The next gathering of the Diversity and Inclusion roundtable will be on May 24, and will feature Dr. Mahmoud El-Kati, emeritus professor at Macalester College. Attendees will also receive a free copy of his book, "The Myth of Race."
The Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for the Common Good are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jessica Hodge, associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, as the faculty director for community engagement.
Graduating seniors are invited to join their fellow Class of 2018 Tommies for the Graduation March Through the Arches Celebration, which will take place at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 18, and will kick off commencement weekend.
The Tuition Exchange is a competitive scholarship program available to the dependent children of eligible faculty and staff at more than 600 participating member institutions. St. Thomas is now accepting applications for six scholarships to be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year.
In conjunction with April National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the National Week of the Young Child (April 16-20), the University of St. Thomas Child Development Center (CDC) community is reaching out to the children in crisis served by Project Baby Bottoms, a local project dedicated to providing low-income areas and families with diapers and wipes.
St. Thomas has hired Judith Dorin as director of prestigious international scholarships, putting in place a key resource for students and faculty to secure research funding, particularly through the Fulbright Program.
Faculty and staff will receive an email on or about Wednesday, March 21, that provides a link to the draft of the Assurance Argument. Embedded in the argument are links to evidence and links to short, open-ended Qualtrics surveys for feedback.
President Julie Sullivan’s brown-bag session on March 13 addressed personal safety on campus and featured Karen Lange, vice president for student affairs, and Dan Meuwissen, public safety director, giving an introductory training to developing a personal safety plan, as well as outlining the many campus resources.
St. Thomas students and Wonderlust Productions are partnering for a performance on Wednesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in Scooter's, exploring the meaning of the common good and what it's like to be a student at St. Thomas.
Annie Youngblood, a senior majoring in environmental science and justice and peace studies, has been involved as a student leader at St. Thomas in a variety of ways, including as an orientation leader, swim team manager, and research assistant in the biology department.
This week's professional notes include faculty Carol Bruess, Kristine DeVinck, John Floeder, David Jenkins, N. Curtis LeMay, Stephen Hipp, Michael Hollerich, Mike Klein, Anne Klejment, Thomas Margevičius, Mark Neuzil, Chip Small, Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt, William Ojala, James Rogers, Deborah Savage, William Stevenson, Daniel Tight, Muffet Trout, John Del Vecchio, Lisa Waldner, Christian Washburn, William Stevenson, Paul Wojda, Kevin Zilverberg, Marites Guino-o, J. Thomas Ippoliti, Brittany Nelson-Cheeseman, Lisa Prevette and Kristine Wammer; students Jane Feely, Jaya Dhami, Michael Stodolka, Samantha Whitcomb, Ryan Johnson, Nick Battaglia, Mikayla Newby, Cecelia Kinane, Mike Patton, Emily Whitwam, Maria Neuzil, Michael Stodolka, Anna Folska, Hannah Ganzel, Brittany Haas, Jack Queenan, Thomas Wieser, Kathryn Breuckman, Madeline Hankard, Quinn Whiting and Joe Herrli.