James Tracy, professor emeritus, University of Minnesota, will present a talk titled “Lutherans and Ottomans: Peace in Germany, War in Hungary” on the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The event will begin at 4 p.m. today, April 21, in the President’s Room. This is the second spring semester seminar of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies minor.
Martin Luther not only led a growing revolt against the Church, he also toppled the very foundations of the Crusading movement: since secular power had nothing whatever to do with faith, there could be no such thing as a holy war. Come for a lively discussion!
Cardinal Athletics and Chartwells will be grilling up burgers, brats, and all the tailgating fixings Wednesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the ice arena lobby for the next faculty/staff “Let’s do lunch” fundraiser.
For entertainment, attendees can pay $1 to chuck a puck in the hockey rink. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the First Generation Initiative (FGI).
The current student art exhibit on display in the Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries features work from both Studio Art and Graphic Design majors.
Artists include: Selena Bergstrom, Cinthya Cazares, Hayley Ellingson, Lauren Graf, Austin Jacobs, Mary Miller, Sydney Rudquist, and Molly Urban.
The show will run until commencement Saturday, May 13.
2017 Hendrickson Forum Keynote Speaker Zanny Minton Beddoes was interviewed Thursday on MPR News: www.mprnews.org/story/2017/04/20/economist-editor-on-tracking-the-news
The last two issues of the academic year will be Fridays, April 28 and May 5. The deadline for each issue is the Wednesday prior.
When you get your weekly Campus Notes announcement by email, do you notice the link at the bottom which reads, “[Message clipped] View entire message”? If you don’t click on that link, you’re missing out on more great campus news!
Everyone is invited to a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Science and Learning Center Friday, May 12.
All faculty, staff, and students are welcome and encouraged to attend the 11:30 a.m. dedication, followed by refreshments and tours of the $19.5 million state-of-the-art center.
Members of the Saint Mary’s Women’s Choir are presenting a free vocal ensemble recital on Sunday, April 9, at 3 p.m. in Figliulo Recital Hall. The performance will feature works by Purcell, Pergoleisi, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Bernstein and others.
Seventy-four students participated in Spruce Up Winona April 1. A total of 33 households were served through the annual event, sponsored by the Office of Campus Ministry through the Volunteer Mentors Program.
As a Lasallian Catholic University, serving those in the Winona community is a way we live out our Lasallian Catholic identity. Thanks go to all those students who volunteered their time.