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Honors Program students consider the issues of death and mortality in the Contemporary Seminar research presented at UST's Research symposium.

University of St. Thomas Honors Research Goes 6 Feet Under

By • Catholic Online • 4/8/2014

A few hundred people have undergone cryopreservation procedures since 1962, having their bodies cooled to sub-zero temperatures, with the hope that one day they may be brought back to life using highly advanced technology. It's the kind of issue-along with assisted suicide, euthanasia and "do not ...


Bill Gates could do so much more if only he had your privacy.

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

By • Catholic Online • 3/25/2014

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 proposed tracking the lives and careers of college graduates as an ongoing means to assess college value. Of course, they'd need to see your pay stubs ...


N.T. Wright, one of the world's leading Bible scholar.

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

By • Catholic Online • 3/21/2014

The University of St. Thomas is fortunate to have four outstanding speakers giving lectures on campus in the month of March. These speakers include N.T. Wright, one of the world's leading Bible scholars; Thomas Cardinal Collins, the Archbishop of Toronto; Dr. Andrew Bacevich, professor of ...


Kendall Niemann is a UST cooperative engineering student studying at the University of Notre Dame.

Women Succeed in UST Engineering, CUA is New Partner

By • Catholic Online • 2/28/2014

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. Thomas cooperative engineering program were women, and three of them were Hispanic. Dr. Sheila Waggoner said she is proud of all of her students, though ...


University of St. Thomas Mardi Gras King and Queen, C.J. Miller and Meredith Smith.

Mardi Gras King, Queen Exemplify UST Mission

By • Catholic Online • 2/27/2014

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. Miller and Meredith Smith The ideal Mardi Gras king and queen should embody the University's mission to educate leaders of faith and character. With the ...


Students from the University of St. Thomas - Houston, brave the cold weather as they march with nearly half a million others from across the country, declaring their pro-life stance.

40 Celts March for Life in Washington

By • Catholic Online • 1/31/2014

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 had spent the night on blankets and in sleeping bags in cold elementary school classrooms, sans showers, at a parish school that gave them a place to ...


Pictured from L to R: Colm Supple, Mary Buckley and Sarah Tighe.

GRACE Goes International With Irish Teachers

By • Catholic Online • 12/20/2013

In May 2013, merely two weeks after completing final exams, Mary Buckley, Colm Supple and Sarah Tighe, graduates from Mary Immaculate College in Limerick, Ireland, packed their bags and said goodbye to their friends, family and homeland as they journeyed 4,479 miles to Houston to teach. ...


An independent analysis of federal data has revealed that more than 70 percent of college graduates in 2012 had student loans.

Seven in 10 college students graduate with loan debt

By • Catholic Online • 12/5/2013

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 challenges and rewarding careers. That's not true for seven out of 10 college students, who now are burdened with student loan debt to the tune of ...


Georgetown University

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

By • Catholic Online • 10/21/2013

In over the year that the canon law petition led by William Peter Blatty has been worldwide news, Georgetown University's "newspaper of public record," The Hoya, has given the matter scant news coverage, their last piece invented facts that were not true.It has long been clarified that ...


St. Thomas Aquinas

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

By • Catholic Online • 10/15/2013

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. Thomas Houston. The conference is co-sponsored by the Center for Thomistic Studies and the John Paul II Forum. HOUSTON,TX (University of St. Thomas) - The ...





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