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Art connects us through shared experience. In February, a beloved graffiti artist Mario Figueroa Jr., rallied the UST community around our namesake, created a mural inspired by University icons and gave us an excuse to throw a big party in the process.

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1952 Alumna Archives the Story of UST

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A large room on the second floor of Doherty Library contains a treasure trove of University of St. Thomas history, and the most valuable asset of all: 88-63r-old “Miss Betty” Louis Koenig Fischer, ’52, MRE ’91, official archivist.

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Q & A: The Future of Enrollment

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Last fall, UST had the largest undergraduate enrollment in its history. Vice president of enrollment, Arthur Ortiz discusses enrollment trends, infrastructure and the impact of the recent scandal that affected universities around the United States.

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Capturing Catholicism

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Catholic Filmmaker Cimela Kidonakis ‘ 09 loves storytelling. Armed with a St. Thomas education, Kidonakis explores her faith through film to tell stories that are not easily forgotten.

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Breaking the Rules

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After decades of growing up together as neighbors, UST and The Glassell School of Art, teaching institute of the Museum of Fine Arts, forged a partnership in 1996 that offers students a pathway to Houston’s inspired art scene.

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Where Two or More Gather

It is through strengthening partnerships with Catholic organizations throughout the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston that UST hopes to be a pivotal influence in molding our society and creating missionary disciples to better share the Good News of Jesus Christ.

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Masters of Biotech

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Dr. Mauro Ferrari, president of the Houston Methodist Institute for Academic Affairs, talks about the Master in Clinical Translation Management program, a collaboration between UST Cameron School of Business and Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) that is designed to help students learn how to turn basic discoveries that occur in laboratories into usable drugs, medical devices or clinical processes.

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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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