2009 News Releases

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  • May 21, 2009

    Since its founding in 1885, St. Edward's University has transformed students' lives. The Spring 2009 issue of the St. Edward's University magazine takes a look at the different types of transformation on the hilltop. This issue's theme, Transformations, ties seamlessly into the university's Holy...

  • May 4, 2009

    Judge Buergenthal was nominated to the court by the United States and elected by the U.N. General Assembly and the Security Council. He also worked on the three-member U.N. Truth Commission for El Salvador and is the first American to be elected to the U.N. Human Rights Committee. Throughout his...

  • April 28, 2009

    Judge Thomas Buergenthal to Speak at St. Edward's University Graduation St. Edward's University will confer 670 degrees during the university's 123rd commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9 at the Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River. Judge Thomas Buergenthal, the American judge on the...

  • April 19, 2009

    The BIG Event, a community service project benefiting the neighbors and neighborhoods surrounding St. Edward's University, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 18. Join in this campus-wide event to complete service projects at homes, churches and schools in the community...

  • April 3, 2009

    Mathematical Biology Program- The Educational Advancement Foundation of Austin awarded St. Edward’s University $50, 000 to support curriculum development, student research and inquiry-based learning utilizing the new field of Mathematical Biology. Leadership Coalition-The Association of...

  • March 17, 2009

    2009 Brother Lucian Blersch Symposium Focuses on Swarm Intelligence Ever wondered how schools of fish know how to dodge predators? Or how flocks of geese choose the right direction? The answer lies in collective problem solving or swarm intelligence, which will be the focus of the 2009 Brother...

  • March 13, 2009

    This year’s symposium focuses on swarm intelligence and its impact in nature and society by focusing on two areas of research: honeybees and robots. Swarm intelligence refers to problem solving that is accomplished collectively- by a group operating without centralized control. This type of...

  • February 25, 2009

    The Rev. Richard P. McBrien will present his lecture, "The Future of the Church: Challenges in the New Millennium." at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 6, in Jones Auditorium as part of the Most Reverend John McCarthy Lecture Series on the Catholic Church in the 21st century. The event is free and open to...

  • February 10, 2009

    Residential Village Grand Opening Event — Feb. 17 Students at St. Edward's University have a new housing option on campus — one that brings retail and residence hall space together in the same area to create "downtown living" in the heart of campus. Join us for a grand opening...

  • February 9, 2009

    Located on the east side of campus, this new housing option serves as a town square to unite the university's apartments and East and Teresa halls. The complex offers courtyards, outdoor spaces, and a pedestrian street for students, faculty and staff members alike to gather. A new dining facility...

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