As I begin my 25th year at the University of St. Thomas, I find myself looking backward at all that has changed in that time, as well as looking forward to all that will be.
I am enamored with rural practice. There is abundant opportunity. There are frequent job openings. Attorneys in rural areas get extremely diverse case loads. They often walk right onto a job and have everything from misdemeanor traffic violations to serious felonies.
The 1987 Professor of the Year taught English here for 35 years. He died at home Wednesday.
Kari Jo Faulhaber '10 recently won an Upper Midwest Regional Emmy for "A place to lay your head: Karl's story," a documentary that follows a homeless man's experience at the Dorothy Day Center.
Study abroad opportunities in Rome, Guatemala, South Africa and Turkey are highlighted.
In partnership with 3M, the University of St. Thomas School of Law is launching a new fellowship program that will allow a new law graduate to work full time for the school’s award-winning Community Justice Project.
Oral arguments will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the Young v. UPS pregnancy discrimination case in the U.S. Supreme Court, with a brief drafted by University of St. Thomas School of Law professors Thomas Berg, Teresa Collett and Elizabeth Schiltz, among others, gaining attention from national media leading up to the proceedings.
Robin Willenbring '12 is co-director of Brainwaves, a student-run organization based out of the Rochester Mayo Clinic that helps bring science into the classroom.
Susan and Michael Wuollett, both '11 M.B.A.s, created a blood-clotting powder for animals that is patent-pending.
St. Thomas must move the Winton Guest House from the former Gainey Conference Center property in Owatonna by August 2016, and is exploring options of where to relocate the house or whether to sell it.
The Fowler business plan competition encourages students to develop and submit a business concept that has the potential to become a viable, high-growth business. This year 36 teams competed for $58,500 in Scholarships
Over the years, St. Thomas students have raised more than $500,000 during Up 'til Dawn to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.
Professor Gregory Sisk, Laghi Distinguished Chair in Law, filed an amicus brief in November in U.S. Supreme Court cases "United States v. Wong" and "United States v. June."
Joey Nesbitt '12 and Jeff Sevaldson '11 started their own company, DrumLite, while they were at St. Thomas. A couple of years and a Super Bowl later, their company is still growing.
The concert, Light of Light, will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, at Orchestra Hall. A shuttle is available for UST students who have purchased tickets.
Jane Kramer '14 M.B.A. created Escape 8 to address the top eight ingredients that make up 90 percent of children's allergies.
Two St. Thomas seniors made an award-winning documentary aimed at turning our internal lens away from someone's disabilities and focusing instead on their abilities.
Brazil exemplifies the challenges and opportunities of hosting major sporting events, such as the World Cup and the Olympics.
Researchers predict $868 in household holiday spending, the highest found by University of St. Thomas marketing professors in the 13 years of their spending-intent survey.
Holiday shopping and #pointergate rule this week’s headlines.
German assistant professor Susanne Wagner is leading the push to make German at St. Thomas more "aufregend." Oh, right, in English. That's "exciting."
PadillaCRT's CEO, Lynn Casey '86 M.B.A., has put the Twin Cities at the forefront of the national communications industry.
Dean Stefanie Lenway prepares to open the doors to the 'new' Opus College of Business by building on a strong foundation.
Amy Levad writes about a theological response to mass incarceration, the subject of the upcoming New Frontiers lecture and the subject of her new book, Redeeming a Prison Society: A Liturgical and Sacramental Response to Mass Incarceration. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, October 21, at 7:30 p.m. in OEC Auditorium.
This edition of Professional Notes features faculty Elizabeth Burr, Thomas Bushlack, Thomas Hickson, Robert Kennedy, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Jennifer McGuire, Professor Emeritus Father David Smith, John Spry, Kevin Theissen, AnnMarie Thomas, Kim Vrudny, Christian Washburn and John Wendt; staff Margaret Cahill, Vern Klobassa and Eric Stevens; and students Francesca Bernardi, Cassandra Clark, Jacob Frahm, Michael Kolles and April Terres.