• Depth of Field: Signs of Spring

      The winter of 2013-14 was the coldest in 35 years according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. But with temperatures after today predicted to be above freezing, it’s only a matter of time before scenes like these show up all over campus.

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    • Depth of Field: Photo Services’ Best Photos of 2013

      Historic steel being lowered to the ground. Lightning as it arcs above campus. St. Thomas presidents, past and present, walking together. We’ve picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2013 as our best of the year.

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    • Depth of Field: Bridge Work

      More than 12,000 pounds of debris from the 35W bridge collapse has arrived on campus. The remnants will serve as a reminder to those who aspire to engineer a better future for all of us.

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    • Depth of Field: Rectors’ Bowl XIV

      An evening of seminary football in pictures.

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    • Mischke

      Depth of Field: Somewhere Else … Is Mischke

      Tommy Mischke ’87, the broadcast outcast, steps down.

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    • Depth of Field: Best of Sport 2012-13

      Last season was a banner year for St. Thomas sports. Relive it with the best images from St. Thomas photographers.

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    • Kites

      Depth of Field: Kites

      Lance Ramm flies a kite on the John P. Monahan Plaza as part of an event celebrating St. Thomas’ wind power initiatives and Earth Week April 25.

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    • Depth of Field: In Defense of Winter

      By now winter is the season we despise with the fiery passion of a thousand suns. We shouldn’t let that stop us from taking a look back at what winter was before it became the March and April bully.

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    • President Harry Truman

      Depth of Field Icons: Harry Truman

      St. Thomas President Father Vincent Flynn (left) greets U.S. President Harry Truman (center) and Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey on Summit Avenue as Truman and Humphrey travel from Minneapolis to St. Paul’s Hotel Lowry on Nov. 3, 1949.

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    • Depth of Field: Cardinal Ratzinger on Campus

      Before he became Pope Benedict XVI, he was known as Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger — and he visited St. Thomas in 1984 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of St. John Vianney Seminary.

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    • Depth of Field: Black and White World

      The first “real” photos I took, with even a bit of photo knowledge in my head, were on T-Max 400 black and white film for The Aquin and The Aquinas yearbook. For the next three years black and white was all I shot as I learned how not to make a complete fool of myself with a camera.

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    • Depth of Field: Photo Services’ Best Photos of 2012

      Simple blades of prairie grass silhouetted in the moments before night. The exultation of an improbable victory. A firm touch as a final goodbye. We’ve picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2012 as our best of the year.

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    • Depth of Field: O Christmas Tree

      I’m going to make this simple, folks. When someone tells you they’re constructing a 34-foot Christmas tree over three to five days, you shoot a time lapse of it. Read on to find out how we did it.

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    • Depth of Field: A Gainey Gasp of Summer

      As the weather turns cold and the skies darken, it’s worth giving summer one last look. Fortunately Depth of Field has just the thing – photos from the Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna.

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    • Depth of Field: Eye in the Sky

      There’s something about being a photographer at St. Thomas that feels just a bit like cheating. You work at an institution that is comprised entirely of beautiful architecture surrounding what is essentially an arboretum.

      And every few years the place rents you a helicopter.

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    • Depth of Field: Behind the Scenes at a Football Photo Shoot

      Watch a five hour football photo shoot in a minute and a half and see what went into the making of this year’s schedule poster and media guide cover.

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    • Nick Serratore

      Depth of Field: Glowing Chemicals, Patient Student

      Nick Serratore points a small flashlight at the counter in an Owens Science Hall chemistry lab and thumbs the “on” button with his right hand. Nothing happens.

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    • Scoreboard Construction

      Depth of Field: Scoreboard Construction Begins

      A worker welds the frame of the new scoreboard at the north end of O’Shaughnessy Stadium, Aug. 10, 2012. The 28-foot by 48-foot scoreboard will include a video screen that will measure 18 feet four inches tall and 32 feet nine inches wide, making it the largest stadium video board in NCAA Division III. (Photo by Mike Ekern ’02)

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    • Fr. Dease in Uganda

      Up Front: A Life of Service

      My decision to retire next year didn’t exactly come as a surprise to many colleagues and friends who know where we are in pursuing significant milestones.

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    • Home and Away

      Sisters Felista and Olivia Mpanga have found comfort and friendship in Minnesota

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    • UST Photographers Showcase Their Top Picks of 2011

      From building construction to athletic achievement to the small details that make up everyday existence, check out Photo Services’ top photos from the past year.

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    • Father Dease’s Move-In Crew Greets 1,100 First-year Students

      A time-lapse video illustrates Saturday’s move-in day activities.

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    • UST Photographers Showcase Their Top Picks of 2010

      From building construction to athletic achievement to the small details that make up everyday existence, check out Photo Services’ top photos from the past year.

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    • Ten Years of UST in Rome

      Celebrate 10 years of the Bernardi Campus with this look at the Eternal City.

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    • Fifty Years in the Stacks

      O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library celebrates a half century of service, instruction and intellectual development

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