Class of ’17 in the Spotlight

In the ranks of seniors graduating this weekend, we have students who earned the Chief’s Award from the City of St. Paul for helping a woman in distress in 2014, a student who served as an ambassador on a Minnesota trade mission to Mexico, and students who have done research on everything from political cynicism to drying breadfruit. Read a roundup of the stories the Newsroom has written about Class of 2017 students since they arrived on campus.

St. Thomas Hires Presbyterian, Jewish, Muslim Faith Leaders

The Office for Campus Ministry has hired a Presbyterian minister, Jewish rabbi and Muslim faith leader onto its pastoral staff, another step forward in the university’s push toward supporting all faiths on campus and throughout the St. Thomas community.
Art Cullen Pulitzer Prize

1980 St. Thomas Journalism Grad Wins Pulitzer Prize

Art Cullen, a 1980 St. Thomas graduate, had a strong feeling he would win the Pulitzer Prize for a series of editorials in the Storm Lake Times, a 3,000-circulation, twice-a-week newspaper in northwestern Iowa. Turns out he was right.
Tad Jude

A Career of Public Service

From being the youngest elected representative in Minnesota history to his current role as a district judge, Tad Jude has built his career on public service.

Rethinking Eve

Senior English major Joe Molohon spent last summer investigating how there's more to the story of Eve than meets the eye.
Kyle Reid

The Weight of His World

Junior Kyle Reid has survived the unthinkable – in Afghanistan and at home. His dogged determination continues to inspire those around him.