Aaron Sackett, associate professor of marketing, was recently named as a finalist in the Knight Cities Challenge for his project, titled “I’m Going to Vote Today!” which aims to increase voter turnout using a “behavioral intervention.”
First-year law student Danielle Liebl, the founder of DIFFERbilities Experience, a nonprofit that promotes social inclusion and advocacy for youth with disabilities, intends to use a background in law to continue her advocacy work.
She was the wife of George Williams, an administrator at St. Thomas for 35 years who retired in 2014, and mother of two St. Thomas alumni, Andrea Mitchell (Williams) '04 and George J. Williams '10, as well as Larissa Williams, a graduate of Purdue University.
Mary MacCarthy '96 M.B.A. is the owner of Glorious Hugs, LLC, a social entrepreneurial venture with a goal you'll want to hug: alleviating loneliness in senior citizens through care packages filled with handmade art and other goodies that spark joy.
A gunshot wound left St. Thomas graduate student Sam Olukiran alone and helpless on a street in Ibadan, Nigeria. This is how he survived, found Minnesota and now tries to make every moment - and every person - matter.
This week's notes feature faculty members Mark DelCogliano, Shersten Johnson, Anne Klejment, Mark Neuzil, Aaron Sackett, Deborah Savage, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, Sister Katarina Schuth, Robert Werner and Kari Zimmerman; and staff members Pam Guarnera and Jeri Rockett.