Academic News

Student Alice Ready flies a drone July 10, 2017 at the Weaver Dunes near Kellogg, MN. Lorah and his students are mapping areas of the Weaver Dunes with a drone in order to study the effects of prairie restoration efforts. The research is funded in part by a sustainability grant.

Summer Research: Drone Technology, Hunting Heroines

Dozens of Tommies - 44, to be exact - are spending their summer working full-time on research thanks to funding from St. Thomas grants, including Young Scholars, Community-based Research and Sustainability Scholars. The Newsroom caught up with some of these emerging scholars to find out what they're studying, why they're so interested in it, and what it's been like to become dedicated researchers.
Dr. Chris Anson speaks to St. Thomas faculty at a Writing Across the Curriculum workshop in July.

Writing Across the Curriculum Celebrates Next Chapter

Faculty gathered in the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library on Wednesday to celebrate Chris Anson, who along with program director Erika Scheuer has developed and led St. Thomas’ Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program since 2009.