Jon Mentxakatorre Odriozola explores J. R. R. Tolkien’s beliefs about how words hold reality and how the stories and mythologies are true or false not insofar as they refer to modern scientific fact or history, but insofar as they bear witness to the reality that undergirds creation.
Life at St. Thomas is an ongoing feature highlighting the images that capture what daily life on campus is like and what it feels like to a Tommie. Check out some of the amazing images from the month of November 2019.
Ryan Quinlivan '15 started Scholars of Finance, which helps develop the next generation of highly capable financial executives who will act and lead from a strong grounding in principles and ethics. He was inspired by St. Thomas’ interdisciplinary curriculum, commitment to the common good, and more specifically, a Catholic studies course.
Nearly 150 community members gathered Tuesday in O'Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium for “Pathways to Inclusion: Our DEI Journey,” a 12-person panel discussion hosted by Associate Vice President for Inclusive Excellence Kha Yang and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.
Guided by the university's first sustainability strategic plan, St. Thomas is working toward becoming a more sustainable community in a huge number of ways. Students in the College of Arts and Sciences' Communication Journalism program recently produced a documentary exploring some of the may ways sustainability has taken shape at St. Thomas.
In helping curate “Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists” at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia), Dakota Hoska '19 MA is bringing the much-needed perspective of Native women to the world of museums and creating art that expresses her identity and experiences.
Seniors Sam Gentle, Henry Larson and David Linn were all selected last month for the Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program, an extremely selective, nationwide program that fully funds students’ four years of attending medical school.
To help you decide where to go before and after the 2019 St. Thomas-St. John's football game, the Urban Art, Landscapes, and St. Paul Communities Stories Project team has prepared a helpful graphic as a guide.
St. Thomas' Department of Emerging Media and the World Press Institute are hosting "Reporting in an 'Anti-media' World" on Oct. 15, which will bring together local investigative reporters and international journalists to consider restrictions and barriers to press freedom as well the role of ethics in these challenging times.
Ozzie Nelson '87 is CEO and chairman of Nelson, an integrated, award-winning architecture, design and strategy firm. Recently named a "Most Admired CEO" by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Nelson is also a College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board member and will be delivering the keynote address, "Shaping our Future: The Art and Science of Experiential Design" at this year's CAS Convening the College event.
The College of Arts and Sciences’ Teach-in Tuesday season kicked off Tuesday with Political Science Professor Angela High-Pippert’s presentation, “Strategies of the Suffragists: Lessons in Political Organizing.”