A graduating senior carries her diploma during the University of St. Thomas Undergraduate Commencement in O'Shaughnessy Stadium on Saturday, May 23, 2009.

Picking the Brains of Valedictorians: Why St. Thomas?

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 male and female student sit back to back, signifying coeducation.

Forty Years of Coeducation: Mary Zimmer ’84

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.

And the Beat Goes On

Engineering students create an implantable medical device that may replace the need for pacemaker batteries.
The Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex stands amid fall trees.

Photo Services Best of 2017

What you see here is a record of the pride and care we took with the slices of St. Thomas we encountered in 2017.
Alice Ready (left), Emma Rinn and Prof. Paul Lorah upload a survey route to their DJI Inspire drone before sending it out to survey the Weaver Dunes. (Photos by Mike Ekern ’02)

Little Drone on the Prairie

Geography and environmental studies students Alice Ready and Emma Rinn are experimenting with how drone imagery can support the work of The Nature Conservancy.
Guitar studies faculty Chris Kachian plays in the studio September 20, 2016.

Tommie Traditions: noonartsound

noonartsound is an interdisciplinary program that helps participants understand the humanities by examining them in social historical context.