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Thomas Shepard gives a lecture to his freshman Introduction to Engineering class. While the School of Engineering recently won an award for its' work with younger women in the field, Shepard says his typical class ratio is 80-20 males. (Joey Anderson/TommieMedia)

School of Engineering summer camp wins first Tekne Award

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 6:27

The Tekne Awards recognized a total of 15 Minnesota organizations this year. St. Thomas’ School of Engineering was given its Tekne for STEM education and digital learning.

 

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Two wires surge energy through one another by the means of play-doh. Dr. Annemarie Thomas created the concept of "Squishy Circuits", which has spread globally. (Kayla Bengtson/TommieMedia)

Professor designs Play-Doh electric circuits

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 20:50

Engineering professor Annemarie Thomas found the two present an interactive way for children and students to learn about electricity with Play-Doh.

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News in :90 — Oct. 11, 2013

Friday, October 11, 2013 10:53

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A QR code sign is attached to an American Basswood tree on the St. Thomas campus.

Biology department uses QR codes to label trees

Thursday, October 10, 2013 21:05

Passersby that take interest, can use the QR barcode to access online information about the plant or tree.

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Stewardship Garden yields produce, research

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 23:46

St. Thomas’ Stewardship Garden started The Helpful Flowers Project this year to test the effect of plant biodiversity on nutrient uptake from the soil.

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News in :90 — Oct. 8, 2013

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 10:35

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Professor’s chemistry research used in lenses and beverage cans

Monday, October 7, 2013 21:21

From color-changing beer cans to transitioning lenses, one professor's research helped develop commonly used products.

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The 600 gallon tank (right) contains 12 tilapia. The water is filtered through the three blue barrels (middle) and flows to the plant base (left). (Molly Sigler/TommieMedia)

Aquaponics research helps Haitian orphanage

Sunday, October 6, 2013 23:32

Biology students are researching how to optimize a food production effort in Haiti, through a sustainable aquatic and plant system.

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