Updates from the Newsroom

Reel to Real: Student Study Looks at Images of the Environment in Film

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:46:04 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

Senior Sarah Strain's Young Scholars' Grant project studied the subtle ways in which the natural environment and sustainable behaviors are depicted in documentaries and Hollywood films from 1998 to 2013.

Two Professors Receive John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 by: Tom Couillard '75 by: author

Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker and Dr. Sameer Kumar have been named recipients of this annual award for 2013. Award winners are tenured members of the St. Thomas faculty who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to not only their respective disciplines but also to the university.

Professional Notes for April 11, 2014

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:32:55 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

This week's notes feature faculty and staff Lisa Montpetit Brabbit, Bernard Brady, Massimo Faggioli, Tanya Gladney, Marites Guino-o, J. Thomas Ippoliti, William Kinney, Mike Klein, Anne Klejment, John Martens, Terence Nichols, William Ojala, Lisa Prevette, James Rogers, Gerald Schlabach, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, Lisa Waldner and Robert Werner; alumna Jynette Larshus; and students from the Chemistry Department.

Journalist-Held-Captive Roxana Saberi to Speak Here April 14

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:05:47 +0000 by: St. Thomas Newsroom by: author

Saberi, an American freelance journalist, has written about her imprisonment and experiences in Iran.

The Weigh-In: ‘I Was Spit on, Kicked in the Throat, Shoved and Hit’

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:01:34 +0000 by: Lisa Waldner, Ph.D. by: author

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. While there has been some progress, Lisa Waldner reminds us that there is still a lot of work to do to change the culture of bullying – especially in Minnesota.