Ticketed Graduation Adds Overflow Capacity
Walk Way of the Cross on Good Friday
Business Ethics Conference
Home-schooler Peter Dulworth earns dual credit at UST
Geneticists Join Botanist to Barcode Orchid DNA
Ticketed Graduation Adds Overview Capacity

St. Thomas will celebrate 1,013 graduates with a Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. on May 17 at Reliant Arena. This year, tickets are required for Arena guests, with overflow space available. Read more

Walk Way of the Cross on Good Friday

UST community members are invited to walk the Way of the Cross in the heart of the city beginning at 10:15 a.m. on Good Friday, April 18. Read more.

23 Deans Convene for Business Ethics Conference

Business deans from 23 Catholic universities gathered at UST on March 31 for a groundbreaking business ethics conference hosted by Center for Faith and Culture and Cameron School of Business. Read more

Home-Schooler is on Fast Track to College

Home-schooled 10th grader Peter Dulworth could earn 16 hours of dual credit math and computer courses at St. Thomas, even before he earns his high school diploma. Read more

Geneticists Join Botanist to Barcode Orchid DNA

In a world-wide effort to classify and “DNA barcode” every living thing, a team of UST biology researchers – including three faculty and five undergrads – hope to add data for 32 species of orchids. Read more

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  • Aquila Selected for National Leadership Development

    University of St. Thomas is pleased to announce that Dr. Dominic Aquila, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, is one of 23 senior-level administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in a year-long Executive Leadership Academy. 

  • Scanlan Foundation Donates $150,000 to University

    With nearly 85 percent of incoming students receiving scholarships, the University of St. Thomas is fortunate to have donors contribute to the success of students. One such foundation is the Scanlan Foundation, which has donated more than $7.8 million in lifetime giving.

  • Coscio Presents on Bilingual Drama in Colombia

    Dr. Elizabeth Coscio, associate professor and chair of the Modern and Classical Languages Department, presented her paper titled, “Nineteenth Century Bilingual Drama: Lafayette in Mount Vernon,” at the annual conference of the International Congress on Hispanic Literature, which was held on March 12-14 in Colombia.

  • Tom Standish Named CSB Distinguished Alumnus

    In recognition of his meritorious service to the Cameron School of Business and the University of St. Thomas and his significant contributions to business and the community, Tom Standish, executive vice president at CenterPoint Energy, was presented the CSB Distinguished Alumnus Award.

  • UST ACS Wins Outstanding Chapter Award

    The University of St. Thomas student chapter of the American Chemical Society attended the 247th annual ACS National Meeting and Exposition in Dallas from March 16-20. Twenty-one students and two faculty advisors comprised the largest UST group to ever to attend the conference.

  • Musical Theater Revue

    The University of St. Thomas Music Department Pop Singers with Dr. Glenn Garrido, chair, will present a "Musical Theater Revue" featuring music from films and musicals with staging and choreography with Dr. Brady Knapp, Director, staging and choreography by Debra Dickinson.

  • Women In Business/Women And Philanthropy Luncheon

    Leisa Holland-Nelson, President and CMO for ContentActive, is the featured speaker for the Women In Business/Women And Philanthropy lecture titled "Doing Well by Doing Good".

  • Veteran Open House

    Learn more about degree opportunities with the University of St. Thomas at an open house exclusively for veterans.

  • Tenebrae Service

    The University of St. Thomas’ Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist celebrate the 14th annual Tenebrae Service, an ancient Lenten prayer held on Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday at 6 a.m.

  • Mass of the Lord's Supper

  • Eucharistic Adoration in the Garden

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