Events

April 2014

  • Leadership Learning Project Session 4
    Tuesday, April 1, 6:00pm-9:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom C

    A 6 week program for the upcoming leaders of a recognized organization . This program is designed to develop sustainable leaders who will not only have a positive impact on their organization but also contribute to the greater community.

  • International Water Relations Talk with the Honorable Former Mayor of El Paso Bill Tilney
    Tuesday, April 1, 6:30pm-8:00pm at Fleck Hall, Room 305

    From the Peace Corps in Africa in the 1960’s to the United States Foreign Service across the globe, Bill Tilney has dedicated his life to public service. Tilney served as American Consul General in Ciudad Juárez from 1981-1985, as Mayor of El Paso from 1991-1993, and was appointed to the Texas-Mexico Advisory Board by Governor Ann Richards in 1992. He brings views of his personal experience in international border relations including formation of prudent water policy.
    Join us to discuss the world of international policy formation with a man who conducted the negotiations.
     

  • Spirituality of Tea
    Tuesday, April 1, 7:00pm-8:15pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom A

     Discover the history of tea in China, Japan, India, and England.  
    Learn about how tea is tied to Taoism, Zen Buddhism, and Christian Centering Prayer.  
    Experience the taste and art of a Chinese tea ceremony.
    Sponsored by Campus Ministry and "Spirityoualitea" 
     
     

  • Conversations in Women's Studies Lunch: Writing Women's Lives: Reflections on Kay Sutherland and Michele Kay with Prof. Catherine Rainwater
    Wednesday, April 2, 12:00pm-1:30pm at Fleck Hall, Room 314

     
    Faculty, staff and students are invited to a luncheon and conversation on the recent work of Dr. Catherine Rainwater. Her scholarship has helped to illumine the lives of extraordinary women. Dr. Rainwater reflects on Kay Sutherland, professor of Cultural Anthropology, New College. She speaks to her friendship and mentoring of Michele Kay, an international journalist, alumna and professor; Dr. Rainwater honors her in the adaptation of Kay’s memoir, What Once Seemed Strange: A Memoir of Egyptian Exile from Cairo to Austin.

    Lunch will be provided, please RSVP to ciws2014.eventbrite.com. Sponsored by Center for Religion and Culture.
     

  • Documentary: Tough Guise 2
    Wednesday, April 2, 7:00pm-9:00pm at John Brooks Williams Natural Sciences Center-South Building, Room 186

     
    Anti-violence educator and cultural theorist Jackson Katz argues that the ongoing epidemic of men's violence in America is rooted in our inability as a society to move beyond outmoded ideals of manhood. In a sweeping analysis that cuts across racial, ethnic, and class lines, Katz examines mass shootings, day-to-day gun violence, violence against women, bullying, gay-bashing, and American militarism against the backdrop of a culture that has normalized violent and regressive forms of masculinity in the face of challenges to traditional male power and authority. Discussion to follow film.
     

  • Center for Teaching Excellence: Where is the Postmodern in Data-driven Education?
    Thursday, April 3, 2:00pm-3:30pm at Fleck Hall, Room 314

    In an era of increasing focus on assessment results and data about learning, how do the thorniest questions provoked by "Theory" continue to find expression in the classroom? In this workshop, Kris Sloan and Todd Onderdonk will discuss some of the ways that "theory" guides their teaching and approaches to knowledge and classroom learning. They will then facilitate discussion about participants' own approaches and experience with complicated social theories in the classroom. Please RSVP below.

  • Marcia Kinsey Visiting Writers Series featuring Dean Young
    Thursday, April 3, 7:00pm-8:30pm at John Brooks Williams Natural Sciences Center-South Building, Room 186

    Dean Young has published ten books of poems, most recently Bender: New and Selected Poems and a book of prose on poetry, The Art of Recklessness. He has taught for many years and is currently the Livingston Chair of Poetry at the University of Texas, Austin. Young is currently serving as the 2014 Texas Sate Poet Laureate. Please join us for a reading and Q and A with Mr. Young. Refreshments will follow.

