In the past few years, many of St. Thomas Biology Department faculty member and Environmental Science program director Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt's studies have employed a beguiling tool: a breast cancer cell genetically modified with a firefly gene.
From chip formation in machining on the micro-scale to timing of basketball shots, two School of Engineering professors share how they collaborate in research with each other – and the students at UST.
With internal grants from the University of St. Thomas, Arijit Mazumdar has been able to carry out research about his home country of India – and the South Asian region – while sharing his unique perspective with the students he mentors.
Two geology professors, with their students, are researching areas that could provide insight into our past, present and future, as well as ancient life on Earth's surface, in the depths of the ocean and even outside our planet.
This year sophomore Maria McQuillan and junior Nick Sinn have joined forces with Dr. Elizabeth Wehner, assistant professor in St. Thomas' Physics Department, to scrutinize images of far-away galaxies taken on a .9 meter telescope housed at Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona.
St. Thomas health and human performance major Emily Hulstein studied her peers and landed a key finding: There's a direct correlation between that half hour at the gym and the grade on your history exam.