Miles Trump, a 2011 St. Thomas alumnus and sports reporter for the Faribault Daily News, considers his relationship with Dave Nimmer "one of the great blessings of my life.” Today, Trump writes about the man who has had a remarkable influence on this campus over the last 25 years.
UST senior Caitlin Kelly encourages her peers to consider healthy alternatives for staying alert after what she learned about energy drinks.
This month, St. Thomas senior Elizabeth Chambers, junior Hunter Gaitan, sophomore Ryan Burke and biochemistry professor Dr. Adam Kay will help plant 96 plots of wildflowers on a vacant gravel pit in downtown St. Paul for their research study, The Helpful Flowers Project. The team will study biodiversity and how wildflowers remove toxic heavy metals from soil.
School of Law professor Susan Stabile discusses the significance of discovering the value and richness of interfaith dialogue based on her experiences in both the Tibetan Buddhist and Catholic faiths.
In 2012, Mike Johnson '90 qualified for "Boston" while running 12 marathons in 12 months. In 2013 he started Boston but did not finish when the race was stopped after two pressure cooker backpack bombs detonated near the finish line. This year, on Easter Monday, he completed his "marathon" trilogy and with three others helped carry a faltering runner to the Boston finish line. Their actions went viral on Twitter and can be viewed on YouTube.
Senior Sarah Strain's Young Scholars' Grant project studied the subtle ways in which the natural environment and sustainable behaviors are depicted in documentaries and Hollywood films from 1998 to 2013.
Gerald Rauenhorst, one of the most influential trustees and generous benefactors in the history of the University of St. Thomas, has passed away.
Treasured memories of times spent on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minn., in his youth were among the factors leading David Burke ’13 to create a clothing brand built around the Midwestern dedication to an outdoor lifestyle.
As the campus community celebrates Earth Week, many are looking at ways they can contribute to a more sustainable university. The View is doing its part by experimenting with a trend that has become a mainstay at colleges and universities nationwide.
Sara Darling ’02 M.B.A. always aspired to have her own company – it was just a matter of finding the right fit.
Dr. Terence Nichols, a theology professor at St. Thomas for 27 years and the founder and co-director of the university’s Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center, died Saturday of cancer.
The university’s accreditation now has been renewed for the maximum period, 10 years, until the 2023-2024 academic year.
Lenway will return to the Twin Cities where she previously served 21 years at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.
Dr. Richard Plumb, dean of the Seaver College of Science and Engineering at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, will become executive vice president and provost at the University of St. Thomas on July 15.
UST senior Angela Deeney decided to forgo the typical Lenten penance to instead take part in a movement that challenges the traditional definition of beauty.
St. Thomas Receives $1.5 Million From Xcel Energy’s Renewable Development Fund to Build Microgrid Research and Testing Center
The center will research microgrid control systems and test alternative-energy components through a broad collaboration of companies, students and faculty.
The winter of 2013-14 was the coldest in 35 years according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. But with temperatures after today predicted to be above freezing, it's only a matter of time before scenes like these show up all over campus.
Every Friday at 9 a.m. the freshmen class, which consisted of approximately 500 students, was required to attend an hour-long convocation in the small auditorium – an obligation that was obeyed with less than little enthusiasm. No one wanted to be there; however, what occurred one beautiful autumn morning is something that I will never forget.
A writer's life is never stagnant.
Erica Wilson '11 was entombed for 22 minutes under five feet of snow on a remote mountain in British Columbia. She never should have made it home.
Educator, pastor and faithful friend, Father John Malone “is all things to all people.”
St. Thomas has decided to sell the Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna, Minn., because it cannot continue to operate the center in a financially sustainable manner and has determined that expansion plans would not overcome ongoing weaknesses in the conference services market.
Family roots run deep when you dig into your genealogy, which Alex Haley did to write "Roots: The Saga of an American Family" (1976). Haley spoke on campus on Oct. 28, 1986.
Harry Rasmussen, a native of Sleepy Eye, Minn., attended the College of St. Thomas from fall 1938 until spring 1941. He went into the Army, apparently drafted, and was stationed in San Diego, Calif. On Dec. 7, 1941, following the attack on Pearl Harbor, he wrote a letter to his father. That historic letter and his four yearbooks have found their way home to St. Thomas. He served in the Army for four and a half years and then returned to campus.
Bankruptcy clinics help people find a fresh start.