  • Mary Moody Northen Theatre presents MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG by George Furth and Stephen Sondheim
    Thursday, April 3, 7:30pm-Sunday, April 13, 10:00pm at Mary Moody Northen Theatre

    Set over three decades and traveling backward in time, Merrily We Roll Along charts the turbulent relationship between three friends, Franklin, Charley and Mary, as they negotiate their personal and professional lives in the entertainment business. Poignant, heartfelt and witty, this award-winning musical features many of Sondheim’s most beautiful songs, including Good Thing Going and Good Friends. Directed by Ev Lunning, Jr. Performances are Thursday - Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2. SEU night April 4; Student nights April 4 and 10.
     
    “[A] serious pleasure from start to finish.” — The West End

  • Scholars Summit I
    Friday, April 4, 9:00am-5:00pm at Fleck Hall, Room 305

    The Admission Office at St. Edward's University is hosting a special program for our most academically accomplished future scholars.  This program will allow them to meet fellow members of the Class of 2018 and learn about distinctive opportunities for high-achieving students at St. Edward's.

  • Deliberative Dialogue: How Can We Stop Mass Shootings In Our Communities?
    Friday, April 4, 11:30am-2:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom A

     
    Please join us for this moderated dialogue inviting diverse perspectives on an issue that is of great importance to our society. Hard copies of the issue guide will be available on site (preview it at
    http://www.nifi.org/stream_document.aspx?rID=23978&catID=6&itemID=23975&typeID=8)
    , but please review ahead of time. If you are interested in participating as a moderator, please contact Jack at jackgm@stedwards.edu by March 28. Please register at delibdialogue2014.eventbrite.com, as lunch will be provided.
    Sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Leadership and Kettering Foundation.
     

  • Xtreme Paintball Excursion
    Friday, April 4, 2:30pm-6:30pm at XTreme Paintball of Austin

    Join UPB on an awesome paintball excursion! 

    There is a $5 reservation fee that covers your transportation and entry into the park.(A $30 value)
    Sign ups start March 24th! (Limited seating)

  • Student Government Association Debates
    Friday, April 4, 4:00pm-7:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom A

     Come to Maloney on Friday April 4, 4-7 PM to hear from the Senate, Vice President, and President candidates. These students will be sharing their ideas for St. Edward's next year. Questions? Contact Student Government Association at sga@stedwards.edu or call 512-448-8424.

  • Learn More About the School of Management and Business Graduate Programs at St. Edward's
    Monday, April 7, 6:00pm-8:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom A

    Learn about our flexible course schedules, and the career skills and credentials you’ll gain in each program. Find out how a graduate degree is a smart investment. See if our nationally ranked university is the right fit for your goals.
    Meet faculty members, and see how these challenging and rewarding programs can enhance your professional success and personal fulfillment.
    You’ll get details on the following degree options: 

    • Master of Accounting
    • Master of Arts in Organization Development
    • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Master of Science in Computer Information Systems
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Ethics

    RSVP for the Monday, April 7 event at https://ennect.com/e2383.

  • AIFS Study Abroad on Campus
    Tuesday, April 8, 11:00am-2:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Main Lobby

     Meet with a representative from one of the SEU Study Abroad providers Brigette Thompson from  AIFS. AIFS has multiple programs ALL over the world for you to discuss. Take some time to talk to her about their options.

  • Learn More About the Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program at St. Edward's
    Tuesday, April 8, 6:00pm-8:00pm at Main Building, Maloney Room

    Ready to finish your bachelor’s degree? New College at St. Edward’s offers you the support of a well-known university with a distinguished history of providing high-quality education to adult students.
     
    Attend a St. Edward's University information session and learn about our degree completion programs. Refreshments will be provided.
     
    RSVP for the Tuesday, April 8 event at https://ennect.com/e2346.

