The history of the war on drugs and its disproportionate impact on African Americans was the focus of the Feb. 26 College of Arts and Sciences Teach-in Tuesday.
Professor Amel Receives John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar
Psychology professor Elise Amel has been named the recipient of the John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar for 2018.
Hundreds of students, faculty and staff filled the OEC Auditorium on Tuesday for the first College of Arts and Sciences Teach-in Tuesday event. The hour-long discussion focused on the research of Mamie Phipps Clark and her husband, Kenneth Clark, and led to a dialogue with audience members.
John Ireland Endowed Chair Stephen D. Brookfield and several colleagues discussed their new book, "Teaching Race," at a recent event at Anderson Student Center.
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.
Dr. Lauren Braswell’s psychology course – which also won the 2017 Campus Compact President’s Community Partner award – is one of several academic community engagement courses coordinated through the university’s Center for Common Good.
Christopher Vye, Ph.D., L.P. is the Chair of the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at St. Thomas, discusses his research about panic attacks and panic disorder after former Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Love opened up recently about his experience with panic attacks while playing in the National Basketball Association.
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The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce affirmative decisions on tenure and promotion following the conclusion of the Tenure and Promotion Committee meetings in February 2018.
The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce affirmative decisions on promotion and tenure following the conclusion of the Tenure and Promotion Committee meetings in December 2017.
Students who lack sleep are more likely to abuse drugs, experience depression and seriously consider suicide. St. Thomas' Center for College Sleep addresses these issues.
Five St. Thomas student groups have been accepted into the Clinton Global Initiative University, including a pair of graduate students looking to cut food waste on campus.
Awardees will integrate environmental sustainability into their courses by designing new assignments or units for a current course or by developing a new course.
Garcia is grateful for the plentiful research opportunities available at St. Thomas, which paved the road to her being offered a full scholarship to earn a Ph.D. at Rutgers University's School of Biomedical Sciences.
The University of St. Thomas Center for Sleep has been helping out Tommie athletes for years by educating them on the health benefits of quality Z's.
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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.
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This week's notes feature faculty Elise Amel, Justin Donato, Eric Fort, Bruce Gleason, Marites Guino-o, Mike Hollerich, Jerry Husak, J. Thomas Ippoliti, Shersten Johnson, Father Jan Michael Joncas, Joshua Layfield, Ray MacKenzie, Thomas Marsh, Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt, Odeh, Muhawesh, William Ojala, Lisa Prevette, Tatyana Ramirez, Britain Scott, L. Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan, Kristine Wammer and Carissa Wyant; staff N. Curtis Le May, James Rogers and Artika Tyner; students Brady Anderson, Josiah Bardwell, Kristin Berger, Landon Crippes, Anna Folska, Hannah Ganzel, Maddie Hankard, Timon Higgins, Kiersten Idzorek, Francesca Ippoliti, Ryan Johnson, Evan Kalb, Evan Keil, Jill Kolasinski, Grant Larson, Taylor Lesmeister, Bridget McGivern, Maria Neuzil, Jessie O'Brien, Tyler Ogorek, Tony Schaefer, Sydney Steger, Michael Stodolka and Samantha Whitcomb; and alumni Evan Eid, Benjamin Gelinas, David Haas, Marty Haugen, Joseph Jaye, Grant McCormick and Jordan Roy.
This week's notes feature faculty Elise Amel, Jean-Pierre Bongila, Candace Chou, Camille George, Dalma Martinović-Weigelt, Gerald Schlabach, Buffy Smith, Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan and Ted Ulrich; staff Michelle Morgan, Jim Rogers and Sarah Spencer; and alumni Jackie Heitzman ’14, Abigail Lukowicz '15 and Maya Peters ‘15.
Professors Greg Robinson-Riegler and Britain Scott have parlayed their interest in the paranormal into research and a J-Term class on the psychology behind it.
For Laura Roberts, who is Anshinaabe from the Red Lake Nation and Dakota from the Santee Nation, a desire for passion and meaning in her work has culminated in an internship with the American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF).
How a Psychology Professor and a Wellness Director Just Might Put Alarm-Clock Factories Out of Business
Dr. Roxanne Prichard and Birdie Cunningham are spreading the gospel of how much better life can be with a good night’s sleep under your belt.
Two Professors Receive John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar
Professors Sandra Menssen and Patrick Van Fleet have been named recipients of the John Ireland Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher-Scholar for 2015.
St. Thomas psychology professor John Tauer, Ph.D., led a group of panelists in discussing what "Winning With Integrity" means in today's sports landscape.