The sixth annual International Symposium on Lasallian Research took place September 24-26 on the Twin Cities campus of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and hosted 130 participants from 10 countries.
The symposium featured three keynote presentations by: Carlos Costa, Ph.D., dean of the School of Engineering at De La Salle University in Bogota, Colombia; Olaf Gruess, Ph.D., and Christine Nowakowski, Ph.D., of General Mills; and Tracy Adams, CEO of yourtown in Australia. Participants at the symposium also heard from several other researchers during breakout session presentations.
Some of the subjects discussed throughout the symposium included human rights, women in leadership, child welfare, sustainability, health, food and nutrition, social justice, and migration and immigration issues.
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and its Institute for Lasallian Studies host the gathering, which is co-sponsored by Christian Brothers Conference.