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St. Thomas History Students Contribute to Anti-slavery Digital Archives

A call for help from the Boston Public Library to historians around the country inspired a “Transcribe-a-thon” hosted by the St. Thomas History Department on March 13. Thousands of scanned, original documents from early abolitionists need to be transcribed to make them digitally discoverable for research.
A world map.

Project GO Takes ROTC Cadets Around the World

Thanks to Project Global Officer, a Department of Defense program, dozens of St. Thomas Reserve Officers' Training Corps students have learned languages and cultures around the world.
An exhibit from the Voorsanger Architects Archive

New Gallery, Exhibition for St. Thomas Art History

The Department of Art History has a lot to be excited about these days: a renovated gallery space, a new exhibition, an ambitious archival project and ties to a major international conference happening in April.
The pool at McCarthy Gym is gone, but in its place is this multipurpose, wood-floor gym that can be used for basketball, volleyball, pickle ball, badminton and other activities.

Faculty Expertise: NBA Star Kevin Love Helps Bring Panic Attacks Into the Spotlight

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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Faculty Promotions and Tenure Announced

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.

We Are Tommies: The Beat Goes On

Three St. Thomas engineering students and their professor have been working for several months to create something revolutionary: an implantable device that would capture energy from the beating of a heart and turn it into electrical power to run a device such as a pacemaker.

My MBA Journey: From India to Minnesota

Curiosity has led me to break through stereotypes. As a girl from a conservative Indian family, I met stiff resistance when I decided to do a Master of Business abroad. Through some friends in Minnesota, I came across University of St. Thomas – Opus College of Business.
Members of the Air Force ROTC color guard hold the American and Air Force flags. The new Veterans Resource Center opens on campus Nov. 10.

AFROTC Gets National Recognition

In the first year of a new national award, the Department of Defense recognized St. Thomas’ Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) program as one of the best in the country.
Gold rocks on a table

Nick Hermann ’13 Is Golden

A geology major who racked up a huge range of research and teaching experience at St. Thomas, Nick Hermann '13 went on to Vanderbilt University for a master’s, worked at NASA and for the Bureau of Land Management, and now helps Pilot Gold track down gold in Arizona.