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Office of Academic Affairs and Faculty Development Center Award Competitive Grants

The Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for Faculty Development recently awarded two of their highest honors to four St. Thomas faculty members. Dr. Bruce Gleason and Dr. Mufaddal Baxamusa each received the University Scholars Grant, while Dr. Katharine Hill and Dr. Joshua Stuchlik each received the Distinguished Early Career Grant.
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Biochemistry student Jordyn Prell pipettes material under a lab hood October 13, 2015 in Owens Science Hall.

Student Research: Tacit Knowledge in College Success, Gene Expression, Medicaid Crowd-out

While the student traffic across Summit Avenue is much lighter, things are far from quiet on the St. Thomas campus over the summer months. Dozens of Tommies - 44, to be exact - are spending their summer working full-time on research thanks to funding from St. Thomas grants, including Young Scholars, Community-based Research and Sustainability Scholars.
Savannah Hufendick

Fowler Business Concept Challenge Wants Your Ideas

All it takes is one idea. That’s the spirit behind the Fowler Business Concept Challenge. Open to all St. Thomas students regardless of their field of study, the Fowler is a chance to unleash your inner entrepreneur and win your share of more than $40,000 in scholarships
Students prototype ideas in the Create Space.

Entrepreneurship Means More Than Just Start-ups

While most people think entrepreneurship is synonymous with business, it is far from the only career choice for majors in the field. In fact, many graduates take an “intrapreneurial” route allowing them the opportunity to bring their own, unique entrepreneurial skills into an established company looking for innovative employees to boost growth.