In 2012, Mike Johnson '90 qualified for "Boston" while running 12 marathons in 12 months. In 2013 he started Boston but did not finish when the race was stopped after two pressure cooker backpack bombs detonated near the finish line. This year, on Easter Monday, he completed his "marathon" trilogy and with three others helped carry a faltering runner to the Boston finish line. Their actions went viral on Twitter and can be viewed on YouTube.
Carol Bruess is back with more observations about the science of relationships as articulated in the work of legendary researcher John Gottman. Read The Scroll to see what both of them have to say about five more principles for making marriage work.
David Billingsley knows the arts can save lives. He’s helping Twin Cities youth overcome poverty, hopelessness and gun violence through music, dance, theater and art.
Senior Sarah Strain's Young Scholars' Grant project studied the subtle ways in which the natural environment and sustainable behaviors are depicted in documentaries and Hollywood films from 1998 to 2013.
He began working at St. Thomas in 1997 as a technology support specialist in Computing and Communication Services.
She currently serves as the chief human resources officer at Normandale Community College and will begin at St. Thomas on May 30.
Gerald Rauenhorst, one of the most influential trustees and generous benefactors in the history of the University of St. Thomas, has passed away.
Treasured memories of times spent on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minn., in his youth were among the factors leading David Burke ’13 to create a clothing brand built around the Midwestern dedication to an outdoor lifestyle.
The editor of Fast Company explores the links among creativity, innovation, passion and purpose.
As the campus community celebrates Earth Week, many are looking at ways they can contribute to a more sustainable university. The View is doing its part by experimenting with a trend that has become a mainstay at colleges and universities nationwide.
Kim Rueb recently “unplugged” herself – no television, no smartphone – for a week to see how it would change her life, and she was pleased with the results. She writes about her experience today in The Scroll.
Sara Darling ’02 M.B.A. always aspired to have her own company – it was just a matter of finding the right fit.
Dr. Dennis Hart, director of Michigan State University's Visiting International Professional Program, will become executive director of the International Education Center at the University of St. Thomas beginning in mid-June.
Dave Nimmer believes great teaching for undergraduates needs to be at or near the top of priorities for St. Thomas as it sets goals and defines standards. In The Scroll today, he writes about a sophomore’s experience in a January Term course taught by psychology professor John Buri.
Two Professors Receive John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar
Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker and Dr. Sameer Kumar have been named recipients of this annual award for 2013. Award winners are tenured members of the St. Thomas faculty who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to not only their respective disciplines but also to the university.
Dr. Terence Nichols, a theology professor at St. Thomas for 27 years and the founder and co-director of the university’s Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center, died Saturday of cancer.
Concert of South Indian and Judeo-Spanish Music in Chapel April 23; ‘Backstage Preview’ in Roach Center April 22
The two events are co-sponsored by St. Thomas’ Sacred Arts Festival and the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
Cecilia Gentle and Sarah Millholland were awarded scholarships, and Erik Sathe was granted an honorable mention by the prestigious and competitive program.
The university’s accreditation now has been renewed for the maximum period, 10 years, until the 2023-2024 academic year.
Continuing a giving legacy that began in 1926, this year’s senior class gift will support a middle-income scholarship for future students.
Lenway will return to the Twin Cities where she previously served 21 years at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.
Noted art critic Susan Alexander is back with more pointed opinions about St. Thomas campus artwork. Read her latest musings today in The Scroll.
Nekima Levy-Pounds is the founding director of the St. Thomas School of Law’s Community Justice Project.
Dr. Richard Plumb, dean of the Seaver College of Science and Engineering at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, will become executive vice president and provost at the University of St. Thomas on July 15.
UST senior Angela Deeney decided to forgo the typical Lenten penance to instead take part in a movement that challenges the traditional definition of beauty.