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|May 20, 2013 Music, Honors Grad Pursues Master's|
Smart, articulate and dynamic are just a few ways professors describe graduating music major and English minor Meeka Opong. Taking her talents in music to Clarksville, Tenn., Opong will pursue her Master of Music in Vocal Performance at Austin Peay State University on a full tuition assistantship.
|May 20, 2013 George Named New Cameron Dean|
Dr. Beena George is the fourth dean of the Cameron School of Business effective on May 20. George previously served as the associate dean of the Cameron School and contributed to the school’s elite accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
|May 08, 2013 UST Leaders Recognized at Banquet|
Educating leaders of faith and character is not only a goal of University of St. Thomas students, faculty and staff – it is a way of life. The 2013 Leadership Banquet celebrated student leaders who live this mission and their achievements.
|May 08, 2013 Class Debates US Drone Strikes|
University of St. Thomas students in the international law class recently argued the legality under international law of the United States’ drone use as an anti-terrorism weapon abroad before a four-judge panel in a mock hearing of the International Court of Justice in a class held April 29.
|May 08, 2013 Concert Benefits Cancer Survivors|
Patricia Gras was diagnosed with breast cancer three years ago. After losing her job last year, a friend talked her into stepping out of the darkness into the studio. Gras’ latest album “Simplicity” will be the focus of the event “Singing for Healing,” a concert benefiting breast cancer survivors at 8 p.m. on May 11 in Jones Hall, 3910 Yoakum, on the University of St. Thomas campus.
|May 07, 2013 Rosaries Offered for Austin Stanfill|
In memory of alumnus Austin Stanfill ’12, who passed away on May 3, University of St. Thomas Campus Ministry will lead a rosary at the end of every 12:30 p.m. Mass from May 9-17 in the Chapel of St. Basil. The Rosary will be recited at the end of the 10:30 a.m. Mass on May 12. Join the University community to pray and remember Stanfill.
|May 06, 2013 CBE Spotlight - Dr. Livia Bornigia|
Dr. Livia Bornigia is an associate professor in the Department of Communication, School of Arts and Sciences, is a guest lecturer in the Master of Arts in Faith and Culture program and is chair of the Social Justice Committee.
|May 06, 2013 Beat the Heat with Camps, Courses|
Parents, students and adults who don’t want to spend their summer watching television or roasting in the Houston sun should take advantage of the University of St. Thomas summer programs. St. Thomas offers a wide selection of courses and camps during the summer sessions from May 28 to Aug. 10 to satisfy any summertime blues.
|May 02, 2013 Be Safe: Identify Suspicious Packages|
The UST safety captains were called into action on April 11 after the campus was evacuated following bomb threats. They were asked to search their areas for suspicious backpacks, brief cases and computer bags. Thankfully, nothing was found.
|May 02, 2013 Sister’s Art Show Assists Franciscans|
Franciscan Sister of the Eucharist, artist and graphic designer are a few titles related to University of St. Thomas’ Sister Mary Roberta Connors, FSE. She showcases highlights from her latest installment of artwork in her Spring Art Show “Paintings and Prints” from 1-4 p.m. on May 4-5 at 1210 Colquitt St., on campus.
|May 01, 2013 Students Win Big in Chinese Language|
Two University of St. Thomas students enrolled in Chinese language courses in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages competed in the 20th Annual Chinese Speech Contest, sponsored by the Global Federation of Chinese Business Women in the Southern USA, on April 20. Janelly Palacios received first place and Juana Martinez received third.
|May 01, 2013 UST Forms Department for Emergency Preparedness|
As a result of the successful completion of the two-year Emergency Management for Higher Education grant last fall, UST established a new operating department: Emergency & Safety Services. The department’s strategic plan and program goals are below:
|May 01, 2013 Admissions Creates New Grad Office|
Prospective graduate students considering University of St. Thomas will now be able to contact a central graduate admissions office. University of St. Thomas is establishing a new Office of Graduate Admissions as part of its strategic planning process.
|May 01, 2013 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the Star View features; Grad Speaker Highlights Leading with Faith and Character, Grad Mathermatician Calculates Prefect Speech, Alumna of the Year Embodies GRACE, Ihnatowicz Receives Hnorary Degree for Years of Service, Graduation Stories, Stay Afloat for Finals and UST Faculty Members Get Promoted.
|Apr 29, 2013 Macias Accepted to Thomistic Seminar|
John Macias, doctoral student at the University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies, has been accepted to the 8th Annual Thomistic Seminar for graduate students in philosophy and related disciplines from Aug. 4-10 in Princeton, N.J. The topic is “Themes in the Philosophy of Alasdair MacIntyre and Thomas Aquinas.”
|Apr 29, 2013 Alumna Directs Mother Teresa Play|
Mother Teresa’s love and grace has crossed cultural barriers and warmed hearts around the world. To exemplify and celebrate her observance of the value of humanity, the University of St. Thomas Fine Arts and Drama Department is partnering with Houston’s A.D. Players for a weekend of events to premier the performance of “Malcolm and Teresa,” which previews on May 22 and 23, opens on May 24 and runs through June 23 at A.D. Players, 2710 W. Alabama.
