Hockey has taken the ’05 grad all across the country and even across the Pacific Ocean to China. Earlier this month hockey carried him to the Xcel Energy Center and the NHL to suit up for the Anaheim Ducks when they were in town to take on the Minnesota Wild.
Coach Johnny Tauer repeats several words -– “unselfish” and “great senior leadership” -– over and over when he analyzes the three St. Thomas men’s basketball teams that have advanced to the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Division III tournament in the last five years.
Student guesses for the weight of the cardboard bale ranged from 75 to 2,700 ponds. May we have the envelope please; the winner of the Recyclemania weight-guessing contest is …
Sr. Katarina Schuth conducted her first significant research while completing her doctoral degree in cultural geography, which led to her dissertation, “Patterns of Literacy in Villages of South India.” After months of preparing for field work, which entailed lugging volumes of “The Census of India” back and forth from the Syracuse University library to Minnesota, she finally was ready for the adventure of a lifetime.
Approximately 1,700 athletes (along with 74 unified partners and 683 coaches) are expected to participate in aquatics, traditional basketball, unified basketball and powerlifting Friday evening through Sunday afternoon.
Dave Nimmer still remembers a Good Friday service a decade ago when Christ’s words touched him and those who asked Jesus to remember them when he came into his kingdom. “I was watching all of humanity, through eons of time, pass in front of me: the young and old, the youthful and fragile, the saints and sinners,” he writes today in The Scroll, and “I knew all was well with my soul.”
A team of four University of St. Thomas students and a graduate student from St. Catherine University present recommendations March 7 concerning a medical innovation that they have been working on in collaboration with a Mayo Clinic physician.
A photo of seminarian Nathaniel Binversie taken Wednesday, March 13, on the lower quad was distributed globally by the Associated Press. The photo was taken by TommieMedia’s Caroline Rode.
KaaI’s unique background enables him to seek socially optimal solutions to real-world problems independent of political or economic pressure.
As head sexton at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity, it was Gernetzke’s responsibility to announce the selection of Pope Francis by ringing the seminary bell.
Dr. Don Briel, Dr. Charles Reid Jr., Dr. Massimo Faggioli and Monsignor Aloysius Callaghan offer their initial thoughts on the election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the 266th Pope. St. Thomas students celebrate on campus.
Michel Bouvard will perform Sunday afternoon in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas. All are welcome to the free concert and reception.
St. Thomas again has been nominated to participate in the Star Tribune’s “Top Workplaces” survey, and 500 randomly selected St. Thomas employees will receive emails next week asking them to complete a short questionnaire.
In the field of adult education the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education is awarded annually to the English language book that exemplifies outstanding scholarship. Recently, Stephen Brookfield and John D. Holst from the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling learned that they won the 2011 World Award for their book Radicalizing Learning: Adult Education for a Just World.
Dave Nimmer wants to talk about change. The timing is good for the conversation, he writes today in The Scroll, because a new president will arrive soon with a load of challenges and will need our help.
Roxanne Prichard studies how and when we sleep and the environmental, biological and psychological variables that impede sleep. Simply put, she studeies what is it that makes us go to sleep and wake up when we do and the factors that interfere with that process.
Four faculty members … Don Briel, Charles Reid, Father Andrew Cozzens and Massimo Faggioli … have been busy these days.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, who will become president of St. Thomas on July 1, will offer opportunities for discussion and engagement with St. Thomas faculty and staff in forums on Thursday, April 4.
St. Thomas Catholic Studies students and St. John Vianney seminarians studying at the Bernardi campus in Rome had aisle seats as Benedict XVI took one final drive through St. Peter’s Square in his Popemobile. Newsroom editor Kate Metzger recalls the morning she spent with them and 300,000 others in front of St. Peter’s Basilica.
The daylong program features writers, scholars, therapists and a keynote address by Dr. Brigittine French on “Anthropologists Look at the Irish Family.”
Paretsky will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, in OEC auditorium. She is the New York Times best-selling author of 17 mystery books and a longtime social activist.