A dramatically changing world makes it imperative that St. Thomas continue to anticipate and adapt to rapidly expanding industries in preparing students for the future, President Julie Sullivan said Tuesday in her annual academic convocation address.
There are 1,217 freshmen living on campus this year and on Sept. 2 most of them moved in. St. Thomas staff photographer Mark Brown asked a small sample of these students about the most important thing they brought with them.
This week's notes feature faculty David Alexander, Candace Chou, Bryana French, Peter Gregg, John D. Holst, David Jamieson, Len Jennings, Michael Naughton, Michael O'Donnell, Sandy Rathod, Salina Renninger, Erika Scheurer; and staff Talia Nadir and Linda Sloan.
Please remember in your prayers Al Hofstede, an alumnus who became the youngest mayor in Minneapolis history, was a St. Thomas trustee and served as the university’s lobbyist in Minneapolis for three decades.
This week's notes features faculty Carole Bagley, Robert Barnett, Bill Brendel, Jean Davidson, Heidi Giebel, Bruce Gleason, David Jamieson, Anne King, R. Mary Lemmons, Steven McMichael, Mark Neuzil, Doug Orzolek, Deborah Savage, Kate Schaefers, Susan Stabile, Nancy Weidenfeller and Meg Wilkes Karraker; and staff Karen Harthorn.
These midsummer notes feature faculty Tim Balke, Todd Busch, Father Scott Carl, Xiaowen Guan, John Holst, John Keston, Don LaMagdeleine, Nanette Missaghi, Jo Montie, Shelley Neilsen-Gatti, Salina Renninger, Lisa Rezac, Cheri Shakiban, Amy Smith, Buffy Smith, Barb Stahl, Lynn Stansberry-Brusnahan, Muffet Trout, Artika Tyner, Kim Vrudny, Terri Vandercook and Christian Washburn; staff Carol Peterfeso; and students Kelsey Pearson, William Abbott, T.J. Reuteman, Anna Grim and Ryan Slechta.