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FALL 2023 EVENTS

  • Nov 16, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Rowling Hall (Room 4.314), 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    Among the Catholic political thinkers of the 20th century, Augusto Del Noce stood out for his ability to trace the deep theological and philosophical roots of modern politics. In this talk, his English translator will discuss Del Noce's analysis of the rise of modern totalitarian movements...
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  • Oct 19, 2023, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Texas Public Policy Foundation, 901 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701, USA
    For the past 10 years, the Austin institute and its fellows have answered the same questions and relentlessly and bravely defended the eternal truths of human nature and of the family from the attacks of modern culture. Join us and our fellows in discussing the next 10 years!
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  • Oct 09, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Stumberg Hall, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    What's the big deal about divorce? Why should we read and talk about it when everyone around us seems to be fine with it? The truth is: no matter what our family background, our age, or our state in life is, we all need to rediscover the immense impact that family life has on us and on our culture.
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  • Oct 04, 2023, 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Stumberg Hall, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    Bagels, coffee, and male-only discussions on what matters most. Once a month, attendees will have the chance to read and talk about issues and challenges that the men of today are facing and that too often remain undisclosed: for fear of judgment or misunderstanding.
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  • Sep 27, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 31, 2023, 9:00 PM
    Stumberg Hall, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    This program is reserved for UT graduate students (and spouses) and is structured as a series of conversations around a dinner table. Dinner is provided, but prior registration is required. One or two short articles --our conversations starters--will be sent beforehand.
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  • Sep 21, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Stumberg Hall or Zoom, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    This coming fall, we are starting a new Good Life Reading Group + (Level 2). It will be open to all individuals above forty --or younger, but who do not feel they are "young professionals" anymore. Our first meeting will be in September and then continue every other week.
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Mon, Oct 12

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Prudence in Public Health

Join us in a lecture with our guest presenter, Dr. Stuart Wolf, M.D., on how prudence informs the complex choices at the intersection of personal freedom and societal responsibility with regards to health care.

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Prudence in Public Health
Prudence in Public Health

Time & Location

Oct 12, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ

About The Event

Based on his own experience as a medical doctor, Dr. Stuart Wolf will help us explore how prudence informs the complex choices at the intersection of personal freedom and societal responsibility with regards to health care. These matters are especially pertinent during the current COVID-19 pandemic, but they are certainly not new to doctors, regularly called to apply general rules and principles to very specific and unique cases (and human beings), based on their best - prudential - judgment.

About our presenter

Stuart Wolf, Jr., M.D., FACS, Associate Chair of Clinical Integration and Operations, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care, Professor, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care Division Chief, Surgical Subspecialties, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care

Stuart Wolf, M.D., FACS, is associate chair of clinical integration and operations, chief of the Division of Surgical Subspecialties and professor for the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.

After receiving his M.D. from Northwestern University, Wolf completed urology residency at UCSF and then an endourology/laparoscopy fellowship with Ralph Clayman. He joined the University of Michigan in 1996 and over the ensuing 20 years he served as the director of the Division of Endourology, the director of the endourology/laparoscopy fellowship and the associate urology department chair for surgical services.

In 2016, he assumed his current role as associate chair for clinical integration and operations of the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care at Dell Medical School. Wolf has served on the executive committee of the Michigan Urologic Society and the board of directors of the Endourological Society. He formerly chaired the AUA Practice Guidelines Committee and is the inaugural chair of the AUA Science and Quality Council. At the University of Michigan, Wolf received the Silver Cystoscope Award for Urology Residency Teaching Excellence three times (1999, 2002 and 2005).

He was appointed the inaugural David A. Bloom Professor of Urology in 2006. The Department of Urology awarded him the Faculty Service Award in 2011 and the Outstanding Achievement Award in 2012. He was inducted into the League of Educational Excellence of the University of Michigan Medical School in 2015 and that year he received the Program Director’s Award from the Endourological Society. In 2010, Wolf was elected to the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons.

In 2018, he started a six-year term as a trustee of the American Board of Urology. Early in Wolf’s career, he garnered extramural funding for basic science research but then his interests moved to clinic research. His most recent work focuses on urinary calculi, kidney cancer, upper urinary tract obstruction and a variety or quality improvement and patient safety topics.

An author of more than 300 peer-reviewed articles and videos, and more than 150 invited publications, Wolf has served on the editorial boards of 11 journals. His scholarly work has been recognized by awards and/or research grants from the American Foundation for Urologic Disease, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Endourological Society, the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, and the AUA and 2 of its Sections. He is currently ranked number 84 in the field of Urology (all-time) on the Microsoft Academic Author Analytics website.

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