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Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Fall Leadership Institute Volunteer 2015
Date: September 1, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM to 9:40 AM
​​Please join us for informal breakfast conversations with approximately 200 student leaders on Tuesday, Sept. 1! Student leaders want to know how their college activities and leadership skills will transfer in their next chapter, so we invite UST Alumni to share how their own student leadership experiences have carried over into life after St. Thomas.

 

Thursday, September 03, 2015
12th Annual Women’s Hockey Alumnae Golf Tournament
Date: September 3, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Please join us for the 12th annual St. Thomas Women's Hockey Alumnae Golf Tournament and dinner. This year's event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 3, at Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, Minn.

 

Friday, September 04, 2015
Opus Distinguished Speaker featuring Guy Kawasaki
Date: September 4, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM
James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center
Attend the 2015 Opus Distinguished Speaker event to gain insights and analysis from Guy Kawasaki, corporate evangelist, trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation, executive fellow at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, author and speaker. Kawasaki will explore the challenges presented when creating a new company. Free and open to the public; advance registration required. More information.

 

Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Graduate English Information Session
Date: September 8, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 102, O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center
Come learn how the M.A. in English program can help you fulfill your personal and profession goals. A reception will follow! Learn more here.

 

Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Natural and Human Ecology
Date: September 9, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center
A panel discussion hosted by the Minnesota Catholic Conference on themes from Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’. Co-sponsored by the University of St. Thomas Center for Catholic Studies and Catholic Rural Life. Learn more and RSVP at www.mncc.org, or contact Mary Kay O’Rourke at mkorourke@stthomas.edu or (651) 962-5705.

 

Sunday, September 13, 2015
Saint Paul Classic Bike Tour
Date: September 13, 2015
Time: 7:15 AM
Alumni, friends and families are invited to spin their wheels at the 21st annual Saint Paul Classic Bike Tour, which will be hosted at the University of St. Thomas on Sunday, Sept. 13. Start and end the ride through Minnesota’s beautiful capital city right outside of the Frey Science and Engineering Center on south campus. Register here.

 

Mass for Persons with Disabilities
Date: September 13, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
St. Mary’s Chapel
Everyone is welcome to this special Mass for people of all abilities. Bishop Andrew Cozzens will celebrate the Mass. Sing-along begins at 2:30 p.m. More information.

 

Last Chance Mass
Date: September 13, 2015
Time: 9:00 PM
Saint John Vianney Chapel
Join us every Sunday night during the academic year for your last chance to attend Sunday Mass. Celebrated by the seminary’s rector, Father Michael Becker. Refreshments and fellowship follow the Mass. More information.

 

Monday, September 14, 2015
The Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute Opening Mass
Date: September 14, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
St. Mary’s Chapel
Welcome, Class of St. Theresa of Avila. And welcome back, Class of St. Gianna! More information.

 

Michelangelo’s Women: How the Renaissance Master Reinvented the Female Form
Date: September 14, 2015
Time: 7:30 PM
James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center
Professor Elizabeth Lev, scholar of Renaissance art and culture and professor of art history in Rome, will present Michelangelo’s multi-faceted, unique and appreciative view of women and their central role in the history of humanity. Co-sponsored by the Center and Department of Catholic Studies and the Art History Department. More information can be found here.

 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
UST Alumni Association Executive Committee Meeting
Date: September 15, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Meeting of the University of St. Thomas Alumni Association Board of Directors Executive committee.

 

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Getting Hired
Date: September 16, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Room 201/202, Opus Hall, Minneapolis campus
The College of Education, Leadership and Counseling and Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) have partnered to present “Getting Hired,” a fun-filled evening with activities that will increase your visibility as a potential candidate in landing that ideal international job. There is no cost to attend this event. More information.

 

Thursday, September 17, 2015
How Much Ethical Behavior Can We Expect From Government/Business Leaders?
Date: September 17, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Schulze Grand Atrium, School of Law, Minneapolis campus
Kirk O. Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University and John Courtney Murray S.J. University Professor of Social Ethics, will speak about leadership and ethical behavior. More information.

 

Lawn Bowling OCB Alumni Social
Date: September 17, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM
Brit’s Pub, downtown Minneapolis
Join fellow Opus College of Business alumni for the second annual Lawn Bowling Alumni Social at Brit's Pub. We've reserved Brit's rooftop for an evening of cocktails, appetizers, networking and, of course, bowling. Cost: $30 Registration closes Friday, Sept. 11. More information.

 

Reading: Ander Monson and Mark Neely
Date: September 17, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
3M Auditorium, Owens Science Hall
Essayist Ander Monson and poet Mark Neely will read from their latest book releases. More information about this event can be found here.

