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We Are Tommies: Experiencing the TV Spotlight

Well before St. Thomas' awareness campaign brought three groups of Tommies' stories to TV screens across the Midwest, the featured students and alumni stepped into the experience of being part of commercial shoots. The Newsroom asked each about their experience and what it's like to share their "We Are Tommies" story with the world.
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We Are Tommies: The Beat Goes On

Three St. Thomas engineering students and their professor have been working for several months to create something revolutionary: an implantable device that would capture energy from the beating of a heart and turn it into electrical power to run a device such as a pacemaker.

My MBA Journey: From India to Minnesota

Curiosity has led me to break through stereotypes. As a girl from a conservative Indian family, I met stiff resistance when I decided to do a Master of Business abroad. Through some friends in Minnesota, I came across University of St. Thomas – Opus College of Business.
Father Dennis Dease, second from right, receives the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh Award from the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities. To Dease’s left are Monsignor Franklyn Casale, president of St. Thomas University in Miami, and Michael Galligan-Stierle, president of the ACCU. On the right is Thomas Mengler, president of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, new board chair of the ACCU and former University of St. Thomas School of Law dean.

President Emeritus Father Dennis Dease Receives National Award

Father Dennis Dease, president emeritus of St. Thomas, has received the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh Award, named after the late University of Notre Dame president, for “outstanding contributions to Catholic higher education,” from the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
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Personal Attention Breeds Academic Excellence at St. Thomas

Students at the University of St. Thomas learn quickly that faculty aren't just there to lecture. With small class sizes and a culture built on strong relationships with students, faculty have a vested interest in every student and helping them reach their full potential.
School of Law Professor Jerry Organ poses for a portrait in front of the School of Law Building in Minneapolis on July 19, 2017.

Helping Law Students Succeed

Jerry Organ, who was named No. 19 in a list of Most Influential People in Legal Education, discusses helping law students succeed.
Student participate in headphone disco on the John P. Monahan Plaza September 2, 2017 at part of Welcome Days.

Best of 2017 Photos: A Year in the Life of St. Thomas

Being a part of St. Thomas means something different and unique for every Tommie, every moment of every day. Most of the time those moments slide right past our eyes, contributing to the constant flow of life o...
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GHR Fellows FAQ

This is the largest scholarship gift ever received by St. Thomas, and GHR Foundation intends it to inspire other transformational scholarship gifts as well as broader alumni giving at all levels.
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.