The reflections will be published daily throughout Lent and will be written by a cross section of the St. Thomas community – members of the Office for Mission and Campus Ministry, staff, faculty and students.
Michael Naughton, Ph.D., interim director of the Center for Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas, received the Monika K. Hellwig Award for “exceptional work as a scholar and commitment to advance Catholic social thought for the common good.”
Bill Gates spoke at the building dedication of Schulze Hall on Oct. 20, 2005.
This week's notes feature faculty Mary Ann Brenden, Mark DelCogliano, Massimo Faggioli, Sarah Ferguson, Amy Finnegan, Eric Fort, Mike Klein, Robert Koerpel, Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Shirley Polejewski, Jim Rogers, Gerald Schlabach, Sister Katarina Schuth, AnnMarie Thomas, Jessica Toft, Father (professor emeritus) David Whitten Smith, Carey Winkler and Kari Zimmerman; and students Tim Stammeyer and Jade Schleif.
St. Paul Mayor Names Dec. 15, 2014, ‘Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas – BUSN200 Program Day’
BUSN200 is a tuition-free, noncredit service-learning course that is required of all business majors and minors.
John Buri, Ph.D., professor in the University of St. Thomas’ Psychology Department, took dating seriously, and he hopes others will follow suit.
The University of St. Thomas has established a phased retirement option for faculty, which will enable participating faculty to plan effectively and transition into retirement by reducing workload and salary while retaining benefits and faculty rights and privileges during the transition.
The Open Doors 2014 report showed that St. Thomas’ undergraduate study abroad participation is on the rise, ranking eighth this year, and remains among the leading American institutions for undergraduate students who study abroad. International student enrollment at St. Thomas retained its fifth-place rank among Minnesota colleges and universities.
This edition of Professional Notes features faculty Elizabeth Burr, Thomas Bushlack, Thomas Hickson, Robert Kennedy, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Jennifer McGuire, Professor Emeritus Father David Smith, John Spry, Kevin Theissen, AnnMarie Thomas, Kim Vrudny, Christian Washburn and John Wendt; staff Margaret Cahill, Vern Klobassa and Eric Stevens; and students Francesca Bernardi, Cassandra Clark, Jacob Frahm, Michael Kolles and April Terres.
For an electronic artist such as J. Anthony Allen, Music Department adjunct professor, seemingly meaningless somnambulatory inventions provide fertile ground for producing music.
Nov. 10 to 14 is Winter Hazard Awareness Week in Minnesota. The University of St. Thomas offers these guidelines for what to do and who to call in a winter emergency on campus.
This year sophomore Maria McQuillan and junior Nick Sinn have joined forces with Dr. Elizabeth Wehner, assistant professor in St. Thomas' Physics Department, to scrutinize images of far-away galaxies taken on a .9 meter telescope housed at Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona.
Senior Cecilia Gentle spent 10 weeks in Perugia, Italy, last summer studying quantum dots, tiny crystals that glow when exposed to light, for use in solar cells.
Blind since infancy, Mike Hanson ’87, ’05 J.D. was used to overcoming challenges. Then he decided to hike the entire Appalachian Trail.
Senior Jenna Ness' research looks at climate change attitudes and behavior and asks if they are influenced by psychological distance and goals for taking action.
Lackey interviewed 16 world-renowned writers, including Joyce Carol Oates and Russell Banks, for his book, Truthful Fictions: Conversations with American Biographical Novelists, published by Bloomsbury earlier this year.
Sept. 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Celebrate with this arrrr-ticle on a student study inspired by pirates and what they might reveal of our fear of the dark.
This week's notes feature faculty Bernard Brady, Tony Borgerding, Eric Fort, Marites Guino-o, Shersten Johnson, Gary Mabbott, Mark Neuzil, Bill Ojala, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, AnnMarie Thomas, Lisa Waldner and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff Tim Dohmen, Becky Durham, Sarah Huesing and Jennifer Rogers; students Maya Audi, Nicholas Brinza, Jaya Dhami, Sam Dennert, Benjamin Gelinas, Joe Jaye, Kara Kassekert, Lucas Keehr, Daniel Kremer, Maggie Malone-Povolny, Grant McCormick, Meghan Talbot, Brianna Vickerman and Alison Yang; and alumni Jaclyn Fermanich, Kendra Lystad, Emilee Sirek, Jonathan Smiej and Victoria Speake.
Kurhajetz co-founded the Maple Grove Triathlon in 2010 with no race management or race experience. Now in its fifth year, the event is one of the fastest growing triathlons in Minnesota.
This week's notes feature faculty Corinne Carvalho, Massimo Faggioli, Anne Klejment, Mark McInroy, Manjeet Rege, Angela Senander, Gary Voegele and Christian Washburn; and School of Social Work students Shanea Turner Smith and Elisabeth Wells, and a host of award-winning students from the 2014 Chemistry and Biochemistry Banquet.
Ragan was the father of Kim Ragan Sovell, Marketing Department, Opus College of Business.
Three years ago, Mitch Kieffer’s military SUV was attacked in Iraq. After dozens of surgeries and procedures, he is still dogged by chronic, debilitating pain. But that hasn’t stopped Kieffer ’07 from becoming the ultimate warrior.
Bob Hilgers '32--a former student, teacher and adviser--celebrates 105 years of a life well-lived.
Public Safety would like to alert the University of St. Thomas community of a robbery that occurred in the area of Cleveland and Portland avenues June 4.
Riebe was the mother-in-law of Jim Barron, Purchasing Department.