Elizabeth Schiltz has always gravitated to kids who seem to have special needs, having helped organize a volunteer tutor program at an inner-city elementary school as an undergraduate at Yale University. The kids reminded her of her older brother.
The April 5 event will feature a diverse lineup of experts from around the globe.
KaaI's unique background enables him to seek socially optimal solutions to real-world problems independent of political or economic pressure.
St. Thomas graduate and professional programs in business, education, law and social work are included in the Best Graduate Schools rankings published today (March 12) by U.S. News & World Report.
Four faculty members … Don Briel, Charles Reid, Father Andrew Cozzens and Massimo Faggioli … have been busy these days.
For Kristi Schlosser Carlson ’06, a degree from the University of St. Thomas School of Law combined her family background and her passions with a satisfying career as general counsel and director of government relations for the North Dakota Farmers Union, a grassroots organization driven by its members to advocate for family farmers.
I firmly believe that St. Thomas fosters the professional formation of each student to internalize a deep sense of responsibility for others better than any other law school in the country, and our success on this front is one reason why I am excited to serve as your new dean.
Robert Vischer, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, was appointed the new dean of the school in October. He began his duties on Jan. 1.
“Government is not the solution to the problem, government is the problem.” Ronald Reagan spoke these toxic words at his presidential inauguration in January 1981. It is probable that no more destructive se...
Law students always have been concerned with how and where they will find their first job after law school, but over the past four years these concerns have grown increasingly acute.
‘Is the Supreme Court Threatening Religious Groups’ is Subject of ‘Hot Topics: Cool Talk’ Forum March 8
The forums this year are focusing on the challenges of religious freedom here and around the world. All are welcome.
Although compliance with Dodd-Frank Act requirements has increased costs for the hedge-fund industry, the industry is adjusting well to the new cost structure.
When the presidential election was in full swing and political tempers were flaring, a new student organization at the University of St. Thomas School of Law was formed to resist the partisanship and vitriol. The Public Discourse group focuses on quite the opposite: open, nonpartisan debate about how public policy issues intersect with law.
It was an honor to serve as the interim dean of the University of St. Thomas School of Law, and it is an even greater honor to introduce the new dean, Robert Vischer.
Religious liberty, my chief research interest, often has been a subject of controversy, but never more so than in recent months.
Friday’s ‘Hot Topics: Cool Talk’ Forum Asks: Should German Home-Schoolers be Granted Asylum in U.S.?
The University of St. Thomas forums this year are focusing on the challenges of religious freedom here and around the world.
Raised as a Catholic, Stabile devoted 20 years of her life to practicing Buddhism and was ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun before returning to Catholicism in 2001. Her book, "Growing in Love and Wisdom: Tibetan Buddhist Sources for Christian Meditation," was recently published by Oxford University Press,
Professor Mariana Hernández Crespo was invited by the International Bar Association to serve as part of a distinguished team of global experts to draft regulations for governments considering alternatives to the arbitration process.
Robert Vischer, associate dean for academic affairs and a professor in the St. Thomas School of Law since 2005, will become the new dean of the school, effective Jan. 1. Vischer will succeed Neil Hamilton on Jan. 1, said Dr. Susan Huber, executive vice president and chief academic officer. Hamilton has served as interim dean since May, when dean Thomas Mengler left to become president of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.
One year ago, law professors Mark Osler and Teresa Collett wrote corresponding opinion pieces on Minnesota's marriage amendment, which were published in the Minneapolis-based “Star Tribune.” In this election year they have continued to discuss the topic with each other quite regularly in a "purple" sort of way.
Burns, of Boston College, is a former member of St. Thomas’ graduate psychology department.
Jacquelynne Sutton is serving a 10-year prison sentence, thousands of miles from her family. She believes she deserves a second chance.So do Nancy Ly and Vicky Wanta from the new St. Thomas Commutations Clinic.
Two law professors, one Muslim and one Catholic, will examine why anti-Sharia legislation threatens the religious liberty of all.
Bishop Charles Morerod of Switzerland will give the first “Hot Topics: Cool Talk” lecture of the 2012-2013 academic year.
The symposium is co-sponsored by the university’s Holloran Center on Ethical Leadership in the Professions and the St. Thomas Law Journal.