Events and Programming

March 12, 2015

Politics & a Pint: Obamacare Turns Five
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Brother Willie's Pub
Celebrate/mourn the fifth anniversary of the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at Politics & a Pint. We will be discussing the implications of the law, criticism and praise of it, and whether or not it will be around for many years to come.


March 17, 2015

TED Talk Tuesday: Dreams from Endangered Cultures
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Simons 136
With stunning photos and stories, National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the world's indigenous cultures, which are disappearing from the planet at an alarming rate. This event will be facilitated and co-sponsored by Extending the Link, CSB/SJU's student-led documentary team.


March 19, 2015

Day at the Capitol
All Day
MN State Capitol
The Minnesota Private College Council sponsors Day at the Capitol. Students from CSB/SJU will join private college students from across the state at the Minnesota Capitol to show their support for the Minnesota State Grant Program. State lawmakers will convene to begin budget and policy deliberations, and funding for student financial aid will be a critical part of those discussions. The McCarthy Center hosts an annual CSB/SJU Alum/Student Reception and Legislative Leaders Reception beginning at 2:00 pm.  


March 23, 2015

Politics & a Pint: Sex Trafficking Awareness Week
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Br. Willie's Pub
Join the McCarthy Center and Students Against Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking (SASET)during Sex Trafficking awareness week. The Monday night event will be a discussion with current students and CSB/SJU alum on Safe Harbor Laws and what sex trafficking looks like within Minnesota! This event will be cosponsored with Students Against Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking (SASET).  

March 26, 2015

Econ in English with Louis Johnston
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Gorecki 102

  What the heck happened to trigger the worst recession since the Great Depression?  Learn the basics about the financial crisis in this installment of “Econ in English” with Dr. Louis Johnston.

 In an increasingly complex world economy, economic literacy has never been more important. Dr. Louis Johnston’s “Econ in English” series will feature accessible and easy to understand explanations for some of the most important topics in economics.


March 31, 2015

TED Talk Tuesday: Color Blind or Color Brave?
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Simons 136

The subject of race can be very touchy. As finance executive Mellody Hobson says, it's a "conversational third rail." But, she says, that's exactly why we need to start talking about it. In this engaging, persuasive talk, Hobson makes the case that speaking openly about race — and particularly about diversity in hiring — makes for better businesses and a better society. This discussion will be moderated by CSB President Mary Dana Hinton.


April 8, 2015

Politics & a Pint: the Future of the European Union
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Brother Willie's Pub
Come hear President Michael Hemesath discuss the future of the European Union and its global implications.


April 14, 2015

TED Talk Tuesday with Visiting Scholar Alexander Heffner
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Simons 136
Topic TBA

April 28, 2015

A Mid-Year Look at the Economy
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Alexandria Senior College
Join Dr. Louis D. Johnston, the Joseph P. Farry Professor of Economics, for an engaging conversation on the economy!