April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Donations of new disposable diapers and diaper wipes will help young children in crisis through the work of Project Baby Bottoms, a local project dedicated to providing diapers and wipes to low-income areas and families.
Open forums will be held over the next two weeks with three finalists for the position of vice president for student affairs.
Please remember in your prayers Kathleen Boyd, who served as secretary to Monsignor Terrence Murphy for more than four decades.
Simonet is a marketing major and philosophy minor. He has served as a resident advisor and St. Thomas Activities and Recreation programming intern.
Night of Noise concludes Pride Week (April 13-16) and falls before Day of Silence (Friday, April 17), calling attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBTQ bullying and harassment in schools.
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 13-17.
Dr. Camille George, associate vice provost for global and local engagement, will host a brown bag lunch to discuss potential participation by St. Thomas in the Ashoka Changemaker Campus initiative.
Ghislaine Ball, Jessica Gjerde, James Hammar, Kim Herrema and Matthew Logering are the new members of the Exempt Staff Council.
Earn Vitality wellness points by attending events in St. Paul and Minneapolis. Sponsored by the Wellness Committee and the Exempt and Non-exempt Staff Councils.
The eXpress Account is a debit spending program available to UST registered students, faculty and staff.
Pates was a physical education alumnus at St. Thomas.
He taught Greek and Latin at St. Thomas from 1960-1990.
Dr. Calvin Hill and Father Larry Snyder will discuss “Mission and Diversity on the Move!” in a president’s brown bag luncheon on Thursday, April 9.
This week's notes feature faculty Michael Garrison, Hans Gustafson, Nekima Levy-Pounds, Nathaniel Nelson, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, Lisa Waldner, John Wendt and Meg Wilkes Karraker; and staff Becky Durham, Annie Johnson and James Rogers.
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.
This year’s festival has the theme of “Illumination” and features five events in April.
Current faculty and staff, and retirees: Sign up for the annual social golf outing at Oak Glen Golf Course in Stillwater, prizes, lunch and more. Register as a single or a team by May 20.
Victoria Barnett, from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, will speak in St. Paul on April 22.
At the annual Non-Exempt Staff Appreciation Breakfast on March 25, the NESC announced Julie Kimlinger as the recipient of the 2015 NESC Appreciation Award. A total of nine nominations were submitted for this year’s award.
Competitive rates start at 5.75 percent with further discounts given for members with acceptable credit scores.
The event will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in Owens Science Hall, Room 150 (3M Auditorium).
The last day to withdraw from a class without a grade of “F” for 2015 spring classes is Wednesday, April 22.
Named for the Pakistani activist shot by the Taliban, the fund supports adolescent girls around the world who are denied access to an education.
The 2010 alumna was injured in a car accident. A fund has been set up for her and her family.