Academic News

Lifelong Learning

Catholic studies classrooms are graced with nontraditional students more often than you might think.

Class of ’17 in the Spotlight

In the ranks of seniors graduating this weekend, we have students who earned the Chief’s Award from the City of St. Paul for helping a woman in distress in 2014, a student who served as an ambassador on a Minnesota trade mission to Mexico, and students who have done research on everything from political cynicism to drying breadfruit. Read a roundup of the stories the Newsroom has written about Class of 2017 students since they arrived on campus.
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Senior Strides: Gavin Linnihan

University of St. Thomas senior Gavin Linnihan will work full time for an award-winning, downtown Minneapolis-based music production firm that has composed music for NBC, Bravo and Cadillac.

Humans of St. Thomas: Keanu Daley

Welcome Jamaican Keanu Daley to Minnesota. He's an actuarial science major with deep thespian roots and is finishing his first year at St. Thomas.
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Beyond Standing Rock

Several law graduates have worked with tribes as they struggle with sovereignty and U.S. government legal issues.
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Faculty Promotions and Tenure Announced

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce affirmative decisions on promotion and tenure following the conclusion of the Tenure and Promotion Committee meetings in May 2017.
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The Faces of Immigration

Law students share their stories about working with the immigration clients of the University of St. Thomas Legal Services Clinic.
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Senior Strides: Ahmed Eshmawy

This fall Ahmed Eshmawy will return as a graduate student in the School of Engineering's M.S. in Manufacturing Engineering program.
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Two Spring Graduates to Study Overseas as Fulbright Scholars

School of Law student Christina Espey-Sundt '17 will study refugee and immigration law in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Senior Mitchell Sullivan, a triple major in German, international studies and political science, heads to Germany in the Fulbright's English Teaching Assistantship program.
Kate Weyenberg

Partnering for the Common Good

Thanks to the partnership between our university and Citizens League, political science students at St. Thomas have unique opportunities to build on what they learn in our classrooms.
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Farewell From the Dean

College of Arts and Sciences dean Terence Langan is stepping down as dean to step up as professor.