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|Dec 19, 2007 CFC's Roots of Peace in Islam, Judaism and Christianity|
Center for Faith and Culture hosts the first Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Inter-religious Dialogue Conference on March 5. Register now.
|Dec 18, 2007 GMAT Course Available at Discount for UST Students|
UST's Cameron School of Business has entered a partnership with the Princeton Review to provide an affordable GMAT preparation course for graduate students.
|Dec 12, 2007 UST Students Host Garage Sale to Raise Funds to Attend World Youth Day|
Twelve UST students will hold a garage sale on Jan. 21 to raise funds to attend World Youth Day in Sydney Australia in July 2008.
|Dec 12, 2007 Second Annual Dual Language Symposium|
The second annual dual language symposium will be held from Thursday, Jan. 24 - Saturday, Jan. 25, 2008 at the University of St. Thomas.
|Dec 12, 2007 2008 Aquinas Lecture with Msgr. John Whipple|
The 2008 Aquinas Lecture will host Msgr. John Wippel on Thursday, Jan. 31 who will discuss "Thomas Aquinas and the Controversy Concerning Unity of Substantial Form in Human Beings."
|Dec 11, 2007 UST Rates in Top 20 Schools in Study Abroad|
According to a report by the International Educational Exchange, UST is one of 20 top schools in the United States for Study Abroad.
|Dec 11, 2007 Mary Ann Shaw Named Scholar Athlete|
UST Volleyball Co-Captain Mary Ann Shaw has been named 2007 Daktronics-NAIA Volleyball Scholar-Athlete.
|Dec 10, 2007 UST Students Bring Holiday Cheer to Soldiers|
Two UST students collected donations from students, faculty and staff to send 50 troops Christmas care packages.
|Dec 10, 2007 Koehn Speaks to Snow Brand Milk Directors and Managers|
University of St. Thomas Center for Ethics Director, Dr. Daryl Koehn has closely studied the ethics of Snow Brand Milk's response to the two back-to back food safety scandals.
|Dec 07, 2007 Striby Defends Dissertation|
UST PhD candidate Steven Striby will defend his doctoral dissertation at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14 in the Ahern Room, Crooker Center.
|Dec 06, 2007 UST Featured in New 2008 Edition of The Princeton Review Guide: "Best Western Colleges"|
UST is named one of 123 outstanding universities in the The Princeton Review's 2008 “Best Western Colleges” publication.
|Dec 06, 2007 Laurels Shares its Philotechnical Difficulties with UST Readers|
“Philotechnical Difficulties,” a term that means “difficulties in crafting the art we love,” is the title of the fall 2007 edition of the UST student literary magazine, Laurels.
|Dec 04, 2007 ICUSTA Membership Expands into China|
A new educational opportunity has been inaugurated into the International Council of Universities of St. Thomas Aquinas (ICUSTA).
|Dec 04, 2007 Daryl Koehn Speaks on Business Ethics|
Center for Business Ethics Director Dr. Daryl Koehn recently spoke on business ethics to members of the Financial Executives Institute and the Japanese Association for Business Ethics.
|Dec 03, 2007 University of St. Thomas Announces New Executive Marketing Director|
The University of St. Thomas has hired Vickie Alleman to be the University’s new Executive Director of Marketing.
|Dec 03, 2007 Traffic In Women III: A Retrial of the Danaids|
The latest installment, “Traffic in Women III: A Retrial of the Danaids” will be performed at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 - Saturday, Feb. 2, Feb. 6-9 and Feb. 11.
|Dec 03, 2007 Fall 2007 Graduate Mary Caro Eyes the Future|
Caro plans to work on her Texas teacher’s certification after graduation and hopes to begin teaching by the beginning of the 2008-09 school year.
|Nov 30, 2007 UST Becomes Member of United Nations Global Compact|
The Cameron School of Business has been granted membership to the United Nations initiative of Principles of Management Education (PRME).
|Nov 30, 2007 UST Named Champions of Character Institution|
UST has been named a Champions of Character Institution by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The University was one of 130 institutions that made the list.
|Nov 27, 2007 Freshmen Get To Sample College Life|
UST Odyssey Program gave freshman Katie Rinaldi a unique experience of college life.
|Nov 27, 2007 Rauniar Recognized for Contributions|
Dr. Rupak Rauniar was presented with a certificate of recognition for his outstanding contributions in the area of new product development and project management.
|Nov 27, 2007 UST Becomes Member of UN Global Compact|
The Cameron School of Business has been granted membership to the United Nations initiative of Principles of Management Education (PRME).
|Nov 26, 2007 UST Chinese Language Students Place in Competition|
Students in the University of St. Thomas Chinese language classes placed in a series of recent Chinese language speech competitions.
|Nov 21, 2007 Brandt Recognized for Work with Gifted Students|
Dr. Terry Brandt received the Texas Association of Gifted and Talented President's Award for his exemplary work with gifted and talented students.
|Nov 21, 2007 Lady Celts Place in Regional Top Ten|
The UST Lady Celts volleyball team finished its second season ranked 10 in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Region Six ratings.
|Nov 21, 2007 UST Volleyball Player in Popeye's Ad|
UST volleyball player, Heather Hardy, has a cameo in the latest ad for Popeye's.
|Nov 21, 2007 UST Hosts Fulbright Scholars|
The University of St. Thomas has been selected to host Fulbright visiting scholars Dr. Fergal Mary McGrath of the University of Limerick and Dr. Pavlo Sodomora of Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University.
|Nov 20, 2007 UST Students Carve Their Niche in the Business World|
Five UST students have taken the challenge to run a corporate business and have placed in the top 100 schools across the nation.
|Nov 13, 2007 CTS Faculty Present Research on Jacques Maritain|
Several Center for Thomistic Studies faculty presented papers at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Jacques Maritain Association at the University of Notre Dame.
|Nov 13, 2007 Save the Date: 2008 Mardi Gras Gala|
Save the date for the 2008 Mardi Gras Gala, benefiting scholarships at UST. The event will be at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5, 2008, at The Corinthian. For more information, call Laura Dozier at 713-525-3118.
|Nov 12, 2007 UST Announces Winners Fourth Annual Charlie Thomas Classic Basketball Tournament|
The University of St. Thomas announces Westbury Christian girls team and the Home School Christian Youth Association boys team as the winners of the 2007 Charlie Thomas Classic Basketball Tournament.
|Nov 08, 2007 CFC Houses Scholar in Residence|
Dr. John F. Wilson will be responsible for networking with and fostering dialogue among scientists and academicians on the subject of faith and culture.
|Nov 06, 2007 Augustine Hall Students Revitalize Buffalo Bayou|
A group of University of St. Thomas students took the lessons they are learning about faith and culture and applied them to revitalizing the Buffalo Bayou area.
|Nov 06, 2007 Political Science Chair Lectures in China|
Dr. Jon Taylor presented a paper in China titled “Universities as Engines of Economic Development: The Texas Emerging Technology Fund."
