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Sights and Sounds – Graduate Commencement

The annual March Through the Arches, undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies bring the St. Thomas community together to recognize the accomplishments of the Class of 2018. Sights and Sounds highlight...
Graduating seniors smile and laugh during the 2018 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony in O'Shaughnessy Stadium on May 18, 2018 in St. Paul.

Sights and Sounds – Undergraduate Commencement

More than 1,300 undergraduate students officially became part of the St. Thomas alumni community on Saturday as the Class of 2018 received their degrees. O'Shaughnessy Stadium was filled with thousands more family, friends, faculty and staff as the university celebrated the accomplishments of so many Tommies.
School of Law Career and Professional Development staff member Dan Winterlin (right) talks with alum John Pavelko during a staged resume scene in the School of Law library June 30, 2016.

Even Before Graduating, Tommies Are Getting Hired

Culled from surveys and online job research, the most recent First Destinations Survey found the St. Thomas undergraduate class of 2017 had more than 73 percent of students secure a job before, or within a month, of graduating.
Aaron Ames '01 with robot CASSIE. (Photo provided by Caltech)

Moving Robotics Forward One Step at a Time

Aaron Ames '01 cultivated his love of engineering and math at St. Thomas. He now leads a robotics lab at Caltech, which is at the forefront of creating robots that mimic human walking.
Student Valerie has already done advanced diplomatic work, including translating and comparing Russian and Ukrainian broadcasts. She is shown here lit in the colors of the Ukrainian flag, blue and yellow. Brukhis's story will appear in the Winter 2018 issue of St. Thomas magazine.

Brukhis Named Fulbright Scholar, Will Study in Israel

When Valerie Brukhis got the email while sitting in class, she had to step out into the hall for a couple minutes and realize what had just happened. It’s hard to blame her: Brukhis had just found out she was n...
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Four St. Thomas Alumni Named 2018 Bush Fellows

The Bush Fellowship will provide Nicholas Kor ’11, Dr. Joanna Ramirez Barrett (mini-MBA), Dr. Tamim Saidi (mini-MBA) and Jeff Dykstra (executive MBA) with up to $100,000 over 12 to 24 months to pursue learning experiences that help them develop leadership skills and attributes.
Physics alum Sarah Millholland poses for a portrait January 22, 2018 in an Owens Science Hall physics lab.

St. Thomas Hitting the Airwaves to Increase Visibility

With a goal of increasing overall awareness for the academic reputation and graduate outcomes of St. Thomas, our Marketing, Insights and Communications team, in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, is launching a new TV, radio and social campaign starting today.
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Nick Hermann ’13 Is Golden

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.
Severin Bakai (left) and Morgan McCorkle (right) mingle with students and alumni during the Envision Alumni Employee Networking. (Photo by Joseph Lavigne)

Tips for Marketing a Liberal Arts Degree

The Envision program through the St. Thomas Career Development Center showed students the many ways a liberal arts degree can help them be successful after graduation.