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Letter from the President

Dr. Richard Ludwick on campus

Welcome to the first edition of Encounter, the magazine of the University of St. Thomas. Pope Francis recently urged us all to work toward a “culture of encounter,” like Jesus did.

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Andy Warhol Captures Bold History at UST

Andy Warhol at UST

Fifty years ago, Andy Warhol first stepped onto the University of St. Thomas campus with a mission. Laboring with faculty, he was to collaborate with other contemporary artists on a religious art exhibition for the Catholic chapel at the 1968 World’s Fair in San Antonio.

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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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The Shield we Carry

Official logo of the University of St. Thomas

Since UST’s earliest days, the crest on the University seal has been a powerful symbol of our community. The imagery emblazoned on the shield tells the story of not only where we came from, but also the future toward which we are headed.

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