Founding dean encourages building bridges
After teaching thousands of students, 17 professors retire from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Higher education is not only about preparation for a career, it is about preparation for life.
Until recently, many biologists also viewed themselves as pure experimentalists with no need for mathematics in their field, but advances in experimental techniques have generated huge amounts of data, and without mathematical modeling and analysis it would be impossible for biology to make sense of all these data.
I’m not the person my students think I am.
Senior Sarah Strain's Young Scholars' Grant project studied the subtle ways in which the natural environment and sustainable behaviors are depicted in documentaries and Hollywood films from 1998 to 2013.
Block is the last of four speakers in this season’s Minnesota Public Radio News Broadcast Journalist Series.
Our experts weigh in on slow-melting snow, the escalating price of limes and a football walkout in this week’s headlines.
James Callahan and David Jenkins will be performing on the university’s Gabriel Kney pipe organ.
Dave Nimmer believes great teaching for undergraduates needs to be at or near the top of priorities for St. Thomas as it sets goals and defines standards. In The Scroll today, he writes about a sophomore’s experience in a January Term course taught by psychology professor John Buri.
Dawes will draw upon his experiences interviewing war criminals to talk about the nature of evil.
Two Professors Receive John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar
Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker and Dr. Sameer Kumar have been named recipients of this annual award for 2013. Award winners are tenured members of the St. Thomas faculty who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to not only their respective disciplines but also to the university.
Dr. Terence Nichols, a theology professor at St. Thomas for 27 years and the founder and co-director of the university’s Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center, died Saturday of cancer.
Cecilia Gentle and Sarah Millholland were awarded scholarships, and Erik Sathe was granted an honorable mention by the prestigious and competitive program.
Guest Lecturer Pete Feigal Refuses to Let Bipolar Disorder, MS Get Him Down; Will Speak Here April 16
Pete Feigal "sees his hardships as teachers and meditations in his life ‘wanted or not!’"
This week's notes feature faculty and staff Lisa Montpetit Brabbit, Bernard Brady, Massimo Faggioli, Tanya Gladney, Marites Guino-o, J. Thomas Ippoliti, William Kinney, Mike Klein, Anne Klejment, John Martens, Terence Nichols, William Ojala, Lisa Prevette, James Rogers, Gerald Schlabach, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, Lisa Waldner and Robert Werner; alumna Jynette Larshus; and students from the Chemistry Department.
Emily Dickinson 1,789-Poem Marathon Starts Here at 8 a.m. Friday, April 25; Will End Between 9 and 10 p.m. That Night
The marathon will be held in the library’s “leather room” and is free and open to the public.
A new dean has been chosen for the Opus College of Business, and a UST theologian appeared on Almanac in this week’s headlines.
Saberi, an American freelance journalist, has written about her imprisonment and experiences in Iran.
Reporter and ‘Vatican Diaries’ Author John Thavis to Discuss ‘The Francis Revolution’ in Talk Here April 10
Thavis has covered the Vatican for three decades and his 2013 The Vatican Diaries immediately became a New York Times best-seller.
A student commentary on climate change, why fish isn't considered meat, and an appeal to lower prison phone rates are featured in this week's headlines.
The open houses offer an opportunity to visit this acclaimed home now located on the grounds of the university’s Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna.
Dr. Jack Shaheen, a Noted Author, Media Critic and Expert on Arab Stereotyping, to Speak Here April 22
Shaheen, recent winner of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, will discuss his book Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People.
African-Art Professor From Georgia State to Discuss the AfroBrazil Museum in São Paulo Here April 11
Dr. Kimberly Cleveland’s lecture is the fourth in a series on “Protecting the Past: Looting, Identity and the Preservation Crisis.”
Garfield is the third of four speakers in this season’s Minnesota Public Radio News Broadcast Journalist Series.