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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.

Rethinking Eve

Senior English major Joe Molohon spent last summer investigating how there's more to the story of Eve than meets the eye.
Patrick Fisher

Humans of St. Thomas: Patrick Fisher

Humans of St. Thomas visits with Patrick Fisher, a senior triple major in philosophy, Catholic studies and mathematics with a big appetite for big ideas.

Five Observations: Nina Totenberg

Award-winning National Public Radio legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg spoke to a full crowd in O'Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium as this year's Women History Month speaker.

Kyle Reid: Working It Out

Junior Kyle Reid, a 2011 Afghanistan veteran, works out to help cope with post-traumatic stress disorder and conversion disorder.
School of Engineering professor John Abraham talks with a student following a class in the John Roach Center for the Liberal Arts auditorium March 7, 2016. Photo by Mike Ekern '02

Five Observations: Climate Change Town Hall

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum hosted a town hall on climate change at St. Thomas on Feb. 23. She was joined by St. Thomas engineering professor John Abraham and University of Minnesota professor Mark Seeley.
Nathan Schultz '01

A Well-Chartered Course

Twin Cities Academy has become one of the leading charter schools in Minnesota. It’s no surprise that Tommies are involved at all levels.
Heather Bouwman

English Professor Sets Imagination Adrift in Second Fantasy Novel

Heather Bouwman, Ph.D., an English professor at the University of St. Thomas, lives and breathes her belief that we never outgrow children’s literature. Her second novel, a historical fantasy adventure for children called A Crack in the Sea, was published in January.
Joel Korte

Joel Korte ’07 Is Making His Own Beat

Joel Korte '06 has changed the role stuttering plays in his life. Once a shameful aspect, stuttering is now a part of his flourishing life that he openly talks about on a monthly podcast, StutterTalk.
Kyle Reid

The Weight of His World

Junior Kyle Reid has survived the unthinkable – in Afghanistan and at home. His dogged determination continues to inspire those around him.
Carol Bruess

Life’s a Bruess

Communication and journalism professor Carol Bruess delivers positive support and “radical encouragement.”
B.B. King

Depth of Field Icons: B.B. King

The legendary King of the Blues gave a "magical" performance and talk to a captivated sold-out audience at St. Thomas on Feb. 16, 1990.
Mark Neuzil in his canoe

Writing the Book on Canoes

Mark Neuzil’s love of nature (and everything that flows through it) is evident in his new book on the history of North American canoes.
Prodeo Academy Students

‘I Am Somebody!’

Prodeo Academy, a K-3 charter school founded by two St. Thomas alumni, is working to address the achievement gap in North Minneapolis.