Considering St. Thomas' Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at Opus College of Business is ranked by the Princeton Review on its Top Entrepreneurship Undergraduate programs list and is the list's top-ranked school in Minnesota, it's only natural that many successful businesses have been born at the university.
Ryan Quinlivan '15 started Scholars of Finance, which helps develop the next generation of highly capable financial executives who will act and lead from a strong grounding in principles and ethics. He was inspired by St. Thomas’ interdisciplinary curriculum, commitment to the common good, and more specifically, a Catholic studies course.
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.
With a teacher shortage affecting schools across the nation, the University of St. Thomas School of Education and Education Evolving teamed up to examine what can be done to increase teacher retention and what conditions enable teachers to thrive in their schools.
In helping curate “Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists” at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia), Dakota Hoska '19 MA is bringing the much-needed perspective of Native women to the world of museums and creating art that expresses her identity and experiences.
To begin the 29th annual St. Thomas Alumni Association First Friday Speaker Series, Greg Cunningham, U.S. Bank Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, spoke on Oct. 4 about workplace culture in terms of inclusion and intentionality.
The Purple History series checks out the long history of St. Thomas school songs, a tradition continued in with the latest alma mater song, recently recorded by Cadenza and Summit Singers and set to a gorgeous video.
Ozzie Nelson '87 is CEO and chairman of Nelson, an integrated, award-winning architecture, design and strategy firm. Recently named a "Most Admired CEO" by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Nelson is also a College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board member and will be delivering the keynote address, "Shaping our Future: The Art and Science of Experiential Design" at this year's CAS Convening the College event.
The University of St. Thomas today announced Dr. MayKao Y. Hang has been appointed vice president and founding dean of its College of Health – officially launching the new college that reimagines how future professionals can solve systemic health care problems.