Asmat art installation

Behind the Glass

Eric Kjellgren, the director of the American Museum of Asmat Art, and his graduate students, Jenny Smith and Zach Forstrom, share what goes into putting on an exhibit at AMAA@UST.
Lauren Vallez

Engineering Serendipity

Last year, while standing in line for coffee in Anderson Student Center, sophomore Lauren Vallez found herself in the middle of a debate between engineering professor John Abraham and one of his students. This random encounter heavily shaped the course of her studies at St. Thomas.
Rosa Parks

Depth of Field Icons: Rosa Parks

On a frigid afternoon in February 1986, civil rights activist Rosa Parks visited St. Thomas, sharing a hopeful message of peace and equality.
WineHaven

Depth of Field: WineHaven

Photographer Mike Ekern explored WineHaven, a Chisago City winery and vineyard run by Kyle Peterson.
Winehaven

Family Vine

Two family-run wineries have found their niche in a busy and rapidly expanding marketplace.
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A Tommie’s Neverland

Nick Dahlen '16 finds "faith, and trust, and pixie dust" under the big top at Circus Juventas.
Erik Nielsen

When Tragedy Comes to Campus

Interim vice president for student affairs, Karen Lange, reflects on the sudden death of sophomore Erik Nielsen and the campus-wide response to the tragedy.
Basketball fans

The Scroll: Winners Abound in Schoenecker Arena

Now that everybody is back on campus after the holiday break and January Term, it’s time to head to Schoenecker Arena to catch the St. Thomas men’s and women’s basketball teams, which are a combined 36-1 this season. Doug Hennes writes about their remarkable success in The Scroll.
USTDT 2015 National Champions

Tommie Dancers Earn Ninth National Title

The University of St. Thomas Dance Team placed first in the Open Division Hip Hop category at the Universal Dance Association College Nationals in Orlando, Florida, Jan. 17 and 18.
Engineering Faculty Portraits

The Beauty in Trying

Engineering professor Katherine Acton teaches students how to find beauty in the search for the best answer.
Julie Oseid

A Series of Surprises

UST School of Law professor Julie Oseid reflects on the surprises that have led to her career as a professor, researcher and author.
Writing Across the Curriculum Seminar

A Reflection on the Benefits and Joys of Faculty Research

With internal grants from the University of St. Thomas, Arijit Mazumdar has been able to carry out research about his home country of India – and the South Asian region – while sharing his unique perspective with the students he mentors.
Legos

Everything. Is. Awesome.

Rico Ferrarese, senior strategic risk manager of The LEGO Group, discusses how conscious choices help manage business uncertainty.
Future Classroom

Teaching in the Age of the Jetsons

Revamped classrooms are a direct response to the way workplaces, and the world, are changing, becoming collaborative and networked environments that often rely on a team approach to solving problems.
Campus Scenes

Tommie Traditions: January Term

Through nearly four decades January Term has been a tradition at St. Thomas – and also carries the tradition of consistently being debated.
Jason Kennedy, Zach Zumbusch, Catt Sadler, Terrence Jenkins and Giuliana Rancic. (Photo provided)

Doing What the People Love

Zach Zumbusch, a communication and journalism major, is spending the semester in Los Angeles, juggling internships at Discovery and NBCUniversal while also taking classes.
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Depth of Field: Photo Services’ Best of 2014

The quiet contemplation of a documentary videographer. The excitement of a football fan. The rapture of a musical performance. We’ve picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2014 as our favorites of the year.