Tag: University of St. Thomas

Couples find creative ways to scale back weddings during COVID-19 pandemic

Couples find creative ways to scale back weddings during COVID-19 pandemic

| March 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Because of her devotion to St. Joseph, Anne Spinharney wanted her wedding to be on his feast day, March 19. But when she and her now-husband, Jordan Spinharney, were planning their 2020 wedding, they noticed the feast fell on a Thursday.

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Home from Rome, UST student notes similarities in response

Home from Rome, UST student notes similarities in response

| March 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Isabel Brown, a graduate student in the University of St. Thomas’ Catholic Studies program, was flying home from Rome, a city under increasingly tight restrictions to help curb spread of the coronavirus, she had wistful hopes that things might be different back in the U.S.

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University of St. Thomas to cancel in-person classes

University of St. Thomas to cancel in-person classes

| March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul will suspend in-person classes starting March 16, with students instructed to continue their coursework online, the university announced March 12.

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Coronavirus concerns prompt UST to close Rome programs for the semester

Coronavirus concerns prompt UST to close Rome programs for the semester

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Forty-seven students from the University of St. Thomas’ Catholic Studies and St. John Vianney semester studies in Rome will be coming home early because concerns about the coronavirus outbreak in Italy.

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Final Tommie-Johnnie football clash set for Nov. 7

Final Tommie-Johnnie football clash set for Nov. 7

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

A classic college football rivalry is coming to an end this fall. The final game between the University of St. Thomas and St. John’s University will be played Nov. 7 at U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis.

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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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