A U.S. Air Force veteran and an English professor, he taught literature and was best known for teaching Shakespeare. He also served as the founding director of the Center for Faculty Development and as chair of the English Department.
With retirement in sight, Father Dennis Dease reflects on two decades of extraordinary change.
Dave Nimmer has many fond memories of Father Dennis Dease and the 22 years they have worked together at St. Thomas. As Dease prepares to retire next month, Nimmer pauses to offer his thanks today in The Scroll to “a man of uncommon decency."
St. Thomas seniors Paige Peterson, Chelsea Mills and Alex Mathison studied six hours of recorded video footage of the Minnesota Zoo snow monkeys to discover how parental interference influences their play behavior
Hart's latest novel, The Book of Killowen, is the June selection of the Luann Dummer Center for Women's monthly book club. She will attend the club's meeting, which is free and open to the public, at noon, Wednesday, June 26.
The renowned architect honed his design technique on campus before going on to design the Minnesota State Capitol and the U.S. Supreme Court building.
From Mexico to India, Dr. Matthew George offers students a firsthand international music exchange.
St. Thomas faculty and staff are invited to attend a thank-you celebration on Friday (May 17) for Father Dennis Dease, who will retire June 30 after 22 years as president.
Students travel to New Orleans to research local architecture, Frank Gehry and the lasting impact of Hurricane Katrina.
Real Estate Analysis: Jump in New-Home Construction Reflects Better Economy and Low Supply of ‘Used’ Homes
More jobs means more new households are being formed. A low inventory is driving up prices on existing homes and fueling a surge in new construction.
David Dougherty ’65 followed an unexpected path from adventure-seeking college grad to an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
One of the more original traditions at St. Thomas, the Ireland Hall teeter-totter marathon occurs each spring to help raise funds for Tubman.
With six national championships and a national ranking since 2004, the St. Thomas Dance Team dominates the stage.
May is a month ripe with possibilities, and it always evokes “a sense of celebration” for Dr. Salina Renninger, director of training in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology. The arrival of spring brings “a sense of potential and possibility,” she writes today in The Scroll, whether it be the trees becoming full with leaves or our graduates celebrating their accomplishments and embarking on a successful path beyond St. Thomas.
TommieMedia Veterans Find Success in Journalism
When the St. Thomas Alumni Association asked alumni in a recent survey whether there were faculty members who had strong positive effects on their educational experiences, more than 800 names were mentioned. These are the top five.
Each year, the University of St. Thomas celebrates St. Thomas Day, which recognizes the extraordinary contributions that members of the St. Thomas community have made to the university and the wider community.
The Tommie Award will be presented for the 81st time this week, to Eyo Ekpo, the latest in a long purple and gray line of the university’s best and brightest.
A popular place for undergraduates on a sticky August afternoon in St. Paul might be the trails near the Mississippi River at Hidden Falls or the shady parks around Lake Como. But a summer stroll into Owens Science Hall finds a group of students contemplating some of the deepest mysteries of life.
The Dolly Fiterman Collection provides exhibition experience for students.
There sure was a lot of Purple on the Plaza on Tommie Tuesday, and for good reason. More than 1,500 students, faculty and staff gathered in the lower quadrangle and on John P. Monahan Plaza over the noon hour to pay tribute to Father Dennis Dease, who will retire June 30 after 22 years as president of St. Thomas.
The University of St. Thomas' Air Force ROTC Detachment 410, on campus since July 1, 1948, has been preserving its history with the help of a 34-foot mural located in its remodeled Murray-Herrick Campus Center office space. The mural has been signed by numerous veterans, from the WWII era to a recently graduated cadet entering flight training.
The program is designed to serve a variety of law enforcement and public safety professionals seeking advanced skills and knowledge to become leaders in their fields.
Corey Eakins ’09 M.B.A., director of the Evening UST MBA Program, keeps pace with the busy lives of students.
Entrepreneurs use their personal values, experiences and dreams to inspire others to believe in and commit to their enterprise.