Adam BenSalem ’15, a justice and peace studies major, interned with the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project, a locally based nonprofit that works to rebuild relationships and understanding between Iraqis and Americans.
For the past three years during January Term, the Excel! Research Scholars have studied the Civil Rights Movement in the region where it all began, the American South.
Students in Amy Finnegan's justice and peace studies class had discussions with people all over the world – right from their computer screen.
Two Professors Receive John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar
Professors Lisa Waldner and Gregory Sisk have been named recipients of the John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar for 2014.
A seminar experience in Naples, Italy, allowed Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker to welcome visiting scholar Rossella Galletti to campus.
Shannon Scott ’10 M.A, adjunct professor of English, knows a lot about werewolf literature. She will have an essay appear in She-Wolf: A Cultural History of the Female Werewolf.
Mauricio Carranza ’14 looked at how J.R.R. Tolkien's writing changed his life and literature.
For years the Chemistry Department has provided a buffet of opportunities outside the classroom for its students, with more than 50 conducting full-time, paid research each of the past eight summers.
Respecting Sacred Space
Paola Ehrmantraut strives to teach her students a comprehensive history of Latin America that cultivates respect, tolerance, and critical thinking
Paul Schmitt B.A. ’09, M.S. ’11, an alumnus of the computer science program, is a doctoral student at the University of California-Santa Barbara, where he’s working on improving wireless Internet access in developing parts of the world.
Justice and Peace Studies program enables students to transfer their skills to the real world and live out the St. Thomas mission
Community Engagement is a CAS Priority
Professor Mark McInroy's scholarship on God and beauty earns him a prestigious Theology Award
Margret Aldrich, '03 M.A. in English, wrote a book about the Little Free Library movement, published by Coffee House Press this month.
Dr. Kris Bunton, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at St. Thomas since June, 2011, has been named dean of the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University.
This week's notes feature faculty John Buri, Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, Massimo Faggioli, Hans Gustafson, Mike Klein, John Martens, Thomas Redshaw, Deborah Savage, Father Scott Carl, John Wendt and Victoria Young; staff Josh Hengemuhle, Lindsey Loree and Talia Nadir; and students from St. Thomas' Geography, Psychology, and Justice and Peace Studies departments.
Nick Benish, Chad Hewitt, Francesca Ippoliti and Joe Jaye presented posters describing their research April 25.
Sophomore Maria McQuillan was awarded a scholarship, and juniors Anna Grim and Ryan Slechta were given honorable mentions by the prestigious and competitive program.
The sampler, set into motion during fall semester, will be released at a party at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, at Scooter’s in the Anderson Student Center.
MLS is headed for Minnesota, Lilly Pulitzer crashes Target and a ‘Good Question’ about lie detector tests in recent headlines.
Cooper, who has reported from more than 60 countries, is the final speaker in this year’s Minnesota Public Radio News’ Broadcast Journalist Series.
David Duccini ’94, ’99 M.S.S.E., is the founder of Do a Bit of Good, a Bitcoin-based charitable organization he hopes will do some good while helping to change the conversation on cryptocurrencies.
In March nearly 200 University of St. Thomas Justice and Peace Studies (JPST) and Opus College of Business (OCB) students gathered for an interdisciplinary dialogue about how they – as business persons, community activists and consumers – could promote responsible business that cultivates a more just and peaceful world.
The talk features marriage and family expert Dr. Kirsten Lind Seal of St. Mary’s University and is sponsored by St. Thomas’ Family Studies Program.