Abdi Husen '13 is working on water quality issues in Africa. (Photo by Mark Brown)

Bottled Hope

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

Daring to Dream

Solome Tibebu has brought mental health care into the 21st century by creating Cognific for therapists and their clients.
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Professional Notes for Oct. 24, 2013

This week's notes feature faculty Michael Andregg, Catherine Hansen, Jeff Jalkio, David Kelley, Paul Lorah, AnnMarie Thomas, Daniel Tight and Edward Ulrich; staff James Rogers; and engineering students Samuel Johnson and Matthew Schmidtbauer.
Sullivan Inauguration

The Scroll: Feeling Good About the Inauguration

Dave Nimmer was impressed last week by the inauguration ceremony for St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan, finding it “crisp and clean, purposeful and passionate, reverent and respectful.” And, as he writes today in The Scroll, Nimmer is equally impressed by the new president and her “attitude, background, candor, determination and focus.”

Much More Than a Desk

While it may not have the high-profile lineage or panache of the Resolute desk in the Oval Office, Dr. Sullivan's desk has a long and well-documented history.
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Tommie Award Nominations Due Oct. 23

The Tommie Award is presented annually to a University of St Thomas senior who represents the ideals of St. Thomas Aquinas through scholarship, leadership and campus involvement.
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Professional Notes for Oct. 10, 2013

This week's notes include faculty Bruce Gleason, Susan Marsnik, Barbara Shank, Lisa Waldner and Christian Washburn; and staff Birdie Cunningham and Scott Odman.

Tommie Traditions: Fall Mississippi River Cleanup

The first cleanup was organized by St. Thomas’ Environmental Issues Committee (now called the Green Team) in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Adopt-a-River program during Earth Week, April 1993, and has since become a staple in St. Thomas’ annual Earth Week lineup.
Julie Sullivan

The Right Place

Hard work and a lifetime commitment to higher education have prepared Julie Sullivan for her new role as president of St. Thomas.
UST Stewardship Garden

A Garden of Earthly Delights

The UST Stewardship Garden offers bountiful opportunities for research, produce and a chance to chat with neighbors.