Following multiple reports of sexual misconduct allegations, the University of St. Thomas has rescinded the Distinguished Alumni Award given to David Haas in 1995 and is no longer playing Mr. Haas’ music.
Distinguished University Chair, Professor and Founding Director of the Racial Justice Initiative Yohuru Williams worked with New York City educators on a civics curriculum inspired by John Lewis’ "March," a graphic novel trilogy.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced the postponement of competition for several fall sports – including cross country, football, soccer and volleyball – due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This month Patricia Hedberg and Nakeisha Lewis started new roles in Opus College of Business. Hedberg was named associate dean of graduate business programs; Lewis is now associate dean of undergraduate and accelerated master's programs.
St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan released the following statement in response to Tuesday’s news that the U.S. government has agreed to rescind Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) rules, which would have barred international students from remaining in the U.S. if their colleges and universities were forced to move classes completely online due to COVID-19.
As COVID-19 spread throughout Italy, university officials wrestled with the decision of whether to close the Bernardi Campus. St. Thomas was the first program in Rome to close its operations … and just in time. Here’s an oral history of the decisions to close the Rome campus.
Opus College of Business Associate Professor of Management Rama Hart shares insights into what we gain and what we lose when classrooms and companies go virtual, how to improve virtual communication and more.
Please remember in your prayers Donald L. Hofmeister '53, grandfather of John Hofmeister '13 and Josef Hofmeister '18, and father-in-law to English Department faculty member Jeannie Hofmeister and Teresa Sweeney of Opus College of Business.
Social distancing setups, more hand sanitizing stations, disinfecting kits in classrooms and a wider variety of instruction methods will be among the noticeable differences St. Thomas community members see when they return to campus this summer and fall.
The Urban Art Mapping Research Project operates a George Floyd and Anti-Racist Street Art database, which documents examples of street art from around the world that have emerged since Floyd’s killing as part of an ongoing movement demanding social justice and equality.