Dr. Erika Scheurer, associate professor of English and director of Writing Across the Curriculum, shares her personal experiences with Project for Mindfulness and Contemplation, including meditating with students in classes. For those interested in learning more, there will be a meditation "sit-in" at noon Tuesday, Sept. 29, on the lower quad.
On Monday, Sept. 21, faculty, staff and students will be invited to participate in an online survey that will be used to gather university-wide input regarding issues relevant to a campus master planning process.
Ronaldo "Rony" Lec Ajcot '94 is the founder of the Institute for Mesoamerican Permaculture, a not-for-profit organization that is reviving ancient Mayan farming practices to improve food security and self-sufficiency in his native Mesoamerica.
Carol Bruess is back with this year's first installment of the popular Humans of St. Thomas series. She chats with graduate student Mashael Aljahdali who loves her family and dreams of working at a university – and who is almost never not smiling.
President Julie Sullivan Tuesday encouraged the St. Thomas community to define concepts in which the university should live out its mission statement to advance the common good. She issued her challenge during the president’s annual academic convocation address.
Associate Vice Provost for Global and Local Engagement Dr. Camille George has appointed Dr. Kimberly Vrudny as the director of civic engagement and Dr. Elise Amel as the director of sustainability initiatives within the newly formed Center for Global and Local Engagement.