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International Symposium on Lasallian Research

Symposium Details

September 27, 28, & 29, 2015

     Saint Mary's University Center
     2540 Park Avenue
     Minneapolis, MN 55404

Keynote Speakers:

Lasallian Research in the 21st Century
Robert Schieler, FSC
Superior General
Brothers of the Christian Schools
Rome, Italy

Human Genetics and Cleft Palate:
A Lasallian University's Research Contribution

Hashem Shahin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Human Genetics
Bethlehem University, Bethlehem, Palestine

Keynote Panel:

Serving The Underserved: RELAN Lasallian Universities Respond
Christian Brothers University, Memphis, Tenn.
La Salle University, Philadelphia, Pa.
Lewis University, Romeoville, Ill.
Manhattan College, Bronx. N.Y.
St. Mary's College of California, Moraga, Calif.
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona/Minneapolis, Minn.


  1. gather creative minds
    • dialogue about the key characteristics or key areas that comprise the field of Lasallian research today
    • look beyond a study solely of the origins, tradition, and heritage in Lasallian research
    • break open the possibilities for Lasallian research in the 21st-Century
    • propose avenues or topics for future needed Lasallian research
  2. produce a "white paper" on Lasallian Research for publication in "AXIS: Journal of Lasallian Higher Education"
  3. develop a community of scholars committed to supporting, conducting, and publishing Lasallian research

$260 per person

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Hotel Accommodations

Sheraton Minneapolis
Midtown Hotel
2901 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Cost: $129.00 +tax

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For More Information...

Roxanne Eubank • (612) 728-5217

Hosted by Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Institute for Lasallian Studies and co-sponsored by the Lasallian Region of North America.