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.
He was the first in his family to graduate from St. Thomas, and the father-in-law of Phil Hoeppner, Alumni and Constituent Relations.
There is a great need for social entrepreneurship with the goal of developing economical and robust systems that provide fresh water and electricity. The engineering challenges are significant but surmountable. It simply takes will and funding.
The Tommies, ranked No. 2 in the nation, host St. John’s University at 3 p.m. Fans can watch the game live on KSTC-TV Channel 45.
St. Thomas head football coach Glenn Caruso was introduced in Miami on Jan. 7 as the first three-time recipient in the seven-year history of the elite national Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year program. He also was named Division III National Coach of the Year by the American Football Coaches’ Association (AFCA) on Jan. 8. The elite award is voted on by fellow Division III coaches.