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Sights and Sounds: Graduate 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 2018. Sights and Sounds highlight...
Graduating seniors smile and laugh during the 2018 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony in O'Shaughnessy Stadium on May 18, 2018 in St. Paul.

Sights and Sounds: Undergraduate Commencement

More than 1,300 undergraduate students officially became part of the St. Thomas alumni community on Saturday as the Class of 2018 received their degrees. O'Shaughnessy Stadium was filled with thousands more family, friends, faculty and staff as the university celebrated the accomplishments of so many Tommies.
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Please Remember in Your Prayers Diana Murphy

Please remember in your prayers Diana Murphy, a judge for more than four decades and a member of the St. Thomas Board of Trustees since 1991 and the School of Law Board of Governors. She died Wednesday at 84. ...
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Senior Memories and College Life Advice

Before the class of '18 heads back through the arches on Saturday, we asked a dozen of them about their most memorable moments, their post-graduation plans and what life advice they would give first-year students arriving in the fall.
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Class of ’18 in the Spotlight

Congratulations, Class of '18 – you did it! We celebrate some of the amazing accomplishments of your years at St. Thomas with a roundup of all the Newsroom stories spotlighting graduating seniors.
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Students Presented Student Leadership Scholarship Awards

"The Tommies: A Leadership Recognition Ceremony" was held Thursday in James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall at the Anderson Student Center. The annual celebration of the St. Thomas community recognizes student leadership on campus and the significant contributions made by students, staff and faculty.
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Please Pray for Weez Michaelson

Please pray for Weez Michaelson, mother in law of a Gen Gagnon, St Thomas engineering faculty. She is in the ICU after being saved from a fire in her house in Arden Hills.
Tommie Award Winner Annie Youngblood poses for a portrait March 15, 2018 in the Anderson Student Center.

2018 Tommie Award: Annie Youngblood

Annie Youngblood was voted by students, staff and faculty as the winner of the 2018 Tommie Award. She is majoring in both environmental studies, and justice and peace studies.
Aaron Ames '01 with robot CASSIE. (Photo provided by Caltech)

Moving Robotics Forward One Step at a Time

Aaron Ames '01 cultivated his love of engineering and math at St. Thomas. He now leads a robotics lab at Caltech, which is at the forefront of creating robots that mimic human walking.

St. Thomas Day Recognizes Exceptional Tommies

The University of St. Thomas will celebrate its annual St. Thomas Day on Wednesday, May 3. The event honors recipients of the Monsignor James Lavin Award, Professor of the Year Award, Humanitarian Award, Tommie Award and Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award.
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Celebrate National Week of the Young Child April 16-20

In conjunction with April National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the National Week of the Young Child (April 16-20), the University of St. Thomas Child Development Center (CDC) community is reaching out to the children in crisis served by Project Baby Bottoms, a local project dedicated to providing low-income areas and families with diapers and wipes.