Dr. Shivas Amin
600 Attend Way of the Cross
Ignacio Calles
Farm Stand Delivers Healthy Options to UST
Ticketed Graduation Adds Overflow Capacity
Biology, Computers Collide in High-Demand Field

Dr. Shivas Amin calls bioinformatics a “collision of biology and computers.” Students use computers to analyze genome and proteome projects and prepare for high-demand jobs in the life sciences. Read more 

600 Attend Way of the Cross

Led by the cross and welcomed by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, priests, nuns and 600 laypeople processed into the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart for the Way of the Cross. Read more.

Homeless High School Dropout Aims to be Doctor

Rebel biker Ignacio Calles first rode onto the St. Thomas campus in 2012 after living as a teenage runaway. He rides out this May as a graduate on his way to medical school. Read more

Farm Stand Delivers Healthy Options to UST

Students looking for a healthy snack have to look no further than the UST campus as Farmer Roy Nlemba sells the produce he grows on Saturdays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Read more.

Ticketed Graduation Adds Overflow 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

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  • Taiwan Study AbroadUST Commits to Boost Study Abroad

    The University of St Thomas-Houston has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. The result will be thousands more American students graduating with the international experience necessary for success in a globalized world.

  • Students Impress at Southwest Conference on International Studies

    Eight UST students writing their senior thesis capstone papers in international studies and international development won over scholars during their panel presentations.

  • Sindelar Reappointed to Houston Export Council

    Exports are vital to the growth of the U.S economy, never more so than now in an internationally connected world. Richard Sindelar, assistant professor at the Center for International Studies, said in turn, economic growth promotes jobs and reduces unemployment.

  • Alief High School Entrepreneurs Debut Business

    Alief Taylor High School students enrolled in Young Entrepreneurs Academy, YEA!, are ready to show off their business start-up skills in a trade show at 12:15 p.m. on April 22. at University of St. Thomas, Crooker Patio, 3909 Graustark.


  • UST Music Professor Recognized as Emerging Leader

    University of St. Thomas Adjunct Professor of Music Marion Russell Dickson was selected as one of seven recipients of the National Association of Teachers of Singing 2014 Emerging Leader Award. Dickson will receive a $750 grant toward her attendance of NATS 53rd National Conference to be held in Boston from July 5-9, 2014.

  • Founder's Day Celebration

    The Staff Social Committee invites you to celebrate Founder's Day at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 25.

  • First Generation Student Group

    FirstGen Group encourages first generation students at the University of St. Thomas to connect with other students, have pride in yourself, reach out to faculty and student for support because they could have gone through what you're going through. Come out and meet other First Gen Celts and learn about support services available on campus!

  • CTS LogoCTS Colloquium Series presents Nelson Ramirez

    The Center for Thomistic Studies presents Nelson Ramirez, Graduate Student, Center for Thomistic Studies on "Does Aquinas teach in De veritate 1.4 that truth is a form inherent in things? In dialogue with Fr. Lawrence Dewan."

  • SAB Bingo

    SAB invites UST students to come and join them for an evening of B-I-N-G-O.

  • Beta Gamma Sigma Convocation

    The Cameron School of Business will host the Annual Honors Convocation to induct its best and brightest students into Beta Gamma Sigma and to award other prestigious awards, scholarships, and honors to its outstanding students.

  • Wind Ensemble Concert

    The Music Department invites you to UST Wind Ensemble Concert at 7:30 p.m. on April 25 in Cullen Hall.

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