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Franciscan nun becomes first woman head of a pontifical university

Franciscan nun becomes first woman head of a pontifical university Watch

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The Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education made history last week when it nominated a Franciscan nun as the first woman head of a pontifical ...

University of St. Thomas Graduates First Nursing Cohort in 25 Years

University of St. Thomas Graduates First Nursing Cohort in 25 Years

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By Darnell Miller - University of St. Thomas

This May 27 nursing students, including Elizabeth Ciocco, will be the first nursing students to graduate from the University of St. Thomas in nearly ...

University of St. Thomas Honors Research Goes 6 Feet Under

University of St. Thomas Honors Research Goes 6 Feet Under

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By Brenda Cooper, University of St. Thomas

A few hundred people have undergone cryopreservation procedures since 1962, having their bodies cooled to sub-zero temperatures, with the hope that ...

What the devil?! Bill Gates wants your college info so he can tell you what classes to take

What the devil?! Bill Gates wants your college info so he can tell you what classes to take Watch

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It might be easier to compose a short list of people and agencies that don't want to spy on you. Adding his name to the long list, Bill Gates has ...

Two Cardinals, a Theologian and a Historian to Lecture at the University of St. Thomas

Two Cardinals, a Theologian and a Historian to Lecture at the University of St. Thomas

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By Darnell Miller, University of St. Thomas

The University of St. Thomas is fortunate to have four outstanding speakers giving lectures on campus in the month of March. These speakers include ...

Women Succeed in UST Engineering, CUA is New Partner

Women Succeed in UST Engineering, CUA is New Partner

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By Brenda Cooper, University of St. Thomas

In the male-dominated field of engineering, it can be difficult for women to succeed, but last year, all four graduates of the University of St. ...

Mardi Gras King, Queen Exemplify UST Mission

Mardi Gras King, Queen Exemplify UST Mission

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By Vivian Cabrera - University of St. Thomas

The ideal Mardi Gras king and queen should embody the University's mission to educate leaders of faith and character. With the crowning of C.J. ...

40 Celts March for Life in Washington

40 Celts March for Life in Washington

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By Brenda Cooper, University of St. Thomas

It didn't matter that when 40 college students boarded a bus in Washington, D.C., the temperature was in the teens. It also didn't matter that they ...

Seven in 10 college students graduate with loan debt

Seven in 10 college students graduate with loan debt Watch

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There was a time in America when graduating from college meant freedom and unlimited vistas. A sheepskin in the hand was the ticket to new ...

Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, Orsy No Evil: Georgetown University and Catholic Identity

Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, Orsy No Evil: Georgetown University and Catholic Identity

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By Manuel A. Miranda

In over the year that the canon law petition led by William Peter Blatty has been worldwide news, Georgetown University's "newspaper of ...

U.S. Conference of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas

U.S. Conference of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas

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By Darnell Miller

The First U.S. Conference of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas will be held Oct. 17-19 at the Crown Plaza Hotel and University of St. ...

Casa Juan Diego Founders Given Faithful Citizenship Award

Casa Juan Diego Founders Given Faithful Citizenship Award

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By Brenda Cooper, University of St. Thomas

The Center for Faith and Culture awarded Louise and Mark Zwick, founders of the Casa Juan Diego in Houston, with the Faithful Citizenship Award at ...

MAFC Grad Becomes a Passionist for Christ

MAFC Grad Becomes a Passionist for Christ

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By Darnell Miller

Glenn Bisquera, a 2012 graduate of the Master of Arts in Faith and Culture program, is experiencing what he has termed "the magnanimity of loss." He ...

Another semester and deeper in debt: More than 70 percent of all college students reliant on aid

Another semester and deeper in debt: More than 70 percent of all college students reliant on aid Watch

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College students are an optimistic lot. They have the rest of their lives to repay their student loans, which according to a new report, is ...

