Morrison Family College of Health

Students receive their diplomas during the graduate commencement ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, Morrison Family College of Health, and the School of Divinity in O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul on May 23, 2021.

Sights and Sounds: 2021 Graduate Commencement

The University of St. Thomas bestowed 1,214 graduate degrees on May 24 during an in-person ceremony, with social distancing and face coverings serving as visible proof of the many challenges the students faced ...
President Sullivan hands out diplomas during the 9am commencement ceremony in O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul on May 22, 2021.

Sights and Sounds: 2021 Undergraduate Commencement and March Out of the Arches

Thanks to in-depth planning by university administration, faculty and key student representatives, in-person commencement ceremonies and March Out of the Arches returned this year.
Amy Levad instructing at Teach-in Tuesday.

Five Observations: Teach-in Tuesday on COVID-19 and Mass Incarceration

The U.S. leads the world in two categories: COVID-19 cases and incarceration. As we experience the collision of two pandemics – coronavirus and mass incarceration – theology professor Amy Levad says the results are disastrous.
President Julie Sullivan - State of the University
A large stack of books sit on shelves and the floor.

Faculty Promotions and Tenure for 2021

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce faculty who have received tenure and been promoted to associate professor, effective September 1, 2021.  Many congratulations to our colleagues for this sig...
trauma-informed training

Trauma-Informed Training: Helping Educators Spot Trauma-Related Behaviors

Children bring their whole selves into the classroom – their circumstances, their real-life experiences and their emotions. For some, that includes trauma triggered by traumatic events and situations experienced outside of school.

Five Observations: First Friday with Neel Kashkari

Neel Kashkari, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, spoke on the inequalities within the educational system as well as the devastating economic effects of COVID-19 as part of the St. Thomas Alumni Association’s First Friday Speaker Series on Oct. 2.

Tommie Experts: Radical Times Call for Radical Healing

Bryana H. French, PhD, LP, created with colleagues the Psychology of Radical Healing Collective to share evidence-based practices that promote individual and collective healing in the face of racism.
Engineering Professor Dr. Katherine Acton prepares online learning lessons in the STELAR Media Studio. Mark Brown/University of St. Thomas

Zooming into Online Learning

Since March 12, more than 900 St. Thomas faculty members taught more than 2,000 courses to more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students. This summer another 450 courses will be taught.
A tassel on a mortar board (cap) is shown during the graduate commencement ceremony May 21, 2016 in the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex field house.