|Apr 25, 2013 Walk for Friendship with Best Buddies|
Senior Micaela Brebion, an international development major, takes her buddy Robert to Buffalo Wild Wings all the time because it’s his favorite restaurant. Brebion is one of the many University of St. Thomas students involved with Best Buddies Texas, which is a part of an international non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing socialization and employment opportunities.
|Apr 25, 2013 Hattrup Dissertation Passes|
Joseph Hattrup’s dissertation, "Form and Predicability in Aristotle's Categories and the Middle Books of the Metaphysics," was unanimously passed on April 19. He argued that two famous Aristotelian doctrines on substance are not contradictory in principle. Hattrup will now be referred to as Dr. Joseph Hattrup.
|Apr 24, 2013 Psych Students Present at SWPA|
The University of St. Thomas Psychology Department was well represented at the 59th Southwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting on April 5-7 in Fort Worth, Texas. Sixteen students and three faculty members presented research that addressed important health and societal issues.
|Apr 23, 2013 Expert Talks Fighting Global Poverty|
The University of St. Thomas Center for International Studies is hosting a series on Careers in International Studies. For the Careers in Development, alumnus Philippe Nassif ’07, the Central Region Advocacy Director on the Policy and Advocacy Team at CARE based in Washington D.C., will speak on what it takes to join a career advocacy.
|Apr 18, 2013 UST Joins Bike Share Program|
University of St. Thomas has joined forces with Houston B-cycle, a bike-sharing program with locations around downtown and the surrounding neighborhoods. For students who don’t have cars, the bike share offers an additional means of transportation.
|Apr 18, 2013 Singers Succeed in Vocal Competition|
Eight University of St. Thomas vocal studies majors competed in the Greater Houston National Association of Teachers of Singing spring vocal competition, held April 13 at the University of Houston’s Moore School of Music.
|Apr 18, 2013 Alumna of the Year Embodies GRACE|
“Giving back to University of St. Thomas constitutes giving time, treasure and talent,” said Maria Younger M.Ed. ’05, assistant director of annual giving. For this reason, she nominated her friend, Dr. Ana-Lisa Gonzalez ’97, M.Ed. ’01, assistant professor and director of Reading and Catholic Education, and the GRACE program, for the Rev. Vincent J. Guinan CSB Alumni of the Year Award. Because Gonzalez’s service to the university goes beyond the classroom, she was honored to receive this award from the University she loves.
|Apr 18, 2013 UST Bike Club Rides in BP MS 150|
The new University of St. Thomas Bike Club is riding 11 cyclists strong in the annual BP MS 150 event from Houston to Austin on April 20-21.
|Apr 18, 2013 MAFC Grad Bridges Faith Communities|
In what may seem paradoxical to some, a Muslim community leader—an imam—will receive a graduate degree in faith and culture from Houston’s Catholic university.
|Apr 15, 2013 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the Star View features; Local Initiatives, Shrimp are Big Deal at Earth Day 2013, Houston Bike Share Program comes to UST, Men's Golf Tourney Victory, Celebrate Founder's Day, Travel the World Without Jet Lag at IFEST, AASU Crawfish Boil and garrido Conducts Houston Latin PhilHarmonic.
|Apr 12, 2013 CBE Faculty Spotlight - Sister Marie Faubert, CSJ, EdD, PSC, LPC-S, NCC|
Sister Marie Faubert, CSJ, EdD, PSC, LPC-S, NCC is professor and director of the On-Campus Counselor Education Program in UST's School of Education.
|Apr 12, 2013 UST Safe After Bomb Threats|
The University of St. Thomas campus is safe following two bomb threats to the campus on April 11.
|Apr 12, 2013 Music Performs Broadway Numbers|
Broadway enthusiasts, hold on to your programs. The University of St. Thomas Music Department is about to knock your socks off with performances from films and musicals in the “Musical Theater Revue” at 7:30 p.m. on April 15-16 in Cullen Hall.
|Apr 12, 2013 Montelongo Awarded APCA Award|
Dr. Ric Montelongo, University of St. Thomas’ director for student success, received the Community Advancement and Service Award during the 2013 American College Personnel Association conference held in Las Vegas, Nev., on March 4-7.
|Apr 09, 2013 Shrimp is Big Deal at Earth Day|
Access to fresh Gulf shrimp is one of the great advantages of living in Houston, but about 90 percent of the shrimp consumed in the United States is imported from shrimp farms in Asia. Shrimp and other topics of sustainability will be discussed during the University of St. Thomas 2013 Earth Day Festival and Lecture on April 25.
|Apr 09, 2013 Students Lobby TEG Grant in Austin|
Three University of St. Thomas students traveled to Austin in March to speak to legislators regarding the Tuition Equalization Grant. Accompanied by students from Rice University and South Texas College of Law, they met with more than 32 legislators from all over Texas.
|Apr 09, 2013 Venture to Ireland with Study Abroad|
This summer, 12 students will venture across the Atlantic Ocean to study contemporary Ireland and the peace process in Northern Ireland with Lori Gallagher, J.D., director of the William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies.
|Apr 08, 2013 Travel Without Jet Lag at IFEST|
Journey to Mexico, Poland, France and beyond with University of St. Thomas International Studies Society as it hosts the 10th Annual International Festival.
