Research

Classmates in the 2015 J-Term course "Spooks, Psychics and Skeptics in the UK" experiment with a Ouija board. (Photo courtesy of Greg Robinson-Riegler)

The Science of Skeptics and Spirits

Professors Greg Robinson-Riegler and Britain Scott have parlayed their interest in the paranormal into research and a J-Term class on the psychology behind it.
Ande Nesmith and Emily Titus

How Well Does Minnesota Welcome Refugees?

Emily Titus '16, with the help of associate professor Ande Nesmith and a Collaborative Inquiry Grant, set out to find an answer. She outlined the barriers for refugees and how they can be overcome.
Exemplars Portraits

Firefly Gene Lights the Way for St. Thomas Toxicologist

In the past few years, many of St. Thomas Biology Department faculty member and Environmental Science program director Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt's studies have employed a beguiling tool: a breast cancer cell genetically modified with a firefly gene.
Mollie Laidly

Studying Street Photography

During her freshman year, English major Mollie Laidly studied and presented on street photographer Vivian Maier.
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Honesty Is the Best Policy

Opus College of Business marketing professor Lisa Abendroth studies the power of word-of-mouth marketing.
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Working Beyond Boundaries

Associate professor Mary Maloney explores the benefits – and challenges – of working in cross-cultural teams.