Academic News

Newly appointed Dean of the University of St. Thomas School of Law Robert Vischer poses for a portrait in front of the Law School at dusk on November 20, 2012, in downtown Minneapolis. Vischer was photographed for St. Thomas Lawyer Magazine.

Vischer Tapped for National Leaders Council to Address Crisis in Legal Aid

The nonprofit organization that funds legal aid programs nationwide is calling on high-profile and influential leaders from various American industries to raise public awareness of the current crisis in legal aid, and University of St. Thomas School of Law Dean Robert Vischer was asked to be a part of the effort.
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CELC Hosts Minneapolis Boys Summit

The College of Education, Leadership and Counseling hosted the Minneapolis Public Schools Boys Summit for the second year. Twenty five recently graduated eighth grade English language learners were on the Minneapolis campus for focused introspection, expectations and setting goals for high school.
2016 Eureka Wins

Eureka! Eureka! Eureka! Eureka!

The Schulze School of Entrepreneurship and Opus College of Business showed very well at the 2016 Eureka! Awards last night. Each year the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal sets out to find the most innovate...
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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.
Rachelle de la Cruz '15 CSMA (right) and Cristina Maillet, CSMA candidate, in Lourdes, France. Photo by Eric Wuebben '17

A Pilgrim’s Heart

Rachelle de la Cruz ’15 CSMA was brought to the University of St. Thomas’ Master of Arts in Catholic Studies (CSMA) program by her desire to learn who God wanted her to become.
Students talk in their small groups at the World Cafe event. (Photo provided)

World Cafe Event Brings Students Together for Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Classes from the departments of Business, Theology, Sociology, Justice and Peace Studies (JPST), Biology, and Health and Human Performance all gathered at the end of April to discuss HIV and AIDS, and how they could work together to have more effective and well-rounded approaches to solving problems.
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Hacking Social Change

Puppy parties. Matchmaking apps. Game shows.These are just a few of the creative ideas generated by leaders from more than 40 nonprofit organizations and social enterprises at the Schulze School of Entrepre...