September 4, 2015, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

The conference will facilitate the debate on the ethics of patent ownership of living matter. Read More

Apr 14 2015

					The Architecture of an Apology

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Dr. Mahmoud El-Kati, professor emeritus of history at Macalester College and Dr. Kimberly Vrudny, associate professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas. Read More

Apr 10 2015

					Should Executive Clemency Play a Regular Operational Role in the Criminal Justice System?

Friday, April 10, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Margaret Love and Mark Osler (UST Law) Read More

Mar 25 2015

					Magnificent Magnificat: J.S. Bach Interpreting the Canticle of Mary

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

An evening with Fr. Michael Joncas, internationally renown liturgical composer and now University of St. Thomas artist-in-residence will give a lecture on the Canticle of Mary. Read More

Mar 15 2015

					United Nations Service-Learning Component of Spring 2015 International Law and Catholic Social Thought course.

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Students will attend the second (and final) week of the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, as part of their International Law and Catholic Social Thought course. Read More

Feb 25 2015

					Steven Justice

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

There is a widespread assumption that intellectual inquiry is often hampered by religious belief. On this view, the religious believer must bracket her faith when she engages in intellectual inquiry. Read More

Feb 13 2015

					Un-Nuke Now! Should We Heed the Pope's Call?

Friday, February 13, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

UST law professor, Robert Delahunty, and his former student, Joseph Grodahl Biever, will discuss the Catholic Church's position on the possession and use of atomic weapons. Read More

Feb 05 2015

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century offers important and controversial insights into the history of economic inequality in the capitalist era. Read More

Jan 29 2015

					Young V United Parcel Services

Thursday, January 29, 2015, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Expert panelists analyze the oral arguments made in the Supreme Court Young V United Parcel Services case. Read More

Jan 23 2015

					Just Wages: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Perspectives

Friday, January 23, 2015, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Professors will engage in a vigorous dialogue on the role of government in securing just wages for workers in light of Gospel teaching. Read More

Nov 06 2014

					Human Dignity Lecture Series: Hans Joas

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Hans Joas, world renown sociologist, gives the final lecture in the Murphy Institute series on Human Dignity. Read More

Nov 04 2014

					Jenny Kraska -Talk about Work! Exploring Jobs in the Catholic Church

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Meet Jenny Kraska, UST J.D./CSMA Alumni and Director of the Colorado Catholic Conference, and learn about how she put her UST J.D/CSMA degrees to work for the church. Read More

Oct 23 2014

					Night at the Theater:

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Karol Wojtyla's "The Jeweler’s Shop” performed at the Open Window Theater, Minneapolis, with a pre-show reception at Brits Pub. Read More

Oct 10 2014

					Cross-Border Joint Ventures: Cultural, Business, and Legal Perspectives

Friday, October 10, 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Siarhei Lukin (Fulbright Scholar, Economics, Belarus State University, Minsk), Dobrina Georgieva (Finance, UST), and Edward Hayward (Partner, Oppenheimer, Wolff, and Donnelly LLP) Read More

Sep 19 2014

					Should Justice or Agape Love Be the Organizing Principle of Civil Law?

Friday, September 19, 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Robert F. Cochran Jr and David VanDrunen as expert speakers and Thomas Berg as moderator. Read More

Aug 27 2014

					Criminal Law: A Legal Approach to Morality

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featuring Dr.Krzysztof Szczucki, University of Warsaw, Poland. Read More

Apr 24 2014

					Business as an Agent for Social Change: Social Entrepreneurship; Benefit Corporations; and Curing Poverty (part of the Higher Calling Series)

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM April 24, 2014, Session One: 3-5 p.m., Reception 5-5:30 p.m., Session Two: 5:30-8 p.m

Join us for a two- part interdisciplinary program examining how entrepreneurship and new business models might affect social change. Read More

Mar 20 2014

					Conversations in Feminism, Law, and Religion

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 1:15 PM - 5:30 PM Thursday, March 20, 1:15pm - Friday, March 21, 5:30pm

Rev. Elizabeth Eaton will deliver the keynote address for this groundbreaking two-day conference on the University of St. Thomas St. Paul campus. Read More

Mar 14 2014

					RESCHEDULED: What Should Progressives Think About Religious Freedom?

