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.
Before Santa Claus and his reindeer set out for their Christmas Eve adventures, what are the Santa Claus’ workshop operations like in the North Pole the rest of the year? We turned to University of St. Thomas operations experts to estimate Santa Claus; operational numbers.
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.
President Julie Sullivan announces the appointment of a 16-person steering committee to oversee a strategic planning process for the university.
President Julie Sullivan will hold a brown bag luncheon on Monday, Dec. 9, to discuss a new vision statement for St. Thomas. A task force has developed three alternatives for a vision statement, and she wants to hear your opinion.
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.
Exercise science majors Rachel Britton and Marysa Meyer teamed up to see if abdominal strength plays a role in figure skaters’ ability to complete jump rotations.
If you had been passing by the biomechanics lab on the second floor of the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex on a recent cold April morning and glanced in the window, you might have stopped for a longer look.
Susan Alexander has never been more convinced than this semester that food matters in the day-to-day life of a college campus, whether it’s a lack of chocolate chip cookies or Mountain Dew or the kind of coffee that we brew. She offers her thoughts today in The Scroll.
Researchers from the Shenehon Center for Real Estate examine why the Twin Cities continues to have so few homes on the market.
The tradition dates back to 1948 when the Christophori Club, a Catholic organization on campus at the time, and the Tommie Tennants, a campus residents’ club, saw to the construction of a crèche.
One of Dave Nimmer’s favorite Thanksgiving memories involves a holiday meal and friendship with The Bear, a newspaper buddy who had his share of health problems in his later years. Nimmer writes today in The Scroll how he came away from their time together with a greater understanding of how to be thankful for what you have in life.
Data shows the semiannual survey of 50 commercial real estate industry leaders correctly predicted this year’s higher rents, occupancy rates and the cost of building materials.
St. Thomas announces a new tobacco-free campus policy beginning Jan. 1 for the St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses. Student groups will hold celebration from noon to 1 p.m. today (Thursday) in Scooter’s.
Researchers predict $837 in household holiday spending, the highest found by University of St. Thomas marketing professors in the 12 years of their spending-intent survey.
Two icons of the ’60s and ’70s faced off at St. Thomas and Tom Couillard ’75 was there to see it.
Tekne Awards are given annually by the Minnesota High Tech Association in honor of companies, innovations and people for technological breakthroughs that improve the lives and futures of people living in Minnesota and around the world. STEPS, which is short for Science, Technology and Engineering Preview Summer Camp for Girls, won in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education division.
Seniors Samali Mutazindwa and Netsanet Negussie, and Mathew Vicknair ’13 are working to bring their program, Maysha, which means “life” in Swahili, to underserved communities in East Africa. The program will focus on health care literacy and malaria intervention.
Four of the 16 films shown at the film festival were produced by St. Thomas students.
The Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report 2013 recently released its annual report on international enrollment and U.S. students who study abroad during college.