A pep fest will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in John P. Monahan Plaza to put all Tommies in the proper mood for Saturday’s St. Thomas-Saint John’s football showdown and a national television pre-game broadcast.
Please remember in your prayers Henry Nachtsheim ’40, who starred in basketball at St. Thomas, taught chemistry and coached basketball here before becoming a successful chemist at 3M.
President Julie Sullivan Tuesday encouraged the St. Thomas community to define concepts in which the university should live out its mission statement to advance the common good. She issued her challenge during the president’s annual academic convocation address.
Please remember in your prayers Dr. James McEnaney '52, a former St. Thomas Alumni Association board member and past winner of the association’s Monsignor James Lavin Award.
A man was shot and killed during an attempted robbery Friday night in Shadow Falls Park (also known as Monument Park) near the intersection of Summit Avenue and Mississippi River Boulevard.
St. Thomas has lost two beloved figures with the deaths of retired Dean of Students Bill Malevich earlier this month and Monsignor James Lavin three years ago. Doug Hennes, who knew them as a student, admired them as an alumnus and worked with them as an administrator, pays tribute to the two gentlemen today in The Scroll.
The St. Thomas-owned house at 2091 Grand Ave. will be razed beginning Monday, July 27.
Robert Lippert, who taught English at St. Thomas from 1955 to 1989 and was an activist in civil rights and peace movements, died June 18. He was 94.
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Edmund Clark, who has held technology leadership positions in Minnesota higher education for more than two decades, will become vice president of Information Resources and Technologies and chief information officer at St. Thomas.
The University of St. Thomas, as part of the flexible pathways priority in its strategic plan, will explore whether to open a two-year Catholic college as a way to increase access and affordability and ultimately lead to four-year degrees for Minneapolis and St. Paul-area high school students.
Dr. Michael Naughton, a St. Thomas faculty member since 1991, has been named director of the Center for Catholic Studies and also will hold the Koch Chair in Catholic Studies.
Please remember in your prayers Kathleen Boyd, who served as secretary to Monsignor Terrence Murphy for more than four decades.
Bruce Kramer, former dean of the St. Thomas College of Education, Leadership and Counseling, and a faculty member since 1996, has died of complications from ALS.
“Financial Challenges Facing Higher Education” is the topic of a brown bag luncheon March 24 at St. Thomas.
Earlier this month, readers met St. Thomas junior Nick Jordan in a Humans of St. Thomas Scroll, and also learned about his friend and classmate Nyasia Arradondo. She is so interesting that Scroll correspondents Carol Bruess and Meredith Heneghan felt compelled to write a separate Scroll about her.
St. Thomas will sell the Winton Guest House, designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry and moved several years ago to the university’s Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna.
Junior Meredith Heneghan traveled to “a place of pure magic,” a permaculture farm in southern California, for a January Term VISION trip. She found, as she describes today in The Scroll, that she needed to experience “arriving” before she could handle more manual tasks.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to sign up for St. Thomas “Day at the Capitol” on March 12 and meet with legislators about the Minnesota State Grant Program.
Now that everybody is back on campus after the holiday break and January Term, it’s time to head to Schoenecker Arena to catch the St. Thomas men’s and women’s basketball teams, which are a combined 36-1 this season. Doug Hennes writes about their remarkable success in The Scroll.
Sister Sally Furay, described by many as one of the key architects of the St. Thomas School of Law, died Saturday in San Diego.
The University of St. Thomas has a new strategic plan, “St. Thomas 2020: Living Our Mission, Expanding Our Horizon.” The Board of Trustees unanimously has approved the plan.
Trustee Andrew Duff aspired to work for Piper Jaffray & Hopwood as a teenager and that dream never went away. He was hired by Piper after graduating from Tufts. After 34 years, he's still there and has served as its chairman and CEO for more than a decade.
Kim Rueb suggests fall activities in The Scroll: It's time to get outdoors and enjoy a football game, a visit to an apple orchard or a walk along the Mississippi River. You also should take a tour of haunted Cretin and Grace halls!
A bright yellow pickup truck is parked on the third floor of a downtown Minneapolis office building, and to a stranger it doesn't fit into the maze of cubicles that stretch as far as the eye can see. "Ryan Lumber and Coal Co.," reads the lettering on the truck. "Everything to Build Anything."