Recognizing these are challenging times for recent graduates, the university created a scholarship for St. Thomas alumni who completed their undergraduate degree during the fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters.
With a nine-hour time difference during her deployment to Southeast Asia with the Air Force, junior Haley Sonneman had a couple key people on speed dial: Veterans Resource Center Director Norm Ferguson and veteran academic adviser Nicholas Doten.
Following multiple reports of sexual misconduct allegations, the University of St. Thomas has rescinded the Distinguished Alumni Award given to David Haas in 1995 and is no longer playing Mr.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.