Jim Oberstar loved to tell stories about growing up on the Iron Range – and at the College of St. Thomas – and how they provided the foundation for an extraordinarily successful career in Congress. Doug Hennes reflects on those stories today in The Scroll and pays tribute to Oberstar, who died Saturday.
Jim Oberstar, a 1956 St. Thomas alumnus who served for 36 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, died Saturday.
The conversation between student and adviser began as a routine check-in: “How are classes going? Is your schedule manageable?” It ended in an intense discussion about the common good, a wounded Marine, and what it really means to be alive.
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.
UST's first Annual Military Ball was held in 1949. Today the event, called "Dining Out," encompasses tradition and the "Rules of the Mess."
Recently she was named one of the most influential young minority law professors in the country.
Imagine if you didn’t need to halt production when a machine part breaks. Instead of waiting for a new component to be delivered, you 3-D print it in a matter of hours.
He was a chef in Dining Services at St. Thomas from 1982 to his retirement in 2004.
In 2012, Mike Johnson '90 qualified for "Boston" while running 12 marathons in 12 months. In 2013 he started Boston but did not finish when the race was stopped after two pressure cooker backpack bombs detonated near the finish line. This year, on Easter Monday, he completed his "marathon" trilogy and with three others helped carry a faltering runner to the Boston finish line. Their actions went viral on Twitter and can be viewed on YouTube.
David Billingsley knows the arts can save lives. He’s helping Twin Cities youth overcome poverty, hopelessness and gun violence through music, dance, theater and art.
Founding dean encourages building bridges
After teaching thousands of students, 17 professors retire from the College of Arts and Sciences.
She was the grandmother of Kellen O’Grady, coordinator of liturgical celebrations, Office of Campus Ministry.
Return on wealth. Valuation. Market share. These are just three benchmarks on which corporate leaders are graded. They’re also used to grade students in the Full-time UST MBA program.
Senior Sarah Strain's Young Scholars' Grant project studied the subtle ways in which the natural environment and sustainable behaviors are depicted in documentaries and Hollywood films from 1998 to 2013.
He began working at St. Thomas in 1997 as a technology support specialist in Computing and Communication Services.
She currently serves as the chief human resources officer at Normandale Community College and will begin at St. Thomas on May 30.
Gerald Rauenhorst, one of the most influential trustees and generous benefactors in the history of the University of St. Thomas, has passed away.
Treasured memories of times spent on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minn., in his youth were among the factors leading David Burke ’13 to create a clothing brand built around the Midwestern dedication to an outdoor lifestyle.
USG is accepting applications for the vice president of finance position; applications are due by 3 p.m. Monday, April 28, in Campus Life.
The book-signing is at noon on Wednesday, May 7. Author Patricia Hampl says “Rogers gives us a tour not of death in his visits to graveyards, but of living history.”
She was the mother of Dr. Christopher Thompson, academic dean of The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
Our experts weigh in on slow-melting snow, the escalating price of limes and a football walkout in this week’s headlines.
As the campus community celebrates Earth Week, many are looking at ways they can contribute to a more sustainable university. The View is doing its part by experimenting with a trend that has become a mainstay at colleges and universities nationwide.
She was the mother of Paul Titus, Physical Plant.