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.
Pete Feigal “sees his hardships as teachers and meditations in his life ‘wanted or not!’”
One of the speakers is well-known to the St. Thomas community. Dr. Bruce Kramer has ALS and is former dean of the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
This year Dr. Tonia Bock, whose area of research is moral development in adolescence and emerging adulthood, spent six weeks in Rome at John Cabot University, an American-accredited university. She taught a class of 11 study-abroad students during a five-week session in July.
St. Thomas seniors Paige Peterson, Chelsea Mills and Alex Mathison studied six hours of recorded video footage of the Minnesota Zoo snow monkeys to discover how parental interference influences their play behavior
To what degree is each of us a good person? Well, researchers of moral psychology want to know not only the degree to which each of us is a good person but also how we generally become good people.
Dr. Susan Huber, executive vice president and chief academic officer, announces the faculty members who have been granted tenure or tenure with promotion.
Roxanne Prichard studies how and when we sleep and the environmental, biological and psychological variables that impede sleep. Simply put, she studeies what is it that makes us go to sleep and wake up when we do and the factors that interfere with that process.
The recommendation for promotion was made by the Tenure and Promotion Committee at its December 2012 meeting.
Compelled to forge complex career paths, these women channeled their love for psychology into unique and lasting contributions.