Three years ago, Mitch Kieffer’s military SUV was attacked in Iraq. After dozens of surgeries and procedures, he is still dogged by chronic, debilitating pain. But that hasn’t stopped Kieffer ’07 from becoming the ultimate warrior.
Bob Hilgers '32--a former student, teacher and adviser--celebrates 105 years of a life well-lived.
The club promoted pranks, laughter and, oddly enough, cross-country hitchhiking races as club members good-timed their way through college in the years following WW II. They also had a serious, studious side that would serve them well later in the professional world.
This year's honorees include Ron Fowler, Distinguished Alumnus Award; Michael Heffron, Monsignor James Lavin Award; Sondra Elizondo, Humanitarian of the Year Award; Dr. Matthew George, Professor of the Year; and Brandon Miranda, Tommie Award.
Jim Oberstar loved to tell stories about growing up on the Iron Range – and at the College of St. Thomas – and how they provided the foundation for an extraordinarily successful career in Congress. Doug Hennes reflects on those stories today in The Scroll and pays tribute to Oberstar, who died Saturday.
Jim Oberstar, a 1956 St. Thomas alumnus who served for 36 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, died Saturday.
Imagine if you didn’t need to halt production when a machine part breaks. Instead of waiting for a new component to be delivered, you 3-D print it in a matter of hours.
In 2012, Mike Johnson '90 qualified for "Boston" while running 12 marathons in 12 months. In 2013 he started Boston but did not finish when the race was stopped after two pressure cooker backpack bombs detonated near the finish line. This year, on Easter Monday, he completed his "marathon" trilogy and with three others helped carry a faltering runner to the Boston finish line. Their actions went viral on Twitter and can be viewed on YouTube.
Return on wealth. Valuation. Market share. These are just three benchmarks on which corporate leaders are graded. They’re also used to grade students in the Full-time UST MBA program.
Treasured memories of times spent on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minn., in his youth were among the factors leading David Burke ’13 to create a clothing brand built around the Midwestern dedication to an outdoor lifestyle.
Sara Darling ’02 M.B.A. always aspired to have her own company – it was just a matter of finding the right fit.
A writer's life is never stagnant.
Erica Wilson '11 was entombed for 22 minutes under five feet of snow on a remote mountain in British Columbia. She never should have made it home.
Harry Rasmussen, a native of Sleepy Eye, Minn., attended the College of St. Thomas from fall 1938 until spring 1941. He went into the Army, apparently drafted, and was stationed in San Diego, Calif. On Dec. 7, 1941, following the attack on Pearl Harbor, he wrote a letter to his father. That historic letter and his four yearbooks have found their way home to St. Thomas. He served in the Army for four and a half years and then returned to campus.
A family finds asylum with the help of the Immigration Clinic.
Trudy Rautio, Carlson Company’s CEO, exemplifies this company’s credo.
Dan Carr ’82, Richard Murphy and John Allen were honored at the 24th Annual Entrepreneur Awards Ceremony.
An entrepreneur brings free health care to the needy ... in Minnetonka.
Access to clean water may not be a problem in the United States. but in Abdi Husen’s homeland of Ethiopia more than 56 million people lack access to safe drinking water. Husen decided to address this disparity … one bottle at a time.
Solome Tibebu has brought mental health care into the 21st century by creating Cognific for therapists and their clients.
The construction of Herrick Hall, completed in 1989, was made possible by a gift from John Herrick '54. Herrick helped President Julie Sullivan unveil the new signage.
These eight student-athletes look to expand the legacies of their well-known relatives.
Larry is a bad student. He habitually doesn’t do his homework, is constantly disruptive in class and swears at me in Korean.
St. Thomas' Homecoming, now in its 95th year, is a weeklong event steeped in tradition.
Feed My Starving Children's CEO Mark Crea '78 is fueled by faith.