Students, faculty and staff from the St. Catherine University and University of St. Thomas School of Social Work surprised legislators and visitors in the state Capitol rotunda with a flash mob to bring awareness to the need to raise the minimum wage.
Carol Bruess checked off one of the items on her professional bucket list when she attended a workshop last month on the science of relationships. Today in The Scroll, she offers her observations on the work of legendary researcher John Gottman and two of his seven principles for making marriage work.
This year’s festival opens with reading by internationally acclaimed author Anthony Doerr on Wednesday evening.
Every Friday at 9 a.m. the freshmen class, which consisted of approximately 500 students, was required to attend an hour-long convocation in the small auditorium – an obligation that was obeyed with less than little enthusiasm. No one wanted to be there; however, what occurred one beautiful autumn morning is something that I will never forget.
Senior music business majors Paige Norris and Courtney Wosick conceived “PlayFlat,” which took third runner-up and “best presentation” honors at the 2013 Fowler Business Concept Challenge.
This has been “The Winter of Our Discontent,” writes professor Dave Brennan in an examination of how weather impacts consumers, retailers and the economy.
Iranian-American Esfandiari is this year’s Women’s History Month speaker, sponsored by the Luann Dummer Center for Women.
Dave Nimmer will dearly miss the 92 St. Thomas employees who will retire in May, and in today’s Scroll he pays tribute to two of them – Tom Connery and Lynda McDonnell – who always have showed their pride and passion.
Mitte has cerebral palsy and will talk about overcoming adversity. His talk, sponsored by the University Lectures Committee, is open to members of the St. Thomas community.
Sales volume dropped last month, but researchers say it doesn’t indicate a long-term weakness in the Twin Cities housing market.
Ninety-two St. Thomas employees, including 70 staff members and administrators and 22 faculty members, have signed up for voluntary retirement incentive plans. A celebration to thank them for their years of service will be May 22.
The Love Your Melon bus returned to St. Thomas on Friday, Feb. 7, after a monthlong trip across the United States.
A Memorandum of Understanding signed by the two universities is the first step to forging a close working relationship.
Last month Dr. Don Miller and Dr. Sonia Rey-Montejo of St. Thomas’ Modern and Classical Languages Department and 18 St. Thomas students took to Cuba, St. Thomas’ first foray to Cuba in a decade.
Tuition rates will increase 3.9 percent this summer for undergraduate students – the second-lowest rate increase in 20 years – and an average of 3.0 percent for graduate students except for the School of Law, which will have no tuition increase.
St. Thomas has decided to sell the Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna, Minn., because it cannot continue to operate the center in a financially sustainable manner and has determined that expansion plans would not overcome ongoing weaknesses in the conference services market.
Miranda, a senior majoring in Catholic Studies and Political Science, has been involved in many aspects of St. Thomas student life, including Tommie Ambassadors, Undergraduate Student Government, Concert Choir and Summit Singers.
The graduate degrees come in response to employers who have answered increased government regulations by rapidly adding jobs for compliance professionals.
The forum began as a two-hour video conference in 1988 and has grown to become one the nation’s leading conferences for advancing diversity in the workplace.