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.
Associate professor Renee Buhr’s research digs deeply into assumptions about Eastern European countries.
St. Thomas Real Estate Analysis: Strong May and June Helps Return Twin Cities Market to Pre-Crash Levels
University researchers found half a dozen categories with price levels and related measures not seen here since 2005-2007.
The event has been planned by Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein, a rabbi in residence with the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning at St. John’s and St. Thomas.
St. Thomas professor Xiaowen Guan shares how her study abroad experience became a passion for improving intercultural communications.
St. Thomas professor Kurt Illig shares why he became interested in neuroscience—and how he shares that passion with students.
Dr. Michael Naughton Receives Award From ACCU for ‘Outstanding Contributions to Catholic Intellectual Life’
Father Dennis Dease introduced Naughton and presented him the award on Jan. 31, 2015, in Washington, D.C.
Graduation provides these eight seniors with time to reflect on past accomplishments and look forward to what the future may hold.
St. Thomas junior Anna Nolan will be the sole college student in a delegation joining Gov. Mark Dayton on a mission to Mexico in August to promote economic ties.
Nancy Zingale, a retired St. Thomas political science professor, has been involved in educational and cultural exchanges between St. Thomas and Cuba since 1999. She was in Havana when President Barack Obama announced a significant change to U.S.-Cuban relations last December.
Alexis Easley, professor of English and graduate English program director, explores her fascination with the women who risked everything to pursue the literary life during the Victorian era.
Dr. Candace Chou and Dr. Heather Shirey have been selected to teach in Taiwan and China, respectively.
Robert Lippert, who taught English at St. Thomas from 1955 to 1989 and was an activist in civil rights and peace movements, died June 18. He was 94.
St. Thomas biology associate professor Adam Kay and his students have helped make Brightside Produce the first economically sustainable model for distributing low-cost, fresh produce to corner stores.
The arduous and rewarding path of a DREAMer
Kathy Jenson and Marguerite Hattouni Spencer have been elected to the University of St. Thomas Faculty Senate.
Associate professor Timothy Pawl seeks answers to some of the Catholic tradition’s most difficult questions.
A farewell reception will be Wednesday, June 10, for Dr. Kris Bunton, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who has been named dean of communication at the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University.