Carol Bruess went fishing for her next Humans of St. Thomas feature and found NJ, a “crazy-cool” student and budding songwriter who “spreads kindness and love with intention.” She also provides the first-ever music link in the Scroll featuring the debut of NJ’s catchy, soulful single “Old School.”
KSMQ Public Television in Austin, Minnesota, recently aired the documentary “On Eagle’s Wings – Minnesota’s Sacred Music," featuring St. Thomas artist-in-residence Father Jan Michael Joncas.
St. Thomas will sell the Winton Guest House, designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry and moved several years ago to the university’s Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna.
Junior Meredith Heneghan traveled to “a place of pure magic,” a permaculture farm in southern California, for a January Term VISION trip. She found, as she describes today in The Scroll, that she needed to experience “arriving” before she could handle more manual tasks.
Graduate students from 22 states, and from outstate Minnesota, now are enrolled in the university’s online programs in special education.
A senior majoring in entrepreneurship and business communications, she has been involved as a student leader at St. Thomas in a variety of ways, including as a Morrison Hall apartment coordinator, first-year commuter advisor, president of Delta Sigma Pi, and co-captain of the women’s and men’s swim and dive team.
The forum began as a two-hour video conference in the 1980s and is now the nation’s leading conference for advancing diversity in the workplace.
A new Web page and advertising campaign encourages people to join in thought-provoking discussions and debates on questions that are frequently asked, but rarely addressed.
She has worked at St. Thomas for 24 years, mostly in the Alumni Office.
Michael Naughton, Ph.D., interim director of the Center for Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas, received the Monika K. Hellwig Award for “exceptional work as a scholar and commitment to advance Catholic social thought for the common good.”
The organizational structure of the Provost's Office now reflects three working groups: Academic Affairs, Colleges and Schools, and Administrative Affairs.
A brown bag luncheon to discuss St. Thomas’ efforts to develop a comprehensive brand strategy for the university will be held at noon on Thursday, Feb. 5, in O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium on the St. Paul campus. The luncheon will be simulcast to room 252 in Terrence Murphy Hall on the Minneapolis campus.
The free concert in St. Mary’s Chapel is presented by the Society for the Doctrinal Affectation of Baroque Music.
The popular “Humans of St. Thomas” series returns to The Scroll with a profile of custodian Steve Winkel, described by writer Carol Bruess as a “very cool” person who is a dedicated dad of three teens, loves video games, winter and cats, has a passion for Civil War non-fiction and is “extremely afraid” of spiders.
Several construction projects, including the re-roofing of a portion of Murray-Herrick Campus Center, will begin over the holiday break and extend through January Term.
The program held at St. Thomas Dec. 9 will be broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio at noon and 9 p.m.
The award recognizes places open to the public in the seven-county metro area that are memorable, transformational and elevate function to art.
The annual award is presented to a select group of young scholars in recognition of outstanding doctoral or first post-doctoral works that address God and spirituality.
Four School of Engineering students were among the 18 teams of young engineers-in-training that competed for the right to call themselves world champion drone builders at the 22nd annual ASME Student Design Competition finals in Montreal.
Harrison Aslesen, Chad Berg and Mariann Kukielka have been voted finalists for the 2015 Tommie Award. The vote to determine the Tommie Award winner will be held Feb. 9-11.
St. Thomas Real Estate Analysis: Sale Prices for Nonforeclosed Homes in the Twin Cities Have Been Unexpectedly Flat Since April
And while there are fewer foreclosed homes on the market lately, their median sale price has been going up.
St. Paul Mayor Names Dec. 15, 2014, ‘Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas – BUSN200 Program Day’
BUSN200 is a tuition-free, noncredit service-learning course that is required of all business majors and minors.
Dr. Calvin R. Hill, director of the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity at Worcester State University in Massachusetts, will become university officer for diversity and inclusion at St. Thomas, effective Jan. 26.
Studying abroad provides the chance to gain professional and intercultural skills that will help students navigate an increasingly connected global workplace.
The 1987 Professor of the Year taught English here for 35 years. He died at home Wednesday.