Luigi Bernardi ('85, MBA) receives the John F. Cade Award for outstanding achievement as an entrepreneur from UST President Dr. Julie Sullivan during the 2015 Entrepreneurship Awards gala in the Schulze Grand Atrium in the School of Law building in downtown Minneapolis on November 19, 2015. Bernardi is president of Aurora Investments LLC, a real estate firm based in Edina. Standing in the background is Michael L. Reger ('00 MBA) president and CEO of Norther Oil & Gas, Inc, and 2014 recipient of the John F. Cade Award.

St. Thomas Honors Alumni Entrepreneurs

St. Thomas alumni have been honored for achievements as entrepreneurs by the John M. Morrison Center for Entrepreneurship in the Opus College of Business.
University of St. Thomas Trustee Brian Wenger, executive vice president and chief legal officer of Optum, talks during a trustee profile interview on August 3, 2015, in his office in Eden Prairie.

A Man of His Word

Trustee Brian Wenger combines his background in both law and business to create success.
A student cheers for St. Thomas at the Tommie Johnnie football game.

Tommie Football Pep Fest During Noon Hour Thursday

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.
Julie Sullivan

Sullivan Encourages Concepts for the Common Good

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.
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The Scroll: The Dean and Scooter

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.

Veteran Technology Administrator to Lead IRT

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.
Economics Professor Luz Saavedra teaches an Economics Forecasting class in an O'Shaughnessy Educational Center classroom on April 15, 2014. These images were taken for a College of Arts and Sciences brochure.

St. Thomas Explores Two-Year College Option

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.

Naughton Named Director of Catholic Studies

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.
NJ and Nyasia (Photo by Elena Neuzil '17)

The Scroll: Humans of St. Thomas and Nyasia Arradondo

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.
Winton Guest House

St. Thomas Will Sell Gehry-Designed House

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.
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The Scroll: Arriving

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.