Tommie Spotlight: Aquinas Scholar Erin Statz


Midterm Oasis

Tuesday, October 21, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Woulfe Alumni Hall South

With fall break coming up, you may have some midterms you need to study for. Why not get your studying done in a quiet room away from the temptations of your TV? We will even throw in some sweet treats and a point! Come join to get some studying done and enjoy some hot chocolate, coffee, and dessert bars.


Essay Contest Opportunity

DUE: November 20, 2014

The UST German Program & German Club announce a campus-wide essay contest on the theme of The Fall of the Wall. The contest is sponsored by the Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Washington, D.C. Germany has a unique European history divided for 40 years. This year, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the wall and the German re-unification. The possible essay topics cover a wide range and can be on any topic (Art History, Philosophy, Theology, Social Justice, Economics, Science, Engineering, Media, Film, Music, etc.) in the historical context of the fall of the wall and the German re-unification. Please see the attached document for more details.

The winner of the essay contest will receive an iPad, national recognition, and possible publication of the essay in a German political magazine; runner-ups will receive cash prizes.

The essay along with the submission form must be submitted via e-mail no later than 5:00 PM, November 20, 2014 to

Fall of the Wall Essay Contest Form

Notification: The winners will be notified at the beginning of December.

The essays will be judged on the quality of writing, persuasiveness of argument, clarity of key points, and overall coherence. You may write in English or German.


Aquinas Scholars Faculty Board Meeting

Tuesday, December 9, 12:00 Noon

Location: JRC 222