When the St. Thomas Alumni Association asked alumni in a recent survey whether there were faculty members who had strong positive effects on their educational experiences, more than 800 names were mentioned. These are the top five.
At about 1:45 p.m. Monday, April 29, Public Safety received information from the St. Paul Police Department that three unknown suspects entered an unlocked apartment, held a resident at gunpoint, and possibly removed personal property items from inside.
At 2:10 p.m. Monday, April 29, a UST student reported she was walking from 11th Street through the plaza area, toward the Terrence Murphy Hall entrance, when an unidentified suspect approached the student from behind, grabbed her cell phone, then forcibly shoved her to the ground.
The event hosted by the Globally Minded Student Association was attended by 400 people and included a special recognition of Dr. Paul Schons, the long-time St. Thomas faculty member and founder of the study abroad program, who died in October.
Jeremy Olson '95, along with fellow Star Tribune reporters Brad Schrade and Glenn Howatt, won journalism's top prize for their work on a series about an increase in infant deaths at in-home daycare centers.
Susan Alexander believes she gets her best ideas – as well a jump-start on her daily tasks – when she walks to work, and she also picks up empty cans and bottles along the way. “My synapses are firing!” she declares. You can read how she pulls all of this off in The Scroll.
Carol Bruess is seeing a little more foot traffic around her home these spring days, and the visitors are stopping to “oooooo and “ahhhhh” at her Little Free Library. You should check it out, too, she suggests today in The Scroll.
The new pieces will fill a niche near the ceiling on the eastern wall of The Gallery on the second floor of the Anderson Student Center, which is home to the AMAA@UST. They are expected to be installed by the end of spring semester.
St. Thomas Catholic Studies students and St. John Vianney seminarians studying at the Bernardi campus in Rome had aisle seats as Benedict XVI took one final drive through St. Peter's Square in his Popemobile. Newsroom editor Kate Metzger recalls the morning she spent with them and 300,000 others in front of St. Peter's Basilica.