Erik Nielsen

When Tragedy Comes to Campus

Interim vice president for student affairs, Karen Lange, reflects on the sudden death of sophomore Erik Nielsen and the campus-wide response to the tragedy.
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University Launches Comprehensive Brand Initiative

A brown bag luncheon to discuss St. Thomas’ efforts to develop a comprehensive brand strategy for the university will be held at noon on Thursday, Feb. 5, in O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium on the St. Paul campus. The luncheon will be simulcast to room 252 in Terrence Murphy Hall on the Minneapolis campus.
Basketball fans

The Scroll: Winners Abound in Schoenecker Arena

Now that everybody is back on campus after the holiday break and January Term, it’s time to head to Schoenecker Arena to catch the St. Thomas men’s and women’s basketball teams, which are a combined 36-1 this season. Doug Hennes writes about their remarkable success in The Scroll.
USTDT 2015 National Champions

Tommie Dancers Earn Ninth National Title

The University of St. Thomas Dance Team placed first in the Open Division Hip Hop category at the Universal Dance Association College Nationals in Orlando, Florida, Jan. 17 and 18.
Engineering Faculty Portraits

The Beauty in Trying

Engineering professor Katherine Acton teaches students how to find beauty in the search for the best answer.
Julie Oseid

A Series of Surprises

UST School of Law professor Julie Oseid reflects on the surprises that have led to her career as a professor, researcher and author.
Writing Across the Curriculum Seminar

A Reflection on the Benefits and Joys of Faculty Research

With internal grants from the University of St. Thomas, Arijit Mazumdar has been able to carry out research about his home country of India – and the South Asian region – while sharing his unique perspective with the students he mentors.
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The Scroll: Humans of St. Thomas and Steven Winkel

The popular “Humans of St. Thomas” series returns to The Scroll with a profile of custodian Steve Winkel, described by writer Carol Bruess as a “very cool” person who is a dedicated dad of three teens, loves video games, winter and cats, has a passion for Civil War non-fiction and is “extremely afraid” of spiders.
Legos

Everything. Is. Awesome.

Rico Ferrarese, senior strategic risk manager of The LEGO Group, discusses how conscious choices help manage business uncertainty.
Future Classroom

Teaching in the Age of the Jetsons

Revamped classrooms are a direct response to the way workplaces, and the world, are changing, becoming collaborative and networked environments that often rely on a team approach to solving problems.
Campus Scenes

Tommie Traditions: January Term

Through nearly four decades January Term has been a tradition at St. Thomas – and also carries the tradition of consistently being debated.
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2015 Tommie Award Finalists Announced

Harrison Aslesen, Chad Berg and Mariann Kukielka have been voted finalists for the 2015 Tommie Award. The vote to determine the Tommie Award winner will be held Feb. 9-11.