|Apr 08, 2013 Musician Gives Performing Insights|
Few students get the rare privilege to work one-on-one with a critically acclaimed recording artist. Four University of St. Thomas music students will get the opportunity to receive feedback on interpretation of musical texts, aspects of vocal technique and diction as it relates to their performance from internationally known singer and recording artist Sharon Mabry.
|Apr 03, 2013 Oliva Skypes on Book, Goes Global|
Dr. Mirela Oliva, assistant professor of philosophy, recently connected with the world, talking to specialists on hermeneutics Rome and conducting research in Germany. Her recent book and research have garnered attention all over the globe.
|Apr 03, 2013 Men's Golf Earns First Tourney Victory|
The University of St. Thomas men's golf team earned its first tournament victory in the history of the young program on April 2 at The LeTourneau Spring Invitational at Pinecrest Country Club in Longview, Texas.
|Apr 03, 2013 Society of Macrina Empowers Women|
Senior Brittany Garza, founder and president of Society of Macrina, said she recognized a disconnection among the students at the University of St. Thomas and decided to form an organization that would unite the women on campus.
|Apr 02, 2013 UST Participates in NCEA|
University of St. Thomas will participate in the largest gathering of a private-education association this week. The National Catholic Educational Association’s annual gathering brings together administrators, teachers, pastors, catechists, vendors and many others interested in Catholic education.
|Apr 01, 2013 CBE Faculty Spotlight - Corinne M. Oppermann|
Corinne M. Oppermann, RN, MSN served as the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) School of Nursing in Galveston, is Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing.
|Apr 01, 2013 Norman Awarded for ACPA Service|
Yolanda Norman, University of St. Thomas’ Director of Residence Life and Conference Housing, received an award for Distinguished Service while attending the 2013 American College Personnel Association conference held in Las Vegas, Nev., from March 4-7.
|Apr 01, 2013 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the Star View features; The Research Symposium, A Series of Fashionable Events, Top 6 Job Fair Tips, Family First for Journalist Turned Nurse, Why Business Matters in Healthcare and Students Prepare Free Tax Returns.
|Mar 27, 2013 Alum LeBlanc Named Education Dean|
Dr. Robert LeBlanc, associate professor in the University of St. Thomas School of Education, has been appointed dean of the School of Education, effective April 1. LeBlanc, an alumnus, has been on the UST faculty since 2002.
|Mar 27, 2013 Tenebrae Service Celebrates Lent|
The University of St. Thomas’ Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist will celebrate the 14th annual Tenebrae Service, an ancient Lenten prayer celebrated during the Easter Triduum of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. The Tenebrae Service will be held in the Chapel of St. Basil at 6:30 a.m.
|Mar 26, 2013 UST, ROCO Present “Czechs, Please!”|
University of St. Thomas and River Oaks Chamber Orchestra are acclaiming the musical influence of Czechoslovakian composers with “Czechs, Please!” at 7:30 p.m. on April 4 in Cullen Hall, 4001 Mt. Vernon.
|Mar 26, 2013 New Date: Defense Argues Aristotle|
Joseph Hattrup argues that two famous Aristotelian doctrines on substance are not contradictory in principle. He will defend his dissertation, "Form and Predicability in Aristotle's Categories and the Middle Books of the Metaphysics," at 3:30 p.m. on April 19 in the Brezik Room in Sullivan Hall.
|Mar 25, 2013 Top 6 Tips for Job Fair Success|
Job fairs have the stigma of being a waste of time. Contrary to popular belief, job fairs are a great forum for employees to find hardworking students who want to excel in their careers. Meet more than 100 employers with full-time and internship opportunities. Visit the Texas Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 2 at Texas Southern University. Shuttle service will be provided from UST.
|Mar 22, 2013 Students Prepare Free Tax Returns|
More than 50 University of St. Thomas accounting students, alumni and friends are volunteering doing free income tax return preparation and electronic filing through IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. Hundreds of community members participate in the VITA program every year.
|Mar 22, 2013 Walk 'Way of the Cross'|
UST community members are invited to walk the Way of the Cross in the heart of the city beginning at 10:15 a.m. on Good Friday, March 29.
|Mar 21, 2013 Ski Bum Turns Business Magnate|
The University of St. Thomas hosted the 5 annual Cameron School of Business Alumni Week on March 11-15. CSB alumni returned to campus to speak to classes, and alumnus Joseph “Skip” Courtney presented the keynote address during a luncheon on March 11.
|Mar 21, 2013 UST Musicians Advance to State Finals|
Two University of St. Thomas students, Arrianna Ramirez and Taylor Simmons, competed in the annual Houston Music Teachers Association contest on Feb. 23. and will advance to the state finals of the Texas Music Teachers Association Young Artist Collegiate Piano Solo Performance Competition. The state finals will be held in Dallas at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on June 14-15.
|Mar 21, 2013 CBE Faculty Spotlight - Dr. Steven Jensen|
Dr. Steven J. Jensen, a prolific writer, researcher and teacher, is Associate Professor of Philosophy in the Center for Thomistic Studies.
|Mar 18, 2013 Alumni Host Taco Fundraiser|
The University of St. Thomas Alumni Association will host the 2nd Annual Two Saints and a Taco Tasting scholarship fundraiser at 7-9:30 p.m. on April 18 at Saint Arnold’s Brewing Co., 2000 Lyons Ave.
