Katherine Acton

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.
Third Place, Sense of Place: Photo by Evan Steeves, Kylemore Abbey, Ireland. National University of Ireland, Galway Irish Language Summer Course 2014

Tommie Traditions: Studying Abroad

Study abroad – and its role among St. Thomas' overall international education picture – has had a long and storied path to the healthy status it enjoys today.
The "great hall" on the second floor of the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library. Photo by Mike Ekern.

A Thousand Stories at St. Thomas’ Libraries

National Library Week offers a prime opportunity to take a glimpse inside St. Thomas' four libraries, whose offerings and uses are as varied as the thousands of people who visit them every year.
Lon Otto

Celebrating Lon Otto

St. Thomas' English Department is holding an event to celebrate Lon Otto, who taught 40 years before retiring last year. The event will take place 6-9 p.m. in Terrence Murphy Hall, Thornton Auditorium (Room 260).

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.
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A German Push

German assistant professor Susanne Wagner is leading the push to make German at St. Thomas more "aufregend." Oh, right, in English. That's "exciting."

Want the Grade? Get Off Your Butt

St. Thomas health and human performance major Emily Hulstein studied her peers and landed a key finding: There's a direct correlation between that half hour at the gym and the grade on your history exam.