Through the Excel! Research Scholars Program, junior Divine Zheng examined whether states that are rated as having robust and comprehensive content standards in regard to the civil rights movement actually wind up with more comprehensive textbooks.
This week's notes feature faculty Lisa Abendroth, Jean-Pierre Bongila, Sanjeev Bordoloi, Rosemond Desir, Michael Devaughn, Yu Gao, Bruce Gleason, Kyle Goldschmidt, Thomas Hickson, Michael Hollerich, John Holst, Len Jennings, David Kelley, Elizabeth Kindall, Sameer Kumar, Lisa Lamb, Paul Lorah, Christopher Michaelson, Mark Neuzil, Jason Pattit, Janine Sanders-Jones, Erika Scheurer, Ivancica Schrunk, Patricia Stankovitch, Kevin Theissen, Greg Vandergrift, Chelley Vician and Christian Washburn; staff Nanette Missaghi, Talia Nadir, Ea Porter and Dan Taylor; student Jacob Pauna; and alumnus Jacob Frahm '14.
Professor Sandra Menssen of the Philosophy Department was named a John Ireland Presidential Scholar spring 2016 as an exemplar of the teacher-scholar at St. Thomas. One of her nominating letters began by noting...
There’s a phrase I practiced over and over when I was enrolled in Chinese 111 at St. Thomas in fall 2015: 我是清华大学的教授. 我教艺术史. Don’t know what that means? I’ll translate it to Chinese pinyin: Wŏ shi Qīnghua Daxue...
Assistant professor of English Christopher Santiago won the 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry. His book, Tula,, which focuses on his experience as the son of immigrants, will be published by Milkweed Editions in December.
St. Thomas Communication and Journalism professor Mark Neuzil joined the Newsroom to discuss the complexities of telling Mother Nature's story, and making sure people will take the time to understand it.
This edition of Professional Notes includes faculty Candace Chou, Justin Donato, Bruce Gleason, J. Thomas Ippoliti, Loren Langan, Shersten Johnson, Teresa Rothausen, Deborah Savage, Sister Katarina Schuth, Christian Washburn and Victoria Young; Father Jan Michael Joncas, Artist in Residence and Research Fellow in Catholic Studies; Professor Emeritus of English Thomas Dillon Redshaw; Professor Emeritus of Geography Robert Werner; staff members Drew Puroway and Ea Porter; students Nicole Daly, Tamara Gray, Alex Haag, Bridget McGivern, Jackie Milbrandt, Clare Monardo, Michael Simeon and Mark Ward; and alumni Zach Henseler and Daphne Welter.