|Mar 18, 2013 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the Star View features; St. Thomas Community Joyful for Pope Francis, Walk the Way of the Cross on Good Friday, Edith Stein Lecture, Pinocchio, Enter the UST Fight Song Contest to Show School Spirit, UST Intercollegiate Athletics Launches New Websiteand Taco Tasting Fundraiser.
|Mar 15, 2013 HSI-STEM Research Published by ACS|
Energy and fuels are the main driving forces behind industrial and economic development according to a research paper by Dr. Elmer Ledesma, assistant professor of chemistry at University of St. Thomas. His paper “Vapor-Phase Cracking of Eugenol: Distribution of Tar Products as Functions of Temperature and Residence Time” was recently published in “Energy & Fuels,” a scholarly journal published by the American Chemical Society.
|Mar 15, 2013 Celts Honor Life with Memorial Display|
The University of St. Thomas Celts for Life and Knights of Columbus, along with other student volunteers, worked together to build the Cemetery of the Innocents, a memorial exhibition of more than 3,000 crosses that symbolize the number of abortions performed in the United States each day.
|Mar 14, 2013 Experts Discuss ‘Risk of Education’|
What does it mean to be educated? Does attending top-notch schools, achieving outstanding test scores, participating in extra-curricular activities, and all that is commonly associated with a good education guarantee that one is educated? Experts, including University of St. Thomas’ Dr. Dominic Aquila, vice president for Academic Affairs, discuss whether education, as it is widely understood today, fully equips a young person for life. This discussion takes place at 6:30 p.m. on March 20 in Anderson Hall 103.
|Mar 12, 2013 Students Perform Opera Scenes|
University of St. Thomas students will perform scenes from popular musicals and operas during “An Evening of Scenes from Musical Theater and Opera.” The Music Department will present the opera workshop at 7:30 p.m. on March 15-16 and at 3 p.m. on March 17 in Cullen Hall.
|Mar 12, 2013 Cheer on Celts in Watch Party|
As the University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team competes in the first championship tournament game of its short four-year program, students, faculty and staff are invited to watch the game live at 9 a.m. on March 14 in the Council of Clubs, second floor of Crooker Center.
|Mar 11, 2013 Cardinal DiNardo Speaks on Liturgy|
Daniel Cardinal DiNardo gave insights on “The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy,” the first document of Vatican II, issued on Dec. 4, 1963, and the state of the Liturgy in the United States, both before and after Vatican II. The lecture was on Feb. 20 in Jones Hall on the University of St. Thomas campus.
|Mar 11, 2013 Lebech Talks Feminism, Edith Stein|
An advocate for human dignity and the study of bioethics, Dr. Mette Lebech will speak at the Fifth Annual Zambosco-Thomas Lecture, sponsored by the University of St. Thomas Women, Culture and Society Program, at 7 p.m. on March 19 in Ahern Room, Crooker Center.
|Mar 11, 2013 Visit UST for CSB Alumni Week|
The Cameron School of Business will host its Annual Alumni Week on March 11-16. All CSB graduates and students are invited to join in the activities for the week, including alumni class visits, a keynote speaker and luncheon, and speed networking.
|Mar 08, 2013 Horan Marches in 50th Parade|
Tom Horan ‘66 said he is to St. Patrick’s Day what Santa Claus is to Christmas. Horan, a jolly man with an infectious, hardy laugh, will be marching in his 50th and final St. Patrick’s Day Parade with the Erin Go Braugh Society of America contingent at noon on March 16 in downtown Houston.
|Mar 08, 2013 Pinocchio Offers Adults Italian Tale|
To commemorate the Year of the Italian Culture in the United States, the University of St. Thomas will partner with the Italian Cultural and Community Center, Cathy and Giorgio Borlenghi of Hotel Ganduca, Fabrizio Nava and the Consul General of Italy to host a performance of “Pinocchio: Storia di un Burattino.”
|Mar 06, 2013 Aspiring Principals Excel in UST MBA|
Six members of the inaugural Master of Business Administration cohort for teachers were accepted into the International Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma, and one will attend a national conference.
|Mar 05, 2013 Athletics Launches New Microsite|
University of St. Thomas Intercollegiate Athletics launched its new microsite, www.ustcelts.com, powered by SIDHelp. The new microsite is a visual treat and is dedicated to all things related to UST Athletics. The Athletics site is a part of a larger project to revamp the entire UST website.
|Mar 04, 2013 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the Star View features; Go Green with UST's St. Patrick's Day Celebration, Commencement Speaker Applications Deadline, Fr. Giampietro Named Calif. Seminary EVP, Dean, Mock Trial, Sliabh Notes Irish Concert and Speed Networking.
|Mar 04, 2013 Experts Talk Religious Freedom, China|
To illuminate the disparities of rights and protections of freedom of religious expression, the Center for International Studies and Center for Faith and Culture will host three experts during "The State of Religious Freedom in China," at 6 p.m. on March 4 in Ahern Room, Crooker Center.
|Mar 04, 2013 Go Green with UST’s St. Patrick’s Day|
People across the world will dress in green and don their shamrocks for St. Patrick’s Day. The William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like the Irish at 10:30 a.m. on March 15. The brunch is free to UST faculty, staff and students, as well as all religious and all clergy in the community.
