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n his second column for theology matters, Bernard Brady comments on Pope Francis' promotion of a "culture of encounter," and reflects on how the Theology Department is contributing to the fostering of such a culture at the University of St. Thomas.
Two professors from the University of St. Thomas School of Law are among the founding members of a new initiative that seeks to “make marriage achievable for all Americans, regardless of social class or sexual orientation.”
Last year, while standing in line for coffee in Anderson Student Center, sophomore Lauren Vallez found herself in the middle of a debate between engineering professor John Abraham and one of his students. This random encounter heavily shaped the course of her studies at St. Thomas.
Seniors John Umarov and Julio Vasquez and sophomore Chad Helland were chosen to attend the gathering of up-and-coming social entrepreneurs based on a project they are developing with the St. Thomas chapter of Engineers for a Sustainable World.
A special event to celebrate the publication of a book about former St. Thomas Dean Bruce Kramer’s battle with ALS will be held Wednesday, March 25, in O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium at St. Thomas.