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|Dec 22, 2010 Basketball Runs 3-Game Winning Streak|
Christmas came early for the Men's Basketball team. The Celts scored a three-game winning streak against Our Lady of the Lake, Loyola New Orleans and Dallas Christian.
|Dec 16, 2010 Dr. Habib Chamoun-Nicolas Receives International Award|
Dr. Habib Chamoun-Nicolas, businessman, author and Cameron School of Business adjunct professor of business, was recently honored with the Golden Cedar Award during a conference in Paris.
|Dec 16, 2010 Ecologist Explores Lessons from Gulf Oil Spill|
As the Gulf Coast makes every effort to recover from oil spill, the University of St. Thomas will host ecologist Vic Hummert to speak about, “Lessons from the Gulf Oil Spill,” at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 7. The lecture will be held in the Ahern Room, Crooker Center.
|Dec 13, 2010 UST, UH Residence Life Make Holiday Cards for Soldiers|
Residence Life students at the University of St. Thomas and University of Houston collaborated on a service project to make holiday cards for the troops in Iraq on Dec. 2. The group made more than 100 Christmas cards for active soldiers.
|Dec 08, 2010 UST Hosts Notre Dame Folk Choir Concert|
The University of St. Thomas will host a special Concert of Sacred Music by the University of Notre Dame Folk Choir Winter Touring Ensemble at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 11, on the UST campus in the Chapel of St. Basil, 3802 Yoakum. The concert is sponsored by the University of St. Thomas Catholic Outreach.
|Dec 08, 2010 UST Student Mary MacArthur Publishes Artwork|
University of St. Thomas senior Mary MacArthur recently had two illustrations published in the American Chesterton Society’s Gilbert Magazine and has been invited to blog with the Catholic Illustrator’s Guild’s blog Small Pax.
|Dec 08, 2010 Dr. Saleh Signs Copies of New Book|
Dr. Nivien Saleh, assistant professor of international studies, read selections and signed copies of her new book, Third World Citizens and the Information Technology Revolution, at the Brazos Bookstore in Rice Village on Dec. 6.
|Dec 07, 2010 Center for Thomistic Studies Students Earn Accolades|
Two Center for Thomistic Studies graduate students, Daniel De Haan and Sr. Anne Frances Ai Le, OP, have received prestigious awards from prominent philosophical associations.
|Dec 03, 2010 Festa Italiana Attracts 18,000 Guests to UST|
The Italian Festival beckoned 18,000 people to the University of St. Thomas campus from Oct. 15-17. Last year, the festival drew 15,000 visitors. A portion of the festival admission proceeds will be applied toward scholarships at UST.
|Dec 03, 2010 Students Present Human Trafficking Research|
Students in the Center for International Studies embarked on an ambitious service learning project to study the issue of human trafficking in the Houston area. The students then presented their research report and made policy recommendations to the Harris County Attorney’s Office on Monday, Nov. 29.
|Dec 03, 2010 UST Students Participate in Mock Summit on Climate Change|
University of St. Thomas students in Dr. Betcy Jose-Thota’s International Politics course, offered by the Center for International Studies, participated in a mock summit on climate change on Dec. 2.
|Dec 03, 2010 Men’s Basketball Faces Xavier, Sam Houston|
After a 63-59 win against Wisconsin-River Falls on Saturday, Nov. 27, the UST Men’s Basketball team was ready to face No. 20 ranked Xavier University on Nov. 29, and Division I Sam Houston State on Dec. 1.
|Dec 02, 2010 UST Develops Partnership with El Centro Fox|
Former Mexico President Vicente Fox’s historic visit to the University of St. Thomas on Nov. 23 set the stage to establish a partnership between UST’s Center for International Studies Social Entrepreneurship Program and Fox’s El Centro Fox.
|Nov 29, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features New Sample Class Video Showcase Faculty, University of St. Thomas Celebrates the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, UST Center for Irish Studies Renames Center in Honor of William J. Flynn and Service learning Expands at UST.
|Nov 29, 2010 Celts Defeat Wisconsin-River Falls|
The Men's basketball team fell to Jarvis Christian on Nov. 22, but bounced back with a 63-59 victoryJover Wisconsin-River Falls on Nov. 27.
|Nov 22, 2010 Celts Fall to Incarnate Word and Our Lady of the Lake|
The Men's Basketball team lost 59-53 to Incarnate Word on Nov. 16, and fell to Our Lady of the Lake 99-80 on Nov. 20.
|Nov 19, 2010 Doherty Library Showcases Czech Heritage in Texas|
Stop by the Doherty Library before Nov. 25 to see the annual Czech Heritage Month display featuring Czech history, music and precious objects.
|Nov 19, 2010 UST Announces $1 Million Raised for Nursing Endowed Chair|
With more than 200 benefactors filling Tony's restaurant for an exclusive nursing benefit on Nov. 18, nursing friends and alumni moved the University of St. Thomas’ nursing school plans ahead with announcement of the Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Endowed Chair in Nursing.
|Nov 19, 2010 Center for Irish Studies Renames Center after Bill Flynn|
The Center for Irish Studies reached milestones and broke records at its annual Irish Gala held Nov. 5 at the Houstonian Hotel in Houston. The Gala honored Peg and William J. Flynn for their role in the development of the Center for Irish Studies.
|Nov 17, 2010 UST Men’s Soccer Team Advances to NAIA Championship|
The Celts Men's Soccer team earned their first ever birth to the NAIA National Tournament with their performance in the A.I.I. tournament. They will face No. 8 seed Belhaven University at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20.
|Nov 16, 2010 Lady Celts Head for NAIA Championship|
The Lady Celts came into the Association of Independent Institutions Conference Tournament as underdogs sporting the third seed looking for a “three-peat.” With tournament wins in 2008 and 2009, the Lady Celts knew what it would take to get to the championship match.
|Nov 15, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features Prof. Nicole Casarez Helps free Fomer Death Row Inmate, The New Political Science and ESS GIS and Redistricting Class, and Former Mexico president Speaks at UST on Poverty Alleviation.
|Nov 15, 2010 Celts Take on Ranked Foe and Division I Rice|
Facing the second game on four straight games on the road, the Celts faced off against No. 11 ranked Texas Wesleyan on Nov. 9. The 2-1 Celts next faced Rice at Tudor Fieldhouse on Nov. 12.
|Nov 11, 2010 Vicente Fox To Give Poverty Alleviation Lecture at UST|
Vicente Fox, former President of Mexico, will visit the University of St. Thomas on Tuesday, Nov. 23 to speak about, “Poverty Alleviation through International Collaboration.” The lecture will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Scanlan Room, Jerabeck Center, 4000 Mt. Vernon.
|Nov 10, 2010 UST’s Schola Cantorum Performs at Latin Mass|
The University of St. Thomas students and member from the Houston community will participate in a Latin Mass at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30 in the Chapel of St. Basil.
|Nov 10, 2010 Fr. Ciardi Speaks on Spirituality Through the Millenia|
The University of St. Thomas will host a lecture by Rev. Fabio Ciardi, OMI, about “The Parable of the Three Commandments: Development of the Christian Spirituality through the Millennia.” The lecture will be held at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 1 in Cullen Hall.
|Nov 10, 2010 Broadway Actor, Alumnus Returns to Speak at UST|
New York actor and UST alumnus Aaron Krohn will speak about life as an artist at the University of St. Thomas annual Lee Lecture. The lecture will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, on the UST campus, Jones Hall.
|Nov 08, 2010 UST Hosts the 2010 A.I.I. Conference Volleyball Championship|
University of St. Thomas will host the 2010 Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Conference Volleyball Championship Nov. 11-13 in the Jerabeck Athletic Center Gymnasium , 4000 Mt. Vernon, on the St. Thomas campus.
|Nov 08, 2010 Gonzalez Named Director of Latin American & Latino Studies Program|
Dr. Emiliano Gonzalez, associate professor of education and the director of graduate curriculum and instruction, was recently named the new Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program.
|Nov 08, 2010 A Celtic Christmas with Danny O'Flaherty and Friends|
Slip back in time and savor the holiday season as it has been celebrated for centuries among the Celtic countries, with art, dance, song, music, storytelling and drama at “A Celtic Christmas with Danny O’Flaherty and Friends.”
|Nov 05, 2010 Celts Open Season with Back-to-Back Wins|
The Celts Men’s Basketball Team opened the season at home on Nov. 2 with a 71-56 win over state rival Southwest Assemblies of God (SAGU).
|Nov 03, 2010 GIS and Redistricting Class Offered Next Semester|
The University of St. Thomas Political Science Department and Environmental Science Department are collaborating next semester to offer a special topics class titled, “We Draw the Lines: GIS and Redistricting.” The class will be taught by Dr. Jean-Philippe Faletta and Dr. William Harris.
