Desk

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.
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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.
Alipate

Relatively Famous

These eight student-athletes look to expand the legacies of their well-known relatives.
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Dr. Stephen Brookfield Named First John Ireland Endowed Chair

The chair, which is awarded to a person who has achieved a worldwide reputation for academic excellence and scholarly contributions in a particular field, is funded by the Office of Academic Affairs and is designed to remain in the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
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Plante to Lead Development Office

Joe Plante, an institutional advancement staff member at St. Thomas for 26 years, has been named interim executive director of development at the university.
South Korea

What Can I Do About Larry?

Larry is a bad student. He habitually doesn’t do his homework, is constantly disruptive in class and swears at me in Korean.
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Unexpected Joy in the Slums of Kenya

Jessica Smith '07 recently traveled to one of the largest slums in Africa where she found a resiliently faithful culture that relies upon God to provide the very basic essentials.
Twins

Tommies x2

Most things are better in pairs – just ask the more than 32 sets of twins who attend St. Thomas.