Academic News

Playful Learning Lab student Kristina Harmann, right, talks with OK GO Sandbox Art in Space winner Alexandra Slabakis in the create [space] in the Anderson Student Center in St. Paul.

OK Go Sandbox Art in Space Winners Visit, Develop Project St. Thomas

One of the winning student teams of the OK Go Sandbox Art in Space contest came to St. Thomas on Sept. 12-13 for two full days of project development work, exposure to what it looks like to be a college engineering, and work with Playful Learning Lab projects and students. 
Dr. Detra Price-Dennis, an award-winning researcher at Columbia University; lead a discussion on the topic of “Cultivating Racial Literacy in the Digital Age" as part of the School of Education's Dean's Forum on Jan. 23, 2019 at Opus Hall.

First School of Education Dean’s Forum of New School Year Happening Tuesday

Last November, School of Education Dean Kathlene Holmes Campbell launched the Dean’s Forum. Building off the work of Teachers College, Columbia University's Racial Literacy Lecture Series, the Dean’s Forum series features candid conversations on race, equity and education. The first Dean’s Forum of the new school year will take place on the Minneapolis campus at 5 p.m. Tuesday (Opus Hall rooms 201 and 202).

St. Thomas Announces Founding Dean for College of Health

The University of St. Thomas today announced Dr. MayKao Y. Hang has been appointed vice president and founding dean of its College of Health – officially launching the new college that reimagines how future professionals can solve systemic health care problems.
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Incoming first-year students March Through the Arches to celebrate the start of their college journey and the start to the 2019 academic year on September 3, 2019, in St. Paul.

Sights and Sounds: 2019 March Through the Arches and Welcome Assembly

On a sunny Tuesday morning, hundreds of staff, faculty and students lined the sidewalks of the lower quad on St. Thomas' St. Paul campus as the class of 2023 participated in the annual March Through the Arches procession.