Friday, March 14, 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Laura Underkuffler and Thomas Berg will discuss how far courts should go to make accommodations for religious objectors to social welfare laws and regulations. Read More

Feb 24 2014

					Religious Freedom and the Security State

Monday, February 24, 2014, 7:00 PM - 6:30 PM

William T. Cavanaugh, Professor of Catholic Studies and Director of the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology at DePaul University. Read More

Jan 31 2014

					Hot Topics: Cool Talk - Should We Have a Regulated System of Incentives for Living Organ Donations?

Friday, January 31, 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Arthur Matas, prof. & kidney transplant surgeon (U of M) and Paul Wojda (UST Theo.) will offer medical, ethical, and legal considerations to a regulated system of incentives for living organ donations Read More

Dec 03 2013

					Green Thomism and Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO's)

Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Professors will discuss the environmental policies surrounding Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) from theological and scientific perspectives. Read More

Nov 15 2013

					Wall Street, the Financial Crisis, and Prosecutorial Underreach: Two Views

Friday, November 15, 2013, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Two former Assistant U.S. Attorneys, debate whether prosecutors reached far enough into Wall Street's executive suites to administer justice in the wake of the financial crisis. Read More

Oct 29 2013

					Unpacking the Interviews: Pope Francis' Message to the World

Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

An informal roundtable analysis of Pope Francis' surprising interviews with faculty panelists. Read More

Oct 25 2013

					Religious Liberty and the Law: The Perspective of Thomas More as Chief Judge, Philosopher, and Legal Historian

Friday, October 25, 2013, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Commemorate the anniversary of Thomas More as "Patron Saint of Statesman and Politicians" with a lunch hour presentation with professors. Read More

Oct 04 2013

					Is Legal Abortion Necessary for Sexual Equality in the United States?

Friday, October 4, 2013, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Professors and professionals argue constitutional Law and feminist legal theory and author of "Embodied Equality: Debunking Equal Protection Arguments for Abortion Rights” Read More

May 31 2013

					Thomas More on Ethics, Law, and Liberty

Friday, May 31, 2013, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM May 31,2013 - June 1, 2013

Invitation only conference held at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in partnership with the Center for Thomas More Studies at the University of Dallas. Read More

Apr 18 2013

					The Catholic University in the 21st Century

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Featuring Patricia O'Hara, Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School. Read More

Apr 05 2013

					Spring 2013 Symposium: Intellectual Property and Religious Thought

Friday, April 5, 2013, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

2013 Spring Symposium - Intellectual Property and Religious Thought Read More

Mar 08 2013

					Is the Supreme Court Threatening Religious Groups?

Friday, March 8, 2013, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Fifth program in the 2012-2013 Hot Topics: Cool Talk discourse series which focuses this year on Religious Liberty issues around the world. Read More

Nov 30 2012

					The Romeike Asylum Case: Does Germany's Ban on Homeschooling Count as Religious Persecution?

Friday, November 30, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

It will explore Catholic positions and other perspectives on provacative issues of law and policy, focuses this year on the challenges to religious freedom in the United States and around the world. Read More

Oct 23 2012

					The Dangers of Anti-Sharia Laws: Muslim and Catholic Perspectives

Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

They explored Catholic positions and other perspectives on provocative issues of law and politics, will focus this year on the many challenges to religious freedom around the world. Read More

Oct 22 2012

					Creating a Dynamic Vision of Catholic Mission and Identity: A University Experience

Monday, October 22, 2012, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Featuring Rev. James P. Burns Read More

Sep 26 2012

					Vatican II's Declaration on Religious Freedom: The View from Europe

Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Murphy Institute's first event of the 2012-2013 Hot Topics: Cool Talk series is a special public lecture by Bishop Charles Morerod, OP. Read More

Sep 25 2012

					Vatican II on Religious Freedom: European and American Perspectives

Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

The first Hot Topics: Cool Talk luncheon program of the 2012-2013 series. Read More

Jun 14 2012

					The Challenges of Mission-focused Leadership at a Catholic University

Thursday, June 14, 2012, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Featuring John Garvey, President, Catholic University of America Read More

May 03 2012

					Hot Topics: Cool Talk - How Should a Catholic Vote?

