Publications

A Research Journey Full Circle

Patrick Van Fleet’s initial mathematical research as a graduate student focused on spline functions. Before computers, architects used a flexible rubber tool called a spline to help them render irregular curve...

1921 Play Sees 21st-century Revival

“We carry within us a real and painful drama.” These words interrupt a rehearsal scene in Luigi Pirandello’s play “Six Characters in Search of an Author.” Six characters enter the theater. Abandoned by their cr...

Already Reaping the Fruits of Our Labors

If you walk through the classroom area of Murray-Herrick Campus Center on a Tuesday evening, you are likely to see two rooms full of Spanish-speaking students listening intently to their instructors and talking...

Q&A With Sarah Thompson ‘04

After more than a decade at some of the Twin Cities’ most beloved arts institutions, including the Guthrie Theater, Cowles Center for Dance and Performing Arts and Northrop at the University of Minnesota, Sarah...
Shadow Falls, which is just west of the St. Paul campus. The falls were photographed as part of a hidden spaces story but never used.

Making the Most of a Minnesota Summer

Whether you live here or are due back for a visit to your alma mater, here are 10 things you probably didn't know you could do in Minnesota - from someone who should know.
Rachelle de la Cruz '15 CSMA (right) and Cristina Maillet, CSMA candidate, in Lourdes, France. Photo by Eric Wuebben '17

A Pilgrim’s Heart

Rachelle de la Cruz ’15 CSMA was brought to the University of St. Thomas’ Master of Arts in Catholic Studies (CSMA) program by her desire to learn who God wanted her to become.
Living Learning Communities

Living and Learning as One

A new program offers students an opportunity to live and learn in small communities, creating a depth of experience that reaches beyond the classroom.
Primp

Primp and Cheap Chic

Michele Henry '06, co-owner of Primp Boutique, knows the allure of affordable fashion and cheap, brown paper.
Samuel Olukiran

No Life in Isolation

A gunshot wound left St. Thomas graduate student Sam Olukiran alone and helpless on a street in Ibadan, Nigeria. This is how he survived, found Minnesota and now tries to make every moment - and every person - matter.

A Priceless Decision

When his boss was arrested, Mike Wietecki '06 J.D. and the rest of the management team let investors redeem their assets, which was costly, but the ethical thing to do.