Dr. Michael Naughton, a St. Thomas faculty member since 1991, has been named director of the Center for Catholic Studies and also will hold the Koch Chair in Catholic Studies.
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.
Two Professors Receive John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar
Professors Lisa Waldner and Gregory Sisk have been named recipients of the John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar for 2014.
Respecting Sacred Space
Dr. Kris Bunton, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at St. Thomas since June, 2011, has been named dean of the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University.
David Duccini ’94, ’99 M.S.S.E., is the founder of Do a Bit of Good, a Bitcoin-based charitable organization he hopes will do some good while helping to change the conversation on cryptocurrencies.
Bruce Kramer, former dean of the St. Thomas College of Education, Leadership and Counseling, and a faculty member since 1996, has died of complications from ALS.
Last year, while standing in line for coffee in Anderson Student Center, sophomore Lauren Vallez found herself in the middle of a debate between engineering professor John Abraham and one of his students. This random encounter heavily shaped the course of her studies at St. Thomas.
St. Thomas ranked as one of the nation’s “Most Underrated,” plus an Almanac appearance in this week’s headlines.
Along the way, this young political scientist and church historian has emerged as a trusted resource for reporters the world over.
Michael Naughton, Ph.D., interim director of the Center for Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas, received the Monika K. Hellwig Award for “exceptional work as a scholar and commitment to advance Catholic social thought for the common good.”
People with disabilities, their families and the lawyers who represent them now have a website to help them navigate disability law.
The award recognizes places open to the public in the seven-county metro area that are memorable, transformational and elevate function to art.
The annual award is presented to a select group of young scholars in recognition of outstanding doctoral or first post-doctoral works that address God and spirituality.
John Buri, Ph.D., professor in the University of St. Thomas’ Psychology Department, took dating seriously, and he hopes others will follow suit.
Dean Stefanie Lenway prepares to open the doors to the 'new' Opus College of Business by building on a strong foundation.
This edition of Professional Notes features faculty Elizabeth Burr, Thomas Bushlack, Thomas Hickson, Robert Kennedy, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Jennifer McGuire, Professor Emeritus Father David Smith, John Spry, Kevin Theissen, AnnMarie Thomas, Kim Vrudny, Christian Washburn and John Wendt; staff Margaret Cahill, Vern Klobassa and Eric Stevens; and students Francesca Bernardi, Cassandra Clark, Jacob Frahm, Michael Kolles and April Terres.
Risks such as water and food crises are among the top 10 risks, according to the World Economic Forum's annual Global Risk Report.
Victoria Young, art history chair, will be signing copies of Saint John’s Abbey Church: Marcel Breuer and the Creation of a Modern Sacred Space from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Tommie Shop in the Anderson Student Center.
For an electronic artist such as J. Anthony Allen, Music Department adjunct professor, seemingly meaningless somnambulatory inventions provide fertile ground for producing music.
Sousada Chidthachack’s ’06 family escaped Communist Laos and a refugee camp in Thailand. Now she’s ready to open doors for young women and minorities in mathematics.
Operations and Supply Chain Management professor Muer Yang discusses his research on improving voting systems and critical medical care.
Accounting professor Lawrence Chui loved science as a child and swore he would never want to become an accountant or teacher.
This week's notes feature faculty Bernard Brady, Tony Borgerding, Eric Fort, Marites Guino-o, Shersten Johnson, Gary Mabbott, Mark Neuzil, Bill Ojala, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, AnnMarie Thomas, Lisa Waldner and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff Tim Dohmen, Becky Durham, Sarah Huesing and Jennifer Rogers; students Maya Audi, Nicholas Brinza, Jaya Dhami, Sam Dennert, Benjamin Gelinas, Joe Jaye, Kara Kassekert, Lucas Keehr, Daniel Kremer, Maggie Malone-Povolny, Grant McCormick, Meghan Talbot, Brianna Vickerman and Alison Yang; and alumni Jaclyn Fermanich, Kendra Lystad, Emilee Sirek, Jonathan Smiej and Victoria Speake.
The granting of promotion recognizes the achievements of faculty in their teaching, professional engagement and service to the university.