Did you know that according to a longstanding legend the St. Thomas Arches are also a gateway to everlasting love? The tradition states that students aren’t True Tommies until they’ve been kissed under the Arches at midnight.
The newly renovated spaces are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Nirmal Singh, a student in Graduate Programs in Software, will give the presentation on Nepal, his home country.
Sam Friederichs ’07, a marine biologist and consultant for National Geographic, heads the National Geographic Crittercam billfish program. He hopes the footage he retrieves will lead to conservation achievements and funding.
The new major was developed in answer to the many requests from students who were interested in family studies and wanted to create their own individualized majors.
McEvers is the first of four speakers in this season’s Minnesota Public Radio News’ Broadcast Journalist Series.
This week’s notes feature faculty Mark DelCogliano, Father Jan Michael Joncas, Dough Jondle, Billy Junker, David Kelley, T. Dean Maines, Susan Marsnik, Michael Naughton, Bill Ojala, Michelle Rovang Burke, Deborah Savage, Dale Thompson, Christian Washburn, Meg Wilkes Karraker and Peter Young, and 2013 alumna AnZhi Zhang.
As she has looked around at full rooms since the beginning of the academic year, Susan Alexander has been pleased. People showed up in droves for the Academic Convocation and a brown-bag lunch sponsored by President Julie Sullivan – ample proof that there is a lot of life at St. Thomas these days, Alexander writes in The Scroll.
Iconographer Nicholas Markell ’84 “wrote” Holy Thomas – Angelic Doctor over a six-month period. The icon – which stands almost 5 and a half feet tall and nearly 4 feet wide – was presented to Campus Ministry on Sunday at the Opening Mass.
St. Thomas has improved for the fourth consecutive year in the annual “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report. The magazine ranks St. Thomas No. 112 among 281 schools in the National Universities category, an improvement from No. 113 a year ago.
A senior at St. Thomas, the St. Cloud native met with more than 60 school-age children twice a week at a YMCA summer camp.
Our nation’s shrinking law schools are causing wide-spread angst in deans’ offices around the country, and indeed there are economic implications to this trend that must be managed carefully. But at least for St. Thomas, the new market reality opens up promising opportunities for our law school and our mission by making it easier to educate the whole person.
Why is privacy that important to many of us even though we put more and more information about ourselves out there for others to see? St. Thomas faculty have been researching Online privacy expectations.
Thirteen faculty have been promoted to full professor and one faculty has been promoted to associate professor.
He was the grandfather of Karen Cerney Harthorn, associate vice president of procurement; Colleen Hannon Moore ’94; Tim Hannon ’96; Sheila Hannon McGill, women’s soccer coach; Laura Cerney Welter ’97; Molly Hannon ’00; and Arianna Vazquez, a UST sophomore.
Sponsored by the School of Law’s Holloran Center, the debate will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, on the Minneapolis campus.
Students who file the FAFSA after the deadline will not be eligible to receive a state grant for fall term.
Dave Nimmer has a lot of hopes for seniors such as Lindsay Goodwin, a communications and journalism major, but above all is this: He wants them to leave St. Thomas next May “with a sense of passion.” In the meantime, he writes today in The Scroll, he hopes they enjoy their final year here and take time to hear the Christmas concert, enjoy the wit and wisdom of a professor and just sit on the library steps as the campus comes awake.
The fair will provide an opportunity to connect and learn about available resources. Student veterans, veteran dependents and all who are interested in supporting student veterans are encouraged to attend.