Perhaps the most motivating members of our student body are the military veterans who have chosen to earn their degrees after they complete active duty. Whether they choose to begin or continue an undergraduate business degree or pursue an M.B.A. or other graduate business degree, these individuals bring a wealth of experience, deeply held convictions and a great sense of responsibility to their studies.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, executive vice president and provost of the University of San Diego, will become the first woman and the first lay person to serve as president of the University of St. Thomas in its 128-year history.
According to Facebook’s website, its mission is “to make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.” But is this really true?
Spiegel has been at National Public Radio since 2003 and has won some of the nation’s top awards for journalism. Her talk is free, but reservations are required.
Klaus Leisinger, chair of the Novartis Foundation, will speak at a St. Thomas event marking the 35th anniversary of the Center for Ethical Business Cultures.
St. Thomas alumnus Dr. Joseph Scherer, executive director of the Superintendents’ National Dialogue, will speak at the 16th annual Julian Parker Lecture.
Ryan Augustin, a junior majoring in biochemistry, was awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, an award that honors outstanding students who plan to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Juniors Elizabeth Annoni and Mark Painter were named honorable mentions.
Holly Hanson is a clinical program therapist within the Sex Offender Treatment Program at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Lino Lakes, a job she has held since Sept. 25, 2012.
The Modern and Classical Languages Department announces that Elementary Chinese I will be offered for the first time at St. Thomas. Spoken Modern Irish Gaelic I also will be offered.
Charles Reid researches the disturbing case of two German computer scientists whose actions raise critical legal issues about morality, consent and human dignity.
The director of the annual conference reflects on the growth of diversity, the evolution of inclusion, and the hope of breaking new ground for the next 25 years.
Jeremy Olson ’95, along with fellow Star Tribune reporters Brad Schrade and Glenn Howatt, won journalism’s top prize for their work on a series about an increase in infant deaths at in-home daycare centers.
The program was recorded at St. Thomas last week.
He teaches in the Department of Ethics and Business Law in the university’s Opus College of Business. He has taught at St. Thomas since 1983.
What keeps Alan Bignall ’85 M.B.A. going and going and going? In a word: passion. Bignall ispresident and CEO of ReconRobotics Inc., a company that creates tactical micro-robot systems used by the military, law enforcement and rescue teams. Currently, their robots can explore an environment that might be dangerous for humans to enter and provide auditory and visual feedback, even in complete darkness.
The interactive forum continues a series on civility in public discourse that began in 2010.
All are welcome to this annual tradition; a reception will follow.
Her talk concludes a five-part series dealing with the challenges of Catholic higher education.
The students selected 26 modern-art pieces from a “teaching collection” of 249 works Dolly Fiterman donated last year to the university.
Public events are planned April 25 at the University Club and April 26 at St. Thomas.
Parody profiles are one of the hottest trends in social media – and they are taking hold at St. Thomas.
Christopher Kachian and Thomas Schönberg will perform in the first concert ever held in the library’s Great Hall.
Elizabeth Schiltz has always gravitated to kids who seem to have special needs, having helped organize a volunteer tutor program at an inner-city elementary school as an undergraduate at Yale University. The kids reminded her of her older brother.