The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974, as amended, prohibits postsecondary educational institutions from disclosing the education records of students to most third parties without the student’s written consent. However, certain information is considered “directory information” and may be disclosed without consent. It is important that students understand what personal data is protected and the additional action that must be taken if additional protection is desired.
Dozens of students from the class of 2023 came to campus the week before classes start to kick-start their entrepreneurial education during the two-day Freshman Innovation Immersion, an annual program by the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship.
Working as a certified student attorney and law clerk this summer for the Stearns County Public Defender’s Office in St. Cloud, Minn. has sharpened 2L Carly Foor’s legal skills and cemented her goal of one day working as a criminal defense attorney.
Please keep in your prayers the family of Jim Beatty, father of Rita Lamatsch and father-in-law of ITS Audio Visual Engineer, Dan Lamatsch. He passed away Aug. 16 peacefully after a courageous battle with Alzeihmer’s disease.
At 9:37 a.m., the University of St. Thomas switchboard received a bomb threat directed at the John Roach Center (JRC) classroom building on the corner of Summit and Cleveland. No suspicious objects were found, and Public Safety issued an all-clear notification at 10:45 a.m.
University of St. Thomas School of Law professors Gregory Sisk, Thomas Berg, Teresa Collett and Michael Paulsen have filed amicus briefs in support of cases before the Supreme Court of the United States.
In May, the Center for the Common Good (CCG) partnered with local nonprofit, Keystone Community Services, and St. Thomas’ own experts in food insecurity, BrightSide Produce, to create TommieShelf and serve groceries and fresh produce to the St. Thomas and St. Paul communities.
For the sixth year in a row, two third-year law students and a professor from the University of St. Thomas Appellate Clinic have won an appeal they had briefed and argued before judges in the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit on behalf of a pro bono client.
Heidi Bausch, MA, doctoral candidate in counseling psychology in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology, was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year Award by the Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA).
Super Lawyers® magazine has recognized 111 St. Thomas alumni in eight states during the first half of 2019. Among those honored, 15 graduates have been named Super Lawyers® and 96 have been named Rising Stars®.
Seven University of St. Thomas School of Law alumni have been named 2019 Up & Coming Attorneys by Minnesota Lawyer. This honor recognizes attorneys who are in their first decade of practice and who are off to a fast start in their legal careers.