Two students from the College of Arts and Sciences were selected as recipients of the Goldwater Scholarship this year. Maria Neuzil ’20 (physics and mathematics) and Jack Queenan ’21 (chemistry and mathematics) were selected out of a competitive national pool of student scholars for these awards.
Jill Schleicher ’11 researches what’s actually going on inside a volcano and how that information might inform predictions of when one will erupt.
Congratulations to Cara Anthony and Adam Green, who are the first two winners of a new faculty award that recognizes excellence in academic advising.
Thanks to the support of her St. Thomas education and faculty research collaborators, Sarah Millholland '15 is helping chart our universe, one exoplanet at a time.
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In the ranks of seniors graduating this weekend, we have students who earned the Chief’s Award from the City of St. Paul for helping a woman in distress in 2014, a student who served as an ambassador on a Minnesota trade mission to Mexico, and students who have done research on everything from political cynicism to drying breadfruit. Read a roundup of the stories the Newsroom has written about Class of 2017 students since they arrived on campus.
Greg Ogin was part of a massive community effort to detect gravitational waves for the first time.
Sophomore Maria McQuillan was awarded a scholarship, and juniors Anna Grim and Ryan Slechta were given honorable mentions by the prestigious and competitive program.
This year sophomore Maria McQuillan and junior Nick Sinn have joined forces with Dr. Elizabeth Wehner, assistant professor in St. Thomas' Physics Department, to scrutinize images of far-away galaxies taken on a .9 meter telescope housed at Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona.
Cecilia Gentle and Sarah Millholland were awarded scholarships, and Erik Sathe was granted an honorable mention by the prestigious and competitive program.
A student commentary on climate change, why fish isn't considered meat, and an appeal to lower prison phone rates are featured in this week's headlines.
Ryan Augustin, a junior majoring in biochemistry, was awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, an award that honors outstanding students who plan to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Juniors Elizabeth Annoni and Mark Painter were named honorable mentions.
He will present and take questions on developments in physics and mathematics on Creation, the "Big Bang Theory," and the complementarity between new physics, philosophy and theology.