|Nov 05, 2007 UST Goes 'Green'|
Next time you think about disposing of an empty bottle or can, consider recycling it instead. Now it is easier than ever to recycle on campus.
|Nov 05, 2007 Sutton Elected President of Statewide Student Affairs Organization|
Dr. Stephen Sutton, vice president for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, has been elected president of the Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators.
|Nov 02, 2007 CIS Students Named Global Ambassadors|
Center for International Studies students Claudia Espinosa and Laura Adal have been named UST Global Ambassadors by the World Affairs Council of Houston.
|Oct 29, 2007 Jumpstart Your Leadership Training with C.E.L.T.|
UST is helping to create future leaders through a series of upcoming workshops. The program is part of Creating and Educating Leaders of Tomorrow, C.E.L.T.
|Oct 24, 2007 Vote for Student Loan Funding: Prop 2|
Proposition 2 is a $500 million bond that would finance low-interest loans for Texas students attending schools around the state, including the University of St. Thomas.
|Oct 24, 2007 Harry Leguillon Scholarship Awarded|
The French-American Scholarship Fund has awarded the Harry Leguillon Annual Scholarship to junior Leslie Roberts.
|Oct 19, 2007 Knasas Speaks in Lithuania|
Philosophy Professor Dr. John F. X. Knasas spoke at the “500 Years of Philosophy in Lithuania” conference at the University of Vilnius in Lithuania, Sept. 27-28.
|Oct 19, 2007 UST Fashion Show Raises Funds for Endowed Scholarship|
The 2007 UST Fashion Show, Oct. 17, raised more than $85,000 for University of St. Thomas Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship fund.
|Oct 17, 2007 Cunningham Speaks at Asian Studies Conference|
William Cunningham, FSO, chaired a roundtable discussion on the U.S. Department of State's Chinese Language program on Oct. 27-28.
|Oct 17, 2007 Dum Spiro Holds First Fundraiser|
The Center for International Studies held its first "Dum Spiro" fundraiser and silent auction to raise awareness and funds for the Micro-Credit Fund Program.
|Oct 17, 2007 Archbishop Daniel DiNardo Named Cardinal|
Archbishop Daniel DiNardo of the Galveston-Houston Archdiocese was named by Pope Benedict XVI as one of 23 new cardinals on Wednesday, Oct. 17.
|Oct 15, 2007 Words Without Borders|
“Words without Borders: The World Through the Eyes of Writers,” will feature the works of authors Zara Houshmand, Bapsi Sidhwa and Liu Hongbin. The event will be narrated by Samantha Schnee, founding editor of Words without Borders Online Literary Magazine.
|Oct 15, 2007 Ruth Canas Awarded Dual Language Scholarship|
University of St. Thomas student and resident of the Cy-Fair area Ruth Cañas was chosen as the recipient of the Ellen and Scipio de Kanter Dual-Language Scholarship.
|Oct 15, 2007 UST Golf Tournament Nets $105,000 for Scholarships|
UST friends and alumni hit the links bright and early Monday, Oct. 15 for the UST Scholarship Tee-Up Tournament at BlackHorse Golf Club. The event raised more than $105,000 for the Fr. Francis E. Monaghan Scholarship Fund.
|Oct 09, 2007 "Bella" the Movie Opens Oct. 26|
"Bella" opens on Oct. 26 in Houston at Edwards Greenway Palace, the Angelika Film Center and the Edwards Houston Marq*E.
|Oct 09, 2007 UST Art Alumni Work Featured in Glassell Art Exhibit|
UST's top art alumni spotlighted their work in the inaugural Glassell Alumni exhibition: Practice Makes Perfect: Repetition as a Form of Scholarship.
|Oct 09, 2007 UST Named One of 21 Top Catholic Colleges|
The University of St. Thomas has been named as one of 21 top Catholic colleges and universities by the Cardinal Newman Society.
|Oct 08, 2007 ACS to be Commended for Achievement|
The UST Student Affiliates Chapter of the American Chemical Society has been awarded “commendable” status by the National ACS.
|Oct 08, 2007 UST Implements Emergency Notification System|
UST has selected Connect-ED to deliver time-sensitive notifications to faculty, staff and students during unforeseen events or emergencies.
|Oct 05, 2007 Simon Cottrell Scholarship Awarded to UST Students|
Claudia Valadez and Nancy Velasquez got the chance to share stories of their summer abroad with the person who helped to make the trips possible, Stella Cottrell.
|Oct 05, 2007 Celebrate Teaching|
The School of Education hosted the 10th annual Celebrate Teaching Mini-Conference, Oct. 4. More than 200 juniors and seniors from 11 local public and private high schools attended the event.
|Oct 03, 2007 Knights of Columbus Receive Top Honors|
The UST Knights of Columbus, Fr. Vincent J. Guinan Council 13940, was honored with three awards at the K of C National College Conference.
|Oct 01, 2007 Careers in Psychology Night a Success|
Students interested in the psychology field made the first UST Careers in Psychology Night a success.
|Oct 01, 2007 Augustine Hall Students Experience Symphony|
Augustine Hall Living-Learning Community students experienced the music of the Houston Symphony, and got up-close-and-personal with the performers.
|Oct 01, 2007 Cameron School Receives $1.5 Million to Establish Endowed Chair|
The Harry and Isabel C. Cameron Foundation gave $1.5 million to the Cameron School to create an Endowed Chair in Management and Marketing.
|Oct 01, 2007 Broadway Favorite Little Shop of Horrors Plays Jones Hall|
The tale of a nerdy florist assistant and his singing carnivorous plant sets the stage for the University of St. Thomas Drama program’s production of Little Shop of Horrors.
|Sep 28, 2007 Fulbright Scholars Share Their Stories|
Fulbright scholars from around the area gathered at UST for a reception and a chance to share stories, on Sept. 20.
|Sep 26, 2007 Cameron Alumni Share Workplace Experiences|
Cameron School of Business alumni from PriceWaterhouseCoopers returned to campus to share personal experiences to current Cameron students.
|Sep 26, 2007 New Partnership: The Menil-St. Thomas|
The Menil Collection and the University of St. Thomas have announced the designation of the adjoining campuses creating a walking tour of the northern gateway to Houston’s Museum District.
|Sep 26, 2007 Faith and Life Scholarships Awarded|
This fall, two incoming freshmen will receive a newly funded four-year Faith and Life Scholarship.
|Sep 25, 2007 Gries Awarded by ACS|
Dr. Gerald Gries, professor and chair of chemistry and physics, was awarded by the American Chemical Society, for serving as the Chemistry Olympiad coordinator.
|Sep 25, 2007 UST Partners with Menil Collection to Provide Historical Tour|
The Menil Collection and the University of St. Thomas have partnered to create a walking tour of the northern gateway to Houston’s Museum District.
