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Professional Notes for March 12, 2013

This week's notes include Dr. Massimo Faggioli, Dr. Kurt Illig, Sister Katarina Schuth and Dr. John Wendt, and students Anna Garske, Chloe Lawyer and Brittni Peterson.
G Lee Xiong, '13, presents at the McNair Scholars Fifth Annual Summer Research Symposium at James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall last August.

G Lee Xiong: Ally for Social Justice

Senior social work major Xiong was inspired by a childhood friend to research the challenges faced by the LGBTQ Hmong American community. She hopes her research will contribute to a better sense of unity in the Hmong community.
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Professional Notes for Feb. 13, 2013

This week's notes include faculty members Thomas Bushlack, Michael Hollerich, David Kelley, Anne Klejment, Paul Lorah, Catherine Marrs Fuchsel, Kimberly Vrudny, Marty Warren and Scott Wright; and graduate student Blaire Hysjulien.
Student esearcher

Junior Jane de Lambert and Her ‘Rockin” Geology Research

Jane de Lambert researched the geologic history of the Lovell Wash area of the Upper Horse Spring Formation in the Lake Mead region of Nevada last spring and presented her findings in October at the Geological Society of America's national conference in North Carolina. She is among the first to research this remote formation in southern Nevada.
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Professional Notes for Dec. 20, 2012

This week's notes feature faculty David Kelly, Robert Kennedy, Michael Naughton, Nekima Levy-Pounds, Artika Tyner and Scott Wright; and students Beatriz Espinoza, Margaret Higgins, Dominika Malisz and Elysia Newton.
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Professional Notes for Nov. 29, 2012

This week's notes feature faculty Dr. Angeline Barretta-Herman, Dr. Muffet Trout, Dr. Aaron Sackett and Dr. Kim Vrudny; and students Andrew Bennington '12 and Samantha Drager '13.
Nice Ride

St. Thomas Wins 2012 Commuter Choice Award

St. Thomas was one of 12 Twin Cities' organizations awarded the 2012 Commuter Choice Award for its successful programs that promote alternate transportation options.
Loaves and Fishes

A Solid Meal and Some Company: Twenty-five Years with Loaves and Fishes

On the fourth Thursday of every month, St. Thomas volunteers have prepared and served meals in partnership with Loaves and Fishes, a nonprofit, volunteer-driven agency that serves nutritious meals to the Twin Cities' hungry. St. Thomas has fed 250 people a month at dinners held at Faith Lutheran Church in the Frogtown neighborhood of St. Paul.