This week's notes feature faculty Tanya Gladney, William Kinney, Peter Parilla, Kim Vrudny, Lisa Waldner, Martin Warren and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff members Tom Couillard and N. Curtis May; students Kylee Joosten, Emilee Sirek, Victoria Speake and Mitchell Wolff; and alumna Jynette Larshus.
She was the mother of Dr. Mark Werness, Computer and Information Sciences.
Campus Ministry invites the community to take part in a vigil at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, April 18, on Campus Way, outside the Campus Ministry office (Anderson Student Center Room 207).
Jeremy Olson '95, along with fellow Star Tribune reporters Brad Schrade and Glenn Howatt, won journalism's top prize for their work on a series about an increase in infant deaths at in-home daycare centers.
This year's celebration of live poetry takes place at noon Tuesday, April 23, on the front steps of O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library.
He teaches in the Department of Ethics and Business Law in the university’s Opus College of Business. He has taught at St. Thomas since 1983.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, president-elect, is asking faculty, staff and students to complete a short survey that will assist her with strategic planning efforts. A link to the survey will be sent to St. Thomas email addresses on Tuesday, April 16.
What keeps Alan Bignall ’85 M.B.A. going and going and going? In a word: passion. Bignall ispresident and CEO of ReconRobotics Inc., a company that creates tactical micro-robot systems used by the military, law enforcement and rescue teams. Currently, their robots can explore an environment that might be dangerous for humans to enter and provide auditory and visual feedback, even in complete darkness.
She was the mother of Father Jean-Pierre Bongila, College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
This week's notes feature Massimo Faggioli, Dan Gjelten, Father Joseph Hurtuk, John Wendt, and students Samantha Hanowski, Shannon Kelly, Meghan Meints, Kilee Pertl and David Steinhafel.
The videos showing former Rutgers head men’s basketball coach Mike Rice physically and emotionally abusing his players were outrageous and disgusting, in large part because they run so counter to the messages we hope our student-athletes learn from intercollegiate athletics.
The Tommie volleyball team was invited to breakfast with Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton in honor of its recent NCAA Divsion III championship. According to Dayton, “Purple is my favorite color.”
A St. Thomas alumnus, he was a physician and an aviator in North Dakota.
He was the father of Chad Brinsfield, Opus College of Business.
She was the mother of Margaret Brandes, Department of Campus Life.
UST Faculty regularly answer questions in the Star Tribune’s Ask The Consultant column. Here’s the most recent question.
This Friday St. Thomas celebrates 20 years of the Luann Dummer Center for Women. Here is the story of the incredible woman who started it all one month before her premature death from lung cancer in 1992.
He was the father of Jeff Martens, Physical Plant; the father-in-law of Leann Martens, Service Center; and the grandfather of Cassandra Watson, Service Center.
He was the father of Peter Parilla, professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice.
A poster that was produced by the Service Center for the Music Department’s Festival Orchestra Honors Concert in 2012 recently won a Bronze Award from the In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association.
St. Thomas experts weigh in on the new pope – plus basketball featurettes and real estate news.
While traveling for work, Monday fell ill with an unknown illness and is in intensive care in a Hong Kong hospital.
She was the mother of Mariko Longley, a senior at St. Thomas; her husband of 27 years, Chris, is a 1983 alumnus.
Hockey has taken the '05 grad all across the country and even across the Pacific Ocean to China. Earlier this month hockey carried him to the Xcel Energy Center and the NHL to suit up for the Anaheim Ducks when they were in town to take on the Minnesota Wild.
Coach Johnny Tauer repeats several words -– “unselfish” and “great senior leadership” -– over and over when he analyzes the three St. Thomas men’s basketball teams that have advanced to the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Division III tournament in the last five years.