For the past three years during January Term, the Excel! Research Scholars have studied the Civil Rights Movement in the region where it all began, the American South.
The annual event honors recipients of the Monsignor James Lavin Award, Professor of the Year, Humanitarian Award, Tommie Award and Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award.
This week's notes feature faculty John Buri, Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, Massimo Faggioli, Hans Gustafson, Mike Klein, John Martens, Thomas Redshaw, Deborah Savage, Father Scott Carl, John Wendt and Victoria Young; staff Josh Hengemuhle, Lindsey Loree and Talia Nadir; and students from St. Thomas' Geography, Psychology, and Justice and Peace Studies departments.
David Duccini ’94, ’99 M.S.S.E., is the founder of Do a Bit of Good, a Bitcoin-based charitable organization he hopes will do some good while helping to change the conversation on cryptocurrencies.
Chelsea Balthazar, a freshman international student from the Caribbean island of Dominica, will speak at this month's CultureLink Tea, April 13.
This week's notes feature faculty Michael Garrison, Hans Gustafson, Nekima Levy-Pounds, Nathaniel Nelson, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, Lisa Waldner, John Wendt and Meg Wilkes Karraker; and staff Becky Durham, Annie Johnson and James Rogers.
Cadenza is an all-new, 12-woman a cappella group of University of St. Thomas undergraduates.
St. Thomas' Luann Dummer Center for Women is sponsoring her presentation, "Women and Native Struggles: Toward Ecological Transformation," which will be held 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in O'Shaughnessy Education Center Auditorium.
This week's notes feature faculty Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, Joseph Fitzharris, Matthew George, Hans Gustafson, Cindy Hall, Karen Howard, Mike Klein, Matthew Mehaffey, Lisa Prevette, Manjeet Rege, Lesley Scibora, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, Christian Washburn, John Wendt, Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff Drew Puroway and Jim Rogers; students Nick Benish, Chad Hewitt, Kristin Mueller and Ryan Smith; and alumni Amber Schoenecker ’13 and Kristin Braden ’14 .
Last year, while standing in line for coffee in Anderson Student Center, sophomore Lauren Vallez found herself in the middle of a debate between engineering professor John Abraham and one of his students. This random encounter heavily shaped the course of her studies at St. Thomas.
A passion project becomes a delicious success for Monique Volz ’11.
The reflections will be published daily throughout Lent and will be written by a cross section of the St. Thomas community – members of the Office for Mission and Campus Ministry, staff, faculty and students.
Michael Naughton, Ph.D., interim director of the Center for Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas, received the Monika K. Hellwig Award for “exceptional work as a scholar and commitment to advance Catholic social thought for the common good.”
Bill Gates spoke at the building dedication of Schulze Hall on Oct. 20, 2005.
This week's notes feature faculty Mary Ann Brenden, Mark DelCogliano, Massimo Faggioli, Sarah Ferguson, Amy Finnegan, Eric Fort, Mike Klein, Robert Koerpel, Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Shirley Polejewski, Jim Rogers, Gerald Schlabach, Sister Katarina Schuth, AnnMarie Thomas, Jessica Toft, Father (professor emeritus) David Whitten Smith, Carey Winkler and Kari Zimmerman; and students Tim Stammeyer and Jade Schleif.
St. Paul Mayor Names Dec. 15, 2014, ‘Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas – BUSN200 Program Day’
BUSN200 is a tuition-free, noncredit service-learning course that is required of all business majors and minors.
John Buri, Ph.D., professor in the University of St. Thomas’ Psychology Department, took dating seriously, and he hopes others will follow suit.
The University of St. Thomas has established a phased retirement option for faculty, which will enable participating faculty to plan effectively and transition into retirement by reducing workload and salary while retaining benefits and faculty rights and privileges during the transition.
The Open Doors 2014 report showed that St. Thomas’ undergraduate study abroad participation is on the rise, ranking eighth this year, and remains among the leading American institutions for undergraduate students who study abroad. International student enrollment at St. Thomas retained its fifth-place rank among Minnesota colleges and universities.
This edition of Professional Notes features faculty Elizabeth Burr, Thomas Bushlack, Thomas Hickson, Robert Kennedy, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Jennifer McGuire, Professor Emeritus Father David Smith, John Spry, Kevin Theissen, AnnMarie Thomas, Kim Vrudny, Christian Washburn and John Wendt; staff Margaret Cahill, Vern Klobassa and Eric Stevens; and students Francesca Bernardi, Cassandra Clark, Jacob Frahm, Michael Kolles and April Terres.
For an electronic artist such as J. Anthony Allen, Music Department adjunct professor, seemingly meaningless somnambulatory inventions provide fertile ground for producing music.
This year sophomore Maria McQuillan and junior Nick Sinn have joined forces with Dr. Elizabeth Wehner, assistant professor in St. Thomas' Physics Department, to scrutinize images of far-away galaxies taken on a .9 meter telescope housed at Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona.
Senior Cecilia Gentle spent 10 weeks in Perugia, Italy, last summer studying quantum dots, tiny crystals that glow when exposed to light, for use in solar cells.
Blind since infancy, Mike Hanson ’87, ’05 J.D. was used to overcoming challenges. Then he decided to hike the entire Appalachian Trail.
Senior Jenna Ness' research looks at climate change attitudes and behavior and asks if they are influenced by psychological distance and goals for taking action.