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All-Staff Forum Scheduled for Nov. 1

The forum will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Room 378B, Woulfe Hall in the Anderson Student Center in St.Paul, and in Room 252, Terrence Murphy Hall, in Minneapolis. Time will be allotted for a Q-and-A session with each speaker.
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The Scroll: Habitat for Humanity was ‘Win-Win’ Experience for Volunteer

Krissy Schoenfelder had her doubts when friends suggested she should volunteer with a Young Alumni group on a Habitat for Humanity project in a North Minneapolis neighborhood hit by a tornado last year. But the 2009 alumna agreed to participate and found the experience very rewarding, she writes today in The Scroll.
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Life got you down?

Nationally, approximately 30 percent of college students experience depression that interferes with their ability to enjoy life and perform to their potential. Need help? Get help on National Depression Screening Day, today, Thursday, Oct. 11.
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Flu Shots Offered Thursdays in October, Nov. 1

Faculty and staff who are covered under the University of St. Thomas Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plans now are able to receive a flu shot at Health Services at no out-of-pocket expense.
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The Scroll: Now for Something a Little bit Different

As Father Dennis Dease’s final year as president rolls along, Susan Alexander admits she is nervous about the search for her boss’ successor. She writes in The Scroll today that the St. Thomas community will survive – and thrive – during this uncertain time as long as we are open to possibilities, trust each other and remain true to our mission.
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The Scroll: Civil Discourse Needed More Than Ever

Dave Nimmer is tired of what he calls the “mean season” of politics, where candidates for public office run ads that, in his words, “stretch the truth” at the least and “trample it” at the worst. He remains hopeful, he writes today in The Scroll, that civility might yet prevail.
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Whatever Happened to Pudding Pops?

Gael Fashingbauer Cooper ’89 and Brian Bellmont ’90 chronicle the lost toys, tastes & trends of the ’70s and ’80s in their book Whatever Happened to Pudding Pops? Among their recollections is the Generation X dog hero, Benji.