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The ocean absorbs most of the excess heat from greenhouse gas emissions, leading to rising ocean temperatures. (Photo credit: Jiang Zhu)

Tommie Experts: John Abraham’s New Research on Ocean Warming

A new analysis shows the world’s oceans were the warmest in 2019 than any other time in recorded human history, especially between the surface and a depth of 2,000 meters. The study was conducted by an international team of 14 scientists from 11 institutes across the world, including School of Engineering professor John Abraham.

Life at St. Thomas: November 2019

Life at St. Thomas is an ongoing feature highlighting the images that capture what daily life on campus is like and what it feels like to a Tommie. Check out some of the amazing images from the month of November 2019.

Engineering Award Winner Elaine Reeves ’09 Puts Compliance, Sustainability in Spotlight

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has named Elaine Reeves ’09 one of the recipients of its Distinguished New Engineer award, which honors women who have demonstrated outstanding technical performance, as well as leadership in professional organizations and the community, in the first 10 years of their career.
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‘Pathways to Inclusion: Our DEI Journey’ Panel Brings Valuable Discussion

Nearly 150 community members gathered Tuesday in O'Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium for “Pathways to Inclusion: Our DEI Journey,” a 12-person panel discussion hosted by Associate Vice President for Inclusive Excellence Kha Yang and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.
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. 
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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.

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...