|Sep 25, 2007 Edward P. White Memorial Plaza Dedication|
The UST community and friends of the University celebrated the dedication of the Edward P. White Memorial Plaza, Sept. 25, in front of Link Lee Mansion.
|Sep 24, 2007 GHBER Scholarship Winner Announced|
Boris Po-Hon Liu is this year’s recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Greater Houston Business Ethics Roundtable.
|Sep 24, 2007 Off Road, On Course|
Once touring as a professional musician, the last thing on Tim Castro’s mind was going back to school, but after 10 years of traveling, Castro, decided to pursue a college degree.
|Sep 21, 2007 UST School of Theology Celebrates Opening Mass|
The UST School of Theology at St. Mary’s Seminary began a new semester with the help of Archbishop Daniel DiNardo, who joined in the celebration of this year’s Opening Mass.
|Sep 21, 2007 Walk with Me: ‘The Struggle for Freedom and Hope in Zimbabwe’|
University of St. Thomas presents two of the most effective opposition leaders in Zimbabwe today, Morgan Tsvangirai and Roy Bennett, discussing the current political and social situation in Zimbabwe on Oct. 9.
|Sep 18, 2007 Philosophy Professor Hits All the Right Shots|
Scott Sullivan, UST philosophy adjunct professor practices hard in the classroom and in the ring, working on his Ph.D. and teaching martial arts.
|Sep 17, 2007 Fernandez Awarded for Volunteer Work|
Dr. Ramon Fernandez, assistant professor of accounting, has been recognized for his volunteer work by the Points of Light Foundation.
|Sep 17, 2007 Exchanging Stories Abroad|
UST Study Abroad Program has exchange partnerships with 16 universities abroad. Welcome UST's newest exchange students from Spain, Japan, Taiwan, Ireland and Canada.
|Sep 07, 2007 UST Professor Named Holocaust Educator|
UST adjunct professor Jenny McConnell has been named to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Regional Education Corps.
|Sep 04, 2007 FOCUS on Your Faith|
For the first year at UST, FOCUS, Fellowship of Catholic University Students, is working in coordination with Campus Ministry to help students grow deeper in their faith.
|Sep 04, 2007 Health Museum Volunteers Make a Difference|
UST volunteers are making an impression at the Health Museum with their reliability, enthusiasm and willingness to try new activities.
|Aug 31, 2007 Part-Time Program Helps Working Students Pursue Degree|
UST School of Education Evening and Part-Time Program for elementary education majors allows working students to pursue their undergraduate degrees.
|Aug 24, 2007 07-09 Undergraduate Catalog Online|
07-09 Undergraduate Catalog is available online. Click here for more details.
|Aug 24, 2007 Lady Celts 2007 Volleyball Schedule|
Show your support for the Lady Celts Varsity Volleyball team during the 2007 season.
|Aug 22, 2007 Ivany Dedicates WWII Memorial in Austin|
UST President Robert Ivany delivered the keynote address at the dedication of the WWII Memorial in Austin.
|Aug 21, 2007 Alumnus Dies in Afghanistan|
UST alumnus Charles B. Kitowski III, died Aug. 12, 2007 in Afghanistan from wounds sustained from an IED blast.
|Aug 21, 2007 Three Generations and Counting|
The Bradley family has pledged its loyalty to the University of St. Thomas as three generations have chosen to pursue their undergraduate degrees at the school.
|Aug 21, 2007 Dual-Language Scholarship Awarded|
The Ellen and Scipio de Kanter Dual-Language Scholarship has been awarded to Ruth Cañas, a junior bilingual education major.
|Aug 14, 2007 Teacher of the Year Draws on Family Heritage|
Hafedh Azaiez, UST graduate student, receives HISD Teacher of the Year Award for Pin Oaks Middle School in Bellaire.
|Aug 14, 2007 Seminar Fosters Discourse on Fides et Ratio|
Dr. Dominic Aquila and Fr. Anthony Giampietro, CSB, participated in the second annual Fides et Ratio (faith and reason) seminar.
|Aug 08, 2007 UST Professor Attends Business and Liberal Arts Symposium|
Associate Professor for the Cameron School of Business Dr. Michele Simms participated in the Council of Independent Colleges’ symposium on liberal arts and business education.
|Aug 07, 2007 Norman Makes a Home at UST|
UST has named Yolanda Norman as Residence Life director. Norman joined the Student Affairs staff on July 23.
|Aug 06, 2007 UST Welcomes New Faculty|
UST welcomes 16 new faculty members, who join the School of Arts and Sciences, Cameron School of Business, School of Education, Center for International Studies and School of Theology.
|Aug 06, 2007 Cameron School of Business Hires New Director of Graduate Programs|
Graduate students at the Cameron School of Business can seek advice on careers and courses from the new Director of Graduate Programs, Bill Ivins.
|Aug 02, 2007 Encyclopedia Publishes Work of UST Faculty|
The Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy has published articles by Dean of Arts and Sciences Dr. Dominic Aquila, Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. John Hittinger and former UST president Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB.
|Jul 31, 2007 Hittinger Addresses Serra Club|
In the spirit of Fr. Junipero Serra for whom the Serra Clubs across the globe are named, Dr. John Hittinger shared his passion for Pope John Paul II at the July meeting of the Serra Club of Southwest Houston.
|Jul 25, 2007 All Classes Reunion|
|Jul 25, 2007 Comeaux Family Scholarship|
The Comeaux Family Scholarship, established in September 2006, will award up to $2,000 to a qualified student who is preparing for parish ministry as a Director of Religious Education.
|Jul 25, 2007 "Miss Firecracker Contest"|
University of St. Thomas drama department stages Beth Henley’s play “The Miss Firecracker Contest” July 5-7 and July 11-14.
|Jul 25, 2007 Weatherly Continues to Shine|
The lights will continue to shine on recent graduate Katharine Weatherly who has been accepted to a highly competitive salaried internship in Houston with the A.D. Players, a non-profit professional Christian theater company.
|Jul 25, 2007 Second Collection|
Three incoming UST freshmen have received scholarship awards from Second Collection, a yearly collection taken up in parishes across the Galveston/Houston Archdiocese.
|Jul 25, 2007 Class of 1952 Reunion|
On June 2 the University of St. Thomas class of 1952 celebrated its 55th graduation anniversary.
|Jul 20, 2007 Students Merit Fr. Guinan Scholarships|
Three incoming University of St. Thomas freshmen have been awarded the Fr. Vincent J. Guinan Scholarship, which covers full tuition.
|Jul 20, 2007 Ivany Named Chairman of Board for MHAHouston|
UST President Robert Ivany will assume position as chairman of the board for the Mental Health Association of Greater Houston for 2007-2008.
|Jul 19, 2007 High School Students Catch a Glimpse of College Life|
The University of St. Thomas is giving high school students in the Houston area a chance to experience college life by hosting Project Grad/UST College Institute.
