School of Engineering

Hult Prize Winners

Thinking Outside the Huddle

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.
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The Key to Drying Breadfruit

Students Michaela Andrews and Vang Xiong made an important discovery when they were researching breadfruit, a superfood found in Caribbean nations that can be made into a gluten-free flour after it’s shredded and dried.
UST School of Law

Law School Moves Up in U.S. News Rankings

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.

New Maker Space Slated for Anderson Student Center

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.

A Hands-On Approach

Senior Brynn Kasper creates engineering curriculum using sign language for the Metro Deaf School.
Katherine Acton

Engineering a Healthy Balance

An exceptional level of faculty gender balance in a male-dominated field has helped the mechanical engineering program create an environment of optimism and forward thinking.