Real stories about University of St. Thomas students, faculty and alumni

Richard Sindelar

Retired Foreign Service Officer Enriches International Studies Program It’s seasonably warm for a December evening in Houston. At the University of St. Thomas, as the sun begins to cast a shadow on Strake Hall, seven young men and women make

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Biochemistry major Jennifer Hoang in the lab

Jennifer Hoang

Pre-Dental Grad  Excels in Research Hanging from a light pole near the University of St. Thomas Academic Mall, was a banner featuring “Biochemistry Major Writes 4th Journal Article on Biomass.” Jennifer Hoang, clad in her red UST Presidential Ambassador polo,

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Dr Bert Edmundson

Dr. Bert Edmundson

Renaissance Man: UST Alumnus is Doctor of Classics—and Neurology Look up “Renaissance Man” in the dictionary, and you just might find a picture of Herbert P. Edmundson, Jr. The University of St. Thomas class of 1969 alumnus, now chair of UST’s

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Iris Lacsamana


Culture, Family Direct Performer’s Purpose in Life Walking into 2nd Cup, a coffee shop in the Heights, on a Friday afternoon in October, Iris Lacsamana is still on a high from a visit to “Great Day Houston.” As a way

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