  • Leadership Learning Project Session 5
    Tuesday, April 8, 6:00pm-9:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom C

    A 6 week program for the upcoming leaders of a recognized organization . This program is designed to develop sustainable leaders who will not only have a positive impact on their organization but also contribute to the greater community.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: "Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment" Symposium
    Tuesday, April 8, 7:00pm-9:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Jones Auditorium

    A spiritual upbringing is not always a nurturing experience for a child. Many children are abused and neglected by those who believe their actions are mandated by their faith. This symposium aims to help teach students and the community about the issue of religious child maltreatment. Experts in the fields of faith, journalism, child protection, and a survivor will explain how religious child maltreatment happens and what we can do to stop it.

    Sponsored by Center for Ethics and Leadership, Center for Religion and Culture, and Health & Counseling Center.

  • Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Call
    Wednesday, April 9, 11:00am-12:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Lucas Room (Room 301)

    The CFR Academic Conference Call, "Afghanistan After the Drawdown,” presented by Seth G. Jones, will be held April 9. These interesting and hour-long conference calls feature renowned experts on contemporary topics. Space is limited. RSVP is required. meris@stedwards.edu or 233-1678.
    These calls are sponsored by the Kozmetsky Center.
     

  • Mind of Pope Francis: Evangelii Guadium Discussion and Reflection Group
    Wednesday, April 9, 12:00pm-1:00pm at Fleck Hall, Room 305

    The Center for Religion and Culture is sponsoring a three-part series exploring Pope Francis' first Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (Joy of the Gospel).  It is a document that will have a deep impact on the Church for several generations because it explores the pope's thinking at length. Each session stands alone. The second session will look at Chapters Two (Amid the Crisis of Communal Commitment)  and Three (The Proclamation of the Gospel).  Please email Casey for the document.  Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP

  • Food & Philosophy Ethics Series: "Real Judging, Fake Judging, and the Myth of Judicial Activism" by Paul Sherman
    Thursday, April 10, 11:00am-12:15pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Jones Auditorium

    Join us for lunch as Paul Sherman, a senior attorney at the Institute for Justice, will explain how the claim of judicial activism is a myth and the real issue at hand: judicial abdication. Drawing on examples from the Institute’s two decades of litigation, he will show the human consequences of judicial abdication.  He will also explain why solving this problem requires moving beyond the empty rhetoric of “judicial activism” and embracing “judicial engagement,” a commitment to real judging in all constitutional cases. Please RSVP to Professor Cherry.

  • Faculty Talks: St. Ed's Professors Discuss Their Scholarly and Creative Work
    Thursday, April 10, 3:30pm-5:30pm at Fleck Hall, Room 314

     
    Beth Eakman has been publishing creative nonfiction essays since 2003. Her current project, tentatively tittled Faking Middle Class and Other Hard Lessons from Single Parenthood, documents her experience negotiating the weird world of divorce and single parenthood with small children. Brain, Child Magazine has published an abridged version of the first essay in the collection, titled "Supermom." Come hear Beth talk about the process of writing, selling, and promoting this memoir/essay collection at a time when publishing decisions are largely based on social media platforms.  Please RSVP below.

     

  • Lenten Fish Fry
    Friday, April 11, 11:00am-2:00pm at Ragsdale Lawn

    Campus Ministry and Bon Appetit are hosting a Lenten Fish Fry, this Friday, April 11th!
    Join in this traditional Lenten activity enjoyed by Catholic parishes across the country (and some Episcopalians and Lutherans as well!). 
    This is open to the entire community as long as you like fish!
    For $8.95 you will get your choice of fried or broiled fish, 2 sides, and ice tea. 
    Sides include: macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, fries, hush puppies, slow cooked green beans, or rice pilaf.
    Topper Tender/Meal plan, Cash or Check are accepted (No Credit/Debit).
     Ragsdale Lawn (Kresge if raining)
     

  • Mystery of Faith Retreat
    Friday, April 11, 3:00pm-Sunday, April 13, 4:00pm at Eagle's Wings Retreat Center in Burnet, TX

    This student-led weekend retreat is based on the life, death and resurrection of Jesus as the core mystery of Christian faith.  Each person brings their own lens to this saving mystery and how it relates to our own lives.  By bringing each person's perspective into the conversation we can dig deeper into Christ's role in our lives and explore our faith as its own an unfolding mystery.      
    Register online by April 7. 

