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ICUSTA: Aquinas Brings UST the World

ICUSTA: Aquinas Brings UST the World

ICUSTA is a consortium of International partnerships among universities that hold in common the teachings of St. Thomas Aquinas. This council of 29 members from five continents is invaluable for promoting student exchanges, international research collaboration and teaching through faculty exchanges and online courses that give students a global education.

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Be Your Bold Self

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Learn how the University of St. Thomas encourages students to maximize their potential to be the best version of themselves.

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Celebrating Excellence

Faculty-Awards-Winter-2018-Feature

Three outstanding professors received the 2018 faculty excellence award in teaching, service and research. Also faculty accolades go to professors in chemistry, communications and accounting.

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Alumni In Action

Aaron Stryk and Carla Alsandor

The new academic year brought with it an exciting transition of leadership in the UST Office of Alumni Relations and the Alumni Association. Meet Carla Alsandor who joined the UST community as director of alumni relations, and Aaron Stryk ’01 who now leads the Alumni Board.

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Twist. Lick. Bank!

Eden Folwell

The votes are in, and UST alumna Eden Folwell ’91 is the winner of the 2018 “My Oreo Creation” cookie designing contest! She is $500,000 richer.

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Encounter Winter 2018

Encounter Winter 2018 cover

Read all about UST’s partnership with Methodist Research Institute to offer a masters of biotech, how a saint inspires innovation at UST, and the kickoff of a marketing campaign that promotes the message “be your bold self” in this edition of Encounter magazine.

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Stopping Traffic

Wendy Millhouse

Sex slavery… forced labor… black market organ harvesting. These are ugly words for an ugly business—the multibillion dollar business of human trafficking—also known as modern enslavement.

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68 Star-Filled Galas Light the Way

Mardi Gras Court 2018

Samuel Jordan, a fourth grader at St. Anne Catholic School, drew chuckles from a ballroom-full of guests when he posed this question at UST’s 68th annual Mardi Gras Scholarship Gala, held Feb. 10 at the Hilton Americas-Houston.

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Welcome to the Link Lee Mansion

Link-Lee Mansion

In the early 1900s, what would become Houston’s Montrose area was considered the city’s “outskirts,” undeveloped land located a few miles from the city center. John W. Link, however, a wealthy financier, attorney and lumber tycoon, saw more.

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