|Mar 01, 2013 'Get Ready' PR Plan Wins Awards|
The University of St. Thomas Office of Marketing Communications won a Silver award for Total PR Program for the emergency preparedness campaign “Get Ready, Already!” in the 2013 Educational Advertising Awards from Higher Education Marketing. In November, UST also won a Gold Award for the campaign from the MarCom Awards.
|Mar 01, 2013 UST Awarded for Ad Excellence|
UST’s Marketing Communications Department won 10 awards in the Higher Education Marketing 28th Annual Educational Advertising Awards. This competition is the largest educational advertising awards competition in the country.
|Mar 01, 2013 WBB Celts Wrap Tourney After Loss|
The University of St. Thomas women's basketball team's first appearance in the Red River Athletic Conference Tournament ended with a 77-54 loss to Louisiana State University-Shreveport on March 1 in Waxahachie, Texas.
|Feb 28, 2013 BK Smith Lecture Talks Cuba Dispute|
The University of St. Thomas History Department will host Dr. Jonathan Brown for the 2013 B.K. Smith Lecture on "Cuba and the Sino-Soviet Dispute" at 7:30 p.m. on March 5 in Jones Hall.
|Feb 28, 2013 UST Celebrates Sarasate's Birthday|
Violinist Ning-Chih Hsu will perform in the recital “Happy Birthday, Sarasate!” presented by the University of St. Thomas Music Preparatory School at 4 p.m. on March 9 in Cullen Hall.
|Feb 27, 2013 Enter UST Fight Song Contest|
The University of St. Thomas Student Government Association decided they have been without a fight song for too long and it is time for a change. SGA will hold a contest for the composition of a fight song to represent UST during sporting events.
|Feb 27, 2013 MBB Start Tourney Play as 3 Seed|
The University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team finished the regular season on a six-game win streak, closing out Wiley College, 76-64, on Feb. 25.
|Feb 27, 2013 WBB Celts Drop Regular Season Finale|
The University of St. Thomas women’s basketball team dropped an 89-62 decision to Wiley College on Feb. 25. UST finished the regular season with a 15-15 overall record and 11-11 in the Red River Athletic Conference.
|Feb 25, 2013 Be Comfortable in Your Genes|
In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, the University of St. Thomas Office of Counseling and Disabilities Services will partner with the Society of Macrina to promote a campaign that celebrates the beauty and uniqueness of one’s body.
|Feb 25, 2013 WBB Celts Lose Final Home Game|
The University of St. Thomas women's basketball team played well at home most of this season, but poor shooting and rebounding contributed to a 93-51 loss to a top-ranked Louisiana State University-Shreveport on Feb. 23.
|Feb 25, 2013 Fr. Giampietro Named Seminary EVP|
The Rev. Anthony Giampietro, CSB, will be the Executive Vice President and Academic Dean at St. Patrick’s Seminary and University in Menlo Park, Calif., effective July 1.
|Feb 23, 2013 MBB Celts Teamwork Prevails in Win|
Ball movement, cross-court vision and unselfish play allowed the University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team to secure an 83-76 win over Louisiana State University-Shreveport on Feb. 23. UST has moved up to No. 19 in the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics, just above LSUS.
|Feb 22, 2013 Golf Begins Spring Season|
The University of St. Thomas men's and women's golf teams finished its first event of the spring on Feb. 12 at Laredo Country Club in Laredo, Texas.
|Feb 22, 2013 WBB Celts Lose to Rams|
The University of St. Thomas women's basketball team got off to a slow start on Feb. 21 en route to a 74-61 loss at Huston-Tillotson University.
|Feb 22, 2013 MBB Squeaks by in Overtime Win|
The University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team survived a 92-82 overtime win at Huston-Tillotson University on Feb. 21. The Celts made the game tough on themselves before finishing off the Rams.
|Feb 22, 2013 No Debate on Mock Trial Success|
The University of St. Thomas Red and Gold Mock Trial teams competed in the American Mock Trial Association Dallas Regional Competition on Feb. 15-17. While the Gold Team did not advance, the Red Team secured a bid to the Opening Round Championship, finishing fifth out of 23 teams.
|Feb 21, 2013 Reynolds Tutors to Stay Ahead at UST|
Ryan Reynolds hasn’t been asked a question he couldn’t answer at the Tutorial Services Center at the University of St. Thomas. A senior pre-medicine biology major, Reynolds tutors students working on research papers, lab reports and general biology.
|Feb 21, 2013 Vazquez Mota Talks Mexican Politics|
Sharing her experience of as a voice for women, Josefina Vázquez Mota will speak on “One Woman’s Challenge: Competing for the Presidency of Mexico” at 6 p.m. on Feb. 26 in Jones Hall.
|Feb 20, 2013 UST Gets Active with NIRSA Day, BBQ|
The UST community is getting fit with several events that promote fitness and daily exercise activities.
|Feb 18, 2013 MBB Makes Every Number Count|
What’s in a number? In sports numbers win games. The Celts men’s basketball team has been on a tear, putting up an impressive 20-6 record for this season so far.
|Feb 18, 2013 Celts Win, Get Player of the Week Nod|
The University of St. Thomas women’s basketball team won its 15th game of the season on Feb. 14 at Bacone College in Muskogee, Okla. The Celts came out of the gate a little slow but eventually found their groove en route to an 80-72 final score.