|Nov 03, 2010 Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society Inducts New Members|
The University of St. Thomas School of Education Kappa Delta Pi honor society held their induction on Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 and welcomed 29 new members.
|Nov 03, 2010 Robert Brewer Performs at Monaghan Organ Recital|
The University of St. Thomas Music Department will present renown organist Robert Brewer at the annual Monaghan Organ Recital at 2:30 p.m., on Sunday, Nov. 14 on the University of St. Thomas campus, Chapel of St. Basil, 3802 Yoakum.
|Nov 03, 2010 Spiritual Hiking with St. Bonaventure Lecture|
Sr. Damien Marie Savino , FSE, will present, "Spiritual Hiking with St. Bonaventure: The Created World as a Path to the Spiritual" at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 18 in the Ahern Room, Crooker Center, 3909 Graustark.
|Nov 02, 2010 Music Preparatory School Halloween Costume Recital|
The University of St. Thomas Music Preparatory School had their Halloween Costume Recital at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31 in Cullen Hall. The students performed in their costumes.
|Nov 02, 2010 Soccer Team Finds Senior Night success and National respect|
The UST Men's Soccer Team played their final home game on Oct. 25, winning against Texas College. The game marked Senior Night which honored seven players in their senior year.
|Nov 02, 2010 Watch David Weekley Ethical Leadership Award Video|
David Weekley, Chairman of David Weekley Homes, was named the 2010 recipient of the Ethical Leadership in Action Award by the University of St. Thomas Cameron School of Business Center for Business Ethics. He was honored at a luncheon on Oct. 26.
|Nov 01, 2010 Dr. Stockton Makes Lecture Circuit|
Dr. Hans Stockton, director of the Center for International Studies has been sharing his expertise in U.S.-China-Taiwan relations on the lecture circuit at universities across the state and nation.
|Nov 01, 2010 Lady Celts Face Last Regular Season Tournament|
The Lady Celts Volleyball team ventured to Georgetown, Texas for their last regular season tournament to face four foes, two of which were being nationally ranked. On Friday, Oct. 29, the Lady Celts faced off against Concordia and UT-Tyler.
|Oct 29, 2010 Cristo Rey Students Join the UST Workforce|
This semester, four new faces can be seen on campus. Monica Tierrablanca, Adam Pavlicek, Magaly Castillo, and Jared Rosales are Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School students who are working part-time student jobs as part of a corporate work-study program through their school.
|Oct 29, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features the Chili Cook-Off and Turkey Sale for World Youth Day Trip, a lecture on Caravaggio's Art and Life, The Houston Arts Alliance Awards Grant to UST Irish Studies Cultural Outreach, the UST Center for Irish Studies November Cultural Events and a spiritual hike with St. Bonaventure.
|Oct 29, 2010 Honor Students Attend National Conference|
Four top-ranked University of St. Thomas honor students attended the 45th Annual National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Conference on Oct. 20-24 in Kansas City, Mo.
|Oct 29, 2010 Professor Speaks on International Humanitarian Issues|
Dr. Betcy Jose-Thota, visiting assistant professor at in the University of St. Thomas Center for International Studies, recently travelled to Washington D.C. to discuss policy implications of ambiguity in international humanitarian law
|Oct 27, 2010 Houston Arts Alliance Awards Grant to Irish Studies Cultural Outreach|
The University of St. Thomas Center for Irish Studies Cultural Outreach Program was recently awarded a $2,500 grant from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance (HAA). Organizations are selected to receive grants based on their expertise, objectivity and ability to reflect the diversity of the Houston community.
|Oct 27, 2010 UST Hosts Lecture on Caravaggio’s Art, Life|
The Crossroads Cultural Center-Houston, the Consulate General of Italy and the University of St. Thomas will host a lecture on Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 12 on the University of St. Thomas campus, Cullen Hall, 4001 Mt. Vernon.
|Oct 27, 2010 Campus Ministry Presents Program on Life of Beatified Teenager|
The University of St. Thomas Campus Ministry and the Focolare Movement will host a presentation about the Blessed Chiara Luce Badano, the 19-year-old Italian woman who was beatified on Sept. 25, 2010. The event will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 6 in Cullen Hall, 4001 Mt. Vernon.
|Oct 27, 2010 Krustchinsky Honored by Texas Association of Teacher Educators|
Dr. Rick Krustchinsky, chair of the University of St. Thomas School of Education, was recently presented the 2010 Ben E. Coody Award by the Texas Association for Teacher Educators.
|Oct 25, 2010 Senior Day Caps Winning Week for Lady Celts|
The week of Oct. 17, The Lady Celts lost to Houston Baptist, but defeated Dallas Christian and Southwestern Assemblies of God. Oct. 22 marked Senior Day, where the team celebrated five senior players.
|Oct 25, 2010 Casey Mulryan Named Student-Athlete of the Week|
Casey Mulryan, a senior history major on the Lady Celts Volleyball Team, was named student-athlete of the week.
|Oct 25, 2010 James Silas Rogers Discusses Irish in America|
James Silas Rogers, noted author, editor, and poet and managing director of the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Center for Irish Studies, will venture south to share his expertise on the Irish in America in his lecture, “The ‘Greatest Generation’ Irish Style: The Mid-Twentieth Century Reinvention of the Irish in America.”
|Oct 25, 2010 Father Mike Challenges Campus to Chili Cook-off|
University of St. Thomas Chaplain Fr. Mike Buentello, CSB, is once again gathering together his Holy Smoke Team to challenge the UST community at the 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11 on the Academic Mall. Proceeds from the Chili Cook-off will go toward the Campus Ministry-sponsored World Youth Day pilgrimage to Spain next summer.
|Oct 20, 2010 Phillip Butcher Named Director of Veterans Services|
The University of St. Thomas has named Phillip Butcher as new Director of Veteran Services. Butcher is a veteran who spent 4 ½ years as an aircrew member in the U.S. Air Force flying combat missions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Afghanistan and Iraq.
|Oct 20, 2010 UST Awarded Emergency Management Grant|
The University of St. Thomas has received a $245,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education for emergency management planning efforts. Over the next two years, UST will create a comprehensive plan to develop, review, improve and fully integrate campus-based all-hazards emergency management and business continuity plans.
|Oct 20, 2010 UST Hosts "Button, Fiddles and Bows" Irish concert|
Irish musicians Jesse Smith and Colm Gannon will perform the concert, “Buttons, Fiddles and Bows: Rising Voices in Traditional Irish Music,” at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 7 on the University of St. Thomas campus, Cullen Hall, 4001 Mt. Vernon.
|Oct 19, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View Dr. Malcolm Rector's Triple Threat, The Fourth Annual Dum Spiro Event, Student Affairs Staff Reorganization, and UST Drama Department's Performance of Macbeth.
|Oct 19, 2010 Cardinal-designate Wuerl Speaks on Faith's Role in Society|
Cardinal-designate Donald W. Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington D.C., will speak about “Religious Faith’s Role in Building a Good and Just Society,” at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 20, in the Chapel of St. Basil on the University of St. Thomas campus.
|Oct 18, 2010 Lady Celts Split Saturday Matches on the Road|
The Lady Celts volleyball team hit the road for two matches on Saturday. Oct. 16. The first stop was in Tyler as the Lady Celts took on Texas College. The Lady Celts started out slow but turned it on as the match went on to a three-set win 25-23, 25-17, 25-13.
|Oct 18, 2010 Soccer Team Continues Winning Streak|
The UST Men's Soccer team continued their five-game winning streak on Oct. 15 and 16. The team tied with Bellevue 1-1 and won against Huston-Tillotson University, 1-1.
|Oct 18, 2010 Efrain Orozco Named Student-Athlete of the Week|
Efrain Orozco, a senior business major on the men's soccer team, has been named student-athlete of the week.
|Oct 14, 2010 Nurses and the Power Within Conference|
The Institute for Spirituality and Health will host a conference for nurses and other health care professionals entitled “Nurses and the Power Within,” at 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Fondren Hall, 5510 Main Street.
|Oct 13, 2010 UST MicroCredit Program awarded $5,000 grant for Turkey Project|
The University of St. Thomas MicroCredit program recently received a $5,000 grant from the Clinton Global Initiative University for their current microloan project in Turkey. The UST Micro Credit program is a student-run organization providing financial opportunity to less fortunate women in developing countries.
|Oct 13, 2010 Student Affairs Reorganizes Staff|
The University of St. Thomas Office of Student Affairs welcomes new staff members and announces additional promotions.
