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.
Quantum Dots

A ‘Quantum’ Leap to Italy

Senior Cecilia Gentle spent 10 weeks in Perugia, Italy, last summer studying quantum dots, tiny crystals that glow when exposed to light, for use in solar cells.
Solar Panels

Solar Panels Help Sustain Knowledge

The solar panels installed on the Anderson Student Center will not only reduce energy costs but also serve as a learning tool for several classes.
Sousada Chidthachack

For the Love of Math

Sousada Chidthachack’s ’06 family escaped Communist Laos and a refugee camp in Thailand. Now she’s ready to open doors for young women and minorities in mathematics.
Semhar Araia

From Here to Eritrea

Semhar Araia ’99 began her activism at a young age and now works to advance the role of women in leadership positions.
School of Law alum Mike Hanson hikes the appalachian trail

Trail of Discovery

Blind since infancy, Mike Hanson ’87, ’05 J.D. was used to overcoming challenges. Then he decided to hike the entire Appalachian Trail.
Football vs Saint John's

Tommie Traditions: School Spirit

What is a college campus without school spirit? Here are four ways the St. Thomas community supports its athletic teams: Caruso's Crew, Tailgating, Purple on the Plaza and Fanamaniac.
Campus Scenes

Undergrad Enrollment Down a Bit, Grad Enrollment Up a Bit

After six years of slight declines, overall enrollment held steady this year. Five of UST’s seven academic divisions showed graduate-level increases; the freshman class is the third-largest on record and has one of the best academic profiles ever.
Michael Lackey. Photo by Nina Francine.

A Conversation With Author Michael Lackey ’86

Lackey interviewed 16 world-renowned writers, including Joyce Carol Oates and Russell Banks, for his book, Truthful Fictions: Conversations with American Biographical Novelists, published by Bloomsbury earlier this year.