UST 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.
Eight UST students writing their senior thesis capstone papers in international studies and international development won over scholars during their panel presentations.
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 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.
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.
Tips for Testing
This workshop will address different study techniques for different types of exams and will identify effective study methods.
The President’s Faculty Research and Scholarship Colloquium presents Dr. Ulyses Balderas, Dr. Rick Krustchinsky, Dr. Robert LeBlanc, Dr. Ginny Rimbau and Dr. Randy Soffer on "Study/Travel Abroad: Role in a Liberal Arts Education."
Causes & Effects of Bipartisan Gridlock
Panel discussion on bipartisan gridlock.
Two Saints and a Taco Tasting
The University of St. Thomas Alumni Association will host the 3nd Annual Two Saints and a Taco Tasting scholarship fundraiser. Restaurants from around Houston will offer samples of their best tacos, and all attendees at the Taco Tasting will be able to vote for their favorite through the popular vote.
11th Annual International Festival
Come and experience the world through an epic night of fun, food, music, dance, arts, crafts and more!!!
The Miracle Worker
Immortalized onstage and screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, this classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. The Miracle Worker dramatizes the volatile relationship between the lonely teacher and her charge. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, Helen is violent, spoiled, almost sub-human and treated by her family as such.