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.
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 ...
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.