|Jul 19, 2007 Brain Over Brawn Earn Athletes Award|
The UST Lady Celts muscled their way with brain over brawn to win the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s GamePlan/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2006-2007 season.
|Jul 18, 2007 HACU Internship Places UST Student at IRS|
Paula Henao is receiving hands-on experience during her internship with the Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service this summer.
|Jul 17, 2007 Best of the Class Head to UST|
High school valedictorians Paloma Rodriguez, Veronica Coriano and Gina Roberts choose UST for its strong Catholic tradition and supportive and friendly environment.
|Jul 09, 2007 Dean Aquila Honored at Conference|
Dr. Dominic Aquila has been honored by the National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools.
|Jun 28, 2007 Krystofiak Directs Summer Art Program|
UST Adjunct Professor of piano Paul Krystofiak assumed the director’s position of the 15th Annual Summer Academy for Scholarship in the Art at HSPVA.
|Jun 28, 2007 Education Dean Receives Women on the Move Award|
Ruth Strudler, dean of the School of Education at UST, has been honored for her professional work and community service as a recipient of the 2007 Women on the Move Award.
|Jun 28, 2007 Passion for Ministry Underwrites Comeaux Family Scholarship|
The Comeaux Family Scholarship, established in September 2006, will award up to $2,000 to a qualified student who is preparing for parish ministry as a Director of Religious Education.
|Jun 27, 2007 Miracle in the Heights|
Teaching takes a Dual Language approach at Helm Elementary. The program was started by the University of St. Thomas School of Education in which students leave elementary school proficient in two languages.
|Jun 27, 2007 Studio Arts Faculty, Students Win Top Awards|
UST faculty, Francesca Fuchs and students, Carla Novi, Nam Nguyen and Cody Ledvina win awards for their accomplishments in arts and sciences.
|Jun 27, 2007 Law School Coop Agreement Accepts First Four Students|
Four University of St. Thomas seniors will attend South Texas College of Law next fall as part of a cooperative admission program with UST.
|Jun 27, 2007 No Argument: Mock Trial Team Attracts Notice|
In its inaugural year, the UST Fighting Celts team achieved an overall record of 4-4 and two team members received high individual honors.
|Jun 27, 2007 Join UST and Expand Your Opportunities to Study Abroad|
Fueled by interest in India’s leading role in the services globalization industry, 13 UST graduate students studied abroad in Bangalore, India this past summer.
|Jun 26, 2007 UST Alums Embark on a New Venture, Combining Business and Theater|
USt alums Aaron Stryk, Joseph Milillo and Chris Tennison have combined their business skills and passion for the performing arts to found Town Center Theatre in the Woodlands.
|Jun 25, 2007 UST Receives $4.5 Million for Mendenhall Achievement Center|
A $4.5 million gift to UST from Trini Mendenhall Sosa, former owner of Fiesta Mart, Inc., will fund the Mendenhall Achievement Center and related programs to help close the gap for students desiring a University of St. Thomas education.
|Jun 25, 2007 UST Celebrates a Year of Leadership|
The fifth annual leadership banquet, “Time after Time,” was held Sunday, April 29 in Jerabeck Center to celebrate a year of student leadership and achievement.
|Jun 25, 2007 Finding His Place in the World|
Thomas Mendez, sophomore International Studies major, will complete a six-week internship at the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. this summer.
|Jun 22, 2007 GHBER Gives MBA Scholarship|
The University of St. Thomas has received an academic scholarship from the Board of Directors of the Greater Houston Business Ethics Roundtable.
|Jun 21, 2007 Tutors Tackle TAKS|
UST students volunteer at Ryan Middle School to help students prepare for the TAKS Test.
|Jun 21, 2007 Mendenhall Gives $4.5 Million for Achievement Center|
A $4.5 million gift to the University of St. Thomas from Trini Mendenhall Sosa, former owner of Fiesta Mart, Inc., will fund the Mendenhall Achievement Center and related programs to help close the gap for students desiring a University of St. Thomas education.
|Jun 19, 2007 UST Chooses New Logo for Mascot|
The University of St. Thomas has selected a lion, adapted from the Scottish royal coat of arms, to represent its mascot, the Celts.
|Jun 18, 2007 UST Alumna Bridges Gap between Two Worlds|
UST alumna and adjunct professor Rose Mary Salum bridges the gap between Latin American and English literature and journalism.
|Jun 15, 2007 Former Board Chair Receives National Devitt Award|
Carolyn King,U.S. Court of Appeals judge for the Fifth Circuit, and former chair of UST's Board of Directors received the Edward J. Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice Award.
|Jun 14, 2007 Students Give Back|
UST members of the Pre-Health Professions Society embraced the University’s mission of service to others when they invested their time and effort into helping poverty-stricken villagers in Central America during a summer 2007 medical mission trip.
|Jun 14, 2007 Carl Scott Earns Accolades from AP|
Carl Scott was selected to participate in the annual Reading and scoring in statistics of the College Board's Ap® Examinations this June.
|Jun 13, 2007 New Programs for Lay Ministers Now Available|
The University of St. Thomas School of Theology is launching several initiatives to better serve lay ministers in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.
|Jun 07, 2007 Western Bound: On the Trail of History|
James Stautberg heads to California to pursue a Ph.D in history.
|Jun 07, 2007 Piano Camp 2007|
The University of St. Thomas will host the Houston Piano Camp for the 19th year, offering area students experienced instruction for a great price.
|Jun 07, 2007 History Major Receives Summer Fellowship|
From hundreds of promising candidates, UST history major, Whitney Stewart, was chosen by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to receive an all-expense- paid, one-week summer fellowship in New York City.
|Jun 07, 2007 CFC Spirituality Seminar 2007|
UST's Center for Faith and Culture presents its 4th Annual Spirituality Seminar, "Identity Theft – The Challenge for Catholic Americans," June 11-15.
|Jun 07, 2007 China Town Hall Live Webcast|
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Christensen will give an overview of U.S.-China Relations and field questions live on webcast Thursday, May 31.
|Jun 07, 2007 I Madonnari Sidewalk Art Contest|
This festival and sidewalk art competition will celebrate the Madonnari, 16th century traveling folk artists who would copy paintings of the Madonna.
|Jun 07, 2007 Mendez Accepted for Presigious Internship|
Developing leadership skills is second nature to University of St. Thomas sophomore Thomas Méndez. This International Studies major will complete a six-week internship at the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute.
|Jun 07, 2007 Hester Elected MacMurray President|
Dr. Colleen Hester, the vice president of Strategic Planning, Institutional Research and Evaluation, was unanimously elected the 15th president of MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois.
|Jun 07, 2007 School Teachers are in Good Hands|
Kim-Thoa Nguyen is one of 25 college juniors to be a recipient of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s 2007 Fellowships.
|Jun 06, 2007 Intern Earns Awards|
A friend, a course requirement and initiative proved a serendipitous and rewarding combination for a recent communication graduate.
