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Tommies Unspoken: Students Share Their Secrets

Based on Frank Warren's PostSecret ongoing community art project, Tommies Unspoken invited students to anonymously share their concerns, fears or issues they might find difficult to talk about.
Purple Greenhouse

Beneath Purple Lights, St. Thomas Robot Project Blooms

The purple light emanating from the Owens Science Hall greenhouse isn't the School of Engineering's homage to the late, great Prince. A cross-departmental team at St. Thomas is testing a robot with the overall goal of addressing the world crisis of food shortages and the development of new technologies to grow healthy crops using less man-made and natural resources.

St. Thomas Hires Presbyterian, Jewish, Muslim Faith Leaders

The Office for Campus Ministry has hired a Presbyterian minister, Jewish rabbi and Muslim faith leader onto its pastoral staff, another step forward in the university’s push toward supporting all faiths on campus and throughout the St. Thomas community.
Vanessa De La Vega Meza

Depth of Field: Dease Scholarship Day

Highland Park Senior High School senior Vanessa De La Vega Meza thought she was sitting down to an interview. Little did she know, she was about to receive the Dease Scholarship, a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to attend St. Thomas.
Michael Stevens

Humans of St. Thomas: Michael Stevens

Michael Stevens, co-president of St. Thomas' Theology Club and a theology major, loves studying, you guessed it, theology. He also can out eat most humans at a buffet and go head to head with the world's greatest PlayStation enthusiasts.

Dougherty Family College Now Accepting Applications

The Dougherty Family College Associate of Arts degree is uniquely designed to help ensure the success of underserved students who may be the first in their family to attend college, or those who have limited support or financial assistance to pursue a four-year degree.
Art Cullen Pulitzer Prize

1980 St. Thomas Journalism Grad Wins Pulitzer Prize

Art Cullen, a 1980 St. Thomas graduate, had a strong feeling he would win the Pulitzer Prize for a series of editorials in the Storm Lake Times, a 3,000-circulation, twice-a-week newspaper in northwestern Iowa. Turns out he was right.
Jonathon Shields

Humans of St. Thomas: Jonathon Shields

Humans of St. Thomas caught up with junior music performance and music business major Jonathon Shields, who uses his musical talents to bring joy to elderly homes and children hospitals around the Twin Cities.
Kyle and Andee Reid

Kyle Reid: Life and Love With Andee

The support of his wife, Andee, who doubles as a full-time caretaker, has been critical for St. Thomas' Kyle Reid as he lives life with post-traumatic stress disorder and conversion disorder.
Tad Jude

A Career of Public Service

From being the youngest elected representative in Minnesota history to his current role as a district judge, Tad Jude has built his career on public service.
Meghan Sharkus

Humans of St. Thomas: Meghan Sharkus

Megan Sharkus is tackling the same challenges as her freshman classmates, plus the added challenge of running her own business, which is dedicated to improving the education, design appeal and safety of insulin kits for children with diabetes.
Yahuru Williams

Yohuru Williams Named Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Yohuru Williams, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University in Connecticut, will become the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of St. Thomas on July 17. Williams will succeed Dr. Terence Langan, who has led the college since 2011.
Eric Fort

The Art of Making Molecules

Since Dr. Eric Fort joined the university in 2010, he has been working with undergraduate students on a research project that continues to journey not only onto roads not taken but roads (pleasantly) unforeseen.