As another academic year begins, the Newsroom brings you some of the stories you may have missed during the summer.

- Newsroom Editorial Staff

dribble_1_flag_620wideDribble Daily Takes it Border to Border to Bring People Together Through the ‘Power of the Ball’

St. Thomas grads Alex Daley ’12 and Matt Scott ’12, and friend Tommy Hanlon, completed their soccer ball Dribble Daily journey from International Falls to the Minnesota-Iowa border on Tuesday, June 18, a trek of more than 400 miles.

 

Best of St Thomas SportsDepth of Field: Best of Sport 2012-13

Last season was a banner year for St. Thomas sports. Relive it with the best images from St. Thomas photographers.

 

Mankato StoneStone Supplier to Iconic St. Thomas Buildings Ends Operations

The company that provided the familiar stone that gives many St. Thomas buildings their signature look is ending operations. Mankato Kasota Stone will close after 128 years of mining in the Minnesota River Valley.

 

Wind PowerEPA Names UST to Top-20 List of U.S. Colleges and Universities That Purchase Green Power

Buying wind-generated power is part of St. Thomas’s Climate Action Plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035.

 

Renee ProlaBehind-the-Scenes Company Manager Renee Prola Helps Ordway Center Put on the Shows

Renee Prola, a December 1996 graduate of the University of St. Thomas, has worked at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts for 16 years – first as an accountant and for the past six years as the Ordway’s company manager.

 

MischkeDepth of Field: Somewhere Else … Is Mischke

Tommy Mischke ’87, the broadcast outcast, steps down.

 

TreadmillSt. Thomas Announces Free Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex Membership for Faculty and Staff

As one of the university’s wellness program enhancements, effective June 1, 2013, the University of St. Thomas offers complimentary Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex (AARC) memberships to all regular full-time and part-time employees.

Remembrances

The university community lost a number of dear friends during the summer. Here are the “most-read” notices. Please keep them – and all our departed friends and family – in your prayers.