|Jun 04, 2007 Spotlight on Weatherly|
The lights will continue to shine on recent graduate Katharine Weatherly who has been accepted to a salaried internship with A.D. Players.
|Jun 04, 2007 UST PSYC at SWPA 2007|
UST psychology students presented research at the 53rd annual Southwestern Psychological Association convention.
|May 30, 2007 From Bangalore to Las Vegas|
Bangalore study abroad students presented their learning experiences abroad at the Society for Advancement of Management's Conference.
|May 29, 2007 Lang Awarded French Scholarship, Heads to France|
Julie Lang, junior French major, awarded the MACL French scholarship and will study abroad in Paris this summer to continue her language studies.
|May 29, 2007 Accounting Students Awarded|
Outstanding accounting students were recently honored at an awards dinner.
|May 21, 2007 Alum Makes Healthy Choice|
After earning her master's, alumna Sarah Duong, will go to medical school at the University of Texas School of Public Health.
|May 21, 2007 History Students Awarded Scholarships|
The history department has awarded four UST students with scholarships for the 2007-2008 academic year.
|May 21, 2007 China Town Hall Live Webcast|
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Christensen will give an overview of U.S.-China Relations and field questions live on webcast Thursday, May 31. The webcast will be streamed live to 30 U.S. cities.
|May 21, 2007 New Arts and Sciences Dean Appointed|
The University of St. Thomas has named Dr. Dominic Aquila as the new dean of the School of Arts and Sciences.
|May 20, 2007 Separate Lives, Shared Interests Converge|
Two alumnae, from different backgrounds and who never even met at UST, will both persue graduate degrees in social work.
|May 18, 2007 Lafuente Gathers Tools for Social Justice|
After graduation, Ana-Maria Lafuente will study international law at the American University Washington College of Law.
|May 18, 2007 Hawbaker Has the Right Chemistry|
Nicole Hawbaker will graduate this May, going on to graduate studies at Texas A&M's Ph.D. program in chemistry.
|May 18, 2007 Clarke Raises Hope Before Heading off to Harvard|
Sarah Clarke, communication and international studies major, will speak at this year's graduation before heading off to Harvard Law School.
|May 18, 2007 Dillon Accepted to Kennedy School at Harvard|
Kate Dillon was accepted into the Kennedy School of Public Policy at Harvard to pursue a job as a senior policy advisor in international economic development.
|May 18, 2007 Hassan Accepted to International MBA Program|
Muniza Hassan will take her determination with her to the elite Thunderbird School of Global Management in
Glendale, Ariz., where she will begin classes this fall.
|May 14, 2007 Flying High on ROTC Scholarship|
Linh P. Tran, a senior at Klein High School, recently received an Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) college scholarship worth $57,450.
|May 14, 2007 In Praise of Armand Maurer, CSB|
University of Notre Dame Press recently published Dr. Ed Houser's book on Armand Maurer, CSB.
|May 09, 2007 6th Annual Case Competition Awards Winners|
The Cameron School of Business recently held its 6th Annual Case Competition in which 35 students participated.
|May 09, 2007 The Alchemy of Outreach|
The UST American Chemical Society Student Affiliates recently participated in three outreach projects, three Saturdays in a row, which educated children in science.
|May 07, 2007 Learning Lessons Abroad|
UST alumnus John Falco ’04 will study this summer in a prestigious graduate program specifically geared for Spanish teachers.
|May 07, 2007 Mandarin Students Win Top Awards|
UST's Mandarin language students excelled at the Annual Greater Houston Area Chinese Language Speech Contest, taking home the top awards.
|May 07, 2007 Music Students Excel at Competition|
Voice students of Dr. Brady Knapp and Laura Llana swept the NATS Competition held at the University of Houston.
|May 03, 2007 Theology at the Lab|
Fr. Anthony Giampietro, CSB, discusses moral relativism, how to recognize it and its influences, at 'Theology at the Lab.'
|May 03, 2007 UST Hosts Volleyball Camps|
The University of St. Thomas will host two Lady Celts Volleyball summer camps for high school and middle school students July 30 – August 3, 2007.
|May 03, 2007 Cinco de Mayo Celebration|
The 2nd annual Cinco de Mayo celebration at the University of St. Thomas will feature a Mariachi Mass, a dinner reception with Folklórico dancers and a silent auction, and a dance.
|May 03, 2007 New Dean of Arts and Sciences Named|
After a rigorous selection process, the University of St. Thomas has named Dr. Dominic Aquila the new dean of the School of Arts and Sciences.
|May 03, 2007 Lee Lecture in English 2007|
The annual Lee Lecture in English, titled ‘The Life You Save May Be Your Own," features author Paul Elie.
|May 03, 2007 Indian Dancer Namita Bodaji Comes to Campus|
A master of the ancient Indian art of Bharata Natyam, Namita Bodaji will demonstrate the language of Indian dance, which uses complex body movements, hand signs, facial and eye expressions.
|May 03, 2007 Second Marshall Plan for the World's Poor|
The Center for International Studies and the Social Justice Committee present Dr. Rami Shafiee, discussing “The Second Marshall Plan for the World’s Poor.”
|May 03, 2007 Nguyen Named Rockefeller Fellow|
Kim-Thoa Nguyen is one of 25 juniors from 16 participating institutions to be named as a recipient of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s 2007 Fellowships.
|May 03, 2007 Shiffick Lecture in Archaeology|
The 19th Annual Shiffick Distinguished Lecture in Archaeology features Dr. George Bass, speaking on 'Four Decades under the Aegean: Archaeology along Turkey’s Turquoise Coast.'
|May 03, 2007 Social Justice Series with Catholic Relief Services|
Alexandra Claire Causton and Quhramaan Kakar, Catholic Relief
Services-Pakistan, deliver the second lecture in the 2007 Spring Social Justice Seminar Series.
|May 03, 2007 New Soccer Coach on Field|
Aaron Champenoy, former men’s soccer coach at Bellevue University in Nebraska, will serve as the new men’s soccer coach beginning in March.
|May 02, 2007 Ted Cruz to Speak at Graduation|
Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz will deliver the University’s 57th Commencement address, “Passion and Idealism: Finding Your Dream and Making a Difference.”
|May 02, 2007 2007 Commencement|
Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz will deliver the University’s 57th Commencement address, “Passion and Idealism: Finding Your Dream and Making a Difference.” The ceremony will highlight the achievements of 354 undergraduates and 382 graduates, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19 at Reliant Arena. Past chair of UST’s board of directors, Patrick Moran, will receive an honorary degree and Laurence J. Payne ’72 will receive the Vincent J. Guinan Distinguished Alumni Award. This year’s student speaker is international studies and communication major Sarah Clarke.
|May 01, 2007 UST History Major Receives Summer Fellowship|
History major, Whitney Stewart, has been awarded a Gilder Lehrman History summer fellowship in New York City.
