A reception for the longtime St. Thomas faculty member will be held Monday, Nov. 12. One of his best-known compositions is “On Eagles’ Wings.”
The annual Minnesota Tekne Awards honor those who play a significant role in discovering new technologies that educate, improve lifestyles and impact the lives and futures of people living in Minnesota and all over the world.
The prestigious annual award honors a book published in English in the previous year that reflects universal concerns of adult educators.
Sometimes research leads to startling discoveries and sometimes research leads nowhere … but sometimes research leads to a position in the nation’s capital.
The retailer that Fortune magazine named one of the world’s most respected companies in 2012 crosses the border under the watchful eye of Tony Fisher ’97.
St. Thomas magazine has won three gold and one silver award for excellence in the 2012 CASE V Awards contest.
Robert Vischer, associate dean for academic affairs and a professor in the St. Thomas School of Law since 2005, will become the new dean of the school, effective Jan. 1. Vischer will succeed Neil Hamilton on Jan. 1, said Dr. Susan Huber, executive vice president and chief academic officer. Hamilton has served as interim dean since May, when dean Thomas Mengler left to become president of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.
Sociology student Kylee Joosten and her adviser, Dr. Lisa Waldner, researched differences in how males and females act as perpetrators of sexual coercion.
The search committee for the next president of St. Thomas has begun to review applications and select semifinalists for interviews in November.
The most notable highlight from this year’s report is the 67.8 percent increase in students from Saudi Arabia.
Krissy Schoenfelder, a 2009 alumna and Young Alumni communications chair, put on her reporter’s hat and interviewed a classmate back for her first Homecoming since graduation. You can read their Q-and-A in The Scroll.
He was a 1967 graduate of the College of St. Thomas and the father of Dr. Michael Winter, Department of Philosophy.
He was the brother of Faith Bonitz, interlibrary loan coordinator in O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library, and father of Jonathan Mulinix, who attended the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
Dr. Paul Schons, a member of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and professor of German, died Sunday, Oct. 21, after being diagnosed with stage IV metastatic melanoma earlier this year. Schons was the most senior faculty member of the College of Arts and Sciences. He began teaching in 1967, five years after graduating from the College of St. Thomas.
Ferreras Camilo is the presenter for this month’s CultureLink Tea, which will be held at 2 p.m today, Thursday, Oct. 18, in Scooter’s in the Anderson Student Center. The talk is free and open to the St. Thomas community. Tea and Dominican snacks will be provided.
The completion of the most successful fundraising campaign of any private institution of higher education in Minnesota and its four neighboring states was announced Wednesday by the University of St. Thomas. “The campaign transformed our campus with stunning new facilities. But most significant was our single-largest goal, raising $142 million for financial aid that will open the doors to a St. Thomas education for future generations of students from all economic and cultural backgrounds,” Father Dennis Dease said.