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The Bernhard M. Christensen Symposium

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
11 a.m., Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

Einstein’s God: Revisiting Science and Religion in a New Century

Krista Tippett, host/producer of On Being, American Public Media

The Center for Counseling and Health Promotion Convocation

Saturday, October 19, 2013
Noon, Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

Peak Performance When It Matters Most

Sian Beilock, PhD, professor of psychology, University of Chicago, Author of “Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal about Getting it Right When you have to”

 The Humanities and Fine Arts Convocation

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
10 a.m., Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

Excerpts from:

Portraits of Peru, 1785 Exotic Folksongs and Dances from Trujillo

The Rose Ensemble, award-winning musical ensemble based in St. Paul

 Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation

Monday, January 20, 2014
1 p.m., Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

Music for Martin

A celebration of song honoring of one of the United States’ visionary civil rights leaders. The 26th annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation will be hosted by local artists and educators; T. Mychael Rambo and Brian Grandison.

Video: Full convocation

Batalden Seminar in Applied Ethics

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
11 a.m., Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

Awakening to the Reality of a Crucified World: Discovering What It Means to Be Human

Sister Peggy O’neill, S.C., president and director of Centro Arte para la Paz, Suchitoto, El Salvador

Video: Full convocation

Sverdrup Visiting Scientist Lecture

April 7-8, 2015
April 7 at 7 p.m. — Tiny Conspiracies: Cell to Cell Communication in Bacteria
April 8 at 11 .m. — Manipulating Quorum Sensing to Control Bacterial Pathogenicity

Bonnie L. Bassler, PhD, professor in molecular biology, Princeton University

Video: Full lecture – Tiny Conspiracies
Video: Full convocation – Manipulating Quorum Sensing