Krissy Schoenfelder, a 2009 alumna and Young Alumni communications chair, put on her reporter’s hat and interviewed a classmate back for her first Homecoming since graduation. You can read their Q-and-A in The Scroll.
One year ago, law professors Mark Osler and Teresa Collett wrote corresponding opinion pieces on Minnesota’s marriage amendment, which were published in the Minneapolis-based “Star Tribune.” In this election year they have continued to discuss the topic with each other quite regularly in a “purple” sort of way.
He was a 1967 graduate of the College of St. Thomas and the father of Dr. Michael Winter, Department of Philosophy.
He was the brother of Faith Bonitz, interlibrary loan coordinator in O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library, and father of Jonathan Mulinix, who attended the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
Be alert for startling bursts of water and air from irrigation systems while walking on the St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses, and clear the way for removal of window air conditioners.
The program, “From Fool’s Gold to Financial Integrity,” will examine insights of Joe Nocera, a regular columnist for the New York Times.
Dr. Paul Schons, a member of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and professor of German, died Sunday, Oct. 21, after being diagnosed with stage IV metastatic melanoma earlier this year. Schons was the most senior faculty member of the College of Arts and Sciences. He began teaching in 1967, five years after graduating from the College of St. Thomas.
Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library celebrates National Theological Libraries Month with an expanded theology book sale and a crossword puzzle contest. The grand prize is a 32-gigabyte USB drive.
Off-Campus Student Services has sound advice and spring 2013 programs for potential renters.
Open Access Week is an effort to promote open access publishing as a new norm in scholarship and research. OA publishing allows unrestricted (free of cost, password and subscription) access to scholarly, peer-reviewed research on the Web.
Burns, of Boston College, is a former member of St. Thomas’ graduate psychology department.
The London Business Semester, specifically designed for business majors, is in its 18th year. Launch sessions will be held Wednesday and Thursday in McNeely Hall.
Elizabeth Fischer, project engineer for Opus Construction, explains the cause of “bolt bang,” a common phenomenon in steel buildings with single-plate, bolted connections.
Flu season has begun. The Minnesota Department of Health recommends influenza vaccination for everyone ages six months or older.
This free event will be held Friday, Oct. 26, at the University of Minnesota. Bring a résumé and take advantage of workshops featured at the fair.
Ferreras Camilo is the presenter for this month’s CultureLink Tea, which will be held at 2 p.m today, Thursday, Oct. 18, in Scooter’s in the Anderson Student Center. The talk is free and open to the St. Thomas community. Tea and Dominican snacks will be provided.
Tickets are free to all ACTC students, faculty and staff with ACTC ID for this comical parody of gothic novels. Performances will run Wednesday, Oct. 31, through Sunday, Nov. 4.
The completion of the most successful fundraising campaign of any private institution of higher education in Minnesota and its four neighboring states was announced Wednesday by the University of St. Thomas. “The campaign transformed our campus with stunning new facilities. But most significant was our single-largest goal, raising $142 million for financial aid that will open the doors to a St. Thomas education for future generations of students from all economic and cultural backgrounds,” Father Dennis Dease said.
Five years ago, as St. Thomas announced its Opening Doors campaign, I reflected in a column about how my dad became the first person in his family to attend college. He had the misfortune of enrolling at St. Thomas in 1929, the first year of the Great Depression, and he could scrape together enough funds to stay for only two years.
Carol Bruess is excited about the big parties on campus this week to celebrate the conclusion of the Opening Doors capital campaign. Today in The Scroll she gives a few hints on what to expect on Wednesday night and over the noon hour on Thursday.
Undergraduate enrollment and overall credit hours are up, but graduate enrollment is down this year.