That’s what Carol Bruess was told during a summer workshop, and she found it difficult to do that – and nothing else – for a full minute. In fact, she just about lost it at 43.5 seconds. But she held on, and today in The Scroll she advises how meditation and mindfulness make us better at almost everything we do. So slow down – and just breathe!
Visitors to the St. Thomas booth are sharing photos taken with everyone's favorite tomcat.
The Minnesota State Fair is here and, once again, St. Thomas will be stationed under its signature Arches in its new location in the Education Building on Cosgrove Street.
The second Internet Cat Video Film Festival is back by popular demand. Last year's inaugural event, conceived by Katie Hill '12 M.A. in art history, drew more than 10,000 spectators and spawned countless "copy cat" festivals around the world.
Tommy Mischke '87, the broadcast outcast, steps down.
With positive news found in nearly every aspect of the Twin Cities real estate market, interest rate hikes shouldn’t harm the recovery if they are slight and gradual, according to a monthly analysis prepared by the Shenehon Center for Real Estate at the Opus College of Business.
Renee Prola, a December 1996 graduate of the University of St. Thomas, has worked at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts for 16 years – first as an accountant and for the past six years as the Ordway's company manager.
Buying wind-generated power is part of St. Thomas’s Climate Action Plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035.
Over the past 13 years, sixth graders from throughout Minnesota have built more than 3,000 airplanes at the School of Engineering’s STEPS camp.
Classes for the university’s second fully online graduate program will begin in October.
The company that provided the familiar stone that gives many St. Thomas buildings their signature look is ending operations. Mankato Kasota Stone will close after 128 years of mining in the Minnesota River Valley.
Proceeds From Home Under Construction in Edina Intended to Benefit UST Real Estate Education Programs
A groundbreaking ceremony for the new home was held July 9.
Dr. Pa Der Vang is dedicated to improving the lives of Hmong immigrants.
Last season was a banner year for St. Thomas sports. Relive it with the best images from St. Thomas photographers.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, who takes office today as the 15th president of St. Thomas, announces her senior administrative reporting structure for her inaugural year. Among the leaders are Dr. Susan Huber, who will serve as executive vice president and provost for the 2013-14 year.
Median home sale prices in May continued to show significant gains compared to the same period last year.
St. Thomas magazine has won five awards in the annual Page One Awards competition sponsored by the Minnesota chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
He died Wednesday, June 19, at a St. Paul hospital after a three-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 47 years old.
Dr. Mark Salisbury, a program director and professor at the University of New Mexico, will become the new dean of the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling at St. Thomas on Aug. 10.
Dr. Mark Dienhart, executive vice president and chief operating officer, will leave the University of St. Thomas on July 8 to become president and chief executive officer of the Schulze Family Foundation.
St. Thomas grads Alex Daley '12 and Matt Scott '12, and friend Tommy Hanlon, completed their soccer ball Dribble Daily journey from International Falls to the Minnesota-Iowa border on Tuesday, June 18, a trek of more than 400 miles.
Dr. Christopher Puto will remain as dean of the Opus College of Business and Dr. Bruce Gleason as interim director of the International Education Center until their successors are chosen during the 2013-14 academic year.
Graduate Programs in Software faculty member Dr. Bradley Rubin uses his corporate background to inform his cross-departmental research on big data.
As people and businesses interact on the internet, knowing foreign laws and the philosophical and historical underpinnings for those laws becomes increasingly important. Opus College of Business Ethics and Business Law professor Susan Marsnik travels the world as one of the leading experts on comparative intellectual property law writing in the United States.
The free program is effective June 1, 2013.