Academic News

Theology and Video Games

Old Testament, New World

A professor and a student use video games as a tool for better understanding abstract biblical ideas.
A graduate student takes a selfie at the 2017 Graduate Commencement ceremony in the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex in St. Paul on May 20, 2017.

Studying Selfie Culture

Shannon Twiss '17 researched how participating in "selfie culture" played into young women's understanding of their own identities.
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Professional Notes for June 30, 2017

This week's professional notes include faculty Dave Deavel, Bruce Gleason, Jane Hurley Johncox, Bob Koerpel, Emily Sauter, Kevin Sauter, Gerald Schlabach and Dale Thompson; and staff member Ea Porter.
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Sorenson Talks Conflict Avoidance in Family Firms

The Lund family, who owns Lunds & Byerlys, had a recent high profile case settling a buyout from one family member from the business. The judge awarded one of the four sibling owners $45.2 million as she se...
Michael Scham tangoes with his fiancee Clara Krug.

Humans of St. Thomas: Michael Scham

This St. Thomas Spanish professor has transformed his passion for tango into not only a beloved hobby but also a dedicated area of academic research and teaching.