“For our students to succeed academically and live happy, productive lives, it is imperative that we proactively care for their health and well-being.” That is the motivation Madonna McDermott said guided ...
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The need for mental health support for adolescents and young adults is better understood than ever before, and college campuses such as St. Thomas' are an important space in the ongoing evolution of care.
Class of 2013 alumni Matthew Vicknair, Cristina Leifson and Antanina "Nina" Ricceri reunited at Save the Children, where they help advance the common good every day at the international humanitarian organization dedicated to helping children around the world.
James E. Daly ’69 is the 2018 recipient of the Humanitarian Award, which recognizes an individual’s contributions to the betterment of the spiritual and material welfare of the less fortunate.
Mark A. Zesbaugh, CEO of Security Life Insurance Company of America, is the 2018 recipient of the Monsignor James Lavin Award. This award honors an alumnus/alumna of St. Thomas for outstanding contributions and service to the University of St. Thomas Alumni Association, its programs and services
The next gathering of the Diversity and Inclusion roundtable will be on May 24, and will feature Dr. Mahmoud El-Kati, emeritus professor at Macalester College. Attendees will also receive a free copy of his book, "The Myth of Race."
First-year student Michael Sullivan was recently named a Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellow thanks to his years-long efforts toward ending sexual assault.
When then-President Father Dennis Dease signed the the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) in 2008, he underscored St. Thomas’ ongoing and future commitment to sustainability. With the commitment of carbon neutrality by 2035, the statement included ambitious goals. In the decade since nearly every aspect of life on the university campus has been touched in some way by St. Thomas’ commitment to sustainability.
Well before St. Thomas' awareness campaign brought three groups of Tommies' stories to TV screens across the Midwest, the featured students and alumni stepped into the experience of being part of commercial shoots. The Newsroom asked each about their experience and what it's like to share their "We Are Tommies" story with the world.
The event, which explored racial discrimination and its impact on housing stability, was hosted by the Catholic Charities Advocacy Team and the University of St. Thomas Center for Common Good.
Senior Mohamed Malim, Associate Professor and Bachelor of Social Work program Director Dr. Katharine Hill, and community partners Gayle Godfrey and the behavioral health staff at Regions Hospital have received Minnesota Campus Compact Awards for their leadership and civic engagement.
The Office for Diversity and Inclusion is launching a Diversity Roundtable on Feb. 19 and invites all members of the campus community to participate.
Father Dennis Dease, president emeritus of St. Thomas, has received the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh Award, named after the late University of Notre Dame president, for “outstanding contributions to Catholic higher education,” from the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
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Dougherty Family College welcomes the newest Tommies.
St. Thomas' new Veterans Resource Center opens Nov. 10 and promises to be a one-stop-shop for supporting veteran students' needs.
Two St. Thomas undergraduate students were named Promise Prize Scholars and attended a life-changing event this summer in Washington, D.C.
The Project for Mindfulness and Contemplation is sponsoring the pilot, which encourages community members to take a conscious breath.
As St. Thomas enters its first full year as an Ashoka U Changemaker Campus, the goal is to foster a pervasive culture of changemaking where everyone is a changemaker - especially students.
J.D. and MBA candidate Leslie Redmond's community work is one of several stories the Newsroom will publish in the semester's opening weeks featuring how students spent their summer months.
School of Law student Christina Espey-Sundt '17 will study refugee and immigration law in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Senior Mitchell Sullivan, a triple major in German, international studies and political science, heads to Germany in the Fulbright's English Teaching Assistantship program.
The purple light emanating from the Owens Science Hall greenhouse isn't the School of Engineering's homage to the late, great Prince. A cross-departmental team at St. Thomas is testing a robot with the overall goal of addressing the world crisis of food shortages and the development of new technologies to grow healthy crops using less man-made and natural resources.