  • Wild Basin Second Saturday Guided Hike
    Saturday, April 12, 10:00am-12:00pm at Wild Basin Creative Research Center

    Wild Basin's guided hike is a great way to learn about the native Texas Hill Country. Join us for a 2 hour guided hike with our seasoned trail guide and naturalist, John Barr. Guided hike begins on the deck of the Wild Basin Creative Research Center. Registration is through: http://www.meetup.com/bcpfriends or by emailing kimj@stedwards.edu
     

  • Learn More About the MA in College Student Development at St. Edward’s
    Saturday, April 12, 10:30am-1:00pm at Trustee Hall, Room 214

    Interested in a graduate degree in college student development? Join us for an upcoming preview day and learn about our Master of Arts in College Student Development program design and strategies to put your best foot forward in the application process. You’ll hear how our challenging and rewarding programs can enhance your professional success and personal fulfillment.
     
    RSVP for the Saturday, April 12 event at https://ennect.com/e2383.

  • Picture Yourself at St. Edward's University Day
    Saturday, April 12, 11:00am-6:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom

    Picture Yourself at St. Edward's University is a program designed to answer final questions that accepted high school seniors have and gives them a chance to explore campus. They will:

    • Attend a class hosted by a St. Edward's professor
    • Learn about our commitment to global education in the classroom and abroad
    • Talk to current students about campus life and living in Austin
    • Experience how Hilltoppers have fun on the hill
  • History of Wild Basin Lecture with Judy Walther
    Saturday, April 12, 12:00pm-2:00pm at Wild Basin Creative Research Center

     Come join us for a personal account of the history of Wild Basin from Wild Basin’s first Educational Director, Judy Walther. Judy will review the years from 1976 to 1986 where she initially worked out of her car to organize tours and develop programs, back before Loop 360 was built. Working with 450 species and 200 pristine acres, Walther created an educational program that won the Governor of Texas Environmental Excellence Award.
    We are excited to have Judy present her pioneering work at Wild Basin. Please RSVP by emailing:kimj@stedwards.edu

  • Scholars Summit II
    Monday, April 14, 9:00am-5:00pm at Fleck Hall, Room 305

     
    The Admission Office at St. Edward's University is hosting a special program for our most academically accomplished future scholars.  This program will allow them to meet fellow members of the Class of 2018 and learn about distinctive opportunities for high-achieving students at St. Edward's.

  • Passover Seder
    Monday, April 14, 6:30pm-8:30pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom

     
    Passover Seder
     
    Passover Seder
     
     
    Monday, April 14th in the Mabee Ballroom
     
     
    The Seder will begin at 6:30pm. 
     
     
    The Hillel Toppers and Campus Ministry will be hosting the annual Passover Seder and Meal.
     
     
    The Seder tells the story of the Israelite's exodus from bondage out of Egypt.
     
     
    All members of the community are invited to join in this celebration and meal. 
     
     
    RSVP's are encouraged for catering purposes.
     

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting
    Tuesday, April 15, 10:00am-11:00am at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom C

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more.

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting
    Tuesday, April 15, 3:00pm-4:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom C

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more.

  • Leadership Learning Project Session 6
    Tuesday, April 15, 6:00pm-9:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom C

    A 6 week program for the upcoming leaders of a recognized organization . This program is designed to develop sustainable leaders who will not only have a positive impact on their organization but also contribute to the greater community.

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting
    Wednesday, April 16, 9:00am-10:00am at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom A

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more. 

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting
    Wednesday, April 16, 12:00pm-1:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom A

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more.  

  • Fusion Discussion Group: Can We Be Good Without God? (Co-Moderated with Dr. Stephen Dilley)
    Wednesday, April 16, 12:00pm-1:00pm at Fleck Hall, Room 305

    Faculty, staff, and students are invited to join as we discuss William Craig's article "Can We Be Good Without God?" (available at http://www.reasonablefaith.org/can-we-be-good-without-god). This discussion, co-moderated by Professor Stephen Dilley, will explore diverse viewpoints. We invite all to attend. Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP at http://fusion416.eventbrite.com.
     

