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Depth of Field: Photo Services’ Best of 2014

The quiet contemplation of a documentary videographer. The excitement of a football fan. The rapture of a musical performance. We’ve picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2014 as our favorites of the year.
Kari Jo Faulhaber '10 recently won an Upper Midwest Regional Emmy for "A place to lay your head: Karl's story," a documentary that follows a homeless man's experience at the Dorothy Day Center.

The Story of the Storyteller

Kari Jo Faulhaber '10 recently won an Upper Midwest Regional Emmy for "A place to lay your head: Karl's story," a documentary that follows a homeless man's experience at the Dorothy Day Center.
Sousada Chidthachack

Board of Trustees Approves Strategic Plan

The University of St. Thomas has a new strategic plan, “St. Thomas 2020: Living Our Mission, Expanding Our Horizon.” The Board of Trustees unanimously has approved the plan.
A sheep's brain used by Robin Willenbring as part of her work with Brainwaves.

Connecting Through Brainwaves

Robin Willenbring '12 is co-director of Brainwaves, a student-run organization based out of the Rochester Mayo Clinic that helps bring science into the classroom.
Jeff Sevaldson and Joey Nesbitt (Photo provided)

Marching to the Light of Their Own Drums

Joey Nesbitt '12 and Jeff Sevaldson '11 started their own company, DrumLite, while they were at St. Thomas. A couple of years and a Super Bowl later, their company is still growing.
Jane Canney

Canney Announces Resignation

Dr. Jane Canney, vice president for student affairs at St. Thomas since 2004, has announced her resignation, effective Dec. 31.
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St. Thomas Breaks Into Top 10 Schools for Study Abroad Participation

The Open Doors 2014 report showed that St. Thomas’ undergraduate study abroad participation is on the rise, ranking eighth this year, and remains among the leading American institutions for undergraduate students who study abroad. International student enrollment at St. Thomas retained its fifth-place rank among Minnesota colleges and universities.
Last Chance Mass

Tommie Traditions: Last Chance Mass

Originally started for the St. Thomas football team by Father William Baer, former rector of St. John Vianney Seminary, Last Chance Mass is a Sunday evening service that welcomes students from across campus.
Kelsey Benton

Rethinking Depression

The Excel! Research Scholars Program gave junior Kelsey Benton the opportunity to conduct research on depression and stress over the summer.
Frank DeAngelis

Saying Goodbye to Columbine

Videographer Chris Hansen ’09 followed principal Frank DeAngelis during his final year at Columbine High School.
Tidal Debris

Answers in Galaxies Far, Far Away

This year sophomore Maria McQuillan and junior Nick Sinn have joined forces with Dr. Elizabeth Wehner, assistant professor in St. Thomas' Physics Department, to scrutinize images of far-away galaxies taken on a .9 meter telescope housed at Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona.
AARC Cardio and Weight Room Scenes

Want the Grade? Get Off Your Butt

St. Thomas health and human performance major Emily Hulstein studied her peers and landed a key finding: There's a direct correlation between that half hour at the gym and the grade on your history exam.