Your Gift Makes a Difference
In the dynamic and modern world, successful leaders have an open mind, exhibit empathy and navigate between the targeted goal and the big picture. In the College of Arts and Sciences, we teach our students to think in uncommon ways by educating them to dig into the complex factors at the root of today's most challenging problems. Our students have the smarts to change the world, but they need you to take them to the top.
By supporting the College of Arts & Sciences, you’ll facilitate powerful connections that can help create and enact social and economic change through research and community engagement programs. Your backing of our students and faculty will make the College of Arts and Sciences the go-to place for problem-solvers and innovators who are ready to tackle the world's biggest challenges.
Our Funding Priorities
Study Abroad Scholarships
Study abroad is a transformative experience for students. While scholarships and financial aid can follow students across the ocean, these scholarships help bridge the gap and cover travel expenses, a common barrier for students traveling abroad.
ThreeSixty Journalism is an award-winning, immersive and inclusive multimedia and college success program for high school students. Supporting ThreeSixty Journalism facilitates pathways to higher education for traditionally underrepresented communities.
The Center for Irish Studies
The Center for Irish Studies enriches the dimensions of education at St. Thomas while affirming the many historic and contemporary bonds between the university, Ireland and the Irish-American community.
Around the College
Anthony James is a rock star in the contemporary art world. A trained visual artist, his monumental sculptures – constructed from a mesmerizing combination of stainless steel, glass and LED lights – have appeared on all seven continents and even played a starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster. And now, one of his pieces calls… The post Meet the Artists Behind the Schoenecker Center’s World-Class Art Collection appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
When the School of Engineering’s Dr. Rita Lederle makes concrete alongside her civil engineering students at the University of St. Thomas, the process will no longer take place out of sight. Instead, her lesson on how to manipulate the properties of concrete will be held right in the middle of the action inside the Schoenecker… The post Leading in STEAM Education: Forward-Facing Schoenecker Center Opens its Doors appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
When Netflix called, Dan Buettner ’83 was ready for the opportunity. The streaming service’s VP of documentary series had been following Buettner’s research into “Blue Zones,” geographic areas with lower rates of chronic diseases and a longer life expectancy. He thought the topic would make an excellent Netflix series. Buettner and his documentary crew traveled… The post Tommies on TV: Journey to a Healthier World appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
Tyler Schipper, economics professor at the University of St. Thomas College of Arts and Sciences, recently spoke with the Star Tribune about slowing inflation rates and the importance of grocery prices as a metric for Minnesota families. From the story: Grocery prices in the Twin Cities may have hit a tipping point and are now… The post In the News: Tyler Schipper on Grocery Prices Dropping in the Twin Cities appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.