Unintended consequences arise because we live in an interconnected and complex world, according to economics professor Matthew Kim.
The St. Paul City Council declared May 28 as John Hershey Day in St. Paul to honor the retiring St. Thomas neighborhood liaison.
After working as a federal prosecutor, School of Law professor Mark Osler left to pursue work that was consistent with his faith,“transparent in operation, and actively engaged with the needs of the world.”
Dr. Don J. Briel, director of the Center for Catholic Studies at St. Thomas and holder of the Koch Chair in Catholic Studies since 1996, will retire Aug. 31.
Father Jan Michael Joncas Honored With Touchstone Award by the National Federations of Priests’ Councils
Joncas received the award April 29 at the NFPC's annual convocation in Atlanta, where he also was a plenary speaker.
Mike Gapinski '14 returned to school in his 50s as a way to cope with his bipolar disorder. He will graduate this weekend with a degree in economics.
The club promoted pranks, laughter and, oddly enough, cross-country hitchhiking races as club members good-timed their way through college in the years following WW II. They also had a serious, studious side that would serve them well later in the professional world.
The online and on-campus hybrid program is the nation's first doctorate to focus on preparing Social Work faculty for university-level teaching.
Lisa Weier began writing for The Scroll when she was a freshman – and now it’s time for her to say goodbye as a senior. She credits St. Thomas for teaching her “to develop smarts and to develop virtue,” and says she now has a drive “to love well and live well that I simply didn’t have before college.”
Miles Trump, a 2011 St. Thomas alumnus and sports reporter for the Faribault Daily News, considers his relationship with Dave Nimmer "one of the great blessings of my life.” Today, Trump writes about the man who has had a remarkable influence on this campus over the last 25 years.
Kimberly Motes, vice president of institutional advancement at the College of Saint Benedict, will become senior vice president for institutional advancement at St. Thomas.
UST senior Caitlin Kelly encourages her peers to consider healthy alternatives for staying alert after what she learned about energy drinks.
Meridian Behavioral Health has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna from St. Thomas, and plans to use the center as a supervised living facility providing counseling and treatment services to people who suffer from addictive diseases or behavioral disorders.
The Fulbright Program is a highly competitive, merit-based grant for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and artists, founded by U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright in 1946.
One in three college students experiences some form of power-based personal violence. Instead of thinking 'it's none of my business' when you witness risky behaviors that might lead to violence, you could become a Green Dot person and intervene.
This month, St. Thomas senior Elizabeth Chambers, junior Hunter Gaitan, sophomore Ryan Burke and biochemistry professor Dr. Adam Kay will help plant 96 plots of wildflowers on a vacant gravel pit in downtown St. Paul for their research study, The Helpful Flowers Project. The team will study biodiversity and how wildflowers remove toxic heavy metals from soil.
A celebration to thank more than 90 retiring employees for their years of service to St. Thomas will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 22, in Woulfe Alumni Hall.
Dave Nimmer has been trying to recall what spring should feel like. He’s ready for it, he writes today in The Scroll. He just wants a “clean car, warm hands, short sleeves and longer days.”
School of Law professor Susan Stabile discusses the significance of discovering the value and richness of interfaith dialogue based on her experiences in both the Tibetan Buddhist and Catholic faiths.
The university was honored for its purchase of wind-generated electric power.
This year's honorees include Ron Fowler, Distinguished Alumnus Award; Michael Heffron, Monsignor James Lavin Award; Sondra Elizondo, Humanitarian of the Year Award; Dr. Matthew George, Professor of the Year; and Brandon Miranda, Tommie Award.
Jim Oberstar, a 1956 St. Thomas alumnus who served for 36 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, died Saturday.
The conversation between student and adviser began as a routine check-in: “How are classes going? Is your schedule manageable?” It ended in an intense discussion about the common good, a wounded Marine, and what it really means to be alive.
Three forums will take place from noon to 1 p.m. May 13, 15 and 22 on the St. Paul campus, with simulcast on the Minneapolis campus.
UST's first Annual Military Ball was held in 1949. Today the event, called "Dining Out," encompasses tradition and the "Rules of the Mess."