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.
Nominations will be accepted until Oct. 31.
Nine presenters in the field of education, including one fifth grader, will deliver their six-minute talks at St. Thomas’ first TEDx event. Registration starts Thursday.
Father Michael Keating, a full-time faculty member in the Department of Catholic Studies at St. Thomas since 2005, has informed the university of his decision to resign from St. Thomas.
Dr. David Lubin's lecture about efforts to repair World War I facial wounds is the first in a series of four on how war and peace have influenced society’s art and architecture.
The workshop will feature interfaith expert Mary Boys and is co-sponsored by St. Thomas’ and St. John’s Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
Susan Alexander believes the theme of this year’s academic convocation was power, and that’s a good thing, she writes in The Scroll. Not the kind of power that corrupts, as Lord Acton once observed, but the power of imagination, as envisioned by St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan during her convocation remarks.
Hundreds of expected participants will form the letters “UST” and join in a mass ice-water “wave” on the plaza outside Anderson Student Center.