Terence Langan

Farewell From the Dean

College of Arts and Sciences dean Terence Langan is stepping down as dean to step up as professor.
From left, Luis Chavez (Mechanical Engineering), Claire Dunford (Mechanical Engineering), Gabriel Swanton (Electrical Engineering) and Joe Allison (Mechanical Engineering) pose with their Spring Senior Design Team for Pentair on February 9, 2017, in Anoka at the Pentair Anoka location. The Pentair team worked on building a table for a robotic tool and designed software for the robot to use in a manufacturing process.

Engineering Senior Designs That Wow

Students in the School of Engineering curriculum work on design and engineering problems with local industries. This year's Senior Design Clinic Show will take place Friday, May 5, from 2:30-5 p.m. in Scooter's in the Anderson Student Center.
Kyle and Andee go over diving footage during a practice.

Kyle Reid: Life and Love With Andee

The support of his wife, Andee, who doubles as a full-time caretaker, has been critical for St. Thomas' Kyle Reid as he lives life with post-traumatic stress disorder and conversion disorder.

Kyle Reid: Working It Out

Junior Kyle Reid, a 2011 Afghanistan veteran, works out to help cope with post-traumatic stress disorder and conversion disorder.
Nathan Schultz '01

A Well-Chartered Course

Twin Cities Academy has become one of the leading charter schools in Minnesota. It’s no surprise that Tommies are involved at all levels.
Kyle Reid

The Weight of His World

Junior Kyle Reid has survived the unthinkable – in Afghanistan and at home. His dogged determination continues to inspire those around him.
Carol Bruess

Life’s a Bruess

Communication and journalism professor Carol Bruess delivers positive support and “radical encouragement.”
Mark Neuzil in his canoe

Writing the Book on Canoes

Mark Neuzil’s love of nature (and everything that flows through it) is evident in his new book on the history of North American canoes.
Students Shayna Thostenson, Jack Kellner and Sarah Howe record soil samples in October 2016 at The Nature Conservancy's John E. Williams Preserve. Photo by Noelle Laske '20.

The Plight of the Piping Plover

Through field research and high-level data analysis, 10 freshmen and two CAS professors will attempt to get to the bottom of the plover’s shrinking habitat as part of the Sustainability Learning-Living Communit...
Biochemistry student Kelly DeBoom pipettes material into a vial August 1, 2016 in Owens Science Hall. Taken for CAS Spotlight magazine. Photo by Mike Ekern.

Building New Bonds

Most chemists will say that students learn chemistry by doing chemistry. One of my own mentors used to say, “Education is not a spectator sport.” Research provides a unique opportunity for hands-on work and the...
Board member Nicole Bernardi listens during a Catholic Studies Advisory Board meeting at Terrence Murphy Hall on the Minneapolis campus on January 12, 2015. Catholic Studies Professor Dr. Robert Kennedy is pictured to the left. Photo by Mark Brown.

Q & A With Nicole Bernardi

Nicole Bernardi joined the College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board in September of 2015. She also has the distinction of being one of the earliest and longest serving members of the Catholic Studies Advisor...
Anderson Student Center

The Tommie Transformation

St. Thomas has been educating students since 1885. How has the student body changed during the last 130 years?