The opposite of racist isn’t “not racist.” It is actively being an antiracist. That’s the message approximately 1,700 registered attendees of the Equity in Action: Cultivating Antiracist Universities conference heard weaved throughout the various workshops, breakout sessions and the riveting keynote address of guest speaker Professor Ibram X. Kendi, author of the bestseller How to Be An Antiracist.
The U.S. leads the world in two categories: COVID-19 cases and incarceration. As we experience the collision of two pandemics – coronavirus and mass incarceration – theology professor Amy Levad says the results are disastrous.
St. Thomas law professors explained in a panel discussion ahead of the week what the public can expect to see as the Derek Chauvin trial unfolds, including an explanation of the multiple charges he faces.
Christophe Beck, CEO of Ecolab, joined Dean Don Weinkauf of the St. Thomas School of Engineering on Feb. 5 for the First Friday Speaker Series to discuss advancing the common good, the importance of curiosity, ...
Archie Black, CEO and president of SPS Commerce, sat down with Distinguished University Chair, Professor and Founding Director of the Racial Justice Initiative Dr. Yohuru Williams on Nov. 6 for the First Friday Speaker Series.
Neel Kashkari, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, spoke on the inequalities within the educational system as well as the devastating economic effects of COVID-19 as part of the St. Thomas Alumni Association’s First Friday Speaker Series on Oct. 2.
To begin the 29th annual St. Thomas Alumni Association First Friday Speaker Series, Greg Cunningham, U.S. Bank Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, spoke on Oct. 4 about workplace culture in terms of inclusion and intentionality.
In collaboration with the University of St. Thomas School of Education and the African American Registry, the May Dean’s Forum featured Dr. Yvette Jackson on “Pedagogy of Confidence: Cultivating Equity Consciousness Through a Focus on Strengths.”
Dr. Bill McGuire, owner and managing director of Minnesota United FC, spoke of the upcoming inaugural soccer season in Allianz Field and urban redevelopment on Feb. 1 to a sold-out crowd at James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall on the St. Paul campus.
Denis McDonough, senior principal at Markle Foundation and former White House chief of staff in the Obama administration, kicked off the 28th annual St. Thomas Alumni Association First Friday Speaker Series on Oct. 5.
At the 25th annual Stakeholder Dialogue April 19 at Schulze Hall, R. Edward Freeman, professor at the University of Virginia and author of the influential Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach book, engaged attendees in a discussion on “The New Story of Business: Towards a More Responsible Capitalism.”