Kelsey Benton

Rethinking Depression

The Excel! Research Scholars Program gave junior Kelsey Benton the opportunity to conduct research on depression and stress over the summer.
Tidal Debris

Answers in Galaxies Far, Far Away

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.
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Want the Grade? Get Off Your Butt

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.
Quantum Dots

A ‘Quantum’ Leap to Italy

Senior Cecilia Gentle spent 10 weeks in Perugia, Italy, last summer studying quantum dots, tiny crystals that glow when exposed to light, for use in solar cells.
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Accounting: A Social Science

Accounting professor Lawrence Chui loved science as a child and swore he would never want to become an accountant or teacher.
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Professional Notes for Sept. 2, 2014

This week's notes feature faculty Corinne Carvalho, Massimo Faggioli, Anne Klejment, Mark McInroy, Manjeet Rege, Angela Senander, Gary Voegele and Christian Washburn; and School of Social Work students Shanea Turner Smith and Elisabeth Wells, and a host of award-winning students from the 2014 Chemistry and Biochemistry Banquet.
Lance Peterson

A Simple Solution for Complex Learning

School of Social Work professor Lance Peterson discusses the use of simple technology to enhance competency development in graduate social work education.
Theissen

How the Earth Works

Geologist Kevin Theissen explores the global change that affects ecology and civilizations both faraway and close to home.
Exemplars

Improving Agriculture With Technology

Precision agriculture is an integral part of emerging crop management practices. The School of Engineering has a team of professors working to make technology accessible to farmers.
COJO Scenes

Understanding Our Place

Dina Gavrilos explores what it means to “belong” in this socially invented community called a nation.
Exemplars Portraits

Training Young Scientists

Biology professor Dalma Martinović-Weigelt employs undergraduate researchers to study the effects of man-made stressors on aquatic systems.
Rawdon

From Gamer to Researcher

Mathematics professor Eric Rawdon had a childhood passion for computers that led to meaningful scientific discoveries and cross-disciplinary collaborations.
Faggioli, Massimo

An American ‘Renaissance’

For an Italian and European intellectual like UST theologian Massimo Faggioli, encountering American culture was a real discovery, especially the vitality of American academia and the energy of American Catholicism.
Matthew Kim

Unintended Consequences

Unintended consequences arise because we live in an interconnected and complex world, according to economics professor Matthew Kim.
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Defining Vocation

After working as a federal prosecutor, School of Law professor Mark Osler left to pursue work that was consistent with his faith,“transparent in operation, and actively engaged with the needs of the world.”