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Alumna Directs Program for World Family Meeting
Nanotechnology Expert Presents Miller Lecture on Faith, Science
Biology, Computers Collide in High-Demand FieldAlumna Directs Program for World Family Meeting

UST alumna and internationally recognized theologian, Mary Beth Yount, has been chosen as director of content and programming for the Eighth World Meeting of Families, which will be held in the U.S. for the first time and is expected to include a visit from Pope Francis. Read more

Nanotechnology Expert Presents Miller Lecture on Faith, Science

Medical research and prayer “share many fundamental characteristics,” according to Mauro Ferrari, president, CEO, and distinguished endowed chair of Houston Methodist Research Institute, who will deliver the University of St. Thomas’ annual Archbishop J. Michael Miller Lecture on Feb. 20.

Ferrari, an internationally recognized pioneer in biomedical nanotechnology, said it is possible to “look at science and get inspired for worship, and through worship, be inspired to tackle the difficult problems in science.” Read more


The Theology Department at the University of St. Thomas boasts an active faculty that is prolific in research and publishing and has a strong commitment to service. As an essential component of the core curriculum, theology reinforces the Catholic identity of the University. The discipline of theology is indispensable for maintaining both the synthesis of knowledge and the dialogue of faith and reason that are the hallmarks of the Catholic intellectual tradition.

The Theology program focuses on the following components:

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  • Moral Theology
  • Church History

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