College of Arts and Sciences

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.
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Conference Attendees Discuss Business in an Inclusive Economy

Approximately 200 scholars gathered at the University of St. Thomas Minneapolis campus June 21-23 for the 10th International Conference on Catholic Social Thought and Business Education, and Sixth Colloquium on Christian Humanism in Business and Society.
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Sights and Sounds – Graduate Commencement

The annual March Through the Arches, undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies bring the St. Thomas community together to recognize the accomplishments of the Class of 2018. Sights and Sounds highlight...
Graduating seniors smile and laugh during the 2018 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony in O'Shaughnessy Stadium on May 18, 2018 in St. Paul.

Sights and Sounds – Undergraduate Commencement

More than 1,300 undergraduate students officially became part of the St. Thomas alumni community on Saturday as the Class of 2018 received their degrees. O'Shaughnessy Stadium was filled with thousands more family, friends, faculty and staff as the university celebrated the accomplishments of so many Tommies.

Faculty Promotions and Tenure Announced

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce affirmative decisions on promotion following the conclusion of the Tenure and Promotion Committee meetings in May 2018.
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Class of ’18 in the Spotlight

Congratulations, Class of '18 – you did it! We celebrate some of the amazing accomplishments of your years at St. Thomas with a roundup of all the Newsroom stories spotlighting graduating seniors.

In Memoriam – Don J. Briel

Some students called him James Bond for his cool demeanor and international travel, but he was seen more often as a wise intellectual and spiritual father.
School of Law Career and Professional Development staff member Dan Winterlin (right) talks with alum John Pavelko during a staged resume scene in the School of Law library June 30, 2016.

Even Before Graduating, Tommies Are Getting Hired

Culled from surveys and online job research, the most recent First Destinations Survey found the St. Thomas undergraduate class of 2017 had more than 73 percent of students secure a job before, or within a month, of graduating.
Tommie Award Winner Annie Youngblood poses for a portrait March 15, 2018 in the Anderson Student Center.

2018 Tommie Award – Annie Youngblood

Annie Youngblood was voted by students, staff and faculty as the winner of the 2018 Tommie Award. She is majoring in both environmental studies, and justice and peace studies.