The University of St. Thomas School of Law conferred degrees to 131 students on May 12, 2018. Among them were 102 students earning their J.D. – five of whom earned a joint degree – 22 earning an LL.M. in U.S. law, and seven earning a master’s or LL.M. degree in organizational ethics and compliance.
Before the class of '18 heads back through the arches on Saturday, we asked a dozen of them about their most memorable moments, their post-graduation plans and what life advice they would give first-year students arriving in the fall.
Congratulations, Class of '18 – you did it! We celebrate some of the amazing accomplishments of your years at St. Thomas with a roundup of all the Newsroom stories spotlighting graduating seniors.
In its hybrid education and incredible partnership opportunities with Twin Cities music partners, St. Thomas' music business program is helping students become dynamic industry insiders.
Culled from surveys and online job research, the most recent First Destinations Survey found the St. Thomas undergraduate class of 2017 had more than 73 percent of students secure a job before, or within a month, of graduating.
Hundreds of students, their family and friends, and faculty and staff descended on the Anderson Student Center on Friday for the 2018 School of Engineering Senior Design Show.
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Meet Paris Yarbrough, St. Thomas School of Law student, Page Scholar, proud east St. Paul native, world traveler and smoothie lover.
Aaron Ames '01 cultivated his love of engineering and math at St. Thomas. He now leads a robotics lab at Caltech, which is at the forefront of creating robots that mimic human walking.
Meet Jules Porter, the joint J.D./MBA graduate student who developed the idea for video game company Seraph 7 Studios and won $16,000 in the Fowler Business Concept Challenge and $10,000 in the St. Thomas Business Plan Competition.
A new School of Education at St. Thomas will focus on producing the most outstanding teachers, leaders and administrators in Minnesota – grounded in cultural competence and compassion for all to close educational achievement and opportunity gaps.
In the School of Engineering, faculty collaborate with students at the undergraduate and graduate level. Their research often leads to innovative solutions.
When then-President Father Dennis Dease signed the the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) in 2008, he underscored St. Thomas’ ongoing and future commitment to sustainability. With the commitment of carbon neutrality by 2035, the statement included ambitious goals. In the decade since nearly every aspect of life on the university campus has been touched in some way by St. Thomas’ commitment to sustainability.
Dr. Lauren Braswell’s psychology course – which also won the 2017 Campus Compact President’s Community Partner award – is one of several academic community engagement courses coordinated through the university’s Center for Common Good.
For three members of U.S. Bancorp's innovation team – David Berglund, Kristin Hough Frame and David Marrese – their development for being part of that future-shaping process shares a common thread: their time in the MBA program at St. Thomas.
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Thanks to Project Global Officer, a Department of Defense program, dozens of St. Thomas Reserve Officers' Training Corps students have learned languages and cultures around the world.
Over J-Term, students in two Opus College of Business study abroad classes – Marketing in a Mega-market and Social Entrepreneurship in India – experienced firsthand the country’s vast social and economic diversity.
Laura Dean, who received St. Thomas' first full-tuition science scholarship, has delivered more than 3,000 babies and is now chief of staff.
Of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's annual "40 Under 40" list honoring young business and community leaders from throughout the Twin Cities, an unprecedented 10 are connected to St. Thomas as alumni or current employees.
The event, which explored racial discrimination and its impact on housing stability, was hosted by the Catholic Charities Advocacy Team and the University of St. Thomas Center for Common Good.
For 60 years after their first date at St. Thomas, Gerald and Henrietta Rauenhorst were generous benefactors; now their children are carrying the torch.