|Feb 18, 2013 Grad Speaker Apps Due March 15|
The search begins as the Office of Student Affairs is seeking the next spirited student commencement speaker to speak at graduation on May 18. Student Affairs will accept applications for student commencement speaker until 5 p.m. on March 15.
|Feb 18, 2013 Men’s Basketball: All They Do is Win|
The University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team beat Paul Quinn College, 75-66, on Feb. 18. The Celts are 21-6 for the season and will definitely play in the Red River Athletic Conference Tournament in March.
|Feb 18, 2013 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the Star View features; UST Reactions to pope's Resignation, Spring Break, One Woman's Challenge for the Mexican Presidency, Father Dempsey's Radio Show, Homecomming 2013, University Singers Concert and ROCO String Quartet Performs at UST.
|Feb 15, 2013 CSB Coaching Helps Students|
Coaching is a practice distinct from managing, training and mentoring. A coach helps to identify the skills and capabilities within the person to enable them to use those skills to the best of their ability. The University of St. Thomas Center for Business Ethics launched The CBE Emerging Leader Coaching Scholarship Program, or ELCSP, this year. Meet Dr. Annette Spychalski, the executive coach who will work with our MBA/MSA students in 2013-2014.
|Feb 14, 2013 Men’s Basketball Scores 20 Wins|
The University of St. Thomas men's basketball team rolled over Bacone College, 77-59, on Feb. 14 in Oklahoma. The win improves St. Thomas to an overall record of 20-6 and 14-5 in the Red River Athletic Conference. The win marks the first time the Celts have reached the 20-win plateau.
|Feb 13, 2013 Street Artist Paints Picture of Travel|
World-renowned artist Daniel Anguilu made a career of traveling internationally through his artwork. As a part of the Center for International Studies Friday Lectures Series, he will share his story at 2 p.m. on Feb. 15 in Tiller Hall, 103, 4121 Yoakum Blvd.
|Feb 12, 2013 Demonstrate Your Personal Brand|
Brand specialist Karen Kershner says your brand is your competitive advantage.
|Feb 12, 2013 Volleyball Signs Two Pearland Players|
University of St. Thomas volleyball Head Coach Kallie Noble signed Courtlyn Castle and Elizabeth Mackenzie-Williams to national letters of intent for the 2013 season. Both players will join the Celts volleyball squad as true freshmen.
|Feb 11, 2013 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the Star View features; Celts Men's Basketball Make Every number Count, Mardi Gras 2013 King and Queen, Chinese Delegation visits campus, Lenten Lecture series, Street Artist to Visit Campus and President's Day of Service.
|Feb 11, 2013 WBB Celts Sweep SAGU|
The University of St. Thomas women’s basketball team swept Southwestern Assemblies of God University by defeating them for a second time this season. The Celts bested SAGU, 70-55, on Feb. 9.
|Feb 09, 2013 SAGU Defense Too Much for MBB|
The University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team dropped its second home game of the year on Feb. 9 at the Jerabeck Activity and Athletic Center. Red River Athletic Conference leader Southwestern Assemblies of God University beat St. Thomas 53-48.
|Feb 08, 2013 WBB Loses, MBB Wins vs. OLLU|
The University of St. Thomas women’s basketball team dropped only its third home game of the year to the Red River Athletic Conference leader, Our Lady of the Lake University and the UST men made quick work of Our Lady of the Lake University Thursday night, cruising to a 89-48 victory.
|Feb 08, 2013 On-Campus Retreat Renews Spirit|
Fellowship of Catholic University Students, Campus Ministry and Residence Life will come together to present Catholic Underground, a mini-retreat of praise and worship, at 5 p.m. on Feb. 15 in Guinan Hall.
|Feb 08, 2013 Sign Up for ‘Day of Service’ Projects|
University President Dr. Robert Ivany invites the UST family to roll up their sleeves for the President’s Day of Service from 8 a.m. to noon on Feb. 16. For the ninth year, the President’s Day of Service offers a wide range of service projects.
|Feb 08, 2013 Education Discussed in Haidian Visit|
Wanting to facilitate educational exchange with successful schools in China, Dr. Rick Krustchinsky, associate dean of the Undergraduate Program in the School of Education, along with a delegation of school principals and administrators from the Haidian Educational District, met to discuss the training of math and science teachers in Texas on Jan. 15
|Feb 07, 2013 Piping Rock Singers Perform in Chapel|
Presenting a collection of Renaissance and early Baroque choral works, the Piping Rock Singers will perform “Prophecies” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 9 at the University of St. Thomas in the Chapel of St. Basil, 3802 Yoakum Blvd. Singers include UST alumni and current students.
|Feb 05, 2013 Men’s Basketball Ranked 3rd in RRAC|
The University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team improved its overall record to 17-5 this season with a 75-73 nail-biter over Texas Wesleyan University on Feb. 4.
|Feb 05, 2013 MBA Class Project Inspires Nonprofit|
Afowiri “Kitz” Fondzenyuy, MBA ’06, founder and CEO of the Amom Foundation, presented on his charity to the University of St. Thomas Business Ethics Society on Jan. 12.
|Feb 04, 2013 Offensive Rebounds Hurt WBB Celts|
The University of St. Thomas women's basketball team lost a tough game, 69-65, to Texas Wesleyan University on Feb. 4. The team was coming off of a big win against University of the Southwest.
