Dave Nimmer was impressed last week by the inauguration ceremony for St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan, finding it “crisp and clean, purposeful and passionate, reverent and respectful.” And, as he writes today in The Scroll, Nimmer is equally impressed by the new president and her “attitude, background, candor, determination and focus.”
The fourth annual induction ceremony is sponsored by St. Thomas' Shenehon Center for Real Estate.
Many people joined the conversation on social media as Dr. Julie Sullivan was inaugurated the 15th president of the University of St. Thomas.
St. Thomas Board of Trustees has accepted the retirement of the Most Reverend Harry Flynn as chair and member of the board.
They were awarded $1,500 and were among five teams that participated in the competition.
Founded by two St. Thomas juniors, Love Your Melon sells hats to help support children battling cancer.
While it may not have the high-profile lineage or panache of the Resolute desk in the Oval Office, Dr. Sullivan's desk has a long and well-documented history.
More than 12,000 pounds of debris from the 35W bridge collapse has arrived on campus. The remnants will serve as a reminder to those who aspire to engineer a better future for all of us.
President Julie Sullivan is saying “Merry Christmas” early this year. Read here about her decision on how many extra days off employees will receive over the holidays.
He is an assistant professor of sacramental theology and director of worship at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
Senior Lisa Weier once questioned the value of the fountain on John P. Monahan Plaza. But after spending last semester studying in Rome, she writes today in The Scroll, she has an appreciation for how the fountain helps to unite the campus.
Sisters Sepideh and Azadeh Ayani will talk about their homeland, the Islamic Republic of Iran, at International Student Services' next CultureLink Tea at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in Scooter's. (Photo by Rita Kovtun)
The first cleanup was organized by St. Thomas’ Environmental Issues Committee (now called the Green Team) in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Adopt-a-River program during Earth Week, April 1993, and has since become a staple in St. Thomas’ annual Earth Week lineup.
Strong, candid conversation filled a brown-bag luncheon discussion about online learning Monday on the Minneapolis campus. Intrepid correspondent Susan Alexander was there to report for The Scroll.
International enrollment at St. Thomas continues to rise with the help of graduate students, according to the fall 2013 international enrollment report by International Student Services.
These eight student-athletes look to expand the legacies of their well-known relatives.
The chair, which is awarded to a person who has achieved a worldwide reputation for academic excellence and scholarly contributions in a particular field, is funded by the Office of Academic Affairs and is designed to remain in the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
Gavrilyuk, successor to Thomas Sullivan, discusses his role as a university collaborator and bridge-builder, and his journey from a solid-state physics student in Moscow to an internationally respected theologian at St. Thomas.
Larry is a bad student. He habitually doesn’t do his homework, is constantly disruptive in class and swears at me in Korean.
St. Thomas Academy has conferred its Opus Sancti Thomae award on Father Dennis Dease, president-emeritus of the university.
An evening of seminary football in pictures.
Final-tally numbers haven’t changed much but the composition of the student body is evolving. Reflecting a trend in recent years, we have more undergrads and fewer graduate students, and a more diverse group than ever.
Jessica Smith '07 recently traveled to one of the largest slums in Africa where she found a resiliently faithful culture that relies upon God to provide the very basic essentials.
Aquinas yearbook adviser Kim Rueb was discouraged when she began to watch a video titled “Lost Generation” because it paints a bleak picture on what people 18-30 expect their lives to be like at 50. But the video’s ultimate message, Rueb writes today in The Scroll, is that young people – including St. Thomas students – want to make the world a better place.
Increase in Traditional (Nondistressed) Home Prices Moderate as Median Price Approaches Pre-Housing-Crash Levels in the Twin Cities
St. Thomas' monthly real estate analysis predicts the improving local economy and job creation will keep demand strong for both existing and new homes.