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Business Research

UST in the News for Aug. 28, 2014

A New York Times editorial, an Opus College of Business dean profile and a discussion on “why we hate to wait” in this week’s headlines.

Dean Lenway on differentiators for the Opus College of Business brand

Shortly before beginning her new job on Aug. 1, Dean Lenway spoke with Twin Cities Business about how she intends to lead the St. Thomas business college and connect with the Twin Cities business community. Former Dean Christopher Puto, in a separate interview, talked with TCB about the condition of the Opus College, including the philosophy behind revamping the MBA program.

How flat panel displays changed the course of a career

The Opus College of Business’ new dean on her career to date and returning to the Twin Cities.

International Finance and World Economies

Dobrina Georgieva studies the effects of country legal regulations and cultural characteristics on financial markets and cross-border cooperation.

UST in the News for Aug. 13, 2014

A Time magazine quote, millienials in the housing recovery, and a win for inmate privacy in this week’s headlines.

“Corporate Responsibility” named best book by Academy of Management

A landmark exploration of how ideas and practices evolved over 200 years in American business in response to the questions — “to whom, for what and how is the modern corporation responsible” was named “best book” from the Social Issues in Management division of the Academy of Management.

Millennials Would Like to Buy a First Home, but are Waiting Longer to Make the Move

Researchers at the Shenehon Center for Real Estate found that potential homeowners between the ages of 25 and 35 are waiting to make sure they are secure in their careers and have paid down student loans.

UST in the News for July 29, 2014

Adjuncts vote “no” in this week’s headlines.

‘Academic Research Has Taught Me Patience’

Opus College of Business professor Nathan Jithendranathan shares the journey that inspires his teaching and research.

Alumna Represents U.S. at G20 Young Entrepreneurs Summit

Solome Tibebu '12 has been selected to represent Minnesota among 700 global leaders and young entrepreneurs at the G20 Young Entrepreneur’s Alliance Summit in Sydney, Australia. Summit participants agreed to push for action in eight areas to create growth small and medium enterprises and reduce youth unemployment.