Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker and Dr. Sameer Kumar have been named recipients of this annual award for 2013. Award winners are tenured members of the St. Thomas faculty who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to not only their respective disciplines but also to the university.
The university’s accreditation now has been renewed for the maximum period, 10 years, until the 2023-2024 academic year.
The four workshops, which will be held on the St. Paul campus, are designed to help employees of all ages clarify their retirement goals and identify the steps needed to achieve them. The first workshop is Wednesday, April 2.
The granting of tenure and promotion recognizes the achievements of faculty in their teaching, professional engagement and service to the university.
He served in the U.S. Army’s Third Ranger Battalion during WW II, was wounded and recovered in Sicily, converted to Catholicism, and was a longtime professor of philosophy at St. Thomas. He retired in 1990.
A Memorandum of Understanding signed by the two universities is the first step to forging a close working relationship.
Harry Rasmussen, a native of Sleepy Eye, Minn., attended the College of St. Thomas from fall 1938 until spring 1941. He went into the Army, apparently drafted, and was stationed in San Diego, Calif. On Dec. 7, 1941, following the attack on Pearl Harbor, he wrote a letter to his father. That historic letter and his four yearbooks have found their way home to St. Thomas. He served in the Army for four and a half years and then returned to campus.
Students are responsible for ensuring that they officially withdraw from courses in which they are registered but do not attend.
The February celebration kicks off with a performance of “A Deeper Look” on Thursday, Feb. 6. “A Deeper Look” encourages accepting differences in each other and ourselves.
The International Education Center announces the winners of its annual International Photo Contest. The winners in the contest’s three categories were selected from the 388 photos that were submitted.
Two icons of the ’60s and ’70s faced off at St. Thomas and Tom Couillard ’75 was there to see it.
The University of St. Thomas has had a campus comection to military service since 1906. Today, that connection extends beyond the university’s iconic Arches.
The November CultureLink Tea will be held at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in Scooter’s. Four students – two exchange students from Japan and two study abroad students from St. Thomas – will be the guest speakers. They will talk about Japan and their experiences studying abroad.
Assistant professor Dr. Gaston “Chip” Small of the Biology Department has been published in the journal Science, the world’s leading publication for scientific news.
He is an assistant professor of sacramental theology and director of worship at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
Sisters Sepideh and Azadeh Ayani will talk about their homeland, the Islamic Republic of Iran, at International Student Services’ next CultureLink Tea at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in Scooter’s. (Photo by Rita Kovtun)
The chair, which is awarded to a person who has achieved a worldwide reputation for academic excellence and scholarly contributions in a particular field, is funded by the Office of Academic Affairs and is designed to remain in the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
The speaker, Imani Jafaar Mohammad, is an attorney who practices in the areas of business law and estate planning, including a specialty practice in Islamic estate planning. She has spoken nationwide on issues related to American Muslims.
Nimal Singh, from Birgunj, Nepal, will be the guest speaker at the semester’s first CultureLink Tea. The tea will be held from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in Scooter’s, Anderson Student Center.
The inductions will bring the Tommies’ Athletic Hall of Fame membership to 184 individuals and one team since the first inductions in 1974.