Senior social work major Xiong was inspired by a childhood friend to research the challenges faced by the LGBTQ Hmong American community. She hopes her research will contribute to a better sense of unity in the Hmong community.
He was the father of Terri Hastings, director of programs and operations for the Center for Ethical Business Cultures in the Opus College of Business.
The drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, April 2 and 3.
This week's notes include faculty members Thomas Bushlack, Michael Hollerich, David Kelley, Anne Klejment, Paul Lorah, Catherine Marrs Fuchsel, Kimberly Vrudny, Marty Warren and Scott Wright; and graduate student Blaire Hysjulien.
This week's notes include Dr. Sarah Armstrong, Dr. Massimo Faggioli, Dr. Mike Klein and Dr. Salina Renninger.
St. Thomas has selected Sun Life FMLASource as its new short-term disability and FMLA administrator effective immediately.
Those in the vicinity of a test will see a bright flashing light and hear a loud, horn-like sound coming from the alarm.
Resources are available to St. Thomas students, faculty and staff in need of emotional support after Friday's tragedy.
Eyo Ekpo, Rae Horton and Shalaw Mohammed have been voted finalists for the 2013 Tommie Award.
St. Thomas will send 461 students to 29 countries during J-Term 2013, and 138 students to 16 countries for spring semester.
Jane de Lambert researched the geologic history of the Lovell Wash area of the Upper Horse Spring Formation in the Lake Mead region of Nevada last spring and presented her findings in October at the Geological Society of America's national conference in North Carolina. She is among the first to research this remote formation in southern Nevada.
Bui is studying abroad this academic year at National Chengchi University in Taipei, Taiwan.
This week's notes feature faculty David Kelly, Robert Kennedy, Michael Naughton, Nekima Levy-Pounds, Artika Tyner and Scott Wright; and students Beatriz Espinoza, Margaret Higgins, Dominika Malisz and Elysia Newton.
This week's notes feature faculty Dr. Angeline Barretta-Herman, Dr. Muffet Trout, Dr. Aaron Sackett and Dr. Kim Vrudny; and students Andrew Bennington '12 and Samantha Drager '13.
All donated items will benefit the Dorothy Day Center and the Family Service Center of Catholic Charities.
St. Thomas received a facsimile of the map from John O'Shaughnessy. It is the largest medieval map known to still exist and features Jerusalem as the center of the world.
St. Thomas was one of 12 Twin Cities' organizations awarded the 2012 Commuter Choice Award for its successful programs that promote alternate transportation options.
On the fourth Thursday of every month, St. Thomas volunteers have prepared and served meals in partnership with Loaves and Fishes, a nonprofit, volunteer-driven agency that serves nutritious meals to the Twin Cities' hungry. St. Thomas has fed 250 people a month at dinners held at Faith Lutheran Church in the Frogtown neighborhood of St. Paul.
International Enrollment at St. Thomas Ranks Fifth Statewide; Study-Abroad Participation Down 20 Percent in Annual Open Doors Report
The Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report 2012 recently released its annual report about U.S. students who study abroad during college. It shows that despite a 20-percent drop in its undergraduate study-abroad participation, the University of St. Thomas remains among the leading American institutions for undergraduate students who study abroad, and it is the top private institution in Minnesota for international student enrollment.
Turner-Smith led a 90-minute workshop on her McNair Scholars research project, "The Multiracial Experience," Friday, Nov. 16, at the Overcoming Racism conference held at Metro State University in St. Paul.
The International Education Center at St. Thomas congratulates this year's winners of its annual International Photo Contest. Every year the IEC holds the contest for photos students take while studying abroad. This year the IEC received 195 photo submissions from 34 students.
Faculty or staff members who do not complete the Annual Enrollment process online by 11:59 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, will lose their medical, dental and/or vision coverage. No exceptions will be made.
This week's notes feature faculty Leah Domine, Catherine Hansen, Tom Hickson, Jennifer McGuire, Peter Parilla, Kevin Theissen, Kris Wammer, Fritz Wenzel, Scott Wright, and Kyle Zimmer; students William Arnold, Emily Chatmas, Jane De Lambert, Fartun Dirie, Anna Kennedy-Harper, Nick Hermann, Andrew Korte, Annie L'Heureux, Chia Lee, Rachel Lundeen, Kristopher McNeill, Joseph Muller, Benjamin Ruhme, Ryan Streitzm, Jacob Sundberg and Brady Ziegler; and alumna Dr. Laura Nelson.
The annual tradition will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center this year while it's usual host, Orchestra Hall, undergoes construction.
The event will include an opportunity for St. Thomas seniors to learn about the John Ireland Scholarship, which provides a full scholarship for full-time graduate studies in theology.