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‘Abilities First’ Turns the Lens Away from ‘Dis-’

Two St. Thomas seniors made an award-winning documentary aimed at turning our internal lens away from someone's disabilities and focusing instead on their abilities.

UST in the News for Nov. 19, 2014

Holiday shopping and #pointergate rule this week’s headlines.

UST in the News for Nov. 5, 2014

A shifted papal policy, Peterson’s potential plea deal, and plagiarism in this week’s headlines.

Saying Goodbye to Columbine

Videographer Chris Hansen ’09 followed principal Frank DeAngelis during his final year at Columbine High School.

NPR’s ‘Morning Edition’ Co-host David Greene to Speak Here Oct. 30

Greene was a foreign correspondent in Moscow and is author of the just-published Midnight in Siberia.

UST in the News for Oct. 8, 2014

A Rolling Stone feature, Amazon in Minnesota and a football upset in this week’s headlines.

John Branch, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter for the New York Times, to Speak Here Oct. 2

Branch, who wrote about the life and death of hockey player Derek Boogaard, is the first of three speakers this fall in the Minnesota Public Radio News Broadcast Journalist Series.

Professional Notes for Sept. 15, 2014

This week's notes feature faculty Bernard Brady, Tony Borgerding, Eric Fort, Marites Guino-o, Shersten Johnson, Gary Mabbott, Mark Neuzil, Bill Ojala, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, AnnMarie Thomas, Lisa Waldner and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff Tim Dohmen, Becky Durham, Sarah Huesing and Jennifer Rogers; students Maya Audi, Nicholas Brinza, Jaya Dhami, Sam Dennert, Benjamin Gelinas, Joe Jaye, Kara Kassekert, Lucas Keehr, Daniel Kremer, Maggie Malone-Povolny, Grant McCormick, Meghan Talbot, Brianna Vickerman and Alison Yang; and alumni Jaclyn Fermanich, Kendra Lystad, Emilee Sirek, Jonathan Smiej and Victoria Speake.

Students Create Award-Winning PSA About Suicide Prevention

Students in a videography class created public service announcements last spring to help raise awareness of mental health issues. During this week, National Suicide Prevention Week, you can learn more about the issues by watching these PSAs.

UST in the News for Aug. 28, 2014

A New York Times editorial, an Opus College of Business dean profile and a discussion on “why we hate to wait” in this week’s headlines.