In the past few years, many of St. Thomas Biology Department faculty member and Environmental Science program director Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt's studies have employed a beguiling tool: a breast cancer cell genetically modified with a firefly gene.
Tyner has served as interim officer of diversity and inclusion since July 2015, when she succeeded Dr. Calvin Hill, and looks forward to filling the position on a permanent basis. She will serve on the president’s cabinet.
The St. Thomas School of Law has moved up 24 places in the annual rankings conducted by U.S. News & World Report, which also ranked the university’s graduate programs in business, education and social work.
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.
Tuition rates will rise 3.9 percent beginning this summer for undergraduate students – the same increase as each of the last two years and tied for the second-lowest rate increase in 22 years – and graduate program tuition will rise an average of 2.8 percent.