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Chris Santiago

English Professor Takes Top Prize in Poetry Contest

Assistant professor of English Christopher Santiago won the 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry. His book, Tula,, which focuses on his experience as the son of immigrants, will be published by Milkweed Editions in December.
The Capoeira Club performs during the 27th Annual International Dinner April 30, 2016, in the Anderson Student Center's Woulfe Alumni Hall. Capoeira is a form of martial arts dance originating in Brazil.

How It Works: The Birth of a New Club

For Chi Alpha and other new clubs, getting up and running on the St. Thomas campus is a process of critical reflection and commitment to supporting the university's misison.
St. Thomas Aerial

Board of Trustees Approves Campus Master Plan

The St. Thomas Board of Trustees has approved a 10-year St. Paul campus master plan that identifies potential projects supporting the university’s mission and vision, including two new academic buildings, a chapel expansion, more student housing and more parking.
Classmates in the 2015 J-Term course "Spooks, Psychics and Skeptics in the UK" experiment with a Ouija board. (Photo courtesy of Greg Robinson-Riegler)

The Science of Skeptics and Spirits

Professors Greg Robinson-Riegler and Britain Scott have parlayed their interest in the paranormal into research and a J-Term class on the psychology behind it.
Blake Rondeau

A Voice for Veterans

Blake Rondeau ’16, a veteran himself, has dedicated his education and career to helping veterans. Most recently, that included acting as a discussion leader as part of the Minnesota Humanities Center's Echoes of War program.
Anderson Student Center

The Tommie Transformation

St. Thomas has been educating students since 1885. How has the student body changed during the last 130 years?
Steve Fritz Bobblehead

Purple and Gray

Student, staff member, coach and athletic director – Steve Fritz celebrates 50 years as the ultimate Tommie.
Ande Nesmith and Emily Titus

How Well Does Minnesota Welcome Refugees?

Emily Titus '16, with the help of associate professor Ande Nesmith and a Collaborative Inquiry Grant, set out to find an answer. She outlined the barriers for refugees and how they can be overcome.