Dr. Erika Scheurer, associate professor of English and director of Writing Across the Curriculum, shares her personal experiences with Project for Mindfulness and Contemplation, including meditating with students in classes. For those interested in learning more, there will be a meditation "sit-in" at noon Tuesday, Sept. 29, on the lower quad.
Each member will have a direct voice in deciding what the class gift will support, assist in rallying classmates to demonstrate their senior pride and help the Class of 2016 leave a lasting legacy at St. Thomas.
Phased retirement enables participating individuals to plan effectively and transition into retirement by reducing workload and salary while retaining benefits, faculty rights and privileges during the transition.
On Monday, Sept. 21, faculty, staff and students will be invited to participate in an online survey that will be used to gather university-wide input regarding issues relevant to a campus master planning process.
Carol Bruess is back with this year's first installment of the popular Humans of St. Thomas series. She chats with graduate student Mashael Aljahdali who loves her family and dreams of working at a university – and who is almost never not smiling.