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Hult Prize Winners

Thinking Outside the Huddle

In the midst of Tommie Football's quest for the NCAA Division III national title, four of the players vied for the prestigious Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship competition with $1 million in seed money on the line. The team won the St. Thomas competition and competed in the global regional competition in March in San Francisco.
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Growing With a Community

For Laura Roberts, who is Anshinaabe from the Red Lake Nation and Dakota from the Santee Nation, a desire for passion and meaning in her work has culminated in an internship with the American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF).
Talia Nadir

Humans of St. Thomas: Talia Nadir

Talia Nadir, one of St. Thomas' research and instruction librarians, discusses what it was like growing up in Israel, how a global awareness and love of traveling influences raising three teenage sons, and why people need to stop assuming that librarians just organize and shelf books.
Cubanos

How It Works: Cubanos At The View

Following the life of a Cubano sandwich from conception to a diner's mouth helps give a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to deliver delicious food every day at The View, St. Thomas' main dining hall.
UST Stewardship Garden

St. Thomas Reviewing Its Sustainability Coordination Process

The Sustainability Committee has been placed on hiatus this academic year while that process happens, but sustainability efforts are still taking place across campus. A new sustainability structure, including a web page that will outline St. Thomas' sustainable efforts, will be introduced in the fall.

Firefly Gene Lights the Way for St. Thomas Toxicologist

In the past few years, many of St. Thomas Biology Department faculty member and Environmental Science program director Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt's studies have employed a beguiling tool: a breast cancer cell genetically modified with a firefly gene.
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Five Observations From a ‘Bad Feminist’

Author and cultural critic Roxane Gay spoke candidly about her thoughts on the complexities and nuances of being a feminist writer at the 23rd annual Luann Dummer Center for Women's Women's History Month event.

Making The Play

A partnership with Wonderlust Productions helped bring an element of drama – and deeper thinking – to classes all over St. Thomas' College of Arts and Sciences.