Dave Nimmer, 74 and “properly retired,” still places the highest value on his liberal arts education of more than a half-century ago. That education, he says today in The Scroll, remains “the backbone of my life.”
Nov. 10 to 14 is Winter Hazard Awareness Week in Minnesota. The University of St. Thomas offers these guidelines for what to do and who to call in a winter emergency on campus.
The UST Mock Trial team sent two groups to the at the annual University of Minnesota Mock Trial Invitational tournament. One group took second place, and several team members picked up individual awards.
Cardinal Turkson Cancels Visit to Nov. 5-7 Faith and Farming Symposium to Work on Vatican’s Response to Ebola Crisis
The cardinal, a native of Ghana, was called on by Pope Francis to work on the crisis. The Nov. 5-7 symposium will continue as planned and a Vatican official will deliver Turkson’s prepared remarks.
Rabbi Amy Eilberg will present the series based on her new book, From Enemy to Friend.
He was a St. Thomas graduate, faculty member and longtime administrator.
This week marks the one-year anniversary of Susan Stabile completing the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage through France and Spain. She explains three lessons she learned from her 790-kilometer trek.
The Scroll is expanding its horizons and embarking on a new series, "Humans of St. Thomas." Carol Bruess came up with the idea, a takeoff on the popular Humans of New York blog and book, and introduces readers today to Meredith and Albert, two undergraduate students who have become best friends.
The speaker, historian Irene Whelan, is associate professor of history and director of Irish studies at Manhattanville College.
Three new members will be added in a morning ceremony Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Golden Valley Golf and Country Club.
That Great Heart, a biography of legendary St. Thomas benefactor I.A. O’Shaughnessy, has been published and will be available at three campus events the week of Nov. 3.
He was Mr. Tommy in 1944 and received the alumni association's Humanitarian Award in 1994.
Bradley Malkovsky teaches comparative religion at the University of Notre Dame. His talk is sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
Hurley is a co-author of The 9/11 Commission Report.
Kim Rueb suggests fall activities in The Scroll: It's time to get outdoors and enjoy a football game, a visit to an apple orchard or a walk along the Mississippi River. You also should take a tour of haunted Cretin and Grace halls!
The recital will be held in St. Mary's Chapel on the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity campus.
Cardinal Peter Turkson, who is drafting a papal encyclical on the environment, will participate in the Nov. 5-7 event.
Celebrate sUSTainability Week returns to campus starting Oct. 6 with a wide range of awareness-raising events around campus.
In response to federal requirements and the increased nationwide focus on sexual violence on campuses, President Julie Sullivan approved a new university Sexual Misconduct Policy in June.
St. Thomas Real Estate Analysis for August: Big Drop in Foreclosures and Strong Demand for Moderate-Priced Homes
The percent of foreclosure and short sales is back to 2007, pre-crash levels; it’s more evidence that the Twin Cities housing market has recovered.
The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity has four new faculty and staff members: Dr. William Stevenson, Father Kevin Zilverberg, Dr. John Froula and Tizoc Rosales.
Timothy White is a professor of political science at Xavier University in Cincinnati.
Zimmerman helped to found the St. Thomas School of Engineering and is now professor emeritus.
The Project for Mindfulness and Contemplation seeks to help people slow down and focus on the present. The first event is Sept. 23.
Branch, who wrote about the life and death of hockey player Derek Boogaard, is the first of three speakers this fall in the Minnesota Public Radio News Broadcast Journalist Series.