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.
A geology major who racked up a huge range of research and teaching experience at St. Thomas, Nick Hermann '13 went on to Vanderbilt University for a master’s, worked at NASA and for the Bureau of Land Management, and now helps Pilot Gold track down gold in Arizona.
St. Thomas currently boasts 112 former valedictorians in its undergraduate body. We caught up with some of the members of the prestigious group to find out what brought them to St. Thomas and how the university has helped further their academic careers.
A regional president for Wells Fargo Advisors, Zimmer’s passion for advancing women’s roles in the finance field has helped advance her career, kept her connected to her alma mater and defined her legacy as a Tommie.
In the Lemonade Stand Class, students launch their own business and learn from the experience. Two business that came out of fall semester are a universal water bottle holder and a clever shelf for residence hall rooms.
There used to be a time long ago when all an undergraduate needed to land a job was a college degree. Get the lowdown on how you can build your resume now for a head start on your post-graduation job search.