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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. 
Anderson Student Center
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.

Sights and Sounds: 2019 Commencement Weekend

The St. Thomas community celebrated three commencement ceremonies May 25 and 26, with 1,400 undergraduate students, more than 1,200 graduate students and 61 Dougherty Family College students becoming alumni.
Class of 2019 graduates celebrate on May 25 as confetti launches during the undergraduate commencement ceremony.

Sights and Sounds: 2019 Undergraduate Commencement

The annual March Through the Arches, undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies bring the St. Thomas community together to recognize the accomplishments of the Class of 2019. Sights and Sounds highlight...
Confetti flies over students during the 2018 Graduate Commencement ceremony in O'Shaughnessy Stadium on May 18, 2018 in St. Paul.

Class of 2019 in the Spotlight

Congratulations to all 2019 graduates, including undergraduates, graduates, and those from Dougherty Family College! In honor of these graduates and their accomplishments, let's look back at all of the remarkable things they did while they were Tommies.
Cynthia Fraction, Director of the EXCEL! Research Scholars Program, poses for a portrait in the JRC Auditorium.

Excel! Research Scholars Live Out Hopes and Dreams

Since 2007 when it began as the McNair Scholars program at St. Thomas, Excel! has provided an academic enrichment program that helps undergraduate students who are first-generation, low-income or from underrepresented populations to acquire the necessary education, training and experience required to build an academic portfolio vital to successfully gaining graduate school admission and to earning fellowships and funding based on merit.
Ok Go Sandbox

St. Thomas’ Playful Learning Lab Teams with Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin for Latest Project

St. Thomas’ Playful Learning Lab and its director, School of Engineering and Schulze School of Entrepreneurship professor AnnMarie Thomas, have formed a new partnership with Jeff Bezos’ space exploration company, Blue Origin.