Events and Programming

October 4, 2014

McCarthy Center Tent on the Tundra
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SJU Campus: The Tundra

If you are attending the 2014 SJU Homecoming football game (Saint John’s vs. Hamline) make sure to visit the McCarthy Center’s hospitality tent after the Johnnies win.  You can visit with other CSB/SJU grads, students, staff, and professors and enjoy free food and refreshments.

October 6, 2014

Week of Sustainability
All Day
multiple

The Week of Sustainability will include educational events and activities promoting sustainability, the balance of social justice, economic viability and environmental responsibility, in our lives and the management of the campus.

 This is a week long series of events beginning Monday, September 22 through Friday, September 26, 2014.

October 7, 2014

Week of Sustainability
All Day
multiple

The Week of Sustainability will include educational events and activities promoting sustainability, the balance of social justice, economic viability and environmental responsibility, in our lives and the management of the campus.

 This is a week long series of events beginning Monday, September 22 through Friday, September 26, 2014.

October 8, 2014

Week of Sustainability
All Day
multiple

The Week of Sustainability will include educational events and activities promoting sustainability, the balance of social justice, economic viability and environmental responsibility, in our lives and the management of the campus.

 This is a week long series of events beginning Monday, September 22 through Friday, September 26, 2014.

October 8, 2014

CSB Marie & Robert Jackson Fellows Poster Session
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CSB - Gorecki Fireside Lounge
Please join the 2014 CSB Marie & Robert Jackson Fellows as they share their civic engagement summer experiences, as well as what the program is about. Light refreshments will be available.

October 9, 2014

Week of Sustainability
All Day
multiple

The Week of Sustainability will include educational events and activities promoting sustainability, the balance of social justice, economic viability and environmental responsibility, in our lives and the management of the campus.

 This is a week long series of events beginning Monday, September 22 through Friday, September 26, 2014.

October 10, 2014

Week of Sustainability
All Day
multiple

The Week of Sustainability will include educational events and activities promoting sustainability, the balance of social justice, economic viability and environmental responsibility, in our lives and the management of the campus.

 This is a week long series of events beginning Monday, September 22 through Friday, September 26, 2014.

October 11, 2014

Duluth/Superior Study Tour
All Day
Duluth, Minnesota/Superior, Wisconsin

Over long-weekend, the McCarthy Center will lead an urban planning study tour to Duluth, Minnesota, and Superior, Wisconsin. The agenda will include meeting with representatives from Cirrus Aircraft, the City of Duluth, and the Chambers of Commerce from Duluth and Superior. We will also meet with other alums to talk about the bustling Twin Ports. 

October 12, 2014

Duluth/Superior Study Tour
All Day
Duluth, Minnesota/Superior, Wisconsin

October 13, 2014

Duluth/Superior Study Tour
All Day
Duluth, Minnesota/Superior, Wisconsin

October 14, 2014

Duluth/Superior Study Tour
All Day
Duluth, Minnesota/Superior, Wisconsin

October 16, 2014

Politics & A Pint: A Conversation with Mark Ritchie
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Brother Willie's Pub
Join the McCarthy Center for a conversation with Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie.

October 24, 2014

Politics & a Pint: Topic TBD
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Brother Willie's Pub
Special Family Weekend Edition

October 28, 2014

TED Talk Tuesday
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
McCarthy Center

Topic: Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.

 

November 6, 2014

Politics & a Pint: Midterm Elections
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Brother Willie's Pub

Join the McCarthy Center for a discussion about the results and implications of the midterm elections.

November 8, 2014

Festival of Cultures
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Clemens Field house

17th Annual Festival of Cultures celebration, with food sampling, fashion show, and cultural dance and music.

November 10, 2014

Politics & a Pint with Savo Heleta
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Brother Willie's Pub

Politics & a Pint: Ethnic Conflict and Cooperation with Savo Heleta ‘06

Join the McCarthy Center for a Politics & a Pint discussion with Savo Heleta ‘06. Heleta is originally from Bosnia and Herzegovina. After graduating from St. John’s Heleta moved to South Africa where he earned his Master’s Degree in Conflict Transformation and Management from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and is currently pursuing his PhD in Post-Conflict Development and Reconstruction. Heleta is the author of Not My Turn to Die: Memoirs of a Broken Childhood in Bosnia. 

 

November 11, 2014

The Mark Kennedy Freedom Lecture Series
7:30 PM
Quad 170

The Mark Kennedy Frontiers of Freedom Lecture Series featuring Jan Van Lohuizen

Jan Van Lohuizen served as a pollster for President Bush during his 2004 re-election campaign and went on to serve as chairman of Voter Consumer Research Inc. of which he is also a founding member.

November 18, 2014

TED Talk Tuesday
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
McCarthy Center
Topic: Robert Litan: An Economist Walks into a Bar

Robert Litan, a nonresident senior fellow in Economic Studies explains "how economists and their ideas have contributed to the rise of the entire Internet economy and to some of the iconic companies within it." Litan reviews the contributions economists have made to business models and structures that have contributed to the success of endeavors such as Cupid.com, Priceline, Google ads, Amazon, and sabermetrics in sports. Economics Professor Louis Johnston will facilitate the discussion.

 

December 2, 2014

TED Talk Tuesday
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
McCarthy Center
Topic: Climate Change and the Environment

December 4, 2014

Politics & A Pint: Topic TBD
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Brother Willie's Pub