St. Thomas has lost two beloved figures with the deaths of retired Dean of Students Bill Malevich earlier this month and Monsignor James Lavin three years ago. Doug Hennes, who knew them as a student, admired them as an alumnus and worked with them as an administrator, pays tribute to the two gentlemen today in The Scroll.
The event has been planned by Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein, a rabbi in residence with the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning at St. John’s and St. Thomas.
A funeral Mass for former St. Thomas Dean of Students William Malevich will be on Saturday, Aug. 1, in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas on the St. Paul campus.
St. Thomas has been welcoming neighbors for an evening of music, food and fun since 1981.
September Conference in Cambridge, England, to Explore Issues Surrounding the Patenting of Life Forms
The “Patents on Life” conference is co-sponsored by the Von Hügel Institute at the University of Cambridge and the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy at the University of St. Thomas.
University researchers look at reasons why potential home sellers are sitting on the sidelines.
Laurentius Tarpin, OSC, studied English at St. Thomas in 2002.
The University of St. Thomas has won a Eureka! Award through the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal in the category of Education for Squishy Circuits.
As of July 1, 2015, The Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities will move to a distributed model of collaboration relying on the participating schools, rather than a central office, to coordinate and foster academic and business collaborations.
For the past seven years, St. Thomas Libraries have rallied students to donate to local food shelves.
Dr. Candace Chou and Dr. Heather Shirey have been selected to teach in Taiwan and China, respectively.
St. Thomas biology associate professor Adam Kay and his students have helped make Brightside Produce the first economically sustainable model for distributing low-cost, fresh produce to corner stores.
An innovative professional development curriculum for law students developed at the University of St. Thomas School of Law has earned top honors from the American Bar Association as a 2015 recipient of the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award.
A farewell reception will be Wednesday, June 10, for Dr. Kris Bunton, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who has been named dean of communication at the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University.
The much-discussed encyclical is expected to be released in June or July.
The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce affirmative decisions on promotion following the conclusion of the Tenure and Promotion Committee meetings in May 2015.
A capstone tradition that inspires some fierce competition, the Ethics Bowl engages graduating COJO majors and alumni in debates about real cases in communication ethics.
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.
This year's speakers are Dr. Carolyn Woo, Mark Crea, Archie Black and Jessica Slattery.
St. Thomas’ Diversity and Inclusion Officer Calvin Hill Named VP at Springfield College in Massachusetts
Hill will begin his new position on July 1.
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.
A seminar experience in Naples, Italy, allowed Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker to welcome visiting scholar Rossella Galletti to campus.
Dr. Kris Bunton, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at St. Thomas since June, 2011, has been named dean of the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University.
St. Thomas' master's in public safety and law enforcement leadership celebrated 35 years this spring.
Lauren Keller and Maura Shea's actions when they encountered a woman in distress recently earned them a Chief's Award from the City of St. Paul.