Holiday shopping and #pointergate rule this week’s headlines.
This edition of Professional Notes features faculty Elizabeth Burr, Thomas Bushlack, Thomas Hickson, Robert Kennedy, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Jennifer McGuire, Professor Emeritus Father David Smith, John Spry, Kevin Theissen, AnnMarie Thomas, Kim Vrudny, Christian Washburn and John Wendt; staff Margaret Cahill, Vern Klobassa and Eric Stevens; and students Francesca Bernardi, Cassandra Clark, Jacob Frahm, Michael Kolles and April Terres.
A shifted papal policy, Peterson’s potential plea deal, and plagiarism in this week’s headlines.
The solar panels installed on the Anderson Student Center will not only reduce energy costs but also serve as a learning tool for several classes.
This week's notes feature faculty Catherine Craft-Fairchild, Massimo Faggioli, Ray MacKenzie, Deborah Savage, William Stevenson, AnnMarie Thomas and Artika Tyner.
A Tommie archbishop, the Vikings franchise and an absent police chief in this week’s headlines.
Zimmerman helped to found the St. Thomas School of Engineering and is now professor emeritus.
This week's notes feature faculty Bernard Brady, Tony Borgerding, Eric Fort, Marites Guino-o, Shersten Johnson, Gary Mabbott, Mark Neuzil, Bill Ojala, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, AnnMarie Thomas, Lisa Waldner and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff Tim Dohmen, Becky Durham, Sarah Huesing and Jennifer Rogers; students Maya Audi, Nicholas Brinza, Jaya Dhami, Sam Dennert, Benjamin Gelinas, Joe Jaye, Kara Kassekert, Lucas Keehr, Daniel Kremer, Maggie Malone-Povolny, Grant McCormick, Meghan Talbot, Brianna Vickerman and Alison Yang; and alumni Jaclyn Fermanich, Kendra Lystad, Emilee Sirek, Jonathan Smiej and Victoria Speake.
St. Thomas has maintained its position in the “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, and the School of Engineering’s undergraduate program has jumped nearly 50 places in the magazine’s survey.
President Julie Sullivan urged St. Thomas faculty and staff on Tuesday to join her on an “imaginary exercise” during her second academic convocation address and boldly envision what the university will look like five to 10 years from now.
As another academic year begins, the Newsroom brings you some of the stories you may have missed during the summer.
This week's notes feature faculty Corinne Carvalho, Massimo Faggioli, Anne Klejment, Mark McInroy, Manjeet Rege, Angela Senander, Gary Voegele and Christian Washburn; and School of Social Work students Shanea Turner Smith and Elisabeth Wells, and a host of award-winning students from the 2014 Chemistry and Biochemistry Banquet.
An Adjunct Faculty Task Force has been appointed to begin work on concerns identified by adjunct faculty members, and a permanent Adjunct Faculty Council will be established during the fall semester.
A New York Times editorial, an Opus College of Business dean profile and a discussion on “why we hate to wait” in this week’s headlines.
The collaboration behind the UST Center of Excellence for Big Data.
Precision agriculture is an integral part of emerging crop management practices. The School of Engineering has a team of professors working to make technology accessible to farmers.
Adjuncts vote “no” in this week’s headlines.
Mail ballots should arrive by today at the homes of adjunct faculty who teach undergraduate classes at St. Thomas, asking if they want to be represented by a union.
Union ballots are scheduled to be mailed to St. Thomas adjunct faculty on July 3; president’s forums will be Monday and Tuesday (June 30 and July 1).
Forty adjunct faculty members have attended four forums with St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan on whether a union should represent them.
Our experts weigh in on sleep deprivation, stadiums and drug clemency in this week’s headlines.
Maker faires celebrate the growing “Making” movement, which sits at the crossroads of art and science, technology and design. Makers love creating, tinkering and making things, which is one reason why Dr. AnnMarie Thomas was chosen to attend the first-ever White House Maker Faire.
The program was developed to address the growing need for scientists trained in the field often called “big data.”
Our experts weigh in on sainthood, Donald Sterling and a botched execution in this week’s headlines.
This week's notes feature faculty Anne Klejment, Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt, Lisa Prevette, Manjeet Rege, Christian Washburn, John Wendt and Reid Zimmerman; staff Carol Peterfeso and James Rogers; and students Katie Boyd, Emily Cabel, Jackie Heitzman, Caitlin Kielblock, Lauren McGovern, Kirsten Muller, Megan Tappe and undergraduate students from the Geography Department.