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10 Years Later: 35W Bridge Recovery Team Looks Back

Ten years after the 35W bridge collapse, St. Thomas Public Safety staff members Mike Barrett and Wayne Johnson reflect on the experience of working on the Washington County Sheriff Office's water recovery team.

The Lens of History

American photojournalist John Vachon ’35 contributed thousands of images to the Farm Security Administration from 1935-44.
Theology and Video Games

Old Testament, New World

A professor and a student use video games as a tool for better understanding abstract biblical ideas.

Studying Selfie Culture

Shannon Twiss '17 researched how participating in "selfie culture" played into young women's understanding of their own identities.
Deb Montgomery

St. Paul’s Finest

Debbie Montgomery, St. Paul's first female officer, started in the Rondo neighborhood as the youngest member of the NAACP's Board of Directors.
Tango

Humans of St. Thomas: Michael Scham

This St. Thomas Spanish professor has transformed his passion for tango into not only a beloved hobby but also a dedicated area of academic research and teaching.
Barbara Shank

The House That Shank Built

Through her determination and perseverance, Dr. Barbara Shank has built the School of Social Work from four faculty and 50 students to 31 faculty and 600 students in her nearly 40 years at St. Thomas.
Jamie Larson

Senior Strides: Jamie Larson

Jamie Larson, a marketing major/communication and journalism minor, got a head start on her post-graduation gig, getting hired on as a digital specialist for Collegis Education.

Senior Strides: Stephanie Garcia

Garcia is grateful for the plentiful research opportunities available at St. Thomas, which paved the road to her being offered a full scholarship to earn a Ph.D. at Rutgers University's School of Biomedical Sciences.

Class of ’17 in the Spotlight

In the ranks of seniors graduating this weekend, we have students who earned the Chief’s Award from the City of St. Paul for helping a woman in distress in 2014, a student who served as an ambassador on a Minnesota trade mission to Mexico, and students who have done research on everything from political cynicism to drying breadfruit. Read a roundup of the stories the Newsroom has written about Class of 2017 students since they arrived on campus.
Gavin Linnihan

Senior Strides: Gavin Linnihan

University of St. Thomas senior Gavin Linnihan will work full time for an award-winning, downtown Minneapolis-based music production firm that has composed music for NBC, Bravo and Cadillac.