Life at St. Thomas

Life at St. Thomas is an ongoing feature highlighting the images that capture what daily life on campus is like and what it feels like to a Tommie.

Students receive their diplomas during the graduate commencement ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, Morrison Family College of Health, and the School of Divinity in O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul on May 23, 2021.

Sights and Sounds: 2021 Graduate Commencement

The University of St. Thomas bestowed 1,214 graduate degrees on May 24 during an in-person ceremony, with social distancing and face coverings serving as visible proof of the many challenges the students faced ...

Design Chosen for Sculpture Commemorating Deceased Students

A stone sculpture designed to evoke strength and vulnerability, spirituality and earthliness, loss and renewal has been selected as the winning design for a Memorial for Deceased Students that will be located adjacent to the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas at the University of St. Thomas.
The sun shines through windows in the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center.

Photos of the Year – Mark Brown

It’s sometimes hard to remember that this year started out with a semblance of normalcy. Some students took J-Term study trips and sports teams were still competing into March as COVID-19 slowly began to domina...
Dining services staffers Carl Littlejohn, left, and brother Anthony Littlejohn, right, pose for a photo in the Anderson Student Center. They are part of a team of critical employees ensuring that students and staff remaining on campus are looked after.

‘A Second Family’: Life at St. Thomas During COVID-19

Life on St. Thomas’ St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses looks more different lately than it ever has before. They are far, however, from empty: Some 125 students continue to live in St. Paul residence halls, and dozens of essential staff continue to work in both St. Paul and Minneapolis.

Life at St. Thomas: November 2019

Life at St. Thomas is an ongoing feature highlighting the images that capture what daily life on campus is like and what it feels like to a Tommie. Check out some of the amazing images from the month of November 2019.