Upcoming Events

Past Events

Dec 07 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM

HSTM Friday Colloquium: "From the Old to the New World of Nuclear Physics, 1919–1939" Read More

Nov 30 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM

UMn HSTM Friday Colloquium: "The intersection of Social Values and Methods in Attributing Climate Change to Extreme Events: A Controversy" Read More

Nov 16 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM

UMn HSTM Friday Colloquium: "El Principio Sacarino: Organic Chemistry Meets Racial Capitalism in the Cuban Sugar-Mill" Read More

Nov 15 2018

					SMDS...In Perspective: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic after 100 years

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Historian Dr. Jennifer Gunn lecture, "1918: Pandemic Flu and the Police Powers of Public Health," followed by an interdisciplinary roundtable with UST faculty. Read More

Nov 14 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Theology Night Live: Theology professor Dr. Paul Wojda and Biology professor Dr. Kerri Carlson will lead a discussion about theology and biology. Read More

Nov 09 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM

UMn HSTM Friday Colloquium: "Reform or Exclude?: Debating Medicine's Role in Disability and Mental Health" Read More

Nov 07 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Theology Night Live: Theology professor Dr. Cara Anthony and Geology professor Dr. Tom Hickson will lead a discussion about theology and geology. Read More

Oct 26 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM

UMn HSTM Colloquium: "Margaret Cavendish’s Medical Recipes: Medicine, Experience, and Natural Philosophy in Early Modern England" Read More

Oct 19 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM

UMn HSTM Colloquium: "Mechanical Quackery: Electrical Cures for Deafness in the United States, 1880-1930" Read More

Oct 12 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM

UMn HSTM Colloquium: "The Homelands of the Plague: Soviet Disease Ecology in Central Asia, 1920s–1950s" Read More

Oct 08 2018

					How does God create through evolution?

Monday, October 8, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Public lecture by Fr Nicanor Austriaco, OP, Dominican priest and MIT-trained molecular biologist on the question, "How does God create through evolution?" Read More

Oct 05 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM

UMn HSTM Colloquium: "Epigenetics is 76 years old, so why are you just now hearing about it?" Read More

Oct 01 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018, 12:20 PM - 1:10 PM

UMn History of Medicine Lecture by Susan Bartlett Foote, Prof. Emerita, UMn School of Public Health on "Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946-1954" Read More

Sep 28 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018, 3:36 PM - 5:00 PM

UMn HSTM Colloquium:"Exploring Hapticity, Slavery and the Emergence of American Gynecology" Read More

Sep 21 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM

UMn HSTM Colloquium: "The Neurophilosophy of Memory: Reconciling Stable Engrams and Neural Dynamics" Read More

Sep 14 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM

UMn HSTM Colloquium: "The Medical Origins of Experimental Science? Professors, Students, and the Cultivation of Experiment at Universities in Padua and Leiden" Read More

May 15 2018

					HPM Research Poster Paper Open House

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Students in History and Philosophy of Medicine (PHIL 241) present their Research Poster Papers. Take a break and come see what they are working one. Cookies provided. Read More

May 02 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

UMn History of Medicine Lecture: This talk explains how American physicians negotiated their definitions of who qualified as a medical practitioner as they intervened in prostitution reform. Read More

May 01 2018

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Dr. Peine will be talking about his work as a Catholic doctor and will be specifically talking about his work with underserved communities. Read More

Apr 30 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018, 12:20 PM - 1:10 PM

UMn History of Medicine Lunchtime Lecture. This talk uses the history of toxic fish to explore the relationships between risk, regulation, and Indigenous communities in the Great Lakes. Read More

Apr 24 2018

					Roundtable: How Healthcare became big business--and so what!?

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

SMDS Faculty Roundtable exploring issues raised by Elisabeth Rosenthal's 2017 book "An American Sickness: How healthcare became big business and how you can take it back." Pizza lunch provided! Read More

Apr 06 2018

					Film Viewing:

Friday, April 6, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Department of Health and Human Performance screening the film "Bending the Arc," the story of Dr. Paul Farmer and Partners in Health. Food and drinks provided. Read More

Apr 05 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, President of the Catholic Health Care Association of America, will address the current national controversies over the fate of the Affordable Care Act and health care reform. Read More

Mar 30 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

University of Minnesota History of Science, Technology and Medicine Colloquium Read More

Mar 23 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

University of Minnesota History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Colloquium Read More

Mar 22 2018

					SMDS Pizza Lunch

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Take a lunch break to meet SMDS students and faculty and to learn more about the new minor! Read More

Mar 21 2018

					In the Area: A run on the bank: Interrupting Charity and Development and Inspiring Social Justice through Pedagoy

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Interactive presentation at UMn St. Paul on a J-term course in Uganda and Rwanda. Part of the University of Minnesota Travel & Tropical Medicine Seminar. Many St. Thomas students will be presenting. Read More

Mar 09 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hear Dr. Bridget Kapler '10 (English and Chemistry) talk about how she has integrated professional writing into her career. English Department Event of potential interest to SMDS students Read More

Feb 23 2018

					In the Area: Did Humoral Theory Undergo any Changes in Post-Avicennan Medicine?

Friday, February 23, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

University of Minnesota History of Science, Medicine, and Technology Colloquium Read More

Feb 16 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM

University of Minnesota History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Colloquium Read More

Feb 09 2018

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

Join our panel of distinguished Catholic thinkers to discuss a variety of perspectives on Universal Basic Income. Read More

Feb 09 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

University of Minnesota Driven to Discover: The History of Minnesota’s Medical Innovations Lecture Series Read More

Nov 02 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

St. Thomas faculty and Dr. Timothy Kowalewski (Medical Robotics and Devices, University of Minnesota) explore the potential impact of cutting edge research in medical robotics. Read More