This week's notes feature faculty Stephen Brookfield, William Cavert, Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, John Froula, Karen Howard, Mike Klein, John Martens, Jeni McDermott, Debbie Monson, Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, William Ojala, Lisa Prevette, Buffy Smith, Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan, William Stevenson, Lisa Waldner and Christian D. Washburn; staff Artika Tyner; students Chad Arnhold, Dan Conrad, Anna Folska, Kiersten Idzorek, Francesca Ippoliti, Ryan B. Johnson, Kara Kassekert, Jack Kellner, Laura Kvasnicka, Maria Neuzil, Claire Spangenberg, Michael Stodolka, Samantha Whitcomb, Thomas Wieser and Divine Zheng.
St. Thomas will send one team to the regional Hult Prize competition in San Francisco. The Hult Prize is an annual competition geared toward creating and launching compelling social entrepreneurship ideas.
The Office of International Students and Scholars is moving forward with several initiatives to enhance the experience of international students on campus and minimize barriers they may encounter while at St. Thomas.
As political campaigns intensify this fall, Vice President for Student Affairs Karen Lange reminds the St. Thomas community about the university’s political activity policy and encourages respectful dialogue and behavior.