A Mass of Christian burial for Steven Hoffman will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas on the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas.
Hoffman passed away yesterday evening, Nov. 23, after suffering a minor stroke last week.
This week's notes feature faculty Dave Brennan, Mark DelCogliano, Massimo Faggioli, Ken Goodpaster, T. Dean Maines, Mike Naughton, Brian Shapiro, Shersten Johnson, Jennifer McGuire, Phil Rolnick, Buffy Smith, Artika Tyner, Bob Werner; staff Jim Rogers; and students Shannon Kelly and Meaghan Scott.
A VO2 max test provides athletes – whether professional or recreational – accurate, personalized data they can use to tailor their training and reach their goals. Dr. Paul Mellick of St. Thomas' Health and Human Performance Department, and one intrepid Newsroom writer will show you what this grueling test is like.
The Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report 2015 recently released its annual report on international enrollment and U.S. students who study abroad during college.
Kelly is a senior entrepreneurship major at St. Thomas.
Journey back in time with a look at five notable pieces in St. Thomas' 23,000-plus-volume Department of Special Collections.
Meet Olympic lifting, pug-loving Jake Rubash, a senior mechanical engineering major at St. Thomas.
Author and activist Geoffrey Saign brings the outdoors into children’s imaginations.
This week's notes feature faculty Jennifer Awes-Freeman, Father Juan Miguel Betancourt, John Froula, David Jamieson, Shersten Johnson, David Kelley, Ray MacKenzie, Deborah Savage, Angela Senander, William Stevenson, Phil Stoltzfus, AnnMarie Thomas, Artika Tykner and Christian Washburn; and students Jackie Milbrandt (also staff) and Caitlin Woodard.
Wyatt, chair of the Department of Communication and Journalism at St. Thomas since 2012 and faculty member in the department since 2003, will assume her new role Jan. 4, 2016.
Entrepreneurship Andrew Kincheloe '12 turned his favorite childhood food into Buddy's Small Batch Nut Butter, a thriving brand that's now sold in 300 stores across five Midwestern states.
Dan Buettner '83, The New York Times-bestselling author of Blue Zones, gave a short but memorable talk on longevity last week. He's been studying the world's healthiest communities for more than a decade.
So how does St. Thomas keep the 560,000 gallons of water that fill the 5-year-old AARC pool looking as clear as glass? David Clysdale, chief engineer in St. Thomas' Facilities Management Department, has the answers.
The Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas is the new performance space for the Minnesota Compline Choir. Performances will be held on the first and third Sundays of each month. Their next performance is this Sunday, Oct. 4.
The eponymous hip-hop collective Doomtree – comprised of local artists Paper Tiger, Cecil Otter, Lazerbeak, Sims, P.O.S., Mike Mictlan and Dessa – will headline the event, which takes place 2-10 p.m. Oct. 3.
Abbie Hoffman, the most celebrated social and political activist and anti-war dissident of his time, spoke at St. Thomas 27 years ago this month on Sept. 20, 1988.
This week's pro notes feature faculty Marites Guino-o, Catherine Marrs Fuchsel, Bill Ojala, AnnMarie Thomas and Lisa Waldner; and students from the Chemistry Department.
Ronaldo "Rony" Lec Ajcot '94 is the founder of the Institute for Mesoamerican Permaculture, a not-for-profit organization that is reviving ancient Mayan farming practices to improve food security and self-sufficiency in his native Mesoamerica.
This week's notes feature faculty, an alumna and a student from the departments of chemistry, history, mathematics, modern and classical languages, and sociology and criminal justice, and the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
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Tyner will take up the work begun by Dr. Calvin Hill earlier this year while a search for a permanent vice president of diversity and inclusion is conducted.
The majority of this summer’s roster of construction projects at St. Thomas will focus on maintaining, updating and restoring parts of the university.
The Professional Notes will resume publication this September.
This year's speakers are Dr. Carolyn Woo, Mark Crea, Archie Black and Jessica Slattery.