Geoff Saign

Writer by Nature

Author and activist Geoffrey Saign brings the outdoors into children’s imaginations.
Anna Nolan

‘A Great Ambassador’

Anna Kate Nolan – the only college student invited on Minnesota’s first trade mission to Mexico since 2000 – focused her work on educational cooperation.
University of St. Thomas Trustee Brian Wenger, executive vice president and chief legal officer of Optum, talks during a trustee profile interview on August 3, 2015, in his office in Eden Prairie.

A Man of His Word

Trustee Brian Wenger combines his background in both law and business to create success.

Senior Stride

Graduation provides these eight seniors with time to reflect on past accomplishments and look forward to what the future may hold.

A Welcome Change in Cuba

Nancy Zingale, a retired St. Thomas political science professor, has been involved in educational and cultural exchanges between St. Thomas and Cuba since 1999. She was in Havana when President Barack Obama announced a significant change to U.S.-Cuban relations last December.
women's basketball

The New Dawn of Title IX

Thirty-seven words put into law by President Richard Nixon in 1972 have had far-reaching effects for more than 44,000 St. Thomas female graduates, including more than 3,000 women athletes.
Car tail lights at night

Nick and Bekka

How a hit-and-run forever changed the lives of two students (and everyone who knows them).
St. Thomas Summer


Published poet Tracy Youngblom ’96 shares one of her pieces with the St. Thomas community.

Depth of Field: WineHaven

Photographer Mike Ekern explored WineHaven, a Chisago City winery and vineyard run by Kyle Peterson.

Family Vine

Two family-run wineries have found their niche in a busy and rapidly expanding marketplace.

A Tommie’s Neverland

Nick Dahlen '16 finds "faith, and trust, and pixie dust" under the big top at Circus Juventas.
Erik Nielsen

When Tragedy Comes to Campus

Interim vice president for student affairs, Karen Lange, reflects on the sudden death of sophomore Erik Nielsen and the campus-wide response to the tragedy.
Frank DeAngelis

Saying Goodbye to Columbine

Videographer Chris Hansen ’09 followed principal Frank DeAngelis during his final year at Columbine High School.
Sousada Chidthachack

For the Love of Math

Sousada Chidthachack’s ’06 family escaped Communist Laos and a refugee camp in Thailand. Now she’s ready to open doors for young women and minorities in mathematics.
Semhar Araia

From Here to Eritrea

Semhar Araia ’99 began her activism at a young age and now works to advance the role of women in leadership positions.
Andrew Duff

A Proud Lifer

Trustee Andrew Duff aspired to work for Piper Jaffray & Hopwood as a teenager and that dream never went away. He was hired by Piper after graduating from Tufts. After 34 years, he's still there and has served as its chairman and CEO for more than a decade.
School of Law alum Mike Hanson hikes the appalachian trail

Trail of Discovery

Blind since infancy, Mike Hanson ’87, ’05 J.D. was used to overcoming challenges. Then he decided to hike the entire Appalachian Trail.