|Apr 30, 2007 ACS Students Recognized at Chicago Meeting|
The UST Student Affiliates Chapter of the American Chemical Society were recognized at a national ACS meeting for its ''outstanding'' status.
|Apr 30, 2007 Sr. Damien Marie Joins Faculty|
Sr. Damien Marie Savino, FSE, will join the faculty in the Catholic Studies Program and the Biology Department in fall 2007. She will also give support to the Environmental Studies Program.
|Apr 30, 2007 Cameron Seeks AASCB Accreditation|
The curriculum in the Cameron School of Business is undergoing a sweeping reorganization that will bring the school closer to a prestigious accreditation awarded to only 20 percent of universities worldwide.
|Apr 30, 2007 Augustine Hall Program Unites Faith and Daily Life|
The freshman residential program at St. Augustine Hall will begin this fall with renewed vigor under the direction of the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist.
|Apr 28, 2007 SOL Garage Sale|
The University of St. Thomas’ Student Organization of Latinos host a Garage Sale for the UST and Houston community.
|Apr 23, 2007 From Classroom to Job Success|
Service Learning at University of St. Thomas means different things to different people. For Melissa Blanton and Kimberly Campo, it means the beginning of their careers.
|Apr 23, 2007 UST Makes Property Acquisition|
St. Thomas recently made the largest property acquisition in its history–1 1/2 blocks of prime property at Richmond and Montrose Blvd.
|Apr 23, 2007 Student’s Dreams Become Reality|
UST alumna Sherrel A. Conway-Keys persevered through physical injury and loss to earn a bachelor’s in liberal arts and a master’s in liberal arts from St. Thomas.
|Apr 23, 2007 Accident Leads Alumna to Successes|
As neuroscience research has progressed, reversing catastrophic injury and paralysis has shifted from a question of feasibility to a matter of when.
|Apr 18, 2007 Maureen Condic on "Conceptualizing Conception"|
Dr. Maureen Condic, associate professor, University of Utah School of Medicine will examine a scientific understanding of conception.
|Apr 16, 2007 University of St. Thomas Hosts First Woman Space Shuttle Pilot Eileen Collins|
The Center for Irish Studies Cultural Outreach Forum and The Irish Society present a lecture given by U.S. Astronaut Eileen Collins. Her lecture is entitled “Return to Flight Mission: Lessons Learned from STS.” The STS-114 Discovery (July 26-Aug. 9, 2005) was the first “return to flight” mission after the loss of Columbia on Feb. 1, 2003.
|Apr 16, 2007 Black Lab Pub|
Houston ’s Dining Magazine, reported in its April/May issue on UST’s recent land acquisition, which included a group of buildings that includes the Black Lab Pub and Kraftsmen Baking.
|Apr 13, 2007 Symposium on Plato|
The Center for Business Ethics and the Philosophy Department present a symposium on the thought of Plato, April 13.
|Apr 12, 2007 University of St. Thomas Hosts Joe Mac Donnacha speaking on ‘The Irish Language’|
The Center for Irish Studies Cultural Outreach Forum, The Irish Society and the Irish American Cultural Institute host Joe Mac Donnacha who will present the lecture “The Irish Language: The Successes and Challenges of Language Planning in Ireland and the Future of Irish in a ‘Globalized World.’ ”
|Apr 08, 2007 British/Iranian Dispute|
Center for International Studies Adjunct Professor Richard Sindelar appears as a guest on KTRK Channel 13’s Easter Sunday morning news program. He discussed the British/Iranian dispute over the captured sailors. Sindelar served as deputy director of the Middle East/South Asia Analysis for the U.S. State Department Analytical Bureau from 1991-1994.
|Apr 06, 2007 The Young Institute (Social Justice Summer Institute)|
The Texas Catholic Herald announces the Young Institute, formerly known as the UST Social Justice Summer Institute, on “Health Care for All,” Thursday-Friday May 30 through June 1, in
|Apr 05, 2007 Search for the Historical Jesus|
Fr. Daniel Callam, CSB, joined a lively round-table discussion hosted by talk show host Doris Childress on PBS Channel 8 “The Connection” to talk about the search for the historical Jesus and how it affects present day or contemporary Christians and their faith. “The Connection” aired Friday, April 6 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 8 at 5 p.m.
|Apr 04, 2007 Florida Pastor Who Claims He's Divine|
Spanish-language newspaper Semana News reporter Juan Corzo asks Fr. Daniel Callam, CSB, to comment on the Florida pastor, Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda, who has the number 666 tattooed on his arm and who claims to be divine. “Throughout history pranks of this sort have frequently appeared,” said Fr. Callam.
|Apr 03, 2007 "My Sweet Lord" Exhibit|
Fr. Daniel Callam, CSB, talks with host Dave Crockett on DXSRadio.com about the controversial chocolate Jesus exhibit "My Sweet Lord" planned for a Holy Week exhibition at the hotel that houses the Lab Gallery in
Manhattan. According to CNN.com, the “nude, anatomically correct chocolate sculpture of Jesus Christ was canceled Friday amid complaints from Catholics, including Cardinal Edward Egan.”
|Apr 02, 2007 Houston Area Survey|
Political expert and Associate Professor and Chair of UST’s Political and Social Science Department Jon Taylor updates KHOU Channel 11 viewers on the Houston Area Survey, a poll that breaks down the number of Republicans and Democrats in Harris County.
Taylor comments on the shift in party identification.
Taylor , along with adjunct professor Michelle Carnahan maintain a blog http://professorsrsquared.wordpress.com/
|Apr 02, 2007 Social Justice Summer Institute|
Deacon Joe Rubio, vice president of Community Relations and Advocacy for Catholic Charities, was a guest on Larry Payne’s “Interchange” Program on KPFT 90.1 radio on Deacon Rubio discussed the upcoming Social Justice Summer Institute “Health Care for All” to be held on the UST campus May 30 – June 1, 2007.
|Apr 01, 2007 UST Mardi Gras|
“Clowning Around” a two-page spread highlighting UST’s Mardi Gras Gala under the big top appeared in the April issue of
Houston ’s ICON Magazine. This year’s gala was co-chaired by Odis and Carol Peavy and honored University Campaign Chair Liz Ghrist. The record-breaking event raised $1 million for the Frances E. Monaghan Scholarship Fund, which enables current and future
St. Thomas students to benefit from a values-based education.
|Apr 01, 2007 80th Texas Legislature|
UST Professor and political analyst Jon Taylor talks to Cox Radio personality Mike Mollett about the 80th Texas Legislature and 2008 election among other things. This half-hour public affairs programming was heard on all four Cox Radio, Inc.
