The Bunch is a group of St. Thomas staff and faculty who gather a few times throughout the year for lunch and socializing with other St. Thomas employees, while learning something new each time with exciting speakers and topics.
Nazario wrote "Enrique’s Journey" and has earned dozens of national awards for her reporting on social issues. The program is free, but tickets are required.
Sociology student Kylee Joosten and her adviser, Dr. Lisa Waldner, researched differences in how males and females act as perpetrators of sexual coercion.
Dr. Paul Schons, a member of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and professor of German, died Sunday, Oct. 21, after being diagnosed with stage IV metastatic melanoma earlier this year. Schons was the most senior faculty member of the College of Arts and Sciences. He began teaching in 1967, five years after graduating from the College of St. Thomas.
There are many questions surrounding a recently discovered fragment that suggests Jesus may have been married.
Antonio Bernardi, a Twin Cities real estate developer whose gift led to the establishment of St. Thomas' Bernardi Campus in Rome, Italy, died earlier this month.
Burns, of Boston College, is a former member of St. Thomas’ graduate psychology department.
Over the summer, Fekadu conducted a research project that studied the painting of street murals over gang-tagged Minneapolis businesses with artist Jimmy Longoria, the only Chicano/Latino/Hispanic to be awarded a Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship.
A team of six University of St. Thomas students were judged to be the best among five university teams invited to compete in the Travelers Actuarial Case Competition on Oct. 5.
The film was inspired by a dream experienced by Jim Miller, who will be one of the speakers following the film.
Two law professors, one Muslim and one Catholic, will examine why anti-Sharia legislation threatens the religious liberty of all.
Monsignor James Habiger, a champion of social justice issues in the Catholic Church and a longtime pastoral associate in the St. Thomas Campus Ministry Office, died Tuesday. His funeral will be Monday, Oct. 15, at St. Thomas.
John Rheinberger ’70, ’90 M.B.A., has traveled to every country in the world and has a story to tell about each one.Rheinberger was strolling through the main square in Dakar, the capital of the western African nation of Senegal, when he asked a passerby to take his photograph. Having traveled alone to dozens of countries, this was something he had grown accustomed to, and usually he found people to be accommodating. But this time, the passerby refused, which put Rheinberger on alert: something was amiss.
Find out where burritos and taco shells really came from in this talk by Dr. Jeffrey Pilcher. The event is co-sponsored by seven UST departments.
Gael Fashingbauer Cooper ’89 and Brian Bellmont ’90 chronicle the lost toys, tastes & trends of the ’70s and ’80s in their book Whatever Happened to Pudding Pops? Among their recollections is the Generation X dog hero, Benji.
Dakota Historian and Language Instructor Caƞtemaza to Speak Oct. 11 on ‘Reviving the Dakota Language’
The free event includes the lecture, a buffet lunch, and time for discussion afterward.
The English Department is pleased to announce “Work” as this year’s Common Context for its 100-level writing courses.
The documentary about the installation of Frank Gehry's Winton Guest House at the Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna was narrated and written by Greg Vandegrift and filmed, edited and produced by Brad Jacobsen.
A large selection of ceramics by the five artists featured in the exhibit, copies of the catalog and DVDs are for sale now.
The Parker Quartet's residency activities will include a full-length public concert, musicianship seminars and lecture demonstrations for music students, All Hearts Listen Lectures (a series of pre-concert discussions), chamber music coaching, and master classes for string students and composition students.
Bishop Charles Morerod of Switzerland will give the first “Hot Topics: Cool Talk” lecture of the 2012-2013 academic year.
Batt's first published work, Sugarhouse, is his harrowing and often hilarious story of renovating a Salt Lake City crack house. Miller's Y, her sixth collection of poetry, "describes motherhood with a broad-ranging intelligence, a fierce humor, and an elegant, emotive poetic line," according to her publisher, Graywolf Press. Batt and Miller are faculty members in the English Department and will read from their works on Friday, Sept. 21.
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.
The Justice and Peace Studies program at St. Thomas is now a full-fledged department and offers three concentrations: conflict transformation, public policy analysis and advocacy, and leadership for social justice.
Sept. 28 Program on Community-Led Healthy Living Initiatives to Feature Remarks by U.S. Surgeon General
Co-sponsored by the Opus College of Business and its Health Care MBA, the program will include a poster session, panel discussion, and remarks by former U.S. Sen. Dave Durenberger and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin.