At about 1:45 p.m. Monday, April 29, Public Safety received information from the St. Paul Police Department that three unknown suspects entered an unlocked apartment, held a resident at gunpoint, and possibly removed personal property items from inside.
At 2:10 p.m. Monday, April 29, a UST student reported she was walking from 11th Street through the plaza area, toward the Terrence Murphy Hall entrance, when an unidentified suspect approached the student from behind, grabbed her cell phone, then forcibly shoved her to the ground.
The event hosted by the Globally Minded Student Association was attended by 400 people and included a special recognition of Dr. Paul Schons, the long-time St. Thomas faculty member and founder of the study abroad program, who died in October.
A student-planned celebration will be held on the lower quad. Grab a T-shirt and plan to line up at 11:45 a.m.
Start making plans. Study Abroad already had 448 completed applications by the priority deadline on April 11. A list of courses that are full, waitlisted and open will be available in early May.
Speake was recognized for demonstrating excellence in scholarship, accomplishments, leadership and service in the fields of family science and family studies.
This week’s notes feature faculty Hans Gustafson, Bonnie Holub, J. Thomas Ippoliti, Lisa Waldner and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff James Rogers and Tori Svoboda; and students Nick Chang, Lisa Schulz and Xavier Vergara.
UST alumni responses indicate increases in employment, graduate study, volunteerism and military service. Listed is a sample of the class’ employment status and median salary range by career path.
Spiegel has been at National Public Radio since 2003 and has won some of the nation’s top awards for journalism. Her talk is free, but reservations are required.
St. Thomas alumnus Dr. Joseph Scherer, executive director of the Superintendents’ National Dialogue, will speak at the 16th annual Julian Parker Lecture.
The awards recognize members of the University of St. Thomas community for their outstanding commitment to international and intercultural awareness.
More than 1,700 St. Thomas faculty, staff and students have completed a survey that will assist Dr. Julie Sullivan, president-elect, with strategic planning efforts after she becomes the 15th president of St. Thomas on July 1.
Wintry weather has prompted St. Thomas to cancel undergraduate and graduate classes that begin after 4 p.m. today (April 18) on the university’s campuses in St. Paul and Minneapolis, announced Dr. Susan Huber, executive vice president and chief academic officer. The campuses will remain open for scheduled activities and events later this afternoon and evening, Huber said.
The awards were presented at conferences held April 12-13.
Get the latest on St. Thomas’ May 25 undergraduate, graduate and graduate business commencement ceremonies.
The Modern and Classical Languages Department announces that Elementary Chinese I will be offered for the first time at St. Thomas. Spoken Modern Irish Gaelic I also will be offered.
Apply by Wednesday, April 24.
This week’s notes feature faculty Tanya Gladney, William Kinney, Peter Parilla, Kim Vrudny, Lisa Waldner, Martin Warren and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff members Tom Couillard and N. Curtis May; students Kylee Joosten, Emilee Sirek, Victoria Speake and Mitchell Wolff; and alumna Jynette Larshus.
Campus Ministry invites the community to take part in a vigil at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, April 18, on Campus Way, outside the Campus Ministry office (Anderson Student Center Room 207).
The program was recorded at St. Thomas last week.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, president-elect, is asking faculty, staff and students to complete a short survey that will assist her with strategic planning efforts. A link to the survey will be sent to St. Thomas email addresses on Tuesday, April 16.