This year’s festival opens with reading by internationally acclaimed author Anthony Doerr on Wednesday evening.
Senior music business majors Paige Norris and Courtney Wosick conceived “PlayFlat,” which took third runner-up and “best presentation” honors at the 2013 Fowler Business Concept Challenge.
Iranian-American Esfandiari is this year’s Women’s History Month speaker, sponsored by the Luann Dummer Center for Women.
Dave Nimmer will dearly miss the 92 St. Thomas employees who will retire in May, and in today’s Scroll he pays tribute to two of them – Tom Connery and Lynda McDonnell – who always have showed their pride and passion.
Mitte has cerebral palsy and will talk about overcoming adversity. His talk, sponsored by the University Lectures Committee, is open to members of the St. Thomas community.
Sales volume dropped last month, but researchers say it doesn’t indicate a long-term weakness in the Twin Cities housing market.
Ninety-two St. Thomas employees, including 70 staff members and administrators and 22 faculty members, have signed up for voluntary retirement incentive plans. A celebration to thank them for their years of service will be May 22.
The Love Your Melon bus returned to St. Thomas on Friday, Feb. 7, after a monthlong trip across the United States.
A Memorandum of Understanding signed by the two universities is the first step to forging a close working relationship.
Last month Dr. Don Miller and Dr. Sonia Rey-Montejo of St. Thomas’ Modern and Classical Languages Department and 18 St. Thomas students took to Cuba, St. Thomas’ first foray to Cuba in a decade.
Tuition rates will increase 3.9 percent this summer for undergraduate students – the second-lowest rate increase in 20 years – and an average of 3.0 percent for graduate students except for the School of Law, which will have no tuition increase.
Miranda, a senior majoring in Catholic Studies and Political Science, has been involved in many aspects of St. Thomas student life, including Tommie Ambassadors, Undergraduate Student Government, Concert Choir and Summit Singers.
The graduate degrees come in response to employers who have answered increased government regulations by rapidly adding jobs for compliance professionals.
The forum began as a two-hour video conference in 1988 and has grown to become one the nation’s leading conferences for advancing diversity in the workplace.
Kim Rueb has long been interested in issues such as gender equality, but her perspective has changed since her days as a college student. She writes today in The Scroll that society must come to realize a woman can have a job and be a mom – or she can choose one over the other and not need to feel any the less for it.
A search committee has chosen three finalists for St. Thomas’ next executive vice president and provost to succeed Dr. Susan Huber. Open forums will be held Feb. 6-14.
Like many alumni, Jessica Meilleur ’08 has questions and concerns about how to achieve work-life balance. She hasn’t been able to find a pat answer, but she picked up some tips in a Young Alumni Education Roundtable and offers her thoughts today in The Scroll.
Instead of double-digit gains in median sale prices, things should calm down. And with fewer homes underwater, our historically low inventory should improve.