Here's the week's roundup of St. Thomas-related media mentions.
Seventy-eight seniors show off their work, from new medical devices to alternative energy generation and improved manufacturing systems. Here's a peek at what they did.
What does Minnesota's 2010 Teacher of the Year and St. Paul's current and next police chiefs have in common? They're St. Thomas alumni. Read about them and more in this week's "UST in the news" column.
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Joe Keeley ’03 founded his successful College Nannies & Tutors company when he was a college "man-ny." The business did $10 million in revenue this year.
St. Thomas' Liturgical Choir spread its goodwill and honored two of its own at its annual spring benefit concert last Sunday.
Here are St. Thomas-related news clips of interest this week.
Take a break from the books and enjoy these fine performances by St. Thomas student musicians.
See the play in Frey Theater at St. Kate's tonight and on Sunday afternoon. Or, see it Saturday morning at the East Lake Street Library in Minneapolis or Saturday afternoon at the Merriam Park Library in St. Paul.
A highlight of this week's "notes": Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., hosts the premiere of a new hymn and gives an honorary degree to its composer, St. Thomas' own Father Jan Michael Joncas.
Two juniors – Jillian Schleicher and Vladimir Vinnik – will receive the $7,500 scholarships.
Of interest this week: direct student-loan lending, experts on market volatility and volcanoes, a protest, a faculty member running for office, awards for TommieMedia and more.
Diel, who has Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Latin American Studies from Tulane University, is author of The Tira de Tepechpan: Negotiating Place Under Aztec and Spanish Rule (University of Texas Press, 2008) and numerous scholarly articles about what is revealed in the pictorial histories of Aztec, pre-colonial and colonial Mexico.
If you haven't been to Target Field yet, here's your chance! The Box Office and Expeditions has Twins tickets.
Here's a weekly roundup of scholarly and professional activities by St. Thomas faculty, staff and students.
Hunter has worked at St. Thomas since 1984.
Irish poet Theo Dorgan to receive 14th O’Shaughnessy Award for Poetry; public reading is April 23 at St. Thomas
Dorgan also will participate in the Minnesota Book Awards gala tomorrow night and take part in a public conversation with a local poet on April 19 at the Hamline-Midway Branch Library.
Minneapolis' Orchestra Hall and Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome will host UST commencement ceremonies this spring.
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"The Road From Trade to Development: Where Did We Lose the Compass?" is the title of this year's Donald B. Regan Distinguished Lecture on April 20 by Eduardo Zepeda, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Dr. Nada Shabout, of the University of North Texas, will speak at St. Thomas on April 16. A reception follows with Middle Eastern food, music and film. Both events are held in conjunction with the exhibition, “Sabeel: Artistic Journeys From Arab Lands to America,” open through May 24.
Bring your friends and family for the 13th annual Twin Cities Hoop-A-Thon hosted by former Tommie basketball player B.J. Viau ’09 and his family.
Reservations are due tomorrow; there's pizza for lunch.
Here are newsmakers for the past few weeks.