Beginning March 5, Campus Ministry and the Wellness Center invite students, faculty and staff of all faith traditions to take part in a 40-day Mind, Body and Spirit Challenge to quiet their minds, renew their bodies and foster their spirits.
Body Image Week – #iambeautifulUST – is sponsored by the Wellness Center, Counseling and Psychological Services, and Health Services.
National scholastic honor society Delta Epsilon Sigma recognized Elizabeth Heaney, Emily Kindelspire, Hannah Polsky and David Steinhafel for their outstanding work.
STEPS Camp for Girls will hold a celebration from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1, in the James. B. Woulfe Alumni Hall on St. Thomas’ St. Paul campus in honor of its achievements.
The speaker is former St. Thomas theology professor William Cavanaugh, now of DePaul University.
Macalester’s Christopher Wells is author of “Car Country: An Environmental History.” The talk is free and open to all.
The Love Your Melon bus returned to St. Thomas on Friday, Feb. 7, after a monthlong trip across the United States.
Current Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea will give the opening remarks.
On Monday, Feb. 17, MAC Safety and Security reported several thefts that recently occurred on its campus.
He will speak at Macalester College in the Leonard Center on Sunday, March 2. A limited number of tickets will be available to UST students beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Tommie Central.
A Memorandum of Understanding signed by the two universities is the first step to forging a close working relationship.
Last month Dr. Don Miller and Dr. Sonia Rey-Montejo of St. Thomas’ Modern and Classical Languages Department and 18 St. Thomas students took to Cuba, St. Thomas’ first foray to Cuba in a decade.
Tuition rates will increase 3.9 percent this summer for undergraduate students – the second-lowest rate increase in 20 years – and an average of 3.0 percent for graduate students except for the School of Law, which will have no tuition increase.
When Cori Wegener worked at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, she was called “the Clark Kent of museum work.” Her talk follows the Feb. 7 release of “The Monuments Men.”
Laurel Street Flowers in St. Paul, owned by Sue Wagner, a 23 year St. Thomas employee before getting into the floral business, will sell 850 of the 196,000,000 roses produced for Valentine’s Day.
A program of tribute and reflection, followed by a reception, will be held 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, in The Gallery, Anderson Student Center.
St. Thomas has decided to sell the Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna, Minn., because it cannot continue to operate the center in a financially sustainable manner and has determined that expansion plans would not overcome ongoing weaknesses in the conference services market.
Miranda, a senior majoring in Catholic Studies and Political Science, has been involved in many aspects of St. Thomas student life, including Tommie Ambassadors, Undergraduate Student Government, Concert Choir and Summit Singers.
The graduate degrees come in response to employers who have answered increased government regulations by rapidly adding jobs for compliance professionals.
The forum began as a two-hour video conference in 1988 and has grown to become one the nation’s leading conferences for advancing diversity in the workplace.