School of Engineering professor Dr. Jim Ellingson and junior Noel Naughton spent the summer grinding 25 pounds of peanuts in a project that aims to help small farmers in developing nations produce food more efficiently.
Master’s in Art History Alum Organizes ‘Internet Cat Video Film Festival’ to National Acclaim and 10,000 Attendees
Katie Czarniecki Hill, '12 M.A. in Art History and owner of two felines, organized the festival for the Walker Art Center's Open Field summer program.
Dr. Camille George of St. Thomas' School of Engineering is helping to revolutionize the way breadfruit is incorporated into the livelihoods of people in developing nations. Last month she travelled to Kauai, Hawaii, to install a breadfruit-drying device she co-designed with adjunct engineering professor Bob Bach for the National Tropical Botanical Gardens.
The Parking Services office will be open extended hours for permit purchases during the first week of classes: 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 5 and 6, and Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 10 and 11.
This week's notes feature Dr. Bob Werner, Geography Department, College of Arts and Sciences.
This week's notes include Kelly Wilson, adjunct theology professor.
Jerry Hammer’s earliest recollection of the fair is fleeing from it when he was three years old. “We were watching a [midway attraction] … where a man sits in a cage, and a light bulb above his head turns off. When it turns back on, there [was] a guy in a gorilla suit standing in the cage where the man used to be. I remember looking out the window to see if the gorilla was chasing us home. … My 6-year-old brother [Robert ’74] just laughed.”
Included in this week's Professional Notes are faculty Dr. Massimo Faggioli, Dr. Teresa Rothausen-Vange and Dr. Edward Ulrich; staff Dan Gjelten; and UST MBA alums Sara Christenson and Annelise Larson.
Senior Ryan Delaney, junior Nate Webster and sophomore Mitch Hoffmann have been working as a team on the “TurtleBot” since early June.
The two departments now operate under a new, combined name, Academic Counseling and Support. They will move to a new office in the renovated Murray-Herrick Campus Center, which they will share with Disability Services.
Estetica St. Thomas will offer Aveda products and services such as hair cutting and coloring, high-fashion hair styling, manicures, pedicures, make-up and facial waxing.
The St. Paul Bookstore will sponsor an end-of-summer-session book buyback Wednesday, Aug. 15 through Friday, Aug. 17, in the Bookstore atrium.
Songs of Hope will sing at noon in a free, 45-minute performance.
The 18th annual Instituto Fe y Vida Summer Program will be held for the first time at St. Thomas from July 15 to 22.
The report can be viewed on the Benefits/Retirement page of the Human Resources website.
Find out what St. Thomas faculty, staff and students are up to this week.
Take a look at what faculty, staff and students at St. Thomas are doing this week.
See what faculty, staff and students at St. Thomas are up to this week.
Spectators will have a rare (and free) opportunity to watch professional cyclists race in one of the premier professional bike races in the United States. The race attracts top American racing teams and nearly 300 top riders from around the world.
The construction will update, restore and/or increase energy-efficiency in and around buildings on the university’s St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses.
Staff: Use and record your vacation, paid-leave time and/or floating holiday before the deadline(s).
All eligible exempt and non-exempt employees receive either paid-leave time (PLT) or vacation and one floating holiday each fiscal year. The University of St. Thomas’ fiscal year is July 1 through June 30.
In April, 15 undergraduate students at the University of St. Thomas volunteered their time in a project funded by the university’s Campus Sustainability Fund.