Fall Alumni Seminars Start October 6

Written by Laura Paskin
August 13, 2015

Registration is now open for the Fall Alumni Seminars Series: What Is Happening to Our Common Home?
The Debate About Pope Francis's Recent Letter on the Environment and the Economy. The seminars, which take place during six evenings in the fall, will address Pope Francis's letter, Laudato Si. The letter raised questions about the ecology and the economy in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Faculty presenters and participants will examine the Pope's document about the future of our planet and discuss what it has do with faith, Catholic teaching, and our responsibility to creation and human ecology. Faculty presenting are Jessica Imanaka, PhD, Albers School of Business and Economics; Patrick Howell, SJ, DMin, Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture and School of Theology and Ministry; Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos, Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture, and College of Arts and Sciences; Wesley Lauer, PhD, PE, College of Science and Engineering; and David Boness, PhD, College of Science and Engineering.

The Alumni Seminars are open to Seattle University alumni and other college graduates in the Seattle area who seek a high-quality learning experience, stimulating discussions of life's deeper questions, and the companionship of other active minds. Details and registration information here.

The Alumni Seminars Series is organized by the College of Arts and Sciences of Seattle University under the guidance of Professor David Leigh, SJ, PhD.