Mark DelCogliano writes about the proclamation of a new doctor of the church.
Wendy Wyatt, chair of the Department of Communication and Journalism, helped develop a tool for online journalists to create a code of ethics.
Angela Senander surveys how the department will teach Pope Francis' Encyclical, Laudato Si', and reflects on her own experience with the encyclical in a course she taught over the summer.
The speaker, Dr. Michelle Janning from Whitman College, found that 76 percent of people save their old love letters. Her talk will help explain why.
Performing will be English Department professors Andrew Scheiber and Liz Wilkinson.
Dominic Longo is an assistant professor of comparative theology at the University of St. Thomas; he also will serve as a co-director of the Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center.
The Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas is the new performance space for the Minnesota Compline Choir. Performances will be held on the first and third Sundays of each month. Their next performance is this Sunday, Oct. 4.
The eponymous hip-hop collective Doomtree – comprised of local artists Paper Tiger, Cecil Otter, Lazerbeak, Sims, P.O.S., Mike Mictlan and Dessa – will headline the event, which takes place 2-10 p.m. Oct. 3.
In his third column for theology matters, Bernard Brady reflects on the value of a Catholic education.
After six years of training faculty and courses taught under its pedagogy, Writing Across the Curriculum will become part of St. Thomas' core curriculum requirements in fall 2015.
Sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, the symposium marks the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s “Nostra Aetate.”
Pope Francis took time to reflect on the role of an ideal bishop – a position waiting to be filled in the Twin Cities.
The first of many events will be a Sept. 29 reception and lecture by German Consul General Herbert Quelle. All are welcome.
The first American pope arrives in the United States with great expectations.
A composition by Father Jan Michael Joncas, St. Thomas artist-in-residence and research fellow in Catholic Studies, will be played in Philadelphia with the papal Mass from Pope Francis.
They are among 400 young educators from 50 countries who are in the United States during the 2015-16 academic year to help internationalize U.S. colleges and universities.
Ronaldo "Rony" Lec Ajcot '94 is the founder of the Institute for Mesoamerican Permaculture, a not-for-profit organization that is reviving ancient Mayan farming practices to improve food security and self-sufficiency in his native Mesoamerica.
This week's notes feature faculty, an alumna and a student from the departments of chemistry, history, mathematics, modern and classical languages, and sociology and criminal justice, and the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
The lecture is sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning. All are welcome.
The Jan Phillips Bibliography of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam – and their Encounters, free and accessible to anyone, is a compilation of sources across history, including books, articles and periodicals, that reference interreligious engagements.
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Associate Vice Provost for Global and Local Engagement Dr. Camille George has appointed Dr. Kimberly Vrudny as the director of civic engagement and Dr. Elise Amel as the director of sustainability initiatives within the newly formed Center for Global and Local Engagement.
Associate professor Marie Lopez del Puerto reflects on her role as a physics professor in the lives of her students.
Spanish professor Dan Tight investigates the challenges English speakers face when learning a new language.
Faculty and staff can help create a library that represents the university community by recommending books.