Exercise science majors Rachel Britton and Marysa Meyer teamed up to see if abdominal strength plays a role in figure skaters’ ability to complete jump rotations.
If you had been passing by the biomechanics lab on the second floor of the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex on a recent cold April morning and glanced in the window, you might have stopped for a longer look.
Researchers from the Shenehon Center for Real Estate examine why the Twin Cities continues to have so few homes on the market.
Christian theologians have baptized Platonic intellectual intuition by applying it to the biblical texts that describe an encounter with God as a kind of seeing. Thomas Aquinas summed up this tradition when he wrote: “the highest and perfect happiness of intellectual nature consists in the vision of God.”
Data shows the semiannual survey of 50 commercial real estate industry leaders correctly predicted this year’s higher rents, occupancy rates and the cost of building materials.
Researchers predict $837 in household holiday spending, the highest found by University of St. Thomas marketing professors in the 12 years of their spending-intent survey.
Assistant professor Dr. Gaston “Chip” Small of the Biology Department has been published in the journal Science, the world’s leading publication for scientific news.
A senior at St. Thomas, the St. Cloud native met with more than 60 school-age children twice a week at a YMCA summer camp.
Geographically dispersed teams face unique challenges; Susan Heidorn sheds some light on how to maneuver them
Median home sale prices in May continued to show significant gains compared to the same period last year.
As people and businesses interact on the internet, knowing foreign laws and the philosophical and historical underpinnings for those laws becomes increasingly important. Opus College of Business Ethics and Business Law professor Susan Marsnik travels the world as one of the leading experts on comparative intellectual property law writing in the United States.
St. Thomas seniors Paige Peterson, Chelsea Mills and Alex Mathison studied six hours of recorded video footage of the Minnesota Zoo snow monkeys to discover how parental interference influences their play behavior
To what degree is each of us a good person? Well, researchers of moral psychology want to know not only the degree to which each of us is a good person but also how we generally become good people.
Charles Reid researches the disturbing case of two German computer scientists whose actions raise critical legal issues about morality, consent and human dignity.
Elizabeth Schiltz has always gravitated to kids who seem to have special needs, having helped organize a volunteer tutor program at an inner-city elementary school as an undergraduate at Yale University. The kids reminded her of her older brother.
In the beginning of Andera Nesmith’s social work career, she worked with issues pertaining to runaways, homeless youth, youth with incarcerated parents and older youth in foster care. She has since discovered a common thread that attracted her to these populations — youth who were separated from their parents, either by their own actions or the actions of others.
Sr. Katarina Schuth conducted her first significant research while completing her doctoral degree in cultural geography, which led to her dissertation, “Patterns of Literacy in Villages of South India.” After months of preparing for field work, which entailed lugging volumes of “The Census of India” back and forth from the Syracuse University library to Minnesota, she finally was ready for the adventure of a lifetime.
KaaI’s unique background enables him to seek socially optimal solutions to real-world problems independent of political or economic pressure.
In the field of adult education the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education is awarded annually to the English language book that exemplifies outstanding scholarship. Recently, Stephen Brookfield and John D. Holst from the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling learned that they won the 2011 World Award for their book Radicalizing Learning: Adult Education for a Just World.
Roxanne Prichard studies how and when we sleep and the environmental, biological and psychological variables that impede sleep. Simply put, she studeies what is it that makes us go to sleep and wake up when we do and the factors that interfere with that process.
Preparing for my first semester of college at the University of Iowa, I made some decisions about my course schedule that ended up being rather fortuitous for my later scholarship. First, to fulfill my language requirement, I chose to study Brazilian Portuguese.
Sam Jensen and Julie Rech will represent St. Thomas at the event, which will be held in the state Capitol’s rotunda.