Houston stations: KHPT-FM 1069 The Point, KHTC-FM Houston’s 107.5 The New Kountry Hits, KKBQ-FM The New 93Q and KTHT-FM country Legends 97.1 FM.
|Mar 29, 2007 Former Army Secretary Speaks at UST|
Thomas E. White former Secretary of the Army, discusses "Decision Making in Peace and War."
|Mar 29, 2007 International Festival 2007|
The International Studies Society presents the fourth annual International Festival that includes food, music and dance from countries around the world.
|Mar 29, 2007 Velazco Named Teacher of the Year|
Ludivina “Alejandra” Velazco ’03 was awarded Bilingual Teacher of the Year. She teaches first-graders at Bonner Elementary School.
|Mar 29, 2007 Researching the Key to Life|
UST alumni play integral roles in the rich history of high throughput genomic sequencing at the Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
|Mar 29, 2007 Gonzalez Sets Sights on France|
The L’ Alliance Française has awarded Roberto González a scholarship to study abroad in France. He was one of six Houston university students, and the only UST student, to win this award.
|Mar 29, 2007 Visiting Irish Fulbright Scholar|
Dr. Fergal McGrath of Ireland, an authority on knowledge management, will teach this fall at Cameron School of Business as a Fulbright Scholar in Residence and participate in the Center of Irish Studies.
|Mar 29, 2007 Irish Archaeologist Speaking on Sacred Landscape|
Archaeologist Caimin O'Brien, Archaeological Survey of Ireland, will give a lecture entitled "Stories from a Sacred Landscape, from Pagan Country to Christian Ireland.”
|Mar 29, 2007 UST Hires Constable's Deputies|
The River Oaks Examiner reports on UST plans to hire two Harris County Precinct 1 Constable’s deputies to augment its security during nighttime hours. Dr. Steve Sutton, vice president of enrollment management and student affairs, is interviewed.
|Mar 28, 2007 UST Course Spans the Globe|
A cutting-edge course on globalization has redefined the term. Through an Internet-based platform, students and professors from 9 universities internationally will study, teach and exchange their views in this course.
|Mar 27, 2007 Roman Mosaics with Enzo Aiello|
Enzo Aiello, Italian artist and instructor in the medium of mosaics, discusses the ancient art of Roman mosaic and its current practice.
|Mar 22, 2007 Gonzalez Sets Sights on France|
The L’ Alliance Française has awarded Roberto González a scholarship to study abroad in France. He was one of six Houston university students, and the only UST student, to win this award.
|Mar 22, 2007 Attorney General Alberto Gonzales|
Professor Rick Young, JD, comments on KPRC- News 2 Daybreak on the controversy surrounding U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. Gonzales, apparently for political reasons, fired eight U.S. Attorneys. Young expects the controversy to gather steam, and if public perception continues to deteriorate, he predicts it could cost Gonzales his job.
|Mar 19, 2007 Iraq War|
Middle East Expert and UST Adjunct Professor Richard Sindelar, who served as Deputy Director of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Middle East Analysis in the aftermath of Desert Storm, talks to KPRC Channel 2 about the continuing war in
Iraq . “We need to have the will and the determination to win this war, this threat, this global war on terror, and to leave
Iraq now I think would be a mistake,” said Sindelar.
|Mar 19, 2007 Fourth Anniversary of Iraq War|
St. Thomas Political Science Professor Jon Taylor updates KTRH 740 AM listeners on the fourth anniversary of the start of the
Iraq war and the battle over how to proceed, an issue that is getting hotter on Capitol Hill.
|Mar 19, 2007 Men's Soccer Coach Hired|
Aaron Champenoy, the former men’s head soccer coach at
Nebraska, will serve as UST’s men’s soccer coach beginning March 30.
|Mar 19, 2007 $1 Million Raised "Under the Big Top"|
The circus came to the University of St. Thomas, drawing more than 600 revelers who celebrated Fat Tuesday on the Campus Life Mall with circus performances, Midway food and a tantalizing menu orchestrated by Houston restaurateur and chef Michael Cord¨³a. This year’s Mardi Gras Gala, themed “Under the Big Top,” was co-chaired by Odis and Carol Peavy, with UST President Robert Ivany serving as the evening’s Ringmaster. The record-breaking event raised $1 million for the Frances E. Monaghan Scholarship Fund.
|Mar 19, 2007 St. Patrick’s Day Mass and Breakfast|
Join the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas for a St. Patrick's Day Mass at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 17 in the Chapel of St. Basil, 3802 Yoakum. Archbishop Daniel DiNardo will be the principal celebrant. Other celebrants are welcome. UST’s Dr. John Burke and the De Burgo Ensemble will perform the liturgical music. Breakfast will follow the Mass.
|Mar 18, 2007 UST Land Acquisition|
The Houston Business Journal reports on UST’s Vice President of Finance, Jim Booth, comments on the largest land acquisition in the University’s history.
|Mar 18, 2007 University of St. Thomas Land Acquisition story reported in the Houston Business Journal|
St. Thomas Land Acquisition story reported in the Houston Business Journal
|Mar 17, 2007 St. Patrick’s Day Mass and Breakfast|
St. Patrick’s Day Mass with Irish musicians and Archbishop Daniel DiNardo as celebrant. An Irish breakfast will follow the Mass. Concelebrants are welcome.
|Mar 16, 2007 Alternative Certification Program|
Dr. Robert LeBlanc, associate professor of education, discusses UST’s Alternative Teacher’s Certification Program and the pressing need for certified teachers on KETH-TV 14 – Community Education “Joy in Our Town.” The program airs throughout the month of April.
|Mar 15, 2007 Semana Santa, San Miguel Debuts in Enhanced Format|
Local filmmakers debut digitially enhanced "Semana Santa, San Miguel" on PBS.
|Mar 14, 2007 U.S. Attorney Generals|
Dr. Jon Taylor, associate professor and chair of UST’s Political and Social Science Department, talks with Alvaro Ortiz, reporter for Azteca
America , about the controversy surrounding the firing of the U.S. Attorney Generals. KAZH broadcasts Spanish-language television programming on analog ultra high frequency channel 57 and digitally on UHF channel 41.
|Mar 14, 2007 Danny Doyle and Danny O’Flaherty Perform|
The Center for Irish Studies, The Irish Society and KPFT Radio’s Irish Aires present an evening of story and song with Danny Doyle and Danny O’Flaherty.
|Mar 12, 2007 Survey on Ethics|
Dr. Daryl Koehn, executive director of UST’s Center for Business Ethics, was interviewed by leading ethics magazine Ethisphere to help rank the most moral among international corporations. The interview will appear in an upcoming issue of the magazine.
|Feb 28, 2007 Largest Property Acquisition in UST's History|
The University of St. Thomas recently made the largest property acquisition in its history – 1 1/2 blocks of prime property at Richmond and Montrose Blvd.
|Feb 23, 2007 UST President Robert Ivany Receives George Washington Distinguished Service Award|
Dr. Robert R. Ivany, president of the University of St. Thomas of Houston, was awarded the George Washington Distinguished Service Award by the Paul Carrington Chapter of the Texas Society and National Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
|Feb 22, 2007 “Holocaust Denial: A New Form of Anti-Semitism?”|
The 50th Annual B.K. Smith Lecture in history features Dr. Deborah Lipstadt speaking on Holocaust Denial.
