The housing market, in a slump since 2007, will have “unquestionably turned the corner” if current momentum continues through spring.
Public Safety would like to alert the University of St. Thomas community of a theft in O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library.
The Physical Plant requests that all garbage from offices, classrooms, conference rooms, lounges, etc. be emptied into the containers in the hallways of the building before employees leave for the holiday break.
Public Safety would like to alert the University of St. Thomas community of several recent thefts on the St. Paul campus, as well as two incidents recently reported by the Minneapolis Police Department.
There is nothing like a foot of snow to turn Tommies into roving Good Samaritans, Doug Hennes writes today in The Scroll. He cites three thank-you notes written about students whose good deeds helped neighbors deal with the nasty weather and, in the process, spread “the true Christmas spirit” and inspired a girl to act with kindness toward others.
Simple blades of prairie grass silhouetted in the moments before night. The exultation of an improbable victory. A firm touch as a final goodbye. We’ve picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2012 as our best of the year.
Father Dennis Dease, president of St. Thomas, will receive an honorary degree from St. Catherine University at its winter commencement exercises Thursday.
In the course of every year while growing up, I lived in three different settings: city, suburb and rural and small town. Although my parents lived close to each other in St. Louis, Mo., those few miles covered a broad range of socioeconomic and racial ethnic differences.
Traves Lundberg has a special place in Dave Nimmer’s heart. He brews a perfect cup of coffee in Coffee Bené in O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library, and he loves fishing. As a result, Dave calls Traves a “five-day-a-week Christmas present” today in The Scroll.
Resources are available to St. Thomas students, faculty and staff in need of emotional support after Friday’s tragedy.
After the killing of so many children and their teachers, our human journey is at a crossroads where our intentions – beautiful and transcendent, compassionate and caring, loving and forgiving, intelligent and thoughtful – continue to retreat in confusion and horror from the enormous evil we can and will inflict upon one another. For Bruce Kramer, Sandy Hook is personal.
The Food For Thought restaurant on the Minneapolis Campus invites St. Thomas faculty, staff and students to its annual Holiday Buffet taking place on Wednesday, Dec. 19. It will run from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $9.95 per person and will be available beginning at 9 a.m. the day of the buffet at the cash register in Food For Thought.
The St. Thomas defense slowed a potent Mount Union attack, but in the end the Purple Raiders made enough plays to post a 28-10 victory Friday night and claim the program’s 11th Division III national championship.
St. Thomas’ bid for a national football championship ended Friday night with a 28-10 loss to Mount Union in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl.
St. Thomas’ ongoing survey of 50 commercial real estate industry leaders found that the slight optimism in 2010 and 2011 has shifted to slight pessimism in the spring and fall of 2012.
He was the father of Maureen Murphy, Opus College of Business.
Emergencies can happen – even on a quiet college campus. Are you prepared? Reviewing emergency procedures, discussing your department’s office safety plan, and registering your mobile phone numbers with St. Thomas’ emergency notification system are important in preparing for an emergency on campus.
Chemistry professor Kristine Wammer studies the effects of pharmaceuticals in the environment. “I am a ‘farm kid.’ I grew up on a corn and soybean farm in southern Minnesota that truly was the middle of nowhere, with the nearest town (Butternut) having a population that hovered around a dozen. Having no kids nearby meant that my brother Todd and I had to come up with creative – if slightly dangerous – ways to entertain ourselves.”
Keep in mind: Water will not be available in Owens and O’Shaughnessy science halls for drinking, washing hands or flushing toilets.
Public Safety would like to advise the University of St. Thomas community of a crime alert issued by the Minneapolis Police Department.
Join fellow Tommie fans for an on-campus viewing party of the 2012 Stagg Bowl game this Friday, Dec. 14. Kick-off is at 6 p.m.