 

Friday, September 18, 2015
University of St. Thomas Night at Target Field - SOLD OUT
Date: September 18, 2015
The MN Twins will be hosting a University of St. Thomas night at Target Field on Friday, September 18th. Ticket prices are $18 or $38 and include an exclusive purple and gray Twins cap. For more information or to buy tickets, please visit www.twinsbaseball.com/ust.

 

3rd Annual Sporting Clays Tournament
Date: September 18, 2015
Time: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Join us for the 3rd Annual Sporting Clays Tournament hosted by the Real Estate Alumni Council, a morning filled with fresh air, food and great sporting fun with other alumni and friends!

 

Sunday, September 20, 2015
Last Chance Mass
Date: September 20, 2015
Time: 9:00 PM
Saint John Vianney Chapel
Join us every Sunday night during the academic year for your last chance to attend Sunday Mass. Celebrated by the seminary’s rector, Father Michael Becker. Refreshments and fellowship follow the Mass. More information.

 

Monday, September 21, 2015
11th Annual Vianney Cup
Date: September 21, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Midland Hills Country Club
Please join us for the 11th Annual Vianney Cup to benefit Saint John Vianney College Seminary. Celebrity golfers include Matt Birk, Brooks Bollinger and Brian Bonin. More information.

 

Empires and Cities of the Middle East Series
Date: September 21, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Room 260, Terrence Murphy Hall, Minneapolis campus
Cost: $80/person for the series
Dr. Hasan Karatas will provide a history of major cities in the Middle East and North Africa, seeking to answer the question of whether history shapes the city or the city shapes history. Full details can be found here.

 

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Brian Selznick and The Marvels
Date: September 22, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
O’Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium
The College of Education, Leadership and Counseling and Red Balloon Bookshop are pleased to welcome Caldecott Award-winning author and illustrator Brian Selznick as he presents his newest masterpiece, The Marvels. This will be a ticketed presentation and book signing. More information.

 

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
World War II: The World’s Defining Conflict Series
Date: September 23, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
O’Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium
Cost: $80/person for the series
Dr. Zsolt Nagy and Dr. David Williard will explore the war’s origins, course and consequences, alternating a “view from without” the United States with a “view from within.” Full details can be found here.

 

Global Challenges, Sustainable Solutions Series
Date: September 23, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
O’Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium
Cost: $80/person for the series
Dr. Paul Lorah will explore how geographers, economists and environmental scientists think about sustainable development. While the environmental challenges that we face are real, this class also focuses on creative and hopeful solutions. Full details can be found here.

 

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Alumni Board of Directors Quarterly Meeting September 2015
Date: September 24, 2015
Time: 5:15 PM to 8:30 PM
Murray-Herrick Campus Center Board of Trustee Room
Quarterly Meeting of the University of St. Thomas Alumni Association Board of Directors.

 

Friday, September 25, 2015
Federal Narcotics Sentences: Too High?
Date: September 25, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Room 235, School of Law, Minneapolis campus
Hot Topics, Cool Talk Series: Featuring the 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. More information.

 

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Tommie-Johnnie Viewing Party in San Francisco
Date: September 26, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
The University of St. Thomas San Francisco Alumni Club will host a Tommie-Johnnie viewing party to watch the annual football clash. Please join us if you can!

 

Tommie-Johnnie Viewing Party in Chicago
Date: September 26, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
The official Chicago Alumni Club kickoff will take place at a Tommie-Johnnie viewing party. Join in the fun!

 

Tommie-Johnnie Viewing Party in Washington, D.C.
Date: September 26, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The University of St. Thomas Washington, D.C., Alumni Club will host a Tommie-Johnnie viewing party to watch the annual football clash. Join in the fun!

 

Sunday, September 27, 2015
Last Chance Mass
Date: September 27, 2015
Time: 9:00 PM
Saint John Vianney Chapel
Join us every Sunday night during the academic year for your last chance to attend Sunday Mass. Celebrated by the seminary’s rector, Father Michael Becker. Refreshments and fellowship follow the Mass. More information.

 

Monday, September 28, 2015
65th Annual Red Mass
Date: September 28, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Schulze Grand Atrium, School of Law, Minneapolis campus
Sponsored by the Lawyers Guild of St. Thomas More. More information.

 

12th Annual Baseball Alumni Golf Tournament
Date: September 28, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM
All are welcome at the 12th annual Baseball Alumni Golf Tournament. If you can’t join us for golf, please consider being a sponsor or simply coming for the awards dinner. You won’t want to miss it!