An opening ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday near the lower quad’s flagpole. All are welcome.
A reception for the longtime St. Thomas faculty member will be held Monday, Nov. 12. One of his best-known compositions is “On Eagles’ Wings.”
More than 60 St. Thomas students competed recently in the fourth annual Fowler Business Concept Challenge, earning a total of $39,000 in scholarships.
The annual Minnesota Tekne Awards honor those who play a significant role in discovering new technologies that educate, improve lifestyles and impact the lives and futures of people living in Minnesota and all over the world.
The interactive forum at Pantages Theater continues the University of St. Thomas’ annual series on civility in public discourse.
Sometimes research leads to startling discoveries and sometimes research leads nowhere … but sometimes research leads to a position in the nation’s capital.
The retailer that Fortune magazine named one of the world’s most respected companies in 2012 crosses the border under the watchful eye of Tony Fisher ’97.
Will Wallace attended St. Thomas more than a decade ago and never completed his degree, but Dave Nimmer couldn’t be prouder of the former gang member. Wallace took what he learned in his two years at St. Thomas, turned his life around and became “a mentor, father figure and spiritual confessor” to troubled young men, Nimmer writes today in The Scroll.
St. Thomas magazine has won three gold and one silver award for excellence in the 2012 CASE V Awards contest.
The eighth annual event brings together the undergraduate and graduate-level seminarians affiliated with the university.
With the recent string of bomb threats at colleges and universities across the country, it’s important to stay informed on what to do should an emergency situation arise on our campus.
Nazario wrote “Enrique’s Journey” and has earned dozens of national awards for her reporting on social issues. The program is free, but tickets are required.
Jordan Zahrte likes to hear all “the chatter” around campus about politics these days. She wants to hear more, she writes today in The Scroll, and she hopes that students will continue to engage in rich conversations and walk away knowing more about other perspectives as well as their own.
Robert Vischer, associate dean for academic affairs and a professor in the St. Thomas School of Law since 2005, will become the new dean of the school, effective Jan. 1. Vischer will succeed Neil Hamilton on Jan. 1, said Dr. Susan Huber, executive vice president and chief academic officer. Hamilton has served as interim dean since May, when dean Thomas Mengler left to become president of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.
Sociology student Kylee Joosten and her adviser, Dr. Lisa Waldner, researched differences in how males and females act as perpetrators of sexual coercion.
The search committee for the next president of St. Thomas has begun to review applications and select semifinalists for interviews in November.
The most notable highlight from this year’s report is the 67.8 percent increase in students from Saudi Arabia.
Krissy Schoenfelder, a 2009 alumna and Young Alumni communications chair, put on her reporter’s hat and interviewed a classmate back for her first Homecoming since graduation. You can read their Q-and-A in The Scroll.
One year ago, law professors Mark Osler and Teresa Collett wrote corresponding opinion pieces on Minnesota’s marriage amendment, which were published in the Minneapolis-based “Star Tribune.” In this election year they have continued to discuss the topic with each other quite regularly in a “purple” sort of way.
Dr. Paul Schons, a member of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and professor of German, died Sunday, Oct. 21, after being diagnosed with stage IV metastatic melanoma earlier this year. Schons was the most senior faculty member of the College of Arts and Sciences. He began teaching in 1967, five years after graduating from the College of St. Thomas.