Silhouettes in the Anderson Student Center.

St. Thomas Welcomes Three New Board of Trustees Members

The University of St. Thomas has elected three new members to its Board of Trustees. The Honorable Wilhelmina “Mimi” Wright, U.S. District Court judge; Jodeen Kozlak ’85, founder and CEO at Kozlak Capital Partners, LLC; and Archie Black, president and CEO at SPS Commerce, are the new members.
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Answers to High School Students’ Most Daunting College Questions

As a senior in high school transitioning to their first year in college, there are a lot of questions that can cause you to be anxious about the next part of your life. As nerve-racking as the thought of experiencing college can be, here are a list of questions from current high school students.
School of Engineering professor AnnMarie Thomas poses for a studio portrait with light-painted tracks made by LEDs March 3, 2015. Taken for the School of Engineering newsletter. Thomas often explores play concepts as a way of teaching engineering.

Professor of the Year – AnnMarie Thomas

AnnMarie Thomas, PhD, a professor of engineering in the School of Engineering and associate professor of entrepreneurship in the Opus College of Business Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, is the 2018 Professor of the Year.
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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.
Confetti flies over students during the 2018 Graduate Commencement ceremony in O'Shaughnessy Stadium on May 18, 2018 in St. Paul.

Commencement Weekend – 2018 Edition

Thousands of people gathered at St. Thomas May 18 and 19 to celebrate as more than 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students received their degrees, adding their numbers to the more-than-100,000-strong alumni network.
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Senior Memories and College Life Advice

Before the class of '18 heads back through the arches on Saturday, we asked a dozen of them about their most memorable moments, their post-graduation plans and what life advice they would give first-year students arriving in the fall.
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Class of ’18 in the Spotlight

Congratulations, Class of '18 – you did it! We celebrate some of the amazing accomplishments of your years at St. Thomas with a roundup of all the Newsroom stories spotlighting graduating seniors.
Tommie Award Winner Annie Youngblood poses for a portrait March 15, 2018 in the Anderson Student Center.

2018 Tommie Award – Annie Youngblood

Annie Youngblood was voted by students, staff and faculty as the winner of the 2018 Tommie Award. She is majoring in both environmental studies, and justice and peace studies.

St. Thomas Day Recognizes Exceptional Tommies

The University of St. Thomas will celebrate its annual St. Thomas Day on Wednesday, May 3. The event honors recipients of the Monsignor James Lavin Award, Professor of the Year Award, Humanitarian Award, Tommie Award and Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award.
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Irish Poet Tony Curtis Receives 22nd O’Shaughnessy Award For Poetry

Poet Tony Curtis of Dublin has received the 22nd annual Lawrence O’Shaughnessy Award for Poetry of the University of St. Thomas Center for Irish Studies. He will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the auditorium of the John R. Roach Center for the Liberal Arts on St. Thomas’ St. Paul campus.

New Vision, Leadership for School of Education

A new School of Education at St. Thomas will focus on producing the most outstanding teachers, leaders and administrators in Minnesota – grounded in cultural competence and compassion for all to close educational achievement and opportunity gaps.
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Race and Justice 50 Years After MLK’s Assassination

The final installment of the 2018 “Hot Topics: Cool Talks” series from the Terrence J. Murphy Institute saw a packed atrium at the Law School on Monday for ”50 Years After the King Assassination: A Barometer Panel on Race and Justice.”