The videos showing former Rutgers head men’s basketball coach Mike Rice physically and emotionally abusing his players were outrageous and disgusting, in large part because they run so counter to the messages we hope our student-athletes learn from intercollegiate athletics.
Public events are planned April 25 at the University Club and April 26 at St. Thomas.
Parody profiles are one of the hottest trends in social media – and they are taking hold at St. Thomas.
Donations of new disposable diapers and diaper wipes will be given to families in crisis who are served by Project Baby Bottoms, a local project dedicated to providing these materials to people in need.
Christopher Kachian and Thomas Schönberg will perform in the first concert ever held in the library’s Great Hall.
Residence Life is accepting applications for the two positions for the 2013-14 academic year. Apply online.
The Higher Learning Commission will visit Nov. 11-13, 2013, and will meet with groups and individuals from across the campus.
Elizabeth Schiltz has always gravitated to kids who seem to have special needs, having helped organize a volunteer tutor program at an inner-city elementary school as an undergraduate at Yale University. The kids reminded her of her older brother.
The Tommie volleyball team was invited to breakfast with Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton in honor of its recent NCAA Divsion III championship. According to Dayton, “Purple is my favorite color.”
The concert will be performed in the Twin Cities and Rochester and will feature music that reaches across Indian, Persian and Sephardic-Jewish musical traditions.
Run for a position on the USG; candidate packets must be submitted at a meeting on April 4.
This year the conference honors Howard Ross, Elsa Batica and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
A St. Thomas alumnus, he was a physician and an aviator in North Dakota.
He was the father of Chad Brinsfield, Opus College of Business.
The institute provides great learning opportunities for students and helps small business clients improve their performance and profitability.
Carol Bruess is seeing a little more foot traffic around her home these spring days, and the visitors are stopping to “oooooo and “ahhhhh” at her Little Free Library. You should check it out, too, she suggests today in The Scroll.
The event will take place over convo hour, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Campus Way, second level, Anderson Student Center.
The program on April 10 features Dr. Shelley Neilsen Gatti and Dr. Tim Balke, who will speak on “Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness,” and a Fidgety Fairy Fairy Tales musical designed to help raise awareness of mental health issues of children.
Kennedy taught at St. Thomas for 30 years and is now an auxiliary bishop of Boston. He will speak on “The New Evangelization.”
Barbour, who will attend the event, is one of the best-known figures in the interdisciplinary study of science and religion.
The first person to sign up from a country will be that country’s flag bearer. The deadline to submit a request form is Wednesday, April 10.