Publications

Students Shayna Thostenson, Jack Kellner and Sarah Howe record soil samples in October 2016 at The Nature Conservancy's John E. Williams Preserve. Photo by Noelle Laske '20.

The Plight of the Piping Plover

Through field research and high-level data analysis, 10 freshmen and two CAS professors will attempt to get to the bottom of the plover’s shrinking habitat as part of the Sustainability Learning-Living Communit...
Biochemistry student Kelly DeBoom pipettes material into a vial August 1, 2016 in Owens Science Hall. Taken for CAS Spotlight magazine. Photo by Mike Ekern.

Building New Bonds

Most chemists will say that students learn chemistry by doing chemistry. One of my own mentors used to say, “Education is not a spectator sport.” Research provides a unique opportunity for hands-on work and the...
Board member Nicole Bernardi listens during a Catholic Studies Advisory Board meeting at Terrence Murphy Hall on the Minneapolis campus on January 12, 2015. Catholic Studies Professor Dr. Robert Kennedy is pictured to the left. Photo by Mark Brown.

Q & A With Nicole Bernardi

Nicole Bernardi joined the College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board in September of 2015. She also has the distinction of being one of the earliest and longest serving members of the Catholic Studies Advisor...
Anderson Student Center

The Tommie Transformation

St. Thomas has been educating students since 1885. How has the student body changed during the last 130 years?
Steve Fritz Bobblehead

Purple and Gray

Student, staff member, coach and athletic director – Steve Fritz celebrates 50 years as the ultimate Tommie.
Missy Pederson

Reading the Green

From hard courts to fairways, Missy Pederson ’02 stays in the game.
Ginny Hubbard Morris

Trustee Profile: Listen Up

Ginny Hubbard, a member of the Institutional Advancement Committee who joined the St. Thomas Board of Trustees in 2014, has a long and varied radio career.
Rob Vischer

Learning By Doing

School of Law Dean Robert Vischer: "Our commitment to 'learning by doing' cannot only inspire a passion for service and instill a deeper understanding of how the law works, it also can, put simply, help our students get jobs."
Bryan Huffman

Life Lessons

As assistant general counsel for St. Paul Public Schools, Bryan Huffman '11 J.D. advises district administration on intellectual property law, lease agreements, data requests, and labor and employment.
Members of several different female religious order study in the O'Shaughnessy Library at the College of St. Thomas, 1960.

The First Coeds

The gender barrier on campus was broken long before the class of 1981.
Bridge Game

Bridge Game

A monthly card game among four titans of the university provides friendship, gossip and an earnest attempt to solve the world’s problems.
A white board covered with a lengthy math equation in the office of Department of Mathematics Chair and Professor Patrick Van Fleet in O'Shaughnessy Science Hall. Van Fleet was working on an equation that is used for computer image modeling. Photo by Mark Brown.

A Research Journey Full Circle

Patrick Van Fleet’s initial mathematical research as a graduate student focused on spline functions. Before computers, architects used a flexible rubber tool called a spline to help them render irregular curve...
Students act in an improv exercise during an English class in the Leather Room in the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center on Oct. 28, 2015. Members of the Wonderlust Theater participated in a residency on campus with several different classes and programs, working with English and Theater students on improvisation skills and script writing. English professor Amy Muse, back right, and Wonderlust Theater co-Artistic Director Alan Berks, middle back (wearing blue shirt) look on. Photos by Mark Brown.

1921 Play Sees 21st-century Revival

“We carry within us a real and painful drama.” These words interrupt a rehearsal scene in Luigi Pirandello’s play “Six Characters in Search of an Author.” Six characters enter the theater. Abandoned by their cr...