Impact investing, making investments with the intention of generating both measurable social/environmental impact along with a financial return, is growing worldwide. The Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship, Friday, May 2, is the only Minnesota one-day event bringing key national and statewide impact investing leaders together
St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan will speak April 30 at a St. Paul Chamber of Commerce luncheon about the challenges facing higher education and how St. Thomas is preparing students to make a positive impact on society.
As the campus community celebrates Earth Week, many are looking at ways they can contribute to a more sustainable university. The View is doing its part by experimenting with a trend that has become a mainstay at colleges and universities nationwide.
It will surprise almost no one to learn that the U.S. health care system faces a number of challenges, writes Peter Young, Ph.D. The two most vivid facts being that we spend one and a half times more on health care than any other country, while being far from the top in terms of broad performance measures.
Kim Rueb recently “unplugged” herself – no television, no smartphone – for a week to see how it would change her life, and she was pleased with the results. She writes about her experience today in The Scroll.
Please remember Ellen “Connie” Fritz Spoo in your prayers. She was the mother of Steve Fritz, director of athletics.
Mackenthun’s Meats & Deli in St. Bonifacius, population 2300, is a growing small business, with a relatively small local customer base to pull from, with help from the University of St. Thomas Small Business Development Center.
The elections process is complete and the council would like to thank everyone who nominated someone, ran in the elections and voted.
Among students who graduated during the 2012-2013 school year, 94.81 percent reported employment, enrollment in a graduate program, volunteer service or enlistment in the military.
Prepare an action plan for safety in severe thunderstorms or tornadoes to help prevent injury or loss of life.
Timoner is associate rabbi at Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles, where her focus is on social justice, spiritual life and lifelong learning.
James Callahan and David Jenkins will be performing on the university’s Gabriel Kney pipe organ.
The afternoon and evening programs are part of the university’s “Higher Calling Series” and will be held on St. Thomas’ Minneapolis campus.
Kindelspire is a Justice and Peace Studies and Family Studies double major and Women’s Studies minor. She has served as a student director for VISION, participating in five trips, as well as a FEMCOM facilitator and Green Dot trainee.
Dr. Dennis Hart, director of Michigan State University’s Visiting International Professional Program, will become executive director of the International Education Center at the University of St. Thomas beginning in mid-June.
Seniors will be able to pick up their cap, gown and tassels along with five free graduation announcements during this time.