She was the mother of Provost Richard Plumb.
Former NASA project manager John Mankins will describe a proposal for harvesting solar energy in outer space and beaming it to earth.
St. Thomas' Luann Dummer Center for Women is sponsoring her presentation, "Women and Native Struggles: Toward Ecological Transformation," which will be held 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in O'Shaughnessy Education Center Auditorium.
St. Thomas’ 9,200-volume Celtic Collection started 98 years ago.
The free events are part of the annual Forum on Workplace Inclusion.
She was a benefactor of the Center for Catholic Studies at St. Thomas. Sitzmann Hall is named after her and her husband, Eugene.
At 105, Hilgers was one of St. Thomas’ oldest living alumni.
She was a UST freshman during the 2014 fall semester.
This week's notes feature faculty Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, Joseph Fitzharris, Matthew George, Hans Gustafson, Cindy Hall, Karen Howard, Mike Klein, Matthew Mehaffey, Lisa Prevette, Manjeet Rege, Lesley Scibora, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, Christian Washburn, John Wendt, Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff Drew Puroway and Jim Rogers; students Nick Benish, Chad Hewitt, Kristin Mueller and Ryan Smith; and alumni Amber Schoenecker ’13 and Kristin Braden ’14 .
Four tenured faculty members were promoted, and 16 were granted tenure and promoted simultaneously to associate professor.
She was the wife of Quentin Hietpas '53, emeritus vice president of external affairs; mother of David Hietpas '85, Tom Hietpas '87 and Paul Hietpas '99, physical plant services; grandmother of Matt Endres '08, Sara O'Neill '12 and Paige Hietpas '18; and mother-in-law of Tom Gavin '74, Tom Endre '80, Dan Bettenburg '87 and Tanya Hietpas '93.
The 27th annual event will be at the Minneapolis Convention Center from March 17-19.
Faculty who are taking students off campus for experiential or service-based components are encouraged strongly to register their courses.
If you are interested in promoting the greater good for your colleagues, department and the university, and want to get involved with a cross-section of St. Thomas professionals, nominate yourself or someone you know to serve on the Exempt Staff Council.
The 2015 Faculty and Staff Annual Campaign will kick off in March.
Seniors John Umarov and Julio Vasquez and sophomore Chad Helland were chosen to attend the gathering of up-and-coming social entrepreneurs based on a project they are developing with the St. Thomas chapter of Engineers for a Sustainable World.
The Career Development Center recently sent out a survey to those graduating during the 2013-14 school year and found that 93.9 percent reported employment, enrollment in a graduate program, volunteer service or enlistment in the military.
The name sums it up: It’s at noon, it’s about art and it’s about music. It’s always fun and all are welcome.
The award is given in recognition for significant career contributions and service to music education in Minnesota.
Puto is the sixth St. Thomas administrator to become president of a college or university in the past 13 years.
A special event to celebrate the publication of a book about former St. Thomas Dean Bruce Kramer’s battle with ALS will be held Wednesday, March 25, in O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium at St. Thomas.
The strategic collaboration will leverage EduCo’s international recruitment and student support expertise.
Hale taught at the University of St. Thomas as a visiting professor in accounting for two summer session in the master’s program.
He was the husband of Joan (Zilka) Feely '09; brother of sophomore Jane Feely and Joe Feely '14; son of Dan Feely '80 and Maureen Feely '03; and grandson of Tom Feely, a longtime coach at St. Thomas.
Theologians from 20 Universities to Gather Here March 12-14 for Conference on Vatican II’s ‘Gaudium et Spes’
The conference marks the 50th anniversary of one of Vatican II’s most important documents. All four of the conference’s keynote lectures are free and open to the public.