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The College of Arts and Sciences is the foundation of the liberal arts at the University of St. Thomas. From actuarial science to women’s studies, we develop free thinkers rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition at the intersection of faith, reason and action—the cornerstone of a St. Thomas education. The College of Arts and Sciences is the core of the intellectual and creative spirit defining St. Thomas. Our students learn to think creatively and critically across disciplines through a variety of innovative instructional methods, interdisciplinary teaching and collaborative research. Graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences emerge as reflective individuals, responsible citizens and thoughtful professionals who are committed to the common good.

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Featured Events

May 20 2019
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Monday, May 20, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

American Culture & Difference students and faculty are invited to celebrate the achievements of our graduating students and listen to a capstone presentation by senior Fru Ndemeno-Tegomoh.

May 22 2019

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join faculty, students and staff to learn more about our Graduate programs in English, Creative Writing & Publishing, and the Certificate in Teaching College English in the Schools!

May 22 2019
Graduate Students present their capstone projects.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Current students, faculty, alumni, family, and the local community are invited to hear graduating M.A. in English students present their master's essay.

Jun 08 2019

Saturday, June 8, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The University of St. Thomas is excited to host our second annual Summer Publishing Institute on Saturday, June 8.

Jul 14 2019
Seminar Speaker

Sunday, July 14, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The 2019 distinguished scholar-artist is Dr. Constance McKoy, professor and director of undergraduate studies in the UNCG School of Music at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, NC.

Jul 14 2019
Final Project Poster

Sunday, July 14, 2019
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Master of Arts in Music Education students present posters describing research they have done.

Jul 19 2019
Kodaly Concert 2018

Friday, July 19, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Graduate students studying the Kodály approach to music celebrate the culmination of their courses by performing a choral concert.

Feb 04 2019

Monday, February 4, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Feb. 4 - July 19, 2019

Spring 2019 Department of Art History Gallery Exhibition

Feb 04 2019

Monday, February 4, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Feb. 4 - July 19, 2019

Spring 2019 Department of Art History Gallery Exhibition

Jul 26 2019
Summer 2018 - Graduate Choral Conducting Concert

Friday, July 26, 2019
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Choral concentration students celebrate the culmination of their conducting courses by performing a choral concert.

Sep 05 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sept. 5, 2018 - July 31, 2019

American Museum of Asmat Art Fall 2018 Exhibition

Aug 01 2019
Orff Recorder Concert 2018

Thursday, August 1, 2019
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Graduate students studying Orff Schulwerk approach to music celebrate the culmination of their courses by performing a recorder concert.

Aug 02 2019
Orff Schulwerk Sharing

Friday, August 2, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Graduate students studying the Orff Schulwerk approach to music celebrate the culmination of their courses with a musical performance.

Nov 25 2019
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Monday, November 25, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Writer Edwidge Dantiat reads selections from her recently released short story collection EVERYTHING INSIDE and other previous titles and discusses the concept of reckoning.

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