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Alice Ready (left), Emma Rinn and Prof. Paul Lorah upload a survey route to their DJI Inspire drone before sending it out to survey the Weaver Dunes. (Photos by Mike Ekern ’02)

Little Drone on the Prairie

Geography and environmental studies students Alice Ready and Emma Rinn are experimenting with how drone imagery can support the work of The Nature Conservancy.
Ok Go band member Damian Kulash demonstrates a tuning fork during the recording of an educational video for OK Go Sandbox on September 24, 2017 in the Facilities and Design Center. School of Engineering professor AnnMarie Thomas and her playful learning lab collaborated with the band OK Go to make the video.

St. Thomas Helps Launch OK Go Sandbox

Associate Professor of Engineering AnnMarie Thomas and St. Thomas students are helping rock band OK Go launch OK Go Sandbox, an online portal providing learners and educators a way to engage with concepts in playful and unexpected ways.
A student sleeps on the table while studying. The Center for College Sleep studies students' sleep and helps colleges and universities provide their students with better sleep.

Solving the Sleep Epidemic

Students who lack sleep are more likely to abuse drugs, experience depression and seriously consider suicide. St. Thomas' Center for College Sleep addresses these issues.
Cullen near the Raccoon River outside Storm Lake.

Pulitzer Proud

Agricultural runoff is polluting the Raccoon River, a source of drinking water for 500,000 Iowa residents. Because editor Art Cullen ’80 has never shied away from tackling such tough issues, he now holds a Pulitzer Prize.
Guitar studies faculty Chris Kachian plays in the studio September 20, 2016.

Tommie Traditions: noonartsound

noonartsound is an interdisciplinary program that helps participants understand the humanities by examining them in social historical context.
School of Law Career and Professional Development staff member Dan Winterlin (right) talks with alum John Pavelko during a staged resume scene in the School of Law library June 30, 2016.

How It Works: Give Your Resume (or CV) a Boost

There used to be a time long ago when all an undergraduate needed to land a job was a college degree. Get the lowdown on how you can build your resume now for a head start on your post-graduation job search.
People walk between Schulze Hall and Terrence Murphy Hall amid trees covered in fall leaves October 11, 2017 in Minneapolis.

Lessons From Charlottesville

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion kicked off its 2017 year of programming on Oct. 17 with the first of three Diversity Insights Breakfasts, “Home as Synonym for Hatred: Lessons Learned from Charlottesville.”