School of Social Work students (from left) Alison Paz, Lauren Olson and Claire Smart, and professor Ande Nesmith. (Photo by Mike Ekern '02)

Putting the Pieces Together

Seniors Lauren Olson, Claire Smart and Alison Paz were the last group to work on Dr. Ande Nesmith’s two-year research study on youth transitioning out of foster care.
Sarah Hayes / Photo provided

Creating Conversations

Sarah Hayes '10 M.A., a doctorate student at the University of Florida, is preparing to defend her dissertation, which examines the relationship between prisons and American Indian boarding schools.
Maia Martucci '12 during a cultural festival in Japan. (Photo provided)

Citizens of the World

Follow the stories of four St. Thomas alumni who pursued international opportunities in Japan, Kenya, Northern Ireland and London after graduating.

Behind the Glass

Eric Kjellgren, the director of the American Museum of Asmat Art, and his graduate students, Jenny Smith and Zach Forstrom, share what goes into putting on an exhibit at AMAA@UST.
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Exempt Staff Council Nominations Requested

If you are interested in promoting the greater good for your colleagues, department and the university, and want to get involved with a cross-section of St. Thomas professionals, nominate yourself or someone you know to serve on the Exempt Staff Council.
Jason Kennedy, Zach Zumbusch, Catt Sadler, Terrence Jenkins and Giuliana Rancic. (Photo provided)

Doing What the People Love

Zach Zumbusch, a communication and journalism major, is spending the semester in Los Angeles, juggling internships at Discovery and NBCUniversal while also taking classes.
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Diversity and Inclusion Officer Named

Dr. Calvin R. Hill, director of the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity at Worcester State University in Massachusetts, will become university officer for diversity and inclusion at St. Thomas, effective Jan. 26.
Kari Jo Faulhaber '10 recently won an Upper Midwest Regional Emmy for "A place to lay your head: Karl's story," a documentary that follows a homeless man's experience at the Dorothy Day Center.

The Story of the Storyteller

Kari Jo Faulhaber '10 recently won an Upper Midwest Regional Emmy for "A place to lay your head: Karl's story," a documentary that follows a homeless man's experience at the Dorothy Day Center.
A sheep's brain used by Robin Willenbring as part of her work with Brainwaves.

Connecting Through Brainwaves

Robin Willenbring '12 is co-director of Brainwaves, a student-run organization based out of the Rochester Mayo Clinic that helps bring science into the classroom.
Jeff Sevaldson and Joey Nesbitt (Photo provided)

Marching to the Light of Their Own Drums

Joey Nesbitt '12 and Jeff Sevaldson '11 started their own company, DrumLite, while they were at St. Thomas. A couple of years and a Super Bowl later, their company is still growing.
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HR Welcomes Cristo Rey Student Workers

The purpose of the Corporate Work Study Program is to provide Cristo Rey students in grades nine through 12 with a real-world job experience while enabling them to earn a portion of their tuition costs.
Kelsey Benton

Rethinking Depression

The Excel! Research Scholars Program gave junior Kelsey Benton the opportunity to conduct research on depression and stress over the summer.
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Professional Notes for Oct. 21, 2014

This week's notes feature faculty Sarah Christopher Faggioli, J. Thomas Ippoliti, David Kelley, Catherine Hansen, Peter Young and John Wendt; and students Becca Kummer, Olga Zamulko, Danielle Hinckley, Abigail Heuer, Jacob Goodwin, Mitch Schaps, Rani Mohanty and Nate Bettin.
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LEAD Holds Information Session Oct. 21

LEAD's mission is simple: promote and encourage students to lead through active, engaging and diverse opportunities designed to refine and develop leadership skills.
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Professional Notes for Oct. 7, 2014

This week's notes feature faculty Corrine Carvalho, Massimo Faggioli, Paul Niskanen, Teresa Rothausen, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell and Kevin Zilverberg, and staff Sarah E. Spencer.
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Professional Notes for Sept. 30, 2014

This week's notes feature faculty Catherine Craft-Fairchild, Massimo Faggioli, Ray MacKenzie, Deborah Savage, William Stevenson, AnnMarie Thomas and Artika Tyner.