The university’s regular paid holidays (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day) fall on weekdays this year (Dec. 24, Dec. 25, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1). We will provide three additional paid “gift days” on Dec. 26, 27 and 28.
Please remember in your prayers Bernice Sarah Vogt Eisele, mother of Mary Eisele Slack, Opus College of Business clinical faculty member in the Management Department, grandmother of John Slack, a junior majoring in computer engineering, mother-in-law of David Slack, a graduate student in software engineering.
Tragedy has struck our St. Thomas community, again. We are mourning the loss of first-year student Joia Simpson, who fell from the 10th floor of The Bridges apartments in Dinkytown early Thursday morning, Nov. 1.
Thousands of St. Thomas community members gathered in the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex fieldhouse on Wednesday, signaling with their overwhelming presence that St. Thomas is ready for change.
Sarah Kilibarda ’04, Kathy Klos ’07 and 3L Juana Cardenas represent a chain of mentorship in the School of Law's externship program across the field of immigration law.
President Julie Sullivan invites the St. Thomas community a campus-wide meeting on Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. as a kickoff to the university’s commitment to action and is a critical step in boldly addressing systemic racism and hate in our community.
In accordance with our University of St. Thomas mission of advancing the common good and convictions of dignity and diversity, we seek to create and sustain a diverse, equitable and inclusive community. As such, the university is committed to this Action Plan to Combat Racism.
Faculty and staff members of the St. Thomas Anti-Racism Coalition have sent a letter to President Julie Sullivan and the Newsroom calling for systemic change in response to the ongoing challenges our community faces. The president, provost, and entire university leadership team is committed to undertaking the short-term and long-term work needs to ensure this moment is a meaningful inflection point in stepping up our efforts to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive community that lives our fundamental value of respecting and promoting the human dignity of all.
Eleven St. Thomas students representing eight commitments attended the Clinton Global Initiative University Oct. 19-21 in Chicago.
On Oct. 19, we were deeply saddened to learn of a bias-motivated incident in Brady Hall. It is a blatant disregard for our university commitment to be welcoming and inclusive and our conviction to diversity. The university is actively investigating the incident and calls on anyone who may have knowledge of the situation to come forward.
Spend even a little bit of time on St. Thomas' campus and you'll know art is important here. And the secret's out: St. Thomas was recently ranked #2 for art history programs in the Midwest, a fact that highlights the central place art holds for the university in general.
Longtime civil rights leader and successful businessman Vernon Jordan visited Dougherty Family College on Monday to speak with first-year students.
The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) selected School of Social Work associate professor Katharine Hill to receive funding to host a CEEP fellow this year.
The first-year class maintains St. Thomas’ recent record-setting academic profile, with an average high school GPA of 3.6 and a mid-50th percentile ACT range of 24-29.