For the past three years during January Term, the Excel! Research Scholars have studied the Civil Rights Movement in the region where it all began, the American South.
Engineering professor Katherine Acton teaches students how to find beauty in the search for the best answer.
UST School of Law professor Julie Oseid reflects on the surprises that have led to her career as a professor, researcher and author.
With internal grants from the University of St. Thomas, Arijit Mazumdar has been able to carry out research about his home country of India – and the South Asian region – while sharing his unique perspective with the students he mentors.
The Excel! Research Scholars Program gave junior Kelsey Benton the opportunity to conduct research on depression and stress over the summer.
Two geology professors, with their students, are researching areas that could provide insight into our past, present and future, as well as ancient life on Earth's surface, in the depths of the ocean and even outside our planet.
This year sophomore Maria McQuillan and junior Nick Sinn have joined forces with Dr. Elizabeth Wehner, assistant professor in St. Thomas' Physics Department, to scrutinize images of far-away galaxies taken on a .9 meter telescope housed at Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona.
St. Thomas health and human performance major Emily Hulstein studied her peers and landed a key finding: There's a direct correlation between that half hour at the gym and the grade on your history exam.
Jacqueline Lucca '14 explored why our fascination with Dracula and Frankenstein has been so long-lasting.
Master of Social Work student researches the healing process – and how spirituality plays into it – after sexual assault.
Senior Cecilia Gentle spent 10 weeks in Perugia, Italy, last summer studying quantum dots, tiny crystals that glow when exposed to light, for use in solar cells.
Operations and Supply Chain Management professor Muer Yang discusses his research on improving voting systems and critical medical care.
Senior Jenna Ness' research looks at climate change attitudes and behavior and asks if they are influenced by psychological distance and goals for taking action.
Accounting professor Lawrence Chui loved science as a child and swore he would never want to become an accountant or teacher.
This week's notes feature faculty Corinne Carvalho, Massimo Faggioli, Anne Klejment, Mark McInroy, Manjeet Rege, Angela Senander, Gary Voegele and Christian Washburn; and School of Social Work students Shanea Turner Smith and Elisabeth Wells, and a host of award-winning students from the 2014 Chemistry and Biochemistry Banquet.
School of Social Work professor Lance Peterson discusses the use of simple technology to enhance competency development in graduate social work education.
The collaboration behind the UST Center of Excellence for Big Data.
Dobrina Georgieva studies the effects of country legal regulations and cultural characteristics on financial markets and cross-border cooperation.
Geologist Kevin Theissen explores the global change that affects ecology and civilizations both faraway and close to home.
Precision agriculture is an integral part of emerging crop management practices. The School of Engineering has a team of professors working to make technology accessible to farmers.
Dina Gavrilos explores what it means to “belong” in this socially invented community called a nation.
Biology professor Dalma Martinović-Weigelt employs undergraduate researchers to study the effects of man-made stressors on aquatic systems.
Mathematics professor Eric Rawdon had a childhood passion for computers that led to meaningful scientific discoveries and cross-disciplinary collaborations.
Opus College of Business professor Nathan Jithendranathan shares the journey that inspires his teaching and research.
Vanessa Cornett-Murtada talks about mindfulness as a tool to ease performance anxiety.