Economics Professor Luz Saavedra teaches an Economics Forecasting class in an O'Shaughnessy Educational Center classroom on April 15, 2014. These images were taken for a College of Arts and Sciences brochure.

St. Thomas Explores Two-Year College Option

The University of St. Thomas, as part of the flexible pathways priority in its strategic plan, will explore whether to open a two-year Catholic college as a way to increase access and affordability and ultimately lead to four-year degrees for Minneapolis and St. Paul-area high school students.
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Reception for Bunton Postponed

A farewell reception for Dr. Kris Bunton, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences scheduled Thursday, May 21, has been postponed. Bunton has been named dean of the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University.
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Naughton Named Director of Catholic Studies

Dr. Michael Naughton, a St. Thomas faculty member since 1991, has been named director of the Center for Catholic Studies and also will hold the Koch Chair in Catholic Studies.
A student holds a pen poised over notebook paper during an economics class January 23, 2014 in O'Shaughnessy Educational Center.

The Future Diplomat

Adam BenSalem ’15, a justice and peace studies major, interned with the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project, a locally based nonprofit that works to rebuild relationships and understanding between Iraqis and Americans.
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The Scroll: Humans of St. Thomas and Talee Vang

Talee Vang is one remarkable woman – Thai refugee camp survivor, mother of three young children, granddaughter of a legendary Hmong general’s confidant and St. Thomas doctoral student in professional psychology. Carol Bruess and Meredith Heneghan caught up with her at a coffee shop for a Humans of St. Thomas interview for The Scroll.
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Engineering a Healthy Balance

An exceptional level of faculty gender balance in a male-dominated field has helped the mechanical engineering program create an environment of optimism and forward thinking.
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Salisbury to Step Down as CELC Dean; Kreitzer to Serve as Interim Dean

Dr. Mark Salisbury has decided to step down as dean of the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling at the end of this academic year. Following a sabbatical, he will return to the faculty as a professor in the Organization Learning and Development Department in CELC. Dr. Joseph Kreitzer, vice provost for faculty, will serve as interim dean of CELC, effective June 1.
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The Act of Transformation

Shannon Scott ’10 M.A, adjunct professor of English, knows a lot about werewolf literature. She will have an essay appear in She-Wolf: A Cultural History of the Female Werewolf.
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Equality, Inclusion and FemCom

The Feminist Community, a student-run group at St. Thomas, is striving to end sexual assault, teach acceptance and spread the idea of feminism.