|Oct 12, 2010 Men’s Soccer Hits 3-Game Winning Streak|
UST won 2-0 against Red River Conference opponent Northwood University on Tuesday, Oct. 5, and then won again 3-0 against NCAA Division 3 opponent the University of Dallas on Friday, Oct. 8.
|Oct 12, 2010 Lady Celts Take on Breast Cancer at Dig Pink Game|
Support breast cancer awareness and the University of St. Thomas Lady Celts Volleyball Team by wearing pink in the stands at the Dig Pink volleyball game at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at the Jerabeck Center, 4000 Mt. Vernon.
|Oct 11, 2010 Dr. Gries Recognized for Chemistry Olympiad Service|
Dr. Gerald Gries, University of St. Thomas professor and chair of chemistry and physics, was recently honored by the Greater Houston American Chemical Society for 25 years of faithful participation in the Chemistry Olympiad.
|Oct 11, 2010 Houston Icons Discuss Social Justice at St. Martin de Porres Feast Day|
The University of St. Thomas St. Martin de Porres Society, the University’s black alumni association, will celebrate the Feast Day of St. Martin de Porres with a “Conversation on Social Justice” and an evening of jazz on Saturday, Nov. 6 on the University of St. Thomas campus.
|Oct 11, 2010 Dr. Thomas Farr to Speak about Religious Freedom|
The University of St. Thomas Center for International Studies and the John Paul II Forum will present, “Religious Freedom, John Paul the Great and American National Interests,” a lecture by Dr. Thomas F. Farr, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 11 in Cullen Hall, 4001 Mt. Vernon.
|Oct 08, 2010 Fr. Buentello Smokes Turkeys to Raise World Youth Day Funds|
The University of St. Thomas World Youth Day (WYD) pilgrims are working hard to raise money for their trek across Spain next summer. On Wednesday, Nov. 24 , UST Chaplain Fr. Michael Buentello, CSB, will barbeque and sell Thanksgiving Day turkey breasts to offset their travel costs.
|Oct 08, 2010 AACSB Leaders Speak at Business Deans' Meeting|
The Cameron School of Business (CSB) at the University of St. Thomas hosted the Council of Texas Business Deans annual meeting on Sept. 25-26. The Council facilitates communication among member universities to coordinate and improve business education.
|Oct 07, 2010 News for Parents from Student Affairs|
Read the Student Affairs fall newsletter to learn more about the Freshman Symposium, Career Services, fall Campus Life events including Family and Alumni Weekend, the latest with Campus Ministry, Residence Life, Counseling and Disability Services, Academic Advising and Tutoring.
|Oct 06, 2010 Historian Discusses Women, Artists in Irish Politics|
The University of St. Thomas Center for Irish Studies Cultural Outreach Forum will sponsor, “No Ordinary People: The Role of Irish Artist John Lavery, Hazel Lavery and Other Women in Irish Revolutionary Politics 1900-1923,” a lecture by Irish historian and author, Sinéad McCoole, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, in Cullen Hall.
|Oct 06, 2010 UST Presents "Charlotte's Web"|
Join the University Of St. Thomas Fine Arts and Drama Department as they spin the tale of “some pig” and perform a retelling of Joseph Robinette's classic children’s play, “Charlotte’s Web.”
|Oct 06, 2010 UST Hosts Annual Library Book Sale|
The University of St. Thomas Doherty Library will host its annual book sale Thursday- Sunday, Oct. 28-31 in the Doherty Library, 1100 West Main Street. The sale is open to the public.
|Oct 06, 2010 Dr. Paul Hahn Presents, “The Strangest Book in the Bible”|
Dr. Paul Hahn, chair of the University of St. Thomas Theology Department, will discuss Ecclesiastes, in his lecture, “The Strangest Book in the Bible.” The event will be held at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 27 in Ahern Room, Crooker Center.
|Oct 06, 2010 Golf Tournament Raises $215,000 for Scholarships|
University of St. Thomas friends and alumni hit the links Wednesday, Sept. 22 to support the UST Scholarship Tee-Up Tournament. The successful event, held at Kingwood Country Club, grossed more than $215,000 for the Fr. Francis E. Monaghan Scholarship Fund.
|Oct 04, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features the return of the Italian Festival to Campus Oct. 15-17, Catholic Identity Lectures, the Annual Salsa Contest and Catholic Studies Minor in the Holy Land & Italy for One Semester.
|Oct 04, 2010 Lady Celts Post 2-3 Record for the Week|
The Lady Celts volleyball team posted a 2-3 record the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3. The week started out with a 3-0 win at home against Huston-Tillotson at home on Tuesday, Sept. 28. On Thursday, Sept. 30, the Lady Celts welcomed No. 5 ranked UT-Brownsville. The Lady Celts fought hard but lost 3-0.
|Oct 04, 2010 Men’s Soccer Team Defeats UH-Victoria|
Nick Boras makes his first goal of the season in a victory over UH-Victoria. The Celts, now 4-4-1, are halfway through the season.
|Oct 04, 2010 Courtney Johnson Named Student-Athlete of the Week|
The University of St. Thomas features a different student-athlete each week. Learn more about Courtney Johnson, a senior psychology major.
|Oct 04, 2010 UST MicroCredit Teams with Panera Bread to Raise Money|
Run out of time for breakfast again? No problem. The University of St. Thomas MicroCredit Program will provide the food to fuel your day with the Panera Bread fundraiser. Micro Credit volunteers distribute fresh pastries, muffins, and bagels donated by Panera Bread outside the Doherty Library from 9-11 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.
|Oct 04, 2010 UST American Chemical Society Nationally Recognized|
Based on their exemplary community service, fundraising, career events, and regional and national meeting experiences, the UST American Chemical Society Chapter has been awarded “Outstanding” status, the highest ranking within the society.
|Sep 28, 2010 Men's Soccer Team Loses to UT-Brownsville|
The UST Celts men's soccer team lost to UT-Brownsville on Saturday, Sept. 25. The final score was 1-4.
|Sep 28, 2010 MicroCredit Program Hosts Fourth Annual Dum Spiro Spero Fundraiser|
The money a typical student spends daily on a cup of coffee or a movie ticket could be helping an entrepreneur in a developing nation start a new life. The University of St. Thomas MicroCredit Program will host their fourth annual Dum Spiro fundraising event at 7 p. m. on Thursday, Oct. 28 in Scanlan Room, Jerabeck Center.
|Sep 28, 2010 Irish Gala Benefits Study Abroad, Academic Programs|
The University of St. Thomas Center for Irish Studies will host the 2010 Annual Irish Gala, benefitting study abroad and academic programs, on Friday, Nov. 5, at the Houstonian Hotel. The event honors Peg and William J. Flynn.
|Sep 27, 2010 Volleyball Team Defeats Mary Hardin Baylor|
The Lady Celts Volleyball team hit the road for three matches last week. The Lady Celts won the game at Mary Hardin Baylor, 3-1, but lost to Texas Wesleyan and Southwest Assemblies of God over the weekend.
|Sep 27, 2010 Asayat Camarena Named Student-Athlete of the Week|
Asayat Camarena, a junior business major, was named student-athlete of the week.
|Sep 24, 2010 Psychology Department Hosts Career Night|
The Psychology Department will host two career nights from 6-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28 and Wednesday, Oct. 6. Psychology professionals from the community will speak about their occupations, educational backgrounds and career opportunities in their fields.
|Sep 23, 2010 Rev. Bryan Massingale Discusses Racial Justice|
Rev. Bryan Massingale, S.T.D. will explore the Catholic Church’s contribution to racial justice, an issue that often sheds more heat than light, at the annual University of St. Thomas Rev. William J. Young lecture, “A Postracial America?: The Church’s Contribution to Racial Justice in the 21st Century.”
|Sep 22, 2010 Men's Soccer Team Defeats Huston Tilloston|
The UST Celts Men’s Soccer team was back on the road again for two matches on Sept. 17 and 18 to play in Austin against Huston Tilloston University (HTU), and then to San Antonio, TX to face Our Lady of the Lake University(OLLU).
|Sep 22, 2010 Scholarship Recipient Says Persistence Pays Off|
Students are often intimidated by process of applying for outside scholarships, but UST student Allison Thomas can attest that scholarship applications are worth the extra effort.
|Sep 22, 2010 British Consul General Speaks to International Economics Students|
University of St. Thomas students in Dr. Pierre Canac’s MBA International Economics course will have the opportunity to meet the Honorable Paul Lynch, British Consul General in Houston, on Oct. 20.
