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Nice pic of Mano a Mano co-founder Segundo Velasquez working with a great group of volunteers from @Stéphane Rasselet. Kate's (St. Catherine University) last Saturday as part of their #citizenkatie day!

St. Kate's Public Health program is opening a dialogue on how the community can get involved in the health and well-being of children in Zambia.

Founding Mothers: After more than a century, the legacy of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet still guides St. Catherine University. | SCAN :: February 2013

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St. Catherine University hosts the 2012 Opus Prize, an international faith-based humanitarian award. | SCAN :: February 2013

Professor Hui Wilcox gives the Moore Lecture, with a focus on Dance, Pedagogy and Social Justice, through her experience with Ananya Dance Theatre of Minneapolis. "The circle is always open. The most powerful encounters are encounters with scholars, poets and activists, who insist upon challenginging dominant modes of knowing, and insist on telling stories not just with their words but also with their bodies and souls."

Q & A | Chilli Lor blends art and activism | Twin Cities Daily Planet

Maximizing Opportunities: Katie makes a difference for inmates and at-risk youth. SCAN Online.

St. Catherine University hosts the Opus Prize, a humanitarian award for faith-based entrepreneurship, in November 2012. Logo Art by Ansgar Holmberg, CSJ.

Students from St. Kate’s volunteer to produce a children’s television show for Children’s Hospitals of Minnesota in the fall. (Photo by Melissa Kaelin)

"The Elixery's locally-made vegan lipsticks are fantastic." Founded by chemist and St. Kate's alumna Karoline Wells in 2009, The Elixery stands for the simplicity of beauty, the elegance of science, and the dignity of manufacturing. Wells holds her suppliers to strict standards, and goes to great lengths to ensure the raw materials are safe, ethical, and free of animal testing.

Dessa develops a lipstick for charity, working with chemist and St. Kate's alumna Karoline Wells, founder of The Elixery.

Professor Kristine Haertl's work challenges the stigma surrounding mental illness, proving that individuals with mental illnesses can live productive lives in peer-supported environments. (Photo by Rebecca Zenefski '10)

A student task force led the charge to construct the first green roof on campus.

Each spring, students from St. Catherine University’s Masters of Arts in Occupational Therapy program travel to Peru to conduct fieldwork with Eleanore’s Project, a nonprofit that provides wheelchairs to children with physical disabilities.

Author Azar Nafisi speaks at The O'Shaughnessy to launch the School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences at St. Catherine University in 2011.

Students at Risen Christ School in South Minneapolis participate in "Imagine the Possibilities," a mentoring program designed by St. Kate's alumnae.

Seniors in the American Sign Language program at St. Catherine University volunteered their time at the Minnesota Capitol Building. (Photo by Rebecca Zenefski '10.)

Occupational therapy students explore health and healthcare delivery in Ecuador.

Staff member volunteers her professional skills in Kenya.

For Katies interested in improving international health, a January internship in Tanzania is eye-opening and worth it.

“Food Week is part of a larger food justice campaign centered on sustainability, affordability and racial equity."

Deepa DeAlwis ’93 is cleaning up polluted lands in Minnesota, including a site once considered for the Vikings stadium.

A St. Kate’s professor and alumna are developing a screening tool to measure the emotional health of Special Olympics athletes.