A student holds a pen poised over notebook paper during an economics class January 23, 2014 in O'Shaughnessy Educational Center.

The Future Diplomat

Adam BenSalem ’15, a justice and peace studies major, interned with the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project, a locally based nonprofit that works to rebuild relationships and understanding between Iraqis and Americans.
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The Scroll: Humans of St. Thomas and Talee Vang

Talee Vang is one remarkable woman – Thai refugee camp survivor, mother of three young children, granddaughter of a legendary Hmong general’s confidant and St. Thomas doctoral student in professional psychology. Carol Bruess and Meredith Heneghan caught up with her at a coffee shop for a Humans of St. Thomas interview for The Scroll.
Katherine Acton

Engineering a Healthy Balance

An exceptional level of faculty gender balance in a male-dominated field has helped the mechanical engineering program create an environment of optimism and forward thinking.
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The Act of Transformation

Shannon Scott ’10 M.A, adjunct professor of English, knows a lot about werewolf literature. She will have an essay appear in She-Wolf: A Cultural History of the Female Werewolf.
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Equality, Inclusion and FemCom

The Feminist Community, a student-run group at St. Thomas, is striving to end sexual assault, teach acceptance and spread the idea of feminism.
David Duccini

Doing a Bit of Good With Bitcoin

David Duccini ’94, ’99 M.S.S.E., is the founder of Do a Bit of Good, a Bitcoin-based charitable organization he hopes will do some good while helping to change the conversation on cryptocurrencies.
School of Social Work students (from left) Alison Paz, Lauren Olson and Claire Smart, and professor Ande Nesmith. (Photo by Mike Ekern '02)

Putting the Pieces Together

Seniors Lauren Olson, Claire Smart and Alison Paz were the last group to work on Dr. Ande Nesmith’s two-year research study on youth transitioning out of foster care.
Third Place, Sense of Place: Photo by Evan Steeves, Kylemore Abbey, Ireland. National University of Ireland, Galway Irish Language Summer Course 2014

Tommie Traditions: Studying Abroad

Study abroad – and its role among St. Thomas' overall international education picture – has had a long and storied path to the healthy status it enjoys today.
The "great hall" on the second floor of the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library. Photo by Mike Ekern.

A Thousand Stories at St. Thomas’ Libraries

National Library Week offers a prime opportunity to take a glimpse inside St. Thomas' four libraries, whose offerings and uses are as varied as the thousands of people who visit them every year.
Undergraduate business students befriended these two boys, Junior and Thomas, during a service trip to Haiti.

From Here to Haiti

Students spent a week in Haiti learning about a way of life starkly different from their own.
Joyce Peppin

Getting the House in Order

House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin's UST MBA allows her to see the connection between successfully running a business and effectively running the state.