A U.S. Air Force veteran and an English professor, he taught literature and was best known for teaching Shakespeare. He also served as the founding director of the Center for Faculty Development and as chair of the English Department.
With retirement in sight, Father Dennis Dease reflects on two decades of extraordinary change.
Dave Nimmer has many fond memories of Father Dennis Dease and the 22 years they have worked together at St. Thomas. As Dease prepares to retire next month, Nimmer pauses to offer his thanks today in The Scroll to “a man of uncommon decency."
Hart's latest novel, The Book of Killowen, is the June selection of the Luann Dummer Center for Women's monthly book club. She will attend the club's meeting, which is free and open to the public, at noon, Wednesday, June 26.
ALS, marriage, lists, climate change, real estate and more in this week’s headlines.
From Mexico to India, Dr. Matthew George offers students a firsthand international music exchange.
St. Thomas faculty and staff are invited to attend a thank-you celebration on Friday (May 17) for Father Dennis Dease, who will retire June 30 after 22 years as president.
Students travel to New Orleans to research local architecture, Frank Gehry and the lasting impact of Hurricane Katrina.
David Dougherty ’65 followed an unexpected path from adventure-seeking college grad to an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
Kay was honored for his outstanding commitment to supporting undergraduate research and faculty-student collaboration.
One of the more original traditions at St. Thomas, the Ireland Hall teeter-totter marathon occurs each spring to help raise funds for Tubman.
With six national championships and a national ranking since 2004, the St. Thomas Dance Team dominates the stage.
John N. Allen has worked with real estate developers, investors and executives around the country, and as much as he respects them and values their perspectives and their role as mentors, he believes his success boils down to one intangible element.
He was the first person to hold the University of St. Thomas’ International Management Chair.
When the St. Thomas Alumni Association asked alumni in a recent survey whether there were faculty members who had strong positive effects on their educational experiences, more than 800 names were mentioned. These are the top five.
Each year, the University of St. Thomas celebrates St. Thomas Day, which recognizes the extraordinary contributions that members of the St. Thomas community have made to the university and the wider community.
The Tommie Award will be presented for the 81st time this week, to Eyo Ekpo, the latest in a long purple and gray line of the university’s best and brightest.
The 22 years of Father Dennis Dease's presidency were a time of massive change at the University of St. Thomas.
Miles Trump ’11 had been on the job at the Waseca County News only a few weeks when a phone call came that no reporter wants to get.
As a philosophy professor at the University of Scranton, Matthew Meyer integrates the liberal arts for his students much as his St. Thomas professors did for him. “I’m trying to make each of my students a philosopher in the original sense of the word, a lover of wisdom,” he said.
This week's notes feature faculty members Massimo Faggioli, Michael Hollerich and J. Thomas Ippoliti; and students Frederik Bjoenness, Ryan Burke, Fartun Dirie, Emily Jorgensen, Jay Kidd , Chia Lee, Chad Miller, Joseph Molin, Joe Mueller, Nicholas Ronnei and Mitchell Schaps.
She was the mother of Dr. Jeff Oxman, Opus College of Business.
There sure was a lot of Purple on the Plaza on Tommie Tuesday, and for good reason. More than 1,500 students, faculty and staff gathered in the lower quadrangle and on John P. Monahan Plaza over the noon hour to pay tribute to Father Dennis Dease, who will retire June 30 after 22 years as president of St. Thomas.
The University of St. Thomas' Air Force ROTC Detachment 410, on campus since July 1, 1948, has been preserving its history with the help of a 34-foot mural located in its remodeled Murray-Herrick Campus Center office space. The mural has been signed by numerous veterans, from the WWII era to a recently graduated cadet entering flight training.
Corey Eakins ’09 M.B.A., director of the Evening UST MBA Program, keeps pace with the busy lives of students.