For the first time, Information Technology Services is launching a pilot called Canvas to potentially replace Blackboard, a virtual classroom that has been used by St. Thomas faculty and students since 2002. About 100 students this fall and 400 students this spring will test Canvas.
The University of St. Thomas is changing its admission process this fall by introducing early action and regular decision deadlines.
A man who died earlier this week after he was shot by agents from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension had apparently charged at authorities with a knife while they were working an undercover investigation into underage prostitution, police said Thursday.
On July 11, St. Thomas welcomed the next generation of Tommies by kicking off the Orientation and Registration program for first-year students. Over the next couple of months, around 1,350 freshmen will go through O&R with about 150 students attending each of the ten sessions — and that’s not including transfer and international students.
Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press.
Among the 16 people who were killed in a hot air balloon crash in Texas over the weekend were a couple celebrating their 17th wedding anniversary and a researcher whose work focused on treating burn victims, grieving family members said.
Florida is again reeling from a mass shooting at a nightclub, but instead of being committed by a terrorist spouting Islamist ideology, this rampage may have started with an argument over a rap performance. Police have not yet released a motive.
This September, nearly 200,000 undergraduate students will be enrolled full-time at a Minnesota college or university. This November, 268 Minnesota residents will run for state legislature. One person will do both.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dennis Green, a trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67. Green’s family posted a message on the Cardinals website on Friday announcing the death. “His family was by his side and he fought […]
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lawyers investigating a Minnesota archbishop in 2014 found compelling and credible allegations from nearly a dozen people that he engaged in sexual misconduct and harassment, then retaliated when his advances were rejected, according to an internal church document made public this week. Although Archbishop John Nienstedt eventually stepped down under fire as […]
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has agreed to publicly admit wrongdoing for the way it handled abuse allegations against a former priest. And prosecutors say they’ll drop six criminal child endangerment charges that alleged the archdiocese turned a blind eye to repeated misconduct by Curtis Wehmeyer, who was convicted of molesting two boys […]
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man who killed two police officers and a sheriff’s deputy in Baton Rouge was a former Marine sergeant who served in Iraq and had no known ties to any extremist groups. Gavin Eugene Long, a black man whose last known address was in Kansas City, Missouri, carried out the […]