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March Through the Arches

Depth of Field: Welcome Week

St. Thomas kicked off a new academic year with a Welcome Days program that included educational and entertaining programs for first-year students during their first few days on campus.
Move-In Day

Depth of Field: A Few of Their Favorite Things

There are 1,217 freshmen living on campus this year and on Sept. 2 most of them moved in. St. Thomas staff photographer Mark Brown asked a small sample of these students about the most important thing they brought with them.
Members of several different female religious order study in the O'Shaughnessy Library at the College of St. Thomas, 1960.

The First Coeds

The gender barrier on campus was broken long before the class of 1981.
Bridge Game

Bridge Game

A monthly card game among four titans of the university provides friendship, gossip and an earnest attempt to solve the world’s problems.

A New Way to Play the Game

When Matt Ames ’07, Colin Mihm ’11 and Stuart Lombardo ’13 first discovered bubble soccer – a game that was already popular in Australia – the three entrepreneurs and lifelong friends did some quick research an...
Shadow Falls, which is just west of the St. Paul campus. The falls were photographed as part of a hidden spaces story but never used.

Making the Most of a Minnesota Summer

Whether you live here or are due back for a visit to your alma mater, here are 10 things you probably didn't know you could do in Minnesota - from someone who should know.
Students talk in their small groups at the World Cafe event. (Photo provided)

World Cafe Event Brings Students Together for Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Classes from the departments of Business, Theology, Sociology, Justice and Peace Studies (JPST), Biology, and Health and Human Performance all gathered at the end of April to discuss HIV and AIDS, and how they could work together to have more effective and well-rounded approaches to solving problems.
Wiffle Ball World Series

Tommie Traditions: World Series of Wiffle Ball

The Saint John Vianney's annual Wiffle Ball World Series is a marquee event on the "God Quad" of St. Thomas' north campus, complete with national anthem, root beer floats and a championship trophy.
Students walk past The Arches amidst trees covered in pink blossoms April 26, 2016.

St. Thomas Making Headway in Bid to Become Ashoka Changemaker Campus

Since early last year, a small team of St. Thomas faculty, staff and students has been taking steps toward earning the special designation granted by Ashoka, a nonprofit and the largest network of social entrepreneurs in the world. If all continues to go smoothly, the team is hopeful that St. Thomas will be designated a Changemaker Campus in early 2017.
Hult Prize Winners

Thinking Outside the Huddle

In the midst of Tommie Football's quest for the NCAA Division III national title, four of the players vied for the prestigious Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship competition with $1 million in seed money on the line. The team won the St. Thomas competition and competed in the global regional competition in March in San Francisco.