|Sep 20, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features the the 9/11 Memorial lead by a student veteran, HOSA Students Outperform Texas Chapters at National COnference, Examining artist Henri Rousseau and Professor Nivien Saleh's newly published book.
|Sep 20, 2010 Lauren Poe Breaks UST Volleyball Record|
The Lady Celts Volleyball team improved its record to 10-3 after splitting two matches this weekend at home. Friday, Sept. 17 was a record-breaking night for Lauren Poe, who became the first Lady Celt Volleyball player to accumulate 1,000 kills for her career.
|Sep 20, 2010 Mallory Wendel Named Student-Athlete of the Week|
The University of St. Thomas features a different player each week. Learn more about Mallory Wendel, a senior communication major on the Lady Celts Vollyball team.
|Sep 20, 2010 UST Celebrates Support for Future Nursing School|
As the University of St. Thomas focuses on the future of nursing education, supporters of the School of Nursing kept their eyes on the horizon at the “View from Above Progressive Dinner,” held on Sept. 17 at 2727 Kirby High-rise.
|Sep 17, 2010 Dr. Beena George Named To Prestigious Outsourcing Panel|
Dr. Beena George, University of St. Thomas associate professor of marketing and management, was recently named by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) as one of a prestigious 14-member evaluation panel.
|Sep 17, 2010 Dr. Charles Stewart Explores History of the Art Book|
The University of St. Thomas Friends of the Doherty Library will host, “From Illumination to I-Pads: A very brief History of the Art Book,” a lecture by Dr. Charles Stewart, assistant professor of Art History.
|Sep 17, 2010 Menil Hosts Symposium on Henri Rousseau on UST Campus|
Art scholars will present new findings on the media and methods of artist Henri Rousseau at a Menil Symposium, Henri Rousseau: Paint + Process. The symposium will be held from 2 to 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 2 in Jones Auditorium, 3910 Yoakum.
|Sep 15, 2010 Dr. Nivien Saleh’s New Book set for Release in November|
Dr. Nivien Saleh, an assistant professor of International studies, has written a new book titled, Third World Citizens and the Information Technology Revolution. The book is being published by Palgrave Macmillan Press and will be available in November 2010.
|Sep 13, 2010 Kevin “Otto” Valdez Named Student-Athlete of the Week|
Kevin "Otto" Valdez, a senior finance major on the Men's Soccer team, was named student-athlete of the week.
|Sep 13, 2010 Lady Celts Defeat Concordia Sept. 10|
The Lady Celts Volleyball team played Our Lady of the Lake University on Tuesday, Sept. 7, and lost in 5 sets 3-2. Lauren The team won the Friday, Sept. 10 against Concordia University 3-0.
|Sep 13, 2010 Men’s Soccer Team Bested by University of Arts & Science Oklahoma|
The UST Men’s Soccer team played University of Arts & Science of Oklahoma on Saturday, Sept. 11, and lost 2-8.
|Sep 10, 2010 UST Student, Veteran Shares Sept. 11 Experiences|
The University of St. Thomas hosted a somber salute to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on Friday, Sept. 10. At the event, United States Army Sgt. Kenneth Depew, a sophomore political science major, shared his experiences at the Pentagon immediately after Sept. 11, 2001
|Sep 10, 2010 Center for International Studies Hosts Lecture on Acupuncture|
John Shay, MOMA, will discuss the art and science of acupuncture at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13 in the Little Archaeology Gallery, 3907 Yoakum.
|Sep 08, 2010 Students Organize Sept. 11 Anniversary Event|
The University of St. Thomas will host “9/11 Never Forget,” a memorial for the victims of the Sept. 11 tragedy. The memorial will begin at 11 a.m. on Sept. 10 on the Academic Mall outside the Chapel of St. Basil, 3802 Yoakum.
|Sep 08, 2010 HOSA Students Outperform Texas Chapters at National Conference|
In its first year to compete at the HOSA National Leadership Conference, the UST chapter of Health Occupation Students of America outperformed all other Texas collegiate HOSA chapters, bringing home the greatest number of medals in the state.
|Sep 07, 2010 UST Hosts Conference on Aquinas and the Arabs Project|
The University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies will host the Fall 2010 Conference of the Aquinas and the Arabs Project, an international group of Thomistic scholars. The conference will be held Saturday, Sept. 11, and Sunday, Sept. 12.
|Sep 07, 2010 Lady Celts Volleyball Team Improves to 8-1|
The University of St. Thomas Lady Celts Volleyball team improved to 8-1 after two weeks of play. On Thursday, Sept. 2, the Lady Celts hit the road to East Texas Baptist where they had a strong showing from Lauren Poe and Casey Mulryan to up the record to 4-0 with a 3 sets to 1 win.
|Sep 07, 2010 Sarah Curiel-Thompson Named Student-Athlete of the Week|
Sarah Curiel-Thompson, a senior setter on the Lady Celts Volleyball team, was selected as the student-athlete of the week. She is majoring in communication.
|Sep 07, 2010 Men’s Soccer Suffers First Loss of the Season|
The Celts Men’s Soccer team opened their home schedule with a pair of pre-season top 25 opponents. After a great opening weekend on the road, the Celts faced William Carey University on Friday, Sept. 3, and played University of Texas – Brownsville on Saturday, Sept. 4.
|Sep 04, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features A Business Student who Successfully Enters the Baker Hughes Leadership Training Program, Festa Italiana Comes to UST for the Second Year, A 9/11 Memorial and The Deadline for December Graduation.
|Aug 30, 2010 Soccer Wins Season Opener in Oklahoma|
The UST Men’s Soccer team won 3-2 in double overtime against Oklahoma Christian University in the season opener, Friday, August 2. They won again on August 28 , 2-1 against Southern Nazarene University.
|Aug 30, 2010 Lady Celts Play Perfect Weekend|
The Lady Celts Volleyball team opened its season on the road at the Bacone Warrior’s Tournament in Muskogee, Okla. A season with high expectations started out with a strong 4-0 showing. The Lady Celts opened the tournament Thursday evening with a three set victory of host Bacone, 25-14, 25-18, 25-19.
|Aug 30, 2010 Lucas "Miko" Simon Named Student-Athlete of the Week|
Learn more about our outstanding student-athletes as the University of St. Thomas features a different player each week.
|Aug 30, 2010 UST Hosts Lecture on Contraception and Bioethics|
The UST Chi-Rho Theology Club will host a lecture on, “The Effect of Contraception on the Secularization of Bioethics,” by Father Joseph Tham. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14 in Cullen Hall.
|Aug 26, 2010 Campus Ministry Hosts Open House, Reschedules Mass|
Campus Ministry makes changes to Mass times and invites students to become involved in the Music Ministry. A training for extraordinary ministers and lectors will also be held.
|Aug 25, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features the Catholic Studies Minor in the Holy Land & Italy for One Semester, New Faculty Welcome, New University Appointments and A Call for Volunteers for Second Collection.
|Aug 25, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features the New University Freshman Symposium, The New Vincent J. Guinan Scholars, Fr. Keon Entered into Incredible Priest Contest and UST to Add Women's Basketball Program in 2011-2012 Season.
|Aug 25, 2010 Call for Budding Actors & Videographers|
UST is looking for actors and videographers interested in getting experience in front and behind the camera.
|Aug 24, 2010 Dr. Allitt Speaks On Catholic Converts' Effect on Church|
The University of St. Thomas Knights of Columbus Fr. Vincent Guinan Council will host, “How Converts Transformed and Reshaped the American Catholic Church,” a lecture by Dr. Patrick Allitt. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 21 in Anderson Hall, Room 103.
|Aug 24, 2010 Fr. Steenson Explores John Henry Newman’s Path to Sainthood|
Father Jeffrey Steenson will present the first lecture in a four-part “Words, Deeds and Art” lecture series. Fr. Steenson will speak about, “John Henry Newman's Lonely Path to Sainthood,” on Wednesday, Sept. 22.
|Aug 24, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features the Eight Essential Places on Campus to Get Answers, Freshman survival guide, and a call for budding Actors and videographers.
|Aug 20, 2010 Former Senator Explores the Role of Faith in Public Life|
The Honorable Rick Santorum, former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, will give a lecture titled, “The Role of Faith in Public Life: Fifty Years after John F. Kennedy’s Speech to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association.” The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, in Jones Hall.
|Aug 20, 2010 UST Hosts Evening of Traditional Tales from Ireland|
Houston Storyteller Guild Members Susan Gallagher, Sally Bates Goodroe and Brian Herod will recite Irish and Celtic folktales and legends when the University of St. Thomas Center for Irish Studies Cultural Outreach Forum hosts Céilí House: An Evening of Traditional Tales from Ireland.
