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Living Learning Communities

Living and Learning as One

A new program offers students an opportunity to live and learn in small communities, creating a depth of experience that reaches beyond the classroom.
Danielle Liebl

Uniting Advocacy Work and a Law Degree

First-year law student Danielle Liebl, the founder of DIFFERbilities Experience, a nonprofit that promotes social inclusion and advocacy for youth with disabilities, intends to use a background in law to continue her advocacy work.
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Author to Address Islamophobia in March 2 Lecture

Todd Green, author of The Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West (Fortress Press, 2015), will be interviewed about his book Wednesday, March 2, at 7 p.m. in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall in the Anderson Student Center.
Xiaowen Guan

Humans of St. Thomas: Xiaowen Guan

Communication and journalism professor Xiaowen Guan's whole life is a blend of cultures, from her Chinese roots, to her research, to her Irish husband, to her Star Wars-approved son's name.
Primp

Primp and Cheap Chic

Michele Henry '06, co-owner of Primp Boutique, knows the allure of affordable fashion and cheap, brown paper.
Mary MacCarthy

Turning a Hug Into a Business

Mary MacCarthy '96 M.B.A. is the owner of Glorious Hugs, LLC, a social entrepreneurial venture with a goal you'll want to hug: alleviating loneliness in senior citizens through care packages filled with handmade art and other goodies that spark joy.
Samuel Olukiran

No Life in Isolation

A gunshot wound left St. Thomas graduate student Sam Olukiran alone and helpless on a street in Ibadan, Nigeria. This is how he survived, found Minnesota and now tries to make every moment - and every person - matter.
Rachel Weber, Erin Kern, and Hannah Tilstra posing above the city of Cusco. (Photos by Erin Kern)

Serving Through Song

The Festival Choir shared music, culture and service on a memorable trip to Peru.
Sophomore Dan Vlourde removes a Christmas sign in order to put up a new branding sign on a lamp post outside John Roach Center for the Liberal Arts January 29, 2016.

A Terrific Tommie Tuesday at St. Thomas 

President Sullivan urges members of the St. Thomas community to attend a special event on Tuesday, Feb. 2, to celebrate and launch a new brand identity for the university.