|Feb 19, 2007 UST Social Justice Studies Program Presents Professor Michael Naughton on Work as Vocation|
The Social Justice Studies Program and the Cameron School of Business at the University of St. Thomas, Houston, present the Rev. William J. Young, CSB Lecture Series with Dr. Michael Naughton on the topic "Work as a Vocation: Drawing on the Catholic Social Tradition 26 Years after Pope John Paul II's Laborem Exercens."
|Feb 16, 2007 UST Center for International Studies Presents Taner Akcam, author of A Shameful Act|
Taner Akcam will discuss his book “A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility.”
|Feb 16, 2007 UST Students and Volunteers Provide Free Income Tax Service Through Vita on Houston's North Side|
For the 24th year, more than 50 University of St. Thomas accounting students, alumni and volunteers are providing free tax preparation through the IRS VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program) in north Houston from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturdays Feb. 24, March 17, 24, 31 and April 14.
|Feb 12, 2007 Archdiocesan Career and Volunteer Fair held at University of St. Thomas|
Archdiocesan Career and Volunteer Fair
|Feb 12, 2007 University of St. Thomas presents “Women of the World” Lecture Series with Rosario Arguello|
Rosario Aguilar Arguello will speak on women, globalization, NAFTA, economics and indigenous struggles for autonomy at the 2007 Women of the World Lecture Series.
|Feb 12, 2007 UST Presents ‘An Evening with Máire Ní Chathasaigh and Chris Newman’|
Irish harp and guitar masters Máire Ní Chathasaigh and Chris Newman will perform music from their new album “FireWire.”
|Feb 09, 2007 University of St. Thomas Presents The Iconic Copy: The Art of Creating Rare Book Reproductions|
Czeslaw Jan Grycz, curator of books, Internet Archive, will speak on the art and craft of creating facsimiles of historic and fine books, accompanying an exhibit of such facsimiles. The lecture is sponsored by the Friends of Doherty Library.
|Feb 08, 2007 Fr. William Kelly awarded ‘Clergyman of the Year’ award by Knights of Columbus|
Rev. William “Bill” Kelly, UST assistant professor of theology for 22 years was awarded the “Clergyman of the Year” award by the Knights of Columbus for the Galveston-Houston Diocese on Friday, January 26, 2007 at the Stafford Civic Center.
|Feb 08, 2007 University of St. Thomas presents Panel Discussion on Human Trafficking|
A panel discussion on the issues surrounding trafficking in women. Topics include the role Houston is playing as a hub in international human trafficking and why; the process by which women and girls are kidnapped, held, and coerced into prostitution, pornography, or domestic servitude by traffickers.
|Feb 08, 2007 University of St. Thomas presents play Traffic in Women II|
The University of St. Thomas’ Dr. Janet Lowery of the English Department, and Livia Bornigia of the Communications Department, present “Traffic in Women II,” a play that weaves dramatic monologues spoken by women from Greek mythology.
|Feb 05, 2007 UST Center for International Studies Presents Acclaimed Photographer and Human Rights Activist Jonathan Moller|
The Center for International Studies presents Jonathan Moller, fine art/documentary photographer and human rights activist discussing his work with the indigenous people of Guatemala.
|Feb 05, 2007 Learn more about college financial aid at Fat FAFSA event|
UST's Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid and the Council of Clubs present the third annual Fat FAFSA, an event dedicated to promoting student participation in the financial aid process. (February is Financial Aid Awareness Month)
|Feb 05, 2007 Linda Lorelle and Charles Bolden Speak at UST in Recognition of Black History Month|
UST celebrates Black History Month with Linda Lorelle and Charles F. Bolden, Jr. Sponsored by the Black Student Union and the Office of Student Affairs.
|Feb 01, 2007 University of St. Thomas Center for International Studies presents Film and Documentary Series|
CIS Film and Documentary Series detailing global issues
|Feb 01, 2007 UST Presents the 2007 Lenten Lecture Series|
Annual Lenten Lectures: “The Anointing of the Sick”
|Jan 31, 2007 UST Hosts Dual Language Symposium|
First annual Dual Language Symposium open to all school administrators, teachers and anyone interesting in dual language education.
|Jan 22, 2007 UST Presents the 2007 St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture Featuring John M. Rist on Practical Reasoning after the Fall|
John M. Rist, professor emeritus of the University of Toronto and visiting professor at the Istituto Patristico Augustinianum, Rome, will deliver the 2007 St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture on “Practical Reasoning After the Fall.”
|Jan 22, 2007 UST Presents Third Annual Archbishop J. Michael Miller Lecture Series|
The University of St. Thomas’ Catholic Studies Program sponsors the lecture “International Law, the Supreme Court and the Family.” Saunder’s talk will discuss international law and the family; the ‘right’ to gay marriage; and abortion in U.S. courts.
|Jan 18, 2007 University of St. Thomas Mardi Gras 2007 ‘Under the Big Top’|
Annual Mardi Gras celebration that raises funds for the Fr. Francis E. Monaghan Scholarship Fund.
|Jan 15, 2007 UST Presents Former University of St. Thomas President Joseph McFadden speaking on “The Celtic Tiger”|
The Center for Irish Studies Cultural Outreach Forum and The Irish Society present Dr. Joseph McFadden, UST professor of history and president emeritus, discussing "The Celtic Tiger."
|Jan 11, 2007 UST Campus Ministry Celebrates Third Annual Holy Hour for Life with Vice President of Academic Affairs John P. Hittinger|
UST Campus Ministry hosts third annual Holy Hour for Life, which will include Dr. John P. Hittinger, vice president of Academic Affairs, addressing some of the moral and political dimensions of the pro-life position.
|Jan 03, 2007 UST Presents Internationally Acclaimed Novelist Bapsi Sidhwa|
UST’s Women, Culture, and Society Program presents internationally acclaimed novelist Bapsi Sidhwa on “South Asian Women Talk: Exploring the Female Characters in Cracking India, Water and An American Brat.”
|Jan 02, 2007 2007 Msgr. William Steele Lecture Series: A Theological Basis for Harmonious Coexistence|
This year’s Msgr. William Steele lecture series will feature an interfaith dialogue with keynote speaker Shaikh Omar Inshanally, Islamic Society of Greater Houston. He will talk on "A Theological Basis for Harmonious Coexistence."
|Jan 01, 2007 University of St. Thomas professor gives a call to action to his students|
In an endless cycle of giving and receiving, 10 student volunteers in the Center for International Studies Program will work with the non-profit organization, Kiva, to give loans to entrepreneurs in third-world countries. These students, with the help of their professor Dr. Rogelio Garcia-Contreras, are working to create the first CIS Microcredit Fund of the University of St. Thomas.