President Julie Sullivan invites the St. Thomas community a campus-wide meeting on Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. as a kickoff to the university’s commitment to action and is a critical step in boldly addressing systemic racism and hate in our community.
The Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for Faculty Development recently awarded two of their highest honors to four St. Thomas faculty members. Dr. Bruce Gleason and Dr. Mufaddal Baxamusa each received the University Scholars Grant, while Dr. Katharine Hill and Dr. Joshua Stuchlik each received the Distinguished Early Career Grant.
Faculty and staff members of the St. Thomas Anti-Racism Coalition have sent a letter to President Julie Sullivan and the Newsroom calling for systemic change in response to the ongoing challenges our community faces. The president, provost, and entire university leadership team is committed to undertaking the short-term and long-term work needs to ensure this moment is a meaningful inflection point in stepping up our efforts to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive community that lives our fundamental value of respecting and promoting the human dignity of all.
Eleven St. Thomas students representing eight commitments attended the Clinton Global Initiative University Oct. 19-21 in Chicago.
On Oct. 19, we were deeply saddened to learn of a bias-motivated incident in Brady Hall. It is a blatant disregard for our university commitment to be welcoming and inclusive and our conviction to diversity. The university is actively investigating the incident and calls on anyone who may have knowledge of the situation to come forward.
With the Nov. 1 early action deadline nearing, fall Tommie Days, which were scheduled at St. Thomas on the Thursday and Friday over MEA break, are designed to give parents and potential Tommies all of the information they need to make their big decision.
Longtime civil rights leader and successful businessman Vernon Jordan visited Dougherty Family College on Monday to speak with first-year students.
The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) selected School of Social Work associate professor Katharine Hill to receive funding to host a CEEP fellow this year.
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Bontu Gemeda spent a lot of her St. Thomas journey unsure of what she wanted to study, until the Excel! Scholars program and a faculty mentor helped her realize a passion for history.
The first-year class maintains St. Thomas’ recent record-setting academic profile, with an average high school GPA of 3.6 and a mid-50th percentile ACT range of 24-29.
Rapper, actor and activist Common spoke at St. Thomas on Friday, Oct. 5, stressing the importance of both activism and self-activism, and highlighting the significance of prioritizing mental health.
The clock is ticking for anyone interested in entering this year’s Fowler Business Concept Challenge. With an Oct. 22 deadline, the Fowler is open to all St. Thomas students regardless of their major. The compe...
Denis McDonough, senior principal at Markle Foundation and former White House chief of staff in the Obama administration, kicked off the 28th annual St. Thomas Alumni Association First Friday Speaker Series on Oct. 5.
As the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have continued to unfold in recent weeks, St. Thomas faculty have made substantial contributions to the public discussion.