|Aug 18, 2010 Festa Italiana Returns to UST Campus Oct. 15-17|
The sights, sounds and mouth-watering aromas of Italy will once again beckon thousands to the picturesque, centrally-located University of St. Thomas campus. The 32nd Annual Festa Italiana will be held for three days from Friday to Sunday, October 15 to l7.
|Aug 18, 2010 Miller Lecture Explores Popes' Thoughts on Culture|
The University of St. Thomas Annual Archbishop J. Michael Miller Lecture will present, “Culture in the Thought of John Paul II and Benedict XVI,” a lecture by Tracey Rowland, dean of the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family Studies in Melbourne, Australia.
|Aug 18, 2010 Rabbi Jacob Neusner Delivers Herzstein Lecture in Judaism|
One of the preeminent scholars of Judaism, Rabbi Jacob Neusner, will deliver the annual Herzstein Lecture in Judaism at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 20, on the University of St. Thomas campus in Jones Hall. His lecture is titled, “Fifty Years of Jewish Learning: What Has Changed and What Difference Does it Make?”
|Aug 17, 2010 UST Hosts Festival of Baroque Music from Mexico|
Camerata Ventapane Houston has collaborated with the University of St. Thomas to present a weekend festival of musical events that celebrates the rich tradition of Mexican music on the UST campus on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 3 -4.
|Aug 13, 2010 Homebuilder David Weekley To Discuss Ethics and Servant Leadership|
The University of St. Thomas Cameron School of Business Center for Business Ethics and The Greater Houston Partnership will present a special engagement, “In Conversation with David Weekley,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15 in Jones Hall, 3910 Yoakum Blvd.
|Aug 12, 2010 President Recognizes Tom Overton Staff Excellence Award Recipients|
The University of St. Thomas has recognized six staff members with the Tom Overton Staff Excellence Award for their outstanding performance on the job.
|Aug 10, 2010 UST Remembers Dr. Robert J. Yankow|
Dr. Robert Joseph Yankow, a former University of St. Thomas associate professor in the Modern and Classical Languages Department, passed away on Sunday, August 8, 2010, after a long illness at age 66.
|Aug 04, 2010 Second Collection Raises Funds for Catholic Scholarships|
All parishes in the Archdiocese are invited to continue participate in the Second Collection for Catholic Higher Education on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11-12. The money collected benefits the Father Francis E. Monaghan Scholarship Fund.
|Aug 03, 2010 Dr. Dominic Aquila Explores Dream of Gerontius|
Dr. Dominic Aquila, Vice President for Academic Affairs, presented a paper at the National Newman Conference on August 6 in Pittsburgh, titled “The Dream Element in Edward Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius.”
|Jul 30, 2010 Center for International Studies Appoints Hans Stockton as Director|
The University of St. Thomas has named Dr. Hans Stockton as the director of the Center for International Studies and Cullen Trust for Higher Education/ Fayez Sarofim Chair in International Studies.
|Jul 28, 2010 UST Magazine Summer 2010 Issue|
SUMMER 2010 ISSUE: Volunteer Sheridan Williams, UST President Dr. Robert Ivany, Beth Papasakelariou ¹80 and Dr. Cristo Papasakelariou lead efforts to reopen the University's nursing program. The UST Magazine is published four times annually for alumni and friends of the University of St. Thomas in Houston.
|Jul 13, 2010 Father Keon Named Finalist in Incredible Priest Contest|
Retired UST professor Father James Keon is among 20 priests nationwide to be named as finalists in the Incredible Priests, Incredible Stories essay/video contest. The UST campus community has until July 15 to vote for Fr. Keon to win an eight-day trip to Rome.
|Jul 06, 2010 MBA Special Topic Innovative Summer Course Student Testimonials|
The MBA special topic International Trade and Negotiations is an innovative summer course that Adjunct Professor Dr. Habib Chamoun-Nicolas pioneered at University of St. Thomas Cameron School of Business.
The following are testimonials from students of the new special topic summer course:
|Jun 30, 2010 UST Names John Starner as Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences|
The University of St. Thomas has appointed Dr. John Starner as Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences. Starner joined the faculty in 1998, and he currently serves as associate professor of mathematics
|Jun 30, 2010 UST Graduate Lands Internship at Iron Chef’s Restaurant|
University of St. Thomas graduate Jamee Simmons has landed the dream job for almost any aspiring chef -- working in the Manhattan kitchen of Morimoto, the restaurant of the internationally renowned Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto.
|Jun 30, 2010 UST Students Take 3,000 Mile U.S. Tour|
A passenger van bearing the University of St. Thomas Shining Star brand, and nine of its brightest stars recently went on a 3,000 mile tour of the most fascinating natural wonders, geological sites, national parks and monuments across Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.
|Jun 30, 2010 MicroCredit Magazine Records Impressions of Istanbul|
Members of the University of St. Thomas MicroCredit Program and the Laurels staff collaborated to create a magazine, “Notes from Istanbul: Interpretations of Student Experiences.”
|Jun 29, 2010 UST Class of 1960 Holds 50th Reunion|
The University of St. Thomas Class of 1960 recently celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 12, with a Mass in the Chapel of St. Basil and a reunion reception in the Archaeology Gallery.
|Jun 24, 2010 GRACE Student Wins Teacher of the Year Award|
Lauren Barnes, a student in the University of St. Thomas GRACE Program, earned an unexpected and unprecedented accolade in her first year of teaching – the Teacher of the Year award.
|Jun 17, 2010 UST To Add Women’s Basketball in 2011-2012|
With the success of women’s volleyball, men’s soccer, and men’s basketball over the last three years, the University of St Thomas is preparing to take the next step into intercollegiate athletics by introducing women’s basketball program in the 2011-2012 season.
|Jun 14, 2010 UST Rugby Places Second at State|
After an undefeated season of 10-0, the University of St. Thomas rugby team won second place in the state competition held April 17 and 18 in Austin, Texas
|Jun 14, 2010 Human Sexuality and Christian Marriage: An Ethical Study|
The institution of marriage is crucially important for human well being. Sex, a powerful source of energy and motivation, either works to strengthen marriage or to destroy it.
|Jun 11, 2010 UST Men’s Basketball Signs Nate McAnelly|
Nate McAnelly , 6-foot-5-inch, 185-pound wing from Bridge City High School, signed a letter of intent to play for the University of St. Thomas men’s basketball team for the 2010-2011 season.
|Jun 10, 2010 Clinton Global Initiative Features UST MicroCredit|
The University of St. Thomas MicroCredit Program was named a “featured commitment” at the Clinton Global Initiative University. A video highlighting UST MCP was shown at the poverty alleviation workshops.
|Jun 09, 2010 Earn Complete Catholic Studies Minor in Holy Land & Italy|
University of St. Thomas students will have the unique opportunity to earn a minor in Catholic Studies in one semester while studying abroad in the Holy Land and Italy. UST will offer this rare pilgrimage, integrated learning, and immersion in faith and culture, for the first time in spring 2011.
|Jun 09, 2010 GRACE Program Graduates First Cohort of Catholic Educators|
The the first cohort of GRACE has lived in community while simultaneously finishing a master’s degree in Catholic education, teaching in a Catholic school, and deepening their spiritual lives. They took the final step together across the stage at Commencement on May 15.
|Jun 08, 2010 UST Signs Two Volleyball Players for 2010|
Kirsten Kubicek from Manvel, and Shirley Paul from League City, signed a letter of intent to play to attend the University of St. Thomas in Houston and play volleyball for the UST Celts in the fall of 2010.
|Jun 04, 2010 University of St. Thomas Names Michele Malloy as Board Chair|
The University of St. Thomas Board of Directors has elected Michele Malloy as its chair, and David Harvey as vice chair. Both terms begin July 1. Malloy will replace George A. DeMontrond III as chair.
|Jun 04, 2010 Fideles Magazine Publishes Janet Lowery’s Poems|
One art form inspires another. A work of art in Spain’s Prado Museum prompted Dr. Janet Lowery, professor of English, to try her hand at English translations of poetry based on the painting.
|Jun 02, 2010 ExxonMobil CEO Speaks to International Studies Students|
University of St. Thomas international studies students learned about the future of energy and the role of corporate citizenship from renowned expert Rex W. Tillerson, CEO of the Exxon Mobil Corporation.
|May 19, 2010 MicroCredit Beneficiaries Produce Habanero Salsa|
Small loans from the UST MicroCredit Program will enable Mayan women in the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico to produce an income-generating habanero salsa called Hach Ki.
