Tag: University of St. Thomas

Jennifer Lahl decries exploitative fertility industry

Jennifer Lahl decries exploitative fertility industry

| Christina Capecchi | January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jennifer Lahl’s experiences as a mother of four and a registered nurse inform her work at The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network. She’s looking out for young women who are exploited by the growing fertility industry, which globally is poised to exceed $52 billion in revenue in the next five years.

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UST class imagines what advertising campaign could look like for the Catholic Church

UST class imagines what advertising campaign could look like for the Catholic Church

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Professionally, my interest was, here’s a brand … that’s really got a black eye. Wouldn’t it be interesting to take it on as a marketing and communications challenge?”

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Synod process includes celebrating lay leadership

Synod process includes celebrating lay leadership

| October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Navigating through the crowds at Allianz Field for the Tommie-Johnnie game, I was amazed by how many faces I recognized among the alumni attending that event. Whether wearing purple or red, many of them are active in our parishes, great supporters of our Catholic elementary and high schools, and generous in their board commitments and in their service of the many Catholic institutions that serve our broader community. It was a powerful reminder for me of the role that our local Catholic colleges and universities have historically played in the life of this local Church, particularly in the formation of our laity.

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College students make voices heard in prayer, listening event

College students make voices heard in prayer, listening event

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Milah Kourouma was caught off guard when she sat down for a Pre-Synod Prayer and Listening Event for college students at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Oct. 15.

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Lending Library brings unique STEM experiences to elementary classrooms

Lending Library brings unique STEM experiences to elementary classrooms

| Debbie Musser | August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Housed in the school of engineering at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul is a special library chock-full of robots, telescopes, virtual reality goggles and more.

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Guidebook for Catholic business leaders remains hidden gem

Guidebook for Catholic business leaders remains hidden gem

| Christina Capecchi | July 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

A guidebook for business leaders that was developed largely by local Catholics and released as an official Vatican document in 2012 made a big splash around the world, but it remains largely unknown in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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UST’s new Center for Faith aims to be ‘spiritual heart of campus’

UST’s new Center for Faith aims to be ‘spiritual heart of campus’

| May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

In November, the university unveiled its plans to expand the red-brick chapel and add a new faith center. Rather than add a substantial addition above ground, the design leverages the chapel’s position on a hill and adds space to the north and west, mostly below the current ground level.

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After bomb threat closes UST St. Paul campus, ‘all clear’ given in afternoon

After bomb threat closes UST St. Paul campus, ‘all clear’ given in afternoon

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two classroom buildings at the University of St. Thomas were evacuated after a bomb threat April 17.

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From readers – April 18, 2019

From readers – April 18, 2019

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Not just fun and games

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Mother-daughter team crafts safe skin care products

Mother-daughter team crafts safe skin care products

| Debbie Musser | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Click on the Siena Soap Company website and you’ll discover an all-natural, handcrafted artisan skin care company offering a variety of products, from aromatherapy soap bars to baby balms to charcoal deodorant.

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Moral theologian: ‘Heroic witness’  needed to protect natural world

Moral theologian: ‘Heroic witness’ needed to protect natural world

| April 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Published two years after Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical “Laudato Si’,” Thompson’s book integrates the pope’s teaching on faith, ecology and the environment with Thompson’s more than 10 years of research on the subject.

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Catholic ethics  and gene editing

Catholic ethics and gene editing

| April 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

In November, a Chinese scientist announced that he had defied standard medical ethics and genetically altered the embryos of three babies — twin girls already born, and one still in gestation.

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