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Saturday, February 20, 2016
Hubbs Children’s Literature Conference
Date: February 20, 2016
Time: 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Thornton Auditorium, Terrence Murphy Hall, Minneapolis campus
The Hubbs Children’s Literature Conference is for parents, teachers, students, librarians, writers and others interested in encouraging the use of quality children's literature in homes, schools, and communities. Featured speakers will be John Newbery Medal award-winning author Kwame Alexander, and Sibert Medal-winning author Catherine Thimmesh.  Cost: $20 students; $60 general admission (includes buffet lunch, parking and contact hours). More information.


Sainte-Chapelle de Paris by the Rose Ensemble
Date: February 20, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
St. Mary’s Chapel (seminary campus)
For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.


Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Installation of Lectors Mass
Date: February 23, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
St. Mary’s Chapel (seminary campus)
Theology I seminarians will be installed as lectors on their journey toward ordination to the priesthood. More information.


Wednesday, February 24, 2016
“Respect in Action: Applying Subsidiarity in Business”
Date: February 24, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center
As part of its ongoing Higher Calling series, the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought, the Habiger Institute for Catholic Leadership of the Center for Catholic Studies, and the Veritas Institute of the Opus College of Business will host their 7th annual Higher Calling dinner and panel discussion. The focus of this year’s event is subsidiarity as applied to business and health care, and the event will explore how organizations can pursue the common good through practices that take the integral development of the human person at least as seriously as economic prosperity. For more information, contact Naomi Sack or at (651) 962-4293 or click here.


Thursday, February 25, 2016
Alumni Board of Directors Quarterly Meeting February 2016
Date: February 25, 2016
Time: 5:15 PM to 8:30 PM
Quarterly Meeting of the University of St. Thomas Alumni Association Board of Directors.


Sunday, February 28, 2016
UST Men's Lacrosse Fundraiser
Date: February 28, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
All are invited to the annual UST Men's Lacrosse Fundraiser in St. Paul.


Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Short Fiction Reading: Lon Otto
Date: March 1, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library, O’Shaughnessy Room (Room 108)
Lon Otto, Professor Emeritus of English, will read from his recently released short-fiction collection, “A Man in Trouble” (Brighthorse Books, 2015). Full details can be found here.


Thursday, March 03, 2016
Bay Area Dinner with Alumni and Friends
Date: March 3, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dr. Julie H. Sullivan, president of St. Thomas, will host a gathering in San Francisco with alumni and friends. Special guest Dr. Donald Weinkauf, dean of the School of Engineering, will offer remarks about the university's rapidly growing engineering program.


Friday, March 04, 2016
First Friday Speaker Series
March 2016

Date: March 4, 2016
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM
Join us at the First Friday Speaker Series luncheon in March as we welcome Fred de Sam Lazaro, lauded journalist and longtime correspondent for PBS NewsHour.


Cor Jesu
Date: March 4, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
St. Mary’s Chapel (seminary campus)
Meaning “Heart of Jesus,” Cor Jesu is a moving opportunity to worship Christ in community with the Church through Eucharistic adoration, confession, praise and worship, benediction, and fellowship. More information.


Tuesday, March 08, 2016
President Sullivan Coming to Phoenix
Date: March 8, 2016
Don’t miss this annual event at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix. Alumni and friends are welcome. Registration coming soon!


Thursday, March 10, 2016
Young Alumni - Excel Training: Student and Alumni
Date: March 10, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Improve your Excel skills while connecting with other alumni and students.