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The Scroll: A Million (x 500) Little Details

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.
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‘Rock the Vote’ on Nov. 6

With the election just three weeks away, Dr. Jane Canney, vice president for student affairs, encourages students to prepare to vote on Nov. 6 and, in the meantime, to treat with dignity and respect people who may not hold the same opinion as you.
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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.