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Photo Services Best of 2015

Sunset through a Minneapolis skyway. A solemn procession of the faithful. A lizard. St. Thomas photographers picked these moments and others as their favorites from the more than 5,000 photographs collected in 2015.
History Professor Patti Kameya talks with students during an East Asian Civilizations class in a classroom in the Murray-Herrick Campus Center (MHC) in St. Paul. Undergraduate students are required to take at least one history class before they graduate.

A ‘Major’ Decision at St. Thomas

Every year, hundreds of students at St. Thomas decide what they want to major in. Coming to that conclusion can be an interesting mix of courtship, likability and the pursuit of the right fit.
Mollie Laidly

Studying Street Photography

During her freshman year, English major Mollie Laidly studied and presented on street photographer Vivian Maier.
Students take notes during a class. (Photo by Mark Brown)

How Did That Become a Class?

Outside-of-the-box classes allow professors to share research interests while students develop critical-thinking skills and foster connections in the community.
VO2 Max

How It Works: VO2 Max Test

A VO2 max test provides athletes – whether professional or recreational – accurate, personalized data they can use to tailor their training and reach their goals. Dr. Paul Mellick of St. Thomas' Health and Human Performance Department, and one intrepid Newsroom writer will show you what this grueling test is like.
Stan Lee

Depth of Field Icons: Stan Lee

Stan Lee, of Marvel Comics and co-creator of many comic legends, such as Spider-Man, the Hulk and Iron Man, visited St. Thomas in 1978.
Baseball Light Painting

St. Thomas Wins Publication Awards

St. Thomas has won five publications awards, including two gold awards, in the annual “Pride of CASE V” contest sponsored by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
Deflated Basketball

The Failure of Youth Sports

Dr. John Tauer, men's basketball coach and a psychology professor at St. Thomas, discusses his new book on youth sports and parenting.
Stairway to Heaven

Hidden Spaces

Photography director Mike Ekern crouched, climbed and crept around the St. Paul campus to capture some hidden treasures.