Tuesday, May 23, 2017

“Building Bridges--National and Global Politics and Religious Tensions"
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church 700 Snelling Ave. S. St. Paul, MN 55116
Sponsored by: YAANW
Cost: $10
RSVP: http://alumninet.yale.edu/clubs/mn01/sterling.html
Contact us: rhokanson@gmail.com
Is this event open to all TCAN member schools? Yes
Details: Gregory E. Sterling, The Reverend Henry L. Slack Dean and the Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament, Yale Divinity School

The globalization of our world has raised the profile of religion as a factor in international relations. The last two US presidents have established three different offices in the State Department and White House that deal with religion globally and nationally. Within the US the recent presidential campaign set religion in high relief both as a rallying factor and as a factor in determining who enters the US. Dean Sterling will address the role of religion as a source of conflict and as a source of peace. He will discuss how religion can serve as a means to build bridges rather than walls and will share how Yale Divinity School is preparing future leaders for this new reality as an example of how communities of all types can flourish together.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

TCAN at the Children's Theatre
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Children's Theatre, Minneapolis
Sponsored by: YAANW
Cost: $42
RSVP: vstoneman@s-sm.org
Contact us: vstoneman@s-sm.org
Is this event open to all TCAN member schools? Yes
Details: We have reserved a block of TWENTY tickets for this wonderful matinee performance of A Year With Frog and Toad. Tickets are $42 each (this is a discount!!) We hope to have a back stage tour as part of our event.

We must confirm our purchase by Friday April 21. Please reserve your tickets by emailing Vicky Stoneman vstoneman@s-sm.org Once we have our final list, we will purchase the tickets from the theatre. No refunds are available after April 21.

Waking from hibernation in the spring, the perky Frog and the worrywart Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, and learn life lessons through four, fun-filled seasons. The amphibian odd couple celebrate and rejoice in their differences that make them the best-est of friends while joined by a colorful cast of birds, mice, turtles, and that slo-o-ow snail with the mail. Nominated for three Tony Awards® including Best Musical, this unforgettable and tuneful musical is back on our stage after almost a decade! Don’t miss this exuberant story based on the treasured books by Arnold Lobel in a musical that soars like a kite and blossoms like spring.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The Power of Introverts  &n
Time: 5:00 - 6:30 Dinner/Socializing, 6:30 Lynette’s Presentation
Location: Cambria Gallery at 625 2nd Avenue South, Suite 101, in Minneapolis
Sponsored by: Penn club
Cost: $15, includes dinner and presentation
RSVP: Brown Club’s Lauren Tsai at lauren_tsai@alumni.brown.edu
Contact us: .
Is this event open to all TCAN member schools? Yes
Details: Lynette Crane, Certified Life Coach and nationally-acclaimed speaker, addresses the challenge introverts face in gaining visibility, respect for their ideas, and leadership roles in an extrovert culture. She will discuss how she partners with smart organizations to unlock the revenue-boosting potential of these “quietly brilliant” subject matter experts while helping introverts thrive in our extrovert world – without becoming extroverts.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

French table      
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Cave Vin, 5555 Xerxes Ave, Mpls
Sponsored by: YAANW
Cost: order from menu
RSVP: rgoldser@gmail.com
Contact us: rgoldser@gmail.com
Is this event open to all TCAN member schools? Yes
Details: Great Francophile cameraderie, with some occasional French spoken! Open to all levels. We have experts and we have beginners. Perfect for those who haven't practiced since high school or college.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Control of Water Pollution in Minnesota: Most of What We "Know" is Wrong.
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Pool and Yacht Club, Lilydale; For directions, please visit http://www.poolandyachtclub.com
Sponsored by: YAANW
Cost: $40
RSVP: RSVP by May 26 http://alumninet.yale.edu/clubs/mn01/sustainjun2017.html
Contact us: Bob Weisenfeld at bweisenfeld@gmail.com
Is this event open to all TCAN member schools? Yes
Details: Do you believe that overbearing state agencies are killing jobs with regulation, particularly in northern Minnesota’s Iron Range? Or do you see Minnesota’s regulatory agencies as heroic protectors of the public interest in clean water? Either way, you would be wrong. Using in-depth experience as WaterLegacy’s Counsel and Advocacy Director, Paula Maccabee will explain how the federal Clean Water Act was envisioned and how it works in practice. Finally, she will propose a role that science, judicial review and new alliances can play in holding regulators accountable to protect clean water.

Paula Maccabee is a graduate of Amherst College (1977) and Yale University Law School (1981) with 36 years of experience in public interest law. Paula has served on the St. Paul City Council and as a Special Assistant Attorney General. In her private practice, she has represented non-profit organizations, local governments, businesses and diverse citizens’ groups seeking environmental protection.

Paula was named as one of Minnesota Lawyer’s 2010 “Attorneys of the Year” for her public interest work and received the 2015 Harvey G. Rogers Environmental Health Leadership Award from the Minnesota Public Health Association for her lifetime of work to protect environmental

For the past eight years, Paula has served as Counsel and Advocacy Director for WaterLegacy, a much-awarded Minnesota environmental non-profit. Some of her recent publications include Pipelines, Power Lines & Organic Farms, Mercury, Mining and the Clean Water Act, and Tribal Authority to Protect Water Resources and Reserved Rights under Clean Water Act Section 401.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Georgetown Prof. Patterson on Slavery's Legacies: Race and Racism in Contemporary Culture and Politics
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Greene Espel, 222 S 9th St, 22nd Floor, Suite #2200, Minneapolis
Sponsored by: Georgetown Club
Cost: Hosted by Greene Espel
RSVP: johnpaulpestano@gmail.com
Contact us: johnpaulpestano@gmail.com
Is this event open to all TCAN member schools? Yes
Details: Dr. Patterson is an Associate Professor of English and African American Studies, and Director of the African American Studies Program at Georgetown University. His talk will be based on research and writing from his co-edited volume, The Psychic Hold of Slavery: Legacies in American Expressive Culture, and his first book, Exodus Politics: Civil Rights and Leadership in African American Literature and Culture.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

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Sponsored by: Dartmouth / Penn clubs
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Is this event open to all TCAN member schools? Yes
Details: details soon!

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