Don Weinkauf, dean of the St. Thomas School of Engineering, was among 40 engineering deans from across the U.S. who met at the White House Tuesday to promote engineering education tied to the National Academy of Engineers' Grand Challenges.
Earlier this month, readers met St. Thomas junior Nick Jordan in a Humans of St. Thomas Scroll, and also learned about his friend and classmate Nyasia Arradondo. She is so interesting that Scroll correspondents Carol Bruess and Meredith Heneghan felt compelled to write a separate Scroll about her.
The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business announced that, in partnership with Target, it would offer executive education non-degree courses at no charge, as well as reduced tuition in graduate degree programs, to recently displaced Target team members.
Carol Bruess went fishing for her next Humans of St. Thomas feature and found NJ, a “crazy-cool” student and budding songwriter who “spreads kindness and love with intention.” She also provides the first-ever music link in the Scroll featuring the debut of NJ’s catchy, soulful single “Old School.”
Last year, while standing in line for coffee in Anderson Student Center, sophomore Lauren Vallez found herself in the middle of a debate between engineering professor John Abraham and one of his students. This random encounter heavily shaped the course of her studies at St. Thomas.
For more than four decades St. Thomas' Selim Center for Learning in Later Years has brought lifelong learners to campus, enriching the existing educational offerings and creating a vibrant portion of the school's community.
Tuition rates will rise 3.9 percent beginning this summer for undergraduate students – the same increase as this year and tied for the second-lowest rate increase in 21 years – and graduate program tuition will rise an average of 3.4 percent.