Members of the Living Learning Community gather for dinner.

The Feeling of Home

The Catholic Studies Living Learning Communities provide the stability of home for students.
Catholic Studies alum Ben Vasko teaches his sixth grade Latin class at Ave Maria Academy March 20, 2018 in Maple Grove, MN. Taken for Lumen magazine.

Teacher as Witness

An alumna and the director of the Center for Catholic Studies discuss what makes a good teacher.

In Memoriam: Don J. Briel

Some students called him James Bond for his cool demeanor and international travel, but he was seen more often as a wise intellectual and spiritual father.

Can 1,946 St. Thomas Lawyers Change the World?

While the majority of our School of Law alumni continue to advance the common good in Minnesota and the surrounding states, we asked 17 of our 1,946 alumni what they do each day and what impact they hope to have on the communities they serve outside the Upper Midwest.

Primed for Impact

Benjamin Hargrove '18 J.D.'s internships and externship have prepared him for his current work with the FBI's Minneapolis office.
Mary Rosen

Right on the Money

Mary Rosen ’06 J.D., an expert in international trade finance law, has been named to the International Chamber of Commerce Banking Commission Legal Committee.
U.S. Law negotiations class

Home Away From Home

School of Law faculty, staff and J.D. students welcome international students from its LL.M. in U.S. Law program into their classrooms and homes.
President Julie Sullivan

Scholarships: Priority One

President Julie Sullivan discusses the university's new initiative to infuse $200 million into scholarships.
Gerald and Henrietta Rauenhorst

This Is a Love Story

For 60 years after their first date at St. Thomas, Gerald and Henrietta Rauenhorst were generous benefactors; now their children are carrying the torch.

Habiger Institute: Not So Different

Participants from the weeklong Catholic Studies retreat to Denver talk about their personal experiences in serving with Christ in the City to care for the spiritually and physically poor.
The Saint Peter's Basilica is seen in silhouette on February 28, 2013, in Rome, Italy.

A New Generation Receives the Gift of Rome

Mark Janke '04 reflects on the trip to Rome he and his wife Maria led in 2014, which was an opportunity for students at the Bernardi Campus in Florida to experience the Catholic tradition in the Eternal City.
Catholic Studies professor and director of the Ryan Institute Fr. Martin Schlag poses for a portrait September 20, 2017 in Sitzmann Hall.

Ryan Institute Opening New Doors

Monsignor Martin Schlag, JD, S.T.D., discusses the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought, where he is the new director as of this fall.