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It’s Official UST to DIII

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It is official! UST’s emergence as a full member in the NCAA Division III has energized the campus. Read about Athletics’ journey from one sport in 2006 to 19 sports today with more than 300 student athletes. And the program is growing.

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The President’s Circle

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Gifts made to the University at the President’s Circle levels — $1,000/yearly and above — are paramount to intentionally cultivating a campus that is as diverse and vibrant as the tapestry of the City of Houston itself. Learn more about these devoted benefactors.

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Alumnus Pioneers Dominican-Jesuit Collaboration at Oxford

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Center for Thomistic Studies Alumnus Daniel De Haan, M.A. Philosophy ’10, Ph.D ’15, is the first Frederick Copleston Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow at Oxford. His work explores the interconnection between Thomism and the sciences. See why he thinks it is an exciting time for Catholic philosophy.

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Lighting the Way

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The Center for Thomistic Studies continues to remain the only graduate philosophy program in North America exclusively devoted to studying the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas and the Thomistic tradition. Lighting the way as a source and guide for renewal of Catholic philosophy in the contemporary world are the Center’s distinguished faculty along with its graduate students.

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Powered by Engineering

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Students majoring in engineering now have four degree paths, state-of-the-art facilities, success coaches and scholarships thanks to generous donors, grants and the hard work of many, including Dr. Birgit Mellis. Two spring 2023 engineering students are celebrating job offers upon graduation.

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Experiencing the Spirit

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UST President Richard Ludwick and First Lady Melynda led a once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage to France and Germany culminating in the Bavarian Village of Oberammergau to witness the Passion Play performed every 10 years since 1634. Traveler Michael Marcon, MAPS ’13, shares miracles and graces he experienced along the way. Journey with him.

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Two Saints & A Taco Tasting

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The University Alumni Association’s 2022 Two Saints & a Taco Tasting uses mouthwatering delights as the launchpad for all kinds of fun at its popular annual scholarship fundraiser. Learn about this year’s merrymaking event and how to buy tickets now.

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Miracles and Milestones Describe UST’s 75 Years

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Founders’ Week, dubbed Miracles and Milestones, was full of fun and festivities. We celebrated the remarkable success of the Rising Stars Internship Program; had our biggest Giving Day ever; and UST recognized the 10th anniversary of its extraordinary re-established Peavy School of Nursing.

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A note of wisdom

Grammy Award® winner Ana María Martínez

Students in their caps and gowns listened intently to their once-in-a-lifetime program. The keynote speaker for the 2022 University of St. Thomas-Houston Commencement was the commanding Grammy Award® winner Ana María Martínez. Read about this unforgettable day.

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