|May 17, 2010 UST Magazine Spring 2010 Issue|
SPRING 2010 ISSUE: 2010 Mardi Gras Gala saluted honorees and the University’s legacy families. Seniors Lukas Simon and Emily Calasanz were crowned student king and queen. The UST Magazine is published four times annually for alumni and friends of the University of St. Thomas in Houston.
|May 14, 2010 JP II Forum Explores Future of Catholic Education|
The John Paul II Forum will host distinguished Notre Dame Scholar Dr. Alfred Freddoso at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9 in Jones Hall, 3910 Yoakum. Freddoso will speak about “Notre Dame and the Future of Catholic Education.”
|May 12, 2010 UST Alumnus Named Auxiliary Bishop of Phoenix|
University of St. Thomas alumnus Father Eduardo A. Nevares, who is vice rector of the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio, has been named by Pope Benedict XVI as the first auxiliary bishop of Phoenix. He was awarded a bachelor's degree in philosophy from UST in 1976.
|May 11, 2010 UST Invites Students to Make Music at Piano Camp|
For the 22nd year, the University of St. Thomas invites piano students to the campus for five mornings of musical activities including individual and group piano instruction. Students will gain hands-on experience with the harpsichord, organ and other keyboard instruments.
|May 10, 2010 Houston Texans President Speaks at UST Athletics Fundraiser|
Houston Texans President Jamey Rootes shared the fundamental keys to success in sports and any business to a crowd of 150 at the University of St. Thomas Champions Club Benefit Luncheon on Thursday, May 6.
|May 07, 2010 Fr. Pilsner Heads to Rome|
Dean of Arts and Sciences Fr. Joseph Pilsner, CSB, will help lead a seminar for German youth called Libertas et conscientia (Freedom and Conscience), which will take place from May 30 – June 5 just outside of Rome.
|May 07, 2010 Cameron School of Business Launches Special Course|
The University of St. Thomas Cameron School of Business launches a special MBA course this summer. Dr. Habib Chamoun-Nicolas, internationally renowned authority on negotiation, will teach International Trade and Negotiation.
|May 07, 2010 175 Fourth Graders Tour UST, Look To a Brighter Future|
For the last eight years Dr. Emiliano Gonzalez, assistant professor of education has helped Goodman Elementary School students and parents focus on their scholastic future.
|May 05, 2010 Homeschool Theatre Group Performs Play at UST|
The Awesome Homeschool Drama Group performed a production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat for the UST community along with friends and family. The play was held at Cullen Theater at the University of St. Thomas on Friday, April 30 and Tuesday, May 4.
|May 04, 2010 ACS Students Appear on Channel 11’s Great Day Houston|
UST American Chemical Society students and Chemistry Professor Dr. Tom Malloy appeared with the organizers of the Education Rainbow Challenge math contests on KHOU Channel 11’s Great Day Houston program on Friday, April 30.
|May 04, 2010 Volleyball Head Coach Introduces New Guest Coaching Program|
Since Trent Herman became the new coach of the two-time Association of Independent Institutions Champion Lady Celts, he has been extremely focused on recruiting and practicing in order to continue the teams’ storied success.
|May 03, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features;The Clinton Global Initiative University Features UST MicroCredit Program, Young Social Justice Conference Focus on Caring for God's Creation and the undergraduate core curriculum.
|May 03, 2010 University of St. Thomas Hosts Social Justice Conference on Caring for God’s Creation|
The University of St. Thomas Rev. William J. Young Social Justice Institute Summer Conference will focus on “Caring for God’s Creation: Catholic Teaching on Environmental Justice” from June 10 to 11 in Jerabeck Center, 4000 Mt. Vernon.
|May 03, 2010 Fashion Show Raises $75,000 for Scholarships|
A sold out crowd of 375 University of St. Thomas alumni and friends gathered at the Spring Fashion Event and Luncheon held April 29 at the River Oaks Country Club. The event grossed more than $75,000 for the University of St. Thomas Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship fund.
|Apr 30, 2010 New Programs Offer Textbook Options for Students|
Students may find their book bags lighter and their wallets heavier in fall 2010. Two new programs – Book Look and Rent-a-Text – offer students textbook purchasing options.
|Apr 30, 2010 UST Education Students Promote Literacy, Parental Involvement|
Students in UST Dual Language and Spanish language arts programs presented literacy activities to students and parents of Wharton Dual Language Academy on Tuesday, April 20. The event was organized and planned by these students as a service learning project.
|Apr 29, 2010 UST Celebrates A Year of Leadership|
The eighth annual Leadership Banquet, “Celebrating the Stars of UST,” was held Sunday, April 25 in Jerabeck Center to celebrate a year of student leadership and achievement.
|Apr 28, 2010 UST Irish Spring Party Kickoffs Plans for November Gala|
The beautiful spring weather enticed supporters of the University of St. Thomas Center for Irish Studies to gather at the Memorial home of Jes and John Hagale to kick off the upcoming University of St. Thomas Irish Gala to be held November 5 at the Houstonian Hotel. The Hagales are this year’s Irish Gala Co-Chairs.
|Apr 26, 2010 New Core Focuses on Integration of Knowledge|
The University of St. Thomas Board of Directors approved a new undergraduate core curriculum that focuses on the integration of knowledge. The core will be introduced in fall 2011.
|Apr 22, 2010 UST Invites Students to Make Music at Piano Camp|
For the 22nd year, the University of St. Thomas invites piano students to the campus for five mornings of musical activities including individual and group piano instruction .
|Apr 21, 2010 HOSA Students Earn Awards at State Leadership Conference|
A group of 18 University of St. Thomas students in Health Occupations of America (HOSA) competed at the Texas State Leadership Conference held in Houston from April 15-17. All 18 members placed first, second, or third, earning them a spot to compete at the National Leadership Conference, which will take place in Orlando in June.
|Apr 20, 2010 UST Student Named Best Delegate at Model UN Competition|
University of St. Thomas Senior Dehua Lea won the overall Best Delegate award at the Houston Area Model United Nations conference held April 8 –10, at the University of Houston Downtown.
|Apr 20, 2010 UST Appoints Kimberly Sanders as Registrar|
The University of St. Thomas has appointed Kimberly E. Sanders as registrar. Sanders brings 16 years of experience as a dean, registrar, accountant, and financial analyst. She is also a former officer in the United States Army Reserves.
|Apr 20, 2010 UST Vocal Students Place in GHNATS Competition|
University of St. Thomas Music Program students achieved success at the Greater Houston Chapter the National Association of Teachers Singing (GHNATS) competition, which took place at the University of Houston on April 10.
|Apr 20, 2010 Champions Club Hosts Annual Luncheon for UST Athletics|
Houston Texans President Jamey Rootes will lead the line-up as the keynote speaker at the University of St. Thomas Champions Club Benefit Luncheon scheduled for 11:30 a.m. May 6 in Scanlan Room, Jerabeck Center.
|Apr 20, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features; Boxer, Business George Foreman to Speak at the 60th Commencement, UST Students, Faculty to Appear on EWTN Catholic Network, and Black StudeentUnion Hosts Crawfish Boil.
|Apr 19, 2010 UST Remembers Chemistry Professor James T. Sullivan|
Dr. James T. Sullivan, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, former Senior Vice President and Vice President for University Affairs, died on April 8, 2010 at his home in Minnesota.
|Apr 19, 2010 UST Remembers Houston Artist, Professor James “Jack” Boynton|
Widely recognized contemporary painter and printmaker James “Jack” Boynton, who was instrumental in creating the studio arts program at University of St. Thomas, died on April 7. Boynton joined the faculty at St. Thomas in 1969 and served as a professor until 1985.
|Apr 16, 2010 UST to Host Homeschool Conference|
The Apostolate of Roman Catholic Homeschoolers (ARCH) will host “Living our Convictions,” the 20th Annual ARCH Conference April 16 and 17 on the UST campus.
|Apr 16, 2010 Fr. Robert Crooker Gives Year of Priest Lecture|
In celebration of the Year of the Priest, Father Robert Crooker, CSB, will present a lecture “‘On Mystery and Gift’ the Priesthood According to Pope John Paul II.” The lecture, presented in conjunction with the John Paul II Forum for the Church in the Modern World, will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 25, Ahern Room.
|Apr 15, 2010 UST Chemistry Department Receives ACS Accreditation|
The University of St. Thomas Chemistry Department has received accreditation from the American Chemical Society (ACS). Accreditation from ACS elevates the reputation and credibility of approved chemistry programs.
|Apr 15, 2010 UST Remembers Father Dennis Andrews, CSB|
Rev. Dennis Andrews, CSB, former Basilian Superior, member of the University of St. Thomas Board of Directors and Associate Dean of the School of Education died Tuesday, April 14. A Memorial Mass is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 26 in the Chapel of St. Basil.