|Feb 01, 2013 McFadden Awarded Aquinas Medal|
Dr. Joseph McFadden, University of St. Thomas president emeritus and professor of history, was awarded the Center for Thomistic Studies’ Aquinas Medal on Jan. 24 at the Aquinas Lecture featuring the Rev. Kevin Flannery, S.J.
|Feb 01, 2013 Blue Out for Celts for Blue Cure Game|
The University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team is playing in the second annual Celts for Blue Cure game, which raises awareness about prostate cancer, at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 2 in Jerabeck Gym. Coming up as UST’s third in a lineup of six home games in a row, St. Thomas will take on the University of the Southwest.
|Jan 31, 2013 WBB Honors Faculty, Staff With a Win|
The University of St. Thomas women’s basketball team hosted its first annual Faculty/Staff Appreciation night on Jan. 28 before their home game against Bacone College.
|Jan 31, 2013 Survey Says: Klineberg Speaks at UST|
Dr. Stephen Klineberg, who has done extensive research on the evolution of Houston, will give a free lecture on “The Changing Face of Houston: Tracking the Economic and Demographic Transformations through 31 Years of Surveys.”
|Jan 31, 2013 ROCO String Quartet Performs at UST|
River Oaks Chamber Orchestra and University of St. Thomas are pleased to present the second in a series of chamber concerts featuring the ROCO String Quartet Chamber Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 in Cullen Hall, 4001 Mt. Vernon.
|Jan 28, 2013 UST Co-hosts US Aquinas Conference|
The University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies and the John Paul II Forum have joined forces to host the first U.S. Conference of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas, on Oct. 18-19, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
|Jan 28, 2013 Cameron Mentorship Molds Students|
The annual Fall Cameron School of Business Mentorship Program has completed another semester of fostering relationships between CSB alumni and students.
|Jan 28, 2013 MBB Faces Bacone Warriors|
The University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team will take on the Bacone College Warriors at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 28, in Jerabeck Gym.
|Jan 28, 2013 WBB Plays Bacone, Recaps Games|
The University of St. Thomas Celts women’s basketball team will play Red River Athletic Conference foe Bacone College at 5:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 28, at home in Jerabeck Gym. The Celts previously lost a road game and won at home.
|Jan 28, 2013 Assists, 3s Reign Supreme in MBB Win|
The University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team defeated the Bacone College Warriors, 80-57, on Jan. 28 in Jerabeck Gym. St. Thomas moves up to 15-5 for the season and 10-4 in the Red River Athletic Conference.
|Jan 28, 2013 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the Star View features; Franciscan Sisters Honored at Mardi Gras, Education Students in Jamaica, Campus Tests Alert System, Klineberg Speaks on 'The Changing Face of Houston,' Shine at UST and Student Voices and the Kithara Duo Performs at Alma Mater.
|Jan 25, 2013 Kithara Duo Performs at Alma Mater|
Olga Amelkina-Vera ’00 and Fernand Vera ’98 have been making music together since their undergraduate years at the University of St. Thomas. The couple, now the world-renowned Kithara Duo, will perform for free at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 31 in Cullen Hall, 4001 Mt. Vernon.
|Jan 25, 2013 Dulles' Insight Useful in Year of Faith|
Christians are called to seriously reflect on the content of their faith, examine their lives and give witness of their faith to others. Dr. Steven Meyer, STD, SLT, assistant professor of theology for the University of St. Thomas School of Theology at St. Mary's Seminary, will discuss how the writings of the late Cardinal Avery Dulles can answer complex questions for our culture today.
|Jan 25, 2013 Education Students Teach in Jamaica|
A group of 12 University of St. Thomas students kicked off the New Year studying abroad in Jamaica on Jan. 2-12. The excursion was a part of the School of Education’s cross-cultural learning experience trip.
|Jan 24, 2013 Men's Basketball Gets Top 25 Votes|
For the first time in school history, the University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team is receiving Top 25 votes from the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics this week.
|Jan 24, 2013 Lenten Lectures Honors Vatican II|
For 24 years, Wednesdays in Lent have been highlighted by a series of lectures at the University of St. Thomas that cover a wide range of topics important to Catholic life.
|Jan 22, 2013 WBB Celts Recap Road Games|
The University of St. Thomas women's basketball team hit the road once again to challenge third-ranked Louisiana State University-Shreveport at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 24 in Shreveport, La. The fifth-ranked Celts are trying to close out their five-game road trip with a win.
|Jan 22, 2013 MBB Coast on Five-Game Win Streak|
The University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team is holding steady with a five-game win streak. The Celts beat Jarvis Christian College, 69-65, on Jan. 21, which improves their record to 8-3 in the Red River Athletic Conference and 13-4 overall.
|Jan 17, 2013 Arceneaux-Francis Nabs Third Award|
Amber Arceneaux-Francis followed up last week's Red River Athletic Conference Player of the Week award by winning it again for the week of Jan. 7-13. This is the third time this season Arceneaux-Francis has beat out the competition to win the award.
|Jan 16, 2013 A Triptych on Catholic Identity|
Exploring one’s Catholic identity is a natural part of faithfully experiencing one’s faith. The University of St. Thomas will host three events to underscore the range of Catholic culture and intellectual life through a thoughtful and reflective encounter with rock music, the Synod of Bishops and St. Thomas Aquinas. The events are free and open to the public on Jan. 23-24.
