Economics Professor Luz Saavedra teaches an Economics Forecasting class in an O'Shaughnessy Educational Center classroom on April 15, 2014. These images were taken for a College of Arts and Sciences brochure.

St. Thomas Explores Two-Year College Option

The University of St. Thomas, as part of the flexible pathways priority in its strategic plan, will explore whether to open a two-year Catholic college as a way to increase access and affordability and ultimately lead to four-year degrees for Minneapolis and St. Paul-area high school students.
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Naughton Named Director of Catholic Studies

Dr. Michael Naughton, a St. Thomas faculty member since 1991, has been named director of the Center for Catholic Studies and also will hold the Koch Chair in Catholic Studies.
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The Scroll: Humans of St. Thomas and Talee Vang

Talee Vang is one remarkable woman – Thai refugee camp survivor, mother of three young children, granddaughter of a legendary Hmong general’s confidant and St. Thomas doctoral student in professional psychology. Carol Bruess and Meredith Heneghan caught up with her at a coffee shop for a Humans of St. Thomas interview for The Scroll.
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Engineering a Healthy Balance

An exceptional level of faculty gender balance in a male-dominated field has helped the mechanical engineering program create an environment of optimism and forward thinking.
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Equality, Inclusion and FemCom

The Feminist Community, a student-run group at St. Thomas, is striving to end sexual assault, teach acceptance and spread the idea of feminism.
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Strategic Planning Task Forces Named

The Strategic Planning Oversight Committee has assembled eight task forces that will facilitate the implementation of the university’s various strategic initiatives.
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Please Remember Carol Ristau in Your Prayers

She was the mother of Robert Reed, Facilities Management grounds manager, mother-in-law of Paula Reed, Building Service worker, and wife Howard Ristau, former Physical Plant employee.
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Professional Notes for April 30, 2015

This week's notes feature faculty John Buri, Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, Massimo Faggioli, Hans Gustafson, Mike Klein, John Martens, Thomas Redshaw, Deborah Savage, Father Scott Carl, John Wendt and Victoria Young; staff Josh Hengemuhle, Lindsey Loree and Talia Nadir; and students from St. Thomas' Geography, Psychology, and Justice and Peace Studies departments.