|Apr 15, 2010 BSU Hosts Crawfish Boil April 23|
The UST Black Student Union is stirring up the fiery flavors of the bayou as it hosts the annual Crawfish Boil from 6:30 to 10 p.m., Friday, April 23 on the Crooker Patio.
|Apr 14, 2010 Drs. Canac, Dykman Recognized for Financial Fraud Research|
Two University of St. Thomas Cameron School of Business professors have earned accolades for their research on financial fraud. Dr. Pierre Canac and Dr. Charlene Dykman were recently awarded the Distinguished Research Award at the 2010 International Conference of Allied Academies.
|Apr 12, 2010 Center of Faith and Culture Presents “Science and Religion” Lectures|
The University of St. Thomas Center for Faith and Culture will sponsor lectures presented by Dr. Francisco J. Ayala and Fr. George V. Coyne, S.J. on “Science and Religion.” A public lecture lecture will be held on Tuesday, April 27, in the IMAX Theater at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Additional lectures will be held on campus for faculty, staff and students.
|Apr 12, 2010 Financial Aid Increase Partially Offsets Tuition Hike|
University of St Thomas President Dr. Robert Ivany has requested the Board of Directors to approve a budget for the coming year which will include a $516,000 increase in student aid, one of the largest in recent years.
|Apr 09, 2010 International Studies Students Present at Regional Conference|
A group of 25 University of St. Thomas students majoring in international Studies and International Development presented their research at the 90th Annual Southwest Social Science Association meeting on April 3.
|Apr 08, 2010 Alumni Association to Host Spring Fashion Event|
The University of St. Thomas will host the Alumni Association Spring Fashion Event Thursday, April 29 at the River Oaks Country Club. Proceeds will benefit the UST Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship Fund.
|Apr 06, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features UST Names Trent Herman as New Lady Celts Head Volleyball Coach, UST to Participate in Direct Loan Program for New Year and The 2010 Research Symposium.
|Apr 06, 2010 Oxford Scholar to Speak at Earth Day|
UST will host the Annual Earth Day lecture featuring Internationally known speaker and Oxford scholar Stratford Caldecott from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15 in Jones Hall.
|Apr 05, 2010 UST Names Trent Herman as new Lady Celts Head Volleyball Coach|
August will mark more than the beginning of the fall semester for the University of St. Thomas Lady Celts Volleyball team. It will be the beginning of a year under brand new tutelage from newly hired Volleyball Head Coach Trent Herman.
|Mar 30, 2010 Fr. Giampietro Named American Council on Education Fellow|
University of St. Thomas Philosophy Chair Father Anthony Giampietro, CSB, has been named an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for academic year 2010-2011.
|Mar 26, 2010 Music Preparatory School Students Garner Recognition|
Four students represented the University of St. Thomas Music Preparatory School in off-campus performances on Saturday, Feb. 13.
|Mar 25, 2010 UST Residence Life Bring Smiles to Children's Faces|
The University of St. Thomas Residence Life Department recently brought smiles to the faces of young children living with cancer after handing out t-shirt pillows at the Texas Children’s Hospital.
|Mar 25, 2010 UST to Host Women and Philanthropy Luncheon|
The University of St. Thomas invites women to the annual Women and Philanthropy Luncheon on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, featuring philanthropist Tracy Gary. Gary is a nationally recognized speaker, author and philanthropist who is the niece and heiress to the Pillsbury family.
|Mar 25, 2010 Performing Arts Society Showcases Student Talent|
The University of St. Thomas Performing Arts Society will host a Performing Arts Showcase Monday, April 26 with a reception and dinner beginning at 6 p.m. in the Scanlan Room, Jerabeck Center. Guests will be entertained by the Pop Singer Revue following dinner in Cullen Hall.
|Mar 22, 2010 UST Appoints John Meuser as AVP of Administrative Services|
The University of St. Thomas has appointed John A. Meuser as the Associate Vice President of Administrative Services. John joined the staff in September 2008 as the Director of Human Resources.
|Mar 18, 2010 UST to Participate in Direct Loan Program|
University of St. Thomas Students will see a significant change in the student loan program for federal loans in the 2010-2011 school year. UST will process all student loans through the Federal Direct Loan Program effective for the fall semester.
|Mar 16, 2010 Holy Spirit, Evangelization Lecture Series|
The University of St. Thomas Center for Faith and Culture
and the Congregation of the Holy Spirit will host the “The
Holy Spirit and Evangelization,” a five-week lecture series that
will explore the presence and work of the Holy Spirit in the life
of the Church and experienced through culture.
|Mar 16, 2010 Walk the ‘Way of the Cross’ Procession from UST to Co-Cathedral|
UST community members are invited to walk the Way of the Cross in the heart of the city on Friday, April 2, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Way of the Cross is a procession from the Chapel of St. Basil, 3802 Yoakum, to the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart,
1701 San Jacinto St.
|Mar 16, 2010 Opera in the Heights Presents Free Recital of La Bohème in Cullen Hall|
Opera in the Heights, the University of St. Thomas and the Italian Cultural Center Federation present “La Bohème,” at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, in Cullen Hall.
|Mar 16, 2010 Cameron School of Business Hosts Alumni Week|
Join the Cameron School of Business in celebrating the Third Annual Alumni Week, Monday to Saturday, March 22-27 on the University of St. Thomas campus. This event encourages UST
alumni to become involved with their alma mater. CSB alumni will speak in classes and share the lessons of their professional experience with current business students throughout the week.
|Mar 08, 2010 View Transcripts, Video of Archbishop Chaput Lectures|
Archbishop Charles Chaput of the Archdiocese of Denver, visited Houston March 1-3 to give three lectures on the topics of faith, health, politics and Catholic education at the University of St. Thomas and Houston Baptist University.
|Mar 05, 2010 UST Professor Joins Controller's Transition Team|
After winning the December 12 Houston Controller’s run-off election, Ronald Green knew he would need to appoint a transition team. Green recalled the run-off debate hosted at the University of St. Thomas, where he was impressed by the caliber of students and their Cameron School of Business professor, Ramon Fernandez.
|Mar 05, 2010 UST MicroCredit Expands Lending Opportunities to Turkey|
The University of St. Thomas MicroCredit Program is once again expanding their reach across the world to try to alleviate poverty by educating students and empowering individuals. The student-run group has been invited by the Institute for Interfaith Dialogue to spend spring break, March 11-21, in Istanbul, Turkey.
|Mar 04, 2010 Learn About Summer 2011 France Study Abroad|
Would you like to study abroad in France? Make an appointment to discuss study abroad opportunities from 5 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, in Tiller Hall Room 116.
|Mar 01, 2010 John Meuser To Serve in National HR Organization|
UST Director of Human Resources John Meuser was appointed to serve as secretary of the CUPA-HR Western Region. His three-year term starts on July, 1, 2010.
|Mar 01, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features UST Men's Basketball ReflectionUpcoming Lenten Lectures and St. Patrick's Day Celebration.
|Mar 01, 2010 Men's Basketball Reflects on First Season, Looks Toward Next Year|
The Celt’s Men’s Basketball team held their own on the hardwood after a 25 year hiatus. The team finished 10-15 with a strong season ending performance over Arlington Baptist College, to the tune of 83-45.
|Mar 01, 2010 UST Hosts Commission to Lay Initial Framework for School of Nursing|
The University of St. Thomas is moving forward to lay the framework for the proposed School of Nursing. UST hosted the
Commission for the Design of Catholic Nursing Education for the 21st Century on the UST campus Feb. 23-24.
|Feb 24, 2010 UST 2010 Mardi Gras Raises $800,000 for Scholarships|
A jubilant crowd of 480 revelers reminisced about 60 years of Mardi Gras memories at the “Court of Diamond Jubilee,” the University of St. Thomas Mardi Gras Gala on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 16. The Gala raised nearly $800,000 benefitting the Fr. Francis E. Monaghan Scholarship fund.
|Feb 23, 2010 Archbishop Chaput to Speak at HBU|
Houston Baptist University will host Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, archbishop of Denver, on Monday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Morris Cultural Arts Center’s Dunham Theater on the HBU campus.
|Feb 22, 2010 UST Signs Exchange Agreement with University in Taiwan|
A delegation from Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages from Kaohsiung, Taiwan visited the University of St. Thomas on Feb. 15 to sign a memo of understanding for Academic Exchange that opens the door for future faculty and student exchanges.
|Feb 15, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features The New Philosophy BA/MA Degree, Black History Month Lectures and Exhibit Tours, and The Lenten Lecture Series.
