Monsignor Murphy 50th anniversary of ordination address.

Introducing the Monsignor Murphy Digital Archive

The impact of Monsignor Terrence J. Murphy, the namesake of the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy, who served as the University of St. Thomas president from 1966-91, will continue to be felt for generations thanks to a generous gift from his family.
Opus College of Business sign in Minneapolis.

An Update on the Melrose and The Toro Company Center for Principled Leadership

As the Melrose and The Toro Company Center for Principled Leadership at the University of St. Thomas approaches the one-year anniversary of its transition from the former Center for Ethics in Practice, the Newsroom connected with Academic Director Dr. Christopher Michaelson and Executive Director Dr. Nicole Zwieg Daly on highlights, podcasts, award nominations, books to read this summer and more.
Calligraphy class over Zoom.

Business 200 Students Adapt to Community Needs

Despite the move to virtual class gatherings last year, the Business 200 course (Business Learning Through Service) at St. Thomas continued to require students to volunteer with community nonprofits, which provided them with a unique opportunity to step up and help out in new ways.
English professor Todd Lawrence, center, works to document and archive plywood boards salvaged from around the Twin Cities following this previous summer’s civil unrest, on January 25, 2021 in Northeast Minneapolis. The initiative, Save the Boards to Memorialize the Movement, includes a partnership with the University of St. Thomas Art History department.

Documenting Street Art, St. Thomas Researchers Better Understand Crisis

Street art painted on the sides of buildings or plywood-covered windows can help us understand the complexity of the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism, reveals a mapping project spearheaded by St. Thomas faculty.
Ibram X. Kendi keynotes Equity in Action conference at St. Thomas

Equity in Action Keynote Speaker Motivates Attendees

The opposite of racist isn’t “not racist.” It is actively being an antiracist. That’s the message approximately 1,700 registered attendees of the Equity in Action: Cultivating Antiracist Universities conference heard weaved throughout the various workshops, breakout sessions and the riveting keynote address of guest speaker Professor Ibram X. Kendi, author of the bestseller How to Be An Antiracist.