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On Campus with Gary Eichten

"On Campus with Gary Eichten," is a campus-wide program of events led by the University Chair of Critical Thinking and award-winning MPR host Gary Eichten.

The program has been developed to:

  • Engage this campus in critical social issues of our time
  • Showcase nationally known guest speakers 
  • To present the best of our very own faculty and 
  • Encourage the community to wrestle with today's most pressing social and economic issues of our time

Nick Hayes and Gary Eichten launched the program with:

  • Nick Hayes' 2015 Russian Year in Review, discussing events such as the crisis in Ukraine, the Russian economy, and the future of Russia under Putin

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Subsequent events have included:

  • A conversation with biologist Ken Miller from Brown University with our own Noreen Herzfeld, Nicholas and Bernice Reuter Professor of Science and Religion on Science, Religion and Public Policy
  • A Year-End Look at the Economy with American Public Media specialist, Chris Farrell and Dr. Louis Johnston, the SJU Joseph P. Farry Professor of  Economics and most recent
  • Gary Eichten interviewed Star Tribune meteorologist Paul Douglas on Faith and Climate Change: a Meteorologist's View. Paul Douglas discussed both the most current science regarding Earth's climate and his recognition as a committed Christian that finding responsible ways to deal with this change is part of the Christian call to stewardship.
  • December 2016 brings around our annual Year-end Look at the Economy with American Public Media specialist, Chris Farrell, and Dr. Louis Johnston, the SJU Joseph P. Farry Professor of  Economics. 


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