Holiday shopping and #pointergate rule this week’s headlines.
German assistant professor Susanne Wagner is leading the push to make German at St. Thomas more "aufregend." Oh, right, in English. That's "exciting."
Amy Levad writes about a theological response to mass incarceration, the subject of the upcoming New Frontiers lecture and the subject of her new book, Redeeming a Prison Society: A Liturgical and Sacramental Response to Mass Incarceration. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, October 21, at 7:30 p.m. in OEC Auditorium.
This edition of Professional Notes features faculty Elizabeth Burr, Thomas Bushlack, Thomas Hickson, Robert Kennedy, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Jennifer McGuire, Professor Emeritus Father David Smith, John Spry, Kevin Theissen, AnnMarie Thomas, Kim Vrudny, Christian Washburn and John Wendt; staff Margaret Cahill, Vern Klobassa and Eric Stevens; and students Francesca Bernardi, Cassandra Clark, Jacob Frahm, Michael Kolles and April Terres.
Victoria Young, art history chair, will be signing copies of Saint John’s Abbey Church: Marcel Breuer and the Creation of a Modern Sacred Space from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Tommie Shop in the Anderson Student Center.
Michael Hollerich remembers friend and colleague Dr. Terry Nichols, who passed away in April. He reflects on Terry's family of origin, early scholarly interests, growth as a professor and movement into inter-religious dialogue.
An information session for those interested will be noon-1 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Anderson Student Center, Room 340, the Hearth Room.
The Excel! Research Scholars Program gave junior Kelsey Benton the opportunity to conduct research on depression and stress over the summer.
The Theology Department's graduating senior students share a bit of information about themselves, how they decided to major in theology, and hopes they have for the future.
For an electronic artist such as J. Anthony Allen, Music Department adjunct professor, seemingly meaningless somnambulatory inventions provide fertile ground for producing music.
Christopher Kachian and Thomas Schönberg will perform at O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library. It’s free and all are welcome.
The film's screening is co-sponsored by the University of St. Thomas Veterans Association, Students for Justice and Peace, and the Department of Justice and Peace Studies.
Two geology professors, with their students, are researching areas that could provide insight into our past, present and future, as well as ancient life on Earth's surface, in the depths of the ocean and even outside our planet.
A shifted papal policy, Peterson’s potential plea deal, and plagiarism in this week’s headlines.
Videographer Chris Hansen ’09 followed principal Frank DeAngelis during his final year at Columbine High School.
Cardinal Turkson Cancels Visit to Nov. 5-7 Faith and Farming Symposium to Work on Vatican’s Response to Ebola Crisis
The cardinal, a native of Ghana, was called on by Pope Francis to work on the crisis. The Nov. 5-7 symposium will continue as planned and a Vatican official will deliver Turkson’s prepared remarks.
This year sophomore Maria McQuillan and junior Nick Sinn have joined forces with Dr. Elizabeth Wehner, assistant professor in St. Thomas' Physics Department, to scrutinize images of far-away galaxies taken on a .9 meter telescope housed at Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona.
It’s at noon, it’s about art and it’s about music. It’s always fun and all are welcome.
His recital in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas opens this season’s Organ Artist Series.
St. Thomas health and human performance major Emily Hulstein studied her peers and landed a key finding: There's a direct correlation between that half hour at the gym and the grade on your history exam.
Jacqueline Lucca '14 explored why our fascination with Dracula and Frankenstein has been so long-lasting.
Senior Cecilia Gentle spent 10 weeks in Perugia, Italy, last summer studying quantum dots, tiny crystals that glow when exposed to light, for use in solar cells.
Greene was a foreign correspondent in Moscow and is author of the just-published Midnight in Siberia.
The speaker, historian Irene Whelan, is associate professor of history and director of Irish studies at Manhattanville College.