  • "Cry Heard 'Round the World" Free Screening: April 16 at 6:30 PM
    Wednesday, April 16, 6:30pm-8:30pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Jones Auditorium

    Students for Sustainability invites you to attend the free screening of the documentary "Cry Heard 'Round the World: The Journey to DC to Take a Stand for Mother Earth". The documentary is about college students joining other Texans on a bus trip to Washington DC for the largest climate rally in the history of the United States to protest the Keystone XL pipeline.
    The FREE event will be held on Wednesday, April 16 at 6:30pm in the Jones Auditorium, Ragsdale Center.

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting (Spanish - Mabee B, English - Mabee A)
    Thursday, April 17, 7:00am-8:00am at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more. 

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting (Spanish - Mabee B, English - Mabee A)
    Thursday, April 17, 1:00pm-2:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more.  

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  • Earth Week 2014
    Tuesday, April 22, 9:00am-Friday, April 25, 9:00pm

    Join St. Edward's University in celebrating Earth Week 2014! From April 22nd-25th, there will be a variety of speakers, organizations, including Students for Sustainability, and fun activities across campus. This year's theme, "Our Place in Space: Sustainability, Stewardship, and Community," speaks to the local and global aspects of environmental stewardship to reinforce how our conceptions of place impact geographic space. Visit St. Edward's Sustainability site for more information: http://think.stedwards.edu/sustainability/earth-week-2014 

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting
    Tuesday, April 22, 10:00am-11:00am at Main Building, Maloney Room

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more.
     

  • Tour of the Student Garden led by Students for Sustainability
    Tuesday, April 22, 11:00am-12:00pm at Ragsdale Lawn

    Come and see the St. Edward's Student Garden in action with a tour from Students for Sustainability! Those interested can meet on the corner of Ragsdale Lawn by Quick Dip and Jo's at 11 AM.
    For more information on this event and the entire Earth Week 2014 program, please visit http://think.stedwards.edu/sustainability/content/earth-week-2014-program

  • Earth Day Fair on Ragsdale Lawn
    Tuesday, April 22, 11:00am-2:00pm at Ragsdale Lawn

    On April 22nd, Earth Day itself, Students for Sustainability will host a fair out on the Ragsdale Lawn with a multitude of local groups and organizations ready to share sustainable ideas and practices with Earth Week attendees.
    Stop by to vote on your favorite submission to the Sustainable St. Ed's Photo Contest and stick around for the judge's favorites and the People's Choice to be announced at 1:30. For more information on the contest, including how to participate, click here.
    A special H-E-Buddy appearance will make our Earth Week festivities even more fun!

    Jo's Coffee will have a table and will be giving out free coffee to anyone who brings their own cup.
    More information on these events and a full program schedule can be found here:
    http://think.stedwards.edu/sustainability/content/earth-week-2014-program
     

  • Sustainability Themes During Daily Mass, led by Fr. Peter Walsh, CSC
    Tuesday, April 22, 12:00pm-Friday, April 25, 12:30pm at Brothers' Chapel in St. Joseph Hall

    Come listen to Fr. Peter Walsh as he addresses issues of sustainability during his daily sermon. Mass will be held at the Brothers' Chapel in St. Joseph Hall from noon to 12:30 every day during Earth Week 2014 (Tuesday-Friday).
    More information on Earth Week 2014 and a full program can be found here: http://think.stedwards.edu/sustainability/content/earth-week-2014-program

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting
    Tuesday, April 22, 3:00pm-4:00pm at Main Building, Maloney Room

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more. 

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting
    Tuesday, April 22, 3:00pm-4:00pm at Main Building, Maloney Room

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more. 

