Hasan Karatas

Changing History

UST faculty talk about broadening their scope and keeping students engaged.
Loaves and Fishes

The Scroll: Food Fussies

Susan Alexander has never been more convinced than this semester that food matters in the day-to-day life of a college campus, whether it’s a lack of chocolate chip cookies or Mountain Dew or the kind of coffee that we brew. She offers her thoughts today in The Scroll.
The Bear

The Scroll: Remembering Thanksgiving With The Bear

One of Dave Nimmer’s favorite Thanksgiving memories involves a holiday meal and friendship with The Bear, a newspaper buddy who had his share of health problems in his later years. Nimmer writes today in The Scroll how he came away from their time together with a greater understanding of how to be thankful for what you have in life.
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Police Arrest Suspect in Hit-and-Run Accident

A 40-year-old St. Paul woman has been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run traffic accident that critically injured two St. Thomas students earlier this week, St. Paul police announced Friday.
Cigarette

St. Thomas to Celebrate Tobacco-Free Campus

St. Thomas announces a new tobacco-free campus policy beginning Jan. 1 for the St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses. Student groups will hold celebration from noon to 1 p.m. today (Thursday) in Scooter’s.
STEPS

School of Engineering’s STEPS Camp Lands Prestigious Tekne Award

Tekne Awards are given annually by the Minnesota High Tech Association in honor of companies, innovations and people for technological breakthroughs that improve the lives and futures of people living in Minnesota and around the world. STEPS, which is short for Science, Technology and Engineering Preview Summer Camp for Girls, won in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education division.
Father Dennis Dease

St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce Honors Dease

Father Dennis Dease, president emeritus of St. Thomas, has received the “Legacy of Leadership” award from the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. The award is the chamber’s highest honor.
Matthew Batt

UST Wins Six Communication Awards from CASE

St. Thomas has won two golds, two silvers and two bronzes for communications work in the annual competition sponsored by District V of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
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Facilities, Engineering Building Plans Unveiled

St. Thomas has unveiled plans for a new south campus building to meet the needs of the university’s facilities operations and the School of Engineering. Construction is planned to begin March 31 on the 28,000-square-foot building on the parking lot north of McCarthy Gymnasium, and will be completed by September.