The UST Mock Trial team sent two groups to the at the annual University of Minnesota Mock Trial Invitational tournament. One group took second place, and several team members picked up individual awards.
This year sophomore Maria McQuillan and junior Nick Sinn have joined forces with Dr. Elizabeth Wehner, assistant professor in St. Thomas' Physics Department, to scrutinize images of far-away galaxies taken on a .9 meter telescope housed at Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona.
This week's notes feature faculty Sarah Christopher Faggioli, J. Thomas Ippoliti, David Kelley, Catherine Hansen, Peter Young and John Wendt; and students Becca Kummer, Olga Zamulko, Danielle Hinckley, Abigail Heuer, Jacob Goodwin, Mitch Schaps, Rani Mohanty and Nate Bettin.
Trustee Andrew Duff aspired to work for Piper Jaffray & Hopwood as a teenager and that dream never went away. He was hired by Piper after graduating from Tufts. After 34 years, he's still there and has served as its chairman and CEO for more than a decade.