|Jan 15, 2013 Sister Leads Students in the Holy Land|
Imagine attending Mass in Nazareth, taking a boat ride to Capernaum and seeing the Roman amphitheater and aqueducts in Caesarea. Soon, a group of University of St. Thomas students and faculty will not have to imagine it.
|Jan 15, 2013 WBB Celts Need to Start Fast in Dallas|
The University of St. Thomas women's basketball team will travel to Dallas Christian College on Jan. 15 for a non-conference game. The Celts are using the matchup as an opportunity to correct some of the mistakes made when their four-game winning streak was snapped on Jan. 10 in a 75-70 loss at Langston University.
|Jan 15, 2013 MBB Outscores Paul Quinn by 41|
The University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team made quick work of Paul Quinn College on Jan. 14. The Celts jumped out to a 43-21 halftime lead and kept up the pressure to win 89-48.
|Jan 15, 2013 WBB Celts Defeat Dallas Christian|
The University of St. Thomas women's basketball team picked up a road win knocking off Dallas Christian College 74-53 on Jan. 15. This is UST’s fifth win of the last six games.
|Jan 14, 2013 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the Star View features; Education Introduces New BA/MA, Fitness Classes at Jerabeck, Women's Basketball Amber Arceneaux-Francis Turns Heads in NAIA, RRAC, Upcomming Basketball Games, Exploring Catholic Identity Lectures and Bornigia Describes 'Owning Space' in Video.
|Jan 14, 2013 Player Turns Heads in NAIA, RRAC|
Amber Arceneaux-Francis, a senior forward on the University of St. Thomas women’s basketball team, is making headlines in the Red River Athletic Conference and the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics.
|Jan 14, 2013 Irish Center Celebrates 10 Years|
The William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies has much to celebrate at its Tenth Anniversary Open House. During an all-day event from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Jan. 23, the Center, located at 4206 Yoakum Blvd., is open to the public to take a tour and celebrate its 10th year as a Center for Excellence at the University of St. Thomas.
|Jan 11, 2013 Gifted Russian Pianist to Perform|
A child prodigy studying piano and composition since the age of six, Faina Lushtak’s concert performances have inspired audiences in her native Russia and throughout Austria, Italy and throughout the United States.
|Jan 11, 2013 CSB Honor Society is Premier Chapter|
The Cameron School of Business has been awarded as a Premier Chapter for the 2011-2012 year by the Beta Gamma Sigma Society. To receive this ranking, the Cameron School had 87 percent of their students become members.
|Jan 11, 2013 Alumnus Cantu Named NM Bishop|
The Most Rev. Oscar Cantú, STD, has been named bishop of Las Cruces, N.M., by Pope Benedict XVI. Bishop Cantú, the 46-year-old auxiliary bishop of San Antonio, is the youngest head of a United States diocese.
|Jan 11, 2013 Sarah Houser Wins Book Award|
The Society for the Study of American Women Writers honored Dr. Sarah Houser at its triennial international conference in Denver, Colo., on Oct. 11-13.
|Jan 10, 2013 Men’s Basketball Snaps Lions’ Streak|
The University of St. Thomas men's basketball team beat Langston University, 78-70, on Jan. 10 in Oklahoma. The Celts broke Langston’s four-game winning streak.
|Jan 09, 2013 Cheer on UST Alumni in Marathon|
Join the Alumni Association and the Office of Alumni Relations as they cheer on fellow UST alumni and students during the 41st running of the Chevron Houston Marathon on Jan. 13.
|Jan 08, 2013 WBB Celts Win Fourth in a Row|
The University of St. Thomas women's basketball team won its fourth consecutive game on Jan. 8. The Celts beat conference opponent Huston-Tillotson University 70-62.
|Jan 08, 2013 MBB Celts Advance to 9-4 Overall|
Closing out a Red River Athletic Conference opponent, the University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team defeated Huston-Tillotson University, 79-66, on Jan. 8 in Jerabeck Gym. The Celts served Huston-Tillotson their seventh loss in a row.
|Jan 07, 2013 Chapel Closed for Repairs This Week|
The Chapel of St. Basil is closed for repairs, this week, Jan. 7-11.
|Jan 05, 2013 WBB Celts Tame Lions|
In its third straight win, the University of St. Thomas women's basketball team defeated Southwestern Assemblies of God University on Jan. 5 in Waxahachie, Texas. The Celts jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in the 77-56 victory.
|Jan 05, 2013 MBB Beat By Lions’ Rebounding|
The University of St. Thomas men's basketball team lost a tough game, 78-73, at Southwestern Assemblies of God University on Jan. 5.
|Jan 04, 2013 WBB Blasts Northwood 93-54|
Kicking off the new year in an impressive fashion, the University of St. Thomas women’s basketball team pummeled Northwood University, 93-54, on Jan. 3 in Jerabeck Gym. Five Celts scored in double figures to get the win.
|Jan 02, 2013 Lormand Gets RRAC Player Nod|
Starting strong in her freshman season, University of St. Thomas women’s basketball freshman Maghen Lormand was named Red River Athletic Conference Player of the Week for December 17-23.