A partnership between the University of St. Thomas and the Metropolitan Council is benefitting students, the natural environment, and other public spaces. Students are producing solid work for the Council that may, in some cases, result in long-term monetary savings.
With one in four adults over the age of 65 experiencing some form of a physical fall every year, fall risk is a major health concern. To address these safety needs, two assistant professors in the Health and Human Performance Department, Brett Bruininks and Starr Sage, are leading the Mindful Movement project that is part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ SOLV Initiative.
On Friday, the Opus College of Business Schulze School of Entrepreneurship hosted its annual St. Thomas Business Plan Competition at Schulze Hall where $30,000 was on the line for budding entrepreneurs.
In the classroom, Caroline Little, a French teacher at Saint Thomas Academy for 17 years, constantly pushes the boundaries of what it is to be a language teacher by merging her love of all things French with her passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
All it takes is one idea. That’s the spirit behind the Fowler Business Concept Challenge. Open to all St. Thomas students regardless of their field of study, the Fowler is a chance to unleash your inner entrepreneur and win your share of more than $40,000 in scholarships
There is a new space opening on the first floor of the Facilities Design Center (FDC), right next to the Anderson Parking Facility, designed to exercise your problem-solving skills. A grand opening block party is happening Thursday, Sept. 20, from 4-7:00 p.m., for the yet-to-be-named innovation collaboration hub that contains the tools and space for creating solutions to big problems.
More than 80 incoming first-years from across the Midwest - and as far away as Colorado - took part in the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship’s First-year Innovation Immersion workshop at St. Thomas this week.
The Office of Sustainability Initiatives (OSI) has awarded Sheneeta White, Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Tim Meyer, Computer and Information Sciences, the 2018 Curricular Innovation in Sustainability Award for their work integrating a collaborative Sustainable Communities Partnership (SCP) project with Metro Transit into their courses, Service Operations Management (OPMT 360) and Systems Analysis and Design II (CISC 321).