After six years of training faculty and courses taught under its pedagogy, Writing Across the Curriculum will become part of St. Thomas' core curriculum requirements in fall 2015.
Assistant professor Kari Fletcher reflects on her efforts to develop a military social work curriculum that fits the needs of the School of Social Work.
Catherine Marrs Fuchsel came to the School of Social Work in fall 2009
Seniors Lauren Olson, Claire Smart and Alison Paz were the last group to work on Dr. Ande Nesmith’s two-year research study on youth transitioning out of foster care.
Erica Gerrity ’05 M.S.W. works to provide a crucial support network for pregnant incarcerated women so their babies are born healthier and with a better start in life.
St. Thomas graduate and professional programs in business, education, law and social work are recognized in the annual Best Graduate School rankings published Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.
This week's notes feature faculty Mary Ann Brenden, Mark DelCogliano, Massimo Faggioli, Sarah Ferguson, Amy Finnegan, Eric Fort, Mike Klein, Robert Koerpel, Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Shirley Polejewski, Jim Rogers, Gerald Schlabach, Sister Katarina Schuth, AnnMarie Thomas, Jessica Toft, Father (professor emeritus) David Whitten Smith, Carey Winkler and Kari Zimmerman; and students Tim Stammeyer and Jade Schleif.
Master of Social Work student researches the healing process – and how spirituality plays into it – after sexual assault.
President Julie Sullivan urged St. Thomas faculty and staff on Tuesday to join her on an “imaginary exercise” during her second academic convocation address and boldly envision what the university will look like five to 10 years from now.
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.
An Adjunct Faculty Task Force has been appointed to begin work on concerns identified by adjunct faculty members, and a permanent Adjunct Faculty Council will be established during the fall semester.
School of Social Work professor Lance Peterson discusses the use of simple technology to enhance competency development in graduate social work education.
Mail ballots should arrive by today at the homes of adjunct faculty who teach undergraduate classes at St. Thomas, asking if they want to be represented by a union.
Union ballots are scheduled to be mailed to St. Thomas adjunct faculty on July 3; president’s forums will be Monday and Tuesday (June 30 and July 1).
Forty adjunct faculty members have attended four forums with St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan on whether a union should represent them.
The online and on-campus hybrid program is the nation's first doctorate to focus on preparing Social Work faculty for university-level teaching.
Students, faculty and staff from the St. Catherine University and University of St. Thomas School of Social Work surprised legislators and visitors in the state Capitol rotunda with a flash mob to bring awareness to the need to raise the minimum wage.
The Opus College of Business has moved up in the Best Graduate School rankings published this week by U.S. News & World Report.
The week offers different ways for prospective students to learn more about the university’s graduate programs.
Seniors Samali Mutazindwa and Netsanet Negussie, and Mathew Vicknair '13 are working to bring their program, Maysha, which means "life" in Swahili, to underserved communities in East Africa. The program will focus on health care literacy and malaria intervention.
Dr. Pa Der Vang is dedicated to improving the lives of Hmong immigrants.
In the beginning of Andera Nesmith's social work career, she worked with issues pertaining to runaways, homeless youth, youth with incarcerated parents and older youth in foster care. She has since discovered a common thread that attracted her to these populations -- youth who were separated from their parents, either by their own actions or the actions of others.
St. Thomas graduate and professional programs in business, education, law and social work are included in the Best Graduate Schools rankings published today (March 12) by U.S. News & World Report.
Senior social work major Xiong was inspired by a childhood friend to research the challenges faced by the LGBTQ Hmong American community. She hopes her research will contribute to a better sense of unity in the Hmong community.
Experience in the Field Compels Jessica Toft to Explore the Role of Citizenship in Helping the Disenfranchised Class
In the course of every year while growing up, I lived in three different settings: city, suburb and rural and small town. Although my parents lived close to each other in St. Louis, Mo., those few miles covered a broad range of socioeconomic and racial ethnic differences.