This week's notes feature faculty Corinne Carvalho, Massimo Faggioli, Anne Klejment, Mark McInroy, Manjeet Rege, Angela Senander, Gary Voegele and Christian Washburn; and School of Social Work students Shanea Turner Smith and Elisabeth Wells, and a host of award-winning students from the 2014 Chemistry and Biochemistry Banquet.
An Adjunct Faculty Task Force has been appointed to begin work on concerns identified by adjunct faculty members, and a permanent Adjunct Faculty Council will be established during the fall semester.
A New York Times editorial, an Opus College of Business dean profile and a discussion on “why we hate to wait” in this week’s headlines.
This post originally appeared on Courtroom Divas.The other evening, I met with a few friends after work. Before the food came to the table, the stories started pouring out of people: complex projects, quick...
The New York Times Editorial Board this month endorsed a proposal to restructure clemency that was brought forth by Professor Mark Osler and New York University’s Rachel Barkow.
Shortly before beginning her new job on Aug. 1, Dean Lenway spoke with Twin Cities Business about how she intends to lead the St. Thomas business college and connect with the Twin Cities business community. Former Dean Christopher Puto, in a separate interview, talked with TCB about the condition of the Opus College, including the philosophy behind revamping the MBA program.
School of Social Work professor Lance Peterson discusses the use of simple technology to enhance competency development in graduate social work education.
He was known for his bowtie, friendly manner and the care he took photographing St. Thomas people for half a century.
The Opus College of Business’ new dean on her career to date and returning to the Twin Cities.
The collaboration behind the UST Center of Excellence for Big Data.
Dobrina Georgieva studies the effects of country legal regulations and cultural characteristics on financial markets and cross-border cooperation.
Whether currently in the classroom or a seasoned alumnus, most of us could improve our critical thinking skills. Here are the eight most effective ways to do just that.
A Time magazine quote, millienials in the housing recovery, and a win for inmate privacy in this week’s headlines.
Geologist Kevin Theissen explores the global change that affects ecology and civilizations both faraway and close to home.
University of St. Thomas Appellate Clinic Wins Major Victory in Prison Litigation for Arizona Death Row Inmate
The case, Scott Nordstrom v. Charles Ryan, et al., was argued in April by then third-year law students Joy Nissen and Michelle King, who worked on behalf of the school’s Appellate Clinic led by Professor Gregory Sisk.
A landmark exploration of how ideas and practices evolved over 200 years in American business in response to the questions — “to whom, for what and how is the modern corporation responsible” was named “best book” from the Social Issues in Management division of the Academy of Management.
Precision agriculture is an integral part of emerging crop management practices. The School of Engineering has a team of professors working to make technology accessible to farmers.
Dina Gavrilos explores what it means to “belong” in this socially invented community called a nation.
Biology professor Dalma Martinović-Weigelt employs undergraduate researchers to study the effects of man-made stressors on aquatic systems.
Mathematics professor Eric Rawdon had a childhood passion for computers that led to meaningful scientific discoveries and cross-disciplinary collaborations.
My grandfather was born in a small village in the west of Ireland in 1839. He was the third of four children. In 1845 and succeeding years, the Irish potato crop failed and a great famine ensued. A million peop...
St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan has outlined a plan to address adjunct faculty concerns following the certification of election results against union representation.
Researchers at the Shenehon Center for Real Estate found that potential homeowners between the ages of 25 and 35 are waiting to make sure they are secure in their careers and have paid down student loans.
Adjuncts vote “no” in this week’s headlines.
This summer, I joined a group of master's and doctorate students for a 3-credit graduate course (Leadership in International Contexts of Tanzania (EDLD 869)) offered through the University of St. Thomas Interna...