On the fourth Thursday of every month, St. Thomas volunteers have prepared and served meals in partnership with Loaves and Fishes, a nonprofit, volunteer-driven agency that serves nutritious meals to the Twin Cities’ hungry. St. Thomas has fed 250 people a month at dinners held at Faith Lutheran Church in the Frogtown neighborhood of St. Paul.
The university observatory will open its doors for public observing on Nov. 28 and Dec. 12.
The annual event begins at 4:30 p.m. and all are welcome to enjoy the music, readings, hot chocolate and holiday cookies.
The Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report 2012 recently released its annual report about U.S. students who study abroad during college. It shows that despite a 20-percent drop in its undergraduate study-abroad participation, the University of St. Thomas remains among the leading American institutions for undergraduate students who study abroad, and it is the top private institution in Minnesota for international student enrollment.
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet developed the St. Joseph Worker Program in 2002. Women in the program spend a year in service, living in intentional community and working 36 hours each week at nonprofit organizations throughout the Twin Cities.
Minneapolis Police gave an “all clear” Friday afternoon after spending more than two hours searching an office building near the St. Thomas campus following reports of possible gunfire.
Dave Nimmer says he is not a “big fan” of holidays, but he likes Thanksgiving because it gives him the opportunity to reflect on blessings in life and to thank people for the difference they have made. He offers some special thanks today in The Scroll.
St. Thomas football fans can vote on Twitter for Coach Glenn Caruso in the 2012 Liberty Mutual National Coach of the Year program until Dec. 1.
Equipped with 11 years of research data, University of St. Thomas marketing professors find the mood of holiday shoppers is close to pre-recession levels.
Susan Alexander is beginning to think a lot about Christmas, now that lights and other seasonal decorations are making their appearances. Her advice today in The Scroll is for you to follow her lead and string your own lights before too much snow flies.
MBA programs have come under fire from many directions in recent times. Depending on the source, MBA students are alleged to be overly analytical “lone wolves” who do not work well in teams, lacking in the so-called soft skills that build interpersonal relationships, and willing to compromise on shady ethical principles to sustain profits and market dominance.
The annual tradition will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center this year while it’s usual host, Orchestra Hall, undergoes construction.
Susan Alexander says one complaint she hears about The Scroll is that “it is too upbeat and pleased with everything purple.” In an effort to provide a little balance, she came up with a list of 10 things she doesn’t care for at St. Thomas. You can read them today in The Scroll.
For 37 years the Green Bay, Wis., native primarily taught American literature, including the novel since Word War II. He served under three university presidents, and also coached tennis.
An opening ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday near the lower quad’s flagpole. All are welcome.
More than 60 St. Thomas students competed recently in the fourth annual Fowler Business Concept Challenge, earning a total of $39,000 in scholarships.
The annual Minnesota Tekne Awards honor those who play a significant role in discovering new technologies that educate, improve lifestyles and impact the lives and futures of people living in Minnesota and all over the world.
The interactive forum at Pantages Theater continues the University of St. Thomas’ annual series on civility in public discourse.
Sometimes research leads to startling discoveries and sometimes research leads nowhere … but sometimes research leads to a position in the nation’s capital.
Will Wallace attended St. Thomas more than a decade ago and never completed his degree, but Dave Nimmer couldn’t be prouder of the former gang member. Wallace took what he learned in his two years at St. Thomas, turned his life around and became “a mentor, father figure and spiritual confessor” to troubled young men, Nimmer writes today in The Scroll.