Thursday, September 25, 12:30 p.m.  MSC 315.

Big Question Series: "The Curious Case of the Stolen Sperm: Issues of Moral and Financial Obligation after Conception"

This will be the first installment in the Philosopher's Forum Big Question Series (BQS) where various philosophers (mostly graduate students) give a presentation on and lead a discussion concerning some interesting philosophical topic. This first BQS will be led by Justin Ormsby, whose talk is titled "The Curious Case of the Stolen Sperm: Issues of Moral and Financial Obligation after Conception." Justin will present, after which the floor will be opened up for questions. Also, there will be FREE PIZZA at this event, so if you need a free lunch, and some discussion time, this is the perfect event for you. 

Thursday, October 2, 2:00 p.m.

Free Guided Tour of St. Louis University Law School for UMSL Students

This special tour for UMSL pre-law students is FREE and will be hosted by the Law School Admissions Office at Saint Louis University. 

Your options.  You may travel to and from SLU Law School on your own and sign in for the tour in their lobby at 2pm.  Or you may assemble with other pre-law students in the UMSL Arts & Sciences conference room located in 303 Lucas Hall beginning at 12:30 pm.  Light refreshments will be served before we leave at 1:00 pm to board MetroLink at 1:15 pm for a round-trip to the Law School (estimated return time at UMSL is 4:30 pm). In advance, UMSL students who ride MetroLink must obtain a MetroLink pass in the UMSL Cashier’s Office, 285 MSC, or pay the fare accordingly

Please R.S.V. P. by Wednesday, September 24, 2014 to Grace Derda at derda@umsl.eduif you will attend, and designate whether you will travel on your own or with us. 

Attendance is limited to 40 participants, so please RSVP as soon as possible.

We hope that you can join us for this very worthwhile event and we look forward to your reply.  If you have any questions, please contact Grace Derda at

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