I firmly believe that St. Thomas fosters the professional formation of each student to internalize a deep sense of responsibility for others better than any other law school in the country, and our success on this front is one reason why I am excited to serve as your new dean.
Robert Vischer, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, was appointed the new dean of the school in October. He began his duties on Jan. 1.
St. Thomas will replace grass with artificial turf on the entire South Field this summer to provide an improved and more durable surface for the university’s soccer and softball teams as well as students who use the field for recreational purposes.
“Government is not the solution to the problem, government is the problem.” Ronald Reagan spoke these toxic words at his presidential inauguration in January 1981. It is probable that no more destructive sentence than this has been spoken by an American president in modern times. For it injected poisons into the American body politic that [...]
Korea-born Han will perform Sunday, March 3. All are welcome to the free concert.
Law students always have been concerned with how and where they will find their first job after law school, but over the past four years these concerns have grown increasingly acute.
Junior Achievement volunteers spend about five hours in classroom settings giving of their time and talents but get back so much more than credit for volunteer hours.
He was the brother of Jerry Anderley, associate vice president for facilities at the Physical Plant.
Although compliance with Dodd-Frank Act requirements has increased costs for the hedge-fund industry, the industry is adjusting well to the new cost structure.
When the presidential election was in full swing and political tempers were flaring, a new student organization at the University of St. Thomas School of Law was formed to resist the partisanship and vitriol. The Public Discourse group focuses on quite the opposite: open, nonpartisan debate about how public policy issues intersect with law.
The recommendation for promotion was made by the Tenure and Promotion Committee at its December 2012 meeting.
Author and assistant professor of English Matt Batt offers an excerpt from his debut book, Sugarhouse, and answers a few questions about his writing.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to sign up for St. Thomas “Day at the Capitol” on March 13, to encourage legislators to continue to support funding for the Minnesota State Grant Program.
What’s happening to our winters? McKibben will speak at both schools on his way to ski the Birkebeiner in Wisconsin. The lectures are free and open to all.
In all, TommieMedia reaped six firsts, one second and four third place awards. The Minnesota Newspaper Association’s awards convention is an annual event.
The campus will celebrate faculty and staff years-of-service anniversaries – ranging from five to 40 years – with the University of St. Thomas from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center. A recognition ceremony will take place at 4 p.m.
One evening, I noticed a framed photo of the late Vaclav Havel, former president of the Czech Republic. He’s standing next to a painting depicting a Gospel writer with an angel whispering in his ear. Havel, with a sheepish grin, is cupping his ear as if to eavesdrop for a little “inspiration.”
The free concert in St. Mary’s Chapel is presented by the Society for the Doctrinal Affectation of Baroque Music.
Before my grandfather died, I said to him that someday I would write a book about our family. I’m not sure that the book on meaningful work that I recently began will turn out to be the book he was expecting, but I would like to think he would recognize its origins.
The front door of 2050 Summit Avenue was forced open and the frame damaged.
The exhibition, free and open to the public, runs from Feb. 4 to Aug. 4 with a reception March 14.