For 26 years cadets of Air Force ROTC Detachment 410 have honored veterans, and POWs and MIAs, with a 24-hour vigil in the lower quad.
For 37 years the Green Bay, Wis., native primarily taught American literature, including the novel since Word War II. He served under three university presidents, and also coached tennis.
Plan ahead: The online request form to reserve spaces on campus will not be available those five days.
Winners will receive a “Tom and Ginny Sullivan Scholarship” to be applied to spring tuition. The top prize is a $1,000 scholarship.
Sometimes research leads to startling discoveries and sometimes research leads nowhere … but sometimes research leads to a position in the nation's capital.
Credit union staff will host a celebration Wednesday, Oct. 17, on the Minneapolis campus and Thursday, Oct. 18, on the St. Paul campus.
Lil, as she was known, worked at St. Thomas for 19½ years at the switchboard and information center. She died Monday, Oct. 8.
The training conducted by SEALS of the Naval Special Warfare Development Group on the Minneapolis campus was not a classified secret, but there was little mention of it by local media. The now-empty building was once home to a student by the name of Lawrence Welk, MacPhail’s class of 1927, who would go on to become an icon of American culture.
There are many things that students who are renting off-campus need to know about St. Paul’s new Student Rental House Registration Program.
Gene McGivern, the university's sports information director, wrote the heart of this story in a 2010 blog. It's about John Schneider, an alum who grew up near Green Bay and lived and died with the Packers, eventually interning and later working for the team; he joined the Seattle Seahawks as their general manager in 2010. McGivern is working in his 18th season at St. Thomas and 24th in the MIAC. He blogs periodically on various topics regarding the Tommies, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and Division III sports.
He was the brother of Steven Gleason ’08 and brother-in-law of Pam (Sylvestre) Gleason ’09, a coach of the St. Thomas dance team.
David Yates, the History Department's lead history tutor, was one of five students who presented research papers at a symposium at Mississippi State University over Memorial Day weekend last May. He describes his presentation on "The Nullification Crisis of 1832” "as the culmination of my work over the years. It was the realization of the whole process." Nullification occasionally makes news even today.
Saturday in Collegeville “The Big Game” kicks off the MIAC schedule for both St. Thomas and St. John’s University. The Tommies have taken two straight from the Johnnies. Both teams are 2-0, the Tommies are ranked No. 6, and the Johnnies are unranked. Take a trip back to Tommie-Johnnie match-ups from the past by experiencing the Depth of Field visual history.
He was the father of sophomore Jason Harper.
Not completing the verification process could prove very expensive. Students who do not enter their existing health insurance information or purchase the Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan by Tuesday, Sept. 18, will automatically be enrolled and billed $2,129 for the annual Aetna Plan.
Federal financial aid policy requires that students earn their federal aid based on the amount of time they attend classes at UST.
The Grand Rapids, Minn, native got his start in chemistry at St. Thomas four years ago, but what lies ahead now is five years of studies at the University of Wisconsin, a couple of years at a high-level research lab, and then perhaps an academic or industrial research position.
Bob Powers '49 is Minnesota's senior triathlete at age 88, but age hasn't slowed him down(too much). No one can compete with him – literally. He recently won his age group in the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championship held in Burlington, Vt. As usual, he was the age group.
Paper billing statements are not mailed – student bills will be sent via electronic means only.
Bikes, helmets and locks will be checked out to current St. Thomas students, faculty and staff.
The traditional March Through the Arches will be held at 11 a.m. this year, on Tuesday, Sept. 4. New first-year, transfer and international students will gather on the Summit Avenue side of the Arches at 10:45 a.m., and that's also a good time for all of the applauders to gather in the lower quad.
Sam Friederichs is an avid duck hunter and has enjoyed the outdoors since he was a young boy, and he doesn't like what he sees happening to Minnesota's wetlands.