Philosophy Grad to Serve Mission in Chile, France
Sanchez-Hidalgo Shifts FOCUS to Student Faith
Mary Beth Yount
Moran Center Parking Garage
Rogelio Garcia-Contreras and Pope Francis
Philosophy Grad to Serve Mission in Chile, France

Recent graduate Kelsey Boor ’14 said sending people food and medicine and building schools can meet their physical needs, but the soul is the most important thing. Read more.

Sanchez-Hidalgo Shifts FOCUS to Student Faith

After growing in his faith at UST, Jonathon Sanchez-Hidalgo is begining his fifth year sharing it with college students as a missionary with the Fellowship of Catholic University Students. Read more.

Alumna Directs Program for World Family Meeting

UST alumna Mary Beth Yount ’01 will oversee programming for the World Meeting of Families–Philadelphia in September 2015, and Pope Francis is expected to attend. Read more

University Goes Green with New Garage Bulbs

St. Thomas expects to save an estimated $55,845 per year after replacing 461 parking garage bulbs with LEDs in its largest energy-saving project. Read more

Garcia-Contreras Meets Pope Francis

Dr. Rogelio Garcia-Contreras, advisor to the Social Entrepreneurship Program, met Pope Francis on a recent visit to Rome, Italy, for a conference on impact investment. Read more

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  • Former Player Joins UST Volleyball as Assistant Coach

    The University of St. Thomas welcomes another volleyball alumna as the Celts begin the 2014-2015 season. Mary Anne Shaw ’08 will join Keanne Smith ’10 as the assistant coach for the women’s volleyball team.

  • Andrew Crane to Head the Celts Athletic Training Department

    The University of St. Thomas has gained a valuable asset in the form of Athletic Trainer Andrew Crane. Hailing from Pearland High School, the newest addition to the Celts brings a wealth of experience to the athletic program.  

  • Bert EdmundsonNew Board Chair is First Alumnus to Hold Position

    The University of St. Thomas Board of Directors elected new officers in January. Dr. Herbert P. Edmundson Jr. ’69 is the first alumnus to be named chair of the UST Board of Directors, and his two-year term began July 1. Curtis Huff was elected vice chair, and Andrius Kontrimas was voted the first secretary of the Board. 

  • New Degree Connects Entrepreneurs to Biomedicine

    When a researcher discovers a new technology or drug that can treat a disease, the cost to bring it to market with FDA approvals could cost as much as $2 billion.

  • BIB and MIB degreesNew Intíl Business Programs Give Students Global Appeal

    Students who have an interest in combining business and international studies can now earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in international business. These two degree programs are part of a long-standing relationship between the Cameron School of Business and the Center for International Studies.

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