Susan Alexander believes the theme of this year’s academic convocation was power, and that’s a good thing, she writes in The Scroll. Not the kind of power that corrupts, as Lord Acton once observed, but the power of imagination, as envisioned by St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan during her convocation remarks.
221 people formed the letters "UST" on John P. Monahan Plaza as they doused themselves with ice water in honor of former dean of the College of Education, Leadership & Counseling Bruce Kramer, who is living with ALS.
President Julie Sullivan urged St. Thomas faculty and staff on Tuesday to join her on an “imaginary exercise” during her second academic convocation address and boldly envision what the university will look like five to 10 years from now.
St. Thomas welcomed the class of 2018 in style.
An Adjunct Faculty Task Force has been appointed to begin work on concerns identified by adjunct faculty members, and a permanent Adjunct Faculty Council will be established during the fall semester.
Hundreds of expected participants will form the letters “UST” and join in a mass ice-water “wave” on the plaza outside Anderson Student Center.
This week's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on campus demonstrates one irrefutable fact to Carol Bruess. We care. We care deeply because we have seen the ravages of ALS, and we want to do something about it. She expects to see you on Thursday in the Quad!
Welcome Week will include the traditional March Through the Arches as well as picnics, interfaith blessings, the President’s Opening Convocation and an Opening Mass and Reception.
The Minnesota State Fair is here and, once again, St. Thomas is stationed under its signature Arches in its new location in the Education Building on Cosgrove Street.
With around 1.8 million annual visitors, The Great Minnesota Get-Together is something many look forward to all summer long. Why you may ask? Fried food on a stick and giveaways!
Save the date. Hundreds of participants are expected to dump ice water on their heads that afternoon to raise awareness, and money, for ALS research.
St. Thomas has closed on the sale of the Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna to Meridian Behavioral Health LLC.
He was known for his bowtie, friendly manner and the care he took photographing St. Thomas people for half a century.
The collaboration behind the UST Center of Excellence for Big Data.
Dobrina Georgieva studies the effects of country legal regulations and cultural characteristics on financial markets and cross-border cooperation.
Geologist Kevin Theissen explores the global change that affects ecology and civilizations both faraway and close to home.
Precision agriculture is an integral part of emerging crop management practices. The School of Engineering has a team of professors working to make technology accessible to farmers.
Dina Gavrilos explores what it means to “belong” in this socially invented community called a nation.
Biology professor Dalma Martinović-Weigelt employs undergraduate researchers to study the effects of man-made stressors on aquatic systems.
Mathematics professor Eric Rawdon had a childhood passion for computers that led to meaningful scientific discoveries and cross-disciplinary collaborations.
St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan has outlined a plan to address adjunct faculty concerns following the certification of election results against union representation.
Researchers at the Shenehon Center for Real Estate found that potential homeowners between the ages of 25 and 35 are waiting to make sure they are secure in their careers and have paid down student loans.
Catholic Studies is particularly well suited to serve the mission of Catholic schools.
Opus College of Business professor Nathan Jithendranathan shares the journey that inspires his teaching and research.
Readus Fletcher, deputy director of the St. Paul Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity, received the School of Law’s Iustitia et Lex award for embodying the School of Law’s mission in his professional life.