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Apr 20 2012

					Punishment Theory

Friday, April 20, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Apr 02 2012

					Religious Liberty and the Contraception Coverage Mandate

Monday, April 2, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Mar 26 2012

Monday, March 26, 2012, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A unique forum for dialogue among practitioners, academics and scholars in law, finance, theology and Catholic social teaching. Read More

Mar 02 2012

					Immigration Policy

Friday, March 2, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Jan 27 2012

					Health Care Reform

Friday, January 27, 2012, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Jan 12 2012

					Human Dignity Lecture Series: Paolo Carozza

Thursday, January 12, 2012, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Paolo Carozza is an Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame Read More

Dec 09 2011

					Balancing the Budget

Friday, December 9, 2011, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Nov 16 2011

					Embryo Rights and Stem Cell Research

Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series Read More

Oct 27 2011

					Human Dignity Lecture Series: David Luban

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

The Dignifier and the Dignified: Human Dignity from Autonomy to Relations Read More

Oct 13 2011

					Same Sex Marriage Amendment

Thursday, October 13, 2011, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Part of the 'Hot Topics: Cool Talk' speaker series Read More

May 05 2011

Thursday, May 5, 2011, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Two professors will debate the question “Can it be morally permissible to assert a falsehood in service of a good cause?” in a disputation format. Read More

Mar 07 2011

					The State of Capital Punishment in the U.S. Courts

Monday, March 7, 2011, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Featuring the Honorable Charles R. Wilson, Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Read More

Jan 30 2011

					Mother Teresa at 100: Reflectons on Why Her Work is Just Beginning

Sunday, January 30, 2011, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy will host Jim Towey on March 30th at 7:30pm in the University of St. Thomas OEC Auditorium. Read More

Jan 14 2010

Thursday, January 14, 2010, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Christopher Wolfe, Marquete University Read More

Jan 07 2011

					Fireside Chat with Federal Judge Ralph Erickson

Friday, January 7, 2011, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Judge Erickson discusses the role of his Catholic faith in his work. Read More

Nov 11 2010

					Persons and Their Dignity

Thursday, November 11, 2010, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dr. Gilbert Meilaender, an author and noted expert in the field of religious ethics, will discuss “Persons and Their Dignity.” Read More

Jan 08 2010

Friday, January 8, 2010, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Murphy Institute Event Read More

Jan 27 2009

Tuesday, January 27, 2009, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sponsored by the Murphy Institute Read More

Jan 21 2009

Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Dr. Robert George also will receive the Dignitatis Humanae Award, presented by the St. Thomas School of Law. Read More

Jan 20 2009

Tuesday, January 20, 2009, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Conferences Read More

Jan 18 2009

					A Muslim-Catholic Dialogue on Faith and Reason

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Featuring His Excellency Archbishop Celestino Migliore and Dr. Ibrahim Kalin, Georgetown University Read More

Jan 13 2009

					Memo to the President: Priorities for the Common Good

Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Featuring John L. Allen Jr., National Catholic Reporter, Andrew J. Bacevich, Boston University, David Blankenhorn, Institute for American Values Read More

Jan 11 2009

Sunday, January 11, 2009, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Roundtables Read More

Nov 13 2008

Thursday, November 13, 2008, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM November 13-15, 2008

Roundtables Read More

Jan 17 2008

					When Health Care Providers Say No: The Conflicts Over Conscience

Thursday, January 17, 2008, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Featuring Janet Smith, Sacred Heart major Seminary, Martha Swartz, Rutgers University, and Robert Vischer, University of St. Thomas School of Law Read More

Jan 11 2008

Friday, January 11, 2008, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Featuring Amelia J. Uelmen, Fordham University and Michael A. Scaperlanda, University of Oklahoma Read More

Jan 07 2008

Monday, January 7, 2008, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Featuring Richard Garnett, Notre Dame, L. Ali Kahn, Washburn University, and Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman, Temple Israel Read More

Jan 14 2007

Sunday, January 14, 2007, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Events Sponsored by the Terrence J. Murphy Institute Read More

Apr 07 2006

Friday, April 7, 2006, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Conferences Read More

Apr 08 2005

Friday, April 8, 2005, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Conferences Read More