Seven University of St. Thomas School of Law alumni have been named 2019 Up & Coming Attorneys by Minnesota Lawyer. This honor recognizes attorneys who are in their first decade of practice and who are off to a fast start in their legal careers.
St Thomas, in cooperation with the College of Arts and Sciences history and women's studies programs, the Luann Dummer Center for Women, and Veterans Services, has focused on female military veterans for the academic year 2018-2019.
For the fifth consecutive year, the St. Thomas football team were the top fundraisers among 3,500-plus national student fundraising groups that generate funds to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the world’s foremost organization in battling childhood cancer.
A partnership between the University of St. Thomas and the Metropolitan Council is benefitting students, the natural environment, and other public spaces. Students are producing solid work for the Council that may, in some cases, result in long-term monetary savings.
The university's annual Distinguished Alumnus Award honors an individual for leadership and service to St. Thomas, the community and in his or her field of endeavor. This year's recipient is Cardinal Blase Cupich ’71.
The University of St. Thomas’ School of Education is on the forefront of trying to help fill the special education teacher shortage through multiple program offerings that include special education residencies in local school systems.
St. Thomas has a new digital front door. With its June 14 launch the university’s main .edu website has a completely revamped look, feel and function, all aimed at helping give prospective students the best possible experience for gathering information and getting to know St. Thomas.
Please remember in your prayers Irene Hanson, who passed away on June 4. She was the mother of Luann Dummer Center for Women contributor/historian Susan Clayton '84, '02, and ITS employee David Hanson '86, '03.
To further efforts related the Action Plan to Combat Racism, the Center for Faculty Development has appointed two faculty members to serve as Faculty Fellows for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the 2019-20 academic year.
Professor of the Year recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. The faculty selects the recipient, and this year’s Professor of the Year is Dr. Victoria Young, professor and chair of the St. Thomas art history program and architectural historian.