The university’s regular paid holidays (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day) fall on weekdays this year (Dec. 24, Dec. 25, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1). We will provide three additional paid “gift days” on Dec. 26, 27 and 28.
Please remember in your prayers Bernice Sarah Vogt Eisele, mother of Mary Eisele Slack, Opus College of Business clinical faculty member in the Management Department, grandmother of John Slack, a junior majoring in computer engineering, mother-in-law of David Slack, a graduate student in software engineering.
Tragedy has struck our St. Thomas community, again. We are mourning the loss of first-year student Joia Simpson, who fell from the 10th floor of The Bridges apartments in Dinkytown early Thursday morning, Nov. 1.
Unlikely entrepreneurs Susan Wuollett ’11 MBA and her husband Michael Wuollett ’11 MBA are finding tremendous success on their own with Protégé Biomedical since leaving their corporate jobs with Wells Fargo and 3M, respectively.
The Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for Faculty Development recently awarded two of their highest honors to four St. Thomas faculty members. Dr. Bruce Gleason and Dr. Mufaddal Baxamusa each received the University Scholars Grant, while Dr. Katharine Hill and Dr. Joshua Stuchlik each received the Distinguished Early Career Grant.
Eleven St. Thomas students representing eight commitments attended the Clinton Global Initiative University Oct. 19-21 in Chicago.
On Oct. 19, we were deeply saddened to learn of a bias-motivated incident in Brady Hall. It is a blatant disregard for our university commitment to be welcoming and inclusive and our conviction to diversity. The university is actively investigating the incident and calls on anyone who may have knowledge of the situation to come forward.
The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) selected School of Social Work associate professor Katharine Hill to receive funding to host a CEEP fellow this year.
The first-year class maintains St. Thomas’ recent record-setting academic profile, with an average high school GPA of 3.6 and a mid-50th percentile ACT range of 24-29.
As the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have continued to unfold in recent weeks, St. Thomas faculty have made substantial contributions to the public discussion.
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.
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Art Cullen ’80 will return to campus Friday, Oct. 5, to read from his new book “Storm Lake: A Chronicle of Change, Resilience, and Hope from a Heartland Newspaper” and talk with community members.
Personal safety and the security of the campus community are of vital concern to the University of St. Thomas. The 2018 Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report will be available through the University of St. Thomas Department of Public Safety beginning Oct. 1.
More than 200 educators, students, social workers and health care practitioners gathered at St. Catherine University on Aug. 7 for the seventh annual Summit on Emerging Issues in Social Work Practice.