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Thursday, April 02, 2015
"Open 4 Business" Happy Hour
Date: April 2, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Local, Minneapolis
This is a great way to network and reconnect with your peers while enjoying free appetizers! For more information, visit stthomas.edu/business/alumni/events.

 

Wednesday, April 08, 2015
A Tribute to Lon Otto, Professor Emeritus of English
Date: April 8, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 260, Terrence Murphy Hall, Minneapolis campus
Readings by Lon Otto and selected St. Thomas alumni: Mark Ehling ’98, David Onofrychuk ’05, Mick Cochrane ’79 and Tracy Youngblom ’83, M.A. ’96. For more information and to learn more about additional lectures, visit stthomas.edu/English/events.

 

Thursday, April 09, 2015
Poetry Reading: David Gardiner
Date: April 9, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library, O’Shaughnessy Room (108)
Alumnus David Gardiner '89 will read poetry from his two books published by Salmon Poetry (Ireland): DOWNSTATE (2009) and THE CHIVALRY OF CRIME (2015). This event is free and open to UST alumni and the public. For additional information, visit the event page.

 

“Totally WIPped: Young Adult and Middle-Grade Works in Progress”
Date: April 9, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 260, Terrence Murphy Hall, Minneapolis campus
A variety of established and emerging children’s middlegrade and young adult authors will read brief excerpts from their works in progress. For more information and learn more about additional lectures, visit stthomas.edu/English/events.

 

Friday, April 10, 2015
University of St. Thomas Law Journal Symposium
Date: April 10, 2015
Schulze Grand Atrium, School of Law
All alumni and friends are invited to this symposium with the topic: Clemency and Mass Incarceration. For more information, visit stthomas.edu/law.

 

Murphy Institute - Hot Topic: Cool Talk
Date: April 10, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Room 235, School of Law, Minneapolis campus
A speaker series that explores both Catholic positions and challenging perspectives on major policy issues. Topic for this month: "Should Executive Clemency Play a Regular Operational Role in the Criminal Justice System?" Margaret Love and Mark Osler. Lunch is complimentary for those who register online at stthomas.edu/MurphyInstitute. CLE credits available.

 

Psychology Spring Colloquium and Alumni Reunion
Date: April 10, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Alumni and friends of the psychology department at the University of St. Thomas are invited back to campus for the spring colloquium and alumni reunion. Please join us!

 

Priests v. Seminarians Basketball Tournament
Date: April 10, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Totino-Grace High School
Join the fun! | BBQ | Basketball Games | Archdiocesan Catholic High School Dunk Contest. This event is free and open to alumni, students and friends!

 

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Women Connect Spring Legacy Brunch Student Registration
Date: April 11, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
​Join other students and friends of St. Thomas for the sixth annual Spring Legacy Brunch. This event celebrates St. Thomas women and welcomes you and your classmates, UST's future alumnae, into the fold. It is an opportunity for captivating conversation, fabulous food and networking with other St. Thomas women.

 

Women Connect Spring Legacy Brunch
Date: April 11, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
St. Thomas Women Connect is hosting the sixth annual Spring Legacy Brunch to honor and celebrate the graduating women of St. Thomas. Please join us!

 

Sunday, April 12, 2015
Organ Artist Concert Series presents Wolfgang Rübsam
Date: April 12, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM
Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas
Wolfgang Rübsam is internationally known through over 100 highly acclaimed recordings of organ repertoire, including two recordings of the complete organ works of J.S. Bach. Retired in 2011 from teaching at Northwestern University, Rübsam gives frequent recitals and master classes in the U.S. and Europe. For more information on the following performance and a complete concert listing and updates, visit stthomas.edu/music/events.

 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Tommie Connections: Chicago-area Gatherings
Date: April 14, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Alumni are invited to join Dr. Julie H. Sullivan at this year's Chicago gatherings of St. Thomas alumni and friends, which will include a chance to hear the Archbishop of Chicago's new archbishop, who is a St. Thomas alumnus, and a faculty member from the Biology Department.

 

Young Alumni Educational Roundtable
Date: April 14, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Join the Young Alumni Council as Erin Werde explains the Kolbe inventory. Learn about your natural instincts, true talents, and how to incorporate this new knowledge into your work life.

 

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Football Alumni Twins Outing 2015
Date: April 18, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Join Coach Glenn Caruso and other UST Football alumni, family members and friends at Target Field for the second annual Budweiser Roof Deck/UST Football Event. All are welcome to this fun event, but tickets are limited, so register today!

 

Sunday, April 19, 2015
St. Thomas Alumni Choir Spring Concert
Date: April 19, 2015
Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas

 

Tommie Connections: Washington D.C. Nationals Game
Date: April 19, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
​Join fellow St. Thomas alumni and friends in Washington, D.C., at Nationals Park for an early-season Nationals game against the Phillies!

 

Solemn Vespers for the Third Sunday of Easter
Date: April 19, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
St. Mary’s Chapel
Schola Cantorum, Aaron Brown, director The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity Chorale, David Jenkins, director Magnificat setting by Kevin Vogt, anthem “Christ lag in Todesbanden” by J.S. Bach Presented by The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, UST Department of Music and Campus Ministry, the event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit stthomas.edu/spssod/events or call (651) 962-5050.

 

Monday, April 20, 2015
15 Keys to Finding Love for a Lifetime
Date: April 20, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center, St. Paul Campus
We often think about love as simply a matter of the heart. But in reality, successful long-term, life-giving love almost always involves both the head and the heart. Come and find out why - and how - the head is so important. Dr. Buri will share insights from his new book Intentional Dating. Copies for purchase will be available. Author will be available, after the talk, for inscriptions. Questions? Contact Dr. Carol Bruess, Director of Family Studies.

 

Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library Lecture Series
Date: April 20, 2015
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
3M Auditorium, Owens Science Hall, St. Paul campus
Presented by Robert Vischer, Dean and Professor of Law, University of St. Thomas Law School. This event is free and open to alumni and friends.

 

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Tommie Connections Twin Cities: Brasa and Brews
Date: April 21, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
You are invited to this exclusive UST alumni event occurring at the Bauhaus Brew Labs on Tuesday, April 21, with award-winning speaker Alex Roberts, owner of Restaurant Alma and Brasa Rotisserie. Your ticket includes VIP access to the Bauhaus taproom, drinks and catered food from Brasa. Tickets are limited!

 

Fifth Annual Thought and Culture Lecture
Date: April 21, 2015
Time: 7:30 PM
3M Auditorium, Owens Science Hall
Sponsored by the Master of Arts program in Catholic Studies, this year’s event will feature David Foote, associate professor of Catholic Studies and history at St. Thomas. Foote will discuss the thought of Monsignor Romano Guardini, the German philosopher who was one of the most significant thinkers of the 20th century on questions of Catholic faith and culture. The lecture is free and open to the public.

 

Saturday, April 25, 2015
"Postcards from the Edge: Texts & Contexts"
Date: April 25, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
The graduate program in English will host an interdisciplinary conference. The call for papers and more information can be found at the graduate English website: stthomas.edu/english/graduate.

 

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
MA in Public Safety and Law Enforcement Leadership

35th Anniversary

Date: April 28, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Join us to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the MA in Public Safety and Law Enforcement Leadership Program.