Events

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Collaboration for STEM Education, Research and Commercialization Forum

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Location: Jordan Hall of Science

The 12th annual Collaboration for STEM Education, Research and Commercialization Forum, will feature a range of state, local and national leaders from the civic, business and education sectors.  “As the pace of change in technology, communication and mobility accelerates, education, career preparation and workforce development are becoming increasingly a single conversation. Our 12th annual forum brings together changemakers from across sectors who are leading that discussion in Indiana,” said Tom Loughran…

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Lecture: Christopher Thompson, Integral Ecology and the Promise of Green Thomism

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Location: Lecture – Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Summary Christopher Thompson Laudato Si’ called the Catholic community to an ecological conversion, a reorientation of our habits of mind toward a deeper consideration of creation and our responsibilities for its care. Is this a radical innovation? Or can we discern an intellectual patrimony at the heart of the discussion? In this lecture, Christopher Thompson invites us to reflect more deeply on the elements of ecological concern and consider the intellectual tradition inspired by St. Thomas Aquinas as a resource and guide going forward. “Green Thomism,” Thompson proposes, opens a path toward a renewed engagement with the Thomistic tradition as well as its contribution to contemporary ecological concern. …

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