Catholic identity is a hallmark of St. Thomas. Yet, for the first time, the university has named a layperson as president and less than half of current students surveyed chose to identify themselves as Catholic.
Imagine trying to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 2,400 tons a year. That’s what St. Thomas President The Rev. Dennis Dease started in 2008 when he pledged to make the university carbon neutral by 2035.
Minnesota’s collegiate study abroad numbers have been dwindling in recent years. In the 2007-2008 school year, the institute of international education counted more than 9,500 students studying abroad from Minnesota.
St. Thomas hopes to raise $500 million to complete its largest capital campaign ever. However, there is one catch: They have less than two weeks to raise the remaining $10 million. TommieMedia takes an in-depth look at how the fundraisers plan to reach the goal.
A survey of about half of the St. Thomas 2011 graduating class found that more than 50 percent had a job within a month of graduation. TommieMedia takes an in-depth look at how students can prepare for a job interview and set themselves apart from competition in the job market.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reported that student loan debt has surpassed the one trillion dollar mark. TommieMedia takes an in-depth look at ways students can cope with rising debt and ways to minimize it.
Over past the past three Januaries, Saint Paul Police Department crime maps show an increase in residential break-ins around St. Thomas. TommieMedia takes an in-depth look at break-ins in the area and how students can avoid becoming a victim.