Third-year law student Michelle Gonzalez has been awarded a postgraduate fellowship with Immigration Justice Corps (IJC). She is one of just 26 law students from across the country to be chosen by IJC as a Justice Fellow in 2020.
College of Arts and Sciences Dean Yohuru Williams discusses the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which authorized the federal government to oversee elections in Southern states, helping overcome legal barriers aimed at preventing African Americans from voting.
News of a $20 million scholarship gift and the announcement that St. Thomas will adopt a test-optional policy were two major announcements Feb. 20 as President Julie Sullivan delivered the 2020 State of the University address.
News of a $20 million scholarship gift, and the announcement that St. Thomas will adopt a test-optional policy both drew applause at the O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium Thursday as President Julie Sullivan delivered the 2020 State of the University address.
A landmark $20-million gift announced Thursday will help St. Thomas students reduce tuition costs and room and board expenses, amid the backdrop of the university’s new on-campus residency requirement.
During Lent, we are called to give up by fasting and abstaining practices. We are also called to give ourselves to others entering in solidarity with those suffering in the world, such as participating in the Rice Bowl program here at St. Thomas.
St. Thomas’ School of Education is constantly working to help increase the number of teachers of color in the classroom through various partnerships, including two with state-funded teaching preparation programs – Collaborative Urban and Greater Minnesota Educators of Color, and Grow Your Own.
College of Arts and Sciences Dean Yohuru Williams discusses the 1896 case of Plessy v. Ferguson, a landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that established the doctrine of "separate but equal," allowing states to enforce the separation of races.