College of Arts and Sciences

A rendering of the plans for the renovation of the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas seen from the west.

University Announces Major Renovation for Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas

The chapel at the University of St. Thomas has served its campus well for nearly 100 years. Thanks to the generosity of donors, it will now be brought into the 21st century with expanded spaces and amenities that will serve the contemporary needs of the entire community.
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Office of Academic Affairs and Faculty Development Center Award Competitive Grants

The Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for Faculty Development recently awarded two of their highest honors to four St. Thomas faculty members. Dr. Bruce Gleason and Dr. Mufaddal Baxamusa each received the University Scholars Grant, while Dr. Katharine Hill and Dr. Joshua Stuchlik each received the Distinguished Early Career Grant.
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Biochemistry student Jordyn Prell pipettes material under a lab hood October 13, 2015 in Owens Science Hall.

Student Research: Tacit Knowledge in College Success, Gene Expression, Medicaid Crowd-out

While the student traffic across Summit Avenue is much lighter, things are far from quiet on the St. Thomas campus over the summer months. 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.
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.