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Oct 17, 2016  UST’s Philosophy Program Wows at Home and Abroad
Philosophy graduate student at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TexasBy all accounts, representatives from UST’s Center for Thomistic Studies are making an extraordinary impression at philosophy conferences nationwide and internationally. 

Aug 23, 2016  Dissertation Explores Thomas Aquinas and ‘Being’
Brian KempleBrian Kemple publicly defended his dissertation on Aug. 26 before the University community and his dissertation board. It was accepted by the Center for Thomistic Studies, and in May he will be the 28th recipient of a doctorate in philosophy from the University of St. Thomas.

May 05, 2016  Doctoral Dissertation Examines Communities for the Best Life
John MaciasJohn Macias, doctoral candidate in the University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies will publically defend his dissertation at 9:30 a.m. on May 9 in Sullivan Hall. His dissertation on the philosophy of Thomistic philosopher Alasdair Macintyre asks what type of political community MacIntyre believes will bring human beings to the best and most flourishing life.

Sep 17, 2015  Hittinger Named Member of Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas
University of St. Thomas Houston professor of philosophy Dr. John Hittinger with Bishop Marcelo Sánchez SorondoDr. John Hittinger, professor of philosophy at the University of St. Thomas, received a letter signed by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican secretary of state, naming him an ordinary member of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas in May.
 

Mar 12, 2015  Thomistic Studies Graduate Student Earns Maritain Award
Francisco Plaza receiving Maritain AwardFrancisco Plaza, a student from the University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies, was awarded the American Maritain Association Graduate Student Award at an annual conference held in San Francisco, Feb. 26–28. At least 50 people attended the conference.

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