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.
According to Theology professor John Martens, the Bible is a document that continues to be relevant to today’s church and Christians.
For an Italian and European intellectual like UST theologian Massimo Faggioli, encountering American culture was a real discovery, especially the vitality of American academia and the energy of American Catholicism.
Unintended consequences arise because we live in an interconnected and complex world, according to economics professor Matthew Kim.
After working as a federal prosecutor, School of Law professor Mark Osler left to pursue work that was consistent with his faith,“transparent in operation, and actively engaged with the needs of the world.”
UST senior Caitlin Kelly encourages her peers to consider healthy alternatives for staying alert after what she learned about energy drinks.
School of Law professor Susan Stabile discusses the significance of discovering the value and richness of interfaith dialogue based on her experiences in both the Tibetan Buddhist and Catholic faiths.
Researchers at the university’s Shenehon Center for Real Estate are looking for signs of a robust recovery in the Twin Cities housing market this spring, but the signs are not quite there.
My research agenda focuses on examining changes in Indian politics since the end of the Cold War. I analyze changes observed in the country’s foreign policy since the Cold War years, and in describing India’s case, I attempt to demonstrate how globalization presents opportunities for countries to build strong relations with each other and overcome old hostilities and suspicions.
In his study last semester, senior psychology major Scott Fusco found that contrary to recent popular belief, doodling impedes memory recall.
Instead of double-digit gains in median sale prices, things should calm down. And with fewer homes underwater, our historically low inventory should improve.
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.”