Pope Francis Surprises Two Professors in Rome

Pope Francis Surprises Two Professors in Rome

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By Vivian Cabrera

Dr. John Hittinger and Dr. Ted Rebard, two University of St. Thomas philosophy professors, met the Holy Father, Pope Francis, during the 13th plenary ...

Professors Publish Philosophy Books

Professors Publish Philosophy Books

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By By: Darnell Miller, University of St. Thomas

University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies has reasons to celebrate this summer - three of them. Faculty members Dr. Steven Jensen, Dr. ...

Is it College or Kollege? Congress can't agree, so student loan rates will double on Monday

Is it College or Kollege? Congress can't agree, so student loan rates will double on Monday Watch

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Students loan rates are about to double on Monday because we have elected Congressional representatives who can't agree on virtually anything. This ...

UST Nursing Awards 54 Scholarships

UST Nursing Awards 54 Scholarships

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By Bridget Hardy, University of St. Thomas

Marco Gutiérrez makes sure his children finish their homework, have dinner and are in bed at a reasonable time - then he starts studying. Gutierrez ...

UST Alumni Grant Funds to St. Thomas Students

UST Alumni Grant Funds to St. Thomas Students

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By Bridget Hardy, University of St. Thomas

Ingry Umanzor left her job as a bank teller to make her courses and clinical work in the University of St. Thomas School of Nursing her first ...

Chart-Topping Sister Mary Josefa Reflects on Thomas Aquinas College

Chart-Topping Sister Mary Josefa Reflects on Thomas Aquinas College Watch

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By Tim Drake

The fact that authentic Catholic education is rooted in the sacred liturgy of the Church couldn't be more apparent to Sister Mary Josefa, whose path ...

Faith, Truth Focus of Speakers at UST Commencement

Faith, Truth Focus of Speakers at UST Commencement

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By Bridget Hardy, University of St. Thomas

Robert P. George spoke on "The Life of Faith and The Moral Life" at the University of St. Thomas 2013 Commencement Ceremony on May 18. He imparted ...

Dr. Beena George Named New UST Cameron Dean

Dr. Beena George Named New UST Cameron Dean Watch

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By Bridget Hardy, University of St. Thomas

Dr. Beena George is the fourth dean of the University of St. Thomas Cameron School of Business effective on May 20. George previously served as the ...

UST Honors Student Sings Her Way to Grad School

UST Honors Student Sings Her Way to Grad School

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By Bridget Hardy, University of St. Thomas

Smart, articulate, dynamic and a devout Catholic are just a few ways University of St. Thomas professors describe graduating music major and English ...

Archbishop José H. Gomez  at Franciscan University: In this Time of Mission

Archbishop José H. Gomez at Franciscan University: In this Time of Mission Watch

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By Archbishop José H. Gomez

Our mission is to continue his mission. To redeem that little part of the world that we live in - our homes, the places where we work, our ...

Brother and Sister Plant It Forward at UST

Brother and Sister Plant It Forward at UST

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By Anna Roark, University of St. Thomas

What do siblings with a thriving software company, Bridgway Software, have in common with Houston's urban organic farming and refugees from Africa's ...

UST's Macias Accepted to Thomistic Seminar

UST's Macias Accepted to Thomistic Seminar

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By Bridget Hardy, University of St. Thomas

John Macias, doctoral student at the University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies, has been accepted to the 8th Annual Thomistic Seminar for ...

UST's Taco Tasting Raises $35,000 for Scholarships

UST's Taco Tasting Raises $35,000 for Scholarships

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By Brenda Cooper, University of St. Thomas

In what was the largest event ever contracted at the Saint Arnold Brewing Co., the University of St. Thomas Alumni Association exceeded its goal and ...

Hattrup Dissertation Unanimously Passed at UST

Hattrup Dissertation Unanimously Passed at UST

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By Bridget Hardy, University of St. Thomas

Joseph Hattrup's dissertation, "Form and Predicability in Aristotle's Categories and the Middle Books of the Metaphysics," was unanimously passed on ...