Classes from the departments of Business, Theology, Sociology, Justice and Peace Studies (JPST), Biology, and Health and Human Performance all gathered at the end of April to discuss HIV and AIDS, and how they could work together to have more effective and well-rounded approaches to solving problems.
Funded by an Xcel Energy grant, the center will be used for teaching as well as for researching and testing alternative-energy components so that power generated by microgrids is fully compatible with a region’s main power grid.
The Saint John Vianney's annual Wiffle Ball World Series is a marquee event on the "God Quad" of St. Thomas' north campus, complete with national anthem, root beer floats and a championship trophy.
Working for MN Adopt, two St. Thomas Master's in Social Work alumni are earning national recognition for their work in creating a new model for adoptive services.
Since early last year, a small team of St. Thomas faculty, staff and students has been taking steps toward earning the special designation granted by Ashoka, a nonprofit and the largest network of social entrepreneurs in the world. If all continues to go smoothly, the team is hopeful that St. Thomas will be designated a Changemaker Campus in early 2017.
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In the midst of Tommie Football's quest for the NCAA Division III national title, four of the players vied for the prestigious Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship competition with $1 million in seed money on the line. The team won the St. Thomas competition and competed in the global regional competition in March in San Francisco.
How a Psychology Professor and a Wellness Director Just Might Put Alarm-Clock Factories Out of Business
Dr. Roxanne Prichard and Birdie Cunningham are spreading the gospel of how much better life can be with a good night’s sleep under your belt.
Between taking classes themselves and opening up educational opportunities for family members at St. Thomas and elsewhere, many university employees have enjoyed the benefit of tuition remission.
Talia Nadir, one of St. Thomas' research and instruction librarians, discusses what it was like growing up in Israel, how a global awareness and love of traveling influences raising three teenage sons, and why people need to stop assuming that librarians just organize and shelf books.
In the past few years, many of St. Thomas Biology Department faculty member and Environmental Science program director Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt's studies have employed a beguiling tool: a breast cancer cell genetically modified with a firefly gene.
Explore through our interactive map of "Tommie Territories" some of the many places around the United States and world that St. Thomas students call home.
The Dease Scholarship Program was recently revamped. Members of the new selection process discuss how they made their decisions and how the new format celebrates diversity and inclusion.
The University of St. Thomas Liturgical Choir has been invited to sing for the Christmas Midnight Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome on Dec. 25, 2016, with Pope Francis presiding.
Tyner has served as interim officer of diversity and inclusion since July 2015, when she succeeded Dr. Calvin Hill, and looks forward to filling the position on a permanent basis. She will serve on the president’s cabinet.
The St. Thomas School of Law has moved up 24 places in the annual rankings conducted by U.S. News & World Report, which also ranked the university’s graduate programs in business, education and social work.