More than a dozen student leaders came together earlier this week to discuss what support within the St. Thomas community looks like in the face of religious intolerance, and to articulate a statement of solidarity with anyone affected by religious intolerance and bigotry.
Energy has been growing for some time at St. Thomas around supporting the many faiths of everyone in the university's community, including both how people practice their own faith and how those faiths encounter one another.
For nearly 90 years, St. Thomas has given the Tommie Award to a senior who, according to fellow students, faculty, and staff, best represents the ideals of St. Thomas Aquinas through scholarship, leadership, and campus involvement. This year's three finalists continue the proud tradition with an incredible range of contributions to the St. Thomas community and beyond.
Senior Victor Sikeley is a double major in leadership and management along with business law, and is the founder of the company Initiative for a Better Africa, which strives to make Africa a better place for everyone to learn.
To celebrate once again a phenomenal year for St. Thomas, we've put together a list of the top 10 most-read feature stories; our personal favorite Newsroom stories; our 10 favorite photos; the top social media posts; and our favorite media placements.
Senior environmental science and biology major Hannah Wallace runs the St. Thomas chapter of the Food Recovery Network, a nationwide student movement that works to reduce the amount of food waste at colleges and universities.
Four Residence Life construction projects will begin on campus next summer. In addition to the Chapel Expansion announced last week, the University of St. Thomas is moving forward with plans to build two new residence halls with underground parking and to begin renovations at Brady and Dowling Residence Halls over the next three summers.
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.