Hundreds of St. Thomas students, faculty and staff, and other community members filled James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall at St. Thomas on Friday to hear Ross Douthat and Dr. Cornel West discuss Christianity and politics in today's United States.
Two St. Thomas College of Arts and Science professors – Mark Neuzil of Communication and Journalism and Edward "Ted" Ulrich of Theology – will travel to the Czech Republic and India, respectively, during the 2017-18 school year as part of the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Program.
The University of St. Thomas has received the distinctive honor of being named a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U, a global consortium working to inspire a culture of social innovation in higher education.
All members of the St. Thomas community are invited to the Anderson Student Center at noon on Tuesday, April 4, for a changemaking event that will celebrate Tommies' ongoing work bringing positive change to their communities and the world.
Faculty member Amy Finnegan, undergraduate Whitney Oachs and community partner Otis Zanders have been awarded Minnesota Campus Compact Awards, distinctions they will be recognized for on campus April 5.
Megan Sharkus is tackling the same challenges as her freshman classmates, plus the added challenge of running her own business, which is dedicated to improving the education, design appeal and safety of insulin kits for children with diabetes.
Dr. Yohuru Williams, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University in Connecticut, will become the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of St. Thomas on July 17. Williams will succeed Dr. Terence Langan, who has led the college since 2011.
Since Dr. Eric Fort joined the university in 2010, he has been working with undergraduate students on a research project that continues to journey not only onto roads not taken but roads (pleasantly) unforeseen.