The winter of 2013-14 was the coldest in 35 years according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. But with temperatures after today predicted to be above freezing, it’s only a matter of time before scenes like these show up all over campus.
The men of the Summit Singers are “guys who work hard, have fun and know that they are a part of something bigger than themselves,” according to founder Chad Berg. Not only do they sing a capella, but they’re giving away free hats and mittens to the first 400 undergrads who attend their free concert Thursday, Dec. 12.
Historic steel being lowered to the ground. Lightning as it arcs above campus. St. Thomas presidents, past and present, walking together. We’ve picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2013 as our best of the year.
The International Education Center announces the winners of its annual International Photo Contest. The winners in the contest’s three categories were selected from the 388 photos that were submitted.
Four of the 16 films shown at the film festival were produced by St. Thomas students.
The University of St. Thomas has had a campus comection to military service since 1906. Today, that connection extends beyond the university’s iconic Arches.
Twenty-six employees of the University of St. Thomas were inducted into the Quarter Century Club on Wednesday, Sept. 25, celebrating their 25 years of service to St. Thomas.
Sullivan reflected on St. Thomas’ heritage and its future in remarks at her inauguration as the university’s 15th president.
Aquinas yearbook adviser Kim Rueb was discouraged when she began to watch a video titled “Lost Generation” because it paints a bleak picture on what people 18-30 expect their lives to be like at 50. But the video’s ultimate message, Rueb writes today in The Scroll, is that young people – including St. Thomas students – want to make the world a better place.
Iconographer Nicholas Markell ’84 “wrote” Holy Thomas – Angelic Doctor over a six-month period. The icon – which stands almost 5 and a half feet tall and nearly 4 feet wide – was presented to Campus Ministry on Sunday at the Opening Mass.
Welcome Week will include the traditional March Through the Arches as well as picnics, interfaith blessings, the President’s Opening Convocation and an Opening Mass and Reception.
The second Internet Cat Video Film Festival is back by popular demand. Last year’s inaugural event, conceived by Katie Hill ’12 M.A. in art history, drew more than 10,000 spectators and spawned countless “copy cat” festivals around the world.
The company that provided the familiar stone that gives many St. Thomas buildings their signature look is ending operations. Mankato Kasota Stone will close after 128 years of mining in the Minnesota River Valley.