The Bunch is a group of St. Thomas staff and faculty who gather a few times throughout the year for lunch and socializing with other St. Thomas employees, while learning something new each time with exciting speakers and topics.
Nazario wrote “Enrique’s Journey” and has earned dozens of national awards for her reporting on social issues. The program is free, but tickets are required.
Robert Vischer, associate dean for academic affairs and a professor in the St. Thomas School of Law since 2005, will become the new dean of the school, effective Jan. 1. Vischer will succeed Neil Hamilton on Jan. 1, said Dr. Susan Huber, executive vice president and chief academic officer. Hamilton has served as interim dean since May, when dean Thomas Mengler left to become president of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.
Sociology student Kylee Joosten and her adviser, Dr. Lisa Waldner, researched differences in how males and females act as perpetrators of sexual coercion.
The Opus College of Business event brings together noted experts to discuss the rapidly changing health care landscape.
One year ago, law professors Mark Osler and Teresa Collett wrote corresponding opinion pieces on Minnesota’s marriage amendment, which were published in the Minneapolis-based “Star Tribune.” In this election year they have continued to discuss the topic with each other quite regularly in a “purple” sort of way.
The program, “From Fool’s Gold to Financial Integrity,” will examine insights of Joe Nocera, a regular columnist for the New York Times.
Dr. Paul Schons, a member of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and professor of German, died Sunday, Oct. 21, after being diagnosed with stage IV metastatic melanoma earlier this year. Schons was the most senior faculty member of the College of Arts and Sciences. He began teaching in 1967, five years after graduating from the College of St. Thomas.
Burns, of Boston College, is a former member of St. Thomas’ graduate psychology department.
Over the summer, Fekadu conducted a research project that studied the painting of street murals over gang-tagged Minneapolis businesses with artist Jimmy Longoria, the only Chicano/Latino/Hispanic to be awarded a Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship.
A team of six University of St. Thomas students were judged to be the best among five university teams invited to compete in the Travelers Actuarial Case Competition on Oct. 5.
Jacquelynne Sutton is serving a 10-year prison sentence, thousands of miles from her family. She believes she deserves a second chance.
So do Nancy Ly and Vicky Wanta from the new St. Thomas Commutations Clinic.
Two law professors, one Muslim and one Catholic, will examine why anti-Sharia legislation threatens the religious liberty of all.
Monsignor James Habiger, a champion of social justice issues in the Catholic Church and a longtime pastoral associate in the St. Thomas Campus Ministry Office, died Tuesday. His funeral will be Monday, Oct. 15, at St. Thomas.
John Rheinberger ’70, ’90 M.B.A., has traveled to every country in the world and has a story to tell about each one.
Rheinberger was strolling through the main square in Dakar, the capital of the western African nation of Senegal, when he asked a passerby to take his photograph. Having traveled alone to dozens of countries, this was something he had grown accustomed to, and usually he found people to be accommodating. But this time, the passerby refused, which put Rheinberger on alert: something was amiss.
Dr. Bruce Kramer announced today that he is taking a leave of absence, effective immediately, as dean of the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling in order to deal with his amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Kramer told a luncheon meeting of CELC faculty, staff and advisory board members that he believes he no longer can work because of the progression of his ALS, which was diagnosed in December 2010.
Find out where burritos and taco shells really came from in this talk by Dr. Jeffrey Pilcher. The event is co-sponsored by seven UST departments.
Part of the Archbishop Ireland Memorial Lecture Series, the talk is titled “From Crisis to Holiness: Vatican II, Blessed John Paul II and the Renewal of the Ministerial Priesthood.”
Expect a few “Hail Marys,” passes and prayers, at this annual grudge match Saturday night under the lights.
Gael Fashingbauer Cooper ’89 and Brian Bellmont ’90 chronicle the lost toys, tastes & trends of the ’70s and ’80s in their book Whatever Happened to Pudding Pops? Among their recollections is the Generation X dog hero, Benji.
As we near the end of the third quarter of 2012, the final story of the 2012 housing market in the Twin Cities is starting to take shape.