The university was honored for its purchase of wind-generated electric power.
This year's honorees include Ron Fowler, Distinguished Alumnus Award; Michael Heffron, Monsignor James Lavin Award; Sondra Elizondo, Humanitarian of the Year Award; Dr. Matthew George, Professor of the Year; and Brandon Miranda, Tommie Award.
The conversation between student and adviser began as a routine check-in: “How are classes going? Is your schedule manageable?” It ended in an intense discussion about the common good, a wounded Marine, and what it really means to be alive.
Three forums will take place from noon to 1 p.m. May 13, 15 and 22 on the St. Paul campus, with simulcast on the Minneapolis campus.
UST's first Annual Military Ball was held in 1949. Today the event, called "Dining Out," encompasses tradition and the "Rules of the Mess."
Carol Bruess is back with more observations about the science of relationships as articulated in the work of legendary researcher John Gottman. Read The Scroll to see what both of them have to say about five more principles for making marriage work.
David Billingsley knows the arts can save lives. He’s helping Twin Cities youth overcome poverty, hopelessness and gun violence through music, dance, theater and art.
He began working at St. Thomas in 1997 as a technology support specialist in Computing and Communication Services.
She currently serves as the chief human resources officer at Normandale Community College and will begin at St. Thomas on May 30.
The editor of Fast Company explores the links among creativity, innovation, passion and purpose.
Kim Rueb recently “unplugged” herself – no television, no smartphone – for a week to see how it would change her life, and she was pleased with the results. She writes about her experience today in The Scroll.
Dr. Dennis Hart, director of Michigan State University's Visiting International Professional Program, will become executive director of the International Education Center at the University of St. Thomas beginning in mid-June.
Dave Nimmer believes great teaching for undergraduates needs to be at or near the top of priorities for St. Thomas as it sets goals and defines standards. In The Scroll today, he writes about a sophomore’s experience in a January Term course taught by psychology professor John Buri.
Two Professors Receive John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar
Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker and Dr. Sameer Kumar have been named recipients of this annual award for 2013. Award winners are tenured members of the St. Thomas faculty who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to not only their respective disciplines but also to the university.
Concert of South Indian and Judeo-Spanish Music in Chapel April 23; ‘Backstage Preview’ in Roach Center April 22
The two events are co-sponsored by St. Thomas’ Sacred Arts Festival and the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
Cecilia Gentle and Sarah Millholland were awarded scholarships, and Erik Sathe was granted an honorable mention by the prestigious and competitive program.
Continuing a giving legacy that began in 1926, this year’s senior class gift will support a middle-income scholarship for future students.
Noted art critic Susan Alexander is back with more pointed opinions about St. Thomas campus artwork. Read her latest musings today in The Scroll.
Nekima Levy-Pounds is the founding director of the St. Thomas School of Law’s Community Justice Project.
Public events are planned April 8 at the Merriam Park Library and April 11 here on campus.
The accreditation review is conducted once every 10 years.
Researchers at the Shenehon Center for Real Estate think not, but they are keeping an eye on the historically low inventory of homes for sale and what that could mean for asking prices.
Construction will begin March 31 on a facilities and engineering building, with motorists able to enter or leave the south campus at Cretin and Grand avenues only if they park in the Anderson Parking Facility. Other vehicles will access the south campus from Summit Avenue.
Graduate student Nick Goffard has gained extra appreciation for the leadership qualities of St. Thomas students during his involvement in the Student Leadership Selection process. He writes about the experience, and how it reminds him of his own pursuit of leadership positions as an undergraduate student, in The Scroll.
University Advocates for Women and Equity also named the winners of the Good Sister Award, the Pauline Lambert Advocacy Award, and the Sapientia Award.