Tag: University of St. Thomas

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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Statue of Mary vandalized; some St. Thomas students criticize administration response

Statue of Mary vandalized; some St. Thomas students criticize administration response

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nearly 200 University of St. Thomas students and staff prayerfully processed across the St. Paul campus March 21 as an act of reparation for a vandalized Mary statue in Ireland Hall.

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UST students destroy Virgin Mary statue; leaders say act ‘deeply hurt’ community

UST students destroy Virgin Mary statue; leaders say act ‘deeply hurt’ community

| March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

“The destroying of a holy object of any religion is a grave act of disrespect and is completely inconsistent with St. Thomas’ values and convictions,” university leaders said.

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Theologian: Food ‘God’s love made delicious’

Theologian: Food ‘God’s love made delicious’

| October 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

In order to live in the fullness of creation, humans need to participate in God’s gardening ways with the world, which is why the Book of Genesis recounts that Adam was asked to “till and keep the garden,” Wirzba said. That command occurred before the fall, and it was not an assignment to drudgery or a punishment, he said, “because it’s through gardening that we understand the world.”

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UST grad leverages engineering skill to help Senegalese women farm

UST grad leverages engineering skill to help Senegalese women farm

| Anne Fredrickson | August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

For many college seniors, the culmination of their studies is acing an exam, presenting a research paper or creating a capstone project. For 2018 University of St. Thomas graduate Bridget Gerenz, it was traveling to Senegal in May to see her engineering work in action in farm fields where women thresh millet.

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Panel: Relationship between common good and business is critical

Panel: Relationship between common good and business is critical

| Susan Klemond | June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Martin Schlag, Ryan Institute director and conference organizer, said that the common good is more than a “sum” of individual goods — it includes a “life in common.”

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Sowers of Justice explores roots, state of housing discrimination

Sowers of Justice explores roots, state of housing discrimination

| February 16, 2018 | 1 Comment

Segregating African-Americans by neighborhood in the Twin Cities goes back at least to the early 1900s.

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Ahead of his Feb. 15 death, Catholic Studies founder Don Briel reflected on dying well

Ahead of his Feb. 15 death, Catholic Studies founder Don Briel reflected on dying well

| February 13, 2018 | 7 Comments

Don Briel, founder and longtime director of Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, was diagnosed in mid-January with two forms of acute leukemia. He reflected Feb. 8 on his life’s work, the future of Catholic higher education and preparing for death.

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