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.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan have named three St. Thomas alumni as state commissioners.
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.
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Aaron Ames '01 cultivated his love of engineering and math at St. Thomas. He now leads a robotics lab at Caltech, which is at the forefront of creating robots that mimic human walking.
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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.
Over the past eight years, the Minneapolis-based fleet-technology company has almost exclusively hired University of St. Thomas graduates.
Junior Abby Sunberg and mathematics staff Molly Peterson's collaboration around calculus helped bring an underdeveloped aspect of mathematics forward: the visual.
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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.
Welcome Jamaican Keanu Daley to Minnesota. He's an actuarial science major with deep thespian roots and is finishing his first year at St. Thomas.
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Humans of St. Thomas visits with Patrick Fisher, a senior triple major in philosophy, Catholic studies and mathematics with a big appetite for big ideas.
Van Laarhoven, who graduated in December, passed all of the requirements to become an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA), and graduated in two and a half years, a stunning accomplishment that has left many wanting to know the secret to his success.
Greg Ogin was part of a massive community effort to detect gravitational waves for the first time.
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 May.
Junior Francesca Ippoliti, majoring in chemistry, has been awarded a 2016-17 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Junior Emily Vecchia, majoring in mathematics, was given an honorable mention.
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.
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Outside-of-the-box classes allow professors to share research interests while students develop critical-thinking skills and foster connections in the community.
The team consisted of junior Adam Berkowitz; sophomores Robert Klemm, Broderick Prokosch, Rachel Stang, Amanda Tenhoff; and freshmen Dana Connelly, Carol Michael and Connor Skidmore.
This week's notes feature faculty, an alumna and a student from the departments of chemistry, history, mathematics, modern and classical languages, and sociology and criminal justice, and the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
Sophomore Maria McQuillan was awarded a scholarship, and juniors Anna Grim and Ryan Slechta were given honorable mentions by the prestigious and competitive program.
Sousada Chidthachack’s ’06 family escaped Communist Laos and a refugee camp in Thailand. Now she’s ready to open doors for young women and minorities in mathematics.
Our experts weigh in on sainthood, Donald Sterling and a botched execution in this week’s headlines.
Until recently, many biologists also viewed themselves as pure experimentalists with no need for mathematics in their field, but advances in experimental techniques have generated huge amounts of data, and without mathematical modeling and analysis it would be impossible for biology to make sense of all these data.