When St. Thomas’ state-of-the-art STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) complex opens in 2024, the final structure may include portions of Loras Hall salvaged during the demolition of the historic building.
Amid what should be his busiest season, entrepreneur Mohamed Malim encountered an obstacle when the Facebook ads his small business depends on were pulled abruptly as part of the social media platform's ban on ...
Looking back on this year, I don’t think anybody’s 2020 turned out the way they had planned, to say the least. As someone whose job it is to document the events, happenings, stories and daily life of our St. Th...
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...
The Urban Art Mapping Research Project operates a George Floyd and Anti-Racist Street Art database, which documents examples of street art from around the world that have emerged since Floyd’s killing as part of an ongoing movement demanding social justice and equality.
COVID-19 has put the health care system in the spotlight. Dr. MayKao Hang, vice president and founding dean of the Morrison Family College of Health, has been following the pandemic closely as she brings her vision for the college to life.
A Student Emergency Financial Assistance Program for COVID-19-related financial hardships has been launched with funds from the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), Student Affairs and recent donations.
Anthony (Tony) Eicher ’12 and Annie Dupslaff ’10 planned to share one of the happiest days of their lives with 160 friends and family on Saturday, March 21. Amidst the social distancing of the new coronavirus, they canceled their original plans – but not the wedding.
St. Thomas’ School of Education is constantly working to help increase the number of teachers of color in the classroom through various partnerships, including two with state-funded teaching preparation programs – Collaborative Urban and Greater Minnesota Educators of Color, and Grow Your Own.
The Institute of International Education recently released Open Doors Report 2019 shows St. Thomas has the most international students (705) among private universities in Minnesota and remains fourth in the state overall for international enrollment. St. Thomas currently ranks 17th in the nation for undergraduate study abroad participation at doctoral institutions (772 students), and the top in Minnesota.
With a teacher shortage affecting schools across the nation, the University of St. Thomas School of Education and Education Evolving teamed up to examine what can be done to increase teacher retention and what conditions enable teachers to thrive in their schools.
Last year, St. Thomas leaders announced plans for the Center for Well-Being, a facility on campus offering an integrated approach to the health care needs of the St. Thomas community. We now have more details about Well-Being, including opening dates.