Funded by an Xcel Energy grant, the center will be used for teaching as well as for researching and testing alternative-energy components so that power generated by microgrids is fully compatible with a region’s main power grid.
By visiting each other’s classrooms, faculty have learned new techniques, including the "flipped classroom" in which students watch lecture videos before class and spend class time more engaged with the material.
In the midst of Tommie Football's quest for the NCAA Division III national title, four of the players vied for the prestigious Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship competition with $1 million in seed money on the line. The team won the St. Thomas competition and competed in the global regional competition in March in San Francisco.
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.
Thanks to a collaboration between the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship and the Division of Student Affairs, St. Thomas will have its first maker space for students who are interested in creating things, either for their own personal enrichment or for potential future business opportunities.
The session will give an overview of the programs offered in Graduate Programs in Software, including the M.S. in data science, a field named "the sexiest job of the 21st century" by Harvard Business Review.
St. Thomas alumnus Will Steger ’66, ’69 M.A. flipped the switch last week on a renewable energy system that will provide power to his Steger Wilderness Center. Dr. Greg Mowry, a St. Thomas School of Engineering professor, designed the system.
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.