Matthew Schmidtbauer

An Apiarist’s Sweet Summer

St. Thomas junior Matthew Schmidtbauer is an electrical engineering student with aspirations of someday working for a high-performance electric car manufacturing company. The subjects of his pastime, however, are not motors or revolutions per minute, but tens of thousands of honeybees that he cares for each summer.
Out of Africa

Out of Africa

Degrees in hand, Ugandan students seek to make an impact in our world
Most Friday and Saturday nights are dedicated to going out with friends – usually starting no earlier than midnight. One difference between clubs in Minnesota and Kampala, according to Olivia? “For one, clubs here close at 2 a.m., not 4 a.m.”

Home and Away

Sisters Felista and Olivia Mpanga have found comfort and friendship in Minnesota
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St. Thomas Day 2012

The University of St. Thomas community gathered Wednesday, May 9, to celebrate its annual St. Thomas Day and to honor recipients of its Humanitarian, Distinguished Alumna, Professor of the Year, Tommie and Monsignor James Lavin awards.
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Every Student Tells a Story

Writing application essays that are often inspiring and emotional has become a necessary passage for college-bound students
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Answers in the Wind

Engineering students work with faculty to develop small-scale wind turbines that will power cell towers and expand communications throughout the world
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Web Only: Healing Haiti

There is a desperate need for medical and financial assistance in the aftermath of a devasting earthquake
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Determined to Get Her Degree

When Adrianee Powell's pregnancy threatened to derail her education and future, she needed help. And Jeremiah Program was there.