There have been a number of groups meeting around campus this academic year to examine and talk about diversity and explore ways that UST faculty, staff and students can increase their facility in being ambassadors for inclusion. Several activities are planned for the remainder of the year, writes professor Ann Johnson.
Historic steel being lowered to the ground. Lightning as it arcs above campus. St. Thomas presidents, past and present, walking together. We’ve picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2013 as our best of the year.
Celebrate with the campus community on Thursday, Feb. 6.
President Julie Sullivan announces the appointment of a 16-person steering committee to oversee a strategic planning process for the university.
Cover letters can serve many purposes, most importantly, to fully introduce the whole candidate to the recruiter. This document, while less important that the resume, will serve as your first impression to a recruiter.
A list of priests accused of sexual abuse of minors includes two priests formerly associated with St. Thomas; the allegations do not relate to their time at the university.
Toys are being accepted at multiple locations, including the Child Development Center, Tommie Central and McNeely Hall, Room 128 in St. Paul, as well as School of Law, Room 124, in Minneapolis.
Key dates and guidelines are listed to make sure important paperwork is not delayed due to the break.
Since the UST bookstores can purchase only limited quantities of some titles and the quotas are filled daily, the bookstores encourage students to sell their books daily after finishing their classes.
President Julie Sullivan will hold a brown bag luncheon on Monday, Dec. 9, to discuss a new vision statement for St. Thomas. A task force has developed three alternatives for a vision statement, and she wants to hear your opinion.
UST faculty, staff, students, and any ACTC students and St. Paul community members are invited to submit their prose, poetry and visual art to the literary magazine by Dec. 9.
Interns will act as staff to the members of the mission and perform responsibilities such as monitoring the actions of U.N. bodies and representing the Holy See in various meetings.
The International Education Center announces the winners of its annual International Photo Contest. The winners in the contest’s three categories were selected from the 388 photos that were submitted.
Exercise science majors Rachel Britton and Marysa Meyer teamed up to see if abdominal strength plays a role in figure skaters’ ability to complete jump rotations.
The program, which featured Kathy Wurzer, Matthew Sanford, and Dr. Bruce Kramer, can be heard on MPR this Friday; it will be broadcast on TPT on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.
This week’s notes feature Don Briel, Corrine Carvahlo, Massimo Faggioli, Ken Goodpaster, Lyman Johnson, Shersten Johnson, Daryl Koehn, Dean Maines, Michael Naughton, Shirley Polejewski, Thomas Dillon Redshaw, Angela Senander and Robert Shoemake.
If you had been passing by the biomechanics lab on the second floor of the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex on a recent cold April morning and glanced in the window, you might have stopped for a longer look.
OSLCE is asking students, staff, faculty and friends for items including unwrapped toys, warm women’s and children’s clothing, glass food containers for leftovers and lunch holders, as well as wool and everyday socks. Donations will benefit Sarah’s . . . an Oasis for Women and People Serving People.
Two hundred tickets are available to undergraduate students for this year’s UST Christmas concert, “All Is Well,” presented by the university’s Music Department this Sunday, Dec. 8.