This week's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on campus demonstrates one irrefutable fact to Carol Bruess. We care. We care deeply because we have seen the ravages of ALS, and we want to do something about it. She expects to see you on Thursday in the Quad!
Save the date. Hundreds of participants are expected to dump ice water on their heads that afternoon to raise awareness, and money, for ALS research.
He was known for his bowtie, friendly manner and the care he took photographing St. Thomas people for half a century.
St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan has outlined a plan to address adjunct faculty concerns following the certification of election results against union representation.
Researchers at the Shenehon Center for Real Estate found that potential homeowners between the ages of 25 and 35 are waiting to make sure they are secure in their careers and have paid down student loans.
Law professor Virgil Wiebe was part of a group of professors and researchers who sent a letter to President Obama regarding the growing refugee emergency involving unaccompanied children from Central America and Mexico.
DePauw University Vice President Daniel Meyer comes to St. Thomas with more than three decades of experience leading college and university enrollment programs.
The program was developed to address the growing need for scientists trained in the field often called “big data.”
An election will be held in early July to determine if a union will represent certain St. Thomas adjunct faculty members.
For an Italian and European intellectual like UST theologian Massimo Faggioli, encountering American culture was a real discovery, especially the vitality of American academia and the energy of American Catholicism.
Unintended consequences arise because we live in an interconnected and complex world, according to economics professor Matthew Kim.
The St. Paul City Council declared May 28 as John Hershey Day in St. Paul to honor the retiring St. Thomas neighborhood liaison.
Dr. Don J. Briel, director of the Center for Catholic Studies at St. Thomas and holder of the Koch Chair in Catholic Studies since 1996, will retire Aug. 31.
Father Jan Michael Joncas Honored With Touchstone Award by the National Federations of Priests’ Councils
Joncas received the award April 29 at the NFPC's annual convocation in Atlanta, where he also was a plenary speaker.
The online and on-campus hybrid program is the nation's first doctorate to focus on preparing Social Work faculty for university-level teaching.
Lisa Weier began writing for The Scroll when she was a freshman – and now it’s time for her to say goodbye as a senior. She credits St. Thomas for teaching her “to develop smarts and to develop virtue,” and says she now has a drive “to love well and live well that I simply didn’t have before college.”
Kimberly Motes, vice president of institutional advancement at the College of Saint Benedict, will become senior vice president for institutional advancement at St. Thomas.
Meridian Behavioral Health has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna from St. Thomas, and plans to use the center as a supervised living facility providing counseling and treatment services to people who suffer from addictive diseases or behavioral disorders.
The Fulbright Program is a highly competitive, merit-based grant for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and artists, founded by U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright in 1946.
One in three college students experiences some form of power-based personal violence. Instead of thinking 'it's none of my business' when you witness risky behaviors that might lead to violence, you could become a Green Dot person and intervene.
A celebration to thank more than 90 retiring employees for their years of service to St. Thomas will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 22, in Woulfe Alumni Hall.
Dave Nimmer has been trying to recall what spring should feel like. He’s ready for it, he writes today in The Scroll. He just wants a “clean car, warm hands, short sleeves and longer days.”
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.