VO2 Max

How It Works: VO2 Max Test

A VO2 max test provides athletes – whether professional or recreational – accurate, personalized data they can use to tailor their training and reach their goals. Dr. Paul Mellick of St. Thomas' Health and Human Performance Department, and one intrepid Newsroom writer will show you what this grueling test is like.
Stan Lee

Depth of Field Icons: Stan Lee

Stan Lee, of Marvel Comics and co-creator of many comic legends, such as Spider-Man, the Hulk and Iron Man, visited St. Thomas in 1978.
Baseball Light Painting

St. Thomas Wins Publication Awards

St. Thomas has won five publications awards, including two gold awards, in the annual “Pride of CASE V” contest sponsored by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
Deflated Basketball

The Failure of Youth Sports

Dr. John Tauer, men's basketball coach and a psychology professor at St. Thomas, discusses his new book on youth sports and parenting.
Stairway to Heaven

Hidden Spaces

Photography director Mike Ekern crouched, climbed and crept around the St. Paul campus to capture some hidden treasures.
The glowing clock tower of Terrence Murphy Hall is seen against the Minneapolis skyline the night of October 5, 2015.

Opus College of Business Earns National Recognition

The Evening UST MBA program offered by the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business is among the best in the country, according to the annual Bloomberg Businessweek Best Business Schools 2015 list.
Geoff Saign

Writer by Nature

Author and activist Geoffrey Saign brings the outdoors into children’s imaginations.

How It Works: Keeping Campus Beautiful

Grounds crew staff and students keep the St. Paul campus looking beautiful year-round, making a striking first impression for visitors and a gorgeous environment for students, faculty and staff.
Anna Nolan

‘A Great Ambassador’

Anna Kate Nolan – the only college student invited on Minnesota’s first trade mission to Mexico since 2000 – focused her work on educational cooperation.
Todd Lawrence

Humans of St. Thomas: Todd Lawrence

English professor Todd Lawrence got to St. Thomas thanks to as little math as possible, a smoke-filled advising session from a college professor, and a just plain love of books.
Buddy's Nut Butter

The Local Peanut That Could

Entrepreneurship Andrew Kincheloe '12 turned his favorite childhood food into Buddy's Small Batch Nut Butter, a thriving brand that's now sold in 300 stores across five Midwestern states.
St. Thomas Day 2008 Distinguished Alumnus  Award winner Dan Buettner (class of 1983) talks during a video interview at Buettner's office in Minneapolis. Taken January 14, 2008.

Five Observations From ‘Blue Zones City’

Dan Buettner '83, The New York Times-bestselling author of Blue Zones, gave a short but memorable talk on longevity last week. He's been studying the world's healthiest communities for more than a decade.