The University of St. Thomas will be hosting the 2020 Ashoka U Exchange next spring, an annual conference for leaders from Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses.
After seeing issues with maternal care during a visit to The Gambia, senior Fatoumata Jaiteh used her St. Thomas learning for changemaking.
Master of Educational Leadership alumnus Sylvester Frimpong '11 is taking the values he cultivated at St. Thomas to help transform education in his native Ghana.
A cohort of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America students, the Rondo Commemorative Plaza and Jake Reilly have received Minnesota Campus Compact Awards.
Ever-Green Energy today announced that St. Thomas is one of three Minnesota colleges and universities selected for the organization’s Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality program. These institutions will receive free energy planning services as part of this pilot program.
Racial literacy in the digital age is the topic of the next School of Education Dean's Forum, which takes place Jan. 23.
John Ireland Endowed Chair Stephen D. Brookfield and several colleagues discussed their new book, "Teaching Race," at a recent event at Anderson Student Center.
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The chapel at the University of St. Thomas has served its campus well for nearly 100 years. Thanks to the generosity of donors, it will now be brought into the 21st century with expanded spaces and amenities that will serve the contemporary needs of the entire community.
Thousands of St. Thomas community members gathered in the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex fieldhouse on Wednesday, signaling with their overwhelming presence that St. Thomas is ready for change.
Faculty and staff members of the St. Thomas Anti-Racism Coalition have sent a letter to President Julie Sullivan and the Newsroom calling for systemic change in response to the ongoing challenges our community faces. The president, provost, and entire university leadership team is committed to undertaking the short-term and long-term work needs to ensure this moment is a meaningful inflection point in stepping up our efforts to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive community that lives our fundamental value of respecting and promoting the human dignity of all.
Eleven St. Thomas students representing eight commitments attended the Clinton Global Initiative University Oct. 19-21 in Chicago.
The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) selected School of Social Work associate professor Katharine Hill to receive funding to host a CEEP fellow this year.
Celebrating Founder's Day 100 years after the death of Archbishop John Ireland, the founding leader of St. Thomas, the community gathered on the St. Paul campus Sept. 25. Professor of Theology Bernard Brady spoke to those gathered about Ireland's vision as a changemaker.
“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.