The annual tradition will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center this year while it’s usual host, Orchestra Hall, undergoes construction.
The College of Education, Leadership and Counseling and the Office of Academic Affairs will host a reception for Dr. Bruce Kramer from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in Opus Hall, Rooms 201-202, on the Minneapolis campus. A brief program will begin at 4 p.m.
For many regular fairgoers, a stop at the corn roast stand is a must. But when it first appeared 28 years ago, it was a slightly harder sell. “We gave away a lot of free samples the first year. People had never seen roasted corn before. Also, when we first started, no one wanted burnt kernels. Now, they ask for them,” Ribar says.
Alumni and Constituent Relations invites the entire St. Thomas community to enjoy complimentary peanut butter and jelly sandwiches from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, in Scooter’s in honor of Father Lavin’s 94th birthday.
Junior Fartun Dirie’s research project turned abstract ideas into concrete maps. Through these “mental maps,” she seeks to understand local Somalis’ view on residential desireability, migration decisions and how they perceive the Twin Cities’ landscape.
For 37 years the Green Bay, Wis., native primarily taught American literature, including the novel since Word War II. He served under three university presidents, and also coached tennis.
The chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority talks about balancing different interests and the possibility of a retractable feature.
An opening ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday near the lower quad’s flagpole. All are welcome.
A reception for the longtime St. Thomas faculty member will be held Monday, Nov. 12. One of his best-known compositions is “On Eagles’ Wings.”
The annual Minnesota Tekne Awards honor those who play a significant role in discovering new technologies that educate, improve lifestyles and impact the lives and futures of people living in Minnesota and all over the world.
The prestigious annual award honors a book published in English in the previous year that reflects universal concerns of adult educators.
University of St. Thomas student, BreAnna Fisher, is one of six regional finalists who will compete in the Entrepreneurs’ Organization and the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards in Chicago. Fisher is the only student from Minnesota nominated for the 2012 competition.
Sometimes research leads to startling discoveries and sometimes research leads nowhere … but sometimes research leads to a position in the nation’s capital.
The retailer that Fortune magazine named one of the world’s most respected companies in 2012 crosses the border under the watchful eye of Tony Fisher ’97.
St. Thomas magazine has won three gold and one silver award for excellence in the 2012 CASE V Awards contest.
Robert Vischer, associate dean for academic affairs and a professor in the St. Thomas School of Law since 2005, will become the new dean of the school, effective Jan. 1. Vischer will succeed Neil Hamilton on Jan. 1, said Dr. Susan Huber, executive vice president and chief academic officer. Hamilton has served as interim dean since May, when dean Thomas Mengler left to become president of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.
Sociology student Kylee Joosten and her adviser, Dr. Lisa Waldner, researched differences in how males and females act as perpetrators of sexual coercion.
The search committee for the next president of St. Thomas has begun to review applications and select semifinalists for interviews in November.
The most notable highlight from this year’s report is the 67.8 percent increase in students from Saudi Arabia.