The St. Thomas Diversity Action Response Team (DART) and the Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion co-sponsored a conversation that explored events related to the police killing of Breonna Taylor.
The University of St. Thomas’ transformation from a small liberal arts school into a comprehensive urban university is nothing new in the Twin Cities, Minnesota and certain pockets of the Upper Midwest.
Nearly 600 St. Thomas community members gathered virtually over Zoom for the 2020-21 academic convocation, in which two important topics – the COVID-19 pandemic and racial injustice – were frequently addressed.
This month Patricia Hedberg and Nakeisha Lewis started new roles in Opus College of Business. Hedberg was named associate dean of graduate business programs; Lewis is now associate dean of undergraduate and accelerated master's programs.
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.
Opus College of Business Associate Professor of Management Rama Hart shares insights into what we gain and what we lose when classrooms and companies go virtual, how to improve virtual communication and more.
St. Thomas recently recognized 15 retiring faculty members, thanking them for more than 350 years of collective service to the university. Several retiring faculty shared their reflections on what it has meant to teach and work at St. Thomas.
For years, experts from Opus College of Business have answered business-related questions in a weekly Star Tribune column titled “Outside Consultant.” In the last couple of months, faculty weighed in on how businesses can adapt to the new challenges that come with navigating COVID-19.