|Feb 11, 2010 Simon, Calasanz Reign as Mardi Gras King and Queen|
Selected as exemplary models of the University’s mission to educate leaders of faith and character, UST students Lukas Simon and Emily Calasanz will reign as this year’s Mardi Gras King and Queen at the 60th Mardi Gras Gala “Court of Diamond Jubilee,” on Tuesday, February 16.
|Feb 11, 2010 UST Places Third at Regional Mock Trial Tournament|
The University of St. Thomas Mock Trial Team placed third overall at the 2010 Houston Regional Mock Trial Tournament, hosted by Houston Baptist University on Feb. 7, 2010.
|Feb 11, 2010 Jensen's Good and Evil Actions Book Set for Release in April|
The Catholic University of America Press has published a book by Dr. Steven J. Jensen, “Good and Evil Actions: A Journey Through Saint Thomas Aquinas.” Jensen is an associate professor of philosophy at UST. The book will be available in April 2010.
|Feb 11, 2010 UST Appoints Patricia McKinley as VP for Student Affairs|
The University of St. Thomas has appointed Patricia McKinley as the Vice President for Student Affairs. She will continue in her role as Dean of Students. She has served as the Interim Vice President for Student Affairs for the past year.
|Feb 09, 2010 UST Names Winners of UST/Archdiocesan Essay Contest|
Celebrating the gift of Catholic education, the University of St. Thomas welcomed a crowd of more than 600 Catholic school students, parents, and teachers from 31 schools for the UST/Archdiocesan Essay Contest Mass and Awards Ceremony on Friday, Feb. 5.
|Feb 08, 2010 Five-Year Philosophy BA/MA Available in Fall 2010|
The University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies will offer a five-year combined Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts degree in philosophy beginning in fall 2010.
|Feb 03, 2010 Donate to Haiti Relief at Homecoming Basketball Game|
The Office of Residence Life and the Athletics Department are teaming up to ask the UST community to join the Helping Hands Haiti relief campaign. They hope to culminate collection efforts at the Homecoming Basketball game at 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, in the gymnasium.
|Feb 02, 2010 Celts March for Life in Washington D.C.|
In a show of solidarity, hundreds of thousands of pro-life activists gathered for the March for Life in the nation’s capitol on Friday, Jan. 22, the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. For the first time, a group of 19 University of St. Thomas students were among the crowd in marching from National Mall to the Supreme Court.
|Feb 01, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features The UST Celts March for Life in Washington D.C., The Veterans Lunch and Learn and Irish Story Teller Batt Burns.
|Jan 28, 2010 Stay Up-to-Date with the Star View|
This issue of the the Star View features The S-Stem $100,000 Grant in Math, Science Scholarships, Gautreau Integrates Faith Light and Journalism, and Arch Bishop Miller Returns to UST to Give Aquinas Lecture.
|Jan 28, 2010 CSB Students Recognized for Leadership|
On January 9, 2010, current and previous recipients of the Greater Houston Business Ethics Roundtable scholarship award welcomed the Cameron School of Business incoming class at the MBA spring orientation.
|Jan 28, 2010 Young Professionals and UST Alumni Support Irish Studies|
You don’t have to be Irish to join Houston Young Professionals Supporting Irish Studies! In spring 2009, a group of UST Center for Irish Studies friends and alumni founded HYPSIS to support one of the University’s most prominent Centers of Excellence, the Center for Irish Studies.
|Jan 26, 2010 Auxiliary Bishop Joe Vasquez Appointed Bishop of Austin|
Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston to be the fifth Bishop of Austin. Bishop Vasquez, 52, has been an Auxiliary Bishop of Galveston-Houston for the last eight years.
|Jan 22, 2010 Black History Month Lecture Features USA Today Editor|
The St. Martin de Porres Society, Black Student Union and Social Justice Program will host a Black History Month lecture by Catherine Straight, national assignments editor at USA Today, from 6 to 8:15 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26, in the Menil Museum Foyer, 1515 Sul Ross.
|Jan 22, 2010 University of St. Thomas Hosts “Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia: Through the Sculptor’s Eyes”|
Crossroads Cultural Center-Houston presents Etsuro Sotoo, a sculptor currently working on Antoni Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece the basilica of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10, at the University of St. Thomas, Cullen Hall, 4001 Mt. Vernon.
|Jan 22, 2010 UST Black History Lecture Features USA Today Editor Catherine Straight|
The St. Martin de Porres Society, Black Student Union and Social Justice Program at the University of St. Thomas will host a Black History Month lecture by Catherine Straight, national assignments editor at USA Today, from 6 to 8:15 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26, in the Menil Museum Foyer, 1515 Sul Ross.
|Jan 20, 2010 Dr. Lawrence DiPaolo Deployed to Haiti with Naval Reserves|
Dr. Lawrence DiPaolo, associate dean of the University of St. Thomas School of Theology at St. Mary’s Seminary, and a Lieutenant Junior Grade, United States Navy Reserve, departed Houston on January 18 to lend humanitarian aid in Haiti.
|Jan 19, 2010 “Court of Diamond Jubilee” University of St. Thomas Mardi Gras 2010|
The 60th Annual Mardi Gras celebration raises funds for the Fr. Francis E. Monaghan Scholarship Fund. These scholarships enable current and future University of St. Thomas students to benefit from a faith-based education. Each year, the University of St. Thomas awards institutional scholarships and grants totaling more than $7 million to its student body.
|Jan 18, 2010 University of St. Thomas Hosts the Herzstein Lecture in Judaism|
Is the covenant between God and the people of Israel essentially a contractual relationship which rewards fidelity and punishes violations? Or is the covenant essentially God’s unconditional bond of love and graciousness to a people without significant merit?
|Jan 18, 2010 The Argentine Tango Club Premier’s Gardel: The Voice of Tango at UST|
The University of St. Thomas will host the Argentine Tango Club’s premier of the play Gardel: The Voice of Tango at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, at Jones Hall, 3910 Yoakum. The play will run from Feb. 12-14 and 19-21. Friday and Saturday showings will begin at 7 p.m., and Sunday showings will begin at 4 p.m.
|Jan 15, 2010 Archdiocese Collects Donations for Haiti Earthquake Victims|
In solidarity with the universal Church, the University of St. Thomas mourns the loss of life and suffering of the people of Haiti as a result of the earthquake. Cardinal DiNardo has asked that a special second collection for the quake victims take place at all Masses in the Archdiocese this weekend, Jan. 16 and 17.
|Jan 11, 2010 Strake Foundation Establishes Pope John Paul II Forum|
The Pope John Paul II Forum for the Church in the Modern World was established with a gift from the Strake Foundation. The mission of the Forum is to promote a broader and deeper understanding of the thought of Pope John Paul II and to facilitate its application to contemporary issues.
|Jan 11, 2010 UST Launches Pope John Paul II Forum for the Church in the Modern World|
The University of St. Thomas in Houston recently launched the Pope John Paul II Forum for the Church in the Modern World thanks to a gift from the Strake Foundation. In 2009, UST Philosophy Professor Dr. John Hittinger coordinated efforts to bring this Forum to the University. The gift will sponsor its activities over a three-year period.
|Jan 08, 2010 S-STEM Grant Provides $100,000 in Math, Science Scholarships|
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of St. Thomas a $575,000 grant to provide scholarships to undergraduate students obtaining degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) over the next five years.
|Jan 08, 2010 Professor Nicole Casarez Elected to American Law Institute|
Nicole Casarez, J.D., professor of communication, was recognized in December for her legal scholarly work with one of the highest honors of the legal profession - election to the American Law Institute.
|Jan 07, 2010 Professor Nicole Casarez Elected to American Law Institute|
Nicole Casarez, J.D., professor of communication, was recognized in December for her legal scholarly work with one of the highest honors of the legal profession - election to the American Law Institute.
|Jan 05, 2010 University of St. Thomas Hosts Homecoming Feb. 5-6|
Join the hoopla for the University of St. Thomas Homecoming on Feb. 5-6, 2010. Cheer for the Celts Basketball team at the Homecoming game. Meet old friends and faculty members at the President’s Reception.
|Jan 05, 2010 Archbishop Miller Returns to UST to Give Annual Aquinas Lecture|
The University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies will host Archbishop J. Michael Miller as he gives this year's Aquinas Lecture. The event is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28, 2010, and held on campus in Jones Hall, 3910 Yoakum.
|Jan 04, 2010 An Evening of Irish Storytelling with Batt Burns|
Come listen to haunting accounts of ghosts, great adventure stories, and more at “Whisperings of Ireland,” with Irish storyteller Batt Burns to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Cullen Hall.