  • H-E-B's Sustainability Initiatives with Susan Ghertner and Charlie Wernette
    Tuesday, April 22, 6:00pm-7:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom

    Come listen to Susan Ghertner, H-E-B Environmental Affairs Director, and Charlie Wernette, H-E-B Director of Engineering, discuss current and future initiatives that H-E-B is focusing on to improve the sustainability of its products and services. Susan will begin the talk with "H-E-B's Sustainable Business Practices," followed by Charlie's discussion, "H-E-B's First Sustainable Design Test Store: H-E-B at Mueller." Light refreshments will be provided.
    More information on this event and the rest of the Earth Week 2014 program can be found here: http://think.stedwards.edu/sustainability/content/earth-week-2014-program

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting
    Wednesday, April 23, 9:00am-10:00am at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom C

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more. 

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  • Drunk Driving Simulator
    Wednesday, April 23, 11:00am-2:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Main Lobby

    Come out and experience for yourself the dangers of driving while under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.  Test your skills and learn firsthand about the risks of drinking and driving by taking your turn in our drunk driving video game simulator.   Please join Health & Counseling Center staff on Wednesday, April 23 from 11 am - 2 pm in the Ragsdale lobby for a fun and informative opportunity to get the real facts about driving while intoxicated.  We'll also have plenty of useful information about how to make sure to have a safe, healthy, and enjoyable spring break, see you there!

  • Mind of Pope Francis: Evangelii Guadium Discussion and Reflection Group
    Wednesday, April 23, 12:00pm-1:00pm at Fleck Hall, Room 305

    The Center for Religion and Culture is sponsoring a three-part series exploring Pope Francis' first Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (Joy of the Gospel).  It is a document that will have a deep impact on the Church for several generations because it explores the pope's thinking at length. The final session will look Chapters Four (The Social Dimension of Evangelization)  and Five (Spirit-Filled Evangelizers). Please email Casey for the document.  Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP.

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting
    Wednesday, April 23, 12:00pm-1:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom C

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more. 

  • Green Technology Workshop
    Wednesday, April 23, 2:30pm-4:00pm at Moody Hall, Room 309

    Come learn about technology choices that are better for you and the earth. Topics include making informed purchases at the personal and institutional level as well as habits for using technology more efficiently and responsibly. This workshop will be led by St. Edward's Computer Training Coordinator, Michael Bell.
    You may RSVP here, but it is not required: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/green-technology-tickets-11076729797
    More information on this event and the full Earth Week 2014 program can be found here: http://think.stedwards.edu/sustainability/content/earth-week-2014-program

  • Learn More About the MA in Counseling at St. Edward's
    Wednesday, April 23, 6:00pm-8:00pm at North Austin Campus, 9420 Research Boulevard Echelon III Austin, Texas 78759

    These small group sessions are typically held in the evening, and serve as an introduction to St. Edward's, our MA in Counseling program design, the practicum and licensure process, as well as strategies to put your best foot forward in the application process.
     
    RSVP for the Wednesday, April 23 event at https://ennect.com/e2383.

  • Cine Las Americas Film Festival Screenings at St. Edward's University
    Wednesday, April 23, 6:00pm-Saturday, April 26, 10:00pm at Jones Auditorium - Ragsdale Center

     As the Cine Las Americas Film Festival celebrates it's 17th year, St. Edward's University will be one of several  venues. There will be numerous film screenings in Jones Auditorium at the Ragsdale Center and all screenings are free and open to the public. For additional information on the complete Festival, visit Cinelasamericas.org

  • MSEM Research Symposium
    Wednesday, April 23, 6:00pm-8:00pm at John Brooks Williams Natural Sciences Center-South Building, Room 186

    Join us for the 1st Annual Professional Science Master’s in Environmental Management and Sustainability Research Symposium. Students will present the main findings of their research projects designed and conducted over the past year, including ecological studies of Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve and surrounding areas in Austin and sustainability studies of St. Edward’s campus and elsewhere throughout Texas. Topics include potential effects of fracking, water quality analyses, campus and corporate sustainability, and local biodiversity. Free and open to the public!
    More information on this event and the full Earth Week 2014 program can be found here: http://think.stedwards.edu/sustainability/content/earth-week-2014-program

  • 2nd Annual Environmental Management & Sustainability Student Research Symposium
    Wednesday, April 23, 6:00pm-8:00pm at John Brooks Williams Natural Sciences Center-South Building, Room 186

    As part of Earth Week 2014, students in the Professional Science Master’s in Environmental Management and Sustainability (MSEM) program at St. Edward's will present the main findings of their research projects designed and conducted over the past year, including ecological studies of Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve and surrounding areas in Texas. Topics include potential effects of fracking, water quality, campus and corporate sustainability, and Austin biodiversity. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the Carter Auditorium on Wednesday, April 23rd from 6-8pm.

  • The Red Bench - Interfaith Dialogues That Matter
    Wednesday, April 23, 6:30pm-8:30pm at Main Building, Maloney Room

    Red Bench Topic for the Month:  SHAME
     
    The Red Bench is a dialogue program, inspired by
    Dr. Betty Sue Flowers at UT, centered on moderated small
    group discussions that are respectful and safe.
     
    No one is expected to be an expert on the topics, but all are invited
    to share from their personal experiences and listen
    with their hearts.

     
    Open to all Students, Staff and Faculty.
    RSVP's are Encouraged for catering purposes.  Please indicate and food restrictions.

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting
    Thursday, April 24, 10:00am-11:00am at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom A

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more.  

  • Low Carbon Diet Day Presented by Bon Appétit
    Thursday, April 24, 11:00am-2:00pm at South Congress Market

    The Low Carbon Diet is Bon Appétit Management Company's program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their food service operations by 25% over five years, maintain lower emissions going forward, and to educate their staff and guests about how the food system contributes to climate change. In celebration of Earth Week, Bon Appétit will be having reusable clamshell containers for $4 instead of $6 on April 24th. There will be a reusable bag given with each clamshell purchase. On the same day, Chef Tanner will be doing a live cheese-less pizza demo. He will be presenting a turkey pepperoni pizza.
     
    More information on this event and the entire Earth Week 2014 program can be found here: http://think.stedwards.edu/sustainability/content/earth-week-2014-program  

     

  • Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Call
    Thursday, April 24, 11:00am-12:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Lucas Room (Room 301)

    The CFR Academic Conference Call, “Global Gender Gaps,” presented by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon,Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, will be held April 24. These interesting and hour-long conference calls feature renowned experts on contemporary topics. Space is limited. RSVP is required. meris@stedwards.edu or 233-1678.
    These calls are sponsored by the Kozmetsky Center.
     

  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Meeting
    Thursday, April 24, 2:00pm-3:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom A

    Important changes are being made to the SEU Retirement Plan investment options. Attend one of our Information Sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative to learn more.  

  • Art Senior Exhibition
    Friday, April 25, 8:00am-Saturday, May 10, 5:00pm at Fine Arts Gallery

    Celebrate the accomplishments of St. Edward's University graduating seniors as they present final examples of their creative research in this exhibit.

  • Phylum, Kingdom, Domain: Curating the Natural World Exhibit at Wild Basin
    Friday, April 25, 9:00am-Wednesday, May 7, 4:00pm at Wild Basin Creative Research Center

    An exhibit of works by students in the “Space and Place” sculpture class, led by Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Sara Parent-Ramos, will be on view inside the Wild Basin Creative Research Center.  During this course, students discussed artists' work and larger environmental issues through the lens of four archetypes: the engineer, the worshiper, the cataloger and the consumer. For their final project, students were tasked with using the artifacts and research already present at the Wild Basin as a springboard for artistic exploration.
    Featured Students:
     Danielle Denham, Christina Marie, Schech Susan, Gayle Dawson, Mary Helen Reuter

  • Native Plant Hike with Leslie Bush and Wild Basin
    Friday, April 25, 1:00pm-4:00pm at Wild Basin Creative Research Center

    Wild Basin will be hosting two guided hikes on April 25th about the native plant use in Central Texas, led by archeologist Leslie Bush, Ph.D. The hike will focus on the Central Texas plants we enjoy today that have been used for food, medicine, and crafts for millennia by the Native people of Texas.
    The first hike will run from 1 PM - 2:30 PM, while the second one will run from 2:30 PM - 4 PM. There will be a shuttle from campus to Wild Basin for St. Edward’s students, faculty and staff. The shuttle pick up and drop off will be in the visitor parking lot next to the parking garage at 12:30pm and 2:00pm. Vans will return to SEU at 1:45pm and 4:45pm.
     
    More information on this event and the entire Earth Week 2014 program can be found here: http://think.stedwards.edu/sustainability/content/earth-week-2014-program

  • Wild Basin Earth Week Event- Native Plant Hike with Leslie Bush
    Friday, April 25, 1:00pm-4:00pm at Wild Basin Creative Research Center

    Wild Basin will be hosting two guided hikes from 1:00pm- 2:30pm and 2:30pm- 4pm about native plant use in Central Texas. We will also have a fun activity where you can make wildflower seed balls to take home with you. There will be a shuttle from campus to Wild Basin for St. Edward’s students, faculty and staff. The shuttle pick up will be in the visitor parking lot next to the parking garage. Pick up times are scheduled at 12:30pm and 2:00pm. More information is available on our website, www.wildbasin.org
     
     

  • Spring 2014 Honors Thesis Symposium
    Friday, April 25, 2:00pm-5:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom

    Mark your calendar for the upcoming Spring 2014 Honors Senior Thesis Symposium on Friday, April 25, 2014, 2-5 pm.  Mabee Ballrooms A, B & C in the Ragsdale Center.  More details to follow.
     

  • End of the Year Party
    Friday, April 25, 5:00pm-8:00pm at Holy Cross Hall Lawn

    EOYP, Tanks on tanks on tanks

  • Opening Reception: Art Senior Exhibition
    Friday, April 25, 6:00pm-8:00pm at Fine Arts Gallery

    Celebrate the accomplishments of St. Edward's University graduating seniors as they present final examples of their creative research in this exhibit.
     

  • Wild Basin Land Management Workday
    Saturday, April 26, 8:30am-12:30pm at Wild Basin Creative Research Center

    Like to get dirty, work hard, and have fun? Then join Wild Basin volunteers for trail maintenance, invasive plant removal, revegetation, erosion control, and other land management projects.  Note:  Wear hiking boots or sturdy shoes and long pants with a long-sleeved shirt.  Bring bottled water and gloves, plus a day pack to carry personal items. You need your hands free! Dress for the weather: hat & sunscreen for solar protection and a raincoat/light jacket if it's chilly or raining lightly. We don't go out in thunderstorm conditions.  To sign-up contact: jbelaire@stedwards.edu
     

  • Admission Open House
    Saturday, April 26, 8:30am-2:00pm at Main Building, Room 111

     

    Prefer to visit St. Edward's on a weekend?
     

    Join us Saturday, April 26 for an up-close, personal look at St. Edward’s University. Stop by the Admission Office Open House, and let us show you why U.S. News and World Report recognized St. Edward's University as one of "America's Best Colleges."
     
    Campus tours and admission information sessions will be available throughout the day. Pick and choose the activities and times that work best for your schedule.
     

  • Scholars Summit III
    Monday, April 28, 9:00am-5:00pm at Fleck Hall, Room 305

     
    The Admission Office at St. Edward's University is hosting a special program for our most academically accomplished future scholars.  This program will allow them to meet fellow members of the Class of 2018 and learn about distinctive opportunities for high-achieving students at St. Edward's.

  • Is Desalination the Answer for Texas Water Challenges?
    Tuesday, April 29, 6:00pm-7:00pm at Moody Hall, Room 209

    Assistant Professor of University Programs and author Charles Porter will discuss his newest book Sharing the Common Pool: Water Rights in the Everyday Lives of Texans (Texas A & M University Press, 2014) with special focus on the current state of desalination projects in Texas.
     
    Can desalination be both environmentally and financially sustainable? Come learn about the benefits and difficulties of desalination as a viable solution for our ongoing and likely to continue water challenges in Texas. 

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