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Business Research

St. Thomas Hires First Associate Dean of Entrepreneurship

An accomplished entrepreneur, academic, investor and CEO with a track record of success at top entrepreneurship universities will become the first associate dean of entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas.

Lenway Promises Rigor and Relevance in the Opus College of Business

Remarks by Stefanie Ann Lenway, Dean and Opus Distinguished Chair at a reception welcoming her to the University of St. Thomas, September 24, 2014

Professor Lisa Abendroth Named New Evening MBA Faculty Director

This is a new position focused on curriculum and will operate alongside the current administrative and advising staff.

Accounting: A Social Science

Accounting professor Lawrence Chui loved science as a child and swore he would never want to become an accountant or teacher.

UST in the News for Sept. 24, 2014

A Tommie archbishop, the Vikings franchise and an absent police chief in this week’s headlines.

Risk Management as an Economic Development Tool

There are a number of conceptual and practical barriers that have heretofore limited the exploration and application of risk management tools—including insurance—in developing countries writes professor Peter Young. UST's Risk Leadership Initiative seeks to better understand and deliver solutions.

St. Thomas Maintains U.S. News Ranking Position; Engineering Program Jumps

St. Thomas has maintained its position in the “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, and the School of Engineering’s undergraduate program has jumped nearly 50 places in the magazine’s survey.

At Work and Play, Lindsey Kurhajetz Dares to ‘Tri’

Kurhajetz co-founded the Maple Grove Triathlon in 2010 with no race management or race experience. Now in its fifth year, the event is one of the fastest growing triathlons in Minnesota.

The Landscape of Family Business

The Landscape of Family Business map reveals the breadth of challenges family business owners must navigate in the short-term, while at the same time preparing for the long-term in order to establish a family business that endures for generations.