Wayne Johnson, left, and Mike Barrett, right, pose for a portrait in front of the new Interstate 35W Bridge over the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis on July 28, 2017. Both men worked on recovery effort 10 years ago when the original bridge collapsed on August 1, 2007. Johnson is Minneapolis manage of Public Safety and Mike Barrett is Associate Director of Public Safety and Manager of Investigations.

10 Years Later: 35W Bridge Recovery Team Looks Back

Ten years after the 35W bridge collapse, St. Thomas Public Safety staff members Mike Barrett and Wayne Johnson reflect on the experience of working on the Washington County Sheriff Office's water recovery team.

The Lens of History

American photojournalist John Vachon ’35 contributed thousands of images to the Farm Security Administration from 1935-44.
Theology and Video Games

Old Testament, New World

A professor and a student use video games as a tool for better understanding abstract biblical ideas.
A graduate student takes a selfie at the 2017 Graduate Commencement ceremony in the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex in St. Paul on May 20, 2017.

Studying Selfie Culture

Shannon Twiss '17 researched how participating in "selfie culture" played into young women's understanding of their own identities.
Deb Montgomery '80 was the first female African American officer in the St. Paul Police Department.

St. Paul’s Finest

Debbie Montgomery, St. Paul's first female officer, started in the Rondo neighborhood as the youngest member of the NAACP's Board of Directors.