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How can curiosity be a bad thing?

How can curiosity be a bad thing?

| Father Michael Schmitz | October 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Q. I have heard that curiosity can be considered a vice. That doesn’t make any sense to me. The advances of science, technology, and social reforms wouldn’t have happened if people had suppressed their natural desire to venture into the unknown and ask questions that challenged the status quo. It seems more like an intimidation tactic on the part of institutions.

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Concerned about sports parity,  MIAC removes University of St. Thomas

Concerned about sports parity, MIAC removes University of St. Thomas

| May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Officials at St. Thomas worked hard to remain in and stabilize the conference it helped found in 1920, Sullivan said. But citing athletic competitive parity as a primary concern, the MIAC Presidents’ Council made its decision, she said.

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For Catholic Studies, 25th anniversary means looking ahead

For Catholic Studies, 25th anniversary means looking ahead

| Sam Patet | November 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Dec. 8, more than 600 guests will gather in St. Paul to celebrate a significant milestone: the 25th anniversary of the Catholic Studies program at the University of St. Thomas.

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Speakers: After predicting sexual revolution ills, ‘Humanae Vitae’ still offers hope

Speakers: After predicting sexual revolution ills, ‘Humanae Vitae’ still offers hope

| Susan Klemond and Matthew Davis | October 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The interdisciplinary conference examined some of the far-reaching consequences of the sexual revolution — those both predicted and those unforeseen by St. Paul VI in his controversial encyclical — as well as the scientific, social and moral context for questions of married love, parenthood and the use of artificial birth control.

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Students begin class at new two-year college at St. Thomas

Students begin class at new two-year college at St. Thomas

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Ten, 20 years from now, I want people to be looking up at these skyscrapers; I want them to be filled with Tommies, but I want the demographics of those Tommies to represent the demographics of the state,” said Julie Sullivan, University of St. Thomas president.

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UST lecture to focus on intersection of art and theology in crucifix image

UST lecture to focus on intersection of art and theology in crucifix image

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The oldest known image of Jesus on the cross dates to approximately 200 A.D., but it isn’t an image of salvation. It’s a lampoon of the crucifixion — Roman graffiti showing a man worshiping a crucified figure with a donkey’s head. An inscription with the sketched image reads, “Alexamenos worships his God,” mocking a Christian man named Alexamenos.

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Bruess looks ahead to final months at St. Kate’s, next step as St. Norbert president

Bruess looks ahead to final months at St. Kate’s, next step as St. Norbert president

| December 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Brian Bruess appreciates St. Catherine University’s era of growth as a time that prepared him to take the reigns as president of another Catholic college.

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Economy of Communion conference considers role of faith in the marketplace

Economy of Communion conference considers role of faith in the marketplace

| June 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

“EoC gives hope there’s another way of doing things,” said Nicola Sanna, CEO of RiskLens, the Washington-based cyber security risk company, speaking to conference attendees June 10. He said that with EoC, business is an instrument for making a difference in the world.

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Archbishop Hebda to students: Look to Pope Francis as model for leadership

Archbishop Hebda to students: Look to Pope Francis as model for leadership

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

“As Catholics, the paradigm for leadership has to be Jesus himself,” Archbishop Hebda said. “If we’re looking for leaders to follow in the world, we need to discern those leaders who have aligned themselves with the mission of Christ, the Good Shepherd, and his Church.”

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UST football team reaches national title game

UST football team reaches national title game

| December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The University of St. Thomas reached the NCAA Division III national championship game by defeating Linfield 38-17 Dec. 12 at home.

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UST president denounces alum’s connection to shooting

UST president denounces alum’s connection to shooting

| November 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

University of St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan said she was disappointed and outraged that one of the four men arrested following a shooting at a Black Lives Matter protest in north Minneapolis Nov. 23 was a recent St. Thomas graduate. “This act casts a pall on our community,” she wrote in a Nov. 25 email […]

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