Academic News

Terrence Murphy Hall is seen October 8, 2014

A Big Win for the Bankruptcy Litigation Clinic

Law students working in the University of St. Thomas Bankruptcy Litigation Clinic helped a client avoid financial turmoil when a recent court decision was awarded in the woman’s favor.
Students act in an improv exercise during an English class in the Leather Room in the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center on October 28, 2015. Members of the Wonderlust Theater participated in a residency on campus with several different classes and programs, working with English and Theater students on improvisation skills and script writing. English professor Amy Muse, back right, and Wonderlust Theater co-Artistic Director Alan Berks, middle back (wearing blue shirt) look on.

Making The Play

A partnership with Wonderlust Productions helped bring an element of drama – and deeper thinking – to classes all over St. Thomas' College of Arts and Sciences.
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Outside Consultant Features Jay Ebben

On Sunday, April 10, Jay Ebben, associate professor of entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, was featured in the Star Tribune’s “Outside Consultant” column. Read Ebben's adv...
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Change Your Life. Change Someone Else’s.

The University of St. Thomas is sending students across the world in hopes that they create meaningful change for some of the world’s poorest people. In January 2017, undergraduate and graduate students will te...
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The Key to Drying Breadfruit

Students Michaela Andrews and Vang Xiong made an important discovery when they were researching breadfruit, a superfood found in Caribbean nations that can be made into a gluten-free flour after it’s shredded and dried.
University of St. Thomas School of Law professor Mark Osler poses for a studio portrait on December 6, 2012. Osler was photographed for graduate education promotional materials.

Professor Mark Osler Speaks at White House on Clemency

Professor Mark Osler will speak at the White House on Thursday, March 31, to discuss and share ideas on President Barack Obama’s clemency initiative alongside other advocates, academics and Administration officials.
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Professional Notes for March 29, 2016

This week's notes feature faculty Father Juan Miguel Betancourt, Dave Brennan, Cathy Craft-Fairchild, Amy Muse, Sarah Noonan, Lisa Waldner, Christian Washburn and Victoria Young; staff member Talia Nadir; and students Andrea Dennis, Pearl Nielson and Victoria Pyron Tankersley.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia smiles while having lunch at the School of Law building in downtown Minneapolis on October 20, 2015.

Remembering Justice Scalia

I had the privilege of clerking for Justice Scalia for two years—his last year on the D.C. Circuit and his first year on the Supreme Court.  In between the two clerkships, I helped to prepare Justice Scalia for...
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Timing, substance and cookie crumbs

In considering opposites in competitive positioning regarding the current field of political candidates, the arguably blighted crop is certainly polarized. Finding direct comparisons in product or service marke...
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Accelerate Your Clean Technology Company

If you have a big idea that could help solve some of the planet’s largest challenges, join the planet’s largest cleantech accelerator. Applications are being accepted for the 2016 Cleantech Open Midwest Acceler...
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Law School Moves Up in U.S. News Rankings

The St. Thomas School of Law has moved up 24 places in the annual rankings conducted by U.S. News & World Report, which also ranked the university’s graduate programs in business, education and social work.