Dave Nimmer, 74 and “properly retired,” still places the highest value on his liberal arts education of more than a half-century ago. That education, he says today in The Scroll, remains “the backbone of my life.”
Two geology professors, with their students, are researching areas that could provide insight into our past, present and future, as well as ancient life on Earth's surface, in the depths of the ocean and even outside our planet.
The UST Mock Trial team sent two groups to the at the annual University of Minnesota Mock Trial Invitational tournament. One group took second place, and several team members picked up individual awards.
This year sophomore Maria McQuillan and junior Nick Sinn have joined forces with Dr. Elizabeth Wehner, assistant professor in St. Thomas' Physics Department, to scrutinize images of far-away galaxies taken on a .9 meter telescope housed at Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona.
St. Thomas health and human performance major Emily Hulstein studied her peers and landed a key finding: There's a direct correlation between that half hour at the gym and the grade on your history exam.
The Scroll is expanding its horizons and embarking on a new series, "Humans of St. Thomas." Carol Bruess came up with the idea, a takeoff on the popular Humans of New York blog and book, and introduces readers today to Meredith and Albert, two undergraduate students who have become best friends.