Ronaldo "Rony" Lec. Photo by Alice K. Moffett.

Native Son, Native Seeds

Ronaldo "Rony" Lec Ajcot '94 is the founder of the Institute for Mesoamerican Permaculture, a not-for-profit organization that is reviving ancient Mayan farming practices to improve food security and self-sufficiency in his native Mesoamerica.
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Humans of St. Thomas: Mashael Aljahdali

Carol Bruess is back with this year's first installment of the popular Humans of St. Thomas series. She chats with graduate student Mashael Aljahdali who loves her family and dreams of working at a university – and who is almost never not smiling.
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Sullivan Encourages Concepts for the Common Good

President Julie Sullivan Tuesday encouraged the St. Thomas community to define concepts in which the university should live out its mission statement to advance the common good. She issued her challenge during the president’s annual academic convocation address.
Incoming freshmen walk across the lower quad past clapping faculty and staff during the freshman March Through the Arches September 2, 2014. A "Think Critically" mission sign is prominently featured.

Celebrate Welcome Week 2015

The University of St. Thomas will kick off the 2015-16 school year with a host of Welcome Week events open to all students, faculty and staff.
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Honesty Is the Best Policy

Opus College of Business marketing professor Lisa Abendroth studies the power of word-of-mouth marketing.
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The Scroll: The Dean and Scooter

St. Thomas has lost two beloved figures with the deaths of retired Dean of Students Bill Malevich earlier this month and Monsignor James Lavin three years ago. Doug Hennes, who knew them as a student, admired them as an alumnus and worked with them as an administrator, pays tribute to the two gentlemen today in The Scroll.