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.
St. Thomas will send 461 students to 29 countries during J-Term 2013, and 138 students to 16 countries for spring semester.
Undergraduate final grades deadline is Jan. 2.
Jane de Lambert researched the geologic history of the Lovell Wash area of the Upper Horse Spring Formation in the Lake Mead region of Nevada last spring and presented her findings in October at the Geological Society of America’s national conference in North Carolina. She is among the first to research this remote formation in southern Nevada.
Nothing busts up a negative attitude like a little snow. Or, this week, a lot of snow! So says Lisa Weier today in The Scroll, and she offers 10 reasons why she – and perhaps you – should appreciate all that snow.
Love winter, or sometimes not so much? This creative video challenge precedes February 2013 presentations by author and environmental leader Bill McKibben on “Celebrating and Preserving Winter.”
She was the mother of Associate Professor Laura Dunham and mother-in-law of Associate Professor John McVea, Opus College of Business.
Employees can complete a new W-4 form at any time. Michigan and North Dakota residents who work in Minnesota must complete a new MWR form by Feb. 28 to continue exemption from Minnesota income tax withholding in 2013.
Early deadlines have been set for the next two paydays. The cut-off dates for a number of payroll action items are listed here.
City crews began plowing “Night Plow Routes,” which typically are the busiest arterial streets, and one side of north-south residential streets with red-and-white signs that say “Night Plow Route This Side of Street.” Parking is banned on these routes until snow is plowed all the way to the curb.
Religious liberty, my chief research interest, often has been a subject of controversy, but never more so than in recent months.
The integration of law and the Catholic intellectual tradition was the vision of Monsignor Terrence J. Murphy, president and chancellor of the University of St. Thomas for more than 35 years. In his book, A Catholic University, Vision and Opportunities, he emphasized the importance of teaching religious and ethical values in classrooms and in public forums as necessary for a healthy society and effective leadership.
Directed by Father Michael Keating, the Leadership Intern program seeks to equip and train future Catholic leaders through seminars, hands-on leadership experience, interaction with civic and Church leaders, and intensive formation using a unique methodology that integrates academics, practical experience and philosophy.
The sun is shining brightly as I peer through the windows of Sitzmann Hall, still wiping the sleep from my eyes. As I take slow sips of a much-needed cup of joe, I begin to ponder the mysteries of the week to come. Charity, our year’s theme, is essential to the mission of Christ in the City, the program we will be participating in during this institute.
Legend has it that the day was overcast and rainy when Dr. Don Briel entered Dr. Michael Naughton’s office in the ‘theology outpost’ on Grand and Finn and began a revolutionary conversation containing his vision for a Center for Catholic Studies.
Eighth International Conference on Catholic Social Thought and Management Education