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Engineering Professor Dr. Katherine Acton prepares online learning lessons in the STELAR Media Studio in the O’Shaughnessy Frey Library in St. Paul on March 18, 2020. Acton and other Professors have been relying on assistance from STELAR as they transition fully to online education due to disruptions caused by COVID-19 pandemic.

Faculty, STELAR Lead Massive Shift to Online Learning

The spread of coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease it causes has had an unprecedented impact on life around the globe. Within the St. Thomas community, that impact is being felt in a myriad of ways, including in a full shift to online learning.
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Update on St. Thomas’ Response to COVID-19

President Julie Sullivan has announced all classes will temporarily move online starting Monday, March 16. No in-person classes will be held until Tuesday, April 14 (students’ first day back from the Easter holiday), at the earliest.
LEGO Prize Winner AnnMarie Thomas with 3rd Generation LEGO Owner Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen.

Professor AnnMarie Thomas Awarded 2020 LEGO Prize

AnnMarie Thomas, founder and director of the Playful Learning Lab, was awarded the 2020 LEGO Prize Monday during the LEGO Idea Conference. Thomas is being recognized for collaboration with educators and her advocacy for playful learning.
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Noteworthy Businesses Born at St. Thomas

Considering St. Thomas' Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at Opus College of Business is ranked by the Princeton Review on its Top Entrepreneurship Undergraduate programs list and is the list's top-ranked school in Minnesota, it's only natural that many successful businesses have been born at the university.
St. Thomas senior Sarah Isse, center, works alongside teen youth, volunteering at Cookie Cart, a bakery and non-profit that employs teenagers, providing them with leadership skills and work experience, in Minneapolis on December 19, 2019.

Cookies and College: Beginning Business Acumen Conference Builds Skills, St. Thomas Connections

Seniors Madison Morehouse and Sarah Isse have teamed with Minneapolis nonprofit Cookie Cart each of the last two semesters to bring its student workers to St. Thomas for a full-day Beginning Business Acumen Conference, exposing them to life as college students and connecting their budding skill sets to college futures.

Life at St. Thomas: November 2019

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.

Scholars of Finance Develops Ethical Leaders Nationwide

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.
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‘Pathways to Inclusion